Young people as a driver of the economy

08 Jun , 12:30–13:30
Pavilion G, Innosocium LAB

Representatives of government, business, the academic community, and young entrepreneurs will discuss how young people can contribute to the economy of knowledge. What conditions should the state create for young scientific and business leaders as a driver of economic development? How can student communities become a driver for the growth of the urban economy? What measures must we take to ensure that young people don’t leave their home towns?
What kind of environment should be created for young people to develop in? How do young people influence the urban economy and sustainable development? What are the trends in changing requirements for specialists in the new economy? What measures of support do young entrepreneurs need? The issues involved in end-to-end support system for youth projects. Development of youth entrepreneurship through the inclusion of ‘techies’. Prospects for the development of point solutions for the promotion of youth projects with respect to integration into the real economy.

Elena Myakotnikova, Corporate Director, Agency for Strategic Initiatives

Garry Goldman, Deputy Chair of the Kaliningrad Region Government
Gulnaz Kadyrova, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Ekaterina Luksha, Managing Director, ‘Defending Children’ Charitable Foundation, Leader of the Voice of Youth international initiative
Veronika Peshkova, President, Foundation for the Development of Public Diplomacy Women's Perspective; Goodwill Ambassador, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Andrey Platonov, Deputy Director, Federal Agency for Youth Affairs (Rosmolodezh)
Azer Talibov, Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
Robert Urazov, Chief Executive Officer, Agency for the Development of Professional Communities and Skilled Workers (WorldSkills Russia)
Maksim Chernin, Chairman, Committee on Insurance against Accidents and Development of Life Insurance, All-Russian Insurance Association