Annual events

CEO Roundtable. Conducted quarterly.CEO Roundtable is a series of quarterly meetings for CEOs, Presidents and Chairpersons of the U.S. and Russian companies that have an interest in the U.S.-Russia and international trade and investment• By invitation only to C-level executives of Russian companies, or U.S. subsidiaries of Russian companies
• 15-20 CEOs or Board Chairman in attendance
• Regular attendance from LUKOIL, TMK IPSCO, Neftegaz (Rosneft), Gazprom, OMK Tube, OFS International, VTB Capital, Matra Petroleum, GEFCO, Renova Group, and more
8th Annual Ambassador Speaker Series Conducted annually.

Prior speakers included: • Sergey I. Kislyak, Ambassador of the Russia to the USA; • Thomas R. Pickering, Ambassador of the USA to Russia
USRCC’s series featuring the U.S. and Russian Ambassadors with the goal to provide the audience with the most current and future business outlook, updates on international trade and investment• Public event for members and non-members
• 170-300 people in attendance
10th Annual Welcome Reception Honoring Russian and CIS Delegations to the Offshore Technology Conference. Conducted annually in May.

Prior participants included: • Shell; • ExxonMobil; • Chevron; • GAZPROM; • LUKOIL; • Neftegaz (Rosneft); • Schlumberger;
• Emerson • Halliburton; • BakerHughes, a GE Company; • HESS;
• Weatherford; • DOW Chemical; • Saipem; •Mitsui; • NEK; • TMK IPSCO; KazMunaiGaz; • Kezbi; • OFS International; • Parker Drilling;
• OMK Tube; • SOCAR; • FMC
One of our largest annual receptions attended by 300 to 400 oil and gas industry leaders and government officials from around the U.S., Russia, and CIS.

Prior speakers included: C –level U.S., Russian and international business executives and Government officials, including Trade Representative of the Russian Federation, U.S. Department of Commerce, City of Houston, TMK IPSCO, Shell, Chevron, LUKOIL, Baker Hughes, a GE Company
• Public event for members and non-members
• 300-400 business leaders in attendance
4th Senior Executive Speaker Series. Conducted annually.

Prior speakers included:• Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman, OAO Gazprom; • Igor Ignatiev, Deputy Chairman, Shell- Russia;
• Vladimir Kulchitsky, Chairman, ProgressTech
Senior Business Executive Speaker Series features senior level executives and company owners from the U.S. and Russia, who have significant experience in the Russian market from across a variety of industries. Their experiences provide insight to U.S. companies who have been or planning to do business in Russia, with key advice on what it takes to succeed in Russia• Events vary - some are open to public and some are by invitation only
• 40-180 business leaders in attendance
9th Annual Welcome Reception honoring the Russian delegation to Breakbulk Americas. Conducted annually in October.

Prior participants included: • Port of Houston; • Port of St. Petersburg; • Port of Philadelphia; •Port od Rotterdam; • Antwerp Port Authority; • Port of Novorossiysk; • Atlantic Ro Ro; • NEK; • UNI International; • Volga-Dnepr; • CEVA Logistics; • Amrus Logistics; • DHL; • ACE Heavy Haul; • Bennet; • Cargoways Logistics; • Fracht USA; • Texas Terminals; • Universal Forwarders; • Bertling; • UTC Overseas; • UCL Holding; • American Shipping and Chartering; • Belomortrans, • Universal Cargo Logistics
Annual event that draws decision makers in U.S.-Russia and international trade and investment, including; senior representatives from major shipping, transportation and logistics companies and ports, leaders in the oil and gas industry and government officials.

Prior speakers included: Port of Houston, Houston Airport System, Universal Forwarders, NEK, Atlantic Ro Ro, BanQu, UCL Holding, American Shipping and Chartering, Belomortrans, Universal Cargo Logistics

Prior presentations included: “Eurasian Economic Union”, “Blockchain in Logistics and Transportation.”
• Public event for members and non-members
• 100-150 business leaders in attendance
3rd Procurement and Supply Chain Services. Conducted biannually.

Prior speakers included: • ExxonMobil; • Gazprom; • LUKOIL
USRCC’s comprehensive workshop that provides opportunities to learn more about current principles and concepts of purchasing practices• Public event for members and non-members
• 70-150 business leaders in attendance
Member Networking Event. Conducted quarterly.USRCC networking events serve as a great platform that provides attendees with opportunities to interact with the USRCC members and make professional connections• Public event for members and non-members
• 100-130 business leaders in attendance
Arctic Technology Conference Reception and Seminar. Conducted biannually.Seminar addresses the cutting-edge technologies and innovative practices needed for exploration and production in the Arctic• Public event for members and non-members
• 100-150 business leaders in attendance
In-bound trade missions. On-going event.USRCC provides in-depth information for Russian companies looking to invest in the US including: one-on-one meetings with business partners, economic development corporation meetings, and government officials meetings.

