- An international conference "Invest in Russia"
takes place in Brussels October 2, at the Sheraton Tower, Place
Rogier, as part of the program for Russian President Vladimir Putin's
visit. The conference organizers are Interfax and the European
Business Club in conjunction with Vneshtorgbank and the Foreign
Investment Advisory Council and Ernst & Young.
The conference will be devoted to improving the investment climate
in Russia. Deputy Prime Minister Viktor Khristenko, Minister of
Economic Development and Trade of RF German Gref, Chairman of the
Board of Directors of the Central Federal District Investment Agency
Dmitry Yermakov, President-Chairman of the Board of Vneshtorgbank
Yuri Ponomarev, and representatives of Russian and foreign companies,
and of financial and legal organizations from the European Union will
Aleksander Medvedev, General Director of the Russia State Space
Programme Centre, will make a presentation on current and future
projects in development of Russian space programmes for the 21ste
During the "Investing in Russia" Conference, they will also
present some of their products (plains, rockets and mini space
stations) at the exhibition in the registration area.
One of the opening speakers is the Rt. Hon. Chris Patten, EU
Commissioner on External Affairs.
This will be the second such event to be held in connection with
state visits by Vladimir Putin to the EU. The first took place in
Berlin on September 25.
The conference venue is the Sheraton Tower, Place Rogier.
Registration for delegates starts at 8.00 a.m.
After the conference, a free lunch for delegates and journalists
will be held.
ots Originaltext: Interfax Information Services and
European Business Club
Contact or for accreditation:
Tel. +7 (095) 998-36-99 (Mobile Maxim Yakovlev, Moscow) or
+44 (207) 467-27-32 (Victoria Roberts, London).