Conflict or Harmony? The Secret of Proper Development in the 21st Century. Valdai Club Session at SPIEF-2024. Speakers
Conference Hall G6, Pavilion G of the Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Centre, Petersburg highway 64/1, St. Petersburg

On June 6 at 15:00 Moscow Time (GMT+3), as part of the business programme of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2024, the Valdai Discussion Club will hold its ninth annual special session for the event: “Conflict or Harmony? The Secret of Proper Development in the 21st Century.” The event will take place in Conference Hall G6 at Pavilion G of the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre, and will be open to all Forum attendees. The session will also be livestreamed on the Club’s website. By tradition, the Valdai Club session at SPIEF-2024 will be opened by Andrey Bystritskiy, Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Development and Support of the Valdai Discussion Club.


  • Ram Madhav Varanasi, President of the India Foundation (India)
  • Gustavo De Carvalho, Senior Research Fellow for Russian-African Relations at the South African Institute of International Affairs (South Africa)
  • Rahakundini Bakrie Connie, Professor at St. Petersburg State University (Indonesia)
  • Wang Huiyao, Founder and President of Center for China and Globalization (China)
  • Ruslan Yunusov, Co-founder Russian Quantum Centre