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Italian - Polish Aerospace Forum 2022

Italian - Polish Aerospace Forum

6th December 2022 | Hotel Bellotto | Warsaw

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


December 6, 2022

08.30 Registration + welcome coffee

09.00 Official opening ceremony

  • Laura Ranalli, Chargé d’affaires a. i. – Embassy of Italy;
  • Institutional greetings;
  • Paolo Lemma, Director of the Italian Trade Agency in Warsaw;
  • Piero Cannas, President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Poland.

09.30 Presentation: Leonardo experience in cooperation and partnership

Mr. Marco Lupo – President of Leonardo Poland;


09:45 Discussion Panel I

International industrial cooperation – how to quickly establish new capabilities and build capacity with the help of partner nations

The panel discussion will focus on all aspects of international industrial cooperation, with a particular focus on the opportunities for European countries to cooperate – both the private sector as well as respective national Governments. The panelists will discuss best ways to quickly transfer technology, build capacity and how to create lasting economic relationships that will benefit all those involved.


  • Mr. Jacek Libucha – CEO of PZL Świdnik;
  • Col. Jakub Bytner – Aviation Programs – PGZ S.A;
  • Col. Luca Parmeggiani – Head of the I OfficeArmament Industrial Policy DepartmentSEGREDIFESA;
  • Col. Salvatore Florio –fmr. Eurofighter Typhoon Instructor, Commander of Task Force Air “White Eagle”. Aeronautica Militare;
  • Ms. Beata Lubos – Director for International Cooperation – Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Aviation Research Network.

Moderator: Mr. Marcin Bużański  – Casimir Pulaski Foundation

11.15 Coffee break


11.45 Ms. Beata Lubos, Ms Iwona Przygoda

„R&D international cooperation in the light of Horizon Europe Programme” – Łukasiewicz Research Network –  Institute of Aviation, Industry Contact Point Smart and Clean Mobility


11.55 Discussion Panel II

Prepared for the future – opportunities for Poland in the international next generation programs

The aim of this panel is to explore the benefits of joining next generation projects and technological innovation endeavours with partner nations. Panelists will discuss this on the examples of aerospace projects that are currently ongoing, presenting their benefits and showcasing what would they bring to participating countries. They will include, amongst other, Future Combat Air Systems, UAVs, satellites and many other.


  • Col. Radosław Bielawski  – Chief Specialist of Innovations Department, Ministry of Defence;
  • Col. Andrea Truppo – Italian Permanent Representation to the EU;
  • Mr. Costantino Panvini Rosati – Vice President for Eurofighter Typhoon Marketing, Leonardo;
  • Mr. Dario Peirone – Chairman of Piedmont Agency for Investment and Export – Small Medium Enterprise (Piedmont Region);
  • Mr. Piotr Skrzyński – CEO of WZL 2.;
  • Mr. Paweł Wojtkiewicz – Chairman of the Board at Polish Space Industry Association;
  • Mr. Arturo Intelisano –Director of Research, Innovation, Advanced & Constellation Projects, Thales Alenia Space- Italia.

Moderator: Mr. Marcin Bużański  – Casimir Pulaski Foundation

13:15 Networking lunch

15.00 Networking Session

Speed business mixer

18.00 Closing reception (Networking cocktail)

Working languages: Italian/Polish, simultaneous translation

During the 2nd Italian-Polish Aerospace Forum guests will have the opportunity to explore the wide aviation-related offer of Leonardo S.p.A., as well as the offer of other Italian companies in the aerospace sector also attending the event.

In addition, representatives from Leonardo Poland will be available for meetings to illustrate collaboration opportunities and the Leonardo product range for Poland.

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!


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



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