Agenda | 9th Innovative Manufacturing Forum. IndustryTech


Agenda of the Innovative Manufacturing Forum. IndustryTech
and RetailTec Congress

INAUGURAL SESSION - Retail and production industry in the new reality

9:25 – 9:30 Start wydarzenia
9:30 – 9:40 Presentation by the Chairmen of the Advisory Boards
  • Renata Juszkiewicz, President of the Board, POHiD
  • Dariusz Piotrowski, VP, General Director, Dell Technologies Poland
9:40 – 9:55 Speech by a Representative of the Republic of Poland
  • Jadwiga Emilewicz, Minister of Development*
9:55 – 10:10 Europe’s retail in a covid-19 world Keynote Speech
  • Christian Verschueren, Director-General, Eurocommerce
10:10 – 10:40 Man, society and business in the VUCA world – mindset change Keynote speech
  • Zuzanna Skalska, Founder 360Inspiration & FutureS Thinking Group
10:40 – 10:50 New technology in retail (working title) Speech
  • Katarzyna Zubrzycka, Head of Merchant and Acquirer CEE, VISA
10:50 – 11:00 Introduction to the debate „Human Experience…” – Raport Accenture Speaker:
  • Jacek Borek, Managing Director, Accenture Technology
11:00 – 11:40 Debate: Human Experience - a present-day customer as a challenge for producers and trade
  • New purchasing patterns and consumer behaviors during a pandemic and their impact on trade
  • Rapid acceleration of trade digitization – does retailtec guarantees stability in changing ecosystems?
  • Customer experience – what are consumers paying attention to today?
  • Employee experience – changing the way of working in a modern enterprise
  • Producer and trade cooperation - how to develop solutions that facilitate this cooperation?
  • eCommerce development - how to keep up with it?
  • Product personalisation vs. mass production - what will be the direction of changes?
  • Tomasz Blicharski, Vice President of the Board for Finance and Development, Żabka
  • Dagmara Brzezińska, Commercial Category Management Director, Allegro
  • Alina Jankowska-Brzóska, Vice President of the Board, Amica
  • dr Krzysztof Pawiński, President of the Board, Maspex Group*
  • Christophe Rabatel, President of the Board, Director General, Carrefour*
  • Jacek Borek, Managing Director, Accenture Technology
11:40 – 11:55 Speech - In the direction of 4.0 (working title)
  • Representative, Salesforce*
11:55 – 12:35 Debate: (Im)perfection of the supply chain in times of economic crisis – logistics in the face of new challenges, new geopolitics, new technologies
  • Stock level and supply chain management - what has the pandemic taught us?
  • Why did so many innovations and transformations fail? Has the new macroeconomic situation helped implement the necessary technological solutions in Polish companies?
  • Automation and robotization, and the human factor
  • Dominant technologies implemented in supply chain automation
  • Ireneusz Borowski, Country Manager Poland, Dassault Systemes
  • Piotr Dopierała, Sypply Chain & Logistics Director, Auchan Retail Poland
  • Daniel Franke, Managing Director Central Europe, FM Logistic
  • Cezary Pieczetowski, Site Lead, Amazon
  • Artur Olejniczak, Expert TSL

12:35 – 13:15 Game changer - new directions in trade 2020+, new rules of operation in times of crisis, a new ecosystem

12:35 – 13:00 Debate: Challenges of modern trade - at the meeting point of commerce, technology and people Thematic scope of the block:
  • How to build retail resistance to long-term turmoil on global markets, a sudden change in consumer behavior and new legal regulations?
  • Omnichannel strategy as the basis for 2020+ trade: rapid changes in the share of various distribution channels in the overall sales volume
  • Superstores – modern models of cooperation between producers and retailers
  • Szymon Bujalski, E-commerce Director, Member of the Board, Empik Group
  • Jakub Gierszyński, E-commerce & Marketing Director, Inter Cars
  • Representative, Jeronimo Martins Poland*
  • Representative, Accenture Interactive
  • Michalina Szczepańska, Editor-in-Chief of the "Handel" Magazine
13:00 – 13:15 RegTech: more compliance through Tech or compliance in Retail easier thanks to Tech Presentation
  • Krzysztof Korus, Legal Counsel, Partner, DLK Legal

13:15 – 13:45 GREEN ECONOMY

13:15 – 13:45 The new dimension of CSR – can you care for the natural environment and customer safety at the same time? Directions of changes in the field of ecology Debate
  • Will pro-ecological behavior not go to the background in the days after COVID-19?
  • Is the mission of conscious and socially engaged business a necessity today? How to communicate purpose and values?
  • Ways/techniques to reduce negative impact on the environment with increasing sales volume
  • Methods/techniques to reduce negative impact on the environment with increasing sales volume
  • Solutions supporting the circular economy
  • Anna Dębicka, MSC Program Director, Poland and Central Europe, Marine Stewardship Council
  • Anna Gorączka, Green Officer, Żabka
  • dr Ewa Łabno-Falęcka, Director of Communication & External Affairs, Mercedes-Benz Polska
  • Bartłomiej Wojdyło, Sustainability Deputy Director, CANPACK
  • Kamil Wyszkowski, Director General, United Nations Global Compact*

13:45 – 14:30 Personnel challenges in the era of 4.0.

