Realizing the Economic Potential of Russia

The total annual value of state procurement is estimated to be over RUB 15 trillion, which makes state-owned companies a stable source of demand for goods and services. Several government measures have recently been taken to expedite and bring transparency to public procurement. What new opportunities have been created to facilitate corporate access to the public procurement market? What else needs to be done to make cooperation between private businesses and state-owned companies more straightforward and transparent? What role do foreign companies play within the public procurement system at a time when domestic production is being encouraged in various sectors of the economy?

Tatiana Naumova , Anchor, Russia 24 TV Channel

Artem Avetisyan , Director of the New Business Department, Agency of Strategic Initiatives; Chairman of the Non-Governmental Organization Leaders Club
Nikolay Andreev , Adviser to the Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board, Sberbank; General Director, Sberbank-Ast
Andrei Belousov , Aide to the President of the Russian Federation
Roman Berdnikov , Member of the Management Board, First Deputy General Director, Rosseti
Alexander Braverman , Member of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Management Board, SME Corporation
Evgeny Elin , Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
Alexander Ivlev , Country Managing Partner for Russia, EY
Alexander Kalinin , President, All-Russian Non-Governmental Organization of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Opora Russia
Philippe Pegorier , President, Alstom Russia; Member of the Board, Association of European Businesses (AEB)
Andrey Tsarikovskiy , State Secretary, Deputy Head, Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation
Anatoliy Chabunin , Vice President, Russian Railways

Anton Getta , Advisor to the Head of the Executive Committee, All Russia Peoples Front
Elena Dybova , Vice President, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Andrey Nikitin , Acting Governor of Novgorod Region
Aleksandr Sokolov , Director of the Department of Competition Policy, State Company ”Russian Roads”
Denis Toropov , Head of Procurement, Marketing, and Pricing Department, RusHydro