IV International Scientific Conference “INDUSTRY 4.0”

Humanity is facing the biggest challenge of its existence. The proposed strategy in “INDUSTRY 4.0”, is where the physical world merges with the virtual. Information technology, telecommunications and manufacturing are united when the means of production are becoming more independent.

It is still impossible to say how smart factories will look in the future. The scientists from around the world, from all scientific fields are called to seek an answer to the many challenges of “INDUSTRY 4.0”.

On behalf of the Scientific-technical Union of Mechanical Engineering, Republic of Bulgaria we have the pleasure to invite you to participate in thе IV International Conference in Bulgaria “INDUSTRY 4.0” which will be held from 24 to 27 June 2019 in the Hotel ATLANTIS Resort&Spa”, Burgas, Bulgaria.

Complete information about the conference can be found in the attached file and on the conference website http://industry-4.eu/ The conference program will give you the chance to find new friends and ideas, to relax, to amuse, and amusements and becoming acquainted with the Black Sea charm.

WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2019

For the first time, Europe’s largest developer conference will take place in Germany in 2019: WeAreDevelopers is moving its WeAreDevelopers World Congress from Vienna to the large, colorful, and bright capital Berlin. On June 6th & 7th 2019, international tech leaders will discuss the latest and hottest IT topics under the title “People – Code – Future” in the CityCube of Messe Berlin.

Topics at the World Congress 2019:

  • Constructing Worlds: Building end-to-end software solutions

  • Controlling complexity: Mastering ecosystems

  • Applying disruption: Emerging technologies

  • Unchaining engineering: Hardware & embedded engineering

  • Coding society: Principles, culture & responsibility

Numerous top international speakers will talk about the latest innovations and developments in the IT industry during various lectures as well as several workshops and hackathons. Over the past few years, WeAreDevelopers has been able to bring tech pioneers such as Steve Wozniak (Apple Co-Founder), Joseph Sirosh (Microsoft AI Expert), Angie Jones (Senior Automation Engineer at Twitter), Joel Spolsky (Trello & Stack Overflow), and Brenda (Wizardry) & John Romero (Doom & Wolfenstein 3D) on stage.

Tickets on sale right now. Or join the team and apply as a volunteer here!

Seminārs par prakses iespējām Japānā / Internship in Japan

 

Seminārs notiks 28. februārī, plkst. 14:15 Āzenes ielā 12-K1, 116.telpā.

 

Seminar about internship possibilities will be happening on February 28 14:15 in Azenes street 12-K1, room 116.

 

Vairāk informācijas par prakses iespējām Japāņu uzņēmumā Willings, Inc.:

Who are we and what do we do?

– Willings, Inc. http://willings.co.jp/ is a talent management company based in Tokyo, Japan. We are giving an internship opportunity to all the tech/engineering (computer related field) students to work with companies from Japan and get full exposure and experience of working and living in Japan with many awesome benefits like accommodation, flight tickets, compensation, an opportunity of getting a job offer, etc.

Requirements for trainees

-They should be engineering students and should ace the interview to get selected!

Amount of trainees

-We don’t have a fixed number. As this is what we do, we will give out internships to all the students who clear the interview.

Student selection process/Provided service list to the trainees by our company

– The student has to register for the program. Once they are registered on the platform, they will be sent a link for a coding test. All the students who clear the test have to have a casual interview with Willings,Inc. This is the point where we shortlist and match the students with their most suited company.

After this, the company will have a short discussion/interview with the candidate and they are through!

Once they are selected by the company, we will take care of the welfare for all the students which include VISA support, providing a compensation, flight tickets, accommodation, travel commute reimbursement. Additionally, we provide support to the student once they are in Japan like picking up from the airport, room/apartment tour, introduction to the team, etc.

Deadline for applying

– Interested students can apply right after the seminar till March 8, 2019.

