On June 15, 2016, within the frames of Laureate week of the International power industry award Global Energy, Power Machines held a scientific and practical symposium "Energy of Thought". The event partner became Committee on Science and Higher Education of Saint Petersburg Government.
The 2012 Global Energy Award winner, Chairman of the Global Energy Award International Committee, 2007 Nobel Prize winner, Rodney John Allam (Great Britain); the 2016 Global Energy Award winner, research advisor at the Institute of Catalysis named after G.К. Boreskov under the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Valentin Parmon; President of Global Energy Non-profit Partnership Igor Lobovsky made representations at the meeting with the representatives of the design-and-engineering services of the power plant engineering company.
– I am more than pleased to note that this is the second meeting of specialists of our company with prestigious scientists, international award winners – mentioned Roman Philippov, General Director of Power Machines during his welcome speech. – I want to thank, first of all, Igor Lobovsky, President of Global Energy Non-profit Partnership and Committee on Science and Higher Education of Saint Petersburg Government for its arrangement. Hope sincerely that such meetings will become a good tradition.
Energy of Youth round table was organized in the second practical part of the symposium where the winners of the similarly-named contest and young specialists of Power Machines engineering technical services took part.
Note for information:
The Global Energy Prize is an independent International award for outstanding scientific research and technology development in the energy sphere, which contribute to increase the efficiency and environmental safety of energy sources on Earth for the benefit of humanity. The award was established in 2002. Annual bonus fund amounts to 39 million roubles. By tradition, the prize is granted by President of the Russian Federation in Saint Petersburg within the frames of the Petersburg International Economic Forum. Since 2003 the prize winners have become 34 eminent scientists from Great Britain, German, Iceland, Canada, Russia, USA, France, Ukraine, Sweden and Japan.
Last year Global Energy’ 2015 laureates made representations in Power Machines within the Award Laureate week to the company’s employees: professor of University of California, Santa Barbara (USA), Nobel Prize winner on Physics 2014 Shuji Nakamura and distinguished professor of University of North Carolina (USA) Jayant Baliga.
Working with the young generation of power engineers is one of the most important trends of work of the Global Energy Non-profit Partnership. Active, young scientists generating new ideas are the future of the domestic power industry. By supporting them Partnership supports the innovative way of power industry development.
Every year the Global Energy Non-Profit Partnership tries to involve as many as possible young people in this process with their unconventional view of life and plastic mind. Annual contest "Energy of Youth" is designed specifically for this purpose, where young power engineers and innovatory associations from all over Russia take part.