The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Emerging Europe are co-hosting the EBRD-Emerging Europe: Outlook on Belarus 2016 event at the EBRD Headquarters in London on Monday 24 October.
The event will bring together policymakers, investors and prominent business people to discuss the economic outlook on Belarus and explore investment opportunities in the country.
Special guest speakers and panellists include: Alexander Zaborovsky, First Deputy Minister of Economy of Belarus; Alain Pilloux, EBRD’s Acting Vice President, Policy and Partnerships; Francis Delaey, EBRD’s Director of Belarus; Natallia Nikandrava, CEO at the National Agency of Investment and Privatisation; Nikolay Shestak, Deputy Director, Zubr Capital, Alex Kokcharov, Country Risk Analyst for Belarus, IHS Markit; David Baron, Chairman of the Belarus-US Council and shareholder at Greenberg Traurig; Hovsep Voskanyan, Chairman of the Board at the German-Belarusian Economic Club and Senior Representative of Minsk Office at Commerzbank and Valdas Vitkauskas, EBRD’s Senior Banker in Financial Institutions for Belarus and Moldova.
The business session will begin punctually at 1530hrs in the Auditorium, with a coffee break at 1700hrs between the panel discussions and then the event will conclude with a cocktail networking reception starting at 1815hrs.
EBRD Headquarters, Broadgate City of London, 1 Exchange Square, London EC2A 2JN, UK.
1530hrs Introductory remarks and welcome by Alain Pilloux, Acting Vice President, Policy and Partnerships, EBRD
1535hrs Welcome note by Alexander Zaborovsky, First Deputy Minister of Economy of Belarus
1545hrs Presentation by Ewa Synowiec, Principal Advisor to the Director General, DG TRADE, European Commission
1555hrs Outlook on Belarus: macroeconomic presentation by David Dalton, Analyst, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland – Economist Intelligence Unit
1610-1700hrs Panel discussion “Political & Economic Outlook: Investment Opportunities” followed by Q&A
1700hrs Coffee break
1720-1810hrs Panel discussion “Financial Instruments and Sources of Financing” followed by Q&A
1810hrs Launch of the printed version of the Outlook on Belarus special report
1840hrs Networking cocktail reception
Also, read about the EBRD Emerging Europe Outlook on Croatia, which took place on 28 January 2016.