Our time is the time of the "smart"
"Smart" devices and things quickly come into our lives making it more comfortable and interesting. Even yesterday, "smart" house was the epitome of high technology, but today it is online training, business analysis, "smart" environment, "smart" government and "smart" city that are at the top of the emerging trends discussion.
"Smart" is not just technology, it is the transformation of the social model. The intellectual capacity of the human multiplied by the power of technology and converted into Collective Reason becomes the foundation of the modern society.
Digital Epoch: from the Information Society to the Knowledge Society
International Congress "SMART RUSSIA 2018"
Moscow, 10-11 October 2019
Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Russian Union of CIO (SoDIT), UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education, Eurasian Open Institute, HSBI, UNISA
The Main Objective of the Congress
The congress aims at considering both conceptual issues and practical implementations in the field of "smart nation" development. Under the "smart nation" we understand national effort to co-create a future of better living for all citizens through maximum use of knowledge and technology.
Key Issues for Discussion
The congress is held yearly since 2014. The previous events focused mainly on smart education and general issues of the knowledge economy development in Russia and worldwide. The content of this congress will be significantly expanded through "smart government" and "smart city".
The congress will be attended by around 200 representatives of federal, regional and local government, business, research and education community, civil society, experts, international organizations, mass media.
Congress activities include plenary sessions, a panel discussion, breakout sessions, poster presentations on smart government, smart education, smart city, and knowledge economy.
At plenary sessions and discussions, Russian and foreign experts will raise topical problems and consider key aspects of "smart nation" development.
Selected congress materials will be published in a special issue of the scientific and analytical journals.