ENERGY CEO FORUM & AWARDS GALA 2021

10th Edition  18th May 2021 • 15:00-20:00

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The Awards Gala, now in its 10th year, is an elite event and a platform to recognize, reward and celebrate the success of the most prominent companies, projects and individuals
acting in the energy field in Romania. Based on rigorously researched information and a Judging Panel formed of prominent names in business, government and academic society, the Gala established itself as a must-attend in your Romanian energy events calendar.
ENERGY CEO FORUM & 2021’S SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY EDITION acts as a dialogue and knowledge sharing information platform dedicated to leaders, companies and managers acting in the industry, with the aim of depicting the latest updates and the perspective of the energy sector.  

Energy CEO Forum

The CEO FORUM brings together the
decision makers at the Governmental level and
civil society and C-level business leaders in the
energy sector. The Forum joins on the same stage senior figures, experts and the most known specialists in the field, to discuss some of the most pressing aspects of the industry today.

THE LANDMARK EVENT

Starting as an Awards reception in 2012, Diplomat Media Events developed the Gala event into a more complex platform, featuring the energy industry CEO Forum followed by an Awards Gala aimed at Romanian energy firms, live streamed on the online platforms of the event and The Diplomat-Bucharest.

Awards Gala

THE AWARDS GALA EVENT is a stage designed
for knowledge sharing, voice expression and
objective recognition of the performance proved by professionals and projects, while
celebrating and raising the profile of your
achievements. The Romanian Energy Awards
recognizes the personal contribution and
commitment of the most experimented
individuals and the added-value projects
in the energy industry in Romania.

Program

18 May 2021

15:00-15:45

WELCOME GUESTS &
OFFICIAL OPENING

15:45 - 17:15

ENERGY CEO FORUM - 
THE 10 YEARS’ PERSPECTIVE IN THE ENERGY SECTOR 

The special anniversary edition of this section will highlight the Leaders’ perspective for the energy sector in Romania, within a 10 years’ horizon. 

17:15 - 18:30

Networking Cocktail & Gala Dinner

  

18:30 - 20:00

AWARDS CEREMONY - 10th EDITION

Special address from Anca Dragu, President of the Romanian Senate.


THE CEO FORUM

Confirmed Speakers

Anca Dragu

President of the Romanian Senate

Corina Popescu

CEO
Electrica

Eric Stab

Chairman & CEO,
ENGIE Romania

Ondrej Safar

 Country Manager,
CEZ Group Romania

Mihai Draghici

Senior Manager,
Business Advisory,
EY

Stefan Gadola

Director General,
EnergoBit

Razvan Copoiu

CEO Signify
Romania

Corneliu Bodea

CEO Adrem &
President
Romanian Energy Center (CRE)

Valeriu Binig

Director, Regulatory and
Antitrust, ENEL
(Event moderator)

THE 10 YEARS’ PERSPECTIVE IN THE ENERGY SECTOR

1. Facilitating the energy transition

Actions, strategies and outcomes. Available financing for  digitalization both in regulated and competitive activities

2. Integrated National Energy and Climate Plan

Policies and measures to meet the targets

3. State aid

The need for a proper coordination of authorities on the management of state aid for  the energy sector

4. Mandatory measures or alternative measures in implementing the Energy Efficiency Directive:

The input of utility companies in promoting energy efficiency to consumers

5. The role of gas in the energy transition

6. Decentralization in energy

Necessary steps, challenges, effects

7. Available financing for projects in the energy sector in Romania


THE ENERGY AWARDS


THE AWARDS GALA continues to recognize, reward and celebrate the  success of the most prominent companies, projects and individuals acting in the energy field in Romania.

AWARD CATEGORIES & DESCRIPTION

ENERGY COMPANY OF THE YEAR

This award honors a public sector organization or a private company demonstrating superior performance in the development, delivery and innovation of conventional or renewable energy projects or energy products and services

ENERGY MANAGER OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes the achievements of an individual that demonstrates leadership and commitment to the energy sector creating a positive impact with the business he/she managed

OIL AND GAS COMPANY OF THE YEAR

This award honors a business organization demonstrating superior performance in the development, delivery and innovation of oil and gas field, products and services.

OIL AND GAS PROJECT
OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes an oil and gas sector project that has been planned and executed with excellence, delivering significant benefits to stakeholders and community.

CUSTOMER-CENTRIC ENERGY COMPANY OF THE YEAR

This award honors a public sector organization or a private company demonstrating superior performance in implementing customer-centric strategies in energy and power projects, products and services

AWARD FOR INNOVATION IN ENERGY

This award honors the performance, leadership and innovation for new products that deliver improvements in energy productivity. A wide range of products are eligible for consideration in this category, include appliances, lighting control systems and energy management systems.

