Speakers Edition IV

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24 May 2021

Official Opening

* Confirmed speakers that already provided a photo

Anca Dana

Anca Dana Dragu,
President of the Romanian Senate

Diana Loreta

Dr. Diana-Loreta Păun,
Presidential Adviser -
Department of Public Health

Marian Jean

Marian Jean Marinescu,
Member of the
European Parliament

Cristian Busoi

Cristian Buşoi,
Member of the
European Parliament

Dragoş Pîslaru,

Dragoş Pîslaru,
Member of the
European Parliament

Iuliu Winkler,

Iuliu Winkler,
Member of the
European Parliament

Janusz Wojciechowski,

Janusz Wojciechowski,
European Commissioner for Agriculture

Virginijus Sinkevicius

Virginijus Sinkevičius,
European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries

Andreas

Andreas Schleicher,
Director
Education and Skills OECD

Nicoleta Pauliuc,

Nicoleta Pauliuc,
Chair Senate Committee
for Defence, Public Order and National Security

David Muniz,

David Muniz,
Chargé d’Affaires a.i.
The U.S. Embassy in Romania

Antal Lóránt,

Antal Lóránt,
Member of the
Romanian Parliament

Sebastian

Sebastian Burduja,
Member of the
Romanian Parliament

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Bogdan Aurescu,
Minister of
Foreign Affairs

Nicolae Ciucă,

Nicolae Ciucă,
Minister of
National Defence

Virgil Popescu

Virgil Popescu,
Minister of
Energy

Nechita Adrian

Nechita-Adrian Oros,
Minister of
Agriculture and Rural Development

Barna Tánczos,

Barna Tánczos,
Minister of
Environment, Water and Forests

Prof. Univ. Dr. Sorin Cimpeanu

Prof. Univ. Dr.
Sorin Cîmpeanu,
Minister of
Education

Ciprian Teleman,

Ciprian Teleman,
Minister of
Research, Innovation and Digitalization

Lt. Gen. Eng. Ionel-Sorin

Lt. Gen. Eng. Ionel-Sorin Bălan,
Director of the
Special Telecommunications Service
(STS)

Laszlo Borbely

László Borbély,
State Advisor,
Coordinator of the
Department for Sustainable Development

Therese Hyden

Therese Hydén,
Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sweden to Romania

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Corina Licea,
President of the
National Institute of Administration (INA)

Adrian Curaj 1

Prof. Eng. Adrian Curaj,
General Director
UEFISCDI

Valeriu Gheorghita

Col. Dr. Valeriu Gheorghiță,
President of
CNCAV

Tudorel Andrei

Tudorel Andrei,
President of the
National Institute of Statistics

DEMOGRAPHY

The demographic decline

* Confirmed speakers that already provided a photo

Tudorel Andrei

Tudorel Andrei,
President of the
National Institute of Statistics

Dragos Pislaru

Dragoş Pîslaru,
Member of the
European Parliament

Laszlo Borbely

László Borbély,
State Advisor, Coordinator of the Department for Sustainable Development

Marian Preda

Prof. Marian Preda,
PhD, MBA, MA,
Rector
University of Bucharest

Dumitru Sandu

Dumitru Sandu,
Professor Emeritus
Faculty of Sociology and Social Work - University of Bucharest

Athanasios C.

Athanasios C. Thanopoulos,
President of the
Hellenic Statistical Authority

Oleg Cara

Oleg Cara,
General Director,
National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova

Mihai Horga

Mihai Horga,
President of the
East European Institute for Reproductive Health

Anca Elena

Anca Elena Ștefan,
Manager
”Ana Aslan” National Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics

Andoria Ioniță

Andoria Ioniță,
Manager
Director,
Directorate for Demographic Studies, Projections and Population

Dragoş

Dragoş C.-L. Preda,
CEO
National Radiocommunication Company, Former State Secretary for Telecommunication

Alexandra Maier

Alexandra Maier,
Senior Corporate
Social Responsibility Specialist
ING Bank România

Iulian Stănescu

Iulian Stănescu,
Senior researcher (II)
Research Institute for
Quality of Life, Romanian Academy

Marin Burcea

Prof. Marin Burcea,
PhD,
Faculty of Business and Administration University of Bucharest

Moderator:

