KEY UPDATE ON CEF 2019 FORUM!
The thematic sessions will take place on June 26, 2019, the plenary session "Digital Region" will follow on June 27, 2019.
The reason for the Forum rescheduling is a meeting of Russia’s State Council Presidium. Learn more
General Forum Information
On 26-27 June 2019, Kursk city will host the 8 th Central Russian Economic Forum. This year’s Forum theme is “Digital region.”
The President and the Government of Russia have set the regions a strategic objective of building a digital economy to lay foundation for the successful implementation of all national projects.
The core message of the Forum is that the digital transformation should be focused on people, on improving their life quality. The Forum is aimed at answering the question: how can ordinary people benefit from a digital economy, what should be given priority to improve people’s life quality in Central Russia through digital transformation.
Welcome address of Roman Starovoyt, Acting Governor of Kursk region
The 8th Central Russian Economic Forum expected to take place in Kursk in a new two-day format (on 26-27 June 2019) will entirely focus on the “Digital Region” theme.
The President and the Government of Russia have set the Russian regions a strategic objective of building a digital economy to lay foundation for the successful implementation of all national projects. This requires focusing on areas with powerful technological potential, reconsidering conventional approaches, adjusting the legal framework to the new digital reality. This lays groundwork for our successful future.
Roman Starovoyt, Acting Governor of Kursk region