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  • ITMO Highpark – Future Center for Robotics Development in Russia

    Residents of ITMO Highpark will collaborate with Robotics Consortium to create novel technologies in the field of robotics. The agreement was signed at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) 2024. ITMO Highpark will provide venues for the development of scientific, industrial, economic, social, and cultural infrastructure.


  • ITMO Rector Vladimir Vasilyev at SPIEF: Natural Intelligence Is Key to Artificial Intelligence

    The system for training of AI specialists must be built upon new role models rooted in applied competencies. This, in turn, can be achieved through the collaboration of businesses and top universities – commented ITMO University Rector Vladimir Vasilyev at today’s session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). The discussion featured the Russian Deputy PM Dmitry Chernyshenko, as well as representatives of top Russian universities and tech companies.


  • AI Ethics and Future of Education: Key Takeaways From Rectors’ Panel at SPIEF 2023

    Could machines truly replace us on the labor market? Which professions are becoming obsolete with the advance of generative networks? And how will education adapt to a world where AI is part of everyday life? Experts and the rectors of Russia’s top universities sat down to discuss these and other topics on June 14 as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). ITMO.NEWS provides a rundown of the discussion.


  • SPIEF 2022: First Stage of Housing and Social Infrastructure for Satellite City Yuzhny Unveiled

    The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2022 (SPIEF 2022) featured a presentation of the first residential areas and social facilities to appear in the satellite city Yuzhny. The first stage of the construction will cover around 50,000 square meters, 41,800 square meters out of which will be taken up by housing. The first apartments are expected to be completed in 2024.


  • ITMO at SPIEF 2021: Exchanging Experience, New Collaborations and Growing Points

    On June 2-5, St. Petersburg hosted the annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), where leading Russian and international experts discussed a wide array of economic topics. Today, we review the key events of the forum marked by ITMO’s participation. 


  • SPIEF 2021: ITMO’s Alexandr Kapitonov on Modern Education and Its Future

    Hypothetical trains, ballistic missiles, and social elevators – these were some of the concepts at play during the panel discussion Live and Learn: Educational Trajectories of Young Professionals and Skills of the Future held as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2021). Among the participants was Alexandr Kapitonov, dean of ITMO University’s Faculty of Infocommunication Technologies. We wrote down the most intriguing snippets, opinions, and learning points of the meeting.


  • SPIEF 2021: ITMO First Vice Rector Daria Kozlova on New Reality and University of the Future

    Today, on June 4, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021 (SPIEF-2021) featured a discussion on innovative educational technologies in the service of business. During the session, ITMO’s First Vice Rector Daria Kozlova spoke about how the pandemic has accelerated the university’s digital transformation and highlighted the benefits of cooperation between different educational platforms.


  • ITMO Rector Vladimir Vasilyev at SPIEF-2021: Entrepreneurial Education Is All About People

    Today, on June 2, a discussion on the current state and growth trends in Russian entrepreneurial education was held as part of St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021 (SPIEF-2021). During the session, ITMO University Rector Vladimir Vasilyev expressed his opinion on the qualities an entrepreneur must possess and how higher education can help foster them in students.


  • ITMO Highpark Becomes Russia’s First Smart Campus

    The world-class research, education, and innovation center ITMO Highpark will become the first pilot site of the Smart Campus project. The relevant agreement was signed by SberMobile, Orange Business Services, ITMO Highpark JSC, and ITMO University at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021.


  • Moving Forward: St. Petersburg in 2020

    2019 was an eventful year for ITMO University and St. Petersburg, and 2020 promises to be no different. Here’s our quick rundown of some of the things you might expect in the coming year as a citizen – or guest – of St. Petersburg.