The active preparation for the international forum "FISU-2018" starts in Krasnoyarsk. The event will be held in Krasnoyarsk in one year later - from 6 to 10 August 2018. The meeting of the working group on the preparation for the forum with the participation of representatives of the ministries of culture, sports, education and health of the Krasnoyarsk region, as well as the Siberian Federal University took place the day before. "To hold the event at a high level, it is necessary to think over all the important stages and nuances, at the initial stage of preparation. I am sure that the forum will give a systemic impact for the city, the participants and the Directorate itself", — said Natalia Ryazantseva, Deputy Chairman of the Krasnoyarsk region Government, who headed the working group. The participants of the working group discussed the substantive part of the forum, cultural, excursion, tourism, sports program and other aspects of preparation. The Forum "FISU-2018" is a test event for the team of the Winter Universiade-2019, within the framework of which the world experts will estimate the infrastructure of the city of Krasnoyarsk, and also exchange advanced achievements, knowledge and ideas in the field of student sports. The primary objective of the forum is to discuss topical issues of the development of university sports and strengthen cooperation between International University Sports Federations. Within the program of theevent, a large educational program, FISU partners and Organizing committee seminars and the numerous cultural and sports master classes will be organized for students and principal forum participants. About 300 representatives of National federations of university sports from more than 50 countries of the world are expected to participate in the forum. Representatives of international organizations such asUNESCO, the World Anti-Doping Agency, Russian public and sports figures, representatives of the country's largest universities, members of student sports unions and associations, organizers of major sports events, members of the FISU family will act as experts. Maxim Urazov, Director General of the Executive Directorate of the 29th Winter Universiade Krasnoyarsk 2019, underscored that every effort will be made to organize the event: "For the duration of the forum, Krasnoyarsk will be the main venue for the experience exchange between experts, and the forum itself will be a key stage in the estimation of our readiness for the holding of the Games, where we will test our services. It is important to note that during the forum, we are expecting the visit of Heads of Delegations from various countries, who will visit sports venues and see how Krasnoyarsk is ready to host the Games". Following the results of the working group meeting, a preparation plan for key points monitoring was approved, as well as the stages of the invitation campaign, which will start during the next days, were designated. The invitations are sent to the main sports nations and FISU member countries: the European Union, East Asia, NorthAmerica and many others. The FISU Forum is one of the traditional educational events held by the International University Sports Federation before every student-youth sporting competitions. The main venue will be the Siberian State University. Let us recall, that tripartite agreement on the forum holding was concluded on October 10, 2016 in Kovrov at the forum "Russia is a Sports Nation".