The Republic of Poland is a candidate for organization of the International EXPO 2022 in Łódź on the theme of revitalization of cities - a global challenge and condition for further development of agglomerations around the world.


How to change and renovate our cities? What are the current trends in transformation of urban space? These and many more questions were answered by experts, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts during the event organized by EXPO 2022 ŁÓDŹ POLSKA, candidates to host Specialised EXPO 2022/2023. On 26th of October delegates of Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) were also present in Hôtel Potocki during the Forum.



Thursday 26th October 2017

CCI Paris (Hôtel Potocki), 27 Avenue de Friedland, 75800 Paris

Key speakers from around the world - mayors, experts, enterpreneurs, enthusiasts, citizens.

How do we all reinvent our cities around the world?

Find the answer with Łodź and Poland, candidate for organization of EXPO 2022.


Daniel Libeskind
One Of the Top 5 World Architects.
Born in Łódź

Francesco Fulvi
Professor of Architecture
at University of Parma

Małgorzata Hanzl
vice-president International Society of City
and Regional Planners

Andries Geerse
urban architect and city planner, Rotterdam

Catarina Camarinhas
Chief Technical Advisor for the Low Emission
Climate Resilient Development,
Univerisity of Lisbon

Patrick Rubin
ARCHITECT, Atelier d’Architecture CANAL

Miroslaw Proppé
Partner, Head of goverment,
infrastructure and healthcare in CEE, KPMG

Anna Olszyńska
Managing Director at Andels Łódź SP. Z O.O. & Regional Director Vienna House Central Poland


  • 13.30 – 14.00 Registration of participants, small refreshment
  • 14.00 – 14.30 Official opening of the „City Re:Invented” Forum
  • 14:30 – 15:00 EXPO Re:Invented – candidate presentation of EXPO 2022 Łódź Polska
  • 15.00 – 16.30 Revitalisation as a solution to common problems of the world
    – panel, presentation and discussion
  • 16.30 – 19.00 Reception with artistic performance

Why you should be there

  • Meeting of representatives of Bureau International des Expositions.
  • Presentation of the major advantages of Poland as a candidate for organizing the EXPO exhibition.
  • Debate on challenges to be faced by cities: revitalization, overcrowding, gentrification, suburbanization.
  • Behind-the-scenes talks on the planned exhibition.


CCI Paris (Hôtel Potocki), 27 Avenue de Friedland, 75008 Paris