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THE OPENING CEREMONY
The Opening Ceremony Session will take place on Sunday, June 10th, 2018,
15.00-17.00 h and will focus on:
„Central and Eastern Europe in the New Era of Energy Transition: Challenges, Investment Opportunity and Technological Innovations”

Organizers: WEC/RNC and E-Distributie

Moderator
Iulian Iancu, Chairman, WEC/Romanian National Committee

Speakers:
Anton ANTON, Ministry of Energy
Einari KISEL, Regional Manager for Europe, World Energy Council
Adrian BADEA, President, Academy of Romanian Scientists
Ana Birchall, Vice Prime Minister, Romanian Government
Dănuț ANDRUȘCĂ, Minister, Ministry of Economy, Romania
Grațiela Leocadia GAVRILESCU, Minister, Ministry of Environment, Romania (Tbc)
Paula Pîrvănescu, Secretary of State, Ministry of Business Environment, Commerce and Entrepreneurship
Dumitru Chiriţă
, President, ANRE
Gigi Dragomir, President, ANRM
Mihnea Craciun
, Deputy Director, Romania, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Martin ZMELIK, Country Manager CEZ Group in Romania, CEO and President of the Management Board of CEZ Romania
Adrian Constantin RUSU, Directorate President, TRANSELECTRICA
Dan Cătălin STANCU, Director General ELECTRICA
Frank HAJDINJAK, Director General E.ON Romania
Eric STAB, President & CEO, ENGIE Romania
Georgios STASSIS, Country Manager ENEL Romania
Corneliu BODEA, President, Romanian Energy Center (CRE)
Corin Emil Cindrea, Director General, ROMGAZ
Constantin Gheorghe, President, Regulatory Competent for Offshore Oil Operation at the Black Sea (ACROPO)
Nataliya Zaiser, Executive Secretary, WEC Russia
Marius Horia ŢUŢUIANU, Chairman, Constanta County Council

REGIONAL ENERGY DAY:
The World Energy Grand Transition. Disruption Trends, Environment Challenges, Security Requirements

This major event will be organized on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018, 8.30-12.30 h.

Organizers: WEC/RNC and ROMELECTRO

Moderators/ Moderatori:
Session I
Iulian Iancu, WEC/RNC Chairman
Prof. Gianfranco Chicco, Politecnico di Torino and Ensiel Consortium, Italy

Session II
Einari Kisel, WEC Regional Manager for Europe
Viorel Gafița
, Romelectro President

Keynote Speakers
Magdalena-Andreea Străchinescu-Olteanu
, Head of Unit, New energy technologies, innovation and clean coal, DG Energy, European Commission
Alessandro Clerici, Senior Corporate Advisor, CESI, Italy

Speakers:
Cristian Secoşan, General Manager, ROMELECTRO
Carmen Neagu, Director General, ENERGOBIT
Harald Reisinger, Managing Director, RadarServices - IT Cyber Security Managed Service
Corina Popescu, Director General, SFDEE Muntenia Nord
Andrei Berechet, Business Development Director, ADREM
Mircea Bogza, Partner, Assurance Services, PwC Romania

Alexandru Valeriu Binig, Partner, Advisory, Ernst & Young SRL
Ionut Purica, Energy Expert, Romanian Academy
Claudiu Butacu, FEL Romania, energiaTa

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES (KA)

The purpose of the Keynote Addresses is to introduce the main areas for discussion about „Central and Eastern Europe in the New Era of Energy Transition: Challenges, Investment Opportunity and Technological Innovations”, giving Forum participants an overall perspective on the thematic content and issues of the discussion sessions and the whole Forum. Keynote Addresses will set the scene for the Forum sessions and must provide a major attraction for delegates.

