FEDERAL SERVICE FOR
(FSMTC OF RUSSIA)
SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE of FIRST INTERNATIONAL FORUM «ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES–2010»
The meeting of the Organizing Committee of the First International Forum "Engineering Technologies 2010" took place in FSMTC of Russia on May 19. Chiefs and top specialists of all of the departments involved in preparation of the Forum took part in the meeting. The meeting was chaired by M.A. Dmitriev, Director of FSMTC of Russia. D.E. Shugaev, Deputy Director General of State Corporation Rostekhnologii, delivered a progress report on the Forum preparation. A.Yu. Levin, Head of the Advisory Group of TEC Russia, Forum Administrator, shared information about the exhibition center readiness and the business agenda. Colonel-General V.V. Gerasimov, Commander of Troops of the Moscow Military District, reported on the preparation of demonstration of arms and military equipment and preparation of open-air exposition of full-scale versions. Participants of the Forum discussed and made relevant decisions on such issues as public order and safety of guests.
All the speakers paid a special attention to the role of the International Forum, organized not only to show today's achievements of the defense engineering, but also give a new impetus to the further development of the industry. For the State Corporation Rostekhnologii, the Forum will become the first platform to display the whole potential of the Corporation's enterprises and organizations - more than 400 companies manufacturing almost a quarter of the Russian engineering industry products. The business agenda of the Forum is dedicated to the development of new technologies: innovations and investments are the main topics of the scheduled Round Table discussions and conferences. Russian and foreign businesses expressed a strong interest in the Forum. Around 1,000 delegates are expected to take part in the Forum's plenary meeting. The Russian Foreign Ministry was involved in arrangements for foreign missions keen on participation in the Forum. Officials of various NATO departments have voiced their participation plans; negotiations on arranging the Russian-French program are under way. The Forum vividly demonstrates a strong pursuit of the Russian government agencies to enhance introduction of innovation programs into the Russian economy.
The Demonstration Program of the Forum is designed not only for specialists, for whom separate demonstrations of equipment within the Forum business agenda will be held on June 30 - July 2. July 3-4 will be the days to arrange a large-scale military program for the general public. A first ever grandiose demonstration of capabilities of war vehicles in Russia will take place at a specially constructed test ground in the Ramenskoye airfield. The list of the military equipment to be demonstrated has already been produced. And shortly, Colonel-General V. V. Gerasimov, Commander of Troops of the Moscow Military District, will head drilling exercises; the date of the final test run has already been set. Special purpose equipment produced by the civil enterprises KAMAZ, AutoVaz and others will also take part in the demonstration.
Some areas will be assigned to military and sports shows.
Sale of tickets for the Forum guests will start on May 24.
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Date of publication: 10.08.2010