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May 2018

June 1

 

09:15–10:00 DA VINCI CAPITAL. INVESTMENTS IN RUSSIAN IT, FINTECH AND CONSUMER SECTORS

Da Vinci Capital, a leading PE manager in Russia is inviting you to take part in a dedicated session on investments in IT, FinTech and Consumer sectors in Russia.

Russia has growing middle class, improving consumer sector and the largest Internet population in Europe. In the environment of recovering economy and historical low multiples, a number of sectors offer attractive opportunities for PE investors.

Speakers:

Oleg Jelezko – Managing Partner, CEO Da Vinci Capital Group

Dennis Fulling – Managing Partner Da Vinci Capital Group

Vadim Botchkarev – Managing Director  Da Vinci Capital Group

 

10:00–10:45

PITCH SESSION: DA VINCI CAPITAL. INVESTMENTS IN AGRICUTURAL SECTOR

Da Vinci Capital, a leading PE manager in Russia is inviting you to take part in a dedicated session on investments in Agriculture Sector in Russia and CIS.

Russia and CIS has more than 200 m ha of arable land (14.5% of the world’s total). Russia has become N1 wheat exporter and N2 sunflower oil exporter in the world in 2016. At the same time, local agricultural sector is highly fragmented and undercapitalized. Attractive investment opportunities are currently available for international investors, incl consolidation of local market and building businesses with export flows.

Speakers:

Oleg Jelezko – Managing Partner, CEO Da Vinci Capital Group

Dennis Fulling – Managing Partner Da Vinci Capital Group

Vadim Botchkarev – Managing Director  Da Vinci Capital Group

 

11:00–12:00

SESSION: JOHN PERKINS ON TRANSFORMING TURMOIL

The economist John Perkins, author of the sensational book Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, will speak about the need to develop an economic model to get the world out of the current period of instability and into the New Economy era.

Speaker:

John Perkins, author and activist, USA.

 

12:0014:00

SESSION: THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE OF THE RUSSIAN stock market; the key LESSONS LEARNT from the detsky mir IPO

Following three turbulent years for the Russian capital markets, 2017 is finally bringing new hope. On the back of the Russian stock market's world's biggest growth in 2016, the country's major children's retailer Detsky Mir has floated successfully.

The IPO symbolises the global capital markets opening their doors to Russian issuers and the general revival on the Russian market (not just within its materials sector). Detsky Mir's IPO is indicative of the considerable importance of bringing the financial markets' infrastructure in line with international standards; this factor has helped attract international portfolio investors to Russia, resulting in new investments on the Moscow Exchange.

Speakers:

Jim Rogers, legendary investor and Head of Rogers Holdings

Dmitri Sedov, Co-head, Goldman Sachs Russia and the CIS

David Stewart, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

Vladimir Chirakhov, General Director, Detsky Mir PJSC

Anna Vasilenko, Head of primary markets, Moscow Exchange

Olga Ryzhkova, Senior Vice-president, Russia-China Investment Fund

Oleg Mukhamedshin, Deputy CEO, RUSAL

Moderator:

Tom Blackwell, Founder and CEO, EM

 

14:00–15:00

PITCH SESSION: INNOVATIVE COMPANIES AT SKOLKOVO

Industry 4.0

The Industry 4.0 concept implies a network of smart equipment that already “knows” everything it needs to know about current production processes and takes over the decision-making function previously performed by humans. This reduces production times dramatically, as well as improving quality and profitability parameters.

The pitch session on Industry 4.0 will involve representatives of such companies as RoboCV, Tion, and EC Continuum. Twins Technology will present its new development, the Dispatcher monitoring system that networks an industrial enterprise's equipment for real-time monitoring of the company's operational efficiency.

Speakers:

Sergei Maltsev, CEO, RoboCV

Leo Goldfeld, Business Development Director, RoboCV

Ivan Medvedkov, CEO, Tion Holding Company

Alexander Nazarovsky, Lead Engineer, EC Continuum

Vasily Churanov, Business Development Director, Twins Technology

 

16:00–17:00

PHOTO PRESENTATION: TIM FLACH'S PROJECT ENDANGERED

Devoted to animal species on the brink of extinction, the ENDANGERED project has been endorsed by animal activists such as Bill Gates and Leonardo DiCaprio. In June and July 2017, the British photographer Tim Flach is planning to present the project in the form of an illustrated book. The project is topical both internationally and in Russia, where 2017 is known as the year of ecology.

In the past decade, Flach has been engaged in a number of non-commercial creative photographic projects. He has published several bestselling books, including EQUUS, DOG GODS and MORE THAN HUMAN.

