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KDPW and KDPW_CCP at the Fourth European Economic Congress in Katowice

The capital city of the Upper Silesia for the fourth time hosts the most prominent event in Central Europe: the European Economic Forum. More than 6 thousand participants including the President of Poland Bronisław Komorowski, EU Commissioners, politicians, businessmen and the media will spend three days in discussions on the current affairs and the economic outlook of the European Union. The Katowice congress has become part of the landscape of key economic events in the region.

The main topics of more than 100 panel discussions will focus on the climate and energy package, economic relations between Europe and China, and the EU’s growth prospects. The agenda includes special topics such as the energy sector, the gas industry, construction, as well as the approaching European Football Championship as a great business project.

The congress has opened with the debate Europe 2020 devoted to the European Union’s new financial perspective supporting the economy with the participation of Waldemar Pawlak, Janusz Lewandowski and Jerzy Buzek, President of the European Parliament and Chair of the Patronage Council of the European Economic Congress.

KDPW CEO Iwona Sroka will take part in two debates at the Congress devoted to the future of the capital market and the planned changes in market deregulation. The participants of the debate Regulatory Policy and Free Market (Monopol Hotel, 16 May, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.) will consider those areas of the economy which require regulation and discuss the limits of introduced changes. One of the topics of the debate will be the regulatory model in Poland and the activity of institutions which regulate different areas of the economy including the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK), Energy Regulatory Office (URE), Office of Electronic Communications (UKE). The participants include Mirosław Barszcz, Adviser to the Minister of Justice; Małgorzata Krasnodębska-Tomkiel, President, Office of Competition and Consumer Protection; Adam Szejnfeld, Polish MP, Secretary of State in the Ministry of the Economy in 2007-2009.

KDPW CEO Iwona Sroka will also take part in the debate Central European Capital Market (Monopol Hotel, 16 May, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.) moderated by J. Kurasz, Editor-in-Chief of GG Parkiet. The CEOs of the leading Polish financial institutions (including L. Sobolewski, T. Zganiacz, M. Kachniewski, W. Papierak) will discuss conditions which favour growth of competitiveness and attractiveness to investors. For more information, visit the Congress website

The Congress is organised by PTWP Group, the publisher of the economic monthly Nowy Przemysł and the portal

Last modified: 15-05-2012 Go up