USU Rector participates in the International Youth Forum "Engineers of the Future - 2018"
The opening ceremony of the VII International Industrial Youth Forum was held in the recreation camp "Sadovka" of the Staraya Maina district. The Rector of USU Boris Kostishko attended the opening ceremony. He wished the forum participants to hit on new ideas here and try to implement them.
- Nano-technologies, additive technologies, biothechnologies, equipment in infrastructure, in the energy engineering – all this is very important, but the most important thing – is you, - Boris Kostishko addressed the participants. – No technologies will develop without creative, brilliant specialists!
The popularization of the profession of engineer and involvement of young people working in technical spheres in the innovative process development of the machine manufacturing complex are declared as the principle objective of the forum.
About 1500 boys and girls from 50 regions of Russia and 43 countries of the world representing 300 enterprises and institutions of higher education came to the forum to share their ideas and developments, to raise the level of professional skills and to meet with well-known people in the field of business, economy and politics. The delegations were sent by Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan , Azerbaijan, Belarus, Poland, Serbia, Bulgaria, Germany, Italy, Egypt, India, Mexico, Columbia, Ecuador. Young engineers from South Korea, Bolivia and Botswana attended the forum for the first time.
The program of this event includes “panel discussions” on topics related to technologies of the future –this is the transport of the future, advanced technologies in engineering, digital manufacturing and other activities. Various lectures, training courses for personal growth, discussions were planned.The forum is to last until July 21. The organizers of the forum are the Union of Russian machine manufacturers, the State Corporation "Postekh", the government of the Ulyanovsk region, the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs and the League of Assistance for Defense Enterprises.