18 Июля 13:00 - 15:30 

Plenary Session: Сity ​​of the Future. Responding to Human Requests

Cities are drivers for the development of any modern economy. Human capital is concentrated in cities, where the most intellectual and knowledge-intensive sectors are to be found. Cities are fundamental points for international trade and knowledge sharing.

  • What role do cities play in the Russian economy?
  • To what extent are Russian cities achieving their potential and serving as drivers of economic and territorial development?
  • How do Russian politics and city regulations compare to experiences around the world?

The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin is the keynote speaker at the Moscow Urban Forum.


Hazem Galal
Partner, PwC in UAE


Sergey Sobyanin
Mayor of Moscow
Natalia Trunova
Head of "Spatial Development", CSR
Gérard Mestrallet
Chairman of the Board of Directors, SUEZ
Felipe Calderón
Ex-President of Mexico
Andrey Kostin
President and Chairman, VTB Bank