1 Ist Young Scientists’ Congress Sustainable Development Issues 15 May 2015 Moscow 10-00 – 11-30 Plenary session 11-30 – 12-00 Break 12-00 – 13-00 Panel Discussion “Councils of Young Scientists: the Best Practice” (examples of successful experience of realization of scientific youth policy) Moderator: E. N. Kharitonova 13-00 - 17-30 Sections Management of a Sustainable Development of Social and Economic Systems Monetary Sphere and Banking Business: Crisis or New Wave? Import Substitution and Clustering as Actual Problems of the Russian Industry Development Informational and Analytical Support of a Sustainable Development of the Organizations Corporate Social Responsibility: New View Corporate Finance: New View Macroeconomic Regulation: Management under the Sign of Uncertainty Tax Incentives of Small Business for the Sustainable Development Purpose Political and Economic Priorities of Russian Development: global and national Russia and Oil: Raw Damnation or Competitive Advantage? Social Measurement of the Human Capital in the World and Regions of Russia Inflation Targeting in Russia: Whether there is a Chance of Success? Management of the Modern Megalopolis Sustainable Development: Problems and Prospects Human Resource Management in Social and Economic Systems Stability and Nonlinear Dynamics in Social, Economic and Natural Systems Financial Marketing in the Conditions of Corporate Resource Optimization: a Development or Recession? 17-30 - 18-00 Summary session 2 Congress Section Information Management of a Sustainable Development of Social and Economic Systems Moderators: Yu. S. Lisichkina, E. N. Kharitonova Nowadays, the sustainable development of the social and economic systems is ensured by a variety of instruments used in operational and strategic management. The comprehensive flexible systems that enable corporate management (in business companies of different sizes), and the whole system management (at the micro-, meso- and macro- levels), including multinational companies. The participants will discuss the best practices and the latest theoretical management concepts.1 Monetary Sphere and Banking Business: Crisis or New Wave? Moderators: N. M. Giblova, V. Yu. Didenko At the moment the monetary sphere of Russia endures large-scale crisis, comparable with consequences of Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy for the USA. Where do we move? Crisis or a challenge to change our monetary paradigm? We suggest you to take part in this discussion. Approximate subject: • national payment system; • systemic risks of the monetary sphere; • credit activity in economy; • banks and sources of investments in real sector to economy • tendencies of bank regulation and supervision; • business activity and financial stability of banks; • banking risks and other questions connected with functioning of the monetary sphere. The complete researches confirmed with empirical base and ones in development are welcomed. Import Substitution and Clustering as Actual Problems of the Russian Industry Development Moderator: K. Kunanbayeva, postgraduate student of the Department of the Business Economy Topics to be discussed Ways of Development of the Russian Industry in the Presence of Global Turbulence and External Sanctions The information on the section and the moderators’ nominations are to be discussed at the meeting of the Department of General Management on 9 February 2015 1 3 Import Substitution as a Topical Issue of the Russian Industry Modernization Cluster Formation in Russian Industry: Real Best Practices or a Theoretical Model? Informational and Analytical Support of a Sustainable Development of the Organizations Moderators: K. A. Artamonova, Ch. V. Kerimova The growing influence of the environment, the impact of stakeholders on the sustainability of economic entities is becoming urgent problem of assessing the sustainability of organizations in a globalized economy. In connection with this within the section the approaches to the definition of sustainable development organizations, a system of indicators, analysis of sustainability reports in domestic and foreign practice will be considered. Corporate Social Responsibility: New View Moderator: P. S. Shcherbachenko On the section will discuss the following questions: - Innovations in corporate social responsibility and nonfinancial reporting; - The role of stakeholders in the implementation of the concept of corporate social responsibility; - Manage of nonfinancial risks in the organization (social and environmental); - Place and role of corporate governance in the implementation of the concept of corporate social responsibility; - Manage of corporate social responsibility. Preference is given to the completion of studies using statistical information. Corporate Finance: New View Moderators: E. A. Kameneva, E. A. Fedorova Questions for discussion: • A place of Corporate Finance in system of finance of the state and in financial science • The Russian and world science about Corporate Finance: import or integration? • Modern methods of scientific researches in the sphere of Corporate Finance: new opportunities and problems Macroeconomic Regulation: Management under the Sign of Uncertainty Moderator: V. M. Smirnov 4 Topics to be discussed Public Property and the New Economic Development Model Formation The Extent of Government Intervention to the Economy: Limits, Restrictions and Risks Improving the Instruments of Government Regulation of the Economy: the Methods of Government Adjustment to the Market Mechanisms or the Market Adjustment to the Regulation System Factors of Uncertainty in the Macro Environment Factors of Uncertainty in the