Join us at the second annual edition of the most important event in Romania dedicated to energy efficiency and sustainable energy program development!
The oportunities and challenges of implementing energy efficiency programs as the next step in Romania’s energy strategy will be debated in the largest conference dedicated to this sector in Romania, the Romanian Energy Efficiency Forum 2015, organised by the Romanian Association for Promoting Energy Efficiency and GOVNET Conferences.
The Romanian Energy Efficiency Forum 2015 is a perfect networking platform that will create new ventures and investment opportunities in the area of sustainable and energy efficient program development in a crucial moment for the implementation of the 2012/27/EU Directive to Energy Efficiency.
The Forum speakers will provide the latest information to help your company adapt and comply to the Directive requirements - it will also involve you in the debate that shapes the future directions of Romania's energy markets and energy services development.
The event is created to generate business ventures and present the investment opportunities in Romania's energy efficiency programs as well as to connect government representatives and regulatory authorities with private companies.
Romanian Energy Efficiency Forum 2015 - October 8, 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 149 € + VAT/ 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.
|08:30 - 09:00||
Delegates Registration and Wellcome Coffee
|09:00 - 10:30||
Romanian policy and legislation related to the Energy Efficiency 2012/27 EU Directive
Section moderated by: Silvia Vlasceanu, General Manager Association of Energy Utility Companies
|10:30 - 11:00||
Networking Coffee break
|11:00 - 12:30||
Technologies and solutions for the implementation of Energy Efficiency programs
- Andrei Berechet, General Director Adrem Automation
Presentation title: Mega trends in energy efficiency
|12:30 - 14:00||
The Romanian Industrial Sector - local market aspects
|14:00 - 15:00||
The Romanian Energy Efficiency Forum 2015 networking lunch will be the perfect opportunity to exchange views and strenghten future business ties with the sector representatives.
Mr. Gerard Verdebout is the President of Romanian Association for Promoting Energy Efficiency. He is also Innovation and Development Director for Veolia Energie Romania, which he joined in May 2012. Previously he worked for Dalkia in Portugal and Chile.
Gheorghe Dobra, Phd, Executive MBA, graduated from the Bucharest Polytechnic Institute. He joined Alro in 1984 and has held various engineering and executive positions since. Mr. Dobra is currently the CEO and member of the Board of Directors of the smelter.
Starting June 2014, Bogdan Balaci joined Philips Lighting as the new general manager for South-East Europe. His main objectives are to develop the business strategically and operationally, including strengthening the company's position as the industry leader in innovative lighting solutions. He is based in Romania and has over 15 years’ management experience in the IT market.
Dae Rak SON helds the position of CEO at Doosan IMGB S.A. He graduated the Faculty of Metallurgical Engineering from Jeon-Buk National University in South Korea. From 1986, he works in Doosan Heavy Ind. Ltd. (South Korea), in production, engineering and administration; from 2011 works in Doosan IMGB and as CEO from 2014; international experience in casting & forging (Germany, Italy, Japan, China, Russia).
Costel CÎRSTEA is Energy Manager of Doosan IMGB S.A. Bucharest. He graduated “Politehnica” University, Bucharest; master studies in energy efficiency, energy management, energy audit; PhD courses in Energy (ongoing); member of CNR-CME, IRE, APER. Experience in energy domain: exploit & maintenance (Doosan IMGB S.A. - from 2005), engineering & consultancy (Tractebel Engineering), R&D (ICEMENERG S.A. Bucharest).
Daniel Radut has a career of over 10 years in management, most of them within CEZ Group in Romania. After leading the optimization of important internal processes and coordinating the project activity and operational production units from renewable sources in Romania CEZ's portfolio, Daniel Radut is now responsible for the strategy and the implementation of energy efficiency projects of the Group. With a doctorate in the World Economy and excellent results recorded in its management activity, Daniel Radut heads the Energy Services within CEZ Romania, the recent department of the group but also the proof of the major potential that top management associates efficiency activities energy.
Bruno Ribo is the Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal Galati, appointed in this position since February 2012. He is an engineer with a degree from Ecole Nationale Superieure de Mines de Paris, France. Mr. Ribo's previous professional carreer include the position of Progress Engineer at Mardyck – USINOR, Head of Pickling Lines and Utilities departements and Customer Technical Service for automotive industry, Madrid,Spain, General Director Galva Unit Solmed - Sagunto, Spain, Chief Operations Officer, Borcelik joint venture, Head of Project Management Office - Mining Projects Africa and C.T.O. ArcelorMittal Galati and Flat Carbon Europe, South East Business Division, Member of the Management Committee.
