About 2.6 thousand delegates will assemble at the II Congress of scientists of Belarus. The previous event of such scale was held ten years ago, thus there are a lot of topics for discussion: world tendencies in physics, information technologies, chemistry, medicine. The plenary sitting and the sections will focus on the Draft strategy of the development of the Belarusian science and technologies till 2040. The draft has been brought up for public consideration. The forum will be attended by the scientists of the CIS, as well as representatives of world research and development institutions.