Prior trade missions included: RSPP, Skolkovo, and Russian private companies
• By invitation only
• Attendees vary based on industry mission
4th Logistics, Customs and Transportation Conference. Conducted biannually.USRCC’s comprehensive workshop that provides opportunities to learn more about transportation, distribution, logistics, customs, shipping, risk management, insurance and most currents customs regulations• Public or not open to public event for members and non-members
• 100-150 business leaders in attendance
Ministerial Speaker Series. Conducted annually.

Prior speakers included: • Anatoly Ledovskih, Head of Federal Agency of Mineral Resource of Russia; • Anton Inyutsin, Deputy Minister of Energy of Russia; • Alexey Teksler, First Deputy Minister of Energy of Russia
Series of events featuring Russian Ministers with the goal to provide the audience with an applicable industry outlook• Public or by invitation only event for members and non-members
• 50-150 business leaders in attendance
3rd U.S.-Russia Standardization Conference. Conducted biannually.

Prior partners and speakers included:• ASTM; • RSPP; • ASME; • API; • Rosstandard
USRCC Standardization Conference is a specialized technical conference that addresses common issues and challenges of standardization, certification and conformity assessment• Public or by invitation only event for members and non-members
• 100- 150 business leaders and international standardization specialists in attendance
7th Invest in Russia Regions Series. Conducted annually.

Prior speakers included:• Rustam Minnikhanov, President of Tatarstan; • Rustem Khamitov, President of Bashkortostan; • Lyudmila Shvetsova, 1st Deputy Mayor of Moscow; • Sergey Khotochkin, Deputy Governor of Sakhalin; • Dmitry Kuzmenko, Chief Federal Inspector, Administration of the President of Russia, Khanty-Mansiysk; • Thomas Brotski, Director of Investor Relations, Tula Region; • Sergey Cheremin, Minister of the Moscow City Government
Annual event that features a Russian region and provides its current and future outlook for investment opportunities and ongoing projects. The event provides the U.S. companies looking to invest in Russian market with the opportunity to meet and develop business relations, promote their company to a business delegation including senior representatives from major Russian companies as well as regional Government officials• Public event for members and non-members
• 100-150 business leaders in attendance
• Public signing ceremony
• Private meetings with highest level regional government representatives and C-level business executives
Trade Mission to Russia. Conducted annually.

Prior delegation leaders included: • Bill White, Mayor of Houston; •Andy Icken, Chief Development Officer of Houston
The USRCC organizes up to three trade missions per year. USRCC members can also utilize their membership benefits by joining a trade mission at the discounted rate. During a trade mission the USRCC coordinates private meetings and exclusive Roundtables (upon a member’s request)• Event for members and non-members
• 10-15 company representatives in attendance
• One-on-one business meetings with high-level national and regional government officials, in addition to C-level representatives.
• Optional attendance of the business conferences and symposium (MAKS, SPE, SPIEF, MIOGE, NEFTEGAZ, Energy Week)
• Meetings with Boeing, ExxonMobil, Shell, Rosneft, Gazprom, Gazpromneft, Kamov, LUKOIL, Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry of Energy, regional Governments, City of Moscow, Novatek, ProgressTech, RDIF, Roskosmos, Rosneft, RSPP, Volga Dnepr, Rusneft, Skolkovo, TPP, U.S. Embassy, Universities
U.S. Sanctions: How to conduct business with Russia in the current regulatory environment. Conducted biannually.

Prior speakers included: • Matthew Borman, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration; • Charlie Steele, former Deputy Director of Enforcement, Officer of Foreign Assets Control, US Department of Treasury; • Lui Chambers, General Counsel, LUKOIL; •Ryan Chadwick, General Counsel, TMK IPSCO; • Robert Mensinger, Manager, Global Trade Compliance, CEVA Logistics
Seminar provides attendees with an excellent opportunity to learn about the U.S and Russian laws and current OFAC and BIS rules and regulations affecting the U.S.-Russia trade and investment• Public event for members and non-members
• 100-150 business leaders in attendance
Women’s Leadership Speaker Series. Conducted annually.

