Dr Costanza Russo has been invited to speak at the 24th Economic Forum in Krynica, Poland on 4 September 2014. Billed as 'the Davos of the East', the forum is the largest conference in Central and Eastern Europe. More than 2,500 guests are expected from over 60 countries in Europe, Asia and America. They include political, economic and social leaders as well as approximately 500 journalists. Dr Russo will participate in the panel on 'Is the EU Banking Union Needed?', discussing the challenges ahead to non-SSM countries.