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Second Household Appliance Congress

23-24 May 2019 / Lodz
Day I
10:00
OPENING CEREMONY

Welcoming speech:

Wojciech Konecki - Member of the Board, General Director of APPLiA Polska

Keynote Speakers:

• Konrad Pokutycki - APPLiA Polska CEO, BSH CEO
• Marek Michalik - President of the Board, Lodz Special Economic Zone
• Piotr Gliński - Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Culture and National Heritage (TBC)
• Paolo Falcioni - General Director, APPLiA - Home Appliance Europe

Presentation of household appliance sector

10:45
Startup Challenge part I

10:55
PANEL IA : Economy of the future - government panel

Participants: 1. Jerzy Kwieciński - Minister of Investment and Economic Development
2. Tadeusz Kościński - Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology (TBC)
3. Paweł Ciećko - Chief Inspector of Environmental Protection (TBC)
4. Grażyna Ciurzyńska - President of the Board, Polish Investment and Trade Agency (TBC)
11:30
PANEL IB : Economy of the future - Entrepreneurs' comment

Uczestnicy: 1. Andrzej Malinowski - President of Employers of Poland
2. Maciej Witucki - Vice-president of the Board Confederation Lewiatan
3. Wojciech Konecki - Vice-president National Chamber of Commerce
11:50
Startup Challenge part II

12:00
PANEL II : Employee of the Future

PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT, LABOR LAW, DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES, EDUCATION, PAYMENTS, AVAILABILITY OF EMPLOYEES.

Introduction:       Work Service
Participants:
  1. Iwona Szmitkowska - President of the Board, Work Service,  Association of Employment Agencies
  2. Ola Pucicka - Account Director Enterprise Clients, LinkedIn
  3. Radosław Żemło - Sales Director, Pracuj.pl
  4. Olech Bestrzyński - HR Director, Amica Group

 

Moderator: prof. Mirosław Grewiński - Vice-rector of the Janusz Korczak Pedagogical University in Warsaw
12:45
PANEL III : Logistics of the Future

Introduction:  
Participants: 1. Marek Dobrzycki - Managing Director, Panattoni Europe
2. Damian Kołata - Associate, Cushman & Wakefield
3. Grzegorz Lichocik - President of the Board DACHSER PL
4. Marcin Szawliński - Logistics Market Manager CEE, Electrolux Poland

 

Moderator:

Artur Olejniczak - Institute of Logistics and Warehousing; 
                                  Poznan School of Logistics

13:30
Lunch

14:20
PANEL IV : Environment of the Future

ECODESIGN, SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION, RECYCLING OF ELECTRO-WASTE

 

Introduction: Deloitte
Participants: 1. dr hab. Joanna Kulczycka - Head of Department at the Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences
2. Zbigniew Szpak - President of the Board, Polish National Energy Conservation Agency
3. Grzegorz Skrzypczak - President of the Board,  ElektroEko S.A.
4. Irena Pichola - Partner, Deloitte

 

Moderator: Katarzyna Błachowicz - Vice-president of the Board, Centrum Kooperacji Recyklingu not for profit system Sp. z o.o.
15:05
Startup Challenge part III

15:15
PANEL V : Customer of the Future

OMNI-CHANNEL, E- COMMERCE, INTERNET OF THINGS, INNOVATIONS, SMART HOME, SMART HOUSEHOLD APPLIENCES

 

Introduction: Consumer of the Future - GFK
Participants: 1. Krzysztof Nagodziński - Member of the Board, BSH 
2. Andrzej Przybyło - President of the Board,  AB S.A. 
3. Renata Juszkiewicz - President of the Board,  Polish Organization of Trade and Distribution

 

Moderator: Wojciech Konecki - General Director, Member of the Board APPLiA Polska
16:00
Startup Challenge - Final

16:20
CLOSING OF THE FIRST DAY OF THE CONGRESS

Accompanying events (Annual General Meeting of APPLiA Polska, mini-expo of household appliance sector)

19:00
GALA DINNER - The 15-th anniversary of APPLiA Polska

Day 2
10.00
REGISTRATION

11.00
BUSINESS MIXER

B2B meetings for producers, suppliers and service providers, ie. startups offering innovative solutions
to the industry. The event is the space for exchange of ideas, experience and B2B contacts.
Three rounds of meetings with round tables, where every participant has three minutes to present their
company.