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14th FRUCT Conference: Practical Information
The 14th FRUCT conference will be held in EIT Open Innovations House (Otaniementie 19B, Espoo). You can get there from center of Helsinki city by bus 103 (from Kamppi) or 194 (from central railway station). Cost of the single way regional ticket in the capital region is 4,50 euro. Alternative you can buy 3 days regional ticket for 18 euro. To get more information and make travel planning you can visit web site http://www.reittiopas.fi/en.
The 14th conference of the Open Innovations Association FRUCT provides an unmatched collaboration and education forum for all matters Finnish-Russian technological and educational cooperation in ICT. The conference brings together the best and brightest that the Regional communities have to offer, including core developers, administrators, end users, business executives, and operations experts - the best technical talent and the decision makers and industry experts who are involved in the community.
The conference is targeted to scale up cross-border cooperation between ICT experts and mobile developers from Russian and Finland. The conference program consists of 5 full working days. The first 2 days are reserved for trainings and intensive courses. On the second day (Tuesday, Nov 12) will are going to have joint workshop on Smart-M3 platform, organized together with EIT ICT Labs.
The main conference program starts on November 13th and continue for 3 days. The program consists of invited lectures provided by industrial and academic experts, community presentations selected from the open call and demos given by the regional groups, invited FRUCT teams and selected from the open call. The key priority of this conference is community development so a lot of attention will be given to creation of cozy environment and possibilities for social interaction.
We warmly welcome you to take part in the conference, use this opportunity to your research finding and development results, find new friends and partners, and help in development of the regional ICT research and education ecosystem. Thanks to our sponsors, all participants can enjoy free registration to the event. The conference is supported by Karelia ENPI project KA179 co-funded by the European Union, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Finland.