PREVIOUS EFNI GUESTS

During its nine editions to date, the Forum has attracted almost 10 thousand attendees and more than 1,500 panellists. EFNI guests include i.a.:
Benjamin Barber
Samantha Smith
Mai Chen
Michaił Gorbaczow
Danuta Hübner
Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze
José Manuel Barroso
Zygmunt Bauman
Zbigniew Brzeziński
Jeffrey Sachs
George Friedman
Atifete Jahjaga
Vytautas Landsbergis
Bernard-Henri Lévy
Yves Leterme
Irena Eris
Mario Monti
Herman Van Rompuy
Nouriel Roubini
Iveta Radičová
Emma Marcegaglia
Donald Tusk
Lech Wałęsa
Günter Verheugen
Oliver E. Williamson
Frans Timmermans
Olga (Kora) Sipowicz
Shada Islam
Peter Mandelson
Norman Davies

PANELISTS 2021

Henryka BOCHNIARZ
Chair of the General Council of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan

Henryka BOCHNIARZ
Chair of the General Council of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan
Henryka BOCHNIARZ
Chair of the General Council of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan
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Friday, October 22, 202117:00 - 17:30EFNI 2021 CLOSING CEREMONY PROCLAMATION OF THE SOPOT DECLARATION
Friday, October 22, 202116:00 - 17:00CLOSING SESSION – THE FUTURE OF THE WORLD ACCORDING TO WOMEN
Wednesday, October 20, 202118:00 - 19:00EFNI 2021 OPENING GALA
Thursday, July 1, 20217:00 - 23:45Prelegenci na głównej
Michał BONI
Assistant professor at the Department of Social Applications of New Technologies, SWPS University

Doctor of Humanities (1986), assistant professor at the University of Warsaw (1977-1989). Activist of the underground "S" and head of the Mazovia region of "Solidarity" (1989-1990). Minister in many governments: Labor and Social Policy (1991) and secretary of state in the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy (1992) -93). Member of the Sejm (1991-1993). Founder and head of the Institute of Public Affairs (1996-1997). Advisor in the government of Jerzy Buzek. Advisor to "Lewiatan" and EU projects (2002-2007). Head of strategic advisers to Prime Minister Tusk and the Standing Committee Council of Ministers (minister: 2008 - 2011). Author and coordinator of works on the POLAND 2030 report and reports: YOUTH 2011 and YOUTH 2018. The first minister of digitization in Central and Eastern Europe (2011-2013), author of the program: POLSKA CYFROWA. Member of the European Parliament (2014-2019 Currently - assistant professor at SWPS (University of Humanities and Social Sciences) and Senior Researcher Associate at Martens Center (think tank in Brussels), senator of SME Europe, head of the Program Council of the FISE Foundation.

Michał BONI
Assistant professor at the Department of Social Applications of New Technologies, SWPS University
Michał BONI
Assistant professor at the Department of Social Applications of New Technologies, SWPS University
Doctor of Humanities (1986), assistant professor at the University of Warsaw (1977-1989). Activist of the underground "S" and head of the Mazovia region of "Solidarity" (1989-1990). Minister in many governments: Labor and Social Policy (1991) and secretary of state in the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy (1992) -93). Member of the Sejm (1991-1993). Founder and head of the Institute of Public Affairs (1996-1997). Advisor in the government of Jerzy Buzek. Advisor to "Lewiatan" and EU projects (2002-2007). Head of strategic advisers to Prime Minister Tusk and the Standing Committee Council of Ministers (minister: 2008 - 2011). Author and coordinator of works on the POLAND 2030 report and reports: YOUTH 2011 and YOUTH 2018. The first minister of digitization in Central and Eastern Europe (2011-2013), author of the program: POLSKA CYFROWA. Member of the European Parliament (2014-2019 Currently - assistant professor at SWPS (University of Humanities and Social Sciences) and Senior Researcher Associate at Martens Center (think tank in Brussels), senator of SME Europe, head of the Program Council of the FISE Foundation.
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00INTERNATIONAL FLOW OF DATA
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00INTERNET CONTENT MANAGEMENT
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00HOW TO MAKE DIGITALIZATION CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIAL INCLUSION?
Małgorzata BONIKOWSKA
President of THINKTANK and Centre for International Relations

Małgorzata Bonikowska has a Ph.D. in humanities, and she specializes in international relations (with particular emphasis on the European Union) and communication in public institutions. EU expert, government consultant and academic fellow, graduated from the Warsaw University (Italian studies), University of Paris-Sorbonne (history and political sciences) and the PWST (State College of Theatre) in culture history. Alumnus of two Ph.D. programs: in Poland (Polish Academy of Sciences) and abroad (SSSS, Italy), dr Bonikowska completed a specialization program at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at the Columbia University in New York (Fulbright Scholarship). She is the author of more than 150 publications and tutor of over 100 BA, MA and post-graduated thesis.

Małgorzata BONIKOWSKA
President of THINKTANK and Centre for International Relations
Małgorzata BONIKOWSKA
President of THINKTANK and Centre for International Relations
Małgorzata Bonikowska has a Ph.D. in humanities, and she specializes in international relations (with particular emphasis on the European Union) and communication in public institutions. EU expert, government consultant and academic fellow, graduated from the Warsaw University (Italian studies), University of Paris-Sorbonne (history and political sciences) and the PWST (State College of Theatre) in culture history. Alumnus of two Ph.D. programs: in Poland (Polish Academy of Sciences) and abroad (SSSS, Italy), dr Bonikowska completed a specialization program at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at the Columbia University in New York (Fulbright Scholarship). She is the author of more than 150 publications and tutor of over 100 BA, MA and post-graduated thesis.
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00THE SMART GENERATION
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00NEW GLOBAL BALANCE
Friday, October 22, 20219:00 - 9:45GERMANY AFTER THE ELECTIONS
Jerzy BUZEK
President of EFNI Programme Council

Member of the European Parliament continuously since 2004, and it’s President in the years 2009-2012. In the EP, he is a member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur, inter alia, of the Gas Directive or the Report on gas supplies to the EU. In 2016. Euractiv recognized him as one of the three most influential people of European energy policy. Winner of the rankings of the Rzeczpospolita daily for the best Polish MEP in 2008 and 2018. In the years 1997-2001, Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland; his government carried out reforms of mining, administration, education, health, and social politic, and started negotiations on Poland's membership in the European Union. Knight of the Order of the White Eagle.

Jerzy BUZEK
President of EFNI Programme Council
Jerzy BUZEK
President of EFNI Programme Council
Member of the European Parliament continuously since 2004, and it’s President in the years 2009-2012. In the EP, he is a member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur, inter alia, of the Gas Directive or the Report on gas supplies to the EU. In 2016. Euractiv recognized him as one of the three most influential people of European energy policy. Winner of the rankings of the Rzeczpospolita daily for the best Polish MEP in 2008 and 2018. In the years 1997-2001, Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland; his government carried out reforms of mining, administration, education, health, and social politic, and started negotiations on Poland's membership in the European Union. Knight of the Order of the White Eagle.
Friday, October 22, 202117:00 - 17:30EFNI 2021 CLOSING CEREMONY PROCLAMATION OF THE SOPOT DECLARATION
Wednesday, October 20, 202118:00 - 19:00EFNI 2021 OPENING GALA
Thursday, July 1, 20217:00 - 23:45Prelegenci na głównej
Roman CIEŚLAK
Psychologist , SWPS University

Roman CIEŚLAK
Psychologist , SWPS University
Roman CIEŚLAK
Psychologist , SWPS University
Thursday, October 21, 202122:30 - 0:30STRESS, BURNOUT, DEPRESSION. MENTAL CONDITION OF POLES AFTER THE PANDEMIC
Danuta HÜBNER
Member of the European Parliament

Professor of Economics. The first Polish EU commissioner, first for Trade, subsequently for Regional Policy. Member of the European Parliament since 2009. She works in the Committee on Constitutional Affairs, Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Committee on International Trade. She is also a member of the Delegation for Relations with the US. She also represents European People’s Party in the UK Working Group. Previously, she was the chief negotiator of Poland's membership in OECD, and Executive Secretary of the European Economic Commission with the rank of Deputy Secretary General The United Nations. In Poland she had lead the Office of the Committee for European Integration She was also the Minister of European Affairs, responsible for the process of Poland's accession to the European Union.

Danuta HÜBNER
Member of the European Parliament
Danuta HÜBNER
Member of the European Parliament
Professor of Economics. The first Polish EU commissioner, first for Trade, subsequently for Regional Policy. Member of the European Parliament since 2009. She works in the Committee on Constitutional Affairs, Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Committee on International Trade. She is also a member of the Delegation for Relations with the US. She also represents European People’s Party in the UK Working Group. Previously, she was the chief negotiator of Poland's membership in OECD, and Executive Secretary of the European Economic Commission with the rank of Deputy Secretary General The United Nations. In Poland she had lead the Office of the Committee for European Integration She was also the Minister of European Affairs, responsible for the process of Poland's accession to the European Union.
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Leszek JAŻDŻEWSKI
Editor-in-Chief, LIBERTÉ!

Leszek Jażdżewski is editor in chief of "LIBERTÉ!" and co-founder of the Freedom Games. Europe Futures Fellow at the Institute of Human Sciences in Vienna (IWM) - 2019/2020, Policy Fellow at the European University Institute - 2020/2021. Creator of the Bookme application, popularizing reading books in the Internet era. Publicist and commentator in, among others, “Gazeta Wyborcza” and “Rzeczpospolita” dailies, “Polityka” opinion weekly, TOK FM, TVN24. Member of the EFNI Program Council, graduate of the Marshall Memorial Fellowship. One of the 25 leaders for the next 25 years selected by the "Teraz Polska" association.

Leszek JAŻDŻEWSKI
Editor-in-Chief, LIBERTÉ!
Leszek JAŻDŻEWSKI
Editor-in-Chief, LIBERTÉ!

Leszek Jażdżewski is editor in chief of "LIBERTÉ!" and co-founder of the Freedom Games. Europe Futures Fellow at the Institute of Human Sciences in Vienna (IWM) - 2019/2020, Policy Fellow at the European University Institute - 2020/2021. Creator of the Bookme application, popularizing reading books in the Internet era. Publicist and commentator in, among others, “Gazeta Wyborcza” and “Rzeczpospolita” dailies, “Polityka” opinion weekly, TOK FM, TVN24. Member of the EFNI Program Council, graduate of the Marshall Memorial Fellowship. One of the 25 leaders for the next 25 years selected by the "Teraz Polska" association.

Thursday, October 21, 202122:30 - 0:30IS THIS THE END OF LIBERAL DEMOCRACY?
Jacek KARNOWSKI
Mayor of Sopot

Mayor of Sopot since 1998. Winner of many distinctions, including the Grzegorz Palka Award, known as the local government “Oscar,” and a three-time leader in Newsweek’s N15 ranking of city mayors.

Councilman and Deputy Mayor of Sopot since 1990. From 1990 to 1998 Councillor at the Pomorskie Voivodship Regional Parliament. Vice-President of the Association of Polish Cities from 2007 to 2011, a delegate to the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, now a member of the executive of the Association of Polish Cities and Co-Chairman of the Political System Team at the Joint Government and Territorial Self-Government Commission.

Doctor of Economics at the University of Gdańsk. Graduate of the Technical University of Gdansk. Postgraduate in Local Government Law and the School of Management at the University of Gdansk and Central Connecticut State University.

Extraordinary member of the World Association of Home Army Soldiers and the Kashubian-Pomeranian Association, lifeguard and founder of the Sopot WOPR (Water Volunteer Rescue Service), yacht and motorboat skipper, and skiing instructor.

Jacek KARNOWSKI
Mayor of Sopot
Jacek KARNOWSKI
Mayor of Sopot

Mayor of Sopot since 1998. Winner of many distinctions, including the Grzegorz Palka Award, known as the local government “Oscar,” and a three-time leader in Newsweek’s N15 ranking of city mayors.

Councilman and Deputy Mayor of Sopot since 1990. From 1990 to 1998 Councillor at the Pomorskie Voivodship Regional Parliament. Vice-President of the Association of Polish Cities from 2007 to 2011, a delegate to the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, now a member of the executive of the Association of Polish Cities and Co-Chairman of the Political System Team at the Joint Government and Territorial Self-Government Commission.

Doctor of Economics at the University of Gdańsk. Graduate of the Technical University of Gdansk. Postgraduate in Local Government Law and the School of Management at the University of Gdansk and Central Connecticut State University.

Extraordinary member of the World Association of Home Army Soldiers and the Kashubian-Pomeranian Association, lifeguard and founder of the Sopot WOPR (Water Volunteer Rescue Service), yacht and motorboat skipper, and skiing instructor.

Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30DOUGHNUT ECONOMICS – HOW TO THINK ABOUT ECONOMICS IN THE 21ST CENTURY?
Friday, October 22, 202117:00 - 17:30EFNI 2021 CLOSING CEREMONY PROCLAMATION OF THE SOPOT DECLARATION
Wednesday, October 20, 202118:00 - 19:00EFNI 2021 OPENING GALA
Thursday, July 1, 20217:00 - 23:45Prelegenci na głównej
Agnieszka KURCZEWSKA
Vice-Rector for External Relations, University of Lodz

Agnieszka Kurczewska is a researcher in the field of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship education. Currently she holds a position of an associate professor at the Faculty of Economics and Sociology at University of Lodz in Poland and a position of vice-rector, responsible for the University’s external relations. Agnieszka Kurczewska is a member of the Board of Directors of the European Council for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (ECSB). She created the regional entrepreneurship competition Eksoc StartUP! Her international academic experience includes work at Aalto University in Helsinki, research stays at the University of Tampa and Lund University. She has previously held internships at the European Commission in Brussels and at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.

Agnieszka KURCZEWSKA
Vice-Rector for External Relations, University of Lodz
Agnieszka KURCZEWSKA
Vice-Rector for External Relations, University of Lodz

Agnieszka Kurczewska is a researcher in the field of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship education. Currently she holds a position of an associate professor at the Faculty of Economics and Sociology at University of Lodz in Poland and a position of vice-rector, responsible for the University’s external relations. Agnieszka Kurczewska is a member of the Board of Directors of the European Council for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (ECSB). She created the regional entrepreneurship competition Eksoc StartUP! Her international academic experience includes work at Aalto University in Helsinki, research stays at the University of Tampa and Lund University. She has previously held internships at the European Commission in Brussels and at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.

Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00FUTURE EMPLOYEES IN A DISRUPTIVE WORLD. HOW TO EMPOWER YOUNG GENERATIONS?
Radosław MARKOWSKI
Director of the Center for the Study of Democracy, SWPS University

Professor of political science, at the Center for the Study of Democracy (Director), University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw and PI of the Polish National Election Study. Recurring Visiting Professor at CEU, Budapest, in the past visiting professor at Duke, Wisconsin-Madison, Rutgers universities.He has published in peer reviewed journals, among other in Electoral Studies, Party Politics, Political Studies, West European Politics, and has edited or co-authored many books in Cambridge, Oxford, Manchester University Press, Sage and Routledge. An expert of the Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem), Bertelsmann SGI project and the Hertie School of Governance. Member of the editorial advisory boards of a number of academic journals, among them: European Journal of Political Research, Political Studies, Populism, European Union Politics.

Radosław MARKOWSKI
Director of the Center for the Study of Democracy, SWPS University
Radosław MARKOWSKI
Director of the Center for the Study of Democracy, SWPS University

Professor of political science, at the Center for the Study of Democracy (Director), University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw and PI of the Polish National Election Study. Recurring Visiting Professor at CEU, Budapest, in the past visiting professor at Duke, Wisconsin-Madison, Rutgers universities.He has published in peer reviewed journals, among other in Electoral Studies, Party Politics, Political Studies, West European Politics, and has edited or co-authored many books in Cambridge, Oxford, Manchester University Press, Sage and Routledge. An expert of the Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem), Bertelsmann SGI project and the Hertie School of Governance. Member of the editorial advisory boards of a number of academic journals, among them: European Journal of Political Research, Political Studies, Populism, European Union Politics.

Wednesday, October 20, 202119:00 - 20:00OPENING SESSION – THE ANTHROPOCENE
Henryk ORFINGER
Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Dr Irena Eris

Henryk ORFINGER
Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Dr Irena Eris
Henryk ORFINGER
Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Dr Irena Eris
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45FOREIGN EXPANSION OF SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES IN THE POLISH-FRENCH-GERMAN CONTEXT
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00FAIR AND UNFAIR COMPETITION IN BUSINESS
Kamil WYSZKOWSKI
Representative, Executive Director, UN Global Compact Network

Working at the UN since 2002. Between 2009 and 2014 office director of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Poland. Since 2004 to this day appointed Representative of UN GCNP (UN network coordinating cooperation with business, cities, universities, public administration and NGOs), and from 2011 Director of Know How Hub (created within UNDP Poland, currently managed by UN GCNP).

Kamil WYSZKOWSKI
Representative, Executive Director, UN Global Compact Network
Kamil WYSZKOWSKI
Representative, Executive Director, UN Global Compact Network

Working at the UN since 2002. Between 2009 and 2014 office director of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Poland. Since 2004 to this day appointed Representative of UN GCNP (UN network coordinating cooperation with business, cities, universities, public administration and NGOs), and from 2011 Director of Know How Hub (created within UNDP Poland, currently managed by UN GCNP).

Thursday, October 21, 202117:00 - 18:30FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30GREEN FINANCE AND INVESTMENT - A FINANCIAL SYSTEM FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:15ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION – HOW TO CREATE AWARENESS OF CLIMATE CHANGE?
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:45WHAT WILL THE WORLD BE MADE FROM AFTER THE ECOLOGICAL REVOLUTION?
Paweł WIDEŁ
President, Association of Automotive Employers and Industrial Goods

Paweł Wideł is employed at the Stellantis in Warsaw as Director for Government Relations and Public Affairs in the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary. President of the Association of Automotive Employers and Industrial Goods at the Confederation of Lewiatan and Vice-President of the Confederation of Lewiatan. He has been awarded the Medal of Merit for National Defence. Since 1991 he has been employed at General Motors, holding various positions in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary in Poland, Czech Republic and Russia, including the director of fleet sales in Poland, Opel Astra brand manager in the Central and Eastern Europe Cluster and the director of sales and marketing of Cadillac, HUMMER and Saab brands in the Russian Federation and CIS countries.

Paweł WIDEŁ
President, Association of Automotive Employers and Industrial Goods
Paweł WIDEŁ
President, Association of Automotive Employers and Industrial Goods

Paweł Wideł is employed at the Stellantis in Warsaw as Director for Government Relations and Public Affairs in the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary. President of the Association of Automotive Employers and Industrial Goods at the Confederation of Lewiatan and Vice-President of the Confederation of Lewiatan. He has been awarded the Medal of Merit for National Defence. Since 1991 he has been employed at General Motors, holding various positions in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary in Poland, Czech Republic and Russia, including the director of fleet sales in Poland, Opel Astra brand manager in the Central and Eastern Europe Cluster and the director of sales and marketing of Cadillac, HUMMER and Saab brands in the Russian Federation and CIS countries.

Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:45ENERGY FOR MOBILITY OR HOW TO SAVE POLISH AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY FROM BLACK-OUT AFTER 2030
Maciej WITUCKI
President of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan

Od czerwca 2019 r. pełni funkcję prezydenta Konfederacji Lewiatan, a w latach 2006-2019 był wiceprezydentem organizacji. Wiceprzewodniczący, Członek Prezydium Rady Dialogu Społecznego. Jest przewodniczącym Rady Programowej Polskiego Forum Obywatelskiego, członkiem Rady Dyrektorów Atlantic Council of the United States oraz członkiem Zarządu Fundacji Centrum im. Bronisława Geremka.

Maciej WITUCKI
President of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan
Maciej WITUCKI
President of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan
Prezydent Konfederacji Lewiatan

Od czerwca 2019 r. pełni funkcję prezydenta Konfederacji Lewiatan, a w latach 2006-2019 był wiceprezydentem organizacji. Wiceprzewodniczący, Członek Prezydium Rady Dialogu Społecznego. Jest przewodniczącym Rady Programowej Polskiego Forum Obywatelskiego, członkiem Rady Dyrektorów Atlantic Council of the United States oraz członkiem Zarządu Fundacji Centrum im. Bronisława Geremka.

Friday, October 22, 202117:00 - 17:30EFNI 2021 CLOSING CEREMONY PROCLAMATION OF THE SOPOT DECLARATION
Thursday, October 21, 202110:05 - 11:20THE BUSINESS WEIMAR TRIANGLE – OPENING KEY CHALLENGES FACING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMY: ENERGY, TRADE POLICY, DIGITAL TAXES
Wednesday, October 20, 202118:00 - 19:00EFNI 2021 OPENING GALA
Thursday, July 1, 20217:00 - 23:45Prelegenci na głównej
Markus BEYRER
Director General, BusinessEurope

Markus J. Beyrer has been Director General of BUSINESSEUROPE since late 2012.

Prior to this he held the positions of CEO of the Austrian Industry Holding ÖIAG, Director General of the Federation of Austrian Industries (IV) and Director for Economic Affairs of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber. Before this he served as Chief Economic Advisor to the Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Dr. Wolfgang Schüssel.

Markus BEYRER
Director General, BusinessEurope
Markus BEYRER
Director General, BusinessEurope

Markus J. Beyrer has been Director General of BUSINESSEUROPE since late 2012.

Prior to this he held the positions of CEO of the Austrian Industry Holding ÖIAG, Director General of the Federation of Austrian Industries (IV) and Director for Economic Affairs of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber. Before this he served as Chief Economic Advisor to the Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Dr. Wolfgang Schüssel.

Friday, October 22, 202117:00 - 17:30EFNI 2021 CLOSING CEREMONY PROCLAMATION OF THE SOPOT DECLARATION
Wednesday, October 20, 202118:00 - 19:00EFNI 2021 OPENING GALA
Thursday, July 1, 20217:00 - 23:45Prelegenci na głównej
Mieczysław STRUK
Marshal of Pomorskie Voivodeship

Marshal of the Pomeranian Voivodeship since 2010. In the years 2005-2010 he was member of the Pomorskie Voivodeship board as a Deputy Marshal. Since 1998, he is a councilman of the Pomorskie Voivodeship. In the years 1990-2002 he was the mayor of Jastarnia. In the 2018 local government elections, he was re-elected as a councilman, and received a record number of over 67,000 votes. Mr. Mieczysław Struk was born on January 1, 1961 in Jastarnia. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Tourism and Recreation of the Academy of Physical Education in Wrocław. He also completed postgraduate studies in organization and management as well as European integration at the University of Gdańsk and PhD studies at the Faculty of Management and Economics of Services at the University of Szczecin.

Mieczysław STRUK
Marshal of Pomorskie Voivodeship
Mieczysław STRUK
Marshal of Pomorskie Voivodeship
Marshal of the Pomeranian Voivodeship since 2010. In the years 2005-2010 he was member of the Pomorskie Voivodeship board as a Deputy Marshal. Since 1998, he is a councilman of the Pomorskie Voivodeship. In the years 1990-2002 he was the mayor of Jastarnia. In the 2018 local government elections, he was re-elected as a councilman, and received a record number of over 67,000 votes. Mr. Mieczysław Struk was born on January 1, 1961 in Jastarnia. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Tourism and Recreation of the Academy of Physical Education in Wrocław. He also completed postgraduate studies in organization and management as well as European integration at the University of Gdańsk and PhD studies at the Faculty of Management and Economics of Services at the University of Szczecin.
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00AN ECONOMIC STRATEGY FOR THE NEW DECADE
Thursday, July 1, 20217:00 - 23:45Prelegenci na głównej
Julien DUCARROZ
President of the Management Board of Orange Polska

Julien Ducarroz is the CEO of Orange Polska S.A. Before that, in 2016-2020, he managed Orange Moldova, the largest convergent operator on the local market. He built his experience on nine European markets, incl. in the Netherlands and Romania.

Julien DUCARROZ
President of the Management Board of Orange Polska
Julien DUCARROZ
President of the Management Board of Orange Polska
Julien Ducarroz is the CEO of Orange Polska S.A. Before that, in 2016-2020, he managed Orange Moldova, the largest convergent operator on the local market. He built his experience on nine European markets, incl. in the Netherlands and Romania.
Wednesday, October 20, 202119:00 - 20:00OPENING SESSION – THE ANTHROPOCENE
Wednesday, October 20, 202118:00 - 19:00EFNI 2021 OPENING GALA
Grażyna TORBICKA
Journalist

journalist

Grażyna TORBICKA
Journalist
Grażyna TORBICKA
Journalist
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journalist
Wednesday, October 20, 202118:00 - 19:00EFNI 2021 OPENING GALA
Thursday, October 21, 202120:00 - 23:00LEWIATAN AWARDS AND NETWORKING EVENT
Wednesday, October 20, 202119:00 - 20:00OPENING SESSION – THE ANTHROPOCENE
Marta MIKLISZAŃSKA
Head of PA/Sustainability, Allegro

Marta MIKLISZAŃSKA
Head of PA/Sustainability, Allegro
Marta MIKLISZAŃSKA
Head of PA/Sustainability, Allegro
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00E-TRADE AND CONSUMERS. LESSONS FROM THE PANDEMIC
Geoffroy ROUX DE BÉZIEUX
President of the Movement of the Enterprises of France (MEDEF)

Geoffroy ROUX DE BÉZIEUX
President of the Movement of the Enterprises of France (MEDEF)
Geoffroy ROUX DE BÉZIEUX
President of the Movement of the Enterprises of France (MEDEF)
Thursday, October 21, 202110:05 - 11:20THE BUSINESS WEIMAR TRIANGLE – OPENING KEY CHALLENGES FACING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMY: ENERGY, TRADE POLICY, DIGITAL TAXES
Karolina ZBYTNIEWSKA
Editor-in-Chief of EurActiv.pl

Karolina ZBYTNIEWSKA
Editor-in-Chief of EurActiv.pl
Karolina ZBYTNIEWSKA
Editor-in-Chief of EurActiv.pl
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00INTERNET CONTENT MANAGEMENT
Paolo GENTILONI
European Comissioner for Economy

Paolo GENTILONI
European Comissioner for Economy
Paolo GENTILONI
European Comissioner for Economy
Thursday, October 21, 202110:05 - 11:20THE BUSINESS WEIMAR TRIANGLE – OPENING KEY CHALLENGES FACING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMY: ENERGY, TRADE POLICY, DIGITAL TAXES
Jan OLBRYCHT
Member of the European Parliament

Member of the European Parliament since 2004. Vice-chairman of the European People's Party faction in the EP. Founder and chairman of the URBAN Intergroup in the European Parliament. Co-chair of the EPP Group Working Group on Intercultural and Religious Dialogue. In the current term of office of the European Parliament (2019-2024), a member of the Committee on Budgets and a deputy member of the Committee on Regional Development and the Committee on Budgetary Control. Vice-coordinator of the EPP group in the Committee on Budgets and the European Parliament's standing rapporteur for the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for 2021-2027. Former Mayor of the city of Cieszyn and marshal of the Silesian Voivodeship. PhD in Sociology. Academic teacher, expert in the field of regional and urban policy.

Jan OLBRYCHT
Member of the European Parliament
Jan OLBRYCHT
Member of the European Parliament

Member of the European Parliament since 2004. Vice-chairman of the European People's Party faction in the EP. Founder and chairman of the URBAN Intergroup in the European Parliament. Co-chair of the EPP Group Working Group on Intercultural and Religious Dialogue. In the current term of office of the European Parliament (2019-2024), a member of the Committee on Budgets and a deputy member of the Committee on Regional Development and the Committee on Budgetary Control. Vice-coordinator of the EPP group in the Committee on Budgets and the European Parliament's standing rapporteur for the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for 2021-2027. Former Mayor of the city of Cieszyn and marshal of the Silesian Voivodeship. PhD in Sociology. Academic teacher, expert in the field of regional and urban policy.

Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00AN ECONOMIC STRATEGY FOR THE NEW DECADE
Andrzej KUBISIAK
Deputy Director of the Polish Economic Institute

Deputy Director of the Polish Economic Institute, previously head of the communication team and labor market expert at PEI. He gained over dozen years of experience in the following sectors: banking, communication, and personnel consulting. Since 2018, he was responsible for the labor market area at the Polish Economic Institute. Previously, he was a member of the Labor Market Council operating at the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Policy. Before joining the PEI team, he was associated with the Work Service Group since 2015, where, as the Director of the Analysis and Communication Team, he was responsible, among others, for developing periodic market reports presenting migration processes and key trends in the labor market. He is a graduate of the Institute of Sociology at the University of Warsaw.

Andrzej KUBISIAK
Deputy Director of the Polish Economic Institute
Andrzej KUBISIAK
Deputy Director of the Polish Economic Institute
Deputy Director of the Polish Economic Institute, previously head of the communication team and labor market expert at PEI. He gained over dozen years of experience in the following sectors: banking, communication, and personnel consulting. Since 2018, he was responsible for the labor market area at the Polish Economic Institute. Previously, he was a member of the Labor Market Council operating at the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Policy. Before joining the PEI team, he was associated with the Work Service Group since 2015, where, as the Director of the Analysis and Communication Team, he was responsible, among others, for developing periodic market reports presenting migration processes and key trends in the labor market. He is a graduate of the Institute of Sociology at the University of Warsaw.
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00THE ROUND TABLE: POWERING THE POLISH FUTURE. PROSPECTS FOR ELECTRIFYING THE TRUCK TRANSPORT INDUSTRY IN POLAND
Monika CONSTANT
Director General of the French-Polish Chamber of Commerce, CCIFP

Linked to the French business community for 20 years, since 2009 as General Director of CCIFP. She graduated from the University of Warsaw and the Franco-Polish HEC /SGH Master Studies. She is also a frequent radio and TV commentator on Franco-Polish economic relations. In 2017, she was awarded the National Order of Merit of the French Republic for merits in strengthening the Polish French partnership. CCIFP promotes and supports the development of French business in Poland, currently associating over 400 companies with French and Polish capital.

Monika CONSTANT
Director General of the French-Polish Chamber of Commerce, CCIFP
Monika CONSTANT
Director General of the French-Polish Chamber of Commerce, CCIFP
Linked to the French business community for 20 years, since 2009 as General Director of CCIFP. She graduated from the University of Warsaw and the Franco-Polish HEC /SGH Master Studies. She is also a frequent radio and TV commentator on Franco-Polish economic relations. In 2017, she was awarded the National Order of Merit of the French Republic for merits in strengthening the Polish French partnership. CCIFP promotes and supports the development of French business in Poland, currently associating over 400 companies with French and Polish capital.
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45THE WEIMAR WOMEN’S TRIANGLE
Katarzyna BYCZKOWSKA
Managing Director, BASF Polska

Managing Director at BASF Polska since May 2018. Worked at Dow Chemicals for 10 years. Started at BASF in 2005. Between 2013 and 2017 appointed Vice President, Sales & Regional Market Development Iberia and later Head of Controlling and Projects in Centra Europe. Graduated Wroclaw University of Technology and MBA at the Calgary University.

Katarzyna BYCZKOWSKA
Managing Director, BASF Polska
Katarzyna BYCZKOWSKA
Managing Director, BASF Polska

Managing Director at BASF Polska since May 2018. Worked at Dow Chemicals for 10 years. Started at BASF in 2005. Between 2013 and 2017 appointed Vice President, Sales & Regional Market Development Iberia and later Head of Controlling and Projects in Centra Europe. Graduated Wroclaw University of Technology and MBA at the Calgary University.

Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00ARE WE READY FOR 'FIT FOR 55'?
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30BUSINESS 2030 - 2050: LIMITED RESOURCES, UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES?
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45THE WEIMAR WOMEN’S TRIANGLE
Gertruda UŚCIŃSKA
Chariwomen of Social Insurance Institution (ZUS)

Gertruda Uścińska is the president of Social Insurance Institution (ZUS), professor at Warsaw University and the Institute of Labour and Social Studies, Chair of Committee for Labour and Social Policy of the Polish Academy of Sciences, member of the Social Affairs Council (within the National Development Council) to the President of the Republic of Poland, member of the Bureau of the International Social Security Association, as well as the chair of the Technical Commission on Old-Age, Invalidity and Survivors’ Insurance of that institution, expert in research programs of universities and institutes from EU Member States (University of Antwerp, Ghent University, Max Planck Institute) in connection to the implementation of EU programs (Consensus, Special, LAW, trESS, FreSsco, MoveS), head and expert in Polish and international projects, author of many publications in the field of social policy, social security, social insurance, and European law. She holds the title of habilitated doctor professor.

Gertruda UŚCIŃSKA
Chariwomen of Social Insurance Institution (ZUS)
Gertruda UŚCIŃSKA
Chariwomen of Social Insurance Institution (ZUS)
Gertruda Uścińska is the president of Social Insurance Institution (ZUS), professor at Warsaw University and the Institute of Labour and Social Studies, Chair of Committee for Labour and Social Policy of the Polish Academy of Sciences, member of the Social Affairs Council (within the National Development Council) to the President of the Republic of Poland, member of the Bureau of the International Social Security Association, as well as the chair of the Technical Commission on Old-Age, Invalidity and Survivors’ Insurance of that institution, expert in research programs of universities and institutes from EU Member States (University of Antwerp, Ghent University, Max Planck Institute) in connection to the implementation of EU programs (Consensus, Special, LAW, trESS, FreSsco, MoveS), head and expert in Polish and international projects, author of many publications in the field of social policy, social security, social insurance, and European law. She holds the title of habilitated doctor professor.
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00DIGITIZATION OF PUBLIC SERVICES
Marianna SIDOROFF
Director of the Digital Economy Department

Marianna SIDOROFF
Director of the Digital Economy Department
Marianna SIDOROFF
Director of the Digital Economy Department
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00DIGITIZATION OF PUBLIC SERVICES
Kinga JURGA
Journalist

Dziennikarka ekonomiczna, przez ostatnie 3,5 roku związana z portalem money.pl. Zawodowo i prywatnie najbardziej zainteresowana tematyką ekologii, odnawialnych źródeł energii i nowych technologii.

