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With the participation of the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus, Vasily Matyushevsky, and the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Igor Shuvalov
The key components of a favourable regional investment climate are an industrially developed economy, suitable infrastructure, and a comfortable environment for investors. As part of the implementation of a new industrial model, there will be presentations on innovative infrastructure facilities in Khabarovsk Territory (Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Plant) and Vladimir Region (Kameshkovo Industrial Park), as well as various projects in Moscow Region: Dega-Noginsk Industrial Park, Stupino 1 Industrial Park, Koledino Industrial Park, Sheremetyevo Industrial Park, Dubna Technology and Innovation Special Economic Zone, and GDP Quadrat Special Economic Zone. Strategically important facilities in Smolensk Region (Phoenix and Safonovo Industrial Parks, the advanced special socioeconomic zone in the city of Dorogobuzh) will also be presented.
Attracting investment into the economy is one of the strategic tasks faced by the regions. One of the most frequently asked questions is: where should we seek capital investment for various economic sectors? The session will be held in dialogue format and will cover the outlook for implementing ideas (for example, the Tatarstan Resident's Card), and how to effectively attract investment and communicate correctly with potential partners.
With each passing day, the quantity of innovative technology and smart solutions in different spheres of life grows. New platforms and approaches to the implementation of municipal, medical, and transport services are being created. What will the region of the future look like? During the event, projects aimed at creating a comfortable and well-functioning environment, at both the regional and city level, will be presented. COALCO will present its new project, IQ REGION, which demonstrates innovations in the housing and utilities, transport, education, and telemedicine sectors, as well as the Central Dry Port infrastructure project. Representatives from Siberian Generating Company will talk about how investment in the region's heating supply could stimulate the development of the Russian economy. Foresight will present its project ‘Creating a Smart Region’ and discuss its experience of rolling out the domestic IT technology Prognoz Platform. Foresight will present its Prognoz Platform, a programming platform for business analytics. The National Research University Higher School of Economics will showcase its ‘Digital Social Science in Science, Education, and Business’ project.
Rossiyskiy Uchebnik and the National Research University Higher School of Economics present their joint project, the Regional Education Infrastructure Index.
What are the best ways to identify potential points of growth and assess the effectiveness of budgetary investment in education? Why is it that regions with similar socioeconomic indicators are demonstrating varying levels of development when it comes to education infrastructure? What conditions are required to transform expenditure on education into an economic lead? What are the most attractive aspects of education from the point of view of extra-budgetary investment?
The improvement and development of areas, modern architectural and artistic solutions, and new tourism facilities are transforming the image of regions and contributing to a renaissance of their cultural heritage. What potential does the country have and who is shaping its image today? During this session, the tourist potential of a city of federal significance, Sevastopol, will be presented, as well the outlook for the establishment of Heraclitus Industrial Park.
Presentation by the Republic of Armenia
Vectors of Development in Armenia: Reforms and New Opportunities
The global market for electronic toll collection has been growing at an average annual rate of 9% since 2009, and is expected to continue to increase in the short and medium term. The use of paid services for car drivers is expanding rapidly in various Russian regions.
Should the government play a leading role in setting up toll collection tools and systems?
Do trends in the growth of toll collection systems depend on the development of the toll road network and road services? Is it possible to streamline payment methods for motorists, for various kinds of road services?
In order to modernize the country, an effective policy aimed at stimulating the development of regional economies is vital. What drives today’s inflows of investment? What conditions have been created in the regions to attract partners? What does the future hold for Russian investment zones? The opportunities and investment areas in Yaroslavl, Tula, and Novgorod Regions, and the Republics of Crimea and Tatarstan, as well as an innovative medical cluster in Mineralnye Vody (North Caucasus Development Corporation) will be presented in the form of a blitz session.
Information about the opportunities presented by the new Foreign Investment Act, the Port of Mariel Development Project, and the Portfolio of Opportunities for Foreign Investment will be unveiled at the presentation.