09:00 - 10:00
Registration of participantsReception
10:00 - 11:00
Opening. Welcome remarks from the organizersAuditorium

Moderator: Fabio TAMBURINI, Editor-in-Chief, Il Sole 24 Ore

11:00 - 13:00
Special Session - Structural changes in the economy and the future of energyAuditorium

Moderator: Alessandro CASSIERI, Bureau Chief, RAI PARIS (Learn more about the speaker)
Karin KNEISSL, Member of the Board of Directors, Rosneft

  • Igor SECHIN, President and CEO, Rosneft (Russia) (Learn more about the speaker)
  • Gerhard SCHROEDER, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Rosneft
  • Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim AL THANI, Foreign Minister of Qatar
  • Hardeep Singh PURI, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas of India (video)
  • Bernard LOONEY, CEO BP
  • Jeremy WEIR, Executive Chairman and CEO, Trafigura
  • Robert DUDLEY, Chairman, Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI)
  • Ivan GLASENBERG, former CEO, Glencore
  • Antonio FALLICO, President, Banca Intesa Russia; President, Association Conoscere Eurasia (Learn more about the speaker)
  • Lorenzo SIMONELLI, Chairman e CEO, Baker Hughes
  • Neil CHAPMAN, Senior Vice President, Exxon Mobil 
13:00 - 14:30
14:30 - 15:30
Session 1 - Greater Eurasian Partnership from the Atlantic to the Pacific: is it Possible?Auditorium

There are various regional and interregional institutions in the Greater Eurasia: European Union, Eurasian Economic Union (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan), New Silk Road, Shanghai Cooperation Organization (China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan), Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (ASEAN members: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam; Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, and South Korea). How can their cooperation contribute to strong, sustainable economic development that respects people and the environment? Can their strategies work together to overcome the global crisis, bring about economic and social development, ease tensions between East and West, and find a new multipolar geopolitical, social, and economic order?

Moderator: Pasquale TERRACСIANO, the  Ambassador of the Italian Republic to the Russian Federation (2017–2021) (Learn more about the speaker)

15:30 - 15:45
Coffee breakBouvette
15:45 - 16:45
Session 2 - Natural Gas and the Green EconomyAuditorium

Natural gas is crucial to accompany the energy industry towards its decarbonization by supporting the development of green gas and by digitalizing infrastructures.
How will global demand for natural gas evolve? What are the prospects for the introduction of hydrogen as an energy carrier? What is the strategy of the leading energy companies and what changes do they intend to make in their development?

Moderator:  Tadzio SCHILLING,  CEO of the Association of European Businesses (AEB)

  • Victor ZUBKOV, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Gazprom; President, Russian Coordination Committee of the Petersburg Dialogue Forum
  • Leonid MIKHELSON,  Chairman of the Management Board, Member of the Board of Directors, NOVATEK (Russia) (Learn more about the speaker)
  • John WALLACE, Chairman and CEO, DeGolyer and MacNaughton (USA) (Learn more about the speaker)
  • Paolo GALLO, CEO Italgas
  • Kai PAANANEN, CEO SET Group (Learn more about the speaker)
  • Davide TABARELLI, President, NE Nomisma Energia
  • Konstantin SIMONOV, General Director, National Energy Security Fund (Russia) (Learn more about the speaker)
16:45 - 17:45
Session 3 - Ecological Transition and Circular EconomyAuditorium

The current economic system of intensive production and consumption based on capital accumulation and infinite growth is no longer sustainable in terms of resource use. Therefore, there is a need to support a system based on sustainable development, environmental, social, and economic pillars. The aim is to revive the economy and the manufacturing industries, focusing on environmental protection and appreciation of nature. This will enable an effective response to the climate crisis which has developed into a phase of emergency and urgency, with tragic reductions in biodiversity, with deep inequalities between different hemispheres, peoples, and generations.
This is a challenging task to be performed gradually: you should neither panic, nor be overly optimistic.

