XVII Russian Scientific and Practical Conference on Planning and Teaching Engineering Staff for the Industrial and Economic Complex of the Region

November 14 – 15, 2018
St. Petersburg, Russia


This big scientific and practical event unites each year the Higher Education Institutions, industrial enterprises and governmental bodies of the region. Its participants discuss the topic of the vital importance – teaching highly qualified engineering staff for the priority branches of industry. The Conference has become one of the main grounds for discussing problems related to engineering staff development in the North West of Russia. Traditionally, the event takes two days, the first day is a plenary session at ETU “LETI”, the second day the meeting is hosted by one of big partner industrial enterprises.

Conference Organizers

  • St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI”
  • IEEE Russia North West Section 

Conference Organizing Committee

  • V. Luchinin, St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI” - Chair
  • V. Sheludko, St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI”
  • S. Shaposhnikov, IEEE Russia North West Section - Co-Chair
  • M. Shestopalov, IEEE Russia North West Section - Co-Chair
  • A. Maksimov, Committee for Science and Higher Education, St. Petersburg City Administration
  • A. Turchak, St. Petersburg Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
  • V. Vasiliev, Rectors’ Council of St. Petersburg Higher Education Institutions, Rector of IFMO University
  • V. Shubarev, St. Petersburg Association of Radio Electronics, Instrumentation, and Infotelecommunication Means Enterprises
  • A. Korablev, Cluster of High Technologies and Engineering


  • Monitoring and Forecast of the Labor Market Demand in Engineers,
  • Quality Assurance in Teaching Highly Qualified Engineering Staff,
  • Strategic Partnership of Universities and Industrial Enterprises,
  • Public Professional Accreditation of Degree Programs as a Tool for Quality Assessment of Engineering Education by Employers Community,
  • Professional Certification as a Tool for Professional Development of the Engineering Staff,
  • Employment and Professional Adaptation of Engineering Programs Graduates,
  • Experience of Interaction between Russian Universities and Foreign Companies and Universities,
  • Innovative Entrepreneurship Development,
  • Technologies of Excellence,
  • Education for Generating New Competencies.


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Official Language

Russian and English will be official languages of the Conference 

Important dates for participation in the Conference

Applications for participation in the Conference, submission of abstracts – till September 24, 2018

Full Paper Submission: October 1, 2018

Notification of Paper Acceptance: October 8, 2018

Final full paper submission: October 15, 2018

Signing of an IEEE copyright and consent form: October 15, 2017


Instructions on Full Paper Preparation will be sent to authors after registration and acceptance of abstracts. Accepted and presented at the Conference regular papers will be published in the Proceedings of the Conference.

The Conference papers will be submitted to the IEEE Xplore Digital Library https://www.ieee.org.

Conference Venue

Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University «LETI»

5, Professor Popov str., St. Petersburg, Russia