Participation at conferences and seminars

XVIIIth TRANSRUSSIA 2013 – April 23rd-26th 2013

The international exhibition and conference in transport and logistics – TRANSRUSSIA 2013 – was held in Moscow from 23th to 26th of April 2013.

The TRANSRUSSIA is a major marketplace for transport services, which annually attracts leading professionals from CIS, Russia, and Baltic countries. Focused primarily on cargo transportation services, the TRANSRUSSIA exhibition demonstrates the full range of industry solutions – from transport and forwarding services to software and equipment for cargo handling.

 

The eINTERASIA partner Logitrans Consult (Estonia) presented in cooperation with its strategic partner Transiidikeskuse AS innovative solutions in block trains operating, cargo handling, the Web portal in transport & logistics, and the international cooperation with Central Asian countries (FP7 project eINTERASIA).


VIth Astana Economic Forum – May 22th-24th 2013

The Astana Economic Forum (AEF) is an annual dialogue platform for discussions and resolutions for present-day economic as well as financial and social challenges in the world.

The VIth Economic Forum is to focus on five aspects that set the trends in the current economic situation:

  • Commodity price settings and economic growth in 2013
  • Infrastructure, innovation and technology
  • Global competitiveness
  • Social development
  • Financial systems, Risks and Policy response

The summary of the AEF 2013 is available for download here: eINTERASIA summary AEF 2013
The eINTERASIA project presentation on the AEF 2013 is available for download here: eINTERASIA project presentation on AEF 2013


Series of seminars and round tables in e-Logistics organized by Uzbek International Forwarders Association – July 2013

The summary of seminars and round tables of UIFA in July 2013 is available for download here: eINTERASIA summary seminars round tables UIFA July 2013


XVIIIth Baltic Dynamics – September 11th-13th 2013

The Baltic Dynamics conference is an initiative of the Baltic Association of Science/Technology Parks and Innovation Centres – BASTIC – and has been held annually since its inception in 1996. The conference venue is rotated between the Baltic States – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. In 2013, it is Latvia’s turn again and the conference will be held in the country’s capital Riga, the largest city in the Baltic States.

The following topics will be under discussion:

  • Knowledge and research, competence and innovation – are they the elements of the same chain?
  • Role of Universities in competence building.
  • Role of Science / Technology Parks in competence building.
  • How to translate knowledge into competence?
  • Knowledge creation, technology transfer, experience sharing, national and international cooperation, partnerships – key factors for the successful business development.
  • Innovation management – how to manage the knowledge flow in the right direction, how to strengthen links between universities and industry, what financial instruments we can offer and what we needed? Experience and recommendations.
  • Overall competence – the indicator of the efficiency of National Innovation System.

The agenda of the Baltic Dynamics 2013 is available for download here: Agenda of the Baltic Dynamics 2013


ICT 2013: Create, Connect, Grow – November 6th-8th 2013

The ICT 2013 Conference took place in Vilnius, Lithuania and featured top ICT professionals from industry, academia, research. Speakers from across the ICT sector addressed a range of issues from cloud computing, broadband, ICT infrastructures, ICT skills, cyber security, long term visions on the future and much more.

Within the framework of the ICT 2013 Conference the networking session „Towards standardized knowledge transfer and innovation capability” (Topic: International Cooperation) was organized by the eINTERASIA Consortium. On behalf of the consortium the proposal for the networking session was submitted by University of Bremen – TZI.

 

Antanas Mitasiunas (MIT-SOFT, Lithuania, leader of WP2 ), Svetlana Vinichenko (Logitrans Consult, Estonia, leader of WP4) and Leonid Novickis (RTU, Latvia, coordinator) met visitors at eINTERASIA booth during the networking session and explained them the main tasks of the project and technology transfer concept.

The eINTERASIA presentation on the ICT 2013 is available for download here: ICT 2013 presentation


VARE 2013 – November 7th-8th 2013

VARE 2013, is the 2nd international conference on technology, applications and use of Virtual and Augmented Reality in the education field. The conference was held on the University of La Laguna, at Puerto de la Cruz, located in the North of Tenerife Island, Spain. From 7th to 8th of November over 100 participants from around the world exchanged scientific information and share the latest developements and trends in the field of virtual technologies.

