THE 2nd UNIVERSITY CITIES FORUM – LEVERAGING UNIVERSITY VITALITY FOR URBAN & REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • November 30th – December 2nd 2017
  • An international platform for a joint discussion among city mayors, world universities authorities and researchers, high-tech businesses, social entrepreneurs, urban society leaders.
  • Main objective: how to design a development agenda for university cities from different regions and countries of the world.

TRACK “UNIVERSITY IN THE NEW URBAN ECONOMY”

  • How to bring together university, industry and government and build their cooperation for the urban economy transformation?
  • How to transform university campus into a center of gravity for businesses and a new type of urban environment?
  • How to design a consensus space for the development and implementation of joint initiatives?

TRACK “UNIVERSITY IN COMPLEX URBAN ECOSYSTEMS”

  • Under which conditions can universities provide experimental solutions as well as the ground for long-term progressive and inclusive transformations of cities and regions?
  • Can urbanization be done in a smarter way?
  • What kind of knowledge and professions will be demanded in response to global environmental challenges?

TRACK “UNIVERSITY AND DISRUPTIVE SOCIAL CHANGES”

  • How can a university concentrate talents in a city and region?
  • What are the priorities for academic mobility development?
  • How to contribute to a labor market enhancement and to respond to social challenges?

International Student Forum “UNI4CITY”: Save the Date!

  • University students are invited to join as at UNI4CITY. More…
  • International English-speaking students of all higher educational institutions, who have been studying and living in Tomsk for the first year. More…

University in the new economy of the city/region

University in complex urban ecosystems

University and disruptive social changes

Keynote speakers

Organizer

Partners

Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
Office of the Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Siberian Federal District
Embassy of France in Russia
Consulate General of Germany in Siberia
German House of Science and Innovation
QS rating agency
Administration of Tomsk region
City Hall of Tomsk
French State Information Center for Higher Education in France “Campus France”
French Cultural and Information Center “Alliance Française – Novosibirsk” (после Campus France)

36 Lenin Ave., Tomsk, Russia 634050