Programme

Photo: Gospodarsko razstavišče

Draft Programme

Venue: Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre (Gospodarsko razstavišče)


Time: 11th - 12th October 2012

Thursday, October 11th 2012

Morning Plenary Session


08:00

Registration and welcome coffee


08:30

Address by the organisers
Felicita Medved, President European Liberal Forum (ELF), Slovenia
Lousewies Van der Laan, Vice President of ELDR, Netherlands
Pawel Ciacek, President, Projekt: Polska Foundation


08:45

Welcome address by the President of the Republic of Slovenia Dr. Danilo Türk
Mag. Franc Hočevar, Advisor to the President for health, social care and humanitarian issues


08:50

Keynote speech (1): UBI - Beautifully, disarmingly simple idea
Prof. Philippe van Parijs, Professor of Economic and Social ethics, Université catholique de Louvain (UCL)


09:20

Keynote speech (2): Why the precariat requires a basic income
Prof. Guy Standing, Professor of Economic Security, University of Bath, UK


09:45

Keynote speech (3): Universal Basic Income – a liberal concept?
Prof. Jože Mencinger, Professor of Law, University of Ljubljana (UL), former Minister of Economy, former Rector of the University of Ljubljana


10:00

Basic income - perspectives and possibilities of implementation in Slovenia
Branko Gerlič, Secretary of Slovenian Section for UBI
Dr. Valerija Korošec, Researcher of Basic Income
Uroš Boltin, Movement for justice and development


11:00

Coffee break


11:15

European Citizens’ Initiative and Universal Basic Income
Klaus Sambor, BIEN Avstria


First panel session


11:50

Panel I: Basic income and the future of market society (Room U4)

Prof. Guy Standing, Professor of Economic Security, University of Bath, UK
Prof. Jože Mencinger, Professor of Law, University of Ljubljana (UL), former Minister of Economy, former Rector of the UL
Rafał Antczak, Member of the Board of the Deloitte Business Consulting
Mag. Bernard Brščič, Institute Jože Pučnik

Moderated by: Dr. Urban Boljka, researcher of Basic Income


13:30

Lunch break


Second panel session


14:40

Panel II: Basic income and segmented societies in the time of crisis (Room U4)

Radoš Vidaković, Researcher of Basic Income, Serbia
Mario Iveković, President of Novi Sindikat, Croatia
Prof. Philippe van Parijs, Professor of Economic and Social Ethics, Université catholique de Louvain (UCL)
Prof. Igor Pribac, Lecturer of Social Philosophy, University of Ljubljana (UL)

Moderated by: Daniel Popović


16:10

Coffee break


16:30

Plenary session: Welfare state and a new social contract for Slovenia?


Prof. Ivan Svetlik, former Minister of Labour, Family and Social Affairs of Slovenia
Dr. Andreja Črnak Meglič MP, Social Democrats, Slovenia
Prof. Tine Stanovnik, Professor of Economics, Researcher on IER, University of Ljubljana
Prof. Andrej Rus, Professor of Sociology, Faculty of Social Science of the University of Ljubljana, Member of National Council

Moderated by: mag. Nataša Briški

18:00

Conclusion of the event

Moderator of the event: Aljaž Pengov Bitenc


18:30

Refreshments



Petek, 12. oktober 2012

09:00

Welcome coffee


09:30

Discussion of Slovenian Section for Basic Income and debate on the EU Citizens Initiative on UBI in Slovenia

Klaus Sambor, BIEN Avstria, Attack
Mag. Simon Delakorda, Managing Director, Institute for Electronic Participation
Branko Gerlič, Basic Income Section Coordinator, Slovenia
Sebastjan Pikl, Managing Director, Institut Novum

12:30

Conclusion of the event