Past events

Communication is key in the new financial landscape
Feb 07 from 11:30 till 14:00

On February 7, Santa Purgaile, Head of FCMC addressed AmCham members on recent developments in the financial sector. Substantial work has been done to restore the reputation of the Latvian financial sector, however, much remains to be done to support the sector, including developing capital markets and introducing new technologies. Among key FCMC tasks is communication, both international and local, to minimize negative impact on investors willing to do business in Latvia.

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Ongoing projects in healthcare
Feb 06 from 12:00 till 13:30

The AmCham Healthcare work group members gathered for the first meeting of the year to continue work to improve the healthcare system. The working group discussed its current projects: workshop to improve the Oncology data registry, planning of the data-driven healthcare conference in cooperation with MoH and NHS, and a proposal to support a project on value-based healthcare by professor Civjāne from the University of Latvia.

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From brain drain to brain gain
Jan 28 from 18:00 till 20:30

Around 50 members of the American and Norwegian Chambers of Commerce and the Association of Business Service Leaders (ABSL) engaged in a timely discussion with business leaders and experts from Tieto EVRY, Your Move and Printify about main challenges and practical solutions regarding employer branding, internal mobility, remigrant and immigrant employee attraction. The discussion was moderated by Irina Kostina, Associate Partner of Ellex Klavins.

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What enhanced due diligence means for banks and their customers?
Jan 22 from 10:00 till 12:00

On January 22, members were invited to a roundtable discussion with banking sector professionals to hear their insight on cooperation between banks and corporate customers in light of more stringent KYC policies.

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Toward excellence in education
Jan 17 from 12:30 till 15:00

The Minister of Education and Science addressed members on her priorities in ensuring high-quality education. She elaborated on the Ministry's plan to implement "School 2030" and reform the governance model in higher education. She also touched upon the improvement of digital skills for teachers offering them programs to improve digital competence.

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AmCham Latvia is a very active Chamber and it is the right place for new business contacts.

Normunds Labrencis, Managing Director, Forum Cinemas