Agenda

Congress Program

Leading moderator of the congress: red. Roman Młodkowski

I. DAY

9:00-11:00 AM Registration of Conference Participants

11:00-11:15 AM Opening

11:15-11:30 AM Speech by the Special Guest

11:30 AM-1:00 AM Main Session:

Timing as a challenge for contemporary national, regional, and local economies.
Participants in the debate will attempt to answer the following questions:
  1. What are the most important strategic challenges which the Polish economy currently faces at the international, national, and regional level?
  2. How do we imagine the Polish economy in 2030?
Participants in the debate

Rector of Wrocław University of Economics, Prof. Andrzej Kaleta, PhD; Marshal of Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Cezary Przybylski; Grzegorz Dzik (President of the Management Board of Impel SA); Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Selena, Krzysztof Domarecki; and Prof. Krzysztof Jajuga.

Moderator: Roman Młodkowski

1:00-2:30 PM Lunch; Poster Session

2:30-3:30 PM First part, consisting of three simultaneously conducted panel discussions

ROOM A
Timing as a challenge for contemporary
national economies
  1. What are the driving forces in the national economy?
  2. Reindustrialization or digitization of the economy?
  3. What is the impact of different forms of integration on the competitiveness of the economy?
Moderators:
  • Roman Młodkowski
  • Prof. Stanisław Korenik
Participants in the debate:
  • Paweł Kopeć (Member of the Management Board of Bank Pocztowy SA)
  • Prof. Krystian Heffner (University of Economics in Katowice)
  • Prof. Adam Drobniak (University of Economics in Katowice)
  • Dr Piotr Gibas (University of Economics in Katowice)
  • Łukasz Osiński (President of the Management Board of IGEŚ)
  • Prof. Jan W. Wiktor (Cracow University of Economics)
ROOM B
Financing of enterprises through
the prism of time
  1. What determines the availability of capital for Polish companies?
  2. How can development and long-term investments be financed?
Moderators:
  • Łukasz Piechowiak (fintek.pl)
  • Dr Marek Pauka
Participants in the debate:
  • Prof. Małgorzata Zaleska (Warsaw School of Economics)
  • Małgorzata Rusewicz (President of the Chamber of Commerce of Pension Societies)
  • Ewa Małyszko (President of the Management Board of PFR TFI)
  • Attorney Krzysztof Rożko (Krzysztof Rożko i Wspólnicy)
  • Jarosław Ryba (Polish Association of Loan Funds)
  • Prof. Bogusław Półtorak (Wrocław University of Economics)
ROOM C
Time and business:
the global dimension
  1. How can competitive advantages be built in order to compete in global markets?
  2. What should be done to make Polish companies global corporations?
Moderators:
  • Przemysław Gałecki
  • Prof. Bogusława Drelich-Skulska (Vice-Rector of the Wrocław University of Economics)
Participants in the debate:
  • Prof. Krzysztof Wach (Cracow University of Economics)
  • Prof. Jarosław Witkowski (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Prof. Magdalena Rosińska - Bukowska (University of Lodz)
  • Prof. Edward Molendowski (Cracow University of Economics)
  • Prof. Artur Klimek (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Piotr Krzyżewski (CFO LUMA Investment SA)

3:30-4:00 PM coffe break

4:00-5:00 PM Second part, consisting of three parallel panel discussions

ROOM A
Timing as a challenge for contemporary
regional economies
  1. Competition for investment, financial means – does faster, better access to public initiatives provide a competitive advantage to regions, cities, and rural municipalities?
  2. Can delays in investments resulting, for example, from the problems of contractors put local governments, cities, or regions at a disadvantage?
  3. Do those who make economic, location, and organizational decisions faster achieve the expected results in the form of an advantage over other structures?
Moderators:
  • Roman Młodkowski
  • Prof. Krystian Heffner (University of Economics in Katowice)
Participants in the debate:
  • Prof. Stanisław Korenik (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Piotr Rachwalski (President of the Management Board of Koleje Dolnośląskie SA)
  • Prof. Henryk Brandenburg (University of Economics in Katowice)
  • Hubert Papaj (President of the Management Board of the Lower Silesian Agency of Economic Cooperation Ltd.)
  • Marcin Kowalski (Vice-President of the Management Board of the Association Dolnośląscy Pracodawcy)
  • Prof. Marian Kachniarz (Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences)
ROOM B
The economics of the future
and the economy
  1. How does technological progress change the economy, markets, societies and working conditions?
  2. Are we in danger of an economic crisis?
Moderators:
  • Katarzyna Kaczorowska
  • Dr Marcin Brol (Wrocław University of Economics)
Participants in the debate:
  • Prof. Bogusław Fiedor (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Tomasz Szpikowski (President of the Management Board of BERGMANN Engineering sp. z o.o.)
  • Prof. Andrzej Graczyk (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Prof. Bożena Ryszawska (Green Team UE we Wrocławiu)
  • Dr Tomasz Bober (Cracow University of Economics)
  • Jarosław Ryba (PZIP)
ROOM C
Time and business:
macro-financial dimension
  1. Does macro-prudential supervision fulfill its role?
  2. What indicators will enable us to anticipate the next financial crisis?
Moderators:
  • Przemysław Gałecki
  • Dr Krzysztof Biegun (Wrocław University of Economics)
Participants in the debate:
  • Marcin Żółtek (President of the Management Board of PTE PZU SA)
  • Rafał Szafraniec (KPMG)
  • Prof. Jacek Karwowski (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Dr Iwo Augustyński (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Łukasz Piechowiak (fintek.pl)
  • Robert Draba (Partner of PwC Legal, Legal Counsel)

8:30 PM-00:00 Formal Banquet

II. DAY

9:00-11:00 AM Registration of Conference Participants

11:00-12:30 PM Main Session:

Time as a determinant of decision-making processes.
Participants in the debate will attempt to answer the following questions:
  1. Good planning, or maybe a good sense of time – what is more important in terms of success in business?
  2. From Millennials to the “Z” generation. The passing of time, or how to respond to the market challenges of future generations entering the labor market, as well as new needs of consumers in aging societies.
Participants in the debate:

Dean of the Faculty of Economic Sciences, Prof. Czesław Zając, PhD; Rev. Prof. Stanisław Dziekoński (Rector of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw); Prof. Małgorzata Zaleska (Warsaw School of Economics) PhD; Dr Michał Muszyński (President of the Management Board of Domar S.A.); Marek Ignor (President of the Management Board of DFR Sp. z o.o.).

