On December 1, in Nizhny Novgorod, at the site of the Mayak Academy, with the support of ROSATOM, the Global Impact Conference 2022 (GIC) will be held.
The theme of the Conference is “Education X as a Catalyst of the Future”. The purpose of the Conference is to discuss, together with experts from different countries, working tools to expand access to quality education for those regions and population groups for which these opportunities are limited. Experts from 20 countries of the world will exchange regional experience and practices for the development of education.
The Conference will gather more than 30 experts in the field of education representing India, China, Russia, Turkey, the UAE, Oman, Armenia, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Brazil, Vietnam, Egypt, Latin America and Africa. Among the speakers will be Tatyana Terentyeva, Deputy CEO for Human Resources of ROSATOM; Professor Abdullatif Al Shamsi, Former Rector and President at the Higher Colleges of Technology, Founder of MetaVersity; Francisca Nneka Okeke, First female Dean of the Faculty of Physical Sciences at the University of Nigeria; Vladimir Konyshev, Founder and CEO of Neurobotics; Zhao Zhongyuan, Director of the China Center for Technology Transfer of the SCO Member States; and others.
In addition to expert discussions, the GIC 2022 program also includes the final and the selection of the winner of the International Competition for Innovative Projects in the field of education. The GIC sites will host a meeting of the participants of the International Youth Project, Impact Team 2050, which will present an analytical report on what young people from different countries see as the limitations of the education system today and what solutions can make education more attractive to young people (focusing on engineering specialties).
Also, the GIC 2022 program includes an introduction to innovative approaches in school education, “case studies” of successful corporate universities, discussions and round tables.
The Conference will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 06:30 p.m., the event will be broadcasted online. Register for the event via the link.
The Global Impact Conference (GIC) is an international platform that brings together experts in the field of sustainable development to find solutions to overcome the key challenges of social and economic development. Last year, more than 750,000 viewers from 30 countries followed the live discussions on partnerships to achieve the sustainable development goals. The GIC 2022 online broadcasting will be available on impactconference.global on December 1st from 9:00 a.m. Moscow time.
The international conference, Global Impact Conference (GIC 2021), was held on December 1, 2021 with the support of the UN Global Compact, Euro news channel and VK digital partner. Its speakers were more than 50 authoritative experts from 30 countries, including representatives of government authorities, international organizations, corporations, non-profit organizations, development institutions and local expert communities. The role of trust and partnership in dealing with the challenges of our time was the top trend of the GIC 2021 Conference. The participants shared practical cases in the following topics: “Business strategies to preserve the planet's biodiversity and combat global warming”; “Practices for integrating employees of different ages and with different values in response to the personnel crisis”; “Development of an accessible urban environment and digitalization of agriculture”; “Designing cities of tomorrow and environmentally friendly transport infrastructure”; “Human-centered practices of working with personnel from leading companies”, etc.