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 19.10.21 - 19.10.21  19:00-22:00   CERBA & IBA Back to Business Reception in Moscow 
The Canada Eurasia Russia Business Association and the Indian Business Alliance (IBA) in Moscow are happy to invite you to "CERBA & IBA Back to Business Reception in Moscow." The objective of the event is to reaffirm partner relations between CERBA and IBA, and the spirit of friendship and cooperation between Canadian and Indian business communities in Russia. The reception will feature official Memorandum of Cooperation renewal signing ceremony. From the CERBA side, the MOU will be signed by Nathan Hunt, CERBA Moscow Chairman, from IBA side the MOU will be signed by IBA President Sammy Kotwani. We also look forward to greeting the Ambassadors of Canada and India at the event as the Guests of Honor. Join CERBA and IBA Members and guests for a great networking evening with live music, drinks and delicious indian cuisine, that will provide you with the unique opportunity to expand your network of contacts, forge new partnerships and make new friends in an informal settings! VENUE: Imperial Tailoring Co. (sect. 130-132, Gostiny Dvor, 2, Rybniy pereulok, Moscow, entrance from Rybniy Pereulok). Admission: CERBA Members – Complimentary (2 representatives per company). Non-members – 3 000 Rub/person (paid in cash at the door). RSVP: Please confirm your participation to moscow@cerbanet.org, specifying your full name, company, position, and contact information. Event program: 19:00 Meet & greet'; 19:15 Welcome addresses by: Nathan Hunt, Chairman, CERBA Moscow Board; Sammy Kotwani, President, IBA; 19:30 CERBA-IBA MOU signing ceremony; 19:40 Networking; 21:00 Charity Raffle. Back to Business Reception will be held at the exquisite premises of Imperial Tailoring Co. – a VIP class tailoring salon in Moscow, which shall provide an ideal setting for business interactions as well as a rare sight for those versed in sophisticated wear.
CERBA 
The Imperial Tailoring Co. 
 20.10.21 - 20.10.21  11:00   AmCham Customs & Transportation Committee 
The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia and its Customs & Transportation Committee invite you to participate in an online committee event on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. This event will be moderated by Customs & Transportation Committee Art Franczek (President of the American Institute of Business and Economics). Topic: "E-commerce, Logistics & Last-mile Delivery Issues for Companies Operating in Russia." This event is open to AmCham members only. AmCham members are welcome to join this event online. In order to participate, it is essential to register here. A link and meeting number will be sent in advance to all registered members only.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia 
 21.10.21 - 21.10.21  10:00-11:30   AEB Webinar: Approaching ESG 
The AEB is pleased to invite you to participate in the open event organised by the AEB Safety, Health, Environment and Security Committee, titled “Approaching ESG: best practices of International companies in Russia”. The open event will be held in the format of webinar on October 21, 2021 from 10.00 to 11.30 via Zoom. During the event an overview of global ESG trends will be provided by Valery Kucherov, Chairman of the AEB SHES Committee, Partner, ERM. The experts from BP, Scania Rus and Reckitt Hygiene will share with you their experience in approaching ESG in Russia, including the process of decarbonization. The webinar will be moderated by Chris Mawer, AEB Environmental Sub-Committee Chairperson, Vice President, BP Russia. Please click here to register online for this event. Find the programme of the event in English. Contacts: Events Coordinator Anna Podryadchikova, +7 953 353-6523 or anna.podryadchikova@aebrus.ru.
AEB 
 22.10.21 - 22.10.21  19:00-22:00   AEB-AmCham Business Cocktail: Bridging the Ocean 
The Association of European Businesses will hold a business cocktail "Bridging the Ocean" in conjunction with the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia on Friday, October 22, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. at the Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow, Hall Moscow (Ul. Balchug 1, Moscow). Anti-COVID measures: On arrival at the hotel all participants will have their temperature checked. If a participant has a temperature over 37 degrees Celsius, he or she will not be permitted to the event; At the registration desk guests will have their registration checked and will be offered masks, gloves, and sanitizers. AEB, AmCham and hotel staff will work in masks and gloves. Attendance: This event is free of charge for AEB Members. Please note that participation is limited and guests will be registered on a first-come-first-served basis. Each AEB member company may register 1 participant; however, AEB Sponsors company may register 2 participants. Please click here to register online for this event. Contact persons: Programme partnership opportunities: Marie Rondelez, Tel. +7 495 234-2764, #118; Registration: Kseniya Ermakova, kseniya.ermakova@aebrus.ru or +7 495 234-2764 #127.
