Global venue and Russia’s economic self-sufficiency: SPIEF concluded in St. Petersburg

In 2022, 691 agreements worth 5.6 trillion rubles were signed at the forum.


IT breakfast “IT Leadership: An Alliance of Russia and the Developing World” by RAEC and RUSSOFT held at SPIEF 2022

The discussion focused on Russia’s opportunity to take the leading position in ICT and developing state support measures for the IT industry.


Center and RITDF signed a memorandum of understanding

The Center for Global IT-Cooperation (Center) and Russian Information Technology Development Foundation (RITDF) signed a memorandum of understanding at the 25th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2022). The document was signed by Director of the Center Vadim Glushchenko and General Director of the RITDF Alexander Pavlov.


NFT versions of works by Kandinsky and Malevich sold at the “Create the Future 2050” auction

On June 15, 2022, the “Create the Future 2050” digital art contest hosted by the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum concluded with an auction. NFT versions of paintings included in the leading Russian museums’ collections, works of contemporary artists—prizewinners of the contest—and other objects were put up for auction.


Time of changes—time of opportunity for youth

Director of the Center for Global IT-Cooperation Vadim Glushchenko spoke at “The Young as a Driver of Socio-Economic Development in an Era of Change” session of the 25th anniversary edition of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on June 16.


Change is inevitable: The future of Runet

The future of the Russian Internet was discussed on June 16 at the 25th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.


“Child Online Protection Technologies.” Rostelecom identified 10 online risks of the future

Artificial intelligence is competing with parents for raising children, who today become victims of information warfare, while parasocial interactions with bloggers are displacing real communication. Rostelecom, one of the founding companies of the Alliance for the Protection of Children in the Digital Environment, presents the findings of the research study “Child Online Protection Technologies,” that predicts online risks of the near future.


SPIEF 2022 starts in Saint Petersburg

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum starts in Saint Petersburg.