06.10.2008 [News]

Scientific World Forum at the National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” (KPI)

CODATA (Committee of Data for Science and Technology) is an Interdisciplinary Scientific Committee of the International Council for Science (ICSU) which works to improve the quality, reliability, management and accessibility of data of importance to all fields of science and technology. CODATA is a resource that provides scientists and engineers with access to international data activities for increased awareness, direct cooperation and new knowledge.
CODATA is concerned with all types of data resulting from experimental measurements, observations and calculations in every field of science and technology, including physical sciences, biology, geology, astronomy, engineering, environmental science, ecology and others.

Ukraine became the first country in the Eastern Europe where an international forum of this level was held. This Forum is the evidence of Ukraine's recognition by the world scientific community. Also it contributes to integration of Ukraine to the world international educational and scientific information area.

Participants of the Conference were welcome by Mykhailo Zgurovsky, Academician of NASU, Rector of NTUU”KPI”; Krishal Lal, CODATA President; Borys Paton, President of NASU; Shuishi Iwata, CODATA Ex-President, Ray Norris, on behalf of CODATA National Commissions, Olexandr Zinchenko, representative of the Prime-Minister of Ukraine; Victor Ivchenko, Head of the State Agency of Ukraine for Investments and Innovations; Volodymyr Polokhalo, Head of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Science and Education.

Source: NIP