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1 Agenda of the European Economic Congress 2015 All
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Agenda of the European Economic Congress 2015
All sessions of the 7th European Economic Congress will be held
at the International Conference Centre (ul. Olimpijska, Katowice, Silesia)
Inaugural session
20 April 2015
10.00-18.00
International Conference Centre
10.00-10.10
Multifunctional Hall 3
Opening of the Congress and reception of Guests:
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Wojciech Kuśpik – Chairman of the Board, PTWP SA, Initiator of the European Economic Congress
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Marcin Krupa – Mayor of Katowice
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Wojciech Saługa* – Marshal of the Silesian Voivodeship
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Piotr Litwa* – Voivode of Silesia
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Małgorzata Mańka-Szulik* – Mayor of Zabrze, Chairperson, Górnośląski Związek Metropolitalny (Metropolitan
Association of Upper Silesia)
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Jerzy Buzek – Member of the European Parliament, President of the European Parliament between 2009-2012,
Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland between 1997-2001, Chairman of the Council of the EEC
10.10-10.30
Multifunctional Hall 3
Inaugural speech:
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Bronisław Komorowski* – President of the Republic of Poland
10.30-12.00
Multifunctional Hall 3
300 billion for the new Europe. The large-scale investment programme of the European Union
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How to break stagnation in the economy? Demographic, political and economic risks
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The capital, regulations and leverage: the mechanics of the new financial vehicle
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More freedom and more responsibility: a comparison with previously used investment support mechanisms
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The role of the European Commission, financial market institutions and private investors
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The need for wise priorities. Which objectives will the funds be spent on?
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An opportunity to take a quantum leap. Results for Europe: industry, technologies, infrastructure and the labour
market
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The new EU financial framework in Member States. Case: EUR 300 billion for Poland
Speech:
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Jyrki Katainen – Vice-President of the European Commission, European Commissioner for Jobs, Growth, Investment
and Competitiveness (15 minutes)
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Elżbieta Bieńkowska – European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs; Jyrki Katainen –
Vice-President of the European Commission, European Commissioner for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness;
Markku Markkula – President of the European Committee of the Regions; Janusz Piechociński – Deputy Prime Minister,
Minister of Economy, Poland; Maricel Popa* – State Secretary, Ministry of Economy, Romania; László Szabó – Parliamentary
State Secretary and Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary
Moderator: Janusz Lewandowski – Chairman, Polish Prime Minister‘s Economic Council, Member of the European Parliament
12.30-14.00
Banquet Hall
plena
Innovative Europe – a time of taking specific actions
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The new economy in Europe and worldwide: the ones who keep chasing and the ones being caught up with
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Whom do we compete with? Leaders of the knowledge-based economy and their achievements
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Putting an end to simple reserves that drive growth. Dilemmas of Central Europe
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Stimulating innovations in the economy: assumptions, experience and implementation practice
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The state, business and science. Do universal cooperation standards exist?
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Does an alternative to European innovations exist? “Innovate or perish”
Speech:
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Carlos Moedas – European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Piotr Chełmiński* – Member of the Board, Business Development / Power and Heat Generation Officer, PKN ORLEN;
Wojciech Dąbrowski – Chairman of the Board, Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa SA; Lena Kolarska-Bobińska – Minister of Science
and Higher Education, Poland; Carlos Moedas – European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation; Klaus Dieter
Rennert – Chief Executive for EMEA and CIS, Hitachi, Ltd.
Moderator: Wawrzyniec Smoczyński – Managing Director, Polityka INSIGHT
14.45-17.00
Banquet Hall
Energy, industry and climate, or three-in-one
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The influence of the EU climate policy on the competitiveness of the economy. It is time to draw some conclusions
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The price of energy – the price of independence. The idea of European energy solidarity versus security and
economic growth.
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The strategy for building the Energy Union
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Reindustrialisation versus environmental protection standards. What types of industry should be present in Europe?
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How to translate the holistic approach to the economy and climate into the language of European regulations?
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Gérard Bourland – CEO, Veolia Group in Poland; Jerzy Buzek – Member of the European Parliament, President of the
European Parliament between 2009-2012, Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland between 1997-2001, Chairman of the
Council of the EEC; Pavel Cyrani – Member of the Board, Director of Strategy Department, ČEZ a.s.; Thierry Doucerain –
Chairman of the Board, EDF Polska SA; Surojit Ghosh – Member of the Board, ArcelorMittal Poland; Włodzimierz Karpiński
– Minister of Treasury, Poland; Dariusz Lubera – Chairman of the Board, TAURON Polska Energia SA; Rokas Masiulis –
Minister of Energy, Lithuania; Paweł Olechnowicz – Chairman of the Board, CEO, Grupa Lotos SA (Lotos Group); Marek
Woszczyk – Chairman of the Board, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA; Krzysztof Zamasz – Chairman of the Board, ENEA
SA
Speeches:
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Włodzimierz Karpiński – Minister of Treasury, Poland
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Jerzy Buzek – Member of the European Parliament, President of the European Parliament between 2009-2012,
Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland between 1997-2001, Chairman of the Council of the EEC
Moderator: Wojciech Kuśpik – Chairman of the Board, PTWP SA, Initiator of the European Economic Congress
12.30-14.00
Lecture Hall
plena
The role of the state in the economy. Freedom, regulations and intervention
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Free market dilemmas in the time of stagnation. Expectations with regard to the state
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Smart interventionism or manual control? When the state enters the sphere of economy
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Direct involvement: the state as the owner of multiple companies
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Cooperation between business and the state: benefits and traps
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Privatisation and the areas of business activity reserved to the state
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Is the state able to compensate for economic imbalance, or does it rather contribute to its deepening?
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Areas that need regulations. Quality and stability of the law. The phenomenon of over-regulation and its
consequences
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Economic patriotism or protectionism: walking a thin line. Concerns about the free market
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Leszek Balcerowicz – Chairman of the Board, Civil Development Forum, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance between
1989-1991 and 1997-2000, Chairman of the Board of National Bank Polski between 2001-2007; Witalij Kliczko – Mayor of
Kijev, Leader, Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform (UDAR); Horst Köhler – President of the Federal Republic of Germany
between 2004-2010, former Director General of the International Monetary Fund, German economist and politician; Jan
Kulczyk – Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Kulczyk Investments, Founder, CEED Institute; Ivan Mikloš – Slovak politician,
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Slovakia between 2010-2012; George Ngethe Njenga – Dean, Strathmore
Business School, Nairobi, Kenya
Moderators: Bogusław Chrabota – Editor-in-chief, Rzeczpospolita; Witold Orłowski – Polish economist, Member of the Polish
Prime Minister’s Economic Council
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Summary:
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Lech Wałęsa – President of the Republic of Poland between 1990-1995, Ambassador, CEED Institute
The conferring of the CEED award
The ceremony will be attended by: Lech Wałęsa – President of the Republic of Poland between 1990-1995, Ambassador,
CEED Institute
14.45-17.00
Lecture Hall
Challenges of the global economy. New markets and new directions
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Traditional output markets for the economies of Central Europe: yesterday and today
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The influence of long-term consequences of the crisis on the volume of the European trade
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Our neighbours are in trouble. The European Union versus Northern Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe
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Features of distant markets – Asia, Africa and South America. Opportunities and limitations
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Development in the regional market (Central Europe) as an alternative to global expansion
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The changing role of global barons – USA and China. European advantages in economic relations
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Mark Cliffe – Chief Economist, ING Group; Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma* – Przewodnicząca, African Union Commission;
Miguel Frasquilho – Chairman, AICEP Portugal Global – Trade & Investment Agency; Janusz Piechociński – Deputy Prime
Minister, Minister of Economy, Poland; Adam Purwin – Chairman of the Board, PKP CARGO SA; László Szabó –
Parliamentary State Secretary and Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary; Herbert Wirth – Chairman
of the Board, KGHM Polska Miedź SA
Modertor: Marek Tejchman – Deputy Editor-in-chief, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna
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20 April 2015
20 April 2015
12.30-14.00
Multifunctional Hall 1
A healthy hospital. What does it mean? Part 1
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The financial situation of hospitals in Poland. Obligations and liquidity of medical entities versus the continuity of
healthcare services being provided and patient safety
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Running costs incurred by medical entities: an analysis of selected indicators in recent years
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The organisation and financing of medical treatment: solutions in selected medical fields from the perspective of both
the payer and the managers who run hospitals
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Restructuring, conversion of medical entities and consolidation processes: plans held by self-government
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Conditions for private investors to invest their capital in the hospital sector
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Andrzej Balicki – Legal Adviser, DLA Piper Wiater sp. k.; Anna Janicka – Deputy Chairman of the Board, District Health
Centre in Brzeziny; Tadeusz Jędrzejczyk – Chairman of the Board, Narodowy Fundusz Zdrowia (National Health Fund);
Bolesław Piecha* – Member of the European Parliament; Renata Ruman-Dzido – Director, Szpital Wojewódzki (Regional
Hospital) in Opole – Independent Public Health Care Institution; Bartosz Sadowski – Chairman of the Board, Health Resort
Ustroń; Aleksandra Skowronek – Vice-Marshal of the Silesian Voivodeship; Marian Zembala – Director, Śląskie Centrum
Chorób Serca (Silesian Center for Heart Diseases) in Zabrze
Moderator: Piotr Wróbel – Deputy Editor-in-chief, Rynek Zdrowia, rynekzdrowia.pl
20 April 2015
14.45-16.30
Multifunctional Hall 1
A healthy hospital. What does it mean? Part 2
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Hospital insurance and clinical risk management
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Improving the quality of healthcare services is costly, but there is no other way
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Outsourcing in healthcare: new directions
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Investment in hospitals in the financial framework 2014-2020
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Purchases of medical devices and equipment: selected financial and legal aspects
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Michał Czarnuch – Senior Associate, Life Sciences Practice, Kancelaria Domański Zakrzewski Palinka; Bogdan Dzik –
Chairman of the Board, Impel Cleaning Sp. z o.o.; Dariusz Jorg – Director, Uniwersyteckie Centrum Okulistyki i Onkologii
(University Ophthalmology and Oncology Centre), Samodzielny Publiczny Szpital Kliniczny Śląskiego Uniwersytetu
Medycznego w Katowicach (Independent Public Research and Teaching Hospital of the Medical University of Silesia
in Katowice); Bogdan Koczy – Director, Samodzielny Publiczny Wojewódzki Szpital Chirurgii Urazowej im. dr J. Daaba
w Piekarach Śląskich (Dr J. Daab Independent Public Regional Hospital of Trauma Surgery in Piekary Śląskie); Jacek Kopacz
– Deputy Chairman of the Board, Supra Brokers Sp. z o.o.; Agnieszka Pachciarz – Deputy Mayor of Poznań; Robert Starzec
– Director, Independent Public Health Care Centre of the Ministry of the Interior in Łódź
Moderator: Ryszard Rotaub – Journalist, Rynek Zdrowia, rynekzdrowia.pl
20 April 2015
14.45-16.30
Multifunctional Hall 2
The social capital and the economy
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Social determinants of economic development in Poland – current state and new trends
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Deficiency in social capital and its influence on the development of entrepreneurship and innovations
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How to build trust in business relationships effectively?
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Competition versus cooperation in the economy. Stimulating the willingness to cooperate
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Social innovations in Europe and Poland – their influence on the economy, the pace of development and the labour
market A review of cases
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Jarosław Górniak – Head, Center for Evaluation and Analysis of Public Policies, Jagiellonian University; Jan Fazlagić
– Department of Market Research and Services, Poznań University of Economics; Adam Łącki – Chairman of the Board,
Krajowy Rejestr Długów Biuro Informacji Gospodarczej SA (KRD Economic Information Bureau); Aleksander Sala – Chairman
of the Board, Kolibro Sp. z o.o.; Waldemar Sokołowski – Chairman of the Board, Rzetelna Firma Sp. z o.o. (Reliable
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Company); Irena Wóycicka – Secretary of State, Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland
Moderator: Paweł Blajer – TVN 24 Biznes i Świat
20 April 2015
17.00-18.00
Multifunctional Hall 2
Ceremony of awarding The Golden Certificates of Reliability
20 April 2015
14.00-18.00
Conference Room 8
First Meeting of China-CEEC Business Council
(Invitations only)
20 April 2015
12.30-14.00
Conference Room 9
India – Central Europe Economic Meeting
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Tradition, experience and prospects of economic cooperation between India and Poland, as well as between India
and the countries of Central Europe
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Strategic economic partnership between the EU and India, and the EU-India FTA as new frameworks of economic
cooperation
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The dynamics of the economic development of India. The scale of import and investment needs versus
the possibilities of satisfying them
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Promising industries in the context of economic and trade cooperation between Europe and India
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India as an exporter – current state and the potential. Indian capital being invested in Europe and worldwide
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Distance, cultural and legal differences, customs and non-tariff legislation, and other barriers to the development
of economic cooperation
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Protection of the Indian market versus investors from abroad. Business partnership and market access
Speech:
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Janusz Piechociński – Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy, Poland
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Ajay Bisaria – Ambassador of India in Poland; Vijay G. Kalantri – President, All India Association of Industry, Director, WTC
Mumbai; Amit Lath – Co-founder & CEO, Sharda Group of Companies – Europe; Vijay Mehta – Chairman, PHD Chamber of
Commerce and Industry; Monika Piątkowska – Former Deputy Chairman of the Board, Polish Information and Foreign
Investment Agency (PAIiIZ); Ambika Sharma – Joint Director General, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and
Industry (FICCI); J.J. Singh – Chairman, Indo Polish Chamber of Commerce & Industries; Ryszard Sznajder – Chairman,
Polish Indian Chamber of Commerce; representative: Department of Trade and Industry of India
Moderator: Małgorzata Bonikowska – President, Centre for International Relations, Partner, THINKTANK Centre
20 April 2015
14.45-16.30
Conference Room 9
Young leaders on the future of Europe
A debate to be attended by politicians, business representatives and young generation
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The situation of the young generation of Europeans in the labour market. New models of professional activity
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Major European development challenges as seen by the young generation
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The future of the euro area versus the prospects of development of Member States
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The restoration of industry in Europe and the condition of the environment. The EU climate policy
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Energy security and political security in the current international situation
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Migrations within the European Union and immigration to Europe – opportunities and risks
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Do different generations have common problems? Demographic trends and social security systems
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Wiesław Banyś – Rector, University of Silesia in Katowice, Chairman, Regional Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in
Poland; Jerzy Buzek – Member of the European Parliament, President of the European Parliament between 2009-2012, Prime
Minister of the Republic of Poland between 1997-2001, Chairman of the Council of the EEC; Jakub Karnowski – Chairman of
the Board, Polskie Koleje Państwowe SA; Lena Kolarska-Bobińska* – Minister of Science and Higher Education, Poland
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The debate will also be attended by representatives of the young generation:
Janusz Dramski – Chairman, Youth Forum, Regional Chamber of Commerce in Katowice, Manager, Startup Accelerator
Business Link Katowice; Paweł Grzegorczyk – Student, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Member of the Board, Jagiellonian
Club; Kamil Kania – Student, University of Economics in Katowice; Paweł Michalski – Student, Warsaw School of Economics,
Alumnus of the Lesław A. Paga Foundation; Ján Michalčák – Student, University College London, Alumnus of the of the
Zdeněk Bakala Foundation, Aspen Institute Prague; Kamil Pruchnik – Doctoral Student, Warsaw School of Economics,
Chairman of the Board, “Młodzi Reformują Polskę” (“The Young Reform Poland”)
Moderacja: Marek Twaróg – Editor in Chief, Dziennik Zachodni
21 April 2015
21 April 2015
9.30-11.00
Banquet Hall 1
Innovation leaders
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What determines success in the field of innovations?
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The innovation-friendly regulatory environment: patents and the property right
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Innovation brokers in action
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A review of examples of good practice as regards cooperation within the business-science-administration triangle
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Whose is the risk and whose are the benefits? Mechanisms and scenarios of sharing responsibility and benefits
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Pablo Hofelich – Chief Operating Officer, Hitachi Europe, Ltd.; Daniel Marciniak – Metal Prototype and International Projects
Manager, Faurecia Grójec R&D Center SA; Dariusz Marzec – Deputy Chairman of the Board for Development, PGE Polska
Grupa Energetyczna SA; Adam Leszkiewicz – Chairman of the Board, CEO, Grupa Azoty, Zakłady Azotowe Kędzierzyn SA;
Bożena Lublińska-Kasprzak – Chairman of the Board, Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP); Aleksandra
Magaczewska – Chairman of the Board, Agencja Rozwoju Przemysłu SA (Industrial Development Agency – ARP);
Przemysław Sienkiewicz – Advisory Board Member, EMFC Loan Syndications
Moderator: Paweł Tynel – Partner, Dział Doradztwa Podatkowego, Lider Grupy Zarządzania Innowacjami, EY
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Banquet Hall 1
Innovations in practice. Commercialisation now!
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The financing of innovations in the EU financial framework 2014-2020. New rules, amounts, mechanisms and
potential availability
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How to gain and utilise effectively the funds intended for the development of innovations?
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From the laboratory to the market Commercialisation as a stage that accumulates difficulties and costs
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Optimum models of commercialisation of technologies and innovative products
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Will there be implementation with support? The “ecosystem” of innovations in Europe and Poland. The tax system
versus innovations
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Leszek Grabarczyk – Deputy Director, Narodowe Centrum Badań i Rozwoju (The National Centre for Research and
Development – NCBiR); Agata Juzyk* – Director, Research and Innovation Department, KGHM Polska Miedź SA; Jerzy
Langer – President of the Board, Wroclaw Research Centre EIT+; Beata Stelmach – Chairman of the Board, GE in Poland and
Baltics; Romana Śliwa – Department of Materials Forming and Processing (MP), Head, Project Management Office (MBI),
Rzeszów University of Technology; Arkadiusz Świerczewski – Director of Innovation, PKN ORLEN SA; Jerzy Wiśniewski –
Director R&D, Fujitsu in Poland; Tadeusz Woszczyński – Regional Manager CEE&CIS, Information Systems Group at Hitachi
Europe, Ltd.
Moderator: Beata Tylman – Director, PwC
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Banquet Hall 1
The financing of innovations – Is it industry’s turn to make decisions now?
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Changes in the model of financing innovative activity in the EU
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How to make use of the funds from the new EU financial framework efficiently and effectively?
