On December 22, 2020, the Synergy 2020 conference was organized by the IT Association of Ukraine. This year the event is held for the seventh time and in online format.
The event reviewed successful cases of collaboration of leading IT companies and universities, best practices of corporate IT education, speakers’ reports, panel discussions, presentations of startups and educational projects..
The panel discussion “Education of the Future: Reforms, Structure, Quality” was attended by Deputy Director of Space Research Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and SSA of Ukraine, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor Nataliia Kussul.
Prospects for cooperation between IT business and IT education were discussed. In particular, the interest of the IT business in the training competent and educated professionals by Ukrainian universities, who will be able to grow independently professionally and educate new generations of “open-mind” people.
Such meetings help to summarize the results of annual work and form new areas of cooperation between business representatives, authorities and teachers/lecturers for the development of IT education in Ukraine.
The main organizers of the event are GlobalLogic Ukraine та EPAM Ukraine.