Fri, Dec 06, 2019


B7 Baltic Islands Network

    “The days of the subsidy culture are gone!”
    “Bornholm - open all year!”
    “A fantastic place for children to grow up!”
    “Bornholm must become an island that can look after itself!”

All of the above headlines reporting on Bornholm’s Growth Forum. No one can deny that these are visionary goals and fantastic ambitions!
How does Bornholm plan to link vision, ambition and reality? What does it mean that Bornholm is “open all year”? And what constitutes a fantastic place for Children to grow up?
We have invited some of the key people working with business development to our conference.

Moderator: Jørgen Kvist
13.00-13.15: Introduction: Karen-Margrethe Hansen Bager
                     Leader Secretariat for Bornholm’s Growth Forum link

13.15-13.45: Peer EdererThe Lisbon Council. Director, Human Capital Project
Assessing the potential of countries going into the future and how they are developing their human capital across the entire life cycle.
13.45-14.15: Peter Billing:  Director Centre of Regional & Tourism Research
 Strategic scenarios for the Baltic Sea Region. Bornholm in a development perspective.

14.15-14.30: Coffee break 

14.30-15.00: Steen Nielsen:  Director, Jensen Denmark.
 "Business Development - the challenges of business (or a cluster of businesses) in a "remote area". Developing employee competences. Developing competences of the unemployed people in your area."

15.30-16.00: Coffee break

16.00-16.30: Henrik Brask Pedersen:  Head of Department, Regional Development, Region of Mid-Jutland.
 Implementing a Business development strategy seen from the perspective of Region Mid-Jutland

16.30-17.00: Panel discussion / question and answer session.

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