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Elena Senicheva entered ITMO University’s Department of State Information Systems Management thanks to the victory in the Prof-IT Russian regional competition, organized by the E-Government Center. In this competition, local and regional authorities from all over Russia present their IT projects focusing on innovations and IT solutions that can benefit the development of various sectors of the Russian economy. The competition’s winners get a chance to study at ITMO University. Before joining ITMO as a Master’s student, Elena worked for 13 years at the Department of Land and Property Relations in Rostov-on-Don, and after that, she left the public service to work in a commercial company. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, Elena shares about her university days and how studying at ITMO University changed her life.
On Way to Smart City: Head of St. Petersburg e-Government Department on Digital Economy and City Services
What is the state’s general strategic approach to the digitization of the Russian economy? How far is St. Petersburg from meeting the standards of a smart city? What online services are already available to citizens? These and other questions were addressed by Olga Patrievskaya, head of the e-Government department of the Government of St. Petersburg, who gave an open lecture on “Digital economy in the Russian Federation” at ITMO University’s Institute of Design & Urban Studies on February 28.
What is e-democracy and what is the future of e-government? What can computer linguistics tell us about? And how can information technology help us save library funds and transform museums? These and many other questions will be discussed at the Information Society and Technology Week, which is aimed at experts in the field of e-government, law, economics, linguistics, psychology and philosophy. The event will last till June 2 and will be host to a range of sessions and workshops. Stephen Coleman, a Professor of Political Science at the University of Leeds, a leading theorist in the field of e-democracy and new media will be one of the key speakers. He will present his research and his new book “Can the Internet Strengthen Democracy?”.