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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The Digital Economy: Opportunities and Prospects for the Far East
12 September 2018
09:30—11:00
Moderators
Tatiana Remezova
Anchor, Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (RTR)
Speakers and experts
Anatoliy Bobrakov
Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic
Andrey Bugrov
Non-Executive Director, Norilsk Nickel
Sergey Glazyev
Member of the Board, Minister in Charge of Integration and Macroeconomics, Eurasian Economic Commission
Sergey Zhigarev
Chairman of the Committee on Economic Policy, Industry, Innovative Development and Entrepreneurship, State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation
Stanislav Kuznetsov
Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board, Sberbank
Sergey Mytenkov
Vice President, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP)
Elina Sidorenko
General Director, Platform for Working with Entrepreneurs’ Enquiries
Cossar Sohail
Executive Operation Director, Bitlish Ltd.
Dmitry Ufaev
Chief Executive Officer, Bitfury Russia
Julia Charlton
Partner, Solicitor, Charltons
Participants
Nikolai Legkodimov
Partner, Head of Technology Consulting, KPMG in the CIS
Alexey Mostovshchikov
Chairman, Expert Council on Economics and Entrepreneurship, Youth Parliament of the State Duma of the Russian Federation
Alexey Shevtsov
Managing Director, Head of Blockchain Technology Development, State Corporation Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank) (until 2019)
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