Open registration: 7th EUSDR Annual Forum, 18-19 October 2018, Sofia, Bulgaria
We are pleased to inform you that the registration for the 7th Annual Forum of the Danube Strategy is now open. The Bulgarian Presidency of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (the Danube Strategy, EUSDR) kindly invite you to register for the event, join the discussions and get in contact with the PA5 coordination to share your project ideas etc..
Jointly organised by Bulgaria and the European Commission, the 7th Annual Forum will be held on 18 & 19 October 2018 in Sofia (at the National Palace of Culture). As a key event of the 2018 EUSDR Presidency, the Annual Forum will focus on tourism development as a precondition to economic growth and territorial cohesion.
The Forum will cover topics of particular importance for the Danube region related to preservation of cultural and historical heritage, new technologies and digitalization in tourism sector, ensuring safety and security in tourism, transport connectivity and mobility. Issues related to synergy and consistency between macro-regional strategies for achieving the common objectives of the EU and for the future of those strategies after 2020 will also be referred to. Two parallel thematic sessions on sustainable tourism mobility and security in public spaces and an open-air exhibition have been scheduled as well. More information about the Forum’s content, including detailed agenda and the list of moderators and panellists is available at the event’s website: https://www.7danube-forum-sofia.eu/.
The participants are kindly asked to organize their own transport to and from Sofia as well as to book their accommodation in due time. Practical information about the Forum, including the list of suitable hotels in Sofia downtown can be found on the event’s website. Please be advised that if you delay your registration for too long, the hotels might already be fully booked. We therefore recommend you to register as soon as possible.
Please, do not hesitate to contact the organizing team (at EUSDR-Forum2018@mrrb.government.bg) for any information and assistance you may require.
We look forward to welcoming you in Sofia!
The EUSDR Presidency and the EUSDR Team of DG REGIO