The Fifth Eurasian Forum in Verona (Italy) will open on Thursday 20 October 2016 under the theme «The Art of Innovation». The opening ceremony and Forum sessions will be broadcast live on the official websites of the Roscongress Foundation and St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on 20 and 21 October.
The opening ceremony will begin at 9:30 with speakers including Flavio Tosi
, Mayor of Verona, Antonio Fallico
, President of the Conoscere Eurasia Association, and Andrey Akimov
, Chairman of the Management Board of Gazprombank.
Participants in the Forums business programme will also include Tatyana Valovaya
, Minister in charge of the Development of Integration and Macroeconomics of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC); Sergey Cheremin
, Minister of Moscow City Government; Sergey Razov
, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Italian Republic and the Republic of San Marino; Igor Sechin
, President and CEO of Rosneft; Alexander Shokhin
, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs; Alexander Stuglev
, CEO of the Roscongress Foundation; Leonid Mikhelson
, Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Management Board of Novatek; Elena Burmistrova
, Director General of Gazprom Export; Vladimir Evtushenkov
, Chairman of the Management Board of Sistema; Michele Emiliano
, President of the Region of Puglia; Giovanni Toti,
Governor of Liguria; Enzo Bianco
, Mayor of Catania, President of Italian Delegation to the European Committee of the Regions; Romano Prodi
, President of the Foundation for World Wide Cooperation; Mauro Moretti
, CEO and General Manager of Leonardo-Finmeccanica; Luigi Scordamaglia
, CEO and Vice-Chairman of Inalca S.p.A., President of Federalimentare; and Marco Tronchetti Provera
, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Pirelli & C. S.p.A.
Follow the fifth Eurasian Forum in Verona online at
The live broadcast from Verona will be made according to local time (GMT+2).