Timișoara Business Mixer 2018

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One step further: How Innovative can we be in the Business Services Industry?

The Association of Business Service Leaders in Romania (ABSL) is the leading organization representing the business services sector, gathering high profile companies having business in Shared Services Center (SSC), Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO), Research and Development (R&D).

Timișoara Business Mixer is the 3rd conference organized by ABSL, dedicated to the local business services community and the western region of Romania.

After the success of the 6th ABSL Annual Conference, the goal of this event is to go one step further by sharing with the local business community in Timișoara some of the most relevant topics of the Industry: the state and shape of Industry, Robotic Process Automation, smart recruitment practices, people and business performance, innovative solutions to improve the workplace, digital transformation and many more.

Strategic Partners of ABSL: ACCA, Fine Law – Pătrășcanu & Associates, HAYS Talent Solutions, KPMG, Steelcase, will share their expertise, member companies will bring their stories and knowledge within a panel discussion, and a workshop will engage participants in meaningful discussions on the theme: One step further: How Innovative can we be in the Business Services Industry?

ABSL Member companies having interest in joining us with case study presentation and thus to share their experience, should contact us at absl@absl.ro.

AGENDA | Timișoara Business Mixer, November 20th 2018

One step further: How Innovative can we be in the Business Services Industry?

Hotel Boavista, Lead Room

9:30 – 10:00

Welcome coffee and greeting the participants

Conference opening | Colin Lovering, Chairman – British Romanian Chamber of Commerce

Welcome message from the ABSL Board of Directors | Ciprian Dan, Vicepresident – ABSL

10:00 – 10:10

Knowledge Sharing Session | Experts’ insights


  • Intelligent Automation in Finance & Accounting
    • Cristina Ionescu, Advisory Senior Manager | KPMG
  • Steelcase Space Analytics – The new way to measure a harder-working workplace                                                                               
    • Elena Ardelean, Dealer Business Manager – Steelcase
  • Recruitment Remodelled – Find & Engage Model
    • Cristina Rogobete, Strategic Clients Manager – HAYS Talent Solution
  • The future is now! Work place flexibility is a smart talent strategy (a presentation from a legal perspective)
    •  Iulian Pătrașcanu, Founder & Senior Partner| Fine Law – Pătrășcanu & Associates
  • The future of Learning 
    • Mihaela Robu – Business Developer and Members Relationships Manager – ACCA South Eastern Europe
  • Transforming Business Performance
    • Basav Ray Chaudhuri, Leadership Development Coach – I Future

11:30 – 12:00

Coffee break & Networking

12:00 – 13:00

Panel discussion | Timișoara’s Value Proposition for Tomorrow

Moderator: Colin Lovering, Chairman of the BRCC

13:00 – 14:00

Workshop |Transformation & Innovation: 2019 opportunities & challenges

Facilitated by the ABSL Team

14:00 – 15:00

Networking Lunch

The event is free of charge, please reserve your seat by clicking on the button:

Limited Seats, registration will be on first come-first serve basis.

Strategic Partners
Media Partners
Basav Ray Chaudhuri
Basav Ray ChaudhuriLeadership Development Coach iFuture
Colin Lovering
Colin LoveringSenior Vice-President of Enterprise Solutions & Advisory | Chairman - Avison Young Romania | The British Romanian Chamber of Commerce
Cristina Ionescu
Cristina IonescuAdvisory Director, Technology & Innovation - KPMG
Cristina Rogobete
Cristina RogobeteStrategic Clients Manager, Romania - Hays
Elena Ardelean
Elena ArdeleanDealer Business Manager Central Europe Steelcase Inc.
Iulian Patrascanu
Iulian PatrascanuManaging Partner, Founder - Fine Law
Mihaela Robu
Mihaela RobuBusiness Development Manager ACCA

Sponsorship Opportunities will be available soon. Stay tuned!