IT/ICT sector is one of the fastest growing areas in Poland. The most important factor is the abundant IT talent which drives the growth. At the seminar we are going to focus on this topic. Hope you will enjoy the event.


PROGRAM

Greetings and Introduction (10 min)

・Embassy of Poland in Japan, Ambassador Mr. Paweł Milewski

・Polish Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan (PCCIJ), Chairman Mr. Piotr R. Suszycki

Session 1

1-1. The role of Polish Investment and Trade Agency in expansion of Polish goods and services to Japan (15 min)

・Polish Investment & Trade Agency, Head of Foreign Trade Office in Tokyo Ms. Marta Szczygieł, Ph.D. (Japanese)

1-2. Features of CEE countries and Strength of Poland in IT industry (15 min)

・Mynavi Warsaw Office, Chief Representative Mr. Koichiro Shimamori (online, Japanese)

・ASAGAO sp. z o.o., President, Ms. Yumi Yoshida (in person, Japanese)

1-3. From Pitch to a project – how Comarch, a Polish Software company is building presence in Japan (Japanese) (15 min)

・Comarch S.A. Tokyo Branch (www.comarch.jp), Director General Mr. Lukasz Zezulak

1-4. JETRO J-Bridge and Relationship between JP-PL startups (15 min)

・JETRO Warszawa Office, Director General, Mr. Yasuyuki Ishiga (Japanese)

(5 min Interval)

Session 2

2-1. Legal aspects of doing IT business in Poland (Online, English) (15 min)

・DeBenedetti Majewski Szcześniak Kancelaria Prawnicza Sp. K. (https://dms-legal.com/ ) Founding Partner C. David DeBenedetti, NY Attorney

2-2. Panel discussion: Reasons for focusing on Polish IT talents as a Japanese innovative company (at the venue, Japanese) (20 min)

・PicoCELA (https://picocela.com/en/), CEO Mr. Hiroshi Furukawa

・Progummy (https://progummy.com/), CEO Mr. Yasuhiro Ishibashi

Moderator: PCCIJ Vice-Chairman Mr. Masanori Tonegawa

Q&A or Comments from participants of “Getting to know Top class IT personnel in Central and Eastern Europe” (10 min)

Closing

Cocktail networking time (18:30 – 20:30)

Date & Time: Dec 15, 2022 (Thu) / Time: 16:00 – 18:00

* Followed by a reception party starting at 18:30 – 20:30 (21:00 door close)

Venue: Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Japan

Organizer: Polish Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan (PCCIJ)

Support: Embassy of Poland in Japan, Polish Investment & Trade Agency (PAIH), European Business Council in Japan (EBC), Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).