U.S. Ukraine Partnership Forum 2024



8:30 AM          Registration and Arrival

Welcome and Introduction

9:00 AM         Welcome Remarks

Suzanne P. Clark, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce


9:05 AM          Keynote Remarks

The Honorable Penny Pritzker, U. S. Special Representative for Ukraine's Economic Recovery


9:15 AM           Keynote Remarks

H.E. Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine



Building an Enabling Environment

9:30 AM          In Conversation: Coordinating Donor Financing

  • Moderator: Julie Monaco, Global Head, Public Sector Group, Citi
  • Daleep Singh, U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics
  • H.E. Sergii Marchenko, Minister of Finance of Ukraine
  • Gert Jan Koopman, Director General for Neighborhood and Enlargement, European Commission (Virtual)

10:00 AM        In Conversation: Strengthening Regional Partnerships

  • Moderator: David De Falco, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe and Eurasia, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Annie Petsonk, Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs, U.S. Department of Transportation 
  • Yuriy Draganchuk, Deputy Minister of Finance of Ukraine for EU Integration
  • Paweł Kowal, MP, Chairman of Polish Parliament Committee on Foreign Relations and the Council for Cooperation with Ukraine
  • Matthias Berninger, Executive Vice President for Public Affairs, Science & Sustainability, Bayer
  • Matt Chiller, Vice President for Government Affairs, Jacobs

10:35 AM        Ukraine Business Initiative

Marjorie Chorlins, Senior Vice President, Europe, U.S. Chamber

10:40 AM        Keynote Remarks 

The Honorable Gina Raimondo, U.S. Secretary of Commerce 

10:45 AM        COFFEE 

11:05 AM         In Conversation: Expanding Export-Oriented Sectors

  • Moderator: Marty Durbin, President, Global Energy Institute, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Erin McKee, Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Europe and Eurasia, USAID
  • H.E. Oleksandr Kubrakov, Deputy Prime Minister for Restoration of Ukraine (Virtual)
  • H.E. Nicolai Wammen, Minister of Finance of Denmark
  • Jeff Lloyd, Vice President, Oilseed Risk and Economic Research, ADM
  • Roger Martella, Chief Sustainability Officer, GE Vernova

Building Economy Recovery

11:40 AM         In Conversation: Removing Barriers to Investment Through Reform

  • Moderator: Jose W. Fernandez, Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, U.S. Department of State
  • H.E. Denys Maliuska, Minister of Justice of Ukraine
  • Mark Simakovsky, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Europe and Eurasia, USAID
  • Eric Hontz, Director of the Center for Accountable Investment, CIPE
  • Alfonso García Mora, Regional Vice President, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, International Finance Corporation

12:10 PM         In Conversation: Toward Sustainable Economic Development

  • Moderator: Dr. Ivana Zuzul, Executive Director and Head of Ukraine Business Initiative, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Maria Longi, Coordinator for U.S. Assistance to Europe, Eurasia, and Central Asia, U.S. Department of State
  • Taras Kachka, Deputy Minister of Economy and Trade Representative of Ukraine
  • Karl Jensen, Executive Vice President, National Governments, AECOM
  • Mark Stoesz, President, Enterprise Solutions, International, GE HealthCare
  • Andrew Torre, Regional President for the CEMEA Region, Visa Inc.

12:40 PM        LUNCH

Building an Economic Foundation

1:20 PM          In Conversation: Developing Financial Markets in Ukraine

  • Moderator: Tom Quaadman, Executive Vice President, CCMC, C_TEC, GIPC, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Sergiy Nikolaychuk, Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine 
  • Edward Knight, Executive Vice Chairman, Nasdaq
  • Anna Rogers, Head of International Development, TheCityUK

1:50 PM          Fireside Chat: Scott Nathan, CEO of U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

  • Moderator: Vasile Tofan, Senior Partner and Investment Committee Member, Horizon Capital

2:05 PM          In Conversation: Mitigating Risk 

  • Moderator: Derek Berlin, Senior Vice President, Global Government Solutions, Logistics Plus
  • Naz El-Khatib, Deputy Chief of Staff, Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
  • Volodymyr Kuzyo, Deputy Minister of Economy of Ukraine
  • Carl B. Kress, Regional Director, Middle East, North Africa, Europe and Eurasia, U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)
  • Crispin Ellison, Partner, Oliver Wyman (Virtual)

2:40 PM          In Conversation: Promoting Drivers of Economic Growth

  • Moderator: Keith Webster, President, Defense and Aerospace Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Justin McFarlin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for International and Industry Engagement
  • Glenn Goddart, Ukraine Program Manager, Parsons Corporation

3:00 PM         Fireside Chat: Looking Ahead to the Berlin Ukraine Recovery Conference

  • Jean-Pierre Froehly, Head of Task Force URC 2024, German Federal Foreign Office
  • Moderator: Andy Hunder, President, AmCham Ukraine

3:15 PM           Closing

  • John Murphy, Senior Vice President, Head of International, U.S. Chamber of Commerce