prof. Jacek Szołtysek

University of Economics in Katowice

Jacek Szołtysek is a full professor and Head of Social Logistics Department. For over 15 years he has been interested in the potential of logistics in city management, heath care, humanitarian actions and other applications of social logistics. He’s initiated new research directions in city logistics, returnable logistics and in the new area of applied logistics – the social logistics. He is an author of 7 academic handbooks, 6 scientific monographs, 60 chapters in scientific monographs, over 170 research articles published in Poland and abroad. He is a reviewer of 17 theses.

He lectures on city logistics at bachelor, master and postgraduate courses in Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Palestine. He’s an expert in the city functioning, most of all in the idea of smart city and manners of shaping social capital and other resources required to create an intelligent city.

He’s been awarded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the Polish Association of Transport Engineers and Technicians, the Rector of the University of Economics in Katowice, the Rector of the Warsaw School of Economcs. His handbook “Podstawy Logistyki Miejskiej. Wydanie drugie poszerzone”  received the Special Journalists’ Award for the best academic handbook. The monography “Logistyka miasta” published by the PWE in Warsaw in 2016 received an award from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for extraordinary scientific accomplishments in December 2017.

All speakers

Jürg Burri

Swiss Embassy in Poland

Michał Olszewski

Deputy Mayor of Warsaw

Roger Boltshauser

Boltshauser Architekten AG, ETH Zurich

Marcin Chruśliński

HB Reavis Poland

Artur Jerzy Filip

Faculty of Architecture, Warsaw University of Technology

Marlena Happach

Architecture and Spatial Planning Department in Warsaw City Hall

prof. Jerzy Hausner

Cracow University of Economics

Werner Huber


Agnieszka Kalinowska-Sołtys

APA Wojciechowski Architects, SARP

Jędrzej Kolesiński

Foster + Partners

Monika Konrad

Municipal Office of Town Planning and Development Strategy in the City of Warsaw

prof. Ewa Maria Kuryłowicz

Kuryłowicz & Associates, Warsaw University of Technology

Paweł Wierzbicki

Schindler Polska Sp. z o.o.

Przemo Łukasik


Przemysław Powalacz

Geberit Sp. z o.o.

Maria Saloni-Sadowska

Kuryłowicz & Associates, SARP (Warsaw)

Lukas Schifferle

Swiss Embassy in Poland

Ulrich Schwendimann

Polish-Swiss Chamber of Commerce

prof. Krystyna Solarek

Politechnika Warszawska

Andreas Sonderegger

pool architects Zurich

Marek Szymański

Franke Polsko Sp. z o.o., Polish-Swiss Chamber of Commerce

Marcin Świetlik

Warsaw Development Planning Office / Society of the Polish Town Planners