Moderator: Roman Młodkowski

12:30 AM-1:00 PM coffe break

1:00-2:00 PM Third session, consisting of three parallel panel discussions

ROOM A
Time as a determinant
of decision-making processes
  1. How should a company be managed in a highly changeable environment?
  2. From startup to corporation: how long does it take?
  3. Fast or agile, how should decisions be made?
Moderators:
  • Roman Młodkowski
  • Bartłomiej Postek (fun-media)
Participants in the debate:
  • Piotr Krupa (President of the Management Board of KRUK SA)
  • Marcin Fakadej (Dr. Max)
  • Mariusz Purgał (Olesiński & Wspólnicy)
  • Prof. Ryszard Kłeczek (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Dr Monika Kwiecińska (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Maciej Jankiewicz (Vicepresident Pocztylion-Arka PTE)
ROOM B
Marketing in contemporary
economies
  1. Are good social media relations with customers enough to sell well?
  2. How can a marketing strategy be built in rapidly changing economic conditions?
Moderators:
  • Katarzyna Kaczorowska
  • Dr Barbara Mróz-Gorgoń
Participants in the debate:
  • Aleksander Wandzel (VP Sales&Marketing w ABSTRA)
  • Prof. Bogdan Sojkin (Poznań University of Economics and Business)
  • Dr Iwona Czerska (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Anna Stachniuk (Strategic Advisor)
  • Prof. Barbara Iwankiewicz-Rak (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Dr Dorota Bednarska-Olejniczak (Wrocław University of Economics)
ROOM C
Dynamic urban and suburban
development planning
  1. How can change management be used in contemporary urban and suburban development planning?
  2. Place and scope of public participation in urban and suburban development planning. Whose is the space – the authorities’ or inhabitants’?
Moderators:
  • Przemysław Gałecki
  • Prof. Dorota Rynio
Participants in the debate:
  • Dariusz Ostrowski (Vicepresident of the Management Board of ARAW SA)
  • Piotr Chmiel (Wrocław Institute for Territorial Development)
  • Prof. Alicja Zakrzewska-Półtorak (Centre of Research and Development of Local Government)
  • Dr Łukasz Olipra (Centre of Research and Development of Local Government)
  • Dominika Chwastyk (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Agata Pluta (Wrocław University of Economics)

2:00-3:00 PM Fourth session, consisting of three simultaneous panel discussions

ROOM A
Timing as a challenge for contemporary
local economies
  1. “Time in business and time in administration.” What are the discrepancies and what corrective actions should be taken?
  2. Is fast development always good for the region?
  3. Urban transport and public transport – does public transport in Poland meet society’s expectations in terms of travel time?
Moderators:
  • Roman Młodkowski
  • Dr Łukasz Olipra
Participants in the debate:
  • Michał Szukała (Vice-President of the Management Board of Wałbrzyska Specjalna Strefa Ekonomiczna "INVEST-PARK" sp. z o.o.)
  • Maciej Gajewski (Member of the Management Board of Policy & Action Group Uniconsult Sp. z o.o.)
  • Dr Jarosław Olejniczak (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Dr Artur Żurakowski (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Dr Marcin Semczuk (Cracow University of Economics)
  • Piotr Węgrzynowicz (Cracow University of Economics)
ROOM B
Timing as a challenge for contemporary
urban economies
  1. What should the priorities for the development of contemporary urban economies be?
  2. Investing in culture versus investing in infrastructure – how can quality of life be improved?
Moderators:
  • Katarzyna Kaczorowska
  • Prof. Alicja Zakrzewska-Półtorak
Participants in the debate:
  • Prof. Dorota Rynio (Centre of Research and Development of Local Government)
  • Marek Pasztetnik (President of the Management Board of Western Chamber of Commerce)
  • Grzegorz Roman (President of the Management Board of Dolnośląska Zielona Dolina DOZEDO)
  • Dr Małgorzata Gałecka (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Dr Katarzyna Smolny (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Dr inż. Jerzy Ładysz (Wrocław University of Technology)
ROOM C
Challenges of demographic
change
  1. Can we read the “spirit of the times” in systemic social reforms?
  2. Are we prepared to use the “windows in history” and opportunities for reforms?
Moderators:
  • Przemysław Gałecki
  • Prof. Marian Kachniarz
Participants in the debate:
  • Katarzyna Głowala (former undersecretary in the Ministry of Health)
  • Anna Szczerbak-Warczyńska (Polish Association of Managed Care)
  • Jarosław Maroszek (Director of the Health Department of the Marshal Office of the Lower Silesian Voivodeship)
  • Dr Piotr Pobrotyn (Director of the University Clinical Hospital in Wrocław)
  • Piotr Niewiadomski
  • Prof. Maria Węgrzyn (Wrocław University of Economics)
  • Hanna Adamiczka (Wrocław University of Economics)

3:00-4:00 PM Lunch