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The role of the capital market and PE/VC funds in the financing of innovations. The support and inspiration on the part
of the state
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The innovative potential versus the financial potential of Polish enterprises: an attempt to make a diagnosis. The
inclination for financing an enterprise’s own research and development projects. Possibilities of cooperation between
enterprises
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Paweł Burzyński – Deputy Chairman of the Board, Trigon TFI SA; Stefan Dzienniak – Chairman of the Board, Hutnicza Izba
Przemysłowo-Handlowa (Polish Steel Association); Zygmunt Krasiński – Director, National Contact Point for Horizon 2020
Framework Programme, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN); Kim
Kreilgaard – Head of Division, Corporates, Poland and Baltics, European Investment Bank; Krzysztof Jan Kurzydłowski –
Director, Narodowe Centrum Badań i Rozwoju (The National Centre for Research and Development – NCBiR); Paweł
Poncyljusz* – Member of the Supervisory Board, Laboratorium Badań Napędów Lotniczych Polonia Aero Sp. z o.o.; Iwona
Wendel – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, Poland; Patrycja Zielińska – Deputy Chairman
of the Board, Agencja Rozwoju Przemysłu SA (Industrial Development Agency – ARP)
Moderator: Magdalena Burnat-Mikosz – Partner, Leader of the Innovation Consulting and R&D and Government Incentives
Teams, Deloitte in Poland
21 April 2015
15.30-17.00
Banquet Hall 1
The BPO/SSC industry in the 2020 framework
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The business services sector in Central Europe: dynamics and main centres
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What attracts investors to Central Europe? The inclination of the BPO/SSC industry for relocation
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The Polish BPO hub. Chances to continue leading the industry. Prospects concerning the future of the sector
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Is it a time for change? New needs and a new offer. Evolution of business services
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Krystian Bestry – CEO, Adaptive Solutions & Advisory Group, Deputy Chairman of the Board, ABSL; Iwona ChojnowskaHaponik – Director, Foreign Investment Department, Polska Agencja Informacji i Inwestycji Zagranicznych SA (Polish
Information and Foreign Investment Agency – PAIiIZ); Mirosław Czarnik – Chairman of the Board, Górnośląski Park
Przemysłowy Sp. z o.o.; Maciej Gołaś – Director Transaction Banking Products and Client Services Department, ING Bank
Śląski SA; Marcin Krupa – Mayor of Katowice; Jacek Levernes – Chairman of the Board, ABSL, Member of the Board,
Hewlett-Packard Europe, Deputy Chairman of the Board, HP Global Business Services – Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA);
Marek Stasieńko – Regional Leasing Manager, Skanska Property Poland Sp. z o.o.; Arkadiusz Wiśniewski – Mayor of Opole
Moderator: Jakub Sylwestrowicz – National Director, JLL
21 April 2015
9.30-11.00
Banquet Hall 2
The economic policy: Poland 2020
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Poland 2015 – Strengths and weaknesses; opportunities and risks. How to avoid the middle-income trap?
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Polish advantages today and in 2020. What should the growth in the economy be based on?
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Putting the Polish economy on the track of modernity. The role of innovations, investments in human capital and the
regulatory policy
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The role of the regulatory environment and the influence of state administration on the conditions for business
development in Poland
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External drivers of economic growth: The reindustrialisation policy, European investments – Juncker’s Plan, and the
economic pact between the EU and the USA (TTIP)
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Risks and limitations: The EU climate policy, international situation, demography and migrations
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Adam Czyżewski – Chief Economist, PKN ORLEN SA; Olgierd Dziekoński – Secretary of State, Chancellery of the President
of the Republic of Poland; Grzegorz Dzik – Chairman of the Board, Impel SA; Grzegorz Hajdarowicz – Gremi Group;
Stanisław Kluza – Institute of Statistics and Demography, Unit of Applied Statistics, Warsaw School of Economics, Chairman of
the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) between 2006-2011; Marek Kowalski – Member of the General Council,
Expert, Polish Confederation Lewiatan; Mateusz Morawiecki – Chairman of the Board, Bank Zachodni WBK SA; Jerzy
Pietrewicz – Secretary of State, Ministry of Economy, Poland
Moderator: Janusz Jankowiak – Chief Economist, Polish Business Roundtable (PRB)
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Banquet Hall 2
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Reindustrialisation in Europe
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Can Europe be competitive without industry? Global conditions for the economic development of Europe by 2050
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Climate policy versus industrial policy in the European Union. Can innovations constitute a factor in dispute
settlement?
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Assumptions and objectives of the so-called Tajani’s Plan. Examples of first actions
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Conditions for further implementation: Access to financing, cheap energy, raw materials and competences
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What types of industry should be present in Europe? Environment-friendly specialisation. The common market versus
industrial development and other European strengths
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Andrzej Balcerek – CEO, Grupa Górażdże, Chairman of the Board, Górażdże Cement SA; Adam Gierek – Member of the
European Parliament; Jakub Jaworowski – Secretary of State, Secretary of Economic Council, Chancellery of the Prime
Minister of the Republic of Poland, Chairman, Międzyresortowy Zespół ds. Wzmocnienia Przemysłowego Śląska
(Interministerial Team for Industrial Strengthening of Silesia); Marcin Korolec – Secretary of State, Government Plenipotentiary
for Climate Policy, Ministry of the Environment; Arkadiusz Krężel – Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Impexmetal SA;
Janusz Piechociński – Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy, Poland; Jerzy Pietrewicz – Secretary of State, Ministry of
Economy, Poland; Sanjay Samaddar – Chairman of the Board, AcelorMittal Poland; Andrzej Skolmowski – Deputy Chairman
of the Board, Grupa Azoty SA
Moderator: Andrzej Bobiński – Senior Analyst for Economics, Polityka INSIGHT
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Banquet Hall 2
The energy market 2030 – an uncertain future
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Trends that change the energy market in Europe: the influence of the climate policy and emission reductions
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Will there be a free energy market in 2030? The power market and European regulations
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Costs of changes taking place in the European energy industry (the support for energy obtained from renewable
sources and cogeneration), which are incurred by final customers
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The structure, rules and mechanisms of the market. What awaits us in the near future?
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New energy generation capacities in Europe
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It is expensive already, but will it become even more expensive? Factors that determine the prices on the energy
market within the EU
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Prosumers and distributed energy generation in the market
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Energy price and its influence on the competitiveness of the economy
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The customer in the energy market
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Grzegorz Kinelski – Member of the Board for Sales, ENEA SA; Ireneusz Łazor – Chairman of the Board, Towarowa Giełda
Energii SA (Polish Power Exchange); Andrzej Modzelewski – Director for Strategy and Development, EDF Polska SA;
Mariusz Przybylik – Partner, A.T. Kearney; Katarzyna Rozenfeld – Deputy Chairman of the Board for Commercial Affairs,
TAURON Polska Energia SA; Przemysław Żydak – Nuclear Energy Expert, EY
The debate will also be attended by representatives of the young generation:
Maciej Tomecki – Student, University of Warsaw, Alumnus of the Lesław A. Paga Foundation; Magdalena Wasyłeczko –
Graduate of the University of Warsaw, Graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics, Alumna Lesław A. Paga Foundation
Moderator: Andrzej Błach – Partner, Energy Department, CMS Cameron McKenna Greszta i Sawicki sp. k.
21 April 2015
15.30-17.00
Banquet Hall 2
A vision of the European energy industry in 2030
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The Energy Union as a scheme that guarantees to secure the future of Europe: the main idea, the strategy for building
the union and the expected results of the undertaking
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The European energy industry in view of the world – current prospects and projections
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The demand for energy and the sources of covering it
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Determinants of directions of investments in energy generation
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Support systems: A decline or a follow-up?
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Political conditions for the development of the energy industry at both European and national levels
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The integration of national energy markets. Towards a common market
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
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Gérard Bourland – CEO, Veolia Group in Poland; Damian Gjiknuri* – Minister of Energy and Industry, Albania; Bohdana
Horáčková – Chairman of the Board, CEO, CEZ Polska; Marcin Korolec – Secretary of State, Government Plenipotentiary for
Climate Policy, Ministry of the Environment; Hiroshi Segawa* – Managing Director, The Chugoku Electric Power CO., INC;
Stanisław Tokarski – Deputy Chairman of the Board for Strategy and Development, TAURON Polska Energia SA
Moderator: Paweł Smoleń – Partner, Energy & Resources Consulting Leader, Deloitte
21 April 2015
9.30-11.00
Banquet Hall 3
Europe and the world in view of the problem of climate protection. Where are we heading?
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From the European summit 2014 to the upcoming UN climate summit in Paris
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What is the EU approach to the problems related to climate protection and what is the approach of the largest
economies in the world in this regard?
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The demand for energy in Europe and the world in view of challenges related to achieving climate policy objectives
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Surojit Ghosh – Member of the Board, ArcelorMittal Poland; Damian Gjiknuri* – Minister of Energy and Industry,
Albania; Maciej Grabowski – Minister of the Environment, Poland; Katarzyna Kłaczyńska – Attorney and Counselor-at-Law,
Senior Manager, EY; Marek Krzykowski – Chairman of the Board, International Paper – Kwidzyn Sp. z o.o.; Monika
Morawiecka – Managing Director, Strategy and International Cooperation, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA; Janusz
Steinhoff – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy between 1997-2001, Poland
Moderator: Andrzej Kraszewski – Department of Information Science and Environment Quality Research, Faculty of
Environmental Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Banquet Hall 3
Investments in the energy industry
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The scale of investments in the European energy industry: traditional sources, nuclear energy and RES
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The influence of both EU and national regulations on the structure and scale of investment in the energy industry
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An accumulation of construction of new power units: the economic significance of large-scale investments in Poland.
Execution capabilities
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The specific character of large-scale investments. Management standards. Traps and errors
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Experience and unique competences during the implementation of large-scale energy projects
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Piotr Chełmiński – Member of the Board, Business Development / Power and Heat Generation Officer, PKN ORLEN; Zdzisław
Gawlik – Secretary of State, Ministry of Treasury, Poland; Andrzej Kowalski – Chairman of the Board, CEO, EnergoprojektKatowice SA; Henryk Majchrzak – Chairman of the Board, Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne SA; Dariusz Marzec – Deputy
Chairman of the Board for Development, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA; Paweł Orlof – Member of the Board for
Corporate Affairs, ENEA SA; Wiesław Różacki – Country Executive Poland, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe;
Agnieszka Wasilewska-Semail – Chairman of the Board, CEO, Rafako SA
Moderator: Rafał Zasuń – Editor in Chief, WysokieNapiecie.pl
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Banquet Hall 3
Demography, health and the economy. Why does old age have a future?
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The ageing of the society in numbers
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A task for several ministries: the senior policy
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State pensions and the costs of medical treatment, care and professional activation: an economic outlook
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The point of view of investors: the market of services for the elderly
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Innovative technologies in support of the lives of the elderly. In what way could their availability be improved?
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Compliance in senior care
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Piotr Bednarski – Director, Institute of Rheumatology in Warsaw; Paweł Buszman – Chairman of the Board, American Heart
of Poland SA; Paweł Jaroszek – Member of the Board Responsible for Supervising the Finance and Income Realisation
Division, The Polish Social Insurance Institution (ZUS); Tomasz Latos – Member of the Polish Parliament (Sejm); Izabela
Leszczyna – Secretary of State, Ministry of Finance, Poland; Beata Małecka-Libera – Secretary of State, Ministry of Health,
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Poland; Małgorzata Marcińska – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, Poland; Michał Szczerba –
Member of the Polish Parliament (Sejm), Chairman, Senior Policy Committee of the Polish Parliament (Sejm); Irena
Wóycicka – Secretary of State, Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland
Moderators: Daniel Kuropaś – Editor-in-chief, rynekseniora.pl, Journalist, Rynek Zdrowia, rynekzdrowia.pl; Bolesław
Samoliński – Chairman, Senior Policy Council, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, Poland
21 April 2015
15.30-17.00
Banquet Hall 3
Innovations in medicine
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Trends in medical treatment of selected diseases: biosimilars, targeted therapies, gene therapies and the use of stem
cells
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Inside the operating suite: breaking new barriers
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Medical devices: examples of state-of-the-art technologies and the possibilities of applying them in Polish healthcare
facilities
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Information technologies, telemedicine and mobile devices: selected solutions
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Innovations accessible to patients: a debate on the financing of state-of-the-art methods of treatment
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Paweł Buszman – Chairman of the Board, American Heart of Poland SA; Jacek Graliński – Employers’ Union of Innovative
Pharmaceutical Companies (ZPIFF) INFARMA; Wojciech Matusewicz – Chairman of the Board, Agency for Health Technology
Assessment and Tariff System (AOTMiT); Aleksander Nawrat – Department of Automatic Control and Robotics, Institute of
Automatic Control, Silesian University of Technology, Chairman, Steering Committee of the STRATEGMED Programme, The
National Centre for Research and Development; Igor Radziewicz-Winnicki* – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Health,
Poland; Edward Wylęgała – Rector’s Plenipotentiary for Development Programmes and Innovations, Medical University of
Silesia in Katowice; Wojciech Zawalski – Director, Department of Health Care Services, Narodowy Fundusz Zdrowia (National
Health Fund)
Moderator: Luiza Jakubiak – Journalist, Rynek Zdrowia, rynekzdrowia.pl
21 April 2015
9.30-11.00
Lecture Hall
Is this the end of conventional energy industry? Transformations and strategies
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Transformations that change the picture of conventional energy industry in Europe and Poland. Adaptation actions in
the strategies pursued by key players
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Which strategy can guarantee the success of a conventional energy company in the wake of changes?
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Electricity as a value-added product of banks, telecommunications companies and supermarkets
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Is it similar or different? The specific character of the Polish energy customer compared to the rest of Europe
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New models of behaviour of electricity users. Energy companies in the fight for customers
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Maciej Bando – Chairman of the Board, Urząd Regulacji Energetyki (Energy Regulatory Office – URE); Piotr Muszyński –
Deputy Chairman of the Board, Orange Polska SA; Krzysztof Noga – Deputy Chairman of the Board, Grupa Duon SA (Duon
Group); Matthew Nunn – Director of SME, EDF Polska SA; Katarzyna Rozenfeld – Deputy Chairman of the Board for
Commercial Affairs, TAURON Polska Energia SA; Tomasz Tomczykiewicz – Secretary of State, Ministry of Economy, Poland;
Marek Woszczyk – Chairman of the Board, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA; Krzysztof Zamasz – Chairman of the Board,
ENEA SA
Moderators: Piotr Łuba – Managing Partner, Advisory Services Department, PwC; Kazimierz Rajczyk – Energy Sector
Managing Director, ING Bank Śląski
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Lecture Hall
Completing Europe: From the North-South Corridor to Energy, Transportation, and Telecommunications Union
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The North-South Corridor. Combining the potential of Western, Central and Eastern Europe
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Integration of the energy, transport and telecommunications infrastructure in Europe as an element of the strategy for
becoming independent from Russia
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Implementation of the North-South Corridor project as an opportunity to improve the competitiveness and stability of
the European economy
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The European Fund for Strategic Investments: The new fund needs new projects. Which projects related to the North-
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South Corridor are the most urgent?
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Ian Brzezinski – Senior Fellow, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council, Member of the American
Polish Advisory Council (APAC); Jerzy Buzek – Member of the European Parliament, President of the European Parliament
between 2009-2012, Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland between 1997-2001, Chairman of the Council of the EEC; Jan
Chadam – Chairman of the Board, Operator Gazociągów Przesyłowych GAZ-SYSTEM SA; Dominique Ristori* – DirectorGeneral of Directorate-General Energy, European Commission; Daivis Virbickas – Chairman of the Board, Litgrid; Marek
Woszczyk – Chairman of the Board, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA; Dariusz Zawadka – Vice-President of the Board,
Przedsiębiorstwo Eksploatacji Rurociągów Naftowych (PERN) Przyjaźń SA
Moderator: Paweł Olechnowicz – Chairman of the Board, CEO, Grupa Lotos SA (Lotos Group), Chairman of the Board of
Directors, CEEP
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Lecture Hall
The security of raw materials in Europe
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Raw material resources of the EU. Key raw materials and their availability
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The scale of reliance of EU countries on the import of raw materials and fuels. The influence of this dependence on
the conditions and stability of commodity and financial markets
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Economic consequences of the import of raw materials via European countries
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How to decrease the degree of dependence of the European economy on the import of raw materials?
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Resource management efficiency and recycling. Diversification of directions of supplies and sources
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Raw materials and solidarity. The common import policy and negotiating strategies versus the free market
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Lyle Braaten – Chairman of the Board, Miedz Copper Corporation; Sławomir Brodziński – Undersecretary of State, Chief
National Geologist, Ministry of the Environment; Anna Keller-Sikora – Chairman of the Board, Amarante Investments Sp.
z o.o.; Jerzy Markowski – Deputy Minister of Economy between 1995-1996, Poland; Marcin Moskalewicz – Chairman of the
Board, Przedsiębiorstwo Eksploatacji Rurociągów Naftowych (PERN) “Przyjaźń” SA; Zbigniew Paszkowicz – Deputy Chairman
of the Board, Chief Exploration and Production Officer, Grupa Lotos SA (Lotos Group); Lars Schernikau – Head of Energy
Trading, HMS Bergbau AG; Janusz Steinhoff – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy between 1997-2001, Poland
Moderator: Izabela Albrycht – Chairman of the Board, The Kosciuszko Institute
21 April 2015
9.30-11.00
Multifunctional Hall 1
The 4th Europe – China Economic Forum. Part 1
China, Central and Eastern Europe and the World
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The “16+1” formula of cooperation between China and CEE countries – a political warm-up and expectations
concerning economic cooperation
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China’s investment model comparison: CEE countries, Europe and the World
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One Belt and One Road – a system of economic links along the (New) Silk Road versus the 16+1 initiative
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New strategic transport routes that link China with the world – their economic significance and potential
Speech:
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Janusz Piechociński – Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy, Poland
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Bogdan Góralczyk – Head, Didactic and Research Team for the European Political and Defence Integration, European Center,
University of Warsaw; Robert Góralczyk – Counsellor, Head, Trade and Investment Promotion Section, Polish Embassy in
Beijing; Hou Yubo – General Manager, Bank of China; Liu Lijuan – Economic and Commercial Counselor in the Embassy of
China; Wang Wen – Executive Dean, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China; Zhao Xinxin –
Deputy Director General, Beijing Investment Promotion Agengy
Moderators: Sławomir Majman – Chairman of the Board, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIiIZ); Ivy Yu
Yang – Plenipotentiary of Board on Asian Affairs, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIiIZ)
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Multifunctional Hall 1
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The 4th Europe – China Economic Forum. Part 2
China, Central and Eastern Europe and the World
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New leadership and China’s increasing role in the global political arena – changing the rules of the game
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One Belt and One Road – economic influence of China’s new international strategy
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A new model of major bilateral relations: China – the EU, China – the USA and China – Russia
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China and the European Union. The 40th anniversary of economic relations – an opportunity for a summary and for
charting new directions
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More Chinese investments: Opportunities and challenges
Speech:
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XU Jian – Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Poland
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Olgierd Dziekoński – Secretary of State, Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland; Katarzyna Kacperczyk –
Undersecretary of State for Africa, Asia and Middle East Policy, Public and Economic Diplomacy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
Poland; Li Jianwei – Deputy Director General, Development Research Center of the State Council, China; Liao Hong –
President and Editor-in-Chief, People’s Daily Online; Bożena Lublińska-Kasprzak – Chairman of the Board, Polish Agency for
Enterprise Development (PARP); Wang Yiwei – Director, Renmin University, China
Moderators: Sławomir Majman – Chairman of the Board, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIiIZ); Ivy Yu
Yang – Plenipotentiary of Board on Asian Affairs, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIiIZ)
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Multifunctional Hall 1
Globalisation of Polish foreign policy – Polish initiatives outside Europe
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Can medium-sized countries be important players in international politics?
