Past events

HackMotion wins Latvian-American Innovation Award
May 29 from 16:00 till 17:00

HackMotion was announced the winner of the Latvian-American Innovation Award 2020 for their innovative tool for learning new movements and helping learn physical activities faster and in a more engaging way both in sports and rehabilitation medicine. Baseball training device developed by a Latvian based startup Winmill was announced the runner-up. The winner received 10,000 Euro and the runner-up 5,000 Euro and a custom made award.

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Mapping Out the Best Case Scenario for Latvia
May 29 from 09:00 till 10:30

AmCham and FICIL held a live discussion wih Krišjānis Kariņš, Prime Minister of Latvia and investors on post pandemic economic recovery with focus on human resource development, reskilling and upskilling of workforce, reforms in higher education, infrastructure as well as investments in digital transformation, bioinformatics and R&D. Watch it here!

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COVID-19 Related Threats & Economic Impact to Businesses
May 28 from 15:00 till 16:30

All three Baltic AmChams had an opportunity to join an educational and practical webinar in cooperation with FBI and OSAC, and co-hosted by U.S. Embassies across the Baltics. It covered a wide range of topics - fraud mitigation strategies regarding IPR, health, and economic issues as well as more general COVID-19 related threats.

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Foreign policy’s role in a post-pandemic world
May 27 from 15:00 till 15:45

AmCham held an online meeting with Edgars Rinkevics, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia who shared his insights on Latvia’s foreign policy in a post-pandemic world. He stressed the importance of the EU’s support, the Cohesion Policy and the Common Agricultural Policy in promoting economic growth and recovery.

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Keeping safe at work and at home
May 22 from 15:00 till 15:45

Our Friday's webinar was devoted on a very topical theme of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) of employees at work and home. Ieva Slezina, Director, Medical Education Technology Center at Riga Stradins University shared key recommendations for employers ensuring the best protection for their staff. The event was moderated by Sandis Kondrats, CEO of Exonicus. To learn more about PPE! To view the presentation!

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