Here’s the schedule:
Schedule, 5 December 2011
Mike Butcher , Edward Shenderovich
What’s Next? Creating the Big Picture.
The tech world undergoes rapid changes that bring unforeseen innovations every few years. In this discussion we’ll explore what’s going to come in the next few years. What will be the next Facebook or Twitter, Microsoft or Oracle?
Morten Lund, Sergei Beloussov
Ostrovok.ru case study
Sergei Faguet, Kirill Makharinsky.
Who rules mobile industry?
What is the role of operators, device manufacturers and app developers in the mobile world? Does device and connectivity price reduction help the smartphone distribution? Is there a clear leader in the industry?
Igor Schegolev, Dennis Sverdlov, Misha Lyalin
How does social media affect politics around the world? What is the role of social media in democratic and dictatorship countries? How is leadership created and maintained in a world of online social connections?
Andrew Keen, Anton Nossik
E-commerce sales double annually. Will this growth rate be the same in the next few years? What new business models are being explored by the leaders of the field?
Laurent Le Moal, Rob Cassedy, Maelle Gavet, Christian Lanng
New Digital Europe
Silicon Valley is still dominating the tech space, but how long will it last? Companies like Skype and Spotify show that worldwide tech leaders can emerge in Europe. How does Europe compete with the US and China?
Morten Lund, Annelies Van Den Belt, Mike Butcher, Lukasz Gadowski
Which innovations are worth to invest in? How high is the quality of Russian and European startups? How to choose the right investor for your startup? Which details about the potential investor and contract should startup owners learn before signing the deal? All these questions will be discussed by venture investors and serial entrepreneurs, who have a long experience of negotiations with investors.
Elvira Nabiullina, Leonid Boguslavsky, Alexander Galitsky, Igor Agamirzian
In a dynamic competition Russian startups will have a very little amount of time to make a pitch and to convince jury to invest in them. Jury consists of experienced venture investors and entrepreneurs, who will judge the battle strictly.
Mike Butcher, Edward Shenderovich.