28.10.2017

5th "Philosophy and Culture of the Information Society" International Conference at SUAI

5th "Philosophy and Culture of the Information Society" International Conference at SUAI

October 26-28, 2017 the SUAI Faculty of Humanities held its annual International Conference on Philosophy and Culture of the Information Society within the St. Petersburg Days of Philosophy-2017.

On October 26 the St. Petersburg State University welcomed the participants to open the forum.

On the following day the SUAI premises in Lensoveta Street became the venue for the Conference with Konstantin V. Losev, the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, opening the Conference, and Viktor M. Boer, the Vice-Rector for Educational Work, saying a welcome speech.

Over 50 guests attended the Plenary Meeting with 30 reports by SUAI professors T. Smirnova, S. Orlov, S. Korobkova and other Russian and international speakers. The Power and Society: Lessons and Prospects Section, dedicated to the anniversary of SUAI professor, Doctor of Historical Sciences, T. Smirnova, was opened within the Conference.

An informal workshop of October 28 continued the discussion of the Conference topical issues.