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Agenda

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Place: Dentons office, 1221 Avenue of The Americas, 24th floor, New York, NY 10020-1089, U.S.

08:00 – 09:00 REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST

09:00 – 09:10 OPENING REMARKS

  • Maria Barabash • Managing Partner, A7 GROUP

09:10 – 09:30 WELCOMING REMARKS

  • Yuriy Sergeyev • Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations
  • Dmytro Shymkiv • Chairman, Executive Committee of National Council for Reforms; Deputy Head, Presidential Administration of Ukraine (via video call)
  • Volodymyr Vysotskyi • Counsel for Economic Issues, Consulate General of Ukraine in New York

09:30 – 11:00 PANEL I. UKRAINE – BRIDGING EUROPE, US AND ASIA

  • Macroeconomic outlook on Ukraine
  • EU Association Agreement — a new step in the Ukrainian economic growth
  • Positive tendencies, economic opportunities and reforms
  • Who will implement the reforms? What can and should we expect from Ukraine’s new parliament and government?
  • Will the opening up of the EU market become a key driver for Ukraine’s economic recovery?

Speakers:

  • Mark Ukrainskyj, CFA • Chairman of the Board, NYSSA (moderator)
  • Ostap Yednak • Co-Founder and Coordinator, Reanimation Package of Reforms, Member of the Ukrainian Parliament (via video call)
  • Myron Rabij • Partner, Dentons
  • Valeriy Kutsyy • CEO, Miratech

11:00 – 11:30 COFFEE BREAK

11:30 – 13:00 PANEL II. INVESTORS’ OUTLOOK ON UKRAINE

  • What opportunities does the EU Association Agreement open up for the investors?
  • What debt and equity financing options are currently available to Ukrainian businesses?
  • Ukraine’s aspiration to become a leading global food supplier
  • Strengthening energy efficiency and energy security as a part of the investors’ strategy

Speakers:

  • Craig Mellow • Senior Contributing Editor, Institutional Investor (moderator)
  • Varel Freeman • Executive Advisor, EBRD
  • Iaryna Grynkiv • Vice President, Barclays

13:00 – 14:30 LUNCH

14:30 – 16:00 PANEL III. DISCOVERING OPPORTUNITIES OF UKRAINIAN BUSINESS

  • Investment opportunities in equity, fixed income and direct investments
  • Will the opening up of the EU market become a key driver for Ukraine’s economic recovery?
  • Target industries for equity investors in Ukraine
  • Which domestic industries stand to win/lose the most in 2015?
  • Distressed asset market: opportunities and potential size

Speakers:

  • Sergey Lyamets • Editor-in-chief, Economic Pravda (moderator)
  • George Logush • President, Kyiv School of Economics (via video call)
  • Serhii Vovk • CEO, Centre For Transport Strategies
  • Viacheslav Andriiko • General Director, Willis Insurance Brokers, Ukraine
  • Serhiy Hoshovsky • Chair of International Section Committee on Central & Eastern Europe, NYSBA

16:00 – 16:05 FINAL REMARKS

16:05 – 16:30 COFFEE BREAK

16:30 – 17:30 COMPANY PRESENTATIONS

16:30 — 17:00 Ukrainian IT Company
17:00 — 17:30 Ukrainian Restaurant Chain

17:30 — 18:00 TRANSITION BREAK

18:00 – 20:00 COCKTAIL RECEPTION
Place: 48 Lounge, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, NY, 10020

20:00 – CLOSING OF THE EVENT

 

Thursday-Friday, November 13-14, 2014

1-ON-1 MEETINGS WITH INVESTORS AND UKRAINIAN COMPANIES

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