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3M Slovensko s.r.o.
3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $30 billion in sales, 3M employs about 88,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries. 3M’s diversifie ...
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 ...
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan ...
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the world’s leading body for professional accountants, with over 115 years of experience, innovation and excellence. We champion opportunity within accountancy, demonstrate excellence through our qualifications, and act as a driving force within the accounting profession to constantly improve working practices. ACCA supports over 20 ...
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 699,000 pe ...
ADECCO Slovakia, s. r. o.
ADECCO Slovakia is operating on the Slovak market since 2002. Thanks to our coverage, we have 20 years of local experience, and are experts in the selection and recruitment of employees, as well as other services in this industry. have consistently ranked in the top three of the Slovak market's personnel agencies. Small local businesses as well as multinational organizations from diverse indus ...
Adient Slovakia, s. r .o.
Adient is the global leader in automotive seating. With 70,000+ employees operating in 200 manufacturing/assembly plants in 30 countries worldwide, we produce and deliver automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs. Slovakia with around 2700 employees and 5 locations plays a key role in our operations – beside the production, the business center in Bratislava supports the com ...
AGEL SK a.s.
The company AGEL SK a.s. continues in Slovakia with its long-term goal, namely the provision of effective health care in economically stable medical facilities that it operates. The effort is to ensure their further development, which will be reflected in the growth of the quality of health services for the residents of the respective region. AGEL SK focuses on the development of hospitals not ...
AGS Bratislava International Movers, s.r.o.
Pioneer in the mobility industry, AGS Worldwide Movers, is now one of its global leaders, as a result of the innovative vision of its board for the last forty years. Always keeping in mind the evolution of our customers’ needs, we provide tailor-made services in removals and secure storage worldwide.
Aj Ty v IT
Aj Ty v IT is a well-recognized NGO to ensure equal access to IT education for all girls and women and help them enter the tech job market. In numbers, our goal is to reach at least 30% of the girls in the IT faculties and at least 40% of women working in IT positions in Slovakia. We implement activities for three main target groups. These are girls from 8 to 14 years old, 15 to 19 years, and ...
Akčné ženy, o.z.
We are independent and professional women magazine. Our vision is to detach from tabloid & mainstream magazines, focus on regular woman willing to progress and achieve their goals in areas of entrepreneurship, carrier, philanthropy, health and society. Our goal is to empower and provide “voice” to those, which wouldn’t be heard and noticed via news, podcasts, videos and interviews. We go ...
Aldertree legal s.r.o.
Aldertree legal, an independent law firm cooperating in Slovakia with White & Case through an exclusive alliance, is uniquely positioned to help our clients to achieve their ambitions in today's global economy. Our cross-border experience and diverse team of lawyers consistently delivers results. Our lawyers are integral, long-standing members of the community who provide clients with ins ...
Healthy Future II Conference
A path to patient-oriented and stable healthcare system as a prerequisite for a modern and prosperous society.
"Connection" magazine: 4/2023 issue
Deadline for submitting all materials for "Pillars of Good Society" issue of Connection magazine.
Rooftop Sunset Soiree
HR Learning Circle in Košice
How Mindsets Shape our Organizations, Lives, and Society
Celebrate with US!
Join us to celebrate 20 years of AmCham Slovakia in Košice and 30 years of U.S.- Slovak diplomatic relations.
Revolution in Contact Centers
organized by Soitron.
Nitra Knights vs. St. Nicolaus Bratislava Monarchs
organized by new AmCham member: Nitra Knights
THE LEADERS CONFERENCE 2023
The largest international leadership and organization development conference in Slovakia.
Nitra Knights vs. Ostrava Steelers
organized by new AmCham member: Nitra Knights
Embracing and Adopting ESG to Drive Long Term Growth
AmCham Policy Update - May 2023
Business Service Center ForumAmCham BSCF member companies were electing one vacant BSCF vice-chair position for the current 2-years tenure that started on 1 January 2023. The voting is taking place electronically on 23-26 May 2023. Lucia Gröneová (Swiss Re) was elected a BSCF vice-chair and will serve in this capacity for the rest of the 2 years tenure of the current BSCF leadership board (1/1 ...
