Calendar of Future and Past Events

April 14, 2011
Doing Business in Poland The Fastest Growing Economy in Europe Export and Investment Opportunities for Alabama
11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST

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November 19, 2010
Undersecretary Visit to Atlanta 9:00 am - 11:20 am EST

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November 13, 2009
Victor Ashe's Visit to Atlanta 11:30 am - 1:30 pm EST

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May 19, 2009
Investing in Poland: Developing and Executing Entry Strategies - Common Mistakes & Enabling Dealmakers World Trade Center Atlanta

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April 6, 2001
Conference on Europe Southern Center for International Studies, Atlanta, GA

Speaker on Poland:
Dr. Andrzej Olechowski, former Minister of Finance and former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland

Sponsors of Dr. Olechowski's visit:

October 28, 2000
Celebrating Bach: A Great Master's Series by Peter Folkert Roswell Cultural Arts Center, Roswell, GA

June 29, 2000
Quarterly Business Mixer 10 Degrees South, 4183 Roswell Road (north of Buckhead), Atlanta, GA

April 18, 2000
Poland: Open For Business
Keynote Speaker:
Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, President, Narodowy Bank Polski (Polish National Bank), Warsaw

Other Speakers:
  • Dr. Grzegorz Kolodko (Former Deputy Prime Minister of Finance, Poland)
  • Krzystof Sulimirski
  • Dr. Suzanne Lotarski (US Department of Commerce, Washington DC)
  • Steven Horvath (Hunton and Williams, London/Warsaw)
  • Krzystof Lipka (Deloitte & Touche, Warsaw)
  • Dr. John D. Hogan (Georgia State University, Atlanta)
  • Mark Roman (EVIP International, Warsaw)
  • Jerry Hatton (eShare Technologies, Atlanta)
  • Dr. Janusz R. Mrozek (Charles River Associates, Washington DC)

Gold Sponsors: Other Sponsors:

December 1, 1999
Christmas Party! Ramada Plaza Hotel, Presidential Parkway, Atlanta, GA

June 23, 1998
Lunch with the First Secretary Dariusz Wisniewski, First Secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Poland
Veni Vidi Vici, Atlanta, GA

December 2, 1998
Christmas Party!
Georgian Club, 100 Galleria Parkway, Smyrna, GA

September 28, 1998
Poland: Key Investment and Trade Issues
Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Janusz Steinhoff, Minister of the Economy, Republic of Poland

Other Speakers:
  • Dr. Cedric Suzman (Southern Center for International Studies, Atlanta)
  • Dr. Leslaw A. Paga (Deloitte & Touche Poland, Warsaw)
  • Krzysztof Lipka (Deloitte & Touche, New York)
  • Ewelina de Tusch-lec (Polish Agency for Foreign Investment, Warsaw)
  • Andrew Blatter (Hunton and Williams, New York)
  • Aleksander Szlam (Melita International, Atlanta)
  • Marek Kempski (Katowice Voivodship, Poland)
  • Piotr Wojaczak (Katowice Special Trade Economic Zone, Poland)
  • Mieczyslaw Gil (Krakovian Voivodship, Poland)

Gold Sponsors:
Silver Sponsors:

June 28, 1998
Concert in Celebration of Poland's Entry Into NATO
A Tribute to Polish-American Composer David Diamond
Featured Artist: pianist Piotr Folkert

  • ALT Communications
  • Microsoft
  • Harry's Farmers Market

May 13, 1998
Reception and Dinner Party Honoring the Polish delegation attending the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exhibition
Fratelli's Restaurant, Atlanta

December 17, 1997
Christmas Party!

October 16, 1997
Doing Business in Poland: A Seminar on Opportunities for Investment and Trade
Keynote Speaker:
Jan Krzystof Bielecki, former Prime Minister of Poland, currently Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London

Other Speakers:
  • Barbara Jarzembowska (Polish Agency for Foreign Investment, Warsaw)
  • Wlodek Majcherczak (Citibank, Atlanta)
  • Amy Biggers Zona (Central and Eastern Europe Business Information Center, Washington DC)
  • Erik Thoresen (US Trade and Development Agency, Washington DC)
  • John Hogan (School of Business Administration, Georgia State University, Atlanta)

Gold Sponsors:
Silver Sponsors:

April, 1997
Luncheon for Breast Cancer Awareness in Poland

December 5, 1996
Christmas Party!

November 13, 1996
Doing Business in Central Europe, With a Focus on Poland

Keynote Speaker:
Andrzej Olechowski, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Finance, Poland

Other Speakers:
  • Senator Paul Coverdell, Georgia
  • Dorothy Hansberry
  • John Kokoszka
  • Tibor Nemes
  • Jacek Tomorowicz


October 9, 1996
Social @ Georgia State University, College of Business Administration

May 30, 1996
Tribute to Lech Walesa
Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Lech Walesa, former President, Republic of Poland, and Founder, Solidarity

March 15, 1996
Panel Discussion
Grzegorz Dlugi (Embassy of Poland, Washington DC)
Wlodzimierz Chodzko (Embassy of Poland, Washington DC)
John Hogan (Dean, College of Business Administration, Georgia State University, Atlanta)
Witold Zabinski (President, Corporate Strategies, Intl., Atlanta)

December 13, 1995
Christmas Party!

December 5, 1995
Lunch with Ambassador Kosminski

November 15, 1995
Polish Cultural Evening (co-sponsor)
Featured Preformers: Andrzej Lopinski and Piotr Folkert
Kings Plow Art Center, Atlanta

October 7-8, 1995
Festival of Cultures, Atlanta

September 21, 1995
Social @ Lord, Bissel & Brook