The project “Development of an interface for virtual reality glasses to assist in unmanned craft” schoolgirls from the Lyceum No. 1 of Petrozavodsk, Anna Ivanova, project manager, Associate Professor of PetrSU T. G. Surovtsova, took part in the ” Expo Science Luxembourg “.
Two events took place simultaneously, the 50th National Jonk Fuerscher Contest and the 11th Expo Sciences Luxembourg. Only schoolchildren and students from Luxembourg participate in the national competition, but participants from other countries are invited to the scientific exhibition “Expo Sciences Luxembourg” .
“Expo Sciences Luxembourg” aims to develop international relations, exchange of ideas and cultural exchange between participants. It is also a great opportunity for exhibition guests to learn more about Luxembourg and its capital. The delegation from each country consists of no more than three participants, each of whom can talk about their project. The formation of a national delegation from Russia is carried out by the Russian scientific and social program for youth and schoolchildren “Step into the Future” . It is formed from the winners and prize-winners of the All-Russian Forum of Scientific Youth “Step into the Future”.
Anna Ivanova took part in the forum in March 2020 and received a recommendation to participate in the exhibition.
The exhibition was held on a virtual platform. The organizers tried to make the participation as comfortable as possible for the participants. Demonstration stands were made – separate pages on the site, on which the presentation and video of the project were uploaded. On the first day of the exhibition, the prepared videos were broadcast on the website. On the second day, the guys talked about their projects in a zoom conference. 2 hours were allocated for communication on demo stands. It was possible to ask questions and communicate with the participants.
In addition to participating in the exhibition, the participants were offered a cultural program. Each delegation presented a video about the culture of their country. It was possible to take part in virtual tours of Luxembourg, as well as the scientific center of Luxembourg, where children and adults are popularly told about science and technology. The guys exchanged national recipes. And prepared each other’s recipes.
Young scientists from different countries were able to find like-minded people and get a response to their work.