Targeted investments as the best vaccine for the Czech economy
September 21, 2021
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The AFI Annual Conference is one of the key events aimed at supporting the investment environment in the Czech Republic. This year, the second edition of the event will take place on 21 September 2021 at the Czech National Bank in Prague. Program includes two parts - conference part and evening gala.
The conference part of the event will comprise four moderated panel discussions in which experts will talk about current trends and the latest issues in the economic and investment environment. Among others speakers will be present for example, Miroslav Singer, former governor of the Czech National Bank; Luděk Niedermayer, MEP and former deputy governor; Petr Očko, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade or Tomáš Sedláček, economist and philosopher.
The main aspect of the evening gala will be the presentation of:
After the awards ceremony, there will be time and space for networking with top representatives of the private and public sectors.
|1:30 pm – 2:00 pm||Registration|
|2:00 pm – 2:10 pm||Opening|
|2:10 pm – 3:10 pm||1st panel - Investment outlook of the Czech Republic after the election|
|3:10 pm – 4:10 pm||2nd panel - How can the government support companies' reinvestment during the economic recovery?|
|4:10 pm – 4:45 pm||Coffee break and networking|
|4:45 pm - 5:00 pm||Presentation of the AFI survey|
|5:00 pm – 6:00 pm||3rd panel - Fortress Europe – Decarbonisation – Green Deal: Are we ready?|
|6:00 pm – 7:00 pm||4th panel - New trends: Investment and the online environment|
|7:00 pm – 7:45 pm||Welcome drink and opening of the evening gala|
|7:45 pm – 8:30 pm||Award ceremony|
|8:30 pm – 9:00 pm||Music performance by Ondřej G. Brzobohatý and Matouš Kobylka|
|9:00 pm – 11:00 pm||Evening gala and networking|
The moderator of the event will be Michala Hergetová.
The music performance will be provided by Ondřej Gregor Brzobohatý and saxophonist Matouš Kobylka.
Chief economist of Trinity Bank
Member of the European Parliament
economist, philosopher, university teacher
Chief economist of Generali CEE Holding
Tomas Sedlacek(1977) became known through his book Economics of Good and Evil (OUP 2009) that was translated into 21 languages and won many prestigious prices in economic literature for original philosophical contribution to economics. He is a former advisor to Czech revolutionary president Vaclav Havel. He was listed among the top 100 most influential global thinkers (Top100 Thought Leaders, GDI). He was a member of ProgrammeCouncil for New Economic Thinking of World Economic Forumthat meets in Davos and advisedECpresidentBarrosoon New Narrative for Europe. Heis a sought after speaker, debater and frequentinternational commentator. He works for the largest Czech bank as a chief macroeconomic strategist. He lectures at Charles University and sits on boards of many non-profit ganizations.
Founder of the global company Linet Group
Member of the Board of Directors of the Confederation of Industry and Transport
Deputy Governor of the Central Bohemian Region for Finance
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade
Partner in the Prague office of McKinsey
Director of the Public Affairs Department of ČEZ
Director of the Department of Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development at the Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic
Vice President of the Confederation of Industry and Transport of the Czech Republic
HR director at Czech Radiocommunications
Founder of the technological and logistics startup DoDo
Managing Director of ManpowerGroup Czech Republic and Slovak Republic
As part of the gala evening, two prizes will be awarded: the AFI AWARD FOR LONG-TERM CONTRIBUTION TO THE CZECH INVESTMENT ENVIRONMENT and the AFI AWARD FOR SIGNIFICANT ACTIVITIES IN THE FIELD OF INVESTMENT with the aim of recognizing organizations, personalities, activities or projects that have positively contributed to investment and business development in the Czech Republic.
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