International Scientific Conference “SOCIETY. TECHNOLOGY. SECURITY 2021”


The aim of this conference is to provide a platform for researchers to share knowledge and ideas on recent trends in two main disciplines:

Secure Society

Secure Technology

The conference is expected to give an overview of the state of the art as well as upcoming trends, and to promote discussion in the academic and corporate world in the aforementioned disciplines.

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International Scientific Conference “SOCIETY. TECHNOLOGY. SECURITY” March 26th, 2021




Keynote speakers and panel discussions

Workshops (limited participants, pre-registration required)

10:00 – 10:15

Conference opening by the rector of Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences Dr.hist. Gatis Krūmiņš and the chairman of the Valmiera City Municipal Council Mr. Jānis Baiks



10:15 – 11:00

Dr.oec., Prof. Juris Binde, President of the Latvia Mobile Telephone, keynote speech “Digitalisation and CyberSecurity – Opportunities and Challenges for Industry 4.0”

11:00 – 11:10


11:10 – 12:00

Focusing on the Public Sector’s Communication in Turbulent Times: Drawing Conclusions from Recent Experience and Drafting Future Steps (Krūmiņš, G., Bērziņa, I., Sudakova, K., Blačforda, I., Zaumane, I.)

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch break


13:00 – 13:50

Monitoring Devices for Human and Sea Health and Security (Lancere, L., Boudhane, M., Azbeg, K., Balcers, O.)

13:00 – 14:50

Re-imagining the Way Cybersecurity Research, Innovation, and Training are Performed in Europe (Meirāns, A., Švirksts, M., Podiņš, K., Majore, G.)

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13:50 – 14:00


14:00 – 14:50

Using Qualitative and Reliable Information to Promote Security in 21st Century (Rozentāle, S., Pratt, M., Java, O., Meijere, S.)

14:50 – 15:00


14:50 – 15:00


15:00 – 15:50

Sustainable Development for a Secure Society (Līviņa, A., Suneeth, B.G., Koor, T., Kose, M., Tuli, R.)

15:00 – 16:30

Remote Sensing and Environmental Modelling (Majore, G., Charvat, K., Dimante, I., Kepka, M., Kalniņa, I., Bleidere, I.)

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15:50 – 16:00


16:00 – 16:50

Latvian Heritage and Future Challenges for the Country’s Sustainability: Research in the COVID-19 Era (Dāvidsone, A., Rivža, B., Bleiere, D., Andžāns, M.)



16:50 – 17:35

PhD, Prof. Andra Siibak, University of Tartu, keynote speech “You either love it immediately, or you hate it. Reflections and experiences of Estonian employees with microchip implants”

17:35 – 17:50

Closing remarks and conclusions

Posted: 2021-03-02
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