Christmas event of the Digital Transformation Council, within the conference “CHRISTMAS TALKS with IBMHS and ABIT”:
🗨 “Cyber Security and Digital Transformation in Balanced Harmony: Longing for or Achievable Reality?”
📆 December 22, 2022
🕐 14:00 – 17:00
📍 Hotel PARK, Skopje
👤 Speakers: Representatives from the Macedonian Government and the Digital Government of Serbia, experts in the field of IT and cyber security, leaders of the process of sustainable digitization in the fields of education, judiciary, public prosecution, local self-government and representatives from the business community.
🎯 The main focus of the panel discussions will be on the role of women in CYBER SECURITY AND DIGITALIZATION, as well as BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT VIS-À-VIS DIGITALIZATION.
14:00 – 14:30 Welcoming speeches
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Zeitel
President of the Dean’s Board at Heidelberg Institute for Business & Management Skopje
Slavica Grkovska, MSc.
Deputy President of the Government in charge of good governance policies
Ljubica Pendaroska, MSc.
CEO of the Digital Transformation Council/ founder and president of Women4Cyber N. Macedonia
Anita Koteska, MSc.
Development Manager at Heidelberg Institute for Business & Management Skopje
14:30 – 14: 40 INSIGHT: EMPOWERING WOMEN IN CYBER SECURITY IS A WIN-WIN SITUATION
Secretary General & Founder of ECSO (European Cyber Security Organization)
14:40 – 15:40 Panel 1: The role of women in CYBER SECURITY & DIGITALIZATION
- DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AS AN ACCELERATOR OF WOMEN AND YOUTH BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
- DEMYSTIFYING CYBER SECURITY: WOMEN’S ROLE IN SHAPING THE INCLUSIVE DIGITALIZATION
Marta Arsovska Tomovska, MSc.
Director for Digital Government, Office of the Prime Minister of Serbia
President – National platform for women entrepreneurship NPWE & President – Association of Business Women – Macedonia
President of the Management Board at MASIT
Anett Madi-Nator, MSc.
President of Women4Cyber Foundation Brussels
Katerina Boshevska, PhD
General Director of EOS Matrix Macedonia, EOS ITech and EOS Kosovo.
15:40 – 15:50 Break
15:50 – 16:00 INSIGHT: SUSTAINABLE DIGITALIZATION IN THE JUDICIARY SYSTEM IN N. MACEDONIA
Prof. Dr. Lazar Nanev
Judge and university professor, chairman of the IT Council at the Ministry of Justice
16:00 – 17:00 PANEL 2: BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT VIS-À-VIS DIGITALIZATION
- HOW TO BALANCE THE NEED FOR CYBER SECURITY IN THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
- THE IMPORTANCE OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN REACHING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (education, local self-governments and judiciary system)
Prof. Dr. Orce Simov
President of the Chamber for Information and Communication Technology and Services at the Union of Chambers of Commerce of Macedonia
Nina Angelovska, PhD
President of the Macedonian E-commerce Association; International Business Development Executive Director at Ananas
Timcho Mucunski, PhD
Mayor of the municipality of Aerodrom, Skopje, university professor
Ahmed Qazimi, MSc.
Head of Department for Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Science
17:00 – 17:15 Q&A / Closing Ceremony
Book a place on tel. number: 070/355-590
Up to 75% discount for members of MBA, partners and collaborators of IBMHS & ABIT, and alumni members.
🏅 At the end of the conference, each participant receives a Certificate.
📝 About the Digital Transformation Council:
The Digital Transformation Council (DTC) within the German Heidelberg Institute in Skopje was established in 2021 as a body that focuses its activities on transferring European experiences to support the digitization process in the countries of the Western Balkans.
🎯 The goal is to form a strong front between educational institutions, the civil sector and the IT industry in order to support the efforts of public institutions and the private sector of the countries of the Western Balkans in the direction of establishing sustainable digitization that is in the interest of every citizen.
👤 The number of members of the Council is not limited, and it also functions according to the principle of groups in the form of working bodies, specialized in areas of the domain of digital transformation. In addition to the lecturers and heads of programs within the Heidelberg Institute, successful and distinguished professionals from the field of IT industry and digitization, as well as alumni of the Institute and young people who advocate for the digital transformation of societies from the Western Balkans will be members at the beginning.
☝️ Its executive director is Ljubica Pendaroska, MSc, an expert in personal data protection, who will moderate the pre-New Year’s event.