The message reads, in part:
”Our country is rightly famous for its talented engineers, designers, researchers and innovators in production. Their brilliant discoveries and developments have become an important contribution to the development of scientific and technological thought, to reinforcing the significant potential of the key branches of the national economy and the military-industrial complex.
It is a pleasure that the present generation of engineering specialists is continuing the time-tested traditions of the machine-builders. Here at the forum site, you have gathered talented and energetic young people, generous with their breakthrough creative ideas. A rich business, educational and cultural programme, discussions on a wide range of professional issues, meetings with representatives of leading corporations, respected teachers and mentors and well-known public figures are in store for you.
I am convinced that your forum, taking place in the first year of the Decade of Science and Technology that has been declared in Russia, will become an important and anticipated event in the industry calendar and will provide you with an excellent opportunity to improve your professional competences, and to implement constructive initiatives and effective engineering solutions.“