Agenda

08:00 – 09:00 REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE

09:00 – 09:30 OPENING REMARKS

Mykhailo Reznik • President, Ukrautoprom Association
Vladyslav Kaskiv • Head of the State Agency for Investment and National Projects of Ukraine

09:30 – 10:30 WELCOME SPEECHES OF THE HONORABLE GUESTS

Andriy Goncharuk • Advisor to the President of Ukraine, Head of the Presidential Administration Main Office for International Affairs
Tariel Vasadze • Chairman, Ukrautoprom Association, Member of the Parliament of Ukraine
Subject: Frame of reference for territory selection for automobile manufacturing by the European and Asian companies
Anatolii Kinakh • President, Ukrainian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Member of the Parliament of Ukraine
Christof Weil • Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Germany to Ukraine

Welcome speeches

10:30 – 12:00 PANEL I. NEW INDUSTRIAL POLICY FOR UKRAINE: BOOSTING DOMESTIC PRODUCTION

Subtopics:

  • Free trade zone with the EU as an incentive for automobile production growth
  • The strategy for boosting domestic production of automobiles and auto components in Ukraine
  • On-site infrastructure development – a simple path for attracting investments into automobile industry

Moderator:
Mykhailo Reznik • President, Ukrautoprom Association

Speakers:
Mykola Yevdokymenko • First Deputy Minister of Industrial Policy of Ukraine
Valeriy Pyatnytskyi • Government Commissioner for European Integration
Oleg SvynarchukPresident, Bogdan Corporation
Volodymyr Prykhodko Doctor of Economics, National Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of Ukraine

12:00 – 12:30 COFFEE BREAK

12:30 – 14:00 PANEL II. AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY IS BECOMING A PRIORITY FOR UKRAINE

Subtopics:

  • Ultimate message from the government: Ukraine is interested and open for long-term collaboration with international automobile manufacturers
  • Policy framework for the Government-wide strategic development of the automobile industry in Ukraine
  • Deep integration with the EU – a new chance or a new challenge for the automobile industry of Ukraine?

Moderator:
Mykhailo Reznik • President, Ukrautoprom Association

Speakers:
Mykola Azarov • The Prime Minister of Ukraine*
Volodymyr Semynozhenko • Head of the State Agency for Science, Innovations and Informatization of Ukraine*
Igor Prasolov • Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine*
Mykhailo Korolenko • Minister of Industrial Policy of Ukraine*

14:00 – 15:15 LUNCH

15:15 – 16:30 PANEL III. PRODUCTION OF AUTO COMPONENTS IN UKRAINE – FIRST STEP OF THE LONG-TERM STRATEGY FOR THE AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT

Subtopics:

  • New leaders among global automobile and auto components producers: business case for Ukraine
  • Auto components domestic production increase by means of new foreign direct investments – an important step of the Ukrainian import substitution policy implementation
  • Potential of the Ukrainian automobile industry for the international strategic investors – leading auto producers of Japan and Germany

Moderator:
Alexander MarkusDelegate of the German Economy in Ukraine

Speakers:
Sergiy Yevtushenko • Head of InvestUkraine
Volodymyr Panov • Member of the Supervisory Board, Eurocar
Sergiy Filipenko • Chairman of the Board, ZAZ
Radoslaw Szkup • CEO, KOSTAL Ukraine
Evgeniy Losev • General Manager, BOSAL-ZAZ
Alexey Skryabikov • Country Sales Manager, Robert Bosch
Andreas Lier • Managing Director, BASF

16:30 – 17:00 COFFEE BREAK
17:00 – 18:30 PANEL IV. TRADITIONAL FUEL OR INNOVATIVE ALTERNATIVES: WHAT IS THE FUTURE FOR UKRAINE?
Subtopics:

  • Government reforming of the fuel and energy complex in Ukraine
  • Issue of low quality fuel in Ukraine: causes and solutions
  • Bioethanol as one more alternative to traditional fuel
  • Modern electromobiles: hi-tech revolution or fiction?

Moderator:
Volodymyr Lizunov, CFA • Head of Corporate Finance, KPMG Ukraine

Speakers:
Paul Shapiro • Senior Banker, Natural Resources, EBRD
Yaroslav Litvintsev • Director, LUKOIL LUBRICANTS Ukraine
Anatolii Redzuk Director, The State Road Transport Research Institute
Sergey Tyslenko Commercial Director, BYD AUTO Ukraine
Miroslav Tafra Chief Technical Officer, BioFuel Technologies Ukraine

18:30 – 19:30 COCKTAIL RECEPTION

*Upon confirmation

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