LogOn Baltic final conference (TACIS component)

“Making St. Petersburg Russia’s Logistics Arch of Triumph[1]”

Time:      Friday 28.11.2008
Place:     Consulate General of Finland in St.Petersburg 
               Preobrazhenskaja pl. 4, 191028 St. Petersburg D-194


Moderator Harri Lorentz, Turku School of Economics

  9.30      Registration and coffee

10.00      Welcoming words 
               Mr. Ilkka Räisänen, Deputy Consul General 
               Professor Lauri Ojala, Turku School of Economics

10.15      The significance of creation and development of transport nodes
               for logistics improvement in the Northwest Russia
Mr. Jevgeny Lukjanov, Deputy Representative of the Plenipotentiary
               Administration of the President of the Russian Federation in St.Petersburg

10.30      Current logistics and transport development initiatives in 

               Mr. Alexey Lvov, Head of Project Assistance Department of the Committee for
               Transport and Transit Policy, the Government of St.Petersburg

10.45      Logistics in the expertise and business strategy of Turku 
               Mr. Seppo Lehtinen, 1st Vice Chairman, The City Board of Turku

10.55      Key logistics findings of LogOn Baltic project 
               Professor Wolfgang Kersten, President of Kühne School of Logistics and 
               Management, Hamburg

11.10      Key findings on IT usage of LogOn Baltic project 
               Professor Gunnar Prause, Wismar University

11.25      Development Measure Impact Analysis on regional development 
               related to logistics and ICT in St.Petersburg, Russia
               Mr. Mikhail Pimonenko, Director of the International Logistics and Transport 
               Association of St.Petersburg (ILOT)

11.40      Envisioning the realisation of St.Petersburg as Russia’s logistics
               arch of triumph

               Professor Valery Lukinsky, ENGECON

               Questions and discussion

12.00       Lunch break

13.00      Importance of reliable logistics in Elcoteq’s operations in Russia 
               Mr. Ivo Volkov, General Manager, Elcoteq JSC, St.Petersburg

13.15      Logistics challenges and opportunities for Valio in St. Petersburg 
               Mr. Aleksander Zamaletdinov, Logistics Director, Valio, St.Petersburg

13.30      Challenges in developing and constructing logistics centres in

               Mr. Jouko Pöyhönen, Director, SRV

13.45      Development of the logistics services markets in Russia
               Mr. Markus Weidmann, International Supply Management Institute SMI,

14.00      Challenges in realising DHL’s business strategy in Russia 
               Mr. Timo Jaakkola, Managing Director, DHL Freight

14.15      Current cross-border logistics challenges for Transsphere
               Mr. Sergey Skorik, Managing Director, Transsphere International

               Questions and discussion

14.45      Summary of the Conference 
               Professor Lauri Ojala, Turku School of Economics

15.00-16.30             Cocktails

Project website: www.logonbaltic.info  

For further information, please contact:
Harri Lorentz, +358 50 502 7087, harri.lorentz(a)tse.fi  or
Professor Lauri Ojala, +358 50 502 7031. lauri.ojala(a)tse.fi
Heli Koukkula-Teixeira, +358 50 590 3182, heli.koukkula(a)establish.fi (registrations)

[1] ”St. Petersburg as the Logistics Arc of Triumph for Russia” is a phrase coined by Prof. Valeri Lukinskiy at SPb State university of Engineering and Economics (ENGECON), which was immediately adopted by the Governor of SPb, Mrs. Valentina Matviyenko in 2007

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