Topics & Agenda

A one-day of stimulating, interactive discussion and debate, with a practical focus on business issues in the broader context of large-scale, global trends.  

3 sessions:

  1. Top business leaders will share their insights and experiences. The invited speakers are experts with an extensive experience in the field of innovation
  2. Aspen Institute Romania organizes the discussion panel: “Raising the Bar for Romanian Innovation: Creating the Investment Space & Skills Set for a High-Growth Sector”.

    Part of Aspen Institute Romania Technology, Information and Society Program, this panel aims to explore policy options for creating the conditions that stimulate research and innovation in Romania. It will try to answer questions such as: What mix of measures is needed in order to create an innovation-friendly environment where it is easy to turn great ideas into products and services? How to create the conditions for a transition from an efficiency-driven economy to an innovation-driven stage?

  3. Keynote speaker Stephen Shapiro’s inspiring speech.

Agenda

08:00  - 09:00    Registration

         09:00 - 10:30    Session 1

  • 09:00 – 09:10 Nils Berger – CEO, EK Automation
  • 09:10 – 09:20 Andrew Auerbach – CEO, Auerbach Group
  • 09:20 – 09:30 Daniela Lulache – CEO, Nuclearelectrica
  • 09:30 – 09:40 Dan Zamonea – General Director, Roche Romania
  • 09:40 – 09:50 Nicolae Dănilă – Board Member, BNR
  • 09:50 – 10:00 Dr. Joerg Fabri – CEO, allocate International

10:00 - 10:30   Q&A session

10:30 - 11:00   Coffee break

       11:00 - 12:30   Session 2Aspen Institute Romania panel

Moderator: Irina Anghel-Enescu, Managing Director, South Eastern European Private Equity and VC Association (SEEPEA)

  • Adrian Curaj - General Director, The Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding
  • Jihad Haidar - Managing Director, Infineon Technologies
  • Prof. Dr. Nicolae - Victor Zamfir - Project Director, ELI-Nuclear Physics in Romania
  • Teddy Dumitrescu – CEO & Chairman, Publicis Groupe Romania

12:30 - 13:30    Lunch

13:30 - 16:00    Stephen Shapiro’s inspiring speech

16:00 - 17:00    Networking

Event hosted by Cristian Leonte, PRO TV journalist

 

Event Partners

  • link

  • quest
  • cariere
  • Aspen Romania
  • msmm
  • amcham
  • ager
  • b24
  • forb
  • bdc
  • biz
  • br
  • hr
  • capital
  • iq
  • me
  • rl
  • sm
  • wall
  • ziare
  • pharma
  • intlife