Thursday, 21 September, SIBIU COUNTY COUNCIL

9:00 – 17:00

CONGRESS DAY

Thursday, 21 September 2023, SIBIU COUNTY COUNCIL

08:00–08:45

REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS, WELCOME COFFEE, NETWORKING

09:00–09:30

OFFICIAL OPENING: Liliana Ciurea, Cultural and administrative officer, Swiss Embassy (Patron) Welcome speeches by local authorities

  • Vlad VASIU – Vice President at Sibiu County Council
  • Rares Macrea – Administrator Public
  • Cantemir Mihu – Head of service line cybersecurity
  • Daniela Chrzanovski –

    President Swiss WebAcademy

09:30-09:45 SPECIAL GUEST: Radu VANCU, Romanian poet and novelist, editor-in-chief of the “Revista Transilvania” and director of the “Poets in Transylvania” festival
09:45-10:45 STARTING ROUND TABLE: “Europe and Romania in 2023. A state of threats and resilience”

MODERATOR: Cătălin ZETU, Head of the IT systems crime investigation office, IGPR

  • Mihai ROTARIU – DNSC
  • Adela ALBU – CYBERINT
  • Sorin Ioan STĂNICĂ – IGPR
10:45-11:00 COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING
11:00-12:00

PANEL 1: “Cybersecurity challenges in the new digital era and today’s geopolitical context”

MODERATOR: Adrian BOIARCIUC, CIO ROMGAZ and VIP Speakers

  • Moe Jame – TEAM EXTENSION
  • Gabriela FOLCUȚ- ROMANIAN ASSOCIATION OF BANKS
  • Alex RICOBON – NTT DATA ROMANIA

12:00–13:00

PANEL 2: “Impact of the development of AI on cybersecurity: new threats and vulnerabilities”

MODERATOR: Vassilis MANOUSSOS, Manager @ The Cyber Academy | Expert Witness in Digital Evidence @ Strathclyde Forensics Ltd and VIP Speakers

  • Magda POPESCU – MICROSOFT – online
  • Mihai ROTARIU – DNSC
  • Cătălin PATRASCU – NTT DATA ROMÂNIA
  • Adrian CONSTANTIN – VISMA GROUP – SIBIU IT

13:00–14:00

LUNCH BREAK & NETWORKING
14:00–15:00 PANEL 3: “Quantum computing & AI: new challenges and opportunities“
MODERATOR: Raj MEGHANI, Co-Founder & CMO – BlockAPT™️ and VIP Speakers

  • Gaetano SANACORE – National Observatory for Cyber Security of the electrical grids
  • Stéphane MORTIER – FRENCH GENDARMERIE
  • Eduard STEFAN – GESP IT

15:00 – 15:15

 COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING 

15:15 – 16:15

PANEL 4: “How can companies cope with new technology trends and better protect their IT infrastructure”

MODERATOR: Ortwin MAIER, Head of Cybersecurity, NTT DATA Romania, and VIP Speakers

  • Cezar BARBUCEANU – DNSC
  • Robert BORDEI – VISMA GROUP – SIBIU IT
  • Andrei Nicolae CALUTIU – SECURITY PATCH

16:15 – 17:00

CLOSING ROUND TABLE: “How CEOs cooperate to make the cyberspace safer and more resilient” – Q&A

20:00

GALA DINNER – IMPARATUL ROMANILOR RESTAURANT  
(Upon Invitation or for fee.)