ALMATY INVEST 2016 «Investing in Almaty - Global Perspectives»

 Draft agenda from 07.12.2016

DECEMBER 7, 2016

10:00am – 12:00pm Investor Council Meeting 

(by invitations only)

MEETING OF THE INVESTORS’ COUNCIL OF ALMATY

  • Challenges and solutions to create favorable investment climate
  • Raise of Almaty performance in international investment attractiveness ratings
  • Restructuring Investors Service Centre
  • Presentation of new working arrangements COMI
  • The procedure for issuing visas to the M4 business immigrants
  • Current Issues

Members of the Board:

  • Bauyrzhan BAIBEK, Mayor of Almaty, Chairman of the Board\
  • Erlan AUKENOV, Deputy Mayor of Almaty, Deputy Chairman of the Council
  • Almas MADIYEV, Head of the Department of Enterprise and Industrial-Innovative Development of Almaty city
  • Yuri TLEUMURATOV, Director of the Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Almaty city
  • Zhanna TULEGENOVA, Chairman of the Board of JSC "Development Center of Almaty city"
  • Murat DARIBAYEV, Chairman of the Board of JSC "National Company" Socio-Entrepreneurial Corporation "Almaty"
  • Arsèn NASYRKHANOV, Director of Almaty Investors Service Centre
  • Janet HACKMAN, Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in Kazakhstan
  • Hisham TALEB MARRUF, Director of the Regional Mission of the Islamic Development Bank in Almaty city
  • Lilia BURUNCIUC, Regional Director for the Central Asia Region at the World Bank
  • Julie KUSSIDI, Executive Director, European Business Association of Kazakhstan (EUROBAK)
  • Ahmed ALYAZ, Secretary General of the Society of Businessmen of Kazakhstan and Turkey (KATIAD)
  • Shamonal RENAULT, President of the Franco-Kazakhstan Chamber of Commerce
  • Taskyn KOSHMAN, Regional Director of the Canadian Business Association in Russia and Eurasia
  • Alexander DEDERER, President of the Kazakh-German Association of Entrepreneurs
  • Joerg HATCH, Chairman Delegation of German Economy in Central Asia
  • Assel KHAIROVA, Managing Partner «KPMG» company in Kazakhstan and Central Asia
  • Erlan DOSYMBEKOV, Managing Partner of the company «Ernst and Young» in Kazakhstan and Central Asia
  • Dana INKARBEKOVA, Managing Partner «PwC» in Kazakhstan
  • Konstantyn YELISEYEV, Partner «PwC» company in Kazakhstan and Eurasia region
  • Mark SMITH, Managing Partner «Deloitte» in the Caspian region
  • Sergei KISELYOV, Deputy Head of «McKinsey and Company» in Kazakhstan
  • Nurlan SMAGULOV, President of «Astana Group» Holding
  • Kairat MAZHIBAYEV, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the holding «Resmi Group
  • Berick KANIYEV, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the JSC «Lancaster Group»
  • Marat SHOTBAEV, General Director of the LLP «Phaeton DC»
  • Eldar ABDRAZAKOV, General Director of the LLP «Centras Capital»
  • Tursengali ALAGUZOV, Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC «GALANZ BOTTLERS»
  • Peter FOSTER, President of «Air Astana» Company
  • Guillaume TRITTER, Director of «Alstom» company
  • Stephane MAURIER, General Director of «Majid Al Futtaim Hypermarkets Kazakhstan»
  • Jong SIK SON, Vice Chairman of the Board of JSC "Rakhat"
  • Audrius BARTSYAVICHUS, President of «Siemens Kazakhstan» company
  • Aigul KENJEBAYEVA, Managing Partner «Dentons Kazakhstan»
  • Ivan CATALINA, Director of the company «Kapsch TrafficCom Kazakhstan»
  • Dosym KYDYRBAEv, Member of the Board of Directors of "Bank VTB (Kazakhstan)"
  • Tatiana MURATOVA, Partner «Norton Rose Fulbright»
  • Khanat NUREKENOV, Director of LLP «DS Multimedia CA» with brand Tecata»
  • Nurzhan KOZHAMURATOV, General Director of "EFKO Almaty"
  • Murat BALAPANOV, General Director of TOO «Asia Steel Pipe Company»

