On June 1, at 16.45, within the framework of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the Russia 24 TV channel and the Valdai Discussion Club will hold debates, titled "Future Preparedness Index. First Rating".
The key aim of the Future Preparedness Index project is to analyse the extent to which various countries are prepared to respond to the challenges of tomorrow, and how competitive they are according to a wide range of economic, political, social, cultural, technological, and other criteria. The preliminary results, obtained from a pilot research study, will be presented at the roundtable. The discussion will also include a substantive examination of the relevance and adequacy of the criteria used.
Evelina Zakamskaya, Anchor, Russia 24 TV channel
Andrey Bystritskiy, Chairman of the Board, Foundation for Development and Support of the Valdai Discussion Club
Valery Fedorov, Director General, Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM)
Alexander Ivlev, Country Managing Partner for Russia, EY
Akiyoshi Komaki, Moscow Bureau Chief, Asahi Shimbun
Fyodor Lukyanov, Research Director, Foundation for Development and Support of the Valdai Discussion Club
Angela Stent, Director, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, Georgetown University
Andrey Fursenko, Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation
Venue: ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre, Pavilion G, Conference Hall G5 (64/1, Peterburgskoye Shosse, St. Petersburg)
Working languages: Russian, English
To the attention of the participants and media! For accreditation to the event, it is necessary to arrange a participant's badge on the SPIEF website.