The XVI All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference “New information technologies in education” has been conducted on 2nd and 3rd February 2016. It brought together approximately 2500 representatives of educational institutions and business community.

The crucial purposes of the conference were discussion about the modern opportunities to automate the educational process, which could allow to improve the efficiency of higher education institution; as well as exchange of experience with regard to integration into the international educational system.

During the conference, representatives of one of the largest Russian companies in the sphere of information technologies “1C” demonstrated their innovative solutions for the global education community.

In addition, participants of the conference discussed the following issues: role of information technologies in education, innovative methods of training and retraining, as well as improving all forms of cooperation and partnership for effective continuing education for professionals.