The majority of Saturday events, including discussions and roundtables, will end before 3 p.m. local time (GMT 12:00) while the first two days featured discussions lasting till early evening.
The planned events are devoted to various economic sectors and issues — from pharmaceutical businesses to IT industry, immigration’s impact on the economy and even recent changes in the cinema industry.
The roundtable Immigration Policy: Avoiding a Skills Misfit Trap – to be attended by head of Association of Chinese Entrepreneurs in Russia Guiru Cai, former Prime Minister of Japan Yukio Hatoyama and head of Russia’s Federal Migration Service Konstantin Romodanovsky – will be focused on the discussion of approaches to attract skilled workers to an economy.
At the business breakfast The IT Industry's New Realities: Export Possibilities and the Appeal of the Domestic Market the experts will touch upon the steps to increase attractiveness of the domestic market to international players.
So far, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum was attended by more than 7,000 participants, according to the organizers' estimates.