Pavilion 8, Hall 8.2, Innovation Hall

The recent global financial crisis and long-term trend in regional economic integration have had a profound impact on the substance and form of trade and economic relations between Russia and the European Union. The Russia–EU strategic partnership is becoming increasingly complex and the two are becoming increasingly interdependent.

1) What new policies should be adopted to strengthen trade and economic ties between Russia and the European Union, especially with regards to investment in innovative technologies?
2) What are the strategic priorities for Russian–EU economic integration and what are its limitations?
3) How will the Russian-EU integration processes impact the countries of the former Soviet Union and development within the European Union?

Mario Monti , President of Bocconi University, Honorary President of Bruegel, Former European Commissioner for Competition

David Brennan , Chief Executive Officer, Astra Zeneca
Kairat Kelimbetov , Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Dmitriy Konov , Chairman of the Management Board, SIBUR Holding
Peter Loescher , President, Chief Executive Officer, Siemens AG
Alexey Likhachev , Chief Executive Officer, ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation
Jorgen Rasmussen , President, Chief Executive Officer, Carlsberg Group
Anatoliy Chubais , Chairman of the Executive Board, RUSNANO Corporation

Anatoly Artamonov , Governor of Kaluga Region
Alexey Repik , President, Delovaya Rossiya (Business Russia)
Victor Dmitriev , General Manager, Association of Russian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
Ronald de Jong , Executive Vice President, Member of the Executive Committee, Chief Market Leader, Royal Philips
Alexey Repik , President, Delovaya Rossiya (Business Russia)
Anton Kudasov , Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic of Belarus
Tapio Kuula , President and Chief Executive Officer, Fortum Corporation
Alexey Mordashov , Chairman of the Board of Directors, Severstal
Alexey Repik , President, Delovaya Rossiya (Business Russia)
Igor Yurgens , President, All-Russian Union of Insurers