14th REGIONAL ENERGY FORUM
The 14 th edition of Central & Eastern Europe Regional Energy Forum – FOREN 2018 – brought together over 550 participants in order to address a variety of the most topical subjects under the main theme “Central and Eastern Europe in the New Era of Energy Transition: Challenges, Investment Opportunities and Technological Innovations”.
FOREN 2018 was organised by the Romanian National Committee of the World Energy Council, under the auspices of the World Energy Council – London Office, with the support of the Ministry of Energy and took place in Vox Maris Grand Resort, Costinesti – Romania between 10 and 14 June 2018.
During its 24 sessions, among which major events, interactive workshops and Round Tables, FOREN 2018 offered a platform for approaching the hot topics of energy challenges in the new transition era, the potential investment opportunities and the facets of modern technology and innovation.
Expo FOREN 2018 was one of the most successful exhibitions in the history of FOREN. Organised according to high international levels, it contributed to best promoting the technical and scientific products and services of the 24 companies operating in the energy industry. Also within EXPO FOREN 2018, the team of pupils, specializing in robotics, made a practical demonstration.
The main topics brought to the attention of FOREN 2018 participants outlined the following issues:
• Energy supply for a sustainable economy development;
• Improving energy use by decarbonising energy intensive processes;
• Increasing the share of renewable energy sources and energy storage;
• Improving energy efficiency
• Integrating internal energy market into the European single market;
• Training future energy professionals;
• Providing clean energy access.
Attendance: The event was attended by over 550 members from the energy community, among which: Romanian Academies (3), Universities (9), Research and Development Institutes (6), International Organizations (6), companies (83), Outstanding personalities from abroad (36), Romanian mass media (9).