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2014 Programme

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Tuesday, 24 June 2014

18:00 – 21:00
Pre-conference drinks reception
A great chance to get together with fellow delegates, in a relaxed atmosphere, before the formal conference days. Bring lots of business cards!

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

08:00 – 09:00
Registration and welcome coffee
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09:00 – 10:15
SESSION 1: State of the Industry
Academics, government representatives and Infrastructure authorities will present and answer questions on the state of the Russian automotive industry. From forecasts to the human factor

Moderator: Louis Yiakoumi

Wilhelmina Shavshina, Legal Director, Head of Foreign Trade Regulation, DLA Piper

Alexander Rogan, CEO, Russia Supply Chain

Artem Shepelyaev, Chief's deputy of October Transport, Russian Railway (RZD)

10:15- 11:00
Coffee break
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11:00 – 12:15
SESSION 2 Regions of Russia
The importance of existing and new automotive clusters. Supporting the Russian automotive industry from west to east.

Moderator: Sergey Stanovkin, Head of Commercial Representative Office Russia, BBC World News

Igor Marchev, Director of Investor Relations, Special Economic Zones of Russia

Sergey Mulyar, Aide of the Minister, Ministry for Development of Far East Russia

Elena Lukanova, CEO , Adampol SA

Yasuaki Hikiami, Logistics Director, MMC Rus

Sergey Bobryshev, Logistics Director, GLOVIS RUS LCC

12:15- 14:00
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14:00 – 15:15
SESSION 3 Vehicle Logistics
A senior panel discuss the challenges of distributing vehicles to, from and in Russia

Moderator: Christopher Ludwig, Editor, Automotive Logistics group

Alexey Kokotkin, Manager Logistics Vehicles, OOO 'Toyota Motor'

Dmitriy Tikhomirov, Managing Partner, Inter Auto Group, Russia

Artem Bakrakh, Business Developer,  Autotechnoimport
Sergey Levshin, Outbound Logistics Manager, Nissan Manufacturing Russia

15:15- 16:00
Coffee break
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16:00 – 17:15
SESSION 4 Supply Chain
It is important to have a supply chain mindset, not just that of logistics and transportation. This session will explore the real efficiencies, cost savings and improvements that can be made.

Moderator: Louis Yiakoumi

Oleg Shamba, Director, Supply Chain Management, Chrysler Russia

Andrey Scherbakov, Director, Parts Supply Chain and Warehouse Operations, OOO 'Toyota Motor'

Antal Mihalicz, Director of Operations,  Syncreon
Erik Barenthein, Director, AvtoVAZ

17:30- 21:00
Gala dinner

Thursday, 26 June 2014

08:30 – 09:00
Registration and coffee
09:00 – 10:15
SESSION 5 Serving the customer
Every industry is about keeping the customer, in this case the car buyer, happy. We examine the important role of logistics to support, delight and keep a customer

Moderator: Christopher Ludwig, Editor, Automotive Logistics group

Mikhail Epp, Global Accounts Director, Major Cargo Service

Mark Morgan, Director of Business Development, UniCar Group

Bill Pawluk, CEO, CTM Worldwide

10:15- 11:00
Coffee break
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11:00 – 12:15
SESSION 6 Linking Russia to the rest of the world
This session looks at Russia as part of the global automotive industry.

Moderator: Christopher Ludwig, Editor, Automotive Logistics group

Erik Noeklebye, President, Head of Region Europe, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics

Vincent Delamare, Global Accounts Manager, Car Manufacturers GEFCO Russia

Blasco Majorana, Traffic Manager, North Sea & Biscay, Finnlines

12:15- 14:00

14:00 – 15:00
SESSION 7 Automotive Logistics Russia Roundtables
The perfect networking and discussion forum

15:00- 15:30
Coffee break
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