XVI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE RUSSIAN REGIONS IN THE FOCUS OF CHANGES

When

November 18 – 20, 2021

Where

Hybrid mode (Online +In-person, Yekaterinburg, Russia)

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Biggest business event in the Ural region dedicated to the issues of regional development in the context of global economic trends

The conference speakers are leading Russian economists, international experts in economics and finance, top managers of middle businesses and big industrial companies, government representatives, academia and young professionals. 

The events of recent years are attended by guests from various cities of the Russian Federation from Moscow to Vladivostok, as well as European countries, Asia and the CIS. Geographical coverage of attendees of the Сonference 2020  includes 15 countries, such as the USA, Italy, the Czech Republic, the Philippines, China, France, Portugal, the Netherlands, India, Germany, the United Kingdom, etc.

16

years

Coverage of topical economic issues in the Urals, Russia and beyond

700+

Participants
Attend the conference annually

45+

Countries

In geographical coverage of attendees in 2020

100+

Speakers

Share key research and cases at the conference events

the CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

The programme includes business and academic days, which will include:

  • Plenary sessions and round tables
  • Open lectures and workshops from invited experts
  • More than 20 research session and for the scientific community
  • Youth Forum
  • Networking events

Special events within the programme:

  • Economic development tools in the context of a pandemic: for enterprises, cities and regions
  • Business-education in the New Normal: Digitalization, responsibility and deglobalization
  • Sverdlovsk region strategy 2035 presentation: Smart, digital, green through ESG lenses
  • Research and technological development and the policy of digitalisation: a regional projection
  • Labor market: demographic and generation gaps impacts
  • Human wellbeing in the context of digital transformation of society 
  •  ESG-evolution of the (world) economy and local strategies
  • New urban development: case of a UrFU Digital Transformation Center

The events are planned in hybrid format in accordance with epidemiological guidelines.

Venue: Ekaterinburg,
— November 18 - The Congress Center of the IEC "Ekaterinburg-Expo"
— November 19-20 - the venues of the Ural Federal University

For all key events, an online connection will be organized with the main speakers and participants at the conference venues in Ekaterinburg.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

ORGANISERS

REGISTRATION