Partners

Coorganizers

Strategic partners

RAIF (Russian Artificial Intelligence Forum)

RAIF (The Russian Artificial Intelligence Forum) is the first major business event focused on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, which gaining tangible outcomes across industries. Organized by the Russian IT-company “Jet Infosystems”.
The main idea — inevitable performance of AI for companies’ boost. RAIF attracted more than 600 VPs and C-Suite executives, as well as IT-elite from Europe, Russia, and CIS.
RAIF brings in light thousands of technological leaders, entrepreneurs, start-up teams, scientists, and government officials to connect digital innovators with problem owners.
Our speakers already using AI: Accenture, Huawei, IBM, NLMK, Rosatom, Sberbank, Yandex, Gazprom Neft, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Wildberries, Raiffeisenbank, etc.
In this year:
• 50+ data expert talks, more than 16 hours of insightful presentations and reports.
• Actionable knowledge delivered by real practitioners
• Fail Stories: how to overcome Epic Fail, learn from it and deliver AI and ML business success.

Russian Post

Russian Post is a federal post operator, is included in the Russian Federation strategic companies list. It includes 42,000 offices across the country and has one of the biggest staff – about 335,000 post workers.

Operational revenue of Russian Post in 2018 grew by 7% up to 190.4 bln rubles (178.1 bln rubles in 2017).

Actual net profit of Russian Post was 3.5 times higher than in 2017 and amounted to 2.7 billion rubles.
In 2018, Russian Post processed 433.3 million parcels. Every year, Russian Post delivers over 2.5 billion letters and bills (of them 1 billion letters are from state authorities). Russian Post services about 20 million subscribers in Russia by delivering 1 billion copies of print publications per year. The annual volume of transactions processed by Russian Post is 3.2 trillion rubles (pensions, payments and transfers).

General partner

Japan Association for Trade with Russia & NIS (ROTOBO)

ROTOBO was founded on January 16, 1967. ROTOBO is the unique organization in Japan engaged in trade promotion and business cooperation between Japanese enterprises and countries of Eurasia (Russia and other former soviet countries). We have nearly 120 member companies including trading firms, manufacturers, banks, securities companies, industrial associations, transportation and shipping companies, local governments and so on. ROTOBO’s trade & investment promotion activities are highly appreciated among business circles and government institutions in Japan as well as in the above-mentioned countries. Its main activities are as follows:
-Collecting and analyzing information related to business with these countries and distributing periodicals and special reports among member companies of ROTOBO;
-Providing member companies with such services as consultations, business matchings and dispute solutions.
-Organizing and sponsoring business forums, seminars, presentations and lectures.
-Sending and receiving business experts and delegations to and from these countries.
-Assisting the countries in transition to market economies in reforming their economies including training of personnel.

Official Partners

Official Intellectual property partner: IPChain Association

The IPChain Association, established in 2017, was co-founded by the Skolkovo Foundation, All-Russian Organization of Intellectual Property, National Research University Higher School of Economics, The Russian Union of Rights Holders (RURH), St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, Russian Authors' Society (RAS), the Partnership for the Protection and Management of Rights in the Sphere of Art (UPRAVIS), Novy Vek Bank.

The Association is focused on implementing the IPChain project, designed to conduct transactions in rights and intellectual property assets.

TThe IPChain project already brings together over two dozen largest Russian and international companies, integrating and producing intellectual property assets.

SberCloud

SberCloud is a cloud platform of Sberbank Group that provides services based on the it architecture of the largest Bank in Russia, CIS and Eastern Europe. Infrastructure, information technology platforms and services of SberCloud are the basis of the digital ecosystem of Sberbank Group, and are also provided to external clients – companies and government organizations.

Special partners

Digital&Transformation Partner: KPMG

KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 153 countries and have 207,000 people working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.
KPMG has been working in Russia and the CIS since 1990, and is the fastest growing Big Four firm with 23 offices, employing together more than 5,500 people. KPMG has been rated the No. 1 Audit firm in Russia since 2009*.
Our purpose and aspiration is to turn knowledge into value for the benefit of our clients, our people, and the world’s capital markets.
(RAEX (Expert Rating Agency), Largest Audit Organizations, 2009–2018)

FoodTech Partner: EFKO Group

EFKO Group – a vertically integrated holding, one of the Top-3 largest agro-industrial companies of the Eurasian Economic Union. The company is one of the Top-3 enterprises of the food industry that ensure food safety of the RF. EFKO is a leader of the market of food ingredients that are used in confectionary, bread-baking and other sectors.

EFKO Group is one of the leading producers of vegetable oil, mayonnaise, ketchup and dairy products. The company produces consumer goods under Sloboda and Altero brands that have got the State Quality Marks several times.

Production assets of the Group are located in Belgorod, Voronezh, Sverdlovsk, Moscow regions, Krasnodar Krai, the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The company is one of the largest exporters of sunflower oil. The products are exported to over 50 countries of the world. By the end of 2018 company’s revenues amounted to 114 bln rub.

Partners

Jet Infosystems

“Jet Infosystems” is one of the largest Russian IT-companies, was founded in 1991. Major business directions of the company are business solutions and program development, IT and telecommunication infrastructure, information security, IT outsourcing and technical support, complex projects management and others. There are 13 regional offices in Russia and CIS at the disposal of the company, number of projects are taken on in other countries.

Aeroflot

Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot ranks among the world’s top 20 airlines by passenger traffic.

Aeroflot’s fleet is the youngest of any airline worldwide that operates more than 100 aircraft. In 2018, Aeroflot carried 35.8 million passengers (55.7 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries).

Aeroflot holds 4-Star Airline status from Skytrax and was named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the eighth time at the 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards. Aeroflot has also been awarded a five-star global airline rating by US aviation association APEX.

Aeroflot is the world’s strongest airline brand according to leading brand strategy consultancy Brand Finance.

IPQuorum

IPQuorum is an international communication brand, created to manage the ongoing international communication platforms to establish a dialogue with the global community on issues contributing to the promotion of intellectual property sphere in the digital economy.