Event Agenda


7 October 2021

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration and accommodation


2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Opening Session

Moderator:  Prof. Dr. (econ) Dipl. Eng. Nikolay Mihaylov – Chairman of the Board “Bulgarian Forum for Transport Infrastructure”

Ass. Prof. Dr. Arch. Violeta Komitova – Minister of Regional Development

Dr. Daniela Vizieva – Minister of Economy

Dr. Lilyana Pavlova – Vice President of EIB


3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Session “Regulatory documents and road safety” 

Moderator:  Prof. Dr. Dipl. Eng. Rumen Milanov – Department of “Road Construction and Transport Facilities”


3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Dipl. Eng. Nikolay Mihaylov – Geoconstruct

Falling stones - free from "rules" and "norms"


3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Dipl. Eng. Ralitsa Rasheva – University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy

Requirements for road markings at national and European level and methods for quality control


3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Dipl. Eng. Lubos Misak – Screening Eagle / Proceq 

EU standards protecting and making our Roads safe


3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Maksim Mishenko – Vocord, Russia; Dipl. Eng. Miroslav Zeynelov – Sentra

Cameras and systems for speed control


4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Dipl. Eng. Georgi Zlatev – KMV

Specialized software for marking, repair and reporting of victims of road accidents


4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Dipl. Eng. Ivan Tabakov - State Agency “Road Safety”

History of regulatory documents related to road safety in Bulgaria


4:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Session “Green deal and ecology”

Moderator: Teodor Radonov – Head of EIB in Republic of Bulgaria


4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Teodor Radonov – Head of EIB on Republic of Bulgaria

Тhe EU Climate Bank - investing in sustainable transport infrastructure


4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Dipl. Eng. Denislav Velkov – Viacon Bulgaria

Examples of constructive solutions for construction of corrugated steel transport facilities and their impact on the environment.


5:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Dipl. Eng. Rumen Radev – HydroPro; Dipl. Eng. Nina Valcheva – BauAcademy

Innovative technology in sewerage networks. Electrodiffusion welding - 100% watertightness, security and stability. Aspects and risks in road drainage in the new climatic conditions.


5:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Dipl. Eng. Thomas Hasslacher – Huesker

Innovative geotextile contaminant barriers in infrastructure applications – Environmental protection without surface sealing


5:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Radina Syarova – Plana Solutions

Digitization of financial planning and budgeting in construction companies


5:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Dipl. Eng. Blagovesta Shineva – Center for Testing and European Certification

The meaning and benefits of the Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)


6:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Emil Shtipliev – Pipelife

Drainage, cleaning and management of atmospheric water


8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Dinner


9:30 p.m – Night club with live music (Ruslan Mainov)



8 October 2021

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Session Three seas Initiative 

Moderator:  Ass. Prof. Dr. Nikolay Tsonkov, University of National and World Economy


10:00 a.m.– 10:15 a.m.

Borislav Balgarinov – Governor of Ruse district; Cristian Anculescu – Vice Chairman of Giurgiu County Council

Implementing an active policy for the development and cohesion of regions inside and outside the EU in the context of the geostrategic importance of the European Transport Corridor №9.


10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Dr. Antoaneta Bares – National company “Industrial zones”

Economic effects of development of industrial parks for the regions


10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Georgi Chalakov – Governor of Yambol District

Expanding the opportunities for social and economic development of Eastern Bulgaria through the modernization of the road infrastructure, the construction of railway, information energy connectivity of the Republic of Bulgaria with the Republic of Turkey and the Republic of Romania North-South corridor


10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Dipl.Eng. Tihomir Borachev –Deputy Mayor of Silistra Municipality

Danube bridge Silistra - Calarasi natural end of the highway in the direction "Silistra - Shumen Karnobat - Yambol - Lesovo - Edirne"


11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nikolay Tsonkov, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kamen Petrov and Chief Assist. Dr. Tsvetelina Berberova-Valcheva - Univesity of National and World Economy

Regional connectivity and modeling of investment policies in the Black Sea region


11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Dipl.Eng. Desislava Paunova – Road Infrastructure Agency

Development of the national road network in the context of the Three Seas Initiative


11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Iliya Lingorski – Chief economist Bulgarian Development Bank

The role of the investment fund for the Three seas Initiative and proposals from the summit in Sofia for new financial instrument


12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch break

2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Session “Geotechnics and transport facilities” 

Moderator:  Ass. Prof. Dr. Dipl. Eng. Ivaylo Ivanov – Dean of Faculty of Transportation Engineering, UACEG


2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Joshua Keen – RST Instruments; Dipl.Eng. Miroslav Zeynelov - Sentra

Geotechnical monitoring for landslides and large infrastructure elements


2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Dipl. Eng. Elena Kielbasinska – GDG Acoustic

Modern solutions in traffic noise reduction


2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Dipl.Eng. Stoyan Penev – PERI Bulgaria

Safe and efficient construction of bridges and tunnels.


2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Dipl.Eng. Deyan Soserov, Dr.Dipl.Eng. Tanya Slavova and Dipl.Eng. Krasimima Gachevska - University of Mining and Geology St. Ivan Rilski

Application of virtual reality in metro construction


3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Dipl. Eng. Plamen Vasilev – University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy

Studies of pressure zones in the dismantling of a Rothof Viaduct on the A7 Highway, Germany


3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Ass.Prof.Dr.Dipl.Eng. Andrey Totsev – University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy

Strengthening the ground base under existing foundations by injection


3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Dipl. Eng. Victor Poberezhnyi – Huesker

MSE Retaining Walls in Infrastructural Projects. Theory and Practice


3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Discussion session “Innovative cities” 

Moderator:  Gencho Kerezov – Deputy Mayorof Sofia Municipality

Participants in the discussion

Gencho Kerezov – Deputy Mayor of Sofia Municipality

Krasimir Stoychev – Burgas Municipality

Dipl. Eng. Gergana Stoycheva – Stara Zagora Municipality

Arch. Stanimir Tonev – Chelopech Municipality

Nikolay Nedyalkov – Veliko Tarnovo municipality


Closing Session 

Moderator: Dr. Dipl. Eng. Hristo Grozdanov – General Manager Transport Infrastructure and Construction Institute

Prof. Dr. (econ) Dipl. Eng. Nikolay Mihaylov – Chairman of the Board “Bulgarian Forum for Transport Infrastructure”

Hristo Aleksiev – Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications 

Gencho Kerezov  –  Deputy Mayor of Sofia Municipality

Iliya Lingorski – Chief Economist of the Bulgarian Development Bank


8:00 p.m. Official dinner