TransBaltica 2014

XVII International conference " TransBaltica 2014"




Date/Venue: June 5-6,  2014, hotel Radisson BLU Daugava, Kuģu str.24

"TransBaltica 2014" Conference programm

(Programm project of 2.06.2014)

Thursday  June 5

 9.00 – 10.00               Registration (hall Daugava on the 1st floor). Morning coffee

10.00 – 12.00     I Plenary session (hall Daugava on the 1st floor)

Moderator: Igors Graurs - Actual Rector, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Latvia  

                       Development of the Latvian transport sector
Anrijs Matiss – Minister of Transport of the Republic of Latvia


Development of the transport sector in changing economic conditions
Igors Kasjanovs – Bank of Latvia, Chief Economist
          Main directions of the development of the Customs Union Legislation between Belarus, Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation 
Dmitry Nekrasov  - Head of the Department Eurasian Economic Commission
          Requirements to develop the Baltic states as a platform from West to East (and vice versa)
Dieter Bock Member of the Board Logistics association Germany, responsible for the Eastern Europe direction
         Sustainable Railway infrastructure development in Latvia
Guntars Jansons - JSC "Latvian Railway"  Deputy Chief Engineer, Head of Development Planning Unit
Transport and Logistics in the  Baltic Sea Region: Globalization vs  Regionalization

Igor Kabashkin - Professor,, Member of the European Commission on Co-operation in Science and Technology, Technical Committee on Transport, President of Latvian Transport Development and Education Association, (Latvia)


12.00 – 12.30              COFFEE BREAK

12.30 – 14.00     II Plenary session (hall Daugava on the 1st floor)

Moderator: Igors Graurs - Actual Rector, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Latvia

                        Russian transport and logistics projects in the Arctic and their impact on the development of the Baltic transit
Nicholay Mezhevich – Professor, Ph.D., Head of the Master's program "Studies of the Baltic and Nordic countries", St.Petersburg State University, Russia
               Research of the Baltic ports’ competitiveness
Julija Masane-Ose - Associate Director, Transactions and Restructuring Services KPMG Latvia
              The market of bunkering - today and tomorrow . The influence of MARPOL regulations on shipping in the Baltic Sea. The EC LNG project in the ports of the Baltic Sea.
Anatoliy Belov – Director General of Bominflot Estonia, Bomin Group, Estonia
                Transport and processing infrastructure development as a shale boom factor
Vitaliy Protasov - Head of Strategic Development, SIBUR, Russia
Short Sea Shipping in the Baltic Sea Region – Results from the TransBaltic Extension project
Adina Cailliaux  - International project coordinator Port of Hamburg Marketing (Germany)


14.00 – 15.00              LUNCH

15.00 – 17.00     III Plenary session (hall Daugava on the 1st floor)

Moderator: Maris Riekstins- Deputy Director of Railway Department Ministry of Transport Republic of Latvia

         Strengthening competitiveness of the European regions through improvement of transport links: ‘Rail Baltica’ Warszawa – Białystok – PL/LT border
Anna Modzelewska - Deputy Director of Expert and Monitoring Department within PKP PLK S.A.
                       Rail Baltica status quo in Latvia expectations of Latvia
Maris Riekstins- Deputy Director of Railway Department Ministry of Transport Republic of Latvia
         Recent landscape, transit facilities, problems and perspectives of International transportation corridors system (ITC) in Russia through the example of logistic processes of delivery and customs clearance of international express-cargoes
Leonid Shlyapnikov – General director JSC «Sovtransavtoexpedition», Ph.D. in economy, Lecturer of the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), Russia, Moscow
         The main directions of improvement of customs procedures regarding to border crossings with the countries of the Baltic region. Current Problems
Sergei Samuschev - Deputy Head of Vitebsk  Customs, Customs control matters, the Republic of Belarus
          The priorities in development of the transport infrastructure in the context of the economic interests of the Baltic countries and Russia
Svetlana Voroncova  - Vice-president of the "Transport Integration", Russia
         Infrastructure and transport asset management -core fundament of effective transport business
Nikolajs Petrovs  – Head of product development department  "DPA ", Latvia


17.00 – 19.00         Cocktail


Friday, June 6

10.00 a.m. – 13.00 p.m. Visit to Riga Free Port of Riga

10.00 – 10.15 Departure of the passengers ship from quayside of hotel RADISSON BLU DAUGAVA

10.00 – 13.00 Visit to Freeport of Riga, visit to port Administration centre, meeting with Captain of the port and representatives of Riga Central Terminal

13.30 Arrival to quayside of hotel RADISSON BLU DAUGAVA


Satiksmes Minitrija

Riga Free Port

Latvijas dzelzsceļš

Ventspils Free Port

Latvijas tranzīta biznesa asociācija

Liepajas speciala ekonomiska zona


Tranzit Latvija

Transporta un sakaru instituts

Latvijas ostu asociacija


Radisson Blu Daugava


Students International

Media support

Busines Baltija

Baltic Transport

sea news




RZD partner

Media gruppa port news

freight ru

konteinernij biznes


Neftj kapital

transport ru

Latvijas Būvniecība

Latvijas Arhitektūra





Grāmatvedība un Ekonomika


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