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Poland 2.0 Summit

The Royal Society

An annual conference for professionals and students that aims to present how innovation and technological progress are transforming the future of life, business, and public policy; placing a special emphasis on the role of Poland as a promising player in this field.

Agenda of 2018

  1. Friday, 23rd November

    On this day there will be an opportunity to attend one of the several engaging workshops.

    Venue

    Imperial College London

    Kensington London, SW7 2AZ

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      Workshops

      Representatives from BCG, Cambridge Innovation Consulting and Amazon will host workshops themed around the industries that they specialise in.

      BCG: Transport Revolution. An in-depth look into e-mobility, followed by a case study

      Amazon : Run an Operation. A business case study

      Cambridge Innovation Consulting: AI for next-generation drug discovery

    2. Saturday, 24th November

      The main part of the conference. Throughout the day, you will have a chance to listen to a number of interesting, thought-provoking discussions and presentations.

      Venue

      The Royal Society

      6-9 Carlton House Terrace London, SW1Y 5AG

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        Registration

        Attendees sign in, collect their ID badges and receive complimentary goody bags from us and our sponsors!

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          Opening and Welcome Address

          The conference begins with a welcoming speech by His Excellency Ambassador Arkady Rzegocki.

          • Arkady Rzegocki

            Embassy of the Republic of Poland in London

        • -Keynote

          eHealth in Poland - How to Transform the Healthcare System Using IT

          • Janusz Cieszyński

            Ministy of Health

        • -Keynote

          Human Odyssey Towards Personalised Medicine

          The views of Aleksandra Bartosik expressed during Poland 2.0 Summit do not represent the views of Mundipharma Ltd.

          • Aleksandra Bartosik

        • -Keynote

          How Can the Law Support the Process of Commercialising Innovations?

          • Michał Czarnuch

            Domański Zakrzewski Palinka (DZP)

        • -Keynote

          Truths and Myths About Entrepreneurship

          • Stefan Batory

            Booksy

        • -Break

          Coffee Break

          • -Q&A

            The UK-Poland Story. IB, VC and R&D

            • Aleksandra Janusz

              Ciech R&D

          • -Q&A

            Q&A with Pekao SA

            • Piotr Wetmański

              Pekao Bank

          • -Panel

            Fintech and VC Investments – Foundation of Innovation in Banking

            The new trend in the Polish banking sector shows openness to cooperation with fintechs and startups. The panelists will focus on growing number of Venture Capitals, modelled on Western banks, that are turning top banks in Poland into ahead-of-the-curve smart banks with revenues coming from blockchain technology.

            • Magdalena Posłuszny

              Seedrs

            • Paweł Tomczuk

              Coinfirm

            • Krzysztof Kulig

              Innova Capital

            • Peter Lewinski

              SMR / Sentient Information Technologies B.V.

          • -Q&A

            Transforming a Giant

            • Aleksandra Sroka-Krzyżak

              PKO Bank Polski

          • -Break

            Lunch (with Speakers)

            An opportunity to have a snack, get to know other attendees at the conference and chat with the speakers themselves!

            • -Panel

              Superpowers of Digital

              • Tomasz Kułakowski

                deepsense.ai

              • Karol Górnowicz

                Skriware

              • Robert Stanikowski

                Boston Consulting Group

            • -Keynote

              Technology in the Supply Chain

              • Shipra Singh

                Amazon

            • -Break

              Coffee Break

              • -Panel

                Cities of the Future

                This panel aims to give the participants an insight into the everyday life in future metropolises. We will touch upon innovative solutions and concepts such as the sharing economy, coworking spaces, e-mobility and automated chore execution.

                • Grzegorz Koblański

                  Indoorway

                • Alex Kartsel

                  Taxify

                • Jerzy Brodzikowski

                  HubHub

                • Przemysław Chojecki

                  ulam.ai

              • -Presentation

                Innovations Issues: Winner of E(x)plory Competition

                • Maciej Mańka

                  University College London

                • Piotr Lazarek

              • -Presentation

                Go4Poland - Your Future After Graduation

                • Anna Szlagor

                  Warsaw Stock Exchange Foundation

                • Patryk Gwóźdź

                  Warsaw Stock Exchange Foundation

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                Closing Remarks

              • Saturday–Sunday, November 24–25th

                Venue

                Porchester Hall

                Porchester Road London, W2 5HS

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                  EmpowerPL Ball

                  Witness the official opening of the second edition of the EmpowerPL Mentoring Programme in Porchester Hall. During the ball, top Polish talents will make their performance.

                  • Jagoda Krzemińska

                    Royal Academy of Music

                  • Piotr Zubek

                  • Magdalena Zdziebkowska

              Speakers of 2018

              Diplomats

              1. Arkady Rzegocki

                Embassy of the Republic of Poland in London

                Ambassador
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              Keynote

              1. Undersecretary of State
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              2. Scientist
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              3. Partner
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              4. CEO & Co-founder
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              5. Pathways Operation Manager
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              6. Piotr Wetmański

                Pekao Bank

                Chief of Staff and Head of Strategy
              7. President of the Management Board
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              8. Aleksandra Sroka-Krzyżak

                PKO Bank Polski

                Head of Strategy and Projects

              Panelists

              1. Associate
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              2. CEO
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              3. CEO
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              4. Country Manager Poland
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              5. Community Operations Manager
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              6. CEO
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              7. Chief Corporate Affairs Officer
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              8. Senior Partner
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              9. Board Member
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              10. CEO & CTO
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              11. Partner and Managing Director
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              Presenters

              1. Ambassador
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              2. Patryk Gwóźdź

                Warsaw Stock Exchange Foundation

                Educational Projects Specialist
              3. Neuroscientist
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              4. Piotr Lazarek

                Student

              Performers

              1. Flautist
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              2. Piotr Zubek

                Singer
              3. Magdalena Zdziebkowska

                Violinist

              Partners of 2018

              Strategic Partner

              1. Boston Consulting Group

              Main Sponsor

              1. Amazon

              Honorary Patrons

              1. Embassy of the Republic of Poland in London
              2. Ministry of Investment and Economic Development
              3. Ministry of Science and Higher Education
              4. Ministry of Health
              5. Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology

              Sponsors

              1. Polpharma
              2. Domański Zakrzewski Palinka (DZP)
              3. Warsaw Stock Exchange Foundation
              4. Innova Capital

              Partners

              1. Federation of Polish Student Societies
              2. Explory
              3. polsoc.london
              4. Polish City Club
              5. Cambridge Innovation Consulting

              Media Partners

              1. ISB News
              2. Polish Radio London
              3. Cooltura

              As Featured In...

              1. Rzeczpospolita
              2. Business Insider Polska
              3. Wyborcza Biz
              4. PAP


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              Previous Partners

              1. Adamed
              2. ING
              3. Asseco
              4. Google
              5. Orlen
              6. Ministry of Finance
              7. Center for Leadership
              8. Innovation Forum
              9. Science: Polish Perspectives
              10. Uber
              11. Innovation Nest
              12. Wolves Summit
              13. Polish Tech Link
              14. MIT Enterprise Forum Poland
              15. Polish Agency for Enterprise Development
              16. Kraków Miastem Startupów


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