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Is Poland ready to play a greater role in the international arena?
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Globalisation as an opportunity for Polish enterprises
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In search of new markets: prospective regions for Polish entrepreneurs
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Ilona Antoniszyn-Klik* – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economy, Poland; Krzysztof Domarecki – Chairman of the
Board, Selena FM SA; Olgierd Dziekoński – Secretary of State, Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland; Robert
Świechowicz* – Deputy Chairman of the Board, PESA Bydgoszcz SA; Wang Yiwei – Director, Renmin University of China
Moderator: Sławomir Majman – Chairman of the Board, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIiIZ SA)
21 April 2015
15.30-17.00
Multifunctional Hall 1
The 4th Europe – China Economic Forum. Part 3
China and Poland
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Go China – current state and prospects
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Why is it difficult for Polish enterprises to succeed in the Chinese market?
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China in Poland and Poland in China – prospects of mutual investment
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Opportunities related to the sectors of manufacturing, ICT, finance, R&D, tourism and culture, and food and beverage
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The position of Poland in relation to the new Chinese strategic initiatives
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Zdzisław Bik – Chairman of the Board, FASING SA; Tadeusz Chomicki – Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to China,
Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Beijing; Krzysztof Domarecki – Chairman of the Board, Selena FM SA; Joanna Dudek
– Radca prawny, Partner Associate, Kancelaria Deloitte Legal; Li Yongshan – General Director, Hebei Provincial Department
of Agriculture, China; Owen Ou – General Director, Huawei Polska Sp. z o.o.; Andrzej Pieczonka – Commercial Consul,
Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Shanghai; Song Xinning – Jean Monnet Chair ad personam, School of
International Studies Director, Centre for European Studies Renmin University, Pekin; Józef Wolski – Chairman of the Board,
Kopex SA
Moderators: Sławomir Majman – Chairman of the Board, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIiIZ); Andrzej
Szewczyk – Deputy Director, Department of International Promotion, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency
(PAIiIZ)
21 April 2015
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9.30-11.00
Multifunctional Hall 2
The 3rd Africa – Central Europe Economic Cooperation Forum. Part 1
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2014 in the relations between Central Europe and Africa Achievements and dashed hopes
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An assessment of economic relations between Poland and Africa: the point of view of the administration and the point
of view of entrepreneurs. The role and model of political support in foreign markets, including African markets
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Financial support for investments and export. Access to commercial financing and risk assessment
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Together or apart? Possibilities of international cooperation in entering African markets. Common initiatives of Eastern
European enterprises
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Business environment in selected African countries: availability of labour (especially skilled labour) and infrastructure.
What barriers do entrepreneurs have to overcome?
Speech:
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Mankeur Ndiaye – Minister Spraw Zagranicznych, Senegal
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
George Alibaruho – Chair, Department of Economics, Kabale University, Uganda; Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma* –
Chairperson, African Union Commission; Abrahão Pio dos Santos Gourgel* – Minister of Economy, Angola; Abdalla Hamdok
– Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa; Jacek Jankowski – Ambassador of the
Republic of Poland to Ethiopia; Katarzyna Kacperczyk – Undersecretary of State for Africa, Asia and Middle East Policy, Public
and Economic Diplomacy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland; Abdallah O. Kigoda – Minister for Industry and Trade, Tanzania;
Dorothy Mwanyika – Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Tanzania; Jean-Baptiste Natama – Chief of
Staff, African Union Commission; Mankeur Ndiaye – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Senegal; Janusz Piechociński – Deputy
Prime Minister, Minister of Economy, Poland; Robert Zduńczyk – President, Fundacja Ekonomiczna Polska – Afryka
Wschodnia (Poland – East Africa Economic Foundation)
Moderators: Dominik Kopiński – Institute of International Studies, University of Wroclaw, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Polish
Centre for African Studies; Andrzej Polus – Institute of International Studies, University of Wroclaw, President, Polish Centre
for African Studies; Wojciech Tycholiz – Institute of International Studies, University of Wroclaw, Member of the Board, Polish
Centre for African Studies
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Multifunctional Hall 2
The 3rd Africa – Central Europe Economic Cooperation Forum. Part 2 – The raw materials market
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The influence of the turmoil in the global raw materials market on investors’ decisions concerning Africa
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Economic cooperation between Europe and Africa in the extractive industry and the energy industry
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Specific political, social and natural conditions for investments in the extraction of mineral deposits in Africa
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Technical support for mining companies. An opportunity for machinery and equipment manufacturers
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Jean-Jacques Bouya – Minister at the Presidency for Spatial Planning, Delegate-General for Major Public Works, the Republic
of Congo; Stephen Brace – Managing Director, Owner, SBC Limited, UK; Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah* – Minister of Energy
and Petroleum, Ghana; Krzysztof Jałosiński – Deputy Chairman of the Board, Grupa Azoty SA, Chairman of the Board, CEO,
Zakłady Chemiczne Police SA; Francisco Manuel Monteiro de Queiroz* – Minister of Geology and Mining, Angola; Aly
Ngouille Ndiaye – Minister of Industry and Mining, Senegal; Krzysztof Pietkiewicz – Board Advisor, NITROERG SA, KGHM
Polska Miedź SA Capital Group; George Simbachawene – Minister of Energy and Mines, Tanzania; Adiel Gitari Tana –
Chairman, Kenya Chamber of Mines
Moderators: Dominik Kopiński – Institute of International Studies, University of Wroclaw, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Polish
Centre for African Studies; Andrzej Polus – Institute of International Studies, University of Wroclaw, President, Polish Centre
for African Studies; Wojciech Tycholiz – Institute of International Studies, University of Wroclaw, Member of the Board, Polish
Centre for African Studies
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Multifunctional Hall 2
The 3rd Africa – Central Europe Economic Cooperation Forum. Part 3 – The agri-food market
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The potential of the African agri-food market (the increasing purchasing power, the urbanisation process and
demographic growth)
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Exporters from Europe and Poland in the African food market
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Foreign investors in African agriculture (technologies, equipment, synthetic fertilisers and plant protection products)
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Factors that support trade in agri-food products. The role of logistics and the distribution and processing system, as
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well as legal and customs regulations
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Victoria de Barros Neto* – Minister of Fisheries, Angola; Anna Polak-Kocińska* – Member of the Management Board, Polish
Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIiIZ); Harison Randriarimanana – Special Advisor to the President, Office of
the President, Madagascar; Papa Abdoulaye Seck – Minister of Agriculture and Rural Equipment, Senegal; David Valente –
CEO, Expandglobe; Stephen Masatu Wasira – Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Tanzania; Karol
Zarajczyk – Chairman of the Board, URSUS SA; Marek Ziółkowski – Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in Nairobi, Kenya
Moderators: Dominik Kopiński – Institute of International Studies, University of Wroclaw, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Polish
Centre for African Studies; Andrzej Polus – Institute of International Studies, University of Wroclaw, President, Polish Centre
for African Studies; Wojciech Tycholiz – Institute of International Studies, University of Wroclaw, Member of the Board, Polish
Centre for African Studies
21 April 2015
15.30-17.00
Multifunctional Hall 2
The Ranking of Responsible Companies 2015 is organised by Dziennik Gazeta Prawna (The “Gazeta Prawna” Daily –
DGP) for the ninth time
The gala announcing the results of this year’s popularity contest will be combined with an expert debate and a speech by the
special guest – Paul Monaghan, co-author of “Lobbying for Good”. Awards will be granted to enterprises in industry-specific
categories as well as in the general ranking.
The DGP’s point of view: “Positive lobbying?” – A dialogue
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Lobbying as more than behind-the-scenes actions taken by large enterprises
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How to succeed in lobbying, free of the pejorative label?
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Joining forces in order to make common cause
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Jarosław Horodecki – Journalist, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna; Jakub Kapiszewski – Journalist, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna;
Justyna Kozera – Deputy Director, Responsible Business Forum; Paul Monaghan – Director of management consultancy, Up
the Ethics; Bolesław Rok – Centrum Etyki Biznesu i Innowacji Społecznych ALK; Anna Szlachta – Manager, PwC
Modertor: Marek Tejchman – Deputy Editor-in-chief, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna
21 April 2015
9.30-11.00
Conference Room 1
The capital market of Central Europe
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Stock exchanges in Central and Eastern Europe: Similarities and differences
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Scenarios already implemented and new strategies of growth in the regional capital market
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What will the Warsaw Stock Exchange look like in the Warsaw of the future? The question concerning development
models
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The role of the WSE (GPW) as a prospective tool for the financing of the economy
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Jakub Bartkiewicz – Chairman of the Board, Dom Inwestycyjny Investors SA; Peter Bodis* – Deputy Chairman of the Board,
Pioneer Pekao Investment Management SA; Waldemar Markiewicz – Chairman of the Board, Izba Domów Maklerskich; Iwona
Sroka – Chairman of the Board, Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych SA (National Depository for Securities); Paweł
Tamborski – Chairman of the Board, Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW SA); Ryszard Trepczyński – Member of the Board, PZU
SA
Moderator: Jacek Socha – Deputy Chairman of the Board, Partner, Advisory Services Department, PwC, Minister of Treasury
between 2004-2005, Poland
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 1
Finance, savings and the capital
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Resources, possibilities and the inclination for saving among EU countries Poland compared to the rest of Europe
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Financing of the economy with the country’s own resources. From political declarations to specific solutions and
actions
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How do the country’s own resources fuel the economy? Experience gained by the countries of Europe and the world
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Tools and incentives to save money: IKE (individual pension accounts), IKZE (individual retirement security accounts)
and Employee Pension Plans
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The role of employers in saving: forms of activating the employees
The role of banks: Education, market stimulation and the attractiveness of the savings products offer
Capital formation and social security in view of demographic changes
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Grzegorz Chłopek – Chairman of the Board, ING Powszechne Towarzystwo Emerytalne SA; Izabela Leszczyna – Secretary
of State, Ministry of Finance, Poland; Krzysztof Pietraszkiewicz – Chairman of the Board, The Polish Bank Association (ZBP);
Andrzej Reich – Director, Banking Regulations, Payment Institutions and Credit Unions Department, Polish Financial
Supervision Authority; Dariusz Szkaradek – Partner, Financial Services Institutions Leader, Audit, Enterprise Risk Services,
Deloitte; Krzysztof Tokarski – Chairman of the Board, Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych PZU SA (TFI PZU SA);
Małgorzata Zaleska – Member of the Board, National Bank of Poland (NBP); Grzegorz Zawada – Deputy Chairman of the
Board, Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW SA)
Moderator: Paweł Czuryło – Managing Editor, Gremi Business Communication Sp. z o.o.
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 1
Low emissions
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Sources, scale and consequences of the low emissions phenomenon
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A growing problem: the increasing awareness of local residents
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How to solve the problem of low emissions comprehensively?
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The role of the heating industry in reducing this phenomenon
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Specialised technologies in combat with low emissions
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Urban policy and cooperation with external partners (state funds and agencies, as well as non-governmental
organisations)
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Grzegorz Bednarski – Dyrektor, Departament Rynku i Ciepła, TAURON Ciepło Sp. z o.o.; Maciej Grabowski – Minister of the
Environment, Poland; Andrzej Guła – President, Stowarzyszenie Krakowski Alarm Smogowy; Zbigniew Michniowski –
President of the Board, The Association of Municipalities Polish Network "Energie Cites"(PNEC), Vice-President, Energy Cites;
Andrzej Pilot – Chairman of the Board, Wojewódzki Fundusz Ochrony Środowiska i Gospodarki Wodnej (Regional Fund for
Environmental Protection and Water Management) in Katowice; Małgorzata Skucha – Chairman of the Board, Narodowy
Fundusz Ochrony Środowiska i Gospodarki Wodnej (National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management);
Marek Sowa – Marshal of the Małopolskie Voivodeship
Moderator: Sławomir Cichy – Journalist, Dziennik Zachodni
21 April 2015
15.30-17.00
Conference Room 1
New efficient administration
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Standards in contemporary administration. Civil service: competences and ethics
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Heading a public office versus managing a company – differences and similarities
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Process management in administration and business.
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Public procurement system in the free market economy
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Transparency and effectiveness. Relations between administration and the private sector
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Olgierd Dziekoński – Secretary of State, Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland; Jacek Kapica –
Undersecretary of State, Chief of the Custom Service, Ministry of Finance, Poland; Bożena Lublińska-Kasprzak – Chairman of
the Board, Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP); Jan Pastwa – Director, National School of Public Administration;
representatives of: Ministry of Finance, Katowice City Hall; Bogdan Skwarka – Director, Public Administration Department,
Najwyższa Izba Kontroli (The Supreme Audit Office)
Moderator: Edwin Bendyk – Polityka
21 April 2015
9.30-11.00
Conference Room 2
Management. Business 4.0
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Technology and business – the scale and depth of changes that have taken place in the last decade. Main trends and
tendencies
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How does it work? A factory of the future – production carried out using modern management tools
Big Data – challenges and risks. Large data sets in the economy and public life
Examples of Big Data utilisation in business practice. New analysis tools versus the quality of the decision-making
process
Faster, cheaper, better. Efficiency owing to technology. Are there limits to optimisation?
A manager and an employee in an enterprise of the future. Humans, creativity and artificial intelligence
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Dominika Bettman – CFO, Siemens Sp. z o.o.; Wojciech Derda – Board Member in Charge of Operations, PKP CARGO SA;
Bryce Engelbrecht – Senior Vice President, iQor, General Manager, QeyMetrics; Jan Karasek – Partner, KPMG in Poland;
Aneta McCoy – Member of the Board, BoardMaps; Joseph Reger – CTO, Fujitsu EMEIA
Moderator: Jacek Ziarno – Deputy Editor-in-chief, Miesięcznik Gospodarczy Nowy Przemysł
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 2
Smart energy. Smart energy worldwide
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New technologies, materials and energy sources: Towards the implementation of the smart energy idea
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Factors that stimulate an increase in energy efficiency and the rational use of energy. Benefits to the economy,
electricity users and the environment
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Management of energy resources in production, in cities and in households
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Małgorzata Bonikowska – President, Centre for International Relations, Partner, THINKTANK Centre; Dirk Elvermann –
Managing Director, BASF Poland; Jakub Faryś – Chairman of the Board, Polish Association of Automotive Industry (PZPM);
Łukasz Gola – Head of Business Development, Hitachi Europe, Ltd.; Mariusz Kondraciuk – Director of Energy Management
Sector, Siemens Sp. z o.o.; Damien Menard – Dyrektor Heat-Tech Center Research & Innovation, Veolia Energia Warszawa
SA
Moderator: Henry Foy – Central Europe Correspondent, Financial Times
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 2
Co-generation in Poland. Conditions for development
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The co-generation sector in the Polish energy industry. Current state and the potential
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The dynamics of investments in co-generation in recent years
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Environmental, social and economic benefits from co-generation
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Shortcomings in the regulatory system versus the possibilities of growth in co-generation capacities in Poland
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Piotr Ciołkowski – Of Counsel, Energy Department, CMS Cameron McKenna Greszta i Sawicki sp. k.; Andrzej Czerwiński –
Member of the Polish Parliament (Sejm), Chairman, Parliamentary Group for Energy; Tomasz Dąbrowski – Director, Energy
Department, Ministry of Economy, Poland; Marek Dec – Chairman of the Board, PGNiG Termika SA; Jacek Piekacz – Director
for Regulations and External Relations, EDF Polska SA; Krzysztof Sadowski – Chairman of the Board, ENEA Wytwarzanie Sp.
z o.o.; Bogdan Świątek – Deputy Chairman of the Board, Veolia Energia Poznań ZEC SA
Moderator: Jacek Szymczak – Chairman of the Board, Polish District Heating Chamber of Commerce (IGCP)
21 April 2015
15.30-17.00
Conference Room 2
The financing of investments for the environment
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Investments in the economy, infrastructure and public space: An answer to the challenges of the European climate
policy
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Pro-environmental financing programmes and instruments in the EU financial framework 2014-2020
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European and national managing authorities. Current application procedures
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How to utilise the available funds effectively and expeditiously? Vision, knowledge and experience
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Łukasz Czopik – Chairman of the Board, CEO, Górnośląskie Przedsiębiorstwo Wodociągów SA w Katowicach (Upper Silesia
Waterworks and Sewerage in Katowice); Dariusz Daniluk – Deputy Chairman of the Board, Bank Ochrony Środowiska SA
Łukasz Dziekoński – Chairman of the Board, The 2020 European Fund for Energy, Climate Change and Infrastructure
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(“Marguerite”); Bogdan Fiszer – Chairman of the Board, Conbelts Bytom SA; Jacek Gdański – Deputy Chairman of the Board,
Narodowy Fundusz Ochrony Środowiska i Gospodarki Wodnej (National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water
Management); Tadeusz Koperski – Chairman of the Board, CEO, Haldex SA
Moderator: Jacek Ziarno – Deputy Editor-in-chief, Miesięcznik Gospodarczy Nowy Przemysł
21 April 2015
9.30-11.00
Conference Room 3
The future of the euro area
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The performance of the euro area countries in view of macroeconomic data and prospects
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The euro area versus other countries of the European Union: The dialectic of aspirations and concerns
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Institutional reforms within the euro area. Will they guarantee long-term stability of the Economic and Monetary
Union?
