A socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of nationwide and international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, youth, sporting, and cultural events.

The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of nationwide and international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, youth, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.

The Foundation was established in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.

Each year, the Foundation’s events draw participants from 208 countries and territories, with more than 15,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 5,000 people working in Russia and abroad.

The Foundation works alongside various UN departments and other international organizations, and is building multi-format cooperation with 173 economic partners, including industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions, financial, trade, and business associations from 78 countries worldwide, and 188 Russian public organizations, federal and legislative agencies, and federal subjects.

The Roscongress Foundation has Telegram channels in Russian t.me/Roscongress, English – t.me/RoscongressDirect, and Spanish t.me/RoscongressEsp. Official website and Information and Analytical System of the Roscongress Foundation: roscongress.org.

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Roscongress Blog

10 October 2019
Vitaliy Milke
Vitaly Milke on Ethics in Artificial Intelligence

The strategies for the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in many countries contain separate sections about ethical principles in the development of AI technologies. The AI Development Strategy in Russia also contains guidelines regarding the development of ethical rules for human and AI interaction.

5 August 2019
Vitaliy Milke
Vitaly Milke on Big Data for Machine Learning

The rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology is not only down to the progress made in the field of algorithms but also the ease of access to Big Data. Vitaly Milke, permanent contributor to the ROSCONGRESS.ORG Information and Analytical System and Adviser to the President for Economy and Finance, debates how data should be kept, collected and used in different countries.

22 July 2019
Vitaliy Milke
Vitaliy Milke on Pre-trained Neural Networks in Medicine and Genetics

The first algorithm for training neural networks was formulated by the Canadian neuropsychologist Donald O. Hebb, who studied neuron interaction and was interested in the principle governing their combination into ensembles. Hebb’s ideas were initially criticized, though some years later a group of American scientists were able to model an artificial neural network that could distinguish squares from other geometric shapes.

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Research
National Infrastructure Projects Pipeline 2022
In this publication InfraOne Research examines infrastructure projects from the National Infrastructure Projects Pipeline in the context of the current geopolitical and economic instability, the restrictions and the sanctions, and the repercussions of the pandemic.
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Where Does Our Drinking Water Actually Come From in the US?
Did you know that the United States has are more than 155,000 public water systems? With so many different systems, it becomes inevitable to wonder where our drinking water actually comes from and how safe it is. Even though there have been some incidents that have dented the confidence of US residents in the water that comes out of their taps, public water in the US is relatively safe. In 2019, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, noted that 92% of public water systems meet safe water standards.
Expert opinion
Alexei Chekunkov: “The pivot to the East runs through the Arctic”
Minister for the development of the Russian Far East and Arctic Alexei Chekunkov spoke to the Eastern Economic Forum 2022 magazine about the impact the current political situation is having on the development of the region, the most profitable infrastructure project in Russian history, and a new approach to urban planning.
Analytical digest
Trade Relations Between Russia and China: Potential for Growth
The Research Center ITI has prepared an analytical digest titled «Trade Relations Between Russia and China: Potential for Growth» where it studies the importance of Russia as a trade partner for China in main export categories, trends in China’s demand for imports, and regional and transportation aspects of trade. The study was done as part of ITI’s expert analytics partnership with the Roscongress Foundation.