Are you soaring on the wings of digital transformation?

The 10th anniversary edition of the DIDS 2019 conference, the most attended Internet conference in Serbia, will be held on 5th March at the Metropol Palace Hotel in Belgrade, organised by the Serbian National Internet Domain Registry Foundation (RNIDS). This year the conference will address transformation and its necessity for survival in a digitalised world, and seek answers to the question of how to get in step with the changes already happening all around us. Hence the slogan for this years’ Serbian Internet Domains Day is “Digital Transformation has Already Begun

Program DIDS 2019

09:15
Registration of visitors
10:00
BLOCK 1 :
Transformation of public services

Panel debate:

  • Svetlana Jovanović

Moderator: Vladimir Radunović, Director of the cyber-security and e-diplomacy programme at the DiploFoundation

 

11:35
Coffee break
12:00
BLOCK 2:
Transformation in business

Panel debate:

  • Ilijana Vavan, Managing Director, Europe, Kaspersky Lab
  • Roland Haidner, Senior Finance Director, A1 Digital
  • Aleksandar Blagojević, Digital Branch and Support Manager Société Générale Banka Srbija a.d.
  • Dragan Sajićowner and editor Garden Serbia
  • Predrag Aranđelović, Digital Brand Manager, Ringier Axel Springer d.o.o.

Moderator: Radomir Lale Marković, Co-founder and CEO, TAG Media

13:15
Coffee break
13:40
BLOCK 3:
Transformation in favor of nations

Panel debate:

  • Leonid Todorov, General Manager, Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association
  • Milan Pantelić, Sales & Network Manager for Adriatic region, Motrio
  • Giovanni Seppia, External Relations manager, EURid
  • Dejan Masliković,  Assistant Minister of Department for Development of Digital Research Infrastructure in the Field of Culture and Arts, Ministry of Culture and Information

Moderator: Tamara Vučenović, PhD, Editor of the Educational programme, Radio Beograd 2

15:10
Buffet

Participants DIDS 2019

Ilijana Vavan

Ilijana Vavan

Managing Director, Europe, Kaspersky Lab
Leonid Todorov

Leonid Todorov

General Manager, Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association
Dejan Masliković

Dejan Masliković

Assistant Minister, Ministry of Culture and Information
Giovanni Seppia

Giovanni Seppia

External Relations manager, EURid
Dragan Sajić

Dragan Sajić

Owner and editor Garden Serbia
Ronald Haidner

Ronald Haidner

Senior Finance Director, A1 Digital
Milan Pantelić

Milan Pantelić

Sales & Network Manager for Motrio, Renault Nissan Srbija d.o.o.
Vladimir Radunović

Vladimir Radunović

Director, Cyber-security and E-diplomacy Programmes, Diplo Foundation
Tamara Vučenović, PhD

Tamara Vučenović, PhD

Editor of the Educational programme, Radio Beograd 2
Radomir Lale Marković

Radomir Lale Marković

Co-founder and CEO, TAG Media
Ilijana Vavan
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Block 2

In January 2018, after 25 years’ experience in the IT industry in sales, management and technical positions, Ilijana Vavan joined Kaspersky Lab in order to lead its European operations and develop its consumer, digital and enterprise markets.

She has also held a number of senior leadership roles at Oracle, Kontron, Saba Software and Juniper Networks. In a previous tenure at Kaspersky Lab, from 2010-2012, she served as MD for Western Europe. She has also held a variety of roles at Microsoft, including being responsible for the organisation’s enterprise and partner strategy for Central and Eastern Europe.

Leonid Todorov
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Block 3

Leonid Todorov earned his M.A. in Linguistics from Moscow State Pedagogical and did postgraduate studies in international relations, management and business leadership, and economics in Denmark, Taiwan and US.

Since the onset of the Russian reforms, he served for more than a decade as Chief of Staff to late PM Yegor Gaidar. His background also includes private sector and academic activities.

In 2008, he joined the Сoordination Сenter for .RU top level domain as Head of Government and International Relations and contributed to the successful launch of the Cyrillic-script IDN ccTLD .РФ and the launch of new gTLDs . ДЕТИ (kids) and .TATAR.

In February 2015, he was appointed as General Manager of the Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association (APTLD).

As a member of the RIGF Organizing Committee, Leonid has also been engaged in creation and promotion of the Russian Internet Governance Forum, the biggest event of its kind across Eastern and Central Europe and the post-Soviet Space. He also sits on the Multistakeholder Steering Group of the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF). In 2013-2014, he sat on the ISOC Advisory Business Council and currently is a member of the CCNSO ICANN’s Strategic and Operations Plan Council and observer at the CCNSO Council.

Leonid is a faculty member of the European Summer School on Internet Governance.

