September 4, 2015
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VII International
Economic Forum

INNOVATIONS. INVESTMENTS. KHARKIV INITIATIVES!

September 4, 2015, Friday

9:009:45 Registration of participants, welcome coffee
Kharkiv Palace Hotel, Foyer (1st floor); Pre-function area, Central Hall (2nd floor)
9:159:55

Meeting of Igor Rainin, Head of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration and Sergii Chernov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Council with heads of foreign delegations and representatives of international organizations

Kharkiv Palace Hotel, Conference Hall "Holiday" (1nd floor)

10:0012:00 PLENARY SESSION "BUILDING THE COUNTRY OF THE FUTURE: TIME FOR ACTION"
Kharkiv Palace Hotel, Central Hall (2nd floor)

Master of ceremonies: William Thompson, Senior Adviser, Directorate for Public Administration and Territorial Development, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Grand opening of the Forum, greetings of the Forum organizers to the participants
  • Kharkiv: economic development strategy
    Igor Rainin, Head of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration
  • Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine – to ensure law and order
    Arsen Avakov, Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine
  • Ukraine-United States – a strategic partnership
    Geoffrey Pyatt, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Ukraine
  • Components of success
    Oleksandr Yaroslavskyi, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, DCH IM
  • Prospects of European integration
    Berend De Groot, Head of Cooperation EU
  • The Netherlands-Ukraine – the experience of mutual help and cooperation
    Kees Jan René Klompenhouwer, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kingdom 
    of the Netherlands in Ukraine
  • Reform of local government in the Kharkiv region: first achievements
    Sergii Chernov, Head of Kharkiv Regional Council, President of Ukrainian Association
  • Projects of International Cooperation in agriculture
    Edmond Panariti, Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Water Administration of the Republic of Albania
  • New prospects for business development in Ukraine
    Andy Hunder, President of American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
  • Signing the Memorandum of cooperation between Kharkiv Regional State Administration
    and American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
  • Signing the Memorandum of cooperation between Kharkiv Regional State Administration
    and Canadian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce
  • Signing the Agreement between PJSC "Turboatom" and "Inkla Trading and Engineering GmbH", Austria
12:0012:30

Coffee Break
Kharkiv Palace Hotel, Pre-function area, Central Hall (2nd floor)

12:3014:00 PANEL DISCUSSION "FUNCTIONAL REGIONAL POLICY VS. REGIONALIZATION OF UKRAINE"
Kharkiv Palace Hotel, Central Hall (2nd floor)

MODERATOR:
  • Sergii Chernov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Council, President of Ukrainian Association
    of District and Regional Councils
KEY DISCUSSION TOPICS:
  • How to achieve unity of Ukrainian space while facing decentralization of power and growing external challenges?
  • Functional regional policy in EU countries: lessons for Ukraine
  • Is it possible to avoid the politicization of regional development?
PANEL DISCUSSION SPEAKERS:
    • Janthomas Hiemstra, Country Director at UNDP Ukraine
    • William Thompson, Senior Adviser, Directorate for Public Administration and Territorial Development, Organisation
      for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
    • Michael Ralph, Advisor, EU Commission Directorate General for Regional Policy and Urban Development
    • Colin Maddock, Team Leader EU Project "Support to Ukraine’s Regional Development Policy"
    • Iryna Ozymok, Local Economic Development Program Manager Western NIS Enterprise Fund (Wnisef)
    • Oleksandr Lukashov, Team Leader Developers of Development Strategy of Kharkiv region
      for the period up to year 2020
    • Anatoliy Tkachuk, Expert, EU project "Support to Ukraine’s Regional Development Policy"
12:3014:00 PANEL DISCUSSION "E-GOVERNMENT OF THE SMART COUNTRY"
Kharkiv Palace Hotel, Conference Hall "Kharkiv" (2nd floor)

