November 3, 2016

Baker & McKenzie LLP

Chicago, IL

7:30 am - 8:15 am

REGISTRATION, Breakfast & networking

8:15 am - 9:00 am

welcoming remarks & Keynote Speech

Alexis Rodzianko President & CEO, American Chamber of Commerce in Russia

9:00 am - 10:15 am

Panel Discussion I

"Investment Climate and Doing Business in Eurasia: Key Issues and Trends"

Moderator:    Alexis Rodzianko President & CEO, American Chamber of Commerce                                                              in Russia

Speakers:      Sergei Voitishkin  CIS Managing Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP  

                     J.P. Natkin             Partner, Macro-Advisory Ltd

                      Azamat Kuatbekov Almaty office Managing Partner, Baker &                                                                  McKenzie LLP

Coffee Break

10:15 am - 10:30 am

10:30 am - 11:00 am


Aleksander Y. Stadnik Trade Representative of the Russian Federation in the USA

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Panel Discussion II


Moderator:    Iwona Bochenska Senior International Trade Specialist (Europe), Illinois                                                          Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Speakers:      Eva Kitova             President, US-Belarus Chamber of Commerce

                     Lisa McClung        Owner & Managing Principal, Lismore Advisors

                    Mikhail Dashkiev  Founder & President, Business Molodost

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Lunch Break

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Panel Discussion III

"Eurasian Companies in the United States: Experiences and Achievements"

Moderator:   Peggy Parfenoff   President, WorldChicago                                  

Speakers:      Piotr Galitzine     Chairman & CEO, TMK IPSCO

                    Dmitry Akhanov   President & CEO, Rusnano USA

                    Arkadiy Dobkin     Founder, CEO & President, EPAM Systems

                    Alexander Vasilyev VP Finance, EVRAZ North America