VIII International
Nevsky Forum
June 20–21, 2024
The unity of the system of public power, business and society in the era of geopolitical сontradictions
PROGRAM
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20 June
Thursday
10:00 – 17:00
Conference with international participation "Foreign policy and institutional factors of sovereignty of modern states"
Questions for discussion:
  • Confidence, status as characteristics of statehood;
  • Civilizational conditions of sovereignty and viability of the Russian statehood;
  • International aspects of State sovereignty;
  • The problem of the viability of States in world politics;
  • Transformation of State sovereignty in the context of the formation of a new world order;
  • The impact of the digitalization process on the development of States;
  • The influence of various factors and mechanisms on modern states: cultural diplomacy, language policy, creative industries;
  • Security as a factor of ensuring sovereignty.

Moderators:
Natalia Muizinik – Dean of the Faculty of International Relations and Political Studies of the RANEPA St. Petersburg;
Alexander Kurochkin – Dean of the Faculty of Political Science of St. Petersburg State University;
Olga Popova – Head of the Department of Political Institutions and Applied Political Studies, Faculty of Political Science, St. Petersburg State University;
Leonid Smorgunov – Head of the Department of Political Management, Faculty of Political Science, St. Petersburg State University;
Nikolay Baranov- Head of the Master’s program "World Politics" of the Russian Academy of Sciences RANEPA St. Petersburg;
Maria Bulanakova- Head of the Department of International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences RANEPA St. Petersburg;
Inessa Tarusina- Head of the Department of Comparative Political Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, RANEPA St. Petersburg;
Marina Morozova – the Head of the Department of Management in the Field of Tourism and Hotel Business of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Venue: St. Petersburg, V.I., Tuchkov lane, 7.
Working languages: Russian, English.
10:00 – 18:00
Conference "Legal education in the context of the digital transformation of law"
Questions for discussion:
  • The transformation of law: a general theoretical cross-section;
  • Is the digitalization of public law an effective response to the challenges of our time?
  • State, legal and digital sovereignty in the modern geopolitical system;
  • Digitalization of the economy and digital transformation of civil law;
  • The activity of professional legal communities as a mechanism for the transformation of law;
  • New technologies for the management of expert and analytical activities: the civil law aspect;
  • The role of law in shaping global security;
  • Criminal policy as a means of digital transformation of national security;
  • Fundamentals of law and order (public order) as a law enforcement factor.

Moderators:
Sergey Sergevnin – Dean of the Law Faculty of the RANEPA St. Petersburg;
Nikolay Razuvaev – Head of the Department of Civil and Labor Law of the RANEPA St. Petersburg Law School;
Aleksey Alexandrov – Professor at the Department of Criminal Law of the RANEPA St. Petersburg Law School.
Venue: St. Petersburg, Kamennoostrovsky Prospekt, 66.
Working languages: Russian, Chinese.
09:00 – 16:00
International Conference "Internationalization of higher education – the driving force of transformation of society, economy, and states"
Questions for discussion:
  • Global trends in the development of higher education;
  • Internationalization of higher education in Southeast Asian countries;
  • Current trends in the internationalization of higher education in the CIS countries;
  • "New" conditions for the internationalization of Russian universities;
  • Internationalization of higher education in St. Petersburg;
  • Internationalization of higher education and the labor market;
  • Strategies for managing the internationalization of higher education;
  • Formation of the global brand and reputation of the University;
  • International procedures for external quality assessment of the University and its educational programs;
  • The role of the linguistic component in the internationalization process;
  • Internationalization through partnerships;
  • Harmonization of educational programs: national requirements, international approaches and standards;
  • Cooperation in the field of scientific personnel training (postgraduate studies, doctoral studies, mutual participation in the work of dissertation councils);
  • Opportunities and prospects for the implementation of joint MBA programs.

