11.09.2023
10:00–11:30

Building B, level 6, conference hall 8

Education and Upbringing as the Foundation of Independence

School Pupils and Students Standing Together with the Country


The education process is about teaching and, more importantly, raising. An effective model of education in schools and universities creates a harmoniously developed personality and instils a sense of belonging to the country that ensures stable socio-economic development. In this sense, patriotism is an important component of the spiritual wealth of a socially significant personality. For a deeper and more meaningful understanding of the issue at hand, we must answer some difficult questions. How can we instill in our youth a patriotic spirit and sense of responsibility for the development of their country? How should patriotic education be structured under the state system to remain an organic part of the life of society itself? What does patriotism mean to modern youth, and is it possible to teach the new generation to be patriotic? Is it possible to measure patriotism?


Moderator:
Boris Korobets

Panellists:
Alexander Bugaev — First Deputy Minister of Enlightenment of the Russian Federation
Grigoriy Kuranov — Deputy Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District of the Russian Federation
Aleksandra Lebedeva — Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Kamchatka Territory
Kazini Milarowell — Student, School of Arts and Humanities, Far Eastern Federal University
Vladimir Mikhalev — Student of the Oriental Institute – School of Regional and International Studies, Far Eastern Federal University
Olga Petrova — Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation
Alexey Chekunkov — Minister of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic

Front row participants:
Denis Burov — Rector, Admiral Nevelsky Maritime State University
Dmitry Guzhelya — Deputy General Director, ANO Russia – Land of Opportunity
Mikhail Paley — Chairman, All-Russian Movement "Inspirers"
Nataliya Pakholkova — First Deputy Minister of Tourism of the Sakhalin Region

11.09.2023
12:30–14:00

Building D, level 6, conference hall 18

Education and Upbringing as the Foundation of Independence

Protecting the Population at the Basis of Sociocultural Development in Russia


In an effort to solve demographic problems, the Russian government has adopted a number of measures, including a strategy for the period until 2050 to protect the population’s health. A key aspect of Russia’s policy is to have a social partnership in the implementation of public health and family well-being programmes in order to increase the population and people’s life expectancy. One important factor in protecting people’s health is the government sociocultural policy, which aims to boost the social status of large families in society, as well as the prestige of high moral standards in society. An equally important step in this regard is the government’s cooperation with traditional religions, non-profit organizations, and voluntary associations for the sake of strengthening the institution of the family and promoting the values of a moral and physically healthy lifestyle. How can public institutions, non-profit organizations, and the media consolidate their efforts to fulfil the government’s ambitious goal of protecting people’s health? How can we take an integrated approach to solving demographic problems by cultivating the institution of the family, motherhood, and health protection values? What communities and other tools will be fundamental for the development of today’s youth?


Moderator:
Anastasia Stolkova — First Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Development, Director of the Healthcare Directorate, Roscongress Foundation

Panellists:
Konstantin Abramov — General Director, All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center Foundation (VTsIOM); Chairman, Public Council under the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Russian Federation
Maria Afonina
Anna Polezhaeva — Director, House of the Peoples of Russia
Natalya Popova — First Deputy General Director, Innopraktika
Sergey Rybalchenko — General Director, Scientific and Public Expert Evaluation Institute; Chair, Commission for Demography and the Protection of Family, Children, and Traditional Family Values, Public Chamber of the Russian Federation

Front row participants:
Irina Volynets — Commissioner for Children’s Rights in the Republic of Tatarstan
Anton Yaremchuk — Acting Deputy Governor of the Chukotka Autonomous Region

11.09.2023
12:30–14:00

Building B, level 7, conference hall 11

Education and Upbringing as the Foundation of Independence

There Is No Place Like Home. Appeal of the Regions for Young People


Youth is undoubtedly the future driver of successful socio-economic development of the region and country. Today, young people are tending to leave their home regions for big cities, with Moscow and St. Petersburg being the undisputed most popular destinations. Why do young people leave their home regions? What do young citizens need to return “home” and realize their potential in their native region? Can migration from the Far East be curtailed through housing subsidy projects for young people?


