We firmly believe that the greatest challenges of our time can only be addressed through the collaborative efforts of all stakeholders of global society. RFNY aims to bring together people who have the power to make change, to achieve mutual understanding and empathy, to come to common agreement and, where appropriate, push action forward.
|Date and Location||April 21, 2016Princeton Club, 15 West 43rd NY NY|
|12:00||Registration and Welcome Lunch|
|01:00||SESSION A: Prospects for Russian-American Cooperation
Sergey Cheremin, Minister of Moscow Government, Head of the Department for External Economic and International Relations
Tom Sima, Owner Law Firm of Thomas C. Sima
Bill Perkins, Senator 30th District of NY Anton Konev, Legislative Director to Luis Sepulveda, Member of Assembly, 87th District б former City Councilman, City of Albany Natalie Sabelnik, Chair of Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots, President of CRA, former Marketing Manager & Commercial Director for East Russia of Chevron International Oil Company Aleksei Lossan, Deputy Editor in Chief Russia Beyond The Headlines Ruslan Bayramov, President of the International Charitable Foundation "Dialogue of Cultures - United World", Founder of Ethnomir
|02:30||SESSION B: Prospects for Russian-American Business Cooperation
Axel Tillmann, CEO of RVC USA Fund
Mikhail Kalugin, Head of Economic Section at Embassy of Russia, Counselor Alexander Jutkowitz, CEO of Group SJR Randi B. Levinas, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of USRBC Aleksei Lossan, Deputy Editor in Chief Russia Beyond The Headlines Alexander Potapov, Executive Director, Member of the Management Board of RVC Pavel Efremkin, Chairman of Aerolase Corporation
|04:00||SESSION C: Russian-American Cultural Cooperation
Anton Fedyashin, Director of The Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History
Richard Armstrong, Director of Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation Susan E. Carmel, Founder of The Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History at American University Patricia Duff, Founder/CEO of The Common Good Michael Hughes, Development Director ofThe Wolfsonian – Florida International University
|*subject to change|
RFNY is acting as a bridge-builder between Russia and the U.S.