The 9th Student Scientific Conference on Mathematical Modelling and Information Technologies (SMIT)
This year jurymen received over 40 abstracts from students representing leading institutions and universities of Kazan, Moscow, Tomsk, Ufa, Ukhta and Novosibirsk.
The conference was opened by the Deputy General Director of TGT Technology Center Maksim Gladkiy.
In his welcoming speech, he told about the history of the conference, introduced the members of the respected jury, thanked all the participants and attendees for their interest in the event and noted that the conference is developing and raising its level each year.
In conclusion of his opening speech, Maksim wished all the participants a successful presentation and declared SMIT 2017 open.
The organizers of the event tried to make it as interesting and versatile as possible.
Therefore, in addition to the participants’ presentations and interesting discussions during the breaks between the sessions, the following activities were included into the conference agenda, i.e.: a guided tour of TGT’s Technology Centre, lectures from the leading specialists of the company, an intellectual game “Battle of Scholars”, Kazan evening tour, and a logical quiz.
All the participants willingly took part in an all the above mentioned activities, the winners of intellectual games were awarded with souvenirs from SMIT sponsors.
Additionally, 2 more projected were awarded with special diplomas:
All the conference winners were awarded with diplomas, valuable prizes and employment contracts with TGT as well as the opportunity to publish an article at one of SMIT sponsors: Scientific and Technical Journal “Georesursy” (Georesources), registered in the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles (ВАК).
Following the awards ceremony, the Closing speech was made by Dmitry Davydov, General Director of TGT Technology Center.
He once again congratulated all the participants and the winners of the conference, thanked them for the high level of competence: “Being a member of the jury, I had an opportunity to personally attend each presentation and was pleasantly surprised by the high level of the conducted research, the competence level in the research area and appeal to modern scientific papers.
I hope that within SMIT conference you not only managed to announce yourself, but also get valuable recommendations from the experts and lecturers of Kazan University who attended the event and of course make new and interesting acquaintances in a young scientific community. We will be glad to see you again at the 10th anniversary conference SMIT 2018!”
The official part of the event ended with a group photo on this positive note, but the participants didn’t wish to leave it at once, on the contrary they were communicating to each other in an informal setting, sharing their impression of the conference, exchanging contacts as well as discussing with the jury their development opportunities in various scientific fields.