Galati, Romania – May 13, 2010 – Absolute IT Solutions is proud to announce their participation in the first edition of International Digital Forum as a Partner. IDF was held in Bucharest, Romania between May 10-11, 2010.
This is the first of a series of international conferences organized by the Association for Digital Communications (ACD) dedicated to promoting and debating the implementation of digital technologies in Romania.
This year the International Digital Forum was focused on the country’s transition to digital television which must be completed by 2012, in line with the European Commission recommendations. Industry players, broadcasters, regulators and lawmakers, investors, consultants, analysts and journalists debated the most critical issues facing the digital switch over process in Romania and its aftermath, and learn from the success of other European countries.
“This is an extraordinary opportunity to network with peers and get inspired to take your business to new heights,” said Mihai Constantin, President of the Association for Digital Communications.
Notable speakers were the Romania Prime Minister Emil Boc, the European Commission Director of Strategy and Policies for the Information Society Fabriel Sandu and the Romanian Minister of Communication and Information Society Catalin Marinesu.
Additional speakers at the IDF included:
- Varujan Pambuccian, President National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications of Romania (ANCOM)
- Ioan Onisei, Deputy, Member of the IT&C Commission within the Romanian Chamber of Deputies
- Benny Norling, Vice-President National Audiovisual Council of Romania
- Jack Mikaloff, Vice President, Product Management SES SIRIUS
- Taiju Ishikawa, Chief Executive Officer UPC Romania
- Michael Wagenhofer, Country Manager Sony, Romania
- Mike Chandler, Chief Executive Officer Oesterreichische Rundfunksender (ORS)
- Catalin Niculescu, Managing Director ASTRA GB
- Dan Marius Popentiu, Managing Director Rohde&Schwarz Romania
- Horia Cazan, Chief Executive Officer National Society of Radiocommunications, Radiocom – Romania
- Bridget Cosgrave, PhD, CTO TVR
- Claudiu Paraschiv, Director General Digital Europe
- Radu Petric, Head of TV Technology, CME
- Radu Rusu, President Cable Communication Association
- Mihai Constantin, Manager IPTV Division iNES Group