Maria Bondareva ,
Anchor, Russia 24 TV Channel
Alexey Borovkov ,
Vice Rector for Innovative Projects, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Anatoly Karachinsky ,
President, IBS Group
Vladimir Knyaginin ,
Vice President, Strategic Research Center Foundation
Sergey Kogogin ,
Director General, KAMAZ
Nicolas Maure ,
Mikhail Oseevskiy ,
Vadim Shvetsov ,
General Director, SOLLERS
Sergey Gaysin ,
Chief Executive Officer, NAMI Central Scientific Research Automobile and Automotive Engine Institute
Evgeny Elin ,
Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
Elena Matveeva ,
Vice-President for corporate policy, GAZ Group
Car manufacturing is the most competitive and dynamic sector in all hi-tech economies, on that lays the foundations for complex cybertechnical systems; this is why it is crucial for the Russian car industry to play a key role.
If you own an old asset tied to technologies that pollute the environment, for you that means a drop in value and a risky business model. A consortium is a way of synchronizing the actions of consumers, regulators and manufacturers.
Thank you, Elon Musk, the first person in the world to package the subject of electric cars so beautifully that everyone started talking about it and doing even more work on it.
For sure, when you look at the very long term it is quite obvious that cars will become electrified, autonomous (or semi-autonomous) and connected to the cloud with 4G today, 5G tomorrow, 6G after. State support will be needed both for R&D work and investments.
Ensuring cyber security and cyber resistance today is not just a buzzword, this is reality. Creating automated driving systems for vehicles used for transporting passengers will require colossal efforts to make the system reliable and safe.
Here [in software development] we have the kind of monetization we understand from the point of view of experience, intellect and our joint efforts. That is why the main breakthrough technologies will belong to manufacturers who turn into IT companies.