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Third Annual Business Leaders Investment Forum
"INNOVATION FOR BUSINESS"

25 - 26 August 2010
Volgograd
Press release

Place: Sberbank of Russia, Volgograd Central District, Kommunisticheskaya str., # 40

Hotels in Volgograd: http://www.hotels-volgograd.ru/

Info about Hotel "Finance-South"

Day One - August 25th, 2010
Applying Innovative Thinking to Improving Company Efficiency & Market Competitiveness

09:00 – 10:00 Registration, Welcoming Coffee

10:00 – 10:30 Opening Welcome & Program Introduction

  • Gennady Churikov, Deputy, Administration Head of Volgograd Region on economics and investment policy, www.volganet.ru;
  • Kendrick White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, Nizhny Novgorod www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Yan Ryazantsev, Director, Investments Department, Russian Venture Company, (RVC), Moscow, www.rusventure.ru;
  • Evgeny Semikin, Head of Investment and Development Department of Volgograd Region Administration;
  • Alexander Kashirin, Chairman, The National Union of Business Angels, http://www.russba.ru;
  • Vitaly Sakharov, Chairman, Volgograd Regional Branch of «OPORA ROSSII», www.opora.ru;
  • Valery Korolev, Director, Innovation Development Center of Rostov Regional Administration, http://pp.tti.sfedu.ru.

10:30 – 12:00 Session 1: Preparing the Foundation for Russia’s 21st Century Innovation Economy
Moderator: Kendrick White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners,
www.marchmontnews.com

  • Assessing Russia’s Competitive Advantages in a Globally Integrated Economy – Leading Examples to Follow: Kendrick White, Founder, Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, www.marchmontnews.com (Confirmed);
  • Modern Innovation Corporate Culture: Jon Hellevig, Co-Founder Partner-in-charge, Hellevig, Klein & Usov, Moscow, www.awara-accounting.com;
  • Innovation Ecosystem: Evgeny Savin, Organizer: iCamp & BIT Competition; Founder, UNOVA Media, www.unova.ru.

Questions & Answers

Kendrick White Kendrick White
Jon Hellevig Jon Hellevig
Evgeny Savin Evgeny Savin

12.00 – 12.30 Coffee-break / Press-briefing

 12:30 – 14.30 Session 2: The Role of Innovation in Industrial Modernization
Moderator: Kendrick White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, Nizhny Novgorod

  • IP protection: Daniel Klein, Hellevig, Klein & Usov, www.hkupartners.com;
  • Maximizing Enterprise Value by Investing into Production Modernization: Kendrick White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, Nizhny Novgorod www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Construction of the Holding Structure of High-Tech Companies to Attract Investment: Sergey Gerasimov, Tax practice, ALTHAUS Consulting, Moscow, www.althausgroup.ru;
  • Process-oriented Management System – a Priority Innovation Measure in Industrial Modernization: Victor Anisimov, Manager, Management Consultant, Business-Analyst and Business Coach, Volgograd, http://selfowner.ru;
  • Preparation and Endorsement of a Framework Agreement of Preliminary Project Realization Terms "term sheet": Kirill Manshin, Senior Lawyer, Group of International Projects VEGAS LEX, www.vegaslex.ru (Confirmed).

Questions & Answers

Daniel Klein Daniel Klein
Kendrick White Kendrick White
Sergey Gerasimov Sergey Gerasimov
Victor Anisimov Victor Anisimov
Kirill Manshin Kirill Manshin

14:30 – 15:30 Networking Lunch

15:30 – 17:00 Session 3: Innovation as a Driver for Improving Company Value & Attractiveness
Moderator: Mikhail Treyvish, President, OmniGrade, (Moscow, Vienne), CEO, Director, Asian Branch International Factors Group (Brussels), President, East European Factoring Association

  • Russian Venture Company Initiatives: Kirill Bulatov, Head of Project Analysis Department, OJSC “Russian Venture Company”, Moscow, www.rusventure.ru;
  • Forming an Efficient Marketing Strategy: Mikhail Treyvish, President, OmniGrade, (Moscow, Vienne), CEO, Director, Asian Branch International Factors Group (Brussels), President, East European Factoring Association, www.omnigrade.com;
  • Innovation Marketing: New Russian Realty: Tatiana Komissarova, Cand. Sc., Head of "Marketing Innovation" HSE, Moscow, www.hse.ru/lingua/en;
  • Innovative Firms require real-time and correct financial Information: Alexander Ermakov, Director, IT Decisions Implementation, Avenir Group of Companies, Moscow, www.awara-accounting.com;
  • Business-education as a basis of innovative thinking: Galina Perepelkina, Director, Centre of European Business Education, Volgograd, www.cedo-link.ru.

