9 September 2016, Friday
TimeEvent
09.00-10.00Registration
10.00-11.30The Bilateral meeting of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food of Greece

Welcome speech of the representatives of the Russian Federation and Greece

The invited participants:

– S. L.., Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation

– The Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food of Greece

– V. V. Vladimirov, Governor of the Stavropol Region

– The Republic of Tatarstan

– Ministry of North Caucasus Affairs of the Russian Federation

Representatives of the agricultural sector of Greece .

11.30-13.30Round table

«Development of cooperation between Russia and Greece in the agricultural sector »

 Moderator
 Subject 1: Interaction of Russia and Greece in the field of winegrowing and winemaking

– Report: to be confirmed

Subject 2: Development of the Russian and Greek cooperation in the sphere of science and education

– Report: to be confirmed

Subject 3: Cooperation in the field of amelioration

– Report: to be confirmed

Subject 4: New directions of the Russian-Greek cooperation of representatives of Russian regions, industry associations, unions, and business communities

– Report: to be confirmed

Subject 5: Regional factor of Russian-Greek cooperation: existing projects, plans, initiatives, future-oriented areas of interaction

– Report: to be confirmed

Discussion

13.30-14.00Coffee-break
14.00 -19.00Technical tours for the Russian delegation to the greek factories in agricultural sector

Tours TBA

20.00-23.00Ceremonial reception on the occasion of the Russian Federation’s participation in the Thessaloniki International Fair
10 September 2016, Saturday
10.00-12.00Registration
11.00- 11.30Opening ceremony & visit of the Russian Exhibition Pavilion.

– A.V. Dvorkovich, Depury Prime Minister of the Russian Federation

– Y.Dragasakis, Deputy Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic

11.30-11.50The Ceremony of the signing of the bilateral agreements

On cooperation in pharmaceutical sector between the Association of the Russian pharmaceutical manufacturers and the Hellenic Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Technology

On cooperation in furs production between the Hellenic Association of Furriers and the Russian Fur Union

On representation of interests of the Builders of Russia Union to the Hellenic Republic in the Hellenic Republic between the Builders of Russia Union and the Hellenic-Russian Chamber of Commerce

On cooperation between the Hellenic-Russian Chamber of Commerce and the Roscongress Foundation

On cooperation between the Hellenic-Russian Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber of Commerce of the Stavropol region

12.00 -12.50The Greek-Russian Business Dialog Conference
 Opening welcome speech of the representatives of the Russian Federation and Greece.

– A.V. Dvorkovich, Depury Prime Minister of the Russian Federation

– Y. Dragasakis, Deputy Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic

– T. Tzikas, President of the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF)

– Ch. Dimas, President of the Hellenic-Russian Chamber of Commerce

– V. Zubkov, Chairman of the Gazprom Board of Directors

A.S. Misharin, 1st Vice-President of OJSC “Russian Railways”

– A. M. Maslov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Hellenic Republic

Invited to participate::

Representatives of the Russian Ministries

– Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation

– (G. V. Kalamanov, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation)

– Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation

– (S. L.. Levin, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation)

– Ministry of North Caucasus Affairs of the Russian Federation

The Regions of the Russian Federation

– The Republic of Tatarstan,

– The Republic of Mordovia,

– Tomsk region,

– Rostov-on-Don region,

– Krasnodar region,

– Stavropol region (Vladimirov V.V., Governor of the Stavropol Region).

– Other regions

Representatives of the Greek Ministries

– The Hellenic Ministry of Economy, Infrastructure, Maritime Affairs and Tourism

– Maria. Kollia-Tsaroucha, Minister for Macedonia and Thrace

– The Hellenic Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity

– The Hellenic Ministry of Trade

– D. Mardas, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

– A. Tzitzikostas, Regional governor of the Region of the Central Macedonia

– Y. Boutaris, Mayor of the city of Thessaloniki

12.50-13.20Coffee-break
13.20-15.00“New impulse to trade and economic cooperation between Russia and Greece” Forum
 Moderator: Ch. Dimas, President of the Hellenic-Russian Chamber of Commerce

Invited participants to the discussion:

– G. V. Kalamanov, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation

– A.E. Repik, President of All Russia Public Organization “Delovaya Rossiya”

– N.S. Kagramanyan, Vice-President of All Russia Public Organization “Delovaya Rossiya”

– The representatives of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

– A.V. Dmitriev, General Director of the Association of Russian pharmaceutical manufacturer

– A.S. Nikitin, General Director of the “Agency for strategic initiatives”

– A.S. Misharin, 1st Vice-President of OJSC “Russian Railways”

– Representative of the Trade Department of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs

– The Union of Industrialists of Northern Greece

– Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry

– D. Bakatselos, the President of Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry

– Thessaloniki Technical Chamber

– The Union of Industrialists of Greece

– The Panhellenic Exporters Association

– Crafts Chamber of Thessaloniki

– Thessaloniki Professional Chamber

– K. Pozrikidis, CEO of TIF-Helexpo

– Representatives of the pharmaceutical sector of Greece

Q & A

15.30-17.00В2В meetings of the Russian and Greek enterpreneurs
15.00-15.30Coffee-break
15.30 -17.30Round table

“Building business with Russia

15.30-15.40Moderator: TBA

Opening speech

– O. Beredikhin, Minister-Conselor of the Russian Embassy in Greece

– A. Vdovin, Former Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Hellenic Republic in the Hellenic Republic, President of the Friendship Association of Greece, Russia, Cyprus

15.40-16.05Discussion topic 1: Potential of the Russian regions and opportunity for development of the international business

Moderator: TBA

 Потенциал внешнеэкономической деятельности Ставропольского края

Speaker 1: A. Y. Murga. Vice Chairman of the Stavropol Region Government, The Minister of Economic Development of the Stavropol Region

 Speaker 2: TBA
 Speaker 3: TBA
16.05-16.50Discussion topic 2: What the Greek entrepreneurs should know to make business with the Russian partners successfully
 Moderator: N. Sikilakis, The Secretary of the Business Council of the Hellenic-Russian Chamber of Commerce
 – V. Nikolaev, Counselor of the Hellenic-Russian Chamber of Commerce, Former Chief of the Trading relations group of the Russian Embassy in Greece, member of the Strategic and Business Councils of the Hellenic-Russian Chamber of Commerce.

– A. Lavrentyeva, PWC Russia

– A. O. Pogorelets, the Vice-President of the Hellenic-Russian Chamber of Commerce

Q & A

16.50-17.30Discussion topic 3: Examples of successful Greek business in Russia
 Moderator: N. Sikilakis, The Secretary of the Business Council of the Hellenic-Russian Chamber of Commerce
 Companies presentations:

Coca-Cola HBC, Chipita, Kleemann, Intracom S.A., Piramida, Olympic Foods etc.

Q & A

20.00-22.00THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL FAIR 2016

OPENING CEREMONY

11 September 2016, Sunday
10.00-10.30Registration
 GreekRussian Forum on renewable energy sector and energy efficiency
10.30-11.30Plenary session

– Forum opening ceremony

– Opening welcome speech of the representatives of the Russian Federation and Greece

A. M. Maslov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Hellenic Republic

Ch. Dimas, President of the Hellenic-Russian Chamber of Commerce

V Kilias, General Director of the Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving of Greece (CRES)

V.V. Vladimirov, Governor of the Stavropol Region

A. V. Tikhonov, General Director of the “Russian Energetic Agency” of Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation

The representatives of The Ministry of environment and energy of the Hellenic Republic and the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of Greece

11.00-13.00В2В meetings of the Russian and Greek enterpreneurs
11.30-11.45Coffee-break
11.45-14.00Panel discussions

Perspectives of the renewable power sources development and the raising of energy efficiency

 Moderator: A.V. Konev., Director of Innovations the “Russian Energetic Agency” of Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation

· State policy and legislation in the field of renewable power sources development and energy efficiency

– The representative of The Ministry of environment and energy of the Hellenic Republic

O.G. Barkin, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association “Market Council”

A. E. Kapylov, Vice-President of Russian Association of Wind power industry (RAWI)

– Energy efficiency of the buildings and

in the industry

– The representative of the Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving of Greece (CRES)

– Benefits of expanding the use of renewable energy in recreational areas

– The representative of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

14.00-15.00Lunch break
15.00-17.15Panel discussions

Обмен опытом в области перспективных технологий и разработок в области ВИЭ

Moderator: Ch. Dimas, President of the Hellenic-Russian Chamber of Commerce

– Balance of energy systems, including solar and wind power stations

– The representative of the Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO or ADMIE), Greece

– Technologies of the solar thermal energy and their use

– The representative of the Greek Association of the solar industry

– Experience in development Опыт развития distributed generation and the conditions of its work within the energy system

– The representative of the Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving of Greece (CRES)

On behalf of the Russian side the following presenters are planned:

A.M. Usachev, Director of the Association of solar energy enterprises, the head of Department for external relations in Group of Companies “Hevel”

N. D. Rogalev, Rector of the National Research University “Moscow power engineering University”

E. A. Medvedeva, Deputy Director of the Energy Institute of the National Research University “Higher School of Economics”

A.V. Kulakov., Head of renewable energy sector of “Inter RAO-Engineering”

Y. A. Mirchevsky., General Director of JSC “Peredvizhnaya Energetika”

17.15-17.30Coffee-break
17.30-18.30Matchmaking meeting

Determination of the directions of cooperation in the field renewable power sources development and energy efficiency

12 September 2016, Monday
10.00 – 14.00Technical tour for the Russian delegation to the greek factories in agricultural sector

Tour TBA