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The prior 12 economic forums have been major milestones as for the region, as well as for the entire country. Using the platform provided here in Krasnoyarsk, people traditionally discuss Russia's overall strategic minimal programs and tactical maximum programs for a calendar year and for more long periods. The Krasnoyarsk Economic Forums have proved that it is possible to dispense with the management gap between talk and action that the guarantee of success is precisely in speedy and dynamic implementation.

Each of the eleven Economic Forums, held in Krasnoyarsk, was devoted to the topical issue and eventful.

2016 — «Russia: Strategy 2030»


Discussion of Strategy of social and economic development of the country in the long term till 2030, and also preparation of offers on creation of the working mechanism of its implementation became the key question of KEF-2016.

In three days of the KEF platform visited more than six thousand people from 28 countries of the world and 60 regions of Russia. 37 agreements between a management of regions, commercial structures and public organizations were signed.

The Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Arkady Dvorkovich, the plenipotentiary of the Russian President in the SFD Nikolay Rogozhkin, representatives of Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the federal ministries, bodies executive and legislature of different levels, institutes of development, the state corporations and business communities, and also the Russian and foreign experts has taken parts in forum.

The meeting of organizing committee for preparation and holding the World winter Universiade of 2019 took place within the forum under the leadership of Arkady Dvorkovich .

Questions of design and building of sporting and social venues of games were discussed at meeting. The schedule of the first test competitions on Universiade venues has been approved. So, in March, 2017 Krasnoyarsk will host the ski orientation World Cup, and in 2018 on platforms of the Siberian federal university and the village of the Universiade there will take place the educational forum FISU.

2015 — «Russia and Asia-pacific countries: from integration policy to projects of development»


The Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, the chairman of organizing committee of forum A.V. Dvorkovich, special advisor to the president of the Russian Federation I. E. Levitin and also heads of federal executive bodies has taken parts in key discussions of a forum in 2015. All events of a forum visited more than 6 000 participants among whom representatives of 54 regions of Russia and members of delegations from 35 countries. At a forum signed 36 investment agreements on the amount of 213,8 billion rubles.

Russia in 2014: New Sources of Growth

The Russian government has taken on a much more robust role in the preparations for the 2014 Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum. A total of 14 federal ministries put the program together, and the leaders of more than half of them have been active in the work of the forum. Nearly all the members of the state advisory council and the presidential economic council are part of the brain trust for the KEF.

First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov and Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Arkady Dvorkovich, who is also the chairman of the forum organizing committee, were involved in the key discussions for the forum.

Prominent global institutions known for their expertise have also taken part in the Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum. These include the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the World Bank and the Organization for European Cooperation and Development. Making their first appearance at the forum were representatives of the Russian-German Chamber of Commerce, the Association of Italian Businessmen in Russia and the Joint Chamber of Commerce of Switzerland and the CIS.

In total, 45 discussion forums were held, not counting the plenary sessions and lectures by forum’s experts in the SibFU.

The final plenary session of the 11th Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum, "New Sources of Growth in Action," was conducted as a business simulation in which Russian government officials and experts discussed crucial tasks that require economic development. Specifically, they discussed improvement in educational quality, efficiency of fiscal and tax policy, development of the transportation sector, generation of domestic demand for innovation and creation of the conditions needed for productivity growth.

At last year's forum, 28 agreements were signed, including ones aimed at the development of industry in the region, improvement of the procurement system, development of telecommunications infrastructure, and training of qualified staffers to make the region's business entities more competitive. One of the most significant outcomes was an agreement on social and economic cooperation between the Government of Krasnoyarsk kray and Russian Platinum. The regional government also signed an agreement with Polyus Gold Mining Company and FGC UES to jointly develop energy infrastructure in the Angara-Yenisei cluster.

2013 — «Russia: Roadmap of Changes»

In the Krasnoyarsk region of 14-16 February 2013 held 10 anniversary Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum "Russia : map change." The main purpose of the forum is to develop proposals on mechanisms of mainstream activities of the Government of the Russian Federation for the period up to 2018 , approved by the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation 31.01.2013.

Total number of forum participants exceeded four thousand people , among them representatives of all federal districts , 57 Russian regions , including 12 heads of subjects of the Russian Federation , 16 countries , including the G20 (« Big Twenty" ).

2012 — «The Time of Strategic Initiatives»

Strategic initiatives, required by this country today, as well as promising projects aimed at the development of Russia and its regions were the key topics of the IX Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum, which was held on February 16-18, 2012. The topics were united under the common guideline of the Forum – “The Time of Strategic Initiatives”.

The IX Krasnoyarsk Forum started with opening of the exhibition “Investments. Innovations. Infrastructure. The Future of Siberia”. On the same day, the young people’s Forum called “Universiade. Krasnoyarsk Ambitions” was held for the fourth time as a part of the KEF. Young managers from all over the country, selected after serious competition, took part in it.