Kinga JURGA
Journalist
Kinga JURGA
Journalist
Dziennikarka ekonomiczna, przez ostatnie 3,5 roku związana z portalem money.pl. Zawodowo i prywatnie najbardziej zainteresowana tematyką ekologii, odnawialnych źródeł energii i nowych technologii.
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00DIGITIZATION OF PUBLIC SERVICES
Tadeusz NOWICKI
President of the Management Board of Ergis S.A

Tadeusz Nowicki – a graduate from the Warsaw University of Technology (Politechnika Warszawska, 1983), Tadeusz Nowicki was awarded a PhD at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines (Saint-Etienne, France, 1988). After being Research Engineer for the French Ministry of Industry, he worked in various positions in the precious metals industry ending as Technical Director of the Engelhard-Clal Platinum Division with responsibility for plants in Paris, London, and Amsterdam. In January 1998, he began his activities in the plastics industry in Poland, and established via mergers and acquisitions the ERGIS Group, of which he is today President of the Management Board. Since 2007, Tadeusz Nowicki has also been President of the Polish Union of Plastic Converters (PUPC/PZTPS). The member of the European Plastics Convertes Steering Committee.

Tadeusz NOWICKI
President of the Management Board of Ergis S.A
Tadeusz NOWICKI
President of the Management Board of Ergis S.A
Tadeusz Nowicki – a graduate from the Warsaw University of Technology (Politechnika Warszawska, 1983), Tadeusz Nowicki was awarded a PhD at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines (Saint-Etienne, France, 1988). After being Research Engineer for the French Ministry of Industry, he worked in various positions in the precious metals industry ending as Technical Director of the Engelhard-Clal Platinum Division with responsibility for plants in Paris, London, and Amsterdam. In January 1998, he began his activities in the plastics industry in Poland, and established via mergers and acquisitions the ERGIS Group, of which he is today President of the Management Board. Since 2007, Tadeusz Nowicki has also been President of the Polish Union of Plastic Converters (PUPC/PZTPS). The member of the European Plastics Convertes Steering Committee.
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45FOREIGN EXPANSION OF SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES IN THE POLISH-FRENCH-GERMAN CONTEXT
Adam JARUBAS
Member of the European Parliament

A graduate of the Akademia Świętokrzyska in Kielce. In 2018 at the Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, he earned the PhD in Social Sciences. Assistant professor at the Institute of International Policy and Security. In 2006-2018, he was the marshal of the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship. Until 2019, the plenipotentiary of the president of Starachowice for social affairs. Member of the European Parliament 2019-2024. In the European Parliament's Committee on Budgets (BUDG), he initiated European Commission’s pilot project for EU-coordinated Darknet monitoring to counter criminal activities. In the Committee on Environment, Health and Food Safety (ENVI), he was the rapporteur on the European ethical framework for Artificial Intelligence. In the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), he negotiates the EU's regulation Digital Markets Act (DMA).

Adam JARUBAS
Member of the European Parliament
Adam JARUBAS
Member of the European Parliament
A graduate of the Akademia Świętokrzyska in Kielce. In 2018 at the Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, he earned the PhD in Social Sciences. Assistant professor at the Institute of International Policy and Security. In 2006-2018, he was the marshal of the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship. Until 2019, the plenipotentiary of the president of Starachowice for social affairs. Member of the European Parliament 2019-2024. In the European Parliament's Committee on Budgets (BUDG), he initiated European Commission’s pilot project for EU-coordinated Darknet monitoring to counter criminal activities. In the Committee on Environment, Health and Food Safety (ENVI), he was the rapporteur on the European ethical framework for Artificial Intelligence. In the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), he negotiates the EU's regulation Digital Markets Act (DMA).
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30FARM TO FORK. HOW MUCH IS ’GREEN FARMING’ GOING TO COST?
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30DIGITAL BOOM – THE FUTURE OF THE EUROPEAN DIGITAL MARKET IN THE LIGHT OF THE DMA - THE ACT ON DIGITAL MARKETS
Paweł ŚWIEBODA
Director General, Human Brain Project, CEO EBRAINS

Responsible for steering the HBP as one of the world’s largest research projects in the area of brain science. He is also in charge of the executive of the state-of-the-art research infrastructure for brain research – EBRAINS which has just been included on the ESFRI Roadmap 2021, the list of Europe’s top science facilities. Prior to his appointment, Paweł Świeboda was Deputy Head and Head of Research of the European Political Strategy Centre and later IDEA at the European Commission. He had served on the European Commission’s Sounding Board on the EU’s Science, Research and Innovation Performance and the Global Agenda Council on Europe of the World Economic Forum. In the first ten years of his career, he held important positions in the Polish government, including as head of department responsible for EU accession negotiations and EU Advisor to the President.

Paweł ŚWIEBODA
Director General, Human Brain Project, CEO EBRAINS
Paweł ŚWIEBODA
Director General, Human Brain Project, CEO EBRAINS
Responsible for steering the HBP as one of the world’s largest research projects in the area of brain science. He is also in charge of the executive of the state-of-the-art research infrastructure for brain research – EBRAINS which has just been included on the ESFRI Roadmap 2021, the list of Europe’s top science facilities. Prior to his appointment, Paweł Świeboda was Deputy Head and Head of Research of the European Political Strategy Centre and later IDEA at the European Commission. He had served on the European Commission’s Sounding Board on the EU’s Science, Research and Innovation Performance and the Global Agenda Council on Europe of the World Economic Forum. In the first ten years of his career, he held important positions in the Polish government, including as head of department responsible for EU accession negotiations and EU Advisor to the President.
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30THE EXPENDABLE BRAIN. AIOT: ON THE FUTURE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE INTERNETOF THINGS
Rafał RUDZIŃSKI
CEO at Robert Bosch Sp. z o.o. and a representative of the Bosch Group in Poland

Rafał Rudziński has held managerial and executive positions in Polish companies of the Bosch Group for many years. On 1 January 2019, he was appointed the CEO of Robert Bosch and a representative of the Bosch Group in Poland. In 2005-2018, he worked at BSH Sprzęt Gospodarstwa Domowego where he initially held the position of Sales Director, and from 2008 onwards he became a Member of the Management Board responsible for marketing, sales, factory service and logistics. In 2000-2004 he was the Sales Director at Miele. Rafał Rudziński is a member of the Management Board of the Employers’ Association of Automotive and Industrial Products and a member of the Green Transformation Council, which operates within the Lewiatan Confederation. He is also a member of the UN Global Compact Network Poland Program Council.

Rafał RUDZIŃSKI
CEO at Robert Bosch Sp. z o.o. and a representative of the Bosch Group in Poland
Rafał RUDZIŃSKI
CEO at Robert Bosch Sp. z o.o. and a representative of the Bosch Group in Poland

Rafał Rudziński has held managerial and executive positions in Polish companies of the Bosch Group for many years. On 1 January 2019, he was appointed the CEO of Robert Bosch and a representative of the Bosch Group in Poland. In 2005-2018, he worked at BSH Sprzęt Gospodarstwa Domowego where he initially held the position of Sales Director, and from 2008 onwards he became a Member of the Management Board responsible for marketing, sales, factory service and logistics. In 2000-2004 he was the Sales Director at Miele. Rafał Rudziński is a member of the Management Board of the Employers’ Association of Automotive and Industrial Products and a member of the Green Transformation Council, which operates within the Lewiatan Confederation. He is also a member of the UN Global Compact Network Poland Program Council.

Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00ARE WE READY FOR 'FIT FOR 55'?
Olga SEMENIUK
Secretary of State at the Ministry of Development, Labour and Technology

Olga Ewa Semeniuk graduated from the Interdepartmental East Slavic Studies at the University of Warsaw and the Faculty of Administration and Social Sciences at the Warsaw University of Technology. In addition, she completed a study for future leaders of public service at the National School of Public Administration. She has many years of experience in government administration. In 2016-2019, she worked at the Ministry of National Defense and the Chancellery of the Prime Minister. During her studies, she completed an internship at the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland. Since 2011, she has been cooperating with the Poles abroad. In 2011–2016, she worked in non-governmental organizations, including the European Institute for Democracy (EID) and the Freedom and Democracy Foundation. OSCE consultant. She is also involved various initiatives related to supporting Poles in the East.

Olga SEMENIUK
Secretary of State at the Ministry of Development, Labour and Technology
Olga SEMENIUK
Secretary of State at the Ministry of Development, Labour and Technology
Olga Ewa Semeniuk graduated from the Interdepartmental East Slavic Studies at the University of Warsaw and the Faculty of Administration and Social Sciences at the Warsaw University of Technology. In addition, she completed a study for future leaders of public service at the National School of Public Administration. She has many years of experience in government administration. In 2016-2019, she worked at the Ministry of National Defense and the Chancellery of the Prime Minister. During her studies, she completed an internship at the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland. Since 2011, she has been cooperating with the Poles abroad. In 2011–2016, she worked in non-governmental organizations, including the European Institute for Democracy (EID) and the Freedom and Democracy Foundation. OSCE consultant. She is also involved various initiatives related to supporting Poles in the East.
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30DIGITAL BOOM – THE FUTURE OF THE EUROPEAN DIGITAL MARKET IN THE LIGHT OF THE DMA - THE ACT ON DIGITAL MARKETS
Elżbieta DZIUBA
Digital expert, Polish Confederation Lewiatan

Elżbieta DZIUBA
Digital expert, Polish Confederation Lewiatan
Elżbieta DZIUBA
Digital expert, Polish Confederation Lewiatan
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30DIGITAL BOOM – THE FUTURE OF THE EUROPEAN DIGITAL MARKET IN THE LIGHT OF THE DMA - THE ACT ON DIGITAL MARKETS
Maciej KRZYCZKOWSKI
Public Affairs Manager, IKEA Retail Poland

Mr. Maciej Krzyczkowski took up the current position in September 2019. He is responsible for regulatory issues as well as cooperation and substantive dialogue with the public sector in Poland. He joined IKEA in 2018 as Public Affairs Coordinator. He gained his professional experience working in the private sector as an environmental auditor and advisor, and then at the Ministry of the Environment in Poland.

Maciej KRZYCZKOWSKI
Public Affairs Manager, IKEA Retail Poland
Maciej KRZYCZKOWSKI
Public Affairs Manager, IKEA Retail Poland

Mr. Maciej Krzyczkowski took up the current position in September 2019. He is responsible for regulatory issues as well as cooperation and substantive dialogue with the public sector in Poland. He joined IKEA in 2018 as Public Affairs Coordinator. He gained his professional experience working in the private sector as an environmental auditor and advisor, and then at the Ministry of the Environment in Poland.

Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:15ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION – HOW TO CREATE AWARENESS OF CLIMATE CHANGE?
Katarzyna KARPA-ŚWIDEREK
Spokeswoman for WWF Polska

Katarzyna KARPA-ŚWIDEREK
Spokeswoman for WWF Polska
Katarzyna KARPA-ŚWIDEREK
Spokeswoman for WWF Polska
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:15ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION – HOW TO CREATE AWARENESS OF CLIMATE CHANGE?
Łukasz KLEJNOWSKI
Advisor to MEP Róża Thun, European Parliament

Since 2009, advisor in the European Parliament. He has extensive expertise in the single market and consumer protection policies in the EU in the digital single market, telecommunications, and e-commerce. He was leading technical negotiations on important legislative files, in particular, on roaming, geoblocking, online dispute resolution and vehicle safety. Collaborator of MEP Róża Thun. He graduated from Jagiellonian the University with a degree in European studies.

Łukasz KLEJNOWSKI
Advisor to MEP Róża Thun, European Parliament
Łukasz KLEJNOWSKI
Advisor to MEP Róża Thun, European Parliament
Since 2009, advisor in the European Parliament. He has extensive expertise in the single market and consumer protection policies in the EU in the digital single market, telecommunications, and e-commerce. He was leading technical negotiations on important legislative files, in particular, on roaming, geoblocking, online dispute resolution and vehicle safety. Collaborator of MEP Róża Thun. He graduated from Jagiellonian the University with a degree in European studies.
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00LOBBYING IN BRUSSELS
Małgorzata MOLĘDA-ZDZIECH
PhD, Head of the Department of Political Studies, Institute of International Studies. Rector’s Representative for Cooperation with the European Union

Deputy Director in The Polish French Programme at the European Studies SGH/Sciences PO Paris (1998-2001). Director of the Polish Science Contact Agency of the Polish Academy of Sciences Polsca in Brussels (2017-2020). Member of the Polish Social Communication Association, Polish Sociological Association, Polish Political Sciences Association; member of the Board of the France-Poland Association. Vice president of the international non-governmental organisation - Europa ONG - Entretiens Universitaires Reguliers pour l'Administration en Europe, Limoges, France. Sociologist, political scientist, habilitated Doctor of Social Studies in the field of politics and administration. Research interests: communication studies, media and mediatization of the public life and lobbying, interest groups on the national and European level. Published numerous articles and books on lobbying, communication and media: „Czas celebrytów. Mediatyzacja życia publicznego”, Difin, 2013, (Time of celebrities, Mediatization of the public life), with J. Misiuna i S. Łubiarz „Amerykańskie wybory w erze postprawdy”, Oficyna Wydawnicza SGH, 2018, (American election in the post-thruth era"). Awarded a French Medal - Chevalier des Palmes Academiques.

Małgorzata MOLĘDA-ZDZIECH
PhD, Head of the Department of Political Studies, Institute of International Studies. Rector’s Representative for Cooperation with the European Union
Małgorzata MOLĘDA-ZDZIECH
PhD, Head of the Department of Political Studies, Institute of International Studies. Rector’s Representative for Cooperation with the European Union
Deputy Director in The Polish French Programme at the European Studies SGH/Sciences PO Paris (1998-2001). Director of the Polish Science Contact Agency of the Polish Academy of Sciences Polsca in Brussels (2017-2020). Member of the Polish Social Communication Association, Polish Sociological Association, Polish Political Sciences Association; member of the Board of the France-Poland Association. Vice president of the international non-governmental organisation - Europa ONG - Entretiens Universitaires Reguliers pour l'Administration en Europe, Limoges, France. Sociologist, political scientist, habilitated Doctor of Social Studies in the field of politics and administration. Research interests: communication studies, media and mediatization of the public life and lobbying, interest groups on the national and European level. Published numerous articles and books on lobbying, communication and media: „Czas celebrytów. Mediatyzacja życia publicznego”, Difin, 2013, (Time of celebrities, Mediatization of the public life), with J. Misiuna i S. Łubiarz „Amerykańskie wybory w erze postprawdy”, Oficyna Wydawnicza SGH, 2018, (American election in the post-thruth era"). Awarded a French Medal - Chevalier des Palmes Academiques.
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00LOBBYING IN BRUSSELS
Kinga GRAFA
Director of the Office of Polish Confederation Lewiatan in Brussels

Director of the Confederation Lewiatan Office in Brussels and Permanent Representative at BusinessEurope. Political scientist, specializing in US foreign policy. She is the co-author of the book "Montrésor Island" and scientific publications on the cultural diplomacy of the United States and the American political and academic elites.

Kinga GRAFA
Director of the Office of Polish Confederation Lewiatan in Brussels
Kinga GRAFA
Director of the Office of Polish Confederation Lewiatan in Brussels
Director of the Confederation Lewiatan Office in Brussels and Permanent Representative at BusinessEurope. Political scientist, specializing in US foreign policy. She is the co-author of the book "Montrésor Island" and scientific publications on the cultural diplomacy of the United States and the American political and academic elites.
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00LOBBYING IN BRUSSELS
Natalia HATALSKA
Founder and Charwoman, infuture.institute

Trend analyst, publicist, founder and president of the institute for research on the future of the infuture institute. Recognized as one of the 10 most important figures in Polish business. Awarded with the Digital Shaper title in the “Visionary” category - granted to the people who have an above-average contribution to the development of the digital economy in Poland. The Financial Times placed her on the New Europe 100 list - a list of 100 people from Central and Eastern Europe who change society, politics, and business, presenting a new approach to main problems of the modern world.

Natalia HATALSKA
Founder and Charwoman, infuture.institute
Natalia HATALSKA
Founder and Charwoman, infuture.institute

Trend analyst, publicist, founder and president of the institute for research on the future of the infuture institute. Recognized as one of the 10 most important figures in Polish business. Awarded with the Digital Shaper title in the “Visionary” category - granted to the people who have an above-average contribution to the development of the digital economy in Poland. The Financial Times placed her on the New Europe 100 list - a list of 100 people from Central and Eastern Europe who change society, politics, and business, presenting a new approach to main problems of the modern world.

Friday, October 22, 202116:00 - 17:00CLOSING SESSION – THE FUTURE OF THE WORLD ACCORDING TO WOMEN
Thursday, October 21, 202113:00 - 13:30THE AGE OF PARADOXES. WILL TECHNOLOGY SAVE US
Danuta DOBRZYŃSKA-SCHIMMER
Polish Confederation Lewiatan

Danuta DOBRZYŃSKA-SCHIMMER
Polish Confederation Lewiatan
Danuta DOBRZYŃSKA-SCHIMMER
Polish Confederation Lewiatan
Thursday, October 21, 202113:00 - 13:30THE AGE OF PARADOXES. WILL TECHNOLOGY SAVE US
Eliza MICHALIK
Journalist

Eliza MICHALIK
Journalist
Eliza MICHALIK
Journalist
dziennikarka
Thursday, October 21, 202115:00 - 15:30HOW DO WORDS WORK?
Paweł OKSANOWICZ
Journalist, columnist

Radio and TV journalist, book author. He works at nno.pl, which is EFNI's knowledge partner, and at MUZO.FM. He is also a moderator at various business conferences. At EFNI also as a co-author of a book on new technologies, „Technologiczne magnolie”.

Paweł OKSANOWICZ
Journalist, columnist
Paweł OKSANOWICZ
Journalist, columnist
Radio and TV journalist, book author. He works at nno.pl, which is EFNI's knowledge partner, and at MUZO.FM. He is also a moderator at various business conferences. At EFNI also as a co-author of a book on new technologies, „Technologiczne magnolie”.
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30THE EXPENDABLE BRAIN. AIOT: ON THE FUTURE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE INTERNETOF THINGS
Thursday, October 21, 202113:30 - 14:00TECHNOLOGICAL MAGNOLIES
Artur DOMOSŁAWSKI
Writer and reporter

For 20 years associated with "Gazeta Wyborcza" daily, for a decade with "Polityka" opinion weekly. Author of the "Latin American Fever" (“Gorączka latynoamerykańska”, 2004), the disturbing "Death in the Amazon" (“Śmierć w Amazonii”, 2013), the shocking "Excluded" (“Wykluczeni”, 2016), the famous biography "Ryszard Kapuściński: A Life" (“Kapuściński non-fiction”, 2010). A laureate of literary and journalistic awards and distinctions, including Grand Press Journalist of the Year 2010; nominated for the Nike Award for "Excluded". His books have been translated into 10 languages. The latest one, released this year, is titled "Exile. 21 Scenes from the Life of Zygmunt Bauman” (“Wygnaniec. 21 scen z życia Zygmunta Baumana”).

Artur DOMOSŁAWSKI
Writer and reporter
Artur DOMOSŁAWSKI
Writer and reporter

For 20 years associated with "Gazeta Wyborcza" daily, for a decade with "Polityka" opinion weekly. Author of the "Latin American Fever" (“Gorączka latynoamerykańska”, 2004), the disturbing "Death in the Amazon" (“Śmierć w Amazonii”, 2013), the shocking "Excluded" (“Wykluczeni”, 2016), the famous biography "Ryszard Kapuściński: A Life" (“Kapuściński non-fiction”, 2010). A laureate of literary and journalistic awards and distinctions, including Grand Press Journalist of the Year 2010; nominated for the Nike Award for "Excluded". His books have been translated into 10 languages. The latest one, released this year, is titled "Exile. 21 Scenes from the Life of Zygmunt Bauman” (“Wygnaniec. 21 scen z życia Zygmunta Baumana”).

Thursday, October 21, 202122:30 - 0:30DOES SOCIALISM HAVE A FUTURE ? MEMOIRS OF ZYGMUNT BAUMAN AND BEYOND...
Eglė MARKEVIČIŪTĖ
Vice-Minister of the Economy and Innovation, Republic of Lithuania

Eglė Markevičiūtė is responsible for innovation, industry and the digital policy at the Lithuanian Ministry of Economy and Innovation. Previously she worked as a lobbyist and policy and public relations consultant. In 2011 co-founded European Students For Liberty – an economic education organization in Europe. She holds BA and MA degrees in political science at the Institute of International Relations and Political Science of Vilnius University

Eglė MARKEVIČIŪTĖ
Vice-Minister of the Economy and Innovation, Republic of Lithuania
Eglė MARKEVIČIŪTĖ
Vice-Minister of the Economy and Innovation, Republic of Lithuania

Eglė Markevičiūtė is responsible for innovation, industry and the digital policy at the Lithuanian Ministry of Economy and Innovation. Previously she worked as a lobbyist and policy and public relations consultant. In 2011 co-founded European Students For Liberty – an economic education organization in Europe. She holds BA and MA degrees in political science at the Institute of International Relations and Political Science of Vilnius University

Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00TRANSATLANTIC TECHNOLOGY RELATIONS. TOWARD DISUNITY OR HARMONIZATION?
Marta POŚLAD
Head of CEE and Transatlantic Public Policy in Google

Marta Poślad pracuje w Google od 2012 r. Jest dyrektorką ds. relacji transatlantyckich oraz odpowiada za politykę publiczną w Europie Środkowo-Wschodniej. Wcześniej zajmowała się zagadnieniami dotyczącymi prywatności i cyberbezpieczeństwa w Europie, Afryce i na Bliskim Wschodzie. Absolwentka Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego i University of Cambridge.

Marta POŚLAD
Head of CEE and Transatlantic Public Policy in Google
Marta POŚLAD
Head of CEE and Transatlantic Public Policy in Google
Marta Poślad pracuje w Google od 2012 r. Jest dyrektorką ds. relacji transatlantyckich oraz odpowiada za politykę publiczną w Europie Środkowo-Wschodniej. Wcześniej zajmowała się zagadnieniami dotyczącymi prywatności i cyberbezpieczeństwa w Europie, Afryce i na Bliskim Wschodzie. Absolwentka Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego i University of Cambridge.
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00TRANSATLANTIC TECHNOLOGY RELATIONS. TOWARD DISUNITY OR HARMONIZATION?
Maciej WROŃSKI
President of the ‘Transport and Logistics Poland’ Representative of the Ministry of Infrastructure

Maciej WROŃSKI
President of the ‘Transport and Logistics Poland’ Representative of the Ministry of Infrastructure
Maciej WROŃSKI
President of the ‘Transport and Logistics Poland’ Representative of the Ministry of Infrastructure
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00THE ROUND TABLE: POWERING THE POLISH FUTURE. PROSPECTS FOR ELECTRIFYING THE TRUCK TRANSPORT INDUSTRY IN POLAND
Ignacy MORAWSKI
Head of the SpotData Analysis Center Team

Chief economist of “Puls Biznesu” daily, director of the SpotData analysis center belonging to the publisher PB. For many years he worked as an economist in the banking sector (including WestLB Bank or Polski Bank Przedsiębiorczości). In the years 2012-16, he won many awards in rankings for macroeconomic analysts, taking twice, among others, the spot on the podium of the competition for the best macroeconomic analyst organized by "Rzeczpospolita" daily and the National Bank of Poland. In 2017, he was featured on the New Europe 100 list of the most innovative people in Central Europe, published by the Financial Times. In 2019, he was distinguished by ThinkTank as one of the 10 economists most listened to by Polish business. In the same year, the SpotData project he founded was nominated for the GrandPress Digital award. A graduate of economics at the Bocconi University in Milan and political science at the University of Warsaw.

Ignacy MORAWSKI
Head of the SpotData Analysis Center Team
Ignacy MORAWSKI
Head of the SpotData Analysis Center Team
Chief economist of “Puls Biznesu” daily, director of the SpotData analysis center belonging to the publisher PB. For many years he worked as an economist in the banking sector (including WestLB Bank or Polski Bank Przedsiębiorczości). In the years 2012-16, he won many awards in rankings for macroeconomic analysts, taking twice, among others, the spot on the podium of the competition for the best macroeconomic analyst organized by "Rzeczpospolita" daily and the National Bank of Poland. In 2017, he was featured on the New Europe 100 list of the most innovative people in Central Europe, published by the Financial Times. In 2019, he was distinguished by ThinkTank as one of the 10 economists most listened to by Polish business. In the same year, the SpotData project he founded was nominated for the GrandPress Digital award. A graduate of economics at the Bocconi University in Milan and political science at the University of Warsaw.
Friday, October 22, 20219:00 - 9:45ROAD TRANSPORT IN POLAND AND EUROPE 2021 PLUS – REPORT PRESENTATION
Andrzej BOBIŃSKI
Managing Director of Polityka Insight

Andrzej Bobiński is the Managing Director of Polityka Insight. Prior to that, he was the Deputy Managing Director responsible for business activities. Between 2013 and 2016, he headed the business department of Polityka Insight. Up to 2012, he was the head of the External Relations department of Orange Polska, at the same time co-creating the Wrocław Global Forum as the director of the secretariat of the event. Between 2006 and 2009 he was the programme coordinator of the Centre for International Relations. He graduated from the University of Warsaw with a degree in applied linguistics.

Andrzej BOBIŃSKI
Managing Director of Polityka Insight
Andrzej BOBIŃSKI
Managing Director of Polityka Insight

Andrzej Bobiński is the Managing Director of Polityka Insight. Prior to that, he was the Deputy Managing Director responsible for business activities. Between 2013 and 2016, he headed the business department of Polityka Insight. Up to 2012, he was the head of the External Relations department of Orange Polska, at the same time co-creating the Wrocław Global Forum as the director of the secretariat of the event. Between 2006 and 2009 he was the programme coordinator of the Centre for International Relations. He graduated from the University of Warsaw with a degree in applied linguistics.

Friday, October 22, 20219:00 - 9:45WORDS THAT MATTER. POLARISATION – CAN BUBBLES BE PUNCTURED AND HOW TO DO THAT
Jan FISHER
Former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic

  Graduate of the Prague University of Economics and Business, Area: Statistics (1974)

  Graduated PhD in Prague University of Economics and Statistics, Area : Economic Statistics (1985) 

  Lifetime professional engagement: Official Statistics (research, top management, international affairs),

  The most relevant positions held:

          President of the Czech Statistical Office (2003-2009)

          Prime Minister of the Czech Republic (2009-2010)

          Minister of Finance of the Czech Republic (2013-2014)

          Vice-President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (London, 2010-2012)

          Candidate for the Presidency of the Czech Republic (2013)

Current activities: 

          Lecture on the Faculty of Informatics and Statistics of the Prague University of Economics and Business)

          Consultancy to the President of the Czech Statistical Office

          Chairman of the Czech side of the Czech- Korea Forum for the Future

 Memberships: 

          Board of Trusties, Scientific Council (Prague University of Economics and Business)

          Board of Trusties (Charles University in Prague)

          Czech Statistical Council

          External Advisory Board (University of New York in Prague)



Jan FISHER
Former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
Jan FISHER
Former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic

  Graduate of the Prague University of Economics and Business, Area: Statistics (1974)

  Graduated PhD in Prague University of Economics and Statistics, Area : Economic Statistics (1985) 

  Lifetime professional engagement: Official Statistics (research, top management, international affairs),

  The most relevant positions held:

          President of the Czech Statistical Office (2003-2009)

          Prime Minister of the Czech Republic (2009-2010)

          Minister of Finance of the Czech Republic (2013-2014)

          Vice-President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (London, 2010-2012)

          Candidate for the Presidency of the Czech Republic (2013)

Current activities: 

          Lecture on the Faculty of Informatics and Statistics of the Prague University of Economics and Business)

          Consultancy to the President of the Czech Statistical Office

          Chairman of the Czech side of the Czech- Korea Forum for the Future

 Memberships: 

          Board of Trusties, Scientific Council (Prague University of Economics and Business)

          Board of Trusties (Charles University in Prague)

          Czech Statistical Council

          External Advisory Board (University of New York in Prague)



Thursday, October 21, 202111:30 - 13:00FUTURE OF EUROPE. WHAT WILL IT BE, HOW TO PLAN IT, ORGANISE IT AND HOW TO TALK ABOUT IT, SO IT IS NOT LOST?
Andrius KUBILIUS
Former Prime Minister of Lithuania, Member of European Parliament

Andrius KUBILIUS
Former Prime Minister of Lithuania, Member of European Parliament
Andrius KUBILIUS
Former Prime Minister of Lithuania, Member of European Parliament
Thursday, October 21, 202111:30 - 13:00FUTURE OF EUROPE. WHAT WILL IT BE, HOW TO PLAN IT, ORGANISE IT AND HOW TO TALK ABOUT IT, SO IT IS NOT LOST?
Aleksandra TOMCZAK
Member of Cabinet of the Executive Vice in charge of the European Green Deal, European Commission

She is a Member of Cabinet of the Executive Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans in charge of the European Green Deal. As part of the Green Deal Cabinet Aleksandra is responsible for Just Transition in European coal and carbon-intensive regions. Prior to joining the Cabinet of Frans Timmermans, she has been leading the establishment of the European Commission Platform for Coal Regions in Transition and has been responsible for the European Commission policy on coal. Before joining the European Commission Aleksandra spent five years working for the international coal industry in areas such as carbon capture and storage. Aleksandra Tomczak holds a post-graduate degree in European Politics and Administration from the College of Europe and a graduate degree in International Relations from Sciences Po Bordeaux and Cardiff University.

Aleksandra TOMCZAK
Member of Cabinet of the Executive Vice in charge of the European Green Deal, European Commission
Aleksandra TOMCZAK
Member of Cabinet of the Executive Vice in charge of the European Green Deal, European Commission

She is a Member of Cabinet of the Executive Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans in charge of the European Green Deal. As part of the Green Deal Cabinet Aleksandra is responsible for Just Transition in European coal and carbon-intensive regions. Prior to joining the Cabinet of Frans Timmermans, she has been leading the establishment of the European Commission Platform for Coal Regions in Transition and has been responsible for the European Commission policy on coal. Before joining the European Commission Aleksandra spent five years working for the international coal industry in areas such as carbon capture and storage. Aleksandra Tomczak holds a post-graduate degree in European Politics and Administration from the College of Europe and a graduate degree in International Relations from Sciences Po Bordeaux and Cardiff University.

Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00ARE WE READY FOR 'FIT FOR 55'?
Magdalena ROGALSKA
Vice President of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank Polska

Magdalena Rogalska has been the Vice President of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank Polska S.A. since 2019. She is responsible for Corporate Bank including Cash Management, Trade Finance, Securities Services, as well as foreign exchange business. She has been with Deutsche Bank Polska since 1998. For several years, she served as Head of Global Subsidiaries Coverage department responsible for local relations with subsidiaries of international capital groups. In 2013, she was appointed Member of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank Polska S.A responsible for Global Transaction Banking.

She holds a degree in Finance and Banking from the Warsaw School of Economics.

Magdalena ROGALSKA
Vice President of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank Polska
Magdalena ROGALSKA
Vice President of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank Polska

Magdalena Rogalska has been the Vice President of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank Polska S.A. since 2019. She is responsible for Corporate Bank including Cash Management, Trade Finance, Securities Services, as well as foreign exchange business. She has been with Deutsche Bank Polska since 1998. For several years, she served as Head of Global Subsidiaries Coverage department responsible for local relations with subsidiaries of international capital groups. In 2013, she was appointed Member of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank Polska S.A responsible for Global Transaction Banking.

She holds a degree in Finance and Banking from the Warsaw School of Economics.

Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00TECHNOLOGY SHAPES THE FUTURE OF FINANCES - WHICH INNOVATIONS WILL BRING US IN 2035?
Adrian ZWOLIŃSKI
Expert of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan

Adrian ZWOLIŃSKI
Expert of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan
Adrian ZWOLIŃSKI
Expert of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00TECHNOLOGY SHAPES THE FUTURE OF FINANCES - WHICH INNOVATIONS WILL BRING US IN 2035?
Jakub TUROWSKI
Head of Public Policy Central and Eastern Europe, Facebook

Jacob is responsible for building relations between Facebook and policymakers, NGOs and other communities in Central and Eastern Europe interested in the impact of the Internet on our societies and economies. Before joining Facebook, he was leading the public policy and regulatory team in UPC Poland (the first cable operator in Poland). He has gained international experience in digital affairs, i.a. in Brussels, working for PwC and Belgacom on the digital agenda and European regulations.

Jakub TUROWSKI
Head of Public Policy Central and Eastern Europe, Facebook
Jakub TUROWSKI
Head of Public Policy Central and Eastern Europe, Facebook
Jacob is responsible for building relations between Facebook and policymakers, NGOs and other communities in Central and Eastern Europe interested in the impact of the Internet on our societies and economies. Before joining Facebook, he was leading the public policy and regulatory team in UPC Poland (the first cable operator in Poland). He has gained international experience in digital affairs, i.a. in Brussels, working for PwC and Belgacom on the digital agenda and European regulations.
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00INTERNET CONTENT MANAGEMENT
Zuzanna RUDZIŃSKA-BLUSZCZ
Head w ClientEarth Prawnicy dla Ziemi

Human rights lawyer, head of ClientEarth in Poland. Candidate for the Commissioner for Human Rights in Poland, supported by over 1200 non-governmental organizations; between 2015-2021 head of strategic litigation in the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights of Poland. Alumni of Marshall Memorial Fellowship, Obama Foundation Leaders: Europe Fellowship, Leadership Academy for Poland.

