National Academy of Sciences of Belarus


2nd international scientific conference “Intellectual culture of Belarus: knowledge management within the framework of social and economic modernization tasks” opens at NASB Institute of Philosophy

Opening the scientific conference the Academician-Secretary of the Department of the Humanities and Arts, Corresponding Member Alexander Kovalenya noted that the scientific forum would contribute to a better understanding of the modern culture of the Belarusian nation as a basis for developing an understanding of vectors of socio-economic, spiritual and cultural development of our country.

A peculiarity of this year’s forum was the shift from theoretical aspects to the problems of practical research. To this end not only scientists, but also knowledge management practitioners, experts and business leaders, representatives of the education system institutions were invited to participate in the conference.

Today, according to Alexander Kovalenya, knowledge management becomes the leading factor in modernization. Improving the competitiveness of enterprises in Belarus cannot be achieved solely by strengthening the capacity of scientific and technical equipment. The Increasing intellectual capital and improving competencies should play a special role in these processes, said the Academician-Secretary. Also, Alexander Kovalenya expressed the hope that this forum would become an annual event and would be held on the eve of World Philosophy Day.

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