April 17, 2018 (Tuesday)

Forum of Leaders in Engineering Education 2018
Guest of Honour: Kazachstan

venue: "Hilton" hotel, Warsaw, Grzybowska 63
(the Forum is translated into Polish and Russian)


Registration and Welcome Coffee
10:00 - 10:20
Forum Opening
  • Jan Szmidt, President, Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland (CRASP), Rector, Warsaw University of Technology
  • Yerlan Sydykov, President, Council of Rectors of Kazakhstan, Rector, Gumilov National Euroasian University in Astana
  • Waldemar Siwiński, President, „Perspektywy” Education Foundation
10:20 - 10:45
Official Speeches
  • Piotr Müller, Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Science and Higher Education (tbc)
  • Aryn Orsariev, Secretary of State, Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan
10:45 - 11.30
Invited Speakers
  • Dirk Bochar - Secretary General, European Federation of National Engineering Associations FEANI (Belgium): New trends in Engineering Education - a "FEANI - Engineers Europe" perspective
  • Tomasz Haiduk – Member, Managing Board, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives Managing Director, Siemens Poland.: Challenges of industry 4.0 and education of engineering staff
  • Oleg Nagornov, First Vice-Rector, National Research Nuclear University MEPhl (Russia): Engineering & Technology Education – Closer to the Industry
11:30 - 12.00
Coffee Break
12.00 - 13:00

Panel Session: Educating engineering staff for the high technology industry – experience of Polish and Kazakh universities

Moderator: Waldemar Siwiński President, „Perspektywy” Education Foundation


  • Arkadiusz Mężyk, Rector, Silesian University of Technology
  • Damir Shynybekov, Rector, International University of Information Technologies in Almaty
  • Janusz Michałek, President, Katowice Special Economic Zone
  • Baurzhan Yerdembekov, Rector, Zhubanov Aktobe Regional State University
  • Gabriel Buchała, Site Director, Aptiv Krakow.
  • Makhmetgali Sarybekov, Rector, Taraz State University


13:00 - 13:20

Special Speeches

  • Paweł Poszytek, General Director, Foundation for the Development of the Education System: Cooperation between science and business - university profile based on the HEBE Index
  • Bianka Siwińska, Executive Director, “Perspektywy” Education Foundation: “Poland as a New European Hub for Computer Science Education – Women in Tech Summit 2018” initiative
13:20 - 14:00

"Perspektywy" Ranking of Engineering Studies 2018 (gala)

Introduction: Prof. Michał Kleiber, Vicepresident, European Academy of Sciences and Art., former President, Polish Academy of Sciences, Chairman of “Perspektywy” Ranking Board



14:00 - 15:00


Partners of
Forum and Ranking
of Engineering Studies

krput ksse frse pti aptiv



media partner

gazeta prawna