2017 GC Summit Schedule

01 Jun, 2017
# Session Speaker(s) Time Venue
1 Opening Remarks from CEELM Editors ..... 09:00 - 09:10 Ballroom
2 Opening Remarks - Chairman Day 1 Jonathan Marks 09:10 - 09:20 Ballroom
3 Keynote: The Role of a GC Judith Gliniecki 09:20 - 09:40 Ballroom
4 What CEOs and Boards are Looking for in a GC Shami Iqbal 09:40 - 10:00 Ballroom
5 Where Business and Legal Meet - The Role of a GC in Corporate Decision-Making Rytis Valunas 10:00 - 10:20 Ballroom
6 Coffee Break/Networking ..... 10:20 - 10:40 Reception Area
7 The General Counsel as a Trusted Advisor Alexey Statsenko 10:40 - 11:00 Ballroom
8 How we Managed to Make the In-house Legal Function LEANer Vaida Zalobaitiene 11:00 - 11:20 Ballroom
9 Preparing a Millenial Team Marcin Bryniarski 11:20 - 11:40 Ballroom
10 From In-House Lawyer to Business Counsel Jonathan Warne, Krzysztof Korzeniewski 11:40 - 12:20 Ballroom
11 Lunch/Networking ..... 12:20 - 13:20 Hemisphere Restaurant
12 Cross-Border Acquisitions Karel Budka 13:20 - 13:40 Ballroom
13 Developments in M&A and Financing on Cross Border Deals Jonathan Marks, Richard Jones 13:40 - 14:20 Ballroom
14 Global Expansion – Lessons Learned Martin Strnad 14:20 - 14:40 Ballroom
15 Corporate Governance Pitfalls Neven Vrankovic 14:40 - 15:00 Ballroom
16 Coffee Break/Networking ..... 15:00 - 15:20 Reception Area
17 (Panel) Expanding and Selling Abroad in CEE Stefan Feliniak, Daiva Dauniene, Neven Vrankovic, Maie Talts, Tereza Simanovska 15:20 - 16:05 Ballroom
18 The Rising Importance of Complex Interesection of Legal and Public Policy: How to Make it Work Natko Vlahovic 16:05 - 16:25 Ballroom
19 Approaching Regulatory Agencies in CEE Lukasz Slawatyniec 16:25 - 16:45 Ballroom
20 (Panel) Borderless Business and Captive Courts - Managing Cross-Border Disputes Jonathan Clark, Valerie Hohenberg, Rytis Valunas, Marko Djinovic, Ferdinand Trauttenberg, Mariola Lisewska 16:45 - 17:10 Ballroom
21 Closing Remarks - Chairman Day 1 Jonathan Marks 17:10 - 17:20 Ballroom
22 Closing Remarks - CEELM ..... 17:20 - 17:30 Ballroom
23 Cocktail Reception ..... 18:30 - 20:00 Warsaw Marriott Hotel
24 Gala Dinner ..... 20:00 - 22:30 Warsaw Marriott Hotel
02 Jun, 2017
# Session Speaker(s) Time Venue
1 Opening Remarks - CEELM ..... 09:30 - 09:35 Ballroom
2 Opening Remarks - Chairman Day 2 Ronald B. Given 09:35 - 09:45 Ballroom
3 The Lawyer of Tomorrow: Artificial Intelligence and the Legal Profession Alexey Amvrosov 09:45 - 10:00 Ballroom
4 Cloud for Good – the Role of the Legal Community Jochen Engelhardt 10:00 - 10:20 Ballroom
5 Images From the Future of Lawyering Stathis Mihos 10:20 - 10:45 Ballroom
6 Coffee Break/Networking ..... 10:45 - 11:05 Reception Area
7 Software Development Agreements with a CIS Twist Siarhei Zhuk 11:05 - 11:25 Ballroom
8 Panel - How to Effectively Manage IP Rights & Protect Innovation Within Your Company Julijana Mihajloska, Martin Strnad, Siarhei Zhuk, Agnieszka Wiercinska-Kruzewska, Andrzej Tomasz Oryl, Marek Szydlowski 11:25 - 12:10 Ballroom
9 Lunch/Networking ..... 12:10 - 13:00 Hemisphere Restaurant
10 Panel - Technology and the Future of the In-house Legal Function? Stathis Mihos, Tobiasz Adam Kowalczyk, Alexey Amvrosov, Bogdan Plesuvescu, Alexey Statsenko, Melania Amuza 13:00 - 13:35 Ballroom
11 Financial Instruments, State Aid and Competition in the Energy Sector in the EU Karolis Gudas 13:35 - 13:55 Ballroom
12 The Implementation of the Private Damages Directive in the CEE region Adrian Ster 13:55 - 14:35 Ballroom
13 Coffee Break/Networking ..... 14:35 - 14:55 Reception Area
14 Panel - Cartels and Anti-Competitive Agreements: Recent Developments and Practical Tips Jordan Ellison, Karolis Gudas, Aleksander Stawicki, Marcin Bruszewski 14:55 - 15:40 Ballroom
15 Corporate Reform - Tackling the Elephant Gabija Kuncyte 15:40 - 16:00 Ballroom
16 A Different Approach to Working with External Counsel Dominika Niewiadomska-Siniecka 16:00 - 16:15 Ballroom
17 Closing Remarks - Chairman Day 2 Ronald B. Given 16:15 - 16:25 Ballroom
18 Closing Remarks - CEELM ..... 16:25 - 16:30 Ballroom