Growing together – for a prosperous, inclusive and connected Baltic Sea Region

The joint 16th Baltic Development Forum Summit and 5th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR, themed “Growing together”, will explore how cooperation can help strengthen economic growth, contribute to sustainable development, and create a strong and integrated Baltic Sea Region.

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Bringing together decision-makers from business, politics, international organisations and academia from across the Baltic Sea Region, the event will provide a platform to exchange opinions and experiences, discuss key issues and chart the way forward.

Key areas to be addressed include outlooks on governance, the digital economy, regional cooperation, smart urban solutions, blue growth, innovation and competitiveness.

The event is organised by Baltic Development Forum and the European Commission and is hosted in partnership with the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States and the City of Turku.

The 16th Baltic Development Forum Summit and 5th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR will be part of the Turku Baltic Sea Days 1-5 June 2014.