On May 24 the meeting of Council of the FRU will be held in the field of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018. The leaders of the FRU` founding universities will meet for the fourth time to make sure they are on the same page and to discuss the prospects for developments as well as for augmentation of interior and exterior cooperation. The main emphasis will be on searching of new models of collaboration with business and engagement of the private sector to the FRU` education process. Also the signing of new agreements on joint education programs is expected.

As you remind the previous meeting of the Council was held on January 17 in the field of the Gaidar Forum in Moscow. 

The other remarquable event of the St. Petersburg forum is the session The Digital Economy and Education: Changing the Paradigm. Rector of the RANEPA Vladimir Mau and president of the UNS Emmanuel Tric are the speakers of the session. The representatives of the FRU` founding universities will participate in discussion:
  • Sergey Sinelnikov-Murylev, Rector of the RFTA;
  • Celine Davesne, Deputy General Manager for Programs, NEOMA Business School;
  • Alessia Di Domenico, Associate Dean, EDHEC Business School;
  • Patrice Houdayer, Vice Dean, SKEMA Business School.