Lublin
25 - 26 September 2017
Lublin Conference Center

Agenda of the Eastern Europe Initiatives Congress

  • 09:00 - 10:00
    R
    Registration and coffee

  • R
    International Donors' Fair
  • 10:00 - 10:30
    S2
    Ceremony of granting the city of Lublin the Europe Prize
    On behalf of the City of Lublin, the Mayor Krzysztof Żuk and the Chairman of the City Council Piotr Kowalczyk will receive the Prize from the representatives of the Council of Europe - Serhii Kiral and Andrzej Wojtyła
  • 10:30 - 10:40
    S2
    Opening of the Congress
    Welcome speech by Sławomir Sosnowski, Marshal of Lubelskie Voivodeship
  • 10:40 - 11:20
    S2
    Inaugural lecture:
    Future of Ukraine and Europe from Crimean perspective

    Refat Chubarov - politician, Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Ukraine
  • 11:20 - 11:30
    S2
    Break
  • 11:30 - 13:00
    S2
    Opening discussion panel:
    International cooperation as a factor of stabilization and development of the Region
    Moderator:
    Krzysztof Stanowski - Lublin City Office, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Iurie Bodrug - Ambassador of Moldova to Poland, Moldova
    • Margulan Baimukhan - Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Poland
    • Jan Piekło - Ambassador of Poland to Ukraine, Poland
    • Małgorzata Gosiewska - Member of Polish Parliament, Vice Chairwoman of the Commission of Foreign Affairs, Poland
    • Bogdan Klich - Member of Polish Senate, former Minister of National Defense of Poland, Poland
    • William Tompson - Head of Eurasia Division, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, France
    • Krzysztof Hetman - Member of the European Parliament, Poland
    • Prof. Waldemar Sługocki - Member of Polish Senate, Deputy Chairman of the Commission on Foreign Affairs and the European Union, Poland
  • 13:00 - 14:00
    C5
    Lunch break
  • 14:00 - 15:30
    S2
    Expert discussion panel:
    Reform of road service in Ukraine and creation of quality connections with Poland

    Stanisław Żmijan - Member of Polish Parliament, Poland
    Sławomir Nowak - Chief of Ukrainian Transport Agency "Ukravtodor", Poland/Ukraine

  • S1
    SEMINAR OF THE ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
    Discussion panel: Delivering effective public services at local levels
    Introduction:
    • William Tompson - Head of OECD Eurasia Division, France
    • Maciej Fałkowski - Deputy Director of Economic Cooperation Department at Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland
    • Marek Kuberski - Deputy Director of Department of Development Cooperation at Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland

    Moderator:
    Gabriela Miranda - Country Manager for Ukraine at OECD Eurasia Division, France

    Speaker:
    Maria-Varina Michalun - Project Manager, OECD Regional Development Policy Division, France

    Panel partner:
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland

  • S6
    LOCAL DEMOCRACY
    Discussion panel: Networking of self-government international cooperation
    Moderator:
    Paweł Prokop - President of the Board of the Foundation of Managerial Initiatives, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Sławomir Sosnowski - Marshal of Lubelskie Voivodship, Poland
    • Wiktor Owczaruk - President of the Tarnopil Oblast Council, Poland
    • Mirosław Żydek - Konopnica County Wójt, Poland
    • Sergiey Poperchnyy - Mayor of Trembowli, Ukraine
    • Ołeksandr Hanuszczyn - President of Lviv Oblast Council, Ukraine
    • Bartłomiej Ostrowski - diplomat, local politician, European Association for Local Democracy ALDA, Poland
    • Dariusz Wróbel - Representative of the European Committee of the Regions, Mayor of Opole Lubelskie, Poland

    Panel partner:
    Foundation of Managerial Initiatives

  • S7A
    INNOVATION AND BUSINESS
    Discussion panel: Future of smart cities
    Moderator:
    Tomasz Małecki - President of Lublin Science and Technology Park S.A., Poland

    Speakers:
    • Sebastian Grabowski - Director of the Orange Labs Research and Development Centre at Orange Polska S.A., Poland
    • Karl Schmidt, D.Eng. - Commercial Counselor at the Austrian Embassy in Poland, Austria
    • Michał Pukacz - Coordinator of the Polish Research and Development Cluster of the Internet of Things, Poland
    • Bartek Dominiak - Smart City blogger - www.smartcityblog.pl, Poland
    • Robert Żyśko – Head of Section for Social and Economic Strategies and Analysis at the Department of Strategy and Investor Relations at Lublin City Office, Poland

    Panel partner:
    Austrian Consulate in Lublin
    Lublin Science and Technology Park S.A.

