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Highlights from the 2013 Forum
Top Russian speakers in 2013:
Top Russian speakers in 2013:
Sergey Sukhov CEO Pumori North West
Alexey Posevkin Head of Project Office of KAMAZ Innovation Center KAMAZ
Aleksandr Minin Deputy IT Director Zorya–Mashproekt Gas Turbine Production Complex
Kirill Saskov Head of CALS Department STC Constructor
55+ Speakers in 2013:
55+ Speakers in 2013:
Philippe Pegorier Country President - General Director Alstom Russia

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Philippe Pegorier is President and General Director of the Russian office of Alstom, a global leader in power generation, power transmission and rail transport. He has also worked for several years as a Diplomatic Advisor to Christine Lagarde, who was then the French Minister for Foreign Trade. He is decorated with the Legion of Honour.

Zhedtpisbay Edigenov General Director Almaty Heavy Machinery Plant

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In 1975 Mr. Edigenov moved to Almaty to work as a welder at Almaty Heavy Machinery Plant (AZTM). Since 1993 he has held executive positions at the company:
1993 – 1999: Deputy CEO for Social Issues;
1999 – 2002: Deputy CEO for General Affairs;
2002 – 2006: Corporate Director;
Since 07.12.2006 Zhedpisbay Edigenov has been AZTM’s General Director and a member of its Board of Directors.

Erik Brisset President Samara Electroshield - Schneider Electric

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In 2009 the French Group AREVA offered Mr. Brisset the position of UMD of AREVA Transmission & Distribution Factory in Ekaterinburg, which manufactures MV & LV electrical equipment for energy distribution.

2010-2013: General Director of ALSTOM Grid Factory, Ekaterinburg.

2013 -: President of Samara Electroshield, a Schneider Electric company, with 10,000 employees across Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

Pavel Beklemishev General Director Byelkamit Oil & Gas Equipment Plant

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Engineering Leaders speaking:
Engineering Leaders speaking:
Aleksey Baranov General Director Orgprom Centre

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Alexey Baranov is General Director and lead trainer of Orgprom group of companies. He is a certificated Lean Expert (LeanPlus, USA) and the author of the training course “Production growth” and numerous publications about lean production systems.

Since 2002 Mr. Baranov has implemented Lean training programmes for executives and experts at companies including AVTOVAZ, Rusal, RusGidro, Corporation Irkut, KAMAZ, VSMPO-AVISMA, Versivo, Savva Group, Gazpromneft and Tatneft.

Aleksandr Zyuzin Advisor to CEO NPO Mir
Kirill Saskov Head of CALS Department STC Constructor
Vladimir Smetana Vice-President for Strategic Development FINVAL Group

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Vladimir Smetana is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation and of the expert council for development of competition in the machine-building industry at the Federal Antimonopoly Service.
Member of the Subcommittee for distributors of tools and instruments at the Committee for development of the competitiveness of machine-building enterprises at the All-Russian sectorial employers’ association at the Russian Engineering Union.

Best manufacturing conference
Best manufacturing conference
What’s New in 2013

New in 2013: Global manufacturing trends, New Technologies, Suppliers, Costs & Productivity, Regulation, Investment, R&D...

55+ speakers: Russian and foreign industrial CEOs

Hear from executives in charge of some of Russia's largest industrial holdings, successful new Joint ventures, and brand new upstarts

Global best practices

Learn from Schneider Electric, Alstom, Terex, Eaton and other global manufacturing giants, as well as from best Russian engineering firms from a range of sectors

Focus Day | 12 Nov.

Engineering & IT Solutions for Machine-builders: Practical seminar led by top engineers and IT directors presenting their IT, CAD and PLM experience

The 3rd Annual Russian and CIS Machine-Building And Engineering Forum - The premium conference for Russia's manufacturing

Key Topics for 2013:

here are many opportunities ahead for the machine-building industry in Russia & the CIS. Industrial holdings are gearing up for consolidation, joint ventures and IPOs, and are at the same time working hard to innovate and modernise to stay competitive.

Themes for discussion in 2013

  • Case studies of domestic industrial success stories: existing know-how and technology transfers
  • Global trends & strategies and their impact on Russian manufacturing
  • Domestic outlook for the industry
  • Labour cost & productivity: reducing costs and improving efficiency
  • Production management: lean manufacturing and centres of excellence
  • International trade: trade policies, tariffs and WTO entry
  • Raising finance: loans, guarantees and IPOs
  • Government support – regulation, state aid, economic zones & investment

Forum in facts & figures

  • 200 delegates last year, attending from Russia, the CIS, Europe and further afield
  • 50 top-level speakers, from company CEOs to government officials and industry experts
  • 3 content-rich days covering all critical industry issues
  • 8 informative sessions and panel debates
  • 10+ hours of high-level networking

The conference venue

Intercontinental Hotel
Tverskaya St., Moscow

Machine-Building Forum in 2013

2013 video-report:
Russian Machine-building Conference 2013
Click for the Forum's 2013 Video-Report and interviews with key Industry CEOs.

Conference Photos
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CEO Leaders' Debate in 2012: executives from Novaem Group, Solver Engineering, Mining Machines, Strategy Partners Group, RM-Terex, Alstom Russia and Russian Electronics

Vladimir Gutenev
First Vice President
Russian Engineering Union 
Vladimir Gutenev Russian Engineering Union
Nadyezhda Vakhraneva Alstom Grid Nadyezhda Vakhraneva
Alstom Grid
Vasiliy Osmakov
Director, Strategic Development
Ministry of Trade & Industry
Aleksey Peskov Sasta Machine-Tools Plant Aleksey Peskov
Chairman of the Board
Sasta Machine-Tools Plant
Evgeniy Romaschin
Mining Machines

Evgeniy Romaschin Mining Machines

List of All Speakers

Building on the last year's success, this year the Forum will welcome 55+ speakers and 200+ delegates, among them the leading Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian and Kazakh manufacturers and their global partners.


Don't just take our word for it..

"Useful interaction with machine-building specialists"
Sergey Trifonov
General DirectorBECEMA Machine-building Plant
"A good collection of delegates and speakers"
E. Balykin
Sales DirectorALCOA Russia
"Very useful experience"
Sergey Golofaev
General DirectorKirov Machine-building Plant



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