EVENTS 2021 | Conferences, seminars, workshops, that we participate in

IX Meeting with HR Arena

Date: 29 January 2021
Where: Online
Organiser: HR Arena

The issue of vaccination against COVID-19 for employees will be discussed during the event. Find out if an employer can fire an employee if he or she refuses to vaccinate.

The congress will be attended by:

Details and registration available at HR Arena website


The 12th Congress of Investor Relations SEG

Date: 8-9 June 2021
Where: to be confirmed
Organiser: The Polish Association of Listed Companies SEG

The aim of the event is to expand business relations between listed companies and the capital market.

The congress will be attended by:

  • Katarzyna Sarek-Sadurska, partner, and attorney-at-law Dominka Dörre-Kolasa, PhD., partner, will be participating in a panel discussion devoted to human rights, and will conduct workshops on remuneration policies reporting.

Details and registration available at the 12th Congress of Investor Relations SEG website



Past events

HR Impact Conference

Date: December 7-10, 2020
Where: Online
Organiser: Forum Media Polska

The HR Impact Conference is dedicated to the influence of HR on the organization's business success in 2021. Business practitioners will discuss the key areas of importance for the functioning of the business in the scope of HR responsibility, such as strategic thinking of employees, HR data analysis, or implementation of innovation and competence development.

Who will be performing:

Details available at the website the organizer website.


Accountants and Financial Experts Congress

Date: December 9, 2020
Where: Online
Organiser: the Polish Institute of Business Development

The Accountants and Financial Experts Congress is devoted to the latest trends and solutions  improving   the accounting workflow. The agenda  includes such topics as electronic document circulation, electronic signature, digitization and automation, data security and integrated communication. The congress is addressed to financial directors, chief accountants and managers in financial departments.

Who will be performing:

  • Nicole Gerwat, attorney-at-law, will present on how to eliminate paper from business processes, i.e. document digitization.

Details available at the website the organizer website.



Due Diligence on Poland – Compliance and Enforcement Risks for Polish Business

Date: 8 December 2020 | 3:00 – 4:00pm CET | 2.00 – 3.00pm GMT
Where: Online
Organiser: Debevoise & Plimpton

What are the compliance challenges for foreign investors in Poland? Join us for a webinar where lawyers and compliance experts from Raczkowski and Debevoise joined by Dominika Stępińska-Duch, Head of Legal at TVN Discovery Group will discuss topics such as:

  • Implications of the Polish corporate governance rules on compliance management systems and liability of entities and individuals 
  • Pitfalls of the Polish corporate and individual liability regimes
  • The Polish enforcement landscape and the impact of rule of law concerning investors


  • Jane Shvets, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Robin Lööf, International Counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton (Moderator)
  • Dominika Stępińska-Duch, Head of Legal, Management Board, TVN Discovery Group
  • Janusz Tomczak, Partner, Raczkowski

Details available at the website Due Diligence on Poland.


Effective HR Compliance

Date: 22-23 November 2020
Where: Sheraton Grand Warsaw
Organiser: MMC Polska

The conference is intended for CEOs, board members, directors and specialists. It raises the difficult topic of compliance with legal regulations and applicable ethical principles, as well as the need for cooperation of many departments to reduce the risk of non-compliance.

Who will be performing:

  • Damian Tokarczyk, advocate, senior lawyer with the topic "Proper handling of disputes and preventing litigation between the organization and the employee".

Details available at Effective HR Compliance website


The Polish Congress of personal Data Protection Law

Date: 18-20 November 2020 
Where: Online
Organiser: Must Read Media

The 5th edition of the congress raises the most important issues of GDPR among experts and practitioners. Personal data protection specialists will focus on protecting personal data in cyberspace, and in the current pandemic situation. They will also comment on inspections and motions of the Polish and European supervisory authorities.

Who will be performing:

  • Dominika Dörre-Kolasa, PhD., attorney-at-law, partner, will discuss “Equality policies, reporting and personal data protection in employment”.

