About a hundred international and Russian experts to give presentations at the IT-conference "Stachka"

The event will take place from 6 to 7 at the Lenin Memorial in the Ulyanovsk region.


Experts of the IT industry will talk about information security, artificial intelligence, computer-aided learning, digital-marketing, business development, design, and the Internet of things.

“The conference for IT specialists, which was created in the Ulyanovsk region seven years ago, is becoming more and more essential every year. IT companies of the region invite highly experienced experts to STACHKA on an annual basis. They can provide relevant information about practices and instruments for development of technological business. I am very happy to see that our Ulyanovsk companies will share their stories of success at this platform. During the Year of Smart Technologies and Creative Industries we set ourselves ambitious objectives to create a Smart Region and to introduce modern technologies to all spheres of life. To achieve all this, we need skilled workforce”, – the Governor Sergey Morozov emphasized.

In the Investment message the head of the region put particular emphasis on creation of comfortable conditions for development of the IT sphere and training of industry experts. The Ulyanovsk region has introduced tax benefits for the companies accredited by the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation. In addition, experts can receive a one-time payment to take out a mortgage to buy a flat. The Information Technology Development Fund, which was established in 2016, annually awards grants to support career guidance and educational projects in this sphere.

The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has expressed his confidence that Russian IT companies are competitive on the global level. “Domestic experts do not just offer the best and unique software solutions but also create a new field of knowledge, new environment for development of economy and life. Digital economy is not a separate branch. In fact, it is the basis that allows to create completely new models of business, trade, logistics, and production. It also changes the format of education, health care, governance, and communication between people. As a result, we set a new paradigm for development of the state, the economy and the whole society”, – said the Head of State at the plenary session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

In 2017, the IT conference "Stachka" was attended by representatives from 72 cities of the world. The event annually brings together thousands of people interested in modern information technologies. “This is a multipurpose platform where all participants can learn something new, get an impulse for development and find partners, colleagues and employers. For us, it is important to develop human potential of experts in the IT sphere, as well as to promote friendly and partnership relations between them”, – emphasized Svetlana Openysheva, the Head of the regional state public institution "Government for Citizens".

The IT conference "Stachka" is annually attended by students, freelancers, representatives and heads of online business. According to organizers, one hundred speakers will read their reports under four thematic clusters: Development, Digital-marketing, Business, and Education and Career. It is planned that Artur Gaynullin from Cryptograph will talk about protection of personal information during the event. Evgeny Kazayev, the creator of the Unlock-Team service, will share experience in the field of data encryption; Egor Pomodkov, the expert of the Positive Technologies company, will describe mechanisms for prevention and detection of hacking. In addition, the art director of EQS Group Andrey Volgin and Ivan Kuksin, the Director General of the key project in the web development market for real estate solutions "Blue Ant", will take part in the block dedicated to Graphical production. Content managers, smm- and marketing specialists will be able to attend the presentation of Pavel Fyodorov, the editor of one of the largest social networks. Alexey Deryushkin, an agile-coach of Raiffeisen Bank, will share his own experience and will carry out an educational workshop for participants of the Business cluster.

“This is a unique event, and I have nevr seen one of this kind in other Russian cities. By visiting STACHKA, representatives of business, agencies and youth of the region will get an opportunity to gain experience from leading world experts in the field of high technology”, – said Andrey Terekhov, the Director General of Ruward.

As it was promised by organizers of the conference, visitors of STACHKA will be able to listen to the most interesting performances, which will take place in seven meeting rooms at the same time. Participants will also get the opportunity to develop business contacts.

“Now, when present and future belong to information technologies, communication with specialists of this branch is of paramount importance. IT is rapidly developing at our station, and I am sure that we will need knowledge and experience of these experts during our flights to the most distant corners of our Universe”, – emphasized Sergey Ryazansky, a Roscosmos testing cosmonaut, a participant of the conferee in 2016.

The event will be hosted by such Ulyanovsk IT companies as MST digital agency, Simtech, Interra Group, ADVANTSHOP, SimbirSoft, ArgentaTeam and the Information Technology Development Association with the support of the Government of the Ulyanovsk region. Further information about the conference can be found at http://nastachku.ru/, or please contact organizers at info@nastachku.ru.