1 Forum is co-financed by European Union from European Social Fund 6 th International Forum May 21-23, 2012 Venue: Białystok, Hotel Gołębiewski TRANSREGIONAL CO-OPERATION and EASTERN PARTNERSHIP NEW MATERIALS and PROCESSES HEALTH ICT ENERGY ENVIRONMENT HONORARY PATRONAGE Minister of Science and Higher Education Polish Agency for Enterprise Development The City Mayor of Bialystok Marshal of Podlaskie Region Voivode of Podlaskie Region HONORARY PATRONAGE (invited): Minister of Regional Development Minister of Economy The previous Science and Technology Days Poland-East Forums (October 2007, April 2009, April 2010, November 2011) attended over 680 participants, representing Polish and foreign universities, institutions of scientific research, companies, business environment institutions and also government and economic agencies from Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. During the workshops and over 150 brokerage-event meetings more than 310 concrete proposals of cooperation in new projects or common economic has been presented. The 6 th Forum aims at expanding the international co-operation focusing on areas of: ICT, Eco- Energy, Environment, Health, New Materials and Processes (NMP) and Transregional Cooperationbetween EU countries and Eastern Countries, especially Belarus and Ukraine, particularly within Eastern Partnership. Forum is one of the elements of cooperation towards regional development, but also cooperation with the abovementioned Countries. We hope that scope of our Forum will attract participants from other countries looking for possibility of collaboration with regional partners in business and innovation oriented research. WE INVITE: Business Environment Institutions which take part and are interested in participation in Eastern Partnership initiative; R&D centres and companies, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) interested in business cooperation; Partners interested in establishing common projects, especially within EUREKA Initiative and FP7; innovative companies offering new technologies and innovative products; R&D and technology transfer centres offering business proposals for SMEs; clusters and technological parks from UE and Eastern Europe Countries. The result of the Forum will be undertaking special business ventures based on the transfer of new technologies and corporate solutions, and preparing common projects ideas concerning programmes which are presently in progress. Apart from this experience exchange dimension and sharing best practice which result from the existence of cooperative links and establishing new contacts, especially international ones will be development of existing connections or the creation of new ones and cooperation between clusters and technology parks.
2 THE FORUM WILL HOST: 1. Opening session Innovation and New Technologies in the Development of Eastern Poland- Science and Economy Cooperation session will be the great opportunity to present the results of spending the EU funds in Eastern Polandin programming period Session II Development, growth and innovation arising by clusters. 3. Scientific and technological sessions on selected issues, concerning: Health; Environment; ICT; Energy; New Materials and Processes; Transregional Co-operation and Eastern Partnership. 4. Partnering Event aimed at genuine cooperation on selected issues and technology transfer. Partnering Event will consist of workshops, poster sessions and individual meetings, presenting possibilities of commercialisation of the solutions, as well as, possibilities of co-operation on new projects. 5. Exhibition presenting the potential, solutions and achievements of companies and institutions, which take interest in establishing cooperation. 6. Contest particularly interesting co-operation offers and interesting presentations presented during poster sessions and workshops, will be given special awards and prizes. THE FORUM PROVIDES A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO: Undertake common projects and business ventures; Find partners for further R&D cooperation; Meet professionals from Eastern Europe who design and implement the latest ICT, Energy, Environment, New Materials and Processes and Health technologies; Establish and tighten contacts with teams and individuals from the industry and business community; Find outlet for new technology and innovative solutions; Implement innovations in the production process; Meet new technology providers from Poland and abroad; Find partners for cooperation in the framework of European projects aiming to provide the opportunities for development of clusters and parks. The Forum will take place at the Gołębiewski Hotel in Białystok (May 21-23, 2012).
