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Italian - Polish Aerospace Forum 2019

Italian - Polish Aerospace Forum

4th December 2019 | Hotel Bellotto | Warsaw

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


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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