Mădălin Apostol is Manager of Special Projects, a unit of the Corporate Public and Regulatory Affairs. He is responsible for corporate Energy Efficiency programs, but also deals with public affairs issues for Refining and Marketing. With an academic background in Economics, Mădălin worked in telecom before joining OMV Petrom.
Roxana Sunica is in charge of developing and implementing the strategy and the marketing plan for the first organization authorized for collecting and recycling waste lamps in Romania . She also elaborated and implemented awareness campaigns - e.g.: “Marea Debarasare”, “Ziua Verde 2008”, www.omuletiiverzi.ro, www.coltverde.ro
Mr. Maricel Popa is State Secretary in the Ministry of Economy, Commerce and Tourism since 2014. Previously he was State Secretery in the Department for Energy between 2013 and 2014.
Mr. Gagliardi had his university degree in 1990 at Pisa University in Industrial Chemistry. He started to work with Mobil in 1991 and entered in Exxonmobil after the merge in 2001. Mr.Gagliardi covered different positions in Lubricant, Basestock and Asphalt and Fuel departments. In lubricant he covered position in Lubricant Technical Support in Italy, Product development and Field Engineering Support.
Oana Dicu, currently Climate Change and Institutional Affairs Manager of Holcim (Romania), holds a degree in Chemistry, a Masters degree in "Quality of Environment" and an MBA in International Business. She joined Holcim (Romania) 14 years ago and focused on environmental protection, waste management, climate change and energy efficiency related to cement, concrete and aggregates. She is actively involved in the process of development, transposing and implementing of the European legislation, supporting the Romanian authorities as a cement industry expert and representing the Romanian cement industry within the European cement industry association (Cembureau) for the issues of climate change, energy, resources and Best Available Technologies and processes.
Mr. Gabriel Istoc is one of the owners and General Manager of the B-Team Consult and Services SRL. The company acts in the industrial services through B-Team Corrosion Protection and energy industry through B-Team Energy and Environment which promotes the benefits of CHP, adsorption systems and biomass gasification technologies. Mr. Istoc is assisting young entrepreneurs in making their businesses grow and succed, being an active member of the European Insitute of Business Networking and Romanian Business Leaders Foundation. He acts as well in social area at international level, being an alumni of BMW Foundation.
Mr. Homor is the general manager of Metrorex since 2015. Previously he occupied the position of Investment and public acquisition manager within the same company.
Todi Pruteanu is passionate about people and technology and is strongly motivated by the impact of what he does. He is currently Business Development Manager at Microsoft Romania. His business development role at Microsoft Romania is to create value for business customers and opportunities for enterprise partners in the mobile-first, cloud-first world. Todi’s previous roles at Microsoft have covered evangelism, business development and marketing responsibilities. Since 2012, he is also the Vice President of ANIS, responsible for the domestic market.
Razvan Todor holds the position of Business Development Manager for Adrem Invest & Adrem Automation. He graduated Transylvania University of Brasov and has earned a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. His main objective is to develop the strategic direction of energy efficiency for municipalities.
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.
B-Team Energy and Environment represents one of the B-Team Consult and Services group’s division and has a full range of specialized high efficiency cogeneration services and equipment on natural gas, biogas, syngas; steam turbines and biomass plants, ensuring depending on the priorities of the specific equipment up to management of the entire project. Our activity focuses on getting high efficiency energy from renewable sources and intends to bring significant returns for investors and energy savings, as well as innovative management of natural resources for the future.
OMV Petrom is the largest integrated oil and gas group in South-Eastern Europe, with activities in the business segments of Upstream, Downstream Gas and Downstream Oil. With an annual oil and gas production of approximately 65 mn boe in 2015, the group is the main crude oil producer in Romania and supplies around half of the internal gas production. OMV Petrom processes crude in the Petrobrazi refinery, near Ploiesti, with a refining capacity of 4.5 mn tons/year. Petrobrazi refinery underwent a EUR 600 mn modernization program between 2010 – 2014. The Group also operates an 860 MW high efficiency power plant and a 45 MW wind park. OMV Petrom is present on the oil products retail markets in Romania and neighboring countries through approximately 800 filling stations as of end of 2015, operated under two brands, Petrom and OMV.
