Rubicon Forum - Finnish–Russian Forum of investment and business opportunities

Rubicon Forum - The 2nd Finnish–Russian Forum of investment and business opportunities

28th - 29th November 2013

Finlandia Hall, Helsinki

The registration to this event is now closed. We will be glad to see you at Rubicon events in the future!

Rubicon Forum, the main Russian-Finnish investment event of the year is a communication platform between Russian companies and Finnish service providers and public sector organizations interested in attracting new businesses from Russia. Rubicon Forum offers very practical approach, useful information, maximum interactivity and a lot of valuable contacts.

In 2013 the event was organized by Rubicon project, which supports Russian investors and Russian-owned companies doing business in Finland, and investment promotion agency for Helsinki metropolitan area Helsinki Business Hub.

Program

28.11.2013 Seminar Program

28.11.2013 Evening program

29.11.2013 Seminar Program

Speakers

Sergey Belyakov

Sergey Belyakov

Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.

Participation to be confirmed

Tuomo Airaksinen

Tuomo Airaksinen

The Head of the National Investment Promotion Agency of Finland Invest in Finland

Hannu Kemppainen

Hannu Kemppainen

Executive Director, Steering and Networks at Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation

Valery Shlyamin

The Trade Representative of the Russian Federation in Finland

Timo Helosuo

Timo Helosuo

MBA, EFQM Assessor, CEO and Rector of Management Institute of Finland (MIF)

Sergey Troshkov

Head of FDI department at Cursor Oy, Rubicon project coordinator, practicing business consultant and lecturer, a member of the Board of directors of several Finnish companies with Russian capital

Stanislav Chakhovich

Director,Transactions & Restructuring, Head of T&R Russian Group at KPMG Oy Ab

Peter Zashev

Peter Zashev

Partner at IBS Group Ltd.

Matti Honkanen

Matti Honkanen

Partner in Attorneys at Law Teperi & Co Oy

Tom Hultin

Tom Hultin

Managing Partner at Hultin Partners Ltd

Materials

Grand Opening of Rubicon Forum

Hannu Kemppainen, Executive Director, Steering and Networks at Tekes Innovation Funding with Proven Impact
Valery Shlyamin, the Trade Representative of the Russian Federation in Finland

Perspectives of Russian-Finnish investment cooperation

Success stories of Russian companies in Finland

Alexander Khromov, Cytomed Oy

Medical biological R&D centre

Victoria Krasilshikova, Kids Friendly Media Oy

Web-portal about kids- friendly services, places and events

Oleg Kotin, Pharmbiotech Oy

Industrial Biotechnological Growth of Rare Plants

Polina Kachurina, Vitim Oy

Software company specialized in speech technologies

Sergei Kapanen,  Caviar Empirik Oy

Producer of black caviar
Rubicon Business Arena
Timo Helosuo, MBA, EFQM Assessor, CEO and Rector of Management Institute of Finland (MIF)

Similar or different? The most important things Russian businessmen must understand about Finnish business culture

Peter Zashev, Partner at IBS Group Ltd Finland as a stepping stone to global markets
Stanislav Chakhovich, Director,Transactions & Restructuring, Head of T&R Russian Group at KPMG Oy Ab Tax Aspects to Running Business in Finland
Matti Honkanen Partner in Attorneys at Law Teperi & Co Oy Юридические особенности при входе на финский рынок
Tom Hultin, Managing Partner at Hultin Partners Ltd Internationalization - a challenging process and project

 

Practical information

Location

The event is held in Helsinki, Finlandia hall. Finlandia Hall is located in the centre of Helsinki on Töölö Bay. You can get to Finlandia Hall using public transportation, by car or on foot from the city center. Chargeable car parks are available next to Finlandia Hall.

Getting there

You can get to Helsinki by:

  • Allegro train from Saint Petersburg
  • Tolstoi train from Moscow
  • plane
  • car (driving distance from Saint Petersburg is 390 km)

Free Shuttle

The Forum organizers provide free shuttle service on the route Saint Petersburg - Helsinki - Saint Petersburg. Departure time and place will be announced later.

Accommodation

Participants are responsible for their accommodation costs during the event, as well as for booking their hotel rooms. The Forum organizers recommend Crowne Plaza Helsinki hotel which offers a quota and a discount rate for the Rubicon Forum participants (available for bookings made before 20.11.2013)

Special code for booking will be sent to you together with registration confirmation.

Participation fee

Participation fee is 300 EUR + VAT 24%, for some Russian organisations participation is free of charge.

Registration

Registration is open till 20.11.2013. Follow the link at the top of the page!

Partners

Main partners

City of Helsinki
City of Helsinki
www.helsinki.fi
City of Kotka
City of Kotka
www.kotka.fi

Organizers

Rubicon - Powered by Cursor
Rubicon - Powered by Cursor
www.rubicon.fi
Helsinki Business Hub
Helsinki Business hub
www.helsinkibusinesshub.fi

In cooperation

Invest in Finland
Invest in Finland
www.investinfinland.fi
The Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in Finland
The Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in Finland
www.rusfintrade.ru
Business Incubator Ingria
Business Incubator Ingria
www.ingria-startup.ru/en
Management Institute of Finland
Management Institute of Finland
www.mif.fi
Enterprise Europe Network
Enterprise Europe Network, Module A Branch – St. Petersburg
www.doingbusiness.ru

Sponsors

Hammarström Puhakka Partners
Hammarström Puhakka Partners
www.hpplaw.com
NestorPartners
NestorPartners
www.nestorpartners.fi
Seinajoki Region Business Service Center
Seinajoki Region Business Service Center
www.investinseinajoki.fi

Main informational partner


Mediapartners

New Horizons - magazine
New Horizons
www.newhorizons.fi
Fontanka.fi
Fontanka.fi
fontanka.fi

Sponsorship

Rubicon Forum is an excellent opportunity to increase your visibility among Russian investors and Finnish service providers and regions. Read more about sponsorship opportunities!

More information about sponsorship packages