Schedule of Events:

9:00-10:00       Registration and networking in atrium

10:00-10:15     Opening Remarks in atrium

10:30-11:30     Opening presentations on four themes:

Business and Innovation: “Working Together”, Presenter: Jadwiga Emilewicz, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (tbc)

People-to-People: “Closer Together”, Presenter: Justyna Janiszewska, Executive Director of Fulbright Commission, Poland

Democracy: “Engaging Together”, Presenter: Mateusz Komorowski, CEO of International Institute for Civic Society; IVLP alumnus

Security: “Stronger Together”, Presenter: TBD

11:30-11:45     Coffee break

11:45-13:15     Two concurrent panel discussions:

Hall 1: Stronger Together: Security cooperation between Poland and the U.S. in the 21st Century

Hall 2: Engaging together – Present challenges of civic engagement in Poland and the U.S.

13:15-14:15     Lunch and networking in atrium

14:30-16:00     Two concurrent panel discussions:

Hall 1: Working Together: How Polish and American startups and innovators bring their ideas to market

Hall 2: Closer Together: Exploring cultural connections and exchange between Poland and the U.S.

Networking Sessions:

Find out about how to study, work or travel to the U.S.

Interact with representatives from organizations on four main topics of event: Security, Business, People to People and Democracy and learn about opportunities in both the United States and Poland to get involved.

Meet with Embassy and Consular representatives as well as with other students including alumni of U.S. exchange programs.

Try out a virtual reality demonstration from the Polish VR company, Immersion and take a photo with your friends or with President Trump in front of the White House with our photo booth and backdrops.