Timing: 11:00 - 15:00

The Impact of Digital Transformations on Security, Business Practices and the Quality of Urban Life

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The event is organized by Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute, Institute of International Relations and World History of Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod and Science and Information Center of Nizhni Novgorod.

The round table participants will discuss the role of information and communication technologies in life of modern urban dwellers and will analyze the future digital outlook of the cities. On the basis of the roundtable work an expert group on digitalization will be established, which will engage in the analysis and discussions of the impact of digital technologies on modern social, economic and cultural processes. The interdisciplinary expert group will consist of specialists from humanitarian sciences and representatives of IT companies and research institutions. The purpose of the group will be an expert assessment of digital initiatives, presentation of possible strategies for the use of digital technologies to improve the conditions, quality and safety of people’s lives.

 

Discussion points:

  • Digitalization and de-socialization as interrelated processes
  • National security issues in the global information space
  • Digitalization and personal security issues
  • Digital economy in a city: from real to virtual
  • Cultural aspects of digitization in urban society

 

Key-Speakers:

Rob van Kranenburg, Founder of the Internet of Things Council and #iotday

Daria Radchenko, Deputy Director, Center for Urban Anthropology, KB Strelka

 

Participants:

Andrey Dahin, Chair of the Philosophy and Political Science Department, Nizhni Novgorod Institute of Management, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA)

Anton Fortunatov, Professor, Department of Theory of Politics and Communication, Institute of International Relations and World History, Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (UNN)

Dmitry Kaminchenko, Research Associate, Institute of International Relations and World History, UNN

Irina Petrova, Chair of the Department of Applied Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, UNN

Nadezhda Radina, Professor, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities (Nizhni Novgorod), National Research University Higher School of Economics

Evgeny Semenov, Associate Professor, Department of Theory of Politics and Communication, Institute of International Relations and World History, UNN

Daniil Semikopov, Pro-Rector for Research and Education of the Nizhni Novgorod Theological Seminary

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Nizhni Novgorod, Russia

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