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Poland 2.0 Summit

Imperial College London / The Royal Society

Poland 2.0 Summit is 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

  1. Friday, November 23rd

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

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      Workshops

      Representatives from BCG, CamIn 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

      CamIn Consulting: AI for next-generation drug discovery

        Venue

        Imperial College London

        Kensington

        London, SW7 2AZ

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    2. Saturday, November 24th

      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.

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        Registration

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

          Venue

          The Royal Society

          6-9 Carlton House Terrace

          London, SW1Y 5AG

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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

          TBA

          • -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

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            Coffee Break

            • -Keynote

              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.

              • Peter Lewinski

                SMR / Sentient Information Technologies B.V.

              • Krzysztof Kulig

                Innova Capital

              • Paweł Tomczuk

                Coinfirm

            • -Q&A

              Transforming a Giant

              • Aleksandra Sroka

                PKO Bank Polski

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              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

                • Robert Stanikowski

                  The Boston Consulting Group

                • Karol Górnowicz

                  Skriware

              • -Keynote

                Technology in the Supply Chain

                • Shipra Singh

                  Amazon

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                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.

                  • Przemysław Chojecki

                    ulam.ai

                  • Jerzy Brodzikowski

                    HubHub

                  • Alex Kartsel

                    Taxify

                  • Grzegorz Koblański

                    Indoorway

                • -Presentation

                  Innovations Issues: Winner of E(x)plory Competition

                  • Piotr Lazarek

                  • Maciej Mańka

                    University College London

                • -Presentation

                  Go4Poland - Your Future After Graduation

                  • Patryk Gwóźdź

                    Warsaw Stock Exchange Foundation

                  • Anna Szlagor

                    Go4Poland

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                  Closing Remarks

                • Saturday–Sunday, November 24–25th

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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

                      Flautist

                    • Piotr Zubek

                      Singer

                    • Magdalena Zdziebkowska

                      Violinist

                    Venue

                    Porchester Hall

                    Porchester Road

                    London, W2 5HS

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                Speakers

                Keynote

                1. Partner
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                2. Pathways Operation Manager
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                3. Piotr Wetmański

                  Pekao Bank

                  Chief of Staff and Head of Strategy
                4. Aleksandra Janusz

                  Ciech R&D

                  President of the Board
                5. Aleksandra Sroka

                  PKO Bank Polski

                  Head of Strategy and Projects
                6. Undersecretary of State
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                7. CEO & Co-founder
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                Regular

                1. Anna Szlagor

                  Go4Poland

                  Ambassador
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                2. Patryk Gwóźdź

                  Warsaw Stock Exchange Foundation

                  Educational Projects Specialist
                3. Neuroscientist
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                4. Arkady Rzegocki

                  Embassy of the Republic of Poland in London

                  Ambassador

                Panelists

                1. Grzegorz Koblański

                  Indoorway

                  CEO
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                2. Alex Kartsel

                  Taxify

                  Country Manager Poland
                3. Jerzy Brodzikowski

                  HubHub

                  Community Operations Manager
                4. Karol Górnowicz

                  Skriware

                  CEO
                5. Chief Corporate Affairs Officer
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                6. Senior Partner
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                7. Board Member
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                8. CEO & CTO
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                9. Partner and Managing Director
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                Partners

                Strategic Partner

                1. Boston Consulting Group

                Main Sponsor

                1. Amazon

                Sponsors

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

                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

                Partners

                1. Federation of Polish Student Societies
                2. Explory
                3. polsoc.london
                4. Polish City Club

                Media Partners

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

                As Featured In...

                1. Wirtualna Polska
                2. Radio Zet
                3. Rzeczpospolita
                4. PAP
                5. Business Insider Polska


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