Friday, 26th June, 2015 – delegates’ arrival

First Day – Saturday, 27th June, 2015:
– Official opening:

  • Representative of the RuSciTech Coordination Committee.
  • Representative of the RASA Coordination Committee.

– Presentations of the current science & technology innovation programmes in Russia:

  • The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation;
  • The Russian Science Foundation;
  • Programme «5-100-2020»;
  • JSC RTI – R&D Division.

– Education and industrial projects.
– Case studies of international collaborations involving Russian-speaking compatriots abroad.
– Networking dinner.

Second Day – Sunday, 28th June, 2015:
– Panels and round-table discussions:

  • Science development in Russia: strategy and tactics;
  • Expert evaluation of science projects in Russia;
  • Innovation at universities and industries – international experience in technology transfer activities;
  • International education programmes in Russia.

– Summary of the outcomes, e.g. potential collaborations and joint projects, key success factors in their effective realisation; mechanisms of engaging Russian-speaking experts living abroad.
– Sightseeing tour.

Information and organisational support for the conference is provided by the following organisations:

  • Rossotrudnishestvo;
  • Russian Venture Company;
  • Agency of Strategic Initiatives;
  • Embassies of the Russian Federation in Singapore, Peking, Seoul, General Consulate of the Russian Federation in Hong-Kong;
  • Coordination Committees of Russian-Speaking Compatriots in Singapore, China, Hong-Kong, South Korea, Vietnam;
  • Skolkovo Foundation and the Open University Skolkovo (OpUS);
  • Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech);
  • Russian Council for Foreign Affairs;
  • Russian Business Club in Hong-Kong;
  • Russian News Agency;
  • POISK Newspaper;
  • New Scientist News Portal (;
  • ”Troitsky Variant” Newspaper.