Moderator:
Olga Nesterova – Deputy Director of RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Venue: St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 46−48 Tchaikovsky St.
Working languages: Russian, English.
10:00 – 13:00
Section "Business informatics: scientific, analytical and personnel support for organizations of the unified system of public authority, finance and the corporate sector"
Questions for discussion:
  • Analysis of the problem of open and big data, creation and maintenance of data repositories;
  • Analysis of the state of state information systems (IS) and open data systems, experience in their application;
  • Open data, Unified Interdepartmental Information and Statistical System and the possibilities of their use in the educational process;
  • Discussion of the interaction of universities with public authorities and businesses on training specialists in data-based management;
  • Opportunities for business participation in the educational process of the university, the creation of network training programs of universities with colleges;
  • About the role of digital departments in the university and their work experience;
  • Building a university ecosystem using the 1c platform;
  • Distance learning in professional education;
  • Electronic document management of an educational institution;
  • ERP-University management systems: theory and practice.

Moderator:
Vladimir Naumov – Doctor of Military Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Business Informatics of the RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Venue: St. Petersburg, Dnepropetrovsk str., 8.
Working language: Russian.
14:00 – 17:00
Section – round table "Digitalization: Government, business and society"
Questions for discussion:
  • A science-based approach to creating a system of regional SDG indicators;
  • Indicators that "take into account the factors of responsible business attitude to the environment, society and corporate governance, their structuring at the regional level by groups within the three ESG blocks;
  • Quantitative determination: by what amount the indicator of non-financial reporting should be improved in order to comply with the principles of SD (calculated for the region for the Leningrad region and St. Petersburg over 3 years);
  • Assistance to companies in the process of timely transition to SD principles; creation of recommendations, training materials, webinars, sessions and seminars;
  • Assistance in the implementation of practices on non-financial reporting indicators by law enterprises of Leningrad region;
  • Development of a low-carbon development strategy at the regional level, which has an impact on all economic activities.

Moderator:
Larisa Karanatova – Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Finance of RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Venue: St. Petersburg, Dnepropetrovsk str., 8.
Working language: Russian.
10:00 – 13:00
Section "Transformation of civil society institutions in Russia: history lessons and perspectives"
Questions for discussion:
  • Historical background of the formation of civil society in Russia;
  • Prospects for further improvement of civil society in modern Russia;
  • Is it possible to unite civil society based on a specific ideology?
  • Interaction of civil society and the state in modern Russia;
  • The possibilities of civil society as a sphere of social control over the activities of the state.

Moderators:
Vladimir Shamakhov – Scientific Director of RANEPA St. Petersburg;
Sergey Oskin – Deputy Head of the Department of Social Sciences of the Faculty of public and municipal administration of the RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Venue: St. Petersburg, 8-line V.I,, 61, Scientific Library of the RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Working language: Russian.
14:00 – 17:00
Section "You serve the Arctic, you serve Russia"
Questions for discussion:
  • Formation of a new culture of human potential management in the state and municipal service in the AZ of the Russian Federation;
  • Creation of working mechanisms for attracting, developing and retaining young people in the AZ of the Russian Federation;
  • Formation of a new corporate culture within the authorities of the Arctic region;
  • The ideological foundations of patriotic education of the youth of the North;
  • Youth parliamentarism as a foundation for the development of dialogue between young people from different subjects of the AZ of the Russian Federation;
  • Increasing the attractiveness of the regions of the AZ of the Russian Federation through a program of paid internships and internships in companies of the AZ of the Russian Federation for nonresident students;
  • Scientific activity in the Arctic zone is one of the main conditions attracting the interest of scientists to the northern latitudes of Russia.

Moderator:
Sergey Krents – Director of the Center for Arctic Research and Projects of the RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Venue: St. Petersburg, 8th line V.I., 61.
Working language: Russian.
10:00 – 13:00
Section "State and municipal procurement: from import substitution to technological sovereignty"
Questions for discussion:
  • Procurement trends in 2024: an overview of key changes;
  • The impact of the system of technical regulation, the system of national standards on increasing competition in procurement;
  • Challenges of digitalization in a unified information system: structured description of the purchase object, participant’s application, digital contract;
  • Responsibility for anti-competitive agreements (cartels) at auctions;
  • Digital tools for the development of the contract system;
  • From import substitution to technological sovereignty;
  • Development of competition in the public sector in the context of sanctions;
  • State defense order: the main tasks, competencies of state customers necessary for their solution;
  • Training programs in the field of public procurement, taking into account modern requirements of professional standards.

