LEED Programme (Local Economic and Employment Development)

Presentations 12-15 October 2009

 

A capacity building seminar for
policy makers and local development practitioners
"Supporting SMEs in a time of crisis: how to choose the right actions"

 

12-15 October 2009, Trento, Italy

 

DAY 1 - MONDAY 12 OCTOBER 2009

INTRODUCTION

The Role of Local Economic Leaders in the time of crisis: From the ‘Old Normal’ to the ‘New Normal‟
By Jay Mitra, Founding Professor of Business Enterprise and Innovation, University of Essex, UK

SOUTH EAST EUROPE AND LATIN AMERICA REACTION TO THE CRISIS

The Balkans: Impact of the global economic and financial crisis
By Antonio Fanelli, Deputy Head, Private Sector Development Division, OECD

SME in Latin America after the crisis. New challenges for institutional building
By Carlo Ferraro, Economic Affairs Officer, CEPAL, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

 

DAY 2 - TUESDAY 13 OCTOBER 2009

THEME 1: ENHANCING NEW ENTREPRENEURSHIP – PEOPLE, POLICIES, AND INSTRUMENTS

FOSTERING ENTREPRENEURIAL ATTITUDES, MOTIVATIONS, AND SKILLS

The local determinants of enterprise creation: The role of universities, local governments and development agencies, and the public sector
By Jay Mitra, Founding Professor of Business Enterprise and Innovation, University of Essex, UK

Briefs by participants:

From informal to formal: the development of companies in the state of San Paolo, Brazil
By José Milton Dallari Soares, Director of Administration and Finance, SEBRAE, Brazil

University, creativity, and innovation: leading the way to entrepreneurship. Criteria and examples of good practice in university entrepreneurship support
By Andrea-Rosalinde Hofer, Policy Analyst, OECD LEED Programme

Community based approaches in business support and development
By Andy Westwood, Special Adviser, Department for Communities and Local Government, UK

Briefs by participants:

Partnership for urban regeneration
By Corina Hopartean, Programme Director, Heritage Romania/Ratiu Foundation, Romania

Productive transformation
By Maria Alejandra Arango Campo, Advisor to Entrepreneurial Development Vice Minister, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Colombia

ACCESS TO FINANCE

SME access to finance and the nature of the finance gap. Focus on financing innovative start-ups
By Jon Potter,  Senior Economist, OECD LEED Programme

Briefs by participants:

Case study: Co-operative banking in Trentino
By Vincenzo Visetti, Chief of Secretary, Trentino Federation of Co-operatives, Italy

Remittances and access to financial services as a lever for development
By Maria Grandinson, Expert

tart up loan programme. Implementation of credit line for start up with Ministry of Economy and Regional Development and Fund for development
By Ana Žegarac, Serbian Agency for the Development of SMEs and Entrepreneurship, Serbia

 

DAY 3 - WEDNESDAY 14 OCTOBER 2009

THEME 2: SUPPORTING SME GROWTH

BUSINESS GROWTH AND THE LOCAL SKILLS BASE

Building capacity in SMEs through knowledge intensive service activities (KISA)
By Cristina Martinez, Policy Analyst, OECD LEED Programme

Briefs by participants:

FORMAPER: Building entrepreneurial and entrepreneurship capacities
By Federico Montelli, Managing Director, Formaper – Milan Chamber of Commerce, Italy

Quality approaches in some European SMEs in the food processing, retail and tourism sectors,
By Tina Bertzeletou, Principal Administrator, VET expert at CEDEFOP- European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training

Conscious operation stimulating leadership, growing the productivity: training and counselling for microenterprises and their employees
By Zsuzanna Laczkó, Deputy Director, SEED-Foundation for Small Enterprise Economic Development, Hungary

LOCAL POLICY DELIVERY – BUSINESS SUPPORT, BUSINESS INCUBATION AND INTER-FIRM NETWORKS

The value of territory before human transformation: the place of space in supporting growth, productivity and innovation
By Massimo De Marchi, Professor of Social Geography, University of Padova, Italy

Briefs by participants:

Case study: CEii, innovation for artisan enterprises in Trentino
By Doriana Prudel, CEii Trentino (European Centre for Enterprises and Innovation of Trentino), Italy

Comments about Peru
By Johann Spitzer, Former Director General, Ministry of Industry, Peru

Inter-firm networks and cluster development

By Luciano Consolati, Technical Committee, Federation of Italian Districts, Italy

Briefs by participants:

Case study: Habitech, the local platform for innovation
By Paolo Gurisatti, President, Habitech, Italy

Comments about Chile
By Ximena Clark, Head of the Division for Small Businesses, Ministry of Economy, Chile

Development of florists clusters
By Jasminka Luković Jagličić, Director, Regional Economic Development Agency of Sumadija and Pomoravlje, Serbia

 

DAY 4 - THURSDAY 15 OCTOBER 2009

THEME 3: CREATING ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SME STRATEGIES

LOCAL RECOVERY, FROM PROJECTS TO STRATEGIES

From Recession to Recovery – priorities and strategic objectives
By Debra Mountford, Senior Policy Analyst, OECD LEED Programme

Further readings: "The role of local economic leadership in a global crisis", a LEED publication which identifies some of the most interesting local economic development practices that have been taken to respond to the financial crisis and presents them for wider discussion amongst practitioners and policy makers. Over 40 case studies of local economies from around the world have been analysed. Also included are the Barcelona Principles. These ten principals which emerged from a meeting of local economic leaders from across the world, offer guidance to what localities are doing to prevent the crisis and mitigate its impact.

Case study: The recovery plan of the Province of Trento
By Enrico Zaninotto, Professor of Economics, University of Trento, Italy

 

Short video interviews and video summaries of seminar lectures

 

Back to seminar

 

 

 

 

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