The 12th Women in Logistics Forum – International Conference
will take place from June 3rd to June 4th, 2024,
at the Regent Warsaw Hotel (ul. Belwederska 23, Warsaw).

What does include this year’s program?

This year’s Forum will be organized as an international conference under the slogan “IMPROVISUS” – welcome to the unpredictable, unexpected, and sudden world!”

The first day of the Forum (June 3, 2024) will feature a plenary session – presentations of invited Experts and Partners.

The second day of the Forum (June 4, 2024) will be organized as Open Space Technology – participants will gather in one space and create the meeting agenda themselves, with the opportunity to discuss topics which they are most interested in. After the OST, we invite attendees for participation in workshops or a scientific session.

For the first time in the history of the Forum, scientific sessions will be held in this conference (from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM) – papers and scientific projects in the area of women’s leadership in logistics.

Women in Logistics Forum also includes awards – Woman of the Year in Logistics and the ESG Master in Logistics. The award ceremony will take place during the gala dinner on the first day of the Forum.

Please note that the following program will be gradually updated until the topics are finalized with all invited experts.

June 3, 2024 – First Day of the Forum:

Time

Topic First Name and Last Name of the expert
9:30 – 10.00 Welcome Coffee
10:00 – 10:10 Introduction Beata Trochymiak, Women in Logistics Forum
10:10 – 10:30 Welcome to the unpredictable, unexpected, and sudden world – Improvisus! Prof. Danuta Kisperska-Moroń, University of Economics in Katowice
10.30 – 11.00 speech Marta Tęsiorowska, Vice President, Prologis Europe
11.00 – 11:30 “We are doomed”! Is there a pilot flying with us? Katarzyna Ostojska, Marketing Manager, Raben Group
11.30 – 11.50 coffee break
session I AI in the logistics world
11:50 – 12:10 The logistics revolution: How AI technologies shape the future of the industry? Katarzyna Marczuk, the Founder and CEO of Aleet Company
12:10 – 12:30 Innovative scaling: How AI gives a human face to customer service Beata Krawczyk, Vice President, COO, Trans.eu; Bogdan Kosturek, Vice President, CTO, Trans.eu
12:30 – 12:50 AI is for BANI?! Anna Ossowska, Division Operations PC&L Manager FORVIA Automotive
12.50 – 13.05 Generative AI: everything that we don’t know! Oskar Korszeń, co-founder of Horyzont.ai
13:05- 13:45 discussion panel – Welcome to the world of AI the moderator – Beata Trochymiak
13.45 – 14:30 lunch
session II The sustainable business in times of uncertainty
14:30 – 14:50 From chaos to harmony: how standardization of pallet labeling can contribute to achieving interoperability in the supply chain Agata Horzela
GS1 Standards Manager TSL / T&L Manager
GS1 Poland
14:50 – 15:10 Women Leadership in Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain dr Pietro Evangelista, Research Director of Logistics & Supply Chain, Italian NRC, Institute for Studies on the Mediterranen (ISMed)
15:10- 15:30 speech CEVA Logistics
15:30 – 15:50 coffee break
session III Leadership and business relationships in the era of Improvisus
15:50 – 16:10 speech Markus Mau, the President of European Logistics Association
16:10 – 16:30 Building competitiveness and business relations in times of digitalisation Renata Kozłowska, partner and manager, QuestCM
16:30 – 17:00 About reflecting, letting go, emerging and the flow with Katarzyna Hylińska
NeuroLanguage & NeuroHeart Education Coach, Trainer, Mentor, Pathwork Facilitater
the Special Guest of the Forum
17.00 – 17.45 discussion panel – Leadership of Women in the Improvisus world!? with: Erika Kallionpää, Tampere University; Dr. Kamalavelu Velayutham, UCLan (UK), Beata Trochymiak (WLF), in
17:45 – 20:00 Mentoring walks in the Royal Łazienki Garden meetings with mentors
20.00 – 23:59 The Gala Award Ceremony for Woman in Logistic024 and ESG Master in Logistics 2024 the gala dinner, live music

June 4, 2024 – Second Day of the Forum: OPEN SPACE TECHNOLOGY, Scientific Session and workshops

OPEN SPACE TECHNOLOGY – talk about whatever you want with whoever you want! We invite you to participate in the largest brainstorming session in logistics, led by Kinga Bujalska and Wojciech Zawisz!

The Rules OST → We start with just a main topic in subgroups and designated time slots on the board.

→ Everyone has the right to propose a topic for discussion.
→ While discussing in groups, you create notes and reports on the course of the discussion.
→ One of the main principles is the law of two feet, which means that everyone can move to another group at any time.
→ By inviting you to Open Space, we aim for diversity – we want to have the most diverse group possible, with as many different perspectives as possible.
→ We give you a unique opportunity to discuss topics that concern you or for which you seek answers.
part I 09.00 – 12.30 (coffee break is available throughout the entire time)
lunch 12.30 – 13.15
part II 13.15 – 15.30 (coffee break is available throughout the entire time)

Scientific Session

15.30 – 18.30

Presentations of international scientific papers in the field of research on women’s leadership in logistics.

Workshops

15:30 – 17:30 (2 workshops, including one concerning the application of AI tools in logistic business)

June 5, 2024 – a meeting of the Scientific Committee of the Women in Logistics Forum