24 25 26
May 2018
22 May
Panel Session

UNLEASHING RUSSIA’S TALENT POOL TO DEVELOP ITS COMPETITIVE STANDING

11:45-13:00 PepsiCo Café


Russia’s rich resource base and well-educated population offer a strong foundation for global competitiveness. However, many of the country’s best and brightest often look abroad for economic opportunities. What changes in public policy, as well as private sector approaches, can ensure that Russia-based talent reaches its full potential?


Moderator:
David Gray, Managing Partner, PwC Russia
Panellists:
Igor Agamirzian, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Management Board, Russian Venture Company
Dr. Xiang Bing, Founding Dean and Professor of China Business and Globalization, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)
Anatoly Karachinsky, President, IBS Group
Oleg Kharkhordin, Rector, European University at St. Petersburg (EUSP)
Andrei Sharonov, Dean, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
Pekka Viljakainen, Advisor to the President, Skolkovo Foundation
Front row participant:
Dmitry Peskov, Director of the Branch Young Professionals, Agency for Strategic Initiatives

Highlights

“Engineers are a main productive force in society. They are the “proletariat” of the modern world.”

Igor Agamirzian
Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of Executive Committee, Russian Venture Company

“No matter how talented you are, you are still limited in what you know. So, one has to go back to school and learn from the world’s best. Learning must be global.”

Dr. Xiang Bing
Founding Dean and Professor of China Business and Globalization, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)

“There is going to be a war for talent and whoever wins this war is going to have an impact on the relative performance of cities, regions, companies and countries.”

David Gray
Managing Partner, PwC Russia

At this time

11:45-13:00 Pavilion 4, Conference Hall 4.1
Spurring Growth While Mitigating Risks Arena

THE CASHLESS SOCIETY TO DELIVER IMPROVED ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY AND TRANSPARENCY

In cooperation with Citi

11:45-13:00 Pavilion 4, Conference Hall 4.2
Realizing Russia's Competitive Edge Panel Session

PROSPECTS FOR BOLSTERING PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENT IN RUSSIA

11:45-13:00 Pavilion 4, Conference Hall 4.3
Realizing Russia's Competitive Edge Business Roundtable

THE FUTURE FOR CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS BETWEEN RUSSIA AND THE UNITED KINGDOM

11:45-13:00 Pavilion 8, Conference Hall 8.2 Innovation Hall
Spurring Growth While Mitigating Risks Panel Session

THE IMPORTANCE OF OPEN DATA FOR ENTERPRISE AND DEVELOPMENT

In cooperation with World Bank

11:45-13:00 Pavilion 8, Conference Hall 8.3
Realizing Russia's Competitive Edge Panel Session

TECHNOLOGY’S PROMISE FOR RUSSIA’S OIL FUTURE

11:45-13:00 Mercedes Bar
Realizing Russia's Competitive Edge Panel Session

PROSPECTS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A THREE TIER PENSION SYSTEM IN RUSSIA

11:45-13:00 Pavilion 5, Conference Hall 5.1
Managing Disruptions and Embracing Change Panel Session

THE BROADENING IMPACT OF EMERGING MARKET CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY

In cooperation with MTS

11:45-13:00 Pavilion 5, Conference Hall 5.2
Spurring Growth While Mitigating Risks Panel Session

SMART IMMIGRATION STRATEGIES FOR GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT

11:45-13:00 Pavilion 5, Conference Hall 5.3
Realizing Russia's Competitive Edge Panel Session

REALIZING THE RUSSIAN ECONOMIC DREAM – THE FUTURE OF RESIDENTIAL OWNERSHIP

11:45-13:00 Pavilion 5, Business Breakfast Hall 5.4
Realizing Russia's Competitive Edge Panel Session

STRATEGIZING IN RUSSIA AND IN THE WORLD: WAGERING ON THE INDIVIDUAL