Zuzanna RUDZIŃSKA-BLUSZCZ
Head w ClientEarth Prawnicy dla Ziemi
Zuzanna RUDZIŃSKA-BLUSZCZ
Head w ClientEarth Prawnicy dla Ziemi
Human rights lawyer, head of ClientEarth in Poland. Candidate for the Commissioner for Human Rights in Poland, supported by over 1200 non-governmental organizations; between 2015-2021 head of strategic litigation in the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights of Poland. Alumni of Marshall Memorial Fellowship, Obama Foundation Leaders: Europe Fellowship, Leadership Academy for Poland.
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00RULE OF LAW IN THE FIGHT FOR THE CLIMATE
Anna WICHA
Adecco Eastern Europe

The President of the Polish HR Forum since 2010 and vice president of the Lewiatan Confederation since 2019 – the largest organisation of employers in Poland. Anna Wicha has been working with Adecco Group for over 20 years, holding the position of Country Manager in the years 2007–2019, being also responsible for the overall strategic operations of Adecco in Romania in the years 2010-2011 and again 2014-2015. Closely connected with American Chamber of Commerce – leading as Chairman the HR Committee, participating also in Business Council of Polish Olympic Committee. A board member of WEC World Employment Confederation - Europe for 8 years. A respected HR expert in Poland and globally, actively participating in the processes of creating and giving opinions on labour law and in the most important conferences and symposia on employment. Repeatedly awarded in prestigious rankings of the most influential women in the recruitment industry in the world, including Staffing Industry Analysts' – Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing, Businesswoman of the Year or Osobowość Roku 2019. Anna Wicha combines practical work experience with academic knowledge. She graduated from the University of Economics in Katowice, the Silesian School of Economics and the Institute of Management Development in Lausanne. Privately, a tennis enthusiast. For over a dozen years associated with this discipline, winner of many awards and distinctions. She has won the Amateur Polish Championships and Family Tennis Tournaments many times.

Anna WICHA
Adecco Eastern Europe
Anna WICHA
Adecco Eastern Europe
The President of the Polish HR Forum since 2010 and vice president of the Lewiatan Confederation since 2019 – the largest organisation of employers in Poland. Anna Wicha has been working with Adecco Group for over 20 years, holding the position of Country Manager in the years 2007–2019, being also responsible for the overall strategic operations of Adecco in Romania in the years 2010-2011 and again 2014-2015. Closely connected with American Chamber of Commerce – leading as Chairman the HR Committee, participating also in Business Council of Polish Olympic Committee. A board member of WEC World Employment Confederation - Europe for 8 years. A respected HR expert in Poland and globally, actively participating in the processes of creating and giving opinions on labour law and in the most important conferences and symposia on employment. Repeatedly awarded in prestigious rankings of the most influential women in the recruitment industry in the world, including Staffing Industry Analysts' – Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing, Businesswoman of the Year or Osobowość Roku 2019. Anna Wicha combines practical work experience with academic knowledge. She graduated from the University of Economics in Katowice, the Silesian School of Economics and the Institute of Management Development in Lausanne. Privately, a tennis enthusiast. For over a dozen years associated with this discipline, winner of many awards and distinctions. She has won the Amateur Polish Championships and Family Tennis Tournaments many times.
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30NEW EDUCATION FORUM POLAND: EUROPEAN EDUCATION – A RUN AWAY TRAIN
Martyna BILDZIUKIEWICZ
Head of the East Stratcom Task Force, the EU anti-disinformation group

Martyna BILDZIUKIEWICZ
Head of the East Stratcom Task Force, the EU anti-disinformation group
Martyna BILDZIUKIEWICZ
Head of the East Stratcom Task Force, the EU anti-disinformation group
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00INTERNET CONTENT MANAGEMENT
Arne FRANKE
Director European Affairs, Confederation of German Employers' Associations, BDA

Arne Franke has worked for BDA since 2011, he joined BDA’s Brussels office in 2017 and became Director European Affairs in 2021. Previously, he was BDA’s spokesman in the headquarters in Berlin. Before joining BDA, he worked as an adviser in the office of the Prime Minister of the German Free State of Saxony. Arne Franke studied journalism, political science, communication science and art history in Munich and Venice. He attended the German School of Journalism (DJS) in Munich.

Arne FRANKE
Director European Affairs, Confederation of German Employers' Associations, BDA
Arne FRANKE
Director European Affairs, Confederation of German Employers' Associations, BDA
Arne Franke has worked for BDA since 2011, he joined BDA’s Brussels office in 2017 and became Director European Affairs in 2021. Previously, he was BDA’s spokesman in the headquarters in Berlin. Before joining BDA, he worked as an adviser in the office of the Prime Minister of the German Free State of Saxony. Arne Franke studied journalism, political science, communication science and art history in Munich and Venice. He attended the German School of Journalism (DJS) in Munich.
Friday, October 22, 202114:45 - 15:45THE FUTURE OF WORK AFTER THE PANDEMIC AND GROUP RELATIONS OF EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYERS’ ASSOCIATIONS. THE EUROPEAN AND NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
Jacek MĘCINA
Advisor to the management board of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan for Social Dialogue

Jacek MĘCINA
Advisor to the management board of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan for Social Dialogue
Jacek MĘCINA
Advisor to the management board of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan for Social Dialogue
Friday, October 22, 202114:45 - 15:45THE FUTURE OF WORK AFTER THE PANDEMIC AND GROUP RELATIONS OF EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYERS’ ASSOCIATIONS. THE EUROPEAN AND NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
Dorota ZAWADZKA-STĘPNIAK
Director of the Climate Change Department, Lewiatan Confederation

Dorota ZAWADZKA-STĘPNIAK
Director of the Climate Change Department, Lewiatan Confederation
Dorota ZAWADZKA-STĘPNIAK
Director of the Climate Change Department, Lewiatan Confederation
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00BUSINESS RACE TO ZERO
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Liz GOODWIN
Director of Food Loss and Waste, World Resources Institute

Liz Goodwin joined the World Resources Institute in 2016 as Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste. She is a Champion of the UN Sustainable Development Goal 12.3 whose aim is to halve global food waste by 2030.

Liz Goodwin is a chemist by background and started her career in the chemical industry. In 2001, she joined the Waste and Resources Action Programme, and was appointed CEO in 2007 which position she held until 2016.

In 2015 Liz was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. In 2017 Liz was appointed Chair of ReLondon (formerly the London Waste and Recycling Board, by the Mayor of London.

Liz GOODWIN
Director of Food Loss and Waste, World Resources Institute
Liz GOODWIN
Director of Food Loss and Waste, World Resources Institute

Liz Goodwin joined the World Resources Institute in 2016 as Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste. She is a Champion of the UN Sustainable Development Goal 12.3 whose aim is to halve global food waste by 2030.

Liz Goodwin is a chemist by background and started her career in the chemical industry. In 2001, she joined the Waste and Resources Action Programme, and was appointed CEO in 2007 which position she held until 2016.

In 2015 Liz was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. In 2017 Liz was appointed Chair of ReLondon (formerly the London Waste and Recycling Board, by the Mayor of London.

Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30FARM TO FORK. HOW MUCH IS ’GREEN FARMING’ GOING TO COST?
Róża THUN
Member of the European Parliament

For nearly 25 years involved in the process of Polish integration with the EU. President of the Polish Robert Schuman Foundation (1992-2005), President of the European Commission in Poland (2005-2009). MEP since July 2009. Vice-President of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Commission, member (substitution) of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Commission. For her work in the reformation of the single market, support of e-commerce, reducing roaming and creating an internet platform of consumer dispute resolution awarded as the “MEP of the year” on four separate occasions.

Róża THUN
Member of the European Parliament
Róża THUN
Member of the European Parliament
For nearly 25 years involved in the process of Polish integration with the EU. President of the Polish Robert Schuman Foundation (1992-2005), President of the European Commission in Poland (2005-2009). MEP since July 2009. Vice-President of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Commission, member (substitution) of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Commission. For her work in the reformation of the single market, support of e-commerce, reducing roaming and creating an internet platform of consumer dispute resolution awarded as the “MEP of the year” on four separate occasions.
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:45WHAT WILL THE WORLD BE MADE FROM AFTER THE ECOLOGICAL REVOLUTION?
Cezary URBAN
Head Agricultural Solutions at BASF Poland

Cezary URBAN
Head Agricultural Solutions at BASF Poland
Cezary URBAN
Head Agricultural Solutions at BASF Poland
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30FARM TO FORK. HOW MUCH IS ’GREEN FARMING’ GOING TO COST?
Adam CZERNIAK
Chief Economist, Director for Research, Polityka Insight

Adam Czerniak is director for research and chief economist at Polityka Insight and head of the Institutional and Political Economics Department at the Warsaw School of Economics. He holds a PhD in Economics. He co-founded the Rental Research Lab. He authored dozens of publications in the field of economic sociology, institutional economics and on the varieties of residential capitalism. He is the Polish representative to the European Master in Official Statistics Board (term 2021-2023). Until 2012, he worked as a banking economist, previously he cooperated with the World Bank and the FOR Foundation, he was also a Ronald Coase Institute scholarship fellow.

Adam CZERNIAK
Chief Economist, Director for Research, Polityka Insight
Adam CZERNIAK
Chief Economist, Director for Research, Polityka Insight

Adam Czerniak is director for research and chief economist at Polityka Insight and head of the Institutional and Political Economics Department at the Warsaw School of Economics. He holds a PhD in Economics. He co-founded the Rental Research Lab. He authored dozens of publications in the field of economic sociology, institutional economics and on the varieties of residential capitalism. He is the Polish representative to the European Master in Official Statistics Board (term 2021-2023). Until 2012, he worked as a banking economist, previously he cooperated with the World Bank and the FOR Foundation, he was also a Ronald Coase Institute scholarship fellow.

Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45THE RESILIENT ENTREPRENEUR. HOW HE SURVIVED A PANDEMIC
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30WHERE IS THE REAL ESTATE MARKET HEADING? KEY TRENDS AND CHALLENGES
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30FARM TO FORK. HOW MUCH IS ’GREEN FARMING’ GOING TO COST?
Ingrid REUMERT
President of the Danish Government Council for Energy Efficiency Transition, Vicepresident of Velux

Ingrid Reumert is the VP of Global External Relations & Sustainability at The VELUX Group. She is also Chairman of the Danish Government's Council for Energy Efficient Transition, and ViceChair of the Danish Governments Climate Partnership for the Built Environment. She also hosts the position of a Board Member of UN Global Compact Denmark, ViceChair of Synergi, Member of IEA's Advisory Committee for Energy Effiency and a Board Member of EuroACE.

Ingrid REUMERT
President of the Danish Government Council for Energy Efficiency Transition, Vicepresident of Velux
Ingrid REUMERT
President of the Danish Government Council for Energy Efficiency Transition, Vicepresident of Velux
Ingrid Reumert is the VP of Global External Relations & Sustainability at The VELUX Group. She is also Chairman of the Danish Government's Council for Energy Efficient Transition, and ViceChair of the Danish Governments Climate Partnership for the Built Environment. She also hosts the position of a Board Member of UN Global Compact Denmark, ViceChair of Synergi, Member of IEA's Advisory Committee for Energy Effiency and a Board Member of EuroACE.
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00ARE WE READY FOR 'FIT FOR 55'?
Magdalena PIECH
Chair of European Tech Alliance, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Allegro

Since 2017, as Head of Regulatory Affairs at Allegro, she is responsible for analyzing legislative projects in terms of their impact on the development of e-commerce and the digital economy. From 2018, she’s the Chair of the European Tech Alliance, an organization associating leading European technology companies. She gained professional experience in the European Parliament, the Ministry of Economy, and the Polish Confederation Lewiatan. Doctor of Legal Sciences, Graduate of Law at the University of Warsaw, and Université de Strasbourg. An expert in the field of regulations concerning the digital economy, including data protection laws, consumer protection, and e-commerce. For many years, she’s been following the national and EU legislative process and the impact of adopted regulations on enterprises.

Magdalena PIECH
Chair of European Tech Alliance, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Allegro
Magdalena PIECH
Chair of European Tech Alliance, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Allegro

Since 2017, as Head of Regulatory Affairs at Allegro, she is responsible for analyzing legislative projects in terms of their impact on the development of e-commerce and the digital economy. From 2018, she’s the Chair of the European Tech Alliance, an organization associating leading European technology companies. She gained professional experience in the European Parliament, the Ministry of Economy, and the Polish Confederation Lewiatan. Doctor of Legal Sciences, Graduate of Law at the University of Warsaw, and Université de Strasbourg. An expert in the field of regulations concerning the digital economy, including data protection laws, consumer protection, and e-commerce. For many years, she’s been following the national and EU legislative process and the impact of adopted regulations on enterprises.

Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30DIGITAL BOOM – THE FUTURE OF THE EUROPEAN DIGITAL MARKET IN THE LIGHT OF THE DMA - THE ACT ON DIGITAL MARKETS
Kamila KLOC
PhD, Head of Markets Unit in Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, DG CNECT, European Comission

Joined the European Commission in December 2004. Since January 2019, she holds a position of a Head of Unit Markets in Directorate B Connectivity of Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology. Since March 2021, she deputizes for Director in the same Directorate. Previously she served as Deputy Head of Cabinet for Vice President Ansip responsible for Digital Single Market (DSM). Prior to joining the Cabinet, she worked at Directorate General for Energy coordinating exemptions from regulatory access rules for gas pipelines. During the Polish Presidency in 2011 she was seconded by the Commission to the President’s office of the Polish Energy Regulatory Authority. Earlier, she worked for 5 years at the Directorate General for Competition dealing with merger and antitrust cases. Prior to joining the Commission, she was employed at the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection in Poland as Adviser to the President. Kamila Kloc started her professional career in academia and taught at Warsaw School of Economics as Assistant Professor. She has written her PhD on the role of competition policy in the public utilities sector with a special emphasis on telecommunications. She was a Fulbright scholar at the University of California in Berkeley and a Chevening fellow at Oxford University.

Kamila KLOC
PhD, Head of Markets Unit in Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, DG CNECT, European Comission
Kamila KLOC
PhD, Head of Markets Unit in Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, DG CNECT, European Comission
Joined the European Commission in December 2004. Since January 2019, she holds a position of a Head of Unit Markets in Directorate B Connectivity of Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology. Since March 2021, she deputizes for Director in the same Directorate. Previously she served as Deputy Head of Cabinet for Vice President Ansip responsible for Digital Single Market (DSM). Prior to joining the Cabinet, she worked at Directorate General for Energy coordinating exemptions from regulatory access rules for gas pipelines. During the Polish Presidency in 2011 she was seconded by the Commission to the President’s office of the Polish Energy Regulatory Authority. Earlier, she worked for 5 years at the Directorate General for Competition dealing with merger and antitrust cases. Prior to joining the Commission, she was employed at the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection in Poland as Adviser to the President. Kamila Kloc started her professional career in academia and taught at Warsaw School of Economics as Assistant Professor. She has written her PhD on the role of competition policy in the public utilities sector with a special emphasis on telecommunications. She was a Fulbright scholar at the University of California in Berkeley and a Chevening fellow at Oxford University.
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30DIGITAL BOOM – THE FUTURE OF THE EUROPEAN DIGITAL MARKET IN THE LIGHT OF THE DMA - THE ACT ON DIGITAL MARKETS
Aleksandra MUSIELAK
Digital expert, Polish Confederation Lewiatan

Aleksandra MUSIELAK
Digital expert, Polish Confederation Lewiatan
Aleksandra MUSIELAK
Digital expert, Polish Confederation Lewiatan
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00FAIR AND UNFAIR COMPETITION IN BUSINESS
Christa SCHWENG
President of the European Economic and Social Committee

Christa SCHWENG
President of the European Economic and Social Committee
Christa SCHWENG
President of the European Economic and Social Committee
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30SOCIAL AND CIVIC EUROPE
Rainer DULGER
President of the Confederation of German Employers' Associations BDA: Confederation of German Employers‘ Associations

Dr. Dulger was elected Employers' President in November 2020 and in this function represents the interests of more than 1 million companies with around 20 million employees. Dulger was previously President of Gesamtmetall from 2012 to 2020. Together with his brother, Rainer Dulger runs ProMinent GmbH, a company that manufactures metering pumps and sells them worldwide. He studied mechanical engineering in Kaiserslautern, where he subsequently obtained a doctorate in engineering. Dr. Rainer Dulger was born 1964 in Heidelberg, is married and has two children.

Rainer DULGER
President of the Confederation of German Employers' Associations BDA: Confederation of German Employers‘ Associations
Rainer DULGER
President of the Confederation of German Employers' Associations BDA: Confederation of German Employers‘ Associations
Dr. Dulger was elected Employers' President in November 2020 and in this function represents the interests of more than 1 million companies with around 20 million employees. Dulger was previously President of Gesamtmetall from 2012 to 2020. Together with his brother, Rainer Dulger runs ProMinent GmbH, a company that manufactures metering pumps and sells them worldwide. He studied mechanical engineering in Kaiserslautern, where he subsequently obtained a doctorate in engineering. Dr. Rainer Dulger was born 1964 in Heidelberg, is married and has two children.
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30SOCIAL AND CIVIC EUROPE
Ivailo KAŁFIN
Executive Director and Eurofound

Ivailo Kalfin joined Eurofound as Executive Director on 1 June 2021. His expertise covers a range of areas, from the dynamics of the labour market and social policy to global political trends, the EU and budget, as well as digital transformation. Director of the Economics and International Relations Institute in Sofia, between 2019 and 2021. He served on two occasions as Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister (2005–2009 and 2014–2016), as well as Minister of Foreign Affairs (2005–2009) and Minister of Labour and Social Policy (2014–2016). Between 2009 and 2014, he was Member of the European Parliament, Vice Chair of the Committee on Budgets and rapporteur for the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014–2020. From 2014 to 2017, he was a member of the Monti Group – the High Level Group on Own Resources. For the next two years, he served as Special Adviser to the EU Commissioner on Budget and Human Resources. Elected as a member of the Bulgarian parliament on four occasions. 

Ivailo KAŁFIN
Executive Director and Eurofound
Ivailo KAŁFIN
Executive Director and Eurofound

Ivailo Kalfin joined Eurofound as Executive Director on 1 June 2021. His expertise covers a range of areas, from the dynamics of the labour market and social policy to global political trends, the EU and budget, as well as digital transformation. Director of the Economics and International Relations Institute in Sofia, between 2019 and 2021. He served on two occasions as Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister (2005–2009 and 2014–2016), as well as Minister of Foreign Affairs (2005–2009) and Minister of Labour and Social Policy (2014–2016). Between 2009 and 2014, he was Member of the European Parliament, Vice Chair of the Committee on Budgets and rapporteur for the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014–2020. From 2014 to 2017, he was a member of the Monti Group – the High Level Group on Own Resources. For the next two years, he served as Special Adviser to the EU Commissioner on Budget and Human Resources. Elected as a member of the Bulgarian parliament on four occasions. 

Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30SOCIAL AND CIVIC EUROPE
Tomasz SAWCZUK
Head of Political Department of “Kultura Liberalna"

Doctor of philosophy and lawyer, head of the political department of the weekly “Kultura Liberalna”, author of the book “New liberalism. How to understand and take advantage of the crisis of the Third Polish Republic".

Tomasz SAWCZUK
Head of Political Department of “Kultura Liberalna"
Tomasz SAWCZUK
Head of Political Department of “Kultura Liberalna"
Doctor of philosophy and lawyer, head of the political department of the weekly “Kultura Liberalna”, author of the book “New liberalism. How to understand and take advantage of the crisis of the Third Polish Republic".
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30SOCIAL AND CIVIC EUROPE
Katarzyna KASIA
Philosopher and publicist

Katarzyna KASIA
Philosopher and publicist
Katarzyna KASIA
Philosopher and publicist
Thursday, October 21, 202122:30 - 0:30DOES SOCIALISM HAVE A FUTURE ? MEMOIRS OF ZYGMUNT BAUMAN AND BEYOND...
Aleksandra KARASIŃSKA
Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Women magazine and Programming Director Paid Content, RASP

Editor-in-Chief of the “Forbes Women” magazine and Paid Content Program Director at RASP. An expert in the field of internet media, television and radio production, as well as press. She was a journalist for Radio Wolna Europa, Radio Zet, TVN24 and Polsat. She was the deputy Editor-in-Chief of the “Wprost” and “Newsweek” opinion weeklies. She has collaborated with CNN and CNN Radio. Teaches journalism at SWPS University and runs the Forbes Women Podcast.

Aleksandra KARASIŃSKA
Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Women magazine and Programming Director Paid Content, RASP
Aleksandra KARASIŃSKA
Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Women magazine and Programming Director Paid Content, RASP

Editor-in-Chief of the “Forbes Women” magazine and Paid Content Program Director at RASP. An expert in the field of internet media, television and radio production, as well as press. She was a journalist for Radio Wolna Europa, Radio Zet, TVN24 and Polsat. She was the deputy Editor-in-Chief of the “Wprost” and “Newsweek” opinion weeklies. She has collaborated with CNN and CNN Radio. Teaches journalism at SWPS University and runs the Forbes Women Podcast.

Thursday, October 21, 202117:00 - 18:30FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE
Friday, October 22, 202116:00 - 17:00CLOSING SESSION – THE FUTURE OF THE WORLD ACCORDING TO WOMEN
Fredrik PERSSON
President of Svenskt Näringsliv – the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

Studied economics at the Stockholm School Of Economics in 1988 – 92. He worked at ABB Financial Services in 1992 – 98 and at ABB-owned Aros Securities AB in 1998 – 2000. He worked at AXEL Johnson AB from 2000, of which as managing director 2007 – 2015. He was appointed chairman of the Swedish trade 2014 and the same year as vice chairman of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. Since 24 March 2017 he is chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce in Sweden. In November 2017 he was appointed chairman of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise.

Fredrik PERSSON
President of Svenskt Näringsliv – the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
Fredrik PERSSON
President of Svenskt Näringsliv – the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
Studied economics at the Stockholm School Of Economics in 1988 – 92. He worked at ABB Financial Services in 1992 – 98 and at ABB-owned Aros Securities AB in 1998 – 2000. He worked at AXEL Johnson AB from 2000, of which as managing director 2007 – 2015. He was appointed chairman of the Swedish trade 2014 and the same year as vice chairman of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. Since 24 March 2017 he is chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce in Sweden. In November 2017 he was appointed chairman of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise.
Thursday, October 21, 202111:30 - 13:00FUTURE OF EUROPE. WHAT WILL IT BE, HOW TO PLAN IT, ORGANISE IT AND HOW TO TALK ABOUT IT, SO IT IS NOT LOST?
Iveta RADIČOVÁ
Former Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovakia

Iveta Radicová is professor of sociology at Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts and Dean of Media Faculty Paneuropean University in Bratislava. Prior to the positions as Slovakia’s Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, she was a member of the Slovak National Parliament and served as Minister of Labor, Social Affairs, and Family. In 1992, she founded the non-profit Social Policy Analysis Centre, which she led until being appointed director of the Institute of Sociology of the Slovak Academy of Science in 2005. She received professor in sociology from Comenius University in Bratislava.

Iveta RADIČOVÁ
Former Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovakia
Iveta RADIČOVÁ
Former Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovakia
Iveta Radicová is professor of sociology at Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts and Dean of Media Faculty Paneuropean University in Bratislava. Prior to the positions as Slovakia’s Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, she was a member of the Slovak National Parliament and served as Minister of Labor, Social Affairs, and Family. In 1992, she founded the non-profit Social Policy Analysis Centre, which she led until being appointed director of the Institute of Sociology of the Slovak Academy of Science in 2005. She received professor in sociology from Comenius University in Bratislava.
Thursday, October 21, 202111:30 - 13:00FUTURE OF EUROPE. WHAT WILL IT BE, HOW TO PLAN IT, ORGANISE IT AND HOW TO TALK ABOUT IT, SO IT IS NOT LOST?
Mark WILLIAMS
Palaeobiologist, University of Leicester

Mark Williamsis a Professor of Palaeobiology in the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment at Leicester University in the United Kingdom. He is the co-author - with his friend Jan Zalasiewicz - of several popular science books on the climate, environmental and biological history of the Earth. His most recent book – “The cosmic oasis” - looks at how humans must change their relationship with the Earth, if they and the rest of life are to flourish. For more than a decade he has worked on the concept of the Anthropocene, that humans are fundamentally altering the Earth’s systems of water, life, air and earth. And to that end, he recently co-wrote the book “The Anthropocene: a multidisciplinary approach."

Mark WILLIAMS
Palaeobiologist, University of Leicester
Mark WILLIAMS
Palaeobiologist, University of Leicester

Mark Williamsis a Professor of Palaeobiology in the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment at Leicester University in the United Kingdom. He is the co-author - with his friend Jan Zalasiewicz - of several popular science books on the climate, environmental and biological history of the Earth. His most recent book – “The cosmic oasis” - looks at how humans must change their relationship with the Earth, if they and the rest of life are to flourish. For more than a decade he has worked on the concept of the Anthropocene, that humans are fundamentally altering the Earth’s systems of water, life, air and earth. And to that end, he recently co-wrote the book “The Anthropocene: a multidisciplinary approach."

Wednesday, October 20, 202119:00 - 20:00OPENING SESSION – THE ANTHROPOCENE
Adam BODNAR
former Ombudsman, Dean of the Faculty of Law at the SWPS University in Warsaw

Adam BODNAR
former Ombudsman, Dean of the Faculty of Law at the SWPS University in Warsaw
Adam BODNAR
former Ombudsman, Dean of the Faculty of Law at the SWPS University in Warsaw
Wednesday, October 20, 202118:00 - 19:00EFNI 2021 OPENING GALA
Jerzy HAUSNER
Open Eyes Economy Summit, GAP Foundation

Professor of Economic Sciences, chairman of the Open Eyes Economy Summit Program Council and GAP Foundation Council, former deputy prime minister responsible for economic issues and minister of economy, labour and social policy, member of the Monetary Policy Council (2010-2016), member of the High Level Industrial Roundtable „Industry 2030”.

Jerzy HAUSNER
Open Eyes Economy Summit, GAP Foundation
Jerzy HAUSNER
Open Eyes Economy Summit, GAP Foundation
Professor of Economic Sciences, chairman of the Open Eyes Economy Summit Program Council and GAP Foundation Council, former deputy prime minister responsible for economic issues and minister of economy, labour and social policy, member of the Monetary Policy Council (2010-2016), member of the High Level Industrial Roundtable „Industry 2030”.
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30DOUGHNUT ECONOMICS – HOW TO THINK ABOUT ECONOMICS IN THE 21ST CENTURY?
Marek NIEDUŻAK
Secretary of State, Ministry of Development, Labor and Technology

Since August 17, 2021, Mr. Niedużak serves as the Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Development and Technology, where he’s responsible for the area of regulation and legislation. Previously, Deputy Minister of Entrepreneurship and Technology, Deputy Minister of Development, and then Development, Labor and Technology. He has many years of experience in working with leading law firms. While running an individual advocate practice, he cooperated, among others, with the Sejm Analysis Bureau and Polityka Insight. He lectured at the Law College of the Kozminski University and conducted economic law classes as part of an attorney apprenticeship at the Warsaw Chamber. He is a member of the supervisory board of Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego. He belongs to the Polish Association of Economic Analysis of Law and the Oxford and Cambridge Society of Poland. He sits on the board of the Abraham Jakub Stern. He is a fellow of the Polish Economic Institute. Doctor of law and lawyer specializing in civil and economic law, a graduate of the Jagiellonian University and the University of Cambridge.

Marek NIEDUŻAK
Secretary of State, Ministry of Development, Labor and Technology
Marek NIEDUŻAK
Secretary of State, Ministry of Development, Labor and Technology

Since August 17, 2021, Mr. Niedużak serves as the Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Development and Technology, where he’s responsible for the area of regulation and legislation. Previously, Deputy Minister of Entrepreneurship and Technology, Deputy Minister of Development, and then Development, Labor and Technology. He has many years of experience in working with leading law firms. While running an individual advocate practice, he cooperated, among others, with the Sejm Analysis Bureau and Polityka Insight. He lectured at the Law College of the Kozminski University and conducted economic law classes as part of an attorney apprenticeship at the Warsaw Chamber. He is a member of the supervisory board of Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego. He belongs to the Polish Association of Economic Analysis of Law and the Oxford and Cambridge Society of Poland. He sits on the board of the Abraham Jakub Stern. He is a fellow of the Polish Economic Institute. Doctor of law and lawyer specializing in civil and economic law, a graduate of the Jagiellonian University and the University of Cambridge.

Thursday, October 21, 202110:05 - 11:20THE BUSINESS WEIMAR TRIANGLE – OPENING KEY CHALLENGES FACING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMY: ENERGY, TRADE POLICY, DIGITAL TAXES
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00AN ECONOMIC STRATEGY FOR THE NEW DECADE
Tomasz SKRZYPCZAK
Country Director Poland, The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

Tomasz SKRZYPCZAK
Country Director Poland, The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Tomasz SKRZYPCZAK
Country Director Poland, The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
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Piotr ŻAKOWIECKI
Senior Healthcare Analyst, Polityka Insight

Piotr Żakowiecki deals with health policy and the healthcare industry. Author of reports and publications in the field of public policy, he collaborated, i.a. with Freedom House, the Insititute for Structural Research and Employers of Poland. He gained public sector experience at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Poland and the Ministry of Administration and Digitization, and business acumen as a strategy manager at Alior Bank. A graduate of the London School of Economics and National University of Singapore.

Piotr ŻAKOWIECKI
Senior Healthcare Analyst, Polityka Insight
Piotr ŻAKOWIECKI
Senior Healthcare Analyst, Polityka Insight

Piotr Żakowiecki deals with health policy and the healthcare industry. Author of reports and publications in the field of public policy, he collaborated, i.a. with Freedom House, the Insititute for Structural Research and Employers of Poland. He gained public sector experience at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Poland and the Ministry of Administration and Digitization, and business acumen as a strategy manager at Alior Bank. A graduate of the London School of Economics and National University of Singapore.

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Janusz LEWANDOWSKI
Member of European Parliament

Born in 1951, Lublin, graduated in Economics from the University of Gdansk, PhD in Economics in 1984. Member of "Solidarity" movement. Private consulting and Polish Ocean Lines (1984-1991), Minister of Privatisation (1991-1993), Member of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland (1997-2004), Vice-Chairman of the Poland - EU Committee (2001-2004). Member of the European Parliament (2004-2010) - Chairman of the Committee on Budgets, Member of the European Commission responsible for budget and financial programming (2010-2014), Member of the European Parliament, Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Budgets.

Janusz LEWANDOWSKI
Member of European Parliament
Janusz LEWANDOWSKI
Member of European Parliament
Born in 1951, Lublin, graduated in Economics from the University of Gdansk, PhD in Economics in 1984. Member of "Solidarity" movement. Private consulting and Polish Ocean Lines (1984-1991), Minister of Privatisation (1991-1993), Member of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland (1997-2004), Vice-Chairman of the Poland - EU Committee (2001-2004). Member of the European Parliament (2004-2010) - Chairman of the Committee on Budgets, Member of the European Commission responsible for budget and financial programming (2010-2014), Member of the European Parliament, Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Budgets.
Friday, October 22, 20219:00 - 9:45NEW EU FINANCIAL ARCHITECTURE
Tadeusz NOWICKI
President of the Management Board of Ergis S.A

Tadeusz Nowicki – a graduate from the Warsaw University of Technology (Politechnika Warszawska, 1983), Tadeusz Nowicki was awarded a PhD at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines (Saint-Etienne, France, 1988). After being Research Engineer for the French Ministry of Industry, he worked in various positions in the precious metals industry ending as Technical Director of the Engelhard-Clal Platinum Division with responsibility for plants in Paris, London, and Amsterdam. In January 1998, he began his activities in the plastics industry in Poland, and established via mergers and acquisitions the ERGIS Group, of which he is today President of the Management Board. Since 2007, Tadeusz Nowicki has also been President of the Polish Union of Plastic Converters (PUPC/PZTPS). The member of the European Plastics Convertes Steering Committee.

Tadeusz NOWICKI
President of the Management Board of Ergis S.A
Tadeusz NOWICKI
President of the Management Board of Ergis S.A
Tadeusz Nowicki – a graduate from the Warsaw University of Technology (Politechnika Warszawska, 1983), Tadeusz Nowicki was awarded a PhD at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines (Saint-Etienne, France, 1988). After being Research Engineer for the French Ministry of Industry, he worked in various positions in the precious metals industry ending as Technical Director of the Engelhard-Clal Platinum Division with responsibility for plants in Paris, London, and Amsterdam. In January 1998, he began his activities in the plastics industry in Poland, and established via mergers and acquisitions the ERGIS Group, of which he is today President of the Management Board. Since 2007, Tadeusz Nowicki has also been President of the Polish Union of Plastic Converters (PUPC/PZTPS). The member of the European Plastics Convertes Steering Committee.
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:45WHAT WILL THE WORLD BE MADE FROM AFTER THE ECOLOGICAL REVOLUTION?
Mirosław PROPPÉ
Chairman of the Board, WWF Poland

He has been the head of the Foundation since August 1, 2018. Responsible for overseeing the activities of WWF Poland and implementing the Foundation's project development strategy.

