Invitation for the UNIDO events within St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2017)
May 15, 2017
“Exchange of technological solutions and innovations between the LAC countries and the North-Western Federal district of the Russian Federation”
The event will take place on 29 – 30 May 2017 with support of UNIDO and the Government of St. Petersburg. The objective of the business mission is formation of a unified platform for foreign economic activity for Russian business, drawing the attention of businessmen and representatives of Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries to Russian technologies and companies.
Within the mission it is planned to visit the enterprises and universities of St. Petersburg, including Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg State Marine Technical University, Plant „Avangard“, PJSC „Klimov“, OOO NTFF „Polisan“, ZAO «Biocad» and others.
In the course of the meetings there will be held several discussions concerning the developments in the field of automation, mechatronics, robotics, information technology and ecology, the developments of national shipbuilding in the field of: design and construction of fishing vessels, shipyards, floating docks, passenger ferries, floating cranes, barges, tugboats, laser technologies in shipbuilding and much more.
II Interregional Forum “Strengthening International SME Alliances between the Russian Federation and Latin America and the Caribbean countries”
The Forum will be held on the Zero day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2017). The objective of the event is a discussion of possibilities for cooperation between Russia and LAC countries, as well as removing barriers in trade and taking advantage of the mutual potentials.
Among Forum participants there are Governor of St. Petersburg, Director of the Latin American Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Minister of Industry and Commerce of the Republic of Nicaragua, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, President of the Robotics Association of Chile, Minister of Industry, Energy and Mining of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, Minister of Industry of the Republic of Cuba and other representatives of the industrial sector.
In the course of the event several sessions concerning the cooperation between Russia and LAC countries in the field of biopharmaceuticals, automatic and robotics, development of joint production and scientific and engineering cooperation, technology integration and agribusiness will take place. After the event the reception at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the cities of Pushkin and Pavlovsk will be held.