Students from 47 countries to take part in the Digital Economy international competition
27 January 2020 will see the start of qualifiers for the Digital Economy international competition for bachelor and master degree students who study in the disciplines of information and communication technology. The event registration will be open until 12 February 2020.
The assignment kits in Russian and English, on the relevant topics of digital economy, have been prepared for the competition participants: neurotechnology and artificial intelligence; distributed ledger systems; quantum technology; new manufacturing processes; industrial internet; robotic and sensitive components; wireless communications technology; virtual and augmented reality technology; data science; bit data.
In total, the competition brings together 47 CIS and non-CIS states: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Vietnam, Germany, Georgia, Denmark, Egypt, Indonesia, Israel, India, Iran, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Colombia, Cuba, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malaysia, Morocco, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Finland, France, Sweden and Estonia.
Winners and runners-up are to be offered preferential admittance to the top IHLs of Russia for bachelor and master programmes: HSE, KFU, SFU, ITMO University, SWSU and TUSUR. Winners and runners-up will also take part in student exchange programmes, summer and winters IT schools and internships at top-notch Russian IT companies: Rostelecom, Kontur and FORS. Feel free to sign up for the competition and look through the offers of universities and companies at https://olymp.digitaleconomy.world.
The competition shall be split in three rounds. The competition assignments for correspondence qualifiers shall be published at the online educational portal stepik.org. International competition schedule: January – March 2020. On 25-26 March, Moscow will host the finals – a solemn ceremony of awarding winners and runners-up of correspondence rounds at the expense of the competition organisers.