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IIS representatives took part in preparation and conduction of the Roundtable on the Digital Economy Country Assessment (DECA) development
On June 27, the Roundtable on the development of the Digital Economy Country Assessment (DECA) methodology took place in the Analytical Center for the Government of the Russian Federation (Analytical Center). The methodology was developed by the World Bank experts and the Russian partners to assess readiness of the countries for the development of digital economy. The Roundtable was organized by the World Bank in cooperation with the Institute of the Information Society and Analytical Center.
IIS Leaders Joined the TechSoup Summit 2017 Held in San Francisco on 28-30 March, 2017
San Francisco hosted the 3rd TechSoup Summit held in the Google building on the Spear Street. Yuri Hohlov and Tatiana Ershova represented infoDonor, the Russian national segment of the global TechSoup technology donation program
The sixth issue of the Information Society journal in 2016 was published
Topics of the issue are: control over the execution of legislative requirements on information disclosure by insurers, inter-state information-telecommunication system in the territory of the Baikal region, the problem of intellectual property in the information society, cognitive potential of the concept of technological structure concept and others
IIS representatives participated in the second World Bank International Seminar Building Foundations of the Digital Economy: Lessons from the Global Experience
The purpose of the International Seminar is to further elaborate recommendations on the fundamental bases of the Digital Economy development in Russia for the stakeholders. A brief overview of the Russian experts opinions in the field of Digital Economy development in Russia was made by Dr. Yuri Hohlov, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Institute of the Information Society.
IIS representative took part in the event held at the Analytical Center for The Government of the Russian Federation

The prospects of digitalization of education, healthcare, transport, trade, industry and agriculture spheres were discussed on 2nd February, 2017 at the Analytical Center for the Government of the Russian Federation.

IIS representatives participated in preparation and conducting the World Bank International Seminar Digital Economy Concept, Trends and Visions: Towards a Future-Proof Strategy
Participants of the seminar discussed objectives and basic concepts of the digital economy, economic and social benefits of its development, the role of state in this development, as well as the potential risks and ways to reduce them.
Institute of the Information Society acted as co-organizer of the first working meeting on the development of digital economy in Russia
The Analytical Center and the Institute of the Information Society have organized the first working meeting titled Positions of Russian Experts Regarding Conceptual Foundations of Digital Economy. The event was held as part of the implementation of the initiative of the World Bank and its partner organizations titled Digital Economy: Prospects for Russia, which main goal is to help the interested parties in Russia to create and develop the foundations for a strong digital economy in the future.

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