Participation of 5 masters of the program "Strategic management of logistics" in the international scientific and practical conference "Research and Technology - Step into the Future" (Riga, Latvia): "We felt confident and comfortable, and feeling of gratification overwhelms our hearts"
On April 21, 2017, the annual scientific and practical conference "Research and Technology - Step into the Future" was held on the basis of the Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Riga, Latvia (Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Riga, Latvia).
The aim of the conference is to unite young scientists from different countries on the basis of joint interdisciplinary interests in order to obtain qualitatively new results in scientific work. Participation in the conference provides an opportunity to realize its scientific potential, to present research results, to find a platform for further cooperation with colleagues, and, most importantly, to gain invaluable experience in participating in scientific discussions. The program of the conference included plenary sessions and reports of young scientists in the work of the sections.
That's what the first-year masters of the program "Strategic Logistics Management" Ekaterina Dukhnova, Daria Karyakina, Anna Protasova, Svetlana Ptukhova and Tatyana Khmeleva told about their participation.
"In December 2016, the Vice-Rector for Science of the Transport and Telecommunication Institute (TSI), Professor I. Yatskiv, spoke before the masters of our educational program. She also told students about the conference" Research and Technology - Step into the Future ". We decided to take part in it and talk about the results of our work.
At the end of March we received letters from the organizing committee of the conference that our theses were reviewed and accepted for presentation at the conference. After that, preparations began for the trip: tickets, visas, preparation of performances - all this was interesting for us.
In Riga we arrived the day before the conference. The organizing committee of the conference kindly invited us to the university and conducted an excursion around it.
The conference itself was very exciting - we were preparing to speak to each other, asking questions and trying to be as prepared as possible.
Foreign colleagues highly appreciated the work done, recognized the topics of research as relevant with great opportunities for further research. We felt confident and comfortable and the feeling of gratification overwhelms our hearts.
We would like to thank the leaders of the Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Riga, Latvia for their hospitality and readiness for fruitful cooperation with our University. "Based on the results of the conference, a collection of papers was published.