AEB 
Baltschug Kempinski Moscow  
 25.10.21 - 25.10.21  16:00   AmCham Human Resources Committee 
The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia and its Human Resources Committee invite you to participate in a hybrid committee event on Monday, October 25, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. (MSK) at the Moscow office of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP {formerly Goltsblat BLP in Russia}, Capital City Complex, Moscow City Business Centre, 8 Presnenskaya Nab. Bldg. 1 Moscow. Members may participate in this event in-person at the BCLP office or online. Speakers will include Nadezhda Ilyushina (Head of Employment Practice (Russia), Associate Director, BCLP {formerly Goltsblat BLP in Russia}, who will discuss trends in court practice related to employee dismissal and reinstatement. Further speakers and topics will be confirmed shortly. This event is open to AmCham members only. AmCham members are welcome to join this event in person or online. Please click here to register online for this event. Please indicate in the "Comment" box on the registration form how you plan to participate (in person or online). A link and meeting number will be sent in advance to all registered members only.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia 
 27.10.21 - 27.10.21  18:00-19:30   RCBC Event: Life Science, Healthcare, and Telemedicine Working Group 
Subsectors: pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, oncology, infectious diseases, imaging and medical devices, life science, healthcare technologies, telemedicine, etc. Canadian healthcare industry: Canada represents the 10th largest market in the world for pharmaceutical sales. It is Canada’s infrastructure, talent and access to inclusion in global supply chains that help draw the world’s largest life sciences companies conducting research, running clinical trials and manufacturing new drugs. With hot spots for cancer research, radiation therapies, regenerative treatments, brain and vascular health from coast to coast, multinational organizations recognize that life-changing advancements in patient care are happening in Canada. Innovative lifesaving treatment protocols, pharmaceutical drug therapies and medical devices developed in Canada contribute to the place of the country as a world leader in health sciences. Canada’s leadership in digital technology, robotics and AI is helping to change patient care through future-focused advancements in everything from medtech to medical manufacturing. Healthcare industry of Russia. The pharmaceutical industry, which involves the development, production, and marketing of medications, is expanding in Russia and is projected to grow to 2.35 T Russian rubles by 2023. One of the factors shaping the market is the government's push for national security in medicine supply, outlined in the document "Pharma 2030 Strategy." The industry is dependent on import trade, valued at nearly 334 B Russian rubles in the first half of 2020 (wide range of medical equipment, including dental sector). Another driving force of the industry is the evolution of online retail of medicines, legalized during the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, the pharma e-commerce market in Russia reached 131 B Russian rubles. Taking into account the current market trends, there are four main ways of doing business with Russia: cooperation with the Russian distributors; localization of production (construction of all necessary infrastructure from scratch/ cooperation with the Russian manufacturer/transfer of technologies); joining medical and pharmaceutical clusters; buying/acquiring an already existing business on the territory of Russia. Preliminary agenda: Recent international development in life science, health care and telemedicine; Pharmaceutical industries of Russia and Canada: programs, regulations, achievements, challenges; Opportunities for collaboration between the two countries; Canada-Russia pharmaceutical leaders’ success stories, vision, and market growth strategies. We will specifically cover the countries’ regulation, intellectual property and the ability to protect it; the education of and availability of an expert workforce; infrastructure and the countries' R&D programs. Chairpersons: Russia – Stanislav Naumov, Chairman of the Board of the Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers of Russia and Other EAEU Countries or a representative from a list of key participants. Canada - tbc. What’s in it for you? Establish contacts with Canadian and Russia entities in the life sciences, healthcare and telemedicine industries; Get prepared to export or import. Attract financing; Find partners in Canada or Russia; Invest in Canada or Russia; Get a job in the field of life sciences, healthcare and telemedicine. For more information, partnership, and sponsorship, please, contact Marina Belskikh, Regional Director of CERBA in Montreal and Ottawa, via email marina@cerbanet.org or tel.: +1 514 516-1178 and Alex Grichine, Regional Director, Moscow Chapter, +7 495 134-0268, alex@cerbanet.org.
