Programme

LEVERAGING COMPARATIVE ADVANTAGES VS. BROAD-BASED REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES

Realizing the Economic Potential of Russia
Panel Session
Pavilion G, Conference Hall G3

Moderator:
Alexander Ivlev , Country Managing Partner for Russia, EY

Panellists
Matthias Berninger , Global Head of Public Policy, Mars Incorporated
Stefanos Vafeidis , General Manager, Coca-Cola HBC Eurasia
Boris Dubrovsky , Governor of Chelyabinsk Region
Alexey Dumin , Governor of Tula Region
Alexander Zhukov , First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation; President of the Russian Olympic Committee
Alexander Kalinin , President, All-Russian Non-Governmental Organization of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Opora Russia
Aleksey Komissarov , Director, Russian Foundation for Technological Development FSAI
Alexander Misharin , First Vice President, Russian Railways
Andrey Nikitin , Acting Governor of Novgorod Region
Svetlana Orlova , Governor of Vladimir Region
Jacek Pastuszka , President, Baltika Breweries LLC; Vice-President Eastern Europe Region, Carlsberg Group
Andrey Sapelin , First Deputy Chairman, State Corporation Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)


Dominique Fache , Director, Sophia Antipolis Foundation; Chairman, Russian Technology Foundation (RTF)
Ivan Fedotov , Director, Association of Innovative Regions of Russia (AIRR)

Broadcast

Key moments

Our target is the diversification of economy. [...] Today we in the Tula region see the defense industry as a locomotive, and yet we understand that this cannot last forever. We put problem-hit companies into the production chain of our leading businesses.
Alexey Dumin
High-speed service is an opportunity to use and create innovative projects related to higher speed, higher energy intensity, new materials, and new research.
Alexander Misharin