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Moscow, July 6-12
VDNH, Pavilion 75

2017 Theme

Age of Agglomerations.
Rethinking the World Map.

MOSCOW URBAN FORUM — is the largest international congress on the development challenges of global megacities. The Forum has beenheld annually since 2011.

MUF brings together representatives of city administrations of Russia and the world, architects, urban planners, developers, heads of financial companies, investors, technological startups, media representatives and average citizens.

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participating countries



6 000

participants of the business program

30 000

visitors of MUF Fest’s public program


business program

Dear participants, we kindly remind you that preliminary online registration and confirmation from the Forum Organizing Committee is required to attend business programme events on 6–7 July 2017.

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exhibition & fest

The festival programme events on  6–9 July 2017, the exhibition on 6–7 July from 7 p.m. till 10p.m. and on 8 and 12 July have free admission.

MUF Expo

The MUF exhibition is host to the largest mega projects on urban development in Moscow and Russian cities.

MUF Fest

The MUF festival is a large-scale public programme of lectures, master classes, excursions, performances and movie screenings on key Moscow venues.

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MUF Expo

VDNH, Pavilion 75

The space of MUF’17 simulates a polycentric metropolis: the exhibition area is  combined with congress halls, business communication zones, a media centre and multifunctional lounge zones into a single hybrid space.

— An exhibition of the best development megaprojects from Moscow and other cities of Russia on 15,000 sq. m of space.
— A presentation of the official MUF’17 research work «Agglomerations. World > Russia > Moscow.»
— A multifunctional business area equipped with conference halls and meeting rooms.
— A range of special entertainment zones for visitors: a cafe, bookstore, variety of lounge areas, co-working space and a VR cinema.

MUF Fest

MUF Fest is the public programme and largest festival devoted to the activity of city communities. For four days together with significant Moscow and global communities public lectures and interviews with keynote MUF’17 speakers, exclusive concerts and excursions, an  exhibition of modern art, a city camp for adults, etc. will be held.

Experimental Labs

Are a special project by the Moscow Urban Forum 2017 that will bring together young urban professionals, engineers, tech entrepreneurs, investors, and city officials to find potential solutions to issues and challenges Moscow is currently facing. Three parallel workshops will run on July 3-6th and cover three themes:

  • «Future of Urban Mobility»
  • «Future of Housing»
  • «Quality of Life in two tracks: „Urban Data Visualization“ and „Urban Services“»

The topics and briefs for the Labs are based on the specific problems identified by  the relevant Moscow city departments. The final projects of the Experimental Labs will be  presented to the international jury as part of the Moscow Urban Forum 2017 business program and showcased at the official MUF’17 EXPO. The best ideas will be discussed and considered as potential projects to be applied in the city.