9.00 – 10.00

Morning Plenary Session (opening the debates)


Welcome word from the organizers: Adam Maciejewski, president of the Warsaw Stock Exchange, Andrzej Jonas, Editor-in-Chief of The Warsaw Voice, Jack Ewing, International  New York Times, and two joint chairmen of the Programming Council: Jan Krzysztof Bielecki, former Polish Prime Minister, now Head of the Prime Minister’s Economic Council, and Günter Verheugen, former EU Commissioner for Enlargement



Günter Verheugen: What has the crisis proven? The most important advantages of the region and prospects in the European Union. (New members are not a burden, but first of all a driving force for the EU)


Michał Olszewski, Deputy mayor of Warsaw: What is attracting investors to Warsaw today and what will be attracting their attention tomorrow? Infrastructure, investment, support for business


10.00 – 10.15

Coffee Break

10.15 – 12.15

Paweł Orłowski, Undersecretary of State, The Ministry for Regional Development: Why is the European Union right to invest in funding development in Poland, or what will be the outcome for Poland of the allocation of European Funds for 2014-2020? The second stage of Poland’s great metamorphosis into one of the strongest EU economies


Panel discussion: What can the Polish economy achieve in five to 10 years? The biggest advantages and challenges.


Main Partner of the Panel: Kapsch


Moderators: Andrzej Jonas, The Warsaw Voice, Jack Ewing International New York Times


Participants in the discussion: Jan Krzysztof Bielecki, Roman Durka, CEO, Kapsch Sp. z o.o., Zbigniew Jagiełło, President of the Board, PKO Bank Polski, Paweł Orłowski, Michał Olszewski, Adam Maciejewski, Bogdan Janicki, Grupa LOTOS, Jacek Levernes, president of the Association of Business Service Leaders, Krzysztof Jędrzejewski, President of the Supervisory Board Kopex SA, Ryszard Petru, Partner at PWC, President of the Association of Polish Economists, Wiesław Rozłucki, President of the Supervisory Board, Warsaw Stock Exchange, Tomasz Trzósło, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle Poland, Guenter Verheugen


12.15 – 12.30


Coffee break


12.30 – 13.30

Working Session

(Listing Room)

Working Session


Working Session



The Task - capital market to support the idea of Warsaw as an economic hub

address by Adam Maciejewski, President of the Warsaw Stock Exchange


Panel discussion: Jacek Socha, Deputy Chairman and partner in Advisory Department, PwC, Daniel Boniecki Managing Director, McKinsey, Igor Chalupec Executive Partner, President of the Management Board, Icentis, Mirosław Kachniewski, President of SEG,  Wojciech Kowalczyk Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Finance, Jakub Papierski, Vice president of the Board, PKO Bank Polski, Pawel Tamborski,  Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Treasury

Poland, or between China and the European Union and between Africa and the European Union?


overview of the topic:


China and Africa as priority export markets


Moderator: Andrzej Kaczmarek, China Practice, KPMG:



Panelists: Jarosław Bratnicki, Export Director, Bakoma Sp. z o.o., Andrzej Szewczyk, Deputy Director, The Economic Promotion Department, PAIiIZ, Michał Kołodziejski, Deputy Director, Department of Economic Cooperation, MSZ, Elżbieta Agnieszka Szymańska, V-ce President - Sales & Marketing, Member of the Board HTL-Strefa, Józef Wolski, President of the Board, Kopex S.A., Andrzej Puta, Head of Trade & Receivables Finance, HSBC Bank Polska SA


Polish Real Estate Market: End of the Crisis and the Prospect of Sustainable Growth or a Hectic Race to Make up for Losses?


Partners of the Session:

Echo Investment SA;


Overview of the topic; Per Winlöf, Area Sales Manager, Kinnarps AB


Panel discussion:

Moderator: Marcin Kłosowski, The Warsaw Voice



Mirosław Bednarek, President of Matexi Polska,  Bartosz Mierzwiak, Senior Vice President & Market Officer Poland for Prologis, Stefan Jacyno, Advocat, managing partner, Wardyński i Wspólnicy,  Beata Osiecka, President of Kinnarps Polska, Grzegorz Iwański, Echo Investment SA


13.30 – 14.15


Lunch at the Lobby Bar


14.15 – 15.30

Investment fund services in Warsaw? Yes! And 100,000 new jobs in the most advanced services sector, coupled with an unusual synergy with WSE markets.


Overview of the topic: Why is Poland the place where this is likely to come true? What is needed to ensure success? Jacek Levernes,  ABSL


Panel discussion:


Moderator: Ryszard Petru, Partner at PWC, President of the Association of Polish Economists

Panelists: Jacek Levernes, President of ABSL, Paweł Graniewski, Vice President of the WSE, Iwona Chojnowska-Haponik, PAIiIZ, Jakub Celiński, Baker & McKenzie, Martin Ring, BNY Mellon, Tomasz Trzósło, managing director, Jones Lang LaSalle Poland


Polish energy sector: a challenge in the context of EU regulations, or a chance for development through investment?


overview of the topic: Poland’s energy balance today and tomorrow; sustainable development, emissions quotas versus public interest and common sense;


Panel discussion:


Moderator: Janusz Steinhoff, Former Prime Minister and Minister of Economy


Panelists: Bogdan Janicki, Grupa LOTOS, Marzena Piszczek, Vice President of PGE EJ, Tomasz D±browski,  Director of the Department of Energy, Ministry of Economy


Polish exports: secrets of rapid growth and prospects for the future

overview of the topic;


Panel discussion:


Moderator: Andrzej Jonas

Panelists: Jarosław Bełdowski, Vice-president of BGK, Eugeniusz W. Roguski, Director of PCA, Sławomir Majman (tbc), President of PAIiIZ, Marek Sypek, President of Agros Nova, Waldemar Guba, The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development;

15.30 – 15.45

Coffee break

15.45 – 17.00

Afternoon Plenary Session (closing the debates)


Security of the Polish financial market


Main Partner of the Second Plenary Session: Central Securities Depository of Poland (KDPW)


Marek Belka, president of the National Bank of Poland, address to the participants: Is the Pilot on Board? It is not by accident that Poland has resisted the crisis. Can we take advantage of this? What is our plan?


Andrzej Jakubiak, President of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF), address to the participants:

The capital market in Poland in the face of new regulatory challenges


Panel discussion: The stock market and EU regulations covering financial markets; investment funds, banking, Poland’s ratings abroad: How will Poland change in the next five to 10 years compared with other countries in the region and Europe as a whole?


Moderators: Andrzej Jonas, The Warsaw Voice, Jack Ewing, International New York Times


Participants in the discussion: Iwona Sroka, President of the Central Securities Depository of Poland (KDPW); Małgorzata Zaleska, Member of the Management Board of Poland’s central bank (NBP); Krzysztof Pietraszkiewicz, President of the Polish Bank Association (ZBP); Piotr Kowalski, CEO of Fitch Polska, Jakub Papierski, Vice President, PKO Bank Polski.



Closing the debates



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