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1st IT education platform in English launched

Apr 25

On April 24, the University of Latvia and Riga Technical University, in cooperation with the University of Buffalo (USA) have launched the 1st IT education program in English which will be implemented by RTU Riga Business School. Students are invited to submit applications as of May. In the new program, IT competencies will be integrated with communication, project management, artistic, law, finance and other skills that will give students the foundation for a successful career in the digital era. Concurrently with the program a unified IT education platform "The Baltic IT Society" or BITS was introduced in order to promote the preparation of 3000 IT professionals in Latvia annually. More information at www.BITL.lv. Congratulations to RBS for implementing this long-awaited and much needed program!

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Do's and don'ts of getting external funding

Apr 23

SEB banka hosted members for a discussion on the role of corporate governance in access to financing and company credit rating. The discussion was followed by a networking and door-prize drawing at the SEB Innovation Center. Among invited speakers were Karlis Danevics from SEB bank, Andris Grafs from BICG and Guntars Balcuns from Latvenergo. Presentations are available. Watch the video!

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Promoting security cooperation with OSAC

Apr 18

On April 18, the U.S. Embassy in cooperation with AmCham Latvia established the Overseas Security Advisory Council or OSAC Riga Council and elected the local Steering Committee. OSAC promotes security cooperation between the private sector and the U.S. Department of State. There are several ways of how to get involved: by signing up to daily Newsletter, by becoming a new constituent (primarily for U.S.-based companies) and attending OSAC events of your interest. The OSAC Steering Committee will be co-chaired by Roberts Melbardis, AmCham Board Member and Paul Poletes, Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Latvia. More information available here!

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Signe Velina, Market Access Manager Latvia of Johnson & Johnson

AmCham is a place to meet representatives of other industries and understand the business environment.

Signe Velina, Market Access Manager Latvia of Johnson & Johnson