Leader Tomasz Chamera


Technological progress and sustainable development strategies in the aquatic business – economic and geopolitical challenges

• Examples of modern technological solutions that found a practical application in the sector.
• Importance of environmentally-friendly solutions – visions vs reality.
• Economic and geopolitical challenges – growth or “forced” stagnation?
• Short- and long-term perspectives.



President of the Polish Yachting Association

For many years, he was a sailing coach at the "Stal" Gdynia Yacht Club. Already during his time as a sports activist, he managed and continues to manage large-scale projects, such as olympic campaigns and international races. He organized the Youth Sailing ISAF World Championships in 2004, the 2019 Youth World Sailing Championships and the Gdynia Sailing Days in the years 2010-2021. On behalf of World Sailing, he oversaw the organization and progress of the sailing competition during this year's Tokyo Olympics.

He has been involved with the Polish Olympic Association since 2001 as head coach, sports director, vice president for sports, and he has been serving as its President since 2017. From 2015 to 2021, he was Vice President of the EUROSAF European Sailing Federation. Since 2020, he has been serving as Vice President of World Sailing (appointed by 102 out of 126 voting countries, the highest number of votes). He is a member of the Executive Board of the Polish Olympic Committee.

Professionally, he is affiliated with the Academy of Physical Education and Sports, where he heads the Department of Sailing. He is a graduate of that university and has been contributing to the development of sailing at the university on all levels for nearly 30 years. He completed a PhD degree in 2004. He also completed postgraduate studies for sports managers and in sports psychology.

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