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MARBC holds Russian-American seminar

MARBC holds Russian-American seminar at
9th Moscow International Salon of Innovations and Investments

August 28, 2009
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Moscow, All-Russian Exhibition Center, Pavilion #75, Conference Hall #2

The Mid-Atlantic – Russia Business Council (MARBC) will hold a Russian-American seminar at the 9th Moscow International Salon of Innovations and Investments, which runs from August 26-29 at the All-Russian Exhibition Center. The seminar, to be held on August 28th, 2009, and entitled “Pressing questions for Russian-American cooperation in the field of innovation technology. Attracting financing and realizing innovation technology projects in Russia and the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region,” will focus on development strategies for innovation enterprises in the Russian and U.S. Mid-Atlantic markets. Co-organized by the MARBC, the Federal Agency for Science and Innovation (Rosnauka), the Moscow Entrepreneurship Association, and the International Center for Technological Cooperation, the seminar will promote Russian-American cooperation in the fields of innovation technology and capital growth.

The seminar will be moderated by:

  • Val Kogan, President of the Mid-Atlantic – Russia Business Council
  • Tatiana Gordienkova, Head of the Department of Innovation Development and Infrastructure, Russian Federal Agency for Science and Innovation;
  • Vadim Gusev, Director of “Technopol Moscow”

Other speakers at the seminar will include:

  • Thomas D. Nastas, President and Founder, Innovative Ventures;
  • Michael Tsygankov, Head of the Department of Strategic Technologies, Microsoft;
  • Vladimir Dolgov, Chief Representative in Russia, Google;
  • Alexander Semenov, Chief Representative in Russia, Medtronic;
  • Dmitry Kulish, General Director and Co-founder, “DKIS” biotechnology company;
  • Andrey Zotov, Controlling Partner, ADJ Consulting;
  • John Gallagher, Member of the Board of Directors, United States Industry Coalition

The annual Moscow International Salon of Innovations and Investments is a major exhibition of Russian technological and scientific innovations. The 8th Salon, held in 2008, included more than 600 exhibitors, hailing from 22 Russian regions and 16 countries. A large variety of exhibitors participate in the Salon, including scientific research centers, industrial enterprises, higher educational establishments, technological parks, and centers for international technological and scientific cooperation.

For more information about this event, please contact Val Kogan, President of the MARBC, by phone at: (215) 708-2628, by mobile phone at: (484) 467-7444, by e-mail at: val@ma-rbc.org, or visit the MARBC website:http://www.ma-rbc.org.

About the Mid-Atlantic – Russia Business Council. Since 1994, MARBC has worked to foster business relations between Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region, while cultivating mutual appreciation of political, economic, cultural, and educational interests. The goal of MARBC is to enable companies based in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region to enhance their positions in Russia and the CIS and to attract Russian businesses to the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region.




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