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IT Days

25th - 26th of November 2014
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj IT Days: Innovation, entrepreneurship and technologies
Location: Cluj Arena conference hall

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Join Cluj IT Days on the 25th and 26th of November 2014 in Cluj-Napoca


  • 2 international speakers
  • 3+ trend setter CEOs of Cluj IT Companies
  • 5+ research projects
  • 8+ startup pitches
  • 15+ technical presentations
  • 220+ expected participants


November 25

Trends & Leadership Sessions
09:00 Coffee & Registration
09:30 Opening Remarks
Alexandru Tulai
(President of Cluj IT Cluster)
Ovidiu Mățan
(Organizer of IT Days)
09:50 “The Evolution of Outsourcing”, our story
Iulian Iuga (CEO Accesa)
10:10 “The Black Swan” or why bother learning?
Dan Ionescu (Danis Consulting)
10:30 Firefox OS: Breaking down walled gardens
Alex Lakatos (Xoomworks)
10:50 Coffee & Networking Break
11:10 Development of products and outsourcing services whitin the same company
Voicu Oprean (CEO AROBS)
11:30 Engineered to evolve - From IT Service Outsourcing
to Products
Bogdan Herea
(CEO PITECH+PLUS)
11:50 Women in Software: the Edge of Privilege
Diana Ciorba (Codespring)
12:10 Research and Innovation Areas of EIT ICT Labs Budapest
Prof. Zoltán Horváth
(EIT ICT Labs Budapest)
12:30 Lunch break
Technical Sessions
13:30 What to do when innovation meets legacy
Mihai Nadăș (Yonder)
13:50 East meets West: cultural shock. Cultural intelligence in projects Simona Bonghez, PhD
(Colors in projects)
14:10 Java Standard 8, news and improvements
Silviu Dumitrescu (Accesa)
14:30 Hot topics in Java
Performance Tuning
Peter Lawrey
(Higher Frequency Trading)
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November 26

Startups & Entrepreneurship
09:00 Coffee & Registration
09:30 What I have learnt by becoming an independent consultant
Peter Lawrey
(Higher Frequency Trading)
10:00 Cluj startups ecosystems
Mircea Vădan (clujstartups.com)
10:15 Gemini Foundry
Șerban Țîr
(CTO Gemini Solutions)
10:35 Crowd Sourcing
Mirel Borodi (multifinantare.ro)
10:50 Coffee & Networking Break
11:10 Home Fabrication
conf. Mihai Oltean
(Babeș Bolyai University)
11:30 How Can Tech Companies Invest in Startups
Tudor Bîrlea (Startcelerate)
11:45 Industry 4.0
Victor Spiță (Accenture)
11:55 I have a great idea for business – why isn’t this enough?
Andrei Kelemen (Cluj IT Cluster)
12:15 Local Startup pitches
13:00 Lunch break
Technical Sessions
14:00 Future of Internet Communications
dr. ing. Bogdan Rus
(Technical University of Cluj)
14:15 Permanent communication platform for intelligent public sector
dr. ing. Zsolt Polgar
(Technical University of Cluj)
14:30 Research group presentation for "processing vocal signal"
prof. Mircea Giurgiu
(Technical University of Cluj)
14:45 e-Teaching and Internet Based Learning Platforms
Lecturer eng. Serban-Nicolae MEZA, PhD
(Technical University of Cluj)
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Featured Speakers
Peter Lawrey CEO Higher Frequency Trading
Iulian Iuga CEO Accesa
Dr.ing. Bogdan Rus Technical University of Cluj