Programme

Day 1 - Infrastructure

Between the Current and the Next MFF: ECE’s Rail Infrastructure Challenge

 

11:00 – 11:30 Registration (welcome coffee)

 

11:30 – 12:00 Opening speeches

  • Octavian Udriște, Președinte Onorific – Club Feroviar
  • Representative Ministerul Transporturilor
  • Marian Mihail Călin, Director General – AFER
  • Ion Gavrilă, Director General –CFR SA
  • Leon Bărbulescu, Director General – CFR Călători
  • Marinică Voicu, Director General – CFR Marfă
  • Corneliu Luscalov, Director Executiv – AIF / Senior Technical Executive – Vossloh Fastening Systems

 

12:00 – 13:30 Panel 1: Financing railway projects in Romania – benefits and challenges

Moderator: Ioan Buciuman, Consultant – Club Feroviar

Speakers:

  • Valentin Dorobanțu, Director General Adjunct Finanțări Externe – CFR SA
  • Mihai Frumosu, Senior Transport Expert – Banca Europeană de Investiții

 

 

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch

 

14:30 – 16:00 Panel 2: ECE Countries Need to Plan and Prioritize the Rail Investment

Moderator: Michael Robson, Managing Director – Robsons’ International Railway Consultancy

Speakers:

  • Vasile Șeclăman, Director – Direcţia de Supraveghere Feroviară – Consiliul Concurenței

 

16:00 – 16:15 Coffee break

 

16:15 – 17:45 Panel 3: Technology-inspired Rail Connectivity

Moderator: Gabriel Stanciu, Vicepreședinte – AIF/ General Manager – Alstom Romania

Speakers:

  • Lucian Blaga, Director ASFR – AFER
  • Mihai Manole, Director Operațiuni Material Rulant – CFR Marfă
  • Andreas Schöbel – Vienna University of Technology (TUW)
  • Ștefan Iovan, Consultant IT – Informatică Feroviară

 

Day 2 - Technical Visits

Information on the technical visits, during the 2nd day of the event, will be available soon