Venture Café Thursday Gathering #5

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ABOUT THE PROGRAM

WHY
Our mission is connecting innovators to make things happen! Innovations are not created in isolation and their implementation requires social trust. Face-to-face interaction is the key to opening Warsaw's potential and to connecting forces of over 750+ organizations dealing with the innovation sector in Warsaw.

WHAT
The Thursday Gathering is the platform for innovators - a central innovation community event in Warsaw organized with passion by Venture Cafe Foundation and the community. Participation is free and open to all members of the innovation community who have ideas, talent, resources and passion to engage and contribute.

HOW
Between May 2019 and April 2020, on each last Thursday of the month, hundreds of amazing innovators and curious doers from Warsaw’s community will gather to enjoy, connect, engage and learn from each other.
From May 2020, we are starting a weekly program and we will be meeting at District Hall Warsaw.

Thursday Gathering is a global movement. Learn more about the Thursday Gathering program and our organization.

Thursday Gathering program partners in Warsaw
hubhublogo
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WHAT'S ON THE AGENDA

26th
SEPTEMBER 2019
5:00 - 8:00 pm

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Save the date for future events!
Look for more information on the calendar on our website or Facebook profile.
(by May 2020 we are meeting on the last Thursday of each month, then we are starting a weekly program)

For every gathering, we are preparing more than 15 interesting elements on the agenda to enjoy, connect, engage and learn from each other.

CONVERSATIONS
(5:00 - 8:00 pm)
the main point of each gathering is facilitated modern networking supported by Venture Cafe's Ambassadors. (+ free beer, wine, and soft drinks)

The main topic of conversations is Cross-Cultural World

On the 26th of September, we celebrate the European Day of Languages.

Throughout Europe, 800 million Europeans are represented in the Council of Europe's 47 member states and all are encouraged to discover more languages at any age, as part of or alongside their studies. This stems from the Council of Europe’s conviction that linguistic diversity is a tool for achieving greater intercultural understanding and a key element in the rich cultural heritage of our continent.

ROUNDTABLE DEBATE 
(5:15 - 6:45 pm)
an interactive debate about trends of the future with 4-6 top experts with the active participation of the audience.

FIRESIDE TALKS
(7:00-8:00 pm)
interviews with VIP guests open for participation.

  • Women Meetup! Special guest Agnieszka Górska, CEO and Co-Founder at UlalaChef (7:00 - 8:00 pm)

DEMO TABLE
(5:00 - 8:00 pm)
companies presenting products, solutions, technologies.

OFFICE HOURS

with experienced entrepreneurs, investors, and service professionals. Individuals may book a 30-minute, one-on-one session with one or more of our experts.

  • PR Office Hours by Anita Kijanka (5.30-6.30) - 2 slots available - please book here
  • IT Career Office Hours with Geek Girls Carrots (6:00-7:00) - 2 slots available - please book here

Let's debunk myths about a career in IT. Would you like to change your career path? Have you been thinking about going into IT? Meet with Geek Girls Carrots and learn what mistakes to avoid.

WORKSHOPS

a program designed to introduce to key topics for local innovation community or principles to help build, launch, and scale successful businesses.

  • Futuro Cards Session on New Relations by radicalzz (7:00-8.00)
  • Cross-cultural competence - Introduction by Kinga Białek (7:00-8:00 pm), 25 participants. Please book here

    How do you experience a cross-cultural encounter?

    Maybe you work in the international environment. Maybe you plan to live and work abroad and you would like to prepare yourself for a culture shock. Maybe you just came to Poland and you would like to know more about cultural differences? Or maybe you want to develop your intercultural awareness?

    No matter the reason, you are invited to a short workshop on cross-cultural competence.

    The workshop aims to define, what cross-cultural competence is and how you can develop it on your own. We will dive into the definition of culture. We will focus on the outcomes of cross-cultural encounter. Finally, we will set the directions for cross-cultural self-development. Feel invited!

  • 'Speak for Your Future Workshop for HR and CSR specialists' by Joanna Mamczur, JCI (5:30-6.30), 15 participants. Please book here

How to make a positive impact through employees engagement in social projects?

In this workshop, the National President of JCI Poland, Joanna Mamczur, will guide you through the possibilities of employees engagement in the context of the Global Goals of Sustainable Development of the United Nations. It is as a tool for implementing CSR policies in your company through the HR activities. In the workshop, you will focus on the social impact projects based on the case study of the volunteering teaching program of Speak for Your Future (also referred to as Speak4Future or S4F - www.speak4future.com)

ART FACTOR
(5:00-8:00 pm)
is a program aimed at bridging the gap between the artists and the innovation community. 

Warsaw Gallery Weekend is an annual festival of contemporary art put together by private galleries around the city. The extensive program of exhibitions and special events reflects the most exciting currents in the Warsaw art scene today over three activity-packed days. Free entry for all exhibitions and events.

Drawing, comics, animation. In his art, he acts as a self-appointed futurologist and documentalist of the artworld. Using the stylistics of cartoons, he preserves the works of other artists – both existing and invented. His humorous and ironic drawings are a quick register of mundane events. The artist treats these situational records as a manner of absorbing reality, a form of reflection and commentary thereon. He also pushes the boundaries of the media used, making animations.

* TBA = To be announced (7 days before the event on the website)

Want to do more than just attend?
Learn more about how you can get involved.

REGISTRATION

IT'S YOUR FIRST VISIT?
PLEASE PRE-REGISTER

1. Please pre-register. It will take only 3 minutes, but it will save you time at the reception. If you fill it now you will be able to use a fast track line to receive your sticker.

2. We ask that attendees conduct themselves in accordance with our Community Credo. Please read it before the event.

3. Below is the address of the venue. If you need more comprehensive information on how to get by other means of transport, please check the contact page.

2ND+ VISIT?
PLEASE JUST COME

1. You are ready to go! Feel free to just come. You can print your sticker at the reception using a fast track line.

2. If you have a Facebook account join the event to show your friends you're participating. We will post the photos from the event on its page.

THE VENUE

The event is happening at

HubHub Nowogrodzka
Jerozolimskie 93

How to find us.