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Annual Business Leaders Investment Forum
INNOVATION FOR BUSINESS

19 - 20 October 2011
Perm
Press release

Official Venue: Hilton Garden Inn Perm (45 B Mira street, Perm, Russia)
(http://hi-perm.ru/indexeng.html)

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October 19, 2011
DAY ONE
INVESTING IN INNOVATION TO ACHIEVE MARKET LEADERSHIP

09.30 10.00 Registration, Morning Coffee

10.00 12.00 Opening Plenary Session: Government Support of Innovation Development
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
  • University of Technology as a Central Element of Skolkovo Ecosystem
  • Public-Private Partnerships programs. The U.S.A. Experience in Innovation Cluster Development

Invited VIP-experts:

  • Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Andrey Konstantinovich Muschinkin, Deputy Minister, Head of Science and Innovation Department, Ministery of Industry, Innovation and Science of the Perm Region, http://minprom.permkrai.ru;
  • Vladimir Nikolaevich Korotaev, Prorector on Science and Innovation, State National Research Polytechnical Univercity of Perm, http://pstu.ru;
  • Andrey Mikhailovich Emel'yanov, Dean of Economics Department, State University HSE, Perm Branch, www.hse.perm.ru;
  • Aleksander Garol'dovich Redekop, CEO, OJSC International Exchange of Innovation Commercialization, Perm, http://ieci.ru
Kendrick White Kendrick White
Andrey Muschinkin Andrey Muschinkin
Vladimir Korotaev Vladimir Korotaev
Andrey Emelyanov Andrey Emelyanov
Aleksander Redekop Aleksander Redekop

12.00 12.45 Networking Coffee and Tea / Press-conference

12.45 14.45 Session 2: Attraction of Investments for Technological Projects: Finance Sources, Funding Methodologies
Moderator: Mikhail Treyvish, President, OmniGrade, (Moscow, Vienne), CEO, National Factoring Company, Moscow, Director, International Factors Group (Brussels), www.omnigrade.com

Topics for discussion:

  • Finance Sources for Innovation Projects Overview
  • Problems concerned with the Investments into Small Innovation Companies Practical Experience
  • Investment Success Stories
  • Private Equity Investment Funds as a Source of Finance
  • IPO of companies with a small, middle and large capitalization. Key questions on the way to listing

Invited experts:

  • Yuri Kuzmin, Head of Regional Programes Department, CJSC MC "Sberinvest", Moscow, www.sberinvest.ru;
  • Mikhail Treyvish, President, OmniGrade, (Moscow, Vienne), CEO, National Factoring Company, Moscow, Director, International Factors Group (Brussels), www.omnigrade.com;
  • Andrey Klimenko, General Director, Pirate Pay, Perm;
  • Andrey Khusid, General Director of I&I Group, Head of business-Incubator HSE Perm, CEO of Perm Regional Branch Delovaya Rossiya, Perm, www.deloros-perm.ru;
  • Artem Razumkov, Director, OOO Satellit Innovatsiya, Perm, www.s-inno.ru
Yury Kuzmin Yury Kuzmin
Mikhail Treyvish Mikhail Treyvish
Andrew Klimenko Andrew Klimenko
Andrey Khusid Andrey Khusid
Artem Razumkov Artem Razumkov

14.45 15.30 Networking Lunch  

15.30 - 18.00 Session 3: R&D practices in Corporations
Moderator: Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com

Topics for discussion:

  • Large-Scale Enterprise Modernization using R&D Innovation to raise Company Valuation and attract Investment Capital
  • The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Report
  • Management Training Features for realization of Innovation Corporate Development Program
  • Corporate support of the University R&D Laboratories
  • Why is the Russian scientific and technical Potential is interesting in the world?
  • Innovation and branding: How to sell technologies
  • The Role of Business-Angels in linking Innovators and Corporate R&D Scientists
  • Transnational corporations and Russian Companies Collaboration in a sphere of R&D

Invited experts:

  • Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Andrey Vinnitsky, Partner Account Manager, Microsoft Russia, Perm, www.microsoft.com;
  • Aleksandr Poleschuk, Director on Innovation Activity, Group of Companies "IVS", Perm, http://itinvestment.ru
  • Andrey Klimenko, General Director, Pirate Pay, Perm
Kendrick White Kendrick White
Andrew Vinnitsky Andrew Vinnitsky
Aleksandr Poleschuk Aleksandr Poleschuk
Andrew Klimenko Andrew Klimenko

