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FICIL 21st High Council Meeting

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On the occasion of the 21st FICIL High Council Meeting with the Government of Latvia, members of Irish Latvian Chamber of Commerce are invited to take part in the Public panel discussion “Do!” to discuss topics and recommendations which FICIL working groups have been addressing the past year. The Discussion ”Do!” takes place on the 25th May at 13.30 at Stockholm School of Economics in Riga.
”Do!” is the key theme for the upcoming FICIL`s annual High Council meeting. During the past 12 months, several reforms have been undertaken by the Government and there are areas where business and investors see positive developments. ”Do!” is the key message of foreign investors encouraging the Government to deliver on the reforms undertaken and encouraging to start new ones in the areas where the pace of change and results are not sufficient.

Programme:

13:30-14:30

Panel discussion “The Universities we will see. The future Latvian universities leaders’ panel”

  • Kārlis Šadurskis, Minister for Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia 
  • Claudio Rivera, ‎ Leader of FICIL Education work group, Riga Business School
  • Gundars Bērziņš, University of Latvia, Dean of Faculty of Business, Management and Economics
  • Toms Baumanis, Rīga Stradiņš University, Vice Rector for Development
  • Artūrs Zeps, Riga Technical University, Deputy Rector for Strategic Development
  • Maksims Jegorovs, Accenture Latvia Lead
 14:30-15:30Panel discussion “The Future of Energy policy in Latvia: re-thinking progress and future opportunities”

  • Arvils Ašeradens, Minister for Economy, Deputy Prime Minister
  • Nauris Kļava, Leader of FICIL Energy and Waste Management work group, E&Y
  • Gatis Ābele, Public Utility Commission, Board Member
  • Julia Sundberg, Fortum, City Solutions Division
  • Reinis Āboltiņš, Independent energy expert 
  • Graham Russell, CEO at CEMEX in Baltic States, Finland and Russia

15:30-16:00

Coffee break

16:00-17:00

Panel discussion “Fighting economic crime: from common irresponsibility towards individual accountability” 

  • Ilze Znotiņa, Leader of FICIL Insolvency issues work group
  • Ivars Bičkovičs, Chief Judge of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia (TBC)
  • Armīns Meisters, Head Prosecutor for Investigation of Financial and Economic Crimes
  • Pēteris Bauska, Head of Economic Crime Investigation Bureau
  • Inese Šteina, Director of the Insolvency Administration
  • Ilze Cīrule, Director-General of the State Revenue Service 
  • Ilze Jurča, Deputy Director on corruption prevention matters at Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (TBC)

Working language – Latvian and English; simultaneous translation will be provided. 

Moderator: Daniels Pavļuts
Date: May 25 at 13:00
Venue: Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Strēlnieku iela 4A
Admission: free of charge to members
May 25 2017

Details

Date: May 25
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost: Free admission
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Venue

Stockholm School of Economics in Riga

Strelnieku iela 4
Riga, Latvia

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