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The IX Northern Dimension Forum has been held in Saint-Petersburg


On 5 April 2018, the IX Northern Dimension Forum was held  in Saint-Petersburg.  It was chaired by Alexey Mordashov, Chairman of the Board of Directors PAO “Severstal”; Co-Chairman of the Northern Dimension Business Council and Rolf Jansson, President and CEO, VR Group; Co-Chairman of the Northern Dimension Business Council (NDBC).

More than 200 delegates attended the event.

This year's focus of the forum was on the new economical mindset: innovative management models and business processes.

At the forum presentations were made by senior representatives of European and Russian ministries and departments, and company executives. They included: Andrey Kelin, Director for European Cooperation, Member of the Collegium, Ministry of foreign affairs in Russia; Markku Keinänen, Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland; Sven-Olov Carlsson, Deputy Head, EU Delegation to the RF; Andrey Sharonov, President, Moscow Skolkovo Management School; Taras Demura, CEO, TUI Russia; Paolo Falcioni, Director General, APPLIA Home Appliance Europe and others.
The forum was also attended by representatives of regional authorities, such as Dmitry Yalov, Deputy Chair of the Leningrad Oblast Government on economics and investments and Evgeniy Bogdanov, Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Novgorod Region.

Russian and international experts and executives from large companies were exchanging their proposals on development prospects in the Northern Dimension countries, along with ideas to increase the efficiency of their economies.

Please, see the Post-release

Please, see greetings to Northern Dimension forum participants and organisers:

press-release NDF2018_eng.pdf View/Open
press-release NDF2018_rus.pdf View/Open