SPIBA October 2014 events
October 21st 2014 meeting with the Heads of the Economic Development Agency of Leningrad region with participation by Golik Irada Talehovna, Acting Director, and Sergeev Mikhail Dmitryevich, Head of the investment projects department. The objectives of the event included to raise awareness of the legal regulation of investments in the Leningrad region by current and potential investors; of risks and opportunities that influence investors in the current conditions of economic sanctions; and of investment support and development efforts of the region’s authorities.
October 24th 2014 a “Breakfast with Director” meeting was held. This time the guest speaker of the event was the Managing Director of the North-West Russia division at Danone Russia, Tomas Hajek who spoke on the topic of merging two cultures and businesses. For the last 7 years Tomas has been working at Danone as Marketing Director, including 4 years in the Middle East. In 2011, Tomas was appointed to the Russian CBU of Danone as Marketing Director in the category of modern dairy products. In September 2012, Tomas was appointed as Managing Director of the North West Division of Danone Russia.
October 28th 2014 SPIBA Marketing and Communication Committee organized a roundtable on “Government Relations Practices in Russia: current state and perspectives.” The authorities, heads and leading professionals of GR-departments of the largest companies in Saint Petersburg and Leningrad region and professional lawyers took part in the event. During the meeting discussion touched on the issues of collaboration of business and government, assessment of the effectiveness of collaboration with stakeholders, and building dialogue between government and business through effective cooperation with business associations, etc.
October 29th 2014 SPIBA General Meeting with participation of the guest speaker – Professor Koen Schoors, Vlerick Business School, Director of CERISE, was held in the Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace. During the meeting Stefan Van Doorslaer, the Head of SPIBA Executive Committee, announced and gave certificates to new members of the association. Also the election of co-chairpersons of SPIBA Executive Committee took place which resulted in the election of Karina Chichkanova, Dentons, and Vladislav Zabrodin, Capital Legal Services.
October 2nd 2014 – Legislation and Lobbying Committee: round table on the topic “Amendments in personal data legislation: how to store and process data of Russians, what to undertake in order to comply with the requirements of legislation”
October 2nd 2014 – SPIBA, Nordic Council of Ministers Information Office in St. Petersburg in cooperation with Leontief Center: seminar “NORDIC GREEN. Strategies for urban development in the Nordic countries”
October 3rd 2014 – SPIBA HR Committee on the topic: meeting on the topic “Employee Assessment: global and local trends”
October 9th 2014 – SPIBA HR Committee and Xylos: seminar “Modern IT solutions for HR: internal communications, HR management, processes automation”
October 9th 2014 – “Pepeliaev Group” and SPIBA: seminar on the most pressing legal issues in the field of personnel management.
October 15th 2014 – SPIBA event: “Expat life in Russia: guidelines to success”.
Read more – See photos – See presentations: Laying off. Pecularities of Russian Labor Legislation/ How personal income tax works in Russia/ Recent changes in Corporate Culture of Russian Companies/ Business process and communication specifics in Russia.
October 17th 2014 – Graduate School of Management and SPIBA: Round table “Development of the public-private partnership projects in health service industry in St-Petersburg”.
October 17th 2014 – Graduate School of Management and SPIBA invite you to participate in the Round table “Smart Cities in Russia – Influence on the Future Lifestyle”.
October 27th 2014 – Moscow Exchange and SPIBA Finance Committee: seminar “The prospects of Russian financial market”
October 30th 2014 – SPIBA, Consulate General of Belgium in St.-Petersburg, Vlerick Business School: seminar of Prof. Koen Schoors.