SPIEF.Junior Forum

What Are the Figures Young People Need: Contemporary Industry Requirements on IT Education?

17 Jun , 11:00–12:15
Panel discussion
Pavilion F, Point Junior conference hall, inner courtyard
Supported by Firm 1С

Over recent times, the IT sphere has become one of the fundamental elements of economic, strategic, educational and social growth. This increase in the role of information technologies could not go unnoticed. Now, to be successful in IT, more is needed than just to start working in these directions: the potential specialist must have a knowledge base satisfying industry’s requirement. The discussion will cover the education needed for working in the IT field, where to get this education, internal competition of companies, personnel and educational institutions training future specialists, as well as the requirements for working in the industry.
- Digital transformation in Russia: young people’s tasks, problems and expectations;
- Reformatting of IT specialist training programmes: practice orientation and study of interface disciplines;
- IT education for non-IT specialists: establishment of digital departments;
- Industry’s role in mass IT education.

Evgenii Abakumov, It Director, ROSATOM
Alexander Aivazov, Senior Vice President of Investment and Business Development, VK
Boris Nuraliev, Founder, Director, 1C
Dmitry Peskov, Head of Young Professionals Direction, Agency of Strategic Initiatives; General Director, Platform of the National Technology Initiative; Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on Digital and Technological Development
Maksut Shadaev, Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation

Evgeniy Szhenov, Scientific Director, Expert-Analytical Center "Scientific And Educational Policy"