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Special Polish Session at the Global Technology Symposium

March 26, 2011 9:00 AM
March 26, 2011 12:00 PM
Rosewood Sand Hill
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2825 Sand Hill Rd., Menlo Park, CA, United States, 94025

The Global Technology Symposium is the leading investment conference on venture capital, technology, and entrepreneurship in emerging markets. Since 2004, the Symposium has brought more than 300 selected opinion leaders in business, finance, technology, and policymaking to Silicon Valley, where they share insights into the opportunities and challenges of globalization.

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NOWY DZIENNIK: Social Networking-Poland Day at GTS in Silicon Valley

US-Polish Trade Council ( ) invites you to Poland Day, a half a day seminar associated with Global Technology Symposium ( The event will focus on timely reas of business investments and relationship between Silicon Valley and Poland. The panels will comprise participants from Poland and Silicon Valley. The event will be held at Facebook, 1050 Page Mill Road, Building 2, Palo Alto, CA.


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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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