On March 3, the II International Scientific Conference of Young Scientists and Specialists “Multidisciplinary approaches to solving modern problems of fundamental and applied sciences” has kicked off its work in the main building of ANAS with the organization of the Council of Young Scientists and Specialists (CYSC).
The event, funded by the SOCAR Science Foundation, is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of ANAS.
The first vice-president of ANAS, academician Ibrahim Guliyev, vice-president of ANAS, academician Irada Huseynova, academician-secretary, corresponding member of ANAS Aminaga Sadigov, the director of scientific institutions and organizations of the Academy, as well as more than 300 young scientists from 12 countries, took part in the international conference .
Opening the conference, A.Sadigov welcomed the participants on behalf of the President of the Academy, academician Ramiz Mehdiyev. He spoke about the youth policy pursued in our country in recent years, the decisions taken on their development and active participation in all spheres of society. He noted that the "Strategy for the Development of Azerbaijani Youth for 2015-2025", as well as the State Program "Youth of Azerbaijan for 2017-2021", approved by the relevant decree of the head of state, are important, and stressed that today's conference is an integral part of the events conducted in the country in the field of youth policy. Recalling that in 2011 a memorandum was signed between ANAS and SOCAR, A.Sadigov said that according to the corresponding document, the Scientific Foundation was created, over the past period the organization held 5 competitions and financed about 160 projects.
Speaking about the topic of the conference, A.Sadigov said that multidisciplinary approaches play an important role in achieving serious scientific results, and emphasized the need for research by a group of scientists uniting several areas. He said that this event will contribute to the presentation of the scientific results of young scientists to the public, as well as the establishment of international relations important for their future activities.
Further, the head of the scientific and technical department of SOCAR, Professor Nazim Veliyev, informed the participants about the organization he represents. According to him, SOCAR is engaged in the search, exploration and development of oil and gas fields throughout the country, including coastal and offshore areas, production, processing and transportation of oil, gas and gas condensate, as well as the sale of products on the domestic and foreign markets. He also noted that the company carried out major research and design work, paid special attention to the training and functioning of the Baku Higher Oil School, which is equipped with the most modern educational programs and training technologies that meet international standards.
Speaking later on, the Chairman of CYSS of ANAS PhD in Physics Famin Salmanov said that Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences had an indispensable role in the coordination, development and future prospects of science in Azerbaijan. He noted that the academy, which was founded 75 years ago, defined a number of common goals in connection with the integration of Azerbaijani science into world science and made great progress in their implementation. Having said that young ANAS scientists conduct joint research with their foreign colleagues, F. Salmanov noted that the organization of events of a global scale is important from the point of view of developing new approaches and methodologies.
The Chairman of the Council emphasized that the II International Scientific Conference is an important scientific meeting covering the fundamental and applied aspects of interdisciplinary research, and thanked the ANAS leadership and the SOCAR Science Foundation for organizing the event.
It should be noted that the conference, which runs until March 6, will be delivered lectures in following realms – “Intelligent Systems and Technologies”, “Molecular Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering”, “Theoretical and Applied Problems of Earth Sciences”, “Nanotechnology and Materials Science”, “Modern problems of applied chemistry ”,“ Multifaceted scientific and theoretical problems of the Caspian Sea ”, “Modern social and humanitarian problems ”and “First steps in science (a special section for gifted students)”.
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