This year, for the fourth time in history, the Industry Forum will attract several hundred Polish and foreign guests, including industry representatives, parliamentarians, experts, economists, scientists and journalists to the mountainous city of Karpacz.

During the Forum dozens of events will take place including debates, plenary sessions, conversations, presentations and thematic blocks. The Forum will also be a perfect opportunity to debate on key problems faced by the European industry, such as: reindustrialization, digital economy, electric revolution in the automotive industry, climate policy, energy security, modern and traditional industries, as well as everything related to the broadly understood “leisure industry” so tourism, culture and entertainment.

Programme:

  • Plenary sessions
  • Thematic blocks, panel discussions, workshops, presentations
  • Awards Gala
  • Banquet

The Forum’s programme will be divided into the following thematic paths:

  • Investments
  • Society
  • Economy
  • Innovations
  • Infrastructure

SELECTED DEBATES:

  • Renewable energy sources: where to invest?
  • Electric transport – European industry in a global race
  • Direction: Smart. How to manage a city to make it intelligent?
  • Open Innovation 2.0 – Can the EU compete in innovation with Asia?
  • Countrymen, come back! That is the challenges related to the return of economic migration to the homeland
  • Secure industry – how to protect yourself from cyber attacks?
  • Infrastructure projects in the Three Seas region
  • Eco solutions in heavy industry? Is it worth moving away from fossil fuels?
  • The high-speed railway is a chance for the economic development of Central Europe
  • Euro versus national currencies: who wins by competitiveness?
  • Can state giants be start-up incubators?
  • Brand building at local, regional and international level

 

Date: December 12-13, 2019

Venue: Conference Center Gołębiewski Hotel ****, ul. Karkonoska 14, 58-540 Karpacz

We warmly invite you to register now!

To fully confirm your participation in the Forum, you need to comple the registration form.

 Electronic registration consists of two stages. When completing the second stage of registration, it will e possible to make a hotel reservation through the organizers.

STRATEGIC PARTNERS

Wrocław Airport – perfectly located in the south-west part of Wrocław, about 10 km away from the city centre, handles about 3.5 mln passengers per year. With a modern terminal, extensive network of connections to the major hubs of Europe (i.e. Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich, Paris CDG, Copenhagen, Amsterdam) and attractive low-cost destinations, the airport is willingly chosen by the passengers as a starting point of their journey. The highest standards of the services are constantly appreciated by its passengers. For four times in a row, they have recognised the airport as the Best Regional Airport in Poland in the Business Traveller Awards survey

KGHM is among the top world’s largest producers of copper and silver with more than 55 years of experience in mining, smelting and refining. Beyond copper and silver, KGHM extracts molybdenum, nickel, gold, palladium and platinum and produces rhenium. The company’s production assets and projects are located on three continents. KGHM’s core operations are situated in Poland. The most significant foreign operation – Sierra Gorda mine – is situated  in Chile. KGHM Group employs over 34 000 people.

Koleje Dolnośląskie S.A. is the carrier of the Lower Silesian Voivodship Self-Government appointed by resolution of December 28, 2007. The first trains went on routes on December 14, 2008. Currently, the rolling stock park consists of a total of 57 vehicles, including 25 internal combustion and 32 electric multiple units. In 2018 KD trains carried a record number of 11.7 million passengers, and this year this number may reach 13 million. The company’s share capital (2019) is over 117 million PLN. From January this year Damian Stawikowski is the president of the board.

PARTNERS

Kraków Airport is the biggest regional airport in Poland, serving over 7 million passengers per year. 24 carriers offer more than 130 regular direct connections #PROSTOzKRAKOWA to 4 continents. Kraków Airport sees sustainable development as an integral part of strategic management. It aims to become a leader of European regional airports concerned about the high standard of service, combining business success with a positive impact on the environment.

Toyota is one of the largest automakers and a global leader of hybrid technology. In Poland Toyota is the second most popular car brand. The concern has two factories located in Lower Silesia: in Wałbrzych and Jelcz-Laskowice, which are the first production center of modern hybrid powertrains outside Asia. Together with six new hybrid projects, the total value of Toyota’s investments in Poland by 2022 will increase to over PLN 5.5 billion and employment to nearly 3,000 people.

BOŚ is Polish bank present on the financial market since 1991. We specialize in financing projects in the field of environment protection. We also offer retail, corporate and investment banking as well as other financial services. We are the parent company in the Capital Group BOŚ S.A., which includes the following subsidiaries: Dom Maklerski BOŚ S.A. and BOŚ Leasing Eko Profit S.A. BOŚ shares are listed on the main market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange since 1997.

The Industrial Development Agency Joint Stock Company (IDA) is a stateowned company. It has played an important role in the transformation of the Polish economy by responding to the most vital needs of industry, saving thousands of jobs and modernizing large and medium-size enterprises. Today, within the Group of Polish Development Fund, IDA cooperates with key Polish institutions supporting entrepreneurs and provides solutions for current needs and business challenges.

ANWIL is the sole manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride in Poland and a major competitor in the European nitrogenous fertilizer market. An extensive portfolio of high-quality products allows the Włocławek-based ORLEN Group company to export its products to more than 30 countries worldwide. While striving to achieve operational perfection, in our efforts we are concerned with the social responsibility of our business, always bearing in mind our employees, the local community and the natural environment.

Polish Copper Employers’ Association (ZPPM) was established in 1996 by KGHM Polska Miedź capital group, a leading producer of copper and silver. In the beginning it was an industry association but currently their members (110) come from all kind of industry sectors, employing over 35 000 people in total. ZPPM’s goal is to represent and protect employers’ interests. Legal positions prepared on behalf of the member companies relate to employment law, tax law or environmental regulations contributed to many positive changes impacting business in Poland. ZPPM is complementing KGHM’s CSR and regional development activities. Education is also one of ZPPM’s key activities.

Polsteam, the largest Polish shipowner and one of the largest in Europe, operates 62 ships of total capacity 2,2 million dwt. The company main activity profile is transporting bulk cargo, such as coal, grain, etc. on the global shipping market. Apart from bulk cargo transport, the company is successfully involved in ferry transport on the Baltic Sea through Unity Line, a ferry subsidiary. Additionally, the company is the owner of Pazim, class A office and hotel complex in Szczecin, and a part of showpiece quays at Wały Chrobrego, which service passenger river transport.

Targi Kielce is one of Poland’s exhibition market leaders – with 90,000 m2 of exhibitions space including 36,000 of indoor space in the 7 fully equipped exhibition halls. Targi Kielce – 276,000 visitors from 60 countries 7,000 exhibitors and 223,000 m2 of the exhibition space leased. The Targi Kielce calendar comprises 70 exhibitions and 700 conferences a year, including PLASTPOL – Poland’s biggest fair for plastics processing and MSPO – the third largest defence industry expo in Europe.

The PFR Portal PPK company is responsible for informing about the Employee Capital Plans program and acts as the statutory operator of the www.mojePPK.pl

Naftoserwis (PERN Group) – is a professional partner providing specialized services in the area of maintaining technical safety of strategic infrastructure. Naftoserwis performs service tasks at fuel terminals, as well as realizes investment and modernization goals. Naftoserwis also provides diagnostic services using innovative devices – intelligent tool. The company also offers oil tank cleaning services with a „non man entry” system.