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May 30, 2018
Within the framework of the Startup Village conference, there will be a joint track, "Smartopolis Stage", of the Moscow Urban Forum and the Skolkovo Innovation Centre
May 30, 2018
Within the framework of the Startup Village conference, there will be a joint track, "Smartopolis Stage", of the Moscow Urban Forum and the Skolkovo Innovation Centre

The largest startup conference in Russia and the CIS for technology entrepreneurs will be held from 31 May to 1 June at the site of the Skolkovo Innovation Centre.

Please register via the following link: https://startupvillage.ru/registration

Speakers of the joint track of MUF 2018 and the Skolkovo Innovation Centre: 

Alexey Katkov, Managing Partner at AFK "Sistema";

Amr Salem, Global Managing Director for Smart City and Internet of Things at Cisco;

Victor Wachstein, Head of Centre for Sociological Research at RANEPA;

Daria Alekseeva, Founder of the Charity Shop store;

Elena Zelentsova, Vice President, Director of Urban Environment Development at Skolkovo Foundation; 

Evgeniy Kuznetsov, Ambassador, Singularity University;

Sergei Kapkov, Head of the Culture and Urban Development Centre, School of Economics, Moscow State University.

The "Smartopolis Stage" track is dedicated to smart cities and technologies, the implementation of which helps to achieve the goals of economic, social and environmental stability.

On the first day, there will be a panel discussion: "Technological foresight. Industries that will change the future of cities". The discussion is dedicated to how technologies affect the urban environment and the daily life of citizens. The speakers will discuss the types of "urban" technologies that will show the greatest dynamics in the coming years and how startups can make money in the wave of smart cities.

Another highlight of the first day of the "Smartopolis Stage" track will be the panel discussion “The battery is flat. Are the cities ready to switch to electric transport?" which is dedicated to the development of infrastructure for electric transport and the prospects for switching to electric cars in Russia. Experts will discuss the advantages that cities receive from the transition to electric transport, as well as the role of the government and private companies in stimulating demand for electric cars.

On the second day of the "Smartopolis Stage" track, there will be a panel discussion entitled: "Triumph of innovation or total control. What will be the consequences of the technological revolution for the city?", which will address the problem of using personal information in the context of the rapid development of information technologies. The invited experts will discuss how to ensure the confidentiality of citizens in megacities of the future and how to determine the boundaries of what is possible from the point of view of personal data usage.

In addition, within the second day there will be a panel discussion entitled: "What is burned cannot be recycled. How do cities answer to the "garbage question"?" which is about the problems of waste processing. Speakers of the discussion will compare the models of garbage disposal in terms of efficiency and environmental safety and will consider successful examples of "recycling" in Russia.

And these are just some of the 13 events that will take place within the framework of the "Smartopolis Stage" track from 31 May to 1 June at the Startup Village conference.

A more detailed programme is available here: https://startupvillage.ru/program/6/additional




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