March 31 through April 1, 2018 a traditional Priorities of Information Technologies 2018 offsite conference was held at Nauka Recreation Camp.
The conference was organized at the initiative of the Department of Information Technology in Economics and Engineering Center for Corporate Information Systems of the School of Economics and Management. “The future is the IТ technologies. Anyone who falls behind in this field, looses. We’re here so that we won’t become one of those who loose” – that is the slogan of the event.
The event aims at organizing practice-oriented training of specialists in the field of information technologies. Among the event’s participants were Bachelor’s program students from three IT specializations: Business Informatics, Applied Computer Science, and Information Systems and Technologies; as well as Business Informatics Master’s students.
The First Deputy Minister for Information Technologies and Communications of the Chelyabinsk Region Igor Fetisov actively participated in the event. In his speech he told the future IT-specialists about the activities of the Ministry and invited them to take part in fulfillment of the authority’s projects. For instance, he suggested working on optimization of administrative procedures based on which the government renders services for the citizens, so that the processes of service providing could be automated; performing inventory of the existing communication circuits under Clear Skies project (it is planned to remove the communication cables from posts and lay them underground). Moreover, students were offered to participate in preparing and organizing events for the Ministry, to organize works on searching for innovative projects across the Chelyabinsk Region, to try themselves as analysts by helping make the Register of IT companies of the Chelyabinsk Region, and to test variants of using Big Data to fulfill environmental tasks.