Registration open for 2018 Gaidar Forum

The organizers include the Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), the Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy (Gaidar Institute) and the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia (AIRR). 

The Gaidar Forum is a major annual international expert economic conference established in 2010 to bring together experts, leading academics and politicians, influential members of the financial community and the global business elite.

The forum provides platforms to discuss important problems of our time, and most pressing social and economic issues. This year’s forum will be devoted to Russia and the World: Values and Virtues.

The Gaidar Forum will include panels and expert discussions, roundtables, seminars and lectures. The discussions will focus on modern challenges for public administration, the introduction of project activities in government bodies, drivers of innovation, new challenges for central banks, digital society, sanctions, the centenary of the Russian revolution, trust, barriers and success factors for entrepreneurship in Russia, and cluster approach in the era of digital production. 

The program outline is available at the forum website.

Participation is free; preliminary registration is required.

Media accreditation.

The general partner of the Gaidar Forum is Gazprombank; strategic partners include AstraZeneca, the ACIG Group of Companies, and Unilever; RVC is a partner. 

The general information partners include the Rossiya 24 TV channel, RBC and TASS news agencies. The general online media partner is Gazeta.RU. The strategic information partner is the RT TV channel. The main information partner is Rossiyskaya Gazeta. Other media partners include Interfax, PRIME news agency,, Expert RA, Radio Ekho Moskvy, BRICS, National Banking Journal, AK&M, Ekonomika i Zhizn weekly, Invest Foresight online magazine, Strategia magazine, and Naans Media.