Nizhniy Tagil Hosts Tankprom 3

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, September 28, 2016. Tankprom 3, an All-Russian research-to-practice conference, will be held at Ural Vagon Zavod Corporation’s Culture Palace in Nizhniy Tagil on October 4-6. The conference is part of special celebrations: the corporation’s head plant was founded eighty years ago this month, the company press service reports.

The event is coordinated by Ural Vagon Zavod Corporation and co-organized by Moscow-based Amnit (an association for the development of scientific and technological museums), S. Vavilov Institute for the History of Science and Technology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow), Polytechnic Museum (Moscow), and the Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps (Saint Petersburg).

The conference will be attended by representatives of Russia’s museum community, tank industry historians, and employees of Ural Vagon Zavod Corporation’s company museums, among them President of Polytechnic University Boris Saltykov (Moscow), Director of Russia’s Federal Security Service Central Archive Vassily Khristoforov (Moscow), Director of the Russian Armed Forces’ Patriot Museum Center Alexander Ivankevich (Moscow), and the special correspondent of the Tekhnika I Vooruzheniye magazine Ivan Pavlov (Saint Petersburg).

The conference agenda is available on the corporation’s website.


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