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Saint Petersburg 2020


We are planning our celebration! If you would like to volunteer or sponsor, please get in touch.

If you would like to attend our celebration, please bookmark this page and check back soon. We will be updating our content in the upcoming months. We look forward to seeing you!

Submit your talk!

You can submit your talk here:…

Working language

The primary conference language of the Saint Petersburg edition of WIAD is Russian. But we'll switch it to English or run a dedicated English-speaking track if any English-speaking guests or speakers arrive :)

E-visas and visa-free entrance to Russia

Starting from October 1st, 2019 nationals of 53 countries, including most of EU/EEC, Turkey, China, India etc. may enter Saint Petersburg and surrounding Leningrad region with free-of-charge electronic visa. This visa can be obtained via the Consular department web site: . Tourist visa should work well for attending a non-commercial conference. Nationals of Israel, Hong Kong, SAR, South Korea, most countries of South America and several other countries may enter Russia visa-free.