July 12, 2016 in Moscow Association "ASTRA" and Russoft with the support of foreign partners to hold an international summit where the recognized international and Russian experts will discuss the current state of contemporary "service economy" and the ability of companies to export their services to global markets.

One of the agenda will also be the creation of a confederation of national associations service BRICS + GSSI (Global Sourcing Silkway Initiative), which is currently working on NP "ASTRA", together with the Chinese CITSA Association. The first meeting of the heads of associations already took place in Mexico in November 2015, a second meeting was held in China in March 2016.

Invited experts

Alexander Pozdnyakov

Alexander Pozdnyakov

First Line Software General Director



Managing Director, Luxoft Russia



Head of International Outsou­rcing Division CROC

Matthew Shockley

Matthew Shockley

President of Global Sourcing Optimization Services Inc. (USA)

Jaime Arias

Jaime Arias

Trade & Investment Director Russia en Promexico

Vadim Kairov

Vadim Kairov

Head of Ecommerce Department Reksoft

Mike Beals

Mike Beals

President of Governance Academy (USA)

Victor Diachkov

Victor Diachkov


 Alexander Pruzhinin

Alexander Pruzhinin

Executive Director of "LUKOIL-INFORM"

Haitao Qi

Haitao Qi

CEO of Devott Inc (China)

Stephan S. Sunn

Stephan S. Sunn

Executive Director of the China IT and Sourcing Association (CITSA)

Sergey Makedonskiy

Sergey Makedonskiy

President of Strategic Outsourcing Association "ASTRA"

Valentin Makarov

Valentin Makarov

President of RUSSOFT

Igor' Agamirzyan

Igor' Agamirzyan

CEO and Chairman of the Board of RVC

 Vladimir Basko

Vladimir Basko

President of the Association of Belarusian software companies Infopark (Belarus)


16.00 – 18.00

Travellers’ registration

18.00 – 20.00

Russian Vodka&Caviar Party

(For sponsors and participants with tickets of the category "Premium")

Main track (Large hall)

08.30 – 09.00

Participants’ registration

09.00 – 11.00

Business breakfast. 25th anniversary of Russian ICT Industry: results and perspectives. ICT Industry impact on Russian economy development. Russian ICT in today’s Global Economy. Experience of BRICS+ nations to drive Innovations, develop national IT Economies and Export support.

11.00 – 11.15


11.15 – 12.45

Plenary Session. Corporate Service and Sourcing Strategy business impact. Сapturing economical value in turbulent times. Digital Economy and Digital Services today – digital and service business transformation. Co-operation and competition at Global Services and Sourcing markets, Services’ global value-chains. BRICS+ national governments’ support for Services’ Industries as well as Services’ Export.

Session Co-сhairs:

Sergei Makedonski, ASTRA Partners, President (Russia)

Stephan Sunn, China IT&Sourcing Association (CITSA), Executive Director (China)

Session speakers:

Yevgeny Friedland, Development Director, ICL Services (Russia)

Haitao Qi, Devott Inc. CEO (China)

Mike Beals, Governance Academy President (US)

Jaime Arias, ProMexico CEO Russia, Belarus&Armenia (Mexico)

Valery Virkovski, InfoPark Head of HDM Working Group (Belarus, Eastern Partnership),

Paulius Valiulis, InfoBalt Association Business Development (Lithuania, Baltic States)

12.45 – 13.30

Lunch break

13.30 – 15.00

Session 1. Russian and Global Outsourcing market. ICT & Services export from Russia: efficient promotion and sales strategies. Soft skills and Customer experience in Services & Sourcing Industry. International and local Outsourcing models. First results of “import substitution” policy: successful experience of production and usage of local software.

Session Moderator:

Sergey Sobolev, Executive Director ASTRA Partners (Russia)

Session Speakers:

Alexander Fineboym, CROC Inc., Director of IT Outsourcing

Matthew Shocklee, Global Sourcing Optimization Services (GSOS) President (США)

Vladimir Basco, Infopark Association CEO (Belarus)

Oleg Zolotykh, Luxoft Russia Managing Director

Alexander Egorov, Reksoft CEO

Alexander Pozdnyakov, First Line Software CEO

15.00 – 15.15


15.15 – 16.45

Session 2. Service-oriented IT strategies: practical steps, mechanisms and industrial IT standards. Benchmarking: from IT indexes to Service Catalogue. International and local benchmark experience in Oil&Gaz and Energy Industries. Cases of Industry Standards, promotion of new Industry standards.

Session Co-Chairs:

Alexander Savchuk, Cominfo Consulting, Co-Chair of ASTRA Managed Services & Multi-Sourcing Integration Committee

Alexander Fineboym, CROC Inc., Chair ASTRA Standards&Methodologies Committee

Session Speakers:

«From traditional Outsourcing models to Managed Services и Multi-Sourcing Integration»

Alexander Savchuk, Cominfo Consulting, Co-Chair of ASTRA Managed Services & Multi-Sourcing Integration Committee

«Service portfolio and catalogue are solid basis for Managed Services and Outsourcing standardization»

Alexander Fineboym, CROC Inc., Chair ASTRA Standards&Methodologies Committee

«Benchmarking as an instrument of efficiency improving for Services delivery and Budget process»

Anthony Foster, CIO International CEO (UK)

David Rose
, Director of Aupec

Panel participants:

Alexander Pruzhinin, Lukoil-Inform, Executive Director

Sergey Emelchenkov, Russian Post, CIO

Denis Kirienko, Inter RAO, Project Director, Retail Department

Vladimir Chistyunin, Rosneft, Head of IT Department

Igor Kalyuzniy, Bashneft, VP IT

16.45 – 17.00

Closing remarks

17.00 – 18.00

Evening reception

Special track (Small hall)

12.00 – 13.00

“One Belt – One Road”, China presentation&briefing

Host: Stephan Sunn, CITSA Executive Director

13.00 – 14.00

Mexico presentation

Host: Jaime Arias, ProMexico CEO, Russia, Belarus&Armenia (Mexico)

14.00 – 15.00

3-d meeting of BRICS+ national Service&Sourcing associations.

Host: Sergei Makedonski, ASTRA President

15.00 – 16.00


16.00 – 17.00

SIG University & Governance Academy

Sourcing Governance Master Class, Mike Beals, Governance Academy & Matt Shocklee, GSOS

09.00 – 13.00

Business visits to Moscow enterprises (invitation only)

15.00 – 18.00

The Sight-seeing program (invitation only)


Sponsor of VIP-breakfast

Спонсор VIP-завтрака

Session sponsors

Спонсоры сессии
Спонсоры сессии 2
For participation and partnership:
Sergey Sobolev,
Director of Development
Association "ASTRA"
+7 (499) 488 03 54