We look forward to seeing you!
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: https://electronic-visa.kdmid.ru/spb_home_en.html . 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.
Venue, parking and transit
The event is to take place at the cozy office of Selectel company — Tsvetochnaya ul., 19, Saint Petersburg.
Please, note — you will need an ID to access the venue.
11:00 — Registration opened, tea and coffee;
11:30 — Opening ceremony;
12:00–12:20 — Sergey Krivoy — Not an IA (RU);
12:20–13:00 — Lara Simonova and Aygul Ashrafullina — How to became and how to be an Information architect (RU);
13:00–13:30 — tea/coffee break;
13:30–14:10 — Oksana Ivanova — Don't jusge the book by it's cover: Knowledge Base, or why you should hire a librarian (EN);
14:10–14:40 — Alena Dzhumagulova, Andrei Balkanskii — User experience test on visualized data analysis at cyber-physical systems (RU);
14:40–15:00 — Closing ceremony and prizes lottery ;)
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