Tim is more than just a photographer. He is also a brilliant speaker. His lectures and speeches are invariably interesting, attracting millions of viewers.

Speaker: Tim Flach, world-famous British photographer.

 

June 2

10:00–11:00

PITCH SESSION BY ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUND

The Exergy Efficient Energy Fund (E3F) will share its experience of providing energy services to Southeast Asia. It will also identify opportunities for scaling up existing energy efficiency projects within Russia.

Speaker:

Deepak Loomba, Chairman, De Core Group

 

11:00–12:00

BOOK PRESENTATION: TRANSFORMERS, BY DEEPAK LOOMBA

This book, the Indian author's first work translated into Russian, recounts the story of how a commercial semiconductor factory was established. The author promotes the concept of high-speed sales.

Speaker:

Deepak Loomba, Chairman, De Core Group

 

12:00–13:30

LECTURE: ORIGINATION IN PRIVATE EQUITY

Yong Kwek Ping is the CEO of Inventis Investment Holdings, the largest foreign private equity growth fund based in Shanghai, China with over USD 8  billion of capital under management, ranked at #36 global and #2  in Asia on funds raised during the last 5 years, will give you insights on how the private equity know how.

How to tell the right investment opportunity – general principles and local specifics.

Project sourcing: Players and instruments; Global Experience, Asian angle;

Project Selection: How to organize the process, key people, procedures and parameters, international and local benchmarks

Due Diligence: Formal criteria and informal approach

Approval by investment committee and LP’s: How to sell a project to your investment partners

Speaker:

Yong Kwek Ping, CEO of Inventis Investment Holdings

 

14:00–15:00

PITCH SESSION. INNOVATIVE COMPANIES AT SKOLKOVO

Biomedical industry

The Skolkovo Innovation Centre's clusters are represented by 315 innovative businesses implementing projects to develop novel medicines, medical diagnosis and treatment devices, biocompatible materials, cellular technology products and bioinformatics projects.

Thousands of people around the globe travel to foreign countries every year to undergo medical examinations and treatment by renowned international specialists, spending a total of at least USD 35 bn annually in the process.

Skolkovo aims to solve this problem and help those in need of quality medical services.

Speakers:

Dmitry Alexeev, CEO, Knomics

Alexander Alexandrov, COO, Hepatera

Alexander Katashov, CEO, Geosplit LLC

Anzhei Zhimbiev, CEO, DRD Biotech

 

16:00–17:00

LECTURE AND MASTER CLASS BY TIM FLACH: WHO'S UPSIDE DOWN, US OR THE BATS?

The notion of the way in which we see the world, and the relationships we forge between human and non-human animals, is central to photographer Tim Flach’s work.  In this lecture Tim Flach will discuss the key themes of his work, particularly reflecting on the way in which we shape animals, and shape their meaning through images.

Key points discussed will include:

·        concerns with anthropomorphism and anthropocentrism

·        the relationships we forge between human and non-human animals

·        the way humans shape animals, and shape their meaning

Speaker:

Tim Flach, world-famous British photographer.

 

17:00 – 18:00

EUROPEAN ARISTOCRACY TODAY. AN INSIDER VIEW/

The Princely House of Thurn and Taxis is a German noble family that was a key player in the postal services in Europe in the 16th century and is well known as owners of breweries and builders of many castles.

The Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis was born in 1960 in Stuttgart. In 1980 she married Prince Johannes von Thurn und Taxis. After the early death of Prince Johannes in 1990, Princess Gloria took over the leadership of the widely diverse Thurn und Taxis enterprises. She carried out a thorough restructuring of the family assets, which has allowed her to manage the princely house in a modern and energetic way. 

Princess will share the insights on the European aristocracy and importance  of having  family values. And will give answers on such questions as: How  does the cultural heritage is being handled by  nobility today? What does it mean to live in a castle? How responsible is to belong to a noble family today?

Speaker:

Mariae Gloria, Princess von Thurn und Taxis 

 

June 3

9:00–11:00

PITCH SESSION: INNOVATIVE COMPANIES AT SKOLKOVO

Security and data

Financial and payment technologies keep developing, as do the Internet of Things, M2M connectivity, cloud systems and service delivery. This, in turn, creates all the new cyberthreats to companies and end users. These threats may be growing, but so are our capabilities for combating them.

The session will discuss new technological approaches and solutions that might be used to ensure information security in face of the rapid integration of information technologies into companies' key business processes. It will try to identify potential market niches for new solutions and companies.

Speakers:

Ruslan Yusufov, Director, Client Services, Group-IB

Maxim Ginzhuk, CEO, Double Data

Sergei Khmelevsky, Mentor, Kvant-Telecom

Kirill Gorynya, CEO, CardsMobile