24 25 26
May 2018
1 June 2 June
10:00-11:00
Pitch session
Pavilion H, SPIEF Presentation Area

The key components of a favourable regional investment climate are an industrially developed economy, suitable infrastructure, and a comfortable environment for investors. As part of the implementation of a new industrial model, there will be presentations on innovative infrastructure facilities in Khabarovsk Territory (Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Plant) and various projects in Moscow Region: Dega-Noginsk Industrial Park, Stupino 1 Industrial Park, Koledino Industrial Park, Sheremetyevo Industrial Park, Dubna Technology and Innovation Special Economic Zone, and GDP Quadrat Special Economic Zone. Strategically important facilities in Smolensk Region (Phoenix and Safonovo Industrial Parks, the advanced special socioeconomic zone in the city of Dorogobuzh) will also be presented.

Speakers:
Timur Andreev, CEO, Moscow Region Development Corporation
Yury Chayka, First Deputy Chair of the Government of Khabarovsk Territory for Investment and Priority Projects
Rostislav Rovbel, Deputy Governor of Smolensk Region
Moderator:
Irina Alexandrova, Russian News Agency TASS
11:15-11:45
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Attracting investment into the economy is one of the strategic tasks faced by the regions. One of the most frequently asked questions is: where should we seek capital investment for various economic sectors? The session will be held in dialogue format and will cover the outlook for implementing ideas (for example, the Tatarstan Resident's Card), and how to effectively attract investment and communicate correctly with potential partners.

Speakers:
Ivan Fedotov, Director, Association of Innovative Regions of Russia (AIRR)
Galina Ganeeva, Vice President, MasterCard
Vladimir Khromov, Deputy Minister for Investment and Innovations of the Moscow Region
Moderator:
Mikhail Khomich, Acting Permanent Representative of the Head of the Udmurt Republic to the President of the Russian Federation, Deputy Chair of Government
12:00-12:45
Debates
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With each passing day, the quantity of innovative technology and smart solutions in different spheres of life grows. New platforms and approaches to the implementation of municipal, medical, and transport services are being created. What will the region of the future look like? During the event, projects aimed at creating a comfortable and well-functioning environment, at both the regional and city level, will be presented. COALCO will present its new project, IQ REGION, which demonstrates innovations in the housing and utilities, transport, education, and telemedicine sectors, as well as the Central Dry Port infrastructure project. Representatives from Siberian Generating Company will talk about how investment in the region's heating supply could stimulate the development of the Russian economy. Foresight will present its project ‘Creating a Smart Region’ and discuss its experience of rolling out the domestic IT technology Prognoz Platform. Foresight will present its Prognoz Platform, a programming platform for business analytics. The National Research University Higher School of Economics will showcase its ‘Digital Social Science in Science, Education, and Business’ project.

Speakers:
Yevgeny Akhmadishin, Chief Executive Officer, Vaviot, COALCO
Daniil Alexandrov, Deputy Director, National Research University Higher School of Economics Campus in St. Petersburg
Oleg Badera, Chair of the Board of Directors, VessoLink, COALCO
Sergey Kadochnikov, Director, National Research University Higher School of Economics Campus in St. Petersburg
Vladimir Komov, Chief Executive Officer, Foresight
Nikolai Milkis, Head, Central Dry Port Project Group, COALCO
Moderator:
Irina Alexandrova, Russian News Agency TASS
13:00-14:00
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14:25-15:40
Discussion
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Rossiyskiy Uchebnik and the National Research University Higher School of Economics present their joint project, the Regional Education Infrastructure Index.
What are the best ways to identify potential points of growth and assess the effectiveness of budgetary investment in education? Why is it that regions with similar socioeconomic indicators are demonstrating varying levels of development when it comes to education infrastructure? What conditions are required to transform expenditure on education into an economic lead? What are the most attractive aspects of education from the point of view of extra-budgetary investment?

Speakers:
Viktor Bolotov, President, Eurasian Association for Educational Assessment; Academic Supervisor, Center of Education Quality Monitoring, National Research University Higher School of Economics
Sergey Kosaretsky, Director, Centre for Socioeconomic Development of Schooling
Maxim Lozovsky, Deputy General Director for Strategic Planning, EKSMO-AST Publishing Group
Tigran Shmis, Education Specialist, World Bank
Moderator:
Alexey Litvyakov, Journalist, Russian News Agency TASS
15:50-16:05
Pitch session
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The improvement and development of areas, modern architectural and artistic solutions, and new tourism facilities are transforming the image of regions and contributing to a renaissance of their cultural heritage. What potential does the country have and who is shaping its image today? During this session, the tourist potential of a city of federal significance, Sevastopol, will be presented, as well the outlook for the establishment of Heraclitus Industrial Park.

