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A debate within the II edition of the "Smart City" programme

I International Forum on Personalised Medicine 
The First International Forum on Personalised Medicine will take place on the 2 March 2016 in Warsaw. It is the first project of this magnitude that will gather in one place and time representatives of medical science, pharmaceutical industry, manufacturers of diagnostic equipment, professional and regional associations, as well as politicians and scientists who are interested in the development of personalised medicine in Poland and across the world. The event will be attended by Marta Goląb Gadomska and Gerard Karp.

Discussed issues will include, among others:
the place of personalised medicine in the development of medical sciences
personalised medicine in clinical practice
interdisciplinarity in personalised medicine
ethical conditions and legal environment for the functioning of personalised medicine
financial and organisational challenges for the health care system using the personalised medicine solutions. 

The last item of the forum will be the declaration of the Polish Coalition of Personalised Medicine. The document will be presented by prof. Jacek Fijuth, Chairman of the Polish Society of Oncology. Wierzbowski Eversheds is a founding member of the Coalition.

During the forum the book "Personalised Medicine. Myths, facts, recommendation", edited by Adam Fronczak, will have its premiere. The authors of the chapter "Legal Environment for personalised medicine - chosen aspects" are Marta Gadomska-Gołąb and Gerard Karp.

Event is organised by the Institute for Health Protection, Employers Union of Innovative Pharmaceutical Companies - INFARMA and the Association for Good Clinical Trials Practice in Poland - GCPpl

Honorary patron of the forum is the Health Ministry.

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On 16 January 2017 a debate within the II edition of the nationwide "Smart City" programme will be held in Katowice. It will be a "round table" meeting, devoted to the idea of smart cities. Dr. Arwid Mednis was invited to participate and  Wierzbowski Eversheds is a partner of this event. 

The main objective of smart cities is to use modern technologies to a better, more efficient and environmentally friendly management of services and urban infrastructure.

The patronage of the programme "Smart City II" was assumed by: the Mayor of Katowice, the Ministry of Digitisation, the Association of Polish Cities, the Union of Polish Metropolises, the Polish Information Processing Society, the Polish Chamber of Digital Broadcasting, the Institute of Urban Development, the Institute of Innovative Technologies EMAG and the Smart Power Grids Poland Consortium.

The round table will be attended by: the Deputy Mayor of Katowice, the management of the Municipal Office in Katowice, as well as a group of experts selected by The Keryx Group, the organiser of the event. Subsequent debates within the II edition of the "Smart City" will be held in February in Rzeszów, Kielce and Szczecin.