Dr. E. Bluemel (Fraunhofer IFF) was invited speaker at the plenary session and made the key note speech “Global Challenges and Innovative Technologies Geared toward New Markets: Prospects for Virtual and Augmented Reality”. Dipl.-Ing. Tina Haase (Fraunhofer IFF) presented the paper “How to save expert knowledge for the organization: Methods for collecting and documenting expert knowledge using virtual reality based learning environments”.

 

The topics of both the presentation are very closely related to the eINTERASIA project objective in technology transfer of VR-based solutions to Central Asian region.

Please visit for more information: VARE 2013


EIFL 2013 General Assembly – November 11th-13th 2013

EIFL stands for Electronic Information for Libraries and is an international not-for-profit organisation based in Europe with a global network of partners.

Core initiatives of EIFL
Enabling access to Knowledge for Education, Learning and Research – ensuring well-resourced libraries, modern Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure and skilled staff to provide essential support to students and scholars.

EIFL mission
Enabling access to knowledge through libraries in developing and transition countries to contribute to sustainable economic and social development.

The EIFL General Assembly is the major, most intensive and forward looking EIFL knowledge-sharing event. National coordinators and library representatives come together to discuss EIFL activities and strategies and to debate state-of-the-art issues and developments with resource persons, publishers and representatives from many relevant sectors and international initiatives.

The EIFL 2013 General Assembly was held in Istanbul, Turkey.
Akhror Jafarov- Head of the Centre of Computer and Educational Technologies of the Technological University of Tajikistan (TUT) – attended the General Assembly 2013 in order to convey the objectives of eINTERASIA.

 

Please visit for more information: EIFL – knowledge without boundaries


eINTERASIA Promotion by UIFA – September to December 2013

The eINTERASIA partner organization UIFA participated at the following activities with the aim to promote the project objectives and expected results:

  • 1. Transit Kazakhstan 2013 – Almaty, September 18th-20th 2013.
  • 2. UIFA workshop at the Center of Management and Logistics on transport – Almaty, September 20th-21th 2013
  • 3. Annual National Summit on Information and Communication Technologies – Tashkent, September 24th 2013
  • 4. ICT Week “INFOCOM 2013” and 12th Annual International Exhibition “ICT Expo 2013” – Tashkent and Jizzakh, September 25th-27th 2013
  • 5. Forum “Development of ICT technologies and the introduction of modern standards” – Almaty, October 9th-11th 2013
  • 6. Uzbekistan Infrastructure 2013 – Taskent, November 12th-14th 2013

 

The summary of all listed events is available for download here: Summary of eINTERASIA promotion activities by UIFA – September to December 2013


GIZ workshop of the German International Cooperation Program – December 5th-6th 2013

The regional workshop within the framework of GIZ program on “Professional Education and Training in Central Asia” was held in Almaty (Kazakhstan) from 5th to 6th of December, 2013. The workshop was mainly focused on the discussion of the tasks of program activities for the upcoming project phase from 2014 to 2016.

The eINTERASIA consortium has been represented by Prof. Khayol Boboev (TUT), who made the presentation about objectives and expected results of the eINTERASIA project.

 

Please visit for more information: Professional Education and Training in Central Asia


20th TRANSRUSSIA 2014 – April 22th-25th 2014

TransRussia 2014 – International Transport and Logistics Exhibition & Conference took place on 22-25 April in Moscow.
TransRussia is the number ONE event in the transport and logistics area in CIS, Russia and the Baltic States.

The eINTERASIA consortium was presented by Estonian International Freight Forwarders company LOGITRANS Consult Ltd.
LOGITRANS Consult promoted the objectives and intermediate results of the project, arranged bilateral meetings with potential stakeholders, established contacts with corresponding companies from Central Asian countries. These companies were invited to contact eINTERASIA partners from Central Asian region and to visit the eINTERASIA project website.

 

Please visit for more information: TransRussia 2014


Academic Cooperation between RTU and TUT – June 10th-11th 2014

In June 2014 the Republic of Tajikistan was visited by a latvian delegation leaded by Latvian President Andris Berzins.

RTU (project coordinator of eINTERASIA) has been represented in the delegation by Dr. Igors Tipans, Deputy Rector for International Academic Cooperation and Studies. During the visit, a meeting between TUT rector N. Shoev, TUT vice-rector for international relations K. Boboev and Igors Tipans has been arranged.


Result was a general agreement of academic cooperation signed between RTU and TUT.

