The flagship university becomes the platform of the Youth Innovation Forum "The Future of Mechanical Engineering in Russia"
of the meeting were representatives of enterprises, government bodies, students
of technical programs of study, their teachers. The
forum began with the welcoming speech by the Rector of Ulyanovsk State
University Boris Kostishko. He
put great emphasis on the need to hold such events, since the expert opinion is
of great importance in the process of forming public consciousness and
educating young people. During
the work of the project headquarters, the federal project of the Russian Union
of Machine Builders "Work in Russia!" was presented and discussed, as
well as the strategy for the youth policy development. After
a short break, experts, workers and representatives of youth councils of
enterprises were given an opportunity to discuss the prospects of developing domestic machine-building in the
face of global technological and geopolitical challenges. Other
topics of the panel discussion included the innovative development of the
region and the creation of high-performance jobs, the migration of young personnel,
the creation of conditions for social and professional self-realization of
youth in the Ulyanovsk region. In
the mode of a live dialogue, the forum participants asked questions to specially
Vladimir Gutenyov, answering the questions of young entrepreneurs about their prospects, said: "We are against social lifts, we are for social ladders." The lift is when someone presses a button, and a person himself walks upstairs, and we are ready to do everything to make this ladder for young professionals as wide as possible." The governor of the Ulyanovsk region, Sergey Morozov, in turn noted that today there was a transition to a new era - the era of the digital economy, and in the region the authorities are ready to give preferences to those who have a new mindset. "Mechanical engineering is at the forefront of the entire economy," said the head of the region, "this is a zone of intersection of science and practice, and flagship university is in the forefront of this interaction."
The forum ended with the solemn signing of documents: a four-party agreement to hold a multi-profile engineering Olympiad Zvezda between Ulyanovsk State University, the regional branch of the Union of Machine Builders of Russia, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Ulyanovsk Region, and the Ulyanovsk Suvorov Military School, as well as a bilateral agreement on the implementation of the youth policies at enterprises and organizations of the Ulyanovsk region between the Ulyanovsk Soyuzmash and the Ministry of Youth development of the Ulyanovsk region.
At the end of the forum, Vladimir Gutenyov and Sergei Morozov awarded young professionals and workers of machine-building enterprises of the region for their high professionalism and achievements in labor.