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    second day of marathon

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  • Moscow (studio)


20-22 may
New Knowledge
Explore the achievements and stories that are changing the world.
hours of online broadcasting
Alexey Fedorov
Creator of the "quantum blockchain", researcher at the Russian Quantum Center, Forbes "30 to 30"
Sport and MMA
Steve Wozniak
Inventor, electronics engineer and programmer, co-founder of Apple
Tatyana Chernigovskaya
Russian biologist, linguist, semioticist and psychologist, director of the Institute for Cognitive Research, St. Petersburg State University, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Education
Andrey Kurpatov
President of the Higher School of Methodology, Scientific Director of the Laboratory of Neurosciences and Human Behavior Sberbank
Science and technology
Yulia Berezikova
World champion in K-1, the female face of Russian MMA
Alexey Milevsky
Investment Director of Mail.Ru Group
Andrey Kirilenko
Russian basketball player, Honored Master of Sports of Russia, President of the Russian Basketball Federation
Vladimir Mashkov
Artistic Director of the Moscow State Budgetary Educational Institution "Oleg Tabakov Theater"
Anna Kudryavtseva
PhD in Biological Sciences, Institute of Molecular Biology. V.A. Engelhardt RAS (IMB RAS)
Nikita Marchenkov
Chairman of the Coordinating Council, candidate of physical and mathematical sciences, acting head of the Kurchatov complex of synchrotron-neutron research, National Research Center "Kurchatov Institute"
The most relevant and vivid knowledge about the achievements in Russia and the world, about the people who are creating the future today. Only real cases, discoveries and products that work here and now.
Rewards for active participation
  • Take part in draws
  • Ask questions to speakers
  • Complete tests
Take Part
8 cities of Russia
from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok
Nizhniy Novgorod
Myths about the power of artificial intelligence
Will artificial intelligence replace the human mind? Discussion about the development of technology. The commercial side of science.
Ecosystems of the future
How to consolidate unrelated services into a single system that is understandable for users.
Russian movies’ own path
Industry trends and anti-trends. Film festivals and cinemas: is there life after a pandemic?
Biohacking: Pros and Cons
Discussion about whether it is possible to hack your body and gain eternal youth.
A green future for the nuclear industry
Peaceful atom: what is it and how is the world's most powerful source of energy arranged?
MMA - sport or show?
Interview with MMA stars. Where does the sports path begin, is it possible to cultivate a sports character, advice for novice athletes.
Girls in Science
Debunking myths about a scientist's career in the modern world.
New life for recycled plastic
What happens to the garbage that we sort?
Towards green cities
How to build a comfortable living environment in a modern city.
Young science of Russia
Trends and perspectives for young scientists.
and more than 100 most relevant topics!


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Moscow (Digital Bussiness Space)
20 may
10:30 - 11:15
Open lesson: Great challenges of the modern world and the capabilities of Russian science
Andrey Fursenko

Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation

11:30 - 12:15
Open lesson: What is nature-like technologies
Mikhail Kovalchuk

President of National Research Center Kurchatov Institute

12:30 - 13:15
Open lesson: Innovations and trends with prospects of artificial intelligence
Vladimir Pirozhkov

Industrial Designer, Director of the Engineering Center of High Complexity Prototyping Kinetics of National University of Science and Technology MISiS

13:45 - 14:45
Discussion: 30 years of the Russian Internet
  • The way undergone by the Russian online business
  • How the Russian Internet has become one of the most advanced in the world
  • The future of the Russian Internet
Andrey Sebrant

Director of Strategic Marketing of Yandex

Boris Nuraliyev

Founder, Director of 1C LLC

Vasily Velikhov

Director-Coordinator of the Joint Computational Cluster of National Research Center Kurchatov Institute

Alexander Baulin

Editor-in-chief of media Pro space

15:00 - 15:45
Discussion: Venture investment.
How can start-ups make a name?
Alexey Milevsky

Investment Officer of Mail.Ru Group

Dmitry Kalaev

Director of the Accelerator of the Internet Initiatives Development Fund

Dmitry Politkov

Director General, VEB Ventures‎

Pavel Morozov

Managing Partner of Skolkovo Ventures

16:00 - 17:00
Open dialog
Vladimir Pozner

Journalist, Presenter of his own show “Pozner” on Channel One, Member of the Russian Television Academy Foundation‎

