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20 Business Events to Take Place as Part of Youth EEF

25 August 2021
20 деловых мероприятий состоятся в рамках Молодежного ВЭФ

The 6th Eastern Economic Forum Youth EEF programme has been published on the official website of the Eastern Economic Forum with session speakers and moderators. Twenty events have been planned for this portion of the business programme.

Far Eastern youth entrepreneurs, managers, business owners, participants, and finalists from Russia — Land of Opportunities presidential platform projects, participants and finalists from the All-Russian Big Change contest for schoolchildren and the Your Move contest for students, public opinion leaders, and representatives from the creative industries, the government, and non-profit organizations working to promote entrepreneurship will all take part in the Youth EEF sessions. They will have the opportunity to attend the panel sessions of the main EEF 2021 business programme on 2–3 September, and then to become the speakers and participants of Youth EEF discussions on 4 September.

«The decision to put the Youth EEF on a separate track was a question of time — new challenges require new solutions. The younger generation has its own special way of looking at existing problems and how to create the conditions necessary for future development. Moreover, young people have demonstrated great commitment to our country’s political and economic agenda. Therefore, it is important for us to pay attention to what young people think about global problems and to show a willingness to work together to find new ways to develop,» Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation and Executive Secretary of the EEF Organizing Committee Anton Kobyakov said.

Issues such as youth values in the Far East, obstacles that stand in the way of young entrepreneurs, the education system, the impact of social media networks, the future of the financial market, copyright law, how to attract investment, how to involve young people in the development of the urban environment, career guidance, partnership, international youth interaction, and adaptation within the tourism industry among others are up for discussion as part of the Youth EEF business programme.

Rosmolodezh Head Ksenia Razuvaeva, Deputy Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Far Eastern Federal District Grigory Kuranov, Vice President for Regional and International Development of the Skolkovo Foundation Yuri Saprykin, ASI General Director Svetlana Chupsheva, President of the Russian eSports Federation Dmitry Smith, General Director of the Agency for the Development of Professional Skills (WorldSkills Russia) Robert Urazov, Director of Musical Projects Development at Mail.Ru Group Konstantin Sidorkov, Deputy President — Chairman of VTB Bank Management Board Olga Dergunova, and Director of Sberbank’s Small and Micro Business Division Alexey Shashkin among others will be speaking at Youth EEF sessions.

Also planned are meetings between youth and famous athletes, a presentation of Near East youth initiatives and projects dedicated to topics of a socially significant and entrepreneurial nature, as well as initiatives following on the results of the EEF youth platform. Councils for young scientists of the Far East are also planned to discuss how to establish interaction between experts from the Far East and scientists from the country’s central region.