The 1st international forum “Smart City. Instructions for use" took place in Kaluga. The forum brought together leading Russian and international experts in the field of digitalization, representatives of federal and regional authorities, IT developers and mayors of the pilot cities of the Smart City project.
The forum was attended by about 400 delegates, representatives of all regions of the country, major companies and the media. Interest in the event was so great that it was necessary to introduce quotas for delegates from one region and one company.
“The Concept of Smart Cities of Russia” was presented and the first agreements were signed with the pilot cities of the project on the digitalization of public utilities at the forum.
In terms of the forum, an exhibition was held, that industry leaders took part in, including: "Rostelecom", "Kaspersky", "Kalashnikov Concern", "Megafon" and many others.