13.06.2022 Guest speaker Mr. Ülo Isberg, Head of the International Foreign section and a Member of the Advisory Board of the Reserve Officers Association of Estonia (EROK). Topic: “The history of the Estonian Kalev battalion from conception to its role in the Independence War of Estonia.”.
30.05.2022 Guest speakers “Rotaract Latvia”. Topic: “Rotaract mission”.
23.05.2022 Guest speaker Charter member Mr. Tõnis Arro, a serial entrepreneur, headhunter, and coach. Topic: “Funny moments related to headhunting work”.
09.05.2022 Guest speaker Mr. Tiit Aleksejev, writer, chairman of the Estonian Writers’ Union. Topic: “Crisis and literature in the Estonian contex”.
25.04.2022 Guest speaker Club member Dr. Zaza Tsereteli, Senior Advisor at the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services. Topic: “Our Club Charity Project Idea”.
18.04.2022 Guest speaker Mr. Peep Jahilo, Secretary General at the Office of the President of Estonia.
11.04.2022 Guest speaker Mr. Raivo Vare, Expert on Russian economy and geopolitics. Topic: “Economy and war in Ukraine”.
04.04.2022 Guest speaker Cmd. Jüri Saska, Commander of the Estonian Navy. Topic: “Naval dimension in Ukrainian war”.
28.03.2022 Guest speakers Kristi Peegel & Kati Ernits, MTÜ Eesti Laste ja Noorte Diabeedi Ühing. Topic: “Hypoalert dogs trainning”.
21.03.2022 Guest speaker Mr. Eerik-Niiles Kross, Estonian MP, Member of Foreign Commission. Topic: “Ukraine”.
14.03.2022 Guest speaker Mrs. Anu Viltrop, Board member Eesti Pagulasabi/ Estonian Refugee Council (ERC). Topic: “ERC activities, Ukraine crisis”.
07.03.2022 Guest speaker Mr. Magnus Saar, Director of Estonian Center for Defence Investment. Topic: “Investing in defence in turbulent times”.
28.02.2022 Guest speaker Club member Mr. Idir Laurent Khiar, Privacy & ICT Lawyer. Topic: “Smart grids 5G and the data law”.
21.02.2022 Guest speaker H.E. Mr. Eric Lamouroux, Ambassador of France to Estonia.
07.02.2022 Guest speaker H.E. Mr. Archil Karaulashvili, Ambassador of Georgia to Estonia.
24.01.2022 Guest speaker Mr. Tarmo Kase, CEO of “Ober-Haus Real Estate Advisors”. Topic: “Real Estate market today and trends”.
17.01.2022 Guest speaker Club member Mr. Alan Page-Duffy.
10.01.2022 Guest speaker H.E. Mr. Sven Sakkov, Ambassador of Estonia to Finland.
06.12.2021 Guest speaker Mr. Peeter Tali, former deputy director of STRATCOM Centre of Excellence. Topic “Cognitive Battle Room ”.
29.11.2021 Guest speaker Mr. Kaspar Kaljuvee, Real Estate entrepreneur. Topic “Real Estate in Estonia and EstateGuru”.
22.11.2021 Guest speaker Mr. Raphaël De Vivans, EFMC consulting. Topic “EU fund horizons”.
15.11.2021 Guest speaker Brig-Gen. Riho Ühtegi, Chief of the Defence League. Topic “Volunteers contribution to the Defence in a tense security situation”.
08.11.2021 Guest speaker Mrs. Kyllike Sillaste-Elling, Director of Department of NATO and Transatlantic Relations MFA. Topic “NATO and European security”.
01.11.2021 Guest speaker Mr. Julian Kaljuvee, entrepreneur Topic “Longevity and ageing reversal”.
25.10.2021 Guest speaker Mr. Karl-Erik Laanet, wine and spirits specialist. Topic “French Wines: inside and beyond”. Event takes place at Türi street 3, involvig tasting.
18.10.2021 Guest speaker H.E Else Berit Eikland, Ambassador of Norway. Topic “Norway’s Arctic identity”.
11.10.2021Guest speaker Mr. Meelis Kitsing, Rector of Estonian Business School. Topic “Chinese investments into European digital platforms”.
04.10.2021 Guest speaker Dr. Eduard Maron, professor of psychiatry at The Imperial College London and Tartu University. Topic “The mental health pandemic”.
27.09.2021 Guest speaker Mrs. Eva- Maria Liimets, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia.
20.09.2021 visit to Maxime Trijol Cognac room.
13.09.21 Guest speaker Marek Strandberg, innovation editor at Postimees. Topic: “The anatomy and physiology of Green Deal”. Marek Strandberg is a scientist, inventor, politician and journalist who’s works has covered many fields of life and who is known for his courageous statements and innovative ideas.
06.09.21 First official meeting of the season. Speaker Club member Tim Sennett. The title of the presentation: “Denying the Holocaust – the shrinking assault on truth and memory”.
02.09.19 Guest speaker MIHKEL KANGUR, Senior Researcher at Tallinn University: Is climate change real and what can we do about it?