Doina Bologa

Doina Bologa,
East European Institute for Reproductive Health

EDUCATION

The future - another perspective on education and research

* Confirmed speakers that already provided a photo

Prof. Univ. Dr. Sorin Cîmpeanu,

Prof. Univ. Dr. Sorin Cîmpeanu,
Minister of
Education

Andreas

Andreas Schleicher,
Director
Education and Skills OECD

Monica-Cristina

Monica-Cristina Anisie,
Chair Senate Committee
on Education, Youth and Sports

Prof. Michael Murphy

Prof. Michael Murphy,
President
European University Association

Mihnea Costoiu,

Mihnea Costoiu,
Rector
“Politehnica” University of Bucharest

Tudorel Toader,

Prof. Univ. Dr. Tudorel Toader,
Rector
“Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi

Adrian Cioroianu,

Adrian Cioroianu,
Ambassador,
Minister of Foreign Affairs
April 2007 to April 2008

Cristian Secoșan,

Cristian Secoșan,
CEO
Siemens Romania and Moldova

Tova Ben

Tova Ben Nun-Cherbis,
Executive President and Founder of the Laude-Reut Educational Complex

Andreea Negru,

Andreea Negru,
PR Manager
CONAF

Ray Iunius,

Prof. Ray Iunius,
CEO
Winsedswiss Education Group

Jonathan Davis

Jonathan Davis,
Vice President for
External Relations Head, Raphael Recanati International School The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

Margareta

Margareta Matache,
Director
FXB Center for Health and Human Rights - Roma Program

Răzvan Pîrjol,

Răzvan Pîrjol,
Chief Business Development Officer
Winsedswiss Education Group

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Prof. Dr. Habil. Florina Pînzaru,
Dean of the
Faculty of Management SNSPA

radu ciorap

Prof. Univ. Dr. Radu Ciorap,
“Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iaşi

Jean Badea,

Jean Badea,
Head of the
IT Unit of the Bucharest School Inspectorate

Bogdan Panait,

Bogdan Panait,
Founder LexData

Constantin-

Constantin- Alexandru Manda,
Programs Coordinator at
the Romanian Academic Society

Florentina almajanu

Florentina Almăjanu,
Managing Director
CFA Society Romania

Răzvan Orășanu

Răzvan Orășanu,
President
“Ține de noi”

Moderator:

Mihaela Prună,

Mihaela Prună,
Managing Partner MediaUno

Partners:

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Efficiency & Transparency in Administration

* Confirmed speakers that already provided a photo

Allan Rosenbaum

Prof. Univ. Dr. Allan Rosenbaum,
President-elect
American Society for Public Administration

Constantin Marius

Prof. Univ. Dr. Constantin Marius Profiroiu,
Vicerector
Bucharest University of Economic Studies
(ASE)

Corina Licea,

Corina Licea,
President of the
National Institute of Administration
(INA)

Liviu Mălureanu

Liviu Mălureanu,
President of the
National Agency of Civil Servants (NACS)

Mihai Anghel

Mihai Anghel,
Mayor of
Snagov

Dorel Fronea

Dorel Fronea,
Technical Attache
World Customs Organization Former Head of National Customs Authority of Romania

Dragoş

Dragoş C.-L. Preda,
CEO
National Radiocommunication Company, Former State Secretary for Telecommunication

Margareta Chesaru

Margareta Chesaru,
Public Affairs
Manager
UiPath

Sebastian Nicolae Buși

Sebastian Nicolae Buși,
The Subprefect of
Bucharest Municipality

Bogdan Dragnea

Bogdan Dragnea,
General Manager
Municipal Company for Civil Protection and Volunteering

Brian Pike,

Brian Pike,
Advisor
AiTrao Ltd

Diana-Camelia Iancu

Conf. Univ. Dr. Diana-Camelia Iancu,
Dean of the
Faculty of Public Administration
SNSPA

Alexandru Pânișoară

Alexandru Pânișoară,
Founder and President of
Urban Planning Law Association

Alexandru Lazăr

Alexandru Lazăr,
Lawyer,
Law Professor,
Honorary Consul of Romania in the Balearic Islands

Participants:

