Day 1- 31st March

09:00-19:00    Arrive at Hotels

19:00-21:00    Welcome drink and Get Together Dinner (only for IASP members)

                        Venue: Hilton Budapest Castle Hill

Day 2- 1st April

09:00-10:00    Welcome coffee and networking

                        Venue: University of Physical Education, Athens Hall

10:00-10:15    Welcome speeches and introduction

  • Ebba Lund, CEO, IASP
  • Salvatore Majorana, president, IASP European Division
  • Dr. h. c. Lajos Mocsai & Roland David, University of Sports Science
  • Norbert Morucz, president, Association of Science and Technology Parks, Hungary

10:20-10:50 Keynote speech

  • Tibor Gulyás, deputy state secretary for innovation, Ministry for Innovation and Technology, Hungary

10:50-12:10 Panel Session 1: Autonomous vehicles and intelligent mobility

Moderator: Romanas Zontovičius, Director, Kaunas Science and Technology Park

  • Paul Krutko, president and CEO, Ann Arbor SPARK (USA)
  • István Szászi, Representative of the Bosch Group in Hungary and the Adriatic region, Head of Engineering Center Budapest
  • Vincent Mauroit, Director of Innovation & Tech Transfer, NOI TechPark
  • Zsolt Szalay, head of R&D, ZalaZONE

12:10-13:30 Panel Session 2 – Business and start-up incubation

Moderator: Jean-François Balducchi, CEO of Atlanpole (France)

  • André H.R. Domin, CEO of Heidelberg Technology Park
  • Martin Goroško, Head of Business Development TEHNOPOL Tallinn Science Park (Estonia)
  • Anna Tórz, international cooperation officer, Poznan Science and Technology Park

13:30-13:35 Introduction of The Arch Project

                        Presented by Jean-François Balducchi

13:35-14:45    Lunch break

14:45-15:55 Panel Session 3-Innovation in Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence

Moderator: Norbert Mórucz, COO, Science Pillar nonprofit Ltd.

  • Zoltán Rajnai, dean, Óbuda University
  • Arthur Keleti, a T-Systems Hungary Zrt.
  • Tamás Seres, H1 Systems LLC
  • Todor Mladenov, Executive Director, Sofia Tech Park
  • Gábor Túróczy, CEO at Webpoint

15:55-16:25 Coffee break

16:25 -17:40    Panel Session 4– New ways of future planning- methods for sustainability

Moderator: Mieke de Bruin, Utrecht Science Park (The Netherlands)

  • Levente Kovács, rector, Óbuda University
  • Norbert Mórucz, president, Association of Science and Technology Parks
  • Rawad Chammas, WISTA Management GMBH

17:40-17:45 Invitation for the 39th IASP World Conference on Science Parks and Areas of Innovation

presented by Cartuja Science and Technology Park (PCT Cartuja)

17:45-18:10    Closing remarks: Salvatore Majorana and Norbert Mórucz

18:10-18:45    Certificate ceremony with Salvatore Majorana and Ebba Lund

18:45-19:15    Cultural Program“Music in the Air”

19:30-21:30    Seated Dinner

Venue: University of Physical Education, Main Hall

21:30-22:30    Transfer to the hotel(s)

                        Provided from 21:00

Exhibitors on 1st April


If you have any further questions about the event, please contact my colleague Lena Dávid at the following contacts: david.lena[at]; +3620 388 5758.