KA1: Financing Resilient Energy Infrastructure: Challenges and Solutions
Date: Monday, 11.06.2018, 8.30-10.00 h and 10.30-12.30 h;

Organizers: WEC/RNC and
CNTEE TRANSELECTRICA

Moderators:

Prof. Virgil Musatescu, Counselor, WEC/Romanian National Committee
Doru Visan, Secretary of State, Ministry of Energy
Andreea Georgiana Florea, Directorate Member, CNTEE Transelectrica

Session I:
Elena Popescu, Director General, Ministry of Energy
Representative of Romanian Academy
Alexandru  Sandulescu, EU High-Level Adviser on Energy Policy, Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure, Republic of Moldova
Maria Mânicuţă, Director General, ANRE
Alexandru Valeriu Binig, Partner, Advisory, Ernst & Young SRL

Session II:
Prof. Emeritus Mircea Eremia, University „Politehnica” of Bucharest
Bogdan Belciu, Partner, Management Consulting, PwC Romania
Adrian Şuţa, Director, CNTEE TRANSELECTRICA
Livioara Sujdea, Chief Distribution Officer, ELECTRICA
Ramona Kurko, Head of Energy & Utilities, Corporate Banking, Romanian Trading Bank (BCR)
Mihnea Craciun, Deputy Director, Romania, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

KA2: Renewable Electricity System Integration: Development of Energy Markets in Europe. Covering energy Needs in the Context of Markets Interconnection
Date: Thursday, 14.06.2018, 8.30-10.00 h and 10.30-12.30 h;

Organizers: WEC/RNC and
OPCOM. Partner ICPE-CA

Moderators:
Cristina Setran, Programme Director, OPCOM
Doina Ilisiu, Manager, CNTEE TRANSELECTRICA
Nicolae Golovanov
, Professor University Politehnica of Bucharest, WEC/RNC Counselor
Sergiu Nicolaie, Director General, ICPE CA

Session I:
Iuliana Pandele, Term and Certificates Trades Division, OPCOM
Otilia Marin, Director General ANRE
Doina Ilisiu, Manager, CNTEE TRANSELECTRICA
Catalin Dragostin
, Executive Manager, Energy-Serv
Florentina Bunea
, ICPE CA

Session II:
Daniela Cristea, Term and Certificates Trades Division, OPCOM
Georgeta Ion, Energy Trades and Settlement Division, OPCOM
Doina Vornicu, Operation Director & Directorate Member, CEZ Romania
Ion Murgescu, ICPE CA

World Energy Trilemma: Energy Trilemma. The Development of the Distributed Energy Sources Policy
Date: Wednesday, 13.06.2018, 8.30-10.00 h and 10.30-12.30 h;

Organizers: WEC/RNC and ANRE

Moderators:
Gheorghe Indre, Counselor, WEC/Romanian National Committee
Viorel Alicus, Director General, ANRE (Tbc)
Elena Popescu, Director General, Ministry of Energy

Session I:
Gheorghe Indre, Counselor, WEC/Romanian National Committee
Sorin Petre, Partner, Advisory Services, PwC Romania  
Adrian Borotea, Executive Director, RWEA
Prof. Nicolae Olariu, Chairman, Sun E   

Session II:
Prof. Gheorghe Zaman, Director, Institute of National Economy, Romanian Academy  
Silvia Vlasceanu, Executive Director, Federation of Associations of Energy Utility Companies (ACUE)
Alexandru Valeriu Binig, Partner, Advisory, Ernst & Young SRL
Ion Dumitru, Director, ANRE  

ROUND TABLES at FORUM LEVEL (RTF)

Leading figures in the energy industry and related fields will discuss key issues confronting the energy industry and outline their views on possible approaches in these issues. The delegates will have the opportunity to present their views in the following Round Tables at Forum level:

RTF1: World Energy Scenarios: E-Mobility: An optimization of solutions for Energy, Transport and Environment
Date: Monday, 11.06.2018, 14.00-15.30 h and 16.00-18.00 h;

Organizers: WEC/RNC and ELECTRICA

Moderators:
Calin Vilt, Counselor, WEC/Romanian National Committee
Einari Kisel, WEC Regional Manager for Europe

Session I:
Mihai Păun, Vice-President, Romanian Energy Center (CRE)
Corina Popescu, Director General, SFDEE Muntenia Nord
Ion Dobrescu, Directorate President, Distributie Oltenia
Sorin Elisei, Senior Consultant, Deloitte Romania
Mihai Ioanitescu, Marketing Strategy, Product Development & Portfolio Director, ELECTRICA
Cezar Dumitrescu, e-mobility Senior Project Manager, E.ON Servicii Tehnice

