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Organizator: Polskie Towarzystwo Wspieran ia Przedsiębiorczości SA ul. Jana Matejki 3 40-077 Katowice e-mail:

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Polskie Towarzystwo Wspierania Przedsiębiorczości SA ul. Jana Matejki 3 40-077 Katowice e-mail: eec@eec2010.eu

www.eec2010.eu

European Economic Congress 2010 Katowice, 14-16 April 2010

Agenda

14.04.2010 (Wednesday) 11 a.m. 6 p.m.

Inauguration

I. Opening

Wojciech Kuśpik PTWP President, EEC initiator

Zygmunt Łukaszczyk Silesian Voivode;

Bogusław Śmigielski Marshall of Silesian Province;

Piotr Uszok Mayor of Katowice, President, Metropolitan Association of Upper Silesia (GZM)

Inaguartional speeches:

Jerzy Buzek President of the European Parliament Janusz Lewandowski EU Commissioner for Budget and Finance Programming

Donald Tusk Prime Minister

Waldemar Pawlak Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy of Poland

Leszek Balcerowicz Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance in the years from 1989 to 1991 and from 1997 to 2000, Chairman of National Bank of Poland in the years from 2001 to 2007

II. New economic order, consequences of the financial crunch in Europe and around the world

EU countries’ response to the global financial crisis. Threats resulting from protectionist practices of some countries

Is it the end of capitalism or of pathology? What will happen to the world economy after the failure of neoliberalism?

A new order in the European Union. Return to a steady growth. Economy versus climate changes. Rebuilding trust and solidarity

Regulation and control in the financial markets. Benefits and threats. Universality of the new order and a question of its enforcement

Speech:

The following special guests have been invited to take part in the Congress (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Jan Krzysztof Bielecki Chairman of Economic Council at the Prime Minsiter Office; Prime Minister in 19999; Stephen Gomersall Chief Executive for Europe, Senior Vice President and Executive Officer, Hitachi; Cesar Gonzalez-Bueno Chief Executive for Europe, ING Group; Jan Kulczyk Chairman of Supervisory Board, Kulczyk Investments, President, International Green Cross; Janusz Lewandowski EU Commissioner for Budget and Finance Programming; Poul Nyrup Rasmussen The Prime minister of Danish Kingdom in the years from 1993 to 2001 Session moderator: Roman Młodkowski TVN CNBC

III. Power policy, energy and climate package

EU energy and climate package versus arrangements of the world climate summit in Copenhagen

EU energy security: a new look, new experience

European energy market: achievements, weaknesses, challenges

How to pursue the European policy of energy responsibility and to take care of the competitiveness of EU economy at the same time?

The package as an opportunity for development: energy efficiency, new clean technologies

European energy community

Opening speeches(a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Andrzej Kraszewski Minister of Environment of Poland The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Mikołaj Budzanowski Udersecretary of State, Ministry of State Treasury; Philippe Castanet President, EDF Polska Sp. z o.o.; Jacek Krawiec President, General Director, PKN Orlen SA; Per Langer Executive Vice

President, Fortum Oyj; Dariusz Lubera Chairman of the Board, General Director, Tauron Polska Energia SA; Paweł Olechnowicz Chairman of the Board, General Director, Grupa Lotos SA; Maciej Owczarek Chairman of the Board, ENEA SA; Joanna Strzelec-Łobodzińska Undersecretary of State at Ministry of Economy; Michał Szubski Chairman of the Board, Polish Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Company; Filip Thon Chairman of Board, RWE Polska; Wojciech Topolnicki Vice-Chairman of the Board, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA (Polish Energy Group) Moderator: Wojciech Kuśpik PTWP President, EEC initiator

IV. Polish Presidency in the EU Council

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V. Awarding the Crystal Brussels Sprout awards of National Contact Point of the EU Research Programmes

14.04.2010 (Wednesday)

3 p.m. 6 p.m.

Park Naukowo Technologiczny Euro-Centrum (Euro-Centrum Technology and Science Park)

Industrial parks, science and technology parks: the development outlook

How is it being done in the world? Technology and industry parks as the cradle of the world technologies

The parks as a basis for supporting clusters and collaboration networks

Science and industry in industry and technology parks

What now with the parks? Possibilities to provide financial support to the parks

Expo 2010 as an opportunity for parks

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Rafał Baniak Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Economy; Artur Bartosik Expert, Euro-Centrum Group, Świętokrzyska University of Technology; Patryk Białas Chairman of the Board, Krakowski Park of Technology Sp. z o.o.; Paweł Błażyca Chairman of the Board, Silesian Park of Technology and Industry Sp. z o.o.; Wojciech DąbrowskiChairman of the Board, Industrial Development Agency (Agencja Rozwoju Przemysłu SA); Aline Daniel Parque Technológico de Andalucia, Malaga; Daniel Escacena Technical Director, CITAndalucia; Sławomir Kopeć – President, Kraków Technology Park (KTP); Paweł Kowalczewski Vice- President, Association of National Forum of Industry and Technology Parks ; Sławomir Majman Chairman, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency SA; Piotr Moncarz Chairman, US-POLISH TRADE COUNCIL, Consulting Professor, Stanford University, The Member of Council of National Centre of Research and Development; Andrzej Pieczonka First Counsellor, Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Shanghai; Emil Stępień Director, NewConnect Development Department, Giełda Papierów Wartościowych w Warszawie SA (The Warsaw Stock Exchange); Anna Tórz-Rzepczyńska – Head of Technology Parks Section, Polish Business and Innovation Centers Association; Eugeniusz Wycisło Chairma of the Board, Upper Silesian Agency of Enterprise Transformation SA

Moderator: Bronisława Kowalak National Association Forum of Industry and Technology Parks

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

9 a.m. 2 p.m. Qubus Hotel

Finance/economy: plenary session

Speech:

Aleksander Grad Minister of Treasury

I Financial markets after the crisis (9 a.m. 11.30 a.m.)

Reactions of international financial markets to the crisis: consequences for European and Polish economy

Bank sector strategies: tendencies and forecasts. Sources of capital alternative to loans.

Stability and balance of global finance: a natural condition or the desired effect of regulation?

A new paradigm of financial markets. Supervision and risk reduction. Advantages and threats resulting from regulation. The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Jan Krzysztof Bielecki Chairman of Economic Council at the Prime Minsiter Office, Prime Minister in1991; Jacek Chwedoruk President, Rothschild Polska Sp. z o.o.; Zbigniew Jagiełło pp of Chairman of the Board, PKO Bank Polski; Stanisław Kluza Chairman, Polish Financial Supervision Authority, Undersecretary of State in Ministry of Finance in 2006; Małgorzata Kołakowska – Chairman of the Board, ING Bank Śląski; Wojciech Kwaśniak Chairman Adviser, Polish National Bank; Mateusz Morawiecki President, Bank Zachodni WBK SA; Ludwik Sobolewski Chairman of the Board, Warsaw Stock Exchange SA; Jacek Socha Partner, Deputy Chairman, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Minister of State Treasury in the years 2004-2005; Iwona Sroka President, National Depository for Securities (KDPW) Session moderator: Roman Młodkowski TVN CNBC

II Economic priorities in a period of revival (12 p.m. 2 p.m.)

Outcome of the economic downturn in Europe and in the rest of the world. First symptoms and main areas of revival

Effectiveness of anti-crisis measures in EU countries. Is protectionism a potential threat to the economic bases of the EU?

More for less. How should Europe’s economy be reformed in a weaker economic situation?

European economic policy priorities; the principal stimuli for development of the new decade

Polish economy: from economic slowdown to recovery

The influence of the situation in financial markets on the real economy. Situation in companies of key sectors (investments, access to capital, foreign expansion)

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The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order), among others:

Rafał Antczak – Vice-president, Deloitte; Rafał Baniak Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economy; Henryka Bochniarz President, Polish Confederation of Private Employers Lewiatan; Robert Gwiazdowski President, Adam Smith Center; Zygmunt Kostkiewicz Chairman of the Board, KUKE SA; Tomasz Mironczuk President, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego; Jarosław Myjak Deputy Chairman of the Board, PKO Bank Polski; Joanna Schmid Undersecretary of State, Ministry of State Treasury; Paweł Wojciechowski Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Session moderator: Jarosław Sroka Member of the Board, Kulczyk Holding

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

12 p.m. 2 p.m.

Qubus Hotel

Law

Functioning of the judiciary in Poland: consultation and diagnosis

Economic and social effects and costs of lengthiness of proceedings

Means and methods to improve the situation

The following special guest has been invited to take part in the session:

Krzysztof Kwiatkowski Minister of Justice The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Jarosław Bełdowski Chairman of the Board, Civil Development Forum Foundation FOR; Zbigniew Ćwiąkalski Minister of Justice, Public Prosecutor General of Poland in the years 2007-2009; Bożena Lublińska-Kasprzak President, Polish Agency of Enterprise Development (PARP); Janusz Niemcewicz Vice-Chairman, Constitutional Tribunal; Andrzej Rajpert Andrzej Rajpert and Karol Knosek Law Firm lub Law Office; Roman Rewald Chairman, American Chamber of Commerce in Poland; Maciej Szpunar Undersecretary of State responsible for EU law, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Domański Zakrzewski Palinka sp.k., creator of local government reform from 1990 and 1998 r. and a member of the team for sefl-government Round Table affairs

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

3.30 p.m. 6 p.m. Monopol Hotel

Chemical sector: global market, European determinants

Main development trends in European chemistry. New directions, product groups and technologies.

Competitiveness of the European chemical industry faced with new restrictions: reducing CO 2 emission, potential migration of companies and plants

In which areas can the European chemical sector be competitive (product segments, research related to new technologies and collaboration between business and science, sources of development financing)?

Investment and innovation: a response to market challenges

• Raw material availability and prices as obstacles to the sector’s development

Ownership transformation in the Polish chemical sector: privatisation, consolidation and restructuring. Appeal of the privatisation offer. Sector investors.

The place of Polish chemical plants in Europe. Opportunities for global competitiveness.