09.09 Charter Member VLAD VERNYGORA: International Relations and Security…plus a bit on Europe.
16.09 Charter Member, Club President, ILIAN MADJAROV: Strategic Planning for Non-Profit Organizations
23.09.19 Guest speaker TAIMAR PETERKOP, Secretary of State: Quo Vadis Estonia?
30.09.19 Guest speaker Gedy Matisen, leader of adventurous hiking interest group and coordinator of international cooperation at Tartu Loodusmaja: Examples of informal/formal education about sustainability, nature and climate-friendly solutions.
07.10.19 Charter Member of RC Tallinn Global, TIMOTHY MATTHEW SENNETT: “The European Union – a friendly critique from a British Brexiter’s perspective”
14.10.19 We meet outside our usual setting – NO MEETING AT PALACE, instead, we will a company called Estelon http://estelon.com/, which is a boutique Estonian producer of high-end sound systems. The meeting takes place at Kukermiidi 6, Tallinn, 11216
21.10.19 Guest speaker Javad Keypour: Lecturer and Doctoral candidate, TalTech Law School: “Energy Security: a global overview”.
28.10.19 Guest Speaker Liis Mure, Director of the NATO and EU Department, Estonian Ministry of Defence: “NATO in crisis: is this the end of the 70 year bond between the US and Europe, and what does it mean for European security?”
04.11.19 Charter Member of RC Tallinn Global Robert Begsy talks about his experiences in business and living abroad in Switzerland, Estonia, Dominican Republic and Australia. He will talk about work and living culture, politics and corruption, education, language and socializing.
11.11.19 Guest speaker John Longhurst: “2020 global geo-economic outlook”.
18.11.19 Guest speaker Madis Müller, Governor, Bank of Estonia, member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank: Estonian and World Economy – do we need to worry?
24.11.19 SUNDAY FAMILY EVENT – Visit to FOTOGRAFISKA TALLINN. We gather in the lobby at 14.45-15.00 (welcome drink served, optional). 15.00 we start a guided tour and 17.00 have a meeting over cocktails with Rain Tamm, the founder-CEO of Fotografiska Tallinn.
25.11.19 Business Meeting
02.12.19 Speaker, Jesse Wojtkowiak. “The state of cybersecurity.”
07.12.19 A festive dinner with partners/families – members + invite-only.
02.12.19 Last official meeting for 2019, the guest speaker to be announced
13.01.2020 – First official meeting in 2020
20.01.2020 – Guest speaker RIHO KRUUV – Head of Strategic Relations at Levercode, former Estonian Ambassador to India: “What is interesting about India?”
27.01.2020 – Business meeting
03.02.2020 Charter Member of RC Tallinn Global, TIMOTHY MATTHEW SENNETT: “The use of web platforms for investment”
10.02.2020 – RC Charter Member Dr. JAANUS PIKANI ‘How personal is personal medicine?’
17.02.2020 – Guest Speaker Mr. Milad Asdaghi, lecturer of Riga Business School will talk about Bahai Faith and Community.
24.02.2020 – Public Holiday, no meeting
02.03.2020 – Meeting with the District Governor and 4 other clubs. 5PM there will be a meeting with AG and Club officers, and at 6PM will start the meeting with all club members. Both meetings will be held at Nordic Hotel Forum, Tallinn.
09.03. 2020 – Guest speaker ASKO KÜNNAP – poet, graphic artist, book & board game designer, ex CD in advertising: “Designing words, books, minds.”
IMPORTANT! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic as of 13.03.2020, all activities of the club are cancelled until further notice.
16.03.2020 Private meeting at Tom’s bunker
19.03.2020 CANCELLED! An Introduction to Grapes – a charity event
23.03.2020 Guest Speaker Herkki Haldre, Captain, Sunline Cruises, one of the few seamen in the world who is entitled to wear an earring. He will discuss the current status of the Estonian marine industry and the campaign: “bring all the Estonian vessels under the Estonian flag”. You will also learn how the Port of Tallinn gained wealth in the middle ages.
30.03.2020 Guest speaker Georgian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Estonia, H.E Archil Karaulashvili
1.06.2020 John Longhurst, a member of RC Tallinn Global: Black Swans and White Elephants – half-year update on global Outlook”
18.09.18 Presentation by Jesse Wojtkowiak, Charter Member of RC Tallinn Global, head of information security, Pipedrive: ” Cyber from 10 000 Meters – current state and future of cybersecurity and how this is going to change the world in some very familiar ways”
25.09.18 Business Meeting
02.10.18 Visit by District Governor of RI, Irmeli Viherluoto-Lindström
16.10.18 Leho Nõlvak, Charter Member of RC Tallinn Global: Rotary and Round Table – history and personal experience.
23.10.18 Ilian Madjarov, Charter Member of RC Tallinn Global, Club Secretary: “10 reasons to visit Bulgaria”
30.10.18 Invited guest speaker Dr. Ludger Kühnhardt, Bonn University: “Renewing the European Union – Conditions, Challenges, Options.”, introduced by RC Tallinn Global Charter Member Vlad Vernygora
06.11.18 Jaanus Pikani, Charter Member of RC Tallinn Global: Artificial Insemination – “Ethical, Legal and Practical issues in Estonia and Globally”.
