Fifth meeting | Program


Signing of Memorandum and Future Cooperation
Final Project Meeting
June 22-24, 2017 | Smolyan



Wednesday, June 21

Arrival of Participants, transfer, dinner

Thursday, June 22

9.30 | Walk around central part of Smolyan. Visit of Regional History Museum

12.30 | Lunch

14.00 | City Hall (Room 247)
Opening of the 5th MUSTER MEETING
Each city presents itself, Città di Castello, Lörrach and Joué lès Tours include a summary report of the highlights of the meetings they hosted
Journalists and interested public will be invited

16.00 | Visit of Smolyan Planetarium

18.30 | Dinner

Friday, June 23

9.00 | City Hall (Room 247)
Wrapping up MUSTER Financial reporting and formal procedures

9.30 | Workshop
“Democracy in smart cities” – the role of digital technologies for the interactions between administration and citizens
Presentations by the partners
Invited Participants: staff of city administration SMOLYAN, NGOs, interested citizens

11.00 – 11.30 | Coffee break

11.30 – 12.30 | City Hall (Room 247)
Lessons learned from MUSTER – the goals of the project and one or two things that each partner has found most interesting and possible for replication in her or his city.
Municipal staff, experts, interested citizens

12.30 | Lunch

14.30 | Municipal Council Hall
Session with students: My future in Smolyan, in Bulgaria, in Europe
Presentations by the students and discussion with the delegations on what activities their cities are engaged in to render them attractive for young people and slow down the brain drain.

16.30 | Mayor’s Office or City Hall (Room 247)
The perspectives of future cooperation, presentation of Memorandum (Practical Utopias Agency).
Official Signing of the Memorandum
Journalists, interested citizens

19.00 | Official Dinner for finalizing the project

Saturday, June 24

Guided visit

9.00 | Shiroka Lucka Village – old Rhodopean village, National heritage
Visit of Zgurovski Konak – Ethnographic museum, Church “Assumption of Virgin Mary”, National School for Folklore Arts

12.30| Lunch

14.30 | Visit of Snezhanka Tower