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Before the Polish zloty perishes. How competitive will the Polish economy be once Poland introduces the euro?
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Danuta Hübner – Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs; James Roaf – Senior
Regional Resident Representative, International Monetary Fund; Dariusz Rosati – Member of the European Parliament,
Minister of Foreign Affairs between 1996-1997, Poland; Jacek Rostowski* – Head, Team of Political Advisers to the Prime
Minister of the Republic of Poland, Minister of Finance between 2007–2013, Deputy Prime Minister in 2013; Krystyna
Skowrońska* – Member of the Polish Parliament (Sejm), Chairperson, Public Finance Committee; Darius Trakelis – Head of
the European Union and International Relations Department, Ministry of Finance, Lithuania
Moderator: Wawrzyniec Smoczyński – Managing Director, Polityka INSIGHT
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 3
The financing of the economy
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Stability, flexibility and strength of the investment financing system in the face of current and future needs. The new
EU financial framework
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The importance of international relations kept by the entities of the Polish financial market for their efficiency and
activity
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Prosperity and macroeconomic factors that shape the inclination for making investments and financing them
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To stimulate growth. How to motivate enterprises to make investments?
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Foreign capital: PE/VC funds and the role of business angels
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The role of the state and its institutions in the stimulation of the economy
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Jerzy Góra – Chairman of the Board, Polskie Inwestycje Rozwojowe SA (Polish Development Investments); Dariusz Kacprzyk
– Chairman of the Board, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK); Mariusz Machajewski – Deputy Chairman of the Board,
Economy and Finance Director, Grupa Lotos SA (Lotos Group); Michał Mrożek – Chairman of the Board, HSBC Bank Polska
SA; Jacek Siwicki – Chairman of the Board, Enterprise Investors; Marek Szczepański – Deputy Chairman of the Board,
Agencja Rozwoju Przemysłu SA (Industrial Development Agency – ARP); Alina Wołoszyn – Partner, KPMG Advisory in Poland
Moderator: Maciej Głogowski – Editor-in-chief of Economics Programmes, Radio TOK FM
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 3
Chemistry: raw materials, innovations and expansion
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The role of the raw material supply, as well as the availability and prices of raw materials in chemical production.
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From research to commercialisation: Novelties in production and novelties on the market
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Fertilisers are not all: Building the “second pillar” of Polish chemistry. What type of production is able to compensate
for the domination of the fertilisers’ sector?
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TTIP – is it an opportunity or a risk for the competitiveness of Polish chemistry?
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Dilemmas related to development: Where to acquire technology from? What should the personnel resources look
like? Investment financing?
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Foreign expansion and relocation of production facilities. Do Polish enterprises have to invest in production abroad?
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Expansion strategies. Possibilities of acquisitions of foreign entities
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
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Rafał Baniak – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Treasury, Poland; Dirk Elvermann – Managing Director, BASF Polska;
Paweł Jarczewski – Chairman of the Board, Grupa Azoty SA; Tomasz Kalwat* – Chairman of the Board, Synthos SA; Dariusz
Krawczyk – Chairman of the Board, Ciech SA; Jerzy Majchrzak – Director, Department of Innovation and Industry, Ministry of
Economy, Poland; Jacek Podgórski – Chairman of the Board, Anwil SA; Christoph Sikora – Regional Leader Central Europe,
Dow Austria GES.M.B.H.
Moderator: Wojciech Słowiński – Partner, Advisory Services Department, PwC
21 April 2015
15.30-17.00
Conference Room 3
Internationalisation, or an enterprise in the global market
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Foreign expansion of enterprises and problems related to this phenomenon
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Experience and knowledge about the market, environment and culture. Traps of ignorance
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How to build competences that are needed to operate in markets which are distant in terms of both geography and
culture?
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Weronika Achramowicz – Counsel, Baker & McKenzie; Justyna Grabkowska – Managing Director, Scotwork Polska Rafał
Hiszpański – Chairman of the Board, Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń Euler Hermes SA; Katarzyna Kacperczyk – Undersecretary
of State for Africa, Asia and Middle East Policy, Public and Economic Diplomacy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland; John
Rendall – Managing Director, HSBC Bank Polska SA; Wiesław Żyznowski – Chairman of the Board, Mercator Medical SA
Moderator: Przemysław Stangierski – Partner, A.T. Kearney
21 April 2015
9.30-11.00
Conference Room 4
The Visegrád Group: an economic aspect of regional cooperation
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V4 in the new international situation
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Competition and partnership. Differences in the economic situation and policy of the members of the Group
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Expansion of the economies of the V4 countries in distant markets
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What are we able to do together? Potential areas of economic cooperation within the Group
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Regional projects today (V4, macro-regional strategies of the EU, and other formulas of cooperation) – their impact on
the future of European integration
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European regional and cross-border cooperation – best practice and experience sharing
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Adam A. Ambroziak – Warsaw School of Economics, Collegium of World Economy, Department of European Integration (J.
Monnet Chair); Martin Ehl – Chief International Editor, Hospodářské noviny (Economic daily); Michal Kořan – Deputy Director,
Institute for International Relations in Prague, the Czech Republic; Tamas Novak – Hungarian economist, Institute for World
Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences; Tomáš Strážay – Senior Research Fellow, Head, Central and Southeastern
Europe Research Centre, the Slovak Foreign Policy Association (RC SFPA); Róbert Vass – Executive Vice-President, CEO,
Central European Strategy Council
The debate will also be attended by representatives of the young generation:
Bartosz Światłowski – Doctoral Student, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Editor, Visegrad Plus web portal, Member,
Jagiellonian Club; Tereza Rasochová – Student, Charles University in Prague, Student, King’s College London, Alumna of the
Zdeněk Bakala Foundation, Aspen Institute Prague
Moderator: Mateusz Gniazdowski – Head, Central European Department, Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW)
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 4
Tax systems in Central Europe
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A friendly and transparent tax system. Is it a dream or a realistic goal?
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The tax system as a tool of the policy of the state. Fiscalism versus economic growth
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Inconsistency of tax across Europe. Economic consequences of the divergence in rates and architecture of tax
systems in EU Member States
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Fiscal policy in the fight against stagnation. Fiscal rules at EU level: Their influence on economic growth
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Difficulties related to VAT. Black economy and losses in the budgets of European countries
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Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Raimonds Aleksejenko* – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economy, Latvia; Katarzyna Czarnecka-Żochowska –
Partner, Tax and Legal Department, PwC; Jarosław Neneman – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Finance, Poland; Marcin
Piątkowski – Senior Economist, World Bank; Andrzej Pośniak – Partner, Tax Adviser, CMS Cameron McKenna Greszta i
Sawicki sp. k.; Dariusz Rosati – Member of the European Parliament, Minister of Foreign Affairs between 1996-1997, Poland
The debate will also be attended by representative of the young generation:
Monika Swaczyna – Doctoral Student, Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN), Member of the Board, “Młodzi Reformują Polskę”
(“The Young Reform Poland”); Małgorzata Jarosławska – Doctoral Student University of Warsaw, Alumnus of the Lesław A.
Paga Foundation
Moderator: Adam Czerniak – Chief Economist, Polityka INSIGHT
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 4
CSR: A responsible enterprise in view of new challenges
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CSR in corporate strategies: the practice to date and experience
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Social responsibility in the time of economic stagnation. New expectations
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The crisis of neoliberalism and the “human face of business”. Profit maximisation versus corporate image
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New forms of actions within the area of CSR in view of the pressure on environmental and climate protection
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A responsible enterprise on the labour market and in relations with the local environment (self-government and social
organisations)
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Monika Bajka – Chairman of the Board, Stowarzyszenie Dom Aniołów Stróżów; Jolanta Czernicka-Siwecka – Chairman of
the Board, Fundacja ISKIERKA; Paweł Gniadek – Director, Market Communication and PR Department, TAURON Polska
Energia SA; Krzysztof Gorzkowski – PR & Marketing Manager, Kapsch Telematic Service Sp. z o.o.; Anna Mieleszko –
Director, Fundacja im. Lesława A. Pagi; Jacek Stryczek – Founder, Stowarzyszenie Wiosna, Szlachetna Paczka; Jowita
Twardowska – Communication and CSR Director, Grupa Lotos SA (Lotos Group)
Moderator: Justyna Kozera – Deputy Director, Responsible Business Forum
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 5
Road infrastructure
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Road-building investments in the new EU financial framework
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The Polish road network 2020-2030. The target structure and functionality of the Polish network of motorways and
dual carriageways
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Execution capabilities and tendering procedures. Utilisation of experience gained from the previous EU financial
framework
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Joanna Bensz – Country Manager, CH2M HILL Poland, Vice Chairman, American Chamber of Commerce in Poland;
Krzysztof Błażejowski – Director of R&D Department, ORLEN Asfalt Sp. z o.o.; Marek Cywiński – Managing Director,
Kapsch Telematic Services Sp. z o.o.; Jerzy Polaczek – Member of the Polish Parliament (Sejm); Artur Popko – Director,
Infrastructure Construction, Budimex SA; Zbigniew Rynasiewicz – Secretary of State, Ministry of Infrastructure and
Development, Government Plenipotentiary for Road Infrastructure Management, Poland; Wojciech Trojanowski – Member of
the Board, Strabag Sp. z o.o.
Moderator: Marcin Piasecki – Editor in Chief, Sukces Magazine, Journalist, Rzeczpospolita
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 5
Public transport
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The role, significance and promotion of modern public transport in cities and conurbations. The diversity of situations
in EU countries
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The EU policy with regard to public transport: directions and implementation to date
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Trends in contemporary public transport systems. The role of smart solutions. Environmentally-friendly technologies
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Problems and capabilities of public transport. An attempt to make a prospect: transport in cities 2030
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
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Marek Bielski – Member of the Board, Director, Building Technologies and Mobility, Siemens Sp. z o.o.; Małgorzata MańkaSzulik* – Mayor of Zabrze, Chairperson, Górnośląski Związek Metropolitalny (Metropolitan Association of Upper Silesia);
Robert Tomanek – Vice-Rector for Organisation, Finance and Development, University of Economics in Katowice; Roman
Urbańczyk – Chairman of the Board, KZK GOP; Jacek Wojciechowicz – Vice President of Warsaw
Moderacja: Leszek Ruta – Chairman of the Board, Stowarzyszenie Transportu Publicznego (Public Transport Association),
Member of the Board, Zarząd Miejskich Zakładów Autobusowych Sp. z o.o.
21 April 2015
9.30-11.00
Conference Room 6
Common European investments
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The EU policy for the years 2014–2020 – assumptions, objectives and priorities. Funds for investments. The role of
capital market institutions. Public-private partnership
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Main pipeline investments in Europe, which serve more than one country – gas pipelines, energy transmission lines,
transport, railways and roads
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The role and significance of EU Projects of Common Interest. The criteria of including investments in the PCIs
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300 billion for investments? Will the so-called Juncker’s Plan prove an effective tool to reinvigorate the European
economy?
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Key infrastructure projects in Central Europe, which are co-financed from TEN-T and CEF (Connecting Europe
Facility) budgets, as well as the expected results
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Raimonds Aleksejenko* – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economy, Latvia; Alexandrina Boyanova – Loan Officer,
Corporates, Poland and Baltics, European Investment Bank; Jan Chadam – Chairman of the Board, Operator Gazociągów
Przesyłowych GAZ-SYSTEM SA; Marek Cywiński – Managing Director, Kapsch Telematic Services Sp. z o.o.; Jaroslav
Neverovič – Minister of Energy between 2012-2014, Lithuania; Krzysztof Niemiec – Deputy Chairman of the Board, Track Tec
SA; Balázs Rákossy – Minister of State for the Utilisation of EU Funding, Ministry for National Economy, Hungary; Maria
Wasiak* – Minister of Infrastructure and Development, Poland; representative: PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe SA
Moderator: Marcin Piasecki – Editor in Chief, Sukces Magazine, Journalist, Rzeczpospolita
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 6
Rail infrastructure
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The condition of the Polish rail infrastructure after the modernisation co-financed from EU funds for the years 20072013
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Planned investments in the rail infrastructure sector until 2020 (with an option of extension until 2022), co-financed
from EU funds for the years 2014-2020, as well as from the CEF
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The influence of the modernisation of tracks and removal of bottlenecks on the development of rail cargo services
expected at the end of the decade
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Prospects for the construction of a high-speed rail system in Poland
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Wojciech Derda – Board Member in Charge of Operations, PKP CARGO SA; Krzysztof Niemiec – Deputy Chairman of the
Board, Track Tec SA; Wojciech Paprocki – Head of the Department of Economics of Transport Enterprise, Department of
Transport, Warsaw School of Economics; Maja Rogińska – Loan Officer, Public Sector, Poland and Baltics, European
Investment Bank; Sławomir Żałobka – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, Poland;
representative: PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe SA
Moderator: Konrad Majszyk – Journalist, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 6
Rail cargo transport in Europe
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The European cargo services market: current state and prospects for the future
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Railways as part of the European transport structure and the EU transport policy Main trends
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Competition between carriers in the rail cargo services market; non-formal limitations and new regulations resulting
from the 4th Railway Package
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Intra-industry cooperation. Combined transport
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Prospects of the development of intermodal transport between Europe and Asia with the participation of Poland
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Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Henryk Gruca – Chairman of the Board, Lotos Kolej Sp. z o.o.; Teodor Kula – Managing Director ESA Logistics Poland,
Hitachi Transport System Group; Jana Pieriegud – Department of Transport, Warsaw School of Economics; David Prchal* –
CEO, Advanced World Transport B.V.; Adam Purwin – Chairman of the Board, PKP CARGO SA; Krzysztof Rutkowski –
Head, Department of Logistics, Kolegium Nauk o Przedsiębiorstwie (Collegium of Business Administration), Warsaw School of
Economics; Marcin Wower – Chairman of the Board, PS Trade Trans Sp. z o.o.
Moderator: Tomasz Żółciak – Dziennik Gazeta Prawna
21 April 2015
15.30–17.00
Conference Hall No. 6
The 3rd Africa – Central Europe Economic Cooperation Forum. Part 4 – Summary
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Understanding Africa: Knowledge as a key factor in the success of business projects on the African continent
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What can entrepreneurs from Central and Eastern Europe, who are present in Africa, learn from investors from other
countries?
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“Africa is not a country” – the problem of diversity of African markets and the potential traps it entails
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Risk and risk management in African markets
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The image of enterprises from Central and Eastern Europe and the way they are perceived throughout Africa
The following guests have declared to take part in the debate (alphabetical list):
Gabriel Constantin Bârtaş* – Chargé d’affaires en pied, Permanent Representative to the African Union, Ambassador of
Romania to Poland between 2005–2008; Domingos Culolo* – Ambassador of the Republic of Angola to Poland;
Christophe Joseph Marie Dabire* – Commissioner, Department of Regional Market, Trade, Competitiveness and
Cooperation, West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA); Zerihun Kebede* – Secretary of State, Ministry of Labour
and Social Affairs, Ethiopia; Kiprono Kittony – Chairman of the Board, Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry;
Carol Musyoka* – Member of the Board, TransCentury Limited, Member of the Board, British American Tobacco Kenya Ltd;
Anselme Some* – Lawyer, International Trade, West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA); Ian Taylor – University
of St Andrews; João Sebastião Teta* – Secretary of State for Science and Technology, Angola
Moderators: Dominik Kopiński – Institute of International Studies, University of Wroclaw, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Polish
Centre for African Studies; Andrzej Polus – Institute of International Studies, University of Wroclaw, President, Polish Centre
for African Studies; Wojciech Tycholiz – Institute of International Studies, University of Wroclaw, Member of the Board, Polish
Centre for African Studies
21 April 2015
9.30-11.00
Conference Room 7
The automotive industry
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Poland and Central Europe: an automotive production hub
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A downturn in new car manufacturing in Europe – an increase in the production of spare parts for the automotive
industry in Poland
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The quadrangle of cooperation, supplies and dependency in the automotive industry of Central Europe (the Czech
Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland)
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The development of the automotive sector as an opportunity for smaller enterprises
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Prospects for automotive production in Europe. Stabilisation? Evolution? Decline?
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Technological revolution in the automotive industry – causes and major directions of changes
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CO2 emissions reduction versus car design trends. Alternative power transmission systems for vehicles. Electronics,
automation and IT in the automotive industry.
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Paul de Courtois* – Head of Department, Plenipotentiary, BMW Group Polska Sp. z o.o.; Jakub Faryś – Chairman of the
Board, Polish Association of Automotive Industry (PZPM); Maciej Gwóźdź – Vice President Operations TRW Steering Europe,
Chairman of the Board, TRW Steering Systems Poland; Zbigniew Palenica – Member of the Board, Solaris Bus & Coach SA;
Leszek Waliszewski – Chairman of the Board, FA Krosno SA; Piotr Wojaczek – Chairman of the Board, Katowicka Specjalna
Strefa Ekonomiczna SA (Katowice Special Economic Zone)
Moderator: Mirosław Michna – Partner, KPMG Advisory in Poland
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 7
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The internal energy market in the European Union. Vision, structure and organisation
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The process of creating the internal energy market of the EU (IEM). An assessment of the state of play of the process
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Mechanisms and barriers to integration. Basic operating principles of the market
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Current and expected benefits resulting from building the IEM
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The influence of the energy market on the security of supplies and energy prices
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Market development versus new generation capacities
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Andrzej Czerwiński – Member of the Polish Parliament (Sejm), Chairman, Parliamentary Group for Energy; Tomasz
Dąbrowski – Director, Energy Department, Ministry of Economy, Poland; Rafał Hajduk – Partner, Radca Prawny, Norton Rose
Fulbright; Jaroslav Neverovič – Minister of Energy between 2012-2014, Lithuania; Kristián Takáč – Partner, Central European
Policy Institute (CEPI), Secretary of State at the Ministry of Economy between 2011-2012; Krisztián Tóth – Head of
Department, Department of International Relations, Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority (MEKH)
Moderator: Ireneusz Łazor – Chairman of the Board, Towarowa Giełda Energii SA (Polish Power Exchange)
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 7
Air transport. The market and infrastructure
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Air transport in Poland and Europe. Data, trends and prospects
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Flying becomes increasingly popular. Where and why? Prospective destinations
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Will there be dynamic development in the Middle East in this regard? Prospects for the development of airlines from
the Arabian Peninsula in the Polish market
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The role of the national air carrier in the development of regional airports
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EU funds for the development of airports in the financial framework 2014-2020 – opportunities and risks
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Poland on the map of global air cargo
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Legal restrictions to the development of the aviation industry
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Wojciech Borys – Commercial Manager Poland, Turkish Airlines Inc.; Michał Kaczmarzyk – CEO, Przedsiębiorstwo
Państwowe “Porty Lotnicze” (“Polish Airports” State Enterprise); Jacek Krawczyk – President, Employers Group, European
Economic and Social Committee; Piotr Ołowski – President, Urząd Lotnictwa Cywilnego (Civil Aviation Authority); Radosław
Puchalski – Cargo Charter Sales Manager, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering Sp. z o.o.; Artur Tomasik – Chairman of the
Board, Związek Regionalnych Portów Lotniczych (Polish Regional Airports Association), Chairman of the Board, Górnośląskie
Towarzystwo Lotnicze SA (Upper Silesian Aviation Group)
Moderator: Sebastian Gościniarek – Founder, Partner, BBSG Baca Gościniarek i Wspólnicy Doradztwo Gospodarcze
Sp. z o.o.
