ISS at the session of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation Committee on Energy Strategy and Fuel and Energy Industry Development and the Expert Council Working Group on the Arctic and the Far East Development

22 March 2021, within the discussion on the future of the Arctic regions, ISS gave a report on the high potential of artificial intelligence technologies for the successful development of the Arctic

The ISS representative Sergey Talyzenkov gave a report «Artificial intelligence as a tool for controlling and automating technological processes at all stages of the development of the Arctic and the Far East”. He spoke about the effectiveness of artificial intelligence video analysis in solving many application tasks, such as monitoring compliance with technological processes, production instructions, and labor protection requirements. For example, by analyzing the postures and movements in the video, it is possible to determine whether the person’s actions comply with the current regulations.

Within the session, the participants discussed the current sustainable development challenges in the Arctic, recorded in a number of key documents of the Government of the Russian Federation at the end of 2020. In particular, the development of environmental programs, tourism, digitization, defense and security, and development of Arctic deposits.

Politicians, scientists, and representatives of Russian companies that develop the Arctic territory and conduct economic activities in this region took part in the discussion. The task team included Igor Ananskikh, the Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Alexey Chekunkov, Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East and the Arctic, and Dmitry Kurochkin, Vice-President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.