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Presentations at International Conferences

• Heim, I. and Kalyuzhnova, Y. Win-win strategies for firms operating in resource-dependent economies: Technological spillover and collaborative diversification policy. Academy of International Business, 1-8 July, 2020 (online).

• Heim, I. and Wilhelm, C. Extractive MNEs and sustainable development: A comparative study of a least developed and emerging resource-rich countries. Academy of International Business, 1-8 July, 2020 (online).

• Heim, I. and Sardar-Drenda, N. To change or not to change? Assessment of willingness and ability to change in and their predictors in the global digital service industry. European International Business Academy Conference, Leeds, December 2019.

• Heim, I. and Kalyuzhnova, Y. Win-win strategies for firms operating in resource-dependent economies: technological spillovers and collaborative diversification policy. Paper development workshops, IM and STR divisions. Junior Faculty Consortium IM division. Academy of Management Annual 2019 Meeting in Boston, USA.

• Heim, I. Investments in the digital Silk Road. 4th Annual Global Strategy and Emerging Markets Conference (GSEM) in Dallas, TX.

• Heim, I. Value co-creation and local content development: win-win strategies for the oil and gas industry in time of digital transformation. Academy of International Business UK&I 2019 Conference.

• Heim, I., Han, T. and Ghobadian, A. Subsidiary Performance as a result of a value co-creation Process: A case study of a digital service company. Academy of International Business Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.

• Ambalov, V. and Heim, I. (2018). Cluster Nodes as a Unit for Value Co-creation: the role of information technologies in competitiveness of the oil and gas industry. In W Liu, K Nakata, W Li and C Baranauskas (Eds.). Proceedings of 18th IFIP WG 8.1 International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations, ICISO 2018 (pp.155 - 163). Reading, UK: Springer.

• Heim, I. (2018). Value co-creation and local content development. British Academy of Management Conference BAM2018.

• Heim, I., Liu, K., and Kalyuzhnova, Y. Business value of IT in competitiveness of Kazakhstan's energy sector: the role of international oil and gas companies in sustainable development of the local industry. Academy of International Business Annual Meeting in Dubai

• Heim, I., Kalyuzhnova, Y. and Liu, K. (2017). Business Value of IT in Competitiveness of Kazakhstan's Energy Sector - the role of international oil and gas companies in sustainable development of the local industry. British Academy of Management Conference BAM2017.

• Heim, I., Liu, K. and Kalyuzhnova, Y. Business Value of IT in Competitiveness of Kazakhstan's Energy Sector: The Role of International Oil and Gas Companies in Sustainable Development of the Local Industry. Academy of International Business Western-USA Chapter Annual Conference 2017

• Delevic, U. and Heim, I. Institutions in transition: Is the EU integration process relevant for inward FDI in European transition economies? Academy of International Business Annual Meeting in New Orleans

• Delevic, U. and Heim, I. Institutions in transition: Is the EU integration process relevant for inward FDI in European transition economies? Academy of International Business Annual Meeting in New Orleans. British Academy of Management Conference BAM2016.

• Pomfret, R. (2014). Kazakhstan's 2030 strategy: Goals, instruments and performance. In American Economic Association Annual Conference in Philadelphia on (Vol. 4, pp. 2-3).

