International Scientific and Industrial Forum
June 14th-16th, 2023

The international scientific and industrial forum provides an opportunity to discuss the most topical issues and ways to solve them in the field of water transport, infrastructure, and logistics centers.
Scientific and industrial discussions and round tables are held for three days. Participants can share scientific and applied research results and advertise engineering services.

Form of participation: face-to-face and online

Registration deadlines:
Submission of paper topics by May 15
Submission of articles by June 16
The forum will take place from June 14th to June 16.
Within the framework of the Forum a wide range of issues related to the current state of the transport industry, problems and prospects for its development in the context of sanctions and the global economic crisis are going to be discussed. The scientific sections of the conference will face issues of certain aspects of transport.
Representatives of research departments of the transport field, transport companies, employees of supervisory authorities, other state and public organizations, as well as teaching staff of educational institutions that train specialists for the transport industry are invited to participate in the conference.

Transport. Development Horizons

International Scientific and Industrial Forum

Nizhny Novgood

June 14th, 2023

Plenary session

"Great Rivers of Eurasia"

Plan of Plenary session:

  • Welcome speech (Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation)
  • The activities of the RF State Council working group on “The Great Volga Route” project (Ministry of Industry of Astrakhan, Russian Chamber of Shipping)
  • The development of shipbuilding clusters. Prospects, tasks, problematic field (Ministry of Industry)
  • Transport corridors: "North-South" (Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan, Caspian Institute of Sea and River Transport), “The Northern Sea Route. Siberia.” (Siberian State University of Water Transport, PJSC "Lena United River Shipping Company", Rosatom)
  • The multiplier effect of the economy from shipbuilding and shipping (VSUWT, Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping, Analytical Center under the Government of the Russian Federation)

  • Konstantin O. Anisimov
    Deputy Head of the Federal Agency ROSMORRECHFLOT
  • Alexey Yu. Klyavin
    President of the Russian Chamber of Shipping, Chairman of the Council for Professional Qualifications in Maritime and Inland Water Transport

  • Boris V. Palagushkin
    Vice-Rector for Research of Siberian State University of Water Transport
  • Sergey A. Larionov
    General Director of PJSC "Lena United River Shipping Company"
  • Tatyana V. Gorovaya
    Head of the Department of Economics and Transport Development of the Analytical Center
  • Alexander I. Poshivay
    Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation
  • Vadim V. Khomenko
    Vice President of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan

    Corresponding Member of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan

  • Olga I. Kartashova
    Director of the Caspian Institute of Sea and River Transport named after General Adm. F.M. Apraksina
  • Vladimir A. Panov
    Special Representative of the State Corporation Rosatom for the Development of the Arctic, Deputy Chairman of the State Commission for the Development of the Arctic
  • Igor K. Kuzmichev
    Rector of Volga State University of Water Transport
  • Sergey O. Baryshnikov
    Rector of the State University of Sea and River Fleet named after Admiral S.O. Makarov
  • Mikhail Ya. Blinkin
    Tenured professor
    Member of the Academic Council of the National Research University Higher School of Economics
  • Alexey A. Kuzmitsky
    Acting State Counselor of the Russian Federation


  • The state of the port infrastructure of the Volga basin and the Kama basin (VSUWT, Administration of the Kama basin)
  • The prospects of the Caspian Basin (Russian-Iranian Council)
  • Switching cargo flows in the direction of the Black Sea and Caspian regions (VSUWT, JSC "Lengiprorechtrans")
  • Waterway transport of the Far East and China (Maritime State University named after admiral G.I. Nevelskoy)
  • Reversal of container flows (FESCO Transport Group)
  • Passenger and cruise routes development (VSUWT, Co “Vodokhod”)

  • Alexander A. Lisin
    Director of Strategic Development of Inland Waterways and Infrastructure Center
  • Vladimir N. Kostrov
    Head of Logistics and Marketing Department, Doctor of Economics, Professor
  • Mikhail V. Holosha
    Rector’s Assistant for Research, Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University
  • Maxim I. Merzlikin
    Member of Management Board, Vice President for Marine Division and Key Projects
  • Richat D. Bagautdinov
    General Director of LLC "Vodokhod"
  • Leonid B. Lozhechko
    Vice President of International Academy of the Fuel and Energy Complex
  • Pavel V. Belkin
    General Director of JSC "Lengiprorechtrans"

Strategy session

"Transport Universities and Modern Challenges"

  • Konstantin O. Anisimov
    Deputy Head of the Federal Agency ROSMORRECHFLOT

  • Timur Ch. Khalitov
    Director of Nizhny Novgorod SEC (Scientific and Educational Center)
    Advisor to the Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod Region for Investments and Innovations

June 15th, 2023

Plenary session

“Innovations. Investments. Infrastructure"

Plenary reports:

  • Institutes and Funds for the industry development
  • Shipbuilding and ship repair cluster
  • Tourism clusters
  • Transport and logistics clusters
  • Scientific and educational centers

Cluster reports:

  • Support of shipbuilding
  • Support of parallel import of equipment
  • Development of domestic tourism
  • Support of innovation
  • Support of science

    1st Annual General Meeting of the International Association of Maritime and River Transport Universities (IAMINU)

    Nizhny Novgorod

    14th - 16th June, 2023

    Scientific sections meetings

    Scientific aspects of navigation, shipping and transportenergy efficiency
    • Section №1
    Unmanned navigation technologies,Modern navigation systems
    • Section №2
    Energy efficiency at
    Shipbuilding, ship repair and water transport infrastructure
    • Section №3
    Shipbuilding, ship repair and construction technology
    • Section №4
    Technosphere safety of transport systems
    • Section №5
    Waterways and hydrotechnical structures
    Scientific legal, economic and logistical issues to ensure sustainable transport
    • Section №6
    Transport logistics
    • Section №7
    Intelligent management systems
    • Section №8
    Legal and economic issues to ensure sustainable transport
    Tilda Publishing
    Papers Publication.
    RSCI (Russian Scientific Citation Index)
    All papers of the Forum accepted for publication will be published online on the site вф-река-море.рф (it is the official media, registered with Roskomnadzor, certificate El №FS77-52022 dated November 29th, 2012), as well as in the e-Library (RSCI)

    Form of participation: face-to-face or online.

    Please note that papers must be submitted according to the requirements and template posted on the site. Articles in both Russian and English are accepted for consideration.

    1. Volga State University of Water Transport
    2. Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, Grand Hall
    3. Siberian State University of Water Transport
    4. Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University
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    2. Nizhny Novgorod, Nesterova str.31
    3. Shchetinkina str. 33, Novosibirsk
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