Moderator:
Anton Kulev – Director of the RANEPA St. Petersburg Public Procurement Center.
Venue: St. Petersburg, Sredniy prospekt V.I., 57/43.
Working language: Russian.
14:00 – 17:00
Section "Innovative approaches to sports and wellness technologies in education"
Questions for discussion:
  • A systematic search for innovative approaches that contribute to the formation of sustainable foundations for the physical training of civil servants;
  • The use of information technology to create individual training programs for physical training and self-monitoring of the physical condition of students;
  • The relevance of collective and individual classes in the programs of applied and military-applied sports;
  • Expansion of wellness facilities, methods and programs to maintain physical fitness and health of specialists.

Moderator:
Lada Morozova – Head of the Department of Physical Culture and Sports of the Faculty of public and municipal administration of the RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Venue: St. Petersburg, Sredniy prospekt V.I., 57/43.
Working language: Russian.
10:00 – 15:00
Section "A project-based approach to teaching students of secondary vocational education"
Questions for discussion:
  • Modern legal aspects: transformation of law and legal regulation of relations;
  • Problems of digital transformation of economic processes in the organization;
  • Modern technologies for rapid socialization of patients during prosthetics and orthotics;
  • Research on social and legal aspects of society: theory and practice;
  • Integration interactions of education, science and production as a factor of social progress;
  • The relationship between education and personal development in modern conditions;
  • Project activity in the education system as a means of forming the professional qualities of students;
  • Individual entrepreneurship and digitalization;
  • Digitalization of the economic processes of a modern enterprise;
  • Optimization of enterprise processes using machine learning;
  • Information and educational space for specialists of physical rehabilitation medicine;
  • Modern management of medical rehabilitation based on digital technologies;
  • Innovations of medical robotic equipment in patient rehabilitation;
  • The use of additive technologies in the creation of technical means of rehabilitation.

Moderator:
Dochkina Anna – Dean of the Faculty of the Secondary Vocational Education, RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Venue: St. Petersburg, Budapest street 38/6.
Working language: Russian.
10:00 – 17:00
Section "The role of the media in interethnic communication"
Questions for discussion:
  • The possibilities of the media in ensuring communication between representatives of different ethnic groups;
  • The role of the media in shaping the space of tolerance in society;
  • Ensuring the conditions for the adequacy of the dialogue of national cultures in the context of modern mass communication;
  • Methods and forms of dissemination of correct ethnic and religious information in the media;
  • Spiritual, moral and patriotic themes in city, district and municipal publications.

Moderator:
Maxim Kim – Head of the Department of Journalism and Media Communications, Faculty of Social Technologies, RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Venue: St. Petersburg, Chernyakhovsky str., 6/10.
Working language: Russian.
14:00 – 17:00
Section "Customs regulation of the EAEU in the context of foreign trade dependence of the economy on imports"
Questions for discussion:
  • Expansion of cooperation between RANEPA St. Petersburg and experts in the field of foreign economic activity in the framework of the transformation of customs regulation;
  • Identification of issues for development within the framework of customized research papers by the EEC;
  • Development of solutions to minimize new risks in the field of foreign economic activity;
  • Development of scientifically and methodologically sound solutions for business support measures in the context of sanctions pressure and changing logistics flows;
  • Presentation and discussion of research results within the framework of the research paper "Foreign trade dependence of the economy of St. Petersburg on imports: the ability of the industrial complex of St. Petersburg to fill key market positions for the region due to the growth of domestic production";
  • Assessment of the effectiveness of measures taken by the customs service on the part of business;
  • Areas of interaction between business and government to address existing turbulence in the field of foreign economic activity.

Moderator:
Anastasia Hetman – Head of the Department of Customs Administration of the Faculty of Security and Customs of the RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Venue: St. Petersburg, 7th line V.I., 16–18.
Working language: Russian.
13:00 – 16:00
Section "Strategic priorities of ensuring Russia’s economic security in modern conditions"
Questions for discussion:
  • Integrated spatial development of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation as a mechanism for ensuring the economic security of the Far North within the framework of the research paper "Formation of a system of expertise, verification and monitoring of the main cities of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation as a mechanism for ensuring National security in the Arctic";
  • Technological sovereignty of Russia as a factor of strengthening economic security in an unstable environment;
  • Security of foreign economic activity in the Asia-Pacific region;
  • Ensuring the security of the individual, society, business and the state from internal and external threats.

Moderator:
Alexander Dmitriev – Head of the Department of Security of the Faculty of Customs and Security of the RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Venue: St. Petersburg, 7th line V.I., 16–18.
Working language: Russian.
15:00 – 18:00
Section "A model of effective interaction between the state, business and society in the field of sustainable development and digitalization"
Questions for discussion:
  • A scientifically based approach to creating a system of regional SDG indicators;
  • Indicators that consider the factors of responsible business attitude to the environment, society and corporate governance, their structuring at the regional level by groups within the framework of three ESG blocks;
  • Quantitative determination: by what amount the indicator of non-financial reporting should be improved in order to comply with the principles of SD (calculated for the region for the Leningrad Oblast and St. Petersburg over 3 years);
  • Assistance to companies in the process of timely transition to SD principles; creation of recommendations, training materials, webinars, sessions and seminars;
  • Assistance in the implementation of practices on non-financial reporting indicators by law enterprises;
  • Development of a low-carbon development strategy at the regional level, which has an impact on all economic activities. the security of the individual, society, business and the state from internal and external threats.

Moderator:
Alexey Feromov – head of the Qualification Assessment Center of the Leningrad Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry Union, Associate Professor at RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Venue: Leningrad Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kirpichny Lane, 4, lit. "A".
Working language: Russian.
09:00 – 18:00
Round table with supervisors-administrators of student scientific societies of the RANEPA affiliate network
Participation by separate invitation.
Venue: Leningrad region, Vyborg district, Roshchino settlement, Pervomayskoye shosse, 5.
Working language: Russian.
09:00 – 18:00
Strategy session "Student Scientific Societies at the Academy: new meanings and solutions"
Participation by separate invitation.

Questions for discussion:
  • Formulation and analysis of typical problems of development of student scientific societies in branches;
  • Assessment of the role of educational programmes in the formation of students' research skills;
  • Development of projects to solve the highlighted problems;
  • Opinion of the young generation on the need to fight against academic fraud;
  • Creation of a database on the scientific potential (including specialisation) of student scientific societies of the Academy’s branches.
Round table with supervisors-administrators of student scientific societies of the RANEPA affiliate network.
Venue: Leningrad region, Vyborg district, Roshchino settlement, Pervomayskoye shosse, 5.
Working language: Russian.
21 June
Friday

Venue: Mariinsky Palace
(St. Isaac's Square, 6)
09:00 – 10:00
Registration of participants, coffee break
10:00 – 12:00
Plenary session "The role of the public authority system in the consolidation of business, society, science and education"
12:10 – 13:50
Section 1 "EduTech in the staffing of the unified system of public authority"
Questions for discussion:
  • The current municipal agenda as an order for Additional professional education (by spheres): education, culture, sports, human resources, municipal service, tourism, municipal economy, transport and housing and communal services, state national policy, adaptation and integration of migrants, prevention of interethnic (interethnic) conflicts, etc.;
  • Additional professional education in the light of implementation of the federal project "Employment Promotion";
  • Practice- and project-oriented tools for the development of professional competencies of municipal employees;
  • Innovative methods for assessing the competencies of municipal employees;
  • Ensuring personnel security in the local self-government bodies (professional staff and motivated reserve, client-oriented management model);
  • Staffing and project activities for the development of health and wellness areas and resorts of local importance;
  • Social effects of RANEPA network projects: regional management teams and the modern business environment in the regions.

