A working meeting with the Governor of Novgorod region Andrei Nikitin was held to discuss the role of the Internet and information technologies in the development of the region's economy.
The Presidential Adviser visited the region autonomous healthcare institution “Clinical center for medical rehabilitation”, where he familiarized himself with the regional information system “Electronic medical records” and discussed the implementation of distance technologies in healthcare.
At the city school No. 36 a meeting with students and pupils of Novgorod region in the framework of the project of Federal youth agency ”Dialogue on equal.“ took place. The topic of discussion was the future of the national IT sector. Answering the questions of journalists, German Klimenko noted: ”When I was told ‘the future is in your hands’, we didn’t really believe it. Directors, companies’ owners continue to get younger, new professions appear. The world is ruled by hypothetical Pavel Durov, or Zuckerberg, or Arkady Volozh. That means that the focus has shifted from resource owners to information technology owners”.
At the end of the trip German Klimenko visited the state region budgetary institution of healthcare ”Central city clinical hospital“, where he got acquainted with the work of the regional vascular center and took part in a conference call with the heads of the region’s medical organizations.
The events were attended by Minister of healthcare of Novgorod region Galina Mikhailova and Minister of sports and youth policy of Novgorod region Elena Kirilova.