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International Seminar "Entrepreneurship in Engineering"

Dear collegues!

We inform you that the seminar "Entrepreneurship in Engineering" for technical reasons postponed to next year. About AEER upcoming events and changes you will be informed additionally.

Dates: 12-16 September 2010

Organizers: Russian Association for Engineering Education, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Altai State Technical University

The Seminar is aimed at discussing analyzing academic approach and sharing the good Russian and European practices in the field of training advanced engineers. Nowadays technical universities around the globe need to meet modern industry challenges to train engineers with leading skills and ability to combine technical, economic and other knowledge to create competitive advantages and to develop business. The meeting includes a formal program and interactive workshops, as well as many opportunities for informal discussions with colleagues.

Main topics

  • Background of the engineering activity
  • Entrepreneurial capabilities of the modern engineers
  • Creativity in engineering
  • Managerial competencies of the engineers
  • International good practices for entrepreneurship in engineering


The Seminar will be of interest to a broad range of scientists, academics, engineers, industrial managers.

Program Schedule

Date Event
12 September
Arrival in Barnaul
Transfer Barnaul Conference Hotel NIKA
13 September
Presentations and Discussions 1 day
14 September
Presentations and Discussions 2 day
15 September
Closing Session
Transfer Conference Hotel NIKA - Barnaul
16 September
Departure day

Format of the meeting

The seminar will be held in the form of a business game, during which participants will analyze different aspects on modernization and improvement of engineering business and education in Russia and Europe, offer conceptual and practical approaches to solve actual problems. As a result final recommendations will be developed to address Academia and Business.

Working languages of the Seminar: Russian and English (simultaneous translation is provided).

Registration fee 720 € for participant of the Seminar

Registration fee includes:

  • Assistance in obtaining and delivering of invitation for applying Russian business visa
  • Transfers: transfer Barnaul Conference Hotel NIKA Barnaul
  • Booking service*
  • Meals, coffee-breaks, gala dinner
  • Costs and materials associated with the Seminar program: simultaneous translation; handout materials.

*- room charge is not included

For participation in the work of the Seminar please fill in the registration form.

Contact Information:
Kseniya Tolkacheva at tolkacheva@tpu.ru
or by calling: tel. + 7 3822 421476,
fax: + 7 3822 42 14 78

Address of Yuri P. Pokholkov