The conference was organized by National Instruments Corporation and its sponsors, such as Xilinx, IBM, Bosch, etc. Traditionally, more than 3500 teachers, scientists, engineers and managers of various levels from all over the world gathered at the conference. The participants of the conference represented practically the entire range of human activities - from the automotive and telecommunications industries to robotics and energy. The main theme of the conference was to improve the efficiency in the development of systems for testing, measurement and automation using equipment manufactured by National Instruments and a new version of the graphical programming environment NI LabVIEW 2015. Every day, the conference was opened with keynotes, in which NI technical directors and NI partners talked about successful solutions in the field of education, science and technology, as well as talked about the prospects of technology development for the coming years and the role of NI Corporation and its partners in the future. The conference consisted of more than 220 interactive technical sessions, presentations, round tables, training master classes. Also at the conference was a large exhibition pavilion, where more than 150 partner companies National Instruments represented their solutions. All of them were aimed at demonstrating tools and knowledge for developing applications of any complexity level faster, smarter and cheaper.
In addition to the main conference, 3 August was held Alliance Day. This is a special day dedicated to the partners of the alliance Nation al Instruments. Employees of our company also took part in the Alliance Day as an Alliance Partner. There we underwent practical training in designing efficient systems for testing, measurement and automation on PXI, CompactRIO, SOM and Single-Board RIO platforms, successfully passed the CLD certification exams, got acquainted with the latest technical and marketing technologies for conducting more efficient business and mutually beneficial cooperation with our partners and customers.