Gheorghe Tucu,

Gheorghe Tucu,
Managing Director
Valeg Creative Solutions

Moderator:
Bogdan Panait,

Bogdan Panait,
Founder LexData

DIPLOMACY

Foreign affairs and the post-pandemic security policy

* Confirmed speakers that already provided a photo

Daniela Gîtman,

Daniela Gîtman,
State Secretary
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Cora-Minodora Stăvărescu

Cora-Minodora Stăvărescu,
President of
”Ambasador Mihnea Constantinescu” Association

Simona-Mirela miculescu

Simona-Mirela Miculescu,
Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Delegate of Romania to UNESCO

George Ciamba,

George Ciamba,
Ambassador of
Romania to the Hellenic Republic

George Gabriel

George Gabriel Bologan,
Ambassador of
Romania to the Italian Republic, Malta and San Marino

Laurence Auer,

Laurence Auer,
Ambassador of
The French Republic to Romania

Mihnea Ioan

Mihnea Ioan Motoc,
Principal Advisor
I.D.E.A. Department European Commission

Lazăr comanescu

Lazăr Comănescu,
Ambassador,
Minister of Foreign Affairs
November 2015 to January 2017

Teodor melescanu

Teodor Meleşcanu,
Ambassador,
Minister of Foreign Affairs
January 2017 to July 2019

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Habil.melania gabriela ciot

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Habil.
Melania-Gabriela Ciot,
Director of the
Doctoral School “European Paradigm” University Babes-Bolyai

Claudiu Lucaci,

Claudiu Lucaci,
PhD,
Strategic Communications Analyst

Valentin Preda

Valentin Preda,
President
The Romanian Business Exchange

Moderator:
Gabriel Micu

Gabriel Micu,
Phd

25 May 2021

ENVIRONMENT

Ideas and solutions for a greener Europe

* Confirmed speakers that already provided a photo

Marian Jean

Marian Jean Marinescu,
Member of the
European Parliament

Barna Tánczos,

Barna Tánczos,
Minister of
Environment, Water and Forests

Florin George

Florin George Gârbacea,
President of the
Romanian National Environmental Agency

László Borbély,

László Borbély,
State Advisor,
Coordinator of the Department for Sustainable Development

Octavian berceanu

Octavian Berceanu,
Commisar Chief of the
National Environmental Guard

Orieta Hulea

Dr. Orieta Hulea,
CEO
WWF Romania

Juan María López Osa

Juan María López Osa,
Secretary General of AEGA

Ioana Petrescu,

Ioana Petrescu,
Senior Fellow
Harvard Kennedy School and President “Simply Green” Association

Florin Botonogu

Florin Botonogu,
President of
Policy Center for Roma and Minorities Foundation

Mihaela frasineanu

Mihaela Frăsineanu,
Executive Director
OIREP Ambalaje Association

Margareta

Margareta Matache,
Director
FXB Center for Health and Human Rights - Roma Program

Laurenţiu ciornei

Laurenţiu Ciornei,
President
Alliance for the Forest

Ciprian paltineanu

Ciprian Păltineanu,
General Manager
INSPET SA

Marius Tudor

Marius Tudor,
Secretary General
APIA

ENERGY

Diplomacy in Energy "Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu"

