9. edition of the European SME Congress
BODIES

PROGRAM COUNCIL

CHAIRMAN
Tadeusz Donocik
Honorary President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Katowice
VICE CHAIRMAN
Tomasz Zjawiony
President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Katowice Ambassador of Polish Congresses
MEMBERS
Prof. zw. dr hab. Wiesław Banyś
Head of the Department of Applied Linguistics and Translation Studies University of Silesia Rector of the University of Silesia in 2008-2016 Ambassador of Polish Congresses
Tomasz Bednarek
President of the Board of the Provincial Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management in Katowice

Tadeusz Biedzki
Honorary Consul of the Republic of Latvia

 

Prof. dr hab. n. med Paweł Buszman 

President of the Board of Polish-American Heart Clinics
Bogdan Ciepielewski
Director of the Office of the Union of Provinces of the RP
Prof. nadzw. dr Zdzisława Dacko-Pikiewicz
Rector of the WSB Academy in Dąbrowa Górnicza
Janusz Dramski
Vice-president of the Regional Chamber of Commerce in Katowice Chairman of the Forum of Young Entrepreneurs Vice-President of the European Confederation of Young Entrepreneurs Yes for Europe
Maciej Fałkowski
Director of the Department Economic Cooperation Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland
Prof. dr hab. Marian Gorynia, prof zw. UEP
Department of International Competitiveness University of Economics in Poznan
Prof. dr hab. inż. Marek Gzik
Dean of the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering at the Silesian University of Technology
Aurelia Hetmańska
Director of the Statistical Office in Katowice
Jan Klimek
eputy President of the Board of the Polish Craft Association President of the Board of the Chamber of Crafts and SMEs in Katowice Member of the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels
Marek Kłoczko
Vice-president, General Director of the Polish Chamber of Commerce
Arkadiusz Lewicki
Director of the National Consultation Point for EU Financial Instruments, Association of Polish Banks
Prof. dr hab. Elżbieta Mączyńska - Ziemacka
President of the Polish Economic Society
prof. zw. dr hab. Jan Malicki
Director of the Silesian Library in Katowice in 1991-2018 Department of the History of Middle Ages and Renaissance of the University of Silesia Ambassador of Polish Congresses
Alina Nowak
Chairwoman of the National Convention of Directors of Poviat Labor Offices Director of the Poviat Labor Office in Zabrze
Prof. dr hab. inż. Marek Pawełczyk
Vice-rector for Science and Development of the Silesian University of Technology Ambassador of Polish Congresses
dr hab. prof. UŚ Tomasz Pietrzykowski
Vice-rector of International Cooperation and the National University of Silesia in Katowice
Prof. dr hab. n. med. Lech Poloński
specialist in internal medicine, cardiologist Silesian Center for Heart Diseases in Zabrze Ambassador of Polish Congresses 

PhD Jolanta Staszewska prof. WSH

 

 
prof. dr hab. inż. Stanisław Prusek General Director of the Central Mining Institute in Katowice

Leszek Rożdżeński
Vice-president of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Krakow
Piotr Rybicki
Vice-president of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Katowice Chairman of the CCI Council Committee in Katowice for SMEs and Family Companies
Grzegorz Sikorski
Director of the Provincial Labor Office in Katowice
dr hab. inż. Jan Skowronek
Director of the Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas
Prof. dr hab. inż. Andrzej Świerniak
Director of the Automation Institute of the Silesian University of Technology Ambassador of Polish Congresses
Prof. dr hab. Jolanta Tambor
Director of the School of Polish Language and Culture at the University of Silesia, Ambassador of Polish Congresses

HONORARY COMMITTEE

CHAIRMAN
prof. dr hab. Inż. Jerzy Buzek
Member of the European Parliament, Chairman of the Committee on Industry, Re- search and Energy, Prime Minister of Poland from 1997 to 2001, President of Euro- pean Parliament from 2009 to 2012
CO-CHAIRMAN
dr Jarosław Gowin
Vice-president of the Council of Ministers, Minister of Science and Higher Education Minister of Justice in the years 2011-2013
SECRETARY
Tadeusz Donocik
Honorary President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Katowice I Vice President of the Polish Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw. GTG vice president in Katowice in 1989-1990. President of the CCI in Katowice in 1990 – 2018. Deputy Minister of Economy in 1998 - 2001; Initiator, Co-organizer and President of the Chapter 27th edition of Laurels Skills and Competences; 18th edition of the Silesian Quality Award; and European SME Congresses in Katowice.
MEMBERS FORMER PRIME MINISTERS AND VICE PRIME MINISTERS
Marek Belka
Minister of Finance in 1997 and in 2001-2002, Chairman of the Council of Ministers in 2004-2005, President of the National Bank of Poland in 2010-2016

