In April, Nizhny Novgorod will host the International Forum of Information Technologies "ITForum 2020/Evolution." This year, the forum will focus on the evolution of information technologies and solutions in various fields.
Within three days, the forum will demonstrate how informatization projects and technology have been developing. Participants will be able to present their ideas to colleagues on how to form mechanisms and ways to achieve necessary results for the implementation of new projects.
The forum will be held on the territory of "Nizhny Novgorod Fair" exhibition center, located in the historic part of the city, at the confluence of two great Russian rivers - the Volga and Oka. The complex has all necessary infrastructure for exhibitions, congresses and conferences. It includes seven pavilions and a site for outdoor exhibitions.
Every year, the number of participants of the forum increases. In 2008, the event brought together about 1,000 participants. In 2013, the number has doubled. Nizhny Novgorod welcomed experts from 42 regions of Russia, as well as guests from the UK, USA, Belarus, Ukraine and Sweden.
The large-scale event is aimed at both managers and specialists of federal and regional executive authorities, as well as businessmen from Russia, the CIS and foreign countries, representatives of expert community, science and public organizations. Each participant of the VII International Forum of Information Technologies "ITForum 2020/Evolution" will have an opportunity to contribute to the development of the complex and rapidly evolving world of informatization.
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