Programme

The Future Being Born Today: Integration and Infrastructure Projects in Eurasia

DYNAMICS OF THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
Panel Session
Pavilion G, Conference Hall G4

Moderator:
Elena Aksenova , Deputy Chief Academic Secretary of the Presidium, Russian Academy of Sciences

Panellists
Leonid Altukhov , President, Group of Companies Netkom-IPC
Igor Malygin , Director, Solomenko Institute of Transport Problems of theRussian Academy of Sciences
Ivan Starikov , Professor, Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Boris Titov , Presidential Commissioner of the Russian Federation for the Protection of Entrepreneurs’ Rights
Vladimir Yakunin , Chairman of Supervisory Board, DOC Research Institute; Doctor of Political Science
Dmitry Azarov , Chairperson, Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Committee on the Federal Structure, Regional Policies, Local Self-Governance, and Affairs of the North

Front row participants:
Vladimir Klimanov , Director, Institute for Public Finance Reform (IPFR)

Broadcast

Key moments

Today, we are at the stage of elaborating a socioeconomic development strategy; its framework will determine the regions’ sectoral specifics so that they might gain a new impetus and development vector.
Dmitry Azarov
Chairperson, Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Committee on the Federal Structure, Regional Policies, Local Self-Governance, and Affairs of the North
Infrastructure development drives the development of Russia’s economy and social sphere.
Igor Malygin
Director, Solomenko Institute of Transport Problems of theRussian Academy of Sciences
We should not repeat what has already been done by others; we should do something new.
Leonid Altukhov
President, Group of Companies Netkom-IPC
The Silk Road Project is not a new colonial policy; it is a friendly entryway to our partners, designed to help the economy and create the infrastructure. We are ready for very close cooperation.
Boris Titov
Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneurs’ Rights
The crisis mankind is going through today is anthropological in nature.
Vladimir Yakunin
Chairman of Supervisory Board, DOC Research Institute; Doctor of Political Science
We need to shift to a new model for managing the country’s transit potential through technological hubs; we need an opportunity to implement one of the strategic priorities in positioning Russia on the global transport market.
Igor Malygin
Director, Solomenko Institute of Transport Problems of theRussian Academy of Sciences
It is quite apparent that the growth centres of economic and political influence have shifted from the Western hemisphere to the countries of the Pacific region.
Vladimir Yakunin
Chairman of Supervisory Board, DOC Research Institute; Doctor of Political Science