Symposia Country Meetings Russian Investment Symposium 2004

Event Pictures


Harvard Business School Professor Rawi Abdelal presents a case-study on Royal Dutch/Shell investment in Russia during the pre-Symposium workshop series

Symposium participants begin their VIP tour of the U.S. Capitol Building.

U.S. Senator (Texas-R) Kay Bailey Hutchison, host of the U.S.-RIS opening reception at the Capitol Building, endorses the Symposium with a special address.

Robert Mosbacher, Former Secretary of Commerce and Chairman of the International Economic Alliance, delivers opening remarks to initiate the 8th Annual U.S.-Russian Investement Symposium

Senator John McCain speaks with Sec. Robert Mosbacher about the upcoming U.S. Presidential Election as U.S.-RIS delegates depart the Capitol Building after VIP-access to a session of the 108th Congress

Secretary Robert Mosbacher welcomes Symposium participants to this historic dialogue and offers a moment of silence in memory of the victims of terrorism

The introductory panel discussion about Russia's investment climate in the Ambassador Room at the Omni Shoreham Hotel

Harvard Professor Business School Professor Walter Kuemmerle and USRIS Executive Director Kiril Stefan Alexandrov

Andrew Somers, President, American Chamber of Commerce in Russia moderates telecommunications panel with speakers: Thomas Pickering - Former Ambassador and Boeing executive, Steve Chase - Intel Russia, Johan Vanderplaetse - Alcatel, and Ed Monser - Emerson

Harvard Business School Professor Robert Kaplan presents his "Balanced Scorecard" strategy session at the Symposium

Intel Panel: IT as Russia's Next Natural Resource - The Benefits for Russia

Special Executive Interview: Marina Bartiromo of CNBC TV with Maurice Greenberg, Chairman and CEO of AIG

Maurice Greenberg, Marina Bartiromo, Graham Allison, and Margaret Wilson at the cocktail reception

Harvard Business School Professor Robert Kaplan (left), Viktor Vekselburg of TNK-BP (right), and Andrei Baev, Partner, Allen and Overy (center)

Special Economic Advisor to Vladimir Putin, Andrei Illarionov, speaks to Symposium participants about the potential economic consequences of ratifying the Kyoto Protocol

Sec. Robert Mosbacher introduces a panel discussion on energy policy between Russian Deputy Minister for Energy Ivan Materov, Deputy U.S. Secretary of Energy Kyle McSlarrow, and Daniel Yergin, Chairman, Cambridge Energy Research Associates

Harvard Media Lecturer Marvin Kalb and Robert Wussler, Co-Founder of CNN and CEO of Turner Pictures discuss the Russian media

Thank you to all our volunteers and friends

Harvard Business School Professor Walter Kuemmerle lectures on entrepreneurship in Russia during the pre-Symposium workshop series

Participants walk through old chamber rooms in the Capitol Building on route to the Symposium opening reception

Professor Graham Allison, Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University, welcomes participants to the opening ceremony at the U.S. Capitol

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Donald Evans delivers an address to Symposium participants at the Capitol Building, reaffirming U.S. commitment towards improving trade relations with Russia

West Point cadets, here at the Capitol Building, along with Custer Battles provided security for the Symposium

U.S. Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham opens the first day of the Symposium with a special address

Armen Sarkissian, Director of the Eurasia Programme of the Judge Institute of Management at the University of Cambridge, England, interviews Leonid Reiman, the Russian Minister of IT and Telecommunications

Panel I - Russia's Investment Climate: Eugene Lawson - USRBC, Jean Lemierre, EBRD, Philip Merrill - EX-IM Bank, Peter Watson - OPIC, Oddvar Sten Ronsen - Nordic Investment Bank, and Gerald West - MIGA-World Bank discuss the investment climate in Russia

Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia James Collins interviews Russian Deputy Minister for Trade and Economic Development, Vitaly Saveliev, during lunch on Thursday

Panel IV - Russia's Financial Systems: Helen Teplitskaya, President, ARCCI, William Browder, CEO, Hermitage Capital Management, Garegin Tosunian, President, Association of Russian Banks, and Patricia Cloherty, Chairman & CEO, Delta Capital Fund

Panel V: "The Diplomacy of Business" with Dimitri Simes - Nixon Center, Mark Medish - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Alan Larson - Under Secretary of State, and Catherine Novelli - Assistant U.S. Trade Representative

Van McCormick, Director of the International Economic Alliance and the U.S.-Russian Investment Symposium

JP Morgan Roundtable on Energy featuring Yukos Chairman Viktor Geraschchenko, Vadim Guzman, Chairman and CEO of Getty Petroleum Marketing, and representatives from JP Morgan and Akin Gump LLP

Noreen Doyle, Vice President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development at the end-of-day cocktail reception

Sen. Robert Mosbacher presents Maurice Greenberg, Chairman & CEO, AIG, with an award during the Gala dinner on Thursday evening

Day Two, Panel VI - President Putin's Reforms: Blair Ruble - Kennan Institution, Roswell Perkins - Debevoise & Plimpton LLC, Philipp Windemuth - Salans, and Anders Aslund - Carnegie Endowment

Special Executive Interview Daniel Yergin, Chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates, Bob Dudley, President & CEO TNK-BP, and Viktor Vekselberg, COO, TNK-BP, Chairman of Renova and SUAL Group

Ian Bremmer - Eurasia Group, David Rubenstein - The Carlyle Group, Catherine R. Kinney - NYSE and Mattias Westman, Prosperity Capital Management UK discuss the public and private equity investment in Russia

Thank you to all our volunteers and friends