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UK-Russia Venture Forum


“Financing Innovation: Building Together Future Prosperity”

Organised by the UK Department for Business Innovation & Skills (Science and Innovation Network)

and the London Stock Exchange plc

In cooperation with the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA), Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies (Rusnano), Russian Venture Company (RVC), Russian Venture Capital Association (RVCA) and MICEX

3-4 December, 2009

Venue: London Stock Exchange,
10 Paternoster Square, London, EC4M 7LS

Capital Markets & Technology Day – 3rd December 2009

The Theatre

09:00    Registration & Coffee

09:30   Tracey Pierce - Head of Equity Primary Markets, London Stock Exchange

09:40    The Role of Government in Financing Innovation

Speakers: Anatoly Chubais - Rusnano, Konstantin Korischenko - CEO, MICEX Group, Kate McAleenan - BIS, I. Agamirzyan - RVC

Moderator: Simon Walker, BVCA

-            Rusnano – financing technology company growth in Russia
-            UK Innovation Investment Fund
-            Promoting Venture Finance in Russian Technology

10:20    Creating a Venture Finance Ecosystem

Speakers: Pitch Johnson - Asset Management Company,  Mr. Lucius Cary – Oxford Technology Management, Albina Nikkonen (RVCA), Ilya Ponomarev (MP, State Duma),

Moderator: Harry Fitzgibbons, Top Technologies

-            Venture Finance in the United States
-            Russian VC: Past and Present
-            Overview of the current and proposed Russian VC legislation

11:40    Coffee break

12:00   UK- Russian Ventures in Technology

Speakers: Vladislav Zinchenko – Vice-Governor, Tomsk region Administration, Ben Ferrari - Imprimatur Capital, Yuri Zhuk -Hardide plc. Andrey Posdnyakov - CEO, Elecard, Anatoly Mamaev - Professor, Tomsk University

Moderator: Yuri Zhuk, Technology Director – Hardide plc

-            First generation Russian-UK ventures
-            Current models for Russian-UK partnerships
-            Future models for technology partnerships

13:00    Lunch

14:00   Successful Approaches to Technology Development

Speakers: Richard Anton - Amadeus Capital Partners, Brian Graves – Imperial Innovations, Adrian Smith – Edinburgh University, Tim Eggar - Chairman, Nitol Solar, Dmitry Suschov - Non-Executive Director, Galileo Natnotech Ltd.

Moderator: Roman Maev, Institute for Diagnostic Imaging Research

-            Technology commercialization in the UK universities
-            Overseas investment in technology by US and UK venture funds   

15:20   Coffee break

15:40    Working with Co-Investors

Speakers: Mikhail Chuchkevich, Rusnano, Ernie Richardson – MTI Partners, Alexandra Johnson – VTB-DFJ, Roman Maev – Institute for Diagnostic Imaging Research, Brian Zimbler – Dewey LeBoeuf

Moderator: Alexey Tischenko - Rusnano

-            Structuring your initial investment with your co-investors
-            Russian-Canadian technology investments
-            Additional rounds of finance

17:00    Initial Financing Rounds

Speakers: Dmitry Vasyutinsky - Alliance Rosno, Elena Goremykina - Goremykina, Tsokol & Partners, Tim Cooke - Venture Partner at National Endowment for Science Technology and Arts

Moderators: Andrey Vvedensky and Yan Ryzantsev, RVC

-            Seed funds and early stage financing in Russia
-            Early stage risk finance in the UK
-            Importance of IP security in attracting finance: IPR legislation in Russia

18:20    Conclusion: summary and next steps

Concluding remarks by Yuri Zhuk

Completed questionnaires to be collected and proposals drafted

18:30    Cocktail Reception & Networking

 

Technology Discussion & Networking – 4 December 2009

The Theatre

08:30    Registration & Coffee

09:00  Technology companies on AIM & IGC (MICEX)

           Speakers: Claire Dorrian - Senior Manager, AIM, Scott Maguire - CEO, Lipoxen, Ben Williams - Managing Director, MagmaTech Ltd., Brian McKenzie - Financial Director, Innovision, Dionis Gordin - Rusnano

           Co-Moderators: Jon Edwards - Senior Manager, Russia & CIS Team, London Stock Exchange, Elina Yurina - Rusnano

-          Overview of publicly traded technology companies
-          Experience of AIM companies: Lipoxen and Innovision
-          Rusnano's cooperation with IGC

10:20    Coffee break

10:40   Nanotechnology Commercialization

          Speakers: Pavel Shashkov - Director, Cambridge Nanolitic, Dmitry Suschov - Non-Executive Director, Galileo Nanotech Ltd., Martin Kemp - Nanotechnology Knowledge Transfer Network, Grigory Aleksenko - Managing Partner, AGA Management

           Moderator: Roman Maev - Institute for Diagnostic Imaging Research

-          Nano-structured materials
-          Applying nanotechnology in manufacturing
-          Improving the chances of nanotechnology reaching the marketplace

11:40   Building an international technology business

            Speakers: Dmitry Vasyutinsky - Allianz-ROSNO, Michael Chuchkevich - Rusnano, Katya Stesin - Founder & CEO, Razoom, Inc., Alexandra Johnson - DFJ-VTB

            Moderator: Dmitry Vasyutinsky

-          How to package your technology for international customers and investors
-          Choosing your management team
-          Razoom: a case study

12:50   Closing

13:20   One-to-one meeting room registration (facilities can be booked for meetings from 1.20pm to 5pm)

If you are interested in this event please contact us at Russia@londonstockexchange.com

 

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