The fifth Eurasian Forum in Verona (Italy) drew to a close on 21 October 2016. The event was organized by the Roscongress Foundation, the Conoscere Eurasia Association, and the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
Over the two days of the Forum, participants discussed a number of issues. These included building new projects and models for government interaction and economic cooperation in the current environment, developing the innovative infrastructure of Greater Eurasia, and cooperation in energy, manufacturing, technology, transport, and agriculture.
In particular, innovation was viewed as the main driver of long-term growth and global economic change.
This year, a total of 600 organizations and 60 speakers took part in the Eurasian Forum. They included government officials, business people, political and public figures, diplomats, experts, and journalists.