24 September 2015 (Thursday)

9.00 – 10.00

Registration, coffee

10.00 –10.15

Official opening of the conference.

Session I: Challenges to pension systems in XXI century – Part 1.

Chaired by prof. Gerard Hughes, Visiting Professor, School of Business Trinity College Dublin

10.15 – 10.45

Prof. Marek Góra, SGH-Polish Pension Group
Financing pension transfers vs. remunerating production factors: The challenge of the 21st century

10.45 – 11.00

Prof. Bernard Casey, Wawrick University

Pension Reforms in the Balkans and their neighbours

11.00 – 11.15

Dr Agnieszka Chłoń-Domińczak, SGH-Polish Pension Group

Impact of the changes in multi-pillar pension systems in the CEE countries on  individual pension wealth

11.15 – 11.40


11.40 – 12.10

Coffee Break

12.10 – 12.25     

Prof. John Turner, Pensions Institute, Washington, Gerard Hughes, Gerard Hughes, Visiting Professor, School of Business Trinity College Dublin

Demographic challenge and longevity insurance benefits for public pensionreform  

12.25 – 12.40

Prof. Filip Chybalski, Lodz University of Technology

Adequacy and Efficinecy Across Different Regimes

12.40 – 12.55

Krzysztof Hegemejer, Collegium Civitas, ICRA Fundation

Michał Polakowski, ICRA Fundation

Balancing sustainability adequacy of the pension system: the case of N(DC) and its Polish version

12.55 – 13.10
Dr Joanna Ratajczak-Tuchołka, Poznań University of Economics
Gender in the private (supplementary) pension systems in Germany

13.10 – 13.40


13.40 – 14.20  


Session II: Challenges to pension systems in XXI century - Part 2

Chaired by dr hab. Marek Szczepański, prof. nazdw., Poznań Univesity of Technology


Prof. Jaroslav Vostatek , Univesity of Finance and Administration, Prague, Czech Republic

Child pension and free rider taxation


Chines scientist ?




Coffee break


Jeko Milev, University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria

PAYG versus fully funded pension system – alternative or complimentary components of pension system – the case of Bulgaria

15.50 – 16.05

Dr Kamila Bielawska, Univesity of Gdansk

Pension reforms and long-term sustainability of public finances of the Central-Eastern European Countries 

16.05 – 16.25

Dr Radosław Kurach, Wrocław University of Economics

How hazardous behavior can deliever more adequate pensions?




Dinner, Ratuszowa Restaurant, Old-Town Market

(Stary Rynek) No. 55 in Poznań

25 September 2015 (Friday)

Session III: Challenges to pension systems in XXI century - Part 3

Chaired by prof. Filip Chybalski, Lodz University of Technology

9.00 – 9.15


Adam Sołdek, President of PTE PZU Pension Company

Asset alocation in the Polish pension system               

9.15 – 9.30


Marcin Wojewódka, Wojewódka & Wspólnicy

The impact of trade unions on occupational pension schemes in Poland

9.30 – 9.45


Dr Joanna Rutecka, PPG-SGH, Warsaw School of Economics

Old-age pension benefits in Poland – do they meet changing needs of the retired?

9.45 – 10.00


10.00 – 10.15


Dr Maria del Carmen Boado-Penas, Univeristy of Liverpool, United Kingdom

Optimal strategies for pay-as-you-go pension finance: a sustainability framework

10.15 – 10.30


Dr Macin Bartkowiak, Poznan University of Economics

Modeling longevity risk

10.30 – 10.45


Mgr Joanna Adamska-Mieruszewska, University of Gdansk

Individual pension savings plans  in the context of saving tendencies in Poland  

10.45 – 11.00

Patrycja Kowalczyk-Rólczyńska, Uniwersytet Wrocławski (Wrocław University)

The role of a reverse mortgage in pension security

11.00 – 11.15


11.15 – 11.40

Coffee Break

Session IV: Demographical impact on public policy, labour market, health care and long term care systems

Chaired by Chaired by prof. Tadeusz Zaborowski, Poznań University of Technology

11.40 – 12.00

Prof. Elżbieta Gołata, Poznań University of Economics

Demographic Perspectives of Poland –Economic and Social Consequences

12.00 – 12.15


Dr Zofia Czepulis Rutkowska, IPiSS, Warsaw

Long term care in comparative perspective

12.15 – 12.30


Dr hab. Olgierd Lissowski, profesor nadzw. PP        

Challenges for the European Social Model

12.30 – 12.45


Dr Marta Borda, Wroclaw University of Economics    

Financial situation of households in Poland in the context of development  of private healthcare financing  mechanism            

12.45 – 13.15



13:15 – 14:00



Dr Michał A. Michalski, Adam Mickiewicz University

Culture behind the demographic decline. What happened to the “Big Why” of the Western Civilization


Dr Małgorzata Gajowiak, Poznan University of Technology

Social capital. Older people. Age management


Dr Mariusz Dybał, Uniwersytet Wrocławski

Equity release schemes


Mgr inż. Wioleta Dębczyńska, prof. Tadeusz Zaborowski, Poznań University of Technology

Social responsibility of insurance companies

15.00 – 15.15


Session V: Demographic changes and ergonomics

Chaired by prof. Edwin Tytyk, Poznań University of Technology

15.15 – 15.30


Dr inż. Marcin Butlewski, prof. dr hab. inż. Edwin Tytyk, Poznan University of Technology

Ergonomic engineering for the activation of the erderly

15.30 – 15.45


Dr inż. Adam Górny, dr Małgorzata Rembiasz, Poznań University of Technology

Determinants assesses of work possibilities the people aged 60+

15.45 – 16.00


16.00 – 16.15


Dr hab. Marek Szczepański, prof. nadzw. PP

Concluding remarks