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

The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, 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, and 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 5000 people working in Russia and abroad. In addition, it works in close cooperation with 160 economic partners; industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions; and financial, trade, and business associations from 75 countries worldwide.

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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Industry 4.0: an evolving social contract for economies under rapid change
2 June 2017
10:15

Industrial automation is forecast to entail the loss of approximately 40% of jobs over the next 20 years; the first to be abolished will be low-paying jobs in the production sector. Meanwhile, competitive pressure will not allow business leaders to ignore the benefits of digitalization and automation. What decisions should be made to prepare for the coming revolutionary transformations on the labour market? What steps should be taken to prevent aggravation of income inequality? How is the labour market employment structure going to change? Will self-employment solve the employment problem?

Date
02.06.2017
Forum
SPIEF
Started at
10:15
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