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Alexander Kaltykov

Chief Executive Officer, Osnova Group

Philippe Bone

Head of Development Russia, Ukraine, Georgia & CIS, AccorHotels

Michael O'Hare

Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia

Andrey Yakunin

Co-Founding Partner, VIY Management LLP

Cuneyt Baltaoglu

Managing Director, Akfen REIT

Scott Antel

Hospitality and Leisure Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

Dimitry Tetiouchev

Partner, Hospitality Industry Leader in the CIS, EY

David Jenkins

Vice President Business Development Russia, CIS & Baltics, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Vladimir Ilichev

Development Director - Russia & CIS, Hilton Worldwide

Daniel Thorniley

President, DT-Global Business Consulting GmbH

Vadim Prasov

Managing Partner, Alliance Hotel Management

Marina Usenko

Independent Hotel Advisor

Petr Chitipakhovyan

President, CH-Group

Vladimir Poddubko

Head of Hospitality Department, A.N.D. Corporation

Jonathan Worsley

Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR

Michael Collini

Vice President Development – Turkey, Russia and Eastern Europe, Hilton Worldwide

Aron Libinson

Associate Vice President Operations and Development Russia & CIS, IHG

Thomas Emanuel

Director of Business Development, STR

Tatiana Veller

National Director, Head of Hotel & Hospitality Group Russia & CIS, JLL

Michael Johnston

Chief Executive Officer, Regional Hotel Chain LLC

Alexander Skoblo

Partner, Head of European Hotel & Leisure Practice, Dentons

Imad Barrakad

Chairman & CEO, Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development (SMIT)

Anatoly Kondratenko

Senior Director, Acquisitions & Development, Russia, CIS & Baltics, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.


The 2015 comprehensive two day conference programme will include interviews with government official and leading hoteliers, forecasts from top economists and panel discussions on the latest developments, trends and best practice in the hotel and investment industry. The schedule at a glance is below.


Tuesday 27 October 2015

08:00 - 09:00 Registration & Welcome Coffee in the Sponsors' Exhibition
09:00 - 11:15 Plenary Session
11:15 - 11:30 Coffee Break in Sponsors' Exhibition
11:30 - 13:00 Plenary Sessions
13:15 - 14:15 Networking Lunch
14:00 - 15:45 Plenary Sessions
15:45 - 18:00 Breakout Sessions
18:00 - 19:00  Networking xPress - Business Card Exchange
19:00 - 21:00 NETWORKING RECEPTION at the Azimut Moscow Olympic Hotel

Wednesday 28 October 2015

08:30 - 09:00 Morning Coffee in Sponsors' Exhibition
09:00 - 10:15 Plenary Sessions
10:15 - 11:15 Breakout Sessions
11:15 - 11:30 Coffee Break in Sponsors' Exhibition
11:30 - 12:30 Plenary Sessions
12:30 - 13:30 Networking Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Plenary Sessions

Please note that programme and times are subject to change.