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30 January 2019
Budapest, Hungary

Confirmed Speakers

Mr. László MOSÓCZI, Dr.

State secretary, Ministry for Innovation and Technology, Hungary

The Ministry for Innovation and Technology is responsible for the CEF funds as well as the transport strategy of Hungary, including the IWW sector.

The Beneficiary of the CEF project is the CEF Department in the Ministry.


Head of Unit, INEA

The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) is the successor of the Trans-European Transport Network Executive Agency (TEN-T EA), which was created by the European Commission in 2006 to manage the technical and financial implementation of its TEN-T programme.

INEA officially started its activities on 1 January 2014 in order to implement the following EU programmes:

  • Connecting Europe Facility (CEF)
  • Parts of Horizon 2020 – Smart, green and integrated transport + Secure, clean and efficient energy
  • Legacy programmes: TEN-T and Marco Polo 2007-2013

INEA's main objective is to increase the efficiency of the technical and financial management of the programmes it manages.

Capt. Béla SZALMA

President of the Hungarian Federation of Danube Ports

The objectives of Hungarian Federation of Ports are; the independent business represents and promotes the common interests and veiws of Hungarian inland ports on national and international levels, not only on industry but also on government level, which are considering issues and initiatives facing ports. Furthermore collecting and supplying professional information for members, promote public awarness in order to understand the ports’ contribution to national and regional development.

The federation also organises meetings, conferences and professional trainings for sharing information and expertise in order to encourage the development of efficent practices. In addition, HFIP is willing to work out the general conditions of providing exceptionally good and consistent port services throughout the members’ ports.


Ex Ante Ltd. leader of the Contractor Consortium

The company is a Budapest based consulting firm with extensive international experience supporting successful development and efficient public services.

We have been actively working in strategic and management consulting as a Hungarian consulting company for 15 years. Our clients are international organisations, central administrative bodies, public institutions, local governments, NGOs, and enterprises; we support them in implementing their development projects and establishing the pre-conditions of sustainable and efficient operation.

Since our inception, we have successfully carried out hundreds of projects, and the total value of development projects prepared by our company exceeds 150 million euros.

The Contractor Consortium (Ex Ante Ltd. and MAHART Passnave Ltd.) is responsible for the development of the action n° 2015-HU-TM-0152-S - TEN-T port development Master Plan project. The contract of the project was signed on the 19th of November, 2018.


CEO, MAHART-Freeport Ltd.

  • 1998-2002 governmental tasks
  • 2002-2006 local government representative at II. district of Budapest
  • 2006-2009 mayor in Pilisszentiván
  • 2011- CEO of Mahart Hungarian Shipping Company and Mahart Freeport Company

Mr. László BÚS


Senior consultant at Ex Ante Ltd., his main field of activity is preparation and implementation of infrastructure and energy investments. During his work he gained experiences in development strategy and program planning, regional development projects and also in the implementation of IWW related investments.


Head of Department, Ministry for Innovation and Technology, Decarbonization Division

Márk Alföldy-Boruss leads the Department for Decarbonisation at the Ministry for Innovation and Technology in Hungary. He has reached his wide experiences concerning electromobility, renewable energy, energy efficiency, emission trading system in the public administration and in the private sector.


Research associate, REKK Foundation

Ágnes Törőcsik is a research associate at REKK Foundation. Her main areas of research are enhancing regulatory conditions of renewable heat and feasibility studies for different energy market business plans. She teaches tariff systems at the ERRA courses.

Previously she worked on regulatory strategies, impact assessment of remedies and regulatory cost accounting as a senior advisor at KPMG Budapest and London offices. Ágnes has an M.A. in Economics from the Corvinus University of Budapest.


forest engineer, consultant

He gained the basis of his professional experience in the field of state and private forest management.

In his work so far, he has had the opportunity to participate in the tasks of updating the legal environment of forest management in Hungary.

Currently he is involved in the preparation of strategic analyzes of wood based biomass for planned and implemented investments of state, municipal and private organizations (raw material producer, raw material recovery).

Mr. Tibor ORBÁN

DCEO of Budapest DH Works Private Co. Ltd. (FŐTÁV)President of Association of Hungarian District Heating Enterprises (MaTáSzSz)

Outlook on the present status of the Hungarian district heating sector focusing on biomass. Presentation of Budapest district heating (present status, possible trends and developments in the future). Integration of biomass based heating plants into the heat production portfolio of Budapest district heating (technical and energetic parameters and impacts.

Ms. Ann-Kathrin KAUFMANN

BioCampus Straubing

Ann-Kathrin Kaufmann is Director Biobased Economy at the BioCampus Straubing GmbH and work package leader in the ENERGY BARGE project.

Closed since 29 January 2019
Location Hungary
Organised by
Participants 98
Meetings 30
Hungary 167
Croatia 9
Austria 7
Slovakia 7
Germany 2
Romania 2
Czech Republic 2
Total 196
Producer/Manufacturer 4
Port Operator 19
Shipping company 11
Transport Company 6
Distributer/Retailer 3
Service Provider 7
Supplier 7
Association 7
Regulation (Government) 42
Research & Development 26
NGO 11
Consulting 26
Other 26
Total 195