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Grant Scheme for Funding of Innovative Projects (GSFIP): Information Webinars

Grant Scheme for Funding of Innovative Projects (GSFIP)
In the period 25 February–18 March 2013, the Glob@l Libraries – Bulgaria Program organized six webinars whose main purpose is to discuss questions related to application to and reporting under the GSFIP and motivate potential stakeholders.
The webinars will be held in the form of online distance seminars conducted by the Program Management Unit (PMU). In real time, a presentation is delivered to up to 200 participants and questions asked by participants in writing via the chat are answered orally or in writing during or after the discussion.
Usually, a webinar’s duration is 90 minutes. Each webinar has a host (the PMU in this case) who delivers the presentation and answers the questions asked in the chat.
The online platform used by the Glob@l Libraries – Bulgaria is Information about participation in webinars and platform use is available in this instruction.
Webinars providing information about the grant scheme will take place in groups of administrative districts. Representatives of target libraries and their partners from the respective districts as described in the schedule below can freely participate in the webinars. The agendas of all webinars are identical and participants in each online meeting will receive identical information.  
Online seminar participants include District Coordinators for the respective administrative districts.
Schedule of webinars:

Date Administrative districts Time Facilitator
(PMU host)
25.02.2013 Sofia, Pernik, Kyustendil, Blagoevgrad 16.00 – 17.30 Krasimira Kaneva
28.02.2013 Vratsa, Vidin, Montana, Lovech, Pleven 16.00 – 17.30 Krasimira Kaneva
05.03.2013 Pazardzhik, Plovdiv, Smolyan, Kardzhali, Haskovo 16.00 – 17.30 Krasimir Hristov
06.03.2013 Stara Zagora, Burgas, Yambol, Sliven 16.00 – 17.30 Krasimir Hristov
07.03.2013 Gabrovo, Veliko Tarnovo, Ruse, Silistra, Razgrad 16.00 – 17.30 Nikolay Markov
12.03.2013 Dobrich, Shumen, Varna, Targovishte 16.00 – 17.30 Nikolay Markov

It is advisable that all webinar participants prepare in advance questions in relation to published GSFIP documents to be asked via the chat during the webinar.
A GSFIP Questions and Answers section is available on the GLB web portal. In case you are unable to take part in the webinars or ask your questions via the chat during the webinars, you can send your questions to: The answers to all questions submitted to this email address will be published on the GLB web portal within three work days from the day the question was asked.
In case the six webinars prove to be insufficient and there are potential applicants who have been unable to participate in the webinars envisaged for the respective administrative districts, the PMU will announce and organize additional webinars in the period 12–18 March 2013.
In case of technical problems with using the webinar platform or during the webinars, you can look for assistance at the PMU, telephone: 02/981 27 08.
Logging in to the webinar platform is only possible at the beginning/during the time specified in the schedule. Logging in to participate in announced webinars outside the specified dates/timeframes is technically not possible.