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Coming Up: Poland Day Investment Seminar At - Facebook Palo Alto

This Saturday, March 26, the US-Polish Trade Council is hosting "Poland Day" a seminar focused on business investments and the relationship between Silicon Valley and Poland.

The event starts promptly at 8am and finishes at 11.45am at Facebook, 1050 Page Mill Road, Building 2, Palo Alto, CA.

There is also a dinner on Friday March 25 at 6pm at Hunan Garden Restaurant, 3345 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, cost: $45. To register for the dinner please contact Leszek Szalek at lszalek@gmail.com.

Palo Alto, CA, Poland Day during Global Technology Symposium 2011

Here is the agenda for Poland Day:

8:00 - 8:30 Opening Remarks

moderator: Jerzy Orkiszewski, President, US-Polish Trade Council
Zbigniew Kubacki - Minister Plenipotentiary, Commercial Department, The Embassy of Poland
Stephen Crawford - Director, Western U.S., US Department of Commerce
Marc Chandler - Director, Meyer of San Francisco, International Relations Office
Tad Taube - Honorary Consul of the Republic of Poland

8:30 - 9:30 Financial

moderator: Francis Skrobiszewski, Director, USPTC
- Personal Wealth Investment Funds in Poland
Kenneth L. Fisher and Milena Z. Fisher of Fisher Investment - Personal Wealth Investment Funds in Poland
- Institutional Stimulation of VC Market in Poland
Piotr Gębala, President, National Capital Fund, KFK, Krajowy Fundusz Kapitałowy

9:45-10:45 Technical/Technological

moderator: Leszek Szałek, VP, USPTC
- Energy - Smart Grid, nuclear power, renewables, shale gas
Marek Samotyj, Technical Executive, Power Delivery and Utilization Sector, EPRI
Chaim Brown - Consulting Professor, Nuclear Energy, Stanford University
Jan Hupka - Pro-rector, Gdansk University of Technology
- Medical Technologies - technology / quality / regulatory market
Jerzy Orkiszewski, Director of Engineering, CUTERA
- Software / communications
Patrick Kennedy, President and CEO, OSISoftware

11:00-11:30 Silicon Valley /Academic

moderator: Caroline Brownstone-Krawiec, Director, USPTC
- Technology transfer, exchanges and innovativeness
Jakub Sylla and Malgorzata Zalewska-Traczyk, Warsaw University of Technology, Plans and Progress of Intellectual property Management at the Warsaw University of Technology
Burton H. Lee, Stanford University, School of Engineering
- Silicon Valley of Southern Belt in Poland (Krakow - Katowice - Wroclaw)
Sławomir Kopeć, President, Krakow Technology Park
Mirosław Bobrzyński, President, Euro-Centrum for Clean Technologies, Katowice

11:30 -11:40 Closing Remarks
Piotr Moncarz, Consulting Professor, Stanford University, Chairman USPTC, Co-Organizer, GTS2011v

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