Moderator: Vladimir GHERASIMOV, Executive Director, Interfax News Agency (Learn more about the speaker)

  • Andrew MORLET, General Manager, Ellen MacArthur Foundation  
  • Paolo SCARONI, Deputy President, Rothschild Group
  • Sergey KATYRIN, President, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation 
  • Gregorio DE FELICE, Chief Economist, Intesa Sanpaolo Group (Italy)  (Learn more about the speaker)
  • Luciano CIRINÀ, CEO for Austria, CEE, and Russia, Assicurazioni Generali Group (Learn more about the speaker)
  • Gazprombank
  • Ilya SHESTAKOV, Director,  Federal Fisheries Agency (Russia)
  • Dmitry  SKOBELEV, Director at Federal State Autonomous Body Research Institute Environmental Industrial Policy Centre (EIPC)
  • Albina DUDAREVA, Executive Director of the Association for the Promotion of the Circular Economy "Resource", First Deputy Chairman of the Commission of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation on Ecology and Environmental Protection, Deputy Chairman of the Public Council of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia
17:45 - 18:30
Session 4 - Global Diplomacy in the Modern World Auditorium

Moderator: Philippe PEGORIER,  Partner, KESAREV Public Policy, Corporate Affairs & Government Relations Consultancy (Learn more about the speaker)

  • Aleksandr PANKIN, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (Learn more about the speaker)
  • Sergey RAZOV, the Russian Federation Ambassador to the Italian Republic (Learn more about the speaker)
  • Giorgio STARACE, the Italian Republic Ambassador to the Russian Federation
  • Vladimir CHIZHOV, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the European Union (Learn more about the speaker)
  • Yerbolat SEMBAYEV, the Republic of Kazakhstan Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Italian Republic
  • Grigory RAPOTA, Member of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (Learn more about the speaker)
  • Otabek AKBAROV, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan in Italy
  • Umberto BURATTI, Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Republic, Mayor of Forte dei Marmi (2007–2017)
08:30 - 09:00
09:00 - 10:00
Opening of the second day

Moderator:  Mark ENTIN, Head of the European Law Chair; Professor, MGIMO University; Ambassador of Russia to Luxembourg, 2012–2016 (Learn more about the speaker)

  • Romano PRODI, President, Foundation for Worldwide Cooperation; Prime Minister of the Italian Republic (1996–1998, 2006–2008) (Learn more about the speaker)
  • Carlo BONOMI, President, General Confederation of Italian Industry (Confindustria)
  • Aleksander SHOKHIN, President, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Learn more about the speaker)
10:00 - 11:00
Session 5 - New Challenges and Opportunities for the Financial and Banking Sector in a COVID-19 PandemicAuditorium

The health and economic pandemics that have engulfed much of the globe admit expecting that they will not be overcome too quickly, which could accelerate processes likely to dramatically alter the underlying social and economic conditions. How will the financial and banking sector respond to deglobalization, the demand to accelerate FinTech and the financial development to achieve sustainable growth? How do banks see the mid-term and long-term future of their industry? What role will the financial and banking sector take on in the green economy transition?

Moderator: Angelo TANTAZZI, President, Prometeia (Italy) (Learn more about the speaker)

  • Nicola DONINELLI, Responsabile Direzione Internazionale, Intesa Sanpaolo
  • Rodolfo ERRORE, Chairman, SACE (Italy)
  • Vladimir CHUBAR, President, Credit Bank of Moscow
    (Learn more about the speaker)
  • Garegin TOSUNYAN, President, Association of Russian Banks (ARB) (Learn more about the speaker)
  • Sanal USHANOV, Managing Director, Financial Services for Organizations Department Director, Accenture (Russia)
11:00 - 12:00
Session 6 - Technological Innovation and Digital Transition as Driving Forces for Inclusive and Sustainable Socioeconomic DevelopmentAuditorium

What impact do these technologies have on manufacturing processes and hard infrastructure, what is their role in trade and economic cooperation between Europe and Greater Eurasia?  Transport, infrastructure, manufacturing, energy, tourism will change. The industry is moving from hard-to-abate sectors to electrification.

Moderator: Guido DE VECCHI, General Manager, SIREF FIDUCIARIA S.P.A.  (Learn more about the speaker)

  • Francesco PROFUMO, President, Association of Foundations and Savings Banks (ACRI); President, Compagnia di San Paolo (Italy) (Learn more about the speaker)
  • Victor VEKSELBERG, Chairman of the Skoltech Board of Trustees, The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)  (Learn more about the speaker)
  • Sandro BACAN, Accenture Innovation Lead Italy, Greece and Central Europe at Accenture Italia
  • Vladimir SOLOVEV,  journalist, radio and TV presenter
  • Michael SCHUMANN, Chairman of the Board, German Federal Association for Economic Development and Foreign Trade (BWA) 
  • Tatiana SHARSHAVITSKAYA, Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Tourism of the City of Moscow
  • Yuri Gavrilov, Director of Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, METALLOINVEST Management Company LLC
12:00 - 13:00
Session 7 - The pharmaceutical industry has shown extraordinary resilience in the COVID-19 environment, becoming one of the drivers of economic development. How long will this last?Auditorium

The pandemic and the global economic slowdown have questioned priorities for economic development.  Some sectors are expanding rapidly in the environment that has changed, while others are struggling. How sustainable are these trends? How are different economic sectors responding to the new challenges? Which industries are set to change fundamentally as economic growth recovers? What is the future of economic interdependence between countries and regions? How can we build a new, human-centered economy?
Moderator: Evelina ZAKAMSKAYA, Editor-in-Chief, Doctor TV Channel; Anchor, Russia 24 TV Channel

  • Guido RASI,  Executive Director, European Medicines Agency (2011 – 2014 and 2015 – 2020)
  • Konstantin CHERNOV, Deputy director general of the Chumakov Federal Scientific Center for Research and Development of Immune and Biological Products  (Russia)
  • Aleksandr GORELOV, Deputy Director for Research, Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Russian Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-Being
  • Fabrizio GRILLO, International Relations & General Affairs Director Bracco Group
  • Dmitry MOROZOV, General Director, BIOCAD
  • Ruggero DE MARIA, President, Italian Institute for Genomic Medicine (IIGM)
  • Sergey MOROZOV, Chief Freelance Specialist in Radiation and Instrumental Diagnostics of the Moscow City Health Department, Director of the State Medical Institution "Scientific and Practical Clinical Center for Diagnostics and Telemedicine Technologies of the Moscow City Health Department", Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Chief Freelance Specialist in Radiation and Instrumental Diagnostics of the Ministry of Health of Russia
  • Simon MATSKEPLISHVILI, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Deputy Director for Scientific Work of the Medical Research and Educational Center of Lomonosov Moscow State University (Learn more about the speaker)
  • Alexander PETROVSKY, Deputy Director for Educational Activities, N.N. Blokhin National Research Institute of Oncology
13:00 - 14:30
14:30 - 16:00
Session 8 - Finding Ways to Overcome the Neoliberal Socioeconomic SystemAuditorium

For more than 50 years, neoliberalism has been shaping the economic and political life of the vast majority of countries in the world. The combination of neoliberal ideas and strategies, which can be figuratively defined as a preference of competition vs. solidarity, creative destruction vs. state interference, and economic growth vs. social welfare, has proved to be a failure amidst the pandemic.

As of now, there is public consent to look for an alternative to neoliberalism which is now considered
inferior even by major transnational companies that used to be the most eager lobbyists of harsh market

The post-pandemic era will obviously be extremely complicated, overly unstable, and fragile, and will
hardly leave any room for social experiments or wrong turns. How compelling are the alternatives to
neoliberalism? What role will the state play in this process?

Moderator: Frank SCHAUFF, Senior Advisor, Berlin Global Advisor; Representative of Conoscere Eurasia in Germany (Learn more about the speaker)

  • Valery FADEEV, Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation; Chairman, Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights of the Russian Federation 
  • Luciano LARIVERA, Jesuit Order Member, economist (Italy)
  • Igor ROGOV, Chairman, the Republic of Kazakhstan Presidential Commission on Human Rights; Deputy Executive Director, Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan — Elbasy
  • Piero MARTELLO, già Presidente del Tribunale del lavoro di Milano; direttore della Rivista di diritto del lavoro "Lavoro Diritti Europa".
  • Alexander TKACHENKO, Archdeacon; Chairman of the Committee for Philanthropy, Civic Education, and Social Responsibility of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation (Russia)
  • Marco RAIMONDI, Università degli Studi di Milano
16:00 - 16:30
Summing upAuditorium

Moderator: Alessandro BANFI, Ogni Mattina show Director, Sky Italia TV company