Organizing Committee of the XII IT Forum with participation of the BRICS and SCO countries approved the business program

29/04/2021

A meeting of the Organizing Committee for preparation and holding of the IT Forum with participation of relevant departments and organizations took place in Khanty-Mansiysk. Representatives of Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Russian Committee for UNESCO, National Forum for Information Security "Infoforum", Analytical Center under the Government of the Russian Federation, Higher School of Public Administration of the RANEPA and the Institute for Digital Development of Science and Education also took part in the videoconference.

The participants of the meeting approved IT Forum program, which will include more than 40 events in a hybrid format with limited offline participation and a wide online dialogue between Russian and foreign experts. For the first time, the Forum will be held for four days -
from 15 to 18 June.

One of the notable events of the IT Forum will be the III International Conference "Information and Communication in the Digital Age: Explicit and Implicit Impacts" within the framework of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Program "Information for All". About 100 experts from 40 countries – representatives of intergovernmental, international, regional and national non-governmental organizations, universities and research centers, state authorities and institutions in the field of information and communication, science, culture and education-are expected to participate.

Events of the IV International Conference on Information Security "Infoforum-Ugra" with the participation of the BRICS, SCO and CSTO countries will last for two days. For the first time, the Conference will host Russia-China Digital Forum, which is held jointly with the Cloud Security Alliance and the Cybersecurity Association of the People's Republic of China, research centers and major IT companies in China. It is already known that the Russian side will be represented by Deputy Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of Russia, President of the Academy of Cryptography of Russia Alexander Shoitov and Director of the Department of International Information Security of the Russian Foreign Ministry Andrey Krutskikh.

Traditionally, a whole block of events will be devoted to the issues of digitalization of education. International conference #EdCrunch Ugra will be held in Ugra for the third time.

Organized by the Institute for Digital Development of Science and Education, the conference with the participation of IT rectors of Russian universities will include three panel discussions, where participants will discuss the digital transformation of universities.

International Conference of Notaries "Integration of the Digital Notary into the digital Economy of the country" will bring together heads of regional notary chambers, as well as colleagues from Austria, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and other countries.

Together with the Analytical Center under the Government of the Russian Federation, a round table "Digital maturity of regional authorities" will be held with the participation of regional IT ministers.

The team of the RANEPA Higher School of Public Administration will hold a plenary discussion on "System Management of Digital Transformation in the regions" at the IT Forum, where successful industry cases in healthcare, education, construction and other areas will be discussed. The round table "Artificial Intelligence – a reasonable partner" will discuss the readiness of the regions to implement it and its application in the authorities.

A number of events will be held with the participation of the CCI of the Russian Federation, including a visiting meeting of the Council of the CCI of the Russian Federation for the Development of Information Technologies and the Digital Economy and the Committee of the Association of Computer and Information Technology Enterprises for Regional Development, as well as a meeting of the Committee of the CCI of the Russian Federation for Entrepreneurship in the field of real estate economics.

General Information Partner of the Forum will traditionally be the TASS news agency.

General partners: Rostelecom, Salym Petroleum, Rosneft, Slavneft.

Detailed information and broadcast of events are available on the website of the IT Forum.