17:15 - 18:15
Discussion: Media. How the content consumption and production sphere is changing
Timur Bekmambetov

Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Founder and President of the Astana International Action Film Festival

Eduard Iloyan

General Producer of Yellow, Black and White

Vyacheslav Murugov

Deputy Director General of the National Media Group for Entertainment Broadcasting, Director General of STS Media

Juliana Slashcheva

Chairman of the Board of Soyuzmultfilm

Alexander Khinshtein

Deputy of the Russian State Duma, Chairman of the Committee on Information Policy, Information Technology and Communications

Evgeny Gutsal

Co-Founder of Divico, Popular YouTube Projects Creator, Journalist

18:30 - 19:30
Master class: How to make innovative movies?
Timur Bekmambetov

Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Founder and President of the Astana International Action Film Festival

19:45 - 22:00
Evening programm
Moscow (Digital Bussiness Space)
21 may
09:30– 10:15
Speech: FakeNews vs Pure Knowledge
Dmitry Peskov

Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration, Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation

10:15– 11:00
Elon Musk

CEO and chief engineer at SpaceX

11:45 - 12:45
Open lesson: Current lessons of international relations
Sergey Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

13:00 - 14:00
Open lesson: Myths about Russian history
Vladimir Medinsky

Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation

14:15 - 15:15
Dmitry Chernyshenko

Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation‎

15:30 - 16:00
Intellectual quiz, gathering of participants in the hall
16:00 - 17:00
Sergey Sobyanin

Mayor of Moscow

Marina Gromova

Correspondent of Russia 1 Channel

18:00 - 19:00
Speech: The knowledge center is the human
  • Will artificial intelligence replace human mind?
Steve Wozniak

Inventor, Electronics Engineer, Programmer, Co-Founder of Apple Computer

Aleksey Komissarov

Director Generalof Russia – the Country of Opportunities ANCO

19:15 - 20:15
Master class: Emotional intelligence: from attention to feeling
Vladimir Mashkov

Artistic Director of Oleg Tabakov Theatre in Moscow

Moscow (Digital Bussiness Space)
22 may
10:00 - 11:00
Opening space
11:00 - 11:30
Central event
11:30 - 12:30
Speech: From an atomic project to nature-like technologies
Mikhail Kovalchuk

President of National Research Center Kurchatov Institute

13:00 - 14:00
Speech: What knowledge do we really need?
  • Directions and trends: what is dictated by life? How to bridge this gap?
  • How to deal with information abundance?
  • Robots and knowledge
German Gref

President, Board Chairman of PJSC Sberbank

14:15 - 15:15
Speech: Science and technology in business
Tigran Khudaverdyan

Managing Director of Yandex Group

16:45 - 17:30
What you need to know: life hacks of the best participants of What? Where? When?
  • what motivates cognition
  • how to remember more and not get lost in the flow of information
  • algorithms for answer search
  • their opinion on the most important invention or discovery, about the people who inspire them
  • cases from life and profession
  • TOP best books from the experts

Participants and experts of What? Where? When? Club:

Rovshan Askerov

Journalist, PR Director of Baku Magazine

Boris Belozerov

Expert in International Economics, Holder of the Crystal Owl

Kim Galachyan

Financier, Holder of the Crystal Owl

Daria Lyubinskaya

journalist, culturologist, winner of the Crystal Atom prize

Victor Sidnev

public and political figure, master of the game “What? Where? When?"

Andrey Kozlov

TV Presenter, Director and Producer, Master of What? Where? When? Show, President of the International Association of What? Where? When? Clubs

