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thu04aug(aug 4)1:00 pmsat06(aug 6)6:00 pmGLL Summer Gathering 2022 Mapping the Future + #BackToVilnius Networking1:00 pm - 6:00 pm (6) Vilnius, Lithuania Vilnius Tech Park 17 Antakalnio gatvė 10312 Vilnius LithuaniaEvent Type :LIVE

GLL Summer Gathering 2022

Event Details

Empowering global professionals to make headway into a truly international future Lithuania. Let’s expect the unexpected!

About this event

Join GLL Summer Gathering 2022: Mapping the Future to hear insights from fascinating futurologists, participate in round-table discussions, attend workshops for concrete idea mapping, and celebrate new beginnings at the summer’s most fun networking event which will take place immediately after the event.

The Government has begun preparing the National Progress Strategy Lithuania 2050. We invite you to contribute to it by sharing your thoughts and ideas for global Lithuania 2050.

We’re inviting you to save the date, as it’s set to be meaningful, beneficial, and, of course, fun.


12:30 – 13:00 | Registration and welcome coffee

13:00 – 13:05 | Welcome & opening remarks by the Host | Marija Saraite, CEO at Global Lithuanian Leaders

13:05 – 13:10 | Welcoming speech | Ausrine Armonaite, Minister of the Economy and Innovation

13:10 – 13:45 | Keynote Interview | Crazy now, normcore tomorrow: what are the global trends for the future and how will they impact Lithuania? | Monika Bielskyte, Futurist and Future Designer, Founder at Protopia Futures

Moderator: Aidas Puklevicius, Author, Creative Director at Fabula Hill+Knowlton Strategies

13:45 – 14:00 | Keynote | Ukraine: today and tomorrow | Andriy Zagorodnyuk, Former Ukrainian Defence Minister, Chair of the Centre for Defence Strategies

14:00 – 14:30 | Panel discussion | Breaking point: how will the war in Ukraine affect the future of geopolitics? | Andrius Kubilius, Member of the European Parliament | Andriy Zagorodnyuk, Former Ukrainian Defence Minister, Chair of the Centre for Defence Strategies

Moderator: Vytis Jurkonis, Lecturer at Vilnius University Institute of International Relations and Political Science

14:30 – 15:00 | Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:15 | Workshops:

1 – (Re)learning the Future: adapting the education to the ever-progressing mind | Moderator: Sarunas Dignaitis, CEO at EdTech Lithuania

2 – Taking the lead: Lithuania as the front-runner in cyber security | Moderator: Sigita Jurkynaite, Information Security Manager at Nord Security

3 – Brain Gain: Lithuania as a global talent magnet | Moderator: Vydunas Trapinskas, Head of Talent development Team at Invest Lithuania

16:15 – 16:45 | Lighting talks: can you change the world in five minutes? | Dominykas Milasius, Co-founder of Delta Biosciences | Ieva Cesnulaityte, Head of Research & Learning and a founding team member at DemocracyNext | Laurynas Maciulis, Spacecraft Engineer and Entrepreneur, Co-founder of Astrolight

16:45 – 17:45 | Panel discussion | Distinct, powerful, leading, or…? Lithuania 2050 | Ginte Damusis, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Global Lithuanian Awards Laureate | Egidijus Meilunas, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs | Kristina Dryza, Speaker, Author, Archetypal Consultant | Dainius Kniuksta, Artificial Intelligence Product Lead at Forecast

Moderator: Jurgis Didžiulis, Musician, Global Lithuanian

17:45 – 18:00 | Closing of the event

19:00 – … | #BackToVilnius Networking @ SanDiego | Welcome drinks and snacks



4 (Thursday) 1:00 pm - 6 (Saturday) 6:00 pm Vilnius, Lithuania


Vilnius Tech Park

Vilnius Tech Park 17 Antakalnio gatvė 10312 Vilnius Lithuania


Global Lithuanian Leaders