Leonid’s focus is on ccTLDs’ operation, Internet governance, new gTLDs, public policy and international cooperation in the ICT area, and cybersecurity. He has authored and coauthored a number of publications on these issues, and presented at various national and international events.

Dejan Masliković
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Mr Dejan Masliković was born in Belgrade, in 1971. He graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, at the University of Arts in Belgrade. At the same University he received a Master’s Degree in “Interculturalism, Art Management and Mediation in the Balkans” under the auspices of UNESCO and CEI in 2010, and a PhD Degree with the thesis “The Capacity of Digital Technology for Development of an Inclusive Society” in 2016.

From 2002 to 2004 he was appointed as Coordinator for International Cooperation, Development and Promotion of Culture, as well as Coordinator for State Public Administration Reform, at the Agency for Development of Culture of the Republic of Serbia. In 2004 and 2005 he was an Adviser for Public Relations and Regional Cooperation in the Cabinet of the Minister of Culture and from 2005 to 2007 as the Chief of the Cabinet of the Minister of Culture. From 2007 to 2016 he was Assistant Manager of the The Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

He participated in various local, regional and international conferences, and attended many international seminars and training. He is the author of numerous relevant publications concerning differеnet aspects of culture and heritage.

Giovanni Seppia
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Block 3
  • Position: External Relations manager
  • Organisation: EURid
  • Website: www.eurid.eu

Giovanni Seppia has been External Relations manager at EURid since the second half of 2007. In this function, he looks after a team of 20 people of almost all European nationalities that is in charge of EURid’s relations with the European institutions, registry relations, marketing and communication activities and international relations. Within EURid he is also in charge of the environmental plan within the Eco and Management Audit Scheme framework. He previously worked at ICANN as European Regional Liaison. Prior to that, he was General Manager at CENTR. He also served as head of External Relations for the Italian Registry (ITT-CNR) for five years and has three years’ experience in various roles at the European Commission. He has been working as a consultant on EU programmes for several national and international organisations and served as EU programmes lecturer for ten editions of the Master on EU Policies and Programmes at the Venice International University.

Dragan Sajić
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Block2
Ronald Haidner
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Block 2

Roland Haidner is CFO at A1 Digital. Previously, from 2012, he headed the Mergers & Acquisitions department of the A1 Telekom Austria Group. Most recently, he was a member of the executive board of A1 Bulgaria and Vip mobile (Serbia).

Roland Haidner graduated from Vienna University of Economics with a focus on controlling, strategy and CEE.

Milan Pantelić
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Block 3

Milan Pantelić has been working in the auto industry for nine years now with Renault Nissan Srbija d.o.o, the local office of the multinational RenaultNissanMitsubishi Alliance. Mr Pantelić has performed a variety of roles relating to sales and post-sales, both with business and personal clients, serving the needs of the company’s range of brands. In his current position as manager of the sales network and wholesale business for the Motrio brand, he is involved in positioning and developing the brand in the entire territory of the former Yugoslavia and Albania.

Before he began his career in the motor industry Mr Pantelić worked for a number of leading local companies in positions relating to brand development and sales. He graduated in Economics at the Megatrend University in 2007.

Vladimir Radunović
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Moderator in the Block 1

Vladimir Radunović is a lecturer and Director of educational programmes in the areas of Internet governance, cyber-security and e-diplomacy at the Diplo Foundation, an international non-governmental institution.

He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise and was a member of the UN Multistakeholder Advisory Group for the Internet Governance Forum. His professional focus is on Internet and broadband access policies, cyber-security, net neutrality and openness, e-diplomacy and e-participation, education and capacity-building for institutions and Internet decision-makers.

He graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Belgrade and has a Master’s degree in contemporary diplomacy from the University of Malta, and is currently doing his PhD on cyber-security.

Tamara Vučenović, PhD
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Moderator in the Block 3

Tamara Vučenović PhD has been an editor and journalist at Radio Belgrade since 1995 and is a theoretician of media and culture. She has been editing and hosting the programme Digital Icons, focusing on new technologies in culture and art, science and society, since 2002.

She holds a doctorate from the Faculty of Philology, Belgrade. In 2010 she won the IT Globe award as the best IT journalist. She is a recipient of a UNICEF award in 2003 for her professional and ethical reporting on the prevention of online violence amongst and against children.

Radomir Lale Marković
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Moderator in the Block 2

Radomir Marković is the co-founder and manager of the TAG Media agency, which grew out of IT TV Produkcije, an independent production company founded in 2003. With a Masters in television and video production, with more than 20 years’ experience, Lale Marković has long been the presenter and editor of the popular TV programme eTV, which presents the latest news from the IT market. As of last year he has also authored the programme eJutro, the most watched IT programme in the country.

Alongside his TV activities he also edits the liveTV portal, the first Internet television broadcaster in Serbia. He is a member of the Serbian Association of Managers and the American Chamber of Commerce in Serbia.