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Invitation to a panel Invest Talk Slovenia 3.0: Trends and Challenges of Global FDI: A Threat or an Opportunity, Bled, 3 September, 2019

We kindly invite you to join us at the 14th Bled International Strategic Forum, on the panel Invest Talk Slovenia 3.0: Trends and Challenges of Global FDI: A Threat or an Opportunity, which will be held on September 3rd, 2019 at 11.45 am at the Rikli Balance Hotel, Bled.

What are the FDI trends and drivers from global and EU perspectives? What is the purpose of the recently adopted EU investment screening framework? What is the investor perspective of the country investment climate and of the risks and benefits when deciding where to invest? What are the insights of the state and investment promotion agencies (IPAs)?

A shift in the FDI landscape in the last decade from traditionally advanced economies to emerging market economies; new investment regulations in 2017 concerning national security and foreign ownership of land and natural resources; foreign takeovers, in particular of strategic assets and technology firms; EU‘s investment regime as the world’s most open investment regime and its impact on Slovenia will be highlighted by James Zhan, Director of Investment and Entrepreneurship at UNCTAD and other distinguished speakers.

Please confirm you attendance (name, surname, company/institution, country, email address) on the panel no later than August 26th, 2019 on email address masa.rener@spiritslovenia.si, where we are available for any additional information.

Under the title ‘(Re)sources of (In)stability’, the 14th Bled Strategic Forum, will take place on September 2nd and 3rd, 2019 in Bled, and will be dedicated to discussing the role of (re)sources regarding peace and security, sustainable development and economic progress.

We are looking forward to meeting you in Bled.

The panel is organized in partnership with Ministry of Economic Development and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia.