In connection with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in order to maintain a full-fledged international level of scientific and business communication, the ERTIKO-ITS Europe Association and the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan decided to postpone the First Central-Eastern ITS Congress in Kazan from September 21-24, 2020 to September 19-21, 2022.
The host of the Congress decided to hold it in a virtual format in the previously planned timeframe - September 21-24, 2020 - International Forum KAZAN DIGITAL WEEK - 2020.
The key idea of the solution is to achieve the maximum scientific and economic effect of specialists communication in remote conditions. All previously declared opportunities of the Congress are preserved for the participants and guests: panel discussions and round tables, an exhibition, technical tours, sightseeing tours around Kazan, opening and closing ceremonies, a networking club.
The forum will combine major events and thematic areas that will provide a rich program and comprehensive coverage of digitalization issues, the possibility of related communications and new contacts:
• VI International Scientific and Practical Conference ITS Forum - Kazan, which includes discussion and analysis of modern directions of application of components of intelligent transport systems and situational centers to solving urgent problems of ensuring life safety;
• Cybersecurity of the new era - a direction that includes a detailed overview of global and Russian trends in this area: technical means of information protection, industry aspects of cybersecurity, practices of using cybersecurity services, regulatory legislation in the field of information protection;
• Fintech ecosystem - a branch of activities covering current areas of financial technologies for the banking segment, legislative regulation of fintech projects, the use of artificial intelligence and robotization technologies in the banking industry;
• Innovation integrated into business - a thematic area that includes trend ideas at the intersection of corporate objectives and startups, global and Russian trends in venture investment, innovative ideas of young companies aimed at transforming established business processes.
Information about the event, conditions of registration, participation and publication of materials, as well as available models of audio and video content are presented on the website kazandigitalweek.ru.
The program can be found here.