On the first day of the business program of the KEF-2012 sectional discussion called “Strategic initiatives necessary for Russia and its regions at the moment” took place together with six more sectional discussions on different topics. Representatives of the Presidential Administration and the Government of the Russian Federation, as well as representatives of the main federal ministries, regional and municipal authorities, took part in the Forum. Those people are engaged in realization of federal modernization programs and projects. Representatives of development institutes and public corporations realizing innovative projects, leading experts, scientists and businessmen also took part in the work of the Forum.

The Head of the Government, Vladimir Putin, personally attended the Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum and took part in the session of the Expert Council of the Agency of Strategic Initiatives. Before the meeting, Vladimir Putin accompanied by the Region’s Governor, Lev Kuznetsov, and Presidential Plenipotentiary, Viktor Tolokonskiy, visited the exhibition site of the Forum. A project of the Krasnoyarsk Kray “Innovative solar cluster in Zheleznogorsk” was presented to the Head of the Russian Government.

2011 — «The modernization strategy: a new quality control»

Image, investment, interest, innovation - these are the final components of Kefa-2011. Struck in the exhibition "An effective city", presenting contemporary designs that will enhance our practical life in the near future.

The main theme of VIII Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum was the statement of the Russian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin. He spoke of the lessons learned from the country of the economic crisis, and in which direction the Russian economy will develop in the coming years. Relevance Kefa stressed Minister of Education Andrei Fursenko. Implemented today discussed the transformation of higher education and the introduction of new educational standards. Krasnoyarsk speech at a meeting with the leading federal experts was, above all, about where to go from Russian universities and how to find their own mission. Participated in the forum were more than 1600 guests, the region has concluded more than 20 agreements.

2010 — «People, ideas and projects for modernization»

Who and how to be able to provide a new quality of economic growth?

Is there any generation in Russia, which can implement a program of modernization of the country?

What are the values ​​and aspirations of this group?

What actions it intends to take and what decisions waiting for the state?

Find the answers to these questions could only relying on the consolidated position of the most active members of the Russian political, business and intellectual elite.

Forum was a discussion forum for those who understand the challenges of the present moment and has a strategic vision for the future of Russia, who can become a major subject of modernization and the main factor of economic growth, those who consider themselves to human capital modernization project.

2009 — «»

It is in the difficult 2009 concept of the event has been changed. Forum was first held in the innovative format of "brainstorming" aimed at the formation of the bank crisis of ideas. Participants in the event included 500 representatives of federal and regional authorities, the business community, Russian and foreign experts.

Thanks to Krasnoyarsk Forum 2009 was an open dialogue platform for representatives of government, business and experts in the discussion of the economic crisis on the Russian economy, the development of the most effective anti-crisis measures.

2008 — «Russia 2008-2020. Management of growth»

Yes, that visit President-elect Dmitry Medvedev, then a successor, became the fifth event of the parent forum. Here in Krasnoyarsk, Dmitry Anatolyevich first publicly made his election program, which became the basis for today's presidential initiatives: the fight against corruption and support for small and medium businesses. It became apparent that not only a large economy, but it is a great policy in Krasnoyarsk. And on the fifth forum was first performed project idea Krasnoyarsk agglomeration.

2007 — «Industrial Basis of Russia»

If the previous conference was of value-Siberian, the fourth gets the all-Russian sounding.

We decided on the government's investment of the project "South-2", whose goal was to create in the Baltic Sea integrated transport infrastructure in the area of ​​port logistics.

The forum has become clear that the Siberian Federal University, causing envy among the neighbors, be in Krasnoyarsk.

Krasnoyarsk Territory Administration signed a memorandum of cooperation with business organizations to create SFU.

2006 — «The development of the East of Russia»

Subject Forum in 2006 greatly expanded. In Krasnoyarsk, began to discuss the development of the whole eastern part of the country. In the speeches sounded notes of conspiracy on the Chinese threat. Was first clearly announced chelovekosberezheniya doctrine that defined the target multi-billion investment projects - improving the quality of life for everyone.

2005 — «New Industrialization Siberia. Investment project of united

Krasnoyarsk Territory»

The second forum was held a few days before the referendum for the unification of the three territories - the Krasnoyarsk Territory,

Evenki and Taimyr. Political obstacles that prevented large-scale investment projects, collapsed like the Berlin Wall.

In preparation for the forum has been formulated the doctrine of the new industrialization of Siberia and its pilot project - a joint program of the Krasnoyarsk Territory. Was adopted Presidential Decree "On measures for socio-economic development of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, Taimyr (Dolgan-Nenets) Autonomous District and the Evenk Autonomous Region", which includes the implementation of measures of public-private partnership in the implementation of major investment projects in the region.

In everyday included new word - "Vankor," "Lower Angara", "hub." In those days, people now have more of an edge, perhaps, the first time in years, felt pride in their region. A Krasnoyarsk in Russia's national space sounded, was released into the territory of the leaders.

2004 — «Investment Forum of Regional Development»

The main event was the presentation of de jure medium-term socio-economic development of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, which were contour outlines the main areas of growth. De facto online hosted review competition for future large investors. There has been a sort of council at Fili.

Ice of distrust in the region had been melted. Of the territory, which at the beginning of the 2000s, said: "Something's not what they do", we have become an attractive investment region with attractive, barely covered by a veil of doubt prospects.