Norms and Values
How to Avoid Inequality in Access to the Digital Future. Speakers
Valdai Club Conference Hall, Tsvetnoy Boulevard 16/1, Moscow, Russia

On September 18 at 16:00 Moscow Time (GMT+3), the Valdai Club will host a discussion dedicated to the technological gap between developed and developing countries, titled “How to Avoid Inequality in Access to the Digital Future.”


  • Igor Ashmanov, President of Kribrum JSC, Member of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights

  • Jacques Sapir, Professor of Economics at the Paris Higher School of Social Sciences (EHESS) and Lomonosov Moscow State University

  • Rasigan Maharajh, Chief Director of the Institute for Economic Research on Innovation at the Tshwane University of Technology (South Africa) 

  • Radhika Desai, Professor, Faculty of Political Studies, Director of the Geopolitical Economics Research Group, University of Manitoba (Canada)

  • Arvind Gupta, Chairman and Co-founder of Digital India Foundation

  • Konstantin Pantserev, Professor at the Department of Theory and History of International Relations, Faculty of International Relations, St. Petersburg State University