 

14:00am – 18:00pm Meetings of Mayor of Almaty City with delegates of the forum 

(by confirmed list)

 

DAY 1 - DECEMBER 8, 2016

09:00am – 10:00am Registration of participants & Welcome coffee, Overview of Exhibition

Venue: The Ritz-Carlton hotel Almaty, Lobby 

 

10:00am – 11:30am Plenary session

INVESTING IN ALMATY - GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES

Venue: Grand Ball Room

Almaty is one of the most rapidly developing city, indicated in top 50 most attractive cities for international investments. Today Almaty is cultural, business and financial hub for Central Asia and Government of Kazakhstan takes active measures to provide easiness of doing business and simplicity of tax regime, as well as creation of new opportunities for investors.

How to  stay at the forefront of development in the context of the global investment slump? What additional measures should be taken by the Government to enhance the growth and investment? How to choose right growth strategy staying in line with technological development and a new wave of investments into industrial revolution, artificial intelligence and robotics? How should the city develop, what specialization should be in Almaty as the largest megapolis in the region? What actions should be taken by mayor's office to promote sustainable technologies? 

Chair:

  • Massimiliano Castelli, Managing Director, Head of Strategy, Global Sovereign Markets, UBS Global Asset Management

Opening remarks:

  • Bauyrzhan Baibek, Mayor of Almaty city

Speakers:

  • Daniyar Akishev, Governor, National Bank of Kazakhstan
  • Erbolat Dossaev, Chairman of the Board, National Management Holding "Baiterek"
  • Yerlan Khairov, Vice Minister of Investments and Development of Kazakhstan
  • Moazzam Mekan, Regional Manager for Central Asia, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Video message of Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
  • Kenneth Livingstone, Mayor of London (2000-2008)
  • Kadzunori Sato, First Vice President, Tokyo Rope MFG
  • Gunter Nebel, Founder, Advisor, Sanlas Holding 
  • Bernd Hallier, Managing Director of the EHI Retail Institute, Executive Director of the Board of Trustees of European Retail Academy, President of EuroShop
  • CEREMONY OF SIGNING OF MEMORANDA AND AGREEMENTS

11:30am – 12:00am    Coffee-break

 

12:00am – 01:30pm Session on Trade 

REGIONAL MAGNET: ALMATY THE CENTRE OF TRADE AND SERVICES

Venue: Grand Ballroom

  • Presentation of an attractive environment for global retailers and franchises in the Almaty market as well as investment projects
  • Market overview and future directions
  • Construction of retail and distribution centers in Almaty
  • Support measures and support for investors
  • Reviews of existing investors: successful cases, problems and prospects

Chair: 

  • Dmitry Godunov, Regional Focal Point for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 

Speakers:

  • Kanysh Tuleushin, Chairman of the Board, "Damu" Entrepreneurship Development Fund"
  • Almas Madiev, Head of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Industrial-Innovative Development
  • Kairat Boranbayev, owner of the “Almaly” holding
  • Bernd Hallier, Managing Director of the EHI Retail Institute, Executive Director of the Board of Trustees of European Retail Academy, President of EuroShop
  • Giovanni Capannelli, Country Director for Kazakhstan, Asian Development Bank
  • Agnessa Osipova, President of the Russian Franchising Association
  • Alexander Garber, General Director, Magnum Cash & Carry
  • CEREMONY OF SIGNING OF MEMORANDA AND AGREEMENTS
 

01:30pm – 02:30pm   

LUNCH ON BEHALF OF THE MAYOR OF ALMATY

(by invitations)

