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The largest IT Forum in Eastern Europe “Information Technology of Industrial Russia – 2017” in Kazan successfully completed


On May 24 to 26, 2017 Innopolis (the Republic of Tatarstan) hosted the conference “Information Technology of Industrial Russia-2017” (CIPR-2017), the key cross-industry platform, uniting business and state representatives for making decisions on complementary development of information economy of Russia. The venue of this event was Innopolis, an innovative town located in Tatarstan with an extensive infrastructure and the university specialising in the IT development.

R.I.M. Porter Novelli provided a comprehensive information support to the events of the Rostec State Сorporation, including the meeting of the working group and reading of digital economy roadmap, signing the agreements with the large Russian and foreign companies, launch of the new products and presentations of the speakers within the business program of panel discussions and round tables related to the development of the electronic industry.

“Comprehensive development of Russian industry is directly related to automation of production processes and digitalization of the entire national economic system. Traditionally, Russia has been a leader in terms of manufacture and export of armaments; it has been the second largest manufacturer and exporter of armaments in the world. Apart from weapons, Russian industry can offer integrated IT solutions to both international and domestic customers. The CIPR-2017 Conference is the key platform which unites representatives of business and the state so that they can work out solutions for ensuring complementary development of digital economy across the country,” said Vasily Brovko, Rostec Director for Special Commissions.

Over 25 panel and roundtable discussions took place within the CIPR-2017’s business program. It covered relevant topics such as Big Data, Industrial Internet of Things, industrial application of digital technology, online education, Blockchain, telemedicine, digital energy, information security, e-governance, and matters of legislative control of new branches of economy. Within the educational program of the conference, the successful Russian top managers presented a series of lectures for students of the Kazan Federal University.

R.I.M. Porter Novelli has been providing a complex support to Rostec State Corporation since November 2016.