Rules of participation

  1. General principles of participation in the Gaidar Forum 2018

    Participation in the Gaidar Forum 2018 is free of charge for all categories of participants. The Organizing Committee of the Forum is the body to admit a participation applicant to the Forum based on information in their application. The Organizing Committee reserves its right to refuse any application for participation in the Forum events and activities without disclosing the reason thereof in its sole discretion as well as to restrict participation of any participant in certain Forum events and activities.

  2. Registration
    1. To participate in the Gaidar Forum 2018, the registration form in the Registration section of the Forum website needs to be filled in. Registration is mandatory for attending all events and activities of the Forum irrespective of a participant’s status measures for security reasons.
    2. The registration closes on 29 December 2017.
    3. Registration may be performed for the following categories of participants: for Russian citizens, for foreign citizens, for mass media, which includes foreign citizens.
    4. All application form fields are compulsory. Information filled in the fields must agree with the information in the passport of a relevant person filling in the form. The declared information will be verified by the Organizing Committee.
    5. The photograph must depict the face of respective applicant. The photograph must be taken not later than six months before commencement of the Forum.
    6. By filling in the application form, an applicant is agrees for processing of his or her personal data.
  3. Accreditation and permits
    1. Applications for participation are reviewed by the Organizing Committee of the Forum. In case of approval of an application (accreditation), a notification will be sent to the email address provided by respective applicant during registration. All personal data will be controlled by relevant security authorities of the Russian Federation. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to refuse any application without disclosing the reason thereof.
    2. The status of a participant and the level of access to the Forum’s events and activities will be determined by the Organizing Committee, will not be changed and will be displayed in the Personal cabinet at the Forum’s website upon accreditation.
    3. An individual personalized badge issued by the Organizing Committee of the Forum with the indication of a participant’s name and a bar code is the permit to the Forum venue.
    4. To obtain an accreditation badge, valid passport should be presented. Badges may also be obtained through an attorney in possession of the passport of relevant attorney, the power of attorney signed by relevant applicant, and a confirmation of participation in the Forum events and activities issued by the Organizing Committee of the Forum.
    5. A special card for getting a participant’s bag and mobile equipment for simultaneous interpretation is provided along with the badge.
  4. General information and recommendations for participants
    1. A paid parking lot for vehicles will be available at the Forum venue throughout its time (with the entrance on Ruzskaya ulitsa).
    2. Forum participants are recommended to maintain business-style appearance.
    3. The Forum participants are forbidden to carry weapons, which includes edged and gas weapons, fragile and piercing objects, illegal drugs and items for drug use, pyrotechnics of any type and alcoholic beverages.
    4. Accredited participants while intoxicated will be refused to attend the Forum events and activities.
    5. A no smoking policy operates at the Forum venue.
    6. The badge is invalid without ID.