ArmInfo. The Armenian government sets itself the task of forming a competitive, advanced nation that provides a place on the global level for Armenia. This was announced by Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan at the opening of the International Seminar "Machine Learning as an Incentive for Scientific Discoveries", which opened in Yerevan on October 19.
Expressing gratitude to the organizers of the event for their initiative and willingness to share their experience and activities with their Armenian specialists, Karen Karapetyan stressed that science and economy are closely interconnected, and one sphere should become a moving force for the other. "In the 21st century, globalization and the use of communication technologies are the main condition for this interaction.
The Scientific and Technological Fund of Armenia together with its partners can become an integrator of these processes, ensuring the connection of our experts with the best world technological centers," the RA Prime Minister said.
According to him, today the world is going through the fourth stage of the industrial revolution. Breakthrough technologies, artificial intelligence, voluminous solutions, new methods of obtaining renewable energy play a key role in ensuring the progress of society. "I am confident that the states that are rapidly adapting to the new conditions will be successful," the head of the Armenian government said. In his opinion, today there are very good opportunities for the development of Armenia. On this path, a very important modern ecosystem, the creation of innovative campus across the country to ensure the development of modern technologies and knowledge. The state is ready to assist this process with all its potential.
"We set ourselves the task of forming a competitive, advanced nation, providing a place on the global level for Armenia.We are united by the belief in the possibility of achieving the set goal, and this concrete work we must implement jointly," Karen Karapetyan said.
Note that the organizers of the seminar were the US National Science Foundation (NSF) and the FIDE- Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST-Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology). The seminar is the largest scientific event in the region, from the point of view of international coverage and participation in it of scientists who are leading specialists of the spheres represented at the seminar.
The seminar brings together more than two hundred researchers engaged in the science of data (Data Science) and related disciplines in order to create a platform for stable inter-scientific cooperation and stimulate scientific discoveries in this field. The seminar presupposes close communication of young researchers and post-graduate students of the industry with leading specialists with a world-wide name and strives to become a platform for further expansion of cooperation.