Marchmont network:   business news  |  conferences  |  consulting
Eng | Rus
Annual Business Leaders Investment Forum
«INNOVATION FOR BUSINESS»

20 - 22 April 2011
Astrakhan
Press release

Official Venue: Astrakhan State Technical University, 16 Tatichev str.

Information about Hotel: PDF.

Look at the Map.

April 20, 2011 
DAY ONE
INVESTING IN INNOVATION TO ACHIEVE MARKET LEADERSHIP

 9.30 – 10.00 Registration

10.00 – 11.15 Opening Plenary Session (Room # 313)

  • Alexander Zhilkin, Governor of the Astrakhan Region;
  • Yury Timofeevich Pimenov, Rector, Astrakhan State Technical University, Astrakhan, www.astu.org;
  • Askar Nikolaevich Kabikeev, Deputy Chairman, Astrakhan Regional Government – Minister of Economic Development, Astrakhan
  • Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Nailya Zinurovna Nikitina, Chairman of the Council, Astrakhan Regional Branch “Delovaya Rossiya”, Astrakhanwww.astrdeloros.ru;
  • Victor Ivanovich Vinokurov, President, Astrakhan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, www.astcci.ru
Alexander Zhilkin Alexander Zhilkin
Yuri Pimenov Yury Pimenov
Askar Kabikeev Askar Kabikeev
Kendrick White Kendrick White
Nailya Nikitina Nailya Nikitina

11.15 – 11.30 Press-Conference (Room # 313)

11.30 – 12.00 Exhibition “Small-scale Innovation Business Astrakhan State Technical University” (Hall next to room #313)

12.00 – 12.45 Networking Lunch

13.00 – 16.30 Final Contest “BIT South 2011” (Room # 313)

Planned Participants:
12 finalists of the Contest «BIT South 2011»

Panel of Judges:

  • Nailya Zinurovna Nikitina, Chairman of the Council, Astrakhan Regional Branch “Delovaya Rossiya”, Astrakhan, www.astrdeloros.ru;
  • Vera Grigorievna Burdina, Business-Consultant, Director, Consulting and Outsourcing Centre “Nashe Budushee”, Astrakhan, www.nb-consult.ru;
  • Oleg Viktorovich Ryabochkin, Vice-president, Astrakhan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, www.astcci.ru;
  • Galina Albertovna Karpova, Head of Science Department, Ministry of Education and Science of the Astrakhan Region, http://goszakaz.astrobl.ru;
  • Alla Eduardovna Kalinina, Pro-rector for Research and Innovations, Volgograd State University, Volgograd;
  • Shirali Abdulkadievich Yusufov, Pro-rector for Science and Innovation Activity, The Dagestan State Technical University, Makhachkala, www.dstu.ru;
  • Dmitry Andreev, Expert, Information Systems Development, Microsoft, Moscow;
  • Alexander Anatolievich Khodaev, Head of PR-Department, OJSC “Lukoil-Nizhnevolzhskneft”, Astrakhan;
  • Nadezhda Titovna Berberova, Pro-rector for Science and Innovation, Astrakhan State Technical University, Astrakhan;
  • Vadim Mankov, Organizer of “BIT South” Contest and Caspian Innovation Forum, Head of Science Department, Astrakhan State Technical University, www.astu.org
  • Leonid Evgenievich Gusev, Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Astrakhan Region;
  • Andrian Ivanovich Khoroshko, prizewinner of “BIT South” Contest 2010;
  • Elena Valerievna Stroganova, Director, OJSC Optical & Laser Systems, Krasnodar
Nailya Nikitina Nailya Nikitina
Vera Burdina Vera Burdina
Oleg Ryabochkin Oleg Ryabochkin
Galina Karpova Galina Karpova

13.00 – 14.30 Session 1: Round Table: Government Support of Innovation Development (Study Hall of main building, 3rd floor)
Moderator: Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com

Topics for discussion:

  • Government Support of Innovation Development
  • Innovation Policy in the RF: Ways of Innovation Stimulation, Tax Policy Instruments, Normative-Legal Regulations
  • Russian Venture Company Initiatives in a sphere of Innovation-Venture Ecosystem
  • “Skolkovo” Project as a Legal and Law Instrument for Business in Science
  • The UK. 40 Years of Economic Modernization

Invited VIP-experts:

  • Arthur Vladimirovich Abramov, Government Relations Manager, OJSC “Russian Venture Company”, Moscow, www.rusventure.ru;
  • Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Sergey Nikolaevich Krzhanovsky, Head of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Development Department, Ministry of Economic Development of the Astrakhan Region, http://astradelo.ru;
  • Aleksander Viktorovich Nevredinov, Chairman of the Astrakhan Regional Branch “OPORA RUSSIA”, http://en.opora.ru/;

15.00 - 16.30 Round Table: Attraction of Investments for Technological Projects: Finance Sources, Funding Methodologies (Room # 306)
Moderator: Aleksey Ivchenko Area Manager, Russia and CIS, Rep. Office, Merloni Progetti S.p.A., Moscow, www.merloniprogetti.ru

Topics for discussion:

  • Finance Sources for Innovation Projects Overview
  • Problems concerned with the Investments into Small Innovation Companies – Practical Experience
  • Private Equity Investment Funds as a Source of Finance
  • European Grants for the Russian Innovations & Promotion on the European market
  • Modern Exchange Opportunities for Innovation Companies IPO Execution
  • Practical Experience of Building Production Facilities in Russia & Assisting in Attracting European Financing

Invited experts:

  • Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Aleksey Eliseev, Director, Development and Marketing, OJSC “Russian Trading System” Stock Exchange, Moscow, www.rts.ru;
  • Sergey Nikolaevich Krzhanovsky, Head of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Development Department, Ministry of Economic Development of the Astrakhan Region, http://astradelo.ru;
  • Aleksander Viktorovich Nevredinov, Chairman of the Astrakhan Regional Branch “OPORA RUSSIA”, http://en.opora.ru/;

17.00 - 19.00 Wine & Cheese Reception for all Participants (Room # 309)

April 21, 2011
DAY TWO
COMMERCIALIZATION OF ENTREPRENEURAL INNOVATION

09.30 – 10.00 Registration

10.00 – 10.30 Exhibition “Small-scale Innovation Business Astrakhan State Technical University” (Hall next to room #313)

10.30 – 13.30 Open Doors Day: Meeting of Astrakhan Regional Business Leaders with Directors of Small-scale Innovation Companies 
(Room #313)

Participants:

  • Askar Kabikeev, Deputy Chairman, Astrakhan Regional Government – Minister of Economic Development, Astrakhan;
  • Leonid Evgenievich Gusev, Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Astrakhan Region, www.astrobl.ru;
  • Sergey Nikolaevich Krzhanovsky, Head of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Development Department, Ministry of Economic Development of the Astrakhan Region, http://astradelo.ru;
  • Viktor Ivanovich Vinokurov, President, Astrakhan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, www.astcci.ru;
  • Oleg Viktorovich Ryabochkin, Vice-president, Astrakhan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, www.astcci.ru;
  • Nailya Zinurovna Nikitina, Chairman of the Council, Astrakhan Regional Branch “Delovaya Rossiya”, Astrakhan, www.astrdeloros.ru;
  • Alexander Anatolievich Khodaev, Head of PR-Department, OJSC “Lukoil-Nizhnevolzhskneft”, Astrakhan; Astrakhan Regional Business Community Representatives;
  • Directors of small-scale innovation companies of the Astrakhan State Technical University

10.30 – 12.00 Workshop: Best Practices in Innovation Cluster Development. Development of Infrastructure Cluster Programs (Study Hall of main building, 3rd floor)
Moderator: Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com

Topics for discussion:

  • Best Practices in Innovation Cluster Development
  • Russian Venture Company Infrastructure Investment Fund (RVC InfraFund)
  • Yaroslavl Roadmap 10-15-20: 10 years on way, 15 steps, 20 cautions
  • Regional Innovation Systems Development
  • Successful Practical Experience in Innovation

Invited speakers and experts:

  • Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Arthur Vladimirovich Abramov, Government Relations Manager, OJSC “Russian Venture Company”, Moscow, www.rusventure.ru;
  • Nadezhda Titovna Berberova, Pro-rector for Science and Innovation, Astrakhan State Technical University, Astrakhan;
  • Tamara Fedorovna Lokteva, Director, Institute of Economics, Astrakhan State Technical University, Astrakhan

12.15 – 13. 45 Workshops: Innovators Support Programs. (Study Hall of main building, 3rd floor)
Moderator: Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com

  • Futurussia Programs
  • Zvorykinsky Project
  • BIT Contest
  • Proof of Concept Centers Operations. How can they work in Russia?

