March 4-5, 2020, employees of Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve took part in the International Scientific and Practical Conference "Yaroslav the Wise. Problems of Studying, Preserving and Interpreting the Historical and Cultural Heritage". This is the 11th conference, which was held for the first time this year at the same time at two сities - in Yaroslavl and Polotsk. More than 30 researchers spoke on the basis of the Francis Skorina Central District Library in two days, whose work was devoted to the history and culture of both the Russian and Belarusian peoples. The employees of the library sector shared the great experience of their work, available to representatives of both side. In the end of the work participants noted about the high level of organization of the event and the hospitality of the hosts.