8th European Financial Congress

Sopot, 18-20 June 2018

On the centenary - for an innovative and secure future of the financial sector

Patronat honorowy

PROGRAM 2018
Columbus AB Columbus CD Baltic Panorama Marco Polo E Marco Polo F inne:

OPENING OF THE 8TH EUROPEAN FINANCIAL CONGRESS

13:00 - 13:30

 

Welcome addresses:
Jan Krzysztof Bielecki, Chairman of the European Financial Congress Program Board
Jacek Karnowski, President of the City of Sopot

Inaugular speech:
Teresa Czerwińska, Minister of...

opening session: FOR THE CENTENARY: FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS FOR THE ECONOMIC GROWTH

13:30 - 15:20

 

Speakers:
Brunon Bartkiewicz, President of the Management Board, ING Bank Śląski
Paweł Borys, President of the Management Board, Polish Development Fund
Marek Dietl, President of the Management Board, Warsaw Stock Exchange...

Lunch

15:20 - 16:20

plenary session: TECHNOLOGICAL REVOLUTION IN FINANCE

16:20 - 18:00

 

Speakers:
Sylvain Bouyon, Research Fellow, Head of Retail Finance and Fintech, CEPS
Aleksander Poniewierski, Partner, Global IoT Leader, EY
Shanker Ramamurthy, General Manager, Strategy & Market Development, IBM
...

Break

18:00 - 18:20

plenary session: FIGHT FOR TALENTS. Ageing societies, millennials, start-up era and low unemployment

18:20 - 19:20

 

Panelists:
Katarzyna Godlewska, Co-founder and Board Member, Grupa Absolwent
...

Dinner – hosted by the City of Sopot

20:30 - 22:00

 

Sopot Hippodrome
Columbus AB Columbus CD Baltic Panorama Marco Polo E Marco Polo F inne:

Financial institutions and sustainable economic development

09:30 - 10:45

Debate partner:

Bank Pekao S.A.

 

MODERATOR
Paweł Czuryło, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Interia.pl

INTRODUCTORY SPEECH
Andrzej Halesiak, Director, Sector Analyses Team, Bank Pekao

INVITED PANELISTS
Paweł Borys, President of the Management Board,...

A.I. Citizen – the role of humans in the era of intelligent enterprises

09:30 - 10:45

Debate partner:

Accenture

 

MODERATOR
Karol Mazurek, Managing Director, Accenture in Poland

INVITED PANELISTS
Adam Marciniak, Vice President of the Management Board, PKO Bank Polski
Michał Plechawski, Managing Director, IT and Technology, mBank...

Pushing the boundaries of open banking

09:30 - 10:45

Debate partner:

Deloitte

 

INTRODUCTORY SPEECH
Daniel Majewski, Manager in the Strategic Advisory Team for the FinancialcSector in Central and Eastern Europe, Deloitte

MODERATOR...

Challenges for CFOs in the face of new digital technologies

09:30 - 10:45

Debate partner:

KPMG

 

INTRODUCTORY SPEECH AND MODERATOR
Stacy Ligas, Partner, Head of Financial Services Audit, Head of Financial Services in Poland and CEE, KPMG in Poland

INVITED PANELISTS
Bożena Graczyk, Vice President of the Management Board, ING Bank Śląski...

Alternative assets on the real estate market

09:30 - 10:45

Debate partners:

Heritage Real Estate, HRE Investments, Rzeczpospolita

 

MODERATOR
Marcin Piasecki, editor of the economic section, Rzeczpospolita

INVITED PANELISTS
Michał Cebula, Heritage Real Estate Investments
Piotr Gocłowski, Investment Director, Credit Value Investments
...

ROOM - POLSKIE SMAKI: The cloud – the process and costs optimization, that the Polish Financial Supervision Authority doesn’t forbid

09:30 - 10:45

Debate partners:

Google Cloud, Solwit

 

Description of the workshop:
How to shorten the time of project implementation, while limiting personnel costs? How to flexibly scale infrastructure costs? How to allow an organization unlimited growth and global presence, while ensuring the safety and...

Break

10:45 - 11:15

Building social capital around Employee Capital Plans – barriers and bridges

11:15 - 12:30

Debate partner:

PFR Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych S.A.

 

MODERATOR
Marcin Piasecki, editor of the economic section, Rzeczpospolita

INVITED PANELISTS

More start-ups or bigger start-ups?

11:15 - 12:30

Debate partner:

Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas S.A.

 

MODERATOR
Przemysław Furlepa, Vice President of the Management Board, supervising the Retail and Business Banking Area, BGŻ BNP Paribas

INVITED PANELISTS
Marzena Bielecka, Managing Partner, Experior Venture Fund
Izabela Disterheft...

Digital disruption: how incumbents and new players are innovating in the new world of commerce

11:15 - 12:30

Debate partner:

Visa

 

INTRODUCTORY SPEECH
New propositions for open banking
Jonathan Vaux, Executive Director, Innovation and Partnerships, Visa

MODERATOR
Paweł Sołtys, Bonnier Bussiness

INVITED PANELISTS
Brunon...

EFC macroeconomic round table – map of challenges 2018-2021

11:15 - 12:30

 

MODERATOR
Marek Rozkrut, Chief Economist, EY

The goal of the debate is to create a macroeconomic map of challenges and forecasts for the banking sector. The debate will be based on the results of a study conducted by the European Financial Congress with a view to...

How to finance housing in Poland?

11:15 - 12:30

Debate partners:

EY, PKO Bank Polski

 

MODERATOR
Paweł Preuss, Head of Financial Risk Management, FSO Advisory Poland

INTRODUCTORY SPEECH
Rafał Kozłowski, Vice President of the Management Board, supervising the Finance and Accounting Area, PKO Bank Polski

INVITED...

