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June 2017
19 June
Business Roundtable

RUSSIA – NORTH AMERICA: NEW CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES FOR BUSINESS COOPERATION

09:30-11:00 Pavilion 8, Conference Hall 8.3
Despite the current political climate, businesses in Russia, the United States and Canada have not been dissuaded from building on the economic ties that have been fostered over the previous few decades. The adoption of radical measures to improve the business climate will create a number of new business opportunities. What specific measures will facilitate the implementation of effective strategies for future development? What strategic decisions would best support sustainable development and investment today?
Moderators:
David Iakobachvili, President, Orion Heritage LLC; President, Russian–American Council for Business Cooperation
Alexis Rodzianko, President, American Chamber of Commerce in the Russia
Panellists:
Matthias Berninger, Global Head of Public Policy, Mars Incorporated
Valeriy Draganov, President, Avtotor Holding LLC
Oleg Fomichev, State Secretary – Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
Anatoly Karachinsky, President, IBS Group
Sergey Kravchenko, President, Boeing Russia/CIS
Paul Rollinson, President, Chief Executive Officer, Kinross Gold Corporation
Daniel Russell, President, Chief Executive Officer, US–Russia Business Council (USRBC)
William Shor, Managing Director, Caspian VC Partners Ltd
Zakhar Smushkin, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Ilim Group
Clyde C. Tuggle, Senior Vice-President, Chief Public Affairs and Communications Officer, The Coca-Cola Company
Robin Wittering, Partner, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
John Wories, President, Amsted Rail
Front row participants:
Pavel Betsis, President, Microsoft Russia
Michael Blair, Presiding Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Yury Gavrilov, Director of Strategy and Development, Management Company METALLOINVEST LLC
Sergey Grigoriev, Deputy General Director, SUEK
Irackly Mtibelishvily, Managing Director, Chairman of Corporate and Investment Banking, Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine, Citi

Highlights

A world with closed borders between countries is not a world that provides the conditions for prosperity.

Matthias Berninger
Global Head of Public Policy, Mars Incorporated

We believe that, in every country where we operate, giving back to the local community is the only way to do business.

Paul Rollinson
President, Chief Executive Officer, Kinross Gold Corporation

At this time

09:30-11:00 Pavilion 5, Conference Hall 5.1
Business Roundtable

LATIN AMERICA: GLOBALIZATION AND NEW REGIONAL ECONOMIC HUBS

09:30-11:00 Pavilion 4, Conference Hall 4.3
Russia: Seizing the Opportunities Arena

PRESENTATION OF THE RUSSIAN REGIONAL INVESTMENT CLIMATE INDEX

09:30-09:45 Pavilion 8, Conference Hall 8.2 Innovation Hall

THE DEVELOPMENT AWARD CEREMONY

09:30-11:00 Pavilion 8, Conference Hall 8.2 Innovation Hall
Russia: Seizing the Opportunities Panel Session

THE RUSSIAN REGIONS’ GROWTH FORMULA: FREEDOM TO EXPERIMENT

In cooperation with Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)

09:45-11:00 Pavilion 4, Conference Hall 4.1
Global Economy: New Challenges and Shifting Horizons Arena

ECONOMISTS’ ROUNDTABLE: A FIVE-YEAR PROGNOSIS – THE END OF GROWTH?

In cooperation with Deutsche Bank

09:45-11:00 Pavilion 3, Amphitheatre
Global Economy: New Challenges and Shifting Horizons Panel Session

GLOBAL FINANCE AS A COMMONS – GUARANTOR OR THREAT TO STABILITY?

In cooperation with VTB Capital

09:45-11:00 Mercedes Bar
Global Economy: New Challenges and Shifting Horizons Panel Session

ESTABLISHING GLOBAL FRAMEWORKS TO ADDRESS OFF-SHORE CORPORATE STRUCTURES: WHO STANDS TO BENEFIT?

In cooperation with EY

09:45-11:00 PepsiCo Café
Russia: Seizing the Opportunities Panel Session

REALIZING RUSSIA’S POTENTIAL AS A GLOBAL CHAMPION IN FOOD PROVISION

In cooperation with PepsiCo

09:45-11:00 Pavilion 5, Conference Hall 5.2
Conversations with the Extraordinary

THE MAKING OF THE ASIA-PACIFIC CENTURY: REBALANCING EAST

09:45-11:00 Pavilion 5, Conference Hall 5.3
Human Capital and Talent Development Panel Session

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