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Students School
Economics and Management in Energy, Infrastructure, and Utilities

- 24-27 September - Sofia, Venus Conference Center, N 9, Dondukov Blvd.
- 28 September - TPP ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3


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Students School on Economics and Management
in Energy, Infrastructure, and Utilities

With the support of:



Utilities Magazine and the online portal Publics.bg organize the traditional students school on economics and management in energy, infrastructure, and utilities on September 24-28, 2012.

The goal of the training is to present up-to-date energy and utilities challenges to students (4th year Bachelors and Masters) and to young experts in the sector. With this, it will attract the interest of young students and experts - lawyers, economists, and engineers, to these sectors of the Bulgarian economy.

The lecturers are leading experts and managers from the following sectors: electric power, heating, natural gas, water and wastewater, postal services, facility management, etc.


Day 1 (24.09., Monday)
Module I. State Policy in Energy, Infrastructure, Public Services and Utilities

Day 2 (25.09., Tuesday)
Module II. Green Energy Investments

Day 3 (26.09., Wednesday)
Module III. Environment and Water Sector Investments
Module IV. Regulation of Energy & Utilities Services

Day 4 (27.09., Thursday)
Module V. Energy & Utilities Corporate Management

Day 5 (28.09., Friday)
Module VI. Industrial Visit to TPP ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3


  • Atanas Georgiev, Chief Editor, Publics.bg & Utilities Magazine
  • Atanas Popov, Expert in Metering Data Management, EVN Bulgaria
  • Boyko Bodurov, Business Development Director, Raicommerce Construction
  • Daniel Kiryakov, Communications Director, TPP ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3
  • Iliya Nikolaev, Chairman of the Bulgarian Association of Heating Companies and Chairman of the BD of Dalkia Varna
  • Ivan Ivanov, Chairman, Bulgarian Water Association
  • Ivanka Videnova, Director “Water Supply and Sewerage” at the Bulgarian Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works
  • Ivaylo Kaschiev, PhD student at FEBA, Sofia University
  • Ivo Stoyanov, Business Development, CenterMine Ltd.
  • Kiril Iliev, Regional Facilities Manager, Key Facilities Management International
  • Konstantin Delisivkov, Executive Director, Bulgarian Federation of Industrial Energy Consumers (BFIEC)
  • Mariana Iteva, Regional Director Business Development for the Balkans in Veolia Voda and Director of Veolia Voda Bulgaria
  • Miroslav Lessev, Assistant Professor at FEBA, Sofia University
  • Nikola Gazdov, Executive Director, Bulgarian Photovoltaic Association (BPVA)
  • Nikolay Minkov, Executive Director, Srednogorie Med Industrial Cluster
  • Peter Alexandrov and Nataliya Dimova, CEZ Distribution Bulgaria
  • Peter Poptchev, Ambassador and consultant to the Bulgarian Ministry of Economy, Energy, and Tourism
  • Peter Tashev, Executive Secretary of the Bulgarian Facility Management Association (BGFMA)
  • Plamen Gramatikov, Manager for Bulgaria of the Energy Efficiency Credit Line of EBRD at “Encon Services”
  • Plamen Stefanov, Chairman of the BD, EnergoPro Sales
  • Raycho Katsarov, Executive Director, Saga Commodities
  • Sebastian Noetlichs, Executive Director of the Bulgarian Wind Energy Association (BGWEA)
  • Stefano Cepellotti, Financial Reports and Planning Manager, AcegasAps (Italian company, owner of RilaGas)
  • Stoyan A. Stoyanov, Executive Director, PRoWay
  • Todor Matev, Deputy-Director Customer Care, CEZ Bulgaria
  • Valentin Stoyanov, energy expert
  • Vassil Karaivanov, Assistant Professor at FEBA, Sofia University
  • Zdravko Mihaylov, Manager “Postal Policy and Market Analyses”, Bulgarian Posts


Prices for attending the Students School:
- free (for 15 students 4-th year and masters) after applications and selection
- 240 BGN with VAT for 1 participant from state institution or NGO (10% off for more than 1 participant)
- 420 BGN with VAT for 1 participant from commercial company (10% off for more than 1 participant)

The participation includes:
- 4 days lectures, training materials, and 2 coffee-breaks and lunch for every day
- 1 day industrial visit, with transport and lunch

Условия за кандидатстване на студенти за безплатно участие:
Изпратете Вашата кандидатура за участие в обучението до 12 септември на адрес: summerschool@publics.bg
Вашите документи трябва да включват:
- Мотивационно писмо за участие в обучението (до 2 маш. стр.)
- CV във формат Europass


Please contact us: summerschool@publics.bg

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