Regional Taxpayers Forum Zagreb Croatia April 24-25, 2017

 

The World Taxpayers Associations along with Lipa and the Free Market Road Show are pleased to invite European and international delegates to join us in an exchange of ideas and best practices to advance the cause of limited and accountable government.

The regional conference will be held April 24 & 25 in Zagreb Croatia where you will enjoy a host of dynamic speakers, and networking opportunities.

 

Registration and fees:

If you have paid your 2017 Membership Fee to the WTA, you are entitled to free access to this event. Please email Melanie Harvie at melanie.harvie@worldtaxpayers.org for your discount code. The code is valid for two registrants within your organization up to March 31st. After that, an administration fee of 50 euros per person will be charged.

For other groups the conference has a cost 120 euros per person and it includes conference materials, coffee breaks and lunches.

Tickets are now on sale. Please act soon, space is limited! You can register here.

 

Location & Hotel reservation:

Hotel Dubrovnik

1 Gajeva ulica, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia

Book your Hotel at a Discount – deadline March 31st 2017!

  • Double room single use –105 EUR daily, bed & breakfast
  • Double room double use  –115 EUR daily, bed & breakfast
  • Extra charge city tax 1 EUR per person daily

Download form here. E-mail: pbaloban@hotel-dubrovnik.hr

 

Visa information:

http://www.mvep.hr/en/consular-information/visas/visa-requirements-overview

 

Agenda:

Monday, April 24th 

Taxpayers Regional Forum

Venue: Hotel Dubrovnik

Conference room: Ban Frankopan

8:15 9:15 Registration
9:15 9:30 Welcome from Troy Lanigan and Zoran Low
9:30 10:00 Keynote: Tax Competition, Scott Hodge. President, Tax Foundation
10:00 11:00 Strategic Planning (for campaigns, for fundraising and for your organization)
      Chair: TBA
      Panelists:
      Troy Lanigan. President, Canadian Taxpayers Federation

Aneta Vaine. Director of Development and Programs, Lithuanian Free Market Institute

11:00 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 12:45 Fundraising
Chair: Staffan Wennberg. Former President, World Taxpayers Associations
Panelists:
Michael Jäger. Secretary General, Taxpayers Association of Europe  and Vice President, Bavarian Taxpayers Association

Tanja Porčnik. President, Visio Institute

Aneta Vaine. Director of Development and Programs, Lithuanian Free Market Institute

12:45 14:15 Lunch break
The Human Freedom Index: A Tool for Policymakers and Statesmen, Tanja Porčnik. President, Visio Institute
14:15 15:45 Social Media and List Building
Chair: TBA
Panelists:
Scott Hennig. Vice President, Canadian Taxpayers Federation

David Williams. President, Taxpayers Protection Alliance

Chris Butler.  Executive Director, Americans for Tax Reform

15:45 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 17:30 Taxpayer Campaigns to Join or Replicate. How to use them to grow your organization and build public awareness.
Chair: Troy Lanigan. President, Canadian Taxpayers Federation
Panelists:
Debt Clock, Zoran Low. Executive Manager, Croatian Taxpayers Association

Tax Freedom Day, Scott Hodge. President, Tax Foundation

International Property Rights Index, Lorenzo Montanari. Executive Director, Property Rights Alliance

Debt Campaign, Michael Jäger. Secretary General, Taxpayers Association of Europe  and Vice President, Bavarian Taxpayers Association

 

Tuesday, April 25th

 

Taxpayers Regional Forum

Venue: Hotel Dubrovnik

Conference room: Ban Frankopan

9:00 9:30 Taxpayers Associations and the Government: lessons learned, Davor Huić. Founder and Board Member, Croatian Taxpayers Association
 9:45  –  11:15  

 

Blue Sky Session and Activity Report. Open discussion on new ideas to move taxpayer advocacy forward (10 minutes open microphone to all participants).

Moderator: Cristina Berechet. Secretary General, WTA and General Manager, Spanish Taxpayers Union

11:30 12:00  

Taxpayers’ rights for taxpayers who were wronged (The struggle of civil rights on behalf of taxpayers), Pete Sepp. President, National Taxpayers Union

12:00 13:00 Lunch break

 

13:15 Transport from the hotel to the University

 

Free Market Road Show

Venue: Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb

12:00 -16:00 For more information: http://freemarket-rs.com/event/fmrs-zagreb/

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