Published on 9 June 2015 by Editorial
Photo gallery from the 21st annual Russian Pharmaceutical Forum, which took place 19-21 May 2015 at the Corinthia Hotel in Saint Petersburg. The landmark event was attended by industry leaders, representatives of associated organisations as well as regulators of the sector from the government of the Russian Federation.
Participants of the conference used the platform to address some of the industry's most pressing issues such as geopolitical uncertainty and the economic climate, changes within the legislative and regulatory framework, future of localisation, innovative R&D models, in addition to a host of key topics that were raised during three busy and informative days at the forum.
Among participating companies were prominent international and local firms including Pfizer, Bayer, Stada, AstraZeneca, Teva, Johnson & Johnson, Biocad, R-Pharm, Boehringer Ingelhem, Abbott, Abbvie, Rigla, A5 and more.
We would like to present to you the best moments from this year's forum in pictures!
DSM Group exhibtion stand
The forum was attended by over 500 Russian and international pharma industry representatives.
Alexey Repik, Chairman of the Board at R-Pharm with keynote on how to keep a balance between the interests of the pharma industry and the government,
Dmitry Efimov Senior VP for Russia, CIS and SOuth-Eastern Europe at Stada Azneimittel AG discussing methods for moving towards more bespoke market strategies.
Danil Blinov, General Director of Pfizer in Russia talking about the company's strategy for the near-future.
Timofey Nizhegorodtsev, Head of Department for the Protection of Competition in the Social Sphere and Trade at the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation with keynote on healthcare reform and regulation of the pharmaceutical market in Russia.
Alina Lavrentieva, Partner and Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences Industry Leader at PwC Russia dedicated her presentation to the topic of investment prospects and localisation of production.
Vladislav Dorofeev, Head of the Special Projects Group at Kommersant publishing house and author of the new book "Great Medicines: The Battle for Life", which was presented during a personal signing session at stand of the Association of International Pharmaceutical Manufacturers.
Anastasia Karpova, General Manager of Erkafarm retail chains and Andrey Gusev, General Director of the A5 retail chain discussion about the development and growth of the Russian pharmaceutical retail sector.
Networking during the coffee break
Networking at the Aston Group stand
As per our annual tradition, the first day of the forum was councluded with a gala evening reception, held this year at the Gimnaziya restaurant, which lies inside the fascinating, pre-revolutionary building located in the historic centre of Saint Petersburg.
The gala reception featured a stunning performance by a violin duet, who entertained the guests with classic compositions by the likes of Vivaldi, Paganini and Bach.
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