IABM is a two-day event

2 Days event (Conference, Gala Party, Business Networking)

500+ B2B meetings


Top speakers and buyers from leading automotive companies


350 participating companies

Day 1:   05.04.2022

14.00 Welcome

  • Piero CANNAS – President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Poland

Introduction of the two moderators of the conference:

    • Jakub FARYŚ – President of the Polish Association of Automotive Industry

    • Paweł WIDEŁ – Vice-President of Lewiatan Confederation Board. Chairman of The Automotive Employers Association Board.


14:10 Institutional Welcome

  • Grzegorz PIECHOWIAK – Vice Minister of Economic Development and Government Plenipotentiary for Foreign Investments (recorded speech)
  • H.E. Aldo AMATI, Ambassador of Italy to Poland (recorded speech)
  • James HUGHES, Minister-Counsellor / Acting Deputy Head of Mission | British Embassy Warsaw
  • Janusz MICHAŁEK, President of the Katowice Special Economic Zone

14:30 Post-COVID 19 Green Smart Mobility in cities

  • What is the impact of COVID-19 on cities’ mobility strategies?
  • How to balance between public mass and individualised transport in cities?
  • Which role for local governments to support new technologies in public transport?
  • How does car sharing fit in mobility strategies?

Invited Panelists:

Arkadiusz CHĘCIŃSKI, President of the City of Sosnowiec,

Marcin BAZYLAK, President of the City of Dąbrowa Górnicza,

Kazimierz KAROLCZAK, Chairman of the Board, Górnośląsko-Zagłębiowska Metropolia,

Maciej MAZUR, President of Polish Alternative Fuels Association,

Leszek LEŚNIAK, Managing Director, Panek CarSharing

15:30 E-mobility opportunities and challenges

  • How Poland is becoming an essential partner in the European e-mobility value chain?
  • Which competencies regional ecosystems should further develop to strengthen their position?
  • What are the main challenges for suppliers at the background of the post-COVID 19 recovery?

Invited Panelists:

Tomasz GĘBKA, Plant Manager in Tychy Plant, FCA Poland / Stellantis

Małgorzata DURDA, MAN and Neoplan city and tourist bus sales manager, MAN Truck & Bus Polska

Beata BIAŁOŃ DUDEK, Procurement and Supply Chain Director, Electromobility Poland

Łukasz GÓRECKI, Director, Silesia Automotive and Advanced Manufacturing Cluster

Paweł SWOBODA, Business Development Manager, BMZ Poland


16:30 Coffee Break

16:50 Panel III – Hydrogen (r)evolution

  • Hydrogen for automotive – the next “man on the moon” project?
  • Hydrogen, the end of the electric car as we know it?
  • Hydrogen and mobility – opportunities for technology start-ups and suppliers cooperation?

Invited Panelists:

Piotr WERNER, Product Digital and Marketing Manager, Volvo Polska

Ryszard KSIĄŻEK, Expert in Hydrogen Transition and Renewable Fuel Team, PKN ORLEN

Jakub STEFANIAK, Electromobility Specialist Legal Department, TOYOTA Central Europe

David THACKRAY, Marketing Director, Tevva Electric Trucks

Tomoho UMEDA, Hydrogen Technologies Committee, Polish Chamber of Commerce.


17:50 – 18:30 Experts Summary

Invited Panelists:

Grzegorz PAWELEC (Hydrogen Europe), Tomoho UMEDA, (Hydrogen Technologies Committee, Polish Chamber of Commerce), Paweł WIDEŁ (Lewiatan – Automotive Employers Association Board), Jakub FARYŚ (Polish Association of Automotive Industry), Marcin KOROLEC (Electric Vehicles Promotion Foundation), Aleksander RAJCH (Polish Alternative Fuels Association), Luk PALMEN (Silesia Automotive & Advanced Manufacturing)

20:00 Aperitivo Italiano and Gala Party

Day 2:    06.04.2022

9.00 Welcome and introduction to Speed Business Mixer

9:30 Workshops on specific topics discussed during the conference

10: 00 Speed Business Mixer I

10 tables, 10 people’s each table, 4 sessions

11:30 Speed Business Mixer II

10 tables, 10 people’s each table, 3 sessions

12:30 Networking Lunch


13.30 Match-making session:

B2B meetings with VIP buyers and other participants

17.00 End of the meetings


Paweł Swoboda

Business Development Manager, BMZ Poland Sp. z o.o.
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Piotr Zaremba

President, ElectroMobility Poland
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Marcin Korolec

President, Electric Vehicles Promotion Foundation
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Grzegorz Pawelec

Research Innovation and Funding Manager, Hydrogen Europe
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Luk Palmen

Innovation and Cooperation Manager, Silesia Automotive & Advanced Manufacturing
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Tomoho Umeda

Chairman of the Hydrogen Technologies Committee, Polish Chamber of Commerce
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Paweł Wideł

President, Association of Automotive Employers and Industrial Goods at the Confederation of Lewiatan
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Małgorzata Durda

MAN and Neoplan city and tourist bus sales manager, MAN Truck & Bus Polska
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Leszek Leśniak

Managing Director, Panek Carsharing
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Maciej Mazur

President of the Management Board and founder, Polish Association of Alternative Fuels
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Tomasz Gębka

Plant Manager in Tychy Plant, FCA Poland/ STELLANTIS
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Piotr Werner

Product Digital Marketing Manager, Volvo Trucks Poland
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Jakub Faryś

President, Polish Association of Automotive Industry
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Łukasz Górecki

Director, Silesia Automotive & Advanced Manufacturing Cluster
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Ryszard Książek

Expert in Hydrogen Transition and Renewable Fuel Team, PKN ORLEN S.A.
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Beata Białoń-Dudek

Procurement and Supply Chain Director , Electromobility Poland
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