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Jarosław Chęciński – Dyrektor Biura Sprzedaży i Marketingu, DB Schenker Rail Polska; Maciej Gierej Member

of the Board, Director of Investment and Development, Mint of Noble Metals; Olaf Günther-Borstel Chairman of the Board, Yara Poland Sp. z o.o.; Michael Hepp Chairman, BASF Polska Sp. z o.o.; Krzysztof Jałosiński Chairman of the Board, Gemneral Director, ZAK SA; Paweł Jarczewski – Chairman of the Board, Puławy Nitrogen Processing Plant S.A; Ryszard Kunicki Chairman of the Board, Ciech SA; Adam Leszkiewicz Undersecretary of State, the Ministry of Treasure; Wojciech Lubiewa-Wieleżyński Chairman of the Board, Polish Chamber of Chemical Industry; Bronislovas Lubys – Prezes Zarządu, UAB Achema Group; Jerzy Majchrzak Director, Polish Chamber of Chemical Industry; Jerzy Marciniak – Chairman of the Board, Zakłady Azotowe w Tarnowie- Mościcach SA; Zenon Maślona Chairman of the Board, Brenntag Polska Sp. z o.o.; Cezary Możeński Director, Institute of Fertilizers; Waldemar Preussner Chairman of Supervisory Board, PCC AG; Marek Serafin Member of the Board for Petrochemistry, PKN Orlen SA; Wiesław Skwarko Member of the Board, Nafta Polska SA Moderator: Dariusz Malinowski – Editor, Miesięcznik Gospodarczy Nowy Przemysł (New Industry), WNP.pl

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

2.30 p.m. 4.30 p.m.

Qubus Hotel

Food market Competitiveness of the Polish and European food industry in the world going global

How to improve competitiveness of Polish and European companies in the conditions of liberalised world trade, in the context of the activity undertaken by the World Trade Organization (WTO)?

Consequences of lifting the protection barriers for the food market in EU

Should the EU support tools be maintained for EU companies? If so, what scale and mechanisms of support should be?

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Threats to the European food industry from the “new” markets such as China, India and Brazil

Russia. Is it a market or potential competition? How to arrange the EU relationships with that country? The problem of EU solidarity

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Edmund Borawski Chairman, Milk Cooperative Mlekpol; Maciej Duda Chairman of the Board, Polish Meat Concern DUDA SA; Adam Dyszyński – Chairman of the Board, HJ Heinz Polska SA; Andrzej Gantner Managing Director, Polish Federation of Food Industry (PFFZ); Piotr Grauer Vice-director, KPMG; Tomasz Kurpisz Chairman of the Board, Hortex Holding; Jan Kolański Chairman of the Board, Jutrzenka Capital Group SA; Andrzej Kowalski Director, Instytut Ekonomiki Rolnictwa i Gospodarki Żywnościowej, Państwowy Instytut Badawczy; Mirosław Mazuruk – Chairman of the Board, Warszawski Rolno-Spożywczy Rynek Hurtowy SA; Daria Oleszczuk Deputy Director, Agribusiness Finance Department, Bank BGŻ; Krzysztof Pawiński Chairman of the Board, Maspex Wadowice Group; Krzysztof Półgrabia – Chairman of the Board, Pamapol SA; Jannis Samaras Chairman of the Board, Kofola-Hoop Groop; Czesław Adam Siekierski Member of European Parliament; Krzysztof Tryliński –General Director, Grupa Belvedere; Janusz Wojciechowski Member of European Parliament, Deputy Chairman of Agriculture Committee in European Parliament; Marian Zalewski Undersecretary of State, Ministry for Rural Development and Agriculture Moderator: Jan Bazyl Lipszyc Editor in Chief, Rynek Spożywczy (Food Market)

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

6.30-7.30 p.m.

UE Funds awards

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

9 a.m. 11.30 a.m. Monopol Hotel

Power industry. Fighting with climate changes Plenary sessions

The world after Copenhagen. Global economy versus global challenge

Europe a (lonely?) leader to fight climate changes. Self-restrictions versus competitiveness of the EU industry

The impact of climate regulations on Polish power engineering and industry

Priorities of the common European energy policy. What to provide in place of coal: gas, renewable

sources or nuclear energy? The following special guests have been invited to take part in the Congress (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Erik Geuss Vice-Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Czech

Andrzej Kraszewski Minister of Enviroment of Poland

The following special guests have been invited to take part in the Congress (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Andrzej Balcerek Polish Cement Association, Chairman of the Board, General Director, Górażdże Cement SA; Maher Chebbo Vice President of Utilities, SAP; Jiri Cienciala Chairman of the Board, General Director, Trinecke Zelezarny, President, Czech-Polish Chamber of Commerce; Arkadiusz Krężel President of Supervisory Board, Boryszew SA; Bogdan Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz Member of European Parliament; Maciej Nowicki Minister of Environment in years 1991 and 2007-2009; Krzysztof Rozen Partner, Firma Doradcza KPMG; Zbyszek Zaborowski Deputy Marshal of Silesian Province; Krzysztof Żmijewski Warsaw University of Technology, Social Consulting Council for Power Industry.

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

12 p.m. 3 p.m. Monopol Hotel

The future of power transmission and distribution in Europe

Regulation systems in relation to transmission and distribution

Evolution of business models in the transmission and distribution

Innovations in the transmission and distribution

The following special guests have been invited to take part in the Congress (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Jerzy Andruszkiewicz Vicepresident, PSE Operator; Gert Brunekreeft Professor of Energy Economics at Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany and Director of the Bremen Energie Institut, Germany; Jose Comabella López – Technical Director Endesa Network; Claude Counan Director Grid Infrastructure Research & Development, EDF; Luca Lo Schiavo Deputy Director Quality and Consumers Affairs Departament, The Regulatory Authority for Electricity and Gas, (AEEG) Italy; Michael Kranhold Director, TSO cooperation 50Hertz Transmission, Germany; Piotr Ordyna Vice-President Distribution, ENION Power Distribution System Operator; Christoph Riechmann Director at Frontier Economics Ltd., Germany; Dan Roberts Director at Frontier Economics Ltd., United Kingdom; Artur Różycki President, ENEA Operator; Konstantin Staschus Secretary

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General, ENTSO-E; Mariusz Swora Chairman, Energy Regulatory Office (URE); Charles Zimmermann Consultant at Nexant Incorporated, USA Moderator: Jan Kowalczyk Power Industry Expert

15.04.2010 (Thursday) 11.30 a.m. 3. p.m. Qubus Hotel

Knowledge Innovation Communities: fusion of sciences and business. KIC-InnoEnergy in the field of sustainable energy.

Knowledge Innovation Communities as a model collaboration between research centres, universities and companies Thematic areas of communities’ activity:

- preventing climate changes

- sustainable energy

- development of information and communication society

Knowledge Innovation Communities KIC-InnoEnergy in the field of sustainable energy:

- Thematic areas

- Partners

- Innovation model

- The Polish node: clean coal technologies

- Structure, funding, initial experience and barriers to overcome

The following special guests have been invited to take part in the Congress; all local government topics (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Barbara Kudrycka Minister of Science and Higher Education; Gérard de Nazelle Director of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Claude Ayache the French Atomic Energy Commission, CEA (France); Wiesław Banyś Rektor, Silesian Univesrity; Hans-Joerg Bauer Coordinator of KIC-InnoEnergy; Josep Bordonau The UPC-BARCELONA TECH (Spain); Elena Bou Director, GRACO Reaserch Group, ESADE (Spain); Juliette Cahen the French Atomic Energy Commission, CEA (France); Magnus Callavik Manager R&D, Corporate Research, ABB Sverige (Sweden); Józef Dubiński Managing Director, Central Mining Institute; Krzysztof Jałosiński Chairman of the Board, General Director, ZAK SA; Andrzej Karbownik Rector, Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice; A.M.C. Lemmens Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (Holandia); Dariusz Lubera Chairman of Board, General Director, Tauron Polska Energia SA; Karol Musioł Rector, Jagiellonian University; Paweł Olechnowicz Chairman of Board, General Director, Grupa Lotos SA; Christine Patte – R&D Electricité de France EDF (France); Stanisław Rychlicki – Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo; Antoni Tajduś – Rector, the Stanisław Staszic AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Tauron Polska Energia SA; Tomasz Szmuc Vice rector, the Stanisław Staszic AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, Coordinator of Polish Node within KIC-InnoEnergy; Marek Ściążko Director, Institute for Chemical Coal Processing; Philipe Tanguy Vice President, R&D Programs, Partnerships and International Relations, Total (France); Tadeusz Więckowski – Rector, Wroclaw University of Technology; Ramon Wyss Vice President, KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, KIC InnoEnergy Coordinator (Sweden) and chiefs of science research departments and development departments

15.04.2010 r. (Thursday) 2.30 p.m. 4.30 p.m. Qubus Hotel

Management: between slowdown and recovery. Challenges for managers

Depression, rebounce, boom. Key experiences of business cycles in the last 20 years.

Crisis ends, yet problems remain. New challenges faced by management boards and owners of Polish companies

Better, cheaper and wiser. Cost control and reduction

Building the company value during a downturn and in a period of revival

Employees as a cost and as an investment. Managing human potential

Innovation meaning building the competitive advantage

Boundless business. New possibilities for development and expansion. What will be the key driver of business development in Poland and in Europe?

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order), among others:

Rafał Abratański – Deputy Chairman of the Board, DM IDMSA; Grzegorz Dzik President, Impel SA; Michał Goli Owner, Armada Development SA; Zbigniew Jakubas Multico Sp. z o.o.; Krzysztof Jędrzejewski Kopex SA; Stanisław Rosnowski President, Elstar Oils SA; Henryk Warkocz – President, TÜV NORD Polska Sp. z o.o.; Wiesław Wiśniewski Presidnet, Liberty Poland SA; Michał Wuczyński President, General Director, Awbud Sp.z o.o

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15.04.2010 (Thursday)

3.30 p.m. 6 p.m.

Qubus Hotel

Strategies of Polish government for the fuel and power sector. Ownership structure of the fuel and power sector in Europe. Privatisation

The future of coal-based power engineering in the light of fighting climate changes

The state as an owner of power companies. Privatisation dilemmas

The ownership structure of the power companies in EU countries: what should be the role of the state? Competition, regulation and energy market versus interests of state captains of industry

The role and constraints of gas engineering? Gas market liberalization

Political risk impact (Poland’s and EU decisions) on the activity of power companies Speech: Aleksander Grad Minister of State Treasury of Poland

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Marek Beroud President, Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych (OLPP) Sp. z o.o; Wojciech Bogdan Partner,

Mc Kinsey&Comapny Poland Sp. z o.o.; Jan Bury Secretary of State, Ministry of State Treasury; Andrzej

Czerwiński Member of Parliament of Poland; Petr Ivanek Chairman of Board, CEZ Polska; Dariusz Lubera

Chairman of Board, General Director, Tauron Polska Energia SA; Dariusz Marzec Director in Energy and

Natural Resources Team, KPMG; Dariusz Mioduski Chairman of Board, Kulczyk Investments; Paweł Olechnowicz Chairman of Board, General Director, Grupa Lotos SA; Maciej Owczarek Chairman of Board, ENEA SA; Robert Soszyński – Chairman of the Board, The Oil Pipeline Operation Company "Przyjaźń" Joint Stock (PERN “Przyjaźń); Tomasz Zadroga Chairman of Board, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. (Polish Energy Group S.A.)

