Forum programme

 

PROGRAMME

Belt & Road Forum for Regional Cooperation and Development

"Great Stone Industrial Park – Global Opportunities"

 

1-3 July 2019
Great Stone Industrial Park

 

July 1

Arrival of the forum participants, checking into the hotels

("Beijing Hotel", "President Hotel", "Minsk Hotel", etc.)

18.00 – 21.00

Welcome banquet, cultural event (for foreign participants; according to a separate list)

Venue: Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus

July 2

08.30 – 10.00

Registration of participants

Opening Ceremony

Meeting venue: Main conference room

Moderator: Belarusian TV presenter

10.00 – 10.20

Welcoming addresses by the main guests:

 

 

Address by Deputy Head of Administration of the President of the Republic of Belarus Nikolai Snopkov

 

 

Address by Deputy Minister of Commerce of PRC Qian Keming

Plenary session "Participation of states in the Belt & Road initiative: advances and prospects"

Meeting venue: Main conference room

Moderator: Jacopo Dettoni, Financial Times correspondent

10.30 – 12.30

 

Address by Minister of Economy of the Republic of Belarus Dmitry Krutoy "The Republic of Belarus in the Belt & Road initiative"

Address by the Chinese side

Address by Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Rokas Masiulis

 

 

Address by head of investment researches branch of UNCTAD  investment and entrepreneurship department Richard Bolvin "Presentation of the UNCTAD Report of international investment in 2019 with a focus on current trends in attracting FDI to FEZs, key success factors and prospects for development"

Address by Chairman of State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Shumilin "Innovative development and international technical cooperation as a basis for economic growth of the Republic of Belarus"

Address by Minister for Transport of Latvia Talis Linkaits

 

 

Addresses by honorary guests from other government authorities of the Belt & Road countries

13.00 – 13.30

Ceremony of signing bilateral documents

13.30 – 14.30

Buffet for the forum participants

14.30 – 15.30

Solemn ceremonies:

groundbreaking at the construction site of a new joint transmission plant of MAZ and Chinese corporation Weichai

official commissioning of internal-combustion engines by the resident of industrial park JSC MAZ-Weichai

Panel sections:

14.30 – 15.30

Section I "The development of transport and logistics within "Belt & Road"

Meeting venue: Main conference room

Moderator: Elena Daderkina, project manager of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

 

Address by First Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Belarus Alexei Liakhnovich

 

Address by head of Chinese Railway Corporation "China – Europe route train – development and prosperity of the Silk Road Economic Belt"

 

Address by head of Belarusian Railways Vladimir Morozov "The development prospects of China – Belarus – Europe rail route based on "One Belt, One Road" concept.

 

Address by Sinotrans representative "Creation of the Eurasian logistic hub based on Great Stone trade and logistic subpark"

 

Address by CEO of Duisburger Hafen AG Erich Staake "The geostrategic role of Great Stone industrial and logistic park in the Belt and Road initiative"

 

Address by President of the Board of the Port of Gdansk Authority SA Lukasz Greinke "The role of the Port of Gdansk and Great Stone Industrial Park in the Belt and Road initiative"

 

Address by Chairman of the Board LDZ Logistika Ltd. Gundars Abols "Railway system Asia – Europe: trim off the distance. The opportunities of the New Silk Road for railway system of Europe"

 

Address of CEO of Stadler Minsk Philipp Brunner

14:30 – 15:30

Section II "Participation of financial institutions in innovative projects support of Great Stone Industrial Park"

Meeting venue: Press center

Moderator: Mattia Romani, Managing Director for Economics, Policy and Governance of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

 

Address by First Deputy Chairman of Managing Board of OJSC SSB Belarusbank Aliaksandr Paliuka

 

Address by Director General of China-Belarus Industrial Fund Yan Hun "The role of financial support in attracting investors"

 

Address by the honorary guests’ representative "The role of capital market in supporting international cooperation of the park"

 

Address by managing partner of REVERA Dmitry Arkhipenko "The opportunities of Great Stone Industrial Park for companies from the EAEU"

 

Address by CEO of LLC "Zubr Capital" Oleg Khusaenov

 

Address by Fransabank representative

Discussion

15:30 – 17:20

Section III "The development of Great Stone Industrial Park as a modern smart eco-city"

Meeting venue: Main conference room

Moderator: Jeffrey Hamilton, representative of the UNECE division for economic cooperation and integration

 

Address by head of Great Stone Industrial Park Administration Aliaksandr Yarashenka "The development of China-Belarus Industrial Park and learning from Chinese experience"

 

Address by First Deputy Director General Kirill Koroteev "Great Stone Industrial Park – a new smart eco-city for business and life"

 

Address by RUE Beltelecom representative "Innovative communication services for business contributing to smart-city development"

 

Address by the honorary guests’ representative "The main way for harmonious development of industries and cities"

 

Address by the honorary guests’ representative "Environmental requirements for development of the park"

 

 

Discussion

15.30 – 16.30

 

Section IV "Innovation and industrial clustering (cooperation) – a foundation for future economy in Great Stone Industrial Park"

Meeting venue: Press center

Moderator (to be confirmed)

 

Address by Vice-Chairman of State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus Sergey Sherbakov

 

Address by Director General of Industrial Park Development Company Li Haixin "Creation of industrial clusters as the most important priority for the park"

 

Address by Director of Arzinger & Partners LLC Sergei Mashonsky "Modern technologies and law – competitive drive or friendly tandem"

 

Address by Geely Holding Group representative "Cooperation between Geely Automobile and BELAZ"

 

Address by Rozum Robotics / Adani / Izovac representative

 

Address by MAZ-Weichai / Zoomlion / Huawei / other resident’s representative

 

 

Discussion

16.30 – 18.00

 

Business dialogues in B2B / B2G / B2C formats

Meeting venue – 2nd floor of the exhibition center

Topical workshop                                       

"Coordinated development of digital and transport infrastructure of the Eurasian countries"

Meeting venue: Сonference room, Great Stone Industrial Park Administration

Moderator: a representative of RUERE Software Applied Systems Institute

Approaches for coordinated development of digital and transport infrastructure in the "Belt & Road" countries

Main tasks for international delivery chains digitalization

Establishing principles and architecture of digital transport corridors of the Eurasian countries

Supernational platforms of eco-system of digital transport corridors in the EAEU countries

National systems of electronic logistics

Experience of developing national informational logistic sector of the Republic of Belarus

Tasks for digitalization of transport and logistic sector of the Republic of Belarus

Digital container train on the route China – EAEU – EU

E-document flow in the transport and logistic sector

Q&A

Closing Ceremony

18.00 – 20.00

Cocktail party

Closing speeches of the honorary guests

Exhibition of the Belarusian and Chinese goods and services

Selling exhibition of young Belarusian artists’ works

3 July 

Visiting gala-parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of liberation from Nazi invaders


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