Invited experts:

  • Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com
  • Vadim Mankov, Organizer of “BIT South” Contest and Caspian Innovation Forum, Head, Science Department, Astrakhan State Technical University, www.astu.org;
  • Igor Alexandrovich Golubkin, Head, Federal Program “Zvorykinsky Project” in Astrakhan Region

13.45 – 14.30 Networking Lunch (Room #309)

14.45 – 17.00 Seminar of Directors of Small-Scale Enterprises (SSE), established by Federally-funded Scientific and Educational Institutions (Study Hall of main building, 3rd floor)

Moderators: Natalia Valentinovna Kupriyanovich, Head of SSE Support Department, Astrakhan State Technical University; Andrey Nikolaevich Kolesnikov, Head of Scientific, Educational and Information Activity Sector, Center for Science Research and Statistics, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation

Invited experts:

  • Vladimir Vladimirovich Voikov, Pro-rector Assistant for Research, Astrakhan Construction Engineering Institute, www.aucu.ru;
  • Marat Fatykhovich Bulatov, Pro-rector for Innovation and High-tech Business Development, ASU, www.aspu.ru;
  • Oleg Vasilievich Rubalsky, Director of R&D Establishment “Regional Infectious Pathology” of Astrakhan State Medical Academy, http://agma.astranet.ru;
  • Mikhail Yurievich Puchkov, Director, All-Russia R&D Establishment “Irrigated Vegetable Farming & Melon Growing”, www.vniiob.astranet.ru;
  • Vadim Yurevich Mankov, , Organizer of “BIT South” Contest and Caspian Innovation Forum, Head, Science Department, Astrakhan State Technical University, www.astu.org

Topics for discussion:
I. SSE Creation and Development Mechanisms in Educational and Scientific Institutions:

  • Organizational and Legal Support of SSE;
  • Financial Aspect in SSE Organization Process;
  • HR SSE Support.

II. Legal Aspects of SSE Activity and their Cooperation with various Government Institutions

  • Federal Law #217-FZ of August 2, 2009 and other regulatory legal acts devoted to SSE Application Specifity;
  • SSE and various Government Institutions Cooperation at different levels of SSE development:

a) Expert Institutions;
b) Notariate;
c) Tax Inspection;
d) Pension and Social Insurance Funds;
e) Territorial Body of the Federal State Statistics Service;
f)  The Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks.
III. Economic Support of SSE Creation and Development

  • Writing a Business Plan;
  • Accounting Records Maintenance and Taxation Consulting;
  • Tax Incentives for SSE;
  • Cash Accounting Observance;
  • Mechanisms of Government Support.

IV. Best Practices, Case Studies and Experience Exchange

14.45 – 17.00 Workshop: Commercialization of Entrepreneurial Innovation. Market Driven Science (Room #313)
Moderator: Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com

Topics for discussion:

  • The role of the Modern Universities. Success stories in commercialization of innovation projects from regional Universities
  • High-tech Companies’ and Universities’ Cooperation in the area of Creating Innovative Production
  • IP Protection: Global Best Practices Applied in Russia. Ways of IP protection. Patent protection strategies

Invited speakers and experts:

  • Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Nadezhda Titovna Berberova, Pro-rector for Science and Innovation, Astrakhan State Technical University, Astrakhan;
  • Aleksander Viktorovich Nevredinov, Chairman of the Astrakhan Regional Branch “OPORA RUSSIA”, http://en.opora.ru/;
  • Regional HEIs Representatives

14.45 – 17.00 Round Table: “Problems of Supercalculations Usage in Fundamental and Applied Scientific Research” (Room #306)
Moderator: Aleksander Borisovich Terentiev, Deputy Head of R&D Center for Special Computing Technologies (NITS SVT), the participant of the National Supercomputer Technological Platforms

  • Irina Yurievna Kvatkovskaya, Director, Institute of Information Technology and Communication, Astrakhan State Technical University, Astrakhan;
  • Igor Vladimirovuch Karpasuk, Head of Mathematics Department, Astrakhan State Technical University, Astrakhan;
  • Ivan Anatolievich Scherbatov, Head of Computer Technology and Electronics Department, Astrakhan State Technical University, Astrakhan;
  • Mikhail Borisovich Frenkel, Head of Automated Systems of Information Processing and Management Department, Astrakhan State Technical University, Astrakhan;
  • Georgy Aleksandrovich Popov, Head of Information Security Department, Astrakhan State Technical University, Astrakhan
 

April 22, 2011
DAY THREE
INNOVATIVE IDEAS SEARCH

09.30 – 10.00 Registration

10.00 – 12.30 Knight Startup Battle (Contest of young innovators teams, organized by the Astrakhan Rep Office of the Federal Program “Zvorykinsky Project & ASTU) (Room #313)

Participants: Knight Startup Battle Semi-finals’ Winners (Ten teams)

Panel of Judges:

  • Sergey Nikolaevich Krzhanovsky, Head of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Development Department, Ministry of Economic Development of the Astrakhan Region, http://astradelo.ru;
  • Arthur Vladimirovich Abramov, Government Relations Manager, OJSC “Russian Venture Company”, Moscow, www.rusventure.ru
  • Andrian Ivanovich Khoroshko, Director of SSE “Shrimp-Consulting”, Astrakhan;
  • Galina Albertovna Karpova, Head of Science Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Astrakhan Region, http://goszakaz.astrobl.ru;
  • Oleg Viktorovich Ryabochkin, Vice-president, Astrakhan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, www.astcci.ru;
  • Vadim Yurevich Mankov, Organizer of “BIT South” Contest and Caspian Innovation Forum, Head, Science Department, Astrakhan State Technical University, www.astu.org
  • Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com

12.45 – 13.30 Networking Lunch

13.45 – 16.00 Round Table “Social and Humanitarian Innovation”
Moderators: Vera Grigorievna Burdina, Business-Consultant, Director, Consulting and Outsourcing Centre “Nashe Budushee”; Zhanna Anatolievna Kichko, A.P., co-founder of SSE SPC “Astrakhan Mnogolikaya”

Topics for discussion:
Creation and Development of SSE with Social and Humanitarian Orientation

13.45 – 16.00 Round Table “Energy Efficiency”

Moderator: Konstantin Alekseevich Antipov, Deputy General Director, CJSC “IKT Group”, Member of the Federal Council Working Group for Monitoring of 261-FZ, Moscow; Alexey Valerievich Titov, Deputy Director, Institute of Marine Technologies, energy and transport ASTU, www.imtet.ru

Topics for discussion:
- Analysis of Energy Survey Market of the Region

Invited experts:

  • Vera Alexandrovna Zubikhina, Director, CJSC “Center on Testing, Implementation, Certification of Products, Standardization & Metrology”, Astrakhan, www.civssm.ru;
  • E.V. Platov, Expert, CJSC “Center on Testing, Implementation, Certification of Products, Standardization & Metrology”, Astrakhan, www.civssm.ru;
  • Sergey Vladimirovich Vinogradov, Director, Institute of Marine Technologies, energy and transport, Astrakhan State Technical University, Astrakhan, www.imtet.ru;
  • Elena Alexeevna Khirnaya, Deputy Director, Non-state Educational Establishment “Astrakhansky Uchebny Kombinat”, Astrakhan;
  • Directors of companies specialized in energy surveys’ conduction and energy-service companies.

16.00 – 17.00 Closing of the II Interregional Conference of young scientists and innovators “Inno-Caspian” (Room #313)

17.00 – 18.00 Wine & Cheese Reception for all Participants and Prize-winners of the II Interregional Conference of young scientists and innovators “Inno-Caspian”

The II Interregional Conference of young scientists and innovators “Inno-Caspian” was organized during a Forum

Contacts:

Golubeva Svetlana, Events and PR Director, +7 831 419-45-65 (120), s.golubeva@marchmont.ru

Zakharova Irina, Senior Communications Manager, +7 831 419-45-65 (125), i.zakharova@marchmont.ru

Local co-organizer(s)
Astrakhan State Technical University
Official sponsor(s)
UBS
Regional partner(s)
Astrakhan Regional Branch Delovaya Rossiya

Informational partners
RVCA

Unova Media



ANCOR



Innovaterussia.ru

BIT

Administration of the Volgograd region

GreenfieldProject

Venture Business News

Futurussia

Business Incubator Higher School of Economics

Opora-Credit

TheAngelInvestor

Ingria Business Incubator

StartupPoint



Association of Personnel Search Consultants

Web-portal “Expomap.Ru”

OmniGrade

Volgaru.ru
Marchmont Capital Partners, LLC
23/8, Gagarin Avenue, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 603000
Tel/Fax: +7 (831) 434-59-11
info@marchmont.ru