Programme

BOTTOM UP DEVELOPMENT: MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS SPURRING RUSSIAN GROWTH

Realizing Russia's Competitive Edge
Panel Session
Pavilion 5, Conference Hall 5.1

Moderator:
Anton Khrekov , Managing Partner, Finjecto

Panellists
Gleb Arhangelsky , General Director, Organizatciya vremeni
Alexander Lohno , Head of the Administration of Kostomuksha Town District of the Rebublic of Karelia
Andrey Nikitin , Acting Governor of Novgorod Region
Nikolay Noskov , Head of the Administration of the Semenov City District of Nizhny Novgorod Region
Eduard Omarov , Chairman of Tyumen Regional Department, All-Russian Non-Governmental Organization of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Opora Russia
Thomas Palmgren , Head of International Affairs, The Federation of Finnish Enterprises; Member of the European Economic and Social Committee
Vadim Shumkov , Deputy Governor of Tyumen Region; Director of Department of Investment Policy and State Support of Enterprising of Tyumen Region; Member of the Government Presidium

Broadcast

Key moments

“We’ve got to actively instil a spirit of entrepreneurship among the population, especially the younger generation.”
Vadim Shumkov
“Mayors must understand that small business is not just a source of revenue … it’s also an area for growth.”
Andrei Nikitin