Past events

Welcome new Board
Mar 21 from 18:30 till 21:00

With over 75 participants our 26th Annual General Meeting was a great success. Members met to review the past year’s activities and elect the Board of Directors, which now consists of: Zinta Jansons, Partner at Ellex Klavins; Roberts Melbardis, Country Manager, Operations Director of Encompass Digital Media; Pauls Miklasevics, Individual member and Ieva Racenaja, Director of Riga Graduate School of Law. We would like to thank our previous President Arnis Kakulis and Vice President Janis Meija for their service and wish them best of luck in their future endeavors!

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What's the next big threat coming down the line?
Mar 20 from 13:00 till 17:00

AmCham members had a unique opportunity to meet FBI special agents for an exclusive seminar exlporing the topic of cyber security. The workshop was very insightful and practical from exploring challenges brought by insider threats to case studies about high-tech organized crime, e-mail compromise scams, money laundering and financial frauds. As a result of the workshop, Overseas Security Advisary Council will be launched in Latvia in order to provide a forum for effective communication between the U.S. Embassy and the private sector.

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AmCham launches Healthcare work group
Mar 15 from 15:00 till 16:30

AmCham members met to discuss the improvements required in the Healthcare system of Latvia, including promoting efficiency, transparency and digitalization. The next meeting is scheduled for April 26. Please contact the AmCham office if you would like to participate in this work group!

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Trauma Simulator wins Latvian-American Innovation Award
Mar 07 from 11:30 till 14:00

Anatomy Next won the Latvian-American Innovation Award 2019 for their virtual reality training system Trauma Simulator that allows medical students to practice and improve their performance in emergency situations. Functional structure of textile, containing metamaterial created by Dr.sc.ing. Inga Lasenko, was announced as a runner-up. The winner received 10,000 Euro and the runner-up 5,000 Euro and a custom made award. Honorable mentions were presented to mindful communication app Asya and Virutal OP Hub.

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Ambitious prospects ahead for the State Revenue Service
Mar 05 from 08:30 till 10:00

Ieva Jaunzeme, the new Head of State Revenue Service (SRS) shared her ambitious plans for the future strategic development of SRS that include digitalization and improvement of Latvia's tax system in order to tackle shadow economy.

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We are very pleased to be part of AmCham and are looking forward to driving innovation forward in Latvia.

Mikko Fernström, General Manager, Biogen Latvia

We are very pleased to be part of AmCham and are looking forward to driving innovation forward in Latvia.

Mikko Fernström, General Manager, Biogen Latvia