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Visit of Austrian Federal President Dr. Heinz Fischer to Latvia

Advantage Austria
4. June 2014

The Austrian Federal President Dr. Heinz Fischer will visit Latvia from 01-02 July 2014. Accompanying the President will be an Austrian business delegation, headed by the Vicepresident of the Federal Economic Chamber of Austria Dr. Richard Schenz.  

On his official visit to Latvia, the Austrian President will be accompanied by the Austrian Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy Dr. Reinhold Mitterlehner.

The business delegation has a wide spectrum of interest. The areas covered are wood processing, communication and security, real estate software, international economic relations, management consulting. On this occasion Advantage Austria will organise an Latvian – Austrian Economic Forum on 01 July, open to interested Latvian companies.

Latvian – Austrian Business Forum 01 July 2014
14:00-17:00 Lielupe Room – Radisson Blue Daugava Hotel

Business Forum Presentations:

Ms. Karina Petersone, Director of Latvian Institute “Business partner Latvia 10 years after the accession to the EU”
Mr. Karl Hartleb, Deputy Director General of Advantage Austria "Business partner Austria"
Mr. Andris Ozols, Director of LIAA “Invest in Latvia”
Mr. Christain Kopecky, CEO Fabasoft Austria "ICT and E-Government - Offer from Austria"

Official Ceremony:

Mr. Andris Ozols, Director of LIAA
Dr. Richard Schenz, Vicepresident of Austrian Federal Economic Chamber
Vjaceslavs Dombrovskis, Latvian Economy Minister
Dr. Reinhold Mitterlehner, Austrian Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy
Andris Berzins, President of the Republic of Latvia
Dr. Heinz Fischer, Austrian Federal President

Business Forum Presentations:

Mr. Andris Liepins, Deputy state secretary at Ministry of Economy “Expansion of Latvian infrastructure 2014-2020”
Mr. Christian Gessl, Regional Director CE,  Advantage Austria "Austria – important partner for infrastructural projects”

The event is followed by an Austrian Networking Reception 17:00-19:00.

If you are interested in participating please contact Advantage Austria Office in Riga: 

+371 67 358 100