ST PETERSBURG, June 15, 2012 /CNW/ - This year's St Petersburg
International Economic Forum, will convene under the theme, 'Leadership that Works'. The Forum's official programme will feature a range of sessions
organized under four interrelated content pillars, and designed in
various formats so as to stimulate interactivity and enrich participant
experience. In addition to the traditional panel sessions and
roundtables it will include a number of 'session series', industry
breakfasts, business round tables, and plenary sessions with
participation of global political and business leaders.
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The sessions under the first pillar - Securing the Future - will examine major shifts underway in the global economy and their
impact on the political economies and societies at large. The
increasing role of emerging economic powers in developing regional
markets will be discussed in the 'region-omics' series.
The sessions under Realizing Russia's Potential pillar will be of particular interest to the participants who are
concerned with Russian political and economic affairs. The Forum 2012
will provide a unique opportunity to engage with the new Government of
the Russian Federation as the country takes steps to reinforce its
reform agenda in the post-election period. This pillar will include a
number of briefings by the members of the newly-formed Russian
Leadership in Focus - a series of one-on-one conversations with leaders from government,
finance, technology, media and the arts - is a new format of sessions
introduced in 2012. These sessions will feature Henry Kissinger,
Yevgeny Primakov, Gerard Lopez, Lloyd Blankfein, Arkady Volozh, and
other leaders, and will examine the forces - and people - reshaping our
world, and will seek to identify the skills that are needed to succeed
in a rapidly shifting environment.
Sessions of the Responding to Impact Technologies pillar will explore how policymakers and business leaders are
responding to the ongoing and accelerating technical advances world
wide, and will include presentations of Russian Breakthrough
This year SPIEF will provide a SPIEF mobile app to improve the participant experience during the Forum. Available for download from the Apple App Store and Google Play, the app will allow participants to download live Forum information
(programme, schedule, news, video, and photos) to their mobile devices.
The app also supports exchanging messages and scheduling meetings among
participants, personal Agenda, useful info etc.
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