Skoltech Events at the St. Petersburg Economic Forum

1) Vice President for Research Mats Nordlund

June 21, 16:00 – 16:30 Pavilion 5, Hall 5.3

Session entitled:

The R&D Strategy of the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology

About:

Description of Skoltech Centers for Research, Education and Innovation (CREI) and how to researchers can compete to develop a Center.

 

2) President Edward F. Crawley

June 22, 12:00 – 13:15 Pavilion 3, Amphitheater

Session entitled:

Growing Talent: Global Education for Russian Entrepreneurs and Officials

About:

A discussion on reversing ‘brain drain’ and how the Global Education Programme encourages graduates from top universities outside of Russia to work within high-priority economic sectors in Russia.

 

3) President Edward F. Crawley

June 23, 10:00 – 11:15 Pavilion 4, Hall 4.3

Session entitled:

Next-Generation Management Competencies

About:

A discussion on the educational areas that will be crucial to Russia in the future and what examples from fellow BRICS nations will help Russia focus the development of its domestic education system.

 

4) President Edward F. Crawley

June 23, 12:00 -13:15 Pavillion 8, Hall 8.3

Session entitled:

The Changing Dynamics of Research Universities

About:

Discussion on how new universities have succeeded in developing some of the best research institutes and what can be done to ensure long-term competitiveness.

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