20-22 September 2017

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The program of the St.Petersburg International Innovation Forum 2018 is under development.

20.09.2017, wednesday

Industry 4.0 for Urban Environment

Smart city – urban transformation trend, Hall 10




Organizer: Union of Business Angels Organizations (SOBA)

The key issues: The strategy formation of the project "Smart city" for St. Petersburg on the basis of the discussion of the various concepts for building "smart cities".

Questions for discussion:

  • the formation of Saint Petersburg as a "smart city";
  • the best foreign practices;
  • public announcement of the establishment of the project office "Smart city" and its working system;
  • "Smart city" is a new system of interaction between state, business and population.


  • Kari Kankaala, Director of "Institute of economy and business development", Tampere, Finland;
  • Valentin Makarov, President of noncommercial partnership "Russoft";
  • Oleg Lebedev, working group of the project office "Research Advisory Council";
  • Ivan Begtin, Director and co-founder of the Autonomous Non-Commercial Organization "Infoculture";
  • Sergey Mytyagin, Director of the Institute of design and urbanism, Executive Secretary for the project office "Smart Saint-Petersburg", PhD. in tech. Sciences;
  • Igor Waag, Director for development of Lace ltd;
  • Dmitry Rykovanov, expert on spatial data infrastructure, building 3D terrain models of the group of Companies"Geoscan";
  • Ivan Pokrovsky, Executive Director of "Association of developers and manufacturers of radio electronics";
  • Andrey Bezrukov, Director for strategic projects and communications for the GS Group;
  • Andrei Vasilevsky, head of the laboratory of embedded vehicle solutions "Yandex" (to be specified);
  • Alexander Egorov, General Director, member of the Board of Directors of the company "Reksoft"


Anatoly Kotov
Special representative of the Governor of St. Petersburg for economic development issues

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