3 ORGANIZERS: International Innovation Centre of East (IICoE) - Innovative Eastern Poland Association Minister of Economy Polish Agency for Enterprise Development The Marshal of the Podlaskie Region National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU Science and Technology Park Poland- East in Suwałki BEST PARK Ltd. Klaster Instytucji Otoczenia Biznesu EUREKA Initiative (Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine) Lviv State Centre of Science, Innovations and Informatization (LvCSII) Belarusian Institute of System Analysis and Information Support of S&T Sphere (BelISA) MEDIA PARTNER: Przegląd Techniczny, Polish Innovation Portal (www.pi.gov.pl), Polskie Radio Białystok, EuroFirma.pl ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: Andrzej Butarewicz, Ph.D. (Bialystok University of Technology) Piotr Dumania, Ph.D. (Institute of Electron Technology) Andrzej Galik (National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU) Ewa Kleszczewska, Ph.D. (Innovative Eastern Poland Association) co-chairman Ivan Kulchytskyy (Lviv State Centre of Science, Innovations and Informatization) Łukasz Kurpisz, Ph.D. (National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU) Olga Meerovskaya (Belarusian Institute of System Analysis and Information Support of S&T Sphere) Marcin Nawrocki (The Marshal of the Podlaskie Region) prof. Wiesław Tadeusz Popławski (Bialystok University of Technology, The State College of Computer Science and Business Administration in Lomza) chairman Anna Pytko (National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU) Wojciech Samulowski (Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer UWM) Marlena Suchcicka (International Innovation Centre of East) coordinator Mariusz Warszycki (International Innovation Centre of East) secretary Krzysztof Zasiadły (International Innovation Centre of East) WARSZAWA
4 KOMITET PROGRAMOWY: prof. Robert Charmas (The State College of Computer Science and Business Administration in Lomza) prof. Jan Ryszard Dąbrowski (Bialystok University of Technology) prof. Roman Iruts (Belarusian National Technical University) prof. Jerzy Kątcki (The National Centre for Research and Development) prof. Oleksander Kovalenko (International Scientific and Study Center of IT&S of NAS of Ukraine) prof. Aleksander Maksimczuk (Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa w Suwałkach) prof. Stanisław Mitura (Koszalin University of Technology) prof. Joanicjusz Nazarko(Bialystok University of Technology) prof. Jacek Nikliński (Medical University of Bialystok) prof. Stefan Pierzynowski (Lund University, Sweden) prof. Bogusław Plawgo (The State College of Computer Science and Business Administration in Lomza) prof. Marek Proniewski (University of Bialystok) prof. Jerzy Sikorski (Higher Vocational School in Suwalki) prof. Petro Smertenko (EUREKA Ukraine) prof. Jan Szmidt (Warsaw University of Technology) - chairman prof. Mirosław Świercz (Bialystok University of Technology) prof. Wacław Wierzbieniec (Bronislaw Markieiwcz State School of Technology and Economics in Jarosław) prof. Krzysztof Zaremba (Warsaw University of Technology) KOMITET DORADCZY: Barbara Despiney, Ph.D. (CNRS Paris, University of Paris) Wojciech Dzierzgowski (Podlasie Voivodeship Office) Stefan Kamiński (Polish Chamber of Commerce for Electronics and Telecommunications) Krzysztof Karpieszuk (Secretary of the City of Bialystok) Zbigniew Kądzielski (BEST Park Ltd.) Zygmunt Krasiński, Ph.D. (National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU) Jarosław Kuczyński, Ph.D. (Higher Vocational School in Suwalki) Ewa Mańkiewicz-Cudny (Polish Federation of Engineering Associations NOT Warszawa) Krzysztof B. Matusiak, Ph.D. (Polish Business and Innovation Centers Association) Andrzej Prokopiuk, Ph.D. (University of Bialystok) Andre Shpakov, Ph.D. (The Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno) Andrzej Siemaszko, Ph.D. (National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU) Jerzy Tokarski (The National Centre for Research and Development) Witold Witowski, Ph.D. (Institute Organization and Management in Industry ORGMASZ ) Mikhailo Yavorsky (Lviv State Centre of Science, Innovations and Informatization) 6 th International Forum
5 Monday, May Registration Room Number 1 Room Number Forum Opening Session I Innovation and New Technologies in the Development of Eastern Poland- Science and Economy Cooperation Otwarcie wystawy i sesji plakatowej Lunch Session II Development, growth and innovation arising by clusters Welcome Dinner Tuesday, May Workshop Health Poster Session Exhibitors Presentations Room Number 1 Room Number 2 Partnering Event Lunch Workshop Sources of Financial Power Workshop Energy Workshop Environment Workshop ICT Workshop New Materials and Processes Individual meetings Poster Session Exhibitors Presentations Individual meetings Poster Session Exhibitors Presentations Forum Dinner Wednesday, May 23 Room Number 1 Room Number 2 Partnering Event Session III European cooperation for the development of Eastern Europe Workshop Transregional Cooperation SCHEDULE Summary of the Forum results Forum Closing Individual meetings Poster Session Exhibitors Presentations