Venue: floors #28-30

 

02:30pm – 04:00pm Session on PPP

(side event)

ALMATY PROJECTS THROUGH THE LIGHT OF PPP

Venue: Ball Room 1

  • Presentation of the PPP projects, PPP work mechanisms, the proposed conditions, the legal framework, the review of market trends
  • Investing in infrastructure: Problems and Prospects
  • Investments in social projects PPP - successful cases (schools, kindergartens, etc.)
  • Strategies to reduce risks, investor protection measures (legal/economic), financial schemes and tools for investors

Chair:

  • Shaimerden Chikanayev, Partner, Grata International 

Speakers:

  • Murat Daribayev, Chairman of the Board of JSC "National Company" Socio-Entrepreneurial Corporation "Almaty"
  • Gunter Nebel, Founder, Advisor, Sanlas Holding
  • Dominique Menu, Senior Advisor Central Asia, CIB Country Head for Kazakhstan and Ukraine, BNP Paribas
  • Ekaterina Miroshnik, Director of Infrastructure Russia and Central Asia, European Bank of Reconstruction and Development
  • Jambulat Sarsenov, Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Committee, the medical industry and health care services of the Presidium of National Chamber of Entrepreneurs
  • Alina Aldambergen, Chairperson, JSC Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE)
  • CEREMONY OF SIGNING OF MEMORANDA AND AGREEMENTS

02:30pm – 04:00pm Session on Industry 

(side event)

INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT OF ALMATY: STRATEGY OF IMPORT SUBSTITUTION AND EXPORT PERSPECTIVES

Venue: Ball Room 2

  • Presentation of the industrial zone, vacant production premises, investment projects, an attractive environment for investment in the industry of the city and the state support measures
  • Future trends and niches in the industry Almaty
  • The policy of import substitution, long-term contract Samruk-Kazyna
  • Export markets: EAEC, the WTO, the New Silk Road
  • Successful Cases

Chair:

  • Max Hauser, Partner and Managing Director of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Russia and CIS

Speakers:

  • Bolat Zhamishev, Chairman, Development bank of Kazakhstan
  • Yerlan Aukenov, Deputy Mayor of Almaty city
  • Kadzunori Sato, First Vice President, Tokyo Rope MFG
  • Aidan Karibzhanov, Chairman, Visor Holding
  • Inci Dogusan, Vice-President Russia, Turkey, Central Asia, Bureau Veritas
  • Hicham Belmaachi, Chief Operating Officer, Core Management team, Dubai Ports World
  • CEREMONY OF SIGNING OF MEMORANDA AND AGREEMENTS

04:00pm – 04:40pm   Coffee-break

Venue: foyer

04:00pm – 04:40pm   Press-conference

 Venue: ballroom 4

 

04:40pm – 06:10 pm Session on Food Processing

(side event)

ALMATY FOOD INDUSTRY: PRIORITIES AND PERSPECTIVES

Venue: Ball Room 2

  • Presentation of the food belt around Almaty, investment opportunities in the field of food production and processing
  • Opportunities Industrial Zone and Almaty agglomeration
  • Review of the internal market, import substitution policy
  • Export potential: EAEC markets, the WTO, the neighboring countries
  • State support measures
  • Reviews of existing investors of investing in Almaty, problems and prospects

Chair:

  • Mazhit Yessenbayev, Chairman of the Board, Holding group Almex

Speakers:

  • Yerlan Aukenov, Deputy Mayor of Almaty city
  • Gabor Bagdy, Vice Mayor of Budapest
  • Vladislav Romantsev, Chairman of the supervisory board of EFKO Almaty, member of group of directors, EFKO Group 
  • Renaud Chamonal, General Director, Danone Berkut
  • Makhmud Shadiev, General director of “Nemecky dvor”
  • CEREMONY OF SIGNING OF MEMORANDA AND AGREEMENTS