A copy of the countersigned academic agreement is available for download here: Academic Cooperation between RTU and TUT – June 2014


6th Transport Logistics China 2014 – June 17th-19th 2014

The Transport Logistics China is an international exhibition for Logistics, Mobility, IT and Supply Chain Management.

The 10th Anniversary of the TLC took place successfully at the Shanghai New International Expo Center from June 17 – 19, 2014. The three-day event attracted 492 exhibitors from 47 countries and 16,800 visitors from 69 countries and regions. As the leading trade fair for transport and logistics in Asia, Transport Logistic China 2014, together with the integrated Air Cargo China, showcased the entire industry chain ranging from logistic services, to warehouses, cold chain, equipment, transport, air cargo, ports, shipping services, IT support and more.

The eINTERASIA partner Logitrans Consult (Estonia) in cooperation with its strategic partner Transiidikeskuse AS took part at the TLC 2014 and presented innovative solutions in block trains operating, cargo handling and stevedoring operations. These solutions are closely related to the tasks of eINTERASIA in e-Logistics.

 

Please visit for more information: TLC 2014


17th IFF Science Days – June 24th-26th 2014

The IFF Science Days are an annual forum for experts from academia, research, business and government. The three-day conference’s recipe of success is its consistently successful mix of current issues, excellent speakers and the professional experts in attendance. The conference provides developers as well as users an outstanding platform to exchange views on significant trends and prospects in their fields, to network and to initiate new professional contacts.

In this framework, the eINTERASIA partner Fraunhofer IFF demonstrate its wide variety of logistics and digital engineering know-how to the conference visitors and promote the eINTERASIA project as a forerunner to spread this know-how to Central Asia.

 

Please visit for more information: IFF Science Days 2014


eINTERASIA Promotion by UIFA – March to August 2014

The eINTERASIA partner UIFA organized the following seminars and conferences with the aim to promote the project objectives and expected results:

  • 1. Organization and carrying out the expanded seminar with invitation of specialists of freight forwarding and trucking companies – Tashkent, March 25th 2014.
  • 2. Participation in the business forum and cooperation exchange business meeting – Tashkent, March 27th 2014
  • 3. The workshop “Do business through a wide use and dissemination of advanced IT-technologies” – Tashkent, April 18th 2014
  • 4. Participation at the Uzbek-Latvian business forum – Tashkent, May 28th 2014
  • 5. Workshop on the development of information and communication system in Uzbekistan – Tashkent, June 5th 2014

 

The summary of all listed events is available for download here: Summary of eINTERASIA promotion activities by UIFA – March to August 2014


Memorandum of cooperation between tajik associations and UIFA – October 23th-24th 2014

In Dushanbe a memorandum of cooperation in the field of information technologies for the arrangement of international cargo transportation was signed between the association of international automobile carriers of the republic of Tajikistan, the association of forwarders of the republic of Tajikistan and the eINTERASIA partner UIFA (uzbek international forwarders association).

This meeting of three associations from Central Asia was an adjacent event to the eINTERASIA workshop which has been held in October 20th-22th 2014 in the premises of the Technological University of Tajikistan.

 

A copy of the countersigned memorandum is available for download here:Memorandum of cooperation between tajik associations and UIFA


14th International Conference SPICE 2014 – November 4th-6th 2014

The SPICE User Group has organized the fourteenth International SPICE Conference on Process Improvement and Capability Determination in Software, Systems Engineering and Service Management held at Vilnius, Lithuania from 5th to 6th November 2014. The conference was preceded by a Workshops and Tutorials day on 4th of November 2014.

This major conference is hosted on behalf of The SPICE User Group by Vilnius University with participation of MIT-SOFT Ltd., eINTERASIA project partner.

 

The summary of the event is available for download here: Summary of the 14th International SPICE Conference in Vilnius 2014


WSEAS Conferences 2014 – November to December 2014

WSEAS stands for World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society and is an international organization that promotes the development of novel mathematical methods and computational techniques as well as their applications in science in general and engineering in particular.

From november to december 2014 several WSEAS conferences took place where the eINTERASIA project has been presented by RTU researchers.

3rd International Conference CSCCA’14 – November 22nd to November 24th, 2014 in Florence, Italy
Artur Bartusevics made the presentation “Model-Driven Software Configuration Management and Environment Model” (authors: A.Bartusevics, L.Novickis).

