The main topic of the Forum was “Education and Science in solving challenges of innovative development and fostering state identity”.
The Japanese delegation consisted of over 60 people including President of the Russia-Japan Association Mr. Hatoyama K., President of Tohoku University Mr. Inoue A., Minister of the Japanese Embassy in Russia Mr. Immamura A., and other representatives of the leading Japanese universities.
Rector of Lomonosov Moscow State University Sadovnichy V.A., Mayor of Moscow Mr. Luzhkov Y.M. and representatives of 15 Russian universities including 15 Rectors of the universities from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Khabarovsk, Voronezh, Saratov, Kazan and others took part in the event from the Russian side.
The key point of the Forum was the official opening ceremony of the Moscow Office of Tohoku University at Lomonosov Moscow State University.