AmCham Slovakia

East Innovation 1st Annual Conference

East Innovation 1st Annual Conference

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 From 09:00 to 13:30

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kosice, Hlavná 1


AmCham Slovakia has actively been present in Eastern Slovakia for 15 years, empowering its members to grow in a sustainable and responsible way.

As we look forward, we envision the region and the whole of Slovakia as a destination for investments with higher added value, perceived by its citizens and investors as a place worth living and investing in. In the future,  regional development will bring new challenges in innovation, flexibility of labor force, robotization and automated processes.


8:30 – 9:00 - Registration

9:00 – 9:10 - Opening and Welcome

  • Ronald Blaško – Executive Director, AmCham Slovakia

9:10 – 9:30 - Keynote Discussion: THE NEXT 15

  • Milan Majerský – President, Prešov Self-governing Region
  • Rastislav Trnka – President, Košice Self-governing Region

9:30 – 9:45 - Opening Presentation: Why all big companies need to start innovating right now

  • Peter Kolesár – CEO, Neulogy

9:45 – 10:00 - Presentation I.: Growth Capital Meets Innovations

  • Daniel Gašpar - Managing Partner, Crowdberry

10:00 – 11:15 - Panel Discussion I.: SMART REGIONS: Sharing Best Practices between the Public & the Private

  • Anton Marcinčin – Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of Finance of SR; Former Government Plenipotentiary for the Support of the Least Developed Regions
  • Peter Kolesár – CEO, Neulogy
  • Michal Hladký – Director, Creative Industry Košice
  • Peter Blaas – Director of Business Development, ANTIK Technology
  • Martin Mudrák – Director of Košice Office, AmCham Slovakia (Moderator)

11:15 – 11:30 - Coffee Break

11:30 – 11:45 - Presentation II.: SARIO Innovation Services

  • Oto Pisoň – Senior Consultant, SARIO

11:45– 13:00 - Panel Discussion II.: DRIVERS OF INNOVATION: Cultivating and keeping talent in Eastern Slovakia

  • Gabriel Galgóci – Country General Manager, AT&T
  • Daniel Giebel – Managing Director, T-Systems
  • Branislav Kleskeň – CEO, Leaf
  • Karla Silvia Beatrix Bereczová - Fresh Graduate, Networking Academy Games Award Winner, Private Secondary Technical School (SSOST) in Poprad

13:00 – 13:10 - Closing remarks

  • Ronald Blaško – Executive Director, AmCham Slovakia

13:10 - Lunch + Networking


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Documents to download

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Connection Magazine Report

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