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Agenda RBW2016

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- Lecture held in Russian
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+ ENG  
 Simultaneous translation to English
ENG  
- Lecture held in English

One ticket is valid throughout the whole conference

RBW17 Agenda

Day 1 - 17th February 2017

16:30 - 17:00
Doors Open
17:00 - 17:15
Official conference opening speech: Vladislav Grossman
(President, LSE Russian Business & Culture Society)
17:15 - 18:00
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Alexey Zimin (Creative Director and Chef, ZIMA Russian Street Food & Bar), Aliona Muchinskaya (Founder, Red Square PRojects & CEO, ZIMA Russian Street Food & Bar)
Discussion Topic: "National as international: Why, in order to be successful internationally, it is necessary to be as authentic and local as possible"
18:00 - 18:45
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Pavel Astakhov (Former Children's Rights Commissioner for the President of the Russian Federation)
Discussion Topic: "Lawyer in the modern world"
18:45 - 19:30
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William MacDougall (Director, MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions)
Discussion Topic: "Investing in Russian Art"
19:30 - 20:15
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Professor Alena Ledeneva (Univesity College London)
Discussion Topic: "Where Informality Stops and Corruption Begins: Evidence From the Global Informality Project"

Day 2 - 18th February 2017

10:30 - 11:00
Doors Open
11:00 - 11:45
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+ ENG  
Sergey Gvosdovskyy (CEO, Goldy)
Discussion Topic: "Operating business through economic and political crisis"
11:45 - 12:30
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+ ENG  
Victor Checkanov (CEO, MEGOGO)
Discussion Topic: "Will Russia win the battle against online piracy?"
12:30 - 13:15
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+ ENG  
Konstantin Pinaev (Founder, Around London in 40 steps)
Discussion Topic: "The footsteps of Russians in London"
13:15 - 13:45
Official opening of the entrepreneurial photo exhibition "Business in Focus" 
(Joint project of OPORA RUSSIA and Promsvyazbank)
13:45- 14:45
Lunch Break
14:45 - 15:45
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+ ENG  
Alexey Moiseenkov (Founder, Prisma)
Discussion Topic: "Life through the filter"
15:45 - 16:30
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+ ENG  
Mikhail Zelman (Founder, Burger & Lobster)
Discussion Topic: "How to transform the passion for an enterprise into a scalable global business?"
16:30 - 17:15
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+ ENG  
Fedor Ovchinnikov (CEO, Dodo Pizza)
Discussion Topic: "The big dream: how to create a global business from Syktyvkar?"
17:15 - 18:00
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+ ENG  
Tonia Samsonova (Founder, The Question)
Discussion Topic: "The Question: a new trend in educational platforms"
18:00 - 18:10
Break
18:10 - 18:30
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+ ENG  
Filip Perkon (Angel Investor and Founder of Russian Business Week)
Discussion Topic: "Money is time"
18:30 - 20:30
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+ ENG  
Start-Up Idea Pitch Competition: rbwElevate2017 - APPLICATIONS CLOSED
Panel of Judges: Ilya Belyev (CEO, Partner Supremum Capital), Filip Perkon (Angel Investor), Alina Bezuglova (Co-Founder, TLA Russia)

Mid-Week Careers Evening - 21st February

19:00 - 21:00
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+ ENG  
Panel Discussion (UCL LSE Peer Mentorship Program)
Discussion Topic: "Career in the City: Buy Side vs Sell Side"
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Day 3 - 21th February 2017

19:00 - 19:15
Doors Open
19:15 - 20:45
ENG  
Sergey Guryev (Chief Economist, EBRD)
Discussion Topic: TBC

Note: this lecture requires pre-regestration! Only 70 places are available, booking opens soon.

Day 3 - 24th February 2017

15:00 - 15:30
Doors Open
15:30 - 16:30
ENG  
Petr Aven (Head, Alfa-Bank Group)
Discussion Topic: TBC
16:45 - 17:30
ENG  
Professor Mark Harrison (University of Warwick)
Discussion Topic: "What price Soviet secrecy? The benefits and costs of conspiratorial government"
17:30 - 18:15
RUS  
Timur Artemev (Investor and Mentor, Uniwheel)
Discussion Topic: "Make Impact"
18:15 - 19:15
ENG  
Andrey Illarionov (Founder, Institute of Economic Analysis)
Discussion Topic: "Economic reforms in Russia: yesterday, today, tomorrow"
19:15 - 20:00
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Yevgenyy Chichvarkin (Founder, Hedonism Wines)
Discussion Topic: "Business, Russia & Wine"

Day 2 - 20th February 2016

11:25 - 11:35
Day 2 Opening Remarks
11:35 - 12:35
ENG  
Gatis Eglitis, Anatoly Knyazev (Exante)
Discussion Topic: Always fail! Fail again! Fail better!
Speech Topic: Topic: To understand Russia by mind: hidden traumas and revealed problems of Russian society
12:40 - 13:40
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Media Panel: Ekaterina Nikitina (Russian Gap), Iliya Goncharov (Anglya), Anastasia Mashkina (Russian Mind)
Discussion Topic: Russian Speaking media in the UK
13:45 - 14:45
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Irina Prohorova (Co-Founder, Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation)
Discussion Topic: To understand Russia by mind: hidden traumas and revealed problems of Russian society
Speech Topic: Topic: To understand Russia by mind: hidden traumas and revealed problems of Russian society
14:45 - 15:25
Lunch Break
Time: TBC
RUS  
Alexander Moshenskyy (Founder and CEO)
Speech Topic: TBC
15:25 - 16:05
RUS  
Natasha Bowes (Bio-tiful Dairy)
Speech Topic: Making Kefir successful in the UK
16:10 - 16:50
RUS  
Elizaveta Proselkova (EP advisory)
Speech Topic: U.K. Career advice for Russian speaking young professionals
16:55 - 17:35
ENG  
Patrick J O'Brien (Winner of International Trade Journalist Award)
Speech Topic: Media's influence on the economy today
17:35 - 17:50
Break
17:50 - 18:30
ENG  
Erik Berglof (LSE IGA, former Special Adviser to the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development)
Speech Topic: The mission of the Institute of Global Affairs
18:30 - 18:40
Day 2 Closing Remarks
Time: TBC
RUS  
Dmytry Ivanov (Blogger, Kamikadze_d)
Speech Topic: TBC