RTU Career day offers wide career opportunities

On February 22nd Riga Technical university (RTU) invites RTU and students and graduates of other universities to attend biggest event in Latvia devoted to professional career orientation – Career day. The event will take place in International exhibition center in Kipsala, Riga and there will be opportunity to meet more than 130 companies and organizations from 37 different fields.
During Career day visitors will have the opportunity to meet companies, get to know their representatives, ask about career and internship opportunities, company’s requirements and job specification and other questions. Companies will have prepared surprises for visitors – attractive activities, contests and different tests.
For conversations with potential employer to be more productive, it is suggested for visitors to bring their CV in several copies.
During Career day seminars devoted to different career aspects will take place.
12.00 – 12.25 RTU Alumni association will present Mentoring program. This program will be opportunity for members of NGO’s and volunteers to learn topics connected with mentoring. Career day visitors will have the opportunity to meet some of the mentors. Presentation will happen in Latvian.
12.30 – 14.00 Prototyping challenge «Career lift» in collaboration with RTU Design factory. In this challenge participants will have a task – to make a prototype for a device that will be able to lift a figure from place to another and after that to present their solution. Authors of the best idea will have the opportunity to consult with one of the RTU Design factory coaches, who will help to set goals for 2019. Challenge will happen in Latvian. Apply for the challenge by filling this FORM.
11.00 – 12.00 Lecture «How to be productive?» lead by executive director of company «Printful» Dāvis Siksnāns. In this lecture Dāvis will share valuable advices and techniques tested by himself to improve productivity, that allows to reach goals more effective in work and personal life. Lecture will happen in English.
13.00 – 14.30 Seminar «How to manage everything?» lead by Toms Grēviņš. He, based on his own experience, will talk about questions connected to balancing work responsibilities and personal life. Seminar will happen in Latvian.
You can apply for lecture about productivity by filling this FORM.
Entrance in Career days and parking for its visitors is for free.
RTU Career day is supported by: MSC Shared Service Center Riga, SIA «Atea Global Services», SIA «Evolution Latvia», VISMA, AS «Emergn», «Printful Latvia AS», SIA «Kronus». Informational supporters: Career and education portal SIA «Prakse.lv», SIA «CVO Recruitment Latvia», SIA «CV-Online Latvia».
Hashtag for communication in social media: #Karjerasdiena2019 #ESIlabakais
To see full program and follow news visit:
RTU Career center website: http://karjera.rtu.lv/portfolio-item/karjeras-diena/
«RTU Karjeras diena 2019» Facebook event: ej.uz/RTUKD19

ACADEMIC STUDENT CONFERENCE 2019

The Academic Student Conference (ASTUCON 2019) is designed to provide a platform for university students to participate in a conference either through presenting their own work, projects, theses, or through attending lectures and workshops, thus promoting a platform for students to share their work/research, connect with other social circles with which they have a shared interests and thus promoting the cooperation between the students from different universities.

Academic Student Conference 2019 will be held between 13-17 of March 2019 at Aliathon Village Hotel in Paphos-Cyprus.

Destination: STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering,
Arts, Mathematics).

University Students are invited to attend the conference with or without a presentation. If participating with a presentation please proceed with the preparation and submission of the abstract. The Conference will consist of several workshops and sessions covering multiple themes (more information). Deadline to submit your abstract for presentation: 30th of January 2019. 

Registration for conference here.

4th Riga-Cambridge Venture Camp

Location and time: Riga, Latvia (1 November – 15 December 2018) and Cambridge, UK (21-26 January 2019)

The goal of the Riga-Cambridge Venture Camp is to promote the implementation of new, prosperous business ideas by developing participants’ skills in team building, attracting funding, and other aspects of business.

The program takes place in two modules: Riga module and Cambridge module. The Riga Module includes practical lectures, teamwork, mentoring sessions, business stories, homework, and in the end – business idea pitches to business experts at the “Bears’ Cove” event, when 25 best participants will be nominated to take part in the Cambridge module.

The Cambridge module consists of more in-depth practical lectures and mentoring, as well as networking with entrepreneurs and professors of Cambridge.
Target audience:
 young people who want to develop their career in business;
 startups.

The working language is English.

Registration before 31 October: http://www.connectlatvia.lv/cvc-1/registration-form/

A participation fee of EUR 20 must be paid by 1 November 2018:
Association “CONNECT Latvija”
Reg. No. 40008072469
Account No. LV82HABA0551004308833
Purpose of the payment: Name, surname participation fee for CVC
Additional information: by e-mail info@connectlatvia.lv or by phone +371 29100252
(Elmars Baltins).

LECSA Call for Applications to participate in Study Tour in Brussels

Latvian European Community Studies Association (LECSA) invites students from Latvian higher education institutions to apply for EU Business Study Tour (BST) to Brussels on Nov.5-9, 2018!  EU BST is a network for European Business Studies uniting universities and business schools from Belgium, Germany, Latvia and Switzerland.

All students are welcome to apply! This is an excellent realistic opportunity to meet experts from European institutions, policy think-tanks, and business organizations, to  immerse in the EU institutions and business organizations, to expand your knowledge, world-view and network!

The call is open until October 22, 2018! Please find the Call attached and online at www.lecsa.eu. Don’t miss it! Apply now and let us take you on one of the highlight weeks of your studies!

 

1. See more information here
2. Apply online here
3. Follow the instructions by organizers
4. For more information, please contact us: info@lecsa.eu; Prof. Dr. Tatjana Muravska, +371 29 20 77 53; Dr. Romans Putans, + 371 29 442 854.

P&G CEO Challenge – applications are now open!

Do you want to know what it feels like to drive a billion-dollar brand? Are you looking for an opportunity to apply your skills to build real market strategies? Are you ready to challenge yourself with the brightest minds to find the best business solutions?
If the answer is “yes”, P&G CEO Challenge is the competition you are looking for. Not some theoretical exercise, but a real-life business case for global leading brand, Gillette.
Apply to participate in the online case and get the chance to travel to P&G Istanbul General Offices for a 2-day event, where you will join a team of 3 to take on the Gillette business case and present your solution to a jury of P&G executives. It will be a unique opportunity to get in contact with P&G culture, network with our people and experience the way we work.
The deadline for applying is November 18 and the link with further instructions can be found here.