8.30-9.00 Registration. Welcome Coffee

Morning session: Romania’s competitiveness in a hyper-competitive world 

Keynote speaker:

Mr. Stéphane Garelli

Former Managing Director, World Economic Forum Davos
Global authority on World Competitiveness
Professor at International Institute for Management Development, Lausanne
Professor, University of Lausanne
Director at IMD's World Competitiveness Center
Author of IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook (1999-2011) the most comprehensive and reputed study in the field of the competitiveness of nations
Author of “Top Class Competitors: How Nations, Firms and Individuals Succeed in the New World of Competitiveness”

11.00-11.30 Coffee break and networking

Noon session: Post-crisis sustainable development

Keynote speaker:

Mr. Hamish McRae

Chief Economist “The Independent”
Prominent Economist and Futurist
Author of books: “What Works: Success in Stressful Times”; “The World in 2020 - Power, Culture and Prosperity: A Vision of the Future”; “The Second Great Crash; How the Oil Crisis Could Destroy the World's Economy”

13.30-14.30 Business Lunch