ROOM JAMES COOK: Digitalization vs “Paper-outization” The art of technology selection leading to effective and innovative business transformation on the example of DocuSign system implementations

11:15 - 11:45

Debate partner:

Relyon IT Services

 

Robert Mitraszewski, Advisor of the Board / Chief Technology Officer, Relyon IT Services,
will present the rules behind selecting the technology that enables:
  • quick business implementation
  • low initiation costs
  • low and scalable maintenance costs
  • ...

Lunch

12:30 - 13:45

How can financial institutions win the fight for the client in an increasingly competitive market?

13:45 - 15:00

Debate partners:

KPMG, PKO Bank Polski

 

INTRODUCTORY SPEECH AND MODERATOR
Jerzy Kalinowski, advisor to the Management Board of KPMG in Poland...

How to support Polish e-commerce in foreign expansion?

13:45 - 15:00

Debate partner:

Citi Handlowy

 

MODERATOR
Patrycja Otto, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna

INVITED PANELISTS
Jan Michalski, Partner, Salesforce.com Leader, TMT Sector Leader, Deloitte
Maciej Żurawek, Director of the Product Development and Sales Support Department...

Dandelions in banking – how can the open banking concept spread in the market?

13:45 - 15:00

Debate partner:

Mastercard

 

MODERATOR
Piotr Chęciński, economic journalist

INTRODUCTORY SPEECH
Dariusz...

EFC technological round table – map of challenges facing the banking sector 2018-2021

13:45 - 15:00

Client safety on the Polish financial markets

13:45 - 15:00

Debate partner:

Puls Biznesu

 

Break

15:00 - 15:30

 

Sustainable investments - the value of ecological real estate in Poland and in the world

15:30 - 16:45

Digital Poland – Digital Poles.

15:30 - 16:45

Debate partner:

Krajowa Izba Rozliczeniowa S.A.

 

Everyday reality of functioning in the virtual world through the eyes of a client and citizen in the context of PSD 2 and new alliances in the banking sector 

Debate among CEOs of banks. Map of challenges facing the banking sector

15:30 - 16:45

Debate partner:

EY

 


Financial market – does money exclude ethics?

15:30 - 16:45

Debate partner:

Dziennik Gazeta Prawna

NEW NORMAL Radical innovations – trends | transformation | people

15:30 - 19:00

Break

16:45 - 17:15

EFC supports the Polish national team.

17:00 - 19:00

Debate partner:

Visa

 


     

Dinner – hosted by Rzeczpospolita and Heritage Real Estate

20:15 - 23:00

 

Hotel Sheraton
 

Liberalism in the economy – decline, renaissance or evolution?

21:30 - 22:30

  

VINOTEQUE: Moral hazard - the plague of the contemporary world

21:30 - 22:30

Debate partner:

NDI S.A.

 

room Vinoteque  
 
Columbus AB Columbus CD Baltic Panorama Marco Polo E Marco Polo F inne:
 

New trend: Women at the highest levels of management – permanent change in organizational culture?

09:00 - 10:15

Debate partner:

Fundacja Liderek Biznesu

How can we help Polish fintechs to become successful?

09:00 - 10:15

Debate partner:

KPMG

Foretaste of the revolution on financial markets?

09:00 - 10:15

Debate partner:

Instytut Rynku Finansowego

 


Poland Capital Summit: Financing real estate projects different strategies

09:00 - 10:15

Debate partner:

Rzeczpospolita

ROOM - POLSKIE SMAKI: Machine Learning (ML) in simple words and use cases

09:00 - 10:15

Debate partner:

Google Cloud

 

1. Contemporary keywords: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL). What do they mean and how do they correspond to each other?
2. Artificial intelligence yesterday and tomorrow. What new opportunities opens up today's technology and Big...

Break

10:15 - 10:45

Capital Market Development Strategy

10:45 - 12:00

How to develop mobility in a smart city?

10:45 - 12:00

Debate partner:

NDI S.A.

 


Digital transformation and customer-oriented strategy – a look beyond the front office

10:45 - 12:00

Debate partners:

KPMG, mBank

 


 

Poland Capital Summit: Alternative assets on the real estate market - new investment areas

10:45 - 12:00

Debate partner:

Rzeczpospolita

 

Break

12:00 - 12:30

How to make restructuring business-friendly? New recommendations

12:30 - 13:45

From innovations to energy effectiveness

12:30 - 13:45

Debate partner:

Fortum

Announcement of the Investor Relations Rating results

12:30 - 13:15

Debate partner:

Centrum Myśli Strategicznych

 


Blockchain on the capital market

12:30 - 13:45

Debate partner:

Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych

Poland Capital Summit New ways of investing in hotels – challenges and opportunities

12:30 - 13:45

Debate partners:

Rzeczpospolita, Heritage Real Estate

 

Kontekst
Niemal każda inwestycja hotelowa jest odmienna. I każda zwykle wymaga pogodzenia interesów różnych stron. Sieci hoteli chcą ograniczyć ryzyko operacyjne, inwestorzy wymagają stałych i wysokich stóp zwrotu, bezpośredni operatorzy muszą dbać o koszty i zapewnić odpowiednią...
 

Recommendations of the 8th European Financial Congress and closing

13:45 - 14:15

 

Room: Baltic Panorama

Lunch

14:15 - 15:00

 

SPECIAL SESSION

15:00 - 16:15

Debate partner:

Sopot

 

Financing urban development in the new EU financial perspective
Debate with Jan Olbrycht, Member of the European Parliament
Session Host: City of Sopot