Sustainable Energy - The future belongs to sustainable energy projects

* Confirmed speakers that already provided a photo

Marian Jean

Marian Jean Marinescu,
Member of the
European Parliament

Antal Lóránt,

Antal Lóránt,
Member of the
Romanian Parliament

Søren Jensen

Søren Jensen,
Ambassador of the
Kingdom of Denmark to Romania

Kristian Ruby,

Kristian Ruby,
Secretary General
Eurelectric

Bogdan Chiriţoiu,

Bogdan Chiriţoiu,
President of the
Romanian Competition Council

Dumitru Chiriţă,

Dumitru Chiriţă,
President
ANRE - Energy Regulatory Authority

Andrei Goicea

Andrei Goicea,
Policy Director
FORATOM

Alexandru floristean

Alexandru Floriştean,
Head of
Intelligence Hydrogen Europe

Corina Georgeta Popescu

Corina Georgeta Popescu,
CEO
Electrica SA

Doina Vornicu

Doina Vornicu,
COO & Board Member of
CEZ Romania

Victor grigorescu

Victor Grigorescu,
Senior Energy Expert

Cătălin Stancu,

Cătălin Stancu,
Horváth & Partners

Adrian Goicea,

Adrian Goicea,
President of the
Supervisory Board of NPG Transelectrica SA

Ştefan Gadola,

Ştefan Gadola,
General Manager
EnergoBit

Sorin Elisei,

Sorin Elisei,
Director
Deloitte Romania

Mark Beacom

Mark Beacom,
CEO
Black Sea Oil & Gas

Mihaela Coroiu,

Mihaela Coroiu,
Marketing Director
EnergoBit

Adrian Volintiru,

Adrian Volintiru,
CEO
Romanium Metal

Daniel Burlan,

Daniel Burlan,
General Manager
CE Oltenia

Valentin silvescu

Valentin Silivestru,
President – General Director
COMOTI

Marco Pezzaglia

Marco Pezzaglia,
Founder and Principal of
Energy Professionals Group

Petre Stroe,

Petre Stroe,
CEO
Enercons Efficiency

Claudiu Creţu,

Claudiu Creţu,
Special Administrator
ELCEN

Daniel Pintilie,

Daniel Pintilie,
Founder & CEO
Watto Stations

Ciprian paltineanu

Ciprian Păltineanu,
General Manager
INSPET SA

Călin Vilt,

Călin Vilt,
Honorary Scientific Advisor
CNR-CME

Dan Tudose,

Dan Tudose,
General Manager
e-acumulatori.ro

Ioan Iordache

Dr. Ioan Iordache,
Executive Director of the
Romanian Association for Hydrogen Energy

Mihai Moia

Mihai Moia,
Executive Director
ROENEF

Alexandru Bodislav

Prof. Alexandru Bodislav, phD ,
CEO
Infinitum Group

Ionut Purica

Prof. Dr. Ionuţ Purica,
Executive Director of
The Advisory Center for Energy and Environment

George Constantin

George Constantin,
Senior Consultant
Ernst & Young Energy Consulting

Participants:

Florin Frunză,

Florin Frunză,
CEO
MET Romania Energy

Giovanni

Giovanni Villabruna,
Manager
Ansaldo Nucleare Romania

Gheorghe Tucu,

Gheorghe Tucu,
Managing Director
Valeg Creative Solutions

Cristian Man,

Cristian Man,
Country Manager
P3 Digital Services

Ioan Simon,

Ioan Simon,
HR Manager
P3 Digital Services

Moderator:

Silvia Vlăsceanu,

Silvia Vlăsceanu,
Energy Expert

OIL AND GAS

Diplomacy in Energy “Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu“

Oil and Natural gas in 2050 – The energy security perspective

* Confirmed speakers that already provided a photo

James Watson,

James Watson,
General Secretary Eurogas

Zoltan Nagy-Bege

Zoltan Nagy-Bege,
Vice-President of ANRE

Aristotel Jude,

Aristotel Jude,
General Manager
SNGN Romgaz SA

Vasile Cârstea

Vasile Cârstea,
General Manager
DEPOGAZ Ploiești

Nicolae Havrileţ,

Nicolae Havrileţ,
Expert Advisor to the Minister of Energy

Ciprian paltineanu

Ciprian Păltineanu,
General Manager
INSPET SA

Ovidiu Demetrescu

Ovidiu Demetrescu,
Partner
OCD
Capital & Resource

Cristina Bădică

Cristina Bădică,
European Financing
Director
RomCapital Invest

Georgian Albu

Georgian Albu,
General Manager
Future Energy Leaders România

Moderator:

Dumitru chisalita

Dumitru Chisaliţă,
President of the Intelligent Energy Association

Partners:

RESEARCH

Romania - Top presence in the world research

* Confirmed speakers that already provided a photo

Ciprian Teleman,

Ciprian Teleman,
Minister of
Research, Innovation and Digitalization

Adrian Curaj,

Prof. Eng. Adrian Curaj,
General Director
UEFISCDI

Valentin silvescu

Valentin Silivestru,
President – General Director
COMOTI

Mihnea Costoiu,

Mihnea Costoiu,
Rector
“Politehnica” University of Bucharest

Răsvan Hristea,

Brig. Gen. Dr. Răsvan Hristea,
Commander of the National Aviation and Space Medicine Institute

Mihai Varlam

Dr. Phys. Mihai Varlam,
Managing Director and Chairman of the
Board ICSI Rm. Vâlcea