  • S7B
    TOURISM
    Discusion panel: Active tour around the city aka. what do we know about urban games?
    Moderator:
    Agata Patoleta - Head of the Division of Tourism at the Lublin City Office, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Edyta Lenart - President of the Questing Foundation, Poland
    • Michał Sieńko - Foundation Trach, Poland
    • Koleta Miernik - Silver MB, Poland

  • S7C
    GERMANY-POLAND-UKRAINE
    Discussion panel: Germany-Poland-Ukraine - history
    Introduction:
    Prof. Tomasz Stępniewski - Head of the Department of Eastern Studies at John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland

    Moderator:
    Prof. Andrzej Gil - John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Prof. Klaus Ziemer - Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw, Germany
    • Łukasz Adamski Ph.D. - Vice Director of the Centre of Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding, Poland
    • Fr. Bogdan Prach Ph.D. - Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, Ukraine
    • dr hab. Mirosław Szumiło - Director of the Historical Research Bureau at the Institute of National Remembrance, Poland

    Panel partners:
    The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
    Institute of Political Science and International Affairs at John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
    Eastern European University Network

  • S7D
    POLICY AND SAFETY
    Discussion panel: Geopolitical orientation of countries in Eastern Europe
    Foreword:
    Prof. Walenty Baluk - Centre of Eastern Europe, Faculty of Political Science at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, Poland

    Introduction:
    Prof. Hryhoriy Perepelytsia - Institute of International Relations at T. Shevchenko Kiev National University, Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine, Ukraine

    Moderator:
    Prof. Marek Pietraś - Faculty of Political Science at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Prof. Agnieszka Legucka - Polish Institute of International Affairs, Vistula University, Poland
    • Prof. Revaz Jorbenadze - Tibilisi State University, Georgia
    • Prof. Halyna Zelenko - Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in Kyiv, Ukraine
    • Prof. Nataliya Rotar - Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine
    • Prof. Mykhailo Nahornyak - Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ukraine

    Panel partners:
    Faculty of Political Science at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin
    Centre of Eastern Europe at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin

  • S8
    CULTURE
    Discussion panel: Regional and national networking as a tool of strengthening international cooperation
    Moderator:
    Anna Galas-Kosil - Head of International Cooperation Division of Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute, President of On-The-Move Network, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Nadia Sokolenko - co-creator of Theatre Platform in Ukraine, Ukraine
    • Nevenka Koprivsek - Foundress and Director of Bunker Ljubljana, Slovenia
    • Sergiey Gemberg - Art Manager, Adviser to the Mer of Rivne, Ukraine
  • 15:30 - 15:45
    C2/C7
    Coffee break
  • 15:45 - 17:15
    S1
    SEMINAR THE ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
    Discussion panel: Improving local mobility through more effective transport and transport infrastructure at local levels
    Moderator:
    Gabriela Miranda - Country Manager for Ukraine at OECD Eurasia Division, France

    Speakers:
    • Michał Wolański Ph.D. - Department of Transport at Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
    • Michał Kwiatkowski - Head of Transport Policy Division at the Department of Transport Strategy and International Cooperation at Polish Ministry of Infrastructure and Construction, Poland

    Panel partner:
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland

  • S2
    LOCAL DEMOCRACY
    Discussion panel: Current status and prospects of the decentralization reform in Ukraine
    Moderator:
    Oleksandr Sofiy Ph.D. - Head of the Analytical Pogramme of the European Dialogue Foundation, Ukraine

    Speakers:
    • Cezary Trutkowski Ph.D. - President of the Board of the Foundation in Support of Local Democracy; implements DOBRE project, Poland
    • Paweł Prokop - President of the Foundation of Managerial Initiatives, Poland
    • Prof. Dmytro Dzvinchuk - Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas, Councilor of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine
    • Serhii Chernov - Chairman of Kharkiv Oblast Council, President of Ukrainian Association of Region and Oblast Councils, President of the Association of Local Self-Governments of Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine

    Panel partner:
    European Dialogue Foundation in Lviv
    Foundation in Support of Local Democracy

