WEDNESDAY May 23, 2018


9.00 - 10:00

Registration of participants and opening of the exhibition

10:10 - 13:30

Plenary session I








Welcoming the participants and opening the Congress
• Director of the Institute of Logistics and Warehousing & President of the Polish Logistics Association

Speech by the President of the European Logistics Association
• Paolo Bisogni, European Logistics Association

Logistics in Poland - report 2017
• Grzegorz Szyszka, Institute of Logistics and Warehousing

Supply Chain Digitization in the Automotive Industry. An Empirical Analysis with Evidence from selected global market
• Hans-Christian Pfohl, TU Darmstadt, European Logistics Association

Solutions based on GS1 standards supporting the digitization of supply chains
• Elżbieta Hałas, Aleksander Niemczyk, GS1 Polska

The future of logistics – importance on innovations from continuous improvement to drones and robotics
• Steven Harman, Amazon Europe

Debate "How cyber-threats can slow down the process of digitization of supply chains?"
• Chairperson: Artur Olejniczak, Institute of Logistics and Warehousing
Invited to the debate: representatives of trade, production, services and science


  • Christian von Rützen, Chief Information Security Officer, Dachser
  • Prof. dr hab. inż. Wojciech Cellary, Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Poznaniu
  • Janusz Gocałek, Prezes Zarządu Talex SA
11:30 - 12:00

Coffee break and visiting the "Logistics market 2018" exhibition

13:30 - 15:00

Lunch and visiting the "Logistics Market in 2018" exhibition


15:00 - 18:00

Thematic sessions  (held simultaneously)

A1 session

Logistics in omnichannel

B1 session

New dimension of logistic services in supply chains

C1 session

IoT and other disruptive technologies in logistics

16:15 - 16:35

Coffee break and visiting the "Logistics market 2018" exhibition

20:00 - 23:30

Logistics Party


THURSDAY 24 May, 2018


9:30 - 11:30

Thematic sessions (held simultaneously)

A2 session

Transport – organizational trends and challenges

B2 session

The new role of the warehouse in digital supply chains

C2 session

Cooperation and integration in supply chains

11:30 - 12:00

Coffee break and visiting the "Logistics market 2018" exhibition


12:00 - 14:00

Thematic sessions (held simultaneously)

A3 session

Transport – new trends and technological solutions

B3 session

Warehouse 4.0 – modern warehouses centers

C3 session

IT for supply chains

14:00 - 15:00

Lunch and visiting the "Logistics Market in 2018" exhibition


15:00 - 16:40

Plenary session II

The influence of blockchain technology on a supply chain
• Anna Streżyńska, MC2 Solutions Sp. z o.o.

Urban logistics today and tomorrow – an opportunity or a risk?
• Szymon Trzebiatowski, Volkswagen Poznań

Android is ready for Logistics - are you ready for Android?
• Andy Zmolek, Android Enterprise Evangelist, Google USA

16:40 - 17:00

End of the meeting


FRIDAY, 25 May, 2018


10:00 - 14:00

Technical visits at companies and thematic workshops (The workshops will be conducted in Polish only!)

1.Industry 4.0 – opportunities and threats, Volkswagen Września
2. Managing Big Data in a supply chain by means of cloud computing, Beyond Poznań
3. Logistics in omnichannel trade, Amazon, Sady near Poznań