Symposia Country Meetings Russian Investment Symposium 2006

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Opening remarks - Van McCormick, Director of the International Economic Alliance and formerly Director of Investment Symposia at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University




Special Address - Andrei Dolgorukov, Trade Representative of Russia to the United States







Panel I Funding Growth: Public and Private Markets - (from right to left) Joe Stanislaw, Vice Chairman of IEA, Independent Senior Advisor, Deliotte and Touche, and former CEO and Co-Founder, Cambridge Energy Research Associates; Robert Mosbacher Jr., President and CEO, OPIC; George Hoguet, Chief Investment Strategist, State Street Global Advisors; Michael Calvey, Managing Director, Baring Vostok Capital PartnersElena Anankina, Head of Corporate Ratings, Russia, Standard and Poor’s




Panel II: How Will Business in Russia Will Be Affected by Global Foreign Relations - (from right to left) Coit Blacker, Director, Freeman Spogli Institute, Stanford University; Ambassador James Collins, Senior International Advisor, Akin Gump, Former US Ambassador to Russia; Valeriy Fadeev, Editor-in-Chief, Expert



"Investment: The Energy Dimension" interactive lunch discussion led by Moderator Joe Stanislaw, Vice Chairman of IEA, Independent Senior Advisor, Deliotte and Touche; Former CEO and Co-Founder, Cambridge Energy Research Associates; Co-Author, Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy



Panel III: Russian Companies Going Global - (from right to left) Helen Teplitskaia, President, American-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Eric Rasmussen, Director Corporate Investments Russia, EBRD; John Huhs, Senior Partner, Head of International, LeBoeuf Lamb LLP; Peter Koelle, Chairman, International Moscow Bank; Salim Tharani, CEO, Gallery Group



Panel IV "Make Your Own Luck” presentation - Professor Howard Stevenson, Senior Associate Dean, Harvard Business School and Vice Provost, Resources and Planning, Harvard University





Panel V: The Real Russia: Investment Climate and Image - Dmitry Yakushkin, Director of Communications, Highland Gold Mining; Former Press Secretary for President Boris Yeltsin and President Vladimir Putin




Panel V - James Lambright, Chairman & President, Ex-Im Bank








Varel Freeman (left), First Vice President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Peter Koelle, Chairman, International Moscow Bank


Special remarks - Graham Allison, Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University





(Left to right) Graham Allison; Coit Blacker, Director, Freeman Spogli Institute, Stanford University; Ambassador James Collins, former Ambassador to Russia and Senior International Advisor, Akin Gump




Michael Calvey, Baring Vostok Capital Partners, and Julia Kochetygova, Standard & Poor's













Harro Pitkänen (right), Senior Vice President, Nordic Investment Bank, and Andrew Rozanov, Official Institutions, State Street Global Advisors







Jeffrey Manners, former CEO of Marsh Central and Eastern Europe








Graham Allison (left) with Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Braverman, Chairman, Russian Marketing Association








(From left to right) Professor Stevenson; Igor Goundobin, Partner, Sun Capital Partners; and Dmitry Yakushkin, Director of Communications, Highland Gold Mining; Former Press Secretary for President Boris Yeltsin and President Vladimir Putin



Panel V - Igor Goundobin, Partner, Sun Capital Partners and Russian Foreign Investment Advisory Council Member






Van McCormick (left), Director of IEA, and Robert Mosbacher, Jr., President and CEO, OPIC






10th Anniversary Gala Dinner welcome by Robert Mosbacher, Jr., President & CEO, OPIC






Conductor Misha Rachlevsky







Standard & Poor's Executive Breakfast featuring David Blitzer






Company Presentation, Gallery Group - company CEO Salim Tharani







Panel VI: Information Communications and Telecom - (right to left) Alexandra Johnson, President, Global Technology Symposium Stanford University; Bohdan Kupych, Vice President, Business Development, Sitronics; Mikhail Krasnov, Chairman, Verysell; Igor Agamirzian, CTO, Microsoft Russia & CIS





Panel VII: Crisis of Wealth - Timothy Colton, Harvard Professor and Director, Davis Center, Harvard University






Panel VII - Andrew Rozanov, Official Institutions, State Street Global Advisors







Panel VII - Mira Davidovski, Partner, Salans







Special lunch address - Varel Freeman, First Vice President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development


Kremlin Chamber Orchestra







Orchestra, view from a table







Robert Shakotko, Standard & Poor's







Company Presentation, Verysell - company Chairman Mikhail Krasnov







Table discussion - Julia Kochetygova and Kevin Daly of Standard & Poor's










Panel VII - Alexander Braverman, Chairman, Russian Marketing Association






Panel VII - Mr. Harro Pitkänen, Senior Vice President, Nordic Investment Bank







Helena Hessel, Standard & Poor's







Panel VIII “Corporate Governance after the Scandals” presentation and interactive case study - Professor Malcolm Salter, former Senior Associate Dean External Affairs, Harvard Business School