04:40pm – 06:10pm Session on Tourism

(side event)

BUSINESS TOURISM: ALMATY AS A MICE CAPITAL OF CENTRAL ASIA

Venue: Ball Room 1

  • Marketing places: branding and strategic positioning of Almaty city
  • Almaty city, Almaty agglomeration and investment projects touristic potential presentation
  • Almaty host city of large sport events. Investments into constructions and further large-scale premises operation
  • Almaty regional center for MICE industry
  • New technologies as new tourists’ attraction tool

Chair:

Peter Wong, Executive Chairman, China Chamber of Tourism, Deputy to People's Congress of PRC    

Speakers:

  • Asel Zhunussova, Deputy Mayor of Almaty city 
  • Julian Stubbs, International brand strategist of cities and marketing places 
  • Vikas Khanduri, Chairman of the Management Board, Holiday Merchants
  • Alicia Yao, General Manager, IME Consulting and Deputy Secretary General, China Association of Travel Services, MICE Committee 
  • Bulut Bağcı, President of Executive Board of World Tourism Forum and Association of Young Tourism Leaders
  • Yuri Borodikhin, Director, ITECA company
  • CEREMONY OF SIGNING OF MEMORANDA AND AGREEMENTS

02:00pm-06:30pm B2B MEETINGS, Exclusive interviews

Venue: Meeting room

Coordinator: Samat Shegebayev, applications are accepted by +77015453377

Exclusive Interview Coordinator: Aiko Token, +7 701 794 00 11          

 

 

DAY 2 - DECEMBER 9, 2016

 

09:30am - 01:30pm  Business and City Tours

Meeting point: Ritz-Carlton Almaty

Investment tour of IT and Startups

09:30am – meeting in the Ritz-Carlton hotel lobby

09:30am – 10:00am – Tour to AlmaU

Participation in Almaty Startup City, master classes and innovation and startup projects public show

10:00am – 10:40am Participation in Almaty Startup City Forum official opening ceremony

10:40am – 11:00am – Exhibition attendance

11:00am – 1:00pm Participation in ALMAU Creative zone sessions

1:00pm – 1:30pm – Return to the Ritz Carlton hotel

 

Industry and Almaty Industrial zone investment tour

09:00am – meeting in Ritz-Carlton Hotel lobby

09:00am – 10:00am -  Exhibition tour to plant Aurora Holding

10:00am – 11:00am -  Exhibition tour to plant EFKO Almaty

11:00am – 12:30pm -  Exhibition tour to Industrial zone and BRB ARK greenhouse inspection, Industrial zone presentation and entry requirements

12:30pm – 1:00pm – Return to the Ritz Carlton hotel

 

Trade and Tourism Investment tour

09:30am – 11:00am –  Tour to AlmaU and participation at KASE Stock Exchange session

11:00am – 12:00pm –  Exhibition tour to Almaty Arena, Universiade objects presentation

12:00pm – 12:30pm – Tour to Dostyk Plaza Trade Center

12:30pm – 1:00pm – Presentation of trade opportunities of Dostyk Plaza Trade Center

1:00pm – 1:30pm –  Return to the Ritz Carlton hotel

 

01:00pm 6:30pm  Almaty Sightseeing Tour

1:00pm – 1:30pm meeting in the Ritz-Carlton hotel lobby

1:50pm – 2:50pm – Lunch in “Samal”restaurant

2:50pm – 3:40pm – tour to Medeo and the show with participation of young figure skaters

3:40pm – 4:20pm – Lifting to Shymbulak

4:20pm – 5:20pm – Coffee break with snacks in “Sneg” restaurant

5:20pm – 5:50pm – Tour to the city

5:50pm – 6:20pm – visiting the museum of musical instruments

6:20pm – 6:40pm – a view of the ascension cathedral

6:40pm – 7:00pm -  Return to the Ritz Carlton hotel

 

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