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4th December 2019 | Hotel Bellotto | Warsaw

The most important event about the scientific and business cooperation between Italy and Poland in the Aerospace sector! 

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Italian-Polish Aerospace Forum

The Italian-Polish Aerospace Forum is aimed to create a strong Italian-Polish Aerospace value chain.

The event includes a conference with industry experts and a matchmaking networking session with all companies participating at the event.

The forum is hosted by the Italian Embassy in Poland, with the support of the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Poland, as well as the Italian Trade Agency.

The Forum’s strategic partner is Leonardo, Italian champion of the aerospace sector, which in Poland proudly supports the Ministry of National Defence on several key programmes.


4th December 2019

08.30 Registration

09.00 Welcome and institutional greetings

  • Aldo Amati – Ambassador of the Italian Republic in Poland
  • Marcin Ociepa – Secretary of State, Ministry of Development
  • Representative of the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs -Secretary of State (tbc)
  • Antonino Mafodda – Director, Italian Trade Agency

  • Piero Cannas – President, Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Poland


09.30 Aeronautic Sector in Poland: state of the art and future trend

 Sebastian Chwałek – Vice President, Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) 


09.45 Space Sector in Poland: state of the art and future trend

Michał Szaniawski, President, Polish Space Agency


10:00 Aerospace Sector in Italy: the role of AIAD

Maurizio Madiai, Director of AIAD (Italian Industries Federation for Aerospace, Defence and Security)


10:15 Panel I - Polish and Italian aeronautical sector: a new model for high-tech industry cooperation between the countries

Company presentation: Leonardo

Panel discussion:

  • Adam Bartosiewicz – Vice President, Grupa WB
  • Sebastian Chwałek – Vice President  Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa
  • Lorenzo Mariani – Chief Commercial Officer Leonardo and CEO Leonardo International
  • Paweł Stężycki – – Director of the Institute of Aviation
  • Dariusz Śliwowski – Vice President of the Industrial Development Agency
  • Q&A Session

Moderator: Zbigniew Pisarski – President of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation

11.30 Coffee break


11.40 Panel II – Development of the Polish-Italian Industrial Cooperation in Space Sector within the European and Global Framework

Company presentation: Leonardo

Panel discussion:

  • Col. Marcin Górka – Vice-President for Defense, Polish Space Agency
  • Giorgio Saccoccia – President of the Italian Space Agency
  • Katarzyna Dąbrowska-Zielińska – Head of Teledetection Centre of the Institute of Geodesy and Cartography
  • Paweł Wojtkiewicz – President of the Association of Space Sector Employers SPACE SA
  • Giuseppe Lenzo –Vice President Marketing & Sales, Telespazio
  • Q&A

Moderator: Zbigniew Pisarski – President of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation

13:00 Networking lunch

14.30 Presentation of Italian Aeronautic Clusters of Apulia, Campania and Piedmont Region

  • Dr. Silvano Capuzzo  (Aerospace District of Apulia Region)
  • Prof. Claudio Voto (Aerospace District of Campania Region)
  • Dr. Diana Giorgini (Piemonte Region Agency for Investment, Export and Tourism)

Presenter: Artur Osiecki

15.30 Match-making session: Speed Business Mixer with Italian and Polish organizations

Round tables, 10 people’s each table, 6 or more sessions – after the SBM each participant can follow up with other organizations in a dedicated business networking area

17.30 End of the meetings

19.30 Gala Dinner

Business networking opportunities

The Italian-Polish Aerospace Forum is a unique opportunity to build a network of contacts in the industry and acquire new business partners.

Join the SPEED BUSINESS MIXER, the round table fast networking format to create many business contacts in a short period of time. Bring with you many business cards and introduce your company to potential partners and clients.

How does the Speed Business Mixer work?

  • 80 selected aerospace companies attending
  • Networking round tables
  • Max. 10-person groups per table
  • 1,5 minutes to present your company at each session
  • Develop your business contacts in the B2B ZONE, a special place designed specifically for 1:1 meetings with the companies met during the SBM.
  • Bring a lot of your business cards!

Gala Party

After a working day full of inspiration and business contacts, enjoy the ITALIAN GALA PARTY.


Hotel Bellotto
Ul. Senatorska 13/15,
00-075 Warszawa

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The registration is now closed. See you on December 4th!