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Luncheon on Transport and Infrastructure

Nov 29 from 11:30 till 14:00
Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija, Elizabetes 55, 27th floor

We are delighted to invite you to join us for November luncheon on the "Opportunities and Challenges of Mega Infrastructure Projects" with Kaspars Ozoliņš, State Secretary of Ministry of Transport and Edvīns Bērziņš, Chairman of the Board of “Latvijas Dzelzceļš”. The event will take place on November 29, 11:30 - 14:00 at Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija, 27th floor.

Agenda:
11:30 Registration and Networking
12:00 Welcome by Representative of AmCham Board
12:10 Kaspars Ozoliņš, State Secretary of Ministry of Transport: Boosting the competitiveness of Latvia through major transport and infrastructure projects 
12:30
Edvīns Bērziņš, Chairman of the Board of “Latvijas Dzelzceļš”: Latvia as a hub in the international East-West transport corridor – multimodal transport solutions
12:50 Q&A Session
13:10 Luncheon starts

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Educated at the Faculty of Law, Turiba University and at the University of Latvia, Kaspars Ozoliņš is currently State Secretary at the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Latvia. He is also a Member of the Board of Ventspils Freeport Authority. He was head of the European Affairs Department at the Justice Ministry from 1999 to 2003. He went on to head Valmiera City Council’s Legal Affairs Department in 2003, and became the transport minister’s advisor in December 2011. From March 2012 to March 2013, Mr Ozoliņš worked on the Riga International Airport’s board.  


Edvins Berzins
has MA in Law and MBA degree of the Norwegian-Latvian Professional Master Programme “Innovations and Entrepreneurship” (Riga Technical University, RTU). He has been Head of International Relations Department in the Police Academy of Latvia, has worked as Legal Consultant at Lattelecom, Head of Legal Department in Joint Stock Company Latvijas kuģniecība (Latvian Shipping Company), has been Member of the Board at JSC Latvijas kuģniecība. Since 2011 Member of the Board at SJSC Latvijas dzelzceļš (Latvian Railway). During 2015 took the position of Interim CEO of the joint venture RB Rail (Rail Baltic/Rail Baltica) and now holds the position of the Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board at RB Rail. Since 2016 Chairman of the Board at SJSC Latvijas dzelzceļš. He is also Vice-president of the Employers' Confederation of Latvia, Presidium Member at the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Member of the RTU Advisory Board, Council Member of the LCCI, Chairman of Latvia – Belorussia and Latvia – Kazakhstan Councils of Business Cooperation, as well as Member of the Councillors’ Convent and Member of Law Faculty Dome at Turiba University.

35 EUR for AmCham members, 50 EUR for non-members

 Luncheon MENU:
Canapés with welcome drink:
- Blue cheese mousse with saffron marinated pears
- Roast beef with horseradish mousse and onion crisps
Main course:
Pan fried salmon fillet with butternut squash risotto and ginger sauce
Deserts:
Vanilla Panna Cotta with poached pear soup
- Including wine, coffee, tea, water & freshly baked bread and butter.


Call for sponsors! 
This event offers high profile sponsorship opportunities to boost your company profile among key decision-makers and members. Do not hesitate to contact AmCham Office evija.gleske@amcham.lv if you have questions about sponsorship amounts and terms.

Please note that you may sign up until November 28 at 4:00 pm. Cancellations will be accepted until then also. The Chamber reserves the right to bill those who signed up but did not attend. 

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