Past Editions


Dedicated to urban reconversion and revitalisation.

The echo of Cities or Tomorrow – Discover some projects born from our participants’ ideas.


Invest in Jiu Valley

The need: better coordination between local public institutions in the Jiu Valley for the unitary representation of the region


The solution: establishment of public-private collaborative entity, Invest in Jiu Valley (, joined by all mayors


The result: October 2018, first participation in the most important trade fair for real estate investments in Europe, Expo Real, to present the investment offer and the immense potential of the site



Delegation to the Ruhr Basin area

The need:  intensive training, experience exchange and analysis of best-practice examples for local public authorities


The solution: September 2018, delegation to the Ruhr Basin area with interested mayors of Romania, organized by AHK Romania


The result: insights on urban revitalisation and reconversion, to be transposed in their hometowns



Working group Construction Law

The need: common platform and dialogue between stakeholders (architects, lawyers and experts) in the construction/construction law field


The solution: establishment of AHK Romania working group Construction Law


The result: regular discussions on current topics, invitation by relevant authorities to consultations dedicated to legal changes


Dedicated to the urban and regional competitiveness in stimulating sustainable development of Romania’s cities and regions.


Dedicated to the importance of urban and regional development in stimulating sustainable, smart and equitable growth.


Dedicated to the connection between mobility and urban development, economy and construction.


Dedicated to architecture, green cities and businesses, sustainable development, as well as reinventing small and medium-size cities, reindustrialisation management and technological parks.



Dedicated to the complexity of the development process of cities and regions, future opportunities and current difficulties, as well as best-practice examples of solutions implemented in other regions.

Speakers of Past Editions

Dr. Dragos Anastasiu

President German-Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK Romania)

HE Cord Meier-Klodt

Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bucharest

Tilman Buchholz

Deputy Head of the Urban Development Department of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety


Hans-Jürgen Best

 City Director of the City of Essen and Divisional Management Board Planning

Dr. Georg Pammer

 General Manager Aspern

Smart City

Dr. Marcel Heroiu

Senior Urban Development Specialist World Bank

Tamina Lolev

Managing Partner nod makerspace

Ioan Popa

 Mayor of Resita

Tatian Diaconu

CEO Immochan Romania

Arch. Eugen Panescu

Founding Partner Planwerk

Dr. Christian von Albrichsfeld

 CEO Continental Automotive Romania

Arch. Hildegard Brandl

Managing Partner UNITH2B

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