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The Future
of Jobs 2023

Trends That Will Shape the Work of Tomorrow

Date: May 24, 2023

Time: 13:00 (EEST)

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The lack of qualified labor is one of the main obstacles for the development of Latvia's economy. In order to lay the foundation for the National Human Capital Development Strategy, the third "Future of Jobs 2023" conference will bring together leading representatives of the public, private and non-governmental sectors to discuss global trends in employment, future labor demand, economic transformation, skills, mobility, labor management, the collaboration of all stakeholders and the implementation of a data-driven approach.


12:00 - 13:00   
13:00 - 13:05    
Zane Čulkstēna
Moderator, Founder and CEO of ERDA Group
Evika Siliņa
Minister for Welfare
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Ilze Indriksone
Minister for Economics
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13:05 - 13:15    
Opening of the Conference
13:15 - 13:45    
Future of Jobs in the World and Latvia
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Elselot Hasselaar
Head of Work, Wages and Job Creation at the World Economic Forum.
13:50 - 14:30    
Strengths and Weaknesses of the Latvian Labor Market
Evika Siliņa
Minister for Welfare
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Anda Čakša
Minister for Education and Science
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Ilze Indriksone
Minister for Economics
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Arvils Ašeradens
Minister for Finance
14:30 - 14:45   
14:45 - 15:05    
Latvian Labour Market: Strengths and Weaknesses From the Macroeconomic Perspective
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Oļegs Krasnopjorovs
Doctor of Economics, Chief Economist of the Monetary Policy Department of the Bank of Latvia, Assistant Professor at the University of Latvia
15:10 - 15:50    
Strengths and Weaknesses of the Latvian Labor Market
Evita Simsone
Director of the State Employment Agency of Latvia
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Aļesja Kirčenko
Chairperson at ABSL Latvia and Deputy Head at SEB Global Services in Riga
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Kaspars Rožkalns
Director General of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia
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Zlata Elksniņa-Zaščirinska
Country Managing Partner of PwC Latvia and Chairperson of the FICIL Executive Board
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Uldis Hmieļevskis
Chief Executive Officer at Liepaja SEZ
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15:50 - 16:00    
Discussion: Latvian Labor Market SWOT
16:00 - 16:30   
Coffee Break
16:30 - 16:50    
Foreign Investment Environment Index: Human Capital
Arnis Sauka
Professor at SSE Riga and Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences
16:55 - 17:35    
The Fight of Latvian Companies for Qualified Employees
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Inga Kola
Director of HR at Latvenergo
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Maksims Jegorovs
CEO of Accenture Baltics and Chairman of DOTS Foundation for an Open Society
Uldis Iltners
Member of the Board at MADARA Cosmetics
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Endija Kaševska
Head of HR at Bite Latvia
Valērija Savčenko
Head of HR at Aerones
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17:35 - 17:55    
Discussion: Next Steps
17:55 - 18:00   
Closing Remarks


The conference is supported by the State Employment Agency and Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia.

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Register for the conference and uncover skills and jobs of the future together with us!

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