Moderator:
Natalia Gorbatova – Dean of the Faculty of Additional Professional Education of RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Venue: White Hall.
Working language: Russian.
12:10 – 13:50
Section 2 "Political and Social institutions of the Unified System of Public Power: new challenges for Russia’s development"
Questions for discussion:
  • The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on traditional social institutions;
  • A special military operation and its impact on the social structure of Russian society;
  • The emergence of new social institutions under the influence of the Special Military Operation, such as social coordinators; the social elevator "Time of Heroes", the state fund "Defenders of the Fatherland", etc. Assessment of the effectiveness of their activities and social significance;
  • The increasing role of the state in modern crises and its impact on social institutions;
  • Digitalization of society’s life: good or evil?

Moderator:
Inna Vetrenko – Head of the Department of Social Technologies of the Faculty of Social Technologies of the RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Venue: Small Hall.
Working languages: Russian, Chinese.
12:10 – 13:50
Section 3 "Directions of interaction between the RANEPA St. Petersburg and the bodies of the unified system of public authority"
Questions for discussion:
  • The role of RANEPA St. Petersburg in the socio-economic development of the regions;
  • Priority areas of cooperation between RANEPA St. Petersburg and Executive bodies of state power;
  • Expansion of the formats of interaction between RANEPA St. Petersburg and public authorities.

Moderator:
Mikhail Demidov – Head of the Research Projects Department of the RANEPA St. Petersburg Scientific Work Department.
Venue: The Hall of Rarities.
Working language: Russian.
12:10 – 13:50
Special Session "Data Economics at the Presidential Academy: formation of human resources and research pool in the interests of a unified system of public authorities and the business community"
Participation by separate invitation.

Moderators:
Artur Azarov – Vice-Rector for Science of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration;
Alexander Tulupyev – Professor, Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Business Informatics, RANEPA St. Petersburg;
Tatyana Tulupyeva – Advisor to the Vice-Rector for Science of the RANEPA.
Venue: The Pompeii Corridor.
Working language: Russian.
12:10 – 12:40
Signing of the Agreements
Venue: The Column Hall.
14:00 – 14:50
Lunch
15:00 – 17:30
Section 4 "Digital trust in the unified system of public authority"
Questions for discussion:
  • Approaches to the definition of digital trust in the interdisciplinary theory and practice of digital technology implementation;
  • Indicators of digital trust for regular monitoring of its level of various categories of citizens;
  • Ways to build trust in the electronic format of receiving government, social and commercial services;
  • The risks of increasing digital trust among citizens and ways to overcome them.

Moderators:
Anatoly Likhtin – Dean of the Faculty of Public and Municipal Administration of the RANEPA STSt. Petersburg;
Yulia Tyurina – Professor of the Department of Public and Municipal Administration of the RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Venue: White Hall.
Working language: Russian.
15:00 – 17:30
Section 5 "The media in the conditions of special military operation: responsibility for national unity"
Questions for discussion:
  • The specifics of the modern stage of information warfare: professional journalism VS bloggers, the problem of verifying the reliability of information taking into account the development of information and communication technologies, prevention of "purity of the information field", etc.;
  • Features of the work of military journalists and photojournalists in the combat zone and adjacent territories (legal, psychological, social aspects);
  • Problems of youth orientation in the information field;
  • The role and image of volunteer and patriotic movements in journalistic work on the formation of national unity of the country.

Moderator:
Alexander Malkevich – journalist, co-chairman of the Coordinating Council for the Integration of New Subjects of the Russian Federation at the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, advisor to the Governor of St. Petersburg for work in new regions, Knight of the Order of Courage.
Venue: The Hall of Rarities.
Working language: Russian.
15:00 – 17:30
Section 6 "The anti-terrorist component (orientation) in the patriotic and spiritual and moral education of young people"
Moderators:
Evgeny Kitin- Deputy Director of RANEPA St. Petersburg;
Irina Danilova- Director of the Center for Educational Projects of RANEPA St. Petersburg.
Venue: Room 230.
Working language: Russian.
Transformation of Institutions in Russia and the World: Combining the Efforts of the State, Business and Civil Society
Organising Committee
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