Session II:
Prof. Gianfranco Chicco, Politecnico di Torino and Ensiel Consortium, Italy
Dorin Dumitrescu, Chairman, ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) Romania
Marius Tudor, Secretary General APIA (Automotive Manufacturers and Importers Association)
Cornel Brezuică, President of Environment Fund Administration (Administratia Fondului pentru Mediu) (Tbc)
Dumitru Federenciuc, Smart Grid Expert  

RTF2: World Energy Resources: Management of Primary Energy Resources. Current Challenges
Date: Tuesday, 12.06.2018, 14.00-15.30 h and 16.00-18.00 h;

Organizers: WEC/RNC and ANRM

Moderators:
Alexandru Pătruţi, Counselor, WEC/Romanian National Committee
Doru Vişan, Secretary of State, Ministry of Energy
Sorin Gal, Director General ANRM

Session I:
Răzvan Rădulescu
, Head of Dept., Oil and Gas General Division, Ministry of Energy
Elena V. Nekhaev, Director, Generation Performance Management (GPM)
Sorin Gal, Director General ANRM
Ashutosh Shastri, Director Enerstrat, United Kingdom
Klaus Hammes, Chief Economist, Swedish Energy Agency

Session II:
Saniya Melnicenco
, Vice-President ROPEPCA (Romanian Petroleum Exploration and Production Companies Association)
Representative of Romanian Black Sea Titleholders Association (RBSTA) (Tbc)
Sorinel Boza, Directorate President, Oltenia Energy Complex  
Sorin Mihai Radu, Rector, University of Petrosani
Adrian Borotea, Executive Director, RWEA
Constantin Gheorghe, President, Regulatory Competent for Offshore Oil Operation at the Black Sea (ACROPO) (Tbc)
Daniel Vlăsceanu, Partner, Vlasceanu, Ene & Partners

RTF3: Developments in Energy Transport (oil and gas). Cooperation within the Region
Date: Wednesday, 13.06.2018, 14.00-15.30 h and 16.00-18.00 h;

Organizers: WEC/RNC and SNTGN TRANSGAZ

Moderators:
Niculae Napoleon Antonescu, Honorary Rector Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti / WEC/RNC Counselor
Niculae Havrileţ, Counselot to the Minister of Energy, Ministry of Energy
Ion Sterian, Director General, TRANSGAZ Medias
Andrew Costin, President Petroleum Club of Romania

Session I:
Cornel Zeveleanu, Director General, Ministry of Energy
Gigi Dragomir, President, Romanian Agency for Mineral Resources
Călin Chirteş, Head of Department, Distrigaz Sud Retele
Ion Sterian, Director General TRANSGAZ Medias
Eugenia Gusilov, Director and Founder Romania Energy Center (ROEC)
Corin Emil Cindrea, Director General ROMGAZ

Session II:
Mihail Minescu, Prorector, Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti
Dan-Silviu Baciu, Director General, CONPET Ploiesti
Frank Hajdinjak, Director General E.ON Romania  (Tbc)
Daniel Vlăsceanu, Partner, Vlasceanu, Ene & Partners

RTF4: Technical, Economic and Environmental Performance of Generating Plant
Date: Thursday, 14.06.2018, 10.00-13.00 h;

Organizer: WEC/RNC

Moderators:
Ovidiu Tutuianu, Counselor, WEC/Romanian National
Doru Visan, Secretary of State, Ministry of Energy
Elena V. Nekhaev, Director, Generation Performance Management (GPM)

Session I:
Elena V. Nekhaev, Director, Generation Performance Management (GPM)
Dale Probasco, Managing Director, Global Generation Services, Energy, Navigant, USA
Ashutosh Shastri, Director Enerstrat, United Kingdom
Saravana Bhavan Balakrishnan, Chief Engineer, Thorne International Boiler Services Ltd.
Jurgen Aydt, VGB Senior Manager

