Program of the conference summarizing the decade of implementation
of the Swiss-Polish Cooperation Program 2007-2017

May 19, 2017 Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, ul. Jazdów 2

10.30 – 11.00 Press conference in the Kolebkowa Room in the Laboratory building of the Castle

1st part of the conference  – the courtyard of the Ujazdowski Castle

10.00 – 11.00 Visitors registration / welcome coffee and refreshments

11.00 – 12.30 The official part of the conference

  • Speech of the Polish side – Paweł Chorąży, Undersecretary of State,  Ministry of Economic Development
  • Speech of the Swiss side – Ambassador Raymund Furrer, Head of Economic Cooperation and Development Division, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs
  • Presentation of the results of the SPCP (video presentation about 5-7 min)
  • Film summary of the SPCP (10 min)
  • Presentation of the SPCP evaluation results – Mr Stanisław Bienias, President of IDEA Instytut Sp. z.o.o. (evaluator)
  • Presentation of key-note speaker: Structural programs and the reduction of disparities: dream or reality?Full Professor of Warsaw School of Economics

12.30 – 13.15 Coffee break

2nd part of the conference – the courtyard, Kinowa Room (the Castle building) and Kolebkowa Room (the Laboratory building)

13.15 – 14.45 Parallel thematic panels

PANEL  Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources – Reality and Perspectives


Wojciech Jakóbik –  Editor in Chief of the portal


Waldemar  Miśko –  Mayor of Karlino

Marcin Popkiewicz- expert, journalist in areas of economy, energy, resources, environment. The editor of portals and

Grzegorz Wiśniewski – President, Institute for Renewable Energy

Marcin Jamiołkowski  –  Advisor, Department of Energy and Innovation, National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management

Ulrich Nyffenegge – Head of the Department for Environmental Coordination and Energy of the Canton of Berne

Andrzej Kaźmierczyk – Director, Renewable Energy Department, Ministry of Energy

PANEL  – What Small and Medium Businesses can give to regions – Challenges and Good Practices


Arkadiusz Ekiert – radio journalist in the Polish Radio


Dawid Lasek – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Sport and Tourism of the Republic of Poland

Halina Siemaszko – President, The Center for Business Promotion and Entrepreneurship in Sandomierz,

Paulina Zadura-Lichota – Director, Analysis and Strategy Department , The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development

Piotr  Zygadło – Director, Department of Regional Operation Programmes, Ministry of Economic Development

Marzena Chmielewska – Director, European Funds Department, Lewiatan Confederation

Emmanuel Broccard – Professor, University of Applied Sciences ‘HES-SO Valais

PANELHow to Stimulate Healthy Behaviour of Poles – Costs and Benefits


Michał Olszański – radio and television journalist


Marek Posobkiewicz – Chief Sanitary Inspector

Prof. Mirosław J. Wysocki, PhD – Director of National Institute of Public Health-National Institute of Hygiene

Dariusz Poznański – Deputy Director, Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health

Paulina Karwowska – Director, World health Organization, Country Office for poland

Maria Rotkiel – Psychologist, motivational trainer

14.45- 15.00 Summary of panels and conferences in the courtyard of the Ujazdowski Castle
15.00- 16.00 Lunch buffet in the courtyard of the Ujazdowski Castle


19.00 Belvedere Restaurant – buffet form (standing)