8:00 - 9:00 Registration

Morning Session 9:00 – 13:30
9:00 –  10:30 Panel 1 (discussion): Urban Development: The office buildings and the city
– Characteristics of the modern business zones: The quality of the urban environment as a fundamental factor for (increasing) the value of building assets
- The business zones as modern urbanization platforms: effective models of public-private sector synergies with the aim of achieving more sustainable urban development. Which are (will be) the successful office areas in Sofia and why? Good practices and case studies
- Access, transport and mobility: office buildings/areas as traffic generators - challenges and solutions
- The large-scale infrastructure projects in Sofia in 2019, which will have an impact on the development of the business zones


arch. Zdravko Zdravkov, Chief Architect of Sofia Municipality
Nikolay Stoynev, Deputy Chairman of the Sofia Municipality Council
Atanas Garov, Managing Partner, Garitage Investment Management
Georgi Ivanov, Managing Director, Fort Noks
Adina Welsh, CEO, Raiffeisen Property Management
Ivan Velkov, Deputy Chairman of the Sofia Municipality Council
arch. Angel Zahariev, Co-Founder and Director, A&A Architects/
Kaloyan Karamitov, Spatial Planning Coordinator, Urban Environment and Transport, Vision for Sofia

Moderator: Nurhan Redzheb, urban planner, place.make

10:30 – 10:50 Coffee break

10:50 – 13:30 Panel 2: Workspace/office fit-out: providing a healthy working environment and increasing the space efficiency - in what direction and why is the way office space looks and functions changing?
- Evolution in the office space - from office buildings and areas to "the office as a flexible hub and operational service" - what are the requirements of the modern generation of office users?
- What is the working atmosphere that stimulates creativity, efficiency and positive attitude to work? What solutions are used by the different industries - users of modern office space?
- Co-working spaces and their development on the Bulgarian market - principles and potential.
- Project management: how to achieve quality office layout on time and within the planned budget

10:50 – 12:00 Part 1: Discussion

Sefaniya Duncheva, HR Director, TELUS International Europe
Tanya Koseva-Boshova, Managing Partner, Park Lane Developments and Chair of the Association of Owners of Business Buildings in Bulgaria
Verka Petkova, Partner, Colliers International
Stanimira Pashova, Office Spaces Manager, Forton / Cushman & Wakefield
Ani Girgitsova, Senior Principal Talent Management, Progress
Vesko Kantchev, Global Facilities and Workplace Services Director, Progress
Bozhidar Georgiev, CEO, Work&Share Coworking Space, Sofia
Nikolay Mutafov, Co-Founder & CEO, Accedia

Moderator: Dimitar Ivanov, Chief specialist, Office spaces, MBL

12:10 – 13:30 Part 2: Projects showcase – project presentations

Mikolaj Niemczycki, Coworking Clients Manager, Cushman & Wakefield - Poland
arch. Tsvetomir Pavlov, Cachè atelier
arch. Viktor Banarev, Co-Founder & CEO, MoVe architects
arch. Martina Radeva, Co-Founder, IRchitect
arch. Victoria Ilieva, Creator and Designer, VIArchitects
dipl. eng. Roman Batsarov, Technical Manager, KNAUF AMF
Boyko Iaramov, Co-Founder & CEO, Campus X and co-founder of Trlerik Academy
arch. Martin Ryashev, Founding Partner, DA Architects

Moderator: George Vyanev, Marketing manager, The City Media Grup

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch

Afternoon Session 14:30 – 17:50

Panel 3: Projects showcase (presentations): Architectural trends and building technology
- Trend: Innovative, modern, flexible, rational - what are the important aspects in designing modern office buildings in order to meet market requirements and trends
- Building innovation: trends in building solutions and technology that add value to the office building and make it more efficient and sustainable over time.
- Case studies: current projects and implementations 2019
14:30 – 15:40 Part 1:
arch. Denitza Atanasova and archNeva Damyanova, Ivo Petrov - Architects
arch. Vyara Zapreva, Stephen George International
dipl. eng. Veneta Novakova, Director R&D, ETEM Group
Dirk SchlangenProject Commercial Manager Real Estate, Siemens Schweiz AG
Valentina Dimitrova, Sales and Projects Director, Pipe System
Sotiris Anastasiades, NEB Regional Manager, KONE

Moderator: Nikolay Todorov, Editor-in-Chief, The CITY Media Group

15:50 – 17:00 Part 2:

arch. Ilian Iliev, CEO, Architectual Studio Planning
arch. Radomir Serafimov, Managing Partner, Atelier Serafimov Architects
arch. Nikolay UzunovA&A Architects
Michal Lom, Business Development Manager, Tridium
arch. Vessela Valtcheva- McGee, Managing Partner, Tripple Green Building Group
arch. Aleksandar BoyadzhievDesigners Program Associate, Ideal Standard
Yordan Velev, Sales Director, Granitex
Kalin Penkov, Manager Ceiling, Saint-Gobain Construction Products Bulgaria, Divisions RIGIPS

Moderator: Nikolay Todorov, Editor-in-Chief, The CITY Media Group

17:10 - 17:50 Part 3:

arch. Bozhidar Hinkov, BD Arch
arch. Milena Nanova, Studio 17,5-M
arch. Mariana TsvetkovaStudio M-Sintez
Nusha Ognyanova and l.arch. Bilyana Lesidrenska, Founders of Botanic Lab

Moderator: Ivan Lilov, The CITY Media Group

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