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Moscow International Automotive Forum IMAF-2021 was held offline!

Sep 20, 2021

On August 24-25, 2021, within the MIMS Automechanika Moscow, one of the most significant events in the automotive industry took place: the XII International Moscow Automobile Forum IMAF 2021.


This year the topic was: “Auto industry after the crisis: new reality, new opportunities”.

Forum participants shared their views and opinions on how the automotive industry has survived a period of uncertainty, especially exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, and how they believe it will develop in the nearest future, and what effective measures need to be taken to mitigate the impact of the crisis.

Following the results of the forum, the participants shared their comments on the past event:


Kirill Janaydarov, Head of Transport Infrastructure Projects, Skolkovo

“It is a wonderful day, finally the online period is over. We all are at the IMAF 2021 discussing the most actual topics in the auto industry and tomorrow is here. Welcome to IMAF!”

Alexander Gurko, Co-head of the working group for the development and implementation of the roadmap of the NTI "Avtonet", President of the NP "Promotion of the development and use of navigation technologies" (NP "GLONASS")

“It is a very interesting event for us, we take part it every year. Actually, it is a breath of fresh air, offline communication cannot be replaced by ZOOMs or online conferences”.

Oleg Vasilchenko, Head of Sustainability and External Communications, Volvo Group Russia

“The synergy and exchange of opinion among the producers of passenger cars and trucks is great. Also, it is good to work out a common opinion at such events”.

Alexey Belyaev, Business Development and Sales Manager Faurecia, Chairman of the AEB Automotive Component Manufacturers Committee

“It was my pleasure to take part in a electronic session, very interesting discussion and diversity of questions and answers”.

Kirill Janaydarov, Head of Transport Infrastructure Projects, Skolkovo

“IMAF platform is one of the most effective events for communication and cooperation of government, producers and customers. At the forum we discussed questions that are vital for the market”.

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