Foreign experts to participate in the conference on project management in the Ulyanovsk region

The international event will take place on 3-5 July. It will be attended by guests from Switzerland, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, Germany and also China.


The International Conference “Project Management – 2018: State, Digital Economy, Infrastructure” aims to introduce experts from different industries to latest trends of project management. Speakers will present reports about the use of agile management practices, the development of organizational and personal competencies in project management, and adoption of specialized management technologies.

“It is a great honor for our region to host the event where professional community and international experts will discuss current issues of project management and will strengthen professional and friendly relations. We pay particular attention to training of personnel for all sectors of economy, as well as teaching standards of design management and improvement of their qualifications through the Corporate University. I am sure that it will affect overall performance of our citizens and their quality of life”, - the Governor Sergey Morozov noted.

During the event, it is planned to sum up results of the “Project Olympus 2018” contest in “The Best Project of the Year” nomination. The Ulyanovsk region has submitted three programmes in different nominations and all of them have advanced into the second round. These are an interdepartmental project "Development of Information Technologies", a project of the regional Ministry of Education and Science "Training of Highly Qualified Specialists and Personnel in the Light of Modern Standards and Advanced Technologies", and the one on support of local initiatives submitted by the Ministry of Finance.

Earlier the Ulyanovsk region was visited by representatives of the contest in order to evaluate the projects. “Federal experts had a look at the management system and results of implementation of the Development of Information Technologies project. They noted that regional practices could be considered as one of the best for introduction in Russia. This is a great praise for our work. We will continue improving sector projects and competences”, - said Svetlana Openysheva, the Head of the regional state public institution "Government for Citizens".

The conference is organized by the Ulyanovsk Region Government represented by the Governor, the Russian Project Management Association SOVNET, the International Project Management Association IPMA, the Analytical Center under the Government of the Russian Federation and Ulyanovsk Region Corporate University.