Join us in transforming Wroclaw into the most innovative
IT hub in Central Europe!

4th October 2016

Double Tree by Hilton


With +200 IT companies, +7 500 IT students and +20 000 IT professionals Wroclaw is one of the leading digital hubs in Central Eastern Europe. The combination of top tech Polish and foreign companies, numerous startups, modern manufacturing sector and vibrant academic world constitute unique and innovative IT friendly ecosystem.

For decades Wroclaw has been technology driven city at the forefront of Polish electronics and IT industry. By launching WRO IT Camp we aim to create the forum where leaders of the local IT ecosystem, represented by business, universities, authorities and innovators may exchange ideas, develop cooperation and launch initiatives.

Join us in transforming Wroclaw into the most innovative
IT hub in Central Europe!


Conference Programme_

WRO IT CAMP – 4th October 2016

Double Tree by Hilton

  • 14:00 Welcome Speech
  • 14:10 Łukasz Czajkowski, ARAW, Tomasz Sokołowski, HRK, Presentation of the report on IT industry in Wroclaw
  • 14:30 B2U cooperation – US perspective
    Prof. Peter Stanchev, Kettering University, (in agreement with Wroclaw University of Economics), "Entrepreneurial Minded Learning and cooperation between University and business environment"
  • 15:05 B2U cooperation – Polish perspective
    Dr Mariusz Mazurkiewicz, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology,
    “At the crossroads of business and education”
  • 15:25 B2U cooperation – Polish perspective
    Karol Pokorski, University of Wroclaw, “Computer Science in industry”
  • 15:45 B2U – B perspective
    3 x 15 minute speeches of IT companies’ representatives operating in Wroclaw on:
    - Dr Wojciech Walczak, Agilopolis, “Closing the competency of Project Management graduates”
    - Krzysztof Janusz i Piotr Anioła, Intive, “Patronage - INnovative internship program”
    - Bartosz Ciepluch, Nokia, "Successful University Networking"
  • 16:30 Coffee break & networking
  • 16:50 Business experience:
    upskilling, retraining, bringing new talents to the IT sector

    6 x 20 minute presentations of companies’ representatives – experience with employees’ upgrading skills (including graduates), engineers’ and not engineers’ retraining into IT professionals:
    - Bartosz Strożek, Luxoft, “How to make stars shine: the key to hiring experienced Juniors”
    - Agnieszka Chojnowska, NBC, “Trust Me, I'm a 'Software Developer' – best practices and tools to evaluate IT Consultants performance”
    - Przemek Pardel, Google, “How Google makes great developers even better - Google Developers Programs”
    - Anna Mikucka, Capgemini, "Can everyone climb Mount Everest ? - equipping engineers and scientists with skills required to face IT challenges"
    - Tomasz Bienkiewicz, Global Logic, “Anyone can be IT engineer - possible?"
    - Daria Zysk-Mortka, IBM, “Make IT happen - how proficiency language speakers can become techies”
  • 18:50 Evening snack & networking

We reserve the right to modify the programme structure. All the updates will be posted here.

Speakers bio & pictures – coming soon.