The World Bank, in collaboration with the Institute of the Information Society and other Russian partners, is organizing a series of expert sessions on data policy “Data as a key factor in the competitiveness of the Russian economy”.
The discussion cycle consists of three sessions, the first of which, organized jointly with the National Center for Digital Economy of Moscow State University, was devoted to discussing Russia’s policy in the field of ensuring trust in the data ecosystem.
The second session, organized jointly with the Agency for Strategic Initiatives, addressed policy issues for managing data throughout its life cycle.
We invite you to take part in the third expert session, which will be held on January 20, 2021 in the online conference mode from 16.30 to 18.30 Moscow time.
The topic of the upcoming conference is “How to extract dividends from data for socio-economic development.”
This session, co-hosted by the World Bank and the Center for Strategic Research, will discuss current Russian policy issues related to the value of data for the country’s socio-economic development.
The session will be moderated by Vladislav Onishchenko, president of the Center for Strategic Research, and Oleg Petrov, lead digital transformation specialist of the World Bank. Among the speakers: Renault Seligman (Country Director for Russia of the World Bank), Andrew Stott (senior consultant of the World Bank, formerly Head of data.gov.uk) and Declan Deasy (formerly director of DIGIT, European Commission) and leading Russian experts.
If you wish to participate in the session, please inform the following contact persons by January 18, 2021: