2nd Dutch-Russian ICT Business Event

woensdag 16 oktober 2013 op WTC, Den Haag om 10:00

10:00 - Opening 2nd Dutch Russian Business day in the Netherlands

Honored guests
Vice Governor of St. Petersburg Mr. V. Kichendgi
Vice Mayor of the Hague H. Kool, (signed MOU with RUSSOFT at SPIEF)
President of RUSSOFT, Mr V. Makarov

11:00 Dutch Russian ICT Business Matchmaking

Confirmed Russian companies
Arcadia, Acrodis, Artezio, First Line Software, IBA Group, Intellect Telematic Soft, the Speech Technology Center, Solvo and Belkasoft. (For company information go to www.russoft.org)

14:30 Panel: Partnering to Succeed in the Global Race for Innovation

Confirmed Speakers
Mr. Gromov, Chairman of the ICT Committee of the St Petersburg Government
Mr. Ivan Bortnik, Chairman Supervisory Council Association Innovative Regions of Russia (AIRR)
Mr. Nikolai Puntikov, President First Line Software
Mr. Alexander Münninghoff, Former Dutch News agent in Russia, Founder of Netherlands Institute in St Petersburg
Director Hague Security Delta (HSD)

Topics
- The rich history of trade and cultural ties between the two countries
- The Hague and St. Petersburg: Two respective centers of their countries’ ICT industries
- Facilitating successful ICT partnerships through intergovernmental work
- Innovation and growth in the ICT sector as the natural result of the global division of labor to maximize competitive advantage
- Russia’s IT educational system and talent pool as a major resource to drive significant        technological innovation
- Example of an impactful partnership with a Russian software provider

16:00 Launch RUSSOFT in the Netherlands

President of RUSSOFT
CEO Westholland Foreign Investment Agency
President of First line Software

16:30 Networking & drinks

RSVP at www.westholland.nl/registration
RSVP Matchmaking contact NCH http://handelsbevordering.nl/activiteiten/4/2/874

Contact
Mr. Peter Scheffers, (070) 31 15 55
Ms. Willemiek Everts, (070) 344 15 88 (matchmaking)