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U.S. - Russia Technology Symposium at Stanford University

Dear Colleague:

We invite you to attend the U.S. - Russia Technology Symposium at Stanford University. The event offers an excellent opportunity for industry leaders in both countries to cooperate in the fields of information technology, biotechnology, semiconductors, homeland security, and defense industry conversion.

When: January 29-30, 2004

Where: Stanford University (Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center)

Organizers: Stanford Institute for International Studies and Stanford Graduate School of Business

Registration: Mid-Atlantic U.S.-Russia Business Council as a partner of the Symposium received 10 discounted spots for its members.

Registration fee through Mid-Atlantic U.S.-Russia Business Council is only $350 (stardard fee is $795)


U.S. - Russia Technology Symposium at Stanford University

U.S. - Russia Technology Symposium at Stanford University (in Russian)

Don't miss this opportunity! Register now at the web site of the Symposium:


Registration code for discounted fee: MAC01

Topics to Be Covered:
- Sources of new technologies;
- International aspects of innovation;
- Infrastructure for the commercialization of new technology, including venture investment opportunities, capital markets, auditing, financial services, legal issues and more.

Confirmed Speakers Include:
- Alexei Andreev, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
- Brook Byers, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers
- Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group
- Sarah Carey, Squire, Sanders, & Dempsey
- Patricia Cloherty, Delta Capital Management
- Bill Draper, Draper Richards L.P.
- Esther Dyson, EDventure Holdings
- Laurent Fullana, AirInSpace
- Andrei Fursenko, Ministry of Science and Technologies of the Russian Federation
- Alexander Galitsky, Galitsky Holdings
- Marian Hagler, Coudert Brothers LLP
- Alexandra Johnson, Landbridge Capital
- Pitch Johnson, Asset Management Company
- Anatoly Karachinsky, Information Business Systems
- Andrei Kokoshin, Russian State Duma
- Aleksandr Kuleshov, Russian Technologies
- Pavel Lazarev, Optiva, Inc.
- Sean Maloney, Intel
- Dmitry Morosov, Biocad
- Sharon Nunes, IBM
- William Perry, Center for International Security and Cooperation
- AnnaLee Saxenian, University of California at Berkeley
- Andrew Somers, American Chamber of Commerce in Russia
- Donald Valentine, Sequoia Capital
- Arkady Volozh, Yandex

Who Should Attend:
- Growing technology companies in Russia looking to extend their operations to the global market.
- Institutional investors and VC firms looking to explore investment opportunities in Russia.
- Accounting, consulting, and law firms interested in establishing new client relationships.
- Trade industry associations and non-profit organizations involved in promoting U.S.-Russian cooperation in the fields of science, technology, and defense conversion.
- Government officials seeking development of technological and scientific cooperation between the two countries.
- University faculty and researchers interested in sharing ideas about new inventions and developments in science and technology.

Participants of the Symposium will have an opportunity to make new friends, create new business relationships, as well as visit some of the leading Silicon Valley companies and have a tour of Stanford University and the famous city of San Francisco.

For more information about the Symposium, please visit our website at http://usrts.stanford.edu. Certain travel discounts may be available from our official airline partners.

We look forward to seeing you at the Symposium.


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