21 April 2015
9.30-11.00
Conference Room 8
Self-government investments in the 2020 framework
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The financial situation of local government units. Opportunities for investments: own funds and external funds
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Balance of investments in cities and communities. Good and bad experience gained in the last decade
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How to invest in development? Funds from the 2014-2020 framework
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Marcin Futera – Loan Officer, Public Sector, Poland and Baltics, European Investment Bank; Danuta Kamińska – Treasurer of
the City of Katowice, Chairperson, Komisja Skarbników Miast, Unia Metropolii Polskich (City Treasurers Committee of the Union
of Polish Metropolises); Piotr Kowalski – Head of Warsaw Office, Fitch Polska SA; Paweł Lisowski – Dyrektor ds. Współpracy
z Samorządami Terytorialnymi (Director for Partnership with Local Authorities), Adviser to the Chairman of the Board, Bank
Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK); Jan Olbrycht – Member of the European Parliament; Waldemar Sługocki* – Secretary of
State, Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, Poland; Marek Sowa – Marshal of the Małopolskie Voivodeship; Tadeusz
Truskolaski – Mayor of Białystok; Adam Zdziebło – Senator, Poland
Moderator: Tomasz Żółciak – Dziennik Gazeta Prawna
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 8
Global economy 2020
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Regions marked by development and areas of risk. Prospects for the world
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BRICS countries: development courses and their modifications. Towards continued and sustainable growth
Utilisation of some experience which the BRICS countries have gained in Europe
Emerging economies. Models of growth and challenges in the face of the middle-income trap
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Mark Cliffe – Chief Economist, ING Group; Zoltán Cséfalvay* – Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the
OECD, Hungary; Nicola Harrington – Deputy Director, Development Centre, OECD; Rafał Hiszpański – Chairman of the
Board, Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń Euler Hermes SA; Ed Parker – Managing Director, Head of Europe, Middle East & Africa
Sovereign Group, Fitch Ratings; Paweł Wojciechowski – Chief Economist, The Polish Social Insurance Institution (ZUS),
Minister of Finance in 2006, Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland between 2009-2010
The debate will also be attended by representatives of the young generation:
Kamil Pruchnik – Doctoral Student, Warsaw School of Economics, Chairman of the Board, “Młodzi Reformują Polskę” (“The
Young Reform Poland”); Damian Szewczyk – Graduate of the Cracow University of Economics, Member of the Board, “Młodzi
Reformują Polskę” (“The Young Reform Poland”)
Modertor: Marek Tejchman – Deputy Editor-in-chief, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 8
Entrepreneurship. Small and medium-sized enterprises: strong and indispensable entities
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Small and medium-sized enterprises in the EU policy. Support and its results
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SMEs in the countries of Central Europe: the evolution of scale and strength
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The value of small and medium-sized entrepreneurship: in the economy, in the labour market and in the structures of
state finance
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Small is strong. New prospects for the leaders of the SME sector to develop and expand
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The financing of SMEs under the Operational Programme Smart Growth
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Eastern Poland in the financial framework 2014–2020
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Zenon Daniłowski – Chairman of the Board, Makarony Polskie SA; Tadeusz Donocik – Deputy Chairman of the Board, Polish
Chamber of Commerce (PCC), Chairman of the Board, Regional Chamber of Commerce in Katowice; Maciej Gawinecki –
Executive Advisor, A.T. Kearney; Dariusz Prończuk – Managing Partner, Enterprise Investors; Radosław Stępień – VicePresident, First Deputy Chairman of the Board, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK); Paulina Zadura-Lichota –
Director, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Department, Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP); Dariusz Żuk –
Chairman of the Board, Polska Przedsiębiorcza (Entrepreneurial Poland)
Moderator: Arkadiusz Lewicki – Director, National Contact Point for Financial Instruments of EU Programmes
21 April 2015
15.30-17.00
Conference Room 8
The 1st Poland – Countries of the Arabian Peninsula Economic Forum
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Markets of the countries of the Arabian Peninsula from the point of view of a Polish exporter or investor. Capital
resources, purchasing power and prospects of development and demand
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Priority markets for the Polish economy: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman
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The extractive and construction industry in Saudi Arabia. Cooperation with Arab partners and its further prospects
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Branches of services and production that are attractive to customers from the countries of the Arabian Peninsula.
Attractive niches
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Poland as an integrator of possibilities of economic cooperation between the Central Europe region and the countries
of the Arabian Peninsula
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Suliman Al Angari – Retired General, Saudi Arabia; Mohammed Al Barwani – Chairman of the Board, MB Holding Company
LLC; Jerzy Drożdż – Director, International Relations Office, Krajowa Izba Gospodarcza (Polish Chamber of Commerce); Amir
Joneidi – International Sales Director, Track Tec GmbH; Wael Suleiman – Chairman of the Board, Polish Business Group,
United Arab Emirates; Witold Śmidowski – Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Saudi Arabia
Moderator: Marek Gawlik – Chairman of the Board, Polish Saudi Business Council
21 April 2015
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9.30-11.00
Conference Room 9
How to create an enterprise that would operate at a global level?
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Initiating business activity without engaging in it at the local and national stages
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Preconditions for success: an idea, a product, a niche and a technology
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Difficulties and risks at the start. Diversity of cultures, circles and regulatory systems
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Managing a “global start-up”. Competences and challenges. Experience and expert knowledge
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Marcin Beme – Chairman of the Board, Audioteka SA; Rafał Brzoska – Chairman of the Board, Grupa Integer.pl SA; Maciej
Koński – CEO, Strategic Analyses and Raw Material Deposits Centre, KGHM Polska Miedź SA; Krzysztof Kuliński –
Chairman of the Board, Research & Engineering Center Sp. z o.o.; Beata Stelmach – Chairman of the Board, GE in Poland
and Baltics; Wojciech Wolny – Chairman of the Board, LGBS Polska Sp. z o.o.
Moderator: Tomasz Machała – Managing Director, Editor-in-Chief, NaTemat.pl
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 9
Design and creativity
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Modern design as a manifestation of innovative approach
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Modern industrial design Leading trends and strands
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Creativity, awareness and imagination in spatial design. Space organised as value
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Design and sell. Cheap = ugly? Aesthetics, production and the market
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When does design mean brand? The key role of design in the process of brand creation
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Rafał Bauer – Chairman of the Board, Next Media Sp. z o.o., Member of the Board, Soho Factory Sp. z o.o., Chairman of the
Board, Próchnik SA; Rafał Chwast – Deputy Chairman of the Board, Nowy Styl Group; Ewa Gołębiowska – Director, Cieszyn
Castle; Pete Kercher – Founder-Member, Europejski Instytut Projektowania i Niepełnosprawności (The Institute for Design and
Disability), Ambassador, Design for All Europe; Piotr Voelkel – Founder, Vox Capital Group; Iwona Wendel – Undersecretary
of State, Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, Poland
Moderator: Robert Majkut – Designer, General Director, Robert Majkut Design Studio
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 9
Energy Union – competitive, secure and sustainable energy for the European industry
Speech:
– Miguel Arias Cañete – European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy
Moderator: Jerzy Buzek – Member of the European Parliament, President of the European Parliament between 2009-2012,
Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland between 1997-2001, Chairman of the Council of the EEC
21 April 2015
15.30-17.00
Conference Room 9
Innovations in the energy industry and mining
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Restrictions on access to raw materials and raw material prices versus new technologies in the energy and fuel sector
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The climate policy as a driver of innovation. Exemplary solutions
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Which projects and technologies (both implemented and planned) stand a chance of obtaining financing from EU
funds?
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Innovations versus the reality of the fuel and energy market. The availability and profitability of new technologies
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Clean coal technologies. Is it possible for them to be profitable?
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Józef Dubiński – CEO, Główny Instytut Górnictwa (Central Mining Institute); Rainer Kiechl – Chairman of the Management
Board, CEO, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe; Małgorzata Łącka-Matusiewicz – Director, Regulation and External
Funds Department, TAURON Polska Energia SA; Zygmunt Łukaszczyk – Chairman of the Board, Katowicki Holding Węglowy
SA, Chairman of the Board, Euracoal; Piotr Piela – Partner, Head of Business Advisory, EY; Tadeusz Słomka – Rector, AGH
University of Science and Technology in Kraków; Agnieszka Wasilewska-Semail – Chairman of the Board, CEO, Rafako SA;
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Krzysztof Żmijewski – Secretary-General, Społeczna Rada Narodowego Programu Redukcji Emisji (Social Council of the
National Emissions Reduction Programme)
Moderator: Magdalena Czuba-Wąsowska – Elżanowski Cherka & Wąsowski Law Office
21 April 2015
9.30-11.00
Conference Room 10
Urban space regeneration
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European programmes and instruments that support comprehensive regeneration of cities and vast urban areas
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The Polish government’s policy towards urban regeneration
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Financial instruments used to foster the growth of urban infrastructure
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Regeneration of public space and post-industrial areas. A review of examples of good practice
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New functions for facilities in post-industrial space. Possibilities, concepts and implementation
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The city and people. Problems and opportunities related to the regeneration of housing areas
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New space as an asset of the city. Functionality and quality of life. The image and attractiveness to investors
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Damian Bartyla – Mayor of Bytom; Artur Biernat – Chairman of the Board, Inwestycje Miejskie Sp. z o.o., Płock; Marek Bryx
– Vice-Rector for Management, Director, Corporate Finance and Investment Institute, Head, Zakład Miasta Innowacyjnego
(Department of Innovative Cities), Warsaw School of Economics; Marek Cieślak – Deputy Mayor of Łódź; Gabriela
Lenartowicz – Member of the Board, Urząd Marszałkowski Województwa Śląskiego (Marshal’s Office of the Silesian
Voivodeship); Rafał Szczepański* – Deputy Chairman of the Board, BBI Development SA; Roman Szełemej* – Mayor of
Wałbrzych; Bogdan Traczyk – Chairman of the Board, Upper Silesian Agency For Entrepreneurship And Development Ltd.
(GAPR)
Moderator: Radosław Stępień – Vice-President, First Deputy Chairman of the Board, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK)
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 10
Water supply and sewage
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Water resources of Poland: their utilisation and protection
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A diagnosis of the current status of water management. Criteria for the selection of sources for water supply systems
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Directions of changes in the legislation on water quality. Market consolidation versus water quality
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Local government versus a water supply company. Organisational solutions related to collective water supply and
management
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Financing models for investments in the water supply and sewage industry Utilisation of external sources of capital
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The future in Poland versus trends across Europe. Innovations. Cost optimisation. Streamlining of manufacturing
processes and automation
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Paweł Chudziński – Chairman of the Board, CEO, Aquanet SA; Łukasz Czopik – Chairman of the Board, CEO, Górnośląskie
Przedsiębiorstwo Wodociągów SA w Katowicach (Upper Silesia Waterworks and Sewerage in Katowice); Zbigniew Gieleciak –
Chairman of the Board, Regionalne Centrum Gospodarki Wodno-Ściekowej SA; Kazimierz Karolczak – Member of the Board,
Urząd Marszałkowski Województwa Śląskiego (Marshal’s Office of the Silesian Voivodeship); Ryszard Langer – Chairman of
the Board, Krakowski Holding Komunalny SA in Kraków; Tadeusz Rzepecki – Chairman of the Board, Tarnowskie Wodociągi
Sp. z o.o. (Tarnów Waterworks), Chairman of the Board, Izba Gospodarcza Wodociągi Polskie (“Polish Waterworks” Chamber
of Commerce)
Moderator: Andrzej Kowalczyk – Vice-Rector for Research and Collaboration with Industry, University of Silesia
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 10
Construction
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Construction at the beginning of the implementation of the EU budget for the years 2014-2020. Main projects in the
public sector: roads, railways and self-government
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Investments in energy and industry: it is harvest time for power engineering construction
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Residential and commercial construction: the scale of needs and the plans held by developers
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Legal regulations concerning construction. Has the postulate of the industry been listened to?
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The situation at the back office of general contractors. Problems experienced by subcontractors and suppliers of
materials and equipment
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Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Dariusz Blocher – Chairman of the Board, CEO, Budimex SA; Jacek Faltynowicz – Chairman of the Board,
ELEKTROBUDOWA SA; Marcin Kopeć* – Partner, Legal Advisor, Elżanowski Cherka & Wąsowski Kancelaria Prawna Sp. k.;
Edward Laufer – Chairman of the Board, Vantage Development SA; Maciej Marciniak – Chairman of the Board, Managing
Director, Górażdże Beton Sp. z o.o., acting Chairman of the Board, Polish Association of Ready Mixed Concrete Producers;
Alfred Watzl – Member of the Board, Strabag Sp. z o.o.; Jerzy Werle – Deputy Chairman of the Board, Director-General,
Warbud SA
Moderator: Anna Glanowska-Szpor – Managing Director of Construction Sector, Department of Strategic Clients, ING Bank
Śląski SA
21 April 2015
15.30-17.00
Conference Room 10
The energy industry: the power market: Is this the be-all and end-all for new investments?
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The energy market in Europe and Poland: a time of change
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Generating capacity markets: towards a planned economy. European regulations
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The power market model for Poland An assessment of benefits and disadvantages
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Consequences of the implementation of the power market and contracts for difference for clients and investors
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Maciej Bando – Chairman of the Board, Urząd Regulacji Energetyki (Energy Regulatory Office – URE); Andrzej Czerwiński –
Member of the Polish Parliament (Sejm), Chairman, Parliamentary Group for Energy; Tomasz Dąbrowski – Director, Energy
Department, Ministry of Economy, Poland; Grzegorz Kinelski – Member of the Board for Sales, ENEA SA; Ireneusz Łazor –
Chairman of the Board, Towarowa Giełda Energii SA (Polish Power Exchange); Henryk Majchrzak – Chairman of the Board,
Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne SA; Dariusz Niemiec – Dyrektor, Departament Operatora Rynku i Obsługi Handlu, TAURON
Polska Energia SA; Jan Rączka – Forum Analiz Energetycznych
Moderator: Ireneusz Chojnacki – Editor, Miesięcznik Gospodarczy Nowy Przemysł
21 April 2015
9.30-11.00
Conference Room 11
EU 2030 – visions of Europe
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The crisis of European solidarity. Trends visible within the Community and its weaknesses
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An unfinished integration. What is to be done? Scenarios for developments in the EU.
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Will it become a “grandmother tired of life”? What happened to the European energy and creativity?
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Immigration to Europe and Europe’s attractiveness as a place to live in
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More efficiently and more simply. Political and structural changes within the EU Ambitions and possibilities of
enlarging the European Union
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Will there be two Europes? The improvement of the position of the euro area and the long-term effects of this process
Europe in the world: new roles, challenges and risks
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Robert Biedroń – Mayor of Słupsk; Pierre Buhler – Ambassador of the French Republic to Poland; Mikołaj Dowgielewicz –
Vice-Governor, Council of Europe Development Bank; Joško Klisović – Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign and European
Affairs, Croatia; Prince Michael von Liechtenstein – Chairman, Geopolitical Information Service AG; Leszek Miller – Member
of the Polish Parliament (Sejm), Chairman, Democratic Left Alliance (SLD), Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland between
2001–2004; Rolf Wilhelm Nikel – Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Poland; Brunilda Paskali* – Deputy
Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Enterprise, Albania
The debate will also be attended by representatives of the young generation:
Jakub Langr – Student, University of Oxford, Alumnus of the of the Zdeněk Bakala Foundation, Aspen Institute Prague; Marek
Steinhoff-Traczewski – Student, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Jagiellonian Club
Moderator: Bogusław Chrabota – Editor-in-chief, Rzeczpospolita
21 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 11
Foreign expansion of Polish business
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New priorities of Polish business activity abroad as an alternative to the directions taken to date. Prospective regions
of the world from the perspective of Polish business
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State actions in support of the expansion of enterprises. A renaissance in economic diplomacy
The financing of export and foreign investments of Polish enterprises. An overview of possibilities
The role of champions. In what way does the foreign expansion of giants “pull on” the smaller enterprises?
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Ilona Antoniszyn-Klik* – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economy, Poland; Artur Chodacki – Director, Corporate
Banking Sales Network, Bank Zachodni WBK SA; Bogdan Fiszer – Chairman of the Board, Conbelts Bytom SA; Szymon
Jarno – Deputy Chairman of the Board for Export Sales, Famur SA; Bartosz Marcinkowski – Partner, Corporate and M&A
Practice, Kancelaria Domański Zakrzewski Palinka (DZP); Adam Purwin – Chairman of the Board, PKP CARGO SA;
Arkadiusz Zabłoński – Director, Export Support Department, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK); Richard Ziegler –
Member of the Board, Track Tec SA
Moderator: Tomasz Misiak – Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Work Service SA
21 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 11
Smart cities
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Investments that transform an urban organism into a smart city
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Creation of smart urban space
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Infrastructure (transport, the energy industry and communication) indispensable for the idea of smart city
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The awareness of local residents and politicians in the process of implementation of smart city elements
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Rafał Dutkiewicz – Mayor of Wrocław; Zygmunt Frankiewicz – Mayor of Gliwice, Chairman of the Board, Związek Miast
Polskich; Janusz Grodzki – Director, Mobility Management, Siemens Sp. z o.o.; Marcin Krupa – Mayor of Katowice; Jacek
Krywult* – Mayor of Bielsko-Biała; Jacek Łukaszewski – Chairman of the Board, Schneider Electric Polska Sp. z o.o.; KarlHeinz Merfeld – Chief Executive Officer, Cologne Tourist Board; Ewa Wolniewicz-Warska – Country Sales Manager, Kapsch
Telematic Services Sp. z o.o.
