University of Belgrade

Black Sea Universities Network
2015 Congress and Forum, 23 April, Belgrade

United Nations Academic Impact

Black Sea Universities Network

BSUN 2015
April 23, University of Belgrade, Rectorate Building

Here you may download the Program of the Conference

April 22, 2015

Arrival of participants
17:00 - 19:00 Registration of participants
19:00 Welcome Cocktail
(Rector's Office)

April 23, 2015

9:00 - 09:30 Registration of participants
09:30 - 10:00 Opening Session
(Room 8)
  • Prof. Dr. Vladimir Bumbaširević, University of Belgrade
  • Prof. Dr. Jorgaq Kacani, BSUN President
  • Mr. Andrew Barlow, PTC
  • Official signing of the MoU between PTC and BSUN
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:50 Plenary Session
(Room 8)
10:30 – 11:00 Prof. Dr. Ljiljana Marković, “Multilingual and Multicultural Aspects of Education Congenial to Sustainable Development of the BSUN Area
11:00 – 11:30 Prof. Dr. Zoran Stevanović, “An Overview of Historical Development and Importance of Karst Research in SE Europe”
11:30 – 12:00 Prof. Dr. Marko Ivetić, Prof. Dr. Jovan Despotović “Water Safety Challenges - Opportunities for Cooperation and Research"
12:00-12:30 Mr. Andrew Barlow, „Partnership between BSUN and PTC”
12:30 - 12:50 Dr. Alfred Maier, "KIC EIT Raw Materials and a Related New ESEE Network"
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:20 Prof. Dr. George Angelopoulos, „Towards a Black Sea Network of Sustainable Universities”
(Room 8)
14:20 - 14:40 Prof. Dr. Ivanka Popović, “The Role of Universities in the Implementation of the Danube Strategy
(Room 8)
14:40 - 16:30 Panel Discussion
"Research Excellence - The Key to University - Industry Partnerships"

(Room 8)

  • Prof. Dr. Mikhail G. Baryshev, Kuban State University
  • Prof. Dr. Sorin Rugina, Ovidius University of Constanta
  • Prof. Dr. Elmar Gasimov, Baku Higher School of Oil
  • Prof. Dr. Kayhan Ulker, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University
  • Mr. Andrew Barlow, PTC
  • Mrs. Nino Divalidze, Ilia State University
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee Break
17:00 - 19:00 BSUN General Assembly

  • Report of the President in office, Prof. Dr. Jorgaq Kacani, Regarding the activities developed by BSUN
  • Report of the Secretary General, Prof. Dr. Eden Mamut, Regarding the activities of the International Permanent Secretariat
  • Applications for new members
Contributions and proposals for the future activities

  • Prof. Jorgaq Kolici, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania
  • Prof. Gulheiran Ragimova, Baku State University, Azerbaijan
  • Prof. Valentin Kisimov, University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria
  • Prof. Giga Zedania, Ilia State University, Georgia
  • Prof. George Angelopoulos, University of Patras, Greece
  • Prof. Anca Gata, “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania
  • Prof. Oleg Barnashov, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia
  • Prof. Arif Karademir, Bursa Technical University, Turkey
  • Prof. Sergiy Byelikov, Zaporizhzhya National Technical University, Ukraine
  • Ms. Kovalova Kateryna, Vinnitsa National Agrarian University, Ukriane
Discussions and debates

Voting for the BSUN President
19:30 Dinner
(Hotel Palas)

April 24, 2015

10:00 - 12:00 Guided walking tour through old Belgrade