Thursday, 4th of November 2021

Welcome speeches

09:45 – 10:00

Part I – Medical Tourism From The US Perspective

10:00 – 11:30

  1. Jeana Havidich, M.D., MS, Lecturer of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, USA
  2. Steven Pavletic, M.D. MS, President of the Association of Croatian American Professionals (ACAP) and Medical Oncologist at National Cancer Institute, USA “Travel to get health – US and Croatia parallels
  3. Mario Skugor, M.D. FACE, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine CCLCM of CWRU and Director of Education – Cleveland Clinic, USA “COVID and medical tourism”
  4. Mladen Golubic, M.D., PhD, Medical Director at the Center for Integrative Health and Wellness and Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine, University of Cincinnati, USA „Planting the seeds of self-care while vacationing “
  5. Questions and Answers 

11:30-12:00 – Break

Part II – Competitiveness of The Tourist Destination Through The Diversity of The Tourist Offer

12:00 – 13:30

  1. Jan de Jong, Co-founder of Webpower Adria, CROP and DNA Croatia, The Netherlands „Croatia – the land of opportunity“
  2. Velimir Šonje, CEO of Arhivanalitika, Croatia „Croatian tourism and airlines: A missed opportunity?“
  3. Emir Haskić, Managing Director at B4Sport Camps d.o.o., Slovenia „Tourism and sport; the advantages of sport destinations“
  4. Vladimir Miholjević, Director of CRO Race, Croatia
  5. Questions and Answers 

Friday, 5th of November 2021

Part III – Facilitating Medical Tourism

10:00 – 11:30

  1. Arnis Krasovskis, Director of Medrefund LTD UK, UK „European Cross Border Healthcare directive after Brexit“
  2. Christian Fadi El-Khouri, Director of International Business and Head of Consulting at the MESC International Patient Service, Germany „Medical Tourism Stakeholder Management“
  3. Maria Princivalle, Founder & CEO of BookingsMed, Italy „Italian Market trends and Bookingsmed“
  4. Dorotea Bralić, MA, Quality and Corporate Communication Manager at Rident Polyclinic, Croatia “Rident: Dental Tourism Development and New Challenges”
  5. Questions and answers

11:30 – 12:00 – Break

Part IV – New Trends in Medical Tourism

12:00 – 13:30

  1. Jean-Guy de Gabriacfounder of World Wellness Weekend, France “Let’s Make a World of a Difference”
  2. Branimir Blajić, Founder of Queo Consulting, Croatia “Fresh and local food in hospitality business – myth or reality?”
  3. Prim. Vlasta Brozičević, M.D. specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation, rheumatology, Polyclinic Terme, Croatia “Game Changer in Health and Wellbeing Holistic Solutions”
  4. Daniela Butorac, Head of the Department of Health Tourism and Scientific Research at Thalassotherapia Crikvenica, Croatia “Tradition as a Trend”
  5. Questions and answers