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Network International Conference “Interdisciplinarity in Engineering Education: Global Trends and Management Concepts – SYNERGY”

Draft Program
Important dates:
  • Early-bird registration before April 20
  • Standard registration
    from April to June 20
  • Papers submission May 15
  • Network International Conference “Interdisciplinarity in Engineering Education: Global Trends and Management Concepts – SYNERGY”.

    Dates: July 11-13, 2016

    Venue: Irkutsk National Research Technical University, Irkutsk (Lake Baikal)


    Conference sponsor: PJSC Gazprom

    Aim of the Conference

    To consider international and Russian best practices in organization and management of training specialists ready to work in interdisciplinary teams of world leading companies; to determine ways for assuring synergy effect when exploiting global interdisciplinary projects.

    Conference program includes plenary sessions, roundtables and panel discussions, expert seminars and videoconferences. The meeting will provide a unique opportunity for all participants to establish new contacts with experts and colleagues from Russia and all over the world.

    Rectors, Vice-rectors, head of educational and research divisions, deans, heads of departments of technical universities as well as representatives of engineering companies and business community interested in organization and executing of interdisciplinary projects are invited to participate in the Conference.

    Key sessions

    • Global trends and policy-making in organization of interdisciplinary projects and teams
    • Developing teachers’ professional skills and competencies based on interdisciplinary approach
    • Cooperation of industrial companies and universities for interdisciplinary project development
    • Students in interdisciplinary projects and teams
    • Interdisciplinary projects in field of resource efficiency and sustainable development (including projects to for protection of Lake Baikal)

    Working languages

    English, Russian (simultaneous translation provided)

    Call for papers

    All participants are invited to submit full or short papers relevant to the conference topics in the All-Russian peer-reviewed Journal "Engineering Education". The journal is indexed in the Web of Science (Russian Science Citation Index) database. All papers, submitted before May 15, 2016 and accepted by the review committee, will be published by the time of the Conference.

    Social program

    Sightseeing tour around Irkutsk, Lake Baikal cruise on board of a cruise ship that offers opportunity to work on conference topics and admire picturesque views of the Baikal Lake, Lake Baikal museum tour.

    Registration fee

    • 275 € - Early-bird registration before April 20, 2016
    • 315 € - Standard registration from April 20, 2016, to June 20 2016

    Registration fee covers the following expenses: key sessions of the Conference, publication of Conference proceedings, hand-out materials, coffee-breaks and lunches according to the Conference program, gala dinner, Irkutsk city tour, transfers Irkutsk – Lake Baikal – Irkutsk, Lake Baikal cruise, Lake Baikal museum tour.

    Registration to the Conference is now open until June 20, 2016.

    Conference program and Registration

    Kseniya Tolkacheva
    Tel.: +7 (3822) 60 62 71, +7 903 915 8290
    сот.:+7 903 915 8290

    Maria Chervach
    Tel.: +7 (3822) 60 62 71, +7 960 970 6122
    сот.:+7 960 970 6122

    Address of Yuri P. Pokholkov