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The CIPR conference will be held on May 22-24, 2024 in Nizhny Novgorod

The annual conference “Digitalization of Industrial Russia” (CIPR) will be held in Nizhny Novgorod on May 22-24, 2024 at the Nizhniy Novgorod Fair.

CIPR is the main business event on the digital economy in Russia and for many years has been facilitating dialog between representatives of the government and the business community on the digital transformation of society and key sectors of the economy. Within the framework of CIPR, government decisions in the digital economy are made, the results of work for the year are summarized and plans for the next year are defined. Thus, in 2022, at the plenary session of CIPR, Mikhail Mishustin, Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, instructed to create industrial centers of competence in key sectors of the economy for the purpose of software import substitution. This year, at CIPR-2023, the first results of the CIC work were announced and new instructions were given, including the launch of the second wave of projects for the development of IT solutions based on the proposals of the CIC.

The conference is also attended by Dmitry Chernyshenko, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Denis Manturov, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Maksut Shadaev, Minister of Digital Development of the Russian Federation, Gleb Nikitin, Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, and representatives of major state corporations and companies. Over the 8 years of its existence CIPR has become the main point of attraction for the Russian IT-industry, formed an environment for networking and innovation development. Every year at CIPR leading companies present their developments and solutions, and key market players conclude agreements.

“Every year CIPR gains more and more weight. Decisions are made here on which the development of the entire IT industry depends. This year we have welcomed eight foreign delegations on the CIPR platform. We are working to bring even more in 2024. We have something to show – the region has a very strong IT community. We are second only to Moscow and St. Petersburg in terms of software development industry development. We do not throw away our staff – we hear them and create all conditions for them to work and live. We are building a world-class IT campus for future IT specialists within the framework of the national project “Science and Universities”. We look forward to seeing the largest IT business event in the country again in Nizhny Novgorod!”, – emphasized Gleb Nikitin, Governor of Nizhny Novgorod Region.

More than 6500 people from 77 regions of Russia and 8 countries (PRC, India, South Africa, Belarus, Iran, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Brazil) took part in the conference. More than 700 speakers spoke at the sessions, more than 25 meetings between industry leaders and SMEs took place within the CIPR SME track, 16 companies won the CIPR DIGITAL award. The exhibition exposition was increased by one and a half times and consisted of three blocks instead of the traditional two, and the DECIPRALAND digital art exhibition featured 120 works from 40 artists. In addition to the official part, the conference kicked off the international championship “Battles of Robots,” which featured 33 Battles, as well as a fijtal basketball tournament “Games of the Future,” the CIPR Tech Week festival technology week.

“The CIPR conference acts as a global platform for consolidating the efforts of the government, corporations, small and medium-sized businesses in the digitalization of a wide range of industries: from heavy industry to the humanities. We are interested in involving a large number of players, we see interest from other countries and expect that representatives of EAEU, SCO, BRICS and BRICS+ member states will join the dialog, and the CIPR exhibition will present technological solutions from international partners,” said Olga Piven, Conference Director.

The conference is organized by OMG Company. The event will be held with the support of the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation and the Government of Nizhny Novgorod Region.

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