Rector Viktor Martynov participated in the General Meeting of the International Business Congress
On 14 – 17 September 2021, the 24th General Meeting of the International Business Congress (IBC) was held in St. Petersburg and Singapore in a blended format. Professor Viktor Martynov, Rector of Gubkin University, participated in the meetings of the Working Committee on Human Resource Management and the Working Committee on Modern Technologies and Prospective Projects of the Oil and Gas Complex.
On 15 September 2021, the Working Committee on Human Resource Management hold its meeting chaired by Ms. Elena Kasyan, Head of Department 715 at Gazprom, which was aimed to discuss the organization of corporate training with the participation of partner universities and business schools. Professor Viktor Martynov delivered a presentation on the improvement of the quality of training of the fuel and energy complex specialists.
Within the meeting of the Working Committee on Modern Technologies and Prospective Projects of the Oil and Gas Complex, chaired by Mr. Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chair of Management Committee and Member of Board of Directors at Gazprom, the participants discussed the new functions of Underground Gas Storage facilities in the context of the renewable gas market development.
The 24th General Meeting was held under the leadership of Mr. Alexey Miller, Chair of Management Committee of Gazprom and President of the International Business Congress. In his opening statement addressed to the Meeting participants, Mr. Miller highlighted that the current trends of the global economy remain in the focus of the Congress.
«One of the most prevalent trends is widespread digitalization. It facilitates business effectiveness and offers us new opportunities. Another important trend is the establishment of climate goals that numerous companies and countries are setting for themselves. I am convinced that the global objective of reducing environmental impacts can be achieved to a large extent through the use of natural gas,» said Mr. Alexey Miller.
The Meeting participants heard the reports delivered by the heads of the Working Committees, discussed IBC activities implemented in 2020–2021 and made decisions on procedural matters.