Day 2: Wednesday, September 18, 9:00–18:00, Location: Rectorate Of The University Of Maribor, Slomškov trg 15, 2000 Maribor, SLOVENIA


DAY 2 WEDNESDAY, 18. 9. 2013, 9:00–18:45
8:30–9:00 REGISTRATION
CO-CONSTRUCTION (Continuation): INTEGRALLY DOWN-TO-EARTH
9:00–9:40 Opening remarks and reports from the sessions of Day 1 - Presenting Slovenian cases of integral green economy: integral green local and regional models, organic and biodynamic agriculture, sustainable enterprises, R&D and innovation models for green economy, green cooperatives and social enterprises, cooperatives for organic farming, models of sustainable tourism, permaculture, civil society initiatives and projects, instruments of national development policy, ... Green Development Model of Šentrupert Municipality (Rupert Gole, The Mayor), Let's provide the food for tomorrow: real life projects in local community, and EKOCI - The eco-civil initiative of Slovenia (Irena Rotar), Development Cooperative eTRI; Challenge: Future; Centre for School and Outdoor Education; Alternative approaches in preservation of plant genetic resources (Mateja Koler, Chairwoman of the association Seed Guardians), Integration and empowerment of socially disadvantaged groups in cities and rural areas for the high-quality local food production (Institute InTeRCeR with partners); Biofarm ZEL and organic brand EKOPRLEKIJA (Zvonko Pukšič); Organic farm and education GOLDEN THOUGHTS (Dr. Matjaž Turinek); LIFE+ 5.000 Young Captains of Planet Earth (Nataša Beltran and BC Naklo); …
 
9:40–12:00 Elaborating Slovenian cases of integral green economy (Pro-Action Café - coffee while working)
 
12:00–12:30 Highlights from Pro-Action Café (plenary)
 
12:30–13:00 The Integral Telecoms (Dr. Reza Moussavian, Deutsche Telekom, Germany)
13:00–14:00 Lunch time
14:00–15:00 Miha Pogačnik: Co.creation of the Macroviolin
15:00–15:30 Terra Parzival - European Regional Development Model for Slovenia 2014-2020
(Miha Pogačnik, Slovenian Cultural Ambassador and founder of Terra Parzival; Elena Begant, Expert Advisor on Regional Development)
 
15:30–17:00 Reviewing and upgrading the vision and outline programme of the Integral Green Slovenian Economy (IGSE)**: viable measures to lead Slovenia out of the present serious economic, financial and political crisis, as well as crisis of values, and as a long-term strategy for sustainable development, and, ultimately, establishing Slovenia as a pilot country of an integral green economy.
Connecting Integral Economics and IGSE with the present EU development policies, particularly in the context of the EU 2020 Strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, and, subsequently, sketching an evolving integral strategy for Europe as a whole.
(Working groups, coffee while working)
 
17:00–18:30 CONTRIBUTION: Revealing the global relevance (Panel of global thinkers: Dr. Ibrahim Abouleish, Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne, Dr. Ronnie Lessem, Ddr. Matjaž Mulej, Dr. Alexander Schieffer, Jernej Stritih, Dr. Peter Tancig, Dr. Aleksander Zidanšek, Dr. Mitja Žagar)
 
18:30–18:45 Concluding thoughts