MODERATOR:
KEY DISCUSION TOPICS:
  • The electronic identification
  • The use of open data
  • Provision of e-services and e-commerce development
  • Electronic interaction authorities, regulatory support projects in the field of e-governance
PANEL DISCUSSION SPEAKERS:
      • Oleksandr Potii, Professor of VN Karazin Kharkiv National University, the Department of Security
        of Information Systems and Technology, the Deputy Chief Designer JSC "Institute of Information Technology"
      • Yordanka Tomkova, Expert, Swiss Cooperation Office "E-Governance for government accountability
        and civil participation" (EGAP)
      • Robert Isnard, Vice president of Gemalto
      • Oleg Murashov, Director of the Kharkov State Enterprise Directorate of postal service "Ukrposhta"
      • Sean Keilty, Director of Portis Consulting in Ukraine
      • Oleksiy Vyskub, Deputy Chairman of the State Agency for E-Governance in Ukraine
12:3014:00 PANEL DISCUSSION "INTERACTION OF LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY: EXPERIENCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF KHARKIV REGION"
Kharkiv Palace Hotel, Restaurant Hall "Amadeus" (1st floor)

MODERATORS:
  • Kyrylo Tomlyak, Director of KT-Energy LLC, head of the information project "Unconventional gas in Ukraine"
KEY DISCUSSION TOPICS:
  • Influence of projects for hydrocarbon exploration and production on sustainable social
    and economic development of local communities
  • Organization of environmental audit and environmental protection fruitful interaction
    of oil and gas industry with educational institutions
  • Practical experience in choosing and implementing priority projects for social
    and economic development of communities

PANEL DISCUSSION SPEAKERS:

12:3014:00 PANEL DISCUSSION "AGRO-INDUSTRY: NEW OPPORTUNITIES"
Kharkiv Palace Hotel, Conference Hall "Holiday" (1nd floor)

MODERATORS:
  • Vadym Bodaiev, Director, International investment company SigmaBleyzer
KEY DISCUSSION TOPICS:
  • Agrarian reform in Ukraine
  • New technologies in agro-industry
  • Provision of finances and resources to agricultural production companies
  • Village of the future – creating agricultural service cooperatives
  • Creating opportunities for sustainable rural development

PANEL DISCUSSION SPEAKERRS:

14:0015:00
Lunch
Kharkiv Palace Hotel, Restaurant "Pacific Spoon" (2nd floor)
15:0016:30

PANEL DISCUSSION "INCENTIVIZING EXPORTS AND ATTRACTING INVESTMENTS TO THE UKRAINIAN ECONOMY"

Kharkiv Palace Hotel, Central Hall (2nd floor)


MODERATOR:
  • Andy Kuzich, Business Development Director of PwC Ukraine
KEY DISCUSSION TOPICS:
  • Ukraine’s national investment policy
  • Methods of increasing Ukraine’s export potential
  • Prospects of privatization of national enterprises
  • Tasks for special agencies to incentivize exports and attract investments to Ukrainian economy
  • Development of tools and mechanisms to encourage economic development and business support

PANEL DISCUSSION SPEAKERRS:

  • Yulia Kovaliv, First Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine
  • Gennadiy Radchenko, Director of Corporate Affairs, "Nestle Ukraine" LLC
  • Victor Subotin, General Director PJSC "Turboatom"
  • Riaz Awan, Vice President "Holtec International"
  • Piotr Cerek, Deputy General Director, Private Joint-stock Company "Philip Morris Ukraine"
  • Olena Derevyanko, Vice-President of DCH, Vice-president of Ukrainian PR-League
  • Vitaly Bigdai, Head of the program for export support Western NIS Enterprise Fund
  • Igor Burakovsky, Head of the Board, Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting,
    Senior Advisor, USAID Leadership in Economic Governance (LEV) Program
15:0016:30 PANEL DISCUSSION "IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STATE REGIONAL POLICY IN UKRAINE: KEY ISSUES, CHALLENGES AND SEARCH FOR POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS"
Kharkiv Palace Hotel, Conference Hall "Kharkiv" (2nd floor)
MODERRATOR:
  • Yuri Tretyak, Deputy Team Leader EU Project "Support to Ukraine’s Regional Development Policy"
KEY DISCUSSION TOPICS:
  • Evolution of the state regional policy in Ukraine: from quasi-paternalism to balanced partnership between the center and regions
  • The state regional policy – investment policy focused on the unity of the country and on human development
  • Key elements of the new system of administration of the state regional policy
  • Plan of operations for 2015 – 2017 for implementation of the Strategy for regional development
    of the Kharkiv region up to 2020
  • Fundamental principles of public funding for regional development programs and projects
  • Harmonization of monitoring and evaluation of regional development with the EU standards
PANEL DISCUSSION SPEAKERRS:
  • Graham Meadows, Former Director General, Directorate of regional and urban
    development of the European Commission
  • Oleksandr Dudka, Director of Kharkiv Regional Center for Investment and Development
  • Vasyl Kashevskyi, Expert, EU project "Support to Ukraine’s Regional Development Policy"
  • Yuri Hanushchak, Director of Civil Society Institute, Expert of EU Project "Support to Ukraine’s
    Regional Development Policy"
  • Igor Abramyuk, Expert, EU project "Support to Ukraine’s Regional Development Policy"
15:0016:30 PANEL DISCUSSION "ROLE OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP IN IMPROVING THE INFRASTRUCTURE, PUBLIC SERVICE, AND THE ECONOMY"
Kharkiv Palace Hotel, Restaurant Hall "Amadeus" (1st floor)

MODERATOR:
    • Olena Maslyukivska, Manager of Awareness & Capacity Development of the United States Agency
      for International Development (USAID) Public Private Partnership Development Program
KEY DISCUSSION TOPICS:
  • PPPs in technology parks – creating opportunity through Innovation, Enterprises and Education
  • Rebuilding infrastructure and strategic assets through PPPs
  • Improving Government services through PPPs in e-Government
  • Challenges and opportunities to achieve quality health care in Ukraine
  • Partnering with Private sector to meet needs of Internally Displaced Citizens

PANEL DISCUSSION SPEAKERRS:

  • Volodymyr Omelyan, Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine
  • Olena Kucherenko, Director, Regional Development Department of Ministry of Regional Development,
    Construction and Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine
  • Chris Shugart, International PPP expert, USAID Public-Private Partnerships Development Program
  • Natalia Dotsenko-Bilous, PPP Consultant, USAID Public-Private Partnerships Development Program
  • Oleksii Gudkov, Chief Project Manager, FED PJSC
  • Vyacheslav Ovechkin, Senior Associate, “CMS Cameron McKenna" LLP
  • Olga Simson, Director of NLU Law Science Research Institute
16:3017:00 Coffee Break
Kharkiv Palace Hotel, Pre-function area, Central Hall (2nd floor)
17:0018:30 PLENARY SESSION "THE STRATEGY OF ECONOMIC GROWTH"
Kharkiv Palace Hotel, Central Hall (2nd floor)

Master of ceremonies: Andy Kuzich, Business Development Director of PwC Ukraine

    • Decentralization: implementation of the policy of economic development at the regional level – why it matters
      Graham Meadows, Former Director General, Directorate of regional and urban
      development of the European Commission
    • Public-private partnership – road to the future Program
      Chris Shugart, International PPP expert of the USAID Public Private Partnerships Development Program
    • Building up the economy of knowledge
      Oleg Derevianko, Deputy Minister, Chief of Staff at Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
    • Ways to increase the investment attractiveness of Kharkiv region
      Dmytro Shuval, Advisor on foreign economic activity to the Deputy Head of  the Kharkiv Regional State Administration, Director of the International Agency for Regional Development "Globee"
    • Energy efficiency projects – Effective way of attracting investments
      Oleksandr Grekhovodov, Vice President of the "MUST-IPRA" Corporation
    • The role of the hospitality industry in the development of international cooperation and investment promotion
      Olga Sokolenko, Director, Kharkiv Palace LLC
    • Summarizing the Forum
      Sergii Chernov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Council, President of the Ukrainian Association
      of District and Regional Councils
      Yulia Svitlychna, Deputy Head of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration
18:3021:00 Buffet reception
Kharkiv Palace Hotel, Restaurant "Pacific Spoon" (2nd floor)

