Bucharest Forum / Keystone Projects

Agenda

BUCHAREST FORUM / KEYSTONE PROJECTS

(​JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel)

March 30-31, 2016

WORKING AGENDA

 

30 MARCH 2016

(​JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel)

 

19:30 – 21:00 Power Dinner (by invitation only)

Policy Conversation: Project Performance at the Heart of Governance

Opening remarks:

Daniel Badea, Managing Partner, Clifford Chance Badea, Member of AIR Board

Panelists:

Ioan Dragoș Tudorache, Chief of Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Romania

Manuel Costescu, State Secretary, Department for Foreign Investments and Public – Private Partnership 

Dragoș Pîslaru, State Counselor for Economic Policies, Cabinet of the Prime Minister of Romania 

 

31 MARCH 2016

(​JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel, Constanta Ballroom)

 

09:00 – 09:45  Welcome Coffee & Registration of Participants

09:45 – 10:00  Opening remarks:

Mircea Geoană, President, Aspen Institute Romania

 

10:00 – 10:15  Keynote address:

Costin Borc, Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Economy, Commerce and Relations with the Business Environment 

 

10:00 – 11:30 Session I: A Continental Gateway: Romania Transport & Logistics Hub (Constanta Ballroom)

Keynote address: Sorana Baciu, State Secretary, Ministry of Economy, Commerce and Relations with the Business Environment

Panelists:

Petru Ion Văduva, Director General, Transgaz

Geoff Clarke, Regional Director, Freight Transport, AECOM

Mihai Dănilă, Investment Banker, Aspen Fellow 2010

Daniel Mazilu, Under-Secretary General, Romanian Association for International Road Transport

Moderator: Andrei Țărnea, Executive Director, Aspen Institute Romania

 

11:30 – 11:45     Coffee Break

 

11:45 – 13:00  Session II: Connecting Energy and Transport Infrastructures: Improving Urban Resilience through Digital Services (Constanta Ballroom)

Keynote address:   Victor Vlad Grigorescu, Minister of Energy of Romania 

Panelists:

Bogdan Balaci, General Director, Philips Lighting, presentation of “Lighting as a service” platform

Mihai Ionescu, Director, Deutsche Bank

Dorin Pena, General Manager, CISCO Romania, Aspen Fellow 2014

Ștefan Baciu, Sales Leader Business Analytics, IBM, presentation of IBM Smarter Cities

Claudiu Butacu, President of Solar Decatlon Bucharest, presentation of EFdeN project

Moderator:  Ionuț Stanimir, Director of Communication, BCR (TBC)

 

13:00 – 14:30    Participants Lunch (Constanta Ballroom lobby)

13:00 – 14:30    Working Lunch (by invitation only)

Conversation:   Bridging Gaps, Seizing Opportunities in Capital Project Financing

Opening remarks:   Florin Pogonaru, President of Romanian Businessmen’s Association (AOAR), Vice President of Aspen Institute Romania

Keynote address:   Anca Dana Dragu, Minister of Public Finance

Panelists:

Bogdan Chirițoiu, President, Competition Council 

Ana Maria Mihăescu, Regional Manager for Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Poland and Slovakia, International Finance Corporation

Matteo Patrone, Director for Romania, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Oana Bîzgan, Chief of Cabinet for State Secretary Manuel Costescu, Department for Foreign Investments and Public-Private Partnerships

Dietmar Dumlich, Head of Division, Public Sector – Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, European Investment Bank

Daniela Lulache, CEO, Nuclearelectrica

Ion Sturza, Founder and Chairman, Fribourg Capital, Member of AIR Board

Moderator:  Florin Pogonaru, President of Romanian Businessmen’s Association (AOAR), Vice President of Aspen Institute Romania

 

14:30 – 16:00  Session III: Metropolis 4.0: Urban Anchor Projects and Policies 

Keynote addresses:    

Adrian Curaj, Minister of National Education and Scientific Research

Patriciu Achimaș-Cadariu, Minister of Health

Panelists:

Mircea Enache, President, Center of Excellence in Planning (CEP)

Andrea di LaurenzioDirector of Fuksas Shenzhen Office

Andreea Șișman, Counsel, Clifford Chance Badea

Venera Vlad, Senior Banker, Municipal and Environmental Infrastructure, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Marcel Ionescu-Heroiu, Senior Urban Development Specialist, The World Bank

Răzvan Iorgu, General Manager, CBRE

Moderator:  Cristian Pantazi, Editor-in-Chief, HotNews.ro

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