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South Baltic Annual Conference 2013
The conference programme is now online

“Towards a prosperous cross-border maritime community: retrospections, milestones and prospects”

The conference will take place on 26th November 2013 in Szczecin, Poland, and does not only constitute the annual South Baltic stakeholder reunion but will gather leading policy makers and senior officials on local, regional, national and European level.

The conference Programme
26th November 2013, Maritime Academy Szczecin, Poland



  • Welcome speech by Olgierd Geblewicz, Marshal of Zachodniopomorskie Region, Poland
  • Key-note speech by Adam Zdziebło, Secretary of State, Ministry of Regional Development, Poland

PART A: South Baltic Retrospections and Milestones

Inspiring younger South Baltic generations with the virtues of maritime cross-border co-operation: video on the South Baltic Edutainment Day organised on 18th September 2013 in Gdańsk, Poland

“South Baltic Knowledge Bank”: good practice results from cross-border co-operation around the South Baltic by Thorsten Kohlisch, Head of the Joint Technical Secretariat of the South Baltic Cross-border Co-operation Programme 2007-2013
Interactive presentations by South Baltic beneficiaries about their co-operation achievements

“The added value of cross-border co-operation for the local community development around the South Baltic”: Panel session with

  • Piotr Krzystek, Mayor of Szczecin, Poland
  • Per Ole Peterson, Member of the Council at the Regional Municipality of Bornholm and President of Euroregion Baltic, Denmark
  • Roland Methling, Mayor of the Hanseatic City of Rostock, Germany (tbc)
  • Vytautas Grubliauskas, Mayor of Klaipėda, Lithuania (tbc)
  • Viveca Olofsson, President of the Municipal Council of Sölvesborg, Sweden

12:15-12:30: PART A Q&A

12:30-13:20: Lunch break

PART B: South Baltic Prospects

"Layout of the European Territorial Co-operation 2014-2020” 
by Normunds Popens, Deputy Director-General for Implementation at the European Commission's Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO)

“Future prospects of cross-border co-operation in South Baltic”: Panel session with

  • Adam Zdziebło, Secretary of State, Ministry of Regional Development, Poland
  • Jane Strange Nielsen, Region Zealand Growth Forum, Denmark
  • Stefan Rudolph, Secretary of State, Ministry of Economics, Construction and Tourism of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
  • Akko Karlsson, Vice-President of the Board, Regional Council of Kalmar County, Sweden
  • Thomas Lantz, 1st Vice-President of the Regional Council of Region Skåne, Sweden

 15:10-15:30: PART B Q&A

PART C: “Catch the South Baltic vibe”

Networking in the ambience of the South Baltic Cinema and the South Baltic Library; guided tour in the Maritime Academy of Szczecin including group visits to the simulators for ship navigation and Liquefied Natural Gas terminal operations

Download the programme here

Register until the 6th November 2013 here


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