Moderator:
Mikhail Khomich — Managing Director for International Development, VEB.RF; Special Projects Director, Agency for Strategic Initiatives to Promote New Projects (ASI)

Panellists:
Aleksandr Vaino — Head of Youth Initiatives Center, Agency of Strategic Initiatives (ASI)
Elvira Nurgalieva — Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic
Maksim Oreshkin — Aide to the President of the Russian Federation
Alexander Osipov — Governor of Trans-Baikal Territory
Vladimir Solodov — Governor of Kamchatka Territory
Nikita Stasishin — Deputy Minister of Construction, Housing and Utilities of the Russian Federation

11.09.2023
15:00–16:30

Building B, level 6, conference hall 6

Education and Upbringing as the Foundation of Independence

Sport in the Far East


In the new realities, the Far East for sports, as well as for other industries, is becoming the most important centre for new formats of international cooperation. Russian-Chinese exchanges in physical education and sports have entered their second year. Youth Games in winter and summer sports were held on a wide scale in China. And athletes from China took part in the International University Sports Festival and the Summer Deaflympics among other competitions in Russia. What can we already say about the results of the Years of Russian-Chinese Cooperation in Sports and Fitness? What roles do sports and classical diplomacy play in this process? What does the future hold for sporting cooperation between Russia, China, and other Asian countries? Russia has launched the World Friendship Games and other global sporting projects to be held in 2024. Have athletes from the Asia-Pacific Region shown interest in them? What new sports centres will appear in the Far East in the near future? A wide range of marathons and other large-scale competitions are actively popping up across the Far East. What kind of help do organizers need to take them global? What role does business play in creating the conditions needed to develop mass sports in the Far East?


Moderator:
Vasily Konov — Deputy General Producer, Match TV

Panellists:
Galina Izotova — Acting Chairman, Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation
Konstantin Kolpakov — Chairman, Council of Young Diplomats Russian Foreign Ministry
Oleg Matytsin — Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation
Svetlana Romashina — Seven-Time Olympic Champion in Synchronized Swimming
Boris Rotenberg — Founder, Head of the Russian Motorsport Development Program, SMP Racing
Alexey Svirin — President, Russian Rowing Federation
Alexey Sorokin — General Director, Organizing Committee of the World Friendship Games
Marat Filippov — Secretary of the Council under the President of the Russian Federation for the Development of Physical Culture and Sports
Sergey Shishkarev — Chairman of the Board of Directors, Delo Group of Companies; Chairman of the Supreme Council, Handball Federation of Russia

Front row participants:
Georgy Bryusov — Director, Centre for Athletic Training of Russian National Teams (CAT)
Shanshan Guo — Attache of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Russian Federation
Nadezhda Petrova — Olympic Medalist in Tennis
Mohammad Umair Bin Roshidi — Second Secretary, Malaysian Embassy in the Russian Federation

11.09.2023
17:15–18:45

Building B, level 6, conference hall 8

Education and Upbringing as the Foundation of Independence

Towards a Common Future: What Social and Cultural Business Initiatives Await the Far East?


The contribution of corporations and private and corporate foundations to the development of socio-cultural projects increases the economic sustainability of the region, its tourist attractiveness, and the satisfaction of the local population. As a result, cities receive new social initiatives, modern public spaces, and branches of major federal institutions. Statistics confirms the growing interest of both business and the state in the development of socio-cultural projects. For instance, budget expenditures on culture have grown 1.6 times in 7 years by 2020; the share of companies implementing cultural projects has grown from 48% to 60% over the last five years; and total business expenditures on social projects are growing annually by an average of RUB 50 billion. An additional incentive is public demand: according to PBN, almost 70% of Russians believe that companies should help the country by organizing cultural events, creating social infrastructure, and solving social problems. What is the role of corporations in developing effective social practices in the places where they operate? How do corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes affect the company's economic performance and change life in the regions? In the new environment, how do business priorities and opportunities correlate with the needs of the population? What motivates companies and foundations to launch new socio-cultural projects: their own strategy, the demand of external audiences, or the interest of employees? How will foundations and companies create points of attraction in cities of the Far Eastern Federal District in 2024, develop communities, and improve the quality of life? Return on investment: what goals and target values of indicators are set when launching social projects?


