The fifth session of the Congress was held in Yekaterinburg on 26-27 May 2011. The fifth session was organised as a plenary session, expert panels and roundtables.
V. Yakovlev, Adviser to the Russian President on Legal Issues; P. Krasheninnikov, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Civil, Criminal, Arbitration and Procedural Legislation; M. Sazonova, President of the Federal Notarial Chamber; A. Gredin, Chairman of the Sverdlovsk Region Government; Zhou Chenkui, Vice President of the Chinese Law Society;
representatives of academic and educational institutions; and respected experts participated in the forum and made presentations at the plenary session. The fifth session of the Congress was timed to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the Ural State Law Academy. The President of the Russian Federation D.A. Medvedev also noted this important date in his welcoming telegram to the participants of the Congress.