Tomsk IEEE Student Branch, Russia
IEEE R8 Newsletter, vol. 7, N 3, September 2004, p. 9.
by Oleg Stukach
One of the initiatives of the Tomsk Student Branch is the annual
All-Russia Student Paper Contest and Conference on Information
Security, which was successfully held for the fourth time
in April 2004. This Contest was the first event in the Siberia
Section with technical support from the Communications Society.
SIBINFO was also supported by the GOLD Group and the IEEE Foundation.
The two phases of the Contest - paper and oral final - attracted
many Russian participants, who discovered IEEE and its benefits.
More than 50 papers from 20 universities were accepted during the
The participants did a lot of work of their computer presentations
with amazing software demonstration. Sometimes the participants were
so involved in discussion that they forgot about time. All papers were
accompanied by elaborate discussions by the participants. Every
finalists in the contest was awarded.
Another interesting result of the contest was the establishment of
some close contacts between colleagues working in the field of
The contest has become something of a tradition. More information
about SIBINFO and another events. We look forward to meeting you at