Moderator:
Igor Korotetskiy — Head of the Group for the Provision of Services in the Field of Operational Risks and Sustainable Development, Kept

Panellists:
Aleksandra Boldyreva — Executive Director, Russian Donors Forum
Andrey Vinyukov — First Deputy General Director, Coal Mining Company “Kolmar”
Yuliya Morozova — Deputy Chairman, Government of Kamchatskiy Krai
Alexander Popov — Vice President, Head of the Trans-Baikal Division, OJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel
Antonina Priezzheva — Director of the Personnel Management, Gazprom-Media Holding
Olga Shamaiko — Head of the Assisted Employment Project, Naked Heart Foundation

Front row participants:
Lyudmila Danilova — Executive Director, Kupol Social Development Fund
Veronika Sipacheva — President, Energy of Participation Fund

11.09.2023
17:15–18:45

Building B, level 6, conference hall 7

Education and Upbringing as the Foundation of Independence

Higher Education: How Will Russia Look Tomorrow?


Education is an essential driver of economic growth and social development. The academic leadership programme ‘Priority 2030. The Russian Far East’ was created to keep university students in the Far East. Institutions of higher education in the Far East are working on network educational programmes, promoting the development of science, and contributing to the qualitative growth of human capital. The programme is seeing its first results, and they are an improvement in the quality of strategic planning in higher education and increase interested from applicants in programmes of higher education in the Far East. How is ‘Priority 2030. The Russian Far East’ influencing the transformation of universities? What challenges have universities faced? How does the programme affect regional development in the short and long term? What kind of development and support do university teams need? Should the new reality be changing how we communicate with applicants?


Moderator:
Inna Shevchenko — Rector, Southern Federal University (SFedU)

Panellists:
Dmitry Afanasiev — Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation
Irina Zhukova — Director of the Agricultural Education Development Center, Innopraktika
Kirill Kravchenko — Deputy Cheif Executive Officer, Gazprom Neft
Artur Martirosov — Venture Partner, Voskhod Venture Capital
Anatoly Nikolaev — Rector, Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University
Elvira Nurgalieva — Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic
Alexander Samardak — Acting Rector, Sakhalin State University

Front row participants:
Denis Burov — Rector, Admiral Nevelsky Maritime State University
Elena Kharisova — Vice-Rector for Development, Far Eastern Federal University; General Director, Fund for the Development of Innovative Scientific and Technological Center "Russky"

11.09.2023
17:15–18:45

Building D, level 5, conference hall 14

Education and Upbringing as the Foundation of Independence

Women in the Humanitarian and Economic Development of the Territories of the North, Siberia, and the Far East


Large-scale infrastructure and humanitarian projects are being implemented in the North, Siberia and the Far East. The participation of women in preserving the unique ecosystems and identity, culture and traditions of the peoples of Russia’s northern regions, in improving citizens’ welfare, and in the sustainable development of territories is helping to solve some of Russia’s most important socio-economic issues. Talking about them at high-profile discussion platforms helps to provide an overview of effective solutions to the whole range of problems facing the North, whilst constant monitoring of the implementation of these solutions guarantees their success. What are the top-priority measures of support for women in healthcare and social welfare in Russia’s northern regions? How can we find a balance between conserving ecosystems and developing territories? What steps need to be taken to increase women’s participation in developing the economies of these regions? What programmes aimed at increasing women’s participation in all spheres of society is the corporate sector willing to scale up in the northern regions?


