GIC’s Delegation to Prague & Warsaw 2024

Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2024 - Wednesday, September 18, 2024
September 11-18, 2024 | Prague, Czech Republic & Warsaw, Poland


GIC is heading to Prague and Warsaw in 2024! 

About The Event

Event Detail

GIC’s Delegation to Prague & Warsaw 2024

We invite you to join GIC for its Delegation to Prague and Warsaw.  We are delighted to feature this event as a College of Central Bankers themed delegation with our Fellows,  Zdenek Tuma, Former Governor of the Czech National Bank supporting our plans in Prague and Katarzyna Zajdel Kurowska, Former Board Member of the National Bank of Poland, supporting our plans in Warsaw.

Our program in Prague and Warsaw takes on a different structure from GIC’s classic conferences. We will welcome a delegation, limited to 12 Members, to participate in a series of private dinners, meetings, and cultural activities spanning two European cities over the course of six days.  Our Delegations offer our Members an exclusive opportunity spend time networking with other members from the U.S. and abroad, join private conversations with regional and international industry leaders in meetings held under Chatham House Rule, and experience the local colors and flavors of the destination through regional dining and cultural activities. The package includes 7 nights in 5 star accommodations, all meals, and tickets to all tours, museums as described in the itinerary.

Our Delegation programs have taken place worldwide, offering our Members unique experiences such as lunch with Cuban entrepreneurs at an authentic paladar in Havana, a private meeting with senior officials at the National Palace in Mexico City, an exclusive visit inside the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires, and joining the Festival of Thinkers celebration dinner hosted by the Higher Colleges of Technology in Dubai.  


Itinerary and Pricing

Wednesday, September 11

Arrivals in Prague

  • Welcome Dinner

Thursday, September 12

Morning Roundtable Discussion at CSOB Bank

  • Meet and engage with economists both from the academia and the local market.

Visit the Czech National Bank

  • After lunch, attend a private meeting with the Central Bank’s experts for presentations on monetary policy, financial stability, and outlook on Ukraine.


  • Experience French/Czech cuisine in a beautiful, historical home-turned upscale wine bar.

Friday, September 13

  • Meeting with Tomáš Hudeček: former Mayor of the City of Prague for a presentation on architecture/urbanism development in Prague, financing the city, and a presentation on the construction of the new concert hall, Vltavská Filharmonie


  • Enjoy a private guided tour of the city.


  • Experience modern Czech cuisine at a new restaurant headed by Michelin star chef, Mr. Radek Kasparek

Saturday, September 14

  • Delegates travel to Warsaw
  • Polish Origins will provide airport transfers to hotel
  • Welcome Dinner

Sunday, September 15

  • Visit to the Łazienki Park for Chopin piano concert
  • Guided tour of the Wilanów Palace and park
  • Optional trip to Visit to the Museum at Majdanek – the site of the former German concentration camp in Lublin between October 1941 and July 1944. (supplemental fee)


Monday, September 16

  • University of Warsaw
    • Meeting with the President of the University of Warsaw
    • Private Roundtable Discussion with National Bank of Poland, Monetary Policy Committee members
  • Lunch and Guided Tour of the Polin Museum. Situated at a site of great historical significance this tour will present the complex 1000-year history of Polish Jews.
  • Dinner Roundtable on Reconstruction: Poland and Ukraine with Kasia Zajdel Kurowska, GIC College of Central Bankers Fellow

Tuesday, September 17

  • Visit to the US Embassy in Warsaw
  • Meeting with Representatives from Mayor’s office, City of Warsaw
  • Enjoy a private guided tour of the city.
  • Dinner

Wednesday, September 18 – Departures


Total Price for both Prague and Warsaw: $5720 per Member

This package includes:

  • Access to all meetings, tours, and museums and activities in both Prague and Warsaw
  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 3 nights in 5 Star Hotel Accommodations in Prague (single occupancy)
  • 4 nights in 5 Star Hotel Accommodations in Warsaw (single occupancy)
  • Airport Transfers upon arrival and departure in Warsaw

This package does not include:

  • Airfare to/from Europe
  • Airport transfers upon arrival and departure in Prague
  • Airfare from Prague to Warsaw (approximately $175 one way/economy on LOT Airlines)
  • Optional visit to the Museum at Majdanek in Warsaw
  • Gratuity for Tour Guides

Act now to hold your Spot!
Please register or contact Jill Fornito at [email protected] or +1-215-238-0990 if you would like to reserve your space. This event is limited to 12 GIC Members.


Payment Timeline

A deposit of $1,000 per person is due by June 30, 2024 or until all spaces have been filled – whichever comes first. Full Payment will be due by July 10, 2024.



Cancellations made by July 10 are eligible for a full refund.

Cancellations made between July 11 – August 10 are eligible for a 50% refund. 

Cancellations made on or after August 11 are not eligible for a refund.  

Event Location

Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2024 - Wednesday, September 18, 2024 City: Prague, Czech Republic & Warsaw, Poland Download iCal