Member of the European Parliament

Jan Krzysztof Bielecki
Chairman of the Council of Ministers in 1991, Minister for the European Economic Community in 1992-1993, President of the Management Board of Bank PEKAO in the years 2003-2010
Prof. dr hab. Jerzy Hausner
Professor of the Department of Public Administration Cracow University of Economics Vice-president of the Council of Ministers in 2003-2005 Member of the Monetary Policy Council in 2010-2016
Janusz Piechociński
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy in 2012-2015
dr Janusz Steinhoff
Chairman of the Council of the National Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw and Chairman of the Council of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Katowice. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy in 1997-2001. Co-organizer of many Laurels of Skills and Competences, Silesian Quality Award and European SME Congress in Katowice.
REPRESENTATIVES OF STATE ADMINISTRATION
Piotr Ćwik
The voivode of Małopolska
Jacek Czaputowicz
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Adrian Czubak
Voivode of Opole
dr Jadwiga Emilewicz
Minister of Entrepreneurship and Technology
dr Jerzy Kwieciński
Minister of Investment and Development
Stanisław Szwed
Secretary of State in the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Policy
Grzegorz Tobiszowski
Member of the European Parliament
 
Jarosław Wieczorek
Silesian Voivode
dr Michał Wójcik
State Secretary at the Ministry of Justice
PRIESTHOOD
dr Andrzej Czaja
Bishop of the Opole Diocese
dr Adrian Korczago
Bishop of the Cieszyn Diocese of the Evangelical and Augsburg Church in Poland
dr Marian Niemiec
Bishop of the Diocese of the Evangelical and Augsburg Church in Katowice in the Republic of Poland
dr Wiktor Skworc
Archbishop, Metropolitan of Katowice
REPRESENTATIVES OF SCIENCE
prof. dr hab. Antoni Cygan
Rektor Akademii Sztuk Pięknych w Katowicach Chairman of the Conference of Rectors of Artistic Universities
prof. Jerzy Duszyński
President of the Polish Academy of Sciences
prof. dr hab. n. med. Przemysław Jałowiecki
Rector of the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice
prof. dr hab. Andrzej Kowalczyk
Rector of the University of Silesia
dr Wojciech Kamieniecki
Acting Director of the National Center for Research and Development
prof. dr hab. inż. Arkadiusz Mężyk
Rector of the Silesian University of Technology
prof. dr hab. Robert Tomanek
Rector of the University of Economics in Katowice
REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ORGANIZATION OF ENTREPRENEURS AND EMPLOYERS
dr Andrzej Arendarski
President of the Polish Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw Minister of Economic Cooperation with Foreign Countries in 1992-1993
Cezary Kaźmierczak
President of the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers
Jacek Krawczyk
President of the Employers' Group of the European Economic and Social Committee
dr Krzysztof Pietraszkiewicz
President of the Polish Bank Association
REPRESENTATIVES OF TERRITORIAL GOVERNMENTS
Andrzej Buła
Marshal of the Opolskie Voivodeship
Jakub Chełstowski
Marshal of the Silesian Voivodeship
Zygmunt Frankiewicz
President of the Union of Polish Cities President of the City of Gliwice
Olgierd Geblewicz
President of the Board of the Union of Voivodeships of Poland Marshal of the Westpomeranian Region
Kazimierz Karolczak
Chairman of the Metropolis GZM
Witold Kozłowski
Marshal of the Lesser Poland Voivodship

 

 Marcin Krupa

President of the City Katowice

Tadeusz Truskolaski
President of the Board of the Union of Polish Metropolises Foundation President of Białystok
REPRESENTATIVES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
Elżbieta Bieńkowska
EU Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Jan Olbrycht
Member of the European Parliament
Marek Prawda
Director of the European Commission Representation in Poland

RADA PROGRAMOWA

 
 
 

Director of the Institute of Management and Quality Sciences at the Humanitas College
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