6 PRACTICAL INFORMATION LANGUAGE The conference will be held in English. During the plenary sessions English to Polish interpretation is forseen. REGISTRATION Please send the completed Registration Form before April 30, 2012 Participation in conferences is charged. The number of participants is limited. Conference fee *: Registration and Conference fee after Registration and Conference fee before The basic conference fee 100 EUR 150 EUR The conference fee covers: participation in all sessions conference materials coffee breaks lunch x 2 the catalog Forum participation in other events: Welcome Dinner on the and Forum Dinner on the PAYMENTS All registration payments should be made by bank transfer to: Innovative Eastern Poland Association, 5/303, Generała Władysława Andersa str Białystok, at SBR Bank O/Białystok, nr , SWIFT Code: POLUPLPR Cancellations made after April 30, 2012 are non-refundable. Persons interested in participation in the Forum are requested to pay a conference fee and send completed Registration Form to: Persons who send completed Preliminary Project/Business Proposal will have priority to attend the conference. Participants invited to participation in the Forum will be informed until May 7, Registration Form and Preliminary Project/Business Proposal are available on the website (only in English). PRESENTATIONS & POSTERS Two forms of presentation are planed: as an electronic poster (invitation for all participants); and, as an oral presentation during the plenary sessions/ workshops PLENARY SESSIONS Participants who wish to deliver an oral presentation during the plenary sessions or poster presentation during the exhibition are requested to send Abstracts. The abstract of presentation should be the summary of the material you will cover in the oral presentation or poster.
7 All abstracts should include following information: Title, surnames and initials of the Authors, name of institution; Keywords at the bottom of page The abstract should be submitted in: format: MS Word, portrait page layout type: Arial, 10 points, black color maximum 1000 characters Deadline for submitting abstracts is April 23, All abstracts will be published in conference catalogue. PRESENTATIONS DURING THE WORKSHOPS/ PRESENTATION OF PRELIMINARY PROJECT/BUSINESS PROPOSALS On the basis of the received forms The Organizers will select propositions to be presented during the workshops in oral form. Two forms of Project/Business Proposal presentation are planed: as an electronic poster (invitation for all participants); and, as an oral presentation during the workshops. Please send the completed Preliminary Project/Business Proposal before April 23, Information included in Preliminary Project/Business Proposal will be published in the conference materials. Participants invited to deliver oral presentation will be informed about that before May 7, We expect a 6-7 minute presentation, followed by a 2-3 minute discussion period. Please help us to facilitate discussion of your talk by observing the 10 minute presentation limit. We will provide an LCD projector and PC laptop with a CD-ROM drive and USB drive. POSTERS A poster will be shown using portrait layout on 42 LCD screens. In order to prepare the poster properly, the following rules should be followed: use the template, which will be sent via to all participants concerned (poster area important!!!); poster should contain the following information: title of the poster (min 85 points); first and surnames of authors (min 56 points); name of organization; contact details; type, size and colour of the font on the poster should be chosen to ensure readability from a small distance (1-2 m) and the font should be at least 40 points; put such an amount of content in the poster which can be read within about 45 seconds; inclusion of graphics is acceptable (photos, drawings, sketches etc.) and we recommend including high quality graphics (300 dpi); a completed poster has to be saved as MS PowerPoint presentation (necessary condition). Posters in electronic form must be received by the Organizers not later than May 17, We reserve a right to edit the received poster, while at the same time assuring that its content will not be changed.the poster will be on display on
8 EXHIBITION You may find detailed information concerning costs of reservation of exhibition stand, presentation of a company and publishing an advertisement in the conference catalogue under the phone number or by sending a question to: HOTEL ACCOMODATION Organizers do not cover the cost of the accommodation of the participants during the Conference. We recommend the following hotels for the conference participants: Hotel Gołębiewski ****, 7, Pałacowa str., Białystok, phone: , (Conference Place, registration: May 21, 2012 from a.m.). Best Western Hotel Cristal *** Villa Tradycja Willa Pastel More information about accomodation in Białystok can be found on the following links: SECRETARIAT Marlena Suchcicka (coordinator), Mariusz Warszycki (Forum Secretariat) International Innovation Centre of East (IICoE)-Innovative Eastern Poland Association ul. Generała 5/303, Władysława Andersa str., Białystok tel./fax: , mob: , website: skype: innowacyjna.polska.wschodnia Forum is part-financed by Podlaskie Region
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