Sustainable Metropolis | Braila | Galati

November 2016, Brăila and Galați (Romania)
Metropolitan Mobility Forum (7th ed.)

Program Forum April 2017
Draft program - November 23-25, 2106

Braila & Galati

Program nov2016

Day 1 - November 23, 2016 / Braila

8:30 – 9:00  – Delegates Registration. Welcome Coffee
9:00 -10:00 – Opening speeches:

  • ETL Mobility Cluster  – Stefan Roşeanu, General Manager
  • Viorel Marian DRAGOMIR – Mayor of Brăila
  • Adrian CRĂCIUN – Vice-President Romanian Federation of Metropolitan Areas and Urban Agglomerations

10:30 – 10:30 – Technical opening: Braila City Strategy for development and sustainable urban mobility 

  • Cornel SĂNDULESCU – General Manager, Braicar (Braila local transport operator)
  • Conf.Univ.Dr.Ing. Mădălina STOIAN  – Dean of Railways, Roads and Bridges Faculty, Technical University of Civil Engineering
  • Prof.Univ.Dr.Ing. Mihai DICU  – Railways, Roads and Bridges Faculty, Technical University of Civil Engineering
  • Prof.Univ.Dr. Cristian TĂLÂNGĂ – Vice-Dean Geography Faculty, Bucharest University

10:30 to 12:30 Official visit of the Technologies and Transport Vehicles Exhibition
12:30 to 14:00 – Networking lunch
14:00 to 16:00 – Panel 1. – Transport Digitalisation in metropolitan areas 21

  • Andreea STRĂCHINESCU – Head of DG Energy Unit C.2 – New energy technologies, innovation and clean coal
  • Ștefan TAMAȘ – Head of Unit Bistrița City
  • Ana-Maria PĂLĂDUȘ – Coordinator Romania Calypso Networks Association
  • Dumitru SÂRBU – Business Manager Central and Eastern Europe, Nexans Cabling Solutions
  • Viorel POP – Technical Manager OTL Oradea Public Transport S.A.
  • Ion DEDU – Director General ID Project Engineering / Director Proiect SWARCO TRAFFIC ROMANIA
  • Geanina SUDITU – Project Manager METROUL S.A.

16:00 – 16:15 – Coffee Break

16.15-18.15 – Tackling climate change effects with the help of innovative public transport technologies

  • Mihai FRUMOSU – Transportation Expert European Banc of Investments (EIB)
  • Magda PEȘU – General Manager Anadolu Automobil ROM
  • Reinhold STADLER – The Romanian Professional Association of Urban Planners
  • Michael NIKOLL – Head of Sales Ing. Karl u. Albert Kruch
  • Soeren ROEHRIG – Product Manager voestalpine Schienen Austria

18:15 – 18:30 – Conclusions

20:00 – Networking Dinner

Day 2 - November 24, 2016 / Galati

08:00 – Transfer to Galați
08:30 – 09:00  – Participants registration. Welcome Coffee
09:00 – 10:30 – Opening speeches: 

  • Ștefan ROȘEANU – General Manager, ETL Mobility Cluster 
  • Ionuț Florin PUCHEANU – Mayor of Galați 
  • Adrian CRĂCIUN – Vice-President Federation of Metropolitan Areas and Urban Agglomerations

10.00 – 10.30 – Technical opening: Galati City Stategy for development and sustainable urban mobility

  • Genica TOTOLICI – General Director, Transurb (Galati public transport operator)
  • Marius HUMELNICU – City Manager Municipiul Galați

10:30 – 12.30 Official visit of the exhibition of public transport vehicles and technologies
12:30 – 14:00 – Networking lunch
14:00 – 16:00  – Panel 3. – Financing instruments and solutions for sustainable metropolitan development

  • Sava CHISER – Sava Chiser, Councillor – MA ROP Directorate – Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration
  • Venera VLAD – Senior Banker, Municipal and Environmental Infrastructure Unit, EBRD
  • Mariana PETRE – Commercial Manager METROREX S.A.
  • Leszek RUTA – Member of the Board MZA Warsaw and President Association of Public Transport Poland
  • Andre MASEK – LRV Marketing Director Foreign Markets PESA Bydgoszcz
  • Vlad-Mihai GAJE – Șef Serviciu Consiliul Județean Bihor
  • Matthias KLUG – Product Manager Infrastructure Dätwyler Germania
  • Cătălin FRĂȚEANU – Corporate Affair Manager Lagardere TR

16:00 – 16:15 – Coffee Break
16:15 – 18:15 – Building and developing the sustainable metropolitan area

  • George LUPAȘCU – Councilor Constanța Municipality
  • TÖRÖK Gergely Jozsef – Chief of Unit Urban Coordination ADR Nord-Vest
  • Alin POPESCU – Business Development Manager Alan Dick Romania
  • Radu DRAGOMIR – Consultant Urban Scope
  • Florin EGNER – Botoșani Metropolitan Area Manager

17:30 – 18:00 – Conclusions Day 1&2
20:00 – Dinner

Day 3 - November 25, 2016 / Braila&Galati

09:00 – 13:00 – Technical visits (simultaneously):

  • Public transport adn urban logistics investment projects carried out by Braila Municipality and Braicar, Brăila
  • Engineering investments projects carried out by Galati Municipality and Transurb Galați, the public transport operator