Digital Subsoil Use

06 Jun , 11:00–12:15
Technologies Shaping the Future
Congress Centre, conference hall B2
In partnership with Rosgeologia

Geological exploration has strategic importance for Russia’s economic development. The economic effect of the digitalization of the Russian economy could increase the country’s GDP by RUB 4.1–8.9 trillion by 2025, and this amounts to 19–34% of the total expected GDP growth. Even more significant indicators can be obtained in subsoil use as large-scale digitalization will significantly reduce the costs of the most expensive elements such as exploration, drilling, and transportation and ensure the rational use of the subsoil. The creation of a single geoplatform combining these studies will give a new impetus to both regional geological exploration of subsoil resources and to international contractual obligations. The digitalization of subsoil use is a significant driver of development for certain regions and Russia as a whole. Can subsoil use become one of the drivers for the development of the digital economy and what measures does this require? Why is the digitalization of subsoil use strategically important for Russia? Will this strengthen Russia’s position in the CIS and vis-à-vis African economies? What are the best practices in Russia and internationally? What can Russian IT companies offer for subsoil use?

Sergey Gorkov, General Director, Chairman of the Management Board, Rosgeologia

Pavel Grachev, Chief Executive Officer, Polyus
Hemant Kanoria, Chairman, Managing Director, Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited
Artem Karapetov, Vice President, Schlumberger in Russia and Central Asia
Natalya Kasperskaya, President, InfoWatch Group
Dmitry Kobylkin, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation
Vladimir Litvinenko, Rector, Saint-Petersburg Mining University
Alexander Sergeev, President, Russian Academy of Sciences
Pavel Sorokin, Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation

Front row participants
Alexey Vashkevich, Head, Geological Exploration and Resource Base Development Directorate, Gazprom Neft
Kirill Molodtsov, Aide to the Chief of Staff, Presidential Executive Office