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Agenda 2018

GRASP Annual Conference

17 November 2018

@ The Romanian Cultural Institute, London


10:00-11:30   Panel 1

Romania: An EU Member Making The Most Of International Change?

  • Reaping the benefits of structural change to increase Romania’s role in international politics and the world economy
  • A more active player in European politics?
  • A bridge between the West and the East

Speakers: government officials from Romania, political & economic analysts, academics


11:30-12:00  Break and Networking


12:00-13:30   Panel 2

Technology And The Work Environment: Will A Robot Steal My Job?

  • Focus on sectors in which members are involved and discuss in particular the impact of AI and automation on the highly skilled

Speakers: automation specialists, AI specialists, recruiters, analysts of the labour market


13:30-14:30  Lunch break and Networking


14:30-16:00   Panel 3

Technological Changes And The Energy World: What Is The Impact On Supply And Sustainability?

  • Technological changes and energy supply
  • Digitalization and smart energy systems
  • Financing changes in the energy systems

Speakers: government and corporate sector representatives, consultants, financial institutions representatives


16:00-16:30  Break and Networking


16.30-18.00   Panel 4

Advances In Technology And Business Growth: How Are The Business Sector And The Business Model Changing?

  • Changes to business models and operations brought about by advances in technology
  • We will look at different sectors: entertainment, transport, financial services, education

Speakers: entrepreneurs from different sectors, business owners


18:00  Closing drinks