Since 1994, he has been associated with KPMG, one of the largest auditing and consulting companies in Poland and in the world. He was a partner and head of the advisory team for public administration and infrastructure in Central and Eastern Europe. In his many years of managerial work, Proppé has conducted projects both in the field of social policy (counteracting unemployment and improving the effectiveness of social policy) and environmental protection (natural hazards, including Flood Risk Management Plans). He cooperated with representatives of public administration units, regional authorities, and the largest companies. As a manager, he was responsible for the implementation of complex projects and led numerous teams of experts.

Mirosław PROPPÉ
Chairman of the Board, WWF Poland
Mirosław PROPPÉ
Chairman of the Board, WWF Poland

He has been the head of the Foundation since August 1, 2018. Responsible for overseeing the activities of WWF Poland and implementing the Foundation's project development strategy.

Since 1994, he has been associated with KPMG, one of the largest auditing and consulting companies in Poland and in the world. He was a partner and head of the advisory team for public administration and infrastructure in Central and Eastern Europe. In his many years of managerial work, Proppé has conducted projects both in the field of social policy (counteracting unemployment and improving the effectiveness of social policy) and environmental protection (natural hazards, including Flood Risk Management Plans). He cooperated with representatives of public administration units, regional authorities, and the largest companies. As a manager, he was responsible for the implementation of complex projects and led numerous teams of experts.

Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:15ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION – HOW TO CREATE AWARENESS OF CLIMATE CHANGE?
Zbigniew KARACZUN
President of the Board of the Polish Ecological Club

Zbigniew KARACZUN
President of the Board of the Polish Ecological Club
Zbigniew KARACZUN
President of the Board of the Polish Ecological Club
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:15ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION – HOW TO CREATE AWARENESS OF CLIMATE CHANGE?
Włodzimierz SZPRINGER
Head of the Department of Administrative and Financial Law of Enterprises at the Warsaw School of Economics

Professor at the Warsaw School of Economics (College of Enterprise Sciences) and the University of Warsaw (Faculty of Management). Lecturer and expert in banking, bank laws, politics and laws of competition, legal and economic issues in e-business, new technologies law and economic analysis of law, as well as regulatory impact assessment. Cooperates with European Association of Law and Economics Led Polish science team at European Network for Better Regulation. Member of the Program Council in the field of "Economic analysis of law" at the Warsaw School of Economics. Author of around 200 scientific publications and numerous expert opinions for public administration organs including the government, Commission "Friendly State" of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland, Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, Office of Electronic Communications and more.

Włodzimierz SZPRINGER
Head of the Department of Administrative and Financial Law of Enterprises at the Warsaw School of Economics
Włodzimierz SZPRINGER
Head of the Department of Administrative and Financial Law of Enterprises at the Warsaw School of Economics
Professor at the Warsaw School of Economics (College of Enterprise Sciences) and the University of Warsaw (Faculty of Management). Lecturer and expert in banking, bank laws, politics and laws of competition, legal and economic issues in e-business, new technologies law and economic analysis of law, as well as regulatory impact assessment. Cooperates with European Association of Law and Economics Led Polish science team at European Network for Better Regulation. Member of the Program Council in the field of "Economic analysis of law" at the Warsaw School of Economics. Author of around 200 scientific publications and numerous expert opinions for public administration organs including the government, Commission "Friendly State" of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland, Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, Office of Electronic Communications and more.
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00TECHNOLOGY SHAPES THE FUTURE OF FINANCES - WHICH INNOVATIONS WILL BRING US IN 2035?
Andre M. BAJORAT
Head of Strategy of Corporate Bank, Deutsche Bank

André is part of the European digital economy for almost 25 years. After positions in different Banking, Payment and Fintech Companies, André joined Deutsche Bank as a Managing Director in January 2020. As a former General Manager of figo, giropay, enfore and Star Finanz, Business Angel in several Companies and Board Member, he has a deep knowledge in Payments, Banking and Digital Assets. In Deutsche Bank he is driving different areas like digital assets & currencies and APIs.

Andre M. BAJORAT
Head of Strategy of Corporate Bank, Deutsche Bank
Andre M. BAJORAT
Head of Strategy of Corporate Bank, Deutsche Bank

André is part of the European digital economy for almost 25 years. After positions in different Banking, Payment and Fintech Companies, André joined Deutsche Bank as a Managing Director in January 2020. As a former General Manager of figo, giropay, enfore and Star Finanz, Business Angel in several Companies and Board Member, he has a deep knowledge in Payments, Banking and Digital Assets. In Deutsche Bank he is driving different areas like digital assets & currencies and APIs.

Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00TECHNOLOGY SHAPES THE FUTURE OF FINANCES - WHICH INNOVATIONS WILL BRING US IN 2035?
Andrzej KLESYK
Manager, enterpreneur

Andrzej KLESYK
Manager, enterpreneur
Andrzej KLESYK
Manager, enterpreneur
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00FUTURE EMPLOYEES IN A DISRUPTIVE WORLD. HOW TO EMPOWER YOUNG GENERATIONS?
Natalia HATALSKA
Founder and Charwoman, infuture.institute

Trend analyst, publicist, founder and president of the institute for research on the future of the infuture institute. Recognized as one of the 10 most important figures in Polish business. Awarded with the Digital Shaper title in the “Visionary” category - granted to the people who have an above-average contribution to the development of the digital economy in Poland. The Financial Times placed her on the New Europe 100 list - a list of 100 people from Central and Eastern Europe who change society, politics, and business, presenting a new approach to main problems of the modern world.

Natalia HATALSKA
Founder and Charwoman, infuture.institute
Natalia HATALSKA
Founder and Charwoman, infuture.institute

Trend analyst, publicist, founder and president of the institute for research on the future of the infuture institute. Recognized as one of the 10 most important figures in Polish business. Awarded with the Digital Shaper title in the “Visionary” category - granted to the people who have an above-average contribution to the development of the digital economy in Poland. The Financial Times placed her on the New Europe 100 list - a list of 100 people from Central and Eastern Europe who change society, politics, and business, presenting a new approach to main problems of the modern world.

Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00FUTURE EMPLOYEES IN A DISRUPTIVE WORLD. HOW TO EMPOWER YOUNG GENERATIONS?
Rafał RUDZIŃSKI
CEO at Robert Bosch Sp. z o.o. and a representative of the Bosch Group in Poland

Rafał Rudziński has held managerial and executive positions in Polish companies of the Bosch Group for many years. On 1 January 2019, he was appointed the CEO of Robert Bosch and a representative of the Bosch Group in Poland. In 2005-2018, he worked at BSH Sprzęt Gospodarstwa Domowego where he initially held the position of Sales Director, and from 2008 onwards he became a Member of the Management Board responsible for marketing, sales, factory service and logistics. In 2000-2004 he was the Sales Director at Miele. Rafał Rudziński is a member of the Management Board of the Employers’ Association of Automotive and Industrial Products and a member of the Green Transformation Council, which operates within the Lewiatan Confederation. He is also a member of the UN Global Compact Network Poland Program Council.

Rafał RUDZIŃSKI
CEO at Robert Bosch Sp. z o.o. and a representative of the Bosch Group in Poland
Rafał RUDZIŃSKI
CEO at Robert Bosch Sp. z o.o. and a representative of the Bosch Group in Poland

Rafał Rudziński has held managerial and executive positions in Polish companies of the Bosch Group for many years. On 1 January 2019, he was appointed the CEO of Robert Bosch and a representative of the Bosch Group in Poland. In 2005-2018, he worked at BSH Sprzęt Gospodarstwa Domowego where he initially held the position of Sales Director, and from 2008 onwards he became a Member of the Management Board responsible for marketing, sales, factory service and logistics. In 2000-2004 he was the Sales Director at Miele. Rafał Rudziński is a member of the Management Board of the Employers’ Association of Automotive and Industrial Products and a member of the Green Transformation Council, which operates within the Lewiatan Confederation. He is also a member of the UN Global Compact Network Poland Program Council.

Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45THE WEIMAR WOMEN’S TRIANGLE
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30THE EXPENDABLE BRAIN. AIOT: ON THE FUTURE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE INTERNETOF THINGS
Dominik WAŁKOWSKI
Advocate, Partner, Wardyński & Partners

Responsible for the practice of environmental law at Wardyński & Partners. He deals with Polish, European and international environmental protection and sustainable development law, including investment processes and responsibility for violating environmental protection requirements and causing environmental damage. He advises on environmental impact assessment, construction and operation of industrial plants, management and transboundary shipment of waste, as well as nature and biodiversity protection.

Dominik WAŁKOWSKI
Advocate, Partner, Wardyński & Partners
Dominik WAŁKOWSKI
Advocate, Partner, Wardyński & Partners

Responsible for the practice of environmental law at Wardyński & Partners. He deals with Polish, European and international environmental protection and sustainable development law, including investment processes and responsibility for violating environmental protection requirements and causing environmental damage. He advises on environmental impact assessment, construction and operation of industrial plants, management and transboundary shipment of waste, as well as nature and biodiversity protection.

Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30BUSINESS 2030 - 2050: LIMITED RESOURCES, UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES?
Ludwik KOTECKI
Director of the Institute of Responsible Finance

An independent economic and financial consultant and advisor to different national and international organizations, including the UNDP, the IBRD and the IMF. In recent years, a green finance propagator, founder and director of Responsible Finance Institute in Poland. Author and editor of the first comprehensive report on green finance in Poland in 2020 and co-author of practical guide for potential issuers on how to issue green bond. He is an expert for the Polish Center for Strategic Mindset and the European Financial Congress. He is an economic advisor to the Speaker of the Senate of the Republic of Poland. Member of Team Europe in Poland. Chief Economist of Caritas Poland. In 2018 he was an advisor to the Indonesian government on the issuance of green bonds and green sukuks (first ever issuance of green Islamic bonds). His responsibility included the preparation of the Report for Investors and capacity building in the Ministry of Finance of Indonesia. In 2015-2016 he served as Alternate Executive Director in the IMF in Washington DC, representing Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Poland, Serbia, Switzerland, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan at the IMF Board. Before that he spent almost twenty years in Polish Ministry of Finance, most recently as Chief Economist (2012-2015) and Deputy Minister (2008-2012). In 2012 – 2015 he was a member of Polish Financial Supervision Authority, institution responsible for regulating and supervising financial market in Poland. He was Chairman of the Council of the Deposit Guarantee Fund in 2012-2015. In the years 2009-2012, the Government Plenipotentiary for the Euro Introduction in Poland.

Ludwik KOTECKI
Director of the Institute of Responsible Finance
Ludwik KOTECKI
Director of the Institute of Responsible Finance
An independent economic and financial consultant and advisor to different national and international organizations, including the UNDP, the IBRD and the IMF. In recent years, a green finance propagator, founder and director of Responsible Finance Institute in Poland. Author and editor of the first comprehensive report on green finance in Poland in 2020 and co-author of practical guide for potential issuers on how to issue green bond. He is an expert for the Polish Center for Strategic Mindset and the European Financial Congress. He is an economic advisor to the Speaker of the Senate of the Republic of Poland. Member of Team Europe in Poland. Chief Economist of Caritas Poland. In 2018 he was an advisor to the Indonesian government on the issuance of green bonds and green sukuks (first ever issuance of green Islamic bonds). His responsibility included the preparation of the Report for Investors and capacity building in the Ministry of Finance of Indonesia. In 2015-2016 he served as Alternate Executive Director in the IMF in Washington DC, representing Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Poland, Serbia, Switzerland, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan at the IMF Board. Before that he spent almost twenty years in Polish Ministry of Finance, most recently as Chief Economist (2012-2015) and Deputy Minister (2008-2012). In 2012 – 2015 he was a member of Polish Financial Supervision Authority, institution responsible for regulating and supervising financial market in Poland. He was Chairman of the Council of the Deposit Guarantee Fund in 2012-2015. In the years 2009-2012, the Government Plenipotentiary for the Euro Introduction in Poland.
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30GREEN FINANCE AND INVESTMENT - A FINANCIAL SYSTEM FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Magdalena DZIEWGUĆ
Director of Google cloud business development in Central and Eastern Europe

Magdalena DZIEWGUĆ
Director of Google cloud business development in Central and Eastern Europe
Magdalena DZIEWGUĆ
Director of Google cloud business development in Central and Eastern Europe
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00HOW TO MAKE DIGITALIZATION CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIAL INCLUSION?
Justyna ORŁOWSKA
Prime Minister’s High Representative for Government Technology - Head of the GovTech Centre

Leading expert in corporate finance and fund management. Having previously worked in consulting, in 2016 she became an advisor to the Minister of Economic Development. Responsible for management of the State's innovative projects portfolio, she spearheaded the MinFinTech programme as well as digital initiatives in the fields such as education or finance. In 2017 appointed an Advisor to the Prime Minister on Innovation Policy and Finance. Since the GovTech Polska Programme’s establishment in April 2018, she is serving as Head of the GovTech Polska Programme - Poland's largest initiative aimed at bringing and implementing the innovation and digital revolution to the Public Sector. She was appointed the Prime Minister’s High Representative for Government Technology in March 2020 and currently serving as Head of the GovTech Centre in the Chancellery of the Prime Minister.

For her actions, she has received multiple awards, including Forbes 30 under 30, Digital Shape, the Digital Eagle and the Innovation Eagle award.

Justyna ORŁOWSKA
Prime Minister’s High Representative for Government Technology - Head of the GovTech Centre
Justyna ORŁOWSKA
Prime Minister’s High Representative for Government Technology - Head of the GovTech Centre

Leading expert in corporate finance and fund management. Having previously worked in consulting, in 2016 she became an advisor to the Minister of Economic Development. Responsible for management of the State's innovative projects portfolio, she spearheaded the MinFinTech programme as well as digital initiatives in the fields such as education or finance. In 2017 appointed an Advisor to the Prime Minister on Innovation Policy and Finance. Since the GovTech Polska Programme’s establishment in April 2018, she is serving as Head of the GovTech Polska Programme - Poland's largest initiative aimed at bringing and implementing the innovation and digital revolution to the Public Sector. She was appointed the Prime Minister’s High Representative for Government Technology in March 2020 and currently serving as Head of the GovTech Centre in the Chancellery of the Prime Minister.

For her actions, she has received multiple awards, including Forbes 30 under 30, Digital Shape, the Digital Eagle and the Innovation Eagle award.

Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00HOW TO MAKE DIGITALIZATION CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIAL INCLUSION?
Jarosław KRAWCZYK
PR Lead, Otodom

Responsible for PR at Otodom, host of the Otodom.Live cycle, author of essays on the real estate market quoted by the most important publications and based on the Otodom analysis and the studies ordered by the website. Always keeping an eye on the market and analyses it without predetermined theses, interested mostly in trends and changes within it and everything in-between the real estate and its habitants. In private life Mr. Krawczyk often attends concerts and festivals, as music is his element.

Jarosław KRAWCZYK
PR Lead, Otodom
Jarosław KRAWCZYK
PR Lead, Otodom
Responsible for PR at Otodom, host of the Otodom.Live cycle, author of essays on the real estate market quoted by the most important publications and based on the Otodom analysis and the studies ordered by the website. Always keeping an eye on the market and analyses it without predetermined theses, interested mostly in trends and changes within it and everything in-between the real estate and its habitants. In private life Mr. Krawczyk often attends concerts and festivals, as music is his element.
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30WHERE IS THE REAL ESTATE MARKET HEADING? KEY TRENDS AND CHALLENGES
Maria WIŚNIEWSKA
PhD; doctor of sociology, economist, manager, academic lecturer

Currently assistant professor at the Collegium Artes Liberales, Warsaw University, in charge of Leadership Laboratory, independent member of Supervisory Board of Orange Polska, member of Programme Council at the Institute of Public Affairs, deputy CEO of the Foundation “Institute Artes Liberales”, Warsaw. Since the beginning of her career closely connected to the Polish banking sector, initially at the Poznan Regional Branch of the National Bank of Poland, then as a co-organizer and deputy CEO at the Wielkopolski Bank Kredytowy. In 1997 she worked as a CEO of the Skarbiec Mutual Fund, between 1998 and 2003 CEO of the Bank Pekao SA, member of the Polish Parliament from 2005 to 2007, later, until 2012, CO of the Amsterdam-based Corporation of European Pharmaceutical Distributors NV. Twice on the list of the twenty-five most influential women in Europe, announced by the Wall Street Journal. In 2003 on the list of „Stars of Europe” published by Business Week.

Maria WIŚNIEWSKA
PhD; doctor of sociology, economist, manager, academic lecturer
Maria WIŚNIEWSKA
PhD; doctor of sociology, economist, manager, academic lecturer

Currently assistant professor at the Collegium Artes Liberales, Warsaw University, in charge of Leadership Laboratory, independent member of Supervisory Board of Orange Polska, member of Programme Council at the Institute of Public Affairs, deputy CEO of the Foundation “Institute Artes Liberales”, Warsaw. Since the beginning of her career closely connected to the Polish banking sector, initially at the Poznan Regional Branch of the National Bank of Poland, then as a co-organizer and deputy CEO at the Wielkopolski Bank Kredytowy. In 1997 she worked as a CEO of the Skarbiec Mutual Fund, between 1998 and 2003 CEO of the Bank Pekao SA, member of the Polish Parliament from 2005 to 2007, later, until 2012, CO of the Amsterdam-based Corporation of European Pharmaceutical Distributors NV. Twice on the list of the twenty-five most influential women in Europe, announced by the Wall Street Journal. In 2003 on the list of „Stars of Europe” published by Business Week.

Thursday, October 21, 202116:30 - 17:00ANATOMY OF CHARISMATIC LEADERSHIP
Dieter KEMPF
Vice President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI)

Dieter KEMPF
Vice President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI)
Dieter KEMPF
Vice President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI)
Thursday, October 21, 202110:05 - 11:20THE BUSINESS WEIMAR TRIANGLE – OPENING KEY CHALLENGES FACING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMY: ENERGY, TRADE POLICY, DIGITAL TAXES
Marek TEJCHMAN
Deputy editor-in-chief of "Dziennik Gazeta Prawna"

Journalist specializing in economy and international affairs. Currently leading news team in the biggest business newspaper in Poland (Dziennik Gazeta Prawna). Between 2007 and 2015 anchor and commentator for TVN CNBC and TVN 24 news broadcasters. Previously working in Polsat and Radio TOK FM where he held post of deputy editor in chief.

Marek TEJCHMAN
Deputy editor-in-chief of "Dziennik Gazeta Prawna"
Marek TEJCHMAN
Deputy editor-in-chief of "Dziennik Gazeta Prawna"
Journalist specializing in economy and international affairs. Currently leading news team in the biggest business newspaper in Poland (Dziennik Gazeta Prawna). Between 2007 and 2015 anchor and commentator for TVN CNBC and TVN 24 news broadcasters. Previously working in Polsat and Radio TOK FM where he held post of deputy editor in chief.
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00FUTURE EMPLOYEES IN A DISRUPTIVE WORLD. HOW TO EMPOWER YOUNG GENERATIONS?
Katarzyna BĄKOWICZ
Communication and media expert, Academy of Social Sciences, SWPS University

Assistant Professor and lecturer at the Department of Communication and Journalism SAN and SWPS. Co-founder Central European Digital Media Observatory. Consultant and strategist of business and media communication for public and private entities. Her scientific and professional activity focuses on the issues of social effects of disinformation, the impact of media manipulation and the implementation of solutions in responsible communication.

Katarzyna BĄKOWICZ
Communication and media expert, Academy of Social Sciences, SWPS University
Katarzyna BĄKOWICZ
Communication and media expert, Academy of Social Sciences, SWPS University
Assistant Professor and lecturer at the Department of Communication and Journalism SAN and SWPS. Co-founder Central European Digital Media Observatory. Consultant and strategist of business and media communication for public and private entities. Her scientific and professional activity focuses on the issues of social effects of disinformation, the impact of media manipulation and the implementation of solutions in responsible communication.
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00LOBBYING IN BRUSSELS
Cornelia PIEPER
Consul General of Germany in Gdańsk

Cornelia PIEPER
Consul General of Germany in Gdańsk
Cornelia PIEPER
Consul General of Germany in Gdańsk
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45THE WEIMAR WOMEN’S TRIANGLE
Dominika BETTMAN
CEO and Digital Industries Director at Siemens Polska

Working with Siemens for nearly 25 years. Economist in education, but a humanist at heart. An advocate of sustainable development, corporate social responsibility, and professional activity of women. Propagator of the idea of diversity and inclusive management. She actively participates in the public debate on digitization and industrial production. She prefers deeds over words, so she is actively present in bodies and initiatives whose activities are consistent with her values. Vice-president of the Confederation of Private Employers "Lewiatan", a member of the OEES program council, presides over the Responsible Leadership Council of FOB and the Council of KIGEiT. She’s a member of the Accessibility Council appointed by the Minister of Funds and Regional Policy, and of the University Council of the Warsaw University of Technology. Member of the Supervisory Board of Santander Bank Polska. A graduate of the Faculty of Foreign Trade of the Warsaw School of Economics and the Advanced Management Program IESE in Barcelona.

Dominika BETTMAN
CEO and Digital Industries Director at Siemens Polska
Dominika BETTMAN
CEO and Digital Industries Director at Siemens Polska
Working with Siemens for nearly 25 years. Economist in education, but a humanist at heart. An advocate of sustainable development, corporate social responsibility, and professional activity of women. Propagator of the idea of diversity and inclusive management. She actively participates in the public debate on digitization and industrial production. She prefers deeds over words, so she is actively present in bodies and initiatives whose activities are consistent with her values. Vice-president of the Confederation of Private Employers "Lewiatan", a member of the OEES program council, presides over the Responsible Leadership Council of FOB and the Council of KIGEiT. She’s a member of the Accessibility Council appointed by the Minister of Funds and Regional Policy, and of the University Council of the Warsaw University of Technology. Member of the Supervisory Board of Santander Bank Polska. A graduate of the Faculty of Foreign Trade of the Warsaw School of Economics and the Advanced Management Program IESE in Barcelona.
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00BUSINESS RACE TO ZERO
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00TECHNOLOGY SHAPES THE FUTURE OF FINANCES - WHICH INNOVATIONS WILL BRING US IN 2035?
Mirosław PROPPÉ
CEO WWF Polska

He has been the head of the Foundation since August 1, 2018. Responsible for overseeing the activities of WWF Poland and implementing the Foundation's project development strategy. Since 1994, he has been associated with KPMG, one of the largest auditing and consulting companies in Poland and in the world. He was a partner and head of the advisory team for public administration and infrastructure in Central and Eastern Europe. In his many years of managerial work, Proppé has conducted projects both in the field of social policy (counteracting unemployment and improving the effectiveness of social policy) and environmental protection (natural hazards, including Flood Risk Management Plans). He cooperated with representatives of public administration units, regional authorities, and the largest companies. As a manager, he was responsible for the implementation of complex projects and led numerous teams of experts.

Mirosław PROPPÉ
CEO WWF Polska
Mirosław PROPPÉ
CEO WWF Polska
He has been the head of the Foundation since August 1, 2018. Responsible for overseeing the activities of WWF Poland and implementing the Foundation's project development strategy. Since 1994, he has been associated with KPMG, one of the largest auditing and consulting companies in Poland and in the world. He was a partner and head of the advisory team for public administration and infrastructure in Central and Eastern Europe. In his many years of managerial work, Proppé has conducted projects both in the field of social policy (counteracting unemployment and improving the effectiveness of social policy) and environmental protection (natural hazards, including Flood Risk Management Plans). He cooperated with representatives of public administration units, regional authorities, and the largest companies. As a manager, he was responsible for the implementation of complex projects and led numerous teams of experts.
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30BUSINESS 2030 - 2050: LIMITED RESOURCES, UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES?
Paweł KOWALEWSKI
PhD, lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts

One of the first members of IAA Poland of the International Advertising Association (since 1993), he was elected President of the Association four times, and he was the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of IAA Polska three times. He is the only Pole in the structures of IAA Global. In 2020, he was elected Vice President Creativity IAA Global. President of the Communication Unlimited agency - one of the first independent advertising agencies in Poland. A professor at the Academy of Fine Arts and a recognized Polish artist. During his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, he founded the legendary artistic formation GRUPPA. In 1985 he started working at the Faculty of Industrial Design of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Since 1994 he has been running an advertising studio at this faculty. He took part in numerous exhibitions in Poland and abroad.

Paweł KOWALEWSKI
PhD, lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts
Paweł KOWALEWSKI
PhD, lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts
One of the first members of IAA Poland of the International Advertising Association (since 1993), he was elected President of the Association four times, and he was the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of IAA Polska three times. He is the only Pole in the structures of IAA Global. In 2020, he was elected Vice President Creativity IAA Global. President of the Communication Unlimited agency - one of the first independent advertising agencies in Poland. A professor at the Academy of Fine Arts and a recognized Polish artist. During his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, he founded the legendary artistic formation GRUPPA. In 1985 he started working at the Faculty of Industrial Design of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Since 1994 he has been running an advertising studio at this faculty. He took part in numerous exhibitions in Poland and abroad.
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45CITY OF THE FUTURE. HOW TO CREATE URBAN SPACE TO HELP BUILD SOCIAL TIES AND RELATIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE?
Karol TOKARCZYK
Analyst for Digital Economy, Polityka Insight

Karol Tokarczyk analyses digital economy at Polityka Insight. Previously, he worked for Polish Radio News Agency, where he was responsible for coverage of major economic and business events. A graduate of history and post-graduate studies The Mechanisms of the Euro Area at the University of Zielona Góra.

Karol TOKARCZYK
Analyst for Digital Economy, Polityka Insight
Karol TOKARCZYK
Analyst for Digital Economy, Polityka Insight

Karol Tokarczyk analyses digital economy at Polityka Insight. Previously, he worked for Polish Radio News Agency, where he was responsible for coverage of major economic and business events. A graduate of history and post-graduate studies The Mechanisms of the Euro Area at the University of Zielona Góra.

Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00HOW TO MAKE DIGITALIZATION CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIAL INCLUSION?
Aleksandra KARDAŚ
Naukaoklimacie.pl, University of Warsaw

Atmospheric physicist and science communicator from the Faculty of Physics at the University of Warsaw. She is the vicepresident of the Foundation for Climate Education and a member of the Climate crisis advisory team to the president of the Polish Academy of Sciences. She is an editor of Naukaoklimacie.pl, the author of "Książka o wodzie", the co-author of climate textbooks "Nauka o klimacie" and "Klimatyczne ABC".

Aleksandra KARDAŚ
Naukaoklimacie.pl, University of Warsaw
Aleksandra KARDAŚ
Naukaoklimacie.pl, University of Warsaw
Atmospheric physicist and science communicator from the Faculty of Physics at the University of Warsaw. She is the vicepresident of the Foundation for Climate Education and a member of the Climate crisis advisory team to the president of the Polish Academy of Sciences. She is an editor of Naukaoklimacie.pl, the author of "Książka o wodzie", the co-author of climate textbooks "Nauka o klimacie" and "Klimatyczne ABC".
Wednesday, October 20, 202119:00 - 20:00OPENING SESSION – THE ANTHROPOCENE
Ewa ŁABNO-FALĘCKA
PhD, Director of Corporate Communications and External Relations, Mercedes-Benz Poland

In the years 1993-1999 she was a cultural advisor at the Polish Embassy in Bonn. Since 2000, responsible for communication and external relations in the Daimler AG Group in Poland. Winner of many industry awards, incl. "Golden Arrow", "PRotony", "Thinking Outside of the Box"; nominated for the European Excellence Award; "Businesswoman of the Year" (2016). Graduate of the Jagiellonian University, doctorate in comparative studies at the University of Tübingen; academic teacher in Poland and Germany.

Ewa ŁABNO-FALĘCKA
PhD, Director of Corporate Communications and External Relations, Mercedes-Benz Poland
Ewa ŁABNO-FALĘCKA
PhD, Director of Corporate Communications and External Relations, Mercedes-Benz Poland
In the years 1993-1999 she was a cultural advisor at the Polish Embassy in Bonn. Since 2000, responsible for communication and external relations in the Daimler AG Group in Poland. Winner of many industry awards, incl. "Golden Arrow", "PRotony", "Thinking Outside of the Box"; nominated for the European Excellence Award; "Businesswoman of the Year" (2016). Graduate of the Jagiellonian University, doctorate in comparative studies at the University of Tübingen; academic teacher in Poland and Germany.
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:45ENERGY FOR MOBILITY OR HOW TO SAVE POLISH AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY FROM BLACK-OUT AFTER 2030
Jacek HUTYRA
Climate Officer, Orange Polska

Probably the first climate officer in Poland – and definitely the first one in Orange Group across the world. His role is to support the Orange Polska teams in design and deployment of tangible actions to reduce the company’s climate footprint. Goal? Net Zero Carbon by 2040. #OrangeGoesGreen #NetZero2040

Jacek HUTYRA
Climate Officer, Orange Polska
Jacek HUTYRA
Climate Officer, Orange Polska
Probably the first climate officer in Poland – and definitely the first one in Orange Group across the world. His role is to support the Orange Polska teams in design and deployment of tangible actions to reduce the company’s climate footprint. Goal? Net Zero Carbon by 2040. #OrangeGoesGreen #NetZero2040
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00BUSINESS RACE TO ZERO
Witold DROŻDŻ
Board Member in charge of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at Orange Polska

Board Member in charge of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at Orange Polska and Member of the Board of Orange Foundation. Earlier acting President of the Management Board of PGE Energia Jądrowa S.A. and Deputy Minister of the Interior and Administration, responsible for the development of information society and public records. He is a graduate of Law and International Relations at the University of Warsaw and the Stanford Executive Program at the University of Stanford.

Witold DROŻDŻ
Board Member in charge of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at Orange Polska
Witold DROŻDŻ
Board Member in charge of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at Orange Polska
Board Member in charge of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at Orange Polska and Member of the Board of Orange Foundation. Earlier acting President of the Management Board of PGE Energia Jądrowa S.A. and Deputy Minister of the Interior and Administration, responsible for the development of information society and public records. He is a graduate of Law and International Relations at the University of Warsaw and the Stanford Executive Program at the University of Stanford.
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00HOW TO MAKE DIGITALIZATION CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIAL INCLUSION?
Katarzyna GRUSZECKA-SPYCHAŁA
Deputy Mayor of Gdynia for Economy

Deputy Mayor of Gdynia for Economy (since 2014). Legal advisor, law graduate from the University of Gdańsk, The School of American Law (UG / Chicago-Kent College of Law) and Leadership Academy for Poland. Responsible for the city development strategy, spatial planning, ownership supervision and economic policy. Member of the Urban Land Institute and the Task Force of the Committee for Spatial Economy and Regional Planning, Polish Academy of Sciences. Initiator of the creation of the European Waterfront Cities Network, currently ULI Europe Waterfront Cities Product Council. Honored with the title of Business Tiger. In 2020, she was the only Polish woman to date to receive The Innovation In Politics award in the Economy category. She has won Gdynia the title of "Polish City of the Future" in the FDI Magazine ranking (Financial Times group).

Katarzyna GRUSZECKA-SPYCHAŁA
Deputy Mayor of Gdynia for Economy
Katarzyna GRUSZECKA-SPYCHAŁA
Deputy Mayor of Gdynia for Economy
Deputy Mayor of Gdynia for Economy (since 2014). Legal advisor, law graduate from the University of Gdańsk, The School of American Law (UG / Chicago-Kent College of Law) and Leadership Academy for Poland. Responsible for the city development strategy, spatial planning, ownership supervision and economic policy. Member of the Urban Land Institute and the Task Force of the Committee for Spatial Economy and Regional Planning, Polish Academy of Sciences. Initiator of the creation of the European Waterfront Cities Network, currently ULI Europe Waterfront Cities Product Council. Honored with the title of Business Tiger. In 2020, she was the only Polish woman to date to receive The Innovation In Politics award in the Economy category. She has won Gdynia the title of "Polish City of the Future" in the FDI Magazine ranking (Financial Times group).
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00THE SMART GENERATION
Marek ZMYSŁOWSKI
Enterpreneur, author

Polish-born entrepreneur and executive, focused on online business and renewable energy, passionate about emerging markets. He co-founded Sunroof.se – a 2-in-1 Solar Roofs producer, HotelOnline.co – a Travel Technology Company, and Jumia Travel – Africa’s Biggest Hotel Booking Portal listed on NYSE as part of Jumia Group. In 2014, he was chosen as one of the Ten Most Important People in Tech by IT News Africa Magazine. He is a Lead Mentor at Google’s Launchpad and World Bank’s XL Africa Program. Bestselling author of “Chasing Black Unicorns”, a former snowboard instructor, and a bartender, but his real life goal is simply to leave this world in slightly better shape than what it was when he arrived.

Marek ZMYSŁOWSKI
Enterpreneur, author
Marek ZMYSŁOWSKI
Enterpreneur, author
Polish-born entrepreneur and executive, focused on online business and renewable energy, passionate about emerging markets. He co-founded Sunroof.se – a 2-in-1 Solar Roofs producer, HotelOnline.co – a Travel Technology Company, and Jumia Travel – Africa’s Biggest Hotel Booking Portal listed on NYSE as part of Jumia Group. In 2014, he was chosen as one of the Ten Most Important People in Tech by IT News Africa Magazine. He is a Lead Mentor at Google’s Launchpad and World Bank’s XL Africa Program. Bestselling author of “Chasing Black Unicorns”, a former snowboard instructor, and a bartender, but his real life goal is simply to leave this world in slightly better shape than what it was when he arrived.
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00E-TRADE AND CONSUMERS. LESSONS FROM THE PANDEMIC
Michał RUSINEK
Literary critic, translator, writer, professor at the Jagiellonian University

Lecturer in literary theory, rhetoric and creative writing at the Jagiellonian University, translator of many books for children (by writers including A.A. Milne and J.M. Barrie) and adults (e.g. Edward Gorey). He writes essays, limericks, short stories, radio plays, television scripts and song lyrics. He was secretary to the Nobel prize-winning poet Wisława Szymborska, and runs the literary foundation named for her.

