07.06.2022

IT-Forum with BRICS and SCO participation is being held in Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug

IT-Forum with BRICS and SCO participation is being held in Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug

The Forum centers around the topic of information security. According to various estimates, the event will bring together nearly 40 countries, including Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, France, Romania, Italy, Armenia, India, and delegations from several countries of Africa.

Other key topics include digital transformation, artificial intelligence, and safety in the digital space. Representatives of state bodies and the world’s leading companies will discuss innovation in leading industries, the importance of digital technology under current circumstances, digital sovereignty, and prospects of international cooperation.

The Center for Global IT-cooperation is actively participating in the event. First of all, the Center is represented with a stand at the Forum’s exhibition, which features over 50 companies showcasing solutions for import substitution. Secondly, together with the Alliance for the Protection of Children in the Digital Environment, the Center will hold the “Protection of Children and Youth in the Digital Environment: Russian Initiatives, Effective Practices and International Experience” session on June 8 at the Forum for Children and Youth “Junior-IT.” Participants of the session will discuss the most prominent online dangers and threats to children and teenagers, effective practices and preventive and protection measures against negative online influence.

The IT-Forum with BRICS and SCO participation is recognized as the leading global platform for political and business networking as well as discussions on the latest digital economy development trends. As always, the Forum brings together members of the diplomatic corps representing their countries in Russia, representatives of federal and regional state bodies, IT companies, public and research organizations, and foreign expert communities.