Activities

01/14/2016 - U.S. Companies Invited to Life Sciences Baltics Forum

Interested U.S. companies are invited to the 3rd Life Sciences Baltics forum, which will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 14-15 September, 2016. Life Sciences Baltics is an international forum for world class biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical devices experts from all around the world. Previous Life Sciences Baltics forums have introduced significant potential for life sciences industries in the Baltic States to almost 2000 participants from 40 countries.

The main goal of the forum is to increase the awareness of the region`s incredible talent and potential by networking and exchange of the best practices. Life Sciences Baltics 2016 forum will be an excellent opportunity to meet major business and science stakeholders in the field of life sciences and to learn more about the latest industry trends.

The international forum will be the combination of international conference and exhibition, partnership event (B2B meetings), start-up program, corporate dinners, company visits and other side events.

Participants in the forum will be able to gain knowledge and share experience with their colleagues in the Baltics region. Life Sciences Baltics 2016 will provide the opportunity to foster bilateral cooperation of the Baltic States and USA in the field of life sciences.

To learn more, visit http://www.lsb2016.com/.

 

11/19/2015 - Roundtable with Lithuanian Minister of Defense & Parliamentary Delegation

The American-Lithuanian Business Council hosted Lithuanian Minister of Defense Juozas Olekas and a four member delegation of parliamentarians for a roundtable discussion on security and commercial cooperation with the United States. The delegation stressed Lithuania’s interest in partnering with the U.S. on research and improved abilities.

The Members of Parliament included:

  • Gediminas Kirkilas, Vice-Speaker, Chairman of the European Affairs Committee, former Prime Minister
  • Andrius Kubilius, Leader of the opposition, former Prime Minister
  • Vydas Gedvilas, Vice-Speaker, Member of the European Affairs Committee
  • Emanuelis Zingeris, Chairman of the Group for Inter-Parliamentary Relations with the United States of America, Member of the European Affairs Committee

The leading U.S. defense and energy companies in attendance were briefed on Lithuania’s five-year military modernization plan and the country’s use of European Reassurance Initiative funds. Chairman Zingeris assured the American representatives that Lithuania is a “stable, permanent partner” in the region.

 

08/26/2015 - Introductory Roundtable with Ambassador Kriščiūnas

ALBC hosted a roundtable with Lithuania’s newly-arrived Ambassador to the U.S., Rolandas Kriščiūnas. The intimate event provided ALBC members an opportunity to introduce their companies’ interests in Lithuania and discuss opportunities for ALBC and the Embassy to work together to promote U.S. investment in Lithuania. Kriščiūnas noted the growing importance of U.S. as an export destination for Lithuania and offered to be a helpful voice for American companies in Vilnius