Adrem Automation entered the automation market in 1999 as a new division of the company Adrem Invest, under the name of SCADA & Automation Division. After a recent process of transformation Adrem Automation became an independent company being part of the newly created ABBC Group BV, continuing its business activity developed in over 15 years’ experience. We provide complete advanced engineering services and solutions in energy efficiency, following six business lines: Decrease in technical and commercial losses; Intelligent and predictable energy consumption; Efficiency through process optimization; Efficient and sustainable production; Information, transparency and social involvement; Operation Safety.
For more than 100 years, Mobil products have led lubrication technology throughout the world. Mobil™ Industrial Lubricants meet the changing demands of machines and industry and are backed by a global team who bring ingenuity, expertise, and forward-thinking solutions to help businesses get the most from their equipment. This innovation continues today with new advances in energy efficient products — creating lubricants that not only keep machines at top performance, but ones that help improve energy output and reduce carbon emissions at the same time. As authorized importer and distributor of Mobil products for Romanian, Hungarian and Slovakian markets, Lubexpert Romania is fully committed in sustaining and promoting ExxonMobil’s global policy on energy efficiency.
Microsoft is the world’s leading platforms and solutions provider for a mobile-first, cloud-first world. Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the pla net to achieve more. It is our strong belief that we can contribute significantly to this ambitious aim by creating more personal computing, building the intelligent cloud platform and reinventing productivity and business processes.
Producing over 200,000 metric tonnes of primary aluminium, Alro is the largest aluminium smelter in Central and Eastern Europe (excluding CIS). Alro is one of Romania’s largest companies with an important contribution to the local and national economic development. The company is part of the 7th largest aluminium producer worldwide, Vimetco NV, which has operations in Romania, China and Sierra Leone. Alro's shares are traded on the Bucharest Stock Exchange.
Axpo Energy Romania was established in 2003 to trade and supply power and natural gas on the Romanian market. Since 2009, the company has also been involved in carbon emission certificates trading. Adding bankable off-take agreements for wind and photovoltaic farms, along with corresponding balancing management services, the business has been successfully developing beyond classic wholesale trading.
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.
The Romanian Association for Promotion of Energy Efficiency (ARPEE) is a legal entity that has as a purpose to promote, develop and sustain the activities in the field of energy efficiency in Romania. As founding members ARPEE has nine Romanian private legal entities: ABB, Alstom Power, Dalkia, Elcomex, EnergoBit, GDF Suez Energy, Lafarge, Petrom, PwC.
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.
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.
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.
Recolamp Association commits to take over from the lamp producers in Romania their responsibility regarding the management of waste generated by the products delivered on the market and also to create a background to recycle it in safety conditions for the environment and for human health.
In order to decrease pollution, Recolamp association commits to carry its activity efficiently and responsibly towards the environment. Moreover, all its efforts of envisage the collection and the recycling in compliance with the regulations of the European legislation, by making people aware of the necessity to adopt a friendly behavior towards the environment.
CNRI - Romanian National Lighting Committee is the national committee of International Commission on Lighting. CNRI aim is to promote lighting, support cooperation and exchange of information The committee is involved in longlife learning programs and since 2013 has introduced a new profession - lighting specialist. CNRI was founded in 1957.
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.
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
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.
ESCOROM is a non-profit, apolitical organization that aims to contributing to the achievement of national policy and strategy objectives in energy efficiency and active and constructive support for implementation and enforcement of existing legislation in Romania to the European Union in the field of efficiency energy and foremost, the provisions relating to Energy Service Companies (ESCOs). ESCOROM aims to facilitate the ESCO market definition, standardization, quality level, dissemination and proper information, lobby, specific proposals for legislative clarification in order to contribute to the improvement of trade and services provided to members to potential clients.
TERRA Mileniul III Foundation is an environmental protection organization that develops ecological projects at national and international level, in the fields of energy, transport and climate change. Climate change is the main area of our activities and interest. We make efforts to improve public policies and to help people adapt to climate change effects. TERRA III’s activities focus on the shift from fossil fuels and nuclear energy to energy efficiency and the use of renewable sources of energy; from unsustainable consumption and products to new technologies and environmentally friendly products. Since 1998, TERRA III has developed over 100 projects focused on energy, transport, public policies (public participation, environment legislation monitoring, advocacy) and education.
The Romanian Association for Lighting (ARI) is a private legal entity, independent, apolitical, non-governmental, non-profit. A.R.I. is a nationally representative structure in the field of professional lighting, uniting entities active in the lighting industry in Romania.
The Romanian Energy Efficiency Forum 2015 will be organized at the InterContinental Hotel in Bucharest.
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