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Topical issues of legislation in the electronic environment to be discussed at the Presidential Library

20 April 2018

In April 2018 the Presidential Library will host the events of the annual Legal Forum, which will be attended by leading Russian and foreign lawyers, economists, sociologists, managers and specialists of state authorities, cultural institutions, science and education, media representatives, mass communications specialists and information technologies. The main events of the Legal Forum will be broadcasted live.

On April 20, 2018, the VIII International Scientific and Practical Conference "Law and Information: Issues of Theory and Practice" will be held within the framework of the Legal Forum.  The conference will be broadcasted live on the Presidential Library portal in the section “Live broadcast”. The participants of the conference will consider issues of information law theory, improvement of information legislation, provision of access to legal information, information protection, legal regulation in the field of information technologies, mass media, e-government development, digital economy, the unified Russian electronic knowledge space, library law, as well as 20-year-old activities of legal information centers.

Electronic registration of conference participants is open on the portal of the Presidential Library in the section "Conferences" ( Here you can see the materials of previous conferences. Remote participation in video-conferencing (VCS) mode is possible.

The proceedings of the conference will be published in the annual edition of the Presidential Library - a collection of the series "Electronic Legislation" (indexed at the RINC).

The program of the Legal Forum - 2018 included a roundtable "Unified Electronic Information and Educational Environment of the University: an Innovative Approach and Prospects for Development", which will be held on April 6 at the O. E. Kutafin Moscow State Law University. The organizers of this event are the Presidential Library, MSUA and the State University of Management. The beginning of the event is scheduled for 10:00. Registration of participants is carried out on the MSUA website:

The program of the forum includes a round table "Public Centers of Legal Information: A Look into the Future". This event will be held within the framework of the All-Russian Practical Conference "The Library of the XXI Century and the Formation of the Legal Culture of the Citizens of Russia" dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the creation of an all-Russian network of public centers of legal information on the basis of public libraries and the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Mayakovski Central Public Library. The round table is scheduled for April 19 (beginning at 10:00) at the Mayakovski State Pedagogical University. Terms of participation and registration procedure -

The events of the Legal Forum are accompanied with the broadcasting of documentary films on the portal of the Presidential Library and the demonstration of the multimedia exhibition "Electronic Government", prepared by the branch department in the direction of "Jurisprudence" of the M. Gorky St. Petersburg State University.

Accreditation for media representatives to the conference "Law and Information: Issues of Theory and Practice" is available until 10:00 April 19, 2018.

Applications for accreditation should be sent in the attached form with the note "Media accreditation" to e-mail addresses:, Alexandra Khudyakova, tel.: (812) 305-16-21, ext. 167; mob.: +7 981 788-28-08.

The letter should indicate the full name, date and place of birth, passport data (series, number, place of registration), a list of carry-on equipment, contact numbers, name of the media.