AmCham Slovakia

Employment of Socially Excluded Groups: Untapped potential for Slovakia’s growth

Employment of Socially Excluded Groups: Untapped potential for Slovakia’s growth

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 From 10:30 to 15:00

Tatra gallery, Hviezdoslavova 341/12

AmCham Slovakia, together with its members and partners, acknowledges vital changes on the Slovak labor market unleashing potential of marginalized groups to further boost the economy.



10:30    Registration 
11:00    Welcome

  • Ronald Blaško, Executive Director, AmCham Slovakia

11:10    Keynote Remarks 

  • Marco Valente, Managing Director, Stiga

11:20    Panel Discussion 1 - ROMA EMPLOYMENT: WAY TO FARE

    What can we learn from corporate success stories and what are the challenges ahead of us? Why to employ excluded Roma instead of foreign workforce? What kind of support do entrepreneurs need to cooperate with Roma employees more effectively? Which skills are they missing the most and what are their strengths?

  • Pavel Hrica, Director, Cesta Von (moderator)
  • Zuzana Rošková, Director, Pasell Slovakia
  • Jaroslav Grygar, Senior HR Manager, Whirlpool
  • Rastislav Blažej, Slovenská sporiteľna

12:20     Coffee Break

12:40     Keynote Speech 

  • Alexandra Giňová, Omama, Cesta von

12:50     Panel Discussion 2 - TOGETHER EVERYONE ACHIEVES MORE

    How do public offices and local governments enforce active labor market policies to support Roma employment? What is the role of community centres and outreach social workers in the context of Roma employment? Is the concept of “social economy” a key tool to increase employment of the long-term unemployed?

  • Michaela Mudroňová, Človek v ohrození  (moderator)
  • Marián Valentovič, Director General, Central Office of Labor, Social Affairs and Family of the Slovak Republic
  • Ondrej Lunter, Vice-President, Banská Bystrica Self-Governing Region 
  • Ján Holinka, mayor, Ulič 
  • Vladimír Ledecký, mayor, Spišský Hrhov

14:00    Closing Remarks 

14:10    Lunch, Refreshments and Networking Session

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