Programme 2020

FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME

15 October 2020 (Thursday) “Metropolises in comparison”


[The first day of the conference is of a comparative nature. Speakers and speakers – who are lawyers, administrators, political scientists, urban planners, sociologists and geographers – will focus on foreign organizational and functional models of metropolises, and more specifically on such issues as: the place of metropolises in the administrative and political system, political relations between metropolises and government administration and local government, organizational form and internal system of the metropolis]


11.00-11.30 – opening of the conference

11.00-12.30 – session one

speakers:

  • Igor Zachariasz, PhD (Department of Regulatory Policies at the Cracow University of Economics), Metropolises in the territorial division of authorities;
  • prof. Robert Pyka, PhD (Department of Social Sciences, University of Silesia in Katowice), Evolution of the status of metropolitan areas in France and Canada. Case study of two metropolises: Montreal and Lyon;
  • Hans Thor Andersen, PhD (Research Director at the Danish Institute of Building Technology at the University of Aalborg), Lukasz Damurski, PhD (Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Technology), Cohesive metropoles?

12:30-14.00 – session two

speakers:

  • Maciej Kruś, PhD (Faculty of Law and Administration of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań), Agreement as a way for the city to define the rules of development of the metropolis – examples from HafenCity;
  • Weronika Szafrańska, PhD (Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Silesia in Katowice), Ordnung muss sein – about the German approach to the institution of the metropolis on the example of Europäische Metropolregion München;
  • Hans Thor Andersen, PhD (Research Director at the Danish Institute of Building Technology at the University of Aalborg), Maja de Neergaard (Department of the Built Environment, Aalborg University Copenhagen), Governing Metropolitan Regions: Copenhagen;
  • Łukasz Mikuła, PhD (Faculty of Socio-Economic Geography and Spatial Management at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań), English and German inspirations – the experience of Hanover and Manchester and building metropolitan management structures in Poland.

14.30-16.00 – third session

speakers:

  • Sebastian Gajewski, PhD (Chair of Administrative Law of the European School of Law and Administration in Warsaw), Legal status of districts on the example of Berlin, Budapest and Prague;
  • Maria Albu, PhD (Senior lecturer, Faculty of Law and Social Sciences,“1 Decembrie 1918” University, Alba Iulia, Romania), Metropolitan areas in Romania;
  • prof. Aleksander Kuczabsky, PhD (Faculty of Oceanography and Geography, University of Gdańsk), Alina Boychuk (European Business Association, Western Ukrainian Office, Lions), Ukrainian agglomerations in the system of public management.
  • Mariusz Szyrski, PhD (Department of Administrative Law and Local Government, Faculty of Law and Administration, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw), Metropolis in a changing reality and in the conditions of globalization. Opportunities and threats.

16.00 – closing of the first day of the conference

16 October 2020 (Friday) “In search of inspiration”


[The second day of the conference, in turn, is national, analytical and conceptual. Having in mind foreign organizational and functional models of metropolises, the speakers and speakers will focus on the Polish political and legal situation, establish the desired place of the metropolis in the Polish administrative and political system, and exchange their own observations on their tasks, form and system. Thus, knowledge useful for the Polish legislator will emerge, bearing the features of a legislative material for the national metropolitan policy]


9.00-10.00 – introductory lectures for discussion

speakers:

Moderator: Adam Bochentyn, PhD (Chairman of the Metropolitan Institute Council)

  • Katarzyna Kuć-Czajkowska, PhD (Faculty of Political Science and Journalism, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University), Integrated Territorial Investments – Polish and Czech Inspirations;
  • Prof. Marta Lackowska, PhD (Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw), How Integrated Territorial Investments have changed the Polish scene of metropolitan management;
  • Roman Marchaj, PhD (Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Silesia in Katowice), Legal position of the metropolitan union in the Silesian Voivodeship.

10.00-11.00 – expert panel

Moderator: Artur Celiński (Vice Editor in Chief City Warehouse)

  • prof. Tomasz Bąkowski, PhD (Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Gdańsk);
  • prof. Antoni Dudek, PhD (Decentralised Republic of Poland; Institute of Political Science of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw);
  • prof. Tomasz Kaczmarek, PhD (Faculty of Socio-Economic Geography and Spatial Management, Adam Mickiewicz University Metropolitan Research Centre in Poznań);
  • prof. Przemysław Śleszyński, PhD (Department of Urban Geography and Population of the Polish Academy of Sciences);
  • prof. Zygmunt Niewiadomski, PhD (Institute of Political Economy, Law and Economic Policy, Warsaw School of Economics).

11.00-12:00 – local government panel

Moderator: Artur Celiński (Vice Editor in Chief City Warehouse)

  • Maciej Fijałkowski (Director of the European Funds and Development Policy Office of the City of Warsaw);
  • Michał Glaser (Director of the Gdańsk-Gdynia-Sopot Metropolitan Area Association);
  • Łukasz Krupa (Vice-Chairman of the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Sejmik);
  • Paweł Orłowski (Secretary of State in the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development; member of the Board of the Pomorskie Voivodeship)
  • prof. Daniel Wacinkiewicz, PhD (Deputy Mayor of Szczecin; Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Szczecin).

12.00 – closing of the conference