Expat Fair 2 Workshops


Whether you are new in Romania or have been here for a while you will enjoy the workshops we have prepared for you. 

These workshops will run throughout the day where industry insiders will be sharing their knowledge on how things work in Romania.


Moderator: Ilinca Munteanu


Communications professional with a strong PR background, a kick for digital advertising and a keen eye for strategy. I believe in the power of using good stories to support meaningful causes and my plan is to tell those stories. Right now I aim to help prevent kids from making self-destructive mistakes online through an educational program.

10:45 - 11:30

The evolution and revolution of art in Romania

by Silvia Rogozea, Art Safari


The workshops is intended for both art lovers and new comers into the arts. Silvia Rogozea will give the participants an insight on the development of Romanian contemporary art and its evolution within the larger audience public.


11:30 - 12:15

The steps to registering and working as an expat freelancer in Romania - overcoming the bureaucratic hurdles

by Andreea Țigău, Grecu & Asociaţii


Everything you need to know as an expat in order to work as freelancer in Romania.

12:15 - 13:00 

Culture & children's play - the importance of an international environment and how this affects play

How play is perceived by different cultures

by Susan Eriksson, Head of School, King's Oak


“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from learning, but for children play is serious learning. Play is the work of childhood". 


13:00 - 13:45

You better jump - From expat to being a part of the community

by Osnat Peled, President, BWFR


The workshop is targeted mainly to the business community, but gladly welcomes anybody who desires to make a change within the community!


13:45 - 14:30

Romania then and now - 25 years of change

by Anca Harasim, Executive Director, AmCham


Anca Harasim will give the participants an insight on her personal view of the development of the Romanian society and business environment since 1990.

14:30 - 15:15

How to become a hero as an expatriate - by making yourself replaceable

by Thilo Beyer, Senior Key Account Manager, ICUnet.AG


Paradoxically, one future mission of expatriates is to make themselves redundant – and to identify and develop local talents. Especially in Romania, there are huge opportunities for this strategy.

15:15 - 16:00

Living and working in Bucharest as a foreigner in 2016 -  is it cool or overestimated?

A panel discussion with insiders on expat experiences in Romania

by City Compass Group


The purpose of this panel is to provide practical examples and ideas on the various aspects of life for foreigners in Bucharest in 2016.



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