  • S7A
    INNOVATION AND BUSINESS
    Discussion panel: Renewable energy sources, atom, gas, coal
    Moderator:
    Prof. Waldemar Sługocki - Member of Polish Senate, Deputy Chairman of the Commission on Foreign Affairs and the European Union, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Marcin Kapkowski - Vice President of the Board for Purchase and Investment of Lublin Coal "Bogdanka" JSC, Poland
    • Vasyl Poluyko - Deputy Minister of Environment Protection of Ukraine, Ukraine
    • Rafał Zgórzak - Memner of the Board of Research and Development Institute of Law and Economic Sciences Eurostrateg, Poland

    Partner panelu:
    Lublin Coal "Bogdanka" JSC

  • S7B
    TOURISM
    Discussion panel: Innovative use of tourist and cultural space of the cities
    Moderator:
    Agata Patoleta - Head of the Divison of Tourism at Lublin City Office, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Mirosław Nizio - Nizio Design International, Poland
    • Alina Januszczyk - House of Words, Poland

  • S7C
    GERMANY-POLAND-UKRAINE
    Discussion panel: Germany-Poland-Ukraine - (geo)politics
    Moderator:
    Prof. Andrzej Podraza - Director of the Institute of Political Science and International Affairs at John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Martin Dahl Ph.D. - Lazarski University in Warsaw, Germany
    • Jarosław Kit Ph.D. - Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, Poland
    • Prof. Sergij Fedoniuk - Dean of the Faculty of International Affairs at Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University in Lutsk, Ukraine
    • Vitalij Lebediuk Ph.D. - Dean of the Political and Information Management Department at National University Ostroh Academy, Ukraine

    Panel partners:
    The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
    Institute of Political Science and International Affairs at John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
    Eastern European University Network

  • S7D
    POLICY AND SAFETY
    Discussion panel: Interests of the Great Powers in Eastern Europe
    Moderator:
    Łukasz Jasina Ph.D. - Polish Institute of International Affairs, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Wojciech Konończuk Ph.D. - Centre for Eastern Studies, Poland
    • Anna Dyner - Polish Institute of International Affairs, Poland
    • Ihor Hurak Ph.D. - Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
    • Serhii Pietukhov - Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine on European Integration, Ukraine

    Panel partner:
    Polish Institute of International Affairs

  • S8
    CULTURE
    Discussion panel: Strong institution of supporting independent circulation
    Moderator:
    Grzegorz Reske - Curator of Eastern European Performing Arts Platform, Member of the Board of IETM, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Iulia Popovici - journalist, critic, "Observator" cultural weekly, Romania
    • Waldemar Tatarczuk - Director of the Labirynth Gallery, Poland
    • Tatiana Artimovich - editor of pARTizan magazine, film director, Belarus
  • 17:15 - 17:30
    C2/C7
    Coffee break
  • 17:30 - 19:00
    S1
    SEMINAR THE ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
    Discussion panel: Enhancing waste management at the local level: challenges and best practices for delivering high quality service
    Moderator:
    Gabriela Miranda - Country Manager for Ukraine at OECD Eurasia Division, France

    Speakers:
    • Artur Modrzejewski Ph.D. - Faculty of Law at the University of Białystok, Poland
    • Mirosław Czekaj - National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management, Poland

    Conclusions:
    • Maria-Varina Michalun - Project Manager, OECD Regional Development Policy Division, France
    • Anna Kostrzewa-Misztal - Head of Section on Support for CIS markets at the Department of Economic Cooperation at Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland

    Panel partner:
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland

  • S2
    LOCAL DEMOCRACY
    Discussion panel: Decentralization as an effective instrument of improvement of management effectiveness
    Moderator:
    Krzysztof Łątka - Director of the Department of Non-investment Projects at the Lublin City Office, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Pavol Demeš - former Minister of International Affairs of the Republic of Slovakia in years 1991-1992, Slovakia
    • Stepan Barna - Chairman of Ternopil Oblast State Administration, Ukraine
    • Aleksandr Kynev - Institute of Political Sciences at the Faculty of Social Sciences at National Research University of Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Civil Initiative Committee expert, Russia
    • Tatiana Vorozheikina - lecturer at Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, Moscow School of Civic Education expert, Russia
    • Gieorgij Chizhov - Head of Research Programmes at Kyiv Centre for Support of Reforms, Ukraine
    • Nana Tavdumadze - project manager "Participatory charrette for the Tourism Development Strategy of Guria”, Head of Staff of Ozurgeti Municipality Assembly, Georgia

