April 16, 2013
AmCham IT committee members met on April16 to plan further events and discuss content of best office publication2013.
April 10, 2013
On April 5th AmCham held a discussion on eHealth with the representatives from Ministry of Health, KPMG, IBM, Pardubická krajská nemocnice, Euroclinicum, and Znalecký ústav Apogeo. Moderated by Karla Voráčková of KPMG. For more info, please, click on the title.
April 05, 2013
AmCham members and invited guests met at Y Soft Corporation in Brno (AmCham Patron) for a discussion on Alternative sources of financing. To get more info click on the title.
March 30, 2013
Marketing Committee met to discuss and plan next activities. Committee agreed that the whole day paid training on Leveraging Facebook Usage will be held in June. Members can still send their proposals for 2013 Best Office publication articles delivery until April 15 (MarCom perspectives of the defined trends). Committee discussed its contribution to the Future of Prague conference that is about to be held in May. It agreed that the workshop on How to make tourists stay longer in Prague (from 2 to 3 nights)? will be proposed and concrete proposals of what needs to be done will be prepared. Committee will discuss this concrete proposal during the next meeting on April 25. More information is attached in the minutes.
March 29, 2013
AmCham HR Committee met to discuss and plan upcoming activities. New topics related to Future of... series were brainsormed (can be found in the attached document). Members can still send their submissions on selected topics for 2013 Best Office publication (until April 15). In the near future HR Committee will hold two workshops - one on Innovation in Language Learning and one on How to Tap into the Potential of your Diversity (both will be driven by famous foreign experts, you can register through our Activities Schedule) and in June the debate on Quotas in Management will take place.
March 27, 2013
March 26, 2013
March 21, 2013
AmCham Real Estate Committee met to discuss upcoming events and activities. Preparation and questions related to the briefing on Prague Master Plan and final version of the new Construction code that will take place in April were discussed and brainstormed. Committee also discussed its possible contribution to the prepared conference on Future of Prague that will take place in May and will deal with issues related to Tourism, Research & Development and Companies headquarters. Finally this year´s theme of 2013 Best Office publication - Future of Work - was discussed and committee came up with proposals of contributions related to real estate issues. Minutes of the committee including more detailed information can be found attached.
March 21, 2013
Finance committee members met to discuss further activities and plan events till June2913. Areas discussed:
1]Upcoming event: Alternativní zdroje financování - Brno/April 5 - v češtině, register online
2)Other topics discussed - planning:
Future of Mobile payments - three-way discussion: providers/banks, technology/IT tools, retailers/Hotels/consumers
VAT in Congress Business - workshop /April18
For more info click on the title.
March 20, 2013
AmCham IT committee held on March 19 a workshop on Big Data. AmCham members discussed HR aspects and IT tools to work with structured but also unstructured big data.
David Bentley, Country Manager and Tech Practice Group Leader at SpenglerFox CR
Jeff Medeiros, Professor for IT Management at University of New York in Prague
Robert Havránek, Product Manager for Application Platforms, Microsoft Czech Republic
Václav Provazník, Technology Solutions Manager at Oracle Consulting Czech Republic
Presentations are available - click on the title.