Prospects of Digitalization to Be Discussed at the 2nd Saratov Economic Forum

At the 2nd Saratov Economic Forum, within the framework of the platform “Digital Transformation of the Region: Development and Comfort”, a number of issues will be discussed regarding the development of the national project “Digital Economy”. The main topics for discussion will be transformation of educational institutions in the region, with regard to the training of personnel for the purpose of implementing digital economy, as well as estimation of the scientific and technical potential of the region in implementation of the priority sectors digital transformation projects. Also, the issue of introduction of smart technologies in urban improvement will be considered.

The platform experts will be high-ranking representatives of executive and legislative bodies, commercial companies and autonomous non-profit organizations. In total, about 60 experts will take part in the platform work.

As a result of the event, specific mechanisms are to be developed to support the digitalization of the priority sectors and Russian software product. In addition, the “Smart Bus Stop” project, as well as projects of the Young Managers School and the potential of educational institutions in the region will also be presented in order to increase the opportunities for training the personnel for the purpose of implementing the digital economy.