On April 5, 2018, the 9th Northern Dimension International Business Forum will be taking place at the Sokos Olympia Garden hotel in Saint Petersburg.
The Forum's main goal is developing cooperation between authorities, businesses, and the civil community throughout the Northern Dimension countries (EU member states, Russian Federation, Norway, and Iceland). This year's focus will be on the new economical mindset: innovative management models and business processes.
Russian and international experts, regional officials and executives from large companies will be exchanging their takes on development prospects in the Northern Dimension countries, along with ideas to increase the efficiency of their economies. After the general plenary session, a number of subject-specific round-table conferences will be held. The subjects include the energy industry, machine industry, ecology and environmental preservation, transport, logistics, medicine, pharmaceuticals, creative industries, and more.
The speakers include: Alexei Mordashov, Chairman, PAO Severstal, Co-chairman, Northern Dimension Business Council; Rolf Jansson, President and CEO, VR-Group Ltd, Co-chairman, Northern Dimension Business Council; Alexander Beglov, Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Central Federal District; Markus Ederer, EU Ambassador to Russia; Thomas Staertzel, CEO, Porsche Russland; Frank Schauff, CEO, Association of European Business, and others.
The event's full program can be seen at the Forum's website: http://www.aebrus.ru/en/aeb-events/detail.php?ELEMENT_ID=5200714
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The Forum will include a press briefing, where key speakers will be talking to press on the event's topics.