June 17th, 2019 U.S. - Polish Investment and Innovation Summit - Agenda

U.S. - Polish Investment and Innovation Summit
 
 

10:30 - 11:00 am
Registration

11:00 - 11:30 am
Opening Remarks

  1. Welcome and Introductions - Grazyna Ciurzynska, Acting President of the Polish Investment and Trade Agency
  2. Opening of the Forum by President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda

    11:30 - 12:00 am
    Session I - Economic overview & investment support

    1. Moderated discussion on the business climate in Poland and an economic overview:
    Moderator: Aleksandra Gren, Vital Voices Europe, Member of the Board of Trustees
    1. Inside Fund of funds - grants systems and available investment support - Eliza Kruczkowska, Polish Development Fund

    12:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Session II - Polish American Tech success stories

    1. Highlights on doing business in Poland - Accenture's Journey - How to grow and expand in Poland?
    2. Spotlight on Polish & American Technology cooperation - Blik & Mastercard - discussion on the future of payment systems, using Polish solutions on the global market
    3. Doing business in the US in the technology sector - presentation of the biggest Polish IT company - Asseco Group

    12:30 - 12:45 pm
    Coffee Break

    12:45 - 1:30 pm
    Session III - Polish Start-ups going global

    1. Driving Global Innovation at Visa: Supporting Start-Ups in development and reaching global markets
    2. Highlights on the AI Start-up Sector - Key-note by Synerise
    3. Highlights on the Fintech Start-up Sector - Key-note by Billon Group
    4. Highlights on the Collector’s world in the cloud - Key-note by Ownetic.com
    5. Highlights on the cybersecurity Start-up Sector - Key-note by FUDO

    1:30 - 2:00 pm
    Session IV - Panel on Technological talent in Poland - How American companies can capitalize on the potential?

    1. Juliana Katz, CMO, Booksy
    2. Alvir Navin, Co-Founder, SVP Operations, Samba TV
    3. Nick Carter, Founder & CEO, IngeniousIO
    4. Gabe Gotthard, CEO, DataWalk

    Moderator: Tytus Cytowski, Founder, Cytowski & Partners

    2:00 - 3:30 pm
    Networking Reception