Details available at the Polish Congress of Personal Data Protection Law website


The Legal HR Summit

Date: 4-5 November 2020
Where: Online
Organiser: Ius Laboris

The Legal HR Summit was a 2-day online conference focused on the future of the working world and providing insights into managing an international workforce. It brought together global law and HR leaders.

Who was attending:

  • Bartłomiej Raczkowski, advocate, managing partner in the session “How do you create a sense of community in teams when everyone is working from home?”

Details available at The Legal HR Summit


Employer liability for covid-19 infections

Date: 22 October 2020
Where: Online
Organiser: Akademia Wiedza i Praktyka

The webinar answered the most common questions of HR departments and business owners in the current epidemiological situation. How to provide employees with appropriate health and safety conditions? Can COVID-19 infection be considered an accident at work? What is the responsibility of the employer in the event of infection?

The webinar was hosted by:

Details available at Akademia Wiedza i Praktyka website

HR and Payroll Conference 2021

Date: 22-23 October 2020
Where: Online
Organiser: Centrum Wiedzy Prawno-Podatkowej

The HR and Payroll Conference is a practical and substantive meeting with experts in the field of labour law and remuneration. During this year's edition, the most important changes introduced by the "Anti-Crisis Shields" were discussed, as well as the changes planned in the near future. The latest case law, positions of authorities and interpretations adopted by them were also presented.

Who was performing:

  • Iwona Jaroszewska-Ignatowska, attorney-at-law, partner discussed: "The issues of planning and settling working time - what to pay attention to? How to correct any mistakes?"
  • Michał Kacprzyk, attorney-at-law, senior lawyer discussed "Settlement of the anti-crisis shield - challenges for employers who have used the benefits"

Details available at HR and Payroll Conference 2021 website

Webinar: New rules on posted workers in the EU – A second look 

Date: 23 October 2020
Where: Online
Organiser: Ius Laboris

During the webinar the speakers discussed the revised rules on posted workers and how the Directive is being implemented and what it all means for businesses.

The webinar was attended by:

  • Michał Kacprzyk, attorney-at-law, senior lawyer
  • Lawyers from Belgium, Italy, the UK, Estonia and Hungary

Details available at the “New rules on posted workers in the EU – A second look” website

Webinar: Working from home: a solution for the long term

Date: 8 October 2020
Where: Online
Organiser: Ius Laboris

Webinar was organised by COBALT Lithuania together with Ius Laboris.

The webinar was attended by:

  • Edyta Jagiełło, attorney-at-law, senior lawyer
  • Lawyers from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Russia, Poland and Belarus

Details available at Working from home: a solution for the long term” website

5th Next Generation Congress, FUTURE of NEXTgen!

Date: 5-6 October 2020
Where: Concordia Design in Poznan
Organiser: Instytut Biznesu Rodzinnego

The Congress was dedicated to young entrepreneurs on the threshold of their careers in family businesses. During two days, participants had the opportunity to take part in discussions and practical workshops on digitization, global trends and the role of the future leader.

Who was performing:

Details available at 5th Next Generation Congress, FUTURE of NEXTgen!

10th Forum of Chief Financial Officers

Date: 16-17 September 2020
Where: Online
Organiser: Blue Business Media

The conference is a platform for financial directors responsible for financial strategies to exchange knowledge and experience. During the event the speakers discussed topics such as legal and financial security of the company, the impact of the automation on the financial processes, the role and the challenges of the CFOs and their criminal and fiscal liability. 

Who was performing:

Details available at the 10th Forum of CFOs website



Motivation on Production

Date: 22-23 September 2020
Where: Online
Organiser: Blue Business Media

The aim of the 5th edition was to work out an effective method to motivate production workers to develop their competences and creativity. The main topic was workers’ motivation in a dynamic economic environment. The speakers discussed, among other topics, the role of the leader in the coronavirus era and ways to maintain a positive atmosphere in the workplace. 

Who was performing:

  • Katarzyna Sarek-Sadurska, attorney-at-law, partner presented on the “ABC of the Labour Code for production directors”.
  • dr Dominika Dörre-Kolasa, PhD., attorney-at-law, partner discussed “The effective recruitment of the production dream team – new challenges, duties and risks”.

 Details available at Motivation on Production website