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ITMO’s Advanced Engineering School, together with the company Tatneft and the Almetyevsk State Oil Institute, is organizing the international Industrial Biotechnology Conference – BIOCON 2023. The conference will take place on December 18-20 in Almetyevsk, the Republic of Tatarstan (Russia). 

The event will feature scientific, educational, entertainment, and cultural activities. At the core of the conference are TED-style round-table discussions, parallel sessions, science battles, workshops, and networking and cultural events. Among the speakers are award-winning scientists from all over the world. 

Participation is free of charge. Participants can join the event as Attendee, Contributed Speaker, or Science Slammer.

Participants who do not need a visa – or are going to apply for an e-visa – can sign up for the event until December 1, 2023

The deadline for participants who need a visa to attend the conference is November 1, 2023

Sign up here.


Students, young scientists, experienced researchers, entrepreneurs, and biotechnology experts.


  • ITMO’s Advanced Engineering School

  • ITMO’s Faculty of Biotechnologies

  • Tatneft

  • Almetyevsk State Oil Institute


Anastasiia Dunaeva, the head organizer of the event

phone: +7 (913) 848 93 13


For any questions regarding the conference, please email us at

Other platforms: official website, VK page, and Telegram channel.