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XVIII Russian Scientific and Practical Conference on Planning and Teaching Engineering Staff for the Industrial and Economic Complex of the Region

This big scientific and practical event unites each year the Higher Education Institutions, industrial enterprises and governmental bodies of the region. Its participants discuss the topic of the vital importance – teaching highly qualified engineering staff for the priority branches of industry. The Conference has become one of the main grounds for discussing problems related to engineering staff development in the North West of Russia. Traditionally, the event takes two days, the first day is a plenary session at ETU “LETI”, the second day the meeting is hosted by one of big partner industrial enterprises.

Conference Organizers

St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI”
IEEE Russia North West Section

Conference Program Committee


1. Sheludko, St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI”
2. Tupik, St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI”

Deputy Chairs:
1. Luchinin, St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI”
2. Shaposhnikov, IEEE Russia North West Section

1. Kutuzov, St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI”
2. Maksimov, Committee for Science and Higher Education, St. Petersburg City Administration
3. Turchak, St. Petersburg Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
4. Vasiliev, Rectors’ Council of St. Petersburg Higher Education Institutions, Rector of IFMO University
5. Skachkov, St. Petersburg Association of Radio Electronics, Instrumentation, and Infotelecommunication Means Enterprises
6. Shestopalov, IEEE Russia North West Section

Conference Organizing Committee

1. Gaivoronskii, St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI”
2. Muravev, St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI”
3. Riaskov, St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI”
4. Zhuravleva, St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI”

Topics of the Conference

1. Monitoring and Forecast of the Labor Market Demand in Engineers,
2. Quality Assurance in Teaching Highly Qualified Engineering Staff,
3. Strategic Partnership of Universities and Industrial Enterprises,
4. Public Professional Accreditation of Degree Programs as a Tool for Quality Assessment of  Engineering Education by Employers Community,
5. Professional Certification as a Tool for Professional Development of the Engineering Staff,
6. Employment and Professional Adaptation of Engineering Programs Graduates,
7. Experience of Interaction between Russian Universities and Foreign Companies and Universities,
8. Innovative Entrepreneurship Development,
9. Technologies of Excellence,
10. Education for Generating New Competencies.

Russian and English are the official languages of the conference.


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