Moderator: Paweł Czuryło – Managing Editor, Gremi Business Communication Sp. z o.o.
21 April 2015
15.30-17.00
Conference Room 11
Investments in Polish seaports
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The significance of seaports and sea terminals in the logistics chain: main streams of goods, their structure and hubs
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Polish ports are one big construction site – the economic importance of strategic investments
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Ports and their infrastructure in the economic and raw material security system of Poland. The strategic role of the
state
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New services related to port infrastructure – an opportunity for the Polish economy (export and import, logistics and
industry)
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Competitive advantages of Polish ports in the North Sea and Baltic Sea region
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The state of play in the integration of Polish ports with the TEN-T network (in particular, in the following corridors:
North Sea – Baltic Sea and Baltic Sea – the Adriatic Sea)
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The legal and infrastructural environment that influences the competitiveness of Polish seaports
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Rafał Baniak – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Treasury, Poland; Maciek Kwiatkowski – Chairman of the Board, DCT
Gdańsk SA; Tomasz Michalak – Director, Customs Department, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Poland; Marcin
Moskalewicz – Chairman of the Board, Przedsiębiorstwo Eksploatacji Rurociągów Naftowych (PERN) “Przyjaźń” SA; Jacek
Neska – Member of the Board for Sales, PKP CARGO SA; Dorota Pyć – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Infrastructure and
Development, Poland; Dorota Raben – Chairman of the Board, CEO, Zarząd Morskiego Portu Gdańsk SA; Ryszard Świlski –
Member of the Board, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Chairman of the Board, Association of Polish Regions for Baltic-Adriatic
Corridor; Mirosław Turzyński – Chairman of the Board, Gdańskie Zakłady Nawozów Fosforowych Fosfory Sp. z o. o.
Moderator: Teresa Kamińska – Chairman of the Board, Pomorska Specjalna Strefa Ekonomiczna Sp. z o.o. (Pomeranian
Special Economic Zone)
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22 April 2015
09.30-11.00
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Banquet Hall 1
The defence industry in Poland
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Investments and modernisation of the Polish armed forces in the years 2013-2022
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What does Polish defence spending look like?
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Experience related to the offset and new regulations in this regard
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Effects to date and desirable results of the defence industry consolidation
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Plans and strategies of global corporations with regard to the Polish market
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Ambitions, limitations and cooperation. The participation of Polish enterprises in the army modernisation programme
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Zdzisław Gawlik – Secretary of State, Ministry of Treasury, Poland; Leon Komornicki – Retired General of the Polish Army;
Krzysztof Krystowski* – Chairman of the Board, Managing Director, Wytwórnia Sprzętu Komunikacyjnego PZL-Świdnik SA;
Zygmunt Mierczyk – Rector-Commandant, Military University of Technology in Warsaw; Czesław Mroczek* – Secretary of
State, Ministry of National Defence, Poland; Tomasz Nita – Member of the Board, Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa SA; Krzysztof
Wiater – Managing Partner, DLA Piper Wiater sp. k.
Moderator: Jacek Ziarno – Deputy Editor-in-chief, Miesięcznik Gospodarczy Nowy Przemysł
22 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Banquet Hall 1
Innovations in production for the army – their role in the economy
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The great investment programme for the Polish army as an opportunity to make a technology transfer
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How to arrange for innovative solutions for the armed forces to be created in Poland?
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Possibilities and examples of cooperation between science and the army
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Civil applications of military technologies
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Innovations in the production for the army as a development stimulus for the economy
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Leszek Grabarczyk – Deputy Director, Narodowe Centrum Badań i Rozwoju (The National Centre for Research and
Development – NCBiR); Krzysztof Krystowski* – Chairman of the Board, Managing Director, Wytwórnia Sprzętu
Komunikacyjnego PZL-Świdnik SA; Zygmunt Mierczyk – Rector-Commandant, Military University of Technology in Warsaw;
Adam Piotrowski – Chairman of the Board, VIGO System SA; Dariusz Sokólski – Member of the Board, Polska Grupa
Zbrojeniowa SA; Wojciech Woźniak – Chairman of the Board, Silesian Science and Technology Centre of Aviation Industry
Ltd. (Śląskie Centrum Naukowo-Technologiczne Przemysłu Lotniczego Sp. z o.o.)
Modertor: Marek Tejchman – Deputy Editor-in-chief, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna
22 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Banquet Hall 1
Participatory budgets
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Pros and cons of participatory budgets
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Experience gained by cities and the role of self-government, non-governmental organisations and urban initiatives
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The process of building a participatory budget: from consultations, to submission of ideas, to selection of tasks to be
implemented
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Joanna Erbel – Participatory Budgeting Advisory Board to the Mayor of Warsaw, City Office of the Capital City of Warsaw;
Jarosław Makowski – Councillor of the Silesian Regional Assembly, President of the Institute of Civil Platform (Instytut
Obywatelski) between 2010-2015; Zbigniew Podraza – Mayor of Dąbrowa Górnicza; Jacek Wójcicki – Mayor of Gorzów
Wielkopolski; Paweł Wyszomirski – Secretary of the competition styled “I live here! – Wise ideas for a wise city”, Centrum
Szkoleń i Rozwoju Osobistego MERITUM (Centre for Training and Personal Development MERITUM), Fundacja Napraw Sobie
Miasto (“Fix The City – DIY” Foundation)
Moderator: Rafał Kerger – Editor-in-Chief, portalsamorzadowy.pl
As part of the 7th European Economic Congress, the session will culminate with selecting the winners of the competition styled
“Mieszkam tu! – Mądre pomysły na mądre miasto” (“I live here! – Wise ideas for a wise city”). The aim of the competition
is to promote the most interesting ideas submitted or implemented in 2014 by the inhabitants of Polish cities within civic budgets
and local initiatives.
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22 April 2015
09.30-11.00
Banquet Hall 2
The city defined anew. Humans, space and infrastructure
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Main trends in the development of contemporary urban organisms. Suburbanisation and returns to the city
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The power of attraction. A traditional city centre versus a shopping centre
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The evolution of behaviour and preferences of inhabitants. The need for public space
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As accessible city. Modern communication infrastructure
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How to build the attractiveness of a city? New possibilities for business and the economy
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The spatial structure of a city versus its development opportunities
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Private and commercial space versus public space in contemporary cities
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Creation and management of public space. Success and failure
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Krzysztof Giemza – Prokurent, Echo Investment SA; Wojciech Jarczewski – Head, Instytut Rozwoju Miast (Institue of Urban
Development); Jarosław Jóźwiak – Deputy Mayor of the Capital City of Warsaw; Pete Kercher – Founder-Member, Europejski
Instytut Projektowania i Niepełnosprawności (The Institute for Design and Disability), Ambassador, Design for All
Europe; Tomasz Konior – Architect, Konior Studio; Maciej K. Król – Chairman of the Board, Xcity Investment Sp. z o.o.;
Marcin Krupa – Mayor of Katowice; Tadeusz Markowski – Chairman of the Board, Towarzystwo Urbanistów Polskich
The debate will also be attended by representative of the young generation:
Michał Lorbiecki – Graduate of the University of Economics in Katowice, Instytut Współczesnego Miasta (Institute of the
Contemporary City)
Moderator: Rafał Czechowski – Communications Specialist, President, Managing Director, Imago Public Relations
22 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Banquet Hall 2
Private partners of self-government
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A fresh impetus to the cooperation between the public and private sectors
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PPP is not the only solution. The scope and forms of cooperation: privatisation, common investments and educational
programmes
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Public interest in the free market Quality and efficiency of project selection procedures
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Self-government and business. Is it a difficult relationship that has a promising future?
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The role of specialist knowledge and experience in the management of urban systems The heating industry and the
energy industry, waste management, utilities, and IT infrastructure
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Jarosław Bator – Member of the Board, Polskie Koleje Państwowe SA; Irena Herbst – Chairman of the Board, Fundacja
Centrum PPP (PPP Centre Foundation), Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Economy between 2002-2005, Poland;
Jacek Karnowski – Mayor of Sopot; Ewa Mikos – Director of Business Development, Siemens Sp. z o.o; Artur Pielech –
Chairman of the Board, FBSerwis SA; Krzysztof Żuk – Mayor of Lublin
Moderacja: Marzena Rytel – Dyirector, PwC
22 April 2015
09.30-11.00
Banquet Hall 3
The property market in Central Europe
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The current stage and prospects for development. Market capacity and plans held by investors
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Should it involve the entire region or individual countries? The property market of Central Europe in the eyes of
external investors
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What capital is being invested in the Central European property market? The interest expressed by global funds. The
role of the active local capital
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Objectives of investors. Sectors with a promising future
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Jarosław Bator – Member of the Board, Polskie Koleje Państwowe SA; Martin Carr – Founder, CEO, Pinnacle Central &
Eastern Europe, s.r.o.; Stanislav Frnka* – Chairman of the Board, HB Reavis Polska; Franz Jurkowitsch – Chairman of the
Board, Warimpex Finanz- und Beteiligungs AG; Przemysław Krych – Founder, Chairman of the Board, Griffin Group; Arvi A. I.
Luoma – Executive Director, W.P. Carey; Gianluca Muzzi* – Managing Director, Head of Real Estate, Deutsche Asset &
Wealth Management
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Moderator: Tomasz Buras – Managing Director, Savills Sp. z o.o.
22 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Banquet Hall 3
The property market in Poland
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Maturity, saturation and capabilities. The condition of the Polish property market
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Sectors of the market that are attractive to investors: offices, hotels, warehouses and shopping centres
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What do investors expect? Changes in regulations. Incentives and facilities
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Tomasz Buras – Managing Director, Savills Sp. z o.o.; Marek Foryński – Director, BTS Group, Panattoni Europe; Renata
Kinde-Czyż – Chairman of the Board, Metro Properties Sp. z o.o; Maciej K. Król – Chairman of the Board, Xcity Investment
Sp. z o.o.; Przemysław Krych – Founder, Chairman of the Board, Griffin Group; Michał Skotnicki* – Prezes Zarządu, BBI
Development SA; Charles Taylor – Managing Partner, Cushman & Wakefield
Moderator: Małgorzata Burzec-Lewandowska – Deputy Editor-in-chief, Propertynews.pl; Robert Posytek – Editor-in-chief,
Propertynews.pl
22 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Banquet Hall 3
Risks related to innovations
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An element of risk related to innovative activity in the economy
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Non-acceptance of risk as a barrier to the development of innovation in Poland
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Should it be avoided, mitigated or accepted? Risk (resulting from business activity, as well as from market-related and
macroeconomic factors) at the subsequent stages of an innovative project
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Fiscal, legal and business impact of failure on an innovative enterprise
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A risk factor in the activity of administration and state-owned companies, as well as in the regulations governing their
operations. How to encourage the public sector to take bold decisions?
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How to create a system that would accept the level of risk necessary to pursue innovative activity? Legal solutions,
changes in the business environment and the new “climate for risk”
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New financial instruments as an opportunity for technology companies. VC funds as an opportunity to commercialise
risk-bearing innovative ideas
Report presentation: An analysis of the level of entrepreneurs’ own contribution and state aid granted
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Paweł Bochniarz – Deputy Project Leader, BRIdge Mentor, PwC; Janusz Cichoń – Secretary of State, Ministry of Finance,
Poland; Leszek Grabarczyk – Deputy Director, Narodowe Centrum Badań i Rozwoju (The National Centre for Research and
Development – NCBiR; Piotr Koral – Chairman of the Board, Investin Group; Piotr Krzyżewski – Chairman of the Board, ARP
Venture Sp. z o.o.; Marcin Piątkowski – Senior Economist, The World Bank; Ryszard Trepczyński – Member of the Board,
PZU SA
Moderator: Katarzyna Zachariasz – Editor-in-chief, InnPoland.pl
22 April 2015
09.30-11.00
Lecture Hall
Renewable energy sources
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The share of RES in energy supply: today and tomorrow. The target share of RES in the energy mix (2030)
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The dynamics and developments of RES: current conditions in Europe. The specific character of selected EU
countries
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Which types of renewable energy should there be for Poland? The influence of regulations on investments
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RES versus the stability of the electricity system. Costs of installation and operation. Support from public funds
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Integration of RES and the energy market
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The future of RES: new technologies, an improvement in efficiency, and availability
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Wojciech Cetnarski – Chairman of the Board, Polskie Stowarzyszenie Energetyki Wiatrowej (Polish Wind Energy Association);
Jaromir Pečonka – Chief Operational Officer, Member of the Board, CEZ Polska; Janusz Pilitowski – Director, Renewable
Energy Department, Ministry of Economy, Poland; Michał Prażyński – Member of the Board for Renewable Energy, ENEA
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Wytwarzanie Sp. z o.o.; Paweł Przybylski – Director of Wind Power & Renewables Division, Siemens Sp. z o.o.; Grzegorz
Wiśniewski* – Chairman of the Board, Institute for Renewable Energy (EC BREC IEO); Małgorzata Wójcik-Stasiak –
Chairman of the Board, CEO, TAURON Ekoenergia Sp. z o.o.; Dorota Zawadzka-Stępniak – Deputy Chairman of the Board,
Narodowy Fundusz Ochrony Środowiska i Gospodarki Wodnej (National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water
Management)
Moderator: Jacek Giziński – Partner, Legal Adviser, DLA Piper Wiater Sp. k.
22 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Lecture Hall
Investments in the energy industry: financing
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The scale of investments and financial needs of the energy industry
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The position of the energy industry in the financial market. Is it a sector of trust or risk?
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Possibilities of financing projects in the energy sector from EU funds as part of the new financial framework
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Challenges for the energy industry and the institutions that provide financing of it. Possibilities of the financial market
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The role of the state in financing strategic investments
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Ryszard Gburek – Director, Energy & Raw Materials Sector, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK); Dalida Gepfert – Member
of the Board for Finance, ENEA SA; Kim Kreilgaard – Head of Division, Corporates, Poland and Baltics, European Investment
Bank; Josef Pospisil* – Head, EMEA Utilities & Transport, Fitch Ratings; Krzysztof Zawadzki – Deputy Chairman of the Board
for Economy and Finance, TAURON Polska Energia SA
Moderator: Wojciech Hann – Partner, Energy&Resources Regional Leader, Deloitte
22 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Lecture Hall
Energy efficiency in Europe
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European programmes in support of energy efficiency. Achievements and experience
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Where are the reserves? Industry, transport, construction and municipal economy. EU countries on the road to energy
efficiency
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How to stimulate efficiency-oriented undertakings as effectively as possible? The financing of projects
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Economical and smart. Technology in the service of efficiency
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Polish support programmes, experience, achievements and capabilities in the field of energy efficiency
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Mirosław Czarnik – Chairman of the Board, Górnośląski Park Przemysłowy Sp. z o.o.; Andrzej Kassenberg* – Institute for
Sustainable Development; Włodzimierz Kędziora – Deputy Chairman of the Board, Veolia Energia Polska SA; Jacek Parys –
Deputy Chairman of the Board, Schneider Electric Polska Sp. z o.o.; Marek Tobiacelli – Director of Energy Efficiency, Siemens
Sp. z o.o; Dorota Zawadzka-Stępniak – Deputy Chairman of the Board, Narodowy Fundusz Ochrony Środowiska i Gospodarki
Wodnej (National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management)
Moderator: Andrzej Zwoliński – Editor, Grupa Wirtualna Polska / Money.pl
22 April 2015
09.30-11.00
Multifunctional Hall 1
USA and Europe – the pact has entered its final stage
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When will the finale take place? The progress of works on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
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Have the political changes in the USA had an impact on the history of the alliance and the course of negotiations?
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What follows from the findings of the TTIP for European and Polish economies? Enthusiasts and sceptics
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Who will benefit and who will suffer? The TTIP and specific industries – energy, chemistry, metallurgy and agriculture
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Howard Chase – Director of Government Affairs, Dow Europe; Ivan Hodač – Chairman of the Board, cabinet DN, Member of
the Board of Directors, Aspen Institute Prague, Secretary-General of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association
(ACEA) between 2001- 2013; Tony Housh – Chairman of the Board, American Chamber of Commerce in Poland (AmCham);
Josef Janning – Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR); Marek Kapłucha – Deputy Chairman
of the Board, Grupa Azoty SA; Roman Rewald – Member of the Board, American Chamber of Commerce in Poland (AmCham),
Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
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Moderator: Michał Kobosko – Editor-in-Chief, Project Syndicate Poland, Director, Atlantic Council’s Office in Poland
22 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Multifunctional Hall 1
Mining. A strategy for Polish coal
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The restructuring of the hard coal sector in Poland. Assumptions and their implementation
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Challenges related to overproduction and the level of employment
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The repair of the sector versus social and development issues: Protective action in the labour market and the
programme for Silesia
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A vision of the future – economically sound mining. Coal in both Polish and European energy policies
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Jerzy Borecki* – acting, Chairman of the Board, Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa SA; Wojciech Kowalczyk – Secretary of State,
Ministry of Treasury, Poland, Secretary of State, Government Plenipotentiary for Restructuring of the Coal Mining Sector,
Ministry of Economy, Poland; Zygmunt Łukaszczyk – Chairman of the Board, Katowicki Holding Węglowy SA, Chairman of the
Board, Euracoal; Janusz Olszowski – Chairman of the Board, Górnicza Izba Przemysłowo-Handlowa (Mining Chamber of
Industry and Commerce); Krzysztof Sędzikowski – Chairman of the Board, Kompania Węglowa SA; Zbigniew Stopa –
Chairman of the Board, Lubelski Węgiel Bogdanka SA; Zbyszek Zaborowski – Member of the Polish Parliament (Sejm)
Moderator: Wojciech Kuśpik – Chairman of the Board, PTWP SA, Initiator of the European Economic Congress
22 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Multifunctional Hall 1
Mining. A profitable mine
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Is it possible for hard coal mining in Poland to be profitable?
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Economic, organisational and geological conditions for profitability in hard coal mining
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Investments that serve to increase the productivity of mines
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Assumptions of new extractive projects in Poland
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A model mine. An attempt to conduct a simulation
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Clean technologies of coal use: Are there new opportunities for profitability?
