SPbSUT became a participant of the IX International Forum in the field of information and communication technologies "IT-Dialog". The event was held at the A. S. Popov Central Museum of Communications and brought together more than 800 specialists from 40 regions of Russia. Representatives of our University spoke at business sessions and also presented current technological solutions in the field of IT and education at the exhibition.
Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation Maksut Shadaev, Vice-Governor of St Petersburg Stanislav Kazarin and Chairman of the Committee on Informatization and Communications of St Petersburg Yulia Smirnova visited the University's exposition on the first day of the Forum.The guests highly appreciated the developments of SPbSUT and its partners.
Together with the Museum of Communications, a digital 3D twin of the museum exhibit was presented. Thanks to virtual reality glasses and special sensors, visitors could "find themselves" on the University campus at Bolshevikov,22.
The Neurobox hardware and software complex- joint project of the Omega IT Company and SPbSUT became another exhibit of the exhibition. It is an innovative Russian single-board computer consisting of a computing module (SoM), a motherboard and a case with a passive cooling system. Neurobox was developed to replace NVIDIA Jetson for edge computing based on embedded systems for various purposes.
The management and specialists of SPbSUT spoke at the events of the business program of the IT Dialogue Forum.
Acting Rector of SPbSUT Georgy Mashkov and Vice-Rector for Educational Work and Public Relations Irina Alekseenko congratulated the A.S. Popov Central Museum of Communications. This year the museum celebrated its 150th anniversary.
Vice-Rector of Science Alexander Shestakov and Head of the Department for the Organization of Scientific Work and Training of Scientific Personnel Alexei Nesterov became participants in the meeting of the expert council at St Petersburg Information and Analytical Center.
Head of the Department of Software Engineering and Computer Engineering Ruslan Kirichek spoke at the discussion panel "People as the foundation of the digital tomorrow of Russia".
Dean of the Faculty of Information Systems and Technologies Igor Zikratov, Head of the Department of Computer Science and Computer Design Denis Voloshinov and Deputy Dean of the Faculty for Academic Affairs Elena Boyashova took part in the round table "Models of practical training of IT specialists: from training to professional activity".
Representatives of leading universities discussed how to improve the quality of training of specialists, exchanged experience of interaction between the University and enterprises of the economy sector.
The participants considered the issues of creating educational, production and scientific laboratories at universities, where students could solve current problems in the role of IT product developers. The parties agreed to create a similar project in SPbSUT.
The forum delegates discussed issues of digital transformation, information security, development of information technologies in Russia and the creation of special testing grounds for testing IT specialists.
"Cyberpolygons should become a base for training specialists. The number of cyber attacks on Russia has increased by 80% since the beginning of this year. We need to solve two key issues. The first is a proportionate response to our opponents. The second is strengthening cyber defense, improving technology and training new personnel. The Cyberpolygon can become the basis for such training," - said Alexander Khinshtein, Chairman of the Committee on Information Policy, Information Technologies and Communications of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.
The Forum was held with the support of the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation, the Analytical Center under the Government of Russia and the Committee on Informatization and Communications of St Petersburg.