The challenges of transport and distribution of electricity will be the focus of discussions at “Access to the Grid” Conference organized by Govnet Conferences.
Representatives of the national transmission and system operator Transelectrica and of the other regional grid operators and energy suppliers will have the opportunity to present in an interactive forum for discussion, the challenges and opportunities of developing national energy system, innovations and solutions for sustainable and safe operation.
There will be presented the new directions in the development and operation of electric power transmission and distribution networks, technologies and development trends, sustainability policies, connection solutions for new sources of energy, and an overview of the current situation of the energy system.
Access to the Grid, April 23, 2015 - Hotel InterContinental Bucharest
Target group: Local and International experts from the energy industry and Romanian authorities supervising and regulating the field.
Language: English and Romanian (with simultaneous translation provided)
Registration: Conference participation fee is 98 €/ person.
The fee includes the participation in the conference sessions, coffee breaks and lunch, as well as the conference proceedings documents.
All registration fees mentioned above exclude 24% Romanian VAT.
Registration conditions: The program and the speakers are subject to change. Should the conference be cancelled due to force majeure, unavailability of the conference venue, speakers being prevented or for other good cause, the organizer reserves the right to cancel the conference. In case of cancellation all participants will be informed promptly. In this case, all registration fees will be reimbursed.
Payment: Payment can be made by bank transfer prior to the event. Please take into consideration the limited seats availability, therefore we recommend that registrations are made prior to the week of the event.
Hotel: Exclusively for you we have got a limited number of rooms available at special rates in the InterContinental Hotel Bucharest. In order to accommodate you together with the other participants, please reserve your room by no later than one week before arrival.
|09:00 - 09:30||
Delegates Registration and welcome coffee.
|09:30 - 11:00||
Strategies and policies for the operation of the electricity transmission network
|11:00 - 11:30||
Networking coffee break
|11:30 - 13:00||
Current challenges of the electric energy market – from producers to the consumer
|13:00 - 14:00||
Access to the Grid - Networking lunch
The Networking lunch will offer the perfect opportunity for high level networking in the exclusive surroundings of the InterContinental Hotel in Bucharest.
Mr. Claudiu-Sorin Dumbraveanu is Vice President at the National Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE) since 2012. Before getting to ANRE he was Manager at Electro-Alfa International. Between 2007 and 2008 he served as Project Manager for the Ministry of European Integration and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Mr. Toni TEAU was appointed in the position of Chief Executive Officer of Transelectrica SA on 11th May 2014 according to the Supervisory Board’s Decision. Previously Mr. Toni Teau held the position of Supervisory Board’s Chairman between 25.06.2013 – 10.05.2014. From April 2012 to April 2014 Mr. TEAU has held the positions of Director General and Administrator of Lasselsberger S.A. Bucharest and Sanex S.A. Cluj-Napoca. Mr. Toni TEAU graduated the University of Economic Studies, Faculty of Finance, Credit and Accounting (1987-1992) and in 2002 he got a Ph.D. in economics. Mr. TEAU holds professional titles of tax consultant, chartered accountant and financial auditor.
She started her career at IRE Botosani, company subordinated to the Industrial Plant of Electrical Networks from the Ministry of Energy; she worked as an engineer, then as Head of Investment Service and in 1991 she was the first woman technical director in the National Energetic System. Her career path was strongly related to the State sector until 2006, when she turned to the private sector, joining CEZ Group: she was Maintenance Director; she founded the Non-Technical Losses Department and became Risks Manager in Fantanele - Cogealac wind project. Between July 2009 and July 2014 she was Executive Director and Member of the Directorate in CEZ Distributie and from 1st of July 2014, she became the Chief Operating Officer of CEZ Group in Romania. The appointment of Mrs. Doina Vornicu in this position marks a milestone in the history of CEZ in Romania, given that it is the first time when the second most important strategic position in CEZ Group is occupied by a Romanian manager.
Ms. Silvia Vlasceanu is the General Director of the Romanian Energy Utilities Companies Association ACUE. She previously was counsellor in the Committee of Industry and Services within the Chamber of Deputies.
Mr. Dan Dragan is the Country Head of Repower in Romania since December 2007. Previously he was Development and portfolio manager at PetProd. He is a graduate of the Economics and Cybernetics Faculty within the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest.
