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Report on Siberian Conference on Control and Communications SIBCON-2009

International IEEE-Siberian Conference on Control and Communications (SIBCON), Tomsk, Russia The IEEE Tomsk Joint Chapter and Student Branch jointly with IEEE Russia Siberia Section hold the next SIBCON conference as one of major highlight. Last seven SIBCON conferences have a success, so this event is biannual. Indeed, it is an event which proved to be of a big scientific value for control and communication technologies for engineers, scientists and students. The overall objective of this important scientific event is to contribute to the development of R&D activities and investments in all the fields related with control and communications in academia, industry and universities in Siberia. Another very important aims set for the conference are to offer a forum for scientists and engineers from around the world where they can meet, present and discuss their research findings. It is also intended to offer them the opportunity to interact with their peers and to stimulate fruitful cooperation ties among them.

International IEEE-Siberian Conference on Control and Communications (SIBCON), Tomsk, RussiaTomsk, one of the Siberian few remaining old cities, play for centuries one of the most important role of knowledge and science. It was a place where experts and knowledge seekers alike came from many places to meet, in order to learn, exchange ideas and share experience. It is also a city famous for the oldest university in Siberia which is Tomsk State University. It was built in 1880 and open for students in 1888. The city is also famous for another old technical school such as Tomsk Polytechnic University, which was hosted SIBCON for many times. TPU with its faculties are ranked among the top national universities and establishments and were key partners in the organization of this event. TPU making a real hub of knowledge from which many prominent scholars graduated. Valuable support was also provided by other organizations like Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics, Radar R&D, and Tomsk Joint Chapter.

International IEEE-Siberian Conference on Control and Communications (SIBCON), Tomsk, RussiaThis SIBCON 2009 really has exceeded our expectations in participation. Up to hundred papers were submitted, and the overall quality of which was good. The conference website has full information concern venue, technical and social program, accommodation. The communication between participants and organizers was intense. More 1,000 emails were received, all of which were replied, while only a 10 phone calls, faxes, and postal letters were recorded.

International IEEE-Siberian Conference on Control and Communications (SIBCON), Tomsk, RussiaFour sessions were scheduled and have covered the fundamental problems of communication and control theory; subsurface radar and remote sensing; semiconductor materials, sensors, and electron devices. The final full version of the SIBCON proceeding is available for download via IEEE Xplore. Overall, we had during the two-day conference talks displaying and covering most up-to-date topics in information and communication technologies pertinent to our development. Official dinner was given at the beautiful House of Scientists. located in the historical part of the city. The participants had the opportunity to enjoy the historical sites, as well as the beauties of this city, including the wooden architecture of city, the masterpieces of museums, the Voskresenskaya Mountain, where the stone in memory of the city foundation is stand up. There you can see whole city, as on a palm, with its modern part with high-rise buildings and aged wood part of city in the famous "Dark Days" season.

The conference participants were very delighted about the accomplishments and well arrangements of this meeting by the local host.

Siberian conference on Control and Communications SIBCON aims to offer opportunities to learn and to share information on the latest advances in communications and control systems. It is biennial event. The conference is organized by the IEEE on a regular basis in order to promote interdisciplinary discussion and interaction among scientists and engineers with an emphasis on the IEEE membership.
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