TECHNOLOGY PROVIDER OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes a new technology or design that results in significant resource savings, new approaches in energy practice or innovative change in energy management

ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes an organization that is demonstrating excellence and innovation in environmental management and sustainable practices in business

BEST DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

This award honors the achievements of those companies that have successfully planned and executed the digital transformation of one or multiple areas of their business through the use of digital and disruptive technologies.

E-MOBILITY
AWARD

The award is offered to a performant project and endeavor in the e-mobility sector in Romania acknowledging the successful objectives and sustainable development.

 INDUSTRY-UNIVERSITY COLLABORATION INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes successful examples of great achievements in industry-academia-government collaborative activities by universities,
public research institutes, companies and other entities and honours them for their outstanding contributions to the promotion of such collaboration and their success in pioneering achievements

ENERGY CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AWARD

This award takes into account the performance of a company, leader and project in the field of social responsibility with clear objectives within the community and society. 

EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

This award recognizes the lifetime achievements of an individual that demonstrates commitment to the energy sector creating a positive impact with the business he/she works in.

BRAND OF THE YEAR IN ENERGY
(online voting)

This award recognizes the popularity aspect of an energy company brand. The nomination process for this award will be conducted online exclusively, with online voters being in charge of proposing and assessing the nominees.

DEAL OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes a project, including either a set of activities that had an impact on the energy sector and / or the energy business community.

ENERGY PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes the activity of an individual that was directly responsible for creating and instituting innovative and effective programs, projects, or technologies and/ or have otherwise significantly helped the public or private sectors meet their goals.

ENERGY TRANSITION AWARD

This award is dedicated to projects/ initiatives that have been implemented in energy sector with the aim of promoting green energy developments and innovation

SUSTAINABILITY CHAMPION

This award acknowledges the sustainability-oriented performance of a company or business organizations operating in energy sector in Romania.

EMERGING TECHNOLOGY OF THE YEAR

This award takes in to account the novelty and innovative endeavors of a certain technology-based solution developed by or for a company / business organization and that contributed to the development and evolution of energy sector in Romania

ENGINEERING SOLUTION OF THE YEAR

This award acknowledges the engineering solutions and its direct impact for the entire energy sector and for the companies operating in it.

FLEXIBILITY PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award is dedicated to projects and solutions developed by a company or business organization with the aim of enhancing the ability of a power system to modify the generation and/or consumption patterns in reaction to an external signal

THE DIPLOMAT-BUCHAREST's
SPECIAL AWARDS

This anniversary special award is offered by The Diplomat-Bucharest to personalities, companies and projects, to acknowledge their performance and commitment to the industry evolution in Romania.

AWARDS APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Nominations must be submitted via email or on-line, by accessing the ONLINE NOMINATION FORMS.  

April 5 Nominations entries. Companies and individuals can submit their nomination choices on the online forms.

April 12 – April 30: Free Public Voting time. A separate form containing all nominated brands will be available on the event website marking the start of the public voting procedure.

April 30 All brands and candidate options entered in the competition will be submitted to Jury and announced on the event website.

April 30 The voting procedure for BRAND OF THE YEAR AWARD AND GENERAL AWARDS CEREMONY will be closed after this date and late entries will not be considered for ENERGY CEO FORUM & AWARDS GALA, 2021 edition.

May 18: The WINNERS’ announcement and Awarding Ceremony


SELECTION PROCESS

The panel of jury members will consider and score the nominations that are submitted by the due date and meet all eligibility requirements for the ENERGY CEO FORUM & AWARDS GALA, 2021 edition. The name of the Award Winners will be announced during The Gala Dinner on May 18. 


JURY

THE JURY & JUDGING PROCESS

The Jury is independent from the Organizer, namely Diplomat Media Events. The Jury members are chosen among acknowledged representatives of the business community.  For each award, the Jury is in charge with the assessing the final nominees except for Brand of the Year in Energy award. Members of the Jury will be asked to vote for nominees in  each category.
The final nominees list constitutes the basis for choosing  the winners for each category. Any information provided by the final nominees will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be used for the purpose of designating the Award Winners. The award is given at the majority of the votes. In  case of equal votes, there will be a second round of votes. Members of the Jury are independent from the nominees for which they will have to vote. If otherwise they will withdraw 
from that specific vote.

Meet our professionals

Niculae Havrilet

Energy Expert

Zoltan
Nagy

Vice-President,
ANRE

Radu
Paun

Director, Industry and Energy Directorate,
Competition Council

Valeriu
Binig

Regulatory and
Antitrust, ENEL

Iulian
Tudorache

Expert,
SN Nuclearelectrica

Radu
Dudau

Director Energy
Policy Group

Silvia Vlasceanu

General Secretary, ACUE - Federation of Associations of Energy Utility Companies 

Prof. Dr. George Darie

Polytechnic Univ. Bucharest,
Dept. of Power Production and Usage,
Member Board of Directors, ICME
ECAB S.A.

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