From the 30th October to the 1st November 2012, a regional seminar was held with the topic The Role of RDA Srem and its Founders and Local Self-governments in Srem Region in the Preparation of Regional Infrastructure and Economic Development Projects and the Proposal of the Establishment of the Unit for the Implementation of the Project at the RDA Srem. This three-day seminar was held at Hotel “Park” in Ruma and was aimed at further exploring the present implementation of infrastructure projects in the region.
The main speaker at the seminar was Bora Obradovic, project manager in RDA Srem. Beside him on each of the three days of the seminar was attended by guest lecturers. Milan Miric, Director of RDA Srem, opened the seminar welcoming everyone with introductory speech about the importance of the seminar for the region. After that Branislav Bugarski, Provincial Secretary for International Cooperation and Local Government addressed to the participants, then Ivica Ezdenci, Director of the National Agency for Regional Development, Jovanka Jovanovic from the Ministry of Regional Development and Local Government and Goran Vukovic, President of the Municipality Ruma.
After the introductory section of the seminar, Mr Obradovic instructed the participants in the implementation of regional projects in the Srem region, namely, the proposal of formation of the unit for the implementation of the project by the RDA Srem. During the first day of seminar, the participants got the task to do a case study in order to get precise instructions in the overall topic.
The second day of the seminar was devoted to the details of financing capital investment projects presented by guest speaker Ljiljana Brdarević, an expert in CBA for project investments who has also introduced the audience with an economic analysis of the project. After that, Mr Obradovic has elaborated EU project cycle, the PMI cycle project management and logistical access-matrix and relations at the level of local governance projects.
On the last day of the seminar, the lecturer was Nedeljko Curic SLAP IS manager, who spoke on the topic of EU investment projects base-SLAP. At the end of the seminar, Мr Obradovic warned the seminar participants about potential problems in the implementation of regional projects, how to overcome them and then thanked the audience for their participation in such a large number and emphasised his expectation for future inter-municipal cooperation in Srem.