13th International Conference TELE-INFO’14 – December 15th to December 17th, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey
Andrey Lesovskis made the presentation “Model-Driven Configuration Management and Semantic Web in Applied Software Development” (authors: A.Bartusevics, A.Lesovskis, L.Novickis).

Both presentations have been focused on the development of Web-based Framework supporting business processes in transport and logistics.

They caused a big interest and during informal discussions the authors answered many questions related to the eINTERASIA project and software development and management.

 


Conferences and seminars in e-Logistics organized by UIFA : September to December 2014

1. The Forum of programmers and software exhibition «Bestsoft Uzbekistan», September 22, 2014, Tashkent. Youth Creativity Palace. (Within a week of ICT technologies “Infocom2014”)

Organizers: Committee on Information and Communication Technologies, Information and
Analytical Department of Information Systems and Telecommunications issues, State Committee of communication, information and telecommunication technologies, the Association of enterprises and organizations of IT technologies of Uzbekistan.
UIFA-participant.

In the activities of the forum UIFA specialists participated in the directions: “Business and entrepreneurship in the software industry,” “Using the software to improve the efficiency of business processes”, “Web Programming: the experience of successful projects.”

Yashnar Khamraev informed interested persons about the software product «eLogmar». Participants were presented a copy of the information sheet of the project.
Presented by UIFA and other participants information provided new knowledge, new information and experience.
The conference was attended by representatives of the media. Information about the conference materials published widely in the media.

 

2. ICT Summit 2014. September 23, 2014, Tashkent. International Business Center

Organizers: State Committee of communication, information and telecommunication technologies, the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning of the Republic of Korea (MSIP).
UIFA-participant.

Participation allowed to establish networking contacts with the specialists of ICT technologies and become familiar with their achievements on current issues in ICT development. UIFA specialists participated in the discussion of issues in the sector “ICT for Business” and disseminated information sheets on the project.

 

3. Roundtable on “Development of Uzbek-Malaysian cooperation in the field of logistics.” October 10, 2014, Tashkent, hotel “Miran”

Organizer: Foreign Trade Development Corporation – MATREYD, Malaysia.
UIFA and representatives of freight forwarding companies -participants.

Discussed bilateral cooperation issues and prospects of doing business with the use of modern IT technologies and standards in the transport business. During a meeting UIFA specialists made speech with information. Participants were provided with detailed information on the UIFA activities and goals, objectives and results of the implementing eINTERASIA project. Representatives of the Malaysian companies have expressed interest in developing bilateral relations and further information exchange on the results of the introduction of modern ITtechnologies in the transport business in Uzbekistan. Guests and other participants of the meeting distributed brochures about the project.

 

4. The 11th International Exhibition on Transport and Logistics «TransUzbekistan 2014″ November 12-14, 2014, Tashkent, Uzexpocentre

Organizer: Exhibition Company ITE Uzbekistan.
UIFA provided organizational support.

The event was another milestone for the transport, freight forwarding, logistics and transport industry of several countries in Asia and Europe.

All UIFA specialists involved in the project participated in the exhibition, held meetings with new and previously known professional partners, disseminated information about the goals, objectives and results of the project at the current time and the corresponding data sheets for the project. The exhibition was attended by representatives of the media. Davronbek in response to several request by journalists gave public interviews on important issues in transport and logistics, as well as the introduction of modern IT technologies and software “eLogmar” and transmitted new technologies in transport and logistics.

Interview materials transmitted through local radio, television and television in Georgia.

 

5. Seminar on transport and logistics, December 18-20, 2014, Hotel Ak-Keme, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

Organizer: Association of International Road Carriers of the Kyrgyz Republic.
UIFA -participant.

Seminar attended by the specialists of Associations of International Road Carriers and Forwarders Association of the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, senior decision-makers of the Ministry of Transport of the Kyrgyz Republic, experts of international organizations (USAID, Federation of forwarders and carriers associations and OSCE).

Yashnar Khamraev presented the participants of the seminar the speech on the theme: “Dissemination of new information technologies in the field of transport and logistics.” In his speech, he revealed details of «eLogmar» software features, the use of the web portal on the Internet, and informed about the transferring European technologies to create new models recommended for implementation in logistics centers, transport, freight terminals and sorting points. Also distributed information about the ideology of creating of demonstration showrooms in EU, their transfer and pilot use in the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Tajikistan.

