SIT ALUMNI Insights
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Don't just consume technology.

Discover it.
Question it.
Develop it.
SIT ALUMNI Insights brings you the unique opportunity to hear not only from our world-class speakers on SIT's brand-new MSc program, but also straight from SIT Alumni who will be sharing their experiences on learning with industry leaders and collaborating with top scientists.

Join us to hear more about SIT MSc in Computer Science and Software Engineering program, and learn more about how this course will empower you with the industry's most desired skills that you will need to compete for C-level positions at top global organizations, or run one of your own.
Speakers
Meet our top-level speakers, who will share their insights and answer your questions
Dr Serguei
Beloussov
Acronis Executive Officer and the Founder of Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
Sir Konstantin Novoselov
Nobel Prize winner (2010)
Chairman of the SIT Strategic Advisory Board
Professor of Physics Center for Advanced Materials, National University of Singapore
Dr Stanislav
Protassov
President & Co-founder
of Acronis, honored guest lecturer at SIT
Prof. Bertrand Meyer
Provost at Schaffhausen
Institute of Technology,
Chair of Software and Security
Arpita
Ghosh
Product Management Student at Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
Vasilii
Zorin
Information Systems Student at Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
Gael Emmanuel Guedia
Information Systems Student at Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
Daria
Kublikova
Information Systems Student at Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
Schedule of the webinar
July 21, 2020 | Tuesday | CEST
11:00
Future of Computing
by Dr Serguei Beloussov, Acronis Executive Officer and the Founder of Schaffhausen Institute of Technology

Computers have become completely mission critical. It's been estimated that in just 25 years we will hit a hard limit on improvements to digital computers. So how do we get more powerful computers that will help us solve global problems? Find out in this talk that gives us a glimpse into the future of computing.
11:20
Intelligence & computing with materials
by Prof. Konstantin Novoselov, Nobel Prize winner (2010), Chairman of the Strategic Advisory Board at SIT

Everything around us is made of materials. Materials science is the gateway to learning how to create advanced, better materials through material engineering, and helping us create everything from smarter cities to advanced robotics. In this talk, Nobel Laureate Prof. Konstantin Novoselov will share more details on how science goes interdisciplinary to create a better world for us.
11:35
Q&A Session with Prof. Konstantin Novoselov and Dr Serguei Beloussov
11:45
Case study 1: Seven reasons to join SIT
by Prof. Prof. Bertrand Meyer. Provost at Schaffhausen Institute of Technology, Chair of Software and Security and Gael Guedia, Information Systems Student at SIT

SIT alumni will be sharing heart-to-heart on the advantages of studying at SIT, including the multiple learning opportunities alongside industry leaders, and their personal experiences collaborating with top scientists.
12:00
Case study 2: How to prepare for CxO role
by Dr Stanislav Protassov, President & Co-founder of Acronis
and Arpita Ghosh, Product Management Student at SIT

Chief Experience Officers are extremely in demand right now—delivering the right experiences to customers is crucial for the survival of any business. With technology evolving so quickly, technical leaders must be able to master complexity and recognise technical opportunities faster than ever before. So how does one become a CXO, and what sets CXOs apart from other roles like CTOs and CSOs? Dr. Protassov will answer these questions and more in this presentation.
12:15
Panel Discussion and Q&A Session with speakers and SIT Alumni
12:30
Closing Remark
During the event SIT alumni will be sharing heart-to-heart on the advantages of studying at SIT, including the multiple learning opportunities alongside industry leaders, and their personal experiences collaborating with top scientists. Hear more about their