Organizing Committee

  • Alexander Khoroshilov, Head a.i. of the UNESCO IITE (Chair)
  • Julia Antokhina, Rector of SUAI, Russian Federation (Co-Chair)
  • Vasily Rabosh, Acting Rector, Herzen University, Russian Federation (Co-Chair)
  • Grigory Ordzhonikidze, Secretary-General, Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO (Co-Chair)
  • Svetlana Knyazeva, Head of Section, UNESCO IITE (Deputy Chair)
  • Anatoly Ovodenko, President of SUAI, Head of UNESCO Chair (Deputy Chair)
  • Tigran Epoyan, Regional HIV and Health Education Adviser, UNESCO IITE
  • Ivan Evmenev, Executive Officer, UNESCO IITE

Programme Committee

  • Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, UAE (Chair)
  • Arcady Ovodenko, President of SUAI, Russian Federation (Co-Chair)
  • Natalia Amelina, Programme Specialist, UNESCO IITE
  • Kuzvinetsa Peter Dzvimbo, Professor, Vice-Principal of Vaal University of Technologies, RSA
  • Michalis Meimaris, Professor, Director of the New Technologies Laboratory in Communication, Education and the Mass Media of the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies of the University of Athens, Greece
  • Zhu Zhiting, Professor, Director of Engineering Research Center of Digital Education Equipment, East China Normal University, China
  • Christian M. Stracke, Associate Professor for Open Education and Innovation from the Welten Institute – Research Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology of the Open University of the Netherlands

Local Organizing Committee

  • Oksana Novikova, Deputy Head of UNESCO Chair on Distance Education in Engineering, SUAI, Russian Federation (Chair)
  • Marina Korobeynikova, Programme Specialist, UNESCO IITE (Co-Chair)
  • Ekaterina Krylova, Programme Assistant, UNESCO IITE
  • Larisa Kuzmina, Programme Assistant, UNESCO IITE
  • Antonina Lyashko, Administrative Assistant, UNESCO IITE
  • Elena Tarasova, Programme Assistant, UNESCO IITE