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Mirosław Bendzera – Chairman of the Board, Famur SA; Michal Heřman – Chairman of the Board, PG SILESIA; Zygmunt
Łukaszczyk – Chairman of the Board, Katowicki Holding Węglowy SA, Chairman of the Board, Euracoal; Piotr Mocny – Senior
Expert, A.T. Kearney; Jerzy Podsiadło – Chairman of the Board, Węglokoks SA; Heinz Schernikau – CEO, HMS Bergbau AG;
Krzysztof Sędzikowski – Chairman of the Board, Kompania Węglowa SA; Zbigniew Stopa – Chairman of the Board, Lubelski
Węgiel Bogdanka SA; Marek Uszko – Chairman of the Board, CEO, KOPEX-EX-COAL Sp. z o.o.
Moderator: Wojciech Kuśpik – Chairman of the Board, PTWP SA, Initiator of the European Economic Congress
22 April 2015
09.30-11.00
Multifunctional Hall 2
A new customer – a new consumer
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Customers from the Y generation: their perception of reality and new models of behaviour
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How to adjust market and sales models to the requirements of new customers?
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Changes in the relations between producers and consumers: the role of new forms of communication, the Internet and
social media
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Technologies that prove helpful in recognising the needs of customers
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Modern and efficient management of relations with a mass customer (trade, finance, the energy industry, and
telecoms and media)
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Piotr Kiciński – Deputy Chairman of the Board, Cinkciarz.pl Michał Kuczmierowski – Director of the Santander Universidades
Programme, Bank Zachodni WBK SA; Jacek Leonkiewicz – Chairman of the Board, PKP Intercity SA; Piotr Łuba – Managing
Partner, Advisory Services Department, PwC; Jowita Michalska – Managing Director, FSCD Poland Foundation; Marek Sypek
– Chairman of the Board, Agros-Nova Sp. z o.o.; Maciej Ziemczonek – Director of Operations, PIXERS
Moderator: Magdalena Dziewguć – Head of Google for Work Central Eastern Europe, Google Inc., Programme Director,
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Foundation for Strategic Competence Development (FSCD)
22 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Multifunctional Hall 2
E-commerce
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The law and technologies versus online sales: barriers and possibilities
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Efficient linking between online trade and traditional sales
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What determines success and profitability in e-commerce
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Payments as an element of building trust and loyalty
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E-commerce: A new market and new regulations. The law, misuse and fraud, and countermeasures
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How to pursue regulation so as not to stifle the free market? Experience gained in the most developed markets
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Krzysztof Bajołek – Chairman of the Board, ANSWEAR.com; Michał Bolesławski – Deputy Chairman of the Board, ING Bank
Śląski SA; Tomasz Jażdżyński – Chairmanof the Board, GG Network SA, Managing Director, Media and Communication
Segment, Allegro Group Sp. z o.o.; Tomasz Michalak – Director, Customs Department, Ministry of Finance, Poland;
Włodzimierz Schmidt – Chairman of the Board, IAB Polska; Agata Węcławik-Wejman* – Head of Public Policy, Central and
Eastern Europe, Google
Moderator: Edyta Kochlewska – Editor-in-chief, dlahandlu.pl
22 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Multifunctional Hall 2
Start-ups and young entrepreneurship
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Conditions of initiating business activity. How to unleash the activity and entrepreneurship of the young generation?
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Are there some “difficult experiences from the past”? Typical problems of the first stage of an enterprise’s existence in
the market
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How to make it easier to start? The role of experienced partners, education and administration, as well as investors
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Entrepreneurship incubators and other mechanisms of providing support to start-ups
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Wojciech Borczyk – Founder, Incuvo Sp. z o.o.; Wojciech Dołkowski – Founder, PolBAN Business Angels Club; Tomasz
Jabłoński – Managing Director, Qpony.pl Sp. z o.o.; Sara Koślińska – Member of the Board, Co-Founder, Startup Poland;
Piotr Krych – Chairman of the Board, Saule Technologies Sp. z o.o.; Bożena Lublińska-Kasprzak – Chairman of the Board,
Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP); Monika Żochowska – Chairman of the Board, Phenicoptere Sp. z o.o.
Moderator: Dariusz Żuk – Chairman of the Board, Polska Przedsiębiorcza (Entrepreneurial Poland)
22 April 2015
09.30-11.00
Conference Room 1
Nuclear energy in Europe and Poland
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Prospects for the development of nuclear energy in the context of the EU energy and climate policy
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Investments in nuclear energy – potential effects for other sectors of the economy
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The state of play and the nearest future of the Polish nuclear project
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Competences of European and Polish construction and engineering enterprises in the field of nuclear energy
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The participation of Polish entities in the project. Relations between the state (as a regulator), the investor and
potential contractors
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Possibilities of cooperation between world leaders, Polish contractors and the R&D sector
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Jean-André Barbosa – Director for Central &Eastern Europe, AREVA; Jacek Cichosz – Chairman of the Board, PGE EJ 1 Sp.
z o.o.; Jacek Faltynowicz – Chairman of the Board, ELEKTROBUDOWA SA; Zbigniew Kubacki – Director, Nuclear Energy
Department, Ministry of Economy, Poland; Takao Kurihara – General Manager (Nuclear Systems), International Sales &
Marketing Division, Head of Lithuania Nuclear Energy Development Department, Power Systems Company, Hitachi, Ltd.;
Wojciech Łuczak – Senior Expert, A.T. Kearney; Karolina Siedlik – Partner, Head of Energy Department, CMS Cameron
McKenna Greszta i Sawicki sp. k.; Beata Stelmach – Chairman of the Board, GE in Poland and Baltics
Moderator: Paweł Blajer – TVN 24 Biznes i Świat
22 April 2015
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11.30-13.00
Conference Room 1
Waste management
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Functioning of the waste management system in Poland: basic data
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Problems related to waste management in view of amendments to regulations
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Monitoring of the waste flow and enforcement of payments for waste collection
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Investments in the waste management sector
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New technologies that shape the future of waste management
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Public perception of the planned waste management (incineration plants and trade in waste)
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Jakub Jędrzejewski* – Chairman, Związek Międzygminny “Gospodarka Odpadami Aglomeracji Poznańskiej” (“Waste
Management of the Poznań Conurbation” Union of Municipalities); Jean-Michel Kaleta – Chairman of the Board, SITA Polska
Sp. z o.o.; Dawid Kostempski – Mayor of Świętochłowice; Ryszard Langer – Chairman of the Board, Krakowski Holding
Komunalny SA in Kraków; Rafał Piech – Mayor of Siemianowice Śląskie; Tomasz Styś – Ekspert, Instytut Sobieskiego;
Krystian Szczepański – Deputy Chairman of the Board, Narodowy Fundusz Ochrony Środowiska i Gospodarki Wodnej
(National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management)
Moderator: Rafał Kerger – Editor-in-Chief, portalsamorzadowy.pl
22 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 1
Investment attractiveness
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A range of needs and expectations: investments preferred by Polish local government in the development strategies
pursued by cities and voivodeships
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Investors and their plans regarding the offers proposed by cities. What types of jobs may be offered in the coming
years?
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Factors that influence business and location decisions. Creating the investment offer of the country, its regions and
particular cities
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Special Economic Zones and other tools to support and encourage investors – the effectiveness of such an approach
in the eyes of the administration and business
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Active partners of an investor: institutions of higher education and schools, labour market institutions, specialist units
of self-government administration, and the state as a regulator
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Ilona Antoniszyn-Klik* – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economy, Poland; Arkadiusz Chęciński – Mayor of Sosnowiec;
Kazimierz Karolczak – Member of the Board, Urząd Marszałkowski Województwa Śląskiego (Marshal’s Office of the Silesian
Voivodeship); Sławomir Majman* – Chairman of the Board, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIiIZ SA);
Małgorzata Mańka-Szulik* – Mayor of Zabrze, Chairperson, Górnośląski Związek Metropolitalny (Metropolitan Association of
Upper Silesia); Tomasz Olszewski – Head of Industrial Department CEE, JLL; Paweł Tynel – Partner, Dział Doradztwa
Podatkowego, Lider Grupy Zarządzania Innowacjami, EY; Andrzej Zdebski – President, Cracow Chamber of Commerce and
Industry
Moderator: Piotr Wojaczek – Chairman of the Board, Katowicka Specjalna Strefa Ekonomiczna SA (Katowice Special
Economic Zone)
22 April 2015
09.30-11.00
Conference Room 2
European Digital Single Market
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Main objectives of the DAE and the state of their implementation
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The development of information and communications technologies (ICT) and their significance for the global
competitiveness of the European economy
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A call for a single digital market, key investments and potential benefits to the economy
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Funds intended for the implementation of particular actions that serve to complete the Agenda
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Magdalena Gaj – President, Urząd Komunikacji Elektronicznej (Office of Electronic Communications); Patrycja Gołos –
Corporate Affairs & Public Policy Director, UPC Polska, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Polish Chamber of Electronic
Communication (PIKE); Włodzimierz Marciński – Digital Champion, Plenipotentiary of the Minister for the Development of
Digital Competences in Administration, Ministry of Administration and Digitization, Poland; Jakub Turowski – Head of Public
Policy for Poland, Facebook; Iwona Wendel – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, Poland
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Moderator: Wojciech Cellary – Head, Department of Information Technology, Faculty of Informatics and Electronic Economy,
Poznań University of Economics
22 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 2
Digital Poland
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Dependence of economic and social development on the condition of the telecommunications infrastructure:
examples from around the world
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Removal of blank spots in access to broadband Internet. What results from the implementation of the Operational
Programme Digital Poland for the years 2014-2020, in conjunction with the National Broadband Plan?
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e-state – efficient, effective and reliable. Risks and the condition of critical infrastructure in view of recent experience
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Advantages and disadvantages, as well as possibilities and limitations of the development of fixed and mobile
telephony services
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Legal and market conditions for the development of telecommunications infrastructure
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Aleksandra Auleytner – Partner, Head of IP&TMT Practice, Kancelaria Domański Zakrzewski Palinka (DZP); Arkadiusz Bąk –
Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economy, Poland; Bogdan Dombrowski* – Undersecretary of State for
Telecommunications and Assistance to Local Governments in the Construction of Broadband Networks, Ministry of
Administration and Digitization, Poland; Roman Dmowski* – Undersecretary of State for E-government and Digital Society
Issues, Ministry of Administration and Digitization, Poland; Krzysztof Król – Adviser to the President of the Republic of Poland;
Piotr Muszyński – Deputy Chairman of the Board, Orange Polska SA; Jacek Niewęgłowski – Member of the Board for
Strategy and Business Development, Chief Strategy Officer, P4 Sp. z o.o.; Anna Streżyńska – President of the Office of
Electronic Communications (UKE) between 2006-2012; Iwona Wendel – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Infrastructure and
Development, Poland
Moderator: Antoni Mielniczuk – Partner, Inspirat Business Consulting & Communication
22 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 2
Housing
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Housing supply and prices versus the wealth of the society
Residential construction according to developers
The role of the state in housing development. Effectiveness of programmes that support purchases of flats
New flats to let: the state policy versus the free market
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Bogusław Białowąs – Deputy Director, Agency Services Department, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK); Adam Grehl* –
Deputy Mayor of Wrocław; Arkadiusz Hołda – Founder, Przedsiębiorstwo Realizacji Budownictwa HOLDIMEX Sp. z o.o.;
Mariusz Książek* – Company Founder, Chairman of the Board, Marvipol SA; Edward Laufer – Chairman of the Board,
Vantage Development SA; Sławek Muturi – Founder, Grupa Mzuri; Wiesław Źrebiec – Chairman of the Board, Polska Izba
Gospodarcza Towarzystw Budownictwa Społecznego (Polish Chamber of Commerce of Social Construction Associations)
Moderator: Małgorzata Burzec-Lewandowska – Deputy Editor-in-chief, Propertynews.pl, Publisher, Housemarket.pl; Robert
Posytek – Editor-in-chief, Propertynews.pl, Publisher, Housemarket.pl
22 April 2015
09.30-11.00
Conference Room 3
Cybersecurity
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The crisis of confidence in the digital world. Is it possible for states and enterprises to achieve long-term success
without cybersecurity?
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From activists to terrorists – the scale and extent of risks. Potential consequences for states and economies. An
analysis of examples
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The more data is provided, the more possibilities there are. Challenges in the age of “big data”
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Trust-building in cyberspace
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The role of the state and enterprises in increasing the level of resistance to cyber-attacks
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
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Marek Bugała* – Commercial Director, Iron Mountain Polska Sp. z o.o.; Andrzej Halicki* – Minister of Administration and
Digitization, Poland; Rafał Jaczyński – Director, Cyber Security Team Leader, PwC; Andrzej Lewiński* – Deputy Inspector
General for Personal Data Protection, Office of the Inspector General for Personal Data Protection (GIODO); Krzysztof Liedel
– Director, Department of Legal and Non-Military Affairs, National Security Bureau; Ewa Piłat – CSO, T-Mobile Polska SA;
Katarzyna Szymielewicz – Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder, Panoptykon Foundation
Moderator: Krzysztof Janoś – Editor, Grupa Wirtualna Polska / Money.pl
22 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 3
Critical infrastructure: Technology and security
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Physical and cybernetic risks related to critical infrastructure in key areas of the economy and administration (energy
and utilities, banking, data traffic and logistics services)
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Potential economic and social impact of obstacles to the functioning of critical systems
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The specific character and scale of investments in the security of critical infrastructure
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Standards of protection and their implementation in institutions operating in the field of critical infrastructure
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Andrzej Halicki* – Minister of Administration and Digitization, Poland; Stanisław Koziej – Head of the National Security Bureau
(BBN), Poland, Secretary of State, Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland; Marcin Olszewski – Chairman of the
Board, Fujitsu Poland, Managing Director of the Eastern Europe Region, Fujitsu; Aleksander Poniewierski – Partner, IT
Advisory Leader Central & Southeast Europe, EY; Janusz Skulich – Director, Government Centre for Security; Mariusz
Zarzycki – Member of the Board, Poczta Polska SA; Dariusz Zawadka – Vice-President of the Board, Przedsiębiorstwo
Eksploatacji Rurociągów Naftowych (PERN) Przyjaźń SA
Moderator: Joanna Świątkowska – Cybersecurity Expert, Programme Director, CYBERSEC, The Kosciuszko Institute
22 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 3
Business-friendly law
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Does Polish law foster entrepreneurship? Declarations, reality and evolution
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Changes to the provisions of civil, commercial and criminal law in 2015
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The new criminal procedure. Will the interests of business and managers be better protected?
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IT implementation in the judiciary versus the efficiency of its functioning in regard to business lawsuits
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Relations between the Tax Office and an entrepreneur. It is a time for change
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Łukasz Chojniak – Expert, Fundacja Forum Obywatelskiego Rozwoju (Civil Development Forum); Iwona Dybał – Chairman of
the Board, Polska Unia Dystrybutorów Stali (Polish Association of Steel Stockholders); Maciej Grelowski – Economic Expert,
Chairman of the General Council, Business Centre Club; Wojciech Hajduk – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Justice,
Poland; Krzysztof Kwiatkowski – President, Supreme Audit Office (NIK); Grzegorz Mróz – Zastępca Dyrektora, Departament
Administracji Podatkowej, Ministerstwo Finansów RP; Monika Zbrojewska – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Justice,
Poland
Moderator: Roman Kusz – Barrister, Adwokatura Polska (Polish Bar Association)
22 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 4
What will come next in the East? Questions about the future
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The east of Europe in the European policy. The crystallisation and evolution of views and attitudes
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Long-term economic and political consequences of the crisis in the East
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USA and Russia in the global raw materials market versus the prospects of the development of the situation in the
east of Europe
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Does Europe have a realistic proposal for Russia and Russians?
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The role of Poland and the countries of Central Europe in the eastern policy of the EU
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Rafał Antczak – Board Member, Deloitte Consulting SA; Piotr Buras – Director, ECFR Warsaw Office; Stanisław Ciosek –
Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the USSR and Russia between 1989-1996; Adam Eberhardt – Deputy
Director, Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW); Yuriy Kukhtanych – Graduate of the University of Warsaw, Alumnus of the Lesław
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A. Paga Foundation; Jacek Piechota – Minister of Economy of Poland between 2001-2003 and Minister of Economy and
Labour of Poland in 2005, Chairman of the Board, Polish-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce
Moderator: Piotr Kościński – Eastern and South-Eastern Europe Programme Coordinator, The Polish Institute of International
Affairs (PISM)
22 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 6
Food safety – the challenge of the 21st century
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The dynamics of nutritional needs in Europe and worldwide. Demographic development in the South versus the
ageing of societies in the North
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The political and social situation in developing countries – a factor in global food production
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The shift in global power relations as a challenge for the European agriculture, industry and economic policy
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The role of Poland in building the global food security system
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Possibilities of making wider use of the Polish experience in the transformation of the agri-food sector
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EU states becoming independent from the importation of goods from outside the Community versus the stabilisation
of agricultural production on the continent
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Janusz Igras – Scientific Director, New Chemical Syntheses Institute; Paweł Jarczewski* – Chairman of the Board, Grupa
Azoty SA; Zenon Pokojski – Deputy Chairman of the Board, Grupa Azoty, Zakłady Azotowe Puławy SA; Henryk Runowski –
Head, Department of Economics and Organisation of Enterprises, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Head, Cluster of Innovation in
Agribusiness (Agri Innovation Cluster), Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW); Ilona Wołyniec – Director, Strategic
Clients and Project Finance Division, PKO Bank Polski; representatives of: Ministry of Agriculture, International Fertilizer
Industry
Association
(IFA)
Moderator: Robert Lidke – Editor-in-chief, Economic Department, Polskie Radio SA
22 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 6
Diversity and the economy
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Representation of women in the management boards of listed companies in Poland (a presentation of research
results)
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Does business have a gender? The role and aspirations of women in the Polish and European entrepreneurship
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New leadership competences as an economically measurable value. Expectations of the business world and the
market. Facts, data and arguments
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Barriers to the access to high-ranking posts. The effectiveness of quota and soft solutions (e.g. voluntary targets)
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Mariola Belina-Prażmowska – Vice-President of the Board, Development and IR, Pelion SA; Teresa Dryl-Rydzyńska* –
Chairman of the Board, Fresenius Medical Care Polska SA; Ewa Misiak – Chairman of the Board, People Care Sp. z o.o.;
Dorota Stanek* – Chairman of the Board, Polska Press Sp. z o.o.; Kamil Wyszkowski – National Representative, UN Global
Compact in Poland
Modeartor: Katarzyna Twarowska – Chairman of the Board, Business Leaders Foundation
22 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 7
Poland – South Korea Economic Forum. EU-Korea Free Trade Agreements: A model to follow?