 Questions & Answers

Kirill Bulatov Kirill Bulatov
Mikhail Treyvish Mikhail Treyvish
Tatiana Komissarova Tatiana Komissarova
Alexander Ermakov Alexander Ermakov
Galina Perepelkina Galina Perepelkina

17.00 – 18.00 Session 4: Alternative Investment Sources – Using Innovation to Attract Strategic Partners
Moderator: Alexander Ermakov, Director, IT Decisions Implementation, Awara Group of Companies, Moscow, www.awara-accounting.com

  • Modern Opportunities of the RTS in Attracting Investment Capital to Finance Enterprise Innovation: Alexey Eliseev, Director, Development and Marketing, "Russian Trading System" Stock Exchange, Moscow, www.rts.ru/en;
  • Regional Venture Fund – Best Practices: Oleg Kachanov, Venture Investor, Venture Fund Director, Moscow;
  • Direct Investment: hitten problems: Vitaly Vinogradov, Partner, Head of legal services, ALTHAUS Consulting, Moscow, www.althausgroup.ru.
  • Funds Raising at IPO: Egor Torishny, Branch Director, Troika Dialog, Volgograd, www.troika.ru/eng/start.wbp.

 Questions & Answers

Alexey Eliseev Alexey Eliseev
Oleg Kachanov Oleg Kachanov
Vitaly Vinogradov Vitaly Vinogradov
Egor Torishny Egor Torishny

Conclusions

 

 

Day Two – August 26th
Attracting Investment Capital to Innovation Projects & Enterprise Modernization

09:00 – 10.00 Registration, Welcoming Coffee 

10:00 – 11:30 Session 1: Round Table: Regional investment Climate in Volgograd Region – Elements for Success
Moderator: Evgeny Semikin, Head of Investment and Development Department of Volgograd Region Administration

  • Innovation Potential of Volgograd Region: Gennady Churikov, Deputy Head of Volgograd Region Administration, www.volganet.ru;
  • Features of the Federal Law # 217 Performance: Vadim Mankov, Head, Science Department, Astrakhan State Technical University, www.astu.org;
  • The Role of Innovation Clusters in Developing new Technologies and Production: Nailya Nikitina, Chairman of Astrakhan Regional Branch “Delovaya Rossiya”, Astrakhan;
  • Petr Filippov, Executive Director, Volgograd Regional Branch “Delovaya Rossiya”, www.deloros.ru:
  • Regional Innovation System in Rostov Region: Valery Korolev, Director, Innovation Development Center of Rostov Regional Administration, http://pp.tti.sfedu.ru
  • Investment-Innovation Potential of Industrial Organizations: Lyudmila Medvedeva, candidate of economic science, Economics and Finance Director, OJSC “ORTEH”, Volgograd

 Questions & Answers

Gennady Churikov Gennady Churikov
Vadim Mankov Vadim Mankov
Nailya Nikitina Nailya Nikitina
Valery Korolev Valery Korolev
Lyudmila Medvedeva Lyudmila Medvedeva

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee Break

12:00 – 13:30 Session 2: Forming of IT cluster in Volgograd Region
Moderator: Evgeny Zakablukovsky, Russia Community and Regional Government Relations Manager, Intel Corporation

  • Forming of IT cluster in Volgograd Region: Vyacheslav Zavarukhin, Deputy Chairman, IT Committee, Administration of Volgograd region, www.volganet.ru;
  • Opportunities for Software Industry Development in Volgograd Region: Dmitry Kryzhanovsky, Director, «Singulyaris-Lab», Volgograd, www.singularis-lab.ru;
  • Development opportunities for web-invention sector in Volgograd Region: Stepan Ovchinnikov, General Director, ÎÎÎ Internet-agency «INTERVOLGA», Volgograd, www.intervolga.ru;
  • Microsoft & Innovation Entrepreneurship in Russia: Dmitry Andreev, Expert, Information Systems Development, Microsoft, Moscow;
  • Perspective IT Clusters in the Region: Evgeny Zakablukovsky, Russia Community and Regional Government Relations Manager, Intel Corporation, www.intel.ru

