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Entry and Registration (including Welcome Coffee)

14:00 – 14:20

Opening and Welcome

14:20 – 14:30

Ovidiu Folcuț (Rector, Romanian-American University)

Panel 1 – A Major Economic Reconfiguration: The End of the Free Trade Era?

Time: 14:30 – 16:00
Chair: Florin Bonciu (Institute for World Economy and Romanian-American University)
Keynote speaker: Barbara Kolm (Austrian Economics Center)

  • Octavian Jora (Bucharest University of Economic Studies)
  • Octavian Bădescu (Entrepreneur, founder of Sameday Courier)
  • Cristian Păun (Bucharest University of Economic Studies)

Questions & Answers

15:20 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 16:30

Panel 2 – Troubled Times in a Divided World

Time: 16:30 – 18:00
Chair: Lucian Botea (Romanian-American University)
Keynote speaker: Andrew Bernstein (Ayn Rand Institute)

  • Daniel Kaddik (Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, South East Europe Office)
  • Radu Mușetescu (Bucharest University of Economic Studies)
  • Dragoș Pîslaru (GEA Consulting, former Labour Minister) (TBC)

Questions & Answers

17:20 – 18:00

Panel 3 – A Major Geopolitical Reconfiguration? Economic Implications for Romania

Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Moderator: Radu Simandan (Republican Institute and Politehnica University)

  • Florin Citu (Member of Parliament)
  • Dumitru Miron (Bucharest University of Economic Studies)
  • Lucian Botea (Romanian-American University)
  • Claudiu Nasui (Member of Parliament)
  • Valentin Ionescu (former Privatization Minister)
  • Costea Munteanu (Bucharest University of Economic Studies)

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