XIII Congress of Polish Student Societies in the UK

Date: 31-01-2020 - 01-02-2020 Hour: 12:00

Event place: Cambridge

Congress of Polish Student Societies in the UK is honoured to be able to officially invite you to the biggest Polish event in the UK – 13th Congress of Polish Student Societies in the UK! For its 13th edition, Congress once again returns to Cambridge University, one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

Congress provides a platform for discussion on the state of politics, economics, and culture between prominent guest speakers, and students from across the UK and abroad. Over the past 12 editions, we welcomed distinguished speakers such as Mateusz Morawiecki, Radosław Sikorski, Janina Ochojska, Jarosław Gowin, and Aleksander Kwaśniewski. Students from across the UK and beyond will have the unique opportunity to be part of a community which fosters dialogue between professionals, academics, politicians and artists about the future of Britain, the Polish student community, and the whole of Europe.

The conference will feature debates and workshops, as well as provide an exclusive opportunity to network between students and employers. It will be accompanied by many social events and parties, with the grand finale being the wonderful ball at one of Cambridge’s most prestigious locations.

Friday 31.01:

12:00 – 15:30 Workshops with Congress sponsors and partners Cambridge colleges
15:30 – 16:00 Registration The Cambridge Union
16:00 – 16:30 Opening ceremony
16:30 – 17:30 Opening panel: Civil service in Poland
17:30 – 17:45 Launch of PFR internship program
19:00 – 21:00 Formal dinner Selwyn College
20:30 – 23:30 Friday Social Fitzwilliam Museum

Saturday 1.02:

08:45 – 09:15 Registration & coffee Law Faculty
09:15 – 09:20 Welcome speech by Polish Ambassador to the UK Lady Mitchell Hall
09:20 – 10:00 Keynote speaker – Prof. Danuta Hübner – Brexit and what

is next?

10:00 – 11:00 Economy panel: Future of the Polish energy market
11:00 – 11:45 Coffee break Law Faculty
11:45 – 12:45 Parallel panels:

− Business panel: Occupation: CEO – How to be a
good manager in the digital era?
− Polish women – women of success
− Technology & medicine: cutting-edge solutions

12:45 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Parallel panels:

− Wojciech Sobieraj: Quo vadis banking?
− Ministry of Foreign Affairs panel: Career in the EU
institutions
− Poland in the EU & NATO: Now and in the future

14:30 – 15:00 Afternoon tea & scones

SOCIETY & CULTURE PANELS — this part is done in particular cooperation with the Federation of Polish
Student Societies in the UK.
15:00 – 16:15 Parallel panels:

− Post-Brexit education in the UK
− Universality of Polish art – an illusion? — a panel
done in cooperation with Polish Studies of
University of Cambridge

Law Faculty

16:15 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 17:00 Federation of Polish Student Societies in the UK — the
election of the Federation’s committee and the organisers
of XIV Congress

Lady Mitchell Hall

17:00 – 18:15 Role of the Catholic Church within the Polish society
19:00 – 21:30 Formal dinner for the speakers Trinity Hall College
20:00 – 00:00 Congress Ball Westminster College,
Cambridge

▪️ Mark your calendars, invite your friends and, as always, Connect in Congress! ▪️

WHEN: 31 Jan 2020 at 12:00 – 1 Feb 2020 at 23:30
WHERE: University of Cambridge
FACEBOOK EVENT: here

Zdjęcia pochodzą z XII Kongresu zorganizowanego na Uniwersytecie Oxford w 2019 roku.

 

 

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