Summer School in New York 2015

June 29

Поездка превзошла все наши ожидания!

За время пребывания мы познакомились с большим числом выдающихся и интересных людей, с такими, как, например, Виталий Чуркин – постоянный представитель Российской Федерации при ООН. Мы побывали в штаб квартире ООН, российском Генеральном консульстве, в новостном агентстве Bloomberg, Федеральном резервном банке и в других не менее интересных местах…

Welcome address, The City University of New York (CUNY)

William Barry

University Director at the City University of New York

Welcome to New York tour

June 30

American legal system

  • the process to become a lawyer
  • what it is to be a lawyer

Mario DeMarco, Esq.

Law Offices of Mario DeMarco, P.C.

Bloomberg News Tour

Karen Amanda Toulon

New York Bureau Chief, Bloomberg News

July 1

Air Freight Industry in USA

Moving your cargo from USA to Russia by air

Vladimir V. Sushko

President & CEO, Transatlantic Airways

Meeting with SUNY program students

Dr. Maryalice Mazzara

Director of Academic Affairs, SUNY Levin Institute

July 2

Fashion and Business Law

Ross E. Pitcoff

Ross Pitcoff Law

July 3

General functions of Consular offices of Russia

Anatoly Kargapolov

Senior Consul, Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York

July 6

The Power of Image

Dr. Roger von Hanwehr

Ex-defense-sector executive. Multi-industry experience: space defense, alternative energy, natural resources exploitation, nanotechnology.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York: lecture and tour

  • Federal Reserve System
  • FRBNY – who we are?
  • Monetary policy/Implementation - Observations
  • Crisis reflections

Eric Pajonk

Media Relations Department, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

July 7

U.S.-Russian Relations: What comes After the Reset?

Thomas Graham

Senior Director, Kissinger Associates Inc.
Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Russia on the National Security Council Staff

Tax system

  • Overview of the accounting and tax industry in the United States, including various career paths
  • High level overview of the US tax system, including key international tax principles

Victoria Fayfman, Esq.

Senior Manager-International Tax Services, Friedman LLP

July 8

Challenge = Opportunity

Vikas Bhatia C|CISO, CIPP, CISSP

C.E.O., Kalki Consulting LLC

July 9

Update on U.S. Financial Regulation

  • Dodd-Frank and the Volker Rule
  • Investment Advisors
  • Swaps and Forex Regulation

John P. Drohan III, Esq.

Partner, Drohan Lee LLP

July 10

UN Press Office

Mr. Stephane Dujarric

Spokesman for the Secretary-General of the United Nations

Russia's role in United Nations

Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations

July 13

Prospect of ethnic and cultural diasporas in the US and their relations with countries of origin

UK mission to the UN briefing

Acute topics on the UN agenda, including the Security Council reform, conflict-settlement, peacekeeping, disarmament, etc.

Iona Thomas

Representative of the United Kingdom mission to the United Nations

July 14

American press

  • The goals and operation of the American press.
  • Investigative reporting and journalistic ethics.
  • How Americans cover Russia.
  • The connection between journalists and social networks, like Facebook and Twitter.

Tom Kent

Deputy Managing Editor for Standards and Production of The Associated Press

July 15

Space exploration and other global challenges at the United Nations

Andrei D. Terekhov

International Legal Expert,
Former Executive Director, Office of Administration of Justice, United Nations

US Mission to the UN (USUN) briefing

Acute topics on the UN agenda, including the Security Council reform, conflict-settlement, peacekeeping, disarmament, etc.

David Lee

Officer POL section, US Mission to the UN

July 16

Litigation in New York

Regina M. Vakser, Esq.

McBreen & Kopko

Visit Transatlantic Airways, JFK International Airport, Cargo area A

Vladimir V. Sushko

President & CEO, Transatlantic Airways

July 17

Diploma handling

Yuri Smirnov

President, Days of Russia Foundation,
Program Founder