DAY 1 - PANELS

Time

Session

  • 09:00 - 10:00
  • Registration of participants
  • 10:00 - 10:30
  • Opening of the event
Octavian Udriște

Honorary Chairman - Club Feroviar

Romanian Ministry of Transports representative
Ionut Pucheanu

Mayor - Galați City Hall

Ioan Pintea

General Manager - CFR SA

Vintilă Iordan

General Manager - AFER

Representative CFR Călători
Representative CFR Marfă
Mihai Cadinoiu

General Manager - Transurb Galați

Andrei Creci

General Manager - STB SA

Professor, PhD. Eng. Cătălin Fetecău

President of the University Senate - Dunarea de Jos University of Galați

Corneliu Luscalov

Executive Director - AIF

  • 10:30 – 12:00
  • PANEL 1 - Cross-border connectivity in the Eastern European Union
(European transport corridors, border impediments / blockages, necessary investments, Bucharest-Giurgiu, Videle-Giurgiu and Craiova-Golenti sections, connections with non-EU states with Russian track, border station modernization, network electrification program / priorities )
MODERATOR:
Michael Robson

Managing Director – Robsons’ International Railway Consultancy

VORBITORI:
Mara Rîmniceanu

Vicepresident - Uniunea Porturilor Interioare Românești (UPIR)

Radu Chiriacopol

Director of Transport Infrastructure and Engineering – Acciona

Carmen Costache

President - Uniunea Porturilor Interioare Românești (UPIR)

Amedeo Neculcea

Deputy General Manager – GFR

Cristian Vasiliu

Head of the Safety Certification and Authorization Service - AFER

  • 12:30 – 14:00
  • PANEL 2 - Infrastructure investments - current status and outlook
(increasing the attractiveness of the railway system, accessibility of stations, elevators, escalators, connection with public transport – metro, tram, bus stations, how accessible is it starting from the platform, the connection to the airport, differences between East and West European Union, but also by development regions)
MODERATOR:
Lect.PhD.eng Ioan Buciuman

Consultant – Club Feroviar

VORBITORI:
Gabriel Mocanu

Infrastructure Manager - METROREX

Mihai Cadinoiu

General Manager – Transurb Galati

Dorian Alexandrescu

COO – voestalpine VAE APCAROM

Mihai Frumosu

Senior Transport Expert – European Investment Bank

Dorin Mitan

Strategy Director - CFR SA

Andreas Schöbel

Vienna University of Technology (TUW)

Ștefan Iovan

IT Consultant - Informatica Feroviară

DAY 2 - TECHNICAL VISITS

The second day of the event is dedicated to the Technical Visits, at:

 

  • PORT BAZINUL NOU

  • TRANSURB GALAȚI DEPOT