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

9 a.m. 11.30 a.m. Śląski Urząd Wojewódzki (Silesian Provincial Office)

Metropolises in Europe

The process of forming metropolises with the example of large urban organisms in Europe

The key areas of metropolises functioning: separation of municipal and metropolitan functions

Methods to promote metropolises: creating brand awareness in the environment

Administration of metropolitan areas

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Ryszard Grobelny Mayor of Poznań, Chairman of Polish Towns Association; Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz Mayor of Warsaw Town; Andrzej Stania – Mayor of Ruda Śląska; Jose Fillipe Torres CEO, BloomConsulting; Piotr Uszok Mayor of Katowice, President, Metropolitan Association of Upper Silesia (GZM) Moderator: Marek Szczepański Director, Institute of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Silesia

The following special guests have been invited to take part in the Congress; all local government topics (a list of

people in an alphabetical order):

Martine Aubry Mayor of Lille; Ovidiu Dîmbean-Creţa Personal Economic Adviser of the General Mayor of Bucharest; Henning G. Jensen Mayor of Aalborg town; Vesna Jovic Director of Municipal Office Huddinge; Petr Kajnar Mayor of Ostrava; Siegfried Nagl Mayor of Graz; Reinhard Paß Mayor of Essen; Jürgen Roters Mayor of Cologne; Iñaki Azkuna Urreta Mayor of Bilbao; Maurice Vincent President of Metropolis of Saint Etienne

Panel organised by: Metropolitan Association of Upper Silesia, (GZM)

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

9 a.m. 1.30 a.m. Śląski Urząd Wojewódzki (Silesian Provincial Office)

Infrastructure and transport. Motorways and roads

Infrastructure investments in Central and Eastern Europe (railways, roads); opportunities, problems and funding

European transport corridors: coordination and international collaboration

Roads investment funding in the light of Central Europe experience

Factors stimulating the growth of road investments (EU funds, Euro 2012, the role of local governments, state policy)

Construction market: competition versus the functioning of the tendering system

Toll collection technologies and their verification

The following special guests have been invited to take part in the Congress (a list of people in an alphabetical

order):

Cezary Grabarczyk Minister of Infrastructure

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Dariusz Blocher Chairman of the Board, General Director, Budimex SA; Artur Fojud Chairman of the

Board, Fojud Sp. z o.o., Deputy Chairman of the Board, Association of Polish Road Congress; Adrian Furgalski

– Director, Zespół Doradców Gospodarczych TOR Sp. z o.o. (Team of Economic Advisers TOR); Konrad Jaskóła

Chairman of the Board, General Director, Polimex Mostostal SA; Andrzej Patalas Chairman of the Board,

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Autostrada Wielkopolska SA; Jerzy Polaczek Member of Parliament of Poland, Minister of Transport in the years 2005-2007; Radosław Stępień Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Infrastructure; Tadeusz Syryjczyk

– Senior Expert, Zespół Doradców Gospodarczych TOR (Team of Economic Advisers), Minister of Transport and

Maritime Economy in the years 1998-2000; Paweł Szaciłło – Vice-director, Department of Advisory Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Emil Wąsacz Chairman of the Board, General Director, Stalexport Autostrady SA, Minister of Treasury of Poland in the years 1997-2000; Lech Witecki General Director, Generalna Dyrekcja Dróg Krajowych i Autostrad (General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways)

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

12 p.m. 5 p.m. Śląski Urząd Wojewódzki (Silesian Provincial Office)

Creative cities: creative metropolises as development nodes of the knowledge-driven economy

Barriers and development challenges of global metropolises

Metropolitan areas in Europe in the light of studies of European Spatial Planning Observation Network (ESPON)

Urban networks in Europe

Polish metropolitan areas in European connections networks of knowledge-based economy

The factors of creating economic attractiveness of metropolises

Current development trends of large cities and metropolises

Development challenges of metropolises in the 21 st century

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Leszek Bartłomiejczyk Director of Public Sector, SAP; Pascal Bonne CEO, Veolia Energy / Dalkia Polska SA;

Alfonso Martínez Cearra Director General, Bilbao Metropoli-30; Stefan Denig Vice President Head of Corporate Communications / Issue Management, Siemens; Gido ten Dolle Head of Office Randstad Region Brussel, General coordination and regional positionnig; Andrzej Dziuba Major of Tychy; Zygmunt Frankiewicz

Mayor of Gliwice, President, The Silesian Union of Municipalities and District; Adam Fudali Mayor of Rybnik; Francis Glare Director, Building Design Partnership, Manchester (UK), Doris Kampus Director of 16th Department, Department for Development, Federal State of Styria; Piotr Kurpios – pp of Mayor of Częstochowa; Dominique Laousse RATP, Paris; Jacek Majchrowski – Mayor of Kraków; Monika Matusiak Poznan University of Economics; Joe Montgomery Director General of the Ministry for Communities and Local Authorities (UK); Jan Olbrycht Member of European Parliament; Roger Read General Secretary of The Network of European Metropolitan, Regions and Areas (METREX); Javier Sanchez-Reaza expert, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); Michel Sudarskis General Secretary, The International Urban Development Association (INTA); Piotr Uszok Mayor of Katowice, President of Metropolitan Association of Upper Silesia (GZM); Adam Wasilewski Mayor of Lublin; Zygmunt Ziobrowski Institute of Towns Development in Kraków; representative of SAP Polska Sp. z o.o. Panel organised by: The Silesian Union of Municipalities and Districts

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

2 p.m. 5.30 p.m. Śląski Urząd Wojewódzki (Silesian Provincial Office)

Railway transport

I Market, competition and investments (2 p.m. 3.30 p.m.)

Effects of the current economic situation on the rail transport market

Areas of competition and collaboration for railways in Poland and in Europe. Progress of the liberalisation process.

Essential investments versus the “price war”. Infrastructure access costs.

Competition in passenger transport

Railway infrastructure investments. Conditions for using EU funding

Modernisation and healthy competition. A vision of the Polish and European rail markets.

Speech:

Cezary Grabarczyk Minister of Infrastructure The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Wojciech Balczun Chairman of the Board, PKP Cargo SA; Krzysztof Celiński Chairman of the Board, PKP Intercity SA; Juliusz Engelhardt Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Infrastructure; Adrian Furgalski – Director, Zespół Doradców Gospodarczych (Team of Economic Advisers) TOR Sp. z o.o.; Tomasz Moraczewski Chairman of the Board, General Director,PKP Przewozy Regionalne Sp. z o.o.; Dariusz Nachyła Partner, Deloitte; Janusz Piechociński Member of Parliament of Poland, Deputy Chairman at the Parliament Infrastructure Committee; Zbigniew Rynasiewicz Member of Parliament of Poland, Chairman of Parliament Infrastructure Committee; Zbigniew Szafrański Chairman of the Board, PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe SA (Polish Railway); Bogusław Śmigielski Marshall of Silesian Province; Andrzej Wach Chairman of the Board, PKP SA Moderator: Henryk Klimkiewicz Chairman of the Board, (Team of Economic Advisers) TOR Sp. z o.o.;

II Cargo rail transport (4 p.m. 5.30 p.m.)

• The logistics operator’s role in the international transport market.

How to build competitive advantage in the cargo rail transport market?

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Infrastructure as the factor that shapes the market and the competition: condition, modernisation, development and availability.

Directions for the development of rail cargo in Poland. Bulk transport. Intermodal transport.

Thinking about the future: competition and rolling stock depreciation costs

New technologies and organisational solutions in cargo transport

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Mirosław Antonowicz Vice-president of Railway Transport Regulation, Railway Transport Office (Urząd Transportu Kolejowego); Wojciech Balczun Chairman of the Board, PKP Cargo SA; Juliusz Engelhardt Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Infrastructure; Adrian Furgalski – Director, Zespół Doradców Gospodarczych (Team of Economic Advisers) TOR Sp. z o.o.; Henryk Klimkiewicz Chairman of the Board, (Team of Economic Advisers) TOR Sp. z o.o.; Dariusz Nachyła Partner, Deloitte; Janusz Piechociński Member of Parliament of Poland, Deputy Chairman at the Parliament Infrastructure Committee; Paweł Podsiadło Chairman of the Board, General Director, Centrala Zaopatrzenia Hutnictwa S.A. (Supply Centre for Metallurgy); Zbigniew Szafrański Chairman of the Board, PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe SA (Polish Railway); representative of DB Schenker Rail Polska SA Moderator: Wojciech Paprocki Kierownik, Zakład Ekonomiki Przedsiębiorstwa Transportowego, Szkoła Główna Handlowa w Warszawie

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

9 a.m. 11.30 a.m. Śląski Urząd Wojewódzki (Silesian Provincial Office)

Copyright

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Bogdan Fischer Mass media law specialist, Institute of Journalism and Social Communication; Cezary Kaźmierczak Member of the Board, Adam Smith Center, Media and Comunication Expert; Marek Kutarba Deputy Editor-In-Chief, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna; Wiesław Podkański Chairman of the Board, Polish Chamber of Press Publishers Panel organised by: Dziennik Gazetę Prawną

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

12 p.m. 2 p.m. Śląski Urząd Wojewódzki (Silesian Provincial Office)

City and regional brand: workshop

Special guest: Workshop with participation of Jose Filipe Toress, BloomConsulting CEO, the best place and country branding specialist according to The Economist Panel organised by: Metropolitan Association of Upper Silesia (GZM)

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

2.30 p.m. 4.30 p.m.

Śląski Urząd Wojewódzki (Silesian Provincial Office)

Infrastructure/Building Industry

Current situation of the building sector. Consequences of the crisis. Harsh competition. Liquidity problems

Public infrastructure investments and EU funds as driving forces of the economy. How long will the boom last?

The power industry, the raw materials sector, telecommunications and trade: prospective areas for the building industry

Housing construction: permanent reasons for stagnation (taxes, finance, loans and others)

Prospects for growth in the areas supporting the building industry (construction materials and services)

The following people, among others, were invited to participate in the session (in alphabetical order):

Andrzej Balcerek Chairman of the Board, General Director, Górażdże Cement SA; Dariusz Blocher Chairman of the Board, General Director, Budimex SA; Olgierd Dziekoński – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Infrastructure; Konrad Jaskóła Chairman of the Board, General Director, Polimex Mostostal SA; Piotr Kroenke General Director, Globe Trade Centre SA; Tomasz Lisiecki Chairman of the Board, TriGranit Development Polska Sp. z o.o.; Andrzej Ptak Chairman of the Board, Dyrektor Generalny, Grupa Ożarów SA; Paulo Silva Member of the Board, Finance Director, Mota-Engil Central Europe SA; Dariusz Stachura Chairman of the Board, Termo Organika Sp. z o.o.; Piotr Styczeń Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Infrastructure; Leon Ucka Chairman, Budus SA

Moderator: Edmund Kubeczka Executive Director for Building Sector, ING Bank Śląski

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

9.00 a.m. 3.30 p.m. Biuro Centrum

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Capital for small and medium enterprises. Investments in SMEs. Dynamic development. Extraordinary profits.

