Import substitution in IT: a business breakfast

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Import substitution in IT: a business breakfast

Objects of critical information infrastructure (CII) in Russia, which include networks and information systems of government agencies, banks, industry, are planned to be transferred mainly to domestic equipment by 2025.

Until January 1, 2024, KII facilities need to switch to predominantly Russian software and until January 1, 2025 – to the predominant use of domestic equipment.

As part of a business breakfast, we will discuss the difficulties and prospects of the transition with experts and government officials.

The business breakfast will be moderated by Dmitry Luchko, Head of Systems Integration, Digital Design.

Participation for listeners is free.

Registration on the site is required.


9:30 – Registration and seating of guests

10:00 – Start of business breakfast

Issues for discussion:

1. Can it be argued today that Russian organizations have moved away from the stage of denying import substitution and moved on to active implementation of projects? Or has the issue not been fully resolved yet?

2. What to slow down the process of import substitution?

3. How many competitive Russian products are on the market today? In which segments?

4. Is it possible to designate any prospect when the transition to domestic IT products will not need to be stimulated by the state?

5. How to properly plan import substitution

11:30 – Open discussion

12:00 – End of the event

Business breakfast speakers:

  • Sergey Polyakov, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Informatization and Communications of St. Petersburg
  • Alexander Gutin, Marketing Director of Astra Linux Group (how to plan import substitution correctly)
  • Andrey Evdokimov, General Director of JSC “BAIKAL ELECTRONICS” (processors Baikal Electronics – the technological base of import substitution)
  • Vladimir Freinkman, Director of Marketing and Systems Research, STC Proteus (domestic solutions for building Private LTE and 5G networks today)
  • Roman Rogozin, Group Leader, Gazinformservice (Critical Information Infrastructure Protection)
  • Alexey Semenov, Deputy Head of System Integration, Digital Design (two approaches to import substitution: an integrated approach or the implementation of individual infrastructure services. Pros, cons and practical recommendations)
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