At the beginning of June, the City of Split will become the center point for exchanging knowledge, experiences, new technologies, solutions, and innovative green transition politics – all of the processes that will become imperative for Croatia, the European Union, and worldwide in the following years. On the 9th and 10th of June, the Croatian National Theater in Split will host the Green Future Conference. This event will bring together ‘the best of Croatia’ and global technology leaders in technology and public policies to speed up the processes in this part of Europe.
The date of the conference was not chosen by accident – the new programming period brings significant grants with which the European Union wants to encourage sustainable investments, innovations, new job opportunities in Europe, and fair transition to achieve the 2050 climate neutrality goal. It’s an opportunity not to be missed.
The participants will have the opportunity to listen to Matija Žulj, founder of AGRIVI, a startup for digital innovations in agriculture that has provided over 50 million HRK in investments. Today they help companies worldwide produce nutritious, healthy, and sustainable food by digitizing agricultural production and supply chains.
Federico Christophoroni, one of the speakers, is the co-founder and CEO of Eutopia, a platform with more than 16.000 startups in Europe developing climate change solutions. The platform also provides data, insights, and software tools to help policymakers, investors, and corporations make informed decisions.
Ivica Puljak, Mayor of Split, an internationally recognized physicist, a longtime advocate of the popularisation of science and applying new technologies, will participate in a panel on public policies together with representatives of European cities who have already achieved the results that await us.
Much can be learned about public and private sector cooperation from Stephanie E. Trpkov, an entrepreneur, investor, and longtime World Bank consultant in the areas of competitiveness and energy. She specializes in low-carbon transition, digital transformation, and smart cities. The European Commission has chosen her as a leading expert for two out of three Croatian cities involved in the ‘100 Intelligent Cities Challenge’ initiative.
In Split, we will bring together global and Croatian technology leaders, companies, institutions, decision-makers, scientists, and other stakeholders from the sustainable development sector. We aim to raise awareness and learn about the green transition, finance it, and implement effective public policies that will lead to behavior change, faster technological innovations, and meet the 2050 climate neutrality goal. The conference is technology-oriented, but we’ll by no means omit people – decision-makers, entrepreneurial leaders, and citizens. The whole thing starts with us and ends with us. We want to open room for new business collaborations and investments, to present the best examples of public policies and changes in thinking that await us, changes that are already here – said members of the Organizing committee consisting of companies Green Summit, Profico, a digital agency with many years of experience in developing technological tools in the field of smart cities, and VAJT, an award-winning agency for public relations.
The Green Future conference is supported by two leading Croatian tech companies – the whole event is powered by Rimac Group, the challenge partner of the startup competition is Infobip. The City of Split also supports the event.
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