International scientific conference “Society. Integration. Education.” successfully held at RTA

Tuesday, 28. May
From 24 May until 25 May, the 13th International Scientific Conference “Society. Integration. Education.” organized by the RTA Research Institute for Regional Studies in cooperation with Riga Stradiņš University (RSU) took place at Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA).

Scientists from 25 countries gathered at the plenary session at the Embassy of Latgale GORS- the multifunctional concert hall located in Rezekne. Chair of the Conference Organizing Committee, RTA Professor Velta Ļubkina noted that the number of visitors is increasing every year. “Last year we had 180 participants but this year - 240. Seven volumes comprise 322 papers,” she said.

Rector of Rezekne Academy of Technologies, Professor Iveta Mietule welcomed the wide range of topics presented at the conference and emphasized that it was the largest scientific conference outside the capital of the state.

The work of the conference “Society. Integration. Education.” was organized in 14 different sessions.  On the second day, the participants had an opportunity to attend various workshops and acquire practical skills.

At the closure of the conference, the Minister of Education and Science Ilga Šuplinska presented the forthcoming changes in education.


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