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Global Technology Leadership Forum (Sochi, December 5-6, 2019)

7 Oct '19
The central theme of the Forum will be the formation of a state technological policy at the turn of the 2020s and cooperation to achieve Russia's leadership in global markets. The forum was organized by RVC and the NTI Platform with the support of the Government of the Russian Federation.

The agenda of the Forum is focused on the development of end-to-end technologies - advanced areas that will determine the face of the global economy and the leadership potential of states in the new decade. Among them are artificial intelligence, quantum technologies, robotics and sensors, distributed registry systems, wireless communications technologies, new manufacturing technologies, virtual and augmented reality. The development of cross-cutting technologies is a priority of the state programs 'Digital Economy of the Russian Federation' and the National Technological Initiative.

The Forum will host stress tests and presentations of roadmaps for the development of high-tech areas based on end-to-end technologies, strategic sessions with the participation of state corporations, presentations of technology consortia, and events of the National Technology Initiative community. The Forum will bring together representatives of high-tech companies, investors, research and educational organizations, authorities and development institutions.

Maxim Akimov, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation: 'Today, important structural changes are taking place in the world: the industrial model of development is being replaced by the knowledge economy, digital technologies are becoming the main factor in socio-economic growth. Russia has all the necessary resources for active inclusion in the global technological agenda. This work requires a serious transformation of the interaction system of all participants in the innovation ecosystem, including large corporations and development institutions. In this sense, the Forum is a strategic platform where new models of state technological policy will be designed.'

The Global Technology Leadership Forum will be held on December 5-6 at the Sochi Main Media Center.

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Registration for the Forum is here.
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