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Conference in English


15:30 – 15:50 Registration
15:50 – 16:00 Welcome and opening remarks
16:00 – 17:10 Panel 1 – Liberal agenda to strengthen Europe

What can be done to strengthen freedom and competitiveness in Europe? What policies should liberals offer to respond to challenges in the European Union? How to promote free market ideas at the European Union level?

Moderator: Marek Tatala (Vice President, Civil Development Forum)


  • Ivan Miklos (Slovak politician and the former Minister of Finance of Slovakia)
  • Richard Zundritsch (Board member of the Austrian Economics Center and the Hayek Institute)
  • Marcin Nowacki (Vice President of Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers – ZPP)
  • Karol Zdybel (Associate in Mises Institute of Economic Education, economist and management consultant)
17:10 – 17:35 Keynote speech

Leszek Balcerowicz (Economist, Board Chairman at Civil Development Forum – FOR)

17:35 – 17:50 Coffee break
17:50-19:00 Panel 2 – Illiberal movements in Europe and elsewhere: threat to freedom?

What drives enemies of freedom, free markets and rule of law? Are enemies of freedom stronger nowadays? Which policies stimulate illiberal and anti-capitalist sentiments? How to defend free market economy and individual liberties as sources of human well-being?

Moderator: Agata Stremecka (President, Civil Development Forum)


  • Dan Mitchell (Center for Freedom and Prosperity)
  • Cris Lingle (Visiting Professor of Economics at the Universidad Francisco Marroquín in Guatemala)
  • Edit Zgut (Hungarian foreign policy analyst, lecturer at the Centre for Europe, University of Warsaw)
  • Leszek Jażdżewski (Editor-in-Chief of Liberté!)


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