‘Europe after the Pandemic: Solidarity, Liberty, Community’

Karpacz, 8th-10th September 2020

The Economic Forum is the largest conference in Central and Eastern Europe. Every year the Forum, organized at the beginning of September brings more than 4000 guests. These are political, economic and social leaders as well as approx. 600 journalists. The guests come from over 60 countries in Europe, Asia and America.
The Forum’s mission is to create a favourable climate for the development of political and economic cooperation between EU member states and their neighbours.

Date and venue:

  • Date: 8th-10th September 2020
  • Venue: Karpacz

Tentative Agenda:

Day 1

  • Inauguration with a Plenary Session
  • Panel discussions
  • Thematic Blocks
  • Concert
  • Economic Forum Awards Ceremony

Day 2

  • Plenary Sessions
  • Panel discussions
  • Thematic Blocks
  • Cultural Events

Day 3

  • Plenary Sessions
  • Panel discussions
  • Thematic Blocks
  • Recreational Events
  • Cultural Events
  • Closing Ceremony

Panel discussions are grouped into the following thematic tracks:

  • Management Forum
  • Europe and the World
  • Security Forum
  • Energy Forum
  • Business and Investment
  • Sustainable Development
  • Macroeconomy
  • New Economy
  • Innovations Forum
  • Healthcare Forum
  • Regions Forum
  • Environmental Protection Forum
  • State and Reforms
  • International Politics
  • Society
  • Special Events

Awards of the Economic Forum:

As in the previous years, the Awards of the Economic Forum will be handed out
in the following categories:

  • Man of the Year 2019 of Central and Eastern Europe
  • Company of the Year 2019 of Central and Eastern Europe
  • New Culture of New Europe

Cultural program:

Cultural program: literature evenings, presentation of movies, concerts, evening cocktails organised by the Economic Forum partners. Wide variety of recreational events.

Recreational program:

Recreational program is offered during the second and the third day of the Forum and includes tours to tourist and historic venues, culinary and recreational events presenting the region.

Guests of the Forum:

More than 4 500 invitees from Europe, Asia, USA and Middle East countries.


Foundation Institute for Eastern Studies & its Partners