Moderator:
Maria Afonina

Panellists:
Olga Batalina — First Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Russian Federation
Natalya Gonchar — Head of Corporate Relations Department, Sakhalin Energy
Galina Karelova — Deputy Chairman, Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (online)
Evgenia Kotova — Deputy Minister of Health of the Russian Federation
Elena Myakotnikova — Director of Climate Initiatives and Carbon Management, SIBUR
Alexandra Ryabykh — Co-founder, Association of Women in the Nuclear Industry Foundation; Co-chairman, "Ecosystem" All-Russian Ecological Movement
Tatiana Sakharova — Coordinator, Women and Their Role in the Development of Naval Cities, Council of the Eurasian Women’s Forum
Roza Chemeris — Member of the Committee of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on Foreign Affairs
Elena Shumakova — Deputy Governor of Khanty‑Mansi Autonomous Area–Yugra

11.09.2023
17:15–18:45

Building D, level 6, conference hall 18

Education and Upbringing as the Foundation of Independence

Professionalism Index: A New Workforce for the New Economy


The economy in the Far East needs skilled personnel. Vocational professions are increasingly becoming the informed choice of the younger generation and a guarantee of a successful start to their careers. The Professionalism project is successfully transforming education in colleges and technical schools, getting business actively involved in the personnel training process. How can we strike a balance between secondary vocational education and employers’ demands? How can educational programmes be made more relevant? How can we build a meaningful dialogue between business and educational institutions?


Moderator:
Evgeniy Szhenov — Scientific Supervisor, "Scientific and Educational Policy" Expert and Analytical Center

Panellists:
Alexander Bugaev — First Deputy Minister of Enlightenment of the Russian Federation
Hasan Hasanbalayev — Executive Director for Social Development, Corporation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic
Mikhail Ivanov — Deputy General Director, GORA
Evgeny Petrov — Head, Federal Agency for Subsoil Use
Dmitry Shahanov — Deputy Director General, Russian Railways

Front row participants:
Nikolay Dolgov — Director for Development of Professionals 4.0 Platform, Gazprom
Aleksandra Lebedeva — Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Kamchatka Territory
Maxim Lopatin — Director, Khabarovsk Industrial and Economic College
Sofia Malyavina — General Director, National Priorities
Olga Petrova — Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation
Pavel Stepanov — Deputy General Director, Geoscan Group of Companies
Mikhail Khardikov — Operations Director, En+ Group

12.09.2023
10:00–11:30

Building A, level 5, conference hall 4

Education and Upbringing as the Foundation of Independence

Priorities for the Development of Universities in the Far East and the Arctic as Drivers of Socioeconomic and Technological Development of the Territories


Solving social, economic and infrastructural problems in the Arctic and the Far East is impossible without attracting talented young people. At the federal level, there are numerous programmes aimed at attracting young people to science, IT and other high-tech areas. Universities play a key role in the implementation of such projects, providing a link between schoolchildren, students and graduates (employees). The participation of Far Eastern universities in the Priority 2030 programme and the Advanced Engineering Schools project has facilitated the launch of new tools for working with young people and competing for talent alongside metropolitan universities. This engagement has also fostered collaborations with businesses and the region, which are essential for the successful execution of strategic projects. What do universities in the Arctic and Far East need to do to be attractive to applicants, young teachers and researchers? What are the most effective tools for attracting talented young people today? What problems do universities and employers face, and why has the issue of staff shortage remained acute for a long time? What measures should be taken at the federal/regional/local level to attract talent to the Far East?


Moderator:
Irina Zhukova — Director of the Agricultural Education Development Center, Innopraktika

Panellists:
Andrey Voronin — Director, Center for Strategic Initiatives, MISIS University; Deputy Chairman, Coordinating Council for Youth Affairs in the Scientific and Educational Spheres of the Council under the President of the Russian Federation for Science and Education
Hasan Hasanbalayev — Executive Director for Social Development, Corporation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic
Yulia Goryachkina — Director for the "Personnel for the Digital Economy" Direction, Digital Economy (online)
Sergey Zverev — Deputy Director, Integration Education Development Center; Member of the Coordinating Council for Youth Affairs in the Scientific and Educational Spheres of the Council under the President of the Russian Federation for Science and Education
Boris Korobets
Alexander Samardak — Acting Rector, Sakhalin State University
Lyudmila Tekutyeva — General Director, Arnika

