ATRIUM STAGE, October 22 09:30 — 12:25

Tech Trends

9:30 am
Opening Remarks

Torrey Clark-Shirnina, Managing editor, Bloomberg

9:35 am
Welcome Remarks

Arkady Dvorkovich, Chairman, Skolkovo Foundation

9:40 am
PANEL: Cleaner, Safer and More Efficient: Building the Smart Cities of tomorrow
from the Ground Up

Digital Economy, a program that aims to bolster tech infrastructure has enabled a myriad of smart city technologies take hold in Russia. Our panel delves into the smart-city technology that is meaningfully improving cities around the world—making them cleaner, safer and more efficient, and discusses the innovations that are on the horizon.

Moderator:
Alex Webb, Tech, Media and Telecoms Opinion Columnist, Bloomberg, European
Speakers:
Larissa Suzuki, Smart Cities expert
Christian Nardin, Senior Vice President, Dassault Systemes
Artem Ermolaev, President, NGO Smart Cities

10:20 am
PANEL: Facial Recognition

Russia is building a national biometric database, and what the country has touted as the world’s largest facial-recognition bank. The technology can be used to help tackle crime and improve convenience for things like access to financial services without a password, but it also has ignited a fierce convenience-versus-privacy debate. Our panel assesses the costs and the benefits, and explains how this technology will change our everyday lives.

Moderator:
Alex Webb, Tech, Media and Telecoms Opinion Columnist, Bloomberg, European
Speaker:
Yaroslav Goncharov, Founder, CEO, FaceApp
Alexandr Khanin, Founder, VisionLabs
Anna Serebryanikova, Chief Operating Officer, MegaFon
Natalia Galyan, Regional Director, Intel in Russia

10:50 am
FIRESIDE CHAT: Securing the Smart City

5G is finally rolling out around the world and the first deployments have already launched in Moscow. How soon can we expect to see 5G readily available, and what are the innovative leaps that this ground-breaking tech will bring about?

Moderator:
Giles Turner, European Technology Editor, Bloomberg
Speaker:
Dmitry Volkov, CTO, Group-IB

11:10 am
PANEL: 5G and Smart Cities

We’re told that driverless transportation is still a very long way off, but as 5G networks, which enable driverless technology, become more prevalent, the autonomous era inches closer. What are the regulatory, safety and technical hurdles that still need to be addressed in order for this technology to pick up speed?

Moderator:
Rebecca Penty, Team Leader, Telecom, Media, Entertainment, Bloomberg
Speakers:
Vasyl Latsanych, CEO, PJSC VimpelCom
Alicia Mancheno, Managing Director, Alizent Spain
Jong-Sung Hwang, ex-CIO of Seoul

11:40 am
FIRESIDE CHAT: Ready, Set, Ride: Preparing Smart Cities for Smarter Vehicles

Moderator:
Giles Turner, European Technology Editor, Bloomberg
Speaker:
Olga Uskova, President, Cognitive Technologies
Stefan Teuchert, President, BMW Group Russia, CEO

12:10 pm
Closing Remarks

Torrey Clark-Shirnina, Managing editor, Bloomberg

Speakers

Moderators