The sixth "Glazychev Readings" in Moscow

The conference "Glazychev Readings" was held yesterday at the RANEPA, dedicated to the memory of the Russian scientist and public figure, the world-famous urbanist Vyacheslav Leonidovich Glazychev. The event in the format of an expert club is held for the sixth time, and this year was timed to coincide with the start of the Moscow Urban Forum.

Readings were opened by the Director General of the House.RF Alexander Plutnik, the chief architect of Moscow Sergey Kuznetsov, the director of the Institute of Social Sciences of the RANEPA, the rector of the MSSES Sergey Zuev, the head of the Department of Territorial Development named after V.L. Glazycheva, Elena Zelentsova, vice-president, director of urban development of the Skolkovo Foundation.

Among the other speakers of the event there are Sergei Kapkov, head of the Center for Studies in the Economics of Culture, Urban Development and Creative Industries of the Moscow State University, Timur Aimaletdinov, research director at the NAFI, and Elena Stepanova, head of the investment and international relations department of Mosinzhproekt, Elena Alesya, director of the digital economy projects department at PJSC Rostelecom. Mamchur, vice-president and executive director of the information technology cluster of the Skolkovo Foundation Konstantin Parshin, director of the "human resources and education" area of ANO "Qi"

The main theme of the Readings was the development of digital urban space management strategies that change the practices of state and municipal government. Among the other topics on the agenda was mentioned the training of qualified personnel and the formation of a set of relevant competencies that will be needed in the "city of the future", involving residents in urban development, the World Cup from the point of view of urban projects and solutions, reducing infrastructure disruptions and uneven digitalization of spaces and etc.

Within the framework of the conference, there was also a presentation of a joint program of Institute for Social Sciences of the RANEPA and Moscow Urban Forum - MUF LAB 2018: Laboratory of Urban Initiatives. The full program of the Readings is available in Russian on the official website of the project: