Digital ministers. Evangelists of the state’s technology agenda

SPHERE, October 17, 09:30 — 10:30

More countries are embracing digitization as a key factor of boosting economic growth, raising competitiveness and improving quality of life of their citizens. The governments are launching Industry 4.0 initiatives, catalyzing digital infrastructure, reaping the benefits of big data and high speed internet networks, fostering innovations and breaking barriers.
What are the global digital economy trends? What are the secrets of success of the leading digital nations? Which paths of digitization are most effective? What approaches do leading countries use in their digitization programs? What is the scope, objectives and risks of those programs? How to avoid negative social and economic consequences? What could be Russia’s place in the new global digital economy?