Conference
Role, Place and Perspectives of the Association’s Activities in A Regional Community

Moscow, October 3-4, 2003
Arbat Hotel

SCHEDULE

October 3
Cinema Hall
Moderator: Svetlana Malkarova
10.00 – 10.15 Opening Speech
Anatoly Yagola
Chairman of the PFC Board
10.15 – 11.00 Public Initiatives and Effective Cooperation with State Authorities
Ygor Baradachev
Vice-President of the Inter-Regional Public Trust Siberian Center for Public Initiatives Support
11.00 – 11.45 Russian-American Cross-Cultural Programs in Educational Development of Moscow Region
Galina Popova
Vice-Minister at the Educational Department of Moscow Region Government
11.45 – 12.00 Greeting to the Participants
Larry Wohlers
Minister-Councellor for Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow
12.00 – 12.30 Coffee-break
12.30 – 13.10 The Activities of Moscow Representatives of American Councils for International Education and IREX Programs and the Perspectives for Further Cooperation with American Programs Alumni in Russia
Joel Eriksson
Director of American Councils’ Representative Board in Moscow
Anna Danilina
Vice-Director of IREX Representative Board in Moscow
13.10 – 13.25 Resources for Exchange Programs Alumni
Anna Poplavko
Alumni Coordinator, U.S. Embassy in Moscow
13.25 – 14.00 The Technologies of Non-Commercial Franchising in the Interaction of State and Social Power Structures
Anatoly Yermolin
President of the Inter-Regional Children and Youth Organization New Civilization
14.00 – 14.40 The Technologies of Social Partnership as the Basis for Development of Civil Society
Iraida Leonova
Head of the Public Organization Social Partnership Center
14.40 – 15.40 Break
15.40 – 16.20 Reformation of Russian State Service and Public Initiatives
Aleksey Barabashev
Vice-Chair of the PFC Board, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of State Management and Social Studies at Moscow State Lomonosov University
16.20 – 17.30 Success Stories: The Activities of Primorye, Omsk, and Perm PFC Departments
17.30 – 18.00 The Results of the First Day: Public Initiatives Within the Contexts of Building Civil Society in Russia
Svetlana Malkarova
Vice-Chair of the PFC Board, Political Analysis Advisor at the Public Trust for Regions’ Development Support
18.30 – 20.00 Dinner
October 4 Moderator: Andrey Makarychev
10.00 – 12.00

Parlor,
Cinema hall Round-table Panels: PFC Association and Regional Authorities: Problems and Perspectives for Cooperation

Issues for Discussion:

    1. The work of the PFC Board and of regional departments as concerned with the issue in question.
    2. Problems that the departments and the Association are facing at the moment.
    3. Perspectives: transforming the PFC into an All-Russian association; expanding the network of regional departments; social activities and cooperation with regional communities.
    4. Creating the database on the statistics and human resources of regional departments.
    5. Key issues for further PFC activities.

Moderators:
Liudmila Popkova, Head of Samara PFC Department; Center for Gender Studies at Samara State University
Boris Gubman, Head of Tver FC Department; Department of Cultural Theory and History at Tver State University

12.00 – 12.30 Coffee-break
12.30 – 14.00 Round-table Panels: PFC Association and Regional Authorities: Problems and Perspectives for Cooperation
Moderators:
Liudmila Popkova, Head of Samara PFC Department; Center for Gender Studies at Samara State University
Boris Gubman, Head of Tver PFC Department; Department of Cultural Theory and History at Tver State University
14.00 – 15.00 Break
15.00 – 15.30 The Results of the Round-Table Discussions
Liudmila Popkova
Boris Gubman
15.30 – 15.45 The Results of the PFC Financial and Administrative Work for the Last 2 Years
Ygor Alikperov
Head of Ekaterinburg PFC Department, Chairman of the PFC Inspection Committee
15.45 – 16.45 Election of the new PFC Board
Chair: Valentn Bazhanov
16.45 – 17.00 The Results of the Second Day
Chairman of the PFC Board