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
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)
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
Johanna Nesseth Tuttle, Manager, Development & Public Policy, Chevron Corporation
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
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. USRBC members are eligible for expedited visa assistance. Please contact Anna Lutkova at firstname.lastname@example.org or  495-937-8352.
ROOM BLOCK The USRBC has reserved a block of rooms at the Westin New York at Times Square, the location of the business sessions of the Annual Meeting, at the discounted rate of $355 (plus tax). This discounted rate is guaranteed for October 24-27. (Depending on availability at the hotel, the discounted rate may be valid for additional nights.) To reserve your room in the room block, please click here for the online reservation form 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) and ask for a room in the USRBC Annual Meeting room block. Please note that the room block expires on October 3, 2017.
SPONSORSHIP Please contact Randi Levinas at email@example.com or 202-739-9196 for details as to how your company can support USRBC and the 2017 Annual Meeting.