Speakers:
Nikolay Brusnikin, Director, Sevastopol Development Corporation
Maria Litovko, Head of Priority Projects, Department of Priority Development Projects, Sevastopol
Moderator:
Irina Alexandrova, Russian News Agency TASS
16:40-16:55
Presentation
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With the participation of Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus Sergei Sidorskoy and First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus Vasily Matyushevsky

Moderator:
Alexey Litvyakov, Journalist, Russian News Agency TASS
18:00-18:15
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Signing of a cooperation and partnership agreement between the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and the German Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations

Signatories:
Roland Busch, Member of the Management Board, Siemens
Alexander Shokhin, President, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP)
Moderator:
Irina Alexandrova, Russian News Agency TASS
09:45-10:15
Presentation
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Presentation by the Republic of Armenia
Vectors of Development in Armenia: Reforms and New Opportunities

Speaker:
Alexander Khachaturyan, Executive Director, Centre for Strategic Initiatives, Government of the Republic of Armenia
Moderator:
Alexey Litvyakov, Journalist, Russian News Agency TASS
10:25-11:40
Discussion
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The global market for electronic toll collection has been growing at an average annual rate of 9% since 2009, and is expected to continue to increase in the short and medium term. The use of paid services for car drivers is expanding rapidly in various Russian regions.
Should the government play a leading role in setting up toll collection tools and systems?
Do trends in the growth of toll collection systems depend on the development of the toll road network and road services? Is it possible to streamline payment methods for motorists, for various kinds of road services?

Speakers:
Bnatov Bnatov, Chief Executive Officer, Northern Capital Highway
Dmitry Dunaev, Chief Executive Officer, Avtodor Toll Roads
Sergei Kelbakh, Chairman of the Board, Russian Highways
Jérôme Lejeune, Director, ETC Department, VINCI Highways
Maxim Liksutov, Deputy Mayor, Head of Transport Department, Government of Moscow
Ghislain Lorthiois, Chief Executive Officer, North-West Concession Company
Igor Lukyanov, Chief Executive Officer, Western High-Speed Diameter
Chief Executive Officer, Novoye Kachestvo Dorog Vyacheslav Nekrasov
Mikhail Plakhov, Director, Glavnaya Doroga
Maxim Sokolov, Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation
Puy Thierry, Chief Executive Officer, United Toll Systems
11:50-13:20
Blitz
Pavilion H, SPIEF Presentation Area

In order to modernize the country, an effective policy aimed at stimulating the development of regional economies is vital. What drives today’s inflows of investment? What conditions have been created in the regions to attract partners? What does the future hold for Russian investment zones? The opportunities and investment areas in Yaroslavl, Tula, and Novgorod Regions, and the Republics of Crimea and Tatarstan, as well as an innovative medical cluster in Mineralnye Vody (North Caucasus Development Corporation) will be presented in the form of a blitz session.

Speakers:
Sergey Aksenov, Head of the Republic of Crimea
Alexey Dumin, Governor of Tula Region
Marina Epifantseva, Head of Information and Analytics, Tatarstan Investment Development Agency
Sergey Kharitonov, General Director, North Caucasus Development Corporation
Oleg Lipatov, General Director, Tula Region Development Corporation
Andrei Melnikov, Minister of Economic Development, Republic of Crimea
Dmitry Mironov, Acting Governor of Yaroslavl Region
Oleg Morozov, Chief Executive Officer, Republic of Crimea Development Corporation
Andrey Nikitin, Acting Governor of Novgorod Region
Moderator:
Irina Alexandrova, Russian News Agency TASS
14:00-16:00
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16:30-17:15
Presentation
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Information about the opportunities presented by the new Foreign Investment Act, the Port of Mariel Development Project, and the Portfolio of Opportunities for Foreign Investment will be unveiled at the presentation.

Speaker:
Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz, Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment of the Republic of Cuba
Moderator:
Alexey Litvyakov, Journalist, Russian News Agency TASS