International conference "Society and Digitalization"

From 1st to 4th March 2018 it was held a conference, that was dedicated to the meeting of graduates of the program of the German Federal Chancellor of the Alexander Humboldt Foundation in Russia.

The conference was organized and conducted by the director of the Russian-German Center, the International Center for Financial Market Studies, the Professor of the Department of Banking, Financial markets and Insurance of UNECON, Doctor of Economics, Professor Tatyana Nikitina.

Representatives of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation - Dr. Stefan Melech and Ms Bianca Müller expressed gratitude to Tatyana Viktorovna not only for the excellent organization of the traditional events of the Foundation, but also for the connection of our University, the program of the Federal Chancellor, and for her position of leadership, which is expressed in the implementation of numerous international scientific and educational projects. The General Consul of Germany in St. Petersburg, Mrs. Dr. Eltje Aderhold made a welcome speech at the opening of the conference and noted the personal contribution of Tatyana Nikitina to the foreign policy and development of St. Petersburg. Dmitry  Vasilenko, Vice-rector of our University for International Relations on behalf of the whole university, also thanked Tatjana Viktorovna for the development of international cooperation of our university and the opportunities for young scientists of UNECON.

The theme of the conference was defined as "Digitalization and Society", within the framework of which the participants took part in round tables on such areas as Culture, Education, Art, Economics and Politics. In their reports, the participants raised issues of digitalization in a wide variety of fields - from agriculture to contemporary art. In addition, they described the experience of using digital technologies in their countries, which was the reason for an interesting discussion.

The results of the conference are expressed in the regular justification of the brilliant opportunities of the program of the Federal Chancellor, which are provided to its participants from the moment they hit it and for the whole life in the form of a successful career, connections, linguistic, cultural skills and a wide variety of experience in international projects.



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