A Business Conference from


annual business forum
on AgriBusiness
Opportunities in Romania

July 10 , 2012

Crowne Plaza Hotel
Bucharest, Romania


FORUM PROGRAM - Tuesday, 10 July, 2012

8:30 am Registration and Welcome coffee

9:00 am First session - SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Opening address:
• Achim Irimescu, Secretary of State MADR
• Prof. George SIN, ASAS President

Discussion topics:
• Developing sustainable agriculture for a planet of 7 billion people - how is agriculture seen by the private companies ? - Maria Cirja, Marketing Manager Romania & Moldova, Pioneer, Presentation
• The introduction of GMO's issue - Prof. Doru PAMFIL, President of The Commission of Biotechnology of ASAS, Rector of Agricultural University in Cluj Napoca, Presentation
• Problems about the GMO Regulation in Europe and Urban Myths with GM crops - Prof. Klaus AMMANN - Switzerland (Bern University), Presentation
• Trade dynamics of agricultural products in Romania within the last decade - Prof. Toma Dinu, USAMV Bucharest, Presentation
• EU policies and their impact on Romania

10:30 am Coffee Break


Discussion topics:
• Opportunities for the development of the Romanian agriculture in context of the Common Agricultural Policy
• EU policies and their impact on Romania
• Aligning Romanian agricultural state grants with the European ones

Panel members
• Laurentiu Baciu, President LAPAR
• Veronica Toncea, General Director, The Fond of Guarantee for Rural Credit, Presentation
• Dorel Benu, President APIA
• Alina Iozsa, Partener Hategan Law Office
• Dan Florian Petre, Responsable Marche at BRD - Groupe Societe Generale, Presentation

12:30 pm Networking Lunch