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Conferenceinvitation June4th


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Opportunities in Challenging Times - Infrastructure Projects in Poland (Invitation to the conference which will be held on 4 June 2009 in Copenhagen)

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Conferenceinvitation June4th

  1. 1. Conference Invitation Opportunities in Challenging Times INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN POLAND 4 June 2009, Copenhagen > Mapping opportunities: eu funds and uefa eurO 2012 > Winning projects: public procurement and ppp projects > Key sectors: environment and energy, transport, sport, tourism, education, culture, ict for public administration > Case studies and success stories COnTaCT The embassy in Warsaw Tomasz Luczynski Søren Juul Jørgensen, phone: +48 22 565 29 53, phone: +48 22 565 29 29 organized by conference partners media partner partner organization
  2. 2. Opportunities in Challenging Times INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN POLAND 4 June 2009, Eigtveds Pakhus, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen MAIN ObJECTIvE In times of crisis it is even more important to focus on the opportunities available. The main objective of this conference organized by the Danish embassy in Warsaw is to promote the knowledge of opportunities related to infrastructure projects and the public procurement market in poland. The conference will provide specific knowledge about project opportunities in the key sectors as well as hands-on recommendations for successful participation in public tenders in poland. OPPORTUNITIES IN POLAND The polish infrastructure projects market has been developing very rapidly over last months fuelled by the large inflow of eu funds and preparations for the uefa euro 2012 Tournament. The years 2009 and 2010 will be of key importance for contracting major infrastructure projects in order to meet internal and international deadlines. The development of polish infrastructure projects is not only based on eu funding, but also on substantial state financing and resources coming from international financial institutions such as eIB, eBrD and the World Bank. CONFERENCE AgENDA Moderated by Thomas Bernt Henriksen – economics editor of Børsen time duration topic speaker 09.00 – 09.30 30 minutes registration & coffee MAPPINg OPPORTUNITIES polish economy in the global crisis – 09.30 – 09.45 15 minutes Danske Bank state of play The opportunities – the pipeline by Danish embassy in Warsaw 09.45 – 10.05 20 minutes sectors CLIMaTe: eu supported infrastructure The polish Ministry of regional 10.05 – 10.25 20 minutes projects in the energy and Development environment sector Investments and opportunities 10.25 – 10.45 20 minutes pL.2012 Ltd. (poland) related to uefa euro 2012 in poland 10.45 – 11.00 15 minutes Q&a session 11.00 – 11.20 20 minutes refreshment break 11.20 – 11.40 public procurement in poland - 20 minutes The polish public procurement Office overview public procurement and ppp – key Magnusson wINNINg PROJECTS 11.40 – 12.00 20 minutes guidelines for bidders Key tax, legal and risk issues when 12.00 – 12.20 20 minutes Deloitte investing in poland Co-operation and communication Gdansk economic Development 12.20 – 12.40 20 minutes with bidders – experience and agency comment from the buyers side panel discussion – recent success 12.40 – 13.00 20 minutes Selected Danish companies stories from poland 13.00 – 13.15 15 minutes Q&a session 13.15 – 14.00 45 minutes Coffee & individual consultations all speakers & partners
  3. 3. Opportunities in Challenging Times INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN POLAND 4 June 2009, Eigtveds Pakhus, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen Registration form I hereby confirm my participation in the conference on 4 June 2009 at eigtveds pakhus, undenrigsministeriet, asiatisk plads 2 G, Copenhagen. ❏ DKK 2.920,- standard participation fee ❏ DKK 2.336,- discounted participation fee for members of the Danish Business Club poland ( and DanSKe arK I would like to schedule an individual meeting (approx. 10 minutes) on 4 June 2009 between 13.15 – 14.00 concerning: ❏ Business conditions (Danish embassy) ❏ financing (Danske Bank) ❏ Legal framework (Magnusson) ❏ Tax and risk management (Deloitte) ❏ Other ......................................... ❏ We will unfortunately be prevented from participating on that day but we are interested in learning more about the polish market and would like to be contacted person/title company address e-mail date and signature reGISTraTIOn DeaDLIne – 27 May 2009 please send this registration form by e-mail or fax to: Tomasz Luczynski Danish embassy in Warsaw e-mail: fax: +48 22 565 29 70
  4. 4. Opportunities in Challenging Times INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN POLAND 4 June 2009, Eigtveds Pakhus, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen Factsheet – main market drivers EU FUNDS >poland is the biggest beneficiary of the eu cohesion policy 2007-2013 with an allocation of eur 67 billion. >55% of all these funds will support infrastructure projects in the transport, energy and environment sectors >The largest of the eu supported programmes in poland will provide eur 19.4 billion for roads, railways and airports, eur 4.8 billion for environmental projects, 1.7 billion for energy investments and 0.5 billion for unversity infrastructure. UEFA EURO 2012 >poland will host the uefa euro 2012 Tournament in 6 cities, two of which have a reserve location status. >according to various estimates the total value of investments related to the football event can reach up to pLn 95 billion (eur 21 billion). >Key investments related to uefa euro 2012 - apart from football arenas - include roads, railway and airport projects, training centres and hotels, IT and communication systems, medical infrastructure. NEw PPP LEgISLATION >This year poland adopted 2 new regulations aimed at facilitating projects based on public private partnership (ppp) model. >Several large polish cities - including Warsaw - are planning infrastructure projects based on this model coverning investment in parkings facilities, sport arenas, train stations or incineration plants etc. OThER FINANCINg SOURCES >The european Investment Bank, the european Bank for reconstruction and Development and the World Bank are very active in poland through providing financing for various infrastructure projects. e.g. eIB´s financing for poland is estimated to be eur 3.5 - 4 billion in 2009. >polish infrastructure benefits from the Swiss-polish Co-opertion programme with the budget of approx. eur 310 million.