From September 24 to September 27, the Don State Technical University will become a venue for the forum of Russian-Chinese media "New Media. Cooperation of Youth". Leading domestic and Chinese media experts and government representatives from both countries will gather in DSTU.
On September 25 and 26, the forum participants will discuss the issues of education and new technologies in media, new Internet media, Internet distribution of entertainment content and the development of e-sports.
In addition, on the second day of the forum, on September 26, there will be a series of comradely cybermatches between Russia and China. Athletes will compete in the disciplines of DOTA2 and FIFA17. After the games are over, an agreement on the development of e-sports in the Rostov region will be signed
The forum is organized by the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation, DSTU, Chinadaily.com.cn, with the support of the government of the Rostov region.
Recall that in 2015, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold in 2016-2017. the Chinese-Russian Media Forum in China (2016) and the Russian-Chinese Media Forum in Russia (2017). At the first forum in Guangzhou, members of the Russian delegation suggested the holding of a counter forum in 2017 in Rostov-on-Don. Their initiative was supported by the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation.
The Russian delegation includes:
Alexei Volin - Deputy Minister of Communications and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation;
Alexey Sokolov - Deputy Minister of Communications and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation;
Herman Klimenko - Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation on Internet issues;
Dmitry Marinichev is an Internet ombudsman, a member of the Expert Council of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives and the General Council of Business Russia;
Andrei Bystritsky is the dean of the Communication, Media and Design Department of the National Research University "Higher School of Economics";
Andrei Lipov is the head of the presidential department for the use of information technology and the development of e-democracy.
The Chinese delegation stated:
Zhou Shuchun - editor-in-chief of China Daily;
Tong Gang - Deputy Minister of the State Press Administration, publications, radio (film and television of the People's Republic of China);
Lu Lan - Deputy Director General of the Mobile Internet Bureau (Cyberspace Management of China);
Ding Dong - Director of the General Directorate of Sports of China (sports information center);
Wang Dongmei is the chief secretary of the All-China Association of Journalists;
Han Lei is the editor-in-chief of Chinadaily.com.cn.