Session I. Capital for innovations and dynamic development (9 a.m. 11 a.m.) During this panel we will discuss significance of SMEs for economies of developing countries (it constitutes over 50 % of GDP and 70 % of employees so it is meaningful), problems and barriers to access to capital that SMEs encounter. Sources of financing SMEs development, for instance stock exchange, offers from banks, brokerage houses and institutions of private equity market will be presented Introduction: Grzegorz Pędras President, Secus Wsparcie Biznesu (Secus Business Support) (9.00 am - 9.15 am) The significance of the SME sector for the European Union and Poland The following people, among others, were invited to participate in the session (in alphabetical order):

Speeches:

Rafał Baniak Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economy; Małgorzata Handzlik Member of the European Parliament; Danuta Hübner Member of the European Parliament, Chairwoman of the Committee on Regional Development in the European Parliament; Bożena Lublińska-Kasprzak Chairman of the Board, Polish Agency of Enterprise Development (PARP); Aneta Wilmańska – Deputy Chairman, Polish Agency of Enterprise Development (PARP); Maxime Woitrin Economic and Commercial Counsellor, Embassy of Belgium; Adam Zdziebło – Secretary of State, Ministry of Regional Development;

Capital market as a catalyst for the SME development The following people, among others, were invited to participate in the session (in alphabetical order):

Ludwik Sobolewski President, Warsaw Stock Exchange Case study: showing the progress of companies which develop dynamically using various forms of financing, quoted on NewConnect Stock Exchange, operating on AIM companies share their experience and tell how entering respective markets has influenced their development. The following people, among others, were invited to participate in the session (in alphabetical order):

Rafał Brzoska President, InPost; Artur Fojud President, Fojud Sp. z o.o., Vice-President, Association Polish Road Congress; K.R. Harris Executive Chairman, Seymour Pierce Limited; Michał Wuczyński President and CEO, Awbud Sp. z o.o.

Session II. The role of institutions of business environment in supporting the SME sector (11.30 a.m. 13.15 p.m.)

Modern forms to finance the development of enterprises: bonds (Catalyst), issue of shares (NewConnect and the key market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange)

Private equity/venture capital: opportunities, possibilities and requirements

Legal aspects of the investment process and preparing a company to get an external investor

Financing the current company's activity: new possibilities to build competitiveness

Institutions of business environment. Models of collaboration, advantages for entrepreneurs

An offer of financial institutions to MSPs

The following people, among others, were invited to participate in the session (in alphabetical order):

Mariusz Flak Chairman, Economic Advisory Center, Ruda Śląska Development Agency "Inwestor"; Sławomir Jakszuk Partner, Prof. Marek Wierzbowski i Partnerzy Adwokaci i Radcowie Prawni; Jerzy Kurella Deputy Chairman of the Board, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego; Arkadiusz Lewicki Director , CIP National Contact Point at the Polish Bank Association (ZBP); Jacek Matusiewicz President, Upper-Silesian Fund; Bożena Rojewska

President, Upper-Silesian Agency for Regional Development (GARR); Piotr Soroczyński General Economist,

Export Credit Insurance Corporation (KUKE SA); Mariusz Wyżycki – Vice-Chairman, Credit Information Bureau

(Biuro Informacji Kredytowej SA)

Session III. Small enterprises, big profits (1.45 p.m. 3.30 p.m.) During this panel we will discuss problems connected with investments in SMEs from investors’ point of view. We will treat important issues concerning creation of mechanisms encouraging investors to invest their financial resources in this kind of assets (for example in Germany there are tax relieves etc.) Private Equity Market Poland (and Central Europe countries) against the background of Western Europe countries Introduction: Grzegorz Pędras President, Secus Wsparcie Biznesu (Secus Business Support) (1.15 pm -1.45 pm) Mechanisms boosting investing in SMEs The questions such as tax incentives for individual investors, creation of simple and safe institutions of collective investing will be tackled. Effectiveness of stock markets intended for SMEs (NewConnect) will be assessed.

The following people, among others, were invited to participate in the session (in alphabetical order): Hendrick Brandis Chairman Venture Capital Council, European Venture Capital Association (EVCA); Wojciech Dołkowski

President, PolBAN Polish Business Angels Network; Chris Masek Chairman Mid Market Platform Council,

European Venture Capital Association (EVCA); Barbara Nowakowska Executive Director, Polish Private Equity

Association (PPEA) ; Arkadiusz Radwan Chairman, Allerhand Institute; Marek Wierzbowski Partner, Prof. Marek Wierzbowski i Partnerzy Adwokaci i Radcowie Prawni

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IV. Inauguration of the creation of the Investors and Entrepreneurs Collaboration Network “Business Hunters” (3.30 p.m.) A 3D film showing the concepts of the project and an innovative company from the Business Hunters network, i3d Sp. z o.o.

Bożena Lublińska-Kasprzak President, Polish Agency of Enterprise Development (PARP) Jarosław Pawłowski Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Regional Development Grzegorz Pędras President, Secus Wsparcie Biznesu (Secus Business Support)

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

10 a.m. 1 p.m. Sala Multimedialna RIG (Regional Chamber of Commerce in Katowice Sala Multimedialna)

Eastern Partnership as a European platform for economic integration

Summary of the past initiatives of the Eastern Partnership as an integral element of the EU policy

A geopolitical dimension of the Eastern Partnership

An energy dimension of the Eastern Partnership

A Swedish initiative of the energy saving programme for Ukraine

The significance of the Eastern Partnership for the tightening of economic relations with Eastern Europe countries

Business organizations in the Eastern Partnership, Business Forum 2010: second edition The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Andrzej Arendarski Chairman, National Economic Chamber (KIG); Adam Balcer – Chief of „ Enlargement and neighbourhood policy of the EU” project, demosEUROPA Funadation – Center of European Strategy; Andrzej Cieszkowski Plenipotentiary of the Minister of Foreign Affairs for East Partnerships; Tadeusz Donocik Chairman, Regional Chamber of Commerce in Katowice, Deputy Chairman, National Economic Chamber (KIG); Dag Hartelius Ambassador of Sweden in Poland; Aleksandra Hanzel Vicepresident, KUKE SA; Marcin Korolec Undersecretary of State at Ministry of Economy; Tomasz Ostaszewicz Director, Department of International Bilateral Co-operation, Ministry of Economy; Paweł Podsiadło Chairman of the Board, Managing Director, Centre of Metallurgy Supply SA; Rafał Sadowski Kierownik Zespołu Partnerstwo Wschodnie, Ośrodek Studiów Wschodnich; Maciej Woźniak General Adviser of Prime Minister for Energy Security; Anna Zvolikevych Director, EU Ukraine Business Council Moderator: Andrzej Kremer Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Panel organised by:

Regional Chamber of Commerce in Katowice (Regionalna Izba Gospodarcza w Katowicach)

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

2 p.m. 5 p.m. Sala Multimedialna RIG (Regional Chamber of Commerce in Katowice Sala Multimedialna)

Local government and economic self-government in the partnership for the development of the regions

Challenges in the economic development of the regions

Common initiatives for the economic development

Good practices in Poland and in Europe; tools and collaboration programmes

The future of the act on economic self-government

Division of competencies between a local government and economic self-government

The following people, among others,

Andrzej Arendarski President, Polish Chamber of Commerce; Jerzy Bartnik President, Polish Artisan Association (ZRP); Mirosław Bąk President, Institute for Private Enterprise and Democracy (IPED); Lars Bosse General Director, Polish-German Chamber of Commerce in Poland; Eugeniusz Budinok Chancellor, Katowice BCC Chapter; Karl-Uwe Bütof Director, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy of North-Rhine Westphalia; Didier Decoupigny Co-operation Director, Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lille; Marek Goliszewski President, BCC; Zbigniew Jarzyna President, Supreme Council of Trade and Services Associations (NRZHiU); Jan Klimek – President, Chamber of Crafts and Small and Medium Enterprise (Izba Rzemieślnicza oraz Małej i Średniej Przedsiębiorczości); Małgorzata Mańka-Szulik Mayor of Zabrze; Andrzej Mikulski Mayor Of Ogrodzieniec; Jan Olbrycht member of the European Parliament; Jerzy Podsiadło President of the Council, Polish Steel Association (HIPH), President, WĘGLOKOKS SA; Heinz Josef Schröder – Director, International Affairs, South Westphalian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SIHK), Hagen; Adam Szejnfeld Member of Seym (Polish Parliament); Jerome Toulemonde Co-operation Director, Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lille; Piotr Uszok Mayor of Katowice, President of Metropolitan Association of Upper Silesia (GZM) Moderator: Tadeusz Donocik Prezes, Regionalna Izba Gospodarcza w Katowicach, Wiceprezes, Krajowa Izba Gospodarcza

were invited to participate in the session (in alphabetical order):

Panel organised by:

Regional Chamber of Commerce in Katowice (Regionalna Izba Gospodarcza w Katowicach)

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www.eec2010.eu

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

10 a.m. 4 p.m. Park Naukowo Technologiczny Euro-Centrum (Euro-Centrum Technology and Science Park)

Power engineering: renewable energy sources

EU achievements, experience and requirements in the area of renewable energy engineering

Renewable sources of energy: Polish experience and ambitions

Priorities at stake: which renewable energy sources may develop more than any other ones?

