Connecting Lithuanian Professionals on Both Sides of the Atlantic

A virtual business event exchanging ideas, successes and cross-border opportunities

This event is organized in collaboration with the Baltic American Chamber of Commerce (BACC), Global Lithuanian Leaders (GLL), New York Lithuanian Professionals (NYLP), Chicago Lithuanian Professionals (LCCC), Los Angeles Lithuanian Professionals (LABA.LA), San Francisco & Bay Area Lithuanians, Canadian Lithuanian Professionals, the Embassy of Republic of Lithuanian to the U.S., Consulate General of Republic of Lithuanian in Chicago, and the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Lithuania to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
11:45am-2:30pm ET (Eastern Time) | 18:45-21:30 EET (Eastern European Time)


- Welcome by the Lithuanian Minister of Economy and Innovation, and Diaspora Parliamentarian Aušrinė Armonaitė
- Discussion panels of entrepreneurs who are already doing business in Lithuania and in the United States
- Breakout networking sessions hosted by industry leaders
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Agenda: (Eastern Time, ET)

Early Meeting

11:45am-12:00pm

Aušrinė Armonaitė

Lithuanian Minister of Economy and Innovation, and Diaspora Parliamentarian

12:00pm-12:15pm

First Panel - How to Invest in Lithuania

Learning from Successful Business Cases

Moderator: Eimantas Kiudulas, CEO, Klaipeda Free Economic Zone
Panelists:

• Gediminas Koryzna, Acting Director at Invest Lithuania
• Martin Stasaitis, CEO at DevBridge
• Dominic Zastarskis, CEO, GP Transco
• Jeff Nelson, Executive Vice President at Strategic Staffing Solutions

12:15pm – 1:00pm

Second Panel – Your Strategy and Challenges to Create or Enter the US Market

Moderator: Arūnas Šlekys, Vice President, Hughes Network Systems and Chairman, Global VSAT Satellite Forum
Panelists:
• Daina Kleponė, Managing Director, Enterprise Lithuania
• Vladas Algirdas Bumelis, CEO and Chairman of The Board at Northway Biotech
• Mike Breen, President at TBC International
• Laurynas Miskinis, the Head of Organic Products R/D and Commerce at AUGA Group
• Linas Klimavičius, Partner, Point One International

1:00pm – 1:45pm

Final Call Outs / Remarks Closing

Krista Butvydas Bard, Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Lithuania to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

1:45pm-1:55pm

Breakout Rooms - per Industries

1:55pm-2:25pm

Closing

2:25pm-2:30pm

Agenda – Subject to change