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Rada expo silesia

The Council of Expo Silesia is a group of people representing leading economic organizations as well as science and research centres operating in the southern macro-region in Poland, i.e. the Silesian, Małopolski and Opolski regions and also Moravian-Silesian region in Czech Republic. Its task will be, among other things, to provide opinions on the development directions of Expo Silesia, so that this development will be cohesive and congruent with the development of the whole macro-region, give expert advice related to scheduled trade fairs and support the growth of the biggest exhibition centre in the south of Poland.


    Presidium of the Council:

  • Janusz Steinhoff - Chairman of the Council of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Katowice - Executive President of the Council of Expo Silesia
  • Prof. Andrzej S. Barczak - President of the Board of the Polish Economic Society in Katowice
  • Eugeniusz Budniok - Chancellor of the Business Centre Club Regional Chapter in Katowice
  • Tadeusz Donocik - President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Katowice
  • Prof. Józef Dubiński - General Director of the Central Mining Institute
  • Jan Klimek - President of the Chamber of Craft and Small and Medium Entrepreneurship
  • Prof. Zbigniew ¦mieszek - Managing Director of the Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals, Vice-chairman of council of main research and development unit
  • Romuald Talarek - President of the Board of the Polish Steel Association
  • Piotr Wojaczek - President of the Katowice Special Economic Zone Co.
  • Andrzej Zdebski - President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Cracow
  • Tomasz Raczyński - President of Expo Silesia - Secretary of the Council of Expo Silesia

  • Members of the Council from Poland:

  • Prof. Wiesław Bany¶ - Rector of the University of Silesia in Katowice
  • Prof. Jerzy Barglik - President of the Association of Polish Electrical Engineers SEP 
  • Grzegorz Chmielewski - President of the Katowice Charter of Polish Tourism Chamber
  • Artur Gacek - President of the Regional Chamber of Commerce in Czestochowa
  • Zbigniew Gieleciak - President of the Regional Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Tychy
  • dr hab. Stefan Góralczyk - Director of the Institute of Mechanised Construction and Rock Mining
  • Wojciech Ku¶pik - Chairman of the Board, Polish Association of Entrepreneurship Support, the publisher of "Nowy Przemysł" ("New Industry") a monthly economic magazine
  • Wiktor Pawlik - President of the Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Gliwice
  • Prof. Jan Pilarczyk - Director of the Polish Welding Centre of Excellence
  • Marek Piwowarczyk - Chancellor of the Business Centre Club Malopolska Regional Chapter
  • Prof. Jan Pyka - Rector of the Karol Adamiecki University of Economics in Katowice
  • Marian Rospond - Administrative director of the International Airport Katowice in Pyrzowice GTL S.A.
  • Adam Schwedler - Director of Institute for Ferrous Metallurgy
  • Klaudiusz Siwiec - President of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Tarnowskie Gory
  • Jan Solich - President of the Bielsko-Biała Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Roland Stasiak - President of the Polish Economic Chamber of Non-ferrous Metals and Recycling
  • Prof. Józef Szczepan Suchy - President of the Polish Foundrymen's Technical Association
  • Prof. Antoni Tajdu¶ - Rector of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Cracow
  • Artur Tomasik - President of the Board GTL S.A.
  • Prof. Wojciech Zieliński - Rector of the Silesian University of Technology
  • Andrzej Żylak - President of the Industrial and Commercial Chamber in Rybnik
  • Prof. Andrzej Karbownik - former Rector of the Silesian Univeristy of Technology


          Members of the Council from the Czech Republic:

  • Inż. Pavel Bartoš – Chairman of the Board – The Chamber of Commerce of Moravian - Silesian Region (Krajská hospodářská komora Moravskoslezského kraje)
  • Doc. inż. Jiří Cienciala CSc. – Chairman of the Board –  The Czech - Polish Chaber of Commerce in Ostrava (Česko-polská Obchodní Komora v Ostravě)
  • (Vysoká škola báňská - Technická univerzita Ostrava)
  • Inż. Jan  Skipala, Ph.D.  – Chairman of the Board  – Association of Industrial Companies of Moravia and Silesia (Společenství průmyslových podniků Moravy a Slezska)
  • Inż. Jaroslav  Zachurczok CSc. –  Chairman of the Board and CEO - VÚH® Group Ltd. (Výzkumný ústav hutnictví ľeleza, a.s.)