18:15 - 19:15
Interview: My best investment. Principles of success
  • Talk about what is important in life, goal-setting and achievement, overcoming crises
19:30 - 20:30
Marathon closing
Moscow (Studio)
20 may
10:30 - 11:30
Speech: Space knowledge
Sergey Kud-Sverchkov

test cosmonaut of the cosmonaut corps of the State Corporation Roscosmos

11:45 - 12:30
Sergey Kravtsov

Minister of Education of the Russian Federation

12:45 - 13:45
Master class: Reputation in the digital space
Petr Tolstoy

Deputy of the Russian State Duma, Deputy Chairman of the Russian State Duma

14:00 - 15:00
Master class
Vladimir Solovyov

Journalist, Radio and TV Presenter and Writer

15:15 - 16:15
Discussion: Biohacking: pros and cons
Artem Vasiliev

founder of Biohacking Laboratory

Stanislav Skakun

biohacker, founder and CEO of Biodata

Ivan Lozovoy

presenter of the TV channel "Moscow 24", Youtybe-channel SciOne

16:30 - 17:15
Master class: Personal transformation and leadership
Andrey Sharonov

President of Moscow School of Management “Skolkovo”

17:30 - 18:30
Speech: The best cities of Russia
Ilya Varlamov

Russian public figure, journalist, entrepreneur and video blogger

18:45 - 19:45
Speech: Digital hygiene. How not to become a slave to technology
Andrey Kurpatov

Clinical Psychotherapist, Author of the books “Red Pill”, “Mind Palace”

20:00 - 21:00
Lecture: Education in the XXI century: a view from cognitive science
Tatyana Chernigovskaya

Director of the Institute for Cognitive Studies of St. Petersburg State University, Associate Member of the Russian Academy of Education

Moscow (Studio)
21 may
10:00 - 11:00
Open lesson: Corporate knowledge: competencies of continuous improvement
Andrey Mityukov

Director General, Managing Partner of TalentTech, Leading Expert, ROS

11:15 - 12:15
Open lesson: Why each and everyone need mathematics in the modern world
Ivan Yashchenko

Director of the Moscow Center for Continuing Mathematical Education

12:30 - 13:15
Master class:
Nikolay Tsiskaridze

Rector of the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet

13:30 - 14:00
Speech: Knowledge economics
14:15 - 15:00
Interview: Ecosystems of the future, their role in the development of human capital
Boris Dobrodeev

Director General of Mail.Ru Group

Kirill Tokarev

Presenter of RBC Channel

15:15 - 16:15
Discussion: Russia is a country of opportunities. Personal stories of success
Alexey Komissarov

Director General of Russia - the Country of Opportunities ANCO

Yury Shalabayev

Head of Nizhny Novgorod, Winner of the Leaders of Russia Contest

Andrey Nikitin

Governor of Novgorod Region, Mentor of the Leaders of Russia Contest

Artyom Zdunov

Acting Head of the Republic of Mordovia

Tatyana Diaknova

Winner of the Leaders of Russia Contest, Head of the Elbrus Russian Leaders Club, Director of the Department of Personnel Policy and Personnel Development of the Russian Ministry of Economic Development

Oleg Salagay

Deputy Minister of Health of the Russian Federation, Winner of the Leaders of Russia Contest

Pavel Sorokin

Deputy Energy Minister of the Russian Federation, Winner of the Leaders of Russia Contest (online)

16:30 - 17:15
Discussion: A warming or a new ice age?
17:30 - 18:15
Platform presentation
18:30 - 19:30
Speech: Possibilities of “impossible” materials
Artyom Oganov

Crystallographer Theorist, Mineralogist, Chemist, Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor of Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology

Moscow (Studio)
22 may
10:00 - 11:00
Opening space
11:00 – 11:30
Central event
11:30 – 12:30
Discussion: Ladies in science.
Debunking myths
Anna Kudryavtseva

Candidate of Biological Sciences, Institute of Molecular Biology named after V.A. Engelhardt of the RAS

Yulia Khukalenko

Candidate of Philological Sciences, Researcher at the NTI Center for Neurotechnology and VR/AR of FEFU, Foreign Languages Lecturer, Book Author, TEDx Speaker, Producer of Online Courses

12:45 - 13:45
Master class: TOP major mistakes of a startup
Kirill Varlamov

Director of the Internet Initiative Development Fund

14:00 - 15:00
Alexey Komissarov

Director General of Russia – the Country of Opportunities ANCO

15:15 - 16:15
Speech: The future of higher education
Valery Falkov

Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation

16:30 - 17:30
Lecture: Lessons of the February Revolution
17:45 - 19:00
Denis Matsuyev

Pianist, Folk Artist of the Russian Federation

19:30 - 20:30
Marathon closing
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