On November 26, 2019 on the second day of the Global Educational summit in Beijin MPGU Rector Alexey Lubkov participated in the panel discussion on innovations in education and development of the new talents. He made a presentation «University mission: innovations in education and pedagogy (on the case of Moscow State Pedagogical University)» in which he pointed out that Russian education is based on its traditions that become foundation for innovatory improvements of the educational system. He added that it is a university that generates innovations that are later implemented in different sientific spheres, it is a university that keeps traditions alive and creates values that serve as the basis for any innovation.
Other experts in education also participated in the panel discussion, for example the founder of «The Noodle Companies» corporation John Katzman (USA), ex-president of the the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Nanoch Gutfreund and the founder of educational project Minerva Ben Nelson. The main topics of the panel discussions were finding balance between new and traditional educational methodologies including online courses, informatization of education, adaptation of educational institutions to new paradigms of the labor market and others.