Forum “Ecology of Big City-2012" has begun its work
The first business event of the Forum was seminar “Geological Risks in Urban Areas” whereat geological problems of St. Petersburg and ways of their solution were discussed.
As part of the event, reports were delivered by Nikolay Sorokin, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Nature Use, Environmental Protection and Ecological Safety of St. Petersburg, Ivan Serebritsky, Head of Department
for the State Regulation in the Field of Nature Use and Environmental Protection, Dmitry Frank-Kamenetsky, Head of the Division for the State Regulation in Environmental Protection and other branch specialists.
According to Ivan Serebritsky, surveys are being undertaken in St. Petersburg aimed at geological problems detection which enables their timely solution without negative consequences.
Dmitry Frank-Kamenetsky dwelt on the topic of accounting for geological risks in the course of above-ground construction. He noted that work had been carried out for evaluation of geological risk of St. Petersburg; however, the methodology in place is imperfect and requires improvement, in particular – through accounting for climatic changes.
Additionally, the representative of VSEGEI Elena Nesterova spoke of hazardous exogenous processes and problems of coast protection in the resort districts of St. Petersburg. Nikolay Philippov, Director of “Mineral” State Unitary Company, reported on the problem of St. Petersburg underflooding. Andrey Gorky, Senior Expert of the Russian Geoecological Centre – branch of “Urangeo” Federal State Unitary Company, delivered a report on the natural component of the radiation risk factor in St. Petersburg.
According to the event participants, the seminar became a critical information venues for effective exchange of experience in evaluation of geological risks within urban areas in general and St. Petersburg – in particular.
On March 30 ExpoForum received delegation of the International Association "European Cities Marketing" (ECM) at Lenexpo Exhibition Complex.
On April 12-14 Lenexpo will host exhibition "Automechanika. St. Petersburg "- the oldest international project in the Northwest region in the area of vehicle components, spare parts and equipment for garage and car service centers. A new stage of the exhibition development - focus on the market professionals - is a result of the first joint effort of ExpoForum and Messe Frankfurt RUS alliance.
On March 16, 2012 the Executive Director of ExpoForum CJSC, General Director of Lenexpo JSC Sergey Voronkov, was a guest of the live radio station "Echo of Moscow in St. Petersburg". The topic of live broadcast was "Future of St. Petersburg: exhibition capital or exhibition province?"
Representatives of ExpoForum visited Russia's largest electric power exhibition and conference Russia Power 2012 and hydropower exhibition HydroVision Russia 2012 held simultaneously and met with their organiser - PennWell Corporation.
On March 16th at 18:20, Sergey Voronkov, Chief Executive Officer of ExpoForum JSC and General Director of LenExpo JSC, will become a guest of “Echo of Moscow in Saint Petersburg” radio station. The topic of live programme is The Future of Saint Petersburg: Exhibition Capital or Exhibition Province?
A new format of the International Forum "Ecology of Big City" attracted special attention of regions of Russia. To date, participation in the forum has been confirmed by over 20 government delegations from Russian cities. It is less than a week before the opening, XII International Forum will be held in St. Petersburg at Lenexpo Exhibition Complex on March 20-23, 2012.
ExpoForum JSC will take part in Interzoo, the largest international trade fair for pet supplies to be held in Nuremberg, Germany, on May 17 – 20, 2012.
Executive Director of ExpoForum JSC Sergey Voronkov, Head of the New Projects Directorate Olga Shishenina and coordinator of the St. Petersburg International Gas Forum project Alexandra Fartusova met with management of Messe D?sseldorf in Germany.
XI International exhibition of educational programs, goods and services ‘The Childhood Planet’ opened on February 29 to make the largest pavilion of the exhibition complex a real holiday for kids and their parents.