April 16, 2015, the International Conference ‘Valuation: challenges and solutions in modern conditions’ was conducted in Moscow. The conference was organized by RICS in Russia & CIS at the hotel ‘Marriott Tverskaya’ at the address: 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya street, 34. The conference program included speeches of the leading international and Russian experts in the field of valuation, economic analysis and investment policy. The main report was presented by Ms. Sarah Sayce, Honorary Professor of Kingston University and one of the world's most well-known experts in the field of valuation.
During the conference the following presentation programs were performed: ‘Macroeconomic indicators and the real estate market’ and ‘Real estate market through the eyes of market participations’. Among the speakers were Yaroslav Lisovolik, a member of the Board, Chief Economist, Head of the Economic Department at Deutsche Bank in Russia; Maarten Vermeulen FRICS, Regional Managing Director of RICS for Europe, Russia and CIS; George Buzhenitsa, Deutsche Bank; Vladimir Shvetsov, Sberbank CIB; Alexander Kopylov MRICS, Chairman of the RICS Assessment Group in Russia and CIS, Director of the real estate consulting Department of EY; Stefano Carosi, Head of real estate Finance Department of UniCredit Bank; Denis Sokolov FRICS, Partner, Head of Analytical Department of Cushman & Wakefield; Maria Kotova MRICS, Partner, Executive Director of Knight Frank; Adrian Baker FRICS, Chairman of the Board of RICS in Russia and the CIS, CEO of Raven Russia Limited Group Management; Tatiana Tikova MRICS, Vice-President, strategy and asset management of PSN Group.
Pavel Kartsev, Director General of VALRUS, presented the report on ‘The current condition of valuation services market and its future development’ as part of ‘Valuation under uncertainty’ program. To specify the main directions of incoming orders, properties and purposes of valuation, expectations regarding the dynamics of the market valuation of the main industries the survey of Executives was made as part of speech preparation. Taking into account the positive feedbacks and support of RICS the similar research is able to conduct on a regular basis.