The Russia-Canada Business Council 
 27.10.21 - 27.10.21  10:00-13:00   AEB Webinar: Artificial Intelligence. Creating the Future 
The AEB IT-Telecom Committee is pleased to invite you to its webinar “Artificial Intelligence. Creating the future”. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 10:00 to 13:00 via Zoom. It is difficult to overestimate the importance of artificial intelligence: these latest technologies accompany us everywhere, easing the physical and routine human labour. At our event, AEB experts will talk about some areas in which artificial intelligence technologies are already actively used and will assess the prospects for further development of these technologies. We will also highlight the legal aspects of using artificial intelligence and the risks associated with it. The attendees of the event will be able to ask their questions to the speakers, so the event should become a good platform for the experts to exchange their views and opinions. Please click here to register online for this event. Find the programme of the event in English. Programme: Registration: Kseniya Ermakova, kseniya.ermakova@aebrus.ru or +7 495 234-2764 #127; Galina Solomonova, galina.solomonova@aebrus.ru or +7 495 234-2764 #126.
AEB 
 27.10.21 - 27.10.21  18:00   AmCham Virtual Trade Talks 
The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia, in conjunction with the U.S. Commercial Service, will hold a virtual trades talks event on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. (Moscow time). Trade Talks: How to do Business in Russia in the New Environment. Confirmed speakers: Alexis Rodzianko, President, American Chamber of Commerce in Russia; Heather Byrnes, Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy Ankara; Regional Senior Commercial Officer, Eurasia; Bela Ferenczi, President, GE Russia/CIS; Mikhail Sakhnov, Operations Director, EEMEA Region, Jacobs Rus; Roman Gan, General Manager, Peterform; Ruslan Belyaev; Director, Global Subsidiaries Group Unit Head, Citibank; Michael Eagan; Audit Partner, KPMG; Alisa Melkonian, Partner, Tax and Legal, KPMG North-West Regional Center / KPMG Russia and CIS. Please click here to register online for this event. A link and meeting number will be sent in advance to all registered members only.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia 
 28.10.21 - 28.10.21  18:00-20:00   RCBC Event: Construction and Infrastructure Working Group 
CERBA is pleased to invite you to the Construction and Infrastructure Working Group held within the Russia-Canada Business Council frameworks to discuss the most emergent topics, trend, challenges and opportunities that are arising in the industry. We bring on board leading specialists, seasoned professionals, business and government stakeholders to advice on upcoming projects falling into the interests of Russian and Canadian business community for whom Construction and Infrastructure is an area of professional interests. Invited guest speakers: Nostroi of Russia; Governments of the Russian Far East Regions; Canadian Permafrost Association; Northern Forum; Canadian Center for Sustainable Development (Simon Fraser University, Vancouver); Russian Trade Mission to Canada and many others. For more information, please, connect with Tatiana Domilovskaya, Regional Director, CERBA-Vancouver, tatiana@cerbanet.org or +1 604 720-2905; Dmitry Glazyrin, President and CEO, White Falcon Commerce, dg@wfcom.ca.
CERBA 
 29.10.21 - 29.10.21  09:00   AmCham Business Fair 2021 
Suppliers, service providers and top managers of large international companies come to AmCham Business Fairs to meet with each other every year. Organized in a format of pre-arranged one-on-one short meetings, Business Fairs generate many signed agreements, and facilitate new business relationships. Large international companies provide participants with information about their sourcing needs, which potential contractors can offer them during the event. Business Fair will run from 9am to 12pm. Members: Free. Non-members: RUB 20,000 (VAT included) per person. Buyer Registration. Supplier registration will open on October 11, 2021. For a list of Buyers from previous events please click here. For a list of Suppliers from previous events please click here. Photos from the last Business Fair here. For more information, please contact Egor Zaostrovtsev or Anastasia Vysotskaya on +7 495 961 2141, ez@amcham.ru, ap@amcham.ru.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia 
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