7 SEO Conferences For Russia & The RuNet

Russia is a hive for SEO and digital marketing insights, and there are a number of great conferences covering the Russian search space each year.

Below are 7 great conferences if you’re looking to learn from some of best SEOs and webmasters on the RuNet.

Baltic Digital Days

The conference consists of four thematic sections taking place simultaneously. Each section contains from 3 to 6 speakers. Also within the framework of the conference are topic master classes and short motivational reports in the TEDx format are held.

Former speakers include Mikhail Shakin, Konstantin Naychukov, and Svetlana Kovaleva.

Website: https://balticdigitaldays.ru/

Optimization Conference

The conference will bring together over 750 search marketing experts. These are the most active and experienced specialists in Russia and other countries. Meet, share knowledge and find new colleagues and partners to effectively solve business problems.

Including myself, and other Western SEOs such as Barry Schwartz, Cyrus Shepard, and Kevin Indig; other speakers have included Mikhail Slivinsky (Yandex), Evgeny Kostin, and Tatiana Savelyeva (Yandex).

2020 Website: https://2020.optimization.ru/

Optimization Conference

St. Petersburg Internet Conference

SPIK is the biggest IT-conference in North-West Russia attended by over 3K brightest mobile minds yearly. The conference features all the trends in the industry of internet marketing, e-commerce, digital strategies and analytics.

Ukrainian Digital Conference

The Ukrainian Digital Conference is one of the largest digital conferences in the Ukraine, and features three tracks of talks, featuring the likes of Igor Sokolov, Natalia Logvinoa, Vera Chernysh, and Ilya Ganchev.

Website: http://digitalconf.com.ua/

Ukrainian Digital Conference

International Conference on Internet Technologies and Society (ICITS)

The key intention of ICITS is to provide opportunity for the global participants to share their ideas and experience in person with their peers expected to join from different parts on the world. In addition this gathering will help the delegates to establish research or business relations as well as to find international linkage for future collaborations in their career path. We hope that ICITS outcome will lead to significant contributions to the knowledge base in these up-to-date scientific fields in scope.

Website: http://researchworld.org/Conference2021/Russia/2/ICITS/

Russian Internet Forum

RIF in the City is a forum about technology and people, internet business, digital transformation and digital maturity. The accent is the search for an answer to the question: “Russia is a world R&D center: what is needed for this?”

Website: https://2020.rif.ru/

Russian Internet Forum

Russian Internet Week

Russian Internet Week is the largest high-tech conference and exhibition in Russia, which has been held since 2008. The main platform for dialogue among representatives of business, government, start-ups and specialists. The venue for large-scale meetups, presentations, press conferences and master classes.

Website: https://riw.moscow/


Dan Taylor
Dan Taylor is an experienced SEO consultant and has worked with brands and companies on optimizing for Russia (and Yandex) for a number of years. Winner of the inaugural 2018 TechSEO Boost competition, webmaster at HreflangChecker.com and Sloth.Cloud, and founder of RussianSearchNews.com.