On the 16th and 17th of October 2019, the Meeting of Banking and Insurance Leaders took place, composing of the 18th Warsaw International Banking Summit and the 14th Insurance Forum. During the 2 days of the congress, more than 500 participants had the opportunity to listen to substantive presentations and debates with representatives of the Polish insurance and banking market.
The joint opening of the spring edition of the Meeting of Banking and Insurance Leaders was hosted by the Chairmen of the Warsaw International Banking Summit and Insurance Forum Advisory Boards, meaning Mariusz Grendowicz and Artur Olech. After the inaugural presentations, participants listened to a debate dedicated to the impact of climate change on business models. Taking part in the debate were presidents of the largest banks in Poland, insurance companies and non-governmental organisations. During subsequent panels, experts discussed innovation in the context of trend markers in the financial sector and ways to encourage employees to start a career in financial institutions.
In the second part of the day, the event was divided into two thematic tracks devoted to banking and insurance. Participants listened to many practical use cases presenting the implementation of innovations in companies. There were also issues regarding the directions of transformation in business processes and the monetisation of innovation. As part of the insurance track, such as the 21st century product range, new mobility, regulation and insurance of personal transport devices and trends in the health insurance sector emerged. Speakers from the banking track discussed issues related to open banking, competition from new entities on the financial market, new customer needs and cyber security.
Speakers of the 18th Warsaw International Banking Summit and 14th Insurance Forum included:
- Marcin Eckert, Member of the Board, PZU
- Przemysław Furlepa Vice-President of the Board, BNP Paribas
- Jolanta Karny, Vice-President of the Board, Aviva
- Tomasz Kowalski, President of the Board, Deutsche Bank Polska
- Marek Lusztyn, Vice-President of the Board, Bank Pekao
- Marat Nevretdinov, President of the Board, Europa Ubezpieczenia
- Jan Emeryk Rościszewski, Vice-President of the Board, PKO Bank Polski
- Agnieszka Wrońska, President of the Board, Link4
The Meeting of Banking and Insurance Leaders enjoys great popularity and interest from the most important personalities and leading companies in the financial sector. It is a great opportunity to learn about the biggest trends in the sector and get inspired by the practical implementations presented during the event.
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