    Panel partner:
    Institute of Central and Eastern Europe in Lublin

  • S7A
    INNOVATION AND BUSINESS
    Panel dyskusyjny: How to network international cooperation of universities in an innovative way?
    Moderator:
    Andrzej Szabaciuk Ph.D. - Institute of Political Sciences and Internatioanl Affairs, Rector's plenipotentiary for Eastern-European University Network of John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Prof. Grygorii Monastyrskyi - Vice Rector for Education and International Contacts at Ternopil National University of Economy, Ukraine
    • Dmitry Makaruk Ph.D. - Brest State Technical University, Belarus
    • Prof. Petro Savchuk - Rector of Lutsk National Technical University, Ukraine
    • Prof. Oleksandr Cherevko - Rector of Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University of Cherkasy, Ukraine
    • Prof. Volodymyr Kalchenko – Vice Rektor for Education of Chernihiv National University of Technology, Ukraine

    Panel partners:
    Institute of Political Science and International Affairs at John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
    Eastern European University Network

  • S7B
    TOURISM
    Discussion panel: Discovering a city from a parent-and-child perspective
    Moderator:
    Agata Patoleta - Head of the Division of Tourism at Lublin City Office, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Anna Czerwińska-Rydel - authoress of children's books and guidebooks, Poland
    • Magdalena Mazur-Ciseł - Krajka Culture Tourism Office, Poland

  • S7C
    GERMANY-POLAND-UKRAINE
    Discussion panel: Germany-Poland-Ukraine - security
    Moderator:
    Prof. Tomasz Stępniewski - Head of the Department of Eastern Studies at John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Susan Stewart Ph.D.- German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Germany
    • Prof. Agnieszka Legucka - Polish Institute of International Affairs, Poland
    • Prof. Ihor Todorov - Director of the Centre of International Sacurity and Euro-Atlantic Integration at Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine
    • Jurij Hajduk Ph.D. - socio-humanitarian consortium "Genesis" in Lviv, State School of Higher Education in Chełm, Ukraine

    Panel partners:
    The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
    Institute of Political Science and International Affairs at John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
    Eastern European University Network

  • S7D
    POLICY AND SAFETY
    Discussion panel: Grey security zone in Eastern Europe
    Moderator:
    Jakub Olchowski Ph.D. - Faculty of Political Sciences at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Asst. Prof. Agata Włodkowska-Bagan - Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, Poland
    • Prof. Paul Kalinichenko - Faculty of Law at the Higher School of Economy in Moscow, Russia
    • Prof. Sergiy Fedunyuk - Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine
    • Prof. Vasyl Klymonchuk - Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
    • Assc. Prof. Olena Chylko - Institute of International Relations at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine

    Summary:
    Prof. Walenty Baluk - Centre of Eastern Europe, Faculty of Political Science at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, Poland

    Panel partner:
    Faculty of Political Science at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin
    Centre of Eastern Europe at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin

  • S8
    CULTURE
    Discussion panel: Self-governments in the service of art - patronage or promotion?
    Moderator:
    Aleksandra Szymańska - Director of Urban Culture Institute in Gdansk, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Christophe Knoch - spokesman of Berlin Koalition der Freien Szene, Germany
    • Michał Karapuda - Director of the Department of Culture at Lublin City Office, Poland
    • Andriy Bilous - Lviv Oblast Council, Ukraine
  • 19:00
    C5
    Dinner
  • 19:30 - 21:00
    S1
    Side event
    Discussion: Open brainstorming. Introduction to MODELS OF RECONCILIATION thematic area
    How to practically work in the area of heritage, against anti-Semitism and discrimination. What problems in commemoration do the countries of Eastern Europe face: what unites us and determines us in starting the discussion on specific topics. The meeting will be held in Polish and English. Translation provided by the volunteers on site.

