Programme

Is there an Employment Cost to Agro-Industrial Innovation?

RUSSIAN ECONOMIC AGENDA
Panel Session
Congress Centre, Conference Hall D2

Moderator:
Vladimir Gerasimov , First Deputy General Director, Executive Director, Interfax Information Services Group

Panellists
Pekka Viljakainen , Advisor to the President, Skolkovo Foundation; Chairman, Aii Capital
Oleg Goshchansky , Chairman and Managing Partner, KPMG in Russia and the CIS
Vadim Moshkovich , Chairman of the Board of Directors, Rusagro
Aleksandr Nikitin , Head of Administration of Tambov Region
Christopher Pissarides , Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences Laureate; Professor of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Vladimir Rakhmanin , Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Europe and Central Asia, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Alexander Tkachev , Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation
Erik Fyrwald , Chief Executive Officer, Syngenta
Andrei Fursenko , Aide to the President of the Russian Federation
Michel Charouk , Vice President, Global Operations and Transformation, IBM Global Markets


Mikhail Kotyukov , Head, Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations
Yves Picquet , Head of CropScience Division for Russia, Belorussia and Kazakhstan, Bayer
Sergey Sidorsky , Member of the Eurasian Economic Commission Board (Minister) in Charge of Industry and Agriculture; Doctor of Technical Sciences, Honourary Professor, Belarusian State University of Transport
Dmitry Snesar , Senior Vice President, Head of Client Coverage, VTB

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Key moments

Innovation technologies enable creation of smart farms and agricultural enterprises that consolidate the entire chain of creating the final product, from farm to store, into a united information system.
Alexander Tkachev
Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation
The agricultural sector competes for professional staff with other industries that are traditionally considered to be high-tech.
Alexander Tkachev
Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation
We highlight three main trends: robotization, breeding and genetics, informatization. According to our evaluations, the cumulative effect of these trends should reach RUB 10 trillion by 2030.
Oleg Goshchansky
Chairman and Managing Partner, KPMG in Russia and the CIS
Our challenge is probably broader and more complicated. We want to use artificial intelligence to minimize human influence on decision-making processes.
Vadim Moshkovich
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Rusagro
Implementation of technological innovative solutions in agriculture inevitably leads to triumphs for some companies and losses for others.
Aleksandr Nikitin
Head of Administration of Tambov Region
The food production is about hunting the new ideas.
Pekka Viljakainen
Advisor to the President, Skolkovo Foundation; Chairman, Aii Capital
Digital is going to make a huge difference. It is the agriculture of the future and it will be intervening in every aspect of a farmer.
Gaël Hili
Global Agribusiness Manager at Syngenta