First, initialization meetup of Riga High Tech University Foundation. More about initiative here: http://rigahightech.org
The aim of initialization meetup is to share background and current status of initiative, to validate problem statements and attract supporters and contributors.
Rihards Gailums, LABACA: "The history and roots of initiative. Problem statements for Latvian innovation ecosystem and technology higher education. SWOT for private not-for-profit technology university foundation. Connections to Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem. Roadmap of initiative";
Gundega Dekena, Udacity: "Opportunity for Latvia to become first Udacity's, world's leading MOOC, pilot project in Europe for accredited online courses";
Anrī Leimanis, Business Law Firm TRINITI: "Acknowledgment of initiative's funding sources and execution path. Structure of modern, world class technology university - academical education, research and entrepreneurship";
Aigars Rostovskis, LTRK: "Industry as main driving force for higher education. Missing links in Latvian national innovation and technology ecosystem";
Leo Seļāvo, EDI: "Synergy of traditional campus higher education and MOOC courses to create world class accredited academical programs. Research and entrepreneurship as integral part of modern tech education";
Juris Jerums, Ķekavas novada dome "Roadmap of technology education from preliminary school to higher education. Missing links in Latvian educational ecosystem";
Open discussions, networking.