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July 6, 2017

Registration and Check-in for Global Forum speakers and participants

07:30

Expert Roundtable: Nordic-Baltic Security in Times of Uncertainty (by separate invitation only)

08:30  -  10:30
Krolewski Room, Sofitel Victoria Warsaw

(off-the-record)

Sławomir Dębski, Director, Polish Institute of International Affairs Aleksandra Gawlikowska-Fyk, Head of International Economic Relations and Energy Policy Programme, Polish Institute of International Affairs

Jakub Godzimirski, Research Professor, Research Group on Russia, Eurasia, and the Arctic, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs

Wojciech Lorenz, Analyst, Polish Institute of International Affairs

Adam Piotrowski, Deputy Director, Office of the Government Plenipotentiary for Strategic Energy Infrastructure, Republic of Poland

Ulf Sverdrup, Director, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs

Marcin Terlikowski, Head of International Security Programme, Polish Institute of International Affairs

Anna Tyszkiewicz, Deputy Director, Department of Security Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland

Leadership Breakfast: The US-Polish Alliance in the 21st Century (by separate invitation only)

08:30
Opera Room, Sofitel Victoria Warsaw

(off-the-record)

Welcome: General James L. Jones, Jr., Founder & President, Jones Group International

 

Keynote speakers:

Ambassador Daniel Fried, Distinguished Fellow, Atlantic Council; and former US Ambassador to Poland

Rafal Antczak, Deputy CEO, PKO Bank Polski

 

Moderator: Damon Wilson, Executive Vice President, Atlantic Council

Buffet Lunch (open to all participants)

12:00
Ballroom Foyer, Sofitel Victoria Warsaw

President Trump delivers address in Warsaw

13:00  -  13:30
Krasiński Square (Plac Krasińskich)

President Trump’s remarks will be livestreamed to Forum participants in the ballroom of the Sofitel Victoria. Participants who wish to attend the speech in person should plan to arrive at Krasiński Square no later than 11:30 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks

14:45
Ballroom, Sofitel Victoria Warsaw

Sławomir Dębski, Director, Polish Institute of International Affairs

Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council

Michał Kobosko, Director, Wroclaw Global Forum and Atlantic Council Warsaw Office, Atlantic Council

Panel I: President Trump and the US Role in Central and Eastern Europe

15:00  -  16:00
Ballroom, Sofitel Victoria Warsaw

In the immediate wake of the US President’s visit, political leaders react, analyzing the significance and implications of the visit and the emerging US policy toward the region.

(on-the-record)

 

Rudy Giuliani, Cybersecurity Advisor to US President Donald Trump

Zbigniew Lewicki, Chairman of the Board, Polish Institute of International Affairs

Rafał Trzaskowski, Deputy Chairman, Commission on EU Affairs, Parliament of Poland

Christine Wormuth, Director, Adrienne Arsht Center for Resilience, Atlantic Council

 

Moderator: Teri Schultz, Freelance Journalist, NPR and Deutsche Welle

Panel II: The Transatlantic Market: Integration or Fragmentation?

16:00  -  17:15
Ballroom, Sofitel Victoria Warsaw

Exploring pathways to prosperity through infrastructure linkages among the Three Sea nations, the European Union’s macroeconomic program, and prospects for transatlantic trade and financing.

(on-the-record)

Daniel Dăianu, Member of the Board, National Bank of Romania; and former Minister of Finance

Wojciech Fedko, Member of the Board, Polish Agency for Investment and Trade

General James L. Jones, Jr., Founder & President, Jones Group International

The Hon. Ellen Tauscher, Board of Directors, Atlantic Council

 

Moderator: Jacek Stawiski, TVN24 BiS

Panel III: The Visegrad Group in the European Union: V4 Ideas for a Better Europe

17:15  -  18:15
Ballroom, Sofitel Victoria Warsaw

(on-the-record)

Aleš Chmelař, State Secretary for European Affairs, Czech Republic

Ivan Korčok, State Secretary for Foreign and European Union Affairs, Slovak Republic

Balázs Molnár, Deputy State Secretary for European Union Affairs, Hungary

Konrad Szymański, Secretary of State for European Affairs, Republic of Poland

              

Moderator: Magdalena Skajewska, Polish Radio

 

Three Seas Initiative Summit Gala (upon separate invitation only)

20:30
The Royal Castle in Warsaw, The Kubicki Arcades

July 7, 2017

Leaders’ Conversation: Reinforcing Prosperity and Security in the Three Seas Region

08:30  -  10:00
Ballroom, Sofitel Victoria Warsaw

(on-the-record) 

Panel:

H.E. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of the Republic of Croatia

H.E. Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia

H.E. Rumen Radev, President of the Republic of Bulgaria

 

Moderator: Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council

Business Leadership Dialogues

10:15  -  12:00
Sofitel Victoria Warsaw

Highlighting the vital role of public-private sector linkages to address the key challenges facing Central and Eastern Europe and ensuring the commercial viability of the Three Seas vision. Each Dialogue will focus on a specific industry fundamental to the economic development, prosperity, and security of the Three Seas region. 