    Venue: Lublin Conference Center, 2 Grottgera Str., room S1 (ground floor)

    Moderator:
    Aleksandra Zińczuk - Member of the Program Council of the Eastern Europe Initiatives Congress, Poland

    Rozmówcy:
    • Wojciech Kutnik - Lublin City Office, the “Well of Memory” Association, Poland - Traces of the Jewish heritage
    • Oksana Haiko and Sviatlana Haidalionak - Kryly Khalopa Theatre, Belarus - On the traces of the Brest Jews – demonstration of the application Brest Guide Stories
    • Gediminas Kazėnas Ph.D. - Director of Institute of Political Sciences, Lithuania - Problems with remembrance
    • Emil Ordukhanyan Ph.D. - Armenian Network of Political Science, Armenia - Democratic consolidation models
    • Tatevik Hakobyan - Eastern European Civic Education Network, Armenia - Demonstration of projects dedicated to refugees from Syria and social activities in Armenia's cooperation with Belarus and Georgia

    Comments:
    • Prof. Oleh Yaskiv - Andriy Szeptycki Center in Lviv, Ukraine
    • Pavel Feldblum - President of the Board of the Association of Jewish Religious Organizations of Ukraine, Ukraine
    • Grzegorz Gauden - Vice President of the Association of Authors and Publishers Copyright Poland, Poland
  • 20:00 - 23:00
    Congress Club
    Congress Club is located in the Centre for the Meeting of Cultures (Plac Teatralny 1 - opposite to Congress venue) on the level 4. Entrance by Panie Przodem Cafe.
  • 09:00 - 10:00
    R
    Registration and coffee
  • 10:00 - 11:00
    S2
    Lecture of the special guest:
    The future of the European Union and its relations with the countries of the Eastern Partnership

    Prof. Jerzy Buzek – Member of the European Parliament, Polish Prime Minister in years 1997–2001, President of the European Parliament in years 2009–2012, Poland
  • 11:00 - 11:15
    C2/C7
    Coffee break
  • 11:15 - 12:45
    S2
    LOCAL DEMOCRACY
    Discussion panel: Sources of cross-border financing of local development
    Moderator:
    Anna Jastrzębska - Head of the Division of international projects at Lublin City Office, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Leszek Buller Ph.D. - Director of the Centre of European Projects in Warsaw, Poland
    • Maciej Falkowski - President of International Solidarity Foundation, Poland
    • Anna Kertyczak - Vice President of the Board of the Foundation Education for Democracy, Poland

  • S7A
    INNOVATION AND BUSINESS
    Discussion panel: Instruments of evoking entrepreneurship among young people
    Moderator:
    Mariusz Sagan Ph.D. - Director of the Department of Strategy and Investors Relations at Lublin City Office, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Dorota Skwarek - Deputy Director of the Department of Economy and Foreign Cooperation at Marshal's Office of Lubelskie Voivodeship, Poland
    • Daniel Siwiec - President of the Board of BIG CITY DEVELOPMENT, Poland
    • Iwo Jabłoński - producer and President of Profesjonalna TV, Poland
    • Marek Melaniuk - plusBrand agency, Poland
    • Dariusz Figura - President of Teatrikon Foundation, Poland

  • S7B
    MOBILITY
    Discussion panel: Interactive and visual presentations of mobility data and analysis
    Moderator:
    Maciej Lubaś - Lublin City Office, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Paweł Cal - Cycling Association in Lublin, Poland
    • Łukasz Prażmo - President of the Board of GIS-Expert LLC., Poland
    • Wojciech Sańko - e-Państwo Foundation, "Koduj dla Polski" Society, Poland

  • S7C
    EQUALITY
    Discussion panel: Equality in public life
    Moderator:
    Mirella Panek-Owsiańska - Member of the Board of the Democratic Thinking Institute, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Olga Chychyna - Councilor of Kharkiv City, Ukraine
    • Piotr Skrzypczak - Homo Faber Association, Poland
    • Jacek Białas - Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, Poland
    • Michał Wroniszewski Ph.D. - President of the Board of Synapsis Foundation, Poland
    • Barys Shcherbinin - CEO at "Barkos" social company, member of the Belorussian Association of People with Disabilities

  • S7D
    SCIENCE AND EDUCATION
    Discussion panel: Transnational youth programmes
    Moderator:
    Elena Itani - Association of European Border Regions, Task Force of External Borders, Ukraine

    Speakers:
    • Johannes Moisio - Chairman of the Association of European Border Regions, Task Force of External Borders, Finland
    • Elżbieta Płaszczyk - specialist on international cooperation and projects, Foundation in Support of Local Democracy Training Centre in Lodz, Poland
    • Paulina Gmurkowska - coordinator of youth projects, Poland-East Cooperation Centre, Poland
    • Marcin Giza - President of the Board of the Eastern Cluster of Innovation

