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Education 2.0: Envision the Progress


12. 06. 2018
One full day to network and shape the quality of outcomes of the Slovak education system within the European context.



AmCham Slovakia is organizing the 7th international conference in close cooperation with the Representation of the European Commission in Slovakia and the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic, this year with special focus on the quality of outcomes of the Slovak formal education system within the European context. How will the Slovak education system look like beyond 2020 and how can businesses support a necessary change?

Tentative program:
08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:15 Opening remarks

  • Ronald Blaško, AmCham Executive Director
09:15 – 10:45 Challenges of the Slovak education system
  • Ľubomír Petrák, Chairman, Education, Youth, Science and Sport Committee, National Council of the Slovak Republic
  • František Jakab, Chairman, AmCham Committee for Business-Academic Cooperation
  • Stanislava Valientová Psotová, HR Manager, Trenčín Technology Center, Adient
  • Ivan Juráš, Principal, Montessori kindergarten and elementary school Bratislava

  • Stanislav Boledovič, Founder & CEO, Teach for Slovakia (moderator)

10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:00 Examples to follow: Business-Academic Cooperation

  • Marián Puttera, Public Sector Account Manager, Cisco
  • Veronika Špaňárová, CEO, Citi Slovakia

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 16:00 Expert working groups – Breakout Sessions

Elementary schools, high schools and the role of teachers

  • Veronika Klindová, Communication and Marketing Manager, Teach for Slovakia (facilitator)

  • Karol Jakubík, General State Council, Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic
  • Eva Vargová, CEO, JA Slovakia
  • Lucie Polívková, CZ&SK Public Affairs Officer, Citi
  • Saskia Repčíková, Director, Association of Private Schools of Slovakia
  • Ladislav Kováč, General Methodologist, State Vocational Education Institute

Quality of tertiary education

  • Zuzana Kovačičová, Vice-rector, Comenius University in Bratislava (facilitator)

  • Jozef Jurkovič, Director-general, Tertiary Education Department, Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic
  • Martin Džbor, Head of Strategy Development, T-Systems Slovakia
  • Beáta Brestenská, Associate Professor, Head of the Incubator of Innovative Teachers, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava
  • Robert Redhammer, Vicepresident, Slovak Rectors´ Conference; Rector, Slovak Technical University
  • Gabriel Galgóci, Chairman, AmCham Business Service Center Forum

Lifelong and continuous education

  • Ľubica Gállová, Head of the NQR and Contact Points Department, State Vocational Education Institute (facilitator)

  • Monika Korkošová, Director, Department of Lifelong Learning, Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic
  • Martin Martinkovič, Smarter Universities and Skills of the Future Consultant, IBM
  • Martin Maštalír, Area Manager, Cisco
  • František Babič, Centre of Business Informatics, Technical University in Košice
16:00 – 16:30 Closing and Networking

Entrances fees: Members: free of charge

Representatives of public sector, schools, academia and students: free of charge

Non-members: 150€



Connection magazine report   Format: .pdf, size: 0.54MB Download  
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Euractiv vzdelavanie 2.0   Format: .pdf, size: 2.61MB Download  
Presentation of Marian Puttera   Format: .pdf, size: 1.33MB Download  
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Presentation of Veronika Spanarova   Format: .pdf, size: 1.77MB Download  



Jun 12, 2018  


From 09:00 until 17:00  


Crowne Plaza, Hodžovo námestie 2

Golden Sponsors

European Investment Bank  

Silver Sponsors


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