Russian Science Technology and Education Conference

Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 5-9, and Phoenix, Arizona, October 12-16, 2020

Recent news and highlights


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)


Online presentation option will be available for all speakers who will not be able to come to the conference.


Conference overview

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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.

There is no registration collected for participation at the conference but sponsorship and donation is welcome and highly appreciated including assistance in local accommodation and transportation for the guests from the other states and food and entertainment at social events (potlack dinners). Please indicate at the online registration whether you attend the Minnesota, Arizona or both parts of the conference. If you need an official invitation letter for visa application or/and obtaining travel permission and funding, please, indicate it in the comments box upon your registration.

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