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.