About conference

About the speaker


Time and place







When: 6-8 April 2017


Duration: 3 days


Where: GSOM SPbU campus Mikhailovskaya dacha (Sankt-Peterburgskoe shosse, 109)


The event is recommended for: everyone who is interested in Russian business and its prospectives


Language: Russian


Terms of participation: registration is required for students /alumni /staff / professors 


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 About the conference

On 6-8 April  Conference (e.g. open lecture) on topic Russian business in innovation era: success and perspectives  


Management of the Future 2017 is a unique event where most talented Russian students, leading Russian companies, business experts and top managers meet each other. The main goal of the Conference is to develop the vision of Russian economy and discuss opportunities of business in Russia. The participants of the Conference are such well-known Russian companies as VTB, SIBUR, Gazprom Neft, KROK, BIOCAD. Various speakers from leading Russian companies are taking part in this event: Andrey Kostin, President-Chairman of the Governance of VTB Bank, Olga Dergunova, Deputy Head of VTB Bank, Dmitry Konov, CEO of SIBUR, Dmitry Morozov, co-founder and CEO of BIOCAD and many others.


Several events of the Conference will be open for SPBU professors and administration, students and alumni:


6th of April:

  • 10.30-11.15  Meeting with A.L. Kostin
  • 11.30-12.30 Author's lecture by Maxim Y. Arzumanyan, Senior Lecturer, Information Technologies in Management Department 
  • 13.30-15.30 Panel discussion "The Russian Economy: Challenges and Trends" 


7th of April:

  • 9.15-10.30 Panel discussion "Business models transformation in Russia: how companies react on economic change"
  • 10.30-11.30 Lecture by D. Konov, Chairman of the Board of PJSC "SIBUR Holding".





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 About the speakers


Kostin L. Andrey


  • Graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • Worked in Foreign Affairs Ministry until 1992, after in Bank Imperial, National Reserve Bank. In 1995-1996 - Head of Vnesheconombank, since 2002 - President-Chairman of the Governance of VTB Bank
  • Since 2012, Andrey Kostin is the Director of SPBU Graduate School of Management.








Dmitry V. Konov


  • From 1998 to 2000 he worked in OAO NK YUKOS, from 2001 to 2004 he grew to the position of managing director in the JSCB "Trust and Investment Bank".
  • In February 2004, he moved to SIBUR, Russia's largest petrochemical holding company.
  • From 2006 to 2016 he was the general director of SIBUR, and at present he is the chairman of the board of PJSC "SIBUR Holding", chairman of the board of SIBUR LLC.



 Time and place



When: 6 April 10.30


Where: GSOM SPbU campus Mikhailovskaya dacha (Sankt-Peterburgskoe shosse, 109) 



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