PROGRAM FRAMEWORK*

INAUGURAL SESSION 

9:30-9:40    OPENING OF THE CONGRESS                 

9:40-10:05  Marek Belka, Economist,Prime Minister of Poland in the years 2004-2005, President of the National Bank of Poland in 2010-2016– speech

10:10-10:30 Luis Amaral –  President EUROCASH Polska – speech

10:30-11:45 DEBATE: Alcohol and beverages 2025. Market development trends

  • Andrzej Szumowski, Chairman of the Management Board at the Polish Vodka Association
  • Frederic Guichard, General Manager, Żywiec Zdrój S.A
  • Sylwia Olechno, General Director, Grupa Chorten
  • Jaak Mikkel, ‎General Manager Poland and Baltics – ‎Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company
  • dr Jakub Urbański, CSO at Nomi Biotech Corporation
  • Witold Włodarczyk,  President of the Board, ZP PPS
  • Octavian Berzan, First Secretary, Head of Commercial and Economic Office – ‎Embassy of the Republic of Moldova in Poland

11:45-12:00       Alcohol is OK, aldehyde is not

  • dr Jakub Urbański, CSO at Nomi Biotech Corporation

12:00-13:30     DEBATE: Premiumization – has the Polish consumer already said the last word?

  • Marek Sypek, General Director, Stock Polska
  • Krzysztof Kouyoumdjian, Director of External Relations, CEDC
  • Michał Kaszuba, Distell Regional Business Manager CEE
  • Grzegorz Chojnacki, President of the Board, BZK Alco
  • Tomasz Prorok, Head of Premium Spirits Poland – ‎Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company
  • Witold Franczak, General Director, Vice President, Platinum Wines

13:00-14:00     COFFEE BREAK AND BUSINESS MIXER

14:00-14:20      Consumers are making healthy choices . Trends and changes in the non- alcoholic beverage market

  • Artur Czajka, Strategic Insight Manager, GfK

14:20-14:40      Recycling-oriented labels

  • Beat Sypniewska, Business Development Manager, Materials Group Europe, Avery Dennison Polska

14:40-15:00     Polish Vodka – an element of heritage, tradition and culture. Spirits Tourism

  • Elżbieta Kwiecińska – Prysłopska, Executive Director, Polish Vodka Association

15:00-15:30     FIREHAT Alcohol via the Internet. If not now then when?

  • Maciej Ptaszyński, Vice President, PIH
  • Witold Włodarczyk,  President of the Board, ZP PPS
  • Grzegorz Grabowski, Managing Director, Toruńskie Wódki Gatunkowe

15:30-16:00    LUNCH AND BUSINESS MIXER

16:00-17:00      DEBATE: Economic slowdown, changes in consumer attitudes, law, technology. How to survive in an increasingly difficult market? Top challenges for beverage industry

  • Julian Pawlak, President of the board KUPS,
  • Zbigniew Walkiewicz, Vice President, General Director, BEWA
  • Andrzej Gantner, Vice President, General Director, PFPŻ
  • Marian Zych, General Director, Vice President, Livio
  • Paweł Grzegorek, Director of Culinary, Beverage and Ice Cream Division, Colian

17:00                 COFFEE BREAK AND BUSINESS MIXER

*The organizer reserves the right to change the programme