Mr. Rainer Brüderle
Federal Minister o Economics and Technology
Dr. Gerd Meier zu Köcker
ManagerInstitut ür Innovation + Technik, VDI/VDE-IT
Mr Halldór Ásgrímsson
Secretary GeneralNordic Council o Ministers
Mr. Bernhard Conrad
Chie Technology OfcerLuthansa Technik AG
Dr. Thomas Alslev Christensen
Head o departmentMinistry o Science, Technology and Innovation
To be confrmed
North European industrial CEO
Peter Aalbæk Jensen
Producer and managerZentropa
Ms. Charlotte Sahl Madsen
Minister or Science, Technology and Innovation
ABOUT THE EVENT
You are invited to join the biggest event or all European cluster managers, cluster employeesand cluster policy makers in 2011, the NGP Cluster Excellence Conerence!
At the conerence you will have the opportunity to:Meet and share experiences with the best cluster managers in Europe
Organise one-to-one business meetings with other cluster managers o your choice in order to explore ur-
ther possibilities or collaborationHear the recommendations or cluster excellence perormance based on an extensive benchmarking o
almost 200 clusters - the largest benchmarking o this kind ever!Participate in thematic workshops ocusing o best practice within areas o strategic interest o cluster man-
agers – e.g. international collaboration, branding o the cluster, etc.Learn more about the possibilities o getting fnancial support or international collaboration
Who should attend?
Cluster managers, their colleagues and cluster policy makers throughout Europe are the main target audienceor this conerence, but others with special interest in cluster excellence perormance are also welcome to attend.
26-27 May 2011
Øksnehallen, Halmtorvet 11, Copenhagen, Denmark
The registration ee includes lunch and rereshments both days, as well as theconerence dinner and a spectacular light and sound show on May 26th.
Tina Rud Mogensen, DASTI, Phone: +45 72265539. E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org(Program)Gaute Rossnes, Nordic Innovation Centre, Phone: +47 99 55 43 41.E-mail:email@example.com(Registration)
Register now atwww.clusterexcellence.org!
Moderator for the event
TV and radio host BBC Radio 4 and Material World