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Summer IT laboratory opens in Penza

17:44 | 04.07.2016 | IT

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Penza, 4 July 2016. PenzaNews. The fourth summer IT laboratory has opened at the Penza business incubator “Parshin” on Monday, July 4.

Summer IT laboratory opens in Penza

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The project that brought together students and young professionals was organized Secon software developers association and the Penza region Center of Cluster Development, with support from the Penza region Ministry of Industrty.

In an address to the audience, the Penza region government deputy chairman Valery Bespalov wished young men and women to achieve success in their practical education.

Also, he thanked the deputy chairman of the regional government Yuri Krivov for the long-time support of the project.

“We all hope to use this support to create an IT college this year, so that we could make another breakthrough in IT education,” Valery Bespalov noted.

In turn, Yuri Krivov pointed out that the project is created thanks to the businesses involved in the field who are invested in gaining skilled professionals, which is a laudable task.

“And those are small businesses,” he said, mentioning CodeInside as an example.

Also, Yuri Krivov expressed his hope that the active stance of the Penza IT companies in regards to preparing staff will serve as an example for other fields.

Following the speeches, the audience learned about the roadmap of the IT laboratory.

According to it, the practical courses will be held five days a week at “Parshin” – young men and women will be able to try their skills in real-field projects as programmers, marketing experts and designers – all under the guidance of curators from the experienced staff of IT companies.

The IT laboratory will conclude with a project presentation.

Over the span of several years, the IT laboratories brought forward dozens of completed projects. The previous year’s demo day showcased eight fully developed services and apps – There Will Be Food! shopping list organizer; Where Is The Child? child locator; No Remainders for dacha and private farm owners to sell surplus foods; Russian Travelers interactive Russian travel map, and more.

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