Participants evaluated constructively the novelty and usefulness of the information and recommended their wider use in the activities of transport and logistics companies and research organizations of the Central Asian region. The organizer of the seminar presented Yashnar written confirmation for his speech at the event.

 


Scientific-practical Conference hosted by the TUT – Dushanbe, December 13th, 2014

Scientific-practical Conference on “Cooperation of employers with HEIs to prepare competitive specialists in the sphere of Information and Communication Technologies” was held the Technological University of Tajikistan.

The eINTERASIA project was presented by Mirzo Yusupov (Vice rector of Innovation and Academic Technologies), Ahror Jafarov (Head of the Center of Computer and Educational Technologies), Saifudin Nazarov (Head of the sector of technical regulation and development of IT means in the sphere of ICT), Sangin Boboev (Head of the Office for International Relations).

The conference was organized by the Technological University of Tajikistan and Association of Internet Providers of the Republic of Tajikistan. Participants from different ICT companies of Tajikistan took part in this event (Association of Internet Providers, ICT Centre, Centre of science-production “Cybernetics”, Company “Babilon-T”, Company “Promotion”, Company “Next view” etc.).

Mr. A. Jafarov (Head of the Center of Computer and Educational Technologies of TUT) made presentation about imprortance of eINTERASIA impelementation and its contribution to the development of ICT in Tajikistan and in the region as a whole. In his speach, Mr. A. Jafarov stated that Showroom which is established at TUT in the frame of project will influence on the dissemmination of ICT.

In addition, project flyers have been printed in English and in Russian and were distributed among the conference participants.

 


MODELSWARD 2015 – Angers, France, January 9th-11th 2015

The MODELSWARD 2015 international conference is devoted to the recent advances in model-driven software development field.
Scientists from 40 countries (Italy, Netherlands, France, Slovakia etc.) came together at Angers in the south of France to share unique experience at model-driven research.

The Riga Technical University was presented by Mr. Artur Bartusevics who made the presentation “Model-Based Approach for Implementation of Software Configuration Management Process” (authors: A.Bartusevics, L.Novickis).

The presentation was focused on the development of Web-based Framework supporting business processes in transport and logistics.It caused a big interest and during informal discussion the author answered many questions related to the eINTERASIA project and software development and management.

 


Meeting of ICT Study Group – Dushanbe, January 21st, 2015

The meeting of ICT Study Group “Creators of Knowledge Based Society” on the theme “Virtualization Technologies” was held at TUT premises in January 21, 2015.

The eINTERASIA project was presented by Mr. A. Jafarov (Head of the Center of Computer and Educational Technologies of TUT), Mr. S. Nazarov (Head of the sector of technical regulation and development of IT means in the sphere of ICT, TUT), Mr. S. Boboev (Head of the Office for International Relations of TUT).

Mr. A. Jafarov made welcoming speech and at the same time he has stated that ICT Study Group “Creators of Knowledge Based Society” is considered the logical continuation of the project eINTERASIA, which step by step will discuss different topics on introduction of new technologies.

It should be states that in the ICT Study Group “Creators of Knowledge Based Society” participated employees of Center of Computer and Educational Technologies of TUT, students of IT faculties, teachers of specilized IT departments, students of CISCO Academy of TUT and as well as students of Tajik Technical University named after M. Osimi by distance.

 


Meeting with the heads and senior specialists of transport, forwarding and logistic companies – Tashkent, March 2015

Theme of meeting: “About the application of resources and technologies of e-logistics and digital engineering in the transport field”. At the meeting of UIFA specialists demonstrated previously accumulated and approved by the project partners software resources, results of their inspection in practice, and assess the adaptation level of potential users in the field of transport.

Participants were familiarized with the course of visits to the portal www.einterasia.eu and www.einterasia.com, as well as the procedure of filling previously submitted questionnaires on evaluation of effectiveness of portals for practitioners. Also discussed aspects of the further dissemination of the proposed ICT – technologies.

 


Seminar – training with the participation of teachers and students – Tashkent, April 2015

Theme of seminar: “Modern ICT technologies and their application in the training of highly qualified specialists in the field of transport business and digital engineering”.

Seminar – training organized and carried out on the initiative of UIFA with the support of the department “Transport logistics and safety” TARCI.

