International «Northern Dimension» Conference  on transport, logistics and investments is to be held in St.Petersburg on 13-14th May, 2008, Hotel Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya

Northern Dimension covers the territory of the North-West Russia and states of the Baltic and Barents Seas Transport and logistics development is one of the most important factors of economy growth in the Northern Dimension region countries.

SPECIAL ATTENTION at the Conference will be paid to the prospects of development of the North-West Federal District transport and logistics system

KEY TOPICS FOR THE DISCUSSION:

  • The role of transport in regional economic development
  • Strategy of transport development in the Russian Federation until 2020
  • Russia-EU Transport Dialogue: results of the working groups activity
  • Northern Dimension Transport and Logistics Partnership: prospects for setting-up
  • Prospects of implementation of Public Private Partnership mechanisms for transport projects
  • International transport corridors: opportunities and prospects for the North-West region of Russia
  • Logistics market and development of the logistics centers network in the North-West Russia
  • Promotion of multimodal transports
  • Customs escort of goods

KEY SPEAKERS:

  • Klebanov Ilya, Plenipotentiary Envoy of the President of the Russian Federation to the North-West Federal District
  • Aristov Sergey, Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation
  • Grushko Alexander, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
  • Scheele Jonathan, Director, Trans-European Networks, DG Transport and Energy, European Commission, Co-сhair of the Working
  • Group on Transport Strategies, Infrastructure and Public Private Partnership
  • Dvas Grigory, Vice Governor of the Leningrad oblast
  • Nikitin Dmitry, General Director of the company «Eurosib» (invited)
  • Semenyak Valery, General Director of the company «North-West Sea Port»
  • Shidlovsky Sergey, President of the Group of companies TRANSSPHERA (invited)
  • Stepov Viktor, Head of the Oktyabrskaya Railways – branch of the Russian Railways
  • Yurgens Igor, Vice President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, First Vice President of the Renaissance Capital Investment Group and others

Additional information and registration: +7 812 622 14 87 or www.investa.spb.ru

     
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