ST PETERSBURG, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, Prime Minister of Spain, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of Indonesia, and Tarja Halonen, President of Finland, join Dmitry Medvedev, President of the Russian Federation, as confirmed participants for SPIEF 2011.
Aide to the President of the Russian Federation Arkady Dvorkovich said, "...Chinese President Hu Jintao has been invited as a guest of honour and will make one of the main speeches after Russian President Dmitry Medvedev speaks at the plenary session."
The XVth St. Petersburg International Economic Forum convened under the theme "Emerging Leadership for a New Era" will be held on 16-18th June 2011, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
This distinguished group of political leaders will be joined by over 250 of the world's top CEOs. Over 5,000 of the world's political and business leaders, as well as leading voices from academia, civil society and media will discuss and deliberate on key issues facing Russia and the world.
This year the Forum will strive to broaden its representation to cover key emerging markets, as well as introduce a number of technological enhancements and new session formats to provide better interaction and networking opportunities, and to improve the overall participant experience for participants.
Updated information on the Forum programme can be found at: http://www.forumspb.com.
SOURCE St Petersburg Economic Forum