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2d June 2011: RIA Novosti to hold seminars with leading experts of innovative technologies

In preparation for the International Future Media Forum seminars with leading experts in the field of innovative technologies will be held by RIA Novosti, where the representatives of the press, bloggers and student journalists are invited.

The cycle opens June 2 at 14.00 MSK with workshop of Ralph Simon, one of the founders of the modern mobile entertainment industry, "the father of ringtone" and producer of singer Lady Gaga, and Kei Shimada, CEO of Japanese company Infinita, which develops mobile and cross-platform websites and adapts the global know-how in the mobile industry to the Japanese market.

The main theme of the meeting - changes in user behavior under the influence of social networks and mobile devices. In addition, experts will tell what innovations in the mobile industry are expected soon in the world and will show on real examples the successful strategy for a brand promotion in the social and mobile networks.

The seminar will be held in Multimedia Art Museum (formerly the Moscow House of Photography) in Ostozhenka, 16. Direct broadcast of the event will be held on the website RIA 7.0 and on

In later seminars we expect to meet speakers: 

- Tomi Ahonen - Author, Consultant and Motivational Speaker at;

- Peter Bruck - Head of Research Studios Austria and Chairman of the Board of Directors of World Summit Award (WSA);

RIA Novosti pays great attention to the development of innovative technologies. The Agency official webpages of popular social networking sites - Facebook,
Twitter, Russian VKontakte, Odnoklassniki and channels on YouTube and RuTube are actively  developing.

RIA Novosti has a unique information studio-laboratory for the production of video news and infographics in 3D-format, virtual press center and 24 hours online and video news

RIA Novosti's mobile news application, which provides direct access to exclusive information and multimedia news materials for owners of smartphones iOS, Android, Symbian and bada, was nominated by a special prize of the national award "Product of the Year 2011" in the category "Software application for mobile devices". RIA Novosti developed news applications for the iPad and Android devices also. In the nearest future it is planned in partnership with LG to release the first news application of RIA Novosti for TV with Internet connection.


To register for the seminars fill in the form here.