Pavilion 5, Conference Hall 5.1

With multinational companies increasingly establishing global supply chains for research and development, emerging markets are not only becoming a source of fresh concepts and products, they are also offering new models and approaches for fostering innovative ecosystems.

1) What impact are emerging markets having on innovation models? On what sectors is emerging market R&D potentially having the biggest impact?
2) What should both the private and public sectors do to ensure that emerging market innovation can be efficiently brought to market?
3) What new strategies should businesses (and governments) adopt to better leverage emerging market R&D capabilities in order to enhance competitiveness?

Dr.  Hans-Paul Buerkner , President and CEO, Boston Consulting Group

Igor Agamirzian , Chief Executive Officer, RVC
Jon Fredrik Baksaas , President, Chief Executive Officer, Telenor Group
Sergey Beloussov , Chief Executive Officer, Acronis
Bruno Di Leo , Senior Vice-President, IBM
Alexey Repik , President, Delovaya Rossiya (Business Russia)
Ilonka Harezi , Founder, TESLAR and Shift 2012