Renewable sources versus the stability of electrical power system: threats and precautionary measures

Special guest: Andrzej Kraszewski Minister of Enviroment of Poland

The following people, among others,

Bernard Błaszczyk Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Environment of Poland; Mirosław Bobrzyński President, Euro-Centrum Technology and Science Park; Andrzej Cylwik President, CASE Doradcy Sp. z o.o.; Wojciech Górecki Manager of University Department, Department of Energy Raw Materials, Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, Stanisława Staszica of AGH University of Science and Technology; Andrzej Kassenberg Chairman of the Board, Institute for Eco-development; Piotr Knypiński – Director, Hoval Polska Sp. z o.o; Maria Królikowska-Olczak Head of European Economic Law Department, Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Lodz; Gabriela Lenartowicz Chairman of the Board, Provincial Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management in Katowice; Jan Mališ Manager, Mergers and Acquisitions Department, ČEZ, a.s; David McNamara Director for Investments in Continental Europe, ESB International Investments LTD; Jan Popczyk Institute of Power Engineering and Control Systems, Silesian University of Technology; Krzysztof Prasałek Vice-President, Polish Wind Energy Association; Jan Rączka Chairman, National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management; Andrzej Rejner Dircetor for Regulation, Vattenfall Poland SA; Holger Rubel Partner and Executive, The Boston Consulting Group Frankfurt; Bogusław Smólski Director, National Centre for Research and Development; Marian Strumiłło Vicepresident, Dalkia Polska SA; Bartosz Urbaniak Director, Agribusiness Finance Department, Bank BGŻ; Wiesław Wójcik Chairman of the Board, Polish Chamber of Commerce for Renewable Energy; Artur Zdybicki Chairman of the Board, Polenergia SA; Krzysztof Żmijewski Warsaw University of Technology, Social Consulting Council for Power Industry Moderator: Tadeusz Skoczkowski Chairman, The Polish National Conservation Energy Agency

were invited to participate in the session (in alphabetical order):

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

9 a.m. 1.30 p.m.

Angelo Hotel

Water management and sewage management in the aspect of the sustainable development of regions

Water Framework Directive as a basic tool of the contemporary water policy carried out in compliance with environmental protection rules

Innovative solutions regarding water supply systems for agglomeration inhabitants taking into consideration rational management of regions’ water resources

Sludge: tasks, threats, challenges and opportunities in the water supply sector

Climate changes versus global water crisis. Innovative systems and technologies, alternative methods to gain drinking water for populations in areas threatened by water deficit The following special guests have been invited to take part in the Congress (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Bernard Błaszczyk Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Environment; Stanisław Gawłowski Sekretarz Stanu, Ministerstwo Środowiska; Zygmunt Łukaszczyk Silesian Voivode; Bogusław Śmigielski Marshal of Silesian Province The following people, among others, were invited to participate in the session (in alphabetical order):

Paweł Chudziński Chairman of the Board, Aquanet SA; Piotr Gepert President, Veolia Woda Sp. z o. o.;; Jarosław Kania President, Upper-Silesian Water Supply Company (Górnośląskie Przedsiębiorstwo Wodociągów); Miroslav Kyncl Severomoravske vodovody a kanalizace; Marcos Dehm Neves Degremont SA, Suez Group; Magdalena Pochwalska President, District Water Supply and Sewerage Company in Sosnowiec; Marek Pyka Water Supply and Sewerage Plant, Łódź; Augusti Ferrer i Sanchez Catalan Water Partnership, Barcelona; Mirosław Wachulak Vice-President, Deputy Managing Director, Municipal Water Supply and Sewerage Company, Wrocław Moderator: Michał Czarski - President of Silesian Province Parliament (Sejmik Województwa Śląskiego) Panel organised by: Upper-Silesian Water Supply Company (Górnośląskie Przedsiębiorstwo Wodociągów)

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

2 p.m. 4 p.m. Angelo Hotel

Knowledge-based economy and society

E-management meaning the creation of the competitive edge using modern data communication solutions

The role and significance of data communication tools in a modern company

The future of the European media and telecommunications market

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The role of administration and business in the development of data communication technologies and new media

E-work: is telework the future for competitive and innovative economies?

Opportunities and challenges on the way to create information society. The role of the state

E-administration: national island projects or integrated electronic systems for inhabitants and offices of Europe? The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Magdalena Gaj Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Infrastructure; Mirosław Godlewski , Chairman of the Board, Netia SA; Adam Góral , Chairman of the Board, Asseco Capital Group; Wacław Iszkowski Chairman, Polish Chamber of IT and Telecommunication; Piotr Kołodziejczyk Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Home Affairs and Administration; Jacek Murawski Dyrektor Generalny, Microsoft Polska; Cristiano Pinzauti Secretary-General, Italian Chamber of Commerce in Poland; Grzegorz Rogaliński Chairman of the Board, SAP; Anna Sieńko General Director, IBM Polska; Borys Stokalski Vice-Chairman of the Board, Infovide-Matrix SA; Paweł Świeboda Director, DemosEUROPA Foundation Centre of European Strategy; Stefan Widomski Honorary Consul of Poland in Finland, former chairman of Nokia Corporation; Maciej Witucki Chairman of the Board, Telekomunikacja Polska; Moderator: Jerzy Kalinowski Partner, Manager of Advisory Group in the Sector of New Technologies, Telecommunication and Media, KPMG Counselling Group

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

9 a.m. 11.30 a.m. Angelo Hotel

Innovative economy of Europe

Priorities of modernity: development directions of innovative technologies

Effective methods, good practices: technology transfer, R&D

Collaboration of science and industry: organizational, legal and mental barriers

EU strategy in the area of innovation

Special guest:

Barbara Kudrycka Minister of Science and Higher Education The following guests have confirmed their participation in the discussion (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Maciej Adamkiewicz Chairman of the Board, Adamed Sp. z o.o.; Janusz Filipiak Chairman of the Board, Comarch SA; Peter Jones Head of Security Solutions Group, Hitachi Europe Ltd.; Andrzej Karbownik Rector, Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice; Sławomir Kopeć Chairman of the Board, Krakowski Park Technologiczny Sp. z o.o; Piotr Moncarz Chairman, US-POLISH TRADE COUNCIL, Consulting Professor, Stanford University, The Member of Council of National Centre of Research and Development; Martin Oxley Chairman, British-Polish Chamber of Commerce; Luc Palmen Chairman, InnCo Sp. z o.o.; Krzysztof Pawłowski – President, National Louis University in Nowy Sącz; Orazio Ragni Chairman of Group, AVIO S.p.A.; Jerzy Toczyski Chairman, GlaxoSmithKline Polska; Stefan Widomski Honorary Consul of Poland in Finland, former chairman of Nokia Corporation; Tadeusz Więckowski Rector, Wroclaw University of Technology

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

9 a.m. 11.30 a.m. Angelo Hotel

Economy in the time of crisis: mechanisms for supporting entrepreneurs

Role of the Industrial Development Agency to support Polish businesses threatened by the crisis

Public aid as a solution to support the economy in the time of depression. Principles, forms and European Commission supervision

Range of measures and criteria for granting public aid by the Industrial Development Agency

Companies that have received financial support from the Industrial Development Agency; failure examples: cause analysis (case studies)

A guide for entrepreneurs who apply for receiving public aid from the Industrial Development Agency

Information concerning the government programme “Industrial Development Agency – ARP SA support of initiatives to stimulate the Polish economy”

Limiting conditions and objectives of the government programme (difficulties to finance company development, stimulating economic growth, social costs of the slowdown)

Goals and beneficiaries of the programme

Financing sources and principles of granting aid

Role and tasks of the Industrial Development Agency. Financing. Support forms and instruments

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Wojciech Dąbrowski – Chairman, Industrial Development Agency (ARP); Stanisław Jakubowski – Chairman, Polfa Tarchomin SA; Krzysztof Kalicki Chairman of the Board, Deutsche Bank Polska SA; Małgorzata Kozak Vice-Chairman, the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (Urząd Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów); Ewa Rzodkiewicz Vice-director, Strategy and Development Department, Industrial Development Agency (ARP); Piotr Słupski Director of Warsaw Office, Industrial Development Agency (ARP); Krzysztof Trofiniak Chairman, Huta Stalowa Wola SA

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Panel organised by:

Industrial Development Agency ARP SA

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

12 p.m. 2 p.m. Angelo Hotel

Technical security, risk management and quality in industry

Methods to minimize the risk in large investment projects

The development of technical culture in the aspects of

- Process security

- Functional security

- Safe equipment operation

The management of operational risk and quality: proven solutions in difficult times

Video-speech:

Jerzy Buzek President of the European Parliament Speech:

Marek Walczak Chairman, Office of Technical Inspection (Urząd Dozoru Technicznego) The following guests have confirmed their participation in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Marek Barnaś – Dyrektor Zespołu Koordynacji Inspekcji, Office of Technical Inspection (Urząd Dozoru Technicznego); Eugeniusz Białoń – Construction Director of Power Plant Łagisza, Południowy Koncern Energetyczny SA; Tomasz Branicki Head of Infrastructure Office, Grupa Lotos SA; Wiesław Gontarek Vice- Chairman, Orlen Projekt SA; Wojciech Kowalski Member of the Board, Gaz-System SA; Roland Krause Chairman, Viessmann Polska Sp. z o.o.; Mirosław Malinowski Chairman, Chemar Rurociągi Sp. z o.o.; Mariusz Różacki Chairman of the Board, Fabryka Kotłów RAFAKO SA; Andrzej Twardowski Director of Bełchatów 858MW Project; Panel organised by: Office of Technical Inspection (Urząd Dozoru Technicznego)

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

12 p.m. 2 p.m.

Angelo Hotel

System solutions in innovation

Directions for system changes in the planned science reform

Functioning of the support system for innovative activity in Poland

Mechanisms for stimulating knowledge-based enterprise

The following guests have confirmed their participation in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Marek Daszkiewicz Secretary, The Chief Council of Research and Development Units; Grażyna Henclewska Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economy; Bożena Lublińska-Kasprzak Chairman, Polish Agency for Enterprise Development; Maria Elżbieta Orłowska Secretary of State, Ministry of Science and Higher Education; Krzysztof Pietraszkiewicz Chairman, Association of Polish Banks; Bogusław Smólski Director, National Centre for Research and Development Panel organised by:

The Chief Council of Research and Development Units

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

2.30 p.m. 5 p.m. Angelo Hotel

Research institutes for economy and innovation

Activities of research and development units for innovation of economy

Effectiveness of the long-term programme

Transfer of technologies to large economic organisations with the example of power engineering

The implementation of special projects

Assessment of Polish scientific units compared to OECD and World Bank reports

Implementation of new scientific solutions

Innovation of production

The activity of research institutes in EU

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Krzysztof Gulda Director, Strategy Department, Ministry of Science and Higher Education; Christopher John Hull Secretary-General, European Association of Research and Technology Organisations; Adam Mazurkiewicz Director, Institute for Sustainable Technologies National Research Institute; Leszek Rafalski Director, Research Institute of Roads and Bridges, Chairman, The Chief Council of Research and Development Units; Józef Suchy Deputy Chairman, Federation of Science and Technology Associations, Chief Technical Organization; Marek Ściążko Director, Institute for Chemical Coal Processing; Moderator: Zbigniew Śmieszek Director, Institute of Non-ferrous Metals , Deputy Chairman, The Chief Council of Research and Development Units

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Panel organised by:

The Chief Council of Research and Development Units

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

9 a.m. 2 p.m. Galeria Rondo Sztuki (Rondo Art Gallery)

Investment attractiveness of the Silesian Province

 

Factors of investment attractiveness: assets of the region such as infrastructure, human recourses, business environment

Choice of investor: services and industrial activity, new technologies

An investor in the region and the impact of substantial investments on the development of the region; collaboration possibilities

Investment on the level of a local government as a local development impulse

The role of the local government in the effective search for investments. Incentives for the investors

I

9 a.m. 9.15 a.m.

