USRBC Annual Meeting 2017 "Investing in the Future of U.S.-Russia Relations"
October 26-27, 2017, New York, NY
As the USRBC Annual Meeting in October draws near, we are intensively developing this year's program and adding new speakers to the agenda, which already includes RF Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov, RF Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov, Eurasian Economic Union Chairman Tigran Sargsyan and Russian Union of Entrepreneurs and Industrialists President Alexander Shokhin.
Additional confirmed speakers include:
Anatoly Aksakov, Chairman, RF State Duma Committee on Financial Markets; Chairman, Association of Regional Banks of Russia
Lena Alexandrova, President, United Technologies International Operations Russia
Stephen Biegun, Vice President, International Government Relations, Ford Motor Company
William J. Burns, President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Denis Butsaev, Deputy Governor and Minister of Innovation, Moscow Region
Svetlana Chupsheva, General Director, Agency for Strategic Initiatives
Alexander Ivlev, Country Managing Partner for Russia, EY
Alexey Kim, Director of Strategy and Planning, Philip Morris International (PMI)
Yevgeny Kuyvashov, Governor, Sverdlovsk Region
Marc Luet, Citi Country Officer Russia; Citi Division Head, Central and Eastern Europe, Citi
Mikhail Margelov, Vice President, Transneft
Alexis Rodzianko, President and CEO, American Chamber of Commerce in Russia
Charles Ryan , Chairman, UFG Asset Management
Janine Small, Regional President Europe, Pfizer Essential Health
Zakhar Smushkin, Chairman of the Board, Ilim Group
Anton Stroutchenevsky, Chief Economist, Sberbank CIB
Mark Sutton, Chairman and CEO, International Paper
Dmitri Trenin, President, Carnegie Moscow Center
Vadim V. Tretyakov, Deputy General Director, Corporation for Development of the Middle Urals; Advisor, Governor of Sverdlovsk Region
Johanna Nesseth Tuttle, Manager, Development & Public Policy, Chevron Corporation
Guzel Ulumbekova, Rector, Higher School of Healthcare Management
AGENDA October 26, 2017 12:00 - 6:00pm: Annual Meeting Day 1
October 26, 2017 7:00 - 9:30pm: Gala Dinner
October 27, 2017 7:30am - 2:00pm: Annual Meeting Day 2
VENUES Annual Meeting - October 26-27 The Westin New York at Times Square 270 W 43rd Street New York, NY
Gala Dinner - October 26 The New York Public Library Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street New York, NY
REGISTRATION FEES USRBC Members Annual Meeting and Gala Dinner - $1,495 Gala Dinner Only - $500
Non-Members Annual Meeting and Gala Dinner - $1,995 Gala Dinner Only - $800
Registration fees are non-refundable after Monday, October 9.
VISAS Visa processing times at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow have significantly increased due to the staffing cuts in Russia. As a result, the Council urges anyone planning to attend the USRBC Annual Meeting on October 26-27 to apply immediately for their U.S. visa.
ROOM BLOCK The USRBC block of rooms at the Westin New York at Times Square, the location of the business sessions of the Annual Meeting, has expired. To reserve your room at the Westin, please go to the hotel's website or call their reservation line at 1-888-627-7149 (U.S. and Canada) or 1-508-324-0500 (outside the U.S. and Canada). USRBC has also prepared a list of nearby hotels should you wish to explore other options.
SPONSORSHIP Please contact Randi Levinas at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-739-9196 for details as to how your company can support USRBC and the 2017 Annual Meeting.