INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF HOME APPLIANCES MANUFACTURERS AND SUPPLIERS IN EUROPE

10.30 - 11.00  Participants registration

11.00 - 11.05  Conference opening

Moderator: Igor Sokołowski, TVN24

11.05 - 11.35  Greeting speech

Michael Müller, CEO, Müller – die lila Logistik

Anna Polak - Kocińska, vicepresident of board, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency

11.35 - 11.50  Recent developments in the home appliances market

Presentation: Wojciech Konecki, CEO, CECED Polska

11.50 – 12.30 How to make Poland outshine its competitors in the European home appliances market?

Panel discussion

With confirmed participation of: Fabio Pommella, president, Indesit Company Polska; Marek Zuber, economist and financial market analyst; representative of Haier; Paweł Poncyljusz, former Vice Minister of Economy; vicepresident, AVIO Polska

Moderator:  Igor Sokołowski, TVN24

12.30 - 12.50  Coffee break

12.50 – 13.30 Poland’s skilled personnel and its prospects for the home appliances market

Panel discussion

With confirmed participation of: Giuseppe Cozzolino, HR director, Indesit Company Polska; Guido Vreuls, director, OTTO Polska

Moderator:  Igor Sokołowski, TVN24

13.30 - 14.15   Key skills and tools to handle logistics for manufacturers and distributors of home appliances. Optimization of logistics processes.

Opening presentation: Tomasz Rączka, operations director, Value Added Logistics

Panel discussion

With confirmed participation: Fabio Legnani, Regional OTD Manager Poland, Baltic States, Central Europe & Special projects EMEA, Whirlpool (tbc); Flavio Pillon, Primary Logistics & Transport Director, Electrolux; Tomasz Rączka, operations director, Value Added Logistics; Barbara Macioszek, Logistics Coordinator, Indesit Company Polska

Moderator: Richard Stephens, publisher & editor in chief, Poland Today

14.15 – 14.55  Lunch

14.55 – 15.15 How to gain Supply Chain transparency and Transport cost optimization with a Supply Chain Tool? Best Practice example!

Presentation: Volker Sudbrink, head of Lila Consult

15.15 – 16.00  Industrial surfaces and warehouses for home appliances sector – review of the market 

Presentation: Jan Barbasiewicz, associate director, Industrial and Logistics Agency, Colliers International Poland

Panel discussion

With confirmed participation of: Jan Barbasiewicz, associate director, Industrial and Logistics Agency, Colliers International Poland; Hubert Czarnecki, logistics director, Media Expert (tbc); Piotr Skobało, logistics director, Neonet SA (TBC); Ewa Zawadzka, development director, Prologis Polska; Chul Jin Goo, DG_PL Operation Director, LG Electronics/Hi Logistics 

Moderator: Igor Sokołowski, TVN 24

16.00 – 16.40 Institutional cooperation and suport for home appliances producers in the light of EU’s new financial perspective

Panel discussion

With confirmed participation of: Dariusz Ostrowski, president, Agencja Rozwoju Aglomeracji Wrocławskiej (ARAW) (tbc); Tomasz Sadzyński, prezes, Łódzka Specjalna Strefa Ekonomiczna; Łukasz Filipiak, dyrektor, Stowarzyszenie Gmin i Powiatów Wielkopolski; Adam Małecki, deputy director of Foreign Investment Department, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (tbc); Zygmunt Łopalewski, spokesman, Indesit Company Polska

Moderator: Paweł Panczyj, managing director, Association of Business Service Leaders in Poland (ABSL)

16.40- 17.00  Summary – chances and challenges for Polish home appliances sector

Questions and answers

Moderator: Igor Sokołowski, TVN24

From 17.30  VIP GALA