World Commerce Summit: Gateway to the Emirates

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Program Schedule

Thursday, April 14, 2016

PLENARY SESSION

09:00-09:30

Registration

09:30-09:35

Welcome Address  
• Radosław Koszewski,
 Director of Executive Education Center in Warsaw, IESE Business School 

09:35-09:45

The Support of the Polish Government for Export and Polish Investment  
•Mateusz Morawiecki
, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Development

09:45-10:30

Global Trade Trends  
• Pedro Videla,
 Professor of Economics, IESE Business School

10:30-11:15

Debate on Global Trade and Development in the Food Sector
• H.E. Khalifa Ahmed Al Ali, Managing Director, Food Security Center-Abu Dhabi  
• H.E. Mohammed Al Falasi, CEO, Jenaan Investment LLC  
• H.E. Houssam Mahmoud, President-Human Food Division, Al Dahra Holding  
• George Njenga, Dean of Strathmore Business School 

11:15-11:45

Coffee Break

11:45-12:30

Export Opportunities and Investment in the Industrial Equipment, Q&A  
• H.E. Mohammed Al Kamali, Deputy CEO, Dubai Exports
• Paul Kamau Wanjiku, Executive Director, Finaltus Ventures Ltd.

12:30-13:00

Panel Discussion on the Financing of Polish Exports and Foreign Investments
• Paweł Bartnicki, CEO, BARTEK SA  
Maciej Formanowicz, CEO, Fabryki Mebli “Forte” S.A.
• Jacek Szugajew, Vice President of the Board, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego 
• Tomasz Śniatała, Vice President of the Management Board, Wielton

13:00-13:30

Energy trends, Q&A  
• H.E. Ivano Iannelli, CEO, Dubai Carbon  
• Gilman Kasiga, Co-Founder and CEO, EA-Power

13:30-14:30

Lunch


PARALLEL THEMATIC THEMES

SPOTLIGHT ON AFRICA

14:30-15:00

Overview of African Markets  
• George Njenga, Dean of Strathmore Business School

15:00-16:00

Panel Discussion on Business Opportunities in Africa, Q&A Session  
• Gilman Kasiga, Co-Founder and CEO, EA-Power  
• Paul Kamau Wanjiku, Executive Director, Finaltus Ventures Ltd.
• George Njenga, Dean of Strathmore Business School

16:00-16:30

Coffee Break

16:30-17:30

Insights from Polish Companies Active in Africa, Q&A Session  
• Romuald Kinda,
 CEO, Navimor International S.A.  
• Cezary Miksa, Corporate Manager, Asseco Poland
• Paweł Paradowski, Co-owner Open Architekci  
• Jerzy Pietrucha, CEO, Pietrucha Sp. z o.o.  
• Karol Zarajczyk, CEO, Ursus S.A. 

17:30-18:00

Wrap-up Session  
• George Njenga, Dean of Strathmore Business School

18:00-18:15

Cocktail Reception

SPOTLIGHT ON THE MIDDLE EAST

14:30-14:40

Bilateral relations between Poland and UAE

• Ahmed Abdalla Mohamed Ali Burehaima, Consul of Embassy of the UAE

14:40-15:00

Overview of Middle Eastern Markets  
• Aleksander Kwiatkowski, Co-owner Treasury Gate

15:00-16:00

Panel Discussion on Business Opportunities in the Middle East, Q&A Session  
• H.E. Khalifa Ahmed Al Ali, Managing Director, Food Security Center-Abu Dhabi  
• H.E. Mohammed Al Falasi, CEO, Jenaan Investment  LLC 
• H.E. Houssam Mahmoud, President-Human Food Division, Al Dahra Holding 
• H.E. Mohammed Al Kamali, Deputy CEO, Dubai Exports
• H.E. Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO, FDI Dubai

16:00-16:30

Coffee Break

16:30-17:30

Insights from Polish Companies Active in the Middle East, Q&A Session
• Marek Moczulski, CEO, BAKALLAND S.A.

17:30-18:00

Wrap-up Session  
• Aleksander Kwiatkowski, Co-owner Treasury Gate

18:15

Cocktail Reception

SPOTLIGHT ON EUROPE

14:30-15:00

Middle-income trap after 25 years of transition from a command to a market economy 
• Rafał Antczak, Vice President, Deloitte, Economist

15:00-16:00

Panel Discussion on Business Opportunities in Europe
• Krzysztof Domarecki, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Selena Group  
• Ryszard Florek, CEO, Fakro Sp. z o. o. 
• Rainer Hornig, Director, NRW.Invest GmbH 
• Wojciech Pobóg-Pągowski, Director of the Department of Promotion and Bilateral Cooperation Ministry of Development 
• Roman Przybylski, Board Member, Sales Director, Nowy Styl Group 
• Jacek Wójcikowski, Director, COIE in Szczecin 

Moderator: Marcin Diakonowicz, Partner and Vice President Deloitte

16:00-16:30

Coffee Break

16:30-17:30

Experience of Nowy Styl Group on the European Market, Q&A Session 
•Roman Przybylski
, Board Member, Sales Director, Nowy Styl Group

17:30-18:00

Wrap-up Session  
• Marcin Diakonowicz, Partner and Vice President Deloitte  

18:15

Cocktail Reception

 

Friday, April 15, 2016

09:00-09:30

Registration and Welcome

09:30-09:50

Bank Products to Support the Financing of Polish Exports and Investment  
• Arkadiusz Zabłoński, Director of the Department of Structural Funding, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego

09:50-10:10

How to Finance Expansion of the Company from the EU Grant? 
• Anna Misiołek
, President of the Board, ABBEYS EU Ltd.

10:10-10:30

Supporting Your Business with Emirates  
• Maciej Pyrka,
 Manager Poland, Emirates

10:30-11:30

Business Cases in the Middle East, Q&A Session  
• H.E. Khalifa Ahmed Al Ali
, Managing Director, Food Security Center-Abu Dhabi 
• H.E. Mohammed Al Falasi, CEO, Jenaan Investment  LLC 
• H.E. Houssam Mahmoud, President-Human Food Division, Al Dahra Holding 
• H.E. Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO, FDI Dubai

11:30-12:00

Coffee Break

12:00-13:00

Business Cases in Africa, Q&A Session  
• Gilman Kasiga, Co-Founder and CEO, EA-Power 
• George Njenga, Dean of Strathmore Business School  
• Madalena Pauszek, Member of the Board, African Polish Chamber of Commerce – „ProAfrica”
• Paul Kamau Wanjiku, Executive Director, Finaltus Ventures Ltd.

13:00-14:00

Business Cases in Europe, Q&A Session  
• Krzysztof Domarecki, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Selena Group  
• Ryszard Florek, CEO, Fakro Sp. z o. o.

14:00-14:10

Wrap-up and Closing Address  
• Radosław Koszewski, Director of Executive Education Center in Warsaw, IESE Business School

14:10

Lunch

Organizers

STRATEGIC PARTNER:MAIN PARTNER:MIDDLE EASTERN SESSION PARTNER:
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EUROPEAN SESSION PARTNER:COORDINATOR AFRICA SESSION:
Rada Inwestorów w Afryce
PROGRAM PARTNERS:

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MEDIA PARTNER MEDIA:
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Contact

Magdalena Bryszewska

Date and Venue

April 14-15, 2016 

Hotel Sheraton

Ul. B. Prusa 2
00-403 Warszawa

Language

English (simultaneous interpretation in Polish available)