We would like to invite all interested parties to attend the FREE online conference “European Investigation Order – Practical Dilemmas and Theoretical Considerations”.

Prosecutors, judges, attorneys and academics from multiple EU Member States will share best practices and identify key shortcomings of the European Investigation Order.
Presentations will be held by invited speakers from Germany, Austria, Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Hungary, Romania, Portugal and Macedonia.

Facebook event is available HERE

Online registration and finalized schedule of the conference and will be available soon! We can however already provide a sneak peek into the preliminary conference schedule (may be subject to some minor changes, but we are too excited about the conference not to share it here):

8. 12.: Day 1 – Future of Mutual Recognition and Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters in the EU

17:00 – Opening ceremony

  • Dr. Zoran Stančič, Head of the European Commission Representation in Slovenia
  • Prof. Dr. Vesna Rijavec, Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Maribor
  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Miha Šepec, EIO-LAPD Project Coordinator, University of Maribor

17:10 – Round table – Future of Mutual Recognition and Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters in the EU

  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Miha Šepec, Project Coordinator, University of Maribor
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anže Erbežnik, European Parliament, Nova Univerza
  • Assist. Dr. Miha Šošić, Attorney, University of Maribor

18:45 – Lecture – EU Candidate Country Perspective: North Macedonia’s Judicial Cooperation with the EU and Prospects of Future transposition of the EIO Directive

  • Andrej Bozhinovski, Judges Association of North Macedonia

19:10 – Pre-recorded lecture – Cooperation in criminal matters in light of the recent rule of law issues

  • Dr. Katja Rejec Longar, Director, Office for International Cooperation and Mutual Legal Assistance at Ministry of Justice, Slovenia

9. 12.: Day 2 – European Investigation Order

13:00 – Opening Speech

  • Boštjan Škrlec, Vice-President elect, EUROJUST

13:10 – Academic Panel 1

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anže Erbežnik, European Parliament (Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs) and Nova Univerza
  • Avv. Nicola Canestrini, lawyer of Rovereto Bar (Italy) and founder at CanestriniLex
  • Charlotte Genschel, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz

14:00 – Academic Panel 2

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Primož Gorkič, University of Ljubljana
  • Prof. Dr. Borka Jerman Blažić, Jožef Štefan Institute
  • Dr. Caroline Peloso, Università degli Studi di Torino
  • Dr. Andrea Cabiale, Università degli Studi di Torino

15:20 – Young Academic Panel

  • Lara Unger, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
  • Avv. Oscar Calavita, Università degli Studi di Torino
  • István Szijártó, University of Pécs

16:00 – EIO-LAPD National Report Panel

  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Mario Simões Barata, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria
  • Assist. Prof Dr. sc. Aleksandar Maršavelski, University of Zagreb
  • Prof. Dr. sc. Elizabeta Ivičević Karas, University of Zagreb
  • Assist. Prof. Dr. sc. Zoran Burić, University of Zagreb
  • Assist. Prof. Dr. sc. Marin Bonačić, University of Zagreb
  • Assist. Jan Stajnko, University of Maribor
  • Tamara Dugar, High Court in Maribor

17:00 – Practitioner Panel 1

  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Mühlbacher, Public Prosecutor’s Office in Graz and Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
  • Apl. Prof. Dr. Peter Rackow, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Natalija Slavica, Deupty County State’s Attorney at County State Attorney´s Office in Zagreb and EJN contact point
  • Tilen Ivič, District State Prosecutor’s Office Maribor and EJN contact point
  • Asses. Luca Petersen, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

18:15 – Practitioner Panel 2

  • Iztok Stražar, District State Prosecutor’s Office Ljubljana and EJN contact point
  • Danka Hržina, Deputy Municipal State Attorney in Zagreb seconded to the General State Attorney´s Office of the Republic of Croatia and EJN national correspondent
  • Cristina-Maria Badea, Cluj County Tribunal and Titu Maiorescu University Bucharest