HSE Develops Discussion Programme for World Festival of Youth and Students
An agreement relating to the programme was signed by HSE and Roscongress Foundation at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum.
In October 2017 Russia will host the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students. The festival agenda will focus on elaborating visions of the future among young people from different countries, and finding solutions to the most pressing challenges faced by these generations. The programme involves educational events such as lectures, training sessions, workshops, master classes, business games, design and foresight sessions that will be held at the Sochi media center.
HSE will develop the educational and discussion programme for this event, as stated in the agreement signed by HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov and Kseniya Razuvaeva, Head of the Organizing Committee of the World Festival of Youth and Students by Roscongress Foundation at the at St Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017.
The agreement was signed immediately after the talk show "Economy of the Future", in which international teams from four universities from Moscow and St. Petersburg (including HSE) presented their visions of the future economy.
Along with personal computers, the digital economy originated in the 1980s and quickly began to evolve, with information and technology becoming a bigger and bigger determinant of a country’s economic growth. A new stage of this evolution is now upon us, with explosive technology and data transformation now becoming one of the decisive factors of production.
How to move from distrusting everything around you to new mutually beneficial alliances and partnerships? Can we achieve it in Eurasia? The participants of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum discussed these and other questions at TV debates organized by RT. Sergey Karaganov, Dean of HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, believes that both Russia and Europe should turn together to the East.
The Higher School of Economics and Université Grenoble Alpes (Grenoble Alpes University) have signed a cooperation agreement, initiated by HSE Faculty of Computer Science. Under the agreement the universities will organize academic exchange programmes, research and educational activities, and joint research projects.