 October 20, 2011
DAY TWO
COMMERCIALIZATION OF ENTREPRENEURAL INNOVATION

09.30 10.00 Registration, Morning Coffee

10.00 12.00 Workshop: Commercialization of Entrepreneurial Innovation. Market Driven Science
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
  • Commercialization of entrepreneurial innovation. Bridging the gap between innovator and managers
  • Effective methods of Students Entrepreneurship
  • Experience in search and commercialization of innovation projects
  • Proof of Concept Centers Operations. How can they work in Russia?
  • Entrepreneurship Centers on a base of High Schools as a bridge between Science and Business Community
  • Ways of effective collaboration between regional leaders in innovation activity and federal investors

Invited experts:

  • Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Andrey Khusid, General Director of I&I Group, Head of business-Incubator HSE Perm, CEO of Perm Regional Branch Delovaya Rossiya, Perm, www.deloros-perm.ru;
  • Prof. Simon Litsyn, Head, Department of Electrical Engineering Systems, Tel Aviv University; Chief Scientist, SanDisk, Tel Aviv, Izrael, Expert in communication and storage technologies, www.tau.ac.il;
  • Gennady Aleksandrovich Gershanok, State National Research Polytechnical Univercity of Perm, http://pstu.ru;
  • Rinat Al'bertovich Shamsiev, Director, Perm City Business-Incubator, http://incubatorperm.wordpress.com
Kendrick White Kendrick White
Andrey Khusid Andrey Khusid
Semen Litsyn Semen Litsyn
Gennady Gershanok Gennady Gershanok
Rinat Shamsiev Rinat Shamsiev

12.00 12.45 Networking Coffee and Tea

12.45 14.45 Workshop: Best Practices in Innovation Cluster Development
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
  • Best Practices in Regional Venture Fund Cooperation
  • Technopark as an Infrastructure Complex for Innovation Development
  • IP Protection: Global Best Practices Applied in Russia. Ways of IP protection. Patent protection strategies
  • Innovation Projects Expertise
  • Regional financial support programs of innovators and small innovation companies
  • Innovators Support Programs
  • Successful Practical Experience in Innovation

Invited speakers and experts:

  1. Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com;
  2. Ilya Anatolyevich Balashov, Head of Perm Venture Fund, www.permventure.ru;
  3. Konstantin Valeryevich Shubnikov, CEO, Group of Companies Promoil, www.promoil.com, General Director Ingenium, Perm;
  4. Sergey Vyacheslavovich Tolchin, Head of Industrial Department, the Ministry of Industry, Innovation and Sciene of Perm Region, www.minpromperm.ru;
  5. Aleksandr Tyurin, Development Director Technopark Promsvyaz, Perm, http://technopark-perm.ru
Kendrick White Kendrick White
Ilya Balashov Ilya Balashov
Konstantin Shubnikov Konstantin Shubnikov
Sergey Tolchin Sergey Tolchin
Aleksandr Tyurin Aleksandr Tyurin

14.30 15.30 Networking Lunch

15.30 17.00 Workshop: Innovation Projects Presentations

Moderator:  Andrey Khusid, General Director of I&I Group, Head of business-Incubator HSE Perm, CEO of Perm Regional Branch Delovaya Rossiya, Perm, www.deloros-perm.ru

Invited experts:

  1. Kendrick Davis White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com;
  2. Ilya Anatolyevich Balashov, Head of Perm Venture Fund, www.permventure.ru;
  3. Andrey Klimenko, General Director, Pirate Pay, Perm
Andrey Khusid Andrey Khusid
Kendrick White Kendrick White
Ilya Balashov Ilya Balashov
Andrew Klimenko Andrew Klimenko

Closing remarks

17.00 20.00 Closing Reception for all Participants

Local co-organizer(s)
Investment & Innovations Group
Official sponsor(s)
UBS

The Imperial Tailoring
Supported by
MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND SCIENCE OF PERM REGION
Regional partner(s)
Aster

International innovation commercialization exchange
Regional Informational partners


PRM.RU

IT-investment



Communications agency Projector

Business incubator

Newspaper

Dengi59.ru

Financial directors club of Perm Region
Informational partners
Venture Business News

StartupPoint

TECHNOPARK project

Startup Afisha

Innovaterussia.ru

Time of Innovation magazine

TheAngelInvestor

Startobaza

Association of Personnel Search Consultants

RVCA

Ingria Business Incubator

Imperia Kadrov

Web-portal Expomap.Ru

GreenfieldProject

Investments. Innovations. Business

Unova Media

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