of the Government
Moscow Urban Forum 2018 "Megacity of the Future: New Space for Living" will focus on a discussion of the results of large-scale urban transformations over the last decades, the solutions and selection of tools for building the future of the largest global cities, and the adaptation of spatial solutions and infrastructure to meet changing economic, environmental, technological, social and cultural demands. On 17–18 July, as part of the business programme of the forum, leading urbanists, economists, architects, entrepreneurs, public officials, as well as city activists from Russia and around the world will share their views on the trends and challenges currently facing the world's megacities.
On 17–22 July 2018, Zaryadye Park will host the Festival of the Moscow Urban Forum. This year’s theme is «Connect Generations».
The lecture and educational part of the Festival is aimed at providing clear answers to vital questions with the participation of famous Russian and foreign architects, economists, scientists and business representatives by means of lectures and discussions.
As part of the cultural, entertainment and sports programs there will be premiere screenings of films about the world’s megacities, competition of urban startups, theatrical and musical performances and urban master classes. Visitors will be able to taste street food from Moscow’s best start-up eateries, sign up for tours and quests around the capital, take part in a photo exhibition, dance a waltz on the stage of the amphitheatre, attend a large concert of independent experimental music with artists from all over the world and work out in the park.