Held within the framework of the 1st Moscow Academic Economic Forum, the scientific conference on Global Transformations in the World Economy: What Do They Hold For Russia? focuses on the pressing issues of development of the world economy that play an important role in the economic development of Russia. Its Plenary Sessions will
discuss in detail the new features of economic globalization that are emerging in the 21st century, formulate an opinion on the depth of the current de-globalization trends, and reactions of certain countries to the current challenges in the system of international economic relations. Discussion will also cover the modern features of cross- border investment, the role of national policies for promotion of foreign investment, including through development of special economic zones, and the characteristic aspects of financial markets. During breakout sections that will focus on conceptualization
of Russia's place in the world economy, speakers will be emphasizing the role of Russian economics in formulating the response to the challenges that the society is facing. They will also present results of their study of the causes of the growing turbulence in the world economy. Global transformations that will be the subject of several speeches can be discussed in the context of the changes that occur in the global energy sector, and the impact of digitalization on
the global development in general, on the real economy and finance. An important part of the discussion will be focusing on the prospects of regional economic integration, and in particular, Eurasian projects, such as the EAEU.