European Action for Smart Villages

Friday, April 13, 2018
09:00 10:00

Hotel Golf
Bled Slovenija (map)

FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE OF RURAL AREAS IN EU

Hosted by
Violeta Bulc, European Commissioner for Transport
Franc Bogovič, Member of European Parliament

European union is answering the challenges of rural development with concrete measures laid out in European Action for Smart Villages. Join us at Bled, where we will explore these measures and other opportunities, which will help to propel European rural areas into a “smart” future.

PROGRAMME

Welcome speech by Miro Cerar, Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia

Discussion with EU Commissioners & MEPs: EU Action for Smart Villages
• Violeta Bulc, European Commissioner for Mobility and Transport
• Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development
• Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society
• Tibor Szanyi, Member of European Parliament
• Franc Bogovič, Member of European Parliament

Signing of the “Bled statement”

Launch of the SunContract global platform

Three separate panels, hosted by EU Commissioners
and Slovenian Ministers, on the topic of:
• Rural Mobility
• Future of CAP and precision agriculture
• Digital innovations and new technologies for the well-being in rural areas