Day 4 - 25th February 2017

11:45 - 12:15
Doors Open
10:45 - 11:30
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+ ENG  
12:15 - 13:00
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+ ENG  
Gevork Sarkisyan (CEO, Innova, Kidzania Russia)
Discussion Topic: Open Interview
Gevork Sarkisyan (CEO, Innova, Kidzania Russia)
13:00 - 14:00
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+ ENG  
Demyan Kudryavtsev (Owner, Vedomosti)
Discussion Topic: "The future of modern media publishing"
14:00 - 15:00
Lunch Break
15:00 - 15:45
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+ ENG  
Dmitry Portnyagin (Founder, Transformator Channel, TransitPlus)
Discussion Topic: TBC
15:45 - 16:30
RUS  
+ ENG  
Gatis Eglitis (Founder, Exante)
Discussion Topic: "Blockchainisation"
16:45 - 17:30
RUS  
+ ENG  
Ilya Krasilshchik (Publisher, Meduza)
Discussion Topic: "Journalism without propaganda - myth or reality?"
17:30 - 18:30
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+ ENG  
Panel Discussion: Dmitry Aksenov (Founder, Digital Genius), Ivan Tsybaev (Founder, Trucker Path), Olga Egorsheva (Co-Founder, Lobster.Media)
Discussion Topic: "Successful Start-Ups" (moderated by Filip Perkon)
18:30 - 18:45
Official conference closing speech: Vladislav Grossman
(President, LSE Russian Business & Culture Society)
19:00 - 21:00
Gala Reception

Day 3 - 26th February 2016

15:25 - 15:40
Boris Abramov (Trade Representative in the UK) Opening Speech
15:40- 16:20
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Mikhail Shamolin (President and CEO of Sistema JSFC)
Speech Topic: Is there a ‘key to success’ for Russian businessmen; Growth Sectors of Russian Economy (Healthcare, Energy, Agriculture, Logistics and Retail)
16:25 - 17:05
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Stanislav Belkovskiy
Speech Topic: Why 2016 is a breakthrough year.
17:10 - 18:00
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Sir Roderic Lyne (Chatham House)
Speech Topic: Russia: Political Prospects
18:00 - 19:00
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Anna Kogan Nasser (Trader & Founder of Big Hearts Foundation)
Speech Topic: Paths to becoming a trader, staying trader and using it for the greater good
19:00 - 19:40
ENG  
Igor Nosov (CEO, JSC Innopolis)
Speech Topic: Innopolis Special Economic Zone: the experience of creating the IT centre in Russia
19:40 - 20:10
ENG  
Hannah Barnett (Solicitor at Mishcon de Reya LLP)
Speech Topic: UK immigration: a review of the current rules and visa options to remain in the UK
20:10 - 20:20
Day 3 Closing Remarks

Day 4 - 27th February 2016

11:25 - 12:05
RUS  
Olga Bychkova (Echo Moskvi)
Speech Topic: Russian Mass Media: Trends and Prospects
12:10 - 12:50
ENG  
Karine Solloway (Founder and MD of AngloMedical (as well as PolyClinica))
Speech Topic: TBC
12:50 - 13:40
Lunch
13:40 - 14:30
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Vivien Jones (Senior Associate Eversheds)
Speech Topic: Bribery, Corrupion and Investemnt Flows in Russia
14:35 - 15:25
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Anatoly Karachinsky (President IBS)
Speech Topic: Providing IT services in Russia and why  Skolkovo still has some potential
15:30 - 16:30
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Dragons Den 2016 Judges: Mikhail Zelman, Edward Shenderovich
LSERBS Dragons Den Competition
16:30 - 16:45
Break
16:45 - 17:45
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Andrei Braginsky (Moscow Exchange)
Speech Topic: Making money in russia and Russia's place in the world of finance
17:50 - 18:00
Day 4 Closing Remarks
18:00 - 20:00
Gala Reception

Please note that the RBW 2016 forum programme is subject to change
- Lectures in Russian
- Lectures in English
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Provisional agenda for RBW2016
for 26 and 27 of February

26 February: 15:30 - 20:00
*    Trevor Barton (Russo-British Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director)
*    Anna Kogan Nasser (Lehman Brothers, Former Trader)
*    Sir Roderick Lyne (Chatham House, Deputy Chairman)
*    Igor Nosov (Innopolis, CEO)
*    More speakers TBC

27 February: 10:30-18:00 + Gala Reception
*    Olga Bychkova (Echo of Moscow, Deputy Chief Editor)
*    Michail Shamolin (JFSC Sistema, President)
*    Viv Jones (Eversheds, Senior Associate)
*    Anatoly Karachinsky (IBS Group, President)
*    Dragon’s Den start-up project (featuring Mikhail Zelman, Edward Shenderovich)
*    More speakers TBC
*    Gala reception

Please note that the agenda of Russian Business Week 2016 is subject to change.

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