INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF HOME APPLIANCES MANUFACTURERS AND SUPPLIERS IN EUROPE

Day 1, May 11, 2016

10.30 - 11.00 Registration
 
11.00 - 11.05

Opening of the conference
Michael Müller, CEO, Müller - Die lila Logistik

 

11.05 - 11.20 Opening speech
Witold Stępień, Marshal, Lodz Region 
Ireneusz Jabłoński, Viepresident, City of Łódź
Marek Michalik, President, Lodz Special Economic Zone

11.20 - 11.35 Presentation: Home appliances today and tomorrow - facts, figures, trends

Adam Cich, General Director CEE, Electrolux, President CECED Polska
 
11.35 - 12.15 Panel discussion: Geopolitics and its influence on home appliances sector in Europe

Adam Cich
, General Director CEE, Electrolux,
Adam Szwed, Managing Director, E.G.O. Central and Eastern Europe
Zygmunt Łopalewski, ‎External Relations Manager Poland, Whirlpool
Wojciech Konecki, General Director, CECED Polska
Iwona Chojnowska-Haponik, Director, Investor Sourcing Department, PAIiIZ
Moderator: Patrycjusz Wyżga, TVN24
 
12.15 - 12.30 Presentation: Digitalization and the impacts on logistics

Thomas Siekmann, CDO, Müller - Die lila Logistik
 
12.30 - 13.10 Panel discussion: New challenges for logistics - synchronic support of multiple sales channels of home appliances products - traditional channels and online

Thomas Siekmann,
Chief Digital Officer, Müller - Die lila Logistyk
Piotr Skobało, Logistics Director, Neonet
Joanna Sinkiewicz, Head of Key Clients & Tenant Representation in Industrial & Logistics Agency, Cushman&Wakefield
Marcin Szawliński, Logistics Director CEE, Elextrolux
Moderator: Artur Olejniczak, Institute of Logistics and Warehousing
 
13.10 - 13.30 Coffee break

13.30 - 13.40 Presentation Special Economic Zone Lodz: The household appliances sector – investment opportunities in Lodz Special Economic Zone

Agnieszka Sygitowicz
, Vice President, Lodz Special Economic Zone

13.40 - 14.20

Panel discussion: The potential of the region for new investments

Michał Pietruszewski, Managing Director, E.G.O. Poland
Marek Michalik, President, Lodz Special Economic Zone
Ireneusz Jabłoński, Viepresident, City of Łódź
Michał Sikora, Land, Technical & Special Economic Zone Consultant Industrial Department, Cushman &Wakefield
Konrad Pokutycki, CEO, BSH
Witold Stępień, Marshal, Lodz Region
Moderator: Rafał Pulsakowski, Manager, PwC
 
14.20 - 15.00 Lunch
 
15.00 - 15.30 Networking
 
15.30 - 16.10 Panel discussion: Optimizing projects for home appliances packaging from the perspective of transport costs savings

Paweł Trojanowski, Logistics Director, BSH
Karol Olejniczak, Sales Manager Heavy Duty Products, Stora Enso
Alexander Doskocil, Managing Director, Hirsch Porozell
Dariusz Pyś, Senior Specialist, COBRO
Moderator: Artur Olejniczak, Institute of Logistics and Warehousing
 
16.10 - 16.50 Presentation: Generation X, Y, Z - desired brand image depending on the target group

Leda Turai Patrauskiene
, MA, MSc, MCC, Leadership Development Partner, Executive and Leadership Team Coach
Chair of the Global Board at the International Coach Federation
 
16.50 - 17.30 Panel discussion: Human resources management in home appliances industry

Tomasz Dudek
, Operations Director CEE, OTTO Polska
Aleksandra Rychta, HR Business Partner CEE, Electrolux
Vincent Rotger, General Manager, Northern & Eastern Europe, Haier
Olgierd Bałtaki, HR Director, Samsung Electronics Poland
Marcin Zieliński, Project Manager, Transcom Wordwide
Moderator: Leda Turai Patrauskiene, MA, MSc, MCC, Leadership Development Partner, Executive and Leadership Team Coach
Chair of the Global Board at the International Coach Federation
 
17.30 - 17.50 Coffee break
 
17.50 - 18.30 Panel discussion: Creation in home appliances - R&D investments as an opportunity to create new categories of products
Presentation: Cesare Finazzi, General Manager & Sales Manager, Mesgo Polska
Presentation: Yasunori Umezaki, Supplier Development/Technology Marketing Manager, Elematec

Discussion:
Cesare Finazzi, General Manager & Sales Manager, Mesgo Polska
Magdalena Lubińska, CEO, Code Design
Szymon Bogusz, Sales Manager, Elematec Czech
Moderator: Patrycjusz Wyżga, TVN24
 
18.30 - 18.40 Summary of the conference
 
19.30 - VIP Gala
Presentation: Key to success
Czesław Lang, Olympic Games medalist in cycling

Day 2, May 12, 2016

09.00 - 11.00                           Best practice visit at E.G.O. Polska factory in Lodz