Warsaw Poland




Polish Chamber of Commerce
4 Trębacka St., Warsaw


26 October 2016


9:30 – 10:00 Welcome remarks
  • Robert Grey, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Andrzej Arendarski, President of the Polish Chamber of Commerce,
  • Sławomir Dębski, Director of the Polish Institute of International Affairs
  • Yousif Eisa Bin Hassan Al-Sabri, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates in Poland
10:00 – 10:15 The Ceremony of MoU signing between Polish Chamber of Commerce & GMIS
10:15 – 11:15 Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit: Challenges and New Ideas for the Economy of 21st Century

Presentation of the Initiative: Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS)

  • Badr Al-Olama, Associate Director, Mubadala Aerospace & Defense Services, Chief Executive Officer, Strata Manufacturing PJSC
  • Prof. Alojzy Nowak, Dean of the University of Warsaw School of Management
  • Andrzej Kozłowski, Executive Director for Strategy and Project Management, PKN ORLEN S.A.
  • Ignacy Morawski, Senior Fellow, WiseEuropa Institute

Moderator: Dr. Ludovico Alcorta, Director Policy, Research and Statistics, United Nations Industrial Development Organization

Topics for Discussion:

  • The Future of Manufacturing and Re-industrialisation in Europe
  • Human capital as key asset of modern economy
  • Research and Innovation as a solution to the “middle-income trap”
  • How to maximize Polish companies presence at GMIS Summit
11:15 – 11:30 Coffee break
11.30 – 12.30 Poland–UAE: Perspectives for Cooperation
  • Maciej Fałkowski, Deputy Director, Department of Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland
  • Dr. Krzysztof Senger, Member of the Board, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency
  • Paweł Miller, Chief Financial Oficer, Bioelektra Group
  • Munther Juma, Chairman, Business Connect, Vice President, Business Development, Roper Technologies Inc.
  • Patryk Kugiel, Coordinator of the International Economic Cooperation and Global Issues Programme, Polish Institute of International Affairs

Moderator: Andrzej Bobiński, Polityka Insight

Topics for Discussion:

  • What are the most critical upcoming technological developments that will affect manufacturing globally, in Poland, and in the United Arab Emirates over the next 10-20 years?
  • How can Poland and the UAE respond to emerging technological disruptions and what needs to be done by other stakeholders?
  • Considering the impact of the technological change, what modifications in corporate business practices will be necessary to cope with them? How do you imagine your country in twenty years?
  • How Poland can use the opportunity of GMIS to attract investments to its Industrial sector
12:30 Networking lunch

Contact Information

For additional information and further inquiries about future roadshows, please contact:

Ms. Jessica Schroeder
phone: +971 55 207 0221
e-mail: Jessica@gmisummit.com
website: gmisummit.com