About the era of artificial intellect: Call for applications to attend a youth session at EMERTECH 2019

26 November 2019

The Gorchakov Fund and IMEMO RAS have announced a youth session of EMERTECH 2019. The project with the participation of young experts will continue as part of the third international conference “Emerging Technologies: Societal Challenges and Global Governance” (EMERTECH 2019). Organizers of the event, which will take place on December 5, are the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO RAS) with the support of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund and the Government of the European Union in Russia.

Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are rapidly developing and are applied in different areas of life changing economy and society. It is no wonder that developed and developing countries pay more and more attention to the topic of artificial intelligence. While participating in global discussions about AI, top experts, Russian and foreign specialists, suggest discussing scientific and technological strategies and opportunities for international scientific and technological cooperation in AI as well as AI in Russia, AI regulation, including its global aspects, on the platform of IMEMO RAS.

The participants will have a unique opportunity to attend EMERTECH 2019 and take part in a youth session of the conference to continue the discussion with students, post-graduates, young scientists and experts in AI, international relations, history, political science, journalism, economics, and law.

Dates of the forum: December 5-6, 2019

Location: Moscow, Russia

Who may attend?

Bachelor’s and Master’s students, post-gradates, researchers, representatives of government and NGOs and other experts in in AI, international relations, history, political science, journalism, economics, and law.

Age of participants: 20-35 years.

Terms of participation

The organizers will pay for travel expenses, accommodation (for out-of-town participants) and meals.

How to apply?

On order to attend, please complete an electronic application of the Gorchakov Fund before December 2, 2019.

The applications should be submitted together with an essay (not more 5000 characters) on one of the following topics:

  1. “Mutual influence of new technologies and international relations: Does it strengthen the synthesis?”
  2. “Development of new technologies: Is Russia competitive?”

Detailed information about the 3rd International Conference “Emerging Technologies: Societal Challenges and Global Governance” (EMERTECH 2019) can be found on the website of IMEMO RAS.