9th European Financial Congress

Sopot, 3-5 June 2019

Honorary Patronage

Summary of the plenary debate "The fight for...


Human capital must be well managed.
On 18 June 2018, which was the first day of the Congress, a plenary debate was held entitled “The fight for talents. Ageing societies, Millennials, the start-up era and low unemployment rate.”
The debate was hosted by Bank Pekao S.A. in partnership with EY. Roksana Ciurysek-Gedir, Vice-President of the Management Board of Bank Pekao S.A., made introductory remarks regarding the debate’s topics.  
The debate participants included: Katarzyna Godlewska, co-founder and member of the...

Summary of the plenary debate "Technological...


The fourth industrial revolution. Banks must change.
Debate: Technological revolution in finance

Jowita Michalska, President of the Digital Univesity, Singularity University Chapter - moderator
Sylvain Bouyon, Head of Retail Finance & Fintech Programme, CEPS
Aleksander Poniewierski, Partner, Global IoT Leader, EY
Shanker Ramamurthy, General Manager, Strategy & Market Development, IBM
Clive Ryan, Regional Director DACH, CEE and Benelux, Facebook
John Velissarios, Managing Director,...

Summary of the opening plenary debate “For the...


Effects of Polish transformations “We have an opportunity to join the most developed countries”
Debate: “For the centenary: Financial institutions for the economic growth”

Jan Krzysztof Bielecki, President of the European Financial Congress’ Program Board, moderator
Brunon Bartkiewicz, President of the Management Board of ING Bank Śląski S.A
Paweł Borys, President of the Management Board of the Polish Development Fund
Marek Dietl, President of the Management Board of the Warsaw Stock Exchange

European Financial Congress 2018 - opening day


EFC day 1: Economic challenges 100 years after regaining independence

“A stable banking sector is a special asset - a good we all must care about,” stressed the Minister of Finance, Teresa Czerwińska, at the inauguration of the 8th European Financial Congress in Sopot. She emphasized that “maintaining high and regular pace of the economic growth” is a key challenge faced by the Polish economy.

Minister Teresa Czerwińska stated that we should ensure that all social groups benefit from the economic growth. According to her, the economy...

Positions of the EFC in relation to the Financial...


The European Financial Congress has prepared its positions in relation to the consultations on Funding Strategy Elements of an Implementable Resolution Plan and consultations on Principles on Bail-in Execution, held by the Financial Stability Board. The EFC positions can be found at: Funding in Resolution and Principles of Bail-in.

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