• Opening speech

Bogusław Śmigielski Marshal of Silesian Province; Zbyszek Zaborowski Deputy Marshal of Silesian Province

09.15 a.m. 10 p.m.

• Presentation of the Silesian Province

Tadeusz AdamskiDirector, Economy Policy Department, Silesian Province; Andrzej Klasik Rector, The Karol

Godula Upper Silesian Academy of Entrepreneurship; Piotr Wojaczek Chairman, Katowicka Specjalna Strefa Ekonomiczna SA 10 a.m. 10.45 a.m.

• Investors on Silesia

Krzysztof Krystowski Chairman, Avio Polska Sp. z o.o.; Roman Lubaczewski Partner, Central and Eastern Europe Regional Leader for Shared Service and Business Process Outsourcing Advisory Services,

PricewaterhouseCoopers; Enrico Pavoni Chairman, Fiat Polska Sp. z o.o.; Grażyna Zielińska Regional Director for Corporative Affairs in Katowice, ING Bank Śląski

10.45 a.m. - 11.15a.m.

Presentation of the project: the integrated system of information about investment opportunities in the Silesian Province; inauguration Bogusław Śmigielski Marshal of Silesian Province; Krzysztof Wilgus Chairman of the Board, Business Consulting Sp. z o.o. in Katowice; Zbyszek Zaborowski Deputy Marshal of Silesian Province

Moderator: Tadeusz Adamski Director, Economy Policy Department, Silesian Province Panel organised by: Business Consulting Sp. z o.o.

11.15a.m. -11.45a.m.

Break

II. Investments in the Silesian Province. Projects prepared by cities: an offer for private partners

11.45 a.m. 2 p.m.

Katowice „Rebuilding the centre - building new congress center”

Ruda Śląska „Iinvestments in the city of open opportunities” Andrzej Stania – President Rudy Śląskiej

Częstochowa “Good City for Good Business- invest in Częstochowa” Marcin Biernat Deputy Mayor Częstochowy

Rybnik "Change of Rybnik's character and image thanks to investments in the strict city centre" Adam Fudali President Rybnika

Gliwice „Innovative Gliwice - Innovative Silesia: project Silesian Metropolitan Network” Zygmunt Frankiewicz President Gliwic

Jaworzno „Jaworzno – economic gates od Silesia”. Paweł Silbert Presidnet of Jaworzna

Chorzów „Economic use of post-industrial areas – new space in Chorzów city” Marian Salwiczek Deputy Mayor of Chorzów

15.04.2010 (Thursday)

2.30 p.m. 3.30 p.m. Galeria Rondo Sztuki (Rondo Art Gallery)

Ruda Śląska: Presentation of the investment offer

15 minutes to 1 million: the presentation of offers of real properties situated along the Intercity Express Road (Drogowa Trasa Średnicowa, DTŚ)

Like David with Goliath: a positioning strategy of the Ruda Śląska investment offer

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Wojciech Zamorski Promotion Specialist, Rudzki Inkubator Przedsiębiorczości (The Ruda Slaska Business Incubator) Daniel Muc Account Manager, Imago PR

15.04.2010 (Thursday) 9 a.m. 6.30 p.m. Sala Audytoryjna ING Banku Śląskiego (ING Bank Śląski Auditorium)

The significance of audit and control in public administration on an international scale

An audit system in selected countries around the world

The challenges of an external audit in the view of economic and natural disasters

Methodology of conducting an audit and inspection in EU countries

Counteracting abuse and corruption with the help of control institutions

ISO 19011:2002 audit as a tool to verify the effectiveness and effects of the functioning and public administration offices

An internal audit in the Polish tax administration: opinions, views and controversies

An audit in the sustained development concept

The role of an audit to increase the reliability of financial statements

Directions of collaboration between Poland and the Asia and Pacific region

The following guests have confirmed their participation in the discussion (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Łukasz Czopik Secretary of Silesian Voivodeship, Marshal Office of Silesian Voivodeship; Radosław Gumułka President, Gumułka Group in Katowice; Sławomir Kacprzak Director, Financial Control and Internal Audit Co- ordination Department, Ministry of Finance; Tomasz Lis University of Economics in Katowice; Krystyna Lisiecka University of Economics in Katowice Anna Mickiewicz Deputy Director, Department for European Social Fund Management, Ministry of Regional Development; Małgorzata Moskal Director, Tax Chamber in Katowice; Daniel Palacz Chief Superintendent, Provincial Police Headquarters in Katowice; Tomasz Papaj University of Economics in Katowice; Józef Pfaff University of Economics in Katowice; Arkadiusz Pieniący President, Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Poland; Jacek Przypasń iak Director, Treasury Control Office in Katowice; Mariusz Siwoń Chairman, Regional Chamber of Audit (RIO) in Katowice; Witold Spirydowicz Director, Bureau of Audit and Control, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Edmund Sroka Director, the Supreme Chamber of Control (NIK), Regional Branch in Katowice; Anna Szwengruben Head of Independent Internal Control Section, Tax Chamber in Katowice; Jacek Uczkiewicz Member, European Court of Auditors Luxemburg; Artur Walasik University of Economics in Katowice; Jarosław Wesołowski Deputy Director, European Social Fund Department, Marshal Office of Silesian Voivodeship; Maria Zacharczuk-Kakietek Internal Auditor, the Supreme Chamber of Control (NIK); Sylwester Zając Director, Certifying Authority Department, Ministry of Regional Development Panel organised by:

Marshal Office of Silesian Province

16.04.2010 (Friday)

9 a.m. 11 a.m. Monopol Hotel

Innovation in the defence of climate

The key meaning of innovativeness in the process of adjusting industry to the with climate protection requirements

The protection of climate must pay off; EU programmes for encouraging the technology development in the environmental protection

New clean market: environmentally-friendly solutions for industry; an offer and real demand

An innovative character of power engineering: current trends in investments

Clean coal technologies; concepts, original projects and pilot projects; cost aspect

Video-speech:

Janez Potočnik EU Commissioner for Environment Speech:

Andrzej Kraszewski Minister of Environment of Poland The following guests have confirmed their participation in the discussion (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Bernard Błaszczyk Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Environment; Michael Hepp Chairman, BASF Polska Sp. z o.o.; Krzysztof Jałosiński Chairman of the Board, General Director, Kędierzyn Nitrogen Processing

Plant SA; Matthias Jochem Senior Vice President Sales and Proposals, Hitachi Power Europe; Adam Milczarczyk Vice-president, EDF Polska Sp. z o.o; Jacek Piekacz Chairman of the Board, Vattenfall Poland Sp. z o.o; Zenon Pokojski – Member of the Board, Zakłady Azotowe Puławy SA; Mariusz Różacki Chairman of the Board, Fabryka Kotłów RAFAKO SA; Wojciech Topolnicki Vice-Chairman of the Board, Polish Energy Group (Polish Energy Group S.A.)

16.04.2010 (Friday)

9 a.m. 11 a.m.

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Monopol Hotel

Investment attractiveness of the Eastern and Central Europe region

Dynamics of foreign investments in the region versus the world crisis

Experience and competition of the countries in the region to search for substantial investments

Strengths and weaknesses. Labour force, infrastructure, fiscal preferences and other boosting mechanisms for investment. Investment climate. The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Rafał Baniak Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economy; Andrzej Głowacki Chairman of the Board, DGA SA; Ivan Jukl General Director, Czech Agency for Trade Support CzechTrade; Ernst KoppTrade Adviser, Embassy of Austria; Marian Lebiedzik Vice-president, Moravian-Silesian Region; Jacek Levernes President of Board of Directors, Association of Business Service Leaders (ABSL); Roman Lubaczewski Partner, Central and Eastern Europe Regional Leader for Shared Service and Business Process Outsourcing Advisory Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Sławomir Majman Chairman, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency SA; Alexandra Rudyšarová General Director, CzechInvest; Bogusław Śmigielski Marshall of Silesian Province; Moderator: Piotr Wojaczek Chairman of the Board, Katowice Special Economic Zone SA

16.04.2010 (Friday)

11.30 a.m. 2 p.m.

Monopol Hotel

Power engineering: electrical energy market

Opportunities for a common European energy market. Barriers and difficulties in its organisation

Domination and monopolization: economic threats connected with the ailing energy market

Necessary actions to liberalize the energy market

The degree of market liberalization in individual EU countries

The following guests have confirmed their participation in the discussion (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Maher Chebbo Vice President of Utilities, SAP; Andrzej Czerwiński Member of Parliament of Poland; Jarosław Dmowski Principal, The Boston Consulting Group Warszawa; Wojciech Graczyk Director, RWE Polska SA; Piotr Łuba Partner, Department of Advisory Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Henryk Kaliś – President, Forum of Electricity and Gas Recipients, Plenipotentiary of Board of Management for Electricity Management and Measurement, Mining & Metallurgy Plant „Bolesław” S.A; Toralf Müller Member of the Board for Logistics, DB Schenker Rail Polska; Chris Nicholson Deloitte; Maciej Owczarek Chairman of the Board, ENEA SA; Joanna Strzelec-Łobodzińska Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Economy; Mariusz Swora Chairman of the Board, Urząd Regulacji Energetyki; Marek Woszczyk Deputy Chairman, Energy Regulatory Office; Krzysztof Zamasz Deputy Chairman of the Board, Commercial Director, Tauron Polska Energia SA; Arkadiusz Zieleźny Managing Director, Alpiq Polska Moderator: Dariusz Ciepiela – Editor, Nowy Przemysł (New Industry); Marek Kulesa Director, Association of Energy Trading

16.04.2010 (Friday)

11.30 a.m. 2 p.m.

Monopol Hotel

Euro in Europe, Euro in Poland

Economic and social effects of introducing a common European currency

Trust, responsibility and a common currency. The case of Greece: conclusions for the eurozone and for the aspiring countries

One year in the eurozone: the balance of the Slovakian’s experience

When to join the eurozone? Polish aspirations, dilemmas and fears

Meeting the convergence conditions versus the state of public finance

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Igor Barát Plenipotentiary of Slovakian Government for Euro; Elżbieta Chojna-Duch Member of Monetary

Policy Council (RPP), Undersecretary of State in Ministry of Finance from 1994 to 1995 and from 2007 to 2009; Zyta Gilowska Member of Monetary Policy Council (RPP), Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance from 2006 to 2007; Ludwik Kotecki Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Finance; Cezary Mech Chairman Adviser, Polish National Bank; Krzysztof Pietraszkiewicz Chairman of the Board, Polish Bank Association; Jerzy Pruski Chairman of the Board, Bank Guarantee Fund; Andrzej Rzońca Deputy Chairman of the Board, Director of Analytic Department, Civil Development Forum Foundation FOR, Member of Monetary Policy Council (RPP); Mateusz Szczurek – General Economist, ING Bank Śląski

16.04.2010 (Friday)

2.30 p.m. 5 p.m.

