The Romanian Environmental Compliance Conference 2016 is aimed to be a source of updates and practical know-how on environmental legislation from renowned experts and authorities, focused on key challenges and solutions to compliance aspects in this country.Romanian Environmental Compliance Conference 2016 - February 11, 2016 - Hotel InterContinental Bucharest
Target group: Local and International experts from legal departments, compliance managers, top level executives in a number of industrial sectors, oil&gas, cement, manufacturing as well as 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. Register online via the registration page on http://govnet.ro
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.
Data protection and sharing of contact details
The Conference Organizer will collect and store your personal data for the preparation and execution of the conference as well as to inform you about future projects related to your sector and line of work. Your contact data will only be passed on to partners directly involved in the conference organization process as partners for follow-up purposes.
|08:30 - 09:00||
Delegates Registration and Networking Coffee
|09:00 - 11:00||
National priorities and key policy for Environmental Compliance
|11:00 - 11:30||
Networking coffee break
|11:30 - 13:00||
Compliance in practice: implementation aspects and challenges
|13:00 - 14:00||
Business Networking Lunch
Corina Lupu holds the position of State Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Water and Forests since December 2015. Previously, she was General Manager within the National Agency for Environment Protection and before that, Chief of Service concerning the Air Quality for the City Hall of Bucharest. She has an academic background in chemistry at the University of Bucharest, as well as a legal background, holding a PhD in environment sciences from University Babes-Bloyai in Cluj Napoca.
Florin Diaconu holds the position of General Comissioner at teh Romanian Environmental Guard since 2013. Previoussly he was the General Director of the National Romanian Environment Protection Agency.
Toma Florin PETCU is the President the National Romanian Environment Protection Agency since June 2014. Previously he occupied the position of subprefect of Giurgiu county.
Roxana Ionescu heads the Environmental practice at Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen. Having built the environmental practice over the last 11 years, she specializes in complex environmental matters in M&A and privatization projects, as well as in day-to-day environmental regulatory and compliance matters in all business areas, including energy generation from conventional and renewable sources, oil and gas, manufacturing, waste management, energy and CO2 allowances trading etc. Roxana‘s advice is valued by clients for the broad understanding of commercial issues, in addition to the in-depth legal know-how and industry specifics. She is highly recommended by international legal guides as an environmental lawyer having a “strong regulatory and transactional focus covering all aspects of the practice area” (Practical Law Company).
Simona Chirica is specializing in civil, commercial and tax matters. Simona has an extensive experience in real estate transactions, domestic mergers and acquisitions, green field projects, corporate, tax and operational and fiscal leasing matters. She has been advising on a number of headline transactions in Roman, particularly in the real estate, renewable energy and retail sectors. Simona worked together with the firm’s arbitration and litigation team in several domestic and international arbitration cases in the construction industry. Simona holds a PhD in legal sciences from the University of Bucharest and is a lecturer at Bucharest’s Academy for Economic Studies.
Lazarov Obrad is the Head of Utility Department at Continental AG - Passenger and Light Truck Tires Division since 2007. He is a graduate of the Politehnics University of Timişoara, Faculty of Mechanics- Thermic Machinery and Equipments.
Nadia Ciuhat is responsible with the implementation of the Romanian legal requirements in force as well as internal standards for occupational safety, environmental protection and fire protection at Continental Automotive Products. She is a graduate of UPTimisoara, Industrial Chemical and Environmental Engineering Faculty and has a master degree for the Rubber Technology within the UPTimisoara.
Dana Afrenie has an academic background in chemistry engineering and environmental sciences and 15 years of experience in chemical processing, HSEQ management and advisory services. Prior to joining ERM, after the opening of its new office in Romania in 2007, Mrs Afrenie worked for 6 years at the Doljchim Chemical Plant, the Chemical Division of Petrom, owned by OMV. Mrs. Afrenie provides her comprehensive knowledge of HSE issues with particular focus on Romanian industries and country specifics regulatory requirements. As a Principal Consultant with ERM, Mrs. Afrenie has been extensively involved in multiple Environmental Due-Diligence Assessments, Compliance and for Health & Safety projects for clients in different industry sectors throughout Romania, such as chemical industry, oil & gas, food, manufacturing of cosmetic hair care and body care products, animal rearing, manufacturing of agrochemical products (pesticides, seed dressing and fertilizers), production & bottling of non-alcoholic refreshing beverages, automotive and metallurgical industry.
George Stoian have more than 24 years’ experience in Environment projects including ESHIA assessment and subsidiary studies, Over 100 environmental impact studies, and various research works; Environmental Permitting documentation for over 1000 oil wells; Design, engineering permitting and supervision for various bioremediation projects; project management, team coordination, liaison with competent permitting authorities, data collection and surveying, preparing and reviewing reports.
Delia Filip is the Executive Director at the Association of Romanian Manufacturers of Expanded Polystyrene(ROMEPS) since 2015. She is a graduate of the Faculty of Journalism in Bucharest and has a strong communication background in both TV and political communication area.
Mr. Mannone has more than 20 years of professional experience in environmental disciplines. He has performed +400 due diligence and compliance audits. He has led hundreds of soil and groundwater investigation projects. He has led the design and implementation of dozens of environmental management systems for a variety of multinational corporations, covering a wide range of industrial sectors including Oil & Gas, Power, Chem/Pharma, Heavy/Light Manufacturing, Real Estate.
