Programme

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09.30 – 09.50       OPENING – WELCOME

  • dr inż. Jan Bondaruk, Deputy Director for Environmental Engineering, Central Mining Institute
  • Ms. Lucie Studničná, President of the Consultative Commission on Industrial Change (CCMI) within the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

09.50 – 10.10       KEYNOTE SPEECH

  • Mr. Jerzy Buzek, MEP, former President of the European Parliament, former Prime Minister of Poland

10.10 – 10.30       COAL REGIONS IN TRANSITION – THE EESC'S ROUND-TABLE PROJECT

  • Mr. Dumitru Fornea, EESC Member, rapporteur of the CCMI opinion on Indigenous coal in the EU energy transition
  • Ms. Renata Eisenvortová, CCMI delegate, co-rapporteur

10.30 – 11.00       POLISH COAL REGIONS IN TRANSITION – PART 1

Moderated by Ms. Renata Eisenvortová

10 min. for each presentation

  • Mr. Jakub Chełstowski, Marshal of Silesian Voivodeship
  • Mr. Krzysztof Wojcik, DG Regio, Polish Unit, European Commission
  • Mr. Janusz Olszowski, President, Polish Mining Chamber of Industry and Commerce

11.00 – 11.20       DEBATE

11.20 – 11.30  Coffee break

11.30 – 12.10       POLISH COAL REGIONS IN TRANSITION – PART 2

Moderated by Ms. Renata Eisenvortová

10 min. for each presentation

  • Mr. Dariusz Potyrała, Chairman of Miners' Trade Union in Poland, National Council (Związek Zawodowy Górników w Polsce, Rada Krajowa, ZZG)
  • Mr Krzysztof Stanisławski, Deputy President of PZZ "KADRA", Poland
  • Mr. Witold Mandrysz, Institute of Sociology, University of Silesia in Katowice
  • Professor Pawel Bogacz, AGH University of Science and Technology, coordinator of MINING OK project
  • PhD Ms. Magdalena Wójcik-Jurkiewicz, Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny, Krakow

12.10 – 12.40       DEBATE

12.40 – 13.00       CONCLUSIONS

  • Mr. Dumitru Fornea, EESC Member, rapporteur of the CCMI opinion on Indigenous coal in the EU energy transition
  • Ms. Renata Eisenvortová, CCMI delegate, co-rapporteur