On 15-17 May 2015 Work Service took part in the XLI scientific symposium "Modern Economy and Public Administration" in Zakopane. The theme of the first day of XLI GAP Symposium in Zakopane was Polish labour. The host of the meeting was PhD. Jacek Męcina, Prof. of the UW - Secretary of State in the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy. With his speech, he opened the discussion on the Polish labour, introducing the symposium participants to the topic by providing timely data on numerical and financial condition of the Polish labour market.
This year's discussion at the Symposium, on how to change the labour offices to exploit the unused potential was participated by Mr Tomasz Misiak - President of the Supervisory Board of WSSA, who along with Mrs Anna Karaszewska - General Director of Ingeus Sp. z o.o., Ms Malgorzata Pliszka - Director of the District Labour Office in Nysa and Mrs Małgorzata Sokół - Director of the Regional Labour Office in Lublin, was able to share his experiences and thoughts on the topic.
Subsequent panel discussions focused on the issues: improving the quality of Polish labour, or decisions, which the Polish labour market needs. Panels were attended by: Jaroslaw Chołodecki - Vice President of the Association of the Family Business Initiative,Małgorzata Czachor - Director of Human Resources Region Poland Fortum Power and Heat Polska Sp. z o.o.Jacek Kowalski- Board Member for Human Resources Orange, PhD Prof. Juliusz Gardawski - Director of the Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Economic Sociology and Head of the Department of Economic Sociology in the School of Economics, Jan Guz - Chairman of the All-Poland Alliance of Trade Unions, andPhD. Andrzej Malinowski - President of the Employers of Poland.
The highlight of the program was the discussion with a surprise guest, which was Stanisław Soyka, a conversation with him was conducted by Krzysztof Materna. It ended with joint singing of Tolerance.
* Symposiums are meetings organized twice a year, attended by students of Economy and Public Administration from the University of Economics in Kraków, the staff of this university, as well as invited speakers and guests. The creator and host of each conference is PhD. Prof. Jerzy Hausner, the founder of the Department of Economy and Public Administration at the University of Economics in Kraków.