Internal Environment Institutional Environment of the Russian Economy: the Challenges of Modern Times Tax Incentives of Small Business for the Sustainable Development Purpose Moderator: N. M. Gorokhova Small businesses taxation problems concern many countries, including Russia. It is due to the existing contradictions in tax legislation and its inconsistency. Small business taxation specifics also depends on the country, the forms of ownership, benefits that are available to some types of small businesses. Political and Economic Priorities of national Russian Development: global and Moderator: P. S. Seleznev Topics to be discussed Modernization in Post-Soviet Russia: from the Transit to Democracy to the Innovative Development Barriers Hampering the Development of an Innovative Project as a Factor that Ensures Economic Security in Russia Industrial Policy in Russia and a New Industrialization as a Prerequisite for an Innovative Breakthrough A ‘Global Joint-Stock Company’. Interactions and Forced Nationalization within the Establishment Strategic Development Vectors in the Russian Innovation Policy: Identification of Priorities in Modernization process. Russia and Oil: Raw Damnation or Competitive Advantage? Moderator: V. V. Ponkratov Topics to be discussed 5 The Russian Oil and Gas Production Role in Accumulating the Budget Revenues and Its Economic Meaning Examination of the Raw Hydrocarbons Exportations and Production Taxation System and Areas for Improvement Limits of Resources and the Industry Development Prospects Inflation Targeting in Russia: Whether there is a Chance of Success? Moderator: E. M. Svirina Discussion questions: • International experience of inflation targeting. Lessons to be learnt. What are the structural peculiarities of inflation targeting in developed and developing countries? Influence of the currency market shocks on inflation targeting. • Inflation targeting regime under conditions of financial and macroeconomic instability. • A floating exchange rate and inflation targeting in the natural-resource-based economy. • Monetary policy transition to inflation targeting in Russia. • The political factor in the implementation of monetary policy. Management of the Modern Megalopolis Sustainable Development: Problems and Prospects Moderator: T. V. Butova At today’s development stage, the megalopolis of Moscow can and should be considered to be not only a point where the crisis-related phenomena are accumulated, but also a system with the highest potential. The efficient resource use aimed at increasing the degree of convenience, safety and quality of life in large cities requires the development of some new approaches to management in order to ensure the sustainable development. The participants will address their main questions to such fields as: managing major cities, large modern city infrastructure management specifics, opportunities and prospects of development of a mechanism to attract investment into innovative manufacturing, and IT aspects of today’s megalopolis management. Human Resource Management in Social and Economic Systems Moderator: V. N. Pulyayeva Discussion questions: Human Resource Management at the level of state, region or organization. Evaluation of labor and intellectual potential. Assessment of human capital. Strategy and tactics of human resources management in terms of economic instability. Problems of motivation and fair payment system. 6 Development of human resources. Innovation in human resource management. Stability and Nonlinear Dynamics in Social, Economic and Natural Systems Moderator: A. S. Didenko The sustainable development concept implies a fair approach to satisfying the needs of the current generations without putting under threat the needs of future generations while balancing the economic, social and environmental subsystems. This concept appeared in the late 20th century. It has changed the way modern science looks at the world. Climate, demography, economics, politics and the environment protection are seen as closely interrelated elements of a single system, and the system evolution is non-linear. Such view allows to identify the global challenges that will affect the lives of everyone, every business company and government in the next 50 years and to raise interesting scientific issues. Topics to be discussed Climate in Macroeconomic Models Blow-up Regimes in Demography and Migration Dynamics Energy, Water and Material Efficiency and the National Security Energy Market: New Factors and Volatility Models Ecosystem-Related Services in the Economy Nonlinear Dynamics of the World Order Financial Marketing in the Conditions of Corporate Resource Optimization: a Development or Recession? Moderator: V. V. Panyukova Topics to be discussed Russian Financial Marketing Development Specifics Examination of Causes for the Consumer’s Behavior Transformation in the Financial Market in the Face of Uncertainty Economic, Legal, Social and Technological Issues in Financial Marketing Consumer Financial Services Quality Improvement Regional Financial Institution Marketing Policy Development During the meeting young scientists and practitioners will discuss the Russian financial marketing development specifics. Particular attention will be paid to the examination of causes for the consumer’s behavior transformation in the financial market in the face of uncertainty. We will talk about the economic, legal, social and technological issues in financial marketing. The priority here is to give a quality improvement to the problem of consumer’s financial services as well as to the Russian regional financial institution marketing policy development.