Monopol Hotel

Investments providing the energy security

Investments in new production capacities in Europe. What is the cost of energy security? Who will pay for it? The point of view of business, finance sector and politicians.

Fuel imports. European power energy policy: solidarity or particularistic interest?

Expansion of transmission and distribution networks: needs, possibilities and difficulties.

Building transboundary links

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The revival of nuclear energy industry. (Financial, environmental, social and technological) conditions for investments). The place of atom in the Europe’s energy balance The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Mikołaj Budzanowski Undersecretary of State, Ministry of State Treasury; Philippe Castanet President, EDF Polska Sp. z o.o.; Jan Chadam Chairman of the Board, Operator of Gas Pipeline Transmission GAZ SYSTEM SA; Sławomir Jędrzejczyk Vice-Chairman of Finance, Orlen SA; Stephan Lehrke Partner and Executive Director, The Boston Consulting Group; Marek Litka Vice-President, The Oil Pipeline Operation Company "Przyjaźń" Joint Stock, (PERN “Przyjaźń”) ; Adam Loewe Director, Grupa Lotos SA; Paweł Mosak Member of the Management Board, Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych (OLPP) Sp. z o.o.; Kazimierz Rajczyk

– Executive Director for Energy Sector, ING Bank Śląski; Janusz Steinhoff Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy in the years 1997-2001; Joanna Strzelec-Łobodzińska Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Economy; Bogusław Sonik – Member of European Parliament; Dariusz Stolarczyk Vice-Chairman of the Board, Tauron Polska Energia SA; Michał Szubski Chairman of the Board, Polish Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Company; Wojciech Topolnicki Vice-Chairman of the Board, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA (Polish Energy Group)

16.04.2010 (Friday)

9 a.m. 1.30 p.m.

Qubus Hotel

Hard coal mining

I Investments (9 a.m. 11 a.m.)

Situation in the world markets versus prospects of hard coal in EU

Coal-based power industry. Twilight or new opportunities?

Coal demand: forecasts and tendencies. Export/import: the policy and the market

Clean coal combustion. Conditions for technology dissemination

Investments in the Polish mining industry. Needs, realities and measures.

Effectiveness and safety: new technologies and organisational models

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Jerzy Chachuła Chairman, Elektrownia Rybnik SA, (Power Station Rybnik) Grupa EdF; Andrzej Jagiełło

Chairman of the Board, Sandvik Mining and Construction Sp. z o.o.; Tomasz Konik Director, Deloitte; Marian Kostempski Chairman of the Board, General Director, Kopex SA; Mirosław Kugiel Chairman of the Board, Kompania Węglowa S.A. (Coal Company S.A.); Janusz Olszowski Chairman of the Chamber, Mining Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Joanna Strzelec-Łobodzińska Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economy; Antoni Tajduś – Rector, the Stanisław Staszic AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Tauron Polska Energia SA; Stanisław Tokarski Deputy Chairman of the Board, Director for Strategy and Development, Tauron Polska Energia SA

II Privatisation (11.30 a.m. - 1.30 p.m.)

Range, objectives and methods of privatisation in the Polish mining industry

Coal on the stock exchange: initial experience

Ownership and structural transformations. Restructuring. Consolidation (the role of the power sector and of the coking industry)

A social factor in ownership transformations. A potential investor versus employee privileges

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Mikołaj Budzanowski Undersecretary of State, Ministry of State Treasury; Stanisław Gajos Chairman of the Board, Katowicki Holding Węglowy S.A. (Katowice Coal Holdiong S.A.); Marek Jelínek Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer, New World Resources N.V.; Andrzej Karbownik Rector, Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice; Tomasz Konik Director, Deloitte; Witokr Namysł Partner, McKinsey&Company Poland Sp. z o.o.; Joanna Strzelec-Łobodzińska Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Economy; Antoni Tajduś

– Rector, the Stanisław Staszic AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Tauron Polska Energia SA; Mirosław Taras – President, Lubelski Węgiel Bogdanka SA; Jarosław Zagórowski Chairman of the Board, Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa SA (Jastrzębska Coal Company SA) Janusz Steinhoff Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy in the years 1997-2001

16.04.2010 (Friday)

9 a.m. 11 a.m.

Qubus Hotel

Automotive industry

Winners, the insecure ones and losers. The effects of the global crisis on the automotive sector for the industry as a whole

Automotive in Poland and in Europe

Competition with support. The Polish automotive industry as a beneficiary of European demand-boosting mechanisms

How to benefit from the crisis: investments, restructuring and costs reduction, strategy adjustments and modifications of the offer

Green cars: an environmentally-friendly trend in the automotive sector. Regulations and incentives. Innovativeness (materials, fuels and propulsion technologies) and market behaviour

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The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Enrico Bologna Member of the Board, Brembo Poland Sp. z o.o.; Cezary Droszcz Chairman of the Association, Polish Automobile Holding Association, Member of the Board, Polish Automobile Association; Wojciech Drzewiecki Chairman, Institute of Automobile Market Research SAMAR; Jakub Faryś Chairman of the Board, Polish Automotive Industry Association; Antonio Francavilla Director of the Plant, General Motors Manufacturing Poland Sp. z o.o.; Grażyna Henclewska Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Economy; Gonzalo Herrera Tychy Plant Manager, Nexteer Automotive Poland Sp. z o.o.; Roman Kantorski Chairman, Polish Automobile Association (Polska Izba Motoryzacji); Michał Luberadzki Vice President, MAN Truck&Bus Polska Sp. z o.o.; Waldemar Łyżwa Director, NGK Spark Plug Europe GMBH Sp. z o.o.; Mirosław Michna Partner, Team manager for Automobile Sector, KPMG Consulting Company; Artur Ogiński Director, TRW Polska Sp. z o.o.; Enrico Pavoni Chairman of the Board, Fiat Polska Sp. z o.o.; Janusz Soboń Chairman, Kirchhoff Polska Sp. z o.o.; Czesław Świstak Member of the Board, Fiat Auto Poland SA; Leszek Waliszewski Chairman of the Board, FA Krosno SA; Janusz Woźniak Chairman of the Board, Fabryka Samochodów Osobowych SA (Manufacturing car plant); representative of Daimler AG / Mercedes-Benz Polska

16.04.2010 (Friday)

11.30 a.m. 1.30 p.m.

Qubus Hotel

Platforms and technological initiatives

The policy of the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education regarding innovative economy

Technology development support instruments

Polish technological initiatives

Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs)

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Agata Janaszczyk Directorate-General for Research, European Commission; Konrada Jaskóła Chairman of the Board, Polimex Mostostal SA; Mirosław Miller President, WCB EIT+; Maria Elżbieta Orłowska Secretary of State, Ministry of Science and Higher Education; Bogusław Smólski – Director, National Centre for Research and Development; Antoni Tajduś – Rector, the Stanisław Staszic AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Tauron Polska Energia SA Moderator: Andrzej Siemaszko Director, National Contact Point of the EU Research Programmes, Institute of Basic Problems of Technology PAN Panel organised by:

National Contact Point of the EU Research Programmes

16.04.2010 (Friday)

2 p.m. 4 p.m.

Qubus Hotel

Clean Coal Technologies

Clean coal technologies (CCT) in the EU strategy

CCS Demonstration Programme

European power and climate policy

Geological aspects of the CCT implementation

The Polish CCT flagship programme

Polish CCT initiatives

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Józef Dubiński Managing Director, Central Mining Institute; Paal Frisvold Senior Policy Adviser, Bellona Foundation; Krzysztof Jałosiński Chairman of the Board, General Director, ZAK SA; Henryk Jezierski Secretary of State, Chief Geologist of the Country, Ministry of Environment; Jacek Kaczorowski Chairman of the Board, PGE Elektrownia Bełchatów SA; Henryk Majchrzak Director, Department of Energy , Ministry of Economy; Jacek Piekacz Chairman of the Board, Vattenfall Poland Sp. z o.o; Wolfgang Schreier Management Board Member, Chief Technical Officer, Hitachi Power Europe; Graeme Sweeney Chairman ETP- ZEP; EVP, Future Fuels & CO 2 , Shell; Marek Ściążko Director, Institute for Chemical Coal Processing; Antoni Tajduś – Rector, the Stanisław Staszic AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, the Chairman of Supervisory Board, Tauron Polska Energia SA; Stanisław Tokarski Deputy of the Chairman of the Board, Director for Strategy and Development, Tauron Polska Energia SA; Piotr Tulej Head of Unit, DG Environment; Marek Walczak Chairman, Office of Technical Inspection; Herbert Wirth Chairman of the Board, KGHM Polska Miedź SA; Bohdan Żakiewicz Chairman of the Board, Polskie Laboratorium Radykalnych Technologii Sp. z o.o.(Polish Laboratory of Radical Technologies) Moderator: Andrzej Siemaszko Director, National Contact Point of the EU Research Programmes, Institute of Basic Problems of Technology PAN Panel organised by:

National Contact Point of the EU Research Programmes

16.04.2010

(Friday)

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2 p.m. 4 p.m. Qubus Hotel

Real properties, trends in the real property market in Central and Eastern Europe. Hotel investments

Investment climate and attractiveness of Central and Eastern Europe

The situation in the construction market; a deep recession or the return to balance

New investment areas: logistics, BPO and modern town space

Verified strategies: the latest plans of the biggest developers in the Polish and European market

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Chritian Fojtl Vice Chairman of the Board, Warimpex; Michał Goli Owner, Armada Development SA; Tadeusz Likus Chairman of the Board, Holding Liwa Sp. z o.o.; Tomasz Lisiecki Chairman of the Board, TriGranit Development Polska Sp. z o.o.; Maciej Madejak Prologis; Michał Miniszewski Chairman, Budus Developer Sp. z o.o.; Pedro Potocki-Radziwiłł – Prezes Zarządu, Neinver Polska Sp. z o.o.; Jean-Philippe

Savoye Chairman of the Board, Orbis SA; Thomas Willms VP Area Director East & Central Europe for Starwood

16.04.2010 (Friday)

9 a.m. 11.30 p.m.

