10. European Economic Congress

The organizer, PTWP Group, announces that this year's edition of the European Economic Congress will be unique and record-breaking in many respects
From Monday, 14th to Wednesday 16th May, the largest business meeting in Central Europe will take place in Katowice. For three days, key representatives of the economy and politics will seek answers to the questions that lie in the context of the future of Poland, Europe and the world.

The organizer announces that this year's edition of the European Economic Congress will be unique and record-breaking in many respects. About 10,000 are expected at the Congress. guests. Debates will be inaugurated on Monday at 10.20 panel Fri "Our new Europe."
Let us remind you that a year ago, a total of 9,000 came to the International Congress Center and Spodek. people. The parallel European Start-up Days gathered 2.5 thousand. representatives of young business. At the University of Economics, over 2,000 students attended the meetings of students with politicians and business people. people.
This year over 150 sessions with over 900 speakers were planned. Therefore, among the topics of the debate, the key issues will include new technologies, digitization, robotics, artificial intelligence, and even e-sport. A strong representation of the Polish government with Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will take part in the Congress. The discussion panel will also be attended by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin.
Important guests from abroad will come to Katowice, including: world-renowned economist Justin Yifu Lin, EU Commissioners - EC Vice-President responsible for the Single Digital Market Andrus Ansip, Miguel Arias Cañete (for climate and energy policy) and Cecilia Malmström (for trade), as well as Joseph BenAmram, president of the pharmaceutical concern MSD and Otto Preiss, Chief Operating Officer Digital at ABB.
Among the wide national business representation they know, among others PGNiG and PGE's presidents, namely Piotr Woźniak and Henryk Baranowski, and Tomasz Domogała, head of the board of directors of TDJ and Maciej Dyjas, managing partner of Griffin RE. During three congress days, thousands of business meetings reach further cooperation and investments. Undoubtedly, the scale of the impact of the jubilee edition of the ECE will be exceptional. The debates will start in Monday at 10.20 panel Fri "Our new Europe", in which participation was announced by: Jacek Czaputowicz, Minister of Foreign Affairs, George A. Papandreou, Prime Minister of Greece in 2009-2011, Iveta Radičová, Prime Minister of Slovakia in 2010-2012, Herman Van Rompuy, retired chairman of the Euro Council, Belgian Prime Minister in 2008-09, Alexander Stubb, Finnish Prime Minister in 2014-15, Minister of Finance in 2015-2016, Vice President of the European Investment Bank. The moderator of the discussion will be Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament, President of the European Parliament in 2009-2012, President of the Council of Ministers in 1997-2001, Chairman of the EEC Council.
Sessions scheduled for the first day mark the main currents of the Congress. That is why it is worth paying attention to the panels: "Strategy for Polish energy. Security and business "(12.30-14.00) with the participation of Krzysztof Tchórzewski, the energy minister or" Energetyka w Europie. Dilemmas and challenges "(17.00-18.30), in which the presidents of the largest energy companies in Poland will take part.
An important topic of the Congress is investments. He will be inaugurated by the session under the same name (14.45-16.45). It will start with the speech of Stepan Kubiva, the first deputy prime minister, minister of economic development and trade in Ukraine. In the debate, a strong government delegation, businessmen as well as Justin Yifu Lin, dean of the Institute of New Structural Economics, Peking University, former chief economist and senior vice president of the World Bank
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