13:45 – 13:55 Personnel strategy, HR tools and cooperation models for building effective production teams in the period of reconstruction after the crisis caused by COVID-19 Use case
  • Katarzyna Bugla, Kierownik ds. personalnych - Cieszyn & Cluster Słodyczy - Polska, Mondelēz International
  • Kamil Sadowniczyk, OnSite Workforce Solution Director, ManpowerGroup
13:55 – 14:30 Personnel strategies for reconstruction after the crisis caused by the COVID-19 Debate
  • In what sense does the experience of the covid-19 crisis open new opportunities for organizations?
  • What is employment flexibility in current organizations? New work models
  • Necessary competences of a production company employee - short-term and long-term perspective
  • Małgorzata Bieniaszewska, Owner, MB Pneumatyka
  • Andrzej Borczyk, Member of the Board, HR Director, Grupa Żywiec S.A.
  • Adam Frolow, Plant Manager, Mondelēz
  • Tomasz Krzak, Member of the Board, HR Director, Adamed Pharma*
  • Tomasz Walenczak, Manpower Director in Poland, ManpowerGroup


10:00 – 10:50 Introductory presentations 10:00 – 10:15 Raport Accenture 10:15 – 10:35 Presentation, Geoff Greenlaw, Senior Director & Head of Channel Emerging Markets, EMEA, Veritas Technologies LLC. 10:35 – 10:50 Presentation, Anna Dębicka, MSC Program Director, Poland and Central Europe, Marine Stewardship Council
10:50 – 11:50 Part I. Modern technologies for retail 10:50 – 11:15 Introductory presentations (use cases) Speakers:
  • Adam Romański, President of the Board, Vendim
  • Representative, Limitless
11:15 – 12:00 Expert debate
  • Rapid pivot towards e-commerce - how technology allows you to keep up with the customer?
  • Innovative solutions in the area of self-service - a matter of consumer safety and convenience
  • How to perfectly serve the customer in online and offline stores? - omnichannel
  • How to provide consumers with maximum ease of shopping?
  • By card, cash and ... Modern payment systems - development directions
  • Jakub Grzechnik, VISA
  • Katarzyna Jańczak-Stefanide, Director General, Bricomarché (ITM Polska)
  • Jakub Jasiński, E-commerce Director, CCC
  • Daniel Rogiński, Vice-President, Drogerie Natura
  • Katarzyna Zubrzycka, Head of Merchant and Acquirer CEE, VISA
12:00 – 13:15 Part II. Modern technologies for production and supply chain 12:00 – 12:45 Introductory presentations (use cases)
  1. How to adapt production planning to the reality changed by the crisis?
    • Paweł Siembab, Client Executive, Dassault Systemes
  2. Enriched realities and the internet of things as support for Industry 4.0 employees
    • Representative, Transition Technologies
  3. FIELD and IOT technology in modern production
    • Mateusz Amroziński, FANUC
12:45 – 13:15 Expert debate
  • How to rationally implement automation and robotics?
  • Which elements of the company’s transformation are the most difficult to implement?
  • Coronavirus the black swan of global supply chains - the positive role of technology in times of crisis
  • Modern intralogistics
  • Janusz Anioł, Director General, Raben Group
  • Jędrzej Kowalczyk, President of the Board, FANUC
  • Paweł Siembab, Client Executive, Dassault Systemes
  • Tomasz Król, Founder, Instytut Doskonalenia Produkcji
13:15 – 13:20 Technical break for logging into Round Tables


Unlike the classical congress, this formula allows interaction between participants, creates space for a direct exchange of thoughts and experiences. Each table is chaired by a host who is an expert in a given field. At each of the tables there is an in-depth discussion on current, key topics in the retail industry. It’s an idea that introduces some dynamism and the possibility of integration and networking between participants.
The sessions are divided into two 30-minute rounds. Participants choose one of the thematic sessions in each round. After the time elapses, the participants change sessions.
13:20 – 13:50 1st round of Round Tables
13:50 – 13:55 Break
13:55 – 14:25 2nd round of Round Tables
Table themes:
  1. MSP as an advanced tool for strategic management of suppliers and external employees
    Table host:
    • Aleksandra Kuchejda, Business Processes Manager, ManpowerGroup
    • Szymon Rudnicki, Talent Solutions Director, ManpowerGroup
  2. Communication management in crisis: what pitfalls await the reputation of a modern factory / company and how to protect against them?
    Table host:
    • Przemysław Mitraszewski, Lighthouse Consulting
    • Magdalena Zwolińska, Partner, Lighthouse Consulting
  3. Round Table 3 (e-grocery – working title)
    Table host:
    • Representative, Accenture
  4. Round Table 4 (employee trust – working title)
    Table host:
    • Andrzej Nowakowski, Managing Director for Production, Grupa Mago
  5. Round Table 5
    Table host:
    • Jędrzej Kowalczyk, President of the Board, FANUC

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