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Summit Panel Discussions

Thursday, November 30th, 2023

The Willard Hotel

Washington, DC

Join us for a day of networking with industry experts and enjoy a series of exciting discussions in an intimate setting. Lunch will be served - *RSVP required to secure your spot. 


9:30am Defense Resilience for Romania

A fireside chat with

• Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges

• Ian Brzezinski - The Atlantic Council & Alianta Board Member


10:30am IT Resilience in times of war


• Allison O'Brien - Managing Director , Government Affairs, Oracle Corporation, Alianta Board Member

• George Roth - UiPath - Al Evangelist & Alianta Board Member


• Robert Novy - Oracle Corporation - Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives

• Raluca Negulescu Balaci - UiPath - Executive Director

• Dan Berte - BitDefender - Director of Innovation

• Manuel Oancia - US Institiute of Business and International Development Founder

• Razvan Miutescu - Whiteford Taylor & Preston Partner, DC Cyber Task Force


12:00pm Luncheon with John Florescu & Audra Plepytė - Ambassador of Lithuania to the United States and Mexico


1:30pm Economic Resilience

• Ambassador (Ret.) Robert Cekuta - Hudson Partners President

• Chang Oh Turkmani - The Mega Company Managing Director & Alianta Board Member

• Pedro Nonay - Global Agri-Commodities Expert

• Alina Inayeh -Advisor to President, German Marshall Fund

• Claudiu Petre - Grampet Group, Sr. Advisor


3:00pm VISA Waiver

• Dana Bucin - Murtha Cullina Partner

• Valentin Vatajelu - State Counselor in the office of the PM, Coordinator for the US Visa Program

• Teodor Stan - President, Immigration Research Forum


*Access for Alianta members & Gala guests only