Russian Senior Housing and Care Market (RSHCM) Conference, April 2017, St. Petersburg-RU
Supported by Non-state pension fund BLAGOSOSTOYANIE
Organized by Project 60+ and Non-profit partnership SICUAP
Last year the Russian market have grown but it is still small and underdeveloped. The elderly population in Russia is over 30 million and growing, so the ageing Russian population is creating a lot of opportunities for Russian and foreign companies and respective joint ventures. The market is in need for best practice, expertise, management, technologies, real estate and equity investments to name a few.
The event was focused on the senior care-services and dementia, operations, building design, investments and financing, with respective sessions. The goals of this conference were also:
- share and discuss information about the current state and opportunities of RSHCM
- gain best practice from other countries
- facilitate market development
- discuss real life cases (Russia and other countries).
Frank van Dillen of Dementia Village Advisors, has taken part in the conference. Frank as an architect and consultant has experience creating a lot of senior housing projects in the Netherlands and other countries, and is responsible of the project of the world famous Hogeweyk dementia village.
Among the speakers were:
Inna Karpenko, General Director, Blagopoluchiye (Monino Center)
Natalia Kuracheva, Deputy Executive Director, Non-state pension fund Blagosostoyanie, Chairman of the
Board of SICUAP
Alexander Balabin, Managing Partner, SEVERIN Group, CEO, SEVERIN Project
Freek Lapré, Member of the Board of the European Association of Homes and Services for the Elderly EAHSA, QOLity
Eugeny Yakushev, Executive Director, Non-state pension fund SAFMAR