In over 15 years of presence in Romania, Continental has invested over 370 million euro in its tire plant in Timisoara, and has created over 2300 jobs. The investments are focused on state of the art technology, environmental prtection and social resonsibility. Continental Tires has delivered more than 165 million tires to its worldwide customers. A greenfield plant equipped at the most modern standards, Continental Tires Timisoara manufactures a wide range of products, with tires ranging from 13 inches to 20 inches, VAN tires and UHP (Ultra High Performance) tires. The more than 2300 employees are trained to work on the most modern production equipments, using the most recent technologies for tire manufacturing.
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen Legal & Tax is a promoter of business law in Romania. The firm, together with its specialized tax and intellectual property divisions, has offices in Bucharest, Timişoara, Cluj-Napoca, Braşov and Craiova and offers full-service and integrated legal and tax advice to companies in Romania and abroad. NNDKP represents Romania in some of the most prestigious international professional alliances - Lex Mundi, World Services Group - and is a founding member of the South East Europe Legal Group (SEE Legal).
Schoenherr started its operations in Romania in 1996, being at the time among the first law firms offering legal services at Western quality standards. Throughout the years, Schoenherr si Asociatii has offered legal and tax solutions to problems of the most diverse types. Today, Schoeherr is one of the most experienced international firms on the Romanian market. The 50-expert team advises mainly foreign investors on the complete range of corporate and commercial legal and tax issues, with an emphasis on sophisticated corporate, finance and real estate transactional work. Schoenherr has built an impressive track record in the oil and gas retail, telecommunication, insurance, banking, pharmaceutical, construction, real estate development and IT industries.
Present on the Romanian market since 1994, Prakt Romania has based its business on professionalism, being the sole importer in Romania of some popular brands in the construction market. The main objective of the whole team was always finding of the latest solutions in terms of equipment supply. In this regard the company has divided the work since 2003 in 5 divisions, each responding to requests from a particular sector of activity: concrete machinery division, machinery and equipment, generators and automation division and the division of service and maintenance.
On the local market, AECOM is one of the leading engineering design companies offering a broad range of services from design, technical assistance and construction supervision to project and cost management. We have more than 240 people in the country. Our Romania teams form an important part of our worldwide network of technical and creative experts. Our sector experience in Romania is varied, ranging from environmental, infrastructure and energy projects, large-scale residential projects to shopping malls, logistics facilities, industrial plants, mining operations and defense facilities. We have achieved this through the combined talent of industry experts who have the ability to provide strategic thinking as well as hands-on project delivery on Engineering and Architectural Design, Technical Assistance, Construction Supervision, Feasibility Studies, Project Management and Environmental Studies and Impact Assessments.
The National Environmental Protection Agency is a specialised authority of the public central administration, subordinated to the Ministry of Environment, Water and Forestry, having competences in the implementation of environmental policies and legislation. NEPA acts to ensure a healthy environment for present and future generations, concurring with the economic development and social progress of Romania. Our mission is to protect and improve environmental quality through the implementation of legislative measures in line with the provisions of the European environmental legislation.
The Construction Materials Manufacturers Association in Romania is set to promote economic, technical and legal producers of construction materials in the country.
Romanian Chemical Producers and Distributors Association - APDCR is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in August 2013. This step was initiated due to the lack of effective representation of the chemical industry in relation to internal and external dialogue partners, which generated at least dysfunctions in the functional communication flow at the industry level. APDCR was founded with support from The European Chemical Industry Council- CEFIC in response to the pressing need for the Romanian chemical industry to be represented by a voice at national and international level.
Petroleum Employers' Association of Romania was founded in 2004 as a result of the economical impact generated by the development of this industry, leading to the emergence and development of many related fields, without which the oil industry would not be complete.
Currently, Petroleum Employers' Association of Romania is formed of many important companies from domains related to the oil industry such as: research and design, oil equipment, metallic confections, security systems and transportation.
Founded in 2004, the Romanian Manufacturers of Expanded Polystyrene (ROMEPS) is an association that supports the EPS industry. The association is acting under this name since 2011. ROMEPS aims to promote a quality standard for the polystyrene manufacturers and to ensure compliance in the market. The Romanian Manufacturers of Expanded Polystyrene currently has 13 members, of which 4 are founding members (Arcon, Austrotherm, Hirsh Porozell, Swisspor), 7 associate members (Congips, Firos, Masterplast, Mindo, Onebrand, Euroconf Impex, Mecatronics) and 2 honorary members (Plastics Europe and Isopor). One of the main objectives of ROMEPS is to act as a driving force for the Romanian EPS industry and to achieve a positive perception of EPS.
ASPAPLAST the Romanian Plastics Processor Employers’ Association,active for over 20 years has members active in the processing and manufacturing of a diverse range of plastic materials, raw materials and machinery, universities, consulting institutions for the plastic sector. ASPAPLAST has developed, in partnership with EUPC and EUROAPTITUDINI, projects addressing the "support member companies in terms of aligning the Romanian plastic industry to the European legislation" and "training in order to increase the employee productivity in the plastics industry”.
The Romanian Environmental Compliance Conferece 2016 will be organized at theInterContinental 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
Fill in the hotel reservation form attached to benefit fom the special delegate rates at the Intercontinental Hotel.