CONGRESS REPORT MARCH 17-18, 2014, POZNAŃ
INNOVATIVE CONTROLLING SOLUTIONS
Thank you to our Partners and Media Partners!
50 CONTROLLING TOPICS
8 BUSINESS PARTNERS
REPRESENTATIVES OF 6 COUNTRIES
Dear Participants of the International
The topic of the Congress aroused controversy:
what’s the connection between controlling and
innovation? Can controlling be innovative? Should
it be innovative? And if yes, how? What exactly is
an innovation? On these questions answered our
experts during their speeches, but also you,
participants, contributed to the conclusions during
the panel discussion.
It’s beyond doubt that in such volatile times
controlling must stronger and stronger stimulate
innovative solutions. We’re responsible for
searching for chances, creating changes, starting
difficult sometimes discussions that destroy the old
order and look for a new one. For increasing our
company value, for the social good, for our clients,
for us. Being still responsible for the financial
results of the company, but also for the corporate
We’re happy we could have you as our guests at
the 8th International Controller Congress. We hope
that the knowledge, experience and contacts from
the Congress will allow you to prepare even better for the role of the manager’s partner supporting
the innovative company development.
I would like to thank all our Business and Media Partners, the Leaders and members of the Work
Groups who gathered at the Congress in large numbers. Thanks to you, these days were full of
content, interesting discussions and inspirations.
On behalf of myself and the whole Organizational Team —thank you!
Dr. Adrianna Lewandowska
Internationaler Controller Verein
Next year we invite you to the 9th
International Controller Congress
on April 23-24, 2015!!!
The first speaker, dr Hendrik Vater,
DHL Supply Center from Barcelona, focu-
ses on Working Capital Management in
Małgorzata Podskarbi, Volkswagen Poznań Sp.
z o.o., Congress Moderator, announces the speech
of her company colleague, Marian Kubiak.
Karl-Heinz Steinke, ICV Board Mem-
ber, talkes about one of the 2014 top to-
pics in the Association: VOLATILITY.
Dr Adrianna Lewandowska, ICV
Board Member, talkes to Andrzej Wo-
decki, AeroBrains Sp. z o.o., one of the
During the coffee and lunch breaks the participants
talk to Congress partners. On the picture: the stand
of ABC Akademia Sp. z o.o.
Paweł Rafalski, Head of Company Membership
Area in Poland presents two heroes of the panel dis-
cussion: in his right hand: INNOVATION, in his left:
Later he introduces the participants of the discussion.
The speech of prof. Rainer
Kalwait from Germany ends the
8th International Controller Con-
gress „Innovative Controlling So-
See you next year! The next Con-
gress takes place on April 23-24,
Participants of the Congress join the discussion.