Press Release Russian Week of High Technologies 2018

16 / 04 / 2018

Russian Week of High Technologies is a major series of events in the field of IT, telecommunications and navigation all brought together under a concept of digital transformation.

The Week is supported by the Russian Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications, the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, Rossvyaz the Federal Agency of Communications, RAEC the Russian Association for Electronic Communications, GLONASS Union, runs under auspices of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and in close cooperation with the Russian State Duma, leading professional associations, and service providers.  

The Week will bring together 400 leading Russian and foreign companies, 17,000 industry professionals, 150 speakers, and 1,500 delegates.

Dates: 24-27 April 2018

Opening ceremony: Gallery between Pavilions No.2 and No.8, 12.00, April 24

Opening hours: 10.0018.00 on April 24-26, 10.0016.00 on April 27 

The Russian Week of High Technologies brings together  

  • the 30th edition of the Sviaz International Exhibition for Information and Communications Technology   
  • the 10th edition of the Navitech International Exhibition for Navigation Systems, Technologies and Services
  • the Forum on Russian Software: Effective Solutions
  • the 4th edition of the Big Media Communications Forum
  • the 12th edition of the International Navigation Forum

Main events of the Russian Week of High Technologies

  • The Business Forum on the Founding Stone of Digital Transformation: State, Society, Business  
  • The Forum on Russian Software: Effective Solutions
  • The Rossvyaz enlarged meeting
  • The meeting of the Expert Council on Scientific and Technological Development and Intellectual Property under the Russian State Duma Committee on Education and Science
  • The 22nd International Forum of the International Telecommunication Academy

To see the full event program, click here>>.

"The Russian Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications actively supports the Week and regards it as an effective platform for professional networking of IT companies, designers of software, developers of new technologies and telecommunications equipment, and numerous consumers of the products."

Nikolay Nikiforov,
Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation

"The Week features the advances of the digital economy and is truly regarded as one of the most efficient convention and exhibition events in the field of development of information, telecommunication and navigation technologies."

Vladimir Kononov, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of
the Russian Week of High Technologies, Deputy of the Russian State Duma

Sviaz 2018

The 30th Anniversary edition of the International Exhibition for Information and Communications Technology 

The first edition of Sviaz was held in 1975. Since that time Sviaz has been showing the latest achievements and development trends in the global and Russian IT and telecom industry.  

Venue: Pavilions No.2 and open-air sites of Expocentre Fairgrounds

Organized by Expocentre AO

Logos: UFI, RUEF, the Best Exhibition in Russia in 2016-2017 in the Information and Communication category (Russian National Exhibition Rating)

Exhibition area: 7,000 sq m

Exhibitors: 321 companies

Russian exhibitors: 158 companies

Countries: 18 (Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, South Korea, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Slovenia, Turkey, the UK, the USA)  

National pavilions: Azerbaijan (supported by the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan), China (organized by CCPIT)

Products on display: technologies and equipment for mobile, satellite, radio and fiber optic communications, TV and radio broadcasting, data networks, data centers, software, cloud technologies, solutions for IoT, big data, information security, AI, virtual and augmented reality  

Participating companies:

Foreign companies: Eutelsat, Janitza Electronics, Lande, Riello, 3CX, Fimotec, Procom, Saft, Satel, ST Electronics Singapore, Telrad Group, Teltonica, etc.

Russian companies: Gazprom Space Systems, Almaz-Antey, Intersputnik International Organization of Space Communications, Ruselectronics, Incab, Supertel, IRE-Polus, Russian Satellite Communications Company, Micran Research & Production Company, Moskabel-Fujikura, Corning CIS, Nateks, Morion, Pulsar-Telecom, Saranskkabel-Optica, T8, Telta Perm Telephone Plant, etc.

Show highlights

The Data Center showcase will present Russian and foreign equipment for data centers. The two-day conference and training sessions will cover engineering infrastructure, use of data centers, Russian solutions for data centers and its services.  

The Smart Device Show sector will show solutions and technologies for entertainment, cybersport, gaming, advertising, mass media, health care, healthy life style and recreational sport.

