November 22  
Seminar theme: The Russia Economic Report No 36
Speaker: Mr. Apurva Sanghi, Lead Economist of the World Bank for the Russian Federation
October 26  
Seminar theme: Evolution and Resources of the Urban System of Russia
Speaker: Evgenia Kolomak, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor, Acting Head of the Department of Territorial Systems, Institute of Economics and Industrial Engineering RAS, Professor of Novosibirsk State University
October 21  
Seminar theme: Social capital accumulation and impact at urban/local level in Latvia and FSU
Speaker: Guido Sechi, Research Fellow of Faculty of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Latvia
September 27  
Seminar theme: Presentation of the Monograph "International Coordination of Financial and Economic Policy"
Speaker: Denis Kadochnikov, Candidate of Economic Sciences, Senior Researcher of ICSER Leontief Centre, Associate Professor of Department of Problems of Interdisciplinary Synthesis in the Field of Social and Humanities, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences of St. Petersburg State University
June 21  
Seminar theme: Media Influence on the Religious Choice: Pussy Riot as a Natural Experiment
Speaker: Alexander Skorobogatov, Professor of Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg
June 20  
Seminar theme: Presentation of the Book "Russia and the World in the XXI century"
Speaker: Dmitry Trenin, Russian political scientist, Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center
June 10  
Seminar theme: America at a Turning Point: The Stakes of the 2016 Election
Speaker: Michael Tomaski, American Publicist, Chief Editor of the “Democracy: a Journal of Ideas” magazine
May 31  
Seminar theme: Firm Concept Evolution: Networks and New Classes
Speaker: Petr Orekhovsky, Chief Researcher Institute of Economics RAS, Professor of Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation (Moscow)
April 12  
Seminar theme: Presentation of Books about the Social Liberalism
Aleksandr Rubinstein, Head of Scientific Direction "Theoretical Economics" IE RAS, Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, Professor of Lomonosov Moscow State University
Ruslan Grinberg, Scientific Director of the IE RAS, RAS Corresponding Member, Professor of Lomonosov Moscow State University
April 6  
Seminar theme: Trick or Treat: Why Dignity is more Important than Money?
Speaker: Deirdre Nansen McCloskey, Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English Language and Communications at the University of Illinois, Chicago
April 5  
Seminar theme: "Les Miserables: The Comparative Biographies of Novorossiysk and Ukrainian Field Commanders"
Speaker: Andrey Shcherbak, Associate Professor of Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg
March 29  
Seminar theme: Bitcoin and the Future of the Monetary System
Speaker: Pavel Usanov, Associate Professor of Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANHiGS), Director of the Hayek Institute 
March 1  
Seminar theme: The Hypothesis of Financial Fragility by Hyman Minsky: Theoretical Content and Practical Significance 
Speaker: Ivan Rozmainsky, Associate Professor of Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg
February 24    
Seminar theme: Economy of Catching-up Development: The Experience of Korea, Chile and China with Respect to Russia
Speaker: Andrey Yakovlev, Director of the Institute of Industrial and Market Analysis under NRU "Higher School of Economics", President of Association of Russian Economic Think-Tanks (ARETT)
February 2    
Seminar theme: Presentation of a Book "Steep Hills of the XXI century"
Speaker: Dmitry Travin, Professor of the Faculty of Economics, Scientific Director of the Center for Modernization Studies at the European University in St. Petersburg


January 22  
Seminar theme: One hundred years of State Regulation of the German Market Rental Housing
Speaker: Konstantin Kholodilin, German Institute for Economic Research (das Deutsche Institut fur Wirtschaftsforschung)




XXI Annual Strategic Planning Leaders Forum of the Regions and Cities of Russia