The present position of Mr. Lungu is General Director of CEZ TRADE Romania. Dr. Ion Lungu was elected President of Association of Electricity Traders from Romania (AFEER) in 2006. His background includes: President of Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority - ANRE , Director General of ELECTRICA - the Electricity Distribution and Supply Company, and member in the National Electricity Company’s Board of Directors , Director of Supply Department of ELECTRICA
Mr. Dumitru Federenciuc is the technical director within the Strategy and Business Development Department of Electrica since 2012. Mr. Dumitru Federenciuc graduated from the Politehnica University “Gheorghe Asachi” Iasi (1976-1981)
Ciprian Glodeanu leads the firm's renewable energy practice group in Bucharest. He regularly advises both international and domestic developers of solar and wind farms and hydro projects on all phases to completion. In addition to his practice, Ciprian frequently lectures at international conferences on renewable and conventional energy and he is often quoted in various industry media outlets. Ciprian is also the founder and president of the Romanian Photovoltaic Industry Association which fosters a business environment for networking among local and international companies involved in the PV supply chain and regulatory authorities.
The present position of Ms. Cristina Micu is Key Account Manager CEE South at Alpiq RomIndustries a subsidiary of Alpiq Group in Romania. Dr. Cristina Micu has more than 21 years working experience in different energy bussiness fields including more than 10 years in technical energy field and +10 years in wholesale energy. From 2010 is member in Board of AFEER - The association of Electricity Suppliers in Romania.
Mihai Draghici is a Manager with the Advisory Services practice of EY in Romania. He holds a Ph. D. degree in Business Administration from the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies and Bachelor Degree in Economics from the Faculty of Commerce, The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies. Mihai has a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from the International Association for Six Sigma Certification and has the ACA certification in progress at The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Mihai has significant experience in leading performance improvement projects for major companies in Romania and he is specialized in the energy sector.
Adrian Pavelescu is the Head of Corporate Development at Tinmar-Ind, in charge with shaping and designing the corporate strategy of the group. Previously he held the position of Renewables and Real Estate Director at Tinmar.
Anca Albu is a Manager with the Advisory Services practice of EY in Romania. She holds a Master degree in Management of Banking Systems from the Faculty of Finance, Insurance, Banking and Stock Exchange, Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest and a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the Faculty of Business Administration (In Foreign Languages), Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest and a Bachelor degree in International Business and Economics from the Faculty of International Business and Economics, Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest. Anca holds a PRINCE2 Practitioner Certification, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Certification, LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt Certification and more. She is specialized in project management for IT systems implementation, business transformation, process analysis and design, data migration design and implementation with a focus on the energy sector.
Roxana is working in Bitdefender for 13 moths now. Having over 15 years expirience in IT business development in Public Sector and Power & Utilities industry, she is ensuring a good cooperation between Bitdefender and the most important Romanian public institutions, and also with important private entities that chose the number one security suite for its top notch performance. Bitdefender is the creator of one of the world's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified internet security software. The company is an industry pioneer, introducing and developing award-winning protection since 2001. Today, Bitdefender technology secures the digital experience of 500 million home and corporate users across the globe.
The Regulatory Authority for Energy ANRE is an autonomous administrative authority with legal personality, with the responsability of developing, approving and monitoring the application of the national mandatory regulations necessary for the functioning of the energy sector - electricity, heating and natural gas, ensuring efficiency, competition, transparency and consumer protection.
Transelectrica is the Romanian Transmission and System Operator (TSO) which plays a key role in the Romanian electricity market. Manages and operates the electricity transmission system and provides the electricity exchanges between the central and eastern European countries as an ENTSO-E member (European Network of Transmission and System Operators for Electricity). Transelectrica is responsible for electricity transmission, system and market operation, grid and market infrastructure development ensuring the security of the Romanian power system. It also serves as the main link between electricity supply and demand, matching all the times power generation with demand.
WEC-RNC is a founding member of the World Energy Council, from 1924. WEC-RNC mission is to promote the sustainable supply and use of energy for the benefit of all. WEC-RNC members are: important national companies, trade companies, energy producers, suppliers and distributors, national electricity and heat regulatory authorities; non-working organizations, decisions makers; governmental agenties, energy users, research and development institutes, universities etc
The Association of Electricity Suppliers in Romania is a nonprofit, independent, nongovernmental interprofessional association, whose main purpose is to define and support a common position of its members in matters related to the electricity supplying industry, as well as to represent its member electricity suppliers in front of the administration authorities and bodies with competences related to the electricity supplying industry, both in Romania and abroad, including for improving communication among social partners in approaching the matters related to the electricity supplying industry.
Romanian Photovoltaic Industry Association – RPIA was founded in March 2012 with the purpose to represent the interests of this fast growing industry, to raise its awareness and to create a proper development and networking environment for potential investors in the Romanian market. The association now gathers under its umbrella over 70 international and national companies with extensive expertise in the PV sector. As of October 2012, RPIA became a member of the most important photovoltaic association at an international level, EPIA.
The German-Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK Romania) was established in September 2002. With its almost 530 members it is the largest bilateral economic association in Romania. AHK Romania is the official representative of the German economy in Romania and plays a key role in fostering the German-Romanian economic relations. Furthermore, as a professional service provider, the AHK Romania offers a wide spectrum of services in supporting German companies to enter the Romanian market and to establish new branches in Romania. The AHK Romania sees itself also as a partner for Romanian companies interested in the German market.