AmCham in the Media - June 2023
On April 29, TV Markiza covered the topic of Artificial Intelligence and its benefits and risks in healthcare. One of the approached experts was Gabriel Galgóci, President of AmCham Slovakia, who shared his thoughts on the topic. On May 2, the print edition of Hospodárske Noviny published a full-page interview with AmCham's Executive Director Martina Slabejová about AmCham's plans and ambition ...
AmCham BSCF Leadership Elections 2022 (vacant vice-chair) – results
Lucia Gröneová (Swiss Re) was elected a BSCF vice-chair and will serve in this capacity for the rest of the 2 years tenure of the current BSCF leadership board (1/1/2023 – 31/12/2024). We congratulate Lucia and sincerely thank all BSCF member companies for taking part in 2022 BSCF vacant vice-chair elections. Your continuous support is highly appreciated. *** AmCham Business Service Cen ...
Vacancy Announcement Bratislava - Pol/Econ Administrative Assistant (Open to U.S. Citizens only)
The P/E Administrative Assistant serves as Office Manager for the Political - Economic (P/E) Section, performing a variety of administrative and office management tasks, including clerical duties, arranging travel, preparing vouchers, maintaining office equipment and other tasks as needed. For details, please enter attached Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) site: https://sk.usembassy.go ...
Citi Foundation Invests Further $250,000 in Program Supporting Young People with Disabilities in Central Europe
Today Citi Foundation announced a new investment of $250,000 to the successful Ascend Program run by The European Disability Forum (EDF). The program was designed to build the disability movement among young people in the Central European countries of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia. This new grant takes the total investment in the program to $500,000.In the new pha ...
BFF partners with Kooling to promote sustainable mobility
Thanks to the Kooling App, which enables users to measure the environmental impact resulting from their mobility habits, BFF will be able to engage employees in a joint action to reduce CO2 emissions. Milan, 17th May 2023 – BFF Bank - the largest independent specialty finance in Italy and a leading player in Europe, specialized in the management and non-recourse factoring of trade receivables ...
AmCham´s Top Supporters for 2022
It is thus with great gratitude that we would like to present AmCham's most supportive members of 2022 and encourage all of you to get your company's logo on the list for 2023! Thank you!
Who is Who: Interviews with Top leaders of AmCham
Read about the most exciting innovations currently shaping the business environment. Get inspired by what motivates the leaders on their own business journeys. Find out what are the goals for a successful Slovak economy of the future. Download the almanac below:
Improving the local business environment remains AmCham's top priority
The first Policy Talk in this series was focused on public procurement, which is critically important when it comes to transparent and fair management of public finances and creating a healthy and competitive business environment. The clear goal is to make the entire process more transparent and efficient. Specific proposals which could help achieve this goal were discussed with Peter Kubovič ...
Students to Managers, Managers to Students
Join us! Come, get inspired and become part of the rich program of workshops prepared for you by the Institute of Applied Psychology FSEV UK students and thus support the budding ambitious generation. By participating in the workshops, you will support students and learn new knowledge from business psychology, thus combining the pleasant with the useful. May 11, 2023 - Registrationhttps://f ...
Results of the Elections of the AmCham Board of Directors
For those who were not able to attend this online event, here are the official results of the elections of the Board of Directors: The following nominees were elected to the Board of Directors for a three-year term: The other incumbent members of the Board of Directors are:FTÁČNIK Matej, VacuumlabsFULLBROOK Lygia, KPMGKANABOVÁ Alena, Accenture SlovakiaMACASKILL Peter, Novartis S ...
Soitron has identified the most common cybersecurity transgressions committed by almost every employee
Soitron, an IT integrator of innovative solutions and technologies, has identified the areas where employees open the backdoor of corporate IT environments. “The risks are divided into two areas. Carelessness (or even naivety) and ignorance, i.e. employees realizing that they are doing something wrong but they do it anyway,” says Martin Lohnert, a cybersecurity specialist at Soitron. Some empl ...