12.09.2023
10:00–11:30

Building B, level 6, conference hall 8

Education and Upbringing as the Foundation of Independence

Role and Potential of Civil Society in the Development of the Far East


Together with infrastructure, investment, and natural resources, the creative energy of residents plays a key role in the development of territories. Active citizens, who initiate and implement social, creative, educational, youth, and environmental projects in the Far East, make a huge contribution to the growth of the quality of life and make these regions more attractive. Their activities form a whole branch of the economy – the non-profit sector. The state builds partnership relations with this sector: most regions hold grant competitions for NPOs, preferences are created for businesses implementing projects in this sector, support is provided for scaling up practices and developing competences of project teams. What is the role of civil society institutions in ensuring the advanced development of the Far East? How do the regions measure the social effect of the work of the non-profit sector of the economy? Is the partnership between the state, business, and NPOs equal in rights?


Moderator:
Anton Dolgov — Executive Director, Presidential Grants Foundation

Panellists:
Georgiy Belozerov — Chief Operating Officer, Agency for Strategic Initiatives to Promote New Projects
Roman Karmanov — Chief Executive Officer, Presidential Fund for Cultural Initiatives
Sergey Novikov — Chief of the Presidential Directorate for Social Projects
Oleg Rakitov — Director-Coordinator of Social and Cultural Programs, VEB.RF
Nikolai Slabzhanin — Executive Director, Russian Committee "Children's Villages - SOS"; Member, Public Council under the Commissioner for the President of the Russian Federation for Children
Alexey Tsydenov — Head of the Republic of Buryatia
Pavel Yasevich — Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Kamchatka Territory

Front row participants:
Mikhail Kanavtsev — Head of the Direction Studio of New Media, Russia – the Country of Opportunities
Artem Naumenko — President, Charitable Foundation "We are together"
Elena Spiridonova — Executive Director – Chief of Staff, Russian Bar Association

13.09.2023
10:00–11:30

Building A, level 3, conference hall 2

Education and Upbringing as the Foundation of Independence

New Meanings of Oriental Studies: Employer Demands, Business Education, and National Interests


The new challenges of Asia necessitate new forms of training for professionals who are well-versed in a wide range of subjects, from history to economics, business and entrepreneurship. The primary objective is for specialist training to align with the demands of employers and to further Russia's interests in Asia. How can training programmes be modernized to uphold traditions and provide comprehensive preparation for future specialists in the modern world? What new experiences in business education related to Asia have Russian training centres gained, and what new programmes are required in the region? How much knowledge should someone developing projects with Asian partners have?


Moderator:
Mihail Krivopal — Vice-Rector for Additional Education, Far Eastern Federal University

Panellists:
Liudmila Veselova — Academic supervisor of the master's programs "Business and Politics in Modern Asia" and "International Business in the Asia-Pacific Region"; Associate Professor, Research University Higher School of Economics
Natalya Gusevskaya — Head of the Department of International Law and International Relations, Transbaikal State University
Aldar Damdinov — Rector, Buryat State University named after D.Banzarov
Maria Zakharova — Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary; Director, Department of Information and the Press, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
Alexander Kugaevsky — Deputy Rector for Analytical and Scientific Activities, M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University
Alexey Maslov — Director, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University
Alexander Storozhuk — Associate Professor, Professor, Head of the Department of Chinese Philology, St. Petersburg State University

13.09.2023
10:00–11:30

Building B, level 6, conference hall 6

Education and Upbringing as the Foundation of Independence

Muravyov-Amursky 2030: New Professionals for Ambitious Objectives


For the Far East, the development of human resources is one of the most important conditions for sustainable development. New projects require new approaches, including in public administration. The Muravyov-Amursky 2030 programme is more than just a personnel competition; it is a comprehensive educational and project-based training platform for young managers whose primary objective is to contribute to the advancement of the Far East and Russia. Graduates from the inaugural stream have already assumed roles in regional, municipal, and federal services, actively participating in areas such as economic development, infrastructure, construction, production, social services, and education. Alongside their families, they have relocated to the Far East from various regions of the country. Over 3,000 candidates from 81 regions of Russia applied for the second phase, competing for 60 spots per place, and 55 cadets were admitted into the unique one-year educational programme. What is the essence of the project approach? Who are the officials of the new generation? What makes the preparation of the ‘Far Eastern managerial special forces’ unique? What innovations are in the employment and mentorship programme?