Michał RUSINEK
Literary critic, translator, writer, professor at the Jagiellonian University
Michał RUSINEK
Literary critic, translator, writer, professor at the Jagiellonian University
Lecturer in literary theory, rhetoric and creative writing at the Jagiellonian University, translator of many books for children (by writers including A.A. Milne and J.M. Barrie) and adults (e.g. Edward Gorey). He writes essays, limericks, short stories, radio plays, television scripts and song lyrics. He was secretary to the Nobel prize-winning poet Wisława Szymborska, and runs the literary foundation named for her.
Thursday, October 21, 202115:00 - 15:30HOW DO WORDS WORK?
Thursday, October 21, 202111:30 - 13:00FUTURE OF EUROPE. WHAT WILL IT BE, HOW TO PLAN IT, ORGANISE IT AND HOW TO TALK ABOUT IT, SO IT IS NOT LOST?
Bożena LEŚNIEWSKA
Vice-President of the Board for Business Market, Orange Polska

As the Vice-President of the Management Board Orange Polska, Bożena Leśniewska is responsible for Business Market and companies Integrated Solutions and BlueSoft. She has over 20 years of experience in management for the technology sector. She graduated from the Jagiellonian University, Academy of Leadership Psychology at Warsaw University of Technology Business School, Academy of Mentoring and Advanced Management Program at INSEAD. She is a member of the Responsible Leadership Council and the European Network for Women in Leadership. She holds the position of CEO of LiderShe Association. Bożena Leśniewska is also an engaged mentor, helping others in achieving their goals.

Bożena LEŚNIEWSKA
Vice-President of the Board for Business Market, Orange Polska
Bożena LEŚNIEWSKA
Vice-President of the Board for Business Market, Orange Polska
As the Vice-President of the Management Board Orange Polska, Bożena Leśniewska is responsible for Business Market and companies Integrated Solutions and BlueSoft. She has over 20 years of experience in management for the technology sector. She graduated from the Jagiellonian University, Academy of Leadership Psychology at Warsaw University of Technology Business School, Academy of Mentoring and Advanced Management Program at INSEAD. She is a member of the Responsible Leadership Council and the European Network for Women in Leadership. She holds the position of CEO of LiderShe Association. Bożena Leśniewska is also an engaged mentor, helping others in achieving their goals.
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00AN ECONOMIC STRATEGY FOR THE NEW DECADE
Szmo KACPRZAK
Member of the Youth Climate Strike

26 years old, activist in the Youth Climate Strike for the last 2 years. Studies Social Project Management at the University of Wrocław. Participates in the expert team for climate change at the Nowa Nadzieja Association and works for the Eco-development Foundation and the Climate Activism Foundation.

Szmo KACPRZAK
Member of the Youth Climate Strike
Szmo KACPRZAK
Member of the Youth Climate Strike
26 years old, activist in the Youth Climate Strike for the last 2 years. Studies Social Project Management at the University of Wrocław. Participates in the expert team for climate change at the Nowa Nadzieja Association and works for the Eco-development Foundation and the Climate Activism Foundation.
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:15ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION – HOW TO CREATE AWARENESS OF CLIMATE CHANGE?
Sylwester POROWSKI
Physicist, former director of the Institute of High Pressure, Polish Academy of Sciences

Sylwester POROWSKI
Physicist, former director of the Institute of High Pressure, Polish Academy of Sciences
Sylwester POROWSKI
Physicist, former director of the Institute of High Pressure, Polish Academy of Sciences
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:45WHAT WILL THE WORLD BE MADE FROM AFTER THE ECOLOGICAL REVOLUTION?
Jacek KUCHARCZYK
President of the Board, Institute of Public Affairs

Sociologist and policy analyst, President of the Institute of Public Affairs, one of Poland’s leading think-tanks. In the 1980s Kucharczyk was active in independent student movement and clandestine publishing in Poland. He has been a co-founder and board member of a number of international NGOs, including Prague Civil Society Center, Policy Association for an Open Society PASOS and the European Partnership for Democracy (EPD) in Brussels.  Dr Kucharczyk is also a Chair of Scholarship Program Advisory Board at Open Society Foundations and in 2008-2015 served as Advisory Board member of OSF Think Tank Fund. In 2009-2015 he served as board member of the National School of Public Administration in Warsaw. He is currently a board member of Oko.press foundation.

Dr Kucharczyk has authored and edited articles, reports, policy briefs and books on European integration, democratic governance, populism and migration policy. He is the creator and co-author of the Polish-German Barometer, a cyclical study of public opinion in Poland and Germany.

Dr Kucharczyk received PhD in sociology at the Polish Academy of Sciences. He studied at the Graduate School for Social Research in Warsaw, Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research in New York, the University of Kent at Canterbury (MA in philosophy) and Warsaw University (MA in English studies).

Jacek KUCHARCZYK
President of the Board, Institute of Public Affairs
Jacek KUCHARCZYK
President of the Board, Institute of Public Affairs

Sociologist and policy analyst, President of the Institute of Public Affairs, one of Poland’s leading think-tanks. In the 1980s Kucharczyk was active in independent student movement and clandestine publishing in Poland. He has been a co-founder and board member of a number of international NGOs, including Prague Civil Society Center, Policy Association for an Open Society PASOS and the European Partnership for Democracy (EPD) in Brussels.  Dr Kucharczyk is also a Chair of Scholarship Program Advisory Board at Open Society Foundations and in 2008-2015 served as Advisory Board member of OSF Think Tank Fund. In 2009-2015 he served as board member of the National School of Public Administration in Warsaw. He is currently a board member of Oko.press foundation.

Dr Kucharczyk has authored and edited articles, reports, policy briefs and books on European integration, democratic governance, populism and migration policy. He is the creator and co-author of the Polish-German Barometer, a cyclical study of public opinion in Poland and Germany.

Dr Kucharczyk received PhD in sociology at the Polish Academy of Sciences. He studied at the Graduate School for Social Research in Warsaw, Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research in New York, the University of Kent at Canterbury (MA in philosophy) and Warsaw University (MA in English studies).

Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30PERCEPTION OF WEIMER TRIANGLE – REPORT PRESENTATION
Thomas BEHRENS
Project Coordinator, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Warsaw Office

Thomas Behrens has been a project coordinator in the team of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung's international office in Warsaw/Poland since April 2021. He has already worked for many years as an independent, project-related staff member for KAS Poland, numerous partners of the International Office (Institute of Public Affairs (ISP), Centre for International Relations (CSM), Bertelsmann Foundation, Kreisau Foundation for European Understanding and others) as well as private companies. He studied law at the Ruprecht Karls University in Heidelberg and political science at the Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University in Bonn. He wrote his master's thesis under Prof. Dr Gerd Langguth in 2011 on the topic of power-political asymmetry in German-Polish relations since 1998.

Thomas BEHRENS
Project Coordinator, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Warsaw Office
Thomas BEHRENS
Project Coordinator, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Warsaw Office

Thomas Behrens has been a project coordinator in the team of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung's international office in Warsaw/Poland since April 2021. He has already worked for many years as an independent, project-related staff member for KAS Poland, numerous partners of the International Office (Institute of Public Affairs (ISP), Centre for International Relations (CSM), Bertelsmann Foundation, Kreisau Foundation for European Understanding and others) as well as private companies. He studied law at the Ruprecht Karls University in Heidelberg and political science at the Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University in Bonn. He wrote his master's thesis under Prof. Dr Gerd Langguth in 2011 on the topic of power-political asymmetry in German-Polish relations since 1998.

Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30PERCEPTION OF WEIMER TRIANGLE – REPORT PRESENTATION
Małgorzata KOPKA-PIĄTEK
Head of the European Programme, Institute of Public Affairs

She holds a degree in German philology from University of Wrocław and a postgraduate degree in political science from Warsaw University. She worked in European affairs and international politics for 15 years at the Heinrich Böll Foundation Warsaw Office. Before that, she worked at the Polish-German Youth Cooperation, and even before that, she conducted trainings on intercultural civic education. For those interested in a different perspective on international relations, she recommend a publication of her co-authorship "Will Women Save the World? A Feminist Foreign Policy" (Czy kobiety uratują świat. Feministyczna polityka zagraniczna”).

Małgorzata KOPKA-PIĄTEK
Head of the European Programme, Institute of Public Affairs
Małgorzata KOPKA-PIĄTEK
Head of the European Programme, Institute of Public Affairs

She holds a degree in German philology from University of Wrocław and a postgraduate degree in political science from Warsaw University. She worked in European affairs and international politics for 15 years at the Heinrich Böll Foundation Warsaw Office. Before that, she worked at the Polish-German Youth Cooperation, and even before that, she conducted trainings on intercultural civic education. For those interested in a different perspective on international relations, she recommend a publication of her co-authorship "Will Women Save the World? A Feminist Foreign Policy" (Czy kobiety uratują świat. Feministyczna polityka zagraniczna”).

Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30PERCEPTION OF WEIMER TRIANGLE – REPORT PRESENTATION
Katarzyna BARSKA-ALIBERT
Partner at LEXCAP Law Firm

Katarzyna BARSKA-ALIBERT
Partner at LEXCAP Law Firm
Katarzyna BARSKA-ALIBERT
Partner at LEXCAP Law Firm
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:00THE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY RENTAL AGREEMENTS IN THE FRENCH LEGAL SYSTEM
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45FOREIGN EXPANSION OF SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES IN THE POLISH-FRENCH-GERMAN CONTEXT
Beata KONIARSKA
Plenipotentiary of the Management Board for International Cooperation, Employers of Pomerania

From the beginning of her professional career associated with management of projects, including mergers & acquisitions, and human resources in the international arena. From 2018, the Plenipotentiary of the Board of Pomeranian Employers for International Relations and the originator and co-organizer of the Business Beyond Borders - Destination Africa conference. Brand owner of bConnect presents Virtual Expo Group and PRINT SHAKER - PRINT & GRAPHIC DESIGN.

Beata KONIARSKA
Plenipotentiary of the Management Board for International Cooperation, Employers of Pomerania
Beata KONIARSKA
Plenipotentiary of the Management Board for International Cooperation, Employers of Pomerania
From the beginning of her professional career associated with management of projects, including mergers & acquisitions, and human resources in the international arena. From 2018, the Plenipotentiary of the Board of Pomeranian Employers for International Relations and the originator and co-organizer of the Business Beyond Borders - Destination Africa conference. Brand owner of bConnect presents Virtual Expo Group and PRINT SHAKER - PRINT & GRAPHIC DESIGN.
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45FOREIGN EXPANSION OF SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES IN THE POLISH-FRENCH-GERMAN CONTEXT
Mateusz SZCZUREK
Economist, former ministry of finance, member of European Fiscal Board

Mateusz SZCZUREK
Economist, former ministry of finance, member of European Fiscal Board
Mateusz SZCZUREK
Economist, former ministry of finance, member of European Fiscal Board
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30WHAT POLICY MIX TO CHOOSE AFTER THE CRISIS?
Friday, October 22, 20219:00 - 9:45NEW EU FINANCIAL ARCHITECTURE
Bruno GENCARELLI
Head of Unit, International data flows and protection, DG JUST, European Commission

Bruno GENCARELLI
Head of Unit, International data flows and protection, DG JUST, European Commission
Bruno GENCARELLI
Head of Unit, International data flows and protection, DG JUST, European Commission
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00INTERNATIONAL FLOW OF DATA
Andrzej RADZIKOWSKI
Chair of Nationwide trade union agreement – OPZZ

Andrzej RADZIKOWSKI
Chair of Nationwide trade union agreement – OPZZ
Andrzej RADZIKOWSKI
Chair of Nationwide trade union agreement – OPZZ
Friday, October 22, 202114:45 - 15:45THE FUTURE OF WORK AFTER THE PANDEMIC AND GROUP RELATIONS OF EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYERS’ ASSOCIATIONS. THE EUROPEAN AND NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
Olgierd ŁUKASZEWICZ
Theatre and film actor, cultural and social activist

Olgierd ŁUKASZEWICZ
Theatre and film actor, cultural and social activist
Olgierd ŁUKASZEWICZ
Theatre and film actor, cultural and social activist
Thursday, October 21, 20219:45 - 10:05THE WEIMAR TRIANGLE - HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION: THE CONSTITUTION FOR EUROPE BY WOJCIECH BOGUMIŁ JASTRZĘBOWSKI (VIDEO)
Friday, October 22, 202111:00 - 11:30AZIMUTH - COMMON EUROPE
Alicja WEJNER
Journalist, writer

Alicja WEJNER
Journalist, writer
Alicja WEJNER
Journalist, writer
Friday, October 22, 202111:00 - 11:30AZIMUTH - COMMON EUROPE
Jacek KOTARBIŃSKI
PhD; economist

An economist, engineer, renown authority in the fields of marketing, innovation development and sales management. Successfully supporting enterprises in developing their competitiveness since 1990. Author of the bestselling “Art of Marketology” (“Sztuka Rynkologii”), “50 laws of marketing by Kotarbiński” (“50 Praw Marketingu Kotarbińskiego”), “Art of Maketing” (“Sztuka Marketingu”) trilogy and “Brand 5.0” (“Marka 5.0”). “Forbes Poland” columnist, awarded in the 2012 Blog of the Year contest by Onet.pl in the “professional and business blogs” category. General Manager POPAI Poland The Global Association for Marketing at-Retail. Lecturer at Questus/Chartered Institute of Marketing, Leon Koźmiński Academy, WSB University, University of Gdansk and SWPS University. Author of the “Marketing in Practice” (“Marketing w Praktyce”) and “Marketer Plus” publications. PhD in economics and finance. Studied economics and management in Germany, Austria and Poland.

Jacek KOTARBIŃSKI
PhD; economist
Jacek KOTARBIŃSKI
PhD; economist

An economist, engineer, renown authority in the fields of marketing, innovation development and sales management. Successfully supporting enterprises in developing their competitiveness since 1990. Author of the bestselling “Art of Marketology” (“Sztuka Rynkologii”), “50 laws of marketing by Kotarbiński” (“50 Praw Marketingu Kotarbińskiego”), “Art of Maketing” (“Sztuka Marketingu”) trilogy and “Brand 5.0” (“Marka 5.0”). “Forbes Poland” columnist, awarded in the 2012 Blog of the Year contest by Onet.pl in the “professional and business blogs” category. General Manager POPAI Poland The Global Association for Marketing at-Retail. Lecturer at Questus/Chartered Institute of Marketing, Leon Koźmiński Academy, WSB University, University of Gdansk and SWPS University. Author of the “Marketing in Practice” (“Marketing w Praktyce”) and “Marketer Plus” publications. PhD in economics and finance. Studied economics and management in Germany, Austria and Poland.

Thursday, October 21, 202111:30 - 12:00BRAND 5.0. MAN AND TECHNOLOGIES. HOW DO YOU CREATE NEW VALUES?
Elżbieta CZETWERTYŃSKA
Chief Executive Officer of the Bank Citi Handlowy

Serving as the Citi Country Officer for Poland since May 2021. Ms. Czetwertyńska has over 25 years of experience on six banking markets in Europe and both Americas. Joined the Citi group in 1994 in Ecuador as Corporate Banking Advisor. Between 1999 and 2003 worked as Head of the Transaction Banking Sector in Dominican Republic, then worked for a year in the US supervising the auditing for corporate credits in the Latin America. Joined Bank Handlowy in 2004. After three years she took the responsibility of managing the East and Central Poland Region. Head of the Corporate Banking Division between 2009 and 2013, when she moved to Columbia where she headed transaction banking. In 2015 appointed Head of Citi and Head of Corporate and Transaction Banking in Ecuador.Returned to Europe as Citi Country Officer for Switzerland, Monaco, and Liechtenstein in 2019. Ms. Elżbieta Czetwertyńska is a graduate of the Faculty of Nutrition Sciences, Economics and Marketing at the University of Reading in Great Britain.

Elżbieta CZETWERTYŃSKA
Chief Executive Officer of the Bank Citi Handlowy
Elżbieta CZETWERTYŃSKA
Chief Executive Officer of the Bank Citi Handlowy

Serving as the Citi Country Officer for Poland since May 2021. Ms. Czetwertyńska has over 25 years of experience on six banking markets in Europe and both Americas. Joined the Citi group in 1994 in Ecuador as Corporate Banking Advisor. Between 1999 and 2003 worked as Head of the Transaction Banking Sector in Dominican Republic, then worked for a year in the US supervising the auditing for corporate credits in the Latin America. Joined Bank Handlowy in 2004. After three years she took the responsibility of managing the East and Central Poland Region. Head of the Corporate Banking Division between 2009 and 2013, when she moved to Columbia where she headed transaction banking. In 2015 appointed Head of Citi and Head of Corporate and Transaction Banking in Ecuador.Returned to Europe as Citi Country Officer for Switzerland, Monaco, and Liechtenstein in 2019. Ms. Elżbieta Czetwertyńska is a graduate of the Faculty of Nutrition Sciences, Economics and Marketing at the University of Reading in Great Britain.

Friday, October 22, 202116:00 - 17:00CLOSING SESSION – THE FUTURE OF THE WORLD ACCORDING TO WOMEN
Joanna BOCHNIARZ
President of the Center for Innovative Education

President of the Center for Innovative Education (CIE) and co-creator of the New Education Forum. Since 2004, the author of educational programmes aimed at business, EU, national and regional authorities, and educational environments. Previously, a business lawyer in an international law firm (1994-2009). A graduate of the University of Warsaw and ESADE Business School.

Joanna BOCHNIARZ
President of the Center for Innovative Education
Joanna BOCHNIARZ
President of the Center for Innovative Education
President of the Center for Innovative Education (CIE) and co-creator of the New Education Forum. Since 2004, the author of educational programmes aimed at business, EU, national and regional authorities, and educational environments. Previously, a business lawyer in an international law firm (1994-2009). A graduate of the University of Warsaw and ESADE Business School.
Friday, October 22, 202114:45 - 15:45NEW EDUCATION FORUM POLAND: BELFER OR INSPIRATOR? POLISH EDUCATION AND THE POLISH LABOR MARKET
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30NEW EDUCATION FORUM POLAND: EUROPEAN EDUCATION – A RUN AWAY TRAIN
Alejandro CAINZOS
Member of cabinet to European Commission Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestage

Member of cabinet to European Commission Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, whom he advises on the international aspects of her portfolio, 5G, cybersecurity and defence. He has previously advised the Commission’s Deputy and Acting Secretary-General and held other posts in the Secretariat-General and the Directorate-General for Internal Market and Services. Prior to joining the Commission he worked on public affairs in the financial sector. He holds a MA from the College of Europe and a BS from Georgetown University on international relations and economics.

Alejandro CAINZOS
Member of cabinet to European Commission Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestage
Alejandro CAINZOS
Member of cabinet to European Commission Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestage
Member of cabinet to European Commission Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, whom he advises on the international aspects of her portfolio, 5G, cybersecurity and defence. He has previously advised the Commission’s Deputy and Acting Secretary-General and held other posts in the Secretariat-General and the Directorate-General for Internal Market and Services. Prior to joining the Commission he worked on public affairs in the financial sector. He holds a MA from the College of Europe and a BS from Georgetown University on international relations and economics.
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00TRANSATLANTIC TECHNOLOGY RELATIONS. TOWARD DISUNITY OR HARMONIZATION?
Michał CIOMEK
Director of the Product Shaping and Development Department, Invest Komfort

Before joining Invest Komfort, he practiced in renowned London architectural offices. The Tri-City investments he co-created regularly win prestigious awards in Poland and abroad, at the same time shaping the space of Gdynia, Gdańsk and Sopot. A graduate of the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London.

Michał CIOMEK
Director of the Product Shaping and Development Department, Invest Komfort
Michał CIOMEK
Director of the Product Shaping and Development Department, Invest Komfort
Before joining Invest Komfort, he practiced in renowned London architectural offices. The Tri-City investments he co-created regularly win prestigious awards in Poland and abroad, at the same time shaping the space of Gdynia, Gdańsk and Sopot. A graduate of the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London.
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45CITY OF THE FUTURE. HOW TO CREATE URBAN SPACE TO HELP BUILD SOCIAL TIES AND RELATIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE?
Łukasz LIPIŃSKI
Deputy Editor-in-chief of “Polityka”

Deputy Editor-in-chief of “Polityka” weekly, responsible for digital editions. Journalist and editor, expert on European issues at the Institute InEuropa, author of publications on European topics. Earlier he served as a director for analysis at Polityka Insight analytical centre, as well as national and foreign desk editor at the "Gazeta Wyborcza" daily. Marshall Memorial Fellow (2004), former member of the program council of the Polish Press Agency (PAP), a member of the program council of the Polish Robert Schuman Foundation.

Łukasz LIPIŃSKI
Deputy Editor-in-chief of “Polityka”
Łukasz LIPIŃSKI
Deputy Editor-in-chief of “Polityka”
Deputy Editor-in-chief of “Polityka” weekly, responsible for digital editions. Journalist and editor, expert on European issues at the Institute InEuropa, author of publications on European topics. Earlier he served as a director for analysis at Polityka Insight analytical centre, as well as national and foreign desk editor at the "Gazeta Wyborcza" daily. Marshall Memorial Fellow (2004), former member of the program council of the Polish Press Agency (PAP), a member of the program council of the Polish Robert Schuman Foundation.
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00ARE WE READY FOR 'FIT FOR 55'?
Agnieszka WOJNAROWSKA
Member of the management board of RWE Renewables Poland

MBA, member of the management board of RWE Renewables Poland sp. z o.o., responsible for the development of RWE onshore wind projects in Poland and Scandinavia. Over 15 years of experience in renewable energy in Poland, other countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Scandinavia.

Agnieszka WOJNAROWSKA
Member of the management board of RWE Renewables Poland
Agnieszka WOJNAROWSKA
Member of the management board of RWE Renewables Poland

MBA, member of the management board of RWE Renewables Poland sp. z o.o., responsible for the development of RWE onshore wind projects in Poland and Scandinavia. Over 15 years of experience in renewable energy in Poland, other countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Scandinavia.

Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:45ENERGY FOR MOBILITY OR HOW TO SAVE POLISH AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY FROM BLACK-OUT AFTER 2030
Frederic FAROCHE
President of the Management Board of Veolia Energia Polska, CEO of the Veolia Group in Poland

Associated with Veolia since 1994, CEO in Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Deputy CEO in Lithuania. His experience in CEE markets allowed him to know the challenges of the energy and heating industry in the region. Engineer and a graduate of H.E.I Lille and Aix-Marseille Graduate School of Management.

Frederic FAROCHE
President of the Management Board of Veolia Energia Polska, CEO of the Veolia Group in Poland
Frederic FAROCHE
President of the Management Board of Veolia Energia Polska, CEO of the Veolia Group in Poland
Associated with Veolia since 1994, CEO in Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Deputy CEO in Lithuania. His experience in CEE markets allowed him to know the challenges of the energy and heating industry in the region. Engineer and a graduate of H.E.I Lille and Aix-Marseille Graduate School of Management.
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:45ENERGY FOR MOBILITY OR HOW TO SAVE POLISH AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY FROM BLACK-OUT AFTER 2030
Andrzej MODZELEWSKI
President of the board of innogy Polska S.A./E.ON Polska S.A.

He assumed the position of the President of the Management Board of innogy Polska S.A. at the beginning of April 2021. Previously, he was a Member of the Management Board of innogy Polska, responsible for supervising the infrastructure activities of the innogy Group in Poland, as well as for the development of energy-related products (E +) and (G +), which primarily focus on the optimization and automation of processes on the client's side and lead to the improvement of their effectiveness. Manager with many years of experience in the energy industry. For the last few years, he was a member of the management board of EDF Polska, and then of PGE Energia Ciepła, where he was responsible, inter alia, for investments in the heat and power sector and for the sale of the energy-related services.

Andrzej MODZELEWSKI
President of the board of innogy Polska S.A./E.ON Polska S.A.
Andrzej MODZELEWSKI
President of the board of innogy Polska S.A./E.ON Polska S.A.
He assumed the position of the President of the Management Board of innogy Polska S.A. at the beginning of April 2021. Previously, he was a Member of the Management Board of innogy Polska, responsible for supervising the infrastructure activities of the innogy Group in Poland, as well as for the development of energy-related products (E +) and (G +), which primarily focus on the optimization and automation of processes on the client's side and lead to the improvement of their effectiveness. Manager with many years of experience in the energy industry. For the last few years, he was a member of the management board of EDF Polska, and then of PGE Energia Ciepła, where he was responsible, inter alia, for investments in the heat and power sector and for the sale of the energy-related services.
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:45ENERGY FOR MOBILITY OR HOW TO SAVE POLISH AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY FROM BLACK-OUT AFTER 2030
Wojciech WIEWIÓROWSKI
European Data Protection Supervisor

Wojciech WIEWIÓROWSKI
European Data Protection Supervisor
Wojciech WIEWIÓROWSKI
European Data Protection Supervisor
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00INTERNATIONAL FLOW OF DATA
Iwona KOZERA
Founder of the Business Leaders Foundation

Iwona KOZERA
Founder of the Business Leaders Foundation
Iwona KOZERA
Founder of the Business Leaders Foundation
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30THE FUTURE OF WORK AT THE OFFICE - WELCOME TO NEW NORMALITY!
Kacper NOSARZEWSKI
Futurist, member of the board of the Polish Society for Studies on the Future, partner of 4CF

Kacper Nosarzewski is a partner at 4CF and a board member of the Polish Society for the Study of the Future. He is the author of the methodology and co-author of foresight reports for civil and military clients, and a NATO expert. He advises on strategic foresight in enterprises and international institutions such as UNESCO and UNDP. He managed the project of the Country Development Scenarios 2050 for the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development (2019). He led projects for medium and large companies and government agencies around the world, including the high-tech, energy, food, financial, logistics and defense industries. He is a board member of the Polish branch of The Millennium Project - the world’s biggest foresight think-tank, member of the Association of Professional Futurists and the World Future Society - the world's leading organization in the industry. He teaches foresight at the Naval Academy and the AGH University of Science and Technology.

Kacper NOSARZEWSKI
Futurist, member of the board of the Polish Society for Studies on the Future, partner of 4CF
Kacper NOSARZEWSKI
Futurist, member of the board of the Polish Society for Studies on the Future, partner of 4CF
Kacper Nosarzewski is a partner at 4CF and a board member of the Polish Society for the Study of the Future. He is the author of the methodology and co-author of foresight reports for civil and military clients, and a NATO expert. He advises on strategic foresight in enterprises and international institutions such as UNESCO and UNDP. He managed the project of the Country Development Scenarios 2050 for the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development (2019). He led projects for medium and large companies and government agencies around the world, including the high-tech, energy, food, financial, logistics and defense industries. He is a board member of the Polish branch of The Millennium Project - the world’s biggest foresight think-tank, member of the Association of Professional Futurists and the World Future Society - the world's leading organization in the industry. He teaches foresight at the Naval Academy and the AGH University of Science and Technology.
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30THE FUTURE OF WORK AT THE OFFICE - WELCOME TO NEW NORMALITY!
Agnieszka JACOBSON-CIELECKA
Curator, critic, Dean of the Design Department, SWPS University

Agnieszka JACOBSON-CIELECKA
Curator, critic, Dean of the Design Department, SWPS University
Agnieszka JACOBSON-CIELECKA
Curator, critic, Dean of the Design Department, SWPS University
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:45WHAT WILL THE WORLD BE MADE FROM AFTER THE ECOLOGICAL REVOLUTION?
Piotr VOELKEL
Polish entrepreneur, patron of cultural and educational projects

Piotr VOELKEL
Polish entrepreneur, patron of cultural and educational projects
Piotr VOELKEL
Polish entrepreneur, patron of cultural and educational projects
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:45WHAT WILL THE WORLD BE MADE FROM AFTER THE ECOLOGICAL REVOLUTION?
Jule HILDMANN
University of Edinburgh

Jule HILDMANN
University of Edinburgh
Jule HILDMANN
University of Edinburgh
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30NEW EDUCATION FORUM POLAND: EUROPEAN EDUCATION – A RUN AWAY TRAIN
Danuta JAZŁOWIECKA
Senator of the Republic of Poland

Member of the Foreign and European Union Affairs Committee (acting Vice-Chairman), member of the National Economy and Innovativeness Committee and the Special Committee on Climate Affairs. Former member of the European Parliament (2009-2019), member of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee (acting Vice-Chairman) and substitute member of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee. Mrs. Jazłowiecka focused on the social policy and services, youth policy, skills shortages and vocational training, demographic challenges, population ageing and youth-related issues. From 2005 to 2009 she served as member of the Polish lower chamber of Parliament - Sejm, where she was acting as the Chairman of the Polish Delegation to the Council of Europe, and the Vice President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe sharing experiences of social and youth-policy among European countries. She graduated of engineering in Poland and completed several international postgraduate studies programs including a two - year business administration one at the University of Wisconsin, USA.

Danuta JAZŁOWIECKA
Senator of the Republic of Poland
Danuta JAZŁOWIECKA
Senator of the Republic of Poland
Member of the Foreign and European Union Affairs Committee (acting Vice-Chairman), member of the National Economy and Innovativeness Committee and the Special Committee on Climate Affairs. Former member of the European Parliament (2009-2019), member of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee (acting Vice-Chairman) and substitute member of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee. Mrs. Jazłowiecka focused on the social policy and services, youth policy, skills shortages and vocational training, demographic challenges, population ageing and youth-related issues. From 2005 to 2009 she served as member of the Polish lower chamber of Parliament - Sejm, where she was acting as the Chairman of the Polish Delegation to the Council of Europe, and the Vice President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe sharing experiences of social and youth-policy among European countries. She graduated of engineering in Poland and completed several international postgraduate studies programs including a two - year business administration one at the University of Wisconsin, USA.
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30NEW EDUCATION FORUM POLAND: EUROPEAN EDUCATION – A RUN AWAY TRAIN
Małgorzata NOWAK
Manager at Ecorys

Małgorzata Nowak is a non-executive Manager at Ecorys with over 13 years of professional experience. She graduated with an M.A. degree in Cultural Studies at SWPS University, where she later lectured on management of culture. Since 2016 , she holds the fund manager position within the fund operator team implementing EEA and Norway Grants regional funds. Her main focus is in the area of social policies, civil society, social innovation and youth, including employment and equal opportunities.

Małgorzata NOWAK
Manager at Ecorys
Małgorzata NOWAK
Manager at Ecorys
Małgorzata Nowak is a non-executive Manager at Ecorys with over 13 years of professional experience. She graduated with an M.A. degree in Cultural Studies at SWPS University, where she later lectured on management of culture. Since 2016 , she holds the fund manager position within the fund operator team implementing EEA and Norway Grants regional funds. Her main focus is in the area of social policies, civil society, social innovation and youth, including employment and equal opportunities.
Friday, October 22, 202114:45 - 15:45NEW EDUCATION FORUM POLAND: BELFER OR INSPIRATOR? POLISH EDUCATION AND THE POLISH LABOR MARKET
Magdalena CZARZYŃSKA-JACHIM
Deputy Mayor of Sopot

As Deputy Mayor of Sopot, she’s responsible for education, social welfare, tourism and more. Member of the of the CEMR Standing Committee for Equality at the Council of European Municipalities and Region. Head of the Human Rights and Equal Treatment Commission of the Association of Polish Cities. Initiator and moderator of the Sopot Women’s Meetings i.e. debates on the most important matters and current events from a woman’s point of view. Associated with the Sopot local government since 2006. Winner of the Koźmiński Lion competition in the Administration Category. For her, equal treatment is not an ideology, but a natural and genuine way of looking at the world, an awareness of signs of discrimination that a society, that has become accustomed to it and acts according to stereotypes, does not see. Graduate of the Faculty of History, University of Gdańsk and Koźmiński University in Warsaw. French government grantee in Montpellier and the University of Toulouse-Mirail.

Magdalena CZARZYŃSKA-JACHIM
Deputy Mayor of Sopot
Magdalena CZARZYŃSKA-JACHIM
Deputy Mayor of Sopot
As Deputy Mayor of Sopot, she’s responsible for education, social welfare, tourism and more. Member of the of the CEMR Standing Committee for Equality at the Council of European Municipalities and Region. Head of the Human Rights and Equal Treatment Commission of the Association of Polish Cities. Initiator and moderator of the Sopot Women’s Meetings i.e. debates on the most important matters and current events from a woman’s point of view. Associated with the Sopot local government since 2006. Winner of the Koźmiński Lion competition in the Administration Category. For her, equal treatment is not an ideology, but a natural and genuine way of looking at the world, an awareness of signs of discrimination that a society, that has become accustomed to it and acts according to stereotypes, does not see. Graduate of the Faculty of History, University of Gdańsk and Koźmiński University in Warsaw. French government grantee in Montpellier and the University of Toulouse-Mirail.
Friday, October 22, 202114:45 - 15:45NEW EDUCATION FORUM POLAND: BELFER OR INSPIRATOR? POLISH EDUCATION AND THE POLISH LABOR MARKET
Eliza DURKA
President of the Inspiring Girls Foundation

Eliza DURKA
President of the Inspiring Girls Foundation
Eliza DURKA
President of the Inspiring Girls Foundation
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30ASPIRATIONS OF GIRLS IN POLAND. PRESENTATION OF THE REPORT
Friday, October 22, 202114:45 - 15:45NEW EDUCATION FORUM POLAND: BELFER OR INSPIRATOR? POLISH EDUCATION AND THE POLISH LABOR MARKET
Magdalena KRUKOWSKA
Journalist, Forbes

Journalist, scientist, photographer, blogger, documentary filmmaker. An author of books and articles on sustainable development published in the most outstanding media. Co-creator of the first index of socially responsible companies in the Eastern Europe. Editor of „Now or Never” platform in Forbes dedicated to sustainability.

Magdalena KRUKOWSKA
Journalist, Forbes
Magdalena KRUKOWSKA
Journalist, Forbes
Journalist, scientist, photographer, blogger, documentary filmmaker. An author of books and articles on sustainable development published in the most outstanding media. Co-creator of the first index of socially responsible companies in the Eastern Europe. Editor of „Now or Never” platform in Forbes dedicated to sustainability.
Thursday, October 21, 202116:30 - 17:00ANATOMY OF CHARISMATIC LEADERSHIP
Thursday, October 21, 202111:30 - 12:00BRAND 5.0. MAN AND TECHNOLOGIES. HOW DO YOU CREATE NEW VALUES?
Dominik WAGNER
Rechtsanwalt, Partner at TIGGES Rechtsanwälte

German attorney-at-law and partner at TIGGES Rechtsanwälte in Düsseldorf. He is certified specialist for both commercial and corporate law as well as for international business law. For more than 15 years, he has been advising German, Polish and international companies on various commercial law issues, in particular on the establishment of companies and expansion abroad, in the areas of contract, commercial and corporate law. He advises on various constellations of business activities and corporate law structuring options. Moreover, Dr. Wagner assists with transactions in the area of companies and real estate (M&A). A major focus is the specialization in German-Polish business transactions.

Dominik WAGNER
Rechtsanwalt, Partner at TIGGES Rechtsanwälte
Dominik WAGNER
Rechtsanwalt, Partner at TIGGES Rechtsanwälte
German attorney-at-law and partner at TIGGES Rechtsanwälte in Düsseldorf. He is certified specialist for both commercial and corporate law as well as for international business law. For more than 15 years, he has been advising German, Polish and international companies on various commercial law issues, in particular on the establishment of companies and expansion abroad, in the areas of contract, commercial and corporate law. He advises on various constellations of business activities and corporate law structuring options. Moreover, Dr. Wagner assists with transactions in the area of companies and real estate (M&A). A major focus is the specialization in German-Polish business transactions.
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45FOREIGN EXPANSION OF SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES IN THE POLISH-FRENCH-GERMAN CONTEXT
Sławomir CZERLEWSKI
Former Polish ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium

Since 1992, he served in the Polish diplomatic service (as the Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Lyon, Minister Plenipotentiary of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in France, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Kingdom of Belgium). He collaborated with Veolia Environnement and the Poland-France Foundation for Europe. From 1981, he became involved in business activities, creating Hanza consulting. He is a member of the supervisory board of: CFE Polska, BPI Polska, Vlassenroot and cooperates with the French Sofinord, Belgian Interparking and Herbosch Kiere. He is associated with the Gdynia shipyard Crist and the Czepczyński Family Foundation. He graduated in law at the University of Gdańsk and in 10th century history at the Paris Institute of Political Sciences. He was an active participant in the democratic opposition in the late 1980s and a high official of the Solidarnosc Trade Union. At the end of 1981, he represented Solidarnosc at the International Labor Organization in Geneva. Few days later Martial law was declared when he was in Paris. He joined the Paris Committee of "Solidarity" and the Brussels Bureau of NSZZ "Solidarnosc" abroad (the official representation of Solidarnosc in the underground).

Sławomir CZERLEWSKI
Former Polish ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium
Sławomir CZERLEWSKI
Former Polish ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium
Since 1992, he served in the Polish diplomatic service (as the Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Lyon, Minister Plenipotentiary of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in France, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Kingdom of Belgium). He collaborated with Veolia Environnement and the Poland-France Foundation for Europe. From 1981, he became involved in business activities, creating Hanza consulting. He is a member of the supervisory board of: CFE Polska, BPI Polska, Vlassenroot and cooperates with the French Sofinord, Belgian Interparking and Herbosch Kiere. He is associated with the Gdynia shipyard Crist and the Czepczyński Family Foundation. He graduated in law at the University of Gdańsk and in 10th century history at the Paris Institute of Political Sciences. He was an active participant in the democratic opposition in the late 1980s and a high official of the Solidarnosc Trade Union. At the end of 1981, he represented Solidarnosc at the International Labor Organization in Geneva. Few days later Martial law was declared when he was in Paris. He joined the Paris Committee of "Solidarity" and the Brussels Bureau of NSZZ "Solidarnosc" abroad (the official representation of Solidarnosc in the underground).
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45FOREIGN EXPANSION OF SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES IN THE POLISH-FRENCH-GERMAN CONTEXT
Kinga DĘBSKA
Movie director and screenwriter

Award-winning film director and screenwriter, vice-president of the Council of the Polish Film Institute since 2020, member of the Polish Filmmakers Association. She is a graduate of cultural studies at the Faculty of Oriental Studies at the University of Warsaw, Camerimage Film School in Toruń and directing at FAMU in Prague. The feature debut of Kinga Dębska was the film "Hel" from 2009, which was nominated in the main competition of the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia, Golden Lions, and at the New Horizons International Film Festival. She is a laureate of two awards in the Polish Film Awards Eagles competition for the best documentary film "Actress" (“Aktorka”, 2015) and the best script for the film "My Cow Daughters" (“Moje córki krowy”, 2015). The director returned to the heroes and heroines of "My Cows Daughters" in the film "Nothing Soup" (“Zupa nic”), which premiered at the end of August 2021 and was nominated for the Golden Lions in the main competition. In turn, for the film "Fun, Fun" (“Zabawa, zabawa” 2018) she received the 3rd Prize of the Polish Film Institute (together with Mika Dunin) for the script in the "Script Pro" competition. The artist has also directed two theater plays: "Boiled Heads" by Czech playwright Marek Horščak and "Dancer" based on "The Dancer of Patron Kraykowski" by Witold Gombrowicz. She also has extensive television experience, directing over a hundred episodes of various series.

Kinga DĘBSKA
Movie director and screenwriter
Kinga DĘBSKA
Movie director and screenwriter
Award-winning film director and screenwriter, vice-president of the Council of the Polish Film Institute since 2020, member of the Polish Filmmakers Association. She is a graduate of cultural studies at the Faculty of Oriental Studies at the University of Warsaw, Camerimage Film School in Toruń and directing at FAMU in Prague. The feature debut of Kinga Dębska was the film "Hel" from 2009, which was nominated in the main competition of the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia, Golden Lions, and at the New Horizons International Film Festival. She is a laureate of two awards in the Polish Film Awards Eagles competition for the best documentary film "Actress" (“Aktorka”, 2015) and the best script for the film "My Cow Daughters" (“Moje córki krowy”, 2015). The director returned to the heroes and heroines of "My Cows Daughters" in the film "Nothing Soup" (“Zupa nic”), which premiered at the end of August 2021 and was nominated for the Golden Lions in the main competition. In turn, for the film "Fun, Fun" (“Zabawa, zabawa” 2018) she received the 3rd Prize of the Polish Film Institute (together with Mika Dunin) for the script in the "Script Pro" competition. The artist has also directed two theater plays: "Boiled Heads" by Czech playwright Marek Horščak and "Dancer" based on "The Dancer of Patron Kraykowski" by Witold Gombrowicz. She also has extensive television experience, directing over a hundred episodes of various series.
Friday, October 22, 202112:30 - 13:00CULTURAL REVIVAL AFTER THE PANDEMIC
Grzegorz NAWROCKI
English philologist, Americanist, journalist

He is the publisher and host of the series ZDERZENIA - Oxford Debates at the Teatr Polski in Warsaw in cooperation with ONET.PL TV, as well as a series of public social and political debates at the University of Warsaw. He conducted radio and television journalism workshops for young journalists and activists in Poland, Germany, and Denmark. He taught radio journalism at the European Sumer Academy (Cologne). Host and co-host of many nationwide debates, congresses, festivals and galas, including Media Trendy, Innovation Day, European Financial Congress, Prezesi Wolontariusze, Cannes Lions, Wolters Kluwer HR Congress, Newsweek Weekly Społecznik Roku, Benefactor of the Year and others. He has conducted interviews with many prominent politicians for various TV and radio stations in Poland, Great Britain, and Denmark, including Romano Prodi, Lech Wałęsa, Pat Cox, Vicente Fox, Claus Schultz and Claus Hjort Frederiksen. A graduate of the International Studies Center at the University of Cambridge. Earlier, he completed postgraduate studies in the department of radio and television journalism at the University of Preston.

Grzegorz NAWROCKI
English philologist, Americanist, journalist
Grzegorz NAWROCKI
English philologist, Americanist, journalist
He is the publisher and host of the series ZDERZENIA - Oxford Debates at the Teatr Polski in Warsaw in cooperation with ONET.PL TV, as well as a series of public social and political debates at the University of Warsaw. He conducted radio and television journalism workshops for young journalists and activists in Poland, Germany, and Denmark. He taught radio journalism at the European Sumer Academy (Cologne). Host and co-host of many nationwide debates, congresses, festivals and galas, including Media Trendy, Innovation Day, European Financial Congress, Prezesi Wolontariusze, Cannes Lions, Wolters Kluwer HR Congress, Newsweek Weekly Społecznik Roku, Benefactor of the Year and others. He has conducted interviews with many prominent politicians for various TV and radio stations in Poland, Great Britain, and Denmark, including Romano Prodi, Lech Wałęsa, Pat Cox, Vicente Fox, Claus Schultz and Claus Hjort Frederiksen. A graduate of the International Studies Center at the University of Cambridge. Earlier, he completed postgraduate studies in the department of radio and television journalism at the University of Preston.
Friday, October 22, 202112:30 - 13:00CULTURAL REVIVAL AFTER THE PANDEMIC
Wiktor ASKANAS
Judge at Canadian Competition Tribunal

Wiktor ASKANAS
Judge at Canadian Competition Tribunal
Wiktor ASKANAS
Judge at Canadian Competition Tribunal
Thursday, October 21, 202117:45 - 18:15CANADIAN MYTHS AND FACTS
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00FAIR AND UNFAIR COMPETITION IN BUSINESS
Magdalena CEDRO
Journalist, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna

Magdalena CEDRO
Journalist, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna
Magdalena CEDRO
Journalist, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00LOBBYING IN BRUSSELS
Fabien BREMONT
International Director, Dalkia

Since March 2019, he is the International Director of Dalkia and a member of the Group's Executive Committee. After a first experience in the banking sector in London he joined EDF, initially within the Finance direction, managing acquisitions, divestments and project financing in Europe and Latin America. Then he joined EDF Chairman & CEO staff as advisor for Finance & Economic Affairs such as the follow-up of regulation, financial trajectory, and major external growth operations. End 2009 he joined EDF Trading in London, as Head of Group Integration, managing the supply, optimisation & trading relationships between EDF Trading and the various affiliates of the EDF Group in Europe. He returned to France in 2015 where he took up the position of head of Sales of Dalkia for the northern part of France (2000+ employees and a turnover of €650M). Fabien Brémont graduated from the Political Science Institute and ESSEC MBA Business School in Paris.

Fabien BREMONT
International Director, Dalkia
Fabien BREMONT
International Director, Dalkia
Since March 2019, he is the International Director of Dalkia and a member of the Group's Executive Committee. After a first experience in the banking sector in London he joined EDF, initially within the Finance direction, managing acquisitions, divestments and project financing in Europe and Latin America. Then he joined EDF Chairman & CEO staff as advisor for Finance & Economic Affairs such as the follow-up of regulation, financial trajectory, and major external growth operations. End 2009 he joined EDF Trading in London, as Head of Group Integration, managing the supply, optimisation & trading relationships between EDF Trading and the various affiliates of the EDF Group in Europe. He returned to France in 2015 where he took up the position of head of Sales of Dalkia for the northern part of France (2000+ employees and a turnover of €650M). Fabien Brémont graduated from the Political Science Institute and ESSEC MBA Business School in Paris.
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00ARE WE READY FOR 'FIT FOR 55'?
Stefano FRATTA
Privacy Policy Director, Facebook

Stefano joined Facebook in 2019 and leads the EMEA Privacy policy team. In this role Stefano guides the EMEA product policy function, which focuses on all privacy-related policy aspects of Facebook products and services including Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram and Oculus. He also directs the EMEA privacy policy function and routinely engages with legislators, regulators, privacy experts and academics in the EMEA region. Before joining Facebook Stefano worked for 10 years with the Telefonica Group, where he was responsible for all legal matters arising from the Global Digital Services and Big Data divisions of the Telefonica Group as well as Telefonica Insurance and Financial Service Divisions. He routinely appears before European Authorities (EU Commission, EU Parliament, national regulators), as well as Latam and US authorities. He is a regular speaker at international conferences on data protection, privacy, and technology.

Stefano FRATTA
Privacy Policy Director, Facebook
Stefano FRATTA
Privacy Policy Director, Facebook
Stefano joined Facebook in 2019 and leads the EMEA Privacy policy team. In this role Stefano guides the EMEA product policy function, which focuses on all privacy-related policy aspects of Facebook products and services including Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram and Oculus. He also directs the EMEA privacy policy function and routinely engages with legislators, regulators, privacy experts and academics in the EMEA region. Before joining Facebook Stefano worked for 10 years with the Telefonica Group, where he was responsible for all legal matters arising from the Global Digital Services and Big Data divisions of the Telefonica Group as well as Telefonica Insurance and Financial Service Divisions. He routinely appears before European Authorities (EU Commission, EU Parliament, national regulators), as well as Latam and US authorities. He is a regular speaker at international conferences on data protection, privacy, and technology.
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00INTERNATIONAL FLOW OF DATA
Monika FEDORCZUK
Expert on the labour market, Confederation Lewiatan

Monika FEDORCZUK
Expert on the labour market, Confederation Lewiatan
Monika FEDORCZUK
Expert on the labour market, Confederation Lewiatan
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30THE FUTURE OF WORK AT THE OFFICE - WELCOME TO NEW NORMALITY!
Beata TADLA
Radio and television journalist, presenter, author, lecturer, announcer

She has been associated with the media since 1991. She ran the main news programs on major TV stations. At TVN she was the host of the main issue of Fakty news, and on TVP - Wiadomości news and journalistic programs. Currently in Radio ZET and Onet Rano. Author of four books. Lecturer at the University of Wrocław and SWPS. The winner of, among others the prestigious title of "Master of the Polish Speech".

Beata TADLA
Radio and television journalist, presenter, author, lecturer, announcer
Beata TADLA
Radio and television journalist, presenter, author, lecturer, announcer
She has been associated with the media since 1991. She ran the main news programs on major TV stations. At TVN she was the host of the main issue of Fakty news, and on TVP - Wiadomości news and journalistic programs. Currently in Radio ZET and Onet Rano. Author of four books. Lecturer at the University of Wrocław and SWPS. The winner of, among others the prestigious title of "Master of the Polish Speech".
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30THE FUTURE OF WORK AT THE OFFICE - WELCOME TO NEW NORMALITY!
Marek BOROWSKI
President of the Food Bank in Olsztyn

In 2000, he founded the Food Bank in Olsztyn, of which he is still the President. The Food Bank carries out projects in the area of social welfare, education, social and professional activation and supporting entrepreneurship. In the years 2002-2021, he was the president of the board of the Federation of Polish Food Banks. Currently, the representative of the Board of the Federation for strategy and development. For his actions, he was awarded the 25th Anniversary Self-Government Award by the President of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski. A mathematician by profession; he worked as a teacher, later as a school director, being involved in projects related to the life of the local community. Co-founder of many non-governmental organizations.

Marek BOROWSKI
President of the Food Bank in Olsztyn
Marek BOROWSKI
President of the Food Bank in Olsztyn
In 2000, he founded the Food Bank in Olsztyn, of which he is still the President. The Food Bank carries out projects in the area of social welfare, education, social and professional activation and supporting entrepreneurship. In the years 2002-2021, he was the president of the board of the Federation of Polish Food Banks. Currently, the representative of the Board of the Federation for strategy and development. For his actions, he was awarded the 25th Anniversary Self-Government Award by the President of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski. A mathematician by profession; he worked as a teacher, later as a school director, being involved in projects related to the life of the local community. Co-founder of many non-governmental organizations.
Friday, October 22, 202114:45 - 15:45NEW EDUCATION FORUM POLAND: BELFER OR INSPIRATOR? POLISH EDUCATION AND THE POLISH LABOR MARKET
Piotr KOSNO
Managing Director and Head of the Strategic Clients Department, Citi Handlowy

He has 25 years of experience in corporate banking, corporate finance, and risk management. He joined Citibank Poland in 1999, previously working at BRE Bank and at PBK bank. From 2003, at Citi Handlowy, he held many managerial positions being responsible for the largest Polish enterprises, financial institutions, and the public sector.

Piotr KOSNO
Managing Director and Head of the Strategic Clients Department, Citi Handlowy
Piotr KOSNO
Managing Director and Head of the Strategic Clients Department, Citi Handlowy
He has 25 years of experience in corporate banking, corporate finance, and risk management. He joined Citibank Poland in 1999, previously working at BRE Bank and at PBK bank. From 2003, at Citi Handlowy, he held many managerial positions being responsible for the largest Polish enterprises, financial institutions, and the public sector.
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00E-TRADE AND CONSUMERS. LESSONS FROM THE PANDEMIC
Olga SOBIERAJ
Entrepreneur, Business & Marketing Consultant in Olga Sobieraj & Co, MIT EF CE Business Mentor.

She helps companies develop strategies and marketing tactics to increase sales, build brands and scale the business. Develop strategies and implement them agile with the client's team, while transferring the know-how. And as a Certified EMCC Mentor and Coach helps to release energy and knowledge in the team for strategy implementation. Former CEO of international marketing agency Ogilvy and Head of Marketing of Retail businesses in Poland, Central Europe, and Russia. Specialises in retail business offline and online (chain stores, restaurants, cafes), the martech tools (technological solutions for marketing) and the Health & Beauty industry. Long-term expert of the Superbrands and a Business Mentor of MIT Eenterprise CE, Women's Entrepreneurial Network and the EY Business Leaders Foundation. Experienced member of expert Supervisory Boards Black Red White, Wójcik fashion, WeGirls. Author of publications in industry magazines, as well as a public speaker and trainer.

Olga SOBIERAJ
Entrepreneur, Business & Marketing Consultant in Olga Sobieraj & Co, MIT EF CE Business Mentor.
Olga SOBIERAJ
Entrepreneur, Business & Marketing Consultant in Olga Sobieraj & Co, MIT EF CE Business Mentor.
She helps companies develop strategies and marketing tactics to increase sales, build brands and scale the business. Develop strategies and implement them agile with the client's team, while transferring the know-how. And as a Certified EMCC Mentor and Coach helps to release energy and knowledge in the team for strategy implementation. Former CEO of international marketing agency Ogilvy and Head of Marketing of Retail businesses in Poland, Central Europe, and Russia. Specialises in retail business offline and online (chain stores, restaurants, cafes), the martech tools (technological solutions for marketing) and the Health & Beauty industry. Long-term expert of the Superbrands and a Business Mentor of MIT Eenterprise CE, Women's Entrepreneurial Network and the EY Business Leaders Foundation. Experienced member of expert Supervisory Boards Black Red White, Wójcik fashion, WeGirls. Author of publications in industry magazines, as well as a public speaker and trainer.
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00E-TRADE AND CONSUMERS. LESSONS FROM THE PANDEMIC
Piotr TRUDNOWSKI
Chairman of the Jagiellonian Club

Piotr TRUDNOWSKI
Chairman of the Jagiellonian Club
Piotr TRUDNOWSKI
Chairman of the Jagiellonian Club
Friday, October 22, 202114:45 - 15:45THE SILENT INEQUALITY. ABOUT THE PROBLEMS OF MEN IN POLAND. PRESENTATION OF THE REPORT
Maria EJCHART-DUBOIS
President of the prof. Hołda Association, co-founder of the #FreeCourts initiative

A lawyer. For over 20 years she has been associated with the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights. She co-founded the Free Courts Initiative and the Justice Defense Committee KOS. Since 2015, she has been the President of the Board of Association of Prof. Zbigniew Hołda. For many years, both in Poland and abroad, she has been working as a human rights trainer and expert. She is a member of the Social Council at the Commisioner for Human Rights Office and co-chair of the Expert Committee of the National Mechanism for the Prevention of Torture.

Maria EJCHART-DUBOIS
President of the prof. Hołda Association, co-founder of the #FreeCourts initiative
Maria EJCHART-DUBOIS
President of the prof. Hołda Association, co-founder of the #FreeCourts initiative
A lawyer. For over 20 years she has been associated with the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights. She co-founded the Free Courts Initiative and the Justice Defense Committee KOS. Since 2015, she has been the President of the Board of Association of Prof. Zbigniew Hołda. For many years, both in Poland and abroad, she has been working as a human rights trainer and expert. She is a member of the Social Council at the Commisioner for Human Rights Office and co-chair of the Expert Committee of the National Mechanism for the Prevention of Torture.
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00RULE OF LAW IN THE FIGHT FOR THE CLIMATE
Agata SZCZĘŚNIAK
Journalist, publicist, OKO.press

Journalist and author of political analyzes at OKO.press. Previously, she worked as an editor in "Gazeta Wyborcza". Co-founder of "Krytyka Polityczna". Sociologist. Graduate of the Leadership Academy for Poland.

Agata SZCZĘŚNIAK
Journalist, publicist, OKO.press
Agata SZCZĘŚNIAK
Journalist, publicist, OKO.press
Journalist and author of political analyzes at OKO.press. Previously, she worked as an editor in "Gazeta Wyborcza". Co-founder of "Krytyka Polityczna". Sociologist. Graduate of the Leadership Academy for Poland.
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00RULE OF LAW IN THE FIGHT FOR THE CLIMATE
Nina DOBRZYŃSKA
Director at the Department of Climate and Enviroment, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

Nina DOBRZYŃSKA
Director at the Department of Climate and Enviroment, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Nina DOBRZYŃSKA
Director at the Department of Climate and Enviroment, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30FARM TO FORK. HOW MUCH IS ’GREEN FARMING’ GOING TO COST?
Rafał TRZASKOWSKI
PhD, Mayor of the Capital City of Warsaw

He is a member of the European Committee of the Regions. In 2020, he was a candidate of the Civic Coalition for the President of the Republic of Poland. Former Member of the Polish Parliament, MEP and vice-chairman of the European People's Party. In 2014, he was the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, and earlier in 2013, the Minister of Administration and Digitization in the office of Prime Minister Donald Tusk. Rafał Trzaskowski was born in Warsaw, where he graduated from International Relations and English Philology at the University of Warsaw. He has a PhD degree. Fluent in English, French, Spanish, Italian and Russian.

Rafał TRZASKOWSKI
PhD, Mayor of the Capital City of Warsaw
Rafał TRZASKOWSKI
PhD, Mayor of the Capital City of Warsaw
He is a member of the European Committee of the Regions. In 2020, he was a candidate of the Civic Coalition for the President of the Republic of Poland. Former Member of the Polish Parliament, MEP and vice-chairman of the European People's Party. In 2014, he was the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, and earlier in 2013, the Minister of Administration and Digitization in the office of Prime Minister Donald Tusk. Rafał Trzaskowski was born in Warsaw, where he graduated from International Relations and English Philology at the University of Warsaw. He has a PhD degree. Fluent in English, French, Spanish, Italian and Russian.
Thursday, October 21, 202118:00 - 19:00POLAND OF THE FUTURE CAMPUS. TIME FOR THE NEW GENERATION
Grzegorz BACZEWSKI
General Director, Confederation Leviatan

Grzegorz BACZEWSKI
General Director, Confederation Leviatan
Grzegorz BACZEWSKI
General Director, Confederation Leviatan
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00AN ECONOMIC STRATEGY FOR THE NEW DECADE
Nies Westerbye JUHL
General Director, L’Oréal Poland and Baltic States

Niels Westerbye Juhl is working with the L'Oréal Group for over 26 years now, and since April 2019, he has been representing L'Oréal as General Director of L'Oréal Poland and the Baltic States. Previously, for almost 3 years he managed the Active Cosmetics Division in Russia, responsible for the development of sales of the Division's key brands, such as Vichy, La Roche Posay and SkinCeuticals on the Russian market and their distribution in Kazakhstan, Belarus, Georgia and other CIS countries. He was also responsible for the development of e-commerce. Niels Westerbye Juhl graduated from Copenhagen Business School (majoring in International Economics and Languages, 1994). He also graduated with honors from MBA studies at Schiller Int. University in Paris, majoring in International Business (1991).

Nies Westerbye JUHL
General Director, L’Oréal Poland and Baltic States
Nies Westerbye JUHL
General Director, L’Oréal Poland and Baltic States
Niels Westerbye Juhl is working with the L'Oréal Group for over 26 years now, and since April 2019, he has been representing L'Oréal as General Director of L'Oréal Poland and the Baltic States. Previously, for almost 3 years he managed the Active Cosmetics Division in Russia, responsible for the development of sales of the Division's key brands, such as Vichy, La Roche Posay and SkinCeuticals on the Russian market and their distribution in Kazakhstan, Belarus, Georgia and other CIS countries. He was also responsible for the development of e-commerce. Niels Westerbye Juhl graduated from Copenhagen Business School (majoring in International Economics and Languages, 1994). He also graduated with honors from MBA studies at Schiller Int. University in Paris, majoring in International Business (1991).
Thursday, October 21, 202117:00 - 18:30FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE
Ewa ŁOJKOWSKA
Biotechnologist, University of Gdansk

Polish scientist, biotechnologist, professor of biological sciences. Her areas of expertise include plant biotechnology, molecular phytopathology and plant biochemistry. Since 1993, she has been associated with the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of the University of Gdansk and the Medical University of Gdansk, where in 2005–2012 she was the dean. In the years 2005-2019 head of the Department of Biotechnology at MWB UG and MUG. Currently, she is the head of the Department of Plant Protection and Biotechnology at MWB UG and MUG. From 2020, the Chairman of the Biotechnology Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences. In the years 2019–2020, a member of the Council of the University of Gdańsk. Since 2008, the President of the Management Board of the Professor Wacław Szybalski Foundation. Initiator or editor of books published by the Foundation and focusing to Polish scientists. In 2001 she was awarded the Gold Cross of Merit, in 2001 - the Medal of the National Education Commission, and in 2012 - the Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta. Since 2001, she has participated in the work of the Jury of the L'Oréal-UNESCO program for Women and Science, and since 2006 she is the chairman of the Jury. From 2013, a member of the international Jury of the L'Oréal-UNESCO "International Rising Talents" program.

Ewa ŁOJKOWSKA
Biotechnologist, University of Gdansk
Ewa ŁOJKOWSKA
Biotechnologist, University of Gdansk
Polish scientist, biotechnologist, professor of biological sciences. Her areas of expertise include plant biotechnology, molecular phytopathology and plant biochemistry. Since 1993, she has been associated with the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of the University of Gdansk and the Medical University of Gdansk, where in 2005–2012 she was the dean. In the years 2005-2019 head of the Department of Biotechnology at MWB UG and MUG. Currently, she is the head of the Department of Plant Protection and Biotechnology at MWB UG and MUG. From 2020, the Chairman of the Biotechnology Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences. In the years 2019–2020, a member of the Council of the University of Gdańsk. Since 2008, the President of the Management Board of the Professor Wacław Szybalski Foundation. Initiator or editor of books published by the Foundation and focusing to Polish scientists. In 2001 she was awarded the Gold Cross of Merit, in 2001 - the Medal of the National Education Commission, and in 2012 - the Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta. Since 2001, she has participated in the work of the Jury of the L'Oréal-UNESCO program for Women and Science, and since 2006 she is the chairman of the Jury. From 2013, a member of the international Jury of the L'Oréal-UNESCO "International Rising Talents" program.
Thursday, October 21, 202117:00 - 18:30FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE
Witold ORŁOWSKI
Economist, columnist, Academy of Finance and Business Vistula

Witold ORŁOWSKI
Economist, columnist, Academy of Finance and Business Vistula
Witold ORŁOWSKI
Economist, columnist, Academy of Finance and Business Vistula
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00NEW GLOBAL BALANCE
Grzegorz W. KOŁODKO
Economist, author, Leon Koźmiński Academy in Warsaw

Public intellectual and politician, a key architect of Polish economic reforms, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, 1994-97 and 2002-2003. Member of Academia Europaea. Director of Transformation, Integration and Globalization Economic Research, TIGER, at Kozminski University. Author of research papers and books published in 28 languages. The world's most quoted Polish economist. Marathon runner and globetrotter who’s explored 170 countries.

Grzegorz W. KOŁODKO
Economist, author, Leon Koźmiński Academy in Warsaw
Grzegorz W. KOŁODKO
Economist, author, Leon Koźmiński Academy in Warsaw
Public intellectual and politician, a key architect of Polish economic reforms, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, 1994-97 and 2002-2003. Member of Academia Europaea. Director of Transformation, Integration and Globalization Economic Research, TIGER, at Kozminski University. Author of research papers and books published in 28 languages. The world's most quoted Polish economist. Marathon runner and globetrotter who’s explored 170 countries.
Friday, October 22, 20219:30 - 10:00FROM ECONOMIC THEORY TO POLITICAL PRACTICE
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00NEW GLOBAL BALANCE
Lidia STĘPIŃSKA-USTASIAK
Deputy Director, Department of Foreign Affairs, Office of Electronic Communications

Lidia STĘPIŃSKA-USTASIAK
Deputy Director, Department of Foreign Affairs, Office of Electronic Communications
Lidia STĘPIŃSKA-USTASIAK
Deputy Director, Department of Foreign Affairs, Office of Electronic Communications
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00INTERNET CONTENT MANAGEMENT
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30THE EXPENDABLE BRAIN. AIOT: ON THE FUTURE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE INTERNETOF THINGS
Heiko WILLEMS
Director of BDI office in Brussels

Heiko WILLEMS
Director of BDI office in Brussels
Heiko WILLEMS
Director of BDI office in Brussels
Friday, October 22, 20219:00 - 9:45GERMANY AFTER THE ELECTIONS
Joanna KULCZYCKA
Head of the Strategic Research Centre, Institute of Mineral and Energy Economy, Polish Academy of Sciences

Joanna KULCZYCKA
Head of the Strategic Research Centre, Institute of Mineral and Energy Economy, Polish Academy of Sciences
Joanna KULCZYCKA
Head of the Strategic Research Centre, Institute of Mineral and Energy Economy, Polish Academy of Sciences
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30BUSINESS 2030 - 2050: LIMITED RESOURCES, UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES?
Anna SAPOTA
Vice-President, Governmental Affairs Eastern Europe North, Tomra

Anna SAPOTA
Vice-President, Governmental Affairs Eastern Europe North, Tomra
Anna SAPOTA
Vice-President, Governmental Affairs Eastern Europe North, Tomra
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30BUSINESS 2030 - 2050: LIMITED RESOURCES, UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES?
Michał SIWEK
Director of the Department, Food & Agri International Hub, BNP Paribas Group

Michał SIWEK
Director of the Department, Food & Agri International Hub, BNP Paribas Group
Michał SIWEK
Director of the Department, Food & Agri International Hub, BNP Paribas Group
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30GREEN FINANCE AND INVESTMENT - A FINANCIAL SYSTEM FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Katarzyna SZWARC
Plenipotentiary of the Minister of Finance for Capital Market Development Strategy

Katarzyna SZWARC
Plenipotentiary of the Minister of Finance for Capital Market Development Strategy
Katarzyna SZWARC
Plenipotentiary of the Minister of Finance for Capital Market Development Strategy
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30GREEN FINANCE AND INVESTMENT - A FINANCIAL SYSTEM FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Katarzyna ŁAŻEWSKA-HRYCKO
Chief Labour Inspector

Katarzyna ŁAŻEWSKA-HRYCKO
Chief Labour Inspector
Katarzyna ŁAŻEWSKA-HRYCKO
Chief Labour Inspector
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00DIGITIZATION OF PUBLIC SERVICES
Friday, October 22, 202114:45 - 15:45THE FUTURE OF WORK AFTER THE PANDEMIC AND GROUP RELATIONS OF EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYERS’ ASSOCIATIONS. THE EUROPEAN AND NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
Anna CLUNES
British Ambassador to Poland

Anna CLUNES
British Ambassador to Poland
Anna CLUNES
British Ambassador to Poland
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00BUSINESS RACE TO ZERO
Marcin KOROLEC
Prezes Fundacji Promocji Pojazdów Elektrycznych

Marcin KOROLEC
Prezes Fundacji Promocji Pojazdów Elektrycznych
Marcin KOROLEC
Prezes Fundacji Promocji Pojazdów Elektrycznych
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00THE ROUND TABLE: POWERING THE POLISH FUTURE. PROSPECTS FOR ELECTRIFYING THE TRUCK TRANSPORT INDUSTRY IN POLAND
Rafał BAJCZUK
Senior Policy Analyst, Fundacja Promocji Pojazdów Elektrycznych

Rafał BAJCZUK
Senior Policy Analyst, Fundacja Promocji Pojazdów Elektrycznych
Rafał BAJCZUK
Senior Policy Analyst, Fundacja Promocji Pojazdów Elektrycznych
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00THE ROUND TABLE: POWERING THE POLISH FUTURE. PROSPECTS FOR ELECTRIFYING THE TRUCK TRANSPORT INDUSTRY IN POLAND
Claudia DÖRR-VOSS
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Claudia Dörr-Voss is a qualified lawyer. She began her professional career in the Federal Ministry of Economics in 1989; since then, she has always worked in positions related to the EU and other international issues. Since May 2018, she has served as State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. She is also a member of the board of trustees of the German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation (IRZ), a member of the board of trustees of the Frankfurt Institute for European Union Law of the European University Viadrina (Frankfurt/Oder), a member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute for European Policy, and a member of the supervisory board of GIZ.

Claudia DÖRR-VOSS
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
Claudia DÖRR-VOSS
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
Claudia Dörr-Voss is a qualified lawyer. She began her professional career in the Federal Ministry of Economics in 1989; since then, she has always worked in positions related to the EU and other international issues. Since May 2018, she has served as State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. She is also a member of the board of trustees of the German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation (IRZ), a member of the board of trustees of the Frankfurt Institute for European Union Law of the European University Viadrina (Frankfurt/Oder), a member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute for European Policy, and a member of the supervisory board of GIZ.
Thursday, October 21, 202110:05 - 11:20THE BUSINESS WEIMAR TRIANGLE – OPENING KEY CHALLENGES FACING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMY: ENERGY, TRADE POLICY, DIGITAL TAXES
Michał URBANOWICZ
Communication Manager, Infermedica

A physician, who spend recent years working in digital health industry and digitization of health care systems. In Infermedica since 2018, where he supports the development of a platform based on artificial intelligence for initial medical diagnostics, allowing patients to be referred for appropriate help. In 2018, he completed an internship at the pharmaceutical company Servier in marketing and participated in the Healthcare Business Forum project, organized by CEMS Club Warsaw at the Warsaw School of Economics.

Michał URBANOWICZ
Communication Manager, Infermedica
Michał URBANOWICZ
Communication Manager, Infermedica
A physician, who spend recent years working in digital health industry and digitization of health care systems. In Infermedica since 2018, where he supports the development of a platform based on artificial intelligence for initial medical diagnostics, allowing patients to be referred for appropriate help. In 2018, he completed an internship at the pharmaceutical company Servier in marketing and participated in the Healthcare Business Forum project, organized by CEMS Club Warsaw at the Warsaw School of Economics.
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30THE EXPENDABLE BRAIN. AIOT: ON THE FUTURE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE INTERNETOF THINGS
Grzegorz NAWACKI
Editor-in-Chief „Puls Biznesu” & pb.pl

A graduate of the journalism department at Collegium Civitas. From March 2006, a journalist of "Puls Biznesu", from February 2011, deputy editor-in-chief, and from March 2019, the chief editor of the paper daily and portal. Winner of journalistic awards granted by the Chamber of Fund and Asset Managers and the Polish Chamber of Insurance. Initiator of "Stand against Putin: eat Polish apples, drink cider" #jedzjabłka (#eatpolishapples), for which he received the PRoton and SAR awards. He loves sport in all its forms.

Grzegorz NAWACKI
Editor-in-Chief „Puls Biznesu” & pb.pl
Grzegorz NAWACKI
Editor-in-Chief „Puls Biznesu” & pb.pl
A graduate of the journalism department at Collegium Civitas. From March 2006, a journalist of "Puls Biznesu", from February 2011, deputy editor-in-chief, and from March 2019, the chief editor of the paper daily and portal. Winner of journalistic awards granted by the Chamber of Fund and Asset Managers and the Polish Chamber of Insurance. Initiator of "Stand against Putin: eat Polish apples, drink cider" #jedzjabłka (#eatpolishapples), for which he received the PRoton and SAR awards. He loves sport in all its forms.
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30DOUGHNUT ECONOMICS – HOW TO THINK ABOUT ECONOMICS IN THE 21ST CENTURY?
Krystyna WĄCHAŁA-MALIK
Member of the Board, PFR Nieruchomości S.A.

Krystyna WĄCHAŁA-MALIK
Member of the Board, PFR Nieruchomości S.A.
Krystyna WĄCHAŁA-MALIK
Member of the Board, PFR Nieruchomości S.A.
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30WHERE IS THE REAL ESTATE MARKET HEADING? KEY TRENDS AND CHALLENGES
Mariya MINCHEVA
The EESC Employers' Group Member & Vice president of the Bulgarian Industrial Association

Mariya MINCHEVA
The EESC Employers' Group Member & Vice president of the Bulgarian Industrial Association
Mariya MINCHEVA
The EESC Employers' Group Member & Vice president of the Bulgarian Industrial Association
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30SOCIAL AND CIVIC EUROPE
Frans TIMMERMANS
European Commission Executive Vice President for the European Green Deal (

Frans TIMMERMANS
European Commission Executive Vice President for the European Green Deal (
Frans TIMMERMANS
European Commission Executive Vice President for the European Green Deal (
Wednesday, October 20, 202118:00 - 19:00EFNI 2021 OPENING GALA
Agnieszka OLENDEREK
Board Member Finance, Purchasing & IT of Volkswagen Poznań

Agnieszka Olenderek has been associated with the Volkswagen concern for 25 years. At the beginning of July 2021, she took the position of a Member of the Management Board for Finance, Purchase and IT VWP. Previously, she managed the Controlling Department of the Plant in Września as well as Financial Planning and Treasury. In 2014-2016, during the realization of the project of building a new factory for the Volkswagen concern in Września, she was responsible for the implementation of the financial goals. In 2010-2014, she was the Manager of various areas of Controlling of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Brand Plants: in Poznań and Hanover. A graduate of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and the Warsaw School of Economics.

Agnieszka OLENDEREK
Board Member Finance, Purchasing & IT of Volkswagen Poznań
Agnieszka OLENDEREK
Board Member Finance, Purchasing & IT of Volkswagen Poznań
Agnieszka Olenderek has been associated with the Volkswagen concern for 25 years. At the beginning of July 2021, she took the position of a Member of the Management Board for Finance, Purchase and IT VWP. Previously, she managed the Controlling Department of the Plant in Września as well as Financial Planning and Treasury. In 2014-2016, during the realization of the project of building a new factory for the Volkswagen concern in Września, she was responsible for the implementation of the financial goals. In 2010-2014, she was the Manager of various areas of Controlling of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Brand Plants: in Poznań and Hanover. A graduate of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and the Warsaw School of Economics.
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45THE WEIMAR WOMEN’S TRIANGLE
Karolina PIERZYNOWSKA
Biologist , scientist , University of Gdansk , grantee of For Women in Science 2019

Karolina PIERZYNOWSKA
Biologist , scientist , University of Gdansk , grantee of For Women in Science 2019
Karolina PIERZYNOWSKA
Biologist , scientist , University of Gdansk , grantee of For Women in Science 2019
Thursday, October 21, 202117:00 - 18:30FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE
Jan KOSZUTSKI
Member of the Supervisory Board, DESA Unicum

Jan Koszutski began his professional career at the Unicum Auction House Andrzej Ochalski (1992-1998), where he dealt with the descriptions and acquisition of objects and continued his work at Desa Unicum - Dom Aukcyjny Sp. z o.o. (1998-2001), where he was the Director of the Auction Division, dealing with the organization of auctions, managing a group of industry specialists, and acquiring objects. He has been associated with the DESA Group since 2003, currently as a Board Member. Jan Koszutski graduated from the Post-Secondary School of Information, Archives and Books in Warsaw and studied at the Institute of Art History at the University of Warsaw.

Jan KOSZUTSKI
Member of the Supervisory Board, DESA Unicum
Jan KOSZUTSKI
Member of the Supervisory Board, DESA Unicum
Jan Koszutski began his professional career at the Unicum Auction House Andrzej Ochalski (1992-1998), where he dealt with the descriptions and acquisition of objects and continued his work at Desa Unicum - Dom Aukcyjny Sp. z o.o. (1998-2001), where he was the Director of the Auction Division, dealing with the organization of auctions, managing a group of industry specialists, and acquiring objects. He has been associated with the DESA Group since 2003, currently as a Board Member. Jan Koszutski graduated from the Post-Secondary School of Information, Archives and Books in Warsaw and studied at the Institute of Art History at the University of Warsaw.
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45CITY OF THE FUTURE. HOW TO CREATE URBAN SPACE TO HELP BUILD SOCIAL TIES AND RELATIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE?
Jakub BORATYŃSKI
Head of Unit Cyber Security and Digital Privacy, Directorate General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology - DG CNECT, European Commission

Deputy Director of Directorate CNECT H, Digital Society, Trust and Cybersecurity (Directorate-General Communication Networks, Content and Technology) and Head of Unit CNECT H.2 - Cybersecurity and Digital Privacy Policy. Among others, involved in negotiations of the Cybersecurity Act, implementation and review of the Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive, preparation of the Commission’s Recommendation for a common EU approach to the security of 5G networks, the EU cyber-security strategy's actions on resilience and cooperation with the EU Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA). He also directly contributed to the production of the new EU Cybersecurity Strategy.

 

Previously Head of Unit 'Organised Crime and Relations with EMCDDA' at the European Commission (Directorate-General Home Affairs), which has the lead responsibility for the fight against cybercrime, corruption, sexual abuse of children and confiscation of criminal assets. In relation to cybercrime, involved in negotiation and drafting of two directives (on cyber-attacks and sexual exploitation of children) and establishment of the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3). Previously worked on EU relations with Russia (Directorate-General External Relations).

 

Before joining the European Commission, a Director at the Stefan Batory Foundation in Warsaw and Policy Officer with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Graduate of the London School of Economics and the University of Warsaw (international relations, law).

Jakub BORATYŃSKI
Head of Unit Cyber Security and Digital Privacy, Directorate General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology - DG CNECT, European Commission
Jakub BORATYŃSKI
Head of Unit Cyber Security and Digital Privacy, Directorate General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology - DG CNECT, European Commission

Deputy Director of Directorate CNECT H, Digital Society, Trust and Cybersecurity (Directorate-General Communication Networks, Content and Technology) and Head of Unit CNECT H.2 - Cybersecurity and Digital Privacy Policy. Among others, involved in negotiations of the Cybersecurity Act, implementation and review of the Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive, preparation of the Commission’s Recommendation for a common EU approach to the security of 5G networks, the EU cyber-security strategy's actions on resilience and cooperation with the EU Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA). He also directly contributed to the production of the new EU Cybersecurity Strategy.

 

Previously Head of Unit 'Organised Crime and Relations with EMCDDA' at the European Commission (Directorate-General Home Affairs), which has the lead responsibility for the fight against cybercrime, corruption, sexual abuse of children and confiscation of criminal assets. In relation to cybercrime, involved in negotiation and drafting of two directives (on cyber-attacks and sexual exploitation of children) and establishment of the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3). Previously worked on EU relations with Russia (Directorate-General External Relations).

 

Before joining the European Commission, a Director at the Stefan Batory Foundation in Warsaw and Policy Officer with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Graduate of the London School of Economics and the University of Warsaw (international relations, law).

Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00INTERNET CONTENT MANAGEMENT
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00DIGITIZATION OF PUBLIC SERVICES
Paweł MUSIAŁEK
Member of the Jagiellonian Club

Paweł MUSIAŁEK
Member of the Jagiellonian Club
Paweł MUSIAŁEK
Member of the Jagiellonian Club
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00RULE OF LAW IN THE FIGHT FOR THE CLIMATE
Roman MŁODKOWSKI
President of the Board, BIZNES24

Roman MŁODKOWSKI
President of the Board, BIZNES24
Roman MŁODKOWSKI
President of the Board, BIZNES24
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00TRANSATLANTIC TECHNOLOGY RELATIONS. TOWARD DISUNITY OR HARMONIZATION?
Patric CALVAR
Special Advisor for Security, Institut Montaigne

Patric CALVAR
Special Advisor for Security, Institut Montaigne
Patric CALVAR
Special Advisor for Security, Institut Montaigne
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00TRANSATLANTIC TECHNOLOGY RELATIONS. TOWARD DISUNITY OR HARMONIZATION?
Krzysztof PAWIŃSKI
CEO and co-owner, Maspex Group

Krzysztof PAWIŃSKI
CEO and co-owner, Maspex Group
Krzysztof PAWIŃSKI
CEO and co-owner, Maspex Group
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30GREEN FINANCE AND INVESTMENT - A FINANCIAL SYSTEM FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Aleksandra STANEK-KOWALCZYK
Managing Director at Sustainable Business Solutions

Aleksandra STANEK-KOWALCZYK
Managing Director at Sustainable Business Solutions
Aleksandra STANEK-KOWALCZYK
Managing Director at Sustainable Business Solutions
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30GREEN FINANCE AND INVESTMENT - A FINANCIAL SYSTEM FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Katarzyna DUBNO
Adamed Group

Katarzyna DUBNO
Adamed Group
Katarzyna DUBNO
Adamed Group
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45THE RESILIENT ENTREPRENEUR. HOW HE SURVIVED A PANDEMIC
Monika HELAK
Polityka Insight

Monika HELAK
Polityka Insight
Monika HELAK
Polityka Insight
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45THE RESILIENT ENTREPRENEUR. HOW HE SURVIVED A PANDEMIC
Wojciech KOSTRZEWA
Polish Business Council

Wojciech KOSTRZEWA
Polish Business Council
Wojciech KOSTRZEWA
Polish Business Council
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45THE RESILIENT ENTREPRENEUR. HOW HE SURVIVED A PANDEMIC
Jacek OLECHOWSKI
Polska Business Council

Jacek OLECHOWSKI
Polska Business Council
Jacek OLECHOWSKI
Polska Business Council
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45THE RESILIENT ENTREPRENEUR. HOW HE SURVIVED A PANDEMIC
Alan ALEKSANDROWICZ
Vice-President of Gdańsk

Alan ALEKSANDROWICZ
Vice-President of Gdańsk
Alan ALEKSANDROWICZ
Vice-President of Gdańsk
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30WHERE IS THE REAL ESTATE MARKET HEADING? KEY TRENDS AND CHALLENGES
Katarzyna LUBNAUER
Member of the Parliament

Since 1995, an employee of the University of Lodz, a member of the UD, UW and the Democratic Party, member of the National Board of the University of Warsaw in 2001-2004. In 1998-2002, she was a councilor of the City Council of Łódź, co-creator of the Secular School civic initiative. Member of the Polish Parliament from 2015, chairwoman of the Nowoczesna club in 2017-2018, chairman of the Nowoczesna party in 2017-2019, deputy chairman of the Parliamentary Club of the Civic Coalition - PO, Nowoczesna, Zieloni, Polish Initiative since 2019. Member of the Education and Science Committee and the Health Committee. PhD in Mathematics.

Katarzyna LUBNAUER
Member of the Parliament
Katarzyna LUBNAUER
Member of the Parliament
Since 1995, an employee of the University of Lodz, a member of the UD, UW and the Democratic Party, member of the National Board of the University of Warsaw in 2001-2004. In 1998-2002, she was a councilor of the City Council of Łódź, co-creator of the Secular School civic initiative. Member of the Polish Parliament from 2015, chairwoman of the Nowoczesna club in 2017-2018, chairman of the Nowoczesna party in 2017-2019, deputy chairman of the Parliamentary Club of the Civic Coalition - PO, Nowoczesna, Zieloni, Polish Initiative since 2019. Member of the Education and Science Committee and the Health Committee. PhD in Mathematics.
Thursday, October 21, 202122:30 - 0:30IS THIS THE END OF LIBERAL DEMOCRACY?
Renata JUSZKIEWICZ
President of Polish Organization of Commerce and Distribution

Since 2008 President of Polish Organization of Commerce and Distribution which associate the biggest international retail and wholesale companies in Poland. 2000 till 2017 Director of the METRO AG Representative Office in Poland representing METRO AG companies Makro C&C, Real and Media Saturn Holding towards state authorities, NGO’s and industry associations. Vice President of Employer’s Confederation Lewiatan. Vice President of the European trade association EuroCommerce in Brussels. Since 2012 Chairman of the Central Eastern Europe Council, representing modern distribution channel of the CEE region towards EU institutions.

Renata JUSZKIEWICZ
President of Polish Organization of Commerce and Distribution
Renata JUSZKIEWICZ
President of Polish Organization of Commerce and Distribution
Since 2008 President of Polish Organization of Commerce and Distribution which associate the biggest international retail and wholesale companies in Poland. 2000 till 2017 Director of the METRO AG Representative Office in Poland representing METRO AG companies Makro C&C, Real and Media Saturn Holding towards state authorities, NGO’s and industry associations. Vice President of Employer’s Confederation Lewiatan. Vice President of the European trade association EuroCommerce in Brussels. Since 2012 Chairman of the Central Eastern Europe Council, representing modern distribution channel of the CEE region towards EU institutions.
Friday, October 22, 20219:00 - 9:45ROAD TRANSPORT IN POLAND AND EUROPE 2021 PLUS – REPORT PRESENTATION
Barbara NOWACKA
Member of the Polish Sejm

From 2016, chairwoman of the association, and then the Initiative Poland party. In the parliamentary elections in 2019, she opened the list of the Civic Coalition in the Gdynia-Słupsk district. She then won the seat of an MP in the 9th term, achieving the best individual result in the district. In 2016, she was included in the annual FP Top 100 Global Thinkers list of the "Foreign Policy" magazine. An IT specialist by education, she also graduated from management studies at the Faculty of Management at the University of Warsaw and MBA studies. Feminist, social activist and mother of two.

Barbara NOWACKA
Member of the Polish Sejm
Barbara NOWACKA
Member of the Polish Sejm
From 2016, chairwoman of the association, and then the Initiative Poland party. In the parliamentary elections in 2019, she opened the list of the Civic Coalition in the Gdynia-Słupsk district. She then won the seat of an MP in the 9th term, achieving the best individual result in the district. In 2016, she was included in the annual FP Top 100 Global Thinkers list of the "Foreign Policy" magazine. An IT specialist by education, she also graduated from management studies at the Faculty of Management at the University of Warsaw and MBA studies. Feminist, social activist and mother of two.
Thursday, October 21, 202118:00 - 19:00POLAND OF THE FUTURE CAMPUS. TIME FOR THE NEW GENERATION
Sławomir NITRAS
Member of the Polish Parliament

Polish politician, member of Parliament in 2009–2014, Member of the European Parliament of the 7th term, from 2014 to 2015 chief advisor to Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz. In the parliamentary elections in 2019, he ran for the Sejm on behalf of the Civic Coalition. He won the seat of a deputy in the 9th term, receiving 78 513 votes, which was the best individual result in the district. He sits on the Foreign Affairs Committee and the European Union Affairs Committee. A graduate of political science at the University of Szczecin.

Sławomir NITRAS
Member of the Polish Parliament
Sławomir NITRAS
Member of the Polish Parliament
Polish politician, member of Parliament in 2009–2014, Member of the European Parliament of the 7th term, from 2014 to 2015 chief advisor to Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz. In the parliamentary elections in 2019, he ran for the Sejm on behalf of the Civic Coalition. He won the seat of a deputy in the 9th term, receiving 78 513 votes, which was the best individual result in the district. He sits on the Foreign Affairs Committee and the European Union Affairs Committee. A graduate of political science at the University of Szczecin.
Thursday, October 21, 202118:00 - 19:00POLAND OF THE FUTURE CAMPUS. TIME FOR THE NEW GENERATION
Karolina HYTREK-PROSIECKA
Strategic consultant in the field of information management in business

For over 10 years associated with TVN. She co-created and ran live programs focusing on economics and geopolitics, with particular emphasis on EU issues. She was also a news reporter for the Polish branch of CNBC. After leaving journalism, she was responsible for communication in the largest company in Poland organizing professional football games. Today, a strategic advisor in the field of information management in business and communications trainer. Co-host of the #Brandbook PR versus Media podcast. She manages one of the largest information portals in the healthcare industry. A scholarship holder of the US Department of State. Silesian, lawyer. Regardless of the change of profession, the constant FOMO syndrome.

Karolina HYTREK-PROSIECKA
Strategic consultant in the field of information management in business
Karolina HYTREK-PROSIECKA
Strategic consultant in the field of information management in business
For over 10 years associated with TVN. She co-created and ran live programs focusing on economics and geopolitics, with particular emphasis on EU issues. She was also a news reporter for the Polish branch of CNBC. After leaving journalism, she was responsible for communication in the largest company in Poland organizing professional football games. Today, a strategic advisor in the field of information management in business and communications trainer. Co-host of the #Brandbook PR versus Media podcast. She manages one of the largest information portals in the healthcare industry. A scholarship holder of the US Department of State. Silesian, lawyer. Regardless of the change of profession, the constant FOMO syndrome.
Thursday, October 21, 202118:00 - 19:00POLAND OF THE FUTURE CAMPUS. TIME FOR THE NEW GENERATION
Lucyna STAŃCZAK-WUCZYŃSKA
Chairman, Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, BNP Paribas

Lucyna STAŃCZAK-WUCZYŃSKA
Chairman, Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, BNP Paribas
Lucyna STAŃCZAK-WUCZYŃSKA
Chairman, Independent Member of the Supervisory Board, BNP Paribas
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30DOUGHNUT ECONOMICS – HOW TO THINK ABOUT ECONOMICS IN THE 21ST CENTURY?
Agnieszka CHŁOŃ-DOMIŃCZAK
Vice-Rector for Science, Director of the Institute of Statistics and Demography of the Warsaw School of Economics

Agnieszka CHŁOŃ-DOMIŃCZAK
Vice-Rector for Science, Director of the Institute of Statistics and Demography of the Warsaw School of Economics
Agnieszka CHŁOŃ-DOMIŃCZAK
Vice-Rector for Science, Director of the Institute of Statistics and Demography of the Warsaw School of Economics
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30DOUGHNUT ECONOMICS – HOW TO THINK ABOUT ECONOMICS IN THE 21ST CENTURY?
Stéphanie LEPCZYNSKI
Political Counsellor, Scientific Research and Innovation, Cabinet de la Secrétaire d'État Barbara Trachte

Stéphanie LEPCZYNSKI
Political Counsellor, Scientific Research and Innovation, Cabinet de la Secrétaire d'État Barbara Trachte
Stéphanie LEPCZYNSKI
Political Counsellor, Scientific Research and Innovation, Cabinet de la Secrétaire d'État Barbara Trachte
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30DOUGHNUT ECONOMICS – HOW TO THINK ABOUT ECONOMICS IN THE 21ST CENTURY?
Michał FEDOROWICZ
Institute for Internet and Social Media Research

Michał FEDOROWICZ
Institute for Internet and Social Media Research
Michał FEDOROWICZ
Institute for Internet and Social Media Research
Friday, October 22, 20219:00 - 9:45WORDS THAT MATTER. POLARISATION – CAN BUBBLES BE PUNCTURED AND HOW TO DO THAT
Ignacy NIEMCZYCKI
President, Bronisław Geremek Foundation

Ignacy NIEMCZYCKI
President, Bronisław Geremek Foundation
Ignacy NIEMCZYCKI
President, Bronisław Geremek Foundation
Friday, October 22, 20219:00 - 9:45WORDS THAT MATTER. POLARISATION – CAN BUBBLES BE PUNCTURED AND HOW TO DO THAT
Helena CHMIELEWSKA-SZLAJFER
Sociologist, assistant professor at Kozminski University

Helena CHMIELEWSKA-SZLAJFER
Sociologist, assistant professor at Kozminski University
Helena CHMIELEWSKA-SZLAJFER
Sociologist, assistant professor at Kozminski University
Friday, October 22, 20219:00 - 9:45WORDS THAT MATTER. POLARISATION – CAN BUBBLES BE PUNCTURED AND HOW TO DO THAT
Robert TOMASZEWSKI
Expert for the energy market, Polityka Insight

Robert TOMASZEWSKI
Expert for the energy market, Polityka Insight
Robert TOMASZEWSKI
Expert for the energy market, Polityka Insight
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00ARE WE READY FOR 'FIT FOR 55'?
Agnieszka HRYNIEWIECKA – JACHOWICZ
Director and Board Member of the Polish Chamber of Commercial Real Estate PINK

Agnieszka HRYNIEWIECKA – JACHOWICZ
Director and Board Member of the Polish Chamber of Commercial Real Estate PINK
Agnieszka HRYNIEWIECKA – JACHOWICZ
Director and Board Member of the Polish Chamber of Commercial Real Estate PINK
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30THE FUTURE OF WORK AT THE OFFICE - WELCOME TO NEW NORMALITY!
Alicja PAWŁOWSKA-PIORUN
National Climate Change Centre

Alicja PAWŁOWSKA-PIORUN
National Climate Change Centre
Alicja PAWŁOWSKA-PIORUN
National Climate Change Centre
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00THE ROUND TABLE: POWERING THE POLISH FUTURE. PROSPECTS FOR ELECTRIFYING THE TRUCK TRANSPORT INDUSTRY IN POLAND
Szymon BYLIŃSKI
Ministry of Climate

Szymon BYLIŃSKI
Ministry of Climate
Szymon BYLIŃSKI
Ministry of Climate
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00THE ROUND TABLE: POWERING THE POLISH FUTURE. PROSPECTS FOR ELECTRIFYING THE TRUCK TRANSPORT INDUSTRY IN POLAND
Robert JESZKE
KOBIZE

Robert JESZKE
KOBIZE
Robert JESZKE
KOBIZE
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00THE ROUND TABLE: POWERING THE POLISH FUTURE. PROSPECTS FOR ELECTRIFYING THE TRUCK TRANSPORT INDUSTRY IN POLAND
Jaka REPANŠEK
Media and TECH Law Expert

Focused on supporting Slovene and international TIME (telecoms, internet, media & entertainment) companies and organizations. He was among the founders of Communication Information Services (Kiss) project at the Student's organization in Ljubljana, offering first free internet access to students in CEE region in 1995. Repansek is a permanent lecturer at the Ljubljana School of Business and a permanent lecturer at the Department of Photography at the Faculty of Applied Sciences. As of 2020, Repansek is President of the Slovenian Advertising Tribunal. Repansek chairs the Strategic Committee on Digital Regulation and Environment of the Slovenian Digital Coalition and is head of IAB Slovenia Policy Committe on Digital Advertising. After graduating from MSU’s Greenwood High School (Springfield, Missouri, USA), Repansek graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He gained his graduate degrees from Cambridge University in England & the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana (Diploma in European Community Law) and completed an MBA study at the University of Kansas, USA (CIMBA). His passions include sports and flying airplanes (PPL licensed pilot).

Jaka REPANŠEK
Media and TECH Law Expert
Jaka REPANŠEK
Media and TECH Law Expert
Focused on supporting Slovene and international TIME (telecoms, internet, media & entertainment) companies and organizations. He was among the founders of Communication Information Services (Kiss) project at the Student's organization in Ljubljana, offering first free internet access to students in CEE region in 1995. Repansek is a permanent lecturer at the Ljubljana School of Business and a permanent lecturer at the Department of Photography at the Faculty of Applied Sciences. As of 2020, Repansek is President of the Slovenian Advertising Tribunal. Repansek chairs the Strategic Committee on Digital Regulation and Environment of the Slovenian Digital Coalition and is head of IAB Slovenia Policy Committe on Digital Advertising. After graduating from MSU’s Greenwood High School (Springfield, Missouri, USA), Repansek graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He gained his graduate degrees from Cambridge University in England & the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana (Diploma in European Community Law) and completed an MBA study at the University of Kansas, USA (CIMBA). His passions include sports and flying airplanes (PPL licensed pilot).
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00INTERNATIONAL FLOW OF DATA
Kinga PIECUCH
CEE Enterprise Industry Manager, Microsoft

She leads a team of industry experts responsible for the development of sales to key companies in the Central and Eastern Europe region. Kinga Piecuch has 20 years of experience in the new technologies industry. She led the SAP Polska team, and previously, for nearly 8 years, she was a member of the management board of Xerox Polska, including serving as the company's CEO. She also worked in managerial positions in the Polish branch of IBM (including sales director for SMEs). She was also responsible, inter alia, for creating and implementing sales and marketing strategies, developing partner networks and new sales channels.

Kinga PIECUCH
CEE Enterprise Industry Manager, Microsoft
Kinga PIECUCH
CEE Enterprise Industry Manager, Microsoft
She leads a team of industry experts responsible for the development of sales to key companies in the Central and Eastern Europe region. Kinga Piecuch has 20 years of experience in the new technologies industry. She led the SAP Polska team, and previously, for nearly 8 years, she was a member of the management board of Xerox Polska, including serving as the company's CEO. She also worked in managerial positions in the Polish branch of IBM (including sales director for SMEs). She was also responsible, inter alia, for creating and implementing sales and marketing strategies, developing partner networks and new sales channels.
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00FUTURE EMPLOYEES IN A DISRUPTIVE WORLD. HOW TO EMPOWER YOUNG GENERATIONS?
Jakub OLEK
Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, Central & Eastern Europe at TiKTok

Jakub OLEK
Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, Central & Eastern Europe at TiKTok
Jakub OLEK
Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, Central & Eastern Europe at TiKTok
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00THE SMART GENERATION
Agnieszka MAKULEC
Quality Assurance Director at Ecorys Polska

An expert in the field of education, labour market and mobility. She has over 12-year experience in research and policy analysis on general education, VET, adult learning as well as labour market for the EU and international institutions (EC DG EMPL, DG EAC, European Parliament, OECD, UNICEF) and co-authored a number of reports. Agnieszka is an EU adult education expert within DG EAC independent national experts network.

Agnieszka MAKULEC
Quality Assurance Director at Ecorys Polska
Agnieszka MAKULEC
Quality Assurance Director at Ecorys Polska
An expert in the field of education, labour market and mobility. She has over 12-year experience in research and policy analysis on general education, VET, adult learning as well as labour market for the EU and international institutions (EC DG EMPL, DG EAC, European Parliament, OECD, UNICEF) and co-authored a number of reports. Agnieszka is an EU adult education expert within DG EAC independent national experts network.
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30NEW EDUCATION FORUM POLAND: EUROPEAN EDUCATION – A RUN AWAY TRAIN
Paweł KOPEĆ
Head of Enterprise Solutions Center, Randstad Polska

At Randstad, he is responsible for cooperation with the largest international clients and supporting the new investors in the process of selecting a location and employment strategy in Poland. Since June 2021, responsible for the Randstad Remote project, connecting the best employers with candidates open to work in the remote formula. He gained his first professional steps in HR by managing the HR department in a company working in the construction industry. He has extensive experience in initiating contacts and international cooperation, gained during 9 years of work in the foreign service. A graduate of master's studies with a specialization in human resource management at the Kozminski University in Warsaw.

Paweł KOPEĆ
Head of Enterprise Solutions Center, Randstad Polska
Paweł KOPEĆ
Head of Enterprise Solutions Center, Randstad Polska
At Randstad, he is responsible for cooperation with the largest international clients and supporting the new investors in the process of selecting a location and employment strategy in Poland. Since June 2021, responsible for the Randstad Remote project, connecting the best employers with candidates open to work in the remote formula. He gained his first professional steps in HR by managing the HR department in a company working in the construction industry. He has extensive experience in initiating contacts and international cooperation, gained during 9 years of work in the foreign service. A graduate of master's studies with a specialization in human resource management at the Kozminski University in Warsaw.
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30THE FUTURE OF WORK AT THE OFFICE - WELCOME TO NEW NORMALITY!
Małgorzata JAROSIŃSKA-JEDYNAK
State Secretary in the Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy

Małgorzata JAROSIŃSKA-JEDYNAK
State Secretary in the Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy
Małgorzata JAROSIŃSKA-JEDYNAK
State Secretary in the Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy
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Daniel WOCIAL
President of the Board, Adecco Group

Daniel WOCIAL
President of the Board, Adecco Group
Daniel WOCIAL
President of the Board, Adecco Group
Friday, October 22, 202114:45 - 15:45THE FUTURE OF WORK AFTER THE PANDEMIC AND GROUP RELATIONS OF EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYERS’ ASSOCIATIONS. THE EUROPEAN AND NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
Łukasz HARDT
Member of the Monetary Policy Council

Łukasz HARDT
Member of the Monetary Policy Council
Łukasz HARDT
Member of the Monetary Policy Council
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30WHAT POLICY MIX TO CHOOSE AFTER THE CRISIS?
Karin SKÖLD
CEO and CSO of IKEA Retail in Poland

Ms. Karin Sköld took up her current position in September 2020. Previously, as the Area Director, she was responsible for the development of the brand on local markets outside Warsaw.  She started in 2003 in the IKEA Kållered store in Sweden. Throughout her career, she was involved in supply planning, purchasing strategies and management, and worked as a Project Manager for IKEA Food Services in Sweden. She was also an Assistant to the President of the Ingka Group and then managed the IKEA store in China.

Karin SKÖLD
CEO and CSO of IKEA Retail in Poland
Karin SKÖLD
CEO and CSO of IKEA Retail in Poland

Ms. Karin Sköld took up her current position in September 2020. Previously, as the Area Director, she was responsible for the development of the brand on local markets outside Warsaw.  She started in 2003 in the IKEA Kållered store in Sweden. Throughout her career, she was involved in supply planning, purchasing strategies and management, and worked as a Project Manager for IKEA Food Services in Sweden. She was also an Assistant to the President of the Ingka Group and then managed the IKEA store in China.

Thursday, October 21, 202111:30 - 13:00FUTURE OF EUROPE. WHAT WILL IT BE, HOW TO PLAN IT, ORGANISE IT AND HOW TO TALK ABOUT IT, SO IT IS NOT LOST?
Milena MATACZYŃSKA
Attorney trainee, participant of the 1st edition of Campus Polska Przyszłości

Milena MATACZYŃSKA
Attorney trainee, participant of the 1st edition of Campus Polska Przyszłości
Milena MATACZYŃSKA
Attorney trainee, participant of the 1st edition of Campus Polska Przyszłości
Thursday, October 21, 202118:00 - 19:00POLAND OF THE FUTURE CAMPUS. TIME FOR THE NEW GENERATION
Rafał MORAWSKI
Activist, social worker

Activist for the transparency of public life. Involved in the activities of the third sector. Communication specialist. Former vice-chairman of the Student Government Council of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk.

Rafał MORAWSKI
Activist, social worker
Rafał MORAWSKI
Activist, social worker
Activist for the transparency of public life. Involved in the activities of the third sector. Communication specialist. Former vice-chairman of the Student Government Council of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk.
Thursday, October 21, 202118:00 - 19:00POLAND OF THE FUTURE CAMPUS. TIME FOR THE NEW GENERATION
Ryszard PAWLIK
Parliamentary adviser to Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament

An EU affair professional with over 12 years of work experience in Brussels - as an assistant to the President of the European Parliament, and since 2012 - as a parliamentary adviser to Jerzy Buzek, member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE). He has extensive expertise in energy, climate and industrial policies of the European Union. During his career he was involved in elaborations and negotiations on substantial number of key EU legislative files in these fields - including the ETS Directive revision, the Just Transition Fund Regulation, proposals for the EU Electricity Market Design, the Security of Gas Supply Regulation and the Gas Directive revision. Since 2014, he has been supporting Jerzy Buzek in his activity as President of the European Energy Forum which brings together MEPs as well as representatives of EU institutions, Member States, the energy sector and the energy-intensive industry.

Ryszard PAWLIK
Parliamentary adviser to Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament
Ryszard PAWLIK
Parliamentary adviser to Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament
An EU affair professional with over 12 years of work experience in Brussels - as an assistant to the President of the European Parliament, and since 2012 - as a parliamentary adviser to Jerzy Buzek, member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE). He has extensive expertise in energy, climate and industrial policies of the European Union. During his career he was involved in elaborations and negotiations on substantial number of key EU legislative files in these fields - including the ETS Directive revision, the Just Transition Fund Regulation, proposals for the EU Electricity Market Design, the Security of Gas Supply Regulation and the Gas Directive revision. Since 2014, he has been supporting Jerzy Buzek in his activity as President of the European Energy Forum which brings together MEPs as well as representatives of EU institutions, Member States, the energy sector and the energy-intensive industry.
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00BUSINESS RACE TO ZERO
Mieczysław Cezary OLSZEWSKI
Country Manager, Redshaw Advisors

Mieczysław Cezary OLSZEWSKI
Country Manager, Redshaw Advisors
Mieczysław Cezary OLSZEWSKI
Country Manager, Redshaw Advisors
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00BUSINESS RACE TO ZERO
Jarosław BOGACZ
Member of the Board, Polenergia S.A.

Since 2019, he has been associated with the Polenergia Group, where he is a member of the Group's Management Board responsible for turnover and sales. He has been working in the energy industry for 22 years, in the years 2005-2019 he performed the functions of, among others, the director responsible for trading on the wholesale market in the EDF Group in Poland and the director of business development in the Engie Group in Poland. Between 2015 and 2016, he was an advisor to the Minister of Economy for renewable energy and the first President of the Renewable Energy Settlement Operator. He is a member of the Electricity Trading Society and the Polish Power Plants Economic Society. A graduate of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice. In 2020 he received a doctorate from the Silesian University of Technology.

Jarosław BOGACZ
Member of the Board, Polenergia S.A.
Jarosław BOGACZ
Member of the Board, Polenergia S.A.
Since 2019, he has been associated with the Polenergia Group, where he is a member of the Group's Management Board responsible for turnover and sales. He has been working in the energy industry for 22 years, in the years 2005-2019 he performed the functions of, among others, the director responsible for trading on the wholesale market in the EDF Group in Poland and the director of business development in the Engie Group in Poland. Between 2015 and 2016, he was an advisor to the Minister of Economy for renewable energy and the first President of the Renewable Energy Settlement Operator. He is a member of the Electricity Trading Society and the Polish Power Plants Economic Society. A graduate of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice. In 2020 he received a doctorate from the Silesian University of Technology.
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00BUSINESS RACE TO ZERO
Monika ŻOCHOWSKA
Co-founder & CEO Phenicoptere Spolka z o.o.

Co-founder & CEO Phenicoptere Sp. z o.o. and the GLOV brand, which promotes an innovative method of removing makeup using only water and special technology. Today GLOV products are available in 60 countries around the world.

Monika ŻOCHOWSKA
Co-founder & CEO Phenicoptere Spolka z o.o.
Monika ŻOCHOWSKA
Co-founder & CEO Phenicoptere Spolka z o.o.
Co-founder & CEO Phenicoptere Sp. z o.o. and the GLOV brand, which promotes an innovative method of removing makeup using only water and special technology. Today GLOV products are available in 60 countries around the world.
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00THE SMART GENERATION
Michał KULESZA
Director of the Cloud Computing Team, Maruta Wachta Law Firm

Michał KULESZA
Director of the Cloud Computing Team, Maruta Wachta Law Firm
Michał KULESZA
Director of the Cloud Computing Team, Maruta Wachta Law Firm
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30THE EXPENDABLE BRAIN. AIOT: ON THE FUTURE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE INTERNETOF THINGS
Andrzej BIERNACKI
CEO EKOLAN

Andrzej BIERNACKI
CEO EKOLAN
Andrzej BIERNACKI
CEO EKOLAN
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30WHERE IS THE REAL ESTATE MARKET HEADING? KEY TRENDS AND CHALLENGES
Hanna MILEWSKA-WILK
Housing rental market analyst, advisor at simpl.rent

Housing specialist at the Institute of Urban and Regional Development, member of the Habitat for Humanity Polska Program Council, expert of the Rental Market Laboratory at ThinkCo. Mediator, property manager, housing rental market analyst, sociologist, and philologist.

Hanna MILEWSKA-WILK
Housing rental market analyst, advisor at simpl.rent
Hanna MILEWSKA-WILK
Housing rental market analyst, advisor at simpl.rent
Housing specialist at the Institute of Urban and Regional Development, member of the Habitat for Humanity Polska Program Council, expert of the Rental Market Laboratory at ThinkCo. Mediator, property manager, housing rental market analyst, sociologist, and philologist.
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:30WHERE IS THE REAL ESTATE MARKET HEADING? KEY TRENDS AND CHALLENGES
Wawrzyniec SMOCZYŃSKI
Director of the Social Sciences Programme at SWPS University

Wawrzyniec SMOCZYŃSKI
Director of the Social Sciences Programme at SWPS University
Wawrzyniec SMOCZYŃSKI
Director of the Social Sciences Programme at SWPS University
Thursday, October 21, 202122:30 - 0:30IS THIS THE END OF LIBERAL DEMOCRACY?
Tomasz SAWCZUK
Head of Political Department of “Kultura Liberalna"

Doctor of philosophy and lawyer, head of the political department of the weekly “Kultura Liberalna”, author of the book “New liberalism. How to understand and take advantage of the crisis of the Third Polish Republic".

Tomasz SAWCZUK
Head of Political Department of “Kultura Liberalna"
Tomasz SAWCZUK
Head of Political Department of “Kultura Liberalna"
Doctor of philosophy and lawyer, head of the political department of the weekly “Kultura Liberalna”, author of the book “New liberalism. How to understand and take advantage of the crisis of the Third Polish Republic".
Friday, October 22, 202114:30 - 15:00THE END OF THE LIBERAL MIND. NEW POLICY IN POLAND
Thursday, October 21, 202122:30 - 0:30IS THIS THE END OF LIBERAL DEMOCRACY?
Piotr BURAS
Director of the Warsaw Office of the European Council on Foreign Relations, ECFR

Piotr BURAS
Director of the Warsaw Office of the European Council on Foreign Relations, ECFR
Piotr BURAS
Director of the Warsaw Office of the European Council on Foreign Relations, ECFR
Friday, October 22, 20219:00 - 9:45GERMANY AFTER THE ELECTIONS
Anda ROTTENBERG
Exhibition curator, author of texts on art

Runs her own program Andymateria on Radio TOK FM and is the Head of Culture Department of the "Vogue.pl" monthly. She also works as an independent author and curator. She works didactically at the Jagiellonian University, the University of Warsaw, and the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. As a guest: Bard College, USA; Aalto University, Helsinki; Kunstakademie, Munich. Author of articles and essays published in most European languages as well as in Japanese and Korean; books incl. Art in Poland 1945-2005 (2005; 2021); Updraft - texts about Polish art of the 1980s (2009); You're welcome (2009; 2021); Whatever now (interview by Dorota Jarecka) 2014; Berlin depression, 2017; List, 2019; From Poland with Love, 2019 (in English), 2021 (in Polish); Close-ups, 2020; numerous monographs and albums about Polish and foreign authors. Since 1980, she has been a curator and co-curator of approximately one hundred Polish and international exhibitions. Graduated history of art at the University of Warsaw 1970. Critical activity since 1966.

Anda ROTTENBERG
Exhibition curator, author of texts on art
Anda ROTTENBERG
Exhibition curator, author of texts on art
Runs her own program Andymateria on Radio TOK FM and is the Head of Culture Department of the "Vogue.pl" monthly. She also works as an independent author and curator. She works didactically at the Jagiellonian University, the University of Warsaw, and the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. As a guest: Bard College, USA; Aalto University, Helsinki; Kunstakademie, Munich. Author of articles and essays published in most European languages as well as in Japanese and Korean; books incl. Art in Poland 1945-2005 (2005; 2021); Updraft - texts about Polish art of the 1980s (2009); You're welcome (2009; 2021); Whatever now (interview by Dorota Jarecka) 2014; Berlin depression, 2017; List, 2019; From Poland with Love, 2019 (in English), 2021 (in Polish); Close-ups, 2020; numerous monographs and albums about Polish and foreign authors. Since 1980, she has been a curator and co-curator of approximately one hundred Polish and international exhibitions. Graduated history of art at the University of Warsaw 1970. Critical activity since 1966.
Friday, October 22, 202116:00 - 17:00CLOSING SESSION – THE FUTURE OF THE WORLD ACCORDING TO WOMEN
Karolina WIGURA-KUISZ
Member of the Board, Kultura Liberalna Foundation, University of Warsaw

Prof. Karolina Wigura - członkini Zarządu Fundacji Kultura Liberalna. Studiowała socjologię, filozofię i nauki polityczne na Uniwersytecie Warszawskim i Uniwersytecie Ludwiga Maximiliana w Monachium. Adiunktka w Instytucie Socjologii UW. Stypendystka m.in. Instytutu Nauk o Człowieku w Wiedniu, German Marshall Fund i Leadership Academy for Poland. W latach 2016–2018 współdyrektorka programu „Knowledge Bridges Poland–Britain–Europe” w St. Antony’s College na Uniwersytecie Oksfordzkim. Opublikowała książki „Wina narodów. Przebaczenie jako strategia prowadzenia polityki” (nagroda im. J. Tischnera 2012) oraz „Wynalazek nowoczesnego serca. Filozoficzne źródła współczesnego myślenia o emocjach” (2019). Obecnie przebywa w Berlinie na stypendium im. Richarda von Weizsäckera w Akademii Roberta Boscha.

Karolina WIGURA-KUISZ
Member of the Board, Kultura Liberalna Foundation, University of Warsaw
Karolina WIGURA-KUISZ
Member of the Board, Kultura Liberalna Foundation, University of Warsaw
Prof. Karolina Wigura - członkini Zarządu Fundacji Kultura Liberalna. Studiowała socjologię, filozofię i nauki polityczne na Uniwersytecie Warszawskim i Uniwersytecie Ludwiga Maximiliana w Monachium. Adiunktka w Instytucie Socjologii UW. Stypendystka m.in. Instytutu Nauk o Człowieku w Wiedniu, German Marshall Fund i Leadership Academy for Poland. W latach 2016–2018 współdyrektorka programu „Knowledge Bridges Poland–Britain–Europe” w St. Antony’s College na Uniwersytecie Oksfordzkim. Opublikowała książki „Wina narodów. Przebaczenie jako strategia prowadzenia polityki” (nagroda im. J. Tischnera 2012) oraz „Wynalazek nowoczesnego serca. Filozoficzne źródła współczesnego myślenia o emocjach” (2019). Obecnie przebywa w Berlinie na stypendium im. Richarda von Weizsäckera w Akademii Roberta Boscha.
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30SOCIAL AND CIVIC EUROPE
Friday, October 22, 202114:30 - 15:00THE END OF THE LIBERAL MIND. NEW POLICY IN POLAND
Magdalena BUDZISZEWSKA
Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Psychology, University of Warsaw

Magdalena Budziszewska, PhD., is a psychologist and academic researcher affiliated with the Faculty of Psychology, University of Warsaw. Her main research interest is how persons and societies think, feel, act and learn about climate change and contemporary environmental challenges.

Magdalena BUDZISZEWSKA
Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Psychology, University of Warsaw
Magdalena BUDZISZEWSKA
Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Psychology, University of Warsaw
Magdalena Budziszewska, PhD., is a psychologist and academic researcher affiliated with the Faculty of Psychology, University of Warsaw. Her main research interest is how persons and societies think, feel, act and learn about climate change and contemporary environmental challenges.
Friday, October 22, 202110:00 - 11:00ARE WE READY FOR 'FIT FOR 55'?
Wojciech ROWIŃSKI
General Director of Scania Polska S.A.

Associated with the automotive industry for over 30 years. Extensive knowledge and experience in sales, strategy, and the truck market, gained in a variety of positions throughout his long career with Scania. He participated in building the Scania structure in Poland in the mid-1990s, in creating the strategy and product development at Scania's headquarters in Sweden, and was the CEO of Scania Ukraine, and later Scania Russia. Before assuming the position of General Director of Scania in Poland in August 2021, he was responsible for preparing the company's global network for the sale and service of electric vehicles.

Wojciech ROWIŃSKI
General Director of Scania Polska S.A.
Wojciech ROWIŃSKI
General Director of Scania Polska S.A.
Associated with the automotive industry for over 30 years. Extensive knowledge and experience in sales, strategy, and the truck market, gained in a variety of positions throughout his long career with Scania. He participated in building the Scania structure in Poland in the mid-1990s, in creating the strategy and product development at Scania's headquarters in Sweden, and was the CEO of Scania Ukraine, and later Scania Russia. Before assuming the position of General Director of Scania in Poland in August 2021, he was responsible for preparing the company's global network for the sale and service of electric vehicles.
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:45ENERGY FOR MOBILITY OR HOW TO SAVE POLISH AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY FROM BLACK-OUT AFTER 2030
Daniel ENKE
Head of PA, Zalando

Heads the global Public Affairs team at Zalando, Europe's most fashionable tech company. Since 2018, he is responsible for Zalando's policy work in Europe with a focus on Brussels, Berlin, Paris, and Warsaw. Previously, he held senior positions in Public Affairs consulting and the German Retail Federation (HDE).

Daniel ENKE
Head of PA, Zalando
Daniel ENKE
Head of PA, Zalando
Heads the global Public Affairs team at Zalando, Europe's most fashionable tech company. Since 2018, he is responsible for Zalando's policy work in Europe with a focus on Brussels, Berlin, Paris, and Warsaw. Previously, he held senior positions in Public Affairs consulting and the German Retail Federation (HDE).
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30DIGITAL BOOM – THE FUTURE OF THE EUROPEAN DIGITAL MARKET IN THE LIGHT OF THE DMA - THE ACT ON DIGITAL MARKETS
Marta RYBICKA
Senior Business Director, IQS

Z wykształcenia socjolog (UW) i ekonomista (SGH). Zarządza ilościowo-jakościowym działem badawczym, wspierając biznesowo klientów z różnych branż (farmacja, finanse, FMCG). Od wielu lat zaangażowana w wiele autorskich projektów badawczych, m.in. Świat Młodych, Video Love Story czy Game Story. Wspiera działania społeczne takich fundacji i organizacji jak np. "Kwiat Kobiecości" – dot. świadomości działań profilaktycznych w chorobach onkologicznych czy „Inspiring Girls Polska" – dot. aspiracji dziewczynek w Polsce oraz „Share The Care” w obszarze wspierania idei urlopów rodzicielskich dla ojców.

Marta RYBICKA
Senior Business Director, IQS
Marta RYBICKA
Senior Business Director, IQS
Z wykształcenia socjolog (UW) i ekonomista (SGH). Zarządza ilościowo-jakościowym działem badawczym, wspierając biznesowo klientów z różnych branż (farmacja, finanse, FMCG). Od wielu lat zaangażowana w wiele autorskich projektów badawczych, m.in. Świat Młodych, Video Love Story czy Game Story. Wspiera działania społeczne takich fundacji i organizacji jak np. "Kwiat Kobiecości" – dot. świadomości działań profilaktycznych w chorobach onkologicznych czy „Inspiring Girls Polska" – dot. aspiracji dziewczynek w Polsce oraz „Share The Care” w obszarze wspierania idei urlopów rodzicielskich dla ojców.
Friday, October 22, 202113:30 - 14:30ASPIRATIONS OF GIRLS IN POLAND. PRESENTATION OF THE REPORT
Maciej WROŃSKI
President of the ‘Transport and Logistics Poland’ Representative of the Ministry of Infrastructure

Maciej WROŃSKI
President of the ‘Transport and Logistics Poland’ Representative of the Ministry of Infrastructure
Maciej WROŃSKI
President of the ‘Transport and Logistics Poland’ Representative of the Ministry of Infrastructure
Friday, October 22, 20219:00 - 9:45ROAD TRANSPORT IN POLAND AND EUROPE 2021 PLUS – REPORT PRESENTATION
Sandra PARTHIE
Head of European Affairs and of the Brussels office of the German Economic Institute, członkini grupy pracodawców, Europejski Komitet Ekonomiczno-Społeczny

Sandra PARTHIE
Head of European Affairs and of the Brussels office of the German Economic Institute, członkini grupy pracodawców, Europejski Komitet Ekonomiczno-Społeczny
Sandra PARTHIE
Head of European Affairs and of the Brussels office of the German Economic Institute, członkini grupy pracodawców, Europejski Komitet Ekonomiczno-Społeczny
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00NEW GLOBAL BALANCE
Zbigniew GAJEWSKI
Partner, Ośrodek THINKTANK

Partner w Ośrodku dialogu i analiz THINKTANK. Komentator wpływu nowych technologii na biznes i życie społeczne oraz autor raportów i analiz makroekonomicznych. Wykładowca Collegium Civitas i SGH. Członek Rady Programowej FISE. W latach 2006-2016 pracował w Konfederacji Lewiatan jako dyrektor komunikacji i zastępca dyrektora generalnego. Od 2011 r. współtworzył Europejskie Forum Nowych Idei w Sopocie. Jako dyrektor EFNI kierował programem i organizacją sześciu pierwszych edycji Forum.

Zbigniew GAJEWSKI
Partner, Ośrodek THINKTANK
Zbigniew GAJEWSKI
Partner, Ośrodek THINKTANK
Partner w Ośrodku dialogu i analiz THINKTANK. Komentator wpływu nowych technologii na biznes i życie społeczne oraz autor raportów i analiz makroekonomicznych. Wykładowca Collegium Civitas i SGH. Członek Rady Programowej FISE. W latach 2006-2016 pracował w Konfederacji Lewiatan jako dyrektor komunikacji i zastępca dyrektora generalnego. Od 2011 r. współtworzył Europejskie Forum Nowych Idei w Sopocie. Jako dyrektor EFNI kierował programem i organizacją sześciu pierwszych edycji Forum.
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00E-TRADE AND CONSUMERS. LESSONS FROM THE PANDEMIC
Anita RYNG
Director of Communication, IKEA Retail

Anita RYNG
Director of Communication, IKEA Retail
Anita RYNG
Director of Communication, IKEA Retail
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00THE ROUND TABLE: POWERING THE POLISH FUTURE. PROSPECTS FOR ELECTRIFYING THE TRUCK TRANSPORT INDUSTRY IN POLAND
Andrzej SIEMIŃSKI
Adviser, Department of Transport Strategy, Ministry of Infrastructure

Andrzej SIEMIŃSKI
Adviser, Department of Transport Strategy, Ministry of Infrastructure
Andrzej SIEMIŃSKI
Adviser, Department of Transport Strategy, Ministry of Infrastructure
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00THE ROUND TABLE: POWERING THE POLISH FUTURE. PROSPECTS FOR ELECTRIFYING THE TRUCK TRANSPORT INDUSTRY IN POLAND
Roman KUŹNIAR
Political scientist, professor of humanities, professor at the University of Warsaw

Roman KUŹNIAR
Political scientist, professor of humanities, professor at the University of Warsaw
Roman KUŹNIAR
Political scientist, professor of humanities, professor at the University of Warsaw
Thursday, October 21, 20219:45 - 10:05THE WEIMAR TRIANGLE - HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION: THE CONSTITUTION FOR EUROPE BY WOJCIECH BOGUMIŁ JASTRZĘBOWSKI (VIDEO)
Krystyna JANDA
Film and theatre actress, director, prose writer, columnist and singer

Krystyna JANDA
Film and theatre actress, director, prose writer, columnist and singer
Krystyna JANDA
Film and theatre actress, director, prose writer, columnist and singer
Thursday, October 21, 20219:45 - 10:05THE WEIMAR TRIANGLE - HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION: THE CONSTITUTION FOR EUROPE BY WOJCIECH BOGUMIŁ JASTRZĘBOWSKI (VIDEO)
Andrzej SEWERYN
Theatre and film actor, theatre director, general manager of Arnold Szyfman Polish Theatre in Warsaw

Andrzej SEWERYN
Theatre and film actor, theatre director, general manager of Arnold Szyfman Polish Theatre in Warsaw
Andrzej SEWERYN
Theatre and film actor, theatre director, general manager of Arnold Szyfman Polish Theatre in Warsaw
Thursday, October 21, 20219:45 - 10:05THE WEIMAR TRIANGLE - HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION: THE CONSTITUTION FOR EUROPE BY WOJCIECH BOGUMIŁ JASTRZĘBOWSKI (VIDEO)
Patrice CHAZERAND
Director for Digital Trade & Taxation Policy, DIGITALEUROPE

Patrice CHAZERAND
Director for Digital Trade & Taxation Policy, DIGITALEUROPE
Patrice CHAZERAND
Director for Digital Trade & Taxation Policy, DIGITALEUROPE
Thursday, October 21, 202112:00 - 13:00TRANSATLANTIC TECHNOLOGY RELATIONS. TOWARD DISUNITY OR HARMONIZATION?
Wiesław CUBAŁA
Director of the Psychiatric Clinic for Adults , Gdańsk Medical University

Wiesław CUBAŁA
Director of the Psychiatric Clinic for Adults , Gdańsk Medical University
Wiesław CUBAŁA
Director of the Psychiatric Clinic for Adults , Gdańsk Medical University
Thursday, October 21, 202122:30 - 0:30STRESS, BURNOUT, DEPRESSION. MENTAL CONDITION OF POLES AFTER THE PANDEMIC
Agnieszka POPIEL
SWPS University Clinic of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy

Agnieszka POPIEL
SWPS University Clinic of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy
Agnieszka POPIEL
SWPS University Clinic of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy
Thursday, October 21, 202122:30 - 0:30STRESS, BURNOUT, DEPRESSION. MENTAL CONDITION OF POLES AFTER THE PANDEMIC
Waldemar FRYZE
Doktor nauk medycznych, neurolog

Waldemar FRYZE
Doktor nauk medycznych, neurolog
Waldemar FRYZE
Doktor nauk medycznych, neurolog
Thursday, October 21, 202122:30 - 0:30STRESS, BURNOUT, DEPRESSION. MENTAL CONDITION OF POLES AFTER THE PANDEMIC
Jakub SITO
Journalist, ChilliZet

Jakub SITO
Journalist, ChilliZet
Jakub SITO
Journalist, ChilliZet
Friday, October 22, 202114:45 - 15:45THE SILENT INEQUALITY. ABOUT THE PROBLEMS OF MEN IN POLAND. PRESENTATION OF THE REPORT
Friday, October 22, 20219:30 - 10:00FROM ECONOMIC THEORY TO POLITICAL PRACTICE
Maximilian SKUPIEŃ
Responsible for Poland at St. Gallen Symposium

Maximilian SKUPIEŃ
Responsible for Poland at St. Gallen Symposium
Maximilian SKUPIEŃ
Responsible for Poland at St. Gallen Symposium
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00THE SMART GENERATION
Marek KAMIŃSKI
Traveller

Marek KAMIŃSKI
Traveller
Marek KAMIŃSKI
Traveller
Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00THE SMART GENERATION
Adam AMBROZIK
Corporate Affairs Manager, VELUX Poland

Adam Ambrozik worked in the Ministry of the Treasury as an Advisor to the Minister and Director of the Restructuring and State Aid Department. Member of the Supervisory Boards: Orlen, Polimex - Mostostal, PAIIZ. Graduated: AMP at IESE, Law, Management and Marketing.

Adam AMBROZIK
Corporate Affairs Manager, VELUX Poland
Adam AMBROZIK
Corporate Affairs Manager, VELUX Poland

Adam Ambrozik worked in the Ministry of the Treasury as an Advisor to the Minister and Director of the Restructuring and State Aid Department. Member of the Supervisory Boards: Orlen, Polimex - Mostostal, PAIIZ. Graduated: AMP at IESE, Law, Management and Marketing.

Thursday, October 21, 202114:00 - 15:00FAIR AND UNFAIR COMPETITION IN BUSINESS
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Zbigniew CANOWIECKI
President of the Board, Pomeranian Employers Association

Absolwent Wydziału Elektroniki Politechniki Gdańskiej, doktorat obronił na Uniwersytecie Gdańskim. W latach 1977-1982 dyrektor Zakładu Jantar Kombinatu Polsrebro. Od 1982 do 2007 roku dyrektor i prezes giełdowej spółki Centrostal, twórca grupy kapitałowej. Sprawował społecznie wiele funkcji, m.in. Prezesa Gdańskiej Izby Gospodarczej, Prezydenta Pomorskiej Izby Przemysłowo-Handlowej, Przewodniczącego Pomorskiej Rady Przedsiębiorczości, Rektora Wyższej Szkoły Międzynarodowych Stosunków Gospodarczych i Politycznych. Autor artykułów naukowych dotyczących metropolii gdańskiej oraz książki pt. „Między integracją a konkurencją. Gdańsko – Gdyński Obszar Metropolitalny”, Wydawnictwo Naukowe Scholar (2011). Obecnie Prezydent Pracodawców Pomorza, największej polskiej regionalnej organizacji pracodawców oraz członek władz wielu organizacji, stowarzyszeń i fundacji w tym: Przewodniczący Rady Fundacji Theatrum Gedanese, Przewodniczący Rady Gdańskiego Teatru Szekspirowskiego, Członek Rady Muzeum Miasta Gdańska, Przewodniczący Konwentu Gospodarczego Politechniki Gdańskiej, Przewodniczący Rady Fundacji Terytoria Książki, Członek Rady Głównej Konfederacji Lewiatan, Członek Rady Fundacji Rozwoju Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego. Książka biograficzna autorstwa Barbary Kanold ukazała się w 2014 roku pt; „ Biznesmen z sercem społecznika”. Odznaczony między innymi Krzyżem Kawalerskim Orderu Odrodzenia Polski i Medalem Księcia Mściwoja II za wybitne zasługi dla miasta Gdańska.

Zbigniew CANOWIECKI
President of the Board, Pomeranian Employers Association
Zbigniew CANOWIECKI
President of the Board, Pomeranian Employers Association
Absolwent Wydziału Elektroniki Politechniki Gdańskiej, doktorat obronił na Uniwersytecie Gdańskim. W latach 1977-1982 dyrektor Zakładu Jantar Kombinatu Polsrebro. Od 1982 do 2007 roku dyrektor i prezes giełdowej spółki Centrostal, twórca grupy kapitałowej. Sprawował społecznie wiele funkcji, m.in. Prezesa Gdańskiej Izby Gospodarczej, Prezydenta Pomorskiej Izby Przemysłowo-Handlowej, Przewodniczącego Pomorskiej Rady Przedsiębiorczości, Rektora Wyższej Szkoły Międzynarodowych Stosunków Gospodarczych i Politycznych. Autor artykułów naukowych dotyczących metropolii gdańskiej oraz książki pt. „Między integracją a konkurencją. Gdańsko – Gdyński Obszar Metropolitalny”, Wydawnictwo Naukowe Scholar (2011). Obecnie Prezydent Pracodawców Pomorza, największej polskiej regionalnej organizacji pracodawców oraz członek władz wielu organizacji, stowarzyszeń i fundacji w tym: Przewodniczący Rady Fundacji Theatrum Gedanese, Przewodniczący Rady Gdańskiego Teatru Szekspirowskiego, Członek Rady Muzeum Miasta Gdańska, Przewodniczący Konwentu Gospodarczego Politechniki Gdańskiej, Przewodniczący Rady Fundacji Terytoria Książki, Członek Rady Głównej Konfederacji Lewiatan, Członek Rady Fundacji Rozwoju Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego. Książka biograficzna autorstwa Barbary Kanold ukazała się w 2014 roku pt; „ Biznesmen z sercem społecznika”. Odznaczony między innymi Krzyżem Kawalerskim Orderu Odrodzenia Polski i Medalem Księcia Mściwoja II za wybitne zasługi dla miasta Gdańska.
Friday, October 22, 202114:45 - 15:45NEW EDUCATION FORUM POLAND: BELFER OR INSPIRATOR? POLISH EDUCATION AND THE POLISH LABOR MARKET
Marcin SKWIERAWSKI
Deputy Mayor of Sopot

Marcin SKWIERAWSKI
Deputy Mayor of Sopot
Marcin SKWIERAWSKI
Deputy Mayor of Sopot
Thursday, October 21, 202116:45 - 17:45CITY OF THE FUTURE. HOW TO CREATE URBAN SPACE TO HELP BUILD SOCIAL TIES AND RELATIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE?
Thursday, October 21, 20219:00 - 10:00E-TRADE AND CONSUMERS. LESSONS FROM THE PANDEMIC
Rafał BENECKI
Chief Economist, Director of the Deof Macroeconomic Analyses, ING Bank Śląski

Rafał BENECKI
Chief Economist, Director of the Deof Macroeconomic Analyses, ING Bank Śląski
Rafał BENECKI
Chief Economist, Director of the Deof Macroeconomic Analyses, ING Bank Śląski
Thursday, October 21, 202115:30 - 16:45WHAT WILL THE WORLD BE MADE FROM AFTER THE ECOLOGICAL REVOLUTION?
Hanna CICHY
Polityka Insight

Hanna CICHY
Polityka Insight
Hanna CICHY
Polityka Insight
Friday, October 22, 202111:30 - 12:30WHAT POLICY MIX TO CHOOSE AFTER THE CRISIS?
Elżbieta BOJANOWSKA,
Director of the Institute of Labour and Social Affairs, Ministry of the Family and Social Policy

Elżbieta BOJANOWSKA,
Director of the Institute of Labour and Social Affairs, Ministry of the Family and Social Policy
Elżbieta BOJANOWSKA,
Director of the Institute of Labour and Social Affairs, Ministry of the Family and Social Policy
Friday, October 22, 202114:45 - 15:45THE FUTURE OF WORK AFTER THE PANDEMIC AND GROUP RELATIONS OF EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYERS’ ASSOCIATIONS. THE EUROPEAN AND NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
Leszek BONNA
Vice Marshall of Pomorskie Voivodeship

Leszek BONNA
Vice Marshall of Pomorskie Voivodeship
Leszek BONNA
Vice Marshall of Pomorskie Voivodeship
Wednesday, October 20, 202118:00 - 19:00EFNI 2021 OPENING GALA
Jerzy BUZEK
Member of the European Parliament, former Prime Minister of Poland

Member of the European Parliament continuously since 2004, and it’s President in the years 2009-2012. In the EP, he is a member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur, inter alia, of the Gas Directive or the Report on gas supplies to the EU. In 2016. Euractiv recognized him as one of the three most influential people of European energy policy. Winner of the rankings of the Rzeczpospolita daily for the best Polish MEP in 2008 and 2018. In the years 1997-2001, Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland; his government carried out reforms of mining, administration, education, health, and social politic, and started negotiations on Poland's membership in the European Union. Knight of the Order of the White Eagle.

Jerzy BUZEK
Member of the European Parliament, former Prime Minister of Poland
Jerzy BUZEK
Member of the European Parliament, former Prime Minister of Poland
Member of the European Parliament continuously since 2004, and it’s President in the years 2009-2012. In the EP, he is a member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur, inter alia, of the Gas Directive or the Report on gas supplies to the EU. In 2016. Euractiv recognized him as one of the three most influential people of European energy policy. Winner of the rankings of the Rzeczpospolita daily for the best Polish MEP in 2008 and 2018. In the years 1997-2001, Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland; his government carried out reforms of mining, administration, education, health, and social politic, and started negotiations on Poland's membership in the European Union. Knight of the Order of the White Eagle.
Thursday, October 21, 202111:30 - 13:00FUTURE OF EUROPE. WHAT WILL IT BE, HOW TO PLAN IT, ORGANISE IT AND HOW TO TALK ABOUT IT, SO IT IS NOT LOST?
Mariusz GOLEC
Pierwszy Wiceprezes, CEO Grupy Wielton

Mariusz GOLEC
Pierwszy Wiceprezes, CEO Grupy Wielton
Mariusz GOLEC
Pierwszy Wiceprezes, CEO Grupy Wielton
Friday, October 22, 20219:00 - 9:45ROAD TRANSPORT IN POLAND AND EUROPE 2021 PLUS – REPORT PRESENTATION