Śląski Urząd Wojewódzki (Silesian Provincial Office)

Finance of local governments

Towns versus crisis

How did the world crisis afflict the economy of towns and what was its impact on the budgets of towns?

How towns have already responded to the crisis: by changing their priorities, making adjustments in their budgets and tasks to be performed?

In the anticipation for the so-called second wave, what else can happen to local economies?

How to secure town funds against the consequences of global crises in the future?

How to pursue local finance policy and how to manage the development of a town in order to minimize the risk of financial collapse

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Michał Bolesławski Vice-Chairman of the Board, ING Bank Śląski; Adam Fudali Mayor of Rybnik; Ryszard Grobelny – Mayor of Poznań, Chairman of Polish Towns Association; Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz Mayor of Warsaw Town; Danuta HübnerChairman of the European Regional Development Committee in the European Parliament, Member of the European Parliament; Michał Kulesza – Partner, Domański Zakrzewski Palinka sp.k., creator of local government reform from 1990 and 1998 r. and a member of the team for sefl-government Round Table affairs; Joachim Link Director for Central and East Europe, European Investment Bank; Tomasz Mironczuk President, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego; Jan Olbrycht Member of European Parliament; Andrzej Porawski Director of Bureau, Polish Towns Association; Paweł Silbert President of Jaworzno; Andrzej Stania – President of Ruda Śląska; Frédéric Vallier secretary general, the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR)

16.04.2010 (Friday)

9 a.m. 11.30 a.m.

Śląski Urząd Wojewódzki (Silesian Provincial Office)

Airports; the world tendencies in the air traffic and the future of regional ports in Poland

Contrary to the crunch. Development of airport infrastructure: determinants of the market; technical and ownership determinants (the future of PP “Porty Lotnicze”)

Funding of the infrastructure investments for air service: the role of EU funds. Private capital share

Regional ports for Euro 2012: the degree of preparations

The future of air service in the context of the economic crisis and terrorism threat

Prospects for the development of air cargo in Poland

The following special guests have been invited to take part in the Congress (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Michael Cawley Chief Operating Officer & Deputy Chief Executive, Ryanair; Michael Hupe Managing Director, Flughafen Dresden GmbH (Dresden International); Tadeusz Jarmuziewicz Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Infrastructure; Pavel Schneider Airport Director, Letiště Ostrava a.s. (Ostrava Airport) The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Krzysztof Banaszek Chairman, Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (Polska Agencja Żeglugi Powietrznej); Adrian Furgalski – Director, Zespół Doradców Gospodarczych TOR Sp. z o.o. (Team of Economic Advisers TOR); Sebastian Gościniarek Vice-director, Department of Advisory Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Grzegorz Kruszyński Chairman, Civil Aviation Office; Dariusz Kuś Chairman of the Board, Director, Port Lotniczy Wrocław S.A. (Wrocław Ariport); Michał Marzec Managing Director, Polish Airports State Enterprise; Mariusz Szpikowski Vicepresident, Air Italy Polska Sp. z o.o.; Tomasz Szymczak Country Coordinator for Airports, PL.2012 Sp. z o.o.; Artur Tomasik Chairman of the Board, Górnośląskie Towarzystwo Lotnicze SA; Mariusz Wiatrowski Chairman of the Board, Port Lotniczy Poznań-Ławica Sp. z o.o.(Poznań-Ławica Airport)

16.04.2010

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Organizator:

Polskie Towarzystwo Wspierania Przedsiębiorczości SA ul. Jana Matejki 3 40-077 Katowice e-mail: eec@eec2010.eu

www.eec2010.eu

12 p.m. 2 p.m. Śląski Urząd Wojewódzki (Silesian Provincial Office)

Public and Private Partnership

Public-Private Partnership: European experience. Models of best practices. Pilot projects.

Obstacles to the development of PPP in Poland. New legal regulations. The appeal of PPP for investors

PPP and the slowdown of the economy. Opportunities for completing investments when traditional financing is difficult to obtain

Investments at the local government level: an anti-crisis impulse for development in the local/regional market

Financing large infrastructure-related projects and other long-term projects based on PPP

A private partner in municipal management (heating, water, waste incinerating plants, local roads)

A clerk and a manager: limiting conditions for collaboration (different priorities and operating models; communication) The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Regina Cablitz Ministry of Finance of Nordrhein-Westrfalen, PPP-Task Force; Bartosz Clemenz attorney-at- law, Salans; Adam Fudali Mayor of Rybnik; Piotr Górnik Head of Production and Distribution, Fortum Power and Heat Polska Sp. z o.o; Irena Herbst Chairman of the Board, PPP Foundation Centre, Undersecretary of State at Ministry of Economy in the years 2002-2005; Tomasz Mironczuk President, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego; Tomasz Nowakowski Executive Director, TP Corporate Team, Telekomunikacja Polska; Marzena Rytel Director, Business Consulting Department, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Adam Szejnfeld Member of Parliament of Poland, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Economy in the years 2007-2009; Bogusław ŚmigielskiMarshall of Silesian Province; Piotr Uszok Mayor of Katowice, President of Metropolitan Association of Upper Silesia (GZM); Matthias Vogel Chairman of the Board, Veolia Usługi dla Środowiska SA Moderator: Krzystof Bień Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Gazeta Prawna

16.04.2010 (Friday)

12 p.m. 1.30 p.m. Śląski Urząd Wojewódzki (Silesian Provincial Office)

ABC of energy efficiency Energy efficiency in companies

Energy efficiency in a company: an act on energy efficiency; consumers’ expectations

White certificates: the significance of system of white certificates for final consumers. Obejctives; how it works; methods of implementation. White certificates from entrepreneurs’ point of view.

Possibilities to improve energy efficiency; methods of electrical energy and heat saving. Advantages resulting from reduction of losses and energy consumption

Rationalization of the consumption of power utilities. Diagnosis of energy potential. Quality and quantity controlling. Energy-saving investments. Analysis of investment profitability; study of completed projects. Methods of financing.

The following people, among others, were invited to participate

Mirosław Bobrzyński President, Euro-Centrum Technology and Science Park; Daniel Borsucki Chief Energy Specialist, Katowice Coal Holding (KHW SA); Szymon Liszka Chairman, Polish Foundation for Energy Efficiency; Henryk Majchrzak Director, Energy Department, Ministry of Economy; Ewa Maniecka Head of Atmosphere Protection Team, Provincial Fund for Environment Protection and Water Management in Katowice; Janusz Mieloszyk Chairman of the Board, Exide Technologies SA; Bronisław Pytel Chief Energeticist, General Motors Manufacturing Poland; Masayuki Sorioka Chairman of the Board, Bridgestone Poznań Sp.z o.o.; Jacek Szymczak Chairman, Economic Chamber „Heat Engineering”

in the session (in alphabetical order):

16.04.2010 (Friday)

2 p.m. 4.30 p.m. Śląski Urząd Wojewódzki (Silesian Provincial Office)

ABC of energy efficiency Energy in towns and regions

Towns and regions versus energy challenges

How can towns and regions manage energy effectively?

Responsibilities and challenges faced by towns and regions resulting from the European climate energy package (3 x 20)

Climate changes: European initiatives of the regions and towns to oppose climate changes

The greenest regions and towns of Europe

The climate package at the level of local governments

“Low emission”, heat supply and energy efficiency

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Olgierd Dziekoński Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Infrastructure; Piotr Górnik Head of Production and Distribution, Fortum Power and Heat Polska Sp. z o.o.; Józefa Famielec -Manager, Katedra Polityki Przemysłowej i Ekologicznej, Cracow U niversity of Economics; Piotr Kurpios – pp of Mayor of Częstochowa; Gabriela Lenartowicz Chairman of the Board, Provincial Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management in Katowice; Gérard Magnin Executive Director, Energie-Cités; Zbigniew Michniowski Deputy Mayor of Bielsko-Biała; Jan Olbrycht Member of European Parliament; Jarosław Orliński Deputy Director,

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Organizator:

Polskie Towarzystwo Wspierania Przedsiębiorczości SA ul. Jana Matejki 3 40-077 Katowice e-mail: eec@eec2010.eu

www.eec2010.eu

Department for Coordination of Infrastructurral Programmes, Ministry of Regional Development; Jan Popczyk Institute of Power Engineering and Control Systems, Silesian University of Technology; Joanna Strzelec- Łobodzińska Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economy; Jacek Szymczak Chairman, Economic Chamber „Heat Engineering”

16.04.2010 (Friday)

2.30 p.m. 4.30 p.m. Śląski Urząd Wojewódzki (Silesian Provincial Office)

Investing in sport facilities

The status and access to sport and leisure infrastructure in Poland

Euro 2012 as an impulse to investing in sport facilities (impact on supporting investments)

Government programmes supporting the construction of sport facilities

Funding the sport investments at the local level. Possibilities, barriers, burdens and risk

Life after Euro 2012: ideas for sport infrastructure functioning after the championships

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order):

Ryszard GrobelnyMayor of Poznań; Marcin Herra Chairman of the Board, PL.2012 Sp. z o.o.; Elżbieta Jakubiak Chairman, Parliament Committee of Sport and Tourism, Minister of Sport and Tourism in 2007; Rafał Kapler Chairman of the Board, National Centre of Sport; Marek Kopel – Mayor of Chorzów; Jacek Majchrowski – Mayor of Kraków; Leon Ucka Chairman, Budus SA; Sławomir Wojtas Chairman of the Board, Wroclaw 2012 Sp. z o.o.; representatives of advisory companies (Deloitte)

16.04.2010 (Friday)

9a.m. 11.30 a.m. Śląski Urząd Wojewódzki (Silesian Provincial Office)

Logistics centres

European logistics centres: an important element of the logistics chain

The synergy effect in the collaboration of a sea port and inland container terminal

A logistics operator: a ling connecting distribution channels

A role of a sea port in the organisation of goods transport/distribution

The development of logistics solutions in terms of organisation and technology while forming logistics centres/inland terminals

A warehouse market in Poland

The following guests have been invited to take part in the session (a list of people in an alphabetical order), among others Zbigniew Janicki Chairman of the Board, Director, Trade Trans Sp. z o.o.; Bogusław Ney Chairman of The Board, Cargosped Sp. z o.o.; Paweł Podsiadło Chairman of the Board, General Director, Centrala Zaopatrzenia Hutnictwa SA; Zbigniew Rynasiewicz Member of Polish Parliament, President of Infrastructure Comitte in Polish Parliament; Julian Skelnik Marketing Director, Port Gdańsk SA; Dariusz Stefański Chairman of the Board, PCC Intermodal SA

Moderator: Wojciech Paprocki Head of the Department of Economics of Transport Enterprise, Warsaw School of Economics (SGH)

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