During a half-day seminar – training students, professors and young professionals – graduates of the TARCI department acquired new knowledge in the application of modern information technologies in the transport, forwarding and logistics activities, as well as in the designing engineering tasks.

They got acquainted with the goals, objectives of the eINTERASIA project, technology and methods of calculating the intermodal cargo transport by containers on real routes, their delivery as example of the organization of export-import cargoes of Uzbekistan, opportunities of showrooms and other solutions of the project.

Students and teachers were given information brochures for the study and use of portal resources of www.elogmar.eu, www.einterasia.eu and www.einterasia.com. Teachers highly appreciated the role and place of the proposed information technologies, portals www.elogmar.eu, www.einterasia.eu and www.einterasia.com in educating processes of courses “Transport logistics” and “Organization of international freight transportation” in carrying out research and graduate works, as well as in the implementation of master’s theses and research works at the department.

UIFA Director General Khamraev D., being responsible project partner and teacher of “Transport logistics and traffic safety” department, expressed his readiness starting from 2015 to use the opportunities of e-logistics portal www.einterasia.eu on preparation of the master’s thesis of advised by him graduate student on specialty “5A620101 – Organization of transportation and transport logistics”.

This proposal was accepted with appreciation by teachers and students of the department and by the management of the Institute. It really became real in the preparation of the master’s thesis of a student Kosimov M.A. on the theme “Development of information management system in the logistics center”. Copies of the title page and abstracts of master’s thesis of a student Kosimov M.A. and episodes of his speech during the defending the master’s thesis were included.

 


International Conference “HR Transformation” – Astana, April 16th-17th 2015

On April 16-17, 2015 Leonid Gurevich took part in international conference “HR Transformation” organized by the National Wellbeing Fund “Samruk-Kazyna”. Leonid Gurevich delivered a report titled “Social Prophylaxis System as a One of the Key Factors of Successful Transformation” in the section “Business Involvement and Efficiency” together with Gulmira Raisova, the Chairman of Coordination Council of Association of HR Managers of Kazakhstan, Deputy Senior Director on HR Management of JSC “Samruk-Kazyna” holding.

At present, by decree of the President of Kazakhstan a large-scale transformation of “Samruk-Kazyna” Fund has been implemented. The Fund is a holding that owns the majority of state assets of the country. The bedrock of the transformation is modernization of business processes. In his report and contacts with participants Leonid Gurevich told about opportunities and research results of the eINTEASIA project for improvement of business processes and for better organization of the staff performance.

HR Transformation

 


RTU scientific seminar eINTERASIA for students from Central Asia – Riga, April 21st 2015

Brief information is available for download here: RTU Scientific Seminar April 2015

 


Eurasian Business Forum – Almaty, April 23rd-24th 2015

BISAMs head Leonid Gurevich and Tatiana Otenko took part in Eurasian Business Forum on April 23-24, 2015 that was held in Almaty.

The Forum was attended by heads of public bodies, top managers of leading companies of Kazakhstan and Central Asia. Establishing contacts with the visitors of the Forum, BISAM representatives distributed eINTERASIA project information materials and told about the project and its opportunities and results.

 


VIIIth Astana Economic Forum – May 2015

The main topic of 8th Astana Economic Forum – Infrastructure as a driving force of stable economic growth. About 3000 delegates took part at AEF 2015.

The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbaev made a speech at the Forum. The major of Astana City Adilbek Dzhaksibekov took part in the session of Smart Cities. He attracted the attention on the international cooperation within eINTERASIA project and on Virtual Reality / 3D technologies
centre that were sent up in cooperation with german partners from Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF.
Representatives of Astana Innovations had discussions on eINTERASIA project with the members of French Consortium
” EIFFAGE-EGIS-GDF SUEZ”.

Astana Innovations (eINTERASIA partners) was presented in the Forum by
Mr. A. Uizbaev (Chairman of the Board), Mr. N. Kurmalaev and Mr. I. Tajibekov(vice-chairmen),
Ms. Leila Kamisheva (chair of Innovations Centre).

