FREE Network Retreat Warsaw September 8-11 2022

Hotel: Ibis Styles Warsaw City Grzybowska

Conference venue: Browary Warszawskie, Grzybowska 56, entrance A, near Dobro&dobro Cafe

Thursday 08.09.2022

09:30-12:30 FROGEE Meeting (Browary Warszawskie, Big room)
12:30-14:00 Welcome lunch: Lecentano Restaurant in Browary Warszawskie
14:00-17:30 Joint session (Browary Warszawskie, Big room)
14.00-14.30 – Welcome and Network update from SITE: projects, funding, cooperation
14:30-16:00 – KSE’s response to the Russian invasion:
14:30-15:15 – Sanctions on Russia and infrastructure damages: Nataliia Shapoval (KSE)
15:15-16:00 – Humanitarian fundraising activities: Svitlana Denysenko (KSE)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:30 Keynote lecture: “The impact of Russo-Ukrainian war on urban and regional development”, Vlad Mykhnenko (University of Oxford)
18:00-20:00 Tour of the city of Warsaw (buses leaving from Ibis Hotel)
20:00-00:00 Dinner: MOMU restaurant

Friday 09.09.2022

09:30-11:30 Joint session (Browary Warszawskie, Big room)
09:30-10:15 – A year since the hybrid Retreat at FREE Network institutes
  10:15-11:00 – Network events, publications and communications
11:00-11:30 – The FREE Network in the new reality – discussion
11:30-12:00 Group photo & coffee break
12:00-16:15 Breakout sessions (Browary Warszawskie)
  Academic session (agenda)
  Admin session (agenda; Admin room)
  Communication session, Big room
13:00-14:15 Lunch: Olivos Restaurant in Browary Warszawskie
16:15-17:00 Joint session (Browary Warszawskie, Big room)
18:45 Transfer to Bowling Club Arco (buses leaving from IBIS Hotel)
19:00-00:00 Dinner: Bowling Club Arco

Saturday 10.09.2022

08:45 Transfer to the Royal Castle (buses leaving from IBIS Hotel)
09:30-11.30 Guided tour of the Royal Castle
11.30-18.30 Public Conference “Higher education and research in war and peace” (Royal Castle, Concert Hall)
Agenda of the Conference
20:00-00:00 Dinner: River Cafe

Sunday 11.09.2022

08:30-10:30 Directors’ working breakfast (IBIS Hotel)
10:00-11:30 Guided tour of the National Museum/National Gallery (Group 1)
12:00-13:30 Guided tour of the National Museum/National Gallery (Group 2)

How to get to the hotel from the airport

How to get from the hotel to the National Museum on Sunday


Contact information:

Monika Oczkowska,, (+48) 696-912-655 (phone/ Whatsapp/ Telegram)
Michał Myck,