Business and Talent Forum 2016

Leaders of Today and Tomorrow: Face to Face

Join the event to learn more about how to communicate with the new generation of leaders and promote your company to potential employees and the international and local business community!


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15:00 - 16:30 The Forum with brilliant key note speakers


Sharon Hudson-Dean is the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Riga, Latvia. As a diplomat specializing in media and outreach, she has over two decades of experience in international communications and management, and has led diverse public affairs teams at U.S. Embassies in South Africa, Georgia, Zimbabwe, Russia, Australia, and Nepal.  At the Forum, Ms. Hudson-Dean will speak on how to communicate with "millennials" in an increasingly complex and dynamic business environment. 


Lawrence Wright is a senior level executive with 20+ years of success in global strategic innovation leadership, and operational and investment management. He has led major new technology commercialization initiatives and industry partnerships for a 40-nation, $1B+ fund, employing 26,000 scientists and engineers across 500 research institutes. Lawrence will speak on how to use young people to drive innovation inside organizations.


16:30 - 18:00 Panel Discussion

The panel discussion will join young professionals and experienced business leaders to discuss what young people expect from companies, how to engage the future talent and what are their values as representatives of generations Y and Z.


17:00 - 20:00 Career Fair - Meet top students for your company’s development!

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The Business and Talent Forum 2016 is a joint event of Riga Business School (RBS) and the American and Norwegian Chambers of Commerce in Latvia. It is an innovative meeting of corporate, government and student leaders and an opportunity to discuss how to build, attract, and develop extraordinary talent. The event also offers companies the chance to present their career options to the RBS Community – Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, and Alumni.


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To register for the event or become a sponsor contact:
Gunita Krilova
Email adress: gunita [dot] krilova [at] rbs [dot] lv
Phone: +371 67 089 800