On 4-5, 2018, International Anti-Doping Seminar took place in Moscow, organized by International Weightlifting Federation and Russian Weightlifting Federation, with support of The Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation. On the first day of the seminar, RUSADA Director General Yuriy Ganus and the agency employees participated in the event. Chief specialist of RUSADA Educational Programs Department Ekaterina Sizikova gave presentation “RUSADA activities in the Russian Federation within the framework of the educational strategy” and told about the outcomes of the agency’s work in the area of education. Specialist of Educational Programs Department Valeria Konova and chief specialist of TUE Department Maxim Vorobiev explained the key points of the All-Russian Anti-Doping Rules and the International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions in presentation "Legal aspects of anti-doping activities in Russia. Therapeutic Use Exemptions”.
On May 5, Ekaterina Sizikova and Valeria Konova gave presentation “Comprehensive approach to forming anti-doping culture in Russia” for the representatives of national weightlifting federations.