The special showcase and conference IoT: Digital Future is a unique platform for networking and search for sales leads. The conference will be divided into three blocks: Smart City, IoT Lifestyle, and IoT in Industry: Industrial Scenario.

The Big Media Communications Forum is organized by Expocentre AO and RAEC the Russian Association for Electronic Communications. The event will run for three days (24-26 April) in two sections in Hall 3, Pavilion No.2. The main topics are telecom, Internet, marketing, developments and technologies, promotion of telecom services, block chain technologies, etc.  

The Forum on Russian Software: Effective Solutions will take place on April 24 in Hall 3, Pavilion No.2.

"For over 30 years Sviaz has been the most important event of the Russian IT and telecom industry. It shows the latest advanced achievements and innovative developments. Its product sectors cover all industry segments and give a full picture of market trends and prospects.
I would also like to acknowledge the important contribution of the Sviaz organizers to the development of Russian ICT sectors. The showcased solutions clearly demonstrate the success of Russian manufacturers of telecom equipment."

Oleg Dukhovnitsky,
Head of the Federal Agency of Communications (Rossvyaz)

Navitech 2018  

The 10th edition of the International Exhibition for Navigation Systems, Technologies and Services

Navitech will once again bring together leading Russian and foreign developers and manufacturers of navigation equipment, software and mapping applications, show the most relevant global trends, and help to understand development trends of the national information resources.  

The application fields of navigation technologies are expanding. Navitech 2018 shows that the navigation market is steadily moving towards Internet of Things in the broader sense of the term. The use of machine learning technologies, AI and BigData offers ample opportunities for various business processes.

Venue: Pavilion No.8 (Hall 12), Expocentre Fairgrounds

Labels: UFI

Exhibition area: 2,530 sq m

Exhibitors: 50 companies

Countries: 6 (Belarus, China, Israel, Lithuania, Russia, the USA)

Participating companies:

Foreign companies: Gurtam, Baltic Car Equipment, Iridium Communications, Teltonika JSC, SPETROTEC Advanced Telematics & Security Systems, Queclink Wireless Solutions Co., Ltd, Howen Technologies Co., Ltd, etc.

Russian companies: GLONASS Union, Vega-Absolute, Gonets Satellite System, Galileosky, magenta Development, ServiceSoft, Starline, Fort-Telecom, Arusnavi Electronics, ACE, BI.ZONE, Atol Drive, Global Position, Quarta Technologies, Navtelecom, Internet of Things Laboratory, etc.  

Show highlights

  • The Skolkovo Foundation will present innovative projects of its residents Kariot, Marvelmind, etc.  
  • RVC (Russian government's fund of funds and the development institute of the Russian Federation) in partnership with Autonet NTI will present promising projects of Electrocity Group, Smart Driving Labs, Samocat Sharing, ROBOCV, Autospot, Parkomatica, Agroroboservice, and Veeroute.
  • One of the industry's leaders Gurtam will participate in a new format. It will create an ecosystem bringing together 17 partners of the telematics market. The company will present the most interesting and innovative projects of developers of Wialon-powered solutions and equipment manufacturers.
  • The GLONASS/GNSS-Forum Association with support of Expocentre AO will organize the 12th edition of the International Navigation Forum. It will become a key networking platform to discuss the latest technological trends of the navigation industry including GLONASS technologies. The event will run on April 24-25 in Hall 2, Pavilion No.2. 

"This year Navitech 2018 will be a growth driver of the emerging market. The trade show will help create favourable conditions for searching, selection and growing of national companies with high export potential, lend support to young talented people, develop attractive business environment, stimulate smart investments, give expert assessment, and increase social engagement."

Alexander Gurko, President, GLONASS Union

"I am confident that interesting discussions of the most burning and important issues included in a comprehensive supporting program of the International Navigation Forum and a large showcase of the 10th Navitech International Exhibition will enable to unlock creative potential of Russian companies, develop talents and abilities of young specialists, implement the latest innovative solutions and joint international projects using navigation technologies."

Vladimir Klimov, Executive Director, GLONASS/GNSS Forum Association


Press Service, Expocentre AO