Moderator:
Andrey Sharonov — Chief Executive Officer, National ESG-Alliance

Panellists:
Vitaly Galkin — Director, Primorsky Krai Investment Agency; Graduate of the First Stream of the Muravyov-Amursky 2030 Program
Kamo Karoyan — Head of the Far East and Arctic Projects Directorate, VEB. Infrastructure; Graduate of the First Stream of the Muravyov-Amursky 2030 Program
Boris Korobets
Aleksandra Lebedeva — Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Kamchatka Territory
Aisen Nikolaev — Head of Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
Alexey Chekunkov — Minister of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic
Vera Shcherbina — First Vice-Governor – Chairman of the Government of the Primorsky Territory

13.09.2023
10:00–11:30

Building B, level 7, conference hall 11

Education and Upbringing as the Foundation of Independence

People Who Change the World


The Far East is renowned for its rich cultural and historical heritage, but it also serves as a platform for numerous social and economic transformations. This panel session will delve into the stories of individuals who are actively engaged in promoting social change in this region, serving as catalysts for positive transformations and inspiring and mobilizing society for change. What motivations, methods, and achievements drive these individuals who are effecting real and positive changes in the social landscape of the Far East?


Moderator:
Elena Chernenko — Head of Special Projects Department and Prganizing Events, Association of Volunteer Centers

Panellists:
Dmitry Averyanov — Finalist of the International Award #MYVMESTE
Alexey Agafonov — Deputy Director, Russia – Land of Opportunity
Anna Agulina — Head of External Relations Direction, Volunteer Search and Rescue Team "LizaAlert"
Margarita Butorina — Director for Sustainable Development, Russian Media Group
Sofia Vavilova — Finalist of the International Award #MYVMESTE
Alexander Gruzdev — Associate Professor of the Department of Local History, Deputy Director of the Oriental Institute, Far Eastern Federal University
Tatyana Terentyeva — Rector, Vladivostok State University
Olga Schukina — Finalist of the International Award #MYVMESTEЯ; Director, Khabarovsk Regional Monitoring Center for Assistance to Missing and Injured Children

13.09.2023
12:30–14:00

Building B, level 7, conference hall 11

Education and Upbringing as the Foundation of Independence

Scientific and Expert Support for the Development of Russia’s Far East


The constituent entities of Russia’s Far East are currently facing large-scale development challenges – in the economy, industry, and the social and humanitarian spheres. The issue of sustainable regional development is becoming increasingly pertinent in the context of climate change and the environmental agenda. The lives and well-being of millions of people living in the Far East and the future of the region as a whole largely depend on these issues being effectively resolved. Russia’s scientific community, with guidance from and the active participation and expertise of the Russian Academy of Sciences, can make a significant contribution to strengthening the potential of the Far East, and help its regions identify fitting responses to the challenges of our time. What areas of science should be prioritized today? How can we build an effective scientific and expert groundwork for the Far East? How can we create a foundation for the development of cutting-edge technologies?


Moderator:
Mikhail Kuznetsov — Director, Eastern State Planning Center (FANU Vostokgosplan)

Panellists:
Vladimir Kvardakov — Chairman of the Board, Russian Centre for Science Information
Gennady Krasnikov — President, Russian Academy of Sciences
Denis Sekirinsky — Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation
Alexey Chekunkov — Minister of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic

Front row participants:
Stepan Kalmykov
Yuriy Kulchin — Chairman, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences