Plenary Session


Welcome speeches

By Legal Director for Economic and Industrial Policy, Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise, Mrs. Ingebjørg Harto

By President of the Norwegian-Russian Chamber of Commerce,
Mrs. Liv Monica Stubholt

By Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir Padalko


Norwegian-Russian business relations in challenging times
By the State Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry of Norway, Mr. Lars Jacob Hiim


Why Russia is an attractive investment market for Norwegian investors
By Mr. Viktor Lysechko, Counsellor/Head of International Department, Russian Direct Investment Fund


The current state of the Eurasian economic integration, development prospects
By Mr. Sergei Shukhno, Director of the Integration Development Department, Eurasian Economic Commission


Statoil's activities in Russia
By Mr. Torgeir Kydland, CEO, Statoil Russia


Kværner and Russian partners – success stories and the need of creating solutions together
By Mr. Arnt Knudsen, Senior Vice President Business Development, Kværner ASA

11:30-12:00 Coffee break

Russia in the Arctic
By Mr. Mr. Evgeny Ambrosov, Senior Executive Vice-President, Sovcomflot / Vice President of the Arctic Economic Council


Developing of programs for long-term Norwegian-Russian industrial cooperation in the maritime sector
By Mr. Rolf Fiskerstrand, CEO Fiskertrand Holding and BoD member in the Federation of Norwegian Industries (Norsk Industri - Maritim) and Norwegian-Russian Chamber of Commerce


Status and perspectives for extended research and development cooperation between Norway and Russia
By Mr. Fridtjof Fossum Unander, Executive Director, Division for Energy, Resources and the Environment, the Research Council of Norway


Renewal of the Russian fishing fleet. New business opportunities for Norwegian companies.
By Mr. Vyacheslav Zilanov, Member of the Council, the Federal Agency for Fishery of the Russian Federation


A Norwegian investor in the Russian market - experiences
By Mr. Svein Stolpestad, Group Vice President - Business Development & Strategy of Jotun

13:00-14:00 Lunch


 *Program is subject to change.