CEE Digital Services


CEE Digital Solutions Summit - Agenda
27 October, Warsaw, Poland

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Agenda - 27 October 2022

(All times are CET zone)





Main Stage

08:00 - 08:15 Welcome from Thom Barnhardt, founder, CEE Digital Services Association


08:15 - 09:00 Digital and tech opportunities between Japan and CEE.

Presentation: Marc Einstein, Chief Analyst, ITR (Tokyo)

Panelists: Hideki Ninomiya, Orient (Tokyo) and Marc Einstein, ITR (Tokyo)


08:15 - 09:00 An insight into what Australian digital/tech buyers expect from CEE-based digital partners. Opportunities in Australia

Panelists (2):

  • Pauline Fetaui, General Manager, River City Labs, Brisbane, Australia
  • tba

Metaverse and Central Eastern Europe

09:00 - 09:45 Opportunities in the Metaverse for CEE-based Digital services companies

Panelists (3) and Presentation:

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United Kingdom

09:45 - 10:30 UK: How CEE-based digital companies deliver strategic value to UK enterprises, SMEs, and ScaleUps.

Moderator: Michael Dembinski, British Polish Chamber of Commerce  

Panelists (2): tba

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break and Networking (InPerson). OR Online: 1-on-1 Video Meetings


11:00 - 11:45 An insight into the corporate digital demands in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland Panelists (3): tba

Nominations Showcases

11:00 - 11:45 CEE Digital Solutions Showcases (8 min + 2 min Q&A): Spotlighting 4 unique digital solutions developed in CEE for global markets.

1) Itelence (Warsaw). How this BPO/ITO service centre has filled the IT talent gap for a major US insurer.  2) tba


11:45 - 12:30 How German enterprises and SMEs increasingly view CEE digital firms as strategic partners. And what CEE firms can move up the value-chain.

 Panelists: Dr. Lars Gutheil, German Polish Chamber of Commerce (AHK)

Nominations Showcases

11:45 - 12:30 CEE Digital Solutions Showcases (8 min + 2 min Q&A): Spotlighting 4 unique digital solutions developed in CEE for global markets.

Presentation #1: tba

12:30 - 13:45 VIP Luncheon

Growth through acquisitions

13:45 - 14:30 M&A Opportunities in CEE


Ed Macdonald, Founder, Macdonald & Associates.  Ed's firm is the leading mid-market, niche advisor in Poland's M&A sector, and represents a number of Digital/Tech companies on the “sell-side”.

USA Panel

14:30 - 15:15 Building your brand in the US market.

Nominations Showcases

CEE Digital Solutions Awards Gala

18:30 - 22:30 Reception and Networking (18:30); Sit-down Dinner & Awards (19:45)

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