Prior speakers included C-level executives from: • Shell; • LUKOIL; • TechTrans International; •Chevron; •Baker Hughes, a GE Company; • RSM US LLP; • MasterWord Services; • Renova; • GEFCO
Annual event that draws the most influential C-level executives from a diverse range of industries and backgrounds who come together to discuss women in leadership roles, exchange views and ideas on gender equality and diversity in the workplace, women in the boardroom, promote success stories of women leaders doing business in Russia, the United States and internationally, share knowledge and experience, and develop solutions for successful career growth, promoting international cooperation• Public event for members and non-members
• 100-150 business leaders in attendance
Young Professionals Events. Conducted quarterly.Quarterly events organized by the USRCC Young Professionals Committee. The YP Program engages young professionals between the ages of 21 - 40 and offers resources that will help them to expand their career opportunities.

Prior events included: Speed Mentoring sessions, HR Panels, Networking events, Career Progression Sessions, MBA Panels, Senior Executive Knowledge Sharing Series
• Public event for members and non-members
• 50-80 young professionals in attendance
CEO Panel. Conducted annually.

Prior speakers included CEOs from: • TMK IPSCO; • NLMK, • EVRAZ; •VTB Capital; • Atlantic Ro-Ro
CEO Panel Series brings together CEOs of the U.S., Russian and international companies who provide guests with a deeper understanding of the most current US-Russia business climate, regulatory environment, impact of sanctions, and investment opportunities and brings an excellent perspective on US-Russia and international trade• By invitation only
• Attendance depends on event (public/not open to public)
• Attendance by C-level executives from various industries
4th Technology and Innovation Conference. Conducted annually.

Prior speakers and participants included: • NASA JSC • Shell; • ExxonMobil; • Total; • Microsoft; • Caterpillar; • Halliburton; • Baker Hughes, a GE Company; • NOV; • Emerson; • Hess Corporation; • Parker Drilling; • Saudi Aramco Ventures; • Shell Ventures,• GE Ventures; • TMK ISPCO; • Radix Engineering; • Tucana Engineering; • TAM International; •Tudor Pickering & Holt; • Salamander Solutions; • Moss Adams; • ChaiOne; • Skolkovo; • Rice University; • University of Houston; • Kazan Federal University; Start-up companies:• Sheer Industries; • Consort Inc.; • Skycom; •Geosteering Technologies;
• OneBridge Solutions; • Antaeus Technologies; • Aerospec Technologies; • MicroSilicon;• Data Gumbo; • AlphaX Decision Science; • Arundo; • Questor Technology
Events organized by the USRCC’s Technology and Innovation Committee with the goal to identify and promote technologies and innovations between Russia and the U.S. Prior events included: “Moscow-Houston Tech Cities” Conference, “Oil and Gas Technology Conference”, “Technology and Innovation Conference”.

Prior topics included: payment solutions, smart cities, information security, e-government, hydrocarbon detection, pyrolysis technology, biocrude technologies, refreshing and completion technology, corrosion protection technology, steel grade development, digital deluge, big data, robotics, blockchain
• By invitation only
• Attendance by C-level executives from energy, oil & gas, aerospace, and healthcare industries
• 50-100 business leaders in attendance
3rd Healthcare Round Table. Conducted annually.

Prior participants included: • Moscow International Medical Cluster; • Moscow City Government; • Texas Medical Center; •TMCx; • Harris County, Department of Economic Development; • BioHouston; • Harris County Medical Society; • Zenith Real Estate; • University of Houston;
• Baylor College of Medicine; •Ben Taub Hospital; • University of Texas, School of Public Health; • UT Health, McGovern Medical School; •UT School of Dentistry; • Rice University, Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering; • Rice University, Smalley-Curl Institute of Nanoscience; • Start-up companies: • Fannin Innovation Studio;
• Netnoids Rx Laboratories; • Proxima Clinical Research; • Adroit Surgical; • CycloSam Therapeutics; • Inpro Medical
Healthcare Roundtable is a business and scientific platform that engages academia, scientists, researchers, venture capital firm, incubators, start-ups, health-care professionals, and addresses the challenges of the current healthcare.

Prior topics included: cooperation between Texas Medical Center and Moscow International Medical Cluster; opportunities for collaboration between the U.S. and Russian healthcare experts and institutions, international healthcare exchange programs, international healthcare management training programs, telemedicine, investment and partnership opportunities, healthcare start up community, management of healthcare processes; management of clinical matters, joint research
• By invitation only
• 30-50 healthcare executives in attendance
• Attendance by executives from medical, healthcare, biothech, bioscience, bioengineering and biomedicine companies, hospitals, medical centers, institutions, incubators and startups