Changing of the Guard
What are the key lessons you are taking away from your years at AmCham? (RB) There are many lessons I have learned at AmCham since I joined it in 2018 and for which I am grateful. Should I limit them to only to the key ones I would focus on the following half dozen: Delegate as much responsibility as possibleDon’t be afraid of showing your disappointment and dissatisfactionLook for clever ins ...
Work and Life Connections
How has the Covid-19 pandemic impacted your professional and personal life? (PM) Covid has changed many things, and quite radically, both in my personal and professional life. In my professional life I had to make decisions of a kind we’ve never done before and those brought us new and unknown risks in related to our employees and our business. When you are a leader, responsible for the empl ...
New Legislation for Businesses
Changes in the area of VAT The parliament passed a permanent VAT reduction for the gastro and tourism sector in the amount of 10 %. Initially, the VAT reduction had been approved for only three months, which was changed by the last amendment to the law. At the same time, the tax on alcohol was increased by 30 % and the levy on gambling is now in the amount of 27 %. Another change is that the ...
Addressing Cyber Threats in Healthcare
These devices are often connected to the internet or hospital networks, making them vulnerable to attacks. Moreover, healthcare organizations are not immune to insider threats. Incidents can also be due to the intentional or unintentional actions of disgruntled employees or contractors with access to sensitive data. This makes it important for organizations to have robust security measures in ...
How to Reap the Benefits of Cloud Computing
Cloud computing has revolutionized the way businesses and individuals approach technology. Rather than relying on physical servers and hardware, cloud computing allows users to access resources and services through the internet. This technology has made it possible for companies of all sizes to scale quickly and efficiently, without the need for significant investment in hardware and infrastru ...
IT labor market trends
In the last years, we have been experiencing a growing trend in the demand for candidates within the digital world and IT. We must say that there is an overall lack of qualified candidates world-wide, and companies are struggling to find the right talent for their IT roles. The situation in Slovakia is very similar. In 2022, around 1500 students graduated from universities with IT specializati ...
Navigating through turbulence
What does turbulence mean in terms of data analysis and decision-making approaches? Ultimately, its main consequence is that most of our experience, statistics, and practices quickly become obsolete and depreciate. The value of data and effective tools for its analysis and enrichment in the digital economy is enormous. On the other hand, in conditions of uncertainty, when it is often unclear ...
On the Digital Path
Deutsche Telekom Services Europe (DTSE) is well on track with digital transformation, with a wide portfolio in this area. Starting from evangelizing digital transformation and enlarging employee digital skills and ending with dedicated Centers of Excellence (CoE). This article introduces some technologies we use in Technology Digitalization Management – Robotics CoE Team to support overall dig ...
Top digital transformation trends
Telco operators such as SWAN have identified the demand and have done their best to diversify towards these new digital services, not only to substitute declines in revenue from commodity services such as internet connectivity or voice services, but also to widen their services portfolio to get closer to the customer. Cloud, Virtualization and Cyber Security not just buzz words One of the ke ...
The place for ethics in AI
From principles to practices Considering AI regulation, Europe has the ambition to become the global leader in establishing harmonized rules and common standards for AI systems. In 2021 the European Commission proposed The AI Act – the first horizontal regulation of AI systems. The AI Act adopts the risk-based approach and categorizes AI systems into categories based on their impacts on health ...
Quo vadis Ethica Artificialis Intelligentiae?
We are in 2023 and on a global scale, artificial intelligence (AI) is not subject to a single set of laws. And although the industry recognizes the necessity of ethical standards, currently there are no universally applicable AI ethics rules. The history of AI can be tracked back to ancient civilizations. However, the modern field of AI as we know it today began to take shape in the 1950s. A ...
You are what you eat
You are what you eat in this context means that the kind of data we use for the creation of algorithms and to train AI systems has a direct, and sometimes dire, impact on the end results. How much can AI’s decisions impact your life? In the United States, a married couple separately applied for credit cards. Despite having slightly better credit scores, the woman was granted a lower credit b ...