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Date
29-30 September, 2016
Venue
Minsk, Marriott Hotel
Speakers
80 professional speakers

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Broadening the Horizons

Belarus Forum is:

    • the first forum in Belarus to bring together representatives of state authorities, local business, foreign investors, international institutions and world-known experts in investments and economy;
    • access to the firsthand information on trends of the Belarusian economy, investment and funding opportunities, and expert proposals to improve the institutional environment, as timely and detailed as it can be;
    • real success stories shared by the companies, which had their businesses launched in Belarus with the support of international financial institutions;
    • all-country event, which is set to gather opportunities from across many different sectors and industries and to strike the balance of interests, as being organized under collaboration of the governmental agency on investments, the leading private investment company in Belarus, and the country’s main independent think-tank with the financial support of the European Union

Objective of the Forum is:

To invigorate cooperation between the Republic of Belarus and the international financial community through:
  • creation of a platform for an open dialogue to develop prospective areas of investment cooperation and initiate particular investment projects
  • elaboration of a road-map of coordinated efforts to improve the institutional capacity for attraction of investments and funds,
which will contribute to the development of both public and private sectors of the Belarusian economy.

Organization Team

UNITER Investment Company – leader in M&A, financial and corporate consulting in Belarus

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National Agency of Investment and Privatization of the Republic of Belarus – investment promotion agency of Belarus

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Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies – country’s leading independent think-tank

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Supported by

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Agenda

Panel discussion

Business Opportunities Throughout Belar’s Membership in the EAEU Speakers:
11.00-12.30 Financing of PPP Projects: Opportunities, Best Practices and Case-Studies
Speakers:
  • PWC (Polish office)
  • World Bank(Laurence, Head of PPP Infrastructure, TBC) - Director for Caucasus, Moldova and Belarus at European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • EBRD (Matthew Jordan-Tank, Head of Infrastructure Policy and Project Preparation, TBC) - Deputy Chairman of the Board at National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
  • IFC

Panel discussion

Belarus and the International Financial Institutions. How to Improve the Effectiveness of Cooperation?
IPO for Belarusian Enterprises. How to Mobilize the Reserves?

Panel discussion

Chinese Investment in Belarus. How to Improve the Efficiency
and Broaden the Horizons of Cooperation?
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How to Improve the Efficiency of Public Enterprise Management?
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Panel discussion

Panel A. Improving the Rules of the Game for Business?
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Panel B. IT-Strategy
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Panel discussion

Panel A. How to Attract Tourists to Belarus?
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Panel B. Real Estate and Development - Opportunities for Efficient Investments
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Panel C. Venture Capitalism in Belarus?
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Panel discussion

Panel A. Green economy: Realities and Prospects in Belarus
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Panel B. Art market: Attraction of Investments and Tourists to Belarus (Zubr capital)
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Panel C. Development of Biotechnological and Pharmaceutical Research and Production in the CEI region?
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Panel discussion

Human Capital: how to turn Belarus Into an Educational Hub for the Region?
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Transport and Logistics Potential of Belarus (TBC)
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Panel discussion

Panel A. Improving the Rules of the Game for Business?
Speakers:  
Panel B. IT-Strategy
Speakers:

Panel discussion

Panel A. How to Attract Tourists to Belarus?
Speakers:
Panel B. Real Estate and Development - Opportunities for Efficient Investments
Speakers:
Panel C. Venture Capitalism in Belarus?
Speakers:

Panel discussion

Panel A. Green economy: Realities and Prospects in Belarus
Speakers:
Panel B. Art market: Attraction of Investments and Tourists to Belarus (Zubr capital)
Speakers:
Panel C. Development of Biotechnological and Pharmaceutical Research and Production in the CEI region?
Speakers:

Panel discussion

Human Capital: how to turn Belarus Into an Educational Hub for the Region?
Speakers:
Transport and Logistics Potential of Belarus (TBC)
Speakers:

REGISTRATION AND VISA

To participate in the forum, please fill in your contact details in the registration form below. You will be contacted by the Organization Team shortly after registration. Thank you for your interest!

For foreign participants of Forum, short-term (type C) single-entry visas will be issued free of charge either upon your arrival at Minsk airport or at your local Belarus’ embassy, pending on your preference. The visa procedures will be  launched automatically upon the confirmation of registration.

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Our partners

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  • Media partner
  • Forum car
 
 

Our speakers

THOMAS MIROW

HSH Nordbank AG, Rothschild & Cie, JSC Baiterek, F. Laeisz

Alistair Clark

Managing Director at the Northern Dimension Environmental Partnership

Marck Wengrzik

Executive Director of AKA Ausfuhrkredit-Gesellschaft m.b.H.

Giovanni Salvetti

Managing Director (Head of CIS) at Rothschild

Natallia Nikandrava

Director of the National Agency of Investment and Privatization

Vitaly Artyuschchenko

Chief Investment Adviser in CIS countries at NEFCO

Dr. Bálint MAGYAR

Member, Governing Board, European Institute of Innovation and Technology (2008-2012)

Colin Chapman

Founder and CEO of Euro Petroleum Consultants ltd

Arkadiy Dobkin

Principal founder, CEO and President of EPAM Systems

Philipp Brunner

CEO Stadler Minsk bei Stadler Rail AG

Natalia Corobco

Country Business Development Manager, Google

Igor Gurkov

Laboratory Head Corporate Strategies, Organizational Structures, and Management Innovations at Higher School of Economics

Andrey Derekh

Chairman of the Board of Directors at UNITER Investment company

Roman Osipov

Managing Director of UNITER Investment company

Dmitry Kalechits

Deputy Chairman of the Board at National Bank of the Republic of Belarus

Francis Delaey

Country Manager for Belarus at EBRD

Matthew Jordan-Tank

Head of Infrastructure Policy at EBRD

Clemens Finger

Director of DEG’s representative office in Moscow

Dr. Ona Rainyte-Bodard

Resident Adviser at National Agency of Investment and Privatization

Rufat Alimardanov

Regional Head for Ukraine and Belarus at the International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Maxim Ermolovich

First Deputy Minister of Finance of the Republic of Belarus

Neil Withers

President of CFA Russia

Ulf Schneider

Founder and Managing Partner SCHNEIDER GROUP

Dr. Valery Tsepkalo

Ambassador, Head of Belarus Hi-Tech Park

Mel Rogers

Vice-Chairman of Belarus operations and CEO at British-Belarus Chamber of Commerce

Kornelijus Celutka

Director at BaltCap

Ayuna Nechaeva

Head of Russia, CIS & Mongolia Primary Markets at London Stock Exchange

Dr. Wladimir Augustinski

Head of the Representative Office of German Economy in the Republic of Belarus

Andrey Zhishkevich

Chairman of the Management Board of JSC "MTBank"

Olga Shcherbina

Head of Office of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in the Republic of Belarus

Nico Saporiti

Senior investment Officer in the Public Private Partnerships Advisory group at the International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Valery Fadeev

Senior Legal Adviser at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in the Republic of Belarus

Denis Chetverikov

Director of Research and Advisory Department at Colliers International, Belarus

Yuri Popov

Deputy Head of the group of companies "TVOYA STOLITSA"", consulting and analytics sector

Dmitry Shemetilo

Fixed Income Market Specialist, Bloomberg LP

Denis Aleinikov

Advocate, Senior partner at law firm "Aleinikov&Partners"

Konstantin Mikhel

Managing partner VMP Vlasova Mikhel & Partners

Sergey Mashonsky

Senior Partner at Arzinger & Partners law firm

Timour Sysouev

Advocate, Managing partner of the SBH Law Office

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