European Financial Congress and its Academy

European Financial Congress and its Academy.

EFC is a high profile financial conference organised every June in Sopot (www.efcongress.com). Attended by the CEOs of the largest Polish banks, consulting companies and other pillars of the economic world it attracts wide audience of financiers, politicians and business people from Poland and other EU countries. EFC Academy is an initiative under which university students can participate in this gathering at no cost and have in addition special sessions centred on their own interests. BAS, who sits on the Steering Committee of the Academy, is responsible for recruitment of Polish students now attending UK universities and organising an Oxford debate on one of the current  subjects of interest . This year the proposition was: “European Union will disappear within 5 years” . Proposition team  was made up from students of UK universities (Oxford, Cambridge, LSE ),  while the other was composed of students of SGH,  Gdańsk , Wrocław and Poznań universities.