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The VIII Northern Dimension Forum has been held


The VIII Northern Dimension Forum was held on 6 April 2017 in Saint-Petersburg. More than 200 delegates attended the event. It was chaired by Alexey Mordashov, Chairman of the Board of Directors PAO “Severstal”; Co-Chairman of the Northern Dimension Business Council and Tapio Kuula, Member of the Board, Fortum Corporation; Co-Chairman of the Northern Dimension Business Council.

At the forum presentations were made by senior representatives of European and Russian ministries and departments, and company executives. They included: Anastasia Kuznetsova, Deputy Plenipotentiary Presidential Envoy in the Northwest Federal District; Andrey Kelin, Director for European Cooperation, Member of the Collegium, Ministry of foreign affairs in Russia; Vygaudas Usackas, EU Ambassador for the Russian Federation; Rolf Bösinger, State Secretary, Ministry of Economy, Transport and Innovation, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany;  Johan Vanderplaetse, Senior Vice-President, Schneider Electric; President for Russia and the CIS Schneider Electric; Alexander Borisov, General Director, OJSC Scientific and Technical Pharmaceutical Company “Polysan”; Petri Kujala, Managing Director, Fazer Bakery; Executive Vice President, Fazer Group and others.

The forum was also attended by representatives of regional authorities, for example Sergey Movchan, Vice - Governor of St.Petersburg; Oleg Kuvshinnikov, Governor of Vologda Oblast; Veronika Minina, Deputy Governor of the Novgorod region; Maxim Kiselnikov, First Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Economic Development and Investment Activity of Leningrad region.

At the forum roundtable meetings were held regarding: energy, machine building and engineering, ecology and cleantech, transport and logistics, medicine and pharmaceuticals, creative industries - digital solutions for businesses.

For more details please read our post release in RUS and ENG

The photoreport is avaliable HERE

We would like to thank all  sponsors for cooperation with the forum!
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SAVE THE DATE: The 9th Northern Dimension Forum will be held on 5 April, 2018!