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 179 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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05.09.2019

FINОdays: On Your Marks, Get Set, Go!

The final qualifying stage has concluded for FINOdays, the youth programme of the FINOPOLIS Forum of Innovative Financial Technologies. All the candidates demonstrated an excellent level of preparation!

Based on the testing results, 84 participants from different cities of Russia, the CIS, and beyond will take part in FINOdays. The semi-finalists include students from such universities as: Novosibirsk State University, St. Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO University), Bauman Moscow State Technical University, the Higher School of Economics, the Financial University, and others. This year’s participants also include students from the Technical University of Munich, Harbour, Space University (Barcelona), and Nazarbayev University (Nur-Sultan).

The main event of FINOdays – the Hackathon – will feature 17 teams that were formed from selected participants. The team members will solve cases prepared by leading financial market players and compete for a prize pool of RUB 1 million, which the finalists will share.

In addition to the 24-hour Hackathon, the FINOdays Youth Programme participants will have a very eventful week: they will take part in the FINOPOLIS 2019 business programme, meet with potential employers, and attend workshops, master classes, and sporting events.

The schedule of the FINOdays Youth Programme will be published on the FINOPOLIS website in the near future. You can also follow the latest news in the official VKontakte group.

FINOdays are being organized by the Bank of Russia.

The official partner of the Hackathon is QIWI.

The Roscongress Foundation is the operator of FINOPOLIS.

Source: Bank of Russia

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