Concept
of the XI International IT Forum with the participation of BRICS and the SCO countries

UNDER THE AUSPICES

Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO

ORGANIZERS

Government of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra

Government of the city of Khanty-Mansiysk

Ugra Research Institute of Information Technologies

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE FORUM          

TO ACHIEVE THE OBJECTIVES, THE FOLLOWING CHALLENGES WILL BE MET:

FORUM AGENDA PRIORITIES

1. Digitization as an impulse to the development of cooperation among the BRICS and SCO countries:

2. Development of systems and control of changes in the digital economy:

3. Establishing and promoting joint project initiatives in the BRICS and SCO countries:

4. E-government:

5. Information security:

6. Integrated healthcare information circuit:

7. Digital education and personnel for the new economy:

8. Culture as an essential component of the digital economy:

9. Regulatory framework for the digital environment:

10. IT in oil and gas industry: digital oil field – the present and the future of the digitization in the industry:

11. Comfortable and Safe Urban Environment:

12. Digital archives of the future. Digital assets:

13. The impact of changes in the information environment on the society (within the framework of the Second International Conference "Information and Communication in the Digital Era: Explicit and Implicit Impacts" under the auspices of and in cooperation with UNESCO:

  • Fundamental changes of the information environment in the information society.
  • New types and forms of social communication.
  • Socio-cultural transformations: the impact of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (social atomization, reduction of pluralism, total control, loss of privacy, etc.).
  • The Fourth Industrial Revolution, artificial intelligence, neural networks, big data.
  • Recognition of and opposition to manipulations and fake news, hate speech, trolling, etc.
  • Finding a balance between the freedom of expression in the digital environment and information security.
  • Media information literacy and building digital skills among the people.
  • Promotion of reading of both paper and soft data media as the main way to preserve the language and the written culture.
  • Problems with preserving electronic information and archiving Internet resources.