- by Oleg Stukach
The Tomsk Chapter in past years has regularly organized the research and technical conferences on various fields. The International Conference "Modern Techniques and Technology" (MTT'2001) was hold February 26-March 2, 2001 at the Tomsk Polytechnic University with ED-S technical co-sponsorship. Representatives of different Siberian and foreign universities participated in the conference.
The conference consisted of the works on problems from different fields of radioengineering, power engineering, instrument making, electromechanics, and electric material science. A higher professional activity was demonstrated by participants. A tutorial on the modern level of technical and information means usage in health services was also organized. The conference included the special session "Youth, science, individuality" on globalization of high education problems.
One of the best traditions of Tomsk conferences, the social program, was particularly rich and contained a concert, award dinner, excursion to the Tomsk 398-year historic downtown and a visit to the northernmost botanic garden in the world.
Based on the active support of EDS and ComSoc, many events have been coordinated by the Chapter and the Tomsk Student Branch, such as the Student Paper Contest on Information Security, the IEEE-Siberian conference of students, post-graduate students and young researchers on electron devices and materials (SIBEDEM), etc. For further information about the events organized by the Tomsk Chapter, please visit our web site.
Finally, the Tomsk Chapter thanks the ED Society for sponsorship and hopes for the continuation of mutually advantageous cooperation.