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BDF Summit 2010 is now open

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The BDF Summit 2010 in Vilnius was opened this morning by the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite. Read her full speech. After welcoming all the participants to Lithuania President Grybauskaite talked about energy, the Baltic Sea, innovation, and competitiveness – three key words defining the region’s diversity according to her. Ms Grybauskaite pointed at the isolation of the three Baltic…

Central Political Leaders in Baltic Sea Region participate in BDF Summit

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Apart from the President of the European Commission, five Prime Ministers and two deputy Prime Ministers from the Region will be at the BDF Summit in Vilnius. For the first time, the 2010 Baltic Development Forum Summit coincides with the Baltic Sea States Summit and thus provides an exceptional opportunity for the participants in the BDF Summit in Vilnius 1-2…

Networking Village Programme

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The programme of the BDF Summit Networking Village has been released. This is the programme for all activities that will be ongoing in the vibrant Networking Village at the BDF Summit in Vilnius 1-2 June 2010. Please have an advance look to learn more about all the presentations, event launches, promotions, workshops etc. that will take place during the two…

Baltic Development Forum’s 2010 Summit Partner

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Baltic Development Forum’s 2010 Summit Partner, The Danish Industry Foundation. Partnership on Jobs and Growth in the Baltic Sea Region. Baltic Development Forum is proud to announce its new Summit Partner, The Danish Industry Foundation. The main objective of the Foundation is to develop and support innovative, inspirational and economically sustainable projects and initiatives that strengthen the competitiveness of business…

BDF Summit 2009 Evaluation

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The general feedback from the participants is very positive. According to a survey, an overwhelming majority of the participants found the Summit theme and the sessions “excellent” or “good” in terms of importance and relevance. The Warming up with State of the Region Report and the Opening session as well as the session on New Energy Scenarios for the Baltic…

The BDF Summit 2009 Opened

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Today the BDF Summit 2009 in Stockholm was declared open by H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden. The Mayor of Stockholm Sten Nordin greeted the participants in the BDF Summit 2009 Welcome to his city, where after Dr. Christian Ketels warmed up the audience with presenting the 2009 edition of BDF’s State of the Region Report. Introductory speeches were held…

Summit 2009 Prospectus

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Boosting Top of Europe! The 11th BDF Summit in Stockholm 5-6 October will focus on how to stay competitive on Top of Europe in light of multiple and often interlinked challenges. It is arranged in association with the Swedish EU Presidency during the second semester of 2009. The 11th BDF Summit 2009 will take place on 5-6 October in Stockholm…

Region Skåne co-hosts BDF Summit 2008 – in Malmö

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At today’s meeting of the executive board of Region Skåne, the decision was taken to join the Baltic Development Forum Summit arrangements as co-host. The final plenary session and subsequent gala dinner on Monday evening 1 December will take place in the Malmö opera. Chief negotiator of ESS Scandinavia as well as chairman of Lund University Allan Larsson will together…