III International Factoring Congress 2012

The 8th International Factoring Congress is to be held at Warsaw Hilton Hotel, 63 Grzybowska Str. on the 28th of September, 2017. The previous events had proved, the Congress is the most important factoring industry event in Poland, it is attended by recognized receivable finance experts from around the world.
About

This year’s edition shall focus on the topics such as opportunities and threats for the industry in the context of changes in the economic and legal environment and the use of new technologies in business and financial services. The discussions shall also assess the possibility of adaptation the foreign experiences to the Polish market.
Among the guests of the Congress you’ll meet: Mr. Erik Timmermans, Deputy Secretary General of Factors Chain International, an international factoring organization from around the world, and Mr. Jeff Longhurst, Director of The Asset Based Finance Association, UK Finance.
The special guest will be General Roman Polko, Ph. D. of military science, a double commander of the elite GROM unit.

Program

The 8th of September 2011, Sheraton Warsaw Hotel

08.30 – 09.30 Registration
09.30 – 09.45 Welcome to the Congress; Presentation of the speakers, panellists and overview of the Congress’ program
Miroslaw Jakowiecki, Chairman of PFA Steering Committee
09.45 – 10.15 Interregnum. Landscape of the crisis battleground?
Piotr Kuczynski, Chief Analyst, Xelion – Doradcy Finansowi
10.15 – 11.15 Drift or full speed ahead? Industry in the shade of threats. Experiences of factors threatened with financial crisis. Introduction to the panel discussions.
10.15 – 10.30   Panos Papatheodorou, Greece
10.30 – 10.45   Josep Selles, Spain
10.45 – 11.15   John Brehcist, UK
11.15 – 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 – 13.15 World of factoring in 2011. Panel I. How does the industry cope with the effects of the slowdown? Examples of the solutions. Changes within the industry – consolidations, acquisitions, bankruptcies. The industry’s most risky sectors. “Beware of…” – the examples of the disastrous factoring transaction
moderator: Roberto Weckop, Germany
– Evette Orams, UK
– Ferdinando Brandi, Italy
– Panos Papatheodorou, Greece
– John Brehcist, UK
– John Gielen, EUFederation
– Mario Luedtke, Deutche Faktoring Verband, Germany
– Josep Selles, Asociacion Espaniola de Factoring, Spain
– Andrzej Zbikowski, PFA
13.15 – 13.30 Factors; synergetic actions
John Gielen, EUFederation, Belgium
13.30 – 13.45 CODIX presents
13.45 – 14.30 Lunch
14.30 – 14.45 Asseco Business Solutions presents
14.45 – 16.00 Factoring in terms of Polish legal regulations
14.30 – 15.15   Polish Supreme Court ruling. Do Polish regulation shelter the receivables enough? Consequences for the industry
dr Jan Mojak, Maria-Curie Skłodowska University, Lublin
15.15 – 16.00   Legislation and jurisprudence as industry. Insurance policies in industry limitations. Panel II.
moderator: Jacek Lenczuk
– Jan Mojak
– Dariusz Rusajczyk
– Lukasz Stefaniuk
16.00 – 16.10 BCR Publishing presents
16.10 – 16.20 Coffee break
16.20 – 17.30 Drift or full speed ahead? Panel III. Does the current growth of Polish factoring industry satisfy us? What are the greatest threats that Polish factors may face in the nearest future? What is the role of the insurer in factoring transactions nowadays? Risk management processes in unstable economic environment. The necessary up-changes that may ensure industry growth.
moderator: Jaroslaw Jaworski, Coface Poland Faktoring
– Elżbieta Urbanska, PKO BP Faktoring
– Jerzy Dabrowski, Bank Millennium
– Krzysztof Kuniewicz, Bibby Financial Services
– Dariusz Stec, Polfactor
– Jerzy Ostrowski, Fortis Commercial Finance
17.30 – 17.40 Recapitulation; Closing the Congress.
Miroslaw Jakowiecki, PFA
Speakers

Miroslaw Jakowiecki,President of Steering Committee of Polish Factors Association
Josep Selles, Asociación Española de Factoring, Spain
Erik Timmermans, Secretary General, International Factors Group
Dariusz Stec, Member of the Board BRE Faktoring SA, Poland
Jerzy Dabrowski, Head of Department of Factoring and Trades Financing, Millennium Bank, Poland
Jaroslaw Jaworski, President of the Board of Coface Poland, Poland
Jeroen Kohnstamm, Secretary General, Factors Chain International
John Gielen, EU Federation
Cezary Kusyk, Director of Credit Risk Management Department of Pekao Faktoring Sp. z o.o., Poland
Roberto Weckop, Eurofactor AG, Germany
Hendrik Harms, Deutsche Factoring Bank, Germany
Gerhard Prenner, Raiffeisen Factor Bank, Austria
John Smith, RiskFactor Solutions, UK
Johan Schepers, GFCC BNP Paribas Group, France
Michał Kazimierczak, BNP Paribas Factor Sp. z o.o., Poland
Ewa Guzowska, BRE Faktoring S.A., Poland
Marek Szymański, ING C.F. Polska S.A., Poland
Paweł Tobis, Coface Poland Faktoring, Poland
Małgorzata Szymańska, Bank Ochrony Srodowiska S.A., Poland

About

This year’s edition shall focus on the topics such as opportunities and threats for the industry in the context of changes in the economic and legal environment and the use of new technologies in business and financial services. The discussions shall also assess the possibility of adaptation the foreign experiences to the Polish market.
Among the guests of the Congress you’ll meet: Mr. Erik Timmermans, Deputy Secretary General of Factors Chain International, an international factoring organization from around the world, and Mr. Jeff Longhurst, Director of The Asset Based Finance Association, UK Finance.
The special guest will be General Roman Polko, Ph. D. of military science, a double commander of the elite GROM unit.

Speakers

Miroslaw Jakowiecki,President of Steering Committee of Polish Factors Association
Josep Selles, Asociación Española de Factoring, Spain
Erik Timmermans, Secretary General, International Factors Group
Dariusz Stec, Member of the Board BRE Faktoring SA, Poland
Jerzy Dabrowski, Head of Department of Factoring and Trades Financing, Millennium Bank, Poland
Jaroslaw Jaworski, President of the Board of Coface Poland, Poland
Jeroen Kohnstamm, Secretary General, Factors Chain International
John Gielen, EU Federation
Cezary Kusyk, Director of Credit Risk Management Department of Pekao Faktoring Sp. z o.o., Poland
Roberto Weckop, Eurofactor AG, Germany
Hendrik Harms, Deutsche Factoring Bank, Germany
Gerhard Prenner, Raiffeisen Factor Bank, Austria
John Smith, RiskFactor Solutions, UK
Johan Schepers, GFCC BNP Paribas Group, France
Michał Kazimierczak, BNP Paribas Factor Sp. z o.o., Poland
Ewa Guzowska, BRE Faktoring S.A., Poland
Marek Szymański, ING C.F. Polska S.A., Poland
Paweł Tobis, Coface Poland Faktoring, Poland
Małgorzata Szymańska, Bank Ochrony Srodowiska S.A., Poland