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  • Recap of IT_Conf 3.0: Careers in IT, AI in Business and Cybersecurity

    What does the future hold for the IT sector? What role will AI play in it? And what does it take to thrive in IT today? At this year’s IT_Conf, experts from SberMarket, Yandex, VK, HeadHunter, MTS, Tinkoff, and ITMO covered these and other questions in great detail. Here are the highlights of the event.


  • Participants of It's Your Call! Forum Develop Algorithm for Assessing Robot Performance

    ITMO University has run a case championship for the participants of the educational forum It’s Your Call! which was held as part of the I Am a Professional contest. Within one day, students had to design a model that can assess a robot’s performance. The task was set by Sberbank, the forum’s general partner. More on the models and best student solutions below.


  • Global Trends in AI and Robotics: ITMO Hosts 7th Educational Forum It’s Your Call!

    120 participants of the national student contest I Am a Professional have come to ITMO University for the seventh educational forum It’s Your Call! Over the course of a week, the students will attend lectures, go on guided tours of St. Petersburg’s top IT companies, develop their hard and soft skills at numerous workshops, and even take part in quickfire interviews. At the end of the event, participants will try to solve a case suggested by Sberbank, the event’s general partner, and present their solutions to an expert jury.


  • Risks and How To Manage Them: Advice From Sberbank VP Dzhangir Dzhangirov

    What does alpine skiing have in common with high-tech investments? Risks! An unfortunate combination of factors may lead to an injury (in the former case) or loss of profit (in the latter). For that reason, it’s important to know how to assess risks and manage them. Dzhangir Dzhangirov, the Senior VP and Chief Risk Officer at Sberbank, shared crucial insights into the subject during a lecture at ITMO University.


  • It’s Your Call: The 7th Educational Forum Kicks off at ITMO University

    On April 1-5, ITMO University will host It’s Your Call! – a forum, where the participants of the I Am a Professional contest will discover top AI trends, try their hand at solving robotics and competitive programming problems, practice their interview skills, and even solve a real-world task from the forum’s general partner – Sberbank.


  • AI Teaches Sberbank Employees To Speak in Public

    A team of developers helmed by ITMO graduate Yulia Khlyupina has created a virtual coach that offers personalized public speaking courses. The team received a grant of 1 million rubles from Sberbank and 12 million rubles in funding at the Demo Day of the SberStudent accelerator for students and university staff. The robot is currently being trained to offer test services for the company’s employees.


  • I Am a Professional: Programming & IT Track Among Contest's Most Popular

    In the first round of the I Am a Professional contest, the track Programming & Information Technologies, organized by ITMO, proved to be one of the most popular options with students. The contest features a total of over 70 tracks in 10 different fields, from computer science to healthcare. 


  • How ITMO Students Created Profitable Businesses in 2 Months

    Within a university competition, ITMO students had two months to devise strategies for using digital transformation to benefit the real estate market. Out of 57 proposals, the university’s lecturers chose the two most thorough business plans, which will receive assistance and become a part of Sberbank’s ecosystem.


  • YAC/e Conference: Why Corporations Start Their Own Universities

    Businesses are becoming increasingly involved in higher education, with some companies even establishing their own universities. Is corporate EdTech becoming a threat to higher education? What does the perfect university-industry collaboration look like? Opinions from Yandex, Sberbank, VK, and Tinkoff insiders were shared during a discussion as part of YAC/e, the major educational conference organized by Yandex. The discussion was moderated by Daria Kozlova, ITMO University’s First Vice Rector and director for education at Yandex.


  • ITMO and Sberbank Take Partnership to Next Level With New Staff Training Center

    The strategic partnership between ITMO University and Sberbank in the field of robotics begins a new chapter: since 2019, the university and the banking company have offered the joint Master’s program Robotics and Artificial Intelligence; now, the program’s graduates will take leading roles as employees of the bank’s Robotics Laboratory. Here, they will work on cutting-edge R&D. The company is conducting projects on the international scientific frontier – more precisely, the field of embodied intelligence – with plans to develop the national high-tech market of service robotics.