About 200 business representatives, scientists and educators took part in the conference
Metinvest Polytechnic, a non-state technical university, held the first international scientific and technical conference on the reconstruction of Ukraine, MININGMETALTECH 2023 – Iron and Steel Complex: Integration of Business, Technology and Education. This is stated in the press release of Metinvest.
The conference was attended by about 200 business representatives, scientists and educators. The main goal of the event was to promote the post-war recovery of Ukraine with the help of science as an integral element of the future.
“One of our objectives was to assess the situation in the field of education, and to lay the foundation for science and research to restore the country. Hosting the conference demonstrates our openness and student involvement in the university’s work. Going forward, we plan to develop this area further. We intend to attract postgraduate students to our conferences, who will also have the opportunity to study at Metinvest Polytechnic,” said Oleksandr Povazhniy, rector of Metinvest Polytechnic.
The conference also hosted discussions of how to achieve a green transition in the Ukrainian metal sector, new technologies for the direct reduction of iron and industry perspectives, including on green steelmaking and modern eco-friendly practices.
«The educational block was devoted to the challenges and prospects for transforming how engineering, steelmaking and science are taught at a modern university, and implementing innovative formats for teaching engineering. The technical panel considered intelligent control systems, robotic and mechatronic solutions, software and information support for computerised business process management systems,» the message says.
Metinvest Polytechnic is a university of the future that provides new and broad opportunities for young people. The university was founded by Metinvest Group in June 2020, and the first intake of students took place in 2022. The main goal of the project is to bring European-level higher education to Ukraine. The university is open to people who have chosen technical specialties that are in demand in the labor market. The Group guarantees the best students a first job, financial and other incentives. The university currently has more than 690 students.
As GMK Center reported earlier, in September 2022, Metinvest Polytechnic completed the first ever enrollment of students for all bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. More than 150 students were enrolled in the first and second year bachelor’s degree programs, and almost 200 people will receive a master’s degree.