On May 19-21, St. Petersburg hosted the third International Conference on Education and Global Cities: Horizons for the Contemporary University. The conference saw the participation of representatives from universities in Hong Kong, Torino, Newcastle, Beijing, Oslo, Brussels, and beyond. It also featured more than 20 plenary sessions, round tables, lectures, and seminars.
On January 8-10 the 18th Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) Conference was held at the American University of Sharjah. The researchers from 43 countries took part in the event.