Press release

GLOBSEC 2021 Bratislava Forum Side Event Summary - Disruptive Tech Trends: Building a Tech Valley in Central Europe


Thursday, 17 June 2021

Central Europe has plenty of preconditions to benefit from the tech-driven transformation of the global economy. GLOBSEC Tech Valley in Central Europe Initiative will explore how the region can take advantage of the global tech trends, and transform from a trend follower into a trendsetter.

At one of the side events at the GLOBSEC 2021 Bratislava Forum, we explored strategies and potential solutions on how to get on the path of tech-driven growth in the region.

Discussion led by Zuzana Pisoň from GLOBSEC hosted the following speakers:

  • Marek Antal, State Secretary, Ministry of Investments and Informatization of the Slovak Republic
  • Michal Gora, CEO Alfavox
  • Zsolt Komzsik, Country Manager Slovakia, Ericsson
  • Andrew Lee, Head of Government Affairs, ESET
  • Vladimír Šucha, Senior Policy Advisor, UNESCO


You can find the full summary from the session below.