    Panel partner:
    Poland-East Cooperation Centre
    Foundation in Support of Local Democracy

  • S8
    MODELS OF RECONCILIATION
    Discussion panel: How did we manage to overcome hostility - was it done with success? Polish-German reconciliation from the perspective of researchers and witnesses of time
    Introduction:
    Aleksandra Zińczuk - Lublin City Office, Living Language Group, Poland

    Moderator:
    Robert Żurek Ph.D. - Member of the Board of the Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Prof. Klaus Ziemer - Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Germany
    • Prof. Jan Rydel - Chairman of the Steering Committee of the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity, Poland

    Partner panelu:
    Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe
  • 12:45 - 14:00
    C5
    Lunch break
  • 14:00 - 15:30
    S2
    LOCAL DEMOCRACY
    Discussion panel: Polish experience in building democracy specialite de la maison of Polish institutions operating in the East
    Moderator:
    Martyna Bogaczyk - President of the Board of the Education for Democracy Foundation, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Mirosław Skórka - Director of the Study Tours to Poland Programme, Poland
    • Marzena Rafalska - "Edukator" Association, Teacher Training Centre in Łomża, Poland
    • Megi Bibiluri - social activist, Georgia
    • Oleksandr Buzyuk - Radio "Hromadskie", Ukraine
    • Oleh Levchenko - Director of Local Self-Government Development Centre in Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine

    Panel partner:
    Education for Democracy Foundation

  • S7A
    INNOVATION AND BUSINESS
    Discussion panel: Social media as a bearer of fake news. Contemporary Russian propaganda
    Moderator:
    Wojciech Pokora - Stop Fake_PL, Polish Radio Lublin, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Wojciech Mucha - journalist at Gazeta Polska Codziennie, Stop Fake_PL, Poland
    • Roman Kabachiy Ph.D. - historian, journalist, columnist for New Eastern Europe, Ukraine
    • Piotr Pogorzelski - journalist at Polish Radio, Poland
    • Jurij Panin - Stop Fake Ukraine, Ukraine

    Panel partner:
    Polish Radio Lublin

  • S7B
    MOBILITY
    Discussion panel: Agglomeration and regional transport
    Moderator:
    Aleksander Wiącek – Assistant of the Mayor of the City of Lublin for walking and biking policies, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Michał Beim - Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poland
    • Karol Gajdzik - President of Linia102.pl Association in Przemyśl, Poland

  • S7C
    EQUALITY
    Discussion panel: Social innovativeness of women
    Moderator:
    Olesya Malyugina - political scientist, activist for the integration of immigrants, Inna Przestrzeń Foundation, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Iryna Ivanochko – Mykolaiv, Ukraine
    • Natallia Paulovich - Belarus
    • Olena Babakowa Ph.D. - journalist at Polish Radio External Service, Ukraine
    • Martyna Kwiatkowska - Piotrków Trybunalski, Poland
    • Nana Tavdumadze - project manager "Participatory charrette for the Tourism Development Strategy of Guria”, Head of Staff of Ozurgeti Municipality Assembly, Georgia

    Panel partner:
    Poland-East Cooperation Centre
    Inna Przestrzeń Foundation

  • S7D
    SCIENCE AND EDUCATION
    Workshop: Erasmus+ Programme
    Trainers:
    • Mateusz Małyska - President of the Sempre a Frente Foundation, Poland
    • Andrij Pavlovych - Foundation for the Development of the Education System, SALTO Eastern Europe and Caucasus Resource Centre, Polish-Lithuanian Youth Exchange Fund, Polish-Ukrainian Youth Exchange Council
    • Maryna Makaranka - Foundation for the Development of the Education System

    Panel partner:
    Sempre a Frente Foundation
    Foundation for the Development of the Education System

  • S8
    MODELS OF RECONCILIATION
    Discussion panel: Transfer of good practices. Polish-German reconciliation as an inspiration for the relations of Poland with its Eastern neighbours
    Moderator:
    Robert Żurek Ph.D. - Member of the Board of the Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Stephan Erb - Director of Polish-German Youth Exchange, Germany
    • Rafał Borkowski - President of the Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe, Poland
    • Rafał Rogulski - Head of the Office of the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity, Poland
    • Fr. Sergei Dmitriev - founder and President of "Eleos Ukraina" NGO, Deputy Chairman of Synod Department for Service and Charity of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate, Ukraine
    • Bogumiła Berdychowska Ph.D. - "Więź" literary quarterly, expert in Polish-Ukrainian relations, Poland