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Keynote speaker at United Nation Economic Commission for Europe-MGIMO-Henley Capacity building event for SPECA countries, MGIMO (Moscow), 21-23 October 2019.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Keynote speaker at the opening HUB of Central Asia of the British Council Creative Spark: Higher Education Enterprise Programme. April 14, 2019.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Keynote speaker Local Content Policies in Kuwait. Executive Workshop for Kuwait National Oil Company. Kuwait City. Kuwait. 16 December 2018.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Speaker at the 11th session of the UNECE Team of Specialists on Innovation and Competitiveness, Geneva, 1-2 November 2018.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. The keynote speaker Local Content in the Era of Anti-globalisation organised by National Agency on Local Content Almaty, July 27, 2018.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. SKOLKOVO Energy Center workshop The Future of Oil Production in Russia: Life Under Sanctions, the findings are submitted to all relevant Russian ministries and Presidential Administration. March 2018.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Market Drivers and Opportunities in Social Infrastructure Projects. Deloitte and IRTI-IDB Group Executive Workshop. London. 28 November 2017.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Keynote speaker at the V Forum of the Mechanical Equipment Producers of Kazakhstan with participation of Mr Mamin, the First-Deputy Prime Minister, who has personally invited Professor Kalyuzhnova to provide an advice to the Kazakhstani government on the issues of local content development and WTO. 20 September 2017.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Seminar on local content Extractives-led Local Economic Diversification versus Local Content and WTO organised by National Agency on Local Content Astana, June 21, 2017.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Astana Economic Forum, presentation Competitiveness of the green economy, 22 June 2017.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Astana Economic Forum the keynote speakers and moderator of EXPO-2017- Energy for sustainable development panel, May 21-22, 2015.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. The Economic Transformation of the Caspian Region and the Falling Price of Oil. House of Commons. 16 March 2015.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Oxford Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies. Seminar Local Content Development in Resource Rich Countries. Oxford, November 19, 2014.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. SOAS, Edith Penrose Centenary Conference, Paper: Kazakhstan: long-term economic growth and the role of the oil sector. London, November 15, 2014.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Member of Intergovernmental Commission UK-Kazakhstan. Presentation at the roundtable on education. Astana, November 5, 2014.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Contribution to World Scenarios Series of the World Economic Forum The Scenarios for the South Caucasus and Central Asia.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Institute of World Economy and International Relations of Russian Academy of Science (IMEMO) conference Financial sector in the oil exporting countries Paper: The National Fund of the Republic of Kazakhstan, EMBI and financial market beyond 2008 crisis. Moscow, Russia, June 3, 2014.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Astana Economic Forum, presentation Motivation of Civil Servants, 22 May 2014.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. House of Commons and British Institute of Energy Economics, seminar Kazakhstan: Oil and Gas in the 21st Century. Main organiser. London, UK, May 8, 2014.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Global University Summit (GUS), Business for education. Education for business. Moscow, Russia, 25 April 2014.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Gaidar Economic Forum Russia and the World: Sustainable Development, presentation Henley Business School and the real business. Moscow, Russia, January 17, 2014.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. American Economic Association Meeting, ASSA Panel Kazakhstan's Economic Strategy: Halfway to 2030. Paper: Kazakhstan: the best oil magnate in CIS? Philadelphia, USA. January 3, 2014.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Institute of World Economy and International Relations of Russian Academy of Science (IMEMO) keynote speaker at the conference Central Asia: Its Role in the World Energy Market. December 9, 2013.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. House of Commons and British Institute of Energy Economics, seminar International Dimensions of Russian Oil and Gas principle organiser. London, UK, July 5, 2013.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Astana Economic Forum. Presentation Research in Public Administration. Astana, Kazakhstan, 22 May, 2013.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. The World Economic Forum Strategic Dialogue on the Future of the South Caucasus and Central Asia. Baku, Azerbaijan, 7-8 April 2013, presentation by special invitation from the organisers and the Azeri government.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Gaidar Economic Forum Russia and the World: Challenges of Integration, presentation Henley Business School's insights on the management models of the BRIC economies. Moscow, Russia. January 16, 2013.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. British Institute of Energy Economics. Academic Conference European Energy in a Challenging World: The impact of emerging markets, presented a paper Implications of local content policies for oil and gas sectors, Oxford, 19 September 2012. Presentation at the International Conference Challenges of the Entrepreneurship, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow, February 16, 2012.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Public Lecture for the Kazakh students, studied in the UK at the UCL, London, 9 February, 2012.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Presentation at the International Conference Challenges of the Entrepreneurship, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow, February 16, 2012. Presentation: Local Content in Kazakhstan: Public View on the Entrepreneurship.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Public Lecture for the Kazakh students, studied in the UK at the UCL, London, 9 February, 2012. Lecture: Local Content in Kazakhstan. Results of the Study.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Ditchley conference The Central Asian Republics and Their International Partners. The Ditchley Foundation, Oxford, 3-5 November 2011. The Ditchley Foundation is a privately-funded charity established in 1958 to promote trans-Atlantic understanding. Since then Ditchley conferences have expanded to include the concerns and participation of nations from across the globe. They are designed as a resource for senior policy-makers and professional analysts from the fields of politics, the civil service, education, civil society, business, industry and the media to study specific policy questions in a broad context, to hear the views of other experts in the field and to draw operational or analytical conclusions. Between 35 and 45 participants attend conferences by invitation. The proceedings are informal and off-the-record, with emphasis placed on frank debate and oral dialogue rather than on set presentations. Acted as rapporteur for Working Group and made it a presentation of main conclusions on energy sector and economic development.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Briefing at the Eastern Research Group, Eastern Europe and Central Asia Directorate, FCO, London. September, 2011. Paper: Caspian region: Companies. Governments. Policies.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Paper at the Panel The Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis: Elaborations for Europe and Central Asia at the Western Economic Association International Conference, San Diego, 30 June, 2011. Paper National Fund of the Republic of Kazakhstan- from stress test to global future.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Keynote speaker at the seminar co-hosted by CEAS and British-Kazakh Society, House of Lords, London, 15 June, 2011. Special event dissemination of the main results of the work of the CEAS on INSPIRE Project. Keynote paper Local Content in Kazakhstan - perceptions of households.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Conference Europeanisation of Energy Corridors: Nabucco Pipeline Project, Southern and Northern Corridor, CNRS / Sciences PO - CERI (International Institute for Strategic Studies), Paris, 19-20 May, 2011. Paper Nabucco project and Caspian Interests.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Special briefing at the Kaztransgas (Gas National Company), Astana, Kazakhstan. 27 April 2011. Briefing: Local Content in Kazakhstan. Company's strategy. The specific recommendations were taken by the company which was in the process of reviewing their local content strategy.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Special briefing at the National Agency on Local Content Development, Astana, Kazakhstan. 26 April 2011. Briefing: Local Content in Kazakhstan. What the households think about it? The specific recommendations were taken by the Agency into consideration during designing the national strategy on local content development in Kazakhstan.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Public Lecture at the Institute of Political Solutions, Almaty, Kazakhstan. 22 April 2011. Lecture: Local Content in Kazakhstan. New way of Development? This paper received a wider coverage in Kazakhstani press and was re-printed by many journals and newspapers.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. and Nygaard, C. Presentation at the seminar series Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, Oxford, March 16, 2011. Paper Local Content Policy in Kazakhstan- result of the Household Survey.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Conference Resource challenges of the Caspian oil boom. Domestic elites and policy making in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, participation is sponsored by the Volkswagen Foundation Research project The Energy Sector and the Political Stability of Regimes in the Caspian Area, Bremen, 16-17 December 2010. Paper: Spending Petro-Dollars, as well as the principle discussant.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Round Table Emerging Market Economies in Central Asia. Sponsored by Volkswagen Foundation. Gottingen. Germany. 13, November 2010. Invited to address the round table as an expert on the economic development of the region.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Presentation at the seminar series Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, Oxford, November 3, 2010. Paper National Fund of the Republic of Kazakhstan- from stress test to global future.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. 6 Global Local Content Summit. London, September 27-30, 2010. The Global Local Content Summit is the largest and most prestigious annual gathering of senior local content decision makers from across the globe. Paper: The Role Of Local Content In The Economic Development Of Resource-Rich Countries.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. ICCEES VIII World Congress 25- 31 July, 2010, Stockholm, Sweden. CEAS hosted a panel. The paper 'Resource nationalism, credit growth and state-owned investment vehicles in Russia and Kazakhstan' was presented together with A. Nygaard.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. 5th Annual Kazakhstan Growth Forum. London. 16 June 2010. Paper: Local Content in the Caspian Region. The Kazakhstan Growth Forum is Europe's leading event on investing doing business in Kazakhstan – attracting 300 top-level participants even amidst the economic challenges of 2009. This event is also a key meeting place for high-level decision-makers from the Kazakhstani Government and the corporate sector, foreign strategic investors, international financiers, and leading experts and academics on the region.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. Oil and Gas Conference organized by the Petrosam programme board of the Research Council of Norway (similar to ESRC), June 9, 2010, Oslo, Norway. Special invitation by the Council to assess work on the project Resource nationalism in the Caspian region-with a special focus on Kazakhstan.

• Kalyuzhnova, Y. RussCasp Strategic Forum. Oslo. March 11, 2010. Paper Kazakhstan: understanding the government's approach to IOCs.

CEAS was invited to make a contribution into work of many international organisations. Here are only few of them:

  • Kalyuzhnova, Y. Keynote speaker Local Content Policies in Kuwait. Executive Workshop for Kuwait National Oil Company. Kuwait City. Kuwait. 16 December 2018.
  • Kalyuzhnova, Y. Speaker at the 11th session of the UNECE Team of Specialists on Innovation and Competitiveness, Geneva, 1-2 November 2018.
  • Kalyuzhnova, Y. The keynote speaker Local Content in the Era of Anti-globalisation organised by National Agency on Local Content Almaty, July 27, 2018.
  • Kalyuzhnova, Y. SKOLKOVO Energy Center workshop The Future of Oil Production in Russia: Life Under Sanctions, the findings are submitted to all relevant Russian ministries and Presidential Administration. March 2018.
  • Kalyuzhnova, Y. Kazakhstan: Local Content Policy and Extracting Sector Development, joint seminar CEAS and British Institute of Energy Economics, Reading, 24 February, 2017. This seminar is dedicated to the local content /capacity development issues and policies in the Republic of Kazakhstan and other resource-rich countries. It is designed with participation of policy-makers from Kazakhstan.
  • Kalyuzhnova, Y. Knowledge Transfer to Bolashak Scholars workshop at CAES, Reading, March 2, 2016.
  • Kalyuzhnova, Y. Promotion of Clean Energy in Resource-Rich Countries: Case Study of Kazakhstan, joint Workshop CEAS and JSC Economic Research Institute with under the Newton - Al-Farabi Partnership Programme. Astana, 17-19 August 2015. The workshop's aim was to serve as a platform to contribute to the discussions on key topics related to the promotion of clean energy resources in Kazakhstan and to connect together early career and established researchers in the UK and Kazakhstan working on energy economics, natural resource economics, renewable energy development, etc. The workshop was attended by 50 participants from the UK and Kazakhstan. The purposes of the workshop were to inform the public, decision makers and research community regarding pathways to transition to the green growth in Kazakhstan.
  • Kalyuzhnova, Y. Special seminar – dissemination co-hosted by CEAS and British-Kazakh Society, House of Lords, London, 15 June, 2011. Special event dissemination of the main results of the work of the CEAS on INSPIRE Project. Keynote paper Local Content in Kazakhstan - perceptions of households.
  • Hosted Panel The Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis: Elaborations for Europe and Central Asia at the Western Economic Association International Conference, San Diego, 30 June, 2011.
  • Delivering Caspian Energy for Sustainable Development (June 13, 2008) (sponsored by Shell International, supported by the House of Lords)
  • Beyond Transition: Emerging Economies in the Global World (June 23, 2006) (sponsored by Burren Energy Plc and Shell International, supported by the House of Lords)
  • Hydrocarbon Wealth and Development in Resource Rich Economies (June 10, 2005) (sponsored by Burren Energy Plc, supported by the FCO)
  • Caspian Energy: Present and Future - Renewable Energy (May, 2003) (sponsored by Shell International)
  • Caspian Energy: Present and Future -Sustainable Development and Social Issues (March, 2003) (sponsored by Shell International)
  • Caspian Energy: Present and Future -Local Content (January, 2003) (sponsored by Shell International)
  • The Euro-Asian World- The First decade of Transition (2001) (sponsored by Lloyds TSB, ChevronTexaco, DFID)
  • New Diplomatic Initiatives in Euro-Asia (2000) (sponsored by BG International)
  • Privatisation in Transitional Economies (1999) (sponsored by Chase)
  • Entering the World Financial Markets: East and Central Europe and the CIS Countries (1998)
  • Russia, China, Central Asia: From Geo-Politics to Geo-Economics in Euro-Asia (1998) (sponsored by NM Rothschild and Sons and BG International)
  • Central Banking in Post-Socialist Economies. (1997) (sponsored by the Bank of England)
  • The Post-Soviet World. A Period of Transition. (1996)

These conferences attracted wide interest from the academic community, governmental and non-governmental organisations, and businesses operating in the CIS countries. The conferences were attended by 70-100 participants on average and attracted financial and other sponsorship from the following organisations: British Gas, Chase Manhattan Bank, Rothschild and Son Ltd, The British Academy, The British Council, the Soros Foundation, Shell International, etc. The academic output of these conferences has been published or is forthcoming in book form as well as papers in academic journals. CEAS has also a series of weekly seminars on developments in the CIS countries.