 


1st International Youth Forum of TUT – May 15th-16th 2015

First International Youth Forum under the title “Youth-the intellectual capacity of country development”, taking place on the 15-16 May, 2015 in the premises of the Technological University of Tajikistan was organized in cooperation with Committee of Youth, Sport and Tourism under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan. In the conference were invited Deputy Prime Minister on Education, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Tajikistan, Minister of Industry and New Technology, Chairman of Committee of Youth, Sport and Tourism under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, university Rectors and participants from Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) of the Republic of Tajikistan and Central Asian region. In the forum HEIs demonstrated their scientific achievement, especially in the field of IT. During the conference apart from other achievements of TUT, there had been demonstrated project eINTERASIA and the opportunities of its Showroom. The 3D videos elaborated by the 3rd year student were shown to all participants. In addition, the project was introduced by Ahror Jafarov – Head of the Center of Computer and Educational Technologies. Saifudin Nazarov – Head of the sector of technical regulation and development of IT means in the sphere of ICT – also took part in the Forum.

All the participants actively participated in the discussion of the project goals and activities, and took special interest in collaboration with TUT to use the opportunities of Showroom further.

 


Study visit of Open Society Institute to TUT – 2015

Visit of Open Society Institute – Assistance Foundation in Tajikistan, Mr. Manuchehr Kamoliddinov, coordinator of the program in education system, Hall Plotkin, director of Creative Common, Prof. Marlena Plebanska, specialist of the Department of Strategic Planning of Ministry of Education of Poland.

Prof. Khayol Boboev (Vice-rector on Social Issues and International Relations) and Mr.Sangin Boboev (Head of the Office for International Relations ) presented eINTERASIA project. The purposes of the visit of the guests were Study visit to TUT and implementation of the project “Open Learning” related to giving access to online and electronic teaching materials with the use of Information and Communication Technologies. During the visit of the guests there had been also introduced project eINTERASIA and its usefulness for the Central Asian region, especially eINTERASIA Showrooms as a Window to Science Based Innovation.

 


15th International SPICE 2015 Conference – June 2015, Gothenburg, Sweden

The SPICE User Group has organized the fifteenth International SPICE Conference on Process Improvement and Capability Determination in Software, Systems Engineering and Service Management held at Gothenburg, Sweden from 16 – 17 June 2015. The conference was preceded by the 1st International Workshop on Software Process Education, Training and Professionalism on 15 June 2015.

The workshop SPETP 2015 chairs:

  • Rory O’Connor, Chair, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
  • Margaret Ross, Co-Chair, Southampton Solent University, UK
  • Antanas Mitasiunas, Co-Chair, MitSoft Ltd and Vilnius University

Project eINTERASIA was represented in the conference SPICE 2015 by two partners: TZI of the University of Bremen and MIT-SOFT Ltd.

The summary of the conference is available for download here: SPICE 2015

 


Dialogue platform “Innovative Bridge: Science and Business” – June 2015, ongoing

Starting June 2015 BISAM regularly participates in events of the dialogue platform “Innovative Bridge: Science and Business” organized by National Center for Scientific and Technical Information (www.inti.kz). BISAM uses these events for active promotion of eINTERASIA project.

 


International conference “Uzbekistan-Latvia-EU: New Opportunities and Prospects” – Tashkent, June 2015

The conference was attended by representatives of government agencies, associations, including UIFA, private businesses, including transport, forwarding and logistics companies in Central Asia, EU, including Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, China, Afghanistan and other countries, universities and training centers in Uzbekistan, as well as international organizations and the media (the list of participants attached).

This international conference was organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in Tashkent, the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Latvia and the International Association of Business and Technology.

At the international conference discussed the following thematic issues:

  • Establishment of an effective transport links of Uzbekistan with Latvia and the EU countries. 2) Evaluation of the functioning of rail and road transport and logistics in the region, and their connections to the European and south directions.
  • Identify obstacles to the further development of transport communications.
  • Establishment of an effective transport links of Uzbekistan with Latvia and the EU countries, assessment of the operation of rail and road transport and logistics in the region, and their connections to the European and south directions.
  • Introduction of participants with a new EU strategy in the field of transport and communications.
  • Introduction of participants with legal and regulatory framework of cargo transportation to / from Central Asia, as well as to / from Latvia.
  • Presentation of the infrastructure capacity of the Latvian ports for cargoes to / from Central Asia, including the possible preferences and exemptions.
  • Simplification of customs and border clearance, reducing the time of delivery.

During this international conference UIFA representatives were distributed and disseminated information about the aims, objectives and project products, as well as forthcoming conference in Almaty in August, 2015.