Plenary session

International Congress Centre in Katowice,
11th April 2019 Plenary session


09:00 – 09:15

Welcoming the guests and conducting the session prof. Józef Dubiński PhD Eng.

09:15– 09:30

Opening speech: Daniel Ozon, President of the JSW Management Board 

09:30– 09:40

Keynote speech: Jonasz Drabek, Ministerstwo Energii

09:40 – 09:50

Speech: Mariusz Skiba, Vice-President of Katowice

09:50 – 10:05

Keynote speech:  Paul Wojciechowski, Australian Embassy in Poland

10:05 – 10:15

Speech: Jarosław Grzesik, Przewodniczący Krajowego Sekretariatu Górnictwa i Energetyki NSZZ Solidarność
10:15 – 11:45

Panel I. Raw materials and industrial policy – sustainable value chains in circular economy (low-emission industry; challenges and opportunities ahead)

Moderator: prof. dr hab. inż. Marek Cała

  • Malwina Nowakowska, European Commission, Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs - EU raw material policy.
  • Daniel Ozon, President of the JSW Management Board  - Coking coal as the EU strategic raw material.
  • Maurits Bruggink, Critical Raw Materials Alliance Materials strategic for economy
  • Tomasz Ślęzak – Energy and Environmental Protection Director, Member of the Management Board ArcelorMittal responsible for public sector relations - Market perspective of coking coal and coke
  • Radosław Stach - Vice President of the Management Board of KGHM Polska Miedź S.A.

11:45 – 12:15

Coffee break

12:15 – 13:45

Panel II. Innovative mining technologies (digitalization, R&D, Industry 4.0)

Moderator: prof. dr. hab. inż. Stanisław Prusek and prof. dr hab. inż. Józef Dubiński

  • Komatsu Mining - Peter Salditt – President, Underground Segment, Komatsu Mining Corp. Group, Phil Davies – Vice President – Longwall Systems Komatsu Mining Corp. Group
  • Becker Warkop  -  Leszek Żyrek - vice president of technical and development
  • FAMUR: Dawid Gruszczyk, Vice-President of domestic sales   
  • JSW – Tomasz Śledź, Vice-President of the Management Board for Technical Matters
  • LW Bogdanka – Artur Wasil, President of the Management Board
  • PGG – Piotr Bojarski, Vice-President of the Management Board 
  • KGHM – Radosław Stach, Vice-President of the Management Board  
13:45 – 14:45


14:45 – 16:15

Panel III. Raw materials for the changing industry (advanced materials; by-products processing)

Moderator: Prof. Marek Ściążko

  • Hydrogen Europe – hydrogen as the fuel for low-carbon economy
  • Tomasz Szeszko JSW Koks, Head of the Planning and Technical Development - Hydrogen production in JSW Group
  • Prof. Lothar Kroll, Fraunhofer Institut light-weight materials of the future (nanotubes, carbon fibres)
  • Wiesław Różacki, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe
  • Jacques Teddy, Rain Carbon
  • dr Krzysztof Kapusta Central Mining Institute, Department of Energy Saving and Air Protection - Methane and coal gasification
16:15 – 16:30

Prof. Józef Dubiński, speech


Official Summary  (banquet hall)


Sokół Orchestra Concert