Enhancing European and Transatlantic Economic Cooperation

September 17-18, 2018 | Bucharest, Romania

H.E. Klaus Iohannis
President of Romania
H.E. Andrzej Sebastian Duda
President of the Republic of Poland
H.E. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
President of the Republic of Croatia
H.E. Alexander Van der Bellen
Federal President of the Republic of Austria
Mihai Daraban
President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania
Moderator: Alina Inayeh
Director, Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation, German Marshall Fund Romania
Ana Birchall
Vice-Prime-Minister for Romania's Strategic Partnerships' Implementation
Andreana Baeva Motusic
President, European Business Association Zagreb, Member of the Governing Board of IDEMO Institute for Democracy, Republic of Croatia
Andrei Țărnea
Romanian foreign policy analyst and expert, Member of Aspen Institute, Romania
Angelika Jarosławska
Coordinator of the Programme Poland 3.0 - National Programme of Poland, based on a cluster policy
Barbara Dorić
Ph.D, Managing Director of LNG Croatia LLC
Beata Daszyńska-Muzyczka
President of the Management Board, Polish Development Bank
Bořivoj Minář
Vice President of the Czech Chamber of Commerce
Catharina Sikow-Magny
Head for Networks & Regional Initiatives, Directorate-General for Energy, European Commission
Charlotte Ruhe
Managing Director, EBRD
Chiril Gaburici
Minister of Economy and Infrastructure, Republic of Moldova
Christian Rupp
Federal Executive Secretary for the eGovernment initiative of the Austrian Government
Corina Crețu
European Commissioner for Regional Development
Moderator: Damon Wilson
Executive Vice President for Programs and Strategy, Atlantic Council of the United States
Moderator: Dan Cărbunaru
Director, CaleaEuropeană.ro
Dan Fried
Ambassador, Distinguished Fellow, Future Europe Initiative and Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council of the United States
Moderator: Dan Nechita
Co-founder SmartEverythingEverywhere
Moderator: David Koranyi
Senior Fellow, Energy Diplomacy, Atlantic Council of the United States
Didier Philippe
Vice President MBDA
Edward Lucas
Senior Vice President, Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA)
Moderator: Eric Stewart
President, American-Romanian Business Council (AMRO), United States
Eugen Teodorovici
Minister of Public Finance, Romania
Florin Talpeș
CEO, BitDefender, Romania
George Sharvashidze
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia
Giedrimas Jeglinskas
Vice-minister of national defense of the Republic of Lithuania
Gordan Bosanac
President of the Croatian Platform for International Citizen Solidarity (CROSOL), Croatia
Gunnar Muent
Deputy Director General of the Projects Directorate and Director of the Safeguards and Quality Management Department within the Projects Directorate, European Investment Bank
Moderator: Ian Brzezinski
Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative, Atlantic Council of the United States
Ian Steff
Assistant Secretary for International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, USA
Igor Munteanu
Chairman, Administrative Board of IDIS (Institute for Development and Social Initiatives)
Ionel Minea
Secretary of State, Ministry of Transport, Romania
Iulian Chifu
President, Centre for Conflict Prevention and Early Warning, former Presidential Advisor
Iulian Fota
Romanian analyst and security expert, former Presidential Advisor for National Security
Iulian Stanciu
Izabela Albrycht
Chair, The Kosciuszko Institute, The European Cybersecurity Forum – CYBERSEC Organising Committee, Poland
James Logan Jones
Interim Chairman of the Atlantic Council of the United States and former US Commander of US European Command
Justin Jackson
Upstream Commercial International Manager, ExxonMobil Gas and Power Company
Lazăr Comănescu
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, member of the Scientific Council, New Strategy Center, Romania
Leszek Jesień
Ph. D, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Central Europe Energy Partners, AISBL, Belgium
Maja Bakran Marcich
Deputy Director General, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, European Commission
Marek Kłoczko
Vice-President of the Polish Chamber of Commerce
Marta Poślad
Head of Public Policy & Government Relations in Central and Eastern Europe, Google
Michal Baranowski
Director, Warsaw Office, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, Poland
Moderator: Ștefan Cibian
President of the Romanian NGDO Platform – FOND
Natalia Budescu
Executive Director, Association of Cross-border Cooperation "Lower Danube Euroregion"
Nicolae-Ionel Ciucă
Chief of General Staff, Romanian Army
Nikola Vujović
State Secretary in the Ministry of Economy, Montenegro
Pál Ságvári
Ambassador-at-large for Energy Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary
Pearse O'Donohue
Director, Future Networks, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission
Raimundas Lopata
Professor at the Institute for International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University
Ratislav Káčer
Chairman of the Board, GlobSec, Slovakia
Răzvan Nicolescu
Former Minister for Energy – Romania, senior consultant, Deloitte Romania
Remus Pricopie
Rector, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA)
Moderator: Richard Morningstar
Founding Director and Chairman, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council of the United States
Rick Perry
Secretary of Energy of the Unites States
Roland Werner
Head of Government Affairs & Policy, DACH & CEE
Sergiy Gerasymchuk
Deputy Head of Board, Foreign Policy Council "Ukrainian Prism"
Moderator: Sorin Bușe
Former Minister of Transport, Romania
Moderator: Sorin Ducaru
Chairman of the Scientific Council of the New Strategy Center, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute, former NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges
Sławomir Dębski
Director, Polish Institute of International Affairs
Ștefan Tinca
Director General for Political Affairs, Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ştefan-Radu Oprea
Minister of Business Environment, Commerce and Entrepreneurship of Romania, Senator in the Romanian Parliament, Vice-president of the Commission for Economic, Industries and Service
Steve Mathias
Vice President for Global Military Business Development, Bell Helicopter
Keynote speaker: Teodor Meleșcanu
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania
Tsvetan Simeonov
President of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Moderator: Valentin Naumescu
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca
Vargha Moayed
Chief Strategy Officer, UiPath
Vygaudas Usackas
Director of the Institute of Europe KTU, Lithuania
Zbigniew Krysiak
Warsaw School of Economics and Director of the Schuman’s Thought Institute, Poland
Zoran Shapuric
Minister responsible for regulations’ improvement of the investment climate for local businesses, Republic of Macedonia
Dorina Cinari
Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Energy, Albania
Mikołaj Wild
Secretary of State, Ministry of Infrastructure, and Government Plenipotentiary for the Central Communication Port, Poland