Russian Science Technology and Education Conference

Online Conference, October 5-16, 2020

Recent news and highlights


To read the Memorandum of Altai Forum -2 on education and science in Russia workshop , click here (in Russian). For English translation, click here.


Conference participants are invited for a virtual desk registration (VDR): informal greetings and Q&As on the conference organization and schedule. Check your email for the VDR morning and evening (Minnesota time zone) zoom sessions.


Altai Forum -2 on education and science in Russia workshop will be held as a part of RUSTEC2020 conference. Abstracts submission deadline for the workshop is September 10. Presentations at the workshop will be held in Russian, but abstracts have to be submitted in English


Lecture of Sergey Netesov on Viruses for Cancer Therapy: New Perspectives and Opportunities will be held on October 16 at 9:00 am as a joint seminar with the Biodesign Institute.


Abstract submission deadline - August 10, 2020; Presentation guidelines: lecture - 45 min (30 min talk + 15 min for Q&A); Project - 30 min (20 min talk + 10 min Q&A); Proposal - 15 min (10 min talk + 5 min Q&A)


Conference overview

RUSTEC2020 forum invites science, technology and education experts from Russia and Russian-speaking experts from other countries and US states to share their knowledge and proposals with their existing and potential American partners from Minnesota, Arizona and other US states. The conference scope is not limited to any specific areas of science, technology and education. Its primary focus is on networking for the purpose of building collaborative projects between US and Russian partners on the basis of the proposals to be presented at the conference from both sides.

Conference events will include lectures, proposal presentations, networking and social events and individual meetings. Preliminary schedule is being planned as follows:
October 4 - Arrival in Minneapolis;
October 5-7 - Individual meetings in Minneapolis;
October 8 and 9 - Lectures and presentations in Minneapolis;
October 10 - Networking and social program in Minneapolis;
October 11 - Arrival in Phoenix;
October 12 - Networking and social program in Phoenix;
October 13 and 14 - Lectures and presentations in Phoenix;
October October 15 and 16 - Individual meetings in Phoenix.
The Organizers understand that not all participants will be able to join all events of our two weeks forum. At the registration, please, indicate which events you plan to attend.

The voluntary conference fee for on participation is $100 per day with $500 maximum. To pay the fee by credit card, please, request access to the credit card payment web page by e-mail to info-{at} or via the Contact Us web page. Specify the amount you intend to pay (number of days for onsite attendance or $500 maximum). Do not send us credit card information with your e-mail message! You will enter it yourself via a secure gateway. We do not store the credit card information on our computers. It is sent directly to the credit card bureau when you enter it on our web site.

Our Sponsors and Partners

The American-Russian Chamber of Commerce of Minnesota
Russian Science, Technology and Education Consortia
Nano and Giga Solutions
Orbita Capital Partners
The American Siberian Education Foundation
Marchmont Innovation News
Russian Public Opinion Research Center
Siberian Federal University
Mpower Innovation