Speakers

Krzysztof Gawkowski

Krzysztof Gawkowski

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Digital Affairs

Born in 1980. Politician and social activist. Doctor of humanities and graduate of postgraduate studies in labor law at the University of Warsaw.
In the years 2002 – 2010, he was a councilor of the City Council in Wołomin. In the years 2010 – 2014, he was a councilor of the Provincial Assembly. Since 2019, Member of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland from the Bydgoszcz constituency.
Member of the parliamentary committee on digitization, innovation and modern technologies. In the years 2019-2023, Chairman of the Left Parliamentary Club. From 2021, vice-chairman of the New Left party.
Academic lecturer and expert in the field of national cybersecurity. In the years 2015-2020, member of the technical committee of the Polish Committee for Standardization.
Author of many scientific articles and monographic works in the field of new technologies, digitalization, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity, including the book awarded with distinction from the Polish Information Technology Society entitled "Cybercolonialism".
Husband and father of three children.
Crime fiction writer, sports fan and avid photographer.