14th November


1600–1730 – European Economic Forum – inaugural session “POLAND, EUROPE AND WORLD UP AGAINST SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CHANGES” (Ball Room, IV floor) with: Radosław Pyffel, Alternate Director of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank


 

 

15th November

Conference „International economic cooperation of the regions of V4 countries including cooperation with China” (Ball Room, IV floor)


1030–1045 opening speeches

 

Witold Stępień
Przemysław Andrzejak Vladimir Gaspar
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Marshal of the Lodzkie Region Chairman of the Board, Lodz Regional Development Agency Director, Regional Development Agency South Moravia

1045–1200 Panel I: Visegrad regions in cooperation for development

 

Topics for discussion:

– increasing role of local authorities in state foreign policy

– experience of regions of V4 countries in regional cooperation and their plans for the future

– cooperation of local authorities for the benefit of the Visegrad Group

– challenges and opportunities of deepening the economic cooperation of Visegrad countries

 

Moderator:
prof. Bogdan Góralczyk
Director of the Centre for Europe, University of Warsaw

 

Speakers:
Jaroslav Ludva Bela Kakas József Berényi Maciej Łaski
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Junior Deputy Minister for European Affairs of the Czech Republic President of Csongrad
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Vice-President of Trnava Self-governing Region
Director, Department of Promotion and International Cooperation, Marshal’s Office of the Lodzkie Region

 


1200 – Break (coffee, lunch)


1300–1430 Panel II: Current trends and prospects for China-V4 cooperation

 

Topics for discussion:

– V4 central authorities’ stance on cooperation with China

– regions’ experience of cooperating with China

– opportunities for exporting products from the Visegrad countries to China

– investment cooperation with China

– rail, air and sea connections

 

Moderator:
dr Tamas Matura
Director, Central and Eastern European Center
for Asian Studies

 

Speakers:
Petr Šelepa prof. Dominik
Mierzejewski
Bartosz Ziółek
Ryszard Świlski Zbigniew Burzyński Jarosław Żak
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Member of the Council of the South Moravian Region University of Lodz CEO, Amber Foods International, Amber Global Consulting

Member of the Board of Pomorskie Region

Mayor of Kutno

Member of the Board, Hatrans Logistics

 


1500–1630 – European Economic Forum – plenary session “EXPO 2022” (Ball Room, IV floor) with: Jaroslav Ludva – Junior Deputy Minister for European Affairs of the Czech Republic and dr Karol Biernacki, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Poland to Hungary


 

Detailed agenda of the European Economic Forum: http://www.forum.lodzkie.pl/en/.

The programme is subject to change.