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

10:10 – 12:00

Knowledge Sharing Session | Experts’ insights


  • Steelcase Space Analytics – The new way to measure a harder-working workplace                                                                               
    • Elena Ardelean, Dealer Business Manager – Steelcase
  • Intelligent Automation in Finance & Accounting
    • Cristina Ionescu, Advisory Director, Technology & Innovation – KPMG
  • Recruitment Remodelled – Find & Engage Model
    • Cristina Rogobete, Strategic Clients Manager – HAYS Talent Solution
  • Disruption or Distraction. Is flex space here for good, or just the latest real estate fashion?
    • Viorel Opaiț, Business Development Director – JLL
  • 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

12:00 – 12:45


12:45 – 13:45

Panel discussion | Timișoara’s Value Proposition for Tomorrow

Moderator: Colin Lovering, Chairman of the BRCC


  • Alina Iozsa – Partner – Hategan Attorneys
  • Andrea Telegdi – Business Development Manager – AIMS Timișoara
  • Andrei Crăciun – Head of Office for Innovation, Technological Transfer and Intellectual Property – West University of Timisoara
  • Mihaela Popa – Country HR Manager – Wipro România

13:45 – 14:00

Short coffee break

14:00 – 15:00

Workshop | Transformation & Innovation: 2019 opportunities & challenges

Facilitated by the ABSL Team

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.

Silver Sponsors
Strategic Partners
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Alina Iozsa
Alina IozsaHategan Attorneys partner
Andrea Telegdi
Andrea TelegdiBusiness Development Manager AIMS TIMISOARA
Andrei Crăciun
Andrei CrăciunHead of Office for Innovation, Technological Transfer and Intellectual Property Office from West University of Timisoara
Basav Ray Chaudhuri
Basav Ray ChaudhuriLeadership Development Coach iFuture
Ciprian Dan
Ciprian DanVice-President, Knowledge Sharing
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 Popa
Mihaela PopaCountry HR Manager Wipro
Mihaela Robu
Mihaela RobuBusiness Development Manager ACCA
Viorel Opaiț
Viorel OpaițBusiness Development Director - JLL

Sponsorship Opportunities will be available soon. Stay tuned!