Oct 2016

Warsaw, Poland

Polish Chamber of Commerce
4 Trębacka St., Warsaw


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  • 09:30 10:00

    Welcome remarks

    Robert Grey, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Andrzej Arendarski, President of the Polish Chamber of Commerce,
    Sławomir Dębski, Director of the Polish Institute of International Affairs
    Yousif Eisa Bin Hassan Al-Sabri, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates in Poland

  • 10:00 10:15

    The Ceremony of MoU signing between Polish Chamber of Commerce & GMIS

  • 10:15 11:15

    Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit: Challenges and New Ideas for the Economy of 21st Century

    Presentation of the Initiative: Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS)

    Badr Al-Olama, Associate Director, Mubadala Aerospace & Defense Services, Chief Executive Officer, Strata Manufacturing PJSC
    Prof. Alojzy Nowak, Dean of the University of Warsaw School of Management
    Andrzej Kozłowski, Executive Director for Strategy and Project Management, PKN ORLEN S.A.
    Ignacy Morawski, Senior Fellow, WiseEuropa Institute
    Moderator: Dr. Ludovico Alcorta, Director Policy, Research and Statistics, United Nations Industrial Development Organization

    Topics for Discussion:

    The Future of Manufacturing and Re-industrialisation in Europe
    Human capital as key asset of modern economy
    Research and Innovation as a solution to the “middle-income trap”
    How to maximize Polish companies presence at GMIS Summit

  • 11:15 11:30

    Coffee break

  • 11:30 12:30

    Poland–UAE: Perspectives for Cooperation

    Maciej Fałkowski, Deputy Director, Department of Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland
    Dr. Krzysztof Senger, Member of the Board, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency
    Paweł Miller, Chief Financial Oficer, Bioelektra Group
    Munther Juma, Chairman, Business Connect, Vice President, Business Development, Roper Technologies Inc.
    Patryk Kugiel, Coordinator of the International Economic Cooperation and Global Issues Programme, Polish Institute of International Affairs
    Moderator: Andrzej Bobiński, Polityka Insight

    Topics for Discussion:

    What are the most critical upcoming technological developments that will affect manufacturing globally, in Poland, and in the United Arab Emirates over the next 10-20 years?
    How can Poland and the UAE respond to emerging technological disruptions and what needs to be done by other stakeholders?
    Considering the impact of the technological change, what modifications in corporate business practices will be necessary to cope with them? How do you imagine your country in twenty years?
    How Poland can use the opportunity of GMIS to attract investments to its Industrial sector

  • 12:30 13:30

    Networking lunch

For additional information and further inquiries about future roadshows, please contact:

Ms. Jessica Schroeder
Phone : +971 55 207 0221
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