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YEKATERINBURG, April 02. /ITAR-TASS/. The Second all-Russia Forum of Development Institutions begins here on Wednesday. It will be attended by over 600 people, including 400 guests representing Russia's regions. The business programme of the Forum is connected with "practical application" themes, an official at the Sverdlovsk Region Governor's information policy department announced.
The first day of the Forum's proceedings will begin with a plenary session on the subject of 'Inter-level Cooperation Among Development Institutions", at which experts are to discuss all matters connected with the problems of arranging an effective cooperation among development institutions. At roundtable meetings, experts are also to discuss matters aimed at establishing industrial clusters and at attracting investments.
"Those present at the Forum are also to discuss an item concerning new markets for attracting invesments in the long term until the 2030 target year, and consider successful practices for modernizing territories, and upgrading mechanisms for establishing a steady system for the development of small and medium-sized businesses. A permanently functioning contacts exchange floor will operate for participanus in the Forum, the information policy department official said.
Participating in the Forum's programmme will be Igor Slyunyayev, RF Minister of Regional Development, BorisTitov, business ombudsman to the President of the RF, and Alexander Shokhin, president of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
The first all-Russia Forum of Development Institutions was held here in April 2013 and assembled more than 500 participants.