Science and Technology
Convergence Forum
Armenia, Yerevan, October 12-13, 2018
Registration

About


Science and Technology Convergence Forum (STC) aims to encourage science and industry cooperation in IT sector.
The forum consists of parallel sessions in a line of 6 areas; those disclose the current status of scientific achievements, analyze and present issues as well as investigate potential avenues of cooperation between science and technology.
Through the sessions the scientific community and the industry will be able to share and exchange ideas on possible new projects, discuss ongoing developments and discuss issues that hinder the progress of either side.

The areas of the forum are:

  • Renewable Energy
  • Quantum Computing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Microelectronics
  • Computer Vision
  • Machine Learning

Call for Participation



The STCS Program Committee is pleased to invite interested individuals to submit their participation requests under the registration section. The guidelines for submission of materials for presentations are provided below:

Submission Guidelines for Researchers


Please submit a small abstract along with your presentation to stc@asnet.am e-mail address by October 1, 2018.

RESEARCHERS: PRESENTATION DELIVERY PROCEDURE


  1. Presentation delivery (20 mins)
  2. Questions are asked either during or after the presentation (to be defined per presenter’s request)
  3. General introduction into researcher’s area of expertise and reference of notable achievements (5 mins)
  4. Introduction of main issues and potential avenues of cooperation with the industry (5 mins)
  5. Q&A (5 mins)

RESEARCHERS: PRESENTATION FORMAT


  1. A general overview of the area of expertise and notable achievements. Please note, it is expected that the audience is professional and familiar enough with the topic, so there is no need to educate the audience on the subject but rather to present the gist to open up the floor to the next sections of the presentation
  2. Current research directions and possible applications. It is expected that the presenter will spend some time going into specifics that will explain the uniqueness of the current research and attractiveness of possible applications supporting the industry to identify commercially viable directions
  3. Main issues and potential avenues of cooperation with the industry. This section of the presentation should focus on such questions as possible funding for a pilot project or production of a prototype that industry can take and develop into a fully-fledged commercial offer jointly with the presenter. Presentation of services that can be rendered to the industry to aid in their current developments may be included as well. Questions and answers do not require any specific material.

Submission Guidelines for Industry


Please submit your presentation and small abstract about your presentation to stc@asnet.am e-mail address before 1-st of October.

Presentation Procedure for Industry


  1. Duration of the presentation is defined to be twenty minutes
  2. Questions are asked during or after the presentation per presenter’s request
  3. Five minutes are allocated for presenting main current issues and roadblocks where scientific research is needed
  4. Five minutes are allocated for questions and answers

Presentation Material Format for Industry


  1. A general introduction into this particular industry’s area of interests referencing notable commercial products. Please note it is expected that the audience is professional and familiar enough with the topic, so there is no need to educate the audience on the importance of a particular commercial application but rather to present the gist to open up the floor for the following sections of the presentation
  2. Current areas of development (with commercial secrets being omitted) and needs in scientific research. Here it is expected that the presenter will spend some time going into specifics that will explain the unique need for scientific research helping the science community to come up with possible solutions
  3. Main current issues and roadblocks where scientific research is needed. This section of the presentation should focus on such questions as the formulation of a task or problem for the scientific community to be able to propose a formal solution that will aid the development of the fully-fledged commercial offering jointly. As well as the presentation of general requirements on staffing and cooperation

Sessions


Plenary Session








Session 1: Renewable Energy








Session 2: Quantum Computing








Session 3: Cybersecurity








Session 4: Microelectronics









Session 5: Computer Vision









Session 6: Machine Learning


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Contact Us

 

Organizers:
Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of NAS RA

SmartGateVC

E-mail: stc@asnet.am

Phone: (+374 60) 623553

Location:
Baghramyan ave. 24, Yerevan, Armenia