 Questions & Answers

Vyacheslav Zavarukhin Vyacheslav Zavarukhin
Dmitry Kryzhanovsky Dmitry Kryzhanovsky
Stepan Ovchinnikov Stepan Ovchinnikov
Dmitry Andreev Dmitry Andreev
Evgeny Zakablukovsky Evgeny Zakablukovsky

13:30 – 14:30 Session 3: Round Table: Case Studies – Modernization through Innovations
Moderator: Kendrick White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, Nizhny Novgorod

Opening Remarks

  • Case Study 1: Alexey Kurassov, Head of Corporate Finance Department, Investment Company “FINAM”, Moscow, www.finam.ru;
  • Case study 2: Alexey Ivchenko, Area Manager, Russia and CIS, Moscow Representative Office, Merloni Progetti S.p.A, www.merloniprogetti.ru;
  • Case Study 3: DPS-personnel, Vasily Minakov, Undergraduate, VolgGTU, Volgograd;

 Questions & Answers

Alexey Kurassov Alexey Kurassov
Alexey Ivchenko Alexey Ivchenko
Vasily Minakov Vasily Minakov

14:30 – 15:30 Networking Lunch  

15:30 – 16:30 Session 3: Round Table: Case Studies – Modernization through Innovations (Continuation)
Moderator: Kendrick White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, Nizhny Novgorod

  • Case Study 4: Silty mud processing plant construction innovation project for the sewage waters, Volgograd city, Kirill Kalnoy, Project Manager CJSC 'Company for Nature Protection 'ECOTOR', Volgograd, http://ecotor.narod.ru;
  • Case Study 5: Svyatoslav Vikhovanko, OJSC Research & Development Enterprise Cement – New Technologies Volgograd, www.cement-hightech.com.

 Questions & Answers

Kirill Kalnoy Kirill Kalnoy
Svyatoslav Vikhovanko Svyatoslav Vikhovanko

16:30 – 17:30 Session 4: Round Table: Investments into Technologies & Innovation – Barriers & Solutions. Business Angels Club in Russia – Practical Experience
Moderator:Kendrick White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, Nizhny Novgorod

  • Business Angels Experience – from Silicon Valley to Present Times. Commercialization of innovative projects: Kendrick White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, Nizhny Novgorod,www.marchmontnews.com;
  • New Business Angels Club Development in Russia – Practical Experience: Kendrick White, Founder & Managing Principal, MARCHMONT Capital Partners, Nizhny Novgorod,www.marchmontnews.com;
  • Business angels and innovative business. Ways of cooperation: Alexander Kashirin, Chairman, The National Union of Business Angels, http://www.russba.ru;
  • Nailya Nikitina, Chairman of Astrakhan Regional Branch “Delovaya Rossiya”, Astrakhan (Confirmed);

 Questions & Answers

Kendrick White Kendrick White
Alexander Kashirin Alexander Kashirin
Nailya Nikitina Nailya Nikitina

17.30 – 18.30 Networking, Closing Cocktail Reception

Registration:
- tel. in N.Novgorod: (831) 419 45 65 (ext.120)
- conference@marchmont.ru
- HERE

For more information: conference@marchmont.ru
Sponsorship and Speaking Opportunities: Svetlana Golubeva, s.golubeva@marchmont.ru
Media-partnership, information partnership and advertising: Irina Zakharova, i.zakharova@marchmont.ru

National co-organizer(s)
Unova Media
Local co-organizer(s)
Administration of the Volgograd region
Official sponsor(s)
UBS

RUSNANO

Awara Group

Hellevig, Klein & Usov
Regional partner(s)
Sberbank
General informational partner
National Business
Regional Informational partners
Volgograd Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Opora Rossii. Volgograd

Volgograd Regional Branch “Delovaya Rossiya»



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Institute for the Development of Financial Markets

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RVCA

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Business Incubator Higher School of Economics

Eastword Consulting

GreenfieldProject

ARIP

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ALTHAUS Consulting

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