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09:00 Registration and coffee

09:30 Official opening

  • Ms. Cecilia Ruthström-Ruin, the Swedish Ambassador to Lithuania
  • Mr. Mantas Zalatorius, Area Manager Central and Eastern Europe at Business Sweden

09:35 Welcome address

  • H.E. Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Republic of Lithuania

09:40 How to regain leadership in the most competitive environment in Europe?

  • Mr. Dan Strömberg, CEO, Omnitel (part of TeliaSonera Group), Lithuania

10:00 Experiences of successful Swedish companies in the Baltic States

  • Mr. Rain Vääna, CEO, Ragn-Sells, Estonia
  • Mr. Rolandas Jackevičius, CEO, KB Components, Lithuania
  • Mr. Mats Grube, Board member and Co-owner, Alfakraft, Sweden
  • Mr. Are Knoph, Managing Director of Volvo Trucks Baltics, Latvia

11:00 Will the Baltic Tiger leap again?

  • Mrs. Dovilė Grigienė, CEO of Swedbank Lithuania
  • Mr. Mārtiņš Kazāks, Chief Economist at Swedbank Latvia

11:45 Questions and answers

12:00 Coffee break and networking

12:30 The Importance of Swedish-Baltic Cooperation

  • Mr. Jonas Hafström, Senior Adviser to the Minister of Trade of Sweden

12:40 How to create more Swedish-Baltic Skypes?

  • Keynote speech – Mr. Johan Staël von Holstein

Closing discussion

14:00 Lunch and networking, introduction of Lithuanian start-ups

15:00 Matchmaking Swedish companies with the Baltic counterparts

  • (For guests, coming from Sweden only)

Organizers reserve the right to alter the programme

Download a pdf of the programme here