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On September 11-15, 2017, Karlsruhe, Germany, held the Academic conference of SAP company, attended by representatives from Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Over 200 representatives of universities, labs and SAP innovation centers came to the conference entitled "SAP Next-Gen laboratories: innovational community for SAP Leonardo".
The conference discussed issues of machine learning, design thinking, blockchain-technologies, big data processing, as well as practice of laboratories, SAP Next-Gen. The conference also discussed the issues of interaction between laboratories is presented, including laboratory SAP Next-Gen Lab Plekhanov, which opened on 8 September 2017.
At the conference Plekhanov Russian University of Economics was represented by Vice-rector for development D. Shtykhno, who discussed vectors of Plekhanov lab SAP and possible projects, including work for the Channel named after Moscow, companies Ferrero and Ikea with the Executive Vice-President of SAP and head of Products and Innovation Bernd Velz.
D. Shtykhno held talks with the heads of laboratories SAP Next-Gen of Gubkin University, Moscow technical University, Higher School of Economics and the employee of Russian Trade representation in Germany about the prospects of cooperation.