Business Programme COMTRANS 2021

A large-scale program will be held on the specially arranged COMTRANS Arena, co-organized with the Association of European Businesses (AEB), German-Russian Chamber of Commerce (AHK), the Transport Association of the Moscow Agglomeration (TAMA), the International Road Transport Union (IRU), Association ASMAP and other partners.

OOn the first day of the exhibition, September 7th, COMTRANS Arena starts with the Winner Ceremony of the Za Rulem Grand Prix for commercial vehicles.

After the Ceremony and for the following 4 days of the exhibition COMTRANS Arena will be a platform for panel discussions with state regulators, experts, and opinion leaders from automotive and transport industries – OEM CEOs, representatives of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and Ministry of Transport of Russia, Moscow Government, specialists from other government organizations, consulting companies, and professional associations.

Speakers business programme COMTRANS 2021

7th of September

Winner ceremony – Za rulem Grand Prix for commercial vehicles


  • Cordiant Tyre company
  • Uludağ Automotive Industry Exporters' Association (OİB), Turkey

Masters of the Ceremony:
Maksim Kadakov, Editor in Chief, Za rulem magazine
Dmitry Potseluevsky, Editor in Chief, Reis magazine


Key strategic panel: Commercial vehicles market: coronavirus pandemic impact – growth points

Co-organizer: Association of European Businesses

Moderator: Tadzio Schilling, Chief Executive Officer, Association of European Businesses


  • Alexander Morozov, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
  • Artyom Sedov, Chief Executive Officer, “Bol’shaya Troika”
  • Jan Aichinger, Managing Director, MAN Truck and Bus, Chairman of the AEB Commercial Vehicles Committee
  • Spokesperson, KAMAZ
  • Spokesperson, GAZ Group
  • Fabrice Gorlier, Chief Executive Officer, ISUZU RUS
  • Spokesperson, MAZ Group

Market research panel: Russian commercial vehicle market outlook and middle-term forecast

Co-organizer: Association of European Businesses

Moderator: Sergey Udalov, Managing Director, Avtostat Agency


  • Sergey Udalov, Managing Director, Avtostat Agency
  • Tatiana Arabadji, Director, Russian Automotive Market Research
  • Grigoriy Mikryukov, Head of Department for Sectors of Economy and Environment, Analytical Center for the Government of the Russian Federation
  • Alexey Volostnov, Partner, NEO Centre
14.45-15.00 Break

Panel discussion: Use of hydrogen fuel in commercial vehicles

Co-organizer: German-Russian Chamber of Commerce (AHK)

Moderator: Yury Dobrovolsky, Head of the Competence Centre for New & Mobile Energy Sources


  • Oleg Zhdaneev, Deputy General Director, Russian Energy Agency (REA), the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation
  • André Fritsche, Head of Government Relations Department, Russian-German Chamber of Commerce (AHK), Representative of the Federal State of Hessen in the Russian Federation
  • Arkadiy Rozhdestvenskiy, Business Development Director, Volvo Group Trucks Russia
  • Sergey Nazarenko, Chief Innovation Officer, KAMAZ
  • Olga Polagaeva, Business development manager, Cummins Inc.
  • Spokesperson, GAZ Group
8th of September

Panel discussion: The new recycling fee and its impact on the Russian commercial vehicle market

Co-organizer: German-Russian Chamber of Commerce (AHK)

Partner of the session: Partner of the session: international law firm BEITEN BURKHARDT

Moderator: : Andrey Sizykh, Senior government relations manager, AHK


  • Mariya Elkina, Director, Department of agriculture, food and road and construction machine-building
  • Angela Mans, Head of foreign trade and international relations, the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA)
  • Ingo Geerdes, Managing Director, Krone
  • Falk Tischendorf, Managing Partner, BEITEN BURKHARDT Russia
  • Mile Mishevski, Managing Director, Schmitz Cargobull Russia
  • Sergey Didenko, Sales Manager, John Deere Russia
  • Spokesperson, BMW Group Russia
12:45 – 14:45

Panel discussion: Digital transformation in automotive transportation. Transition to electronic transportation/customs document flow

Co-organizers: IRU Eurasia, Association ASMAP

Moderator: Vadim Zakharenko, General Delegate, IRU Eurasia, Moscow


  • Alexey Bakirey, Head of Department, the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation
  • Mirlan Omuraliev, Assistant to the Chairman of the EEC Board
  • Andrey Kurushin, General Director, Association ASMAP
  • Vyacheslav Vikentiev, Regional Manager, IRU Eurasia
  • Vladimir Tyan, Managing Director, Sovtransavtoо
  • Elena Tkachenko, Project Director, ECR-RUS
14.45-15.00 Break

Panel discussion: Development of CNG/LNG infrastructure in Russia

Co-organizer: Natural Gas Vehicle Association

Moderator: Vasiliy Zinin, Executive Director, Natural Gas Vehicle Association


  • Spokesperson, the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation
  • Spokesperson, Gazprom Gas Engine Fuel
  • Evgeny Pronin, Director Natural Gas Vehicles, KAMAZ
  • Pavel Kotov, General Director, Vankorskoye UTT
  • Spokesperson, IVECO Russia
9th of September
The whole-day conference: «Actual problems of digital transformation
and green technologies in agglomeration transport»
Co-organizer: the TAMA Association

The conference opening

Norair Bludyan – Chairman and Director, the ТАМА Association

11.00 – 12.30

Working session of the Digital Age Transport Association: Actual issues of driverless logistics corridors

Moderator: Anton Zhuravlev, President of the Digital Age Transport Association

Key subjects: to be updated

12.30 – 12.45 Break
15.00 – 15:15

Official welcome letters and speeches

  • Sergey Sobyanin – Mayor of Moscow
  • Maksim Liksutov – Deputy Mayor of Moscow, Head of Moscow’s Department of Transport
  • Vitaly Saveliev – Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation
  • Sergey Katyrin – President, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
  • Viktor Basargin – Head of the Federal Service for Supervision of Transport (Rostransnadzor)
  • Igor Treskov – Vice Governor, the Moscow Region
15.15 – 16.45

Panel session: Digital and Green Transport: trends and agglomeration related aspects

Moderator: Dmitry Pronin, Deputy Head of Moscow’s Department of Transport

Key subjects:

  • Global trends in Digital and Green transport
  • National strategy for the development of transport in the Russian Federation
  • Digitalization of public and commercial transport in modern agglomerations, the Smart City concept
  • Green transport in modern agglomerations
  • Individual urban mobility


  • Vladislav Sultanov, Head of the Passenger Transportation Organizer, the City of Moscow
  • Nikita Ryazantsev, Director Information Technologies, Mostransproekt, the City of Moscow
  • Felix Vinokur, President, PC Transport systems
  • Iya Gordeyeva, Chairperson, Association AETI
  • Boris Loran, President, Association United Transport System – Bus Lines
  • Alexey Leonov, General Director, Enel X Russia
16.45 – 16.50 Break
16.50 – 17.50

Working session of the Moscow Commerce and Industry Chamber’s Guild of Logistics Operators: Organization of freight forwarding under the agglomeration related limitations

Moderator: Svetlana Domnina, Chairperson, the MCCI’s Guild of Logistics Operators

Key subjects:

  • Current situation and trends of the freight forwarding market
  • Green Logistics and Green Finance
  • Transport diplomacy – development of human resources
  • Weight control: automation and on-board systems
  • Electronic seals: protection for vehicles and freights in the online mode
10th of September
11.00 – 13.00

Panel discussion: How to make fleet management application really helpful to your business?

Moderator: Victoria Scherbakova-Slusarenko, General Director, Business Engineering Simulations


  • Yuriy Visnevskiy, Commercial Director, SKAUT
  • Boris Pankov, CEO, Omnicomm
  • Stanislav Emelyanov, Managing Partner, Montrans
  • Spokesperson, Gurtam/li>
  • Spokesperson, Avtograf
13:15 – 14:00

Panel discussion: Female commercial vehicle drivers

Co-organizer: IRU Eurasia

Moderator: Vadim Zakharenko, General Delegate, IRU Eurasia, Moscow


  • Eugeniya Markova, professional HDV driver
  • Dmitriy Voroncov, Managing Director, Janstrong
  • Spokesperson, the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection, Russia
  • Spokesperson, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
  • Spokesperson, the United Nations Communication Center in Russia

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