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Events

May 08
Latvia
Venue: SSE Riga , Room W-32 | Event type: All Alumni

Alumni Event: Day of Europe

SSE Riga Rector Anders Paalzow kindly invites all graduates to the alumni event and discussion on the future of Europe with economist Gundars Ostrovskis (Class of 1996) and politician Gatis Eglītis (Class of 2000).

Gundars Ostrovskis will talk about the EU transition to the knowledge-based economy and its economic implications:

  • growing investment in intangibles with repercussions on traditional financing models
  • implications for competition and social policy due to the winner takes it all outcomes
  • fragmentation of the value chain through specialisation and democratisation of entrepreneurship via software as a service applications
  • EU digital single market and the future

Gatis Eglītis will discuss challenges that Europe is facing -

Brexit, Brussels, Riga: what's next?

 

 

May 10
Latvia
Venue: SSE Riga , Room W-32 | Event type: All Alumni

Alumni Event: Post-Merger Integration | Large Scale Transformation

SSE Riga Rector Anders Paalzow kindly invites all graduates to the alumni event and discussion with SSE Riga graduates who have extensive experience successfully transforming large organizations.

Speakers:

Tina Kukka (Class of 1998) - Head of Transformation Office at Luminor Bank, who's also driven turnarounds/large scale transformations at other Baltic banks

Egle Juodsnukyte (Class of 2007) - Partner at the consulting firm Civitta, who specialises in post-merger integration and has supported numerous such programmes

Dmitrijs Starikovs (Class of 2010) - Transformation Lead at Orkla, leading the merger of Orkla Confectionery & Snacks and Orkla Foods in Latvia