(off-the-record)

Breakdown for each session:

10:15-11:00 a.m.         Part I: Assessing the State of Play
11:00-11:15 a.m.         Coffee and Networking Break
11:15-12:00 p.m.         Part II: Roadmap for the Future

Dialogue I:     The Future of European Energy Networks
Location: Opera Room, Sofitel Victoria Warsaw

Remarks: Jerzy Kwieciński, Secretary of State, Ministry of Economic Development, Republic of Poland

Facilitator:        David Koranyi, Director, Energy Diplomacy Initiative, Atlantic Council
Comments:      Henryk Baranowski, CEO, Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA
                        Mirosław Kochalski, Vice President, PKN Orlen S.A.
                         Arkadiusz Krasnodębski, Poland Managing Partner, Dentons
                         Marcin Jastrzebski, President of the Board, Grupa Lotos
                         Tarek Souki, Senior Vice President, Tellurian Inc.
                         Andrew Walker, Vice President, Strategy, Cheniere Energy
                         Piotr Wozniak, President of the Management Board, PGNiG

Dialogue II:    Completing Europe: The Transportation and Infrastructure Dimension
Location: Krolewski Room, Sofitel Victoria Warsaw

Remarks:          H.E. Andrzej Adamczyk, Minister for Infrastructure and Construction, Republic of Poland
                        Anna Moskwa, Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Inland Navigation, Republic of Poland
                        Igor Radic, Assistant Minister of Maritime Affairs, Transport, and Infrastructure, Republic of Croatia
Facilitator:        Bartosz Wiśniewski, Head of Research Office, Polish Institute of International Affairs
Comments:      Hakan Agnevall, President, Volvo Buses
                        Agnieszka Gajewska, Partner, Capital Projects Infrastructure CEE Leader, PwC
                        Adam Tan, Vice Chairman and CEO, HNA Group
                        Roland Werner, Head of Government Affairs and Public Policy, DACH and CEE region, Uber

Dialogue III:   Wiring the Three Seas: Telecommunications and the Digital Agenda
Location: Ujazdow Room, Sofitel Victoria Warsaw

Remarks:         Rudy Giuliani, Cybersecurity Advisor to US President Donald Trump
                        H.E. Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia
                        Krzysztof Szubert, Secretary of State, The Government Plenipotentiary for Digital Single Market, Republic of Poland
Facilitator:       Michał Kobosko, Director, Wrocław Global Forum, Atlantic Council
Comments:     Igor Ostrowski, Partner, Dentons
                       Jim Samples, President, International, Scripps Networks Interactive
                       Maciej Witucki, Chairman, Orange Polska

Panel IV: Transatlanticism in an Era of Global Volatility

10:15  -  11:45
Ballroom, Sofitel Victoria Warsaw

(on-the-record)

Keynote: US President Donald Trump’s State Visit to Poland and the Three Seas Initiative Summit: Influence on the Transatlantic Relationship | H.E. Witold Waszczykowski, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland

Introduced by: Sławomir Dębski, Director, Polish Institute of International Affairs

Panel:

H.E. Nikola Dimitrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Macedonia

Ambassador Paula Dobriansky, Senior Fellow, The Future of Diplomacy Project, JFK Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

The Hon. Stephen Hadley, Founding Partner, RiceHadleyGates LLC

LTG Ben Hodges, Commanding General, US Army Europe

Marek Magierowski, Undersecretary of State for Economic Diplomacy, America Policy, and Asia Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland

 

Moderator: Damon Wilson, Executive Vice President, Atlantic Council

Networking Lunch (open to all participants)

12:00  -  14:00
Ballroom Foyer, Sofitel Victoria Warsaw

Business Strategy Lunch: Investment in Central and Eastern Europe (by separate invitation only)

12:30  -  13:45
Opera Room, Sofitel Victoria Warsaw

An opportunity for participating corporate leaders to discuss with key decision-makers the investment climate and business opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe.

(off-the-record)

Tadeusz Kościński, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economic Development

Comments:

John Harris, CEO, Raytheon International Inc.

Moderator: Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council

Panel V: Accelerating NATO’s Adaptation to 21st Century Threats

14:00  -  15:30
Ballroom, Sofitel Victoria Warsaw

What security challenges will the Alliance face in the medium and long-term future and how will NATO address these challenges? What specific role can Poland and its partners in Central and Eastern Europe play in the new security environment?

(on-the-record)

Keynote: Adapting to New Security Challenges in Europe: The Polish Perspective | H.E. Antoni Macierewicz, Minister of National Defense, Republic of Poland

Introduced by: Sławomir Dębski, Director, Polish Institute of International Affairs

Exclusive Briefing on Poland’s Strategic Defense Review | Tomasz Szatkowski, Under Secretary of State, Ministry of National Defense, Republic of Poland

Panel:

H.E. Raimonds Bergmanis, Minister of Defence, Republic of Latvia

Ian Brzezinski, Resident Senior Fellow, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council

General Salvatore Farina, Commander, Joint Force Command Brunssum

Tomasz Szatkowski, Under Secretary of State, Ministry of National Defense, Republic of Poland

Moderator: Anna Wieslander, Director, Northern Europe, Atlantic Council

Keynote: Adapting to New Security Challenges in Europe: The Polish Perspective

14:00

H.E. Antoni Macierewicz, Minister of National Defense, Republic of Poland (invited)

Introduced by: Sławomir Dębski, Director, Polish Institute of International Affairs

Closing Remarks

15:30

H.E. Mateusz Morawiecki, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development and Finance, Poland

Break

16:00  -  18:00

Transfer of participants to Freedom Awards venue

18:00

Atlantic Council Freedom Awards reception

18:30

Atlantic Council Freedom Awards

19:30
Senator Building, Bielańska Street 12, 00-085 Warsaw

(on-the-record)

 

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