    Partner panelu:
    Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe
  • 15:30 - 15:45
    C2/C7
    Coffee break
  • 15:45 - 17:15
    S2
    LOCAL DEMOCRACY
    Discussion panel: Officials and watchdogs - is cooperation possible? Polish and Ukrainian perspectives
    Moderator:
    Krzysztof Jakubowski - President of the Freedom Foundation, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Jadwiga Furmaniak - Head of Section for Petitions, Free Legal Assistance and Information Service at Lublin City Office, Poland
    • Svyatoslav Klichuk - analyst and coordinator of public initiative "For an honest tender", Ukraine
    • Andriy Tokarski - representative of the Coordination Board of OPORA Civil Network NGO, Ukraine
    • Vitaliy German - Vice Mayor of Rivne, Ukraine

  • S7A
    INNOVATION AND BUSINESS
    Discussion panel: Commercialization of science and creativity
    Moderator:
    Tomasz Małecki - President of Lublin Science and Technology Park S.A., Poland

    Speakers:
    • Maciej Maniecki - Member of the Board of the Council of Entrepreneurship of the Lublin Region, Poland
    • Adam Kuzdraliński D.Eng. - President of the Board of NEXBIO, Poland
    • Jarosław Duda - CEO at Infinum 3D, Poland
    • Yurii Babich - Mobile UI/UX/Design Architect, Business Analyst, Art Director, Ukraine
    • Tatsiana Madzieuskaya D.Sc. - Director of Scientific Production Centre for Food Technology Unitary Enterprise “Unitechprom BSU”, Belarus

    Panel partner:
    Lublin Science and Technology Park S.A.

  • MOBILITY
    Field Trip: Visiting interesting solutions in bicycle infrastructure in Lublin
    Guides:
    • Aleksander Wiącek – Assistant of the Mayor of the City of Lublin for walking and biking policies, Poland
    • Maciej Lubaś - Lublin City Office, Poland

    Meeting point:
    1 Theatre Square - in front of Lublin Conference Centre

    Bicycle delivered by Lublin Urban Bicycle system (Nextbike).

  • S7C
    EQUALITY
    Presentation: The role of the youth, family, and women in city development
    Presentations:
    • Olga Chychyna - Councilor of Kharkiv City, Ukraine
    • Mikhailo Lazariev - Chairman of the Youth Council of the City of Kharkiv, Ukraine

  • S7D
    SCIENCE AND EDUCATION
    Discussion panel: Education in local community
    Moderator:
    Krzysztof Stanowski - Lublin City Office, former Minister of International Affairs of the Republic of Poland, Poland

    Speakers:
    • Marzena Rafalska - "Edukator" Association, Teacher Training Centre in Łomża, Poland
    • Ayder Seiytosmanow - expert at SKL Internation, project "Support for decentralization of Ukraine", Ukraine
    • Krystyna Zarosińska - long-time principal of Świdniku Secondary School No.1, Poland

  • S8
    MODELS OF RECONCILIATION
    Discussion panel: Social diagnosis: crisis of reconciliation or leadership? Round table session
    Moderator:
    Aleksandra Zińczuk - Lublin City Office, Living Language Group, Poland

    Paneliści:
    • Mykoła Riabczuk Ph.D. - literary critic, award-winner of Polish-Ukrainian reconciliation, Ukraine
    • Refat Chubarov - politician, Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Ukraine
    • Bogumiła Berdychowska Ph.D. - "Więź" literary quarterly, expert in Polish-Ukrainian relations, Poland
    • Oleksandr Boychenko - writer, Chernivtsi, Ukraine

    Panel partner:
    Living Language Group
  • 17:15 - 17:30
    C2/C7
    Coffee break
  • 17:30 - 18:00
    S2
    Presentation of recommendations elaborated during the Eastern Europe Initiatives Congress 2017
  • 18:00
    S2
    Official Closing of the Congress

Lublin

Projekt "Lublin i Rzeszów – współpraca i wykorzystanie szans rozwojowych" współfinansowany przez Europejski Fundusz Rozwoju Regionalnego
w ramach Programu Operacyjnego Rozwój Polski Wschodniej

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