Session II:
Constantin Ioanitescu, Personal Counselor to Secretary of State Mr. Doru Vişan, Ministry of Energy
Dan Popescu,
Head of Power Plants Operation, OMV Petrom
Ionel Ilie, Director, Oltenia Energy Complex
Gheorghe Țucu, Managing Director, VALEG CREATIVE SOLUTIONS

WORKSHOPS AT FORUM LEVEL (WF)

WF1: Human Resources and Work Safety in Energy Systems
Date: Monday, 11.06.2018, 14.00-15.30 h and 16.00-18.00 h;

Organizers: WEC/RNC, Deloitte Romania and University Politehnica of Bucharest

Moderator:
George Darie, Prorector, University Politehnica of Bucharest

Speakers:
Silvia Vlasceanu, Executive Director, Federation of Associations of Energy Utility Companies (ACUE)
Corina Popescu, Director General, SFDEE Muntenia Nord
Razvan Nicolescu, Executive Lead Advisor, Deloitte
Prof. Horia Necula, Dean, Faculty of Power Engineering, Universityn Politehnica of Bucharest
Representative of National Qualification Authority  
Ciprian Dragomir, Sef Serviciu, HR – Serviciul Relatii Sociale, CEZ
Luiza Banyai, HR Development Manager, ENEL
Carmen Dragomir, Consultant Management, Departamentul Training&Managementul Partenerilor, ELECTRICA

WF2: Energy Efficiency - a straight path towards energy sustainability
Date: Tuesday, 12.06.2018, 14.00-15.30 h and 16.00-18.00 h;

Moderators:
Vasile Rugină, Counselor, WEC/Romanian National Committee
Viorel Alicuş, Director General, ANRE

Organizers: WEC/RNC, ENERGOBIT, ANRE

Session I:
Viorel Alicuş, Director General, ANRE
Vasile Rugină, Counselor, WEC/RNC
Carmen Neagu, Director General, ENERGOBIT
Prof. Emilia-Cerna Mladin, President, Romanian Association of Energy Auditors for Buildings
Prof. Roxana Pătraşcu, University Politehnica of Bucharest  

Session II:
Catalin Zamfir, Director, Research Institute for Quality of Life, Romanian Academy
Jachym Vohryzek, Advanced Solutions Sales Manager Central Europe, Honeywell
Gheorghe Dobra, Director General, ALRO Slatina
Camelia Raţă, Executive Director Executiv, Energy-Cities Romania Association
Oana Dumitru, FEL Romania, EFdeN  

WF3: Financing Sustainable Energy Development
Date: Wednesday, 13.06.2018, 14.00-15.30 h and 16.00-18.00 h;

Organizer: WEC/RNC


Moderator:
Ionut Purica, Energy Expert, Romanian Academy and WEC/RNC Counselor

Keynote Speaker:
Magdalena-Andreea STRACHINESCU-OLTEANU, Head of Unit DG Energy, Unit C.2 - New energy technologies, innovation and clean coal, European Commission

Session I:
Radu Dorcioman, Advisor to the DCEO, Otp Bank Romania
Prof. Angheluţă Vădineanu, University of Bucharest
Representative of German Energy Agency DENA
Robert Ghelasi
, Managing Partner, Energue Finanzierung und Kapital

Session II: 16.00-18.00
Mark Velody, Project Manager, EU-EBRD EEFF and ROSEFF - Tractebel Engineering
Ilie Turcu, Project Manager RATEN-ICN Pitesti – Institute for Nuclear Research
Zhou Zhan, Regional Country Manager, Kerui Petroleum, China
Sorin Dinu, Economic Analyst, Institute for Economic Forecasting, Romanian Academy

Closing Ceremony

Date: Thursday, 14.06.2018, 14.00-15.00 h


On the final of the Forum, the key findings of the Forum will be discussed and possible courses of action for the energy industry identified. Conclusions and recommendations will be presented to the Forum.
The Message of the Forum - Conclusions and Recommendations
FOREN 2018 PAPER AWARDS

Organizers: WEC/RNC and ROMGAZ

 
 
 
 
 
   
   
   

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