Entrepreneurship in Southeast Europe: A View from Vienna

By akim|August 3, 2011|AmSECC Events|0 comments

mainlogoAmSECC & The Austrian Consulate General, Chicago present a discussion of current political events, economic challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurship in Southeast Europe (SEE).

Location: Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce-Aon Center, 200 E. Randolph Street, Suite 2200, Chicago, IL

Date: Thursday March 17th, 2011

  • 5.30pm Registration
  • 6.00pm Opening Remarks
  • 6:05-6.20pm Hon. Thomas Schnoell – Consul General of Austria
    in Chicago
  • 6.20-6.45pm Dr. David Pistrui –
    “Mindsets, Motives and Methods: Entrepreneurship from Vienna to Varna”
  • 6.45-7.15pm Q&A
  • 7.15-8.30pm Networking Reception

Event Fee: Members and Non-members, early registration by March 3rd, 2011: $10.Members and Non-members cash at door: $20

Please RSVP by March 16th at
info@amsecc.org or call: 773-610-4551. Registration is mandatory for this event.

Registration through www.amsecc.org

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Entrepreneurship in Southeast Europe: A View from Vienna

AmSECC & The Austrian Consulate General, Chicago present a discussion of current political events, economic challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurship in Southeast Europe (SEE).

Partner Organizations: Austrian Trade Commission & Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Purpose of Event: This event discusses entrepreneurship in SEE from the perspective of Austria as a member state of the European Union (EU) with significant private sector economic interests in the region.

In the context of an expanding EU, the Honorable Thomas Schnoell, Consul General of Austria in Chicago, will examine the status of various countries in the EU integration process. He will also highlight political and economic opportunities and challenges from the perspective of the EU as a whole and Austria in particular.

Dr. David Pistrui, Managing Director of Acumen Dynamics, LLC, will discuss entrepreneurship across SEE. He will expand on market data, discuss case examples and analysis to provide insights into the opportunities and challenges confronting entrepreneurship, policy and geopolitical stability across the region in 2011 and beyond.

Thomas Schnoell

Hon. Thomas Schnoell,
Consul General of Austria in Chicago

Mr. Schnoell is a career diplomat and was appointed Consul General of Austria in Chicago in January 2010. Mr. Schnoell’s previous postings include the Austrian Embassy in Paris, the Permanent Representation of Austria to the EU in Brussels, where he was responsible for the Western Balkans and Head of Unit for the Western Balkans at the Foreign Ministry in Vienna.

David Pistrui

Dr. David Pistrui

Mr. Pistrui serves as the Managing Director of Acumen Dynamics, LLC, a strategy-based education, training, and research firm. Dr. Pistrui has held several scholarly appointments in the US and Europe, including the Coleman Foundation Chair in Entrepreneurship at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. In 2009 he was appointed as a Senior Fellow at the Austrian Economics Center in Vienna.

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