The Russia Forum, a leading annual business and investment conference devoted to Russia which is held in Moscow, brings together representatives of many countries who speak different languages and hold many different views, but who assemble to discuss relevant global problems, and opportunities for investment in Russia. The Russia Forum is a place where new business contacts are formed, collaborative efforts strengthened and interesting joint projects born.
The Forum’s program traditionally includes discussions on the most relevant and sometimes challenging topics.
Thursday, April 18th
08:30–10:00 Registration. Welcome Coffee 10:00–10:10 Yellow Hall
Opening speech. Herman Gref
10:10–10:20 Yellow Hall
Speech by Sergei Ivanov, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office
10:20–11:50 Yellow Hall
Plenary Session. Turning point: Communism was Russia's answer to the challenges of the 20th century. What can we expect in the 21st century?
11:50–12:10 Coffee break 12:10–13:40 Yellow Hall
Plenary Session. Investing in Russia: What Drives Investors Today?
13:40–15:15 Lunch 15:15–16:30 Yellow Hall
Tapping the Potential of Siberia and Russia’s Far East
Commodities Markets: the New Reality
How Can the Valuation Gap of Russian Companies Be Overcome?
16:30–16:50 Coffee break 16:50–17:30 Yellow Hall
Speech of Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation
Friday, April 19th
09:00–10:00 Welcome coffee 10:00–11:15 Yellow Hall
Can Russia Replicate China’s Infrastructure Miracle?
Where does the big money go?
Paths of Development for the Stock Market
11:15–11:30 Coffee break 11:30–12:45 Red Hall
The Domestic Gas Market: on the Path to Increased Competition?
Russian Retail and Consumer: How to Play the Theme in 2013?
Finance and Telecoms: Two Sectors Converging
12:45–14:15 Lunch 13:00–14:00 Green Hall
Round table held by RUSSIA 24 TV program Mnenie (Opinion)
14:15–15:30 Yellow Hall
The CNBC Summit: Banking on an Unconventional Future