Romanian Energy Center is the professional organization for Romanian energy companies - state owned and private – representing its members in both Brussels and Bucharest. It is managed and financed by its member companies, mainly the electricity companies at the present, and works to secure for them the freest and most favorable conditions for competition and progress in order to ensure development, growth and well-being in Romania.
AREL is a professional association founded in 2008 to come in support of those working in the electrical field in Romania by protecting and promoting their professional interests and activities. In order to achieve this objectives, AREL permanently develops strong relations with the Romanian authorities in the field, and with professional associations in Romania and abroad.
The ABB Group is a global leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group operates in around 100 countries, having around 140,000 employees. ABB Romania represents strength on the Romanian market of power and automation equipment. Due to its customer oriented structure, the company is in permanent contact with its customers’ needs, offering fast and easy access to the entire range of ABB’s products, services and solutions for the Power Products, Power Systems, Discrete Automation and Motion and Low Voltage Products divisions.
The company’s accomplishments include key projects for power transmission and distribution, robotics solutions (with applications for welding, painting, palletizing and handling, including preventive and reactive maintenance), Flame proof / AMD motors applications and AMI motors applications for thermo power plants, low voltage panels supplying power to various production units in the automotive and petrochemical industries, as well as the timber industry.
We are here to defend the welfare of all users, no matter the platform, the nature of the user nor the magnitude of the challenge. We will do whatever it takes to keep computer users safe from harm and help the Good prevail. Always. Bitdefender® is the most successful Romanian IT company and a leading technology player in the global software security market. The company is developing, marketing and supporting a broad range of IT security products and services for both consumer and enterprise markets in over 100 countries worldwide.
CEZ Group has been present on the Romanian market ever since 2005, when it took over the power distribution company Electrica Oltenia SA, which, after the process of transformation, supplies with electricity the following seven counties: Argeş, Dolj, Gorj, Mehedinţi, Olt, Teleorman and Vâlcea. CEZ Group’s business in Romania is represented by its 8 companies – CEZ Distribuţie, CEZ România, CEZ Vânzare, CEZ Trade, Tomis Team, MW Team Invest, Ovidiu Development and TMK Hydroenergy Power.
EY is one of the world's leading professional services firms with approximately 190,000 employees across 150 countries, and revenues of approximately $27.4 billion. In Romania EY has a team of 550 experts who provide audit, tax, transactions, and advisory services. Our offices are based in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara, Iasi and Chisinau.
Elster Electricity, with about 1.400 employees in 19 countries and 400 mUSD revenues in 2013, delivers complete end-to-end Smart Metering and Energy Management Solutions that drive energy efficiency, operational improvements and cost savings for utilities, industrial customers and consumers. Its multi utility offerings, which are interoperable by design, include distribution monitoring and control, advanced Smart Metering, demand response, networking and software solutions.
Telekom Romania is a brand belonging to Deutsche Telekom, one of the worldwide top companies, with more than 143 million mobile customers, 31 million fixed-network lines and over 17 million broadband lines (at December 31, 2013). The Group offers fixed communication services, mobile communications, Internet and IPTV to consumers and ICT solutions to business customers. We are committed to becoming the no. 1 integrated operator on the Romanian market, with a sustainable position in all segments and geographies, capitalizing on fixed-mobile synergies across the value chain in order to deliver customer excellence, with a highly efficient and focused operating model. Values represent the context in which we operate, and the goal of all Telekom employees is to put them into practice in daily work in order to achieve the company's vision.
Wolf Theiss is one of the leading law firms in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe (CEE/SEE). We have built our reputation on a combination of unrivalled local knowledge and strong international capability. We opened our first office in Vienna over 50 years ago. Our team now brings together over 325 lawyers from a diverse range of backgrounds, working in offices in 12 countries throughout the CEE/SEE region.
Between energy generation and its usage, Schneider Electric provides technology and integrated solutions to optimise energy usage in markets like energy & infrastructure, industry, data centres, buildings and residential. With a unique portfolio in electrical distribution, industrial automation, critical power & cooling, building management and security, Schneider Electric is the only global specialist in energy management and a world leader in energy efficiency.
InterContinental Bucharest is a five star hotel that provides a highclass background for conferences, receptions and other types of events. Located right in the center of Bucharest, it is within walking distance from the Old City – Bucurestiul Vechi. The main subway station and the central bus station are just across the street. There are also taxi ranks directly in front of the hotel.
Special accommodation rates and hotel reservation
Summit participants benefit from special accommodation rates. Please send your accommodation requests directly to:
Mrs. Simona Sercan – Senior Convention Sales Manager