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EU-ROK FTA as a basis for EU’s trade agreements with other Asian countries, e.g. Japan, India, etc.
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The status quo of bilateral economic cooperation; trade and investment opportunities for Polish businesses stemming
from the EU-ROK FTA
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“From manufacturing to R&D – Korean flagship investments in Poland” – investment opportunities in Poland for
Korean companies, e.g. EU funds, the amended Act on Special Economic Zones and other incentives, etc.
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ROK’s business model based on chaebols and the recent shift towards promotion of small and medium-sized
enterprises (SMEs)
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The way in which cultural difference affects business cooperation when Polish and Korean entrepreneurs do business
together
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
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Ilona Antoniszyn-Klik* – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economy, Poland; Mariola Belina-Prażmowska – VicePresident of the Board, Development and IR, Pelion SA; Marceli Burdelski – Deputy Chairman of the Academic Councill,
University of Gdańsk; Tadeusz Chomicki – Former Polish Ambassador to Korea, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to
China, Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Beijing; Filip Hewelke – Project Development Manager, Korea Business Center
(KOTRA); Ji-in Hong – Ambassador of South Korea to Poland; Kim Do Hyung* – Chairman of the Board, Samsung Electronics
Manufacturing Poland; Jacek Kulpa* – Export Director, FAKRO Sp. z o.o.; Park Su Min* – Manager, Daewoo
International Corporation SA; Anna Prigan* – Legal Adviser, Wardynski & Partners; Beata Stoczyńska* – Deputy Director,
Asia and Pacific Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland
Moderators: Sławomir Majman – Chairman of the Board, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIiIZ); Andrzej
Szewczyk – Deputy Director, Department of International Promotion, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency
(PAIiIZ)
22 April 2015
09.30-11.00
Conference Room 8
Polish food worldwide
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Economic repercussions of political disruptions in the East
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New alternative directions for the export of Polish food: the ones already used and the potential ones
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State support expected by exporters: possibilities and mechanisms
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The role of effective cooperation within the industry in the effectiveness of expansion of Polish products to vast and
receptive markets of the world
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Retail networks involved in the export of Polish food
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Krzysztof Borkowski – Chairman of the Board, ZM Mościbrody Sp. z o.o., Member of the Polish Parliament (Sejm); Witold
Karczewski – Chairman, Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Białystok (Poland), Deputy Chairman of the Board, Contractus
Sp. z o.o.; Jan Kolański* – Chairman of the Board, Colian Group; Mirosław Maliszewski – Chairman, Polish Fruit Growers
Association (Związek Sadowników RP), Member of the Polish Parliament (Sejm), Deputy Chairman, Parliamentary Committee
of Agriculture and Rural Development, Poland; Adam Mokrysz – Member of the Board, Mokate Sp. z o.o.; Krzysztof Pawiński
– Chairman of the Board, Maspex Wadowice Group; Konrad Pazgan – Chairman of the Board, Grupa Konspol; Marek Spuz
vel Szpos* – Chairman of the Board, Krajowa Spółka Cukrowa SA (KSC); Radosław Szatkowski – Chairman of the Board,
Agricultural Market Agency (ARR); Józef Wiśniewski* – Chairman of the Board, Wipasz SA
Moderator: Łukasz Stępniak – Editor-in-Chief, Rynek Spożywczy Magazine, portalspozywczy.pl
22 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 8
The Polish food market – a second wave of investments
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Investments in the food industry in the last decade – the scope, specific character and the effects for the industry
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Sectors of the Polish food industry that face new challenges
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Pro-development investments: Innovations, new products, marketing and distribution
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Potential sources of financing for investments
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Is it high time to introduce a brand? How to create a European/global brand for the Polish food industry?
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Andrzej Gantner – Director-General, Member of the Board, Polish Federation of Food Industry; Krzysztof Kania – Chairman of
the Board, Chrzanowska Manufaktura Wędlin; Marek Moczulski – Chairman of the Board, Bakalland SA; Halina Osińska –
CEO, Pini Polonia Sp. z o.o.; Mariusz Popek* – Chairman of the Board, ZPC Otmuchów SA; Józef Rolnik – Chairman of the
Board, Rolnik Sp. z o.o.; Marek Spuz vel Szpos* – Chairman of the Board, Krajowa Spółka Cukrowa SA (KSC)
Moderator: Łukasz Rawa – Journalist, Rynek Spożywczy Magazine, portalspozywczy.pl
22 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 8
Innovative agriculture
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How to act effectively for innovations in agricultural production?
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Environmental protection requirements versus efficient agriculture
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Investments in modern processing
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Fertiliser manufacturers and their new products. Cooperation between the chemical industry and agriculture
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The EU financial framework as a source of support for investments in agriculture
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Modern agriculture as a guarantor of food security of the country
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Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Antoni Faber – Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation, State Research Institute in Puławy (Poland), Steering Committee
of the BIOSTRATEG Programme; Roman Jagieliński – Chairman of the Board, Grupa Producentów Owoców Roja Sp. z o.o.
(Roja Fruit Producers Group), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture and Food Economy between 1995-1997,
Poland; Mirosław Leszczyński – Chairman of the Board, John Deere Polska Sp. z o.o.; Cezary Możeński – Director, New
Chemical Syntheses Institute; Czesław Siekierski – Member of the European Parliament; Marek Zagórski – Chairman of the
Board, European Fund for the Development of Polish Villages (EFRWP)
Moderator: Wojciech Denisiuk – Editor-in-chief, Farmer, farmer.pl
22 April 2015
09.30-11.00
Conference Room 9
Metallurgy
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The European plan for the metallurgic industry: declarations, assumptions and the reality of implementation
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The level of tax and quasi-tax burden with regard to industrial energy buyers in Poland, illustrated with an example of
the steel industry
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Antonio Tajani’s Plan in Europe. The diverse level of progress and national peculiarities (United Kingdom, Germany,
Spain, Slovakia and Poland)
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Innovations in metallurgy. The sectoral programme and plans held by particular enterprises
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The demand for steel products in the EU versus the scale of import from outside the European Union
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Main trends in metallurgy worldwide
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Wacław Będkowski – Chairman of the Board, Polski Koks SA; Jakub Jaworowski* – Secretary of State, Secretary of
Economic Council, Chancellery of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland, Chairman, Międzyresortowy Zespół ds.
Wzmocnienia Przemysłowego Śląska (Interministerial Team for Industrial Strengthening of Silesia); Jerzy Kozicz – Chairman of
the Board, CMC Poland Sp. z o.o.; Edward Szlęk – Chairman of the Board, JSW Koks SA; Przemysław Sztuczkowski –
Chairman of the Board, Cognor SA; Tomasz Ślęzak – Director of Corporate Governance and Relations with the Public Sector,
ArcelorMittal Poland; Josep Vilaseca – CEO, Celsa Huta Ostrowiec Sp. z o.o.; Tadeusz Wenecki – Chairman of the Board,
CEO, Koksownia Częstochowa Nowa Sp. z o.o.; przedstawiciel: Ministerstwo Środowiska RP, Ministerstwo Gospodarki RP
Moderator: Stefan Dzienniak – Chairman of the Board, Hutnicza Izba Przemysłowo-Handlowa (Polish Steel Association)
22 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 9
The steel industry – distribution, processing and services
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The demand for steel products versus EU investments in infrastructure
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Distribution and production: a difficult coexistence
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Development through specialisation. Processing and additional services as a market asset
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The significance of logistics in trading in steel products
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The future of steel distributors in the EU
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Iwona Dybał – Chairman of the Board, Polska Unia Dystrybutorów Stali (Polish Association of Steel Stockholders); Georges
Kirps – Director General, Eurometal; Arkadiusz Pokropski – Managing Director for Sales, PKP CARGO SA; Krzysztof
Pruszyński – Chairman of the Board, Pruszyński Sp. z o.o.; Robert Wiącek – Member of the Management Board, Stal-Service
Sp. z o.o.
Moderator: Jerzy Bernhard – Chairman of the Board, CEO, Stalprofil SA
22 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 9
The leisure industry in Poland and Europe
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The role of sport, recreational, tourist and cultural infrastructure. Large-scale investments and investment programmes
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Global trends in the leisure industry. Capabilities and dynamics
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The influence of the offer related to leisure activities on the attractiveness of cities, regions and the country as a whole
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Piotr Grzelak – Deputy Mayor of Gdańsk; Bohuš Hlavatý – Chairman of the Board, Tatry Mountain Resorts, a.s.; Tomasz
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Jędrzejczak – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Sport and Tourism, Poland; Bogusław Leśnodorski – Co-Owner, Chairman
of the Board, Legia Warszawa SA; Krzysztof Materna* – Co-Owner, MM Communications; Krzysztof Mikuła – Deputy Mayor
of Katowice; Janusz Mitulski – Head of Expansion for CEE and Baltic States, Marriott International
Moderator: Marcin Herra – Chairman of the Board of PL.2012 between 2008-2012, Chairman of the Board of PL.2012+
between 2012-2014, Deputy Chairman of the Board for Development, Polish Handball Association (ZPRP)
22 April 2015
09.30-11.00
Conference Room 10
The labour market
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The situation in the labour markets in Europe. Common problems and directions of changes
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Young people in the labour market. A diagnosis and a therapy
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The offer of the labour market with respect to the expectations and requirements of employers
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Education systems (vocational and higher education) versus the qualifications of graduates in the labour market
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Migrations that take place in Europe due to economic reasons. Who benefits and who loses?
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How to build a labour market that would be attractive for young people?
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Paweł Barański – Director, KPMG in Poland; Tomasz Hanczarek – Chairman of the Board, Work Service SA; Kazimierz
Karolczak* – Member of the Board, Urząd Marszałkowski Województwa Śląskiego (Marshal’s Office of the Silesian
Voivodeship); Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz* – Minister of Labour and Social Policy, Poland; Piotr Rawski – Partner, Baker &
McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy; Piotr Wojaczek – Chairman of the Board, Katowicka Specjalna Strefa Ekonomiczna SA
(Katowice Special Economic Zone); Leszek Żabiński – Rector, University of Economics in Katowice
The debate will also be attended by representatives of the young generation:
Hubert Guzera – Student, Warsaw School of Economics, Alumnus of the Lesław A. Paga Foundation; Petros Tovmasyan –
Graduate of the University of Silesia in Katowice, Member of the Supervisory Board, Jagiellonian Club
Moderator: Maciej Duszczyk – Deputy Director, Institute of Social Policy, Head, Migration Policies Unit, Centre of Migration
Research, University of Warsaw
22 April 2015
11.30–13.00
Conference Room 10
Investors and medicine
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The private and insurance sectors in the public health care system – it is the patient that counts, not the source
of financing for health care entities
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Why are investors willing to allocate their capital in the Polish medical market?
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Examples of activities pursued by such entities as industry investors, private equity funds, Investment Funds Societies
and insurance companies in the medical market
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An overview of ways of investing in the entities of the medical industry
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The range of medical services constituting matters of particular interest to investors
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Trends in and forecasts of the development of the private health care market in Poland; consolidation of the medical
market
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Piotr Ciepał – Vice Chairman of the Board, Health Resort Ustroń; Beata Drzazga – Chairman od the Board, BetaMed SA;
Marcin Halicki – Chairman of the Board, Braster SA; Michał Kędzia – Partner, Enterprise Investors; Anna Rulkiewicz –
Chairman of the Board, Lux Med Sp. z o.o., Chairman of the Board, Pracodawcy Medycyny Prywatnej (Association of Private
Employers of Medicine); Agnieszka Szpara – Chairman of the Board, EMC Instytut Medyczny SA; Marcin Szulwiński –
Chairman of the Board, Grupa Nowy Szpital Sp. z o.o.
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Grzegorz Stachacz – Graduate of the Gdańsk School of Banking, Graduate of the Medical University of Warsaw, Alumnus of
the of Lesław A. Paga Foundation
Modertor: Łukasz Zalicki – Partner, EY
22 April 2015
13.30–15.00
Conference Room 10
Health care. A set of questions: Has the patients’ way to treatment become shorter?
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The oncological package – an attempt at assessing the first quarter of 2015:
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– Opinions expressed by the medical community and decision-makers
– Main conclusions of the work carried out by a special team
A summary of results of the so-called queuing package in other medical fields to date – including cardiology and
paediatrics
The functioning of hospital health care, specialist outpatient care and primary health care within the framework of the
queuing package
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Alicja Chybicka – Senator, Deputy Chairperson, Health Committee of the Senate of the Republic of Poland, Head, Department of
Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation, Oncology and Haematology, Wroclaw Medical University; Jacek Fijuth – Chairman of the
Board, Polskie Towarzystwo Onkologiczne (Polish Society of Oncology), Head, Zakład Teleradioterapii (Department of
Teleradiotherapy), Regionalny Ośrodek Onkologiczny (Regional Oncology Centre) in Łódź; Zbigniew Kalarus – Head, Department
of Cardiology, Congenital Heart Diseases and Electrotherapy, Clinical Department of Cardiology of the Medical University of Silesia in
Katowice, Silesian Center for Heart Diseases, Chairman of the General Board, Polskie Towarzystwo Kardiologiczne (Polish Cardiac
Society); Tomasz Latos – Member of the Polish Parliament (Sejm), Chairman, Health Committee of the Polish Parliament (Sejm);
Aleksander Zajusz – Deputy Director, Oddział ds. Lecznictwa Otwartego i Diagnostyki (Outpatient Health Care and Diagnostics
Department), Centrum Onkologii – Instytut im. Marii Skłodowskiej-Curie (Maria Skłodowska-Curie Institute of Oncology), Oddział w
Gliwicach (Branch Gliwice); Wojciech Zawalski – Director, Department of Health Care Services, Narodowy Fundusz Zdrowia
(National Health Fund)
Moderator: Wojciech Kuta – Editor-in-chief, Rynek Zdrowia, rynekzdrowia.pl
22 April 2015
09.30-11.00
Conference Room 11
The gas market in Poland
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On the road to the free gas market in Poland. Where are we now?
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The regulatory policy and progress in liberalisation
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The Polish gas trade system versus the European vision of a free market
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The power exchange obligation: an assessment and prospects for the future
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The baron and new suppliers in the reality of the free market
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Purchasing strategies of large industrial customers
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Mariusz Caliński – Chairman of the Board, Grupa Duon SA (Duon Group); Tomasz Pepliński* – Chairmanof the Board,
Polskie LNG SA; Markus Rapp – Chairman of the Board, EWE Polska Sp. z o.o.; Ireneusz Sawicki – Member of the Board,
Handen Sp. z o.o.; Witold Szczypiński – Deputy Chairman of the Board, CEO, Grupa Azoty SA; Wojciech Szwankowski –
Member of the Board, Commercial Director, PKP Energetyka SA; Małgorzata Szymańska – Director, Oil and Gas Department,
Ministry of Economy, Poland
Moderator: Ireneusz Łazor – Chairman of the Board, Towarowa Giełda Energii SA (Polish Power Exchange)
22 April 2015
11.30-13.00
Conference Room 11
The citizens’ energy industry
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The citizens’ energy industry, prosumers and distributed generation in Poland: current state and prospects for the
future. Are we to expect a revolution?
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The influence of the citizens’ energy industry on local economic development, the future of non-urbanised areas and
the level of energy security
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The regulatory environment and barriers versus the dynamics of investments in the distributed energy generation.
Energy cooperatives
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Possibilities and rules of cooperation between conventional energy generation and the citizens’ energy industry.
Necessary changes in grid balancing rules and cost-sharing
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Marek Kulesa – Director of TOE Office, Towarzystwo Obrotu Energią (Association of Energy Trading); Stanisław Pietruszko –
Warsaw University of Technology, Chairman of the Board. Centre of Photovoltaics; Ryszard Rabiega – Chairman of the Board,
Bio Power Sp. z o.o.; Wojciech Tabiś – Head of the Office, Polish Power Transmission and Distribution Organisation
(PTPiREE); Grzegorz Wiśniewski – Chairman of the Board, Institute for Renewable Energy (EC BREC IEO); Krzysztof
Żmijewski – Secretary-General, Społeczna Rada Narodowego Programu Redukcji Emisji (Social Council of the National
Emissions Reduction Programme)
Moderator: Dariusz Ciepiela – Editor, Miesięcznik Gospodarczy Nowy Przemysł
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22 April 2015
13.30-15.00
Conference Room 12
Clusters are not the only solution. Cooperation or competition?
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Cooperation strategies: common funds, risks and profits. Purchasing groups, cooperative arrangements, networking
and clusters
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A map of Polish clusters: industries and their potential, achievements and plans
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What are clusters for: building competitive advantage or creating ground for cooperation?
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The concentration of technical know-how and production potential, better use of possibilities and resources, support
for cooperation between enterprises, and cooperation between self-government and science
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Do the clusters lend themselves well to increase the competitiveness of the Polish economy and promote Polish
brands?
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Clusters and their creators in Europe and worldwide. An overview of the most interesting experiences
Guests taking part in the session include (alphabetical list):
Daniel Górski – Director, Department for Regional Development, Urząd Marszałkowski Województwa Podlaskiego (Marshal’s
Office of the Podlaskie Voivodeship); Jan Kiciński – Chairman of the Programme Board, Bałtycki Klaster Ekoenergetyczny
(Baltic Eco-Energy Cluster); Luk Palmen – Chairman of the Board, InnoCo Sp. z o.o., Manager, Silesia Automotive; Henryk
Runowski – Head, Department of Economics and Organisation of Enterprises, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Head, Cluster of
Innovation in Agribusiness (Agri Innovation Cluster), Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW); Bogdan Traczyk –
Chairman of the Board, Upper Silesian Agency For Entrepreneurship And Development Ltd. (GAPR); Paulina Zadura-Lichota
– Director, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Department, Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP)
Moderator: Krzysztof Krystowski* – Chairman of the Board, Managing Director, Wytwórnia Sprzętu Komunikacyjnego PZLŚwidnik SA, Chairman of the Board, Związek Pracodawców Klastry Polskie (“Polish Cluster” Employers Association)
ACCOMPANYING EVENTS
The Polish-Czech Economic Meeting
Presentation of PARP awards
TOP Municipal Investments. Best investment practice in self-government
* names with asterisks are persons whose participation we are still arranging for
The organiser reserves the possibility of changing the time and location of particular sessions.

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