Other confirmed speakers:
Anatoly Aksakov, Member, State Duma Committee on Credit Organizations and Financial Markets
Dmitriy Ananyev, Chairman of the Committee for Financial Markets and Money Circulation, Federation Council of the Russian Federation
Gennadiy Melikyan, Deputy Chairman, Central Bank of the Russian Federation
Anna Popova, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Economic Development
Seminar (2220 Rayburn House Office Building)
The U.S. and Russian Financial Sectors - The Crisis' Impact and Implications for the Real Sector
Featuring Industry Representatives from the U.S. and Russia
How is Russia's financial sector coping with the crisis? How prevalent are innovative financial instruments in Russia? What global financial architectural changes are necessary as a result of the crisis and what elements of the system continue to work? How will credit rating agencies function in the context of new market realities? What role is there for financial literacy in strengthening the markets? What role are banks playing in infrastructure projects connected with stimulus packages in Russia and in the U.S.? What are the current prospects for Russian bank penetration in the U.S.?
U.S. and Russian Responses to the Economic Crisis: A Post G-20 Discussion
Featuring U.S. and Russian Government Officials
4:00pm - 5:30pm
A select panel of U.S. and Russian legislators and Executive Branch officials will discuss the results of the G-20 meeting in London and the respective mechanisms the U.S. and Russia have put in place to battle the crisis. Where can the U.S. and Russia find common ground to foster fiscal policies to bring our economies back to health? What concrete actions need to be taken to guide our trade and investment policies going forward?
Keynote Address by RF Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Alexei Kudrin
5:30pm - 6pm
Cocktail Reception (Room TBA)