Integration of digital technologies in learning and self-education will become one of the key topics of the VIII International Open Innovations Forum.

Powerful challenges related to digital transformation significantly update the face of the entire educational industry. Demand is growing from adult people, video courses and online platforms become more popular, classic universities, yielding in competition with their modern rivals, actively transform educational processes.

The volume of global investment in educational projects in 2019 exceeded $16 billion, and continues to grow. The trend for knowledge and the development of new competencies is natural for a digital society, where information is the key value.

“Through a combination of the traditions of a classical academic school and the ambitions of young technology teams, Russia has every chance to become a leader in the growing edtech market. Our task is to create the necessary platform for such leadership by combining the efforts of the state with the energy of business, science and the educational environment,” says Alexander Povalko, General Director, Chairman of the Management Board of RVC JSC.

Supported by RVC, "The Open Innovations" Forum will provide panel discussion on “Education on-demand tools. Human capital technologies and platforms” and “High Season for Edtech. Investments in education”.

Representatives of the leading Russian and foreign educational organizations are invited to participate in "The Open Innovations" Forum. Experts will discuss whether new educational platforms will be able to compete with traditional universities, analyze the application of VR, AR and MR technologies in the learning process, and consider fund strategies that focus on investment in education.