FOURTH FORUM OF ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES
The Fourth Forum of Advanced Technologies has been opened at Oficirski Dom in Nis. The opening ceremony was attended by Ms. Tatjana Matic, State Secretary at RS Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, Mr. Mihajlo Vesovic, advisor to the president of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, Nis City Mayor Darko Bulatovic and University of Nis rector Dragan Antic. Nikola Bozinovic, the vice president of the IT Company Frame, opened the forum officially, via video link, saying that he was happy because his hometown decided to build its future on modern, IT technologies and that, due to such decision; it would be able to develop faster. Nis City Mayor Darko Bulatovic said that it was common goal to rebrand Nis, the former electronics center, as modern and powerful national, but also a regional center of advanced technologies. “Nis is becoming an increasingly important place for Serbia: this is a progressive city, which has an excellent geo-strategic position, good infrastructure connectivity, and, above all, a strong foundation of well-educated citizens. Nis has the most modern clinical center in the Balkans; Balkan and European strategic roads are being built in Nis; we are implementing the policy of results. As the crown of enormous efforts, activities and investments, on November 21st, the opening of works on the construction of the Scientific and Technology Park Nis will start officially. This is the biggest investment in knowledge, science and young people in Nis ever, which is confirmed by the fact that, on that day, both Serbian President and Prime Minister will be in Nis. Because knowledge and young people represent our strength and our most powerful weapon! Buildings, roads and infrastructure are important, but life to everything is given by the people who have the dream and energy to make this dream come true in their own city, in their own country, “said Nis City Mayor. As in previous years, within the Forum of Advanced Technologies, expert panels and presentations of the economic, scientific and educational potential of the city will be organized. At the same time, the 8th ICT FORUM, Nis Consulting of the Economists of Serbia will be held, as well as the traditional Fair of Employment and Fair of Professional Orientation.