Technodoctrine 2014, Russia's first forum of technological leadership, was held on November 6-7 in Moscow, in the InfoSpace event hall. The event was organized with the support of the Military-Industrial Commission of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Voluntary Association for Assistance to Army, Air Force and Navy of Russia, Federation Council, and the Russian Union of Scientific and Engineering Associations.

The team of Polylog Consulting Group acted as a partner and operator of the Forum. The company's specialists provided organizational, informational, and logistical support for the event.

Technodoctrine 2014, Russian forum of technological leadership, became a unique platform for the engineering-related large-scale discussion of the goals, priorities, principles of technological development of Russia, as well as for professional dialogue between large industrial enterprises and young talents.

One of the important outcomes of the event was the creation of the Union of Young Engineers of Russia. The presidium of the constituent congress included Oleg Bochkarev, deputy chairman of the board of the Military-Industrial Commission of the Russian Federation; Mikhail Remizov, president of National Strategy Institute, Alexei Zharich, deputy director of Uralvagonzavod Corporation; Igor Lobovsky, president of Global Energy, non-commercial partnership for development of the international research and projects in the field of energetics; Sergey Maev, chairman of Voluntary Association for Assistance to Army, Air Force and Navy of Russia, and others. During the Forum, the participants approved the Charter of the Union, elected the management bodies, and made a resolution on the establishment of regional divisions based on technical associations of youth and technical universities.

One of the most popular events of the forum was the foresight session called “Development of the Key Parameters of the Doctrine of Scientific and Technological Development of Russia” led by Stanislav Taktaev, the head of “Tekhnoprognoz − Open Future” online expert analysis system. The participants of the foresight project were asked to model the future with due account for the trends of the present and create roadmaps for the main directions of the engineering progress: defense industry, space industry, and civil instrument engineering.

Technodoctrine 2014, Russia's first forum of technological leadership

Over 700 Participants, more than 100 Experts, 20 Journalists from Federal Media

The event had a total attendance of over 700 participants, including more than 100 experts, who were scientists from leading research institutes and technical universities. Coverage of the forum was provided by more than 20 representatives of federal mass media. 10 exclusive interviews were given by top speakers as part of the preparation and operation of Technodoctrine.

The partners of Technodoctrine in relation to its science and technology aspects were the leading higher education institutions and engineering societies of Russia, including:

  • Technical Universities Association
  • Association for Engineering Education in Russia
  • Association of Russian Engineering Technologists
  • Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences of RAS
  • Institute of Economic Forecasting of RAS
  • Bauman MSTU
  • Russian Technological Society, an interregional public organization
  • National University of Science and Technology (MISiS)
  • National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University
  • Project “Tekhnoprognoz − Open Future” is a system of collaboration and search for answers to complex system-related tasks
  • St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University
  • St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University (LETI) named after V.I. Ulyanov (Lenin)
  • Center for Scientific and Political Thought and Ideology (Sulakshin Center)
  • Moscow State Industrial University

The official partners of the forum were: Air Defence Concern PVO Almaz-Antey OJSC, Bryansk Automobile Plant JSC, KONAR Group, the Foundation for Advanced Studies.

Partner support was provided by: TVEL JSC, Scientific and Production Corporation URALVAGONZAVOD JSC, Pulsar Scientific and Production Enterprise JSC, Russian Space Systems JSC, AT Consulting, Bitrix24, SOLVER Engineering and Consulting Company LLC, TsNIIAG JSC, Union of Young Scientists and Specialists of Eurasia.

Based on the feedback from partners and participants, the team of Polylog made a proposal to the organizing committee of the forum: complement Technodoctrine with the spring foresight event ‘Technospring’ for young engineers and technocrats; the suggestion was accepted with enthusiasm.