Conference 2021

GENERATION FREEDOM is the name for the generation born after the political revolutions of 1989. The first generation born in free lands, that has never experienced communism, and whose oldest representatives are now in their thirties. This is the generation that shall slowly but surely become the dominant force in Central and European politics, business, and media.

THE THREE SEAS GENERATION FREEDOM CONFERENCE (18.09.2021 – 19.09.21 IN WARSAW) was devoted to the Three Seas Initiative in the perspective of the next 50 years. The speeches to be delivered by experts from around the world focused on THE FUTURE OF THE REGION IN THE CONTEXT OF CIVILIZATION, TECHNOLOGY AND BUSINESS . The conference was based on several short TEDx-style speeches followed by a Q&A session with the audience. The guests came from academic, business, politics and diplomacy backgrounds, as well as the media. All Three Seas states were represented at the conference, providing an excellent opportunity to establish valuable relations.

THE THREE SEAS GENERATION FREEDOM CONFERENCE was also attended by journalists from all Three Seas Initiative countries, as well as several dozen representatives from the fields of business, diplomacy and politics. Speakers at the conference were persons directly involved in the building of the Three Seas Initiative from Poland and abroad, as well as recognized international experts specializing in geopolitical issues. The conference created a space for dialogue between journalists and other guests and layed the foundations for a long-term relationships, supporting the idea of the Three Seas Initiative.

The list of confirmed
speakers included,
amongst others:

Paweł Jabłoński
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Polish Government’s Plenipotentiary for the Three Seas Initiative
Beata Daszyńska-Muzyczka
President of the Management Board of Poland’s State Development Bank, Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of the Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund
Ian Brzezinski
Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, Former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Europe and NATO Policy
Velina Tchakarova
Director at the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy, conducts Strategic Foresight and Trends Analysis for the Austrian Ministry of Defence
Madalina Vicari
Expert on energy geopolitics and geoeconomics
Dr. Solomon Passy
Founder and President of the Atlantic Club of Bulgaria, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria and former Chairman-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

Experts

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POLAND

Beata
Daszyńska–Muzyczka

President of the Management Board of Poland’s State Development Bank, Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of the Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund.

President of the Management Board of Polish State Development Bank, chairman of the supervisory board of the Three Seas Fund. Member of the Council of the President of the Republic of Poland for International Policy. Graduate of economic universities: Advanced Leadership Program/ICAN Institute at Harvard Business Review, University of Cambridge.

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POLAND

Mariusz
Babula

Vice-President of the Management Board and shareholder of Zortrax S.A., a renowned 3D printing solutions manufacturer from Poland.

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POLAND

Jacek
Bartosiak

PhD., CEO and Founder of Strategy&Future. Author of best-selling books, including Pacific and Eurasia: On War.

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HUNGARY

David
Brazsil

Secretary General at the National Council of the Wine Communities Hungary.

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USA

Ian J.
Brzezinski

Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, Former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Europe and NATO Policy.

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UNITED KINDOM

Edward
Lucas

Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis, former Senior Editor at the Economist, specialist in European and transatlantic security affairs.

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BULGARIA

Dr Solomon
Passy

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria, Founder and President of the Atlantic Club of Bulgaria.

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Romania

Madalina
Sisu Vicari

Expert on Geoeconomics, University of Liege. Romanian-born Belgian resident, energy geopolitics and energy markets expert.

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HUNGARY

Dr Zoltan
Szalai

Editor-in Chief of the Hungarian weekly newspaper Mandiner and the Director General of Mathias Corvinus Collegium

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Austria

Velina
Tchakarova

TEDx topic: "The Geopolitics of TSI amid Bifurcation of the Global System."