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The first Russian Youth Innovation Convention opened

December 10 2008
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The first Russian Youth Innovation Convention opened

Launched the first Russian Youth Innovation Convention. The ceremony was opened by Vasily Yakimenko, head of the Federal Agency on Youth Affairs. The working program of the convention began with a presentation by Richard Florida (Richard Florida), the world-renowned theoretical development of megacities, on "The innovators: the class that changes the future." At the conclusion of speeches held a press conference and the exhibition opening presentation of works by young Russian researchers. The culmination of the Russian Youth Innovation Convention in the program the first day was the final competition of youth projects. By decision of the Expert Council, held behind closed doors, the young winners have won the National Children's Award in Technology. Then was awarded the Creative Award on behalf of the National Association of innovation and development of information technology. Contest final crowning ceremony of summing up the competition "The best study author."

The second day began with the round tables with participation of representatives of leading Russian corporations, such as group Onexim "and" Basic Element ". Also at the event scheduled visit of Anatoly Chubais, head of Rusnano. Held a press conference, writer and futurist John Naisbitt (John Naisbitt). Also, the guests of the convention was made by mid Brensen Richard (Richard Branson), the founder of the corporation Virgin. The program of the convention awards ceremony Rosnano. The statement is planned venture investor Guy Kawasaki (Guy Kawasaki) «Investing in innovation: 20-Year Perspective." In the second day of the convention ceremony Zvorykin Prize. At the closing ceremony will attend President Dmitry Medvedev.

On innovation Convent

The first Russian Youth Innovation Convention will be held December 9-10, 2008. This annual all-Russian event organized at the initiative of the Federal Agency for Youth, is designed to give new impetus to the innovation of young Russians.

The event will be the most talented and promising young scientists, representatives of public corporations and large Russian business, Russian and foreign experts in innovation from around the world, as well as government officials at the highest rank.

The program of the Convention - the exhibition of innovative projects and start-ups, panel discussions, master classes, performances of famous western personalities innovation sphere. The central event of the Convention will determine the winners and the first ceremony of the annual National Award for Innovation of the Vladimir Zvorykina.
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