Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT)

Seminar: Outlook on Russia: Business, economy and society on 3 May


What kind of prospects does Russia provide for foreign firms? Is the Russian economy recovering? What can we expect from the Russian politics? What is the role of the civil society in Russia’s future development?

These and other questions related to future developments in Russia will be discussed by invited keynote speakers and experienced discussants at the “Outlook on Russia: Business, economy and society” seminar held at Aalto University School of Business on 3.5.2017 at 14.00-16.30. A floor will be given also to future generation Russia experts on their views of building a career in and with Russia.

After the seminar, you have a chance to network with the experienced and future Russia professionals while enjoying some food and wine.

The seminar is free of charge and open to everyone interested in the topic. However, prior registration is required. Kindly register by sending email to hanna-elina.koivisto(at)

The event is organized by the Finnish-Russian Commission for Scientific and Technological Cooperation/Working Group for Social Sciences, Aalto University School of Business/CEMAT, Aleksanteri Institute, Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK), Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce, and Finland’s Russia Club.

Welcome to the seminar!

Outlook on Russia: Business, economy and society
Time: 3 May 2017 at 14.00-16.30
Location: Aalto University Töölö Campus, Main building, C-350, 3rd floor, Runeberginkatu 14-16.

See the preliminary programme here.

For further information contact hanna-elina.koivisto(at)


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