13.11.18 Invited guest speaker Allan Martinson, executive, entrepreneur, investor: “Self-driving vehicles – present and future” introduced by Charter President Tõnis Arro
20.11.18 Invited guest speaker Baldur Kubo, member of Tartu Toome RC: “Where is my border of privacy in the world of Big Data?” We will be discussing in the World Cafe format, what information about us and our companies is accessible to third parties. Who can access that information and where is the line of no return, when trust gets broken. The goal is not just to entertain but raise the awareness for informed decision making.
27.11.18 Business meeting (club’s practicalities, elections etc)
04.12.18 Invited guest speaker Doris Danler, Ambassador, Repulic of Austria in Estonia: “Estonian-Austrian relations and preliminary conclusions from the Austrian EU-presidency”.
11.12.18 Festive Season’s Dinner (Club members and guests avec, dress code, place to be announced separately, invitation only for visitors)
18.12.18 – till 08.01.19 Holiday Season, i.e. no official meetings take place, but members who are not travelling may still gather for informal meeting. Visiting Rotarians – please do contact Club President and Secretary for more information.
08.01.19 Abdelrahman Bayrekdar, Charter Member of RC Tallinn Global, Head of Financial Shared Service center for Konecranes: “The battle for talents in Estonia”
15.01.19 Annar Alas, Charter Member of RC Tallinn Global, owner of Coffeepeople: “World business of coffee and is it really the same drink that is sold for 50 cents and 3 euros?”
22.01.19 Invited Guest Speaker Lauri Mälksoo, Professor of International Law at Tartu University, Member of Estonian Academy of Sciences: “Estonia’s Relations with Russia and International Law”
29.01.19 THIS MEETING TAKES PLACE IN SAVOY HOTEL, (WALKING DISTANCE FROM OUR USUAL PALACE HOTEL)
Invited Guest Speakers: Egle Kask, President of Tallinn Reval RC and President Elect Gretta Oltjer-Timberg will introduce Tallinn Reval Rotary Club’s main charity projects Päikesegala and Päikeselaager.
12. 02.2019 Invited guest speaker Mr Matti Maasikas, Deputy Minister for EU Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia: “What have we learned from Brexit – so far…”
19.02.19 Ants Promann, Charter Member of RC Tallinn Global, former executive in bakery industry: “The Story of Estonian Rye Bread and Bakery Industry”.
26.02.19 Invited guest speaker: Grzegorz Kozlowski, Ambassador of Poland to Estonia. Topic to be announced.
5.03.2019 Invited guest speaker Aavo Kokk , Managing Partner, negotiator of large corporate and real-estate transactions @Catella CF, former Editor in Chief of Eesti Ekspress and Publisher of Eesti Päevaleht, part of the restructuring task force of Estonian Savings Bank and leader of the task force that designed Estonian tax system. His topic is: “Real estate investments in the Baltics today and tomorrow”‘
12.03.19. Invited guest speaker Hardo Pajula, Economist, Founder and leader of Edmund Burke Society: “New Left – Their Agenda and Tactics”
19.03.19 Invited guest speaker: Victor Guzun, Managing Partner (Guzun Consulting OÜ), Lecturer (TalTech), Former Ambassador of Moldova to Estonia, topic to be announced.
26.03.19. Invited guest speaker: Riccardo Larini, Acting Director (Tallinn European School)
02.04.2019 Invited guest speaker Raimonds Jansons, Ambassador of Latvia to Estonia
16.04.19 Invited guest speaker Aivar Jaeski (RB RAIL AS, Country Manager, Estonia, and Finland): Rain Baltica as a Global Project – milestones and prospects.
30.04.19 Invited guest speaker: Sven Sakkov, director of ICDS, a defense and foreign affairs think-tank (Lennart Meri Conference. ABCD. Diplomaatia, EFPI): “Estonian Security and Changing World Order”.
7.05.19 Krum Garkov, Charter Member of RC Tallinn Global, Executive Director of at eu-LISA (The European Agency for Operational Management of Large-scale information systems): “Technology in context: how technologies support border management and internal security in Europe.”
14.05.19 Guest speaker, AI expert Marc LeCoultre: AI Demystified
21.05.19 Guest speaker, Ambassador of Finnish Republic to Estonia Timo Kantola
28.5.19 Charter member of RCTG Tonis Arro, headhunter and HR-tech entrepreneur: “Why hiring often goes wrong and how (big) data and AI can help us to reduce the risk of hiring mistakes”.
04.06.19 Charter member of RCTG Ilian Mdjarov, strategy planning officer of EU-Lisa: “What is Critical Thinking – why do we need it and why people often lack it?”
11.06.19 Charter Member of RCTG Soren Lovring, National Coordinator for UNESCO Associated School Program for Baltic Sea Project: “What can Nature Teach Us?”