10:00 — 10:10 Welcome speech by APPC President Anna Tenetko
and vice president of the APPC and moderator of the WFPC Igor Tenetko.

10:10 — 10:25 Matt Klink (USA),
Political consultant, has more than 30 years of experience working on complex, controversial and highprofile issues for public and private sector clients, as well as candidates for elected office and ballot
measure campaigns. President of the International Association of Political Consultants (IAPC), partner of
California Strategies LLC.
Topic: Midterm elections in the United States in 2022 and an evaluation of their results. The political
balance in the run-up to the upcoming 2024 presidential election in the Republican Party.
Consolidation of the Republican party, which is more unity or disagreement.

10:25 — 10:40 Michael Bustamante (USA),
Political consultant, over 25 years of successful experience in creating strategies for business, local
government councils and election campaigns, including successful campaigns by California senators,
congressmen, and governors, and building on the Administration’s communications and advocacy work.
Governor of the California State Voter Modernization Board.
Topic: Assessment of the mid-term elections in the US in 2022 from the position of the ruling
democratic party, its strategic plans for the next two years.
Political pressure on the Biden administration is an internal struggle within the Congress or this struggle
may have more serious political consequences.

10:40 — 10:55 Marco Cacciotto (Italy).
Political consultant, more than 25 years of successful experience in developing political and business
strategies; the first in Italy consultant providing strategic consulting to political parties, candidates and
public administration; Professor of Political Marketing at the Faculty of Political Science, University of
Turin; Member of the Association of Professional Political Advisers (APPC).
Topic: Parliamentary elections in Italy in 2022, how their results may influence the political direction of
Italy. The new Premier and his team, what may be the changes in the internal position of Italy in the EU.

10:55 — 11:10 Olivier Vedrine (France)
Professor (h.c.); Journalist; Lecturer for the European Commission in the network of experts Team
Europe (2007-2014); Editor of the Russian edition «Defense National» (2010-2014) published in Paris at
the Ecole Militaire; Senior political adviser on Ukrainian issues Henri Malosse, President of the EESC
European Economic and Social Committee (2013-2015); Television presenter in over 150 programs on
Ukrainian national channels, with its own political show to support of Ukraine and the EU. Editor of
«Russian Monitor»; Professor Honoris Causa; Activities at universities and institutions in more than 20
countries of the world; Editor of the media platform «February morning».
Topic: The 2022 French presidential election, inner political changes. The energy crisis in Europe, the
political vector of France within the EU and the foreign policy vector in relations with the US, UK and

11:10 — 11:25 Thomas Borwick (United Kingdom)
Political consultant specializing in creating large-scale strategic marketing and investment in British
companies and election campaigns. Experience in over 20 campaigns across the country and
internationally in the US and the Caribbean, leading technologist to digitally support the «Vote Leave
Campaign», with an unprecedented success. Director of «College Green Group», «Kanto Systems»,
«Kanto Elect and Bicester Lane».
Topic: The high-speed political events in UK in 2022, political power relations in Parliament, the vector
of UK foreign policy with the new Prime Minister towards the US, the EU and military conflict in Ukraine.

11:25 — 11:40 Christian Wehrschutz (Austria)
Political journalist; Military expert and analyst; Extensive experience of media work in European media;
Balkan expert; Since 2015 Head of the office of the national TV company of Austria ORF in Kiev, Ukraine.
Topic: Is there a risk that the current energy crisis in Europe, given the ongoing military conflict in
Ukraine, could develop into a military phase on the territory of Europe. How will the military and
political situation in the region to the east and south-east of Germany and the Balkans develop in the

11:40 — 11:55 Alexander Tsinker (Israel)
Political Scientist; Political consultant; Candidate of Management Sciences; President of the
International Center of Expertise on Electoral Systems (ICES); Member of the Knesset XV (Parliament of
Topic: The political balance in Israel after the parliamentary elections this year. Israel’s political
opportunities and risks in the Middle East for the end of 2022 and early 2023. American-Israeli relations,
what has changed in the past year, what are the prospects for their development.

11:55 — 12:10 Abhimanyu Bharti (India)
Political consultant and strategist; Founder of the Political School; Extensive experience in electoral
campaigns, including the 2014 election campaign of Prime minister Narendra Modi.
Topic: Current development of the situation in India, internal political forces. What may be the changes
in India’s foreign policy towards such geopolitical points as the US, China and Russia. What is the opinion
in Indian society about the military conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

12:10 — 12:25 Zhaksylyk Sabitov (Kazakhstan)
Political scientist, Doctor of philosophy; Historian; Expert-analyst in the field of the study of nations and
nationalism, specialist in the medieval history of the peoples of Central Asia.
Topic: Political situation in Kazakhstan before and after the presidential elections. The current political
situation in Central Asia, as a region on the political map between big players as Turkey, Russia, and
China, is likely to have an impact on the entire region.

12:25 — 12:40 Nair Aliev (Azerbaijan)
Political scientist, honored journalist of Azerbaijan, member of the Association of Professional Political
Consultants (APPC).

Topic: The conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia is a peace or military impasse. The political future
of the South Caucasus countries in 2023, given the ongoing crisis, opportunities and risks.

12:40 — 12:55 Aouragh Ramdane (Algeria)
International expert; Conflict scientist of Middle East countries; Founder of company «Aures Company»,
analytical and consulting services on the countries of the East.
Topic: The future of the Persian Gulf and Middle East countries during the energy crisis. How the
relationship will be built within the Arab world, as well as with the US, the EU and Russia.

12:55 — 13:10 Kostyantyn Bondarenko (Ukraine)
Leading Political Scientist of Ukraine; President of UPF (Ukrainian Political Foundation), member of the
Association of Professional Political Consultants (APPC)
Topic: The military-political situation in Ukraine after 9 months of war, the most probable scenarios of
events up to spring-summer 2023. Ukraine is the center of the world crisis on the border of the Atlantic
and Pacific worlds or a local military conflict.

13:10 — 13:25 Andrei Zolotarev (Ukraine)

Political Scientist; Leading Political Advisor of Ukraine; More than 25 Years of Experience in Political
Consulting and Election Campaigns; Member of the Association of Professional Political Consultants
Topic: Internal political situation in Ukraine in wartime. Whether changes in the post-war state political
architecture, opportunities for new changes, or the continuation of the existing political model are

13:25 — 13:40 Paulo Moura (Brazil)
Political consultant; Political scientist; Executive Director of IPP/Exata Inteligencia Politica/ International
experience over 15 years, one of the leading political strategists specializing in strategy development,
communication and political marketing; Member of the American Association of Political Consultants
(AAPC) and the International Association of Political Consultants (IAPC). Winner of the Reed and Oscar
Political Marketing Awards, 2009, 2011 and 2013.
Topic: Political uncertainty in Brazil, what and whose ideas must win to consolidate society. What
foreign policy vector looks most effective for Brazil as a leading country in Latin America.