Open Innovations Forum 2017

MOSCOW, Oct. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

On October 16-18 Skolkovo Technopark will host Moscow International Open Innovations Forum. About 15,000 participants from more than 90 countries of the world are expected to attend this main 2017 event for digital ecosystem delegates. 

The key theme of the Forum in 2017 is Digital Economy. The discussion will focus on corporations, the role of the state and the human being.

The Forum will consist of three thematic day-long sections:

  • 1st day - CorpTech. DNA of the Corporation of the Future;
  • 2nd day - StateTech. Manifesto of the Digital State;
  • 3rd day - HumanTech. Tech for human & human for Tech.

Singapore - will be the chief partner of the Forum's second day, which will be devoted to the advancement of innovations in the public sector. One of the featured events of Open Innovations 2017 will be the Russia-Singapore Business Forum "Smart Cities". The visionaries behind the Smart Nation programme will tell Forum participants about the initial results of its launch in Singapore, and will share with their Russian colleagues their experience in implementing global urban programmes.

One of the headliners of the Forum will be the founder of the world's largest e-commerce company, Alibaba Group, the richest man in Asia - Jack Ma.
The Alibaba Group CEO will take part in the main event of the Forum's second day - a plenary session featuring the participation of Russian Federation Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

Headliners of the Forum include:

  • Rick Tumlinson - founder of Deep Space Industries
  • Marvin Lao - startuppers' guru and a partner of 500 Startups
  • Michio Kaku - futurist, popularizer of theoretical physics and a single grand unified theory of everything
  • Nick Sampson - Vice President of Faraday Future

More on the Open Innovations Forum: link

Registration Form for participants in the Forum: link

Reference information 

Open Innovations Forum 

Annual Open Innovations Forum has been held in Moscow since 2012 under the auspices of the Government of the Russian Federation. The Forum's co-organizers are: Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, Government of Moscow, RUSNANO Foundation of Infrastructural and Education Programs, Russian Venture Company, Foundation for Assisting Innovation, Skolkovo Foundation, and Vnesheconombank. The event will be attended by the members of the Consulting Board for Foreign Investments.