Organizers

Харьковская облгосадминистрация

Kharkiv Regional
State Administration

RCID

Kharkiv Regional Center
for Investment and Development

Minregion

Ministry of Regional Development,
Construction and Housing and
Communal Services of Ukraine

Харьковский областной совет

Kharkiv Regional
Council

General partner

shell

Sponsors & Partners

USAID euro

EU Project
"Support to Regional Development
Policy in Ukraine"

Sigma Bleyzer Pwc Nestle Philip Morris International
FHI Regionet eba acc U.S.-Ukraine Business Council Biscuit-Chocolate DCH
Chervona zirka Biolik Сады Украины Турбоатом Мегабанк Avec premier-hotel
Zdorovie GNCLS Zdorovie narodu Berezivska ukrposhta

Information Partners

Status Quo Inventure Газета «День» Slobodskoy kray Kompass
Objectiv OTB Assotiation Ukr Assotiation Kharkiv Держзовнішінформ
Kh-region  USUF Golden pages
Kh-global

Participants

 
 
  • giprokoks

    ДП "Державний інститут по проектуванню підприємств коксохімічної промисловості"

  • fed

    "Харківський машинобудівний завод "ФЕД"

  • hartron

    ПАТ "Хартрон"

  • svet-shahtera

    ПАТ "ХМЗ "Світло шахтаря"

  • electromashina

    ПАТ "Електромашина"

  • stalkonstruction

    ТОВ "Стальконструкція"

  • ksamc

    ДП "Харківське державне авіаційне виробниче підприємство"

  • avec

    ПАТ "Концерн АВЕК та Ко°"

  • khladoprom

    ПрАТ "Хладопром"

  • zhylstroi2

    ТДВ "Житлобуд - 2"

  • crio

    Інститут проблем кріобіології і кріомедицини НАН України

  • energoproekt

    ВАТ "Харківський науково-дослідний та проектно-конструкторський інститут "Енергопроект"

  • inmasters

    ТОВ "Інмайстерс"

  • ipz

    ДП "Ізюмський приладобудівний завод"

  • kmk

    ПАТ "Куп’янський молочноконсервний комбінат"

  • metsert

    ДП "Орган з сертифікації УкрНДІМет-СЕРТ"

  • Malyshev

    ДП "Завод ім. В.А. Малишева"

  • SkyWay

    Sky Way Invest Group

  • rial

    ТОВ "М’ясокомбінат Ріал"

  • ssm

    ТОВ "Спецбудмонтаж Україна"

  • teploautomat

    ПАТ "НВП "Теплоавтомат"

  • ugtm-proekt

    ДП "Укрдіпроважмаш"

  • koda

    УА ТОВ Фірма "КОДА"

  • ugt

    ПрАТ "Інженерний центр "Укргазтехніка"

  • iit

    ПрАТ "Інститут інформаційних технологій"

  • ukrainianhosting

    ПП "Український хостинг"

  • squire

    Юридична фірма "Салком"

  • kvant

    Завод рентгенівського обладнання «Квант»

  • verna

    Компания VERNA

  • UGSP

    Державний проектний інститут «Укрміськбудпроект»

  • Aval

    Райффайзен Банк Аваль

  • UFC

    ТОВ «Юніверсал Фіш Компані»

  • HMK

    ТОВ «Харківський м’ясокомбінат»

  • KPI

    НТУ «ХПІ»

  • Ощадбанк

    Філія – Харківське обласне управління ПАТ "Ощадбанк"

  • KPMG

    ПрАТ "КПМГ Аудит"

 

 

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