Russian Economic
and Financial Forum
in Switzerland


Fourteenth Session
15 March 2015
Geneva, Switzerland

             
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PROGRAM

 

Saturday, 14 March

     

10.00-17.00

Visit of the 85th Geneva International Motor Show and cocktail at the Maserati stand

19.00-20.30

Evening reception sponsored by Gazprombank (Switzerland)

     

Sunday, 15 March

     

08.30-09.00

Registration of delegates

09.00

Opening Session

     
 

Welcome messages. International and European cooperation. Russia-Switzerland bilateral relations. Cooperation and interaction of different branches of power to promote stable social and economic development of the country.

     
  Alexander GOLOVIN

Ambassador of Russia in Switzerland

  Pierre HELG

Ambassador of Switzerland in Russia

  Claude HÊCHE

President of the Council of States

  Jacques de WATTEVILLE

State Secretary for International Financial Matters

  Aleksey BORODAVKIN

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Russia at the United Nations Office at Geneva

  Filippo LOMBARDI

Member of the Council of States

  Mikhail KOPEYKIN

First Deputy Head of Staff of the State Duma

  Yuri PIVOVAROV

Director of the Institute of Scientific Information for Social Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences

  Fedor LUKYANOV

Chairman of the Board of the Council on Foreign and Defence Policy, Editor-in-Chief of the Magazine Russia in the Global Affairs

  Alexander ARKHANGELSKY

Professor of the Media Communications Faculty of the Higher School of Economics, Presenter of the Russian TV show “In the Meantime”

     
11.00-11.20 Coffee break
     
11.20

Economic Session

     
 

Perspectives of the Russian economy to overcome the impact of the world economic and financial crisis. Influence of the decreasing energy prices and international sanctions. Distribution of powers and tasks between state institutions and business community in the modernization of national economy and promotion of the economic growth. Enhancement of the efficiency of the state/local management, competitiveness of local industries and “de-offshorisation” of the national economy.

     
  Oleg FOMICHEV

Secretary of State – Deputy Minister of the Economic Development of Russia

  Elena KONDAKOVA

Trade Representative of Russia in Switzerland

  Gennady OVECHKO

Permanent Representative of Russia at the World Trade Organization

  Andrey NIKITIN

Director General of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives

  Vladimir MAU

Rector of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

  Ruslan GRINBERG

Director of the Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences

  Andrey KLEPACH

Deputy Chairman, Chief Economist of the Vnesheconombank

  Evgeniy GONTMAHER

Deputy Director of the Institute of World Economy and Economic Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences

  Mikhail ZADORNOV

President – Chairman of the Board of the Bank VTB 24

     
13.30-15.00 Lunch sponsored by the Bank VTB 24
     

15.00

Financial Session

     
 

Road map for reforming the international financial sector. Improvement of the monetary and credit policy, optimization of taxes, regulation of financial markets. Establishment of favourable investment climate and improvement of business environment. Facilitation of the access to the capital markets for Russian entrepreneurs. Influence of the foreign and internal policy on the international financial cooperation.

     
  Natalya BURYKINA

Chairman of the Committee of the State Duma on Financial Market

  Myret ZAKI

Editor-in-Chief, Bilan magazine

  Igor YURGENTS

President of the All-Russian Union of Insurers

  Guy METTAN

Executive Director of the Swiss Press Club

  Petr FRADKOV

Director General of the Export Insurance Agency of Russia (EXIAR)

  Alexander SEMENIAKA

Director General of the Russian Mortgage Financing Agency

  Oleg VYUGIN

Chairman of the Board of Directors of the MDM Bank

     
16.40-17.00 Coffee break
     

17.00

Banking Session

     
 

Long-term strategy of the Central Bank of Russia to ensure the stability of the national banking system, its regulation and supervision. International and bilateral banking cooperation. Influence of international sanctions on Russian banks.

     
  Mikhail SUKHOV

Member of the Board and Deputy Chairman, Central Bank of Russia

  Yuri ISAEV

Director General of the State Corporation Deposit Insurance Agency

  Garegin TOSUNYAN

President of the Association of Russian Banks

  Andrey SOKOLOV

Chairman of the Board, Alfa-Bank

  Yuri GUSEV

Chairman of the Board, Bank Jugra

  Roman ABDULIN

Chairman of the Executive Management Board, Gazprombank (Switzerland)

  Oliver MÖHL

Member of the Executive Management, Notenstein Private Bank

  Pavel MEDVEDEV

Financial Ombudsmen

     
19.00-20.30 Evening reception sponsored by Vnesheconombank

 
Administrative information

Date and place: Sunday, 15 March 2015 at the Conference Center of the Hotel President Wilson, 47, Quai Wilson, CH-1201 Geneva, Switzerland.

Working language: English will be the working language of the Forum.

Please note: For reasons beyond the control of organizers, it may be necessary to alter partially the content and/or the timing of the program or its speakers.

Time limit for the registration: Completed registration forms and payments must arrive no later than Thursday, 26 February 2015. Please register online at the Forum’s web site www.finas.info

Registration fee is CHF 1990 per delegate from Switzerland and Liechtenstein (Swiss and Liechtenstein nationals and permanent residents) and includes attendance at all plenary sessions, coffee breaks, lunch, receptions, simultaneous Russian-English interpretation and applicable taxes. Register now

Cancellations: We do not make any refunds of the registration fees. Substitutes are accepted at any time with a written notice received in advance.

Sponsorship and advertising: Exhibition and distribution of any information and advertising materials are strictly reserved to the sponsors and partners of the Forum. To inquire about the sponsorship and advertising opportunities, please contact FINAS (Route des Arsenaux 41, C.P. 217, 1705 Fribourg, Switzerland; tel.: 026 422-36-22, fax: 026 422-36-24, e-mail: info@finas.info)

 

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