2nd edition


19-20 October 2023

Programme of the POLAND – UKRAINE Business Meeting

19th October (Thursday)

08:00 – 11:00Registration of guests
11:00 – 11:30Official opening of the conference

  • Oleksandr Plodystyi – Consul of Ukraine in Gdańsk
  • Łukasz Malinowski – President of the Management Board of Port of Gdansk*
  • Piotr Klimek – President of the Management Board of INTERMODAL NEWS
11:30 – 12:10Introductory lectures

  • Michał Jaworski- Head of the Analysis Department of the Railway Market Regulation Department, Office of Rail Transport
  • Michał Stupak – Client Manager, Port of Gdansk Authority
12:10 – 13:30Panel I – debate

Further cooperation between Poland and Ukraine for growing and enhancing the fluidity of trade and transit of goods from Ukraine

Moderator: Marek Tarczyński – President of the Board of TERRAMAR / Chairman of the Council of the Polish Chamber of Shipping and Logistics


13:30 – 14:45Lunch
14:45 – 15:45Panel II – debate

Point infrastructure at border crossings and in the Polish interior: new investments and modernisation projects of terminals, ports and transhipment hubs

Moderator: Mateusz Izydorek, PKP Cargo Connect


  • Aleksandra Adamska-Ziętek – Board Representative of PKP LHS
  • Anna Łopaciuk – Infrastructure Investment Manager, BGK
  • Kamil Tarczewski – Vice-President of the Management Board of ZMP Gdańsk
  • Marek Słomka – President of the Management Board of CARGOTOR
  • Jakub Styczeń – President of the Management Board of EUROTERMINAL Sławków
  • Adam Żołnowski – Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board, BALTIC HUB
15:45 – 16:45Panel III – presentations
16:45 – 17:15Coffee break
17:15 – 18:15Panel IV – debate

Public administration and the transport and forwarding industry in the face of new logistics challenges on the Polish-Ukrainian border and at sea ports

Moderator – Damian Bulejak


  • Joanna Porath – President of the Management Board of AC PORATH
  • Representative of the Ministry of Finance – Customs Department*
  • KAS representative
19:00Dinner & networking


20th October (Friday)

09:30 – 10:30Panel V –  debate

The importance of the logistics industry for trade between Poland and Ukraine – the state of functioning of supply chains

10:30 – 11:00Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30Summary debate

What will be the future of trade and transport cooperation between Poland and Ukraine?

Moderator: Moderator: Piotr Stefaniak, journalist at INTERMODAL NEWS


  • Oleksandr Plodystyi – Consul of Ukraine in Gdańsk
  • Yarosław Romanchuk – President of the Management Board, Association of Ukrainian Business in Poland
  • Bogdan Zawadewicz – Manager of the International Analysis Team, Research and Analysis Department, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego
  • Maciej Zawadzki – BFI Business Development Director
12:30 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 18:00Study visit to the Port of Gdansk
19:00 Dinner & networking