Active work on the preparation of the XI International IT Forum with the participation of BRICS and the SCO countries continues in Ugra

21/03/2019

In Khanty-Mansiysk, an extended meeting of the Organizing Committee for the preparation and holding of the IT Forum was held with the participation of representatives of departments and organizations responsible for specialized events. Representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and industry of Russia, the Russian Committee for UNESCO, National Forum for Information Security "Infoforum" and project office for the implementation of the National program Digital economy of the Russian Federation also participated in the meeting via video conferencing.
The participants of the meeting approved the program of the IT Forum, the main theme of which in 2019 is Digitalization as an impetus to the development of cooperation between
BRICS and the SCO countries.
It is the digitalization of the economy that dictates the need to create new digital goods, services and platform solutions. As a result we need personnel who will ensure development and operation, as well as specialists in various fields with digital competencies. The response to such IT-requests for the first time will be a cluster of events, united by the theme "Training for the Digital Economy". The cluster will include an introductory session "Education is the Subject of Digital Transformation of the Economy" and expert work in the areas of development of the ecosystem of digital education for an end user of "Education as a Subject of the Digital Economy.
The business program includes about 30 events, which will held discussions of the issues of digital public administration, information infrastructure, smart cities, information security, the introduction of digital technologies in health, education, culture, oil and gas production. Work format: plenary sessions, strategic sessions, panel discussions and thematic roundtables. There will also be events that have become traditional ones: International eSports Tournament
UGRA OPEN and competitions in the field of information security
«UGRA CTF – 2019».
The exhibition Digital Technologies for All will work along with the events of the business program of the forum. It will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk for the fourteenth time and will traditionally present various solutions in the field of IT. A number of activities for children are also planned: master classes, quizzes, quests, museum classes, laboratories, flash games and demonstration of children's technical projects of technoparks "Quantorium".
Registration of participants has already started on the forum website.