Russia to host Next75 youth confce today

Special Correspondent

16 December, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Russian city of Sochi will host the Next75 Youth Conference today (Wednesday).

Renowned scientists, including Nobel Prize winners, and entrepreneurs will take part in the event. They will engage the youth in a dialogue about the future of our planet, said a release. 

What will the next 75 years bring humankind? How can we overcome scarcity of resources and demographic challenges? How can we protect ourselves from new pandemics? When will we hit the point of no return with climate change? Which cutting-edge technologies will reign supreme? Experts will join forces with the younger generation in order to seek and find answers to these and many other questions.

Esteemed speakers like Jane Morris Goodall, United Nations Messenger of Peace, Tejbir Singh Rana, Professor at the University of Delhi, President of the Science Council for Global Initiatives (SCGI) Thomas Blees, Rodney John Allam, chemical engineer and Nobel Prize winner, and many others are expected at the event.

The conference will be held at the new Atom Hall constructed by Rosatom in Sochi. The event will be hold both online and offline. Over 600 young people from five continents, including Russian and foreign students of Rosatom universities and participants of the Sirius Education Centre programs, will participate in the event.

The NEXT 75 Conference is organized by State Atomiс Energy Corporation Rosatom as a part of the celebration programme commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Russian nuclear industry.