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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.
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
Imperial College London
London, SW7 2AZView on the map
Attendees sign in, collect their ID badges and receive complimentary goody bags from us and our sponsors!
The Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AGView on the map
The conference begins with a welcoming speech by His Excellency Ambassador Arkady Rzegocki.
Embassy of the Republic of Poland in London
Ministy of Health
Domański Zakrzewski Palinka (DZP)
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.
SMR / Sentient Information Technologies B.V.
PKO Bank Polski
An opportunity to have a snack, get to know other attendees at the conference and chat with the speakers themselves!
The Boston Consulting Group
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.
University College London
Warsaw Stock Exchange Foundation
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.
London, W2 5HSView on the map
PKO Bank Polski
Partner, Domański Zakrzewski Palinka (DZP)
Michał specialises in administrative law focusing on pharmaceutical law, medical law, advertising law, EU law and competition law. Provides support in matters related to allegations of corruption.
He is involved in advising for industries defined as sensitive, including pharmaceutical and FMCG sector (including alcohol and tobacco products) on available advertising and promotional actions, reimbursement, distribution, labelling, production and quality control.
Advises on the creation of medicinal product distribution and trade systems.
Has participated in numerous legislative processes, e.g. in work on healthcare-related laws, and in many discussions setting out industry positions, drawing up opinions and reports on the functioning of these laws, running training sessions and nationwide conferences.
One of the initiators of the Telemedicine Working Group, a group of leading entities in the telemedicine sector, which is currently playing an active part in the development of telemedicine in Poland as the Telemedicine Working Group Foundation.
Michał also advises on issues relating to healthcare systems, including the financing of healthcare services, formation and restructuring of healthcare entities, telemedicine and healthcare insurance.
Participates in projects involving outsourcing and access to medical data in cooperation with the Healthcare Information Systems Centre and the Ministry of Health.
Pathways Operation Manager, Amazon
Shipra is a Senior Operations manager at Amazon in UK. She is an MBA from Oxford University.
She has years of Operations Management experience, having worked in 5 countries. She joined the Pathways Leadership Program at Amazon in 2015. Since then she has launched new buildings for Amazon, gained subject matter expertise in processes and managed teams of almost 1000 employees. She was the key member in the launch of the biggest robotics warehouse building in the UK for Amazon. Prior to Amazon she started her career as an engineer in Japan working in quality and assurance testing , moved to vendor management for an OEM in Thailand and Singapore , then launched green field project in India, finally moved to UK for her MBA.
Undersecretary of State, Ministy of Health
Politician, businessman and currently the Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Health in Poland.
Warsaw Stock Exchange Foundation
Embassy of the Republic of Poland in London
Neuroscientist, University College London
Maciej Mańka is a UCL-based neuroscientist with a strong record of working on science-driven healthcare innovation. In 2016, he was awarded the 1st Prize in Poland in the European Union Contest for Young Scientists for his work at Jagiellonian University, proposing alterations to Harvard’s artificial organ technology, to make it cheaper and more accessible.
During his second year at UCL, he established and led an international collaboration between UCL Ear Institute and World Hearing Center, with an aim to introduce a new diagnostic standard in audiology. Currently, he serves as the President of UCL Neuroscience Society and works as the only Undergraduate at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging under its Director, Prof. Cathy Price.
Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Coinfirm
Pawel Tomczuk is an entrepreneur helping other entrepreneurs to build their businesses. As the Chairman / NED / Advisor on the board for multiple businesses across fintech, digital media, marketplace and big data space, Pawel is helping early stage business to grow internationally.
Prior to that Pawel was the founder and CEO of Ciszewski Financial Communications - the largest strategic communications firm in CEE, advising founders, C-suite and PE investors in financial communications and reputation management, which he has successfully sold to Publicis Groupe. During his earnout period, he was working internationally being responsible for the creation and execution of a number of regional, European and global initiatives.
Pawel has also advised to several founders of tech business from emerging markets in international growth and corporate finance. He also designed and managed a global corporate innovation program for one of the largest European insurance firms. He also advised several VCs on marketing during fundraising periods as well as deal flow from emerging markets. He also backed several startups as a business angel.
Pawel is actively engaged in growing tech entrepreneurship ecosystem in Europe. Among other projects, he helped Google and Citigroup on its entrepreneurship related initiatives in CEE (such as 100 New Europe Challengers or launch of the Google Campus Warsaw). He is the co-director of the Startup Grind London Chapter (world's largest NGO supporting entrepreneurs), Tech London Advocate, mentor at TechStars and StartupBootcamp.
Senior Partner, Innova Capital
Krzysztof is a Senior Partner and a co-owner at Innova Capital, a leading mid-market private equity firm in Central Europe. He has over 17 years of experience in private equity and capital markets.
At Innova Capital, Krzysztof is responsible for developing investments in financial services and B2B services across the region as well as maintaining relationships with the company’s business partners and LPs and fundraising process for the Fund. Krzysztof has strong experience in European private equity and a proven track record of active engagements in numerous transactions throughout the region.
Krzysztof led or oversaw investments in Polcard, Meritum, Expander, Provus, PEKAES and PeP. He has also sat on the non-executive boards of Neomedic, WP, PEKAES and PeP.
Before joining Innova, he served a position of Vice – President & Managing Director in Euronet Services Poland. He previously worked as a Principal Consultant and Head of the e-business and professional services operations in Heidrick & Struggles.
Krzysztof holds an MBA from the University of Calgary in Canada and graduated from the University of Kent in Canterbury, England. Since 2018 he’s been a member of the Polish Business Roundtable (PBR).
Board Member, SMR / Sentient Information Technologies B.V.
Peter helped to found a deep-learning SaaS A.I. startup, worked in startups, banks, fintechs and universities across London, Amsterdam, Madrid, Leuven, Switzerland and Warsaw. He received 3-year long Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship (European Commission) to study research consumer behavior using A.I. solutions. In fintech domain, he gained experience as a deputy director of credit risk modelling department at ING Bank where he led a team of 10 data analysts building in-house machine learning / A.I. solutions from internal and alternative big data sources as well as scouted, chose and implemented fintech start-ups (e.g. twisto.pl, finansowaniefaktur.pl). He was a Programme Director at Oxford Fintech & SmartLaw Society and spent a summer as a business developer in a London Mayfair-based Polish fintech (friendlyscore.pl)
From September 2018, he joined a leading boutique A.I. software house – smr.nl, where in his new role as a management team member, he is responsible for strategy and business development of the proprietary deep learning and machine learning solutions, implemented already at Fortune 500, financial institutions, law enforcement authorities, Ivy League universities and startups.
Peter is a graduate of Oxford University. He received his PhD from University of Amsterdam, was a postdoc at Université de Neuchâtel, lectured at University of Warsaw and made a tenure-track assistant professorship at Kozminski International Business School. Since 2011, Peter has spoken at 20+ international conferences, co-authored dozens of publications, his scientific work on behavioral economics has been cited hundreds of times and he twice received the scholarship from MNiSW.
CEO & CTO, ulam.ai
An AI entrepreneur with a PhD in Mathematics and a member of Forbes "30 under 30" in Poland. CEO of ulam.ai and CTO of BOHR.
Partner and Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group
Partner and Managing Director at BCG, Leader of Digital BCG. Robert manages technology projects for companies from the banking and insurance sector. He is an expert in IT innovation, strengthening cooperation between technology and business teams and integration of IT systems. He has been managing projects for banks and insurance companies in the United States, Australia, Europe and Middle East. Robert graduated from the Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology at the Warsaw Technical University and Executive MBA program.