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Education and Business: rEvolution
How to get kids back to school?

November 16th 2017, Sofia
Sofia Hotel Balkan

Education is the major focus of our attention in Investor Media Group and Bulgaria ON AIR as part of it and organizer of the Conference.

In the seventh edition of the Conference in November 2017, we invite lecturers with ideas or projects, related to innovations in education and social development.

Up till now we have confirmation from several of our speakers on the following topics:

Education: Who will make the next revolution?
Innovations in Fashion: Building Bridges between Generations
Gaming Industry: Why the Games industry Holds the Key to Kids Future?
The Scandinavian Model: The Liberal Approach
Game-Based Learning
Volunteering in School
Addressing Classroom Aggression
Cinema as Mirror of the of Society and the Questions it Puts before Kids

Moderated by: Donika Rizova, Bulgaria ON AIR.


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Speakers /

Michael Forbes

Ambassador of Ireland

Michael Forbes has been Ambassador to Bulgaria since October 2016. Prior to

Fabien Flori

Director of Institut Francais

Director of the French Institute in Sofia and Conseiller

Detelina Smilkova

Vice President, VUZF

Vice President, VUZF University since Apr 2008 Chairperson of the

Leena Andonov, PhD


Educator and researcher, mentor of doctoral students. Ph.D. in educational sciences in

Krassimir Nenov

CEO ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3

Krassimir Nenov joined Maritsa East 3 in 2003 as a part

Peter Andronov


Chairman of the Country Team of KBC Group for Bulgaria, Country

Vladimir Denev

CEO at Argent Media Agency

Vladimir Denev is co-founder and managing director of Argent, the major

Daniele C.M. Fittole

IFDA Founder and President

Founder and President of IFDA - Italian Academy for

Kalin Iliev

Film Producer

Co-Founder & Film Producer at WonderSwamp & brandЪ Graduated at Technical University

Plamena Nikolova, Senior Expert, Marketing Directorate, Ministry of Tourism,

Martin Kadinov

ESL Regional Manager for SEE

Regional Manager for Southeast Europe at ESL Studied at Thomas Jefferson Secondary

Bulgarian Military History

Documentary Series

Bulgarian Military History documentary series is part of the

Video speakers /

Hatem Atallah

Executive Director, Anna Lindh Foundation

Anna Lindh Foundation is co-financed by the 42 countries

Colette Barbier

Director, Fondation d'entreprise Ricard

Colette Barbier lives in Paris, France. She is Director of Fondation

Stephan Komandarev

Film Director

Stephan Komandarev is a Bulgarian director, producer and scriptwriter. Born in

#върниобратно /#getback/ is an idea, a dream we turn into reality. #върниобратно

Project is Mestenceto's latest project. It's goal is

Moderator /

Donika Rizova

Journalist, Bulgaria ON AIR

Donika Rizova is Journalist at Bulgaria ON AIR, and Manager Corporate

Agenda /



4 PM Opening

Peter Andronov, CEO of UBB and CIBANK

Michael Forbes, Ambassador of Ireland
How do we combat bullying, especially homophobic bullying in our schools?

Fabien Flori, Director of Institut Francais
Issues and Strategies of the French-speaking University and Scientific Cooperation

Hatem Atallah, CEO, Anna Lindh Foundation
The common value of education

Detelina Smilkova, Vice President, VUZF
Who will make the rEvolution in education?

Krassimir Nenov, CEO ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3
How does business support the rEvolution in education

Leena Andonov, PhD, Researcher
Components of a Successful Education System - Finnish perspectives

Journalists in Class - Aurubis and Bulgaria ON AIR Project

Mario Mishev
Bulgarian Military History, Documentary Series

The Ministry of Tourism
Digital Innovations in Tourism

Vladimir Denev, CEO Agrent
Local Planet: Opportunities for education, knowledge, talent exchange, digital competence

Daniele C.M. Fittole, IFDA Founder and President
Young Talents and Fashion in the Future

Colette Barbier, Director, Fondation d'entreprise Ricard
Art makes tolerance

Martin Kadinov, ESL Regional Manager for SEE
What do games become

Education Project

Kalin Iliev, Film Producer, Wonderswamp and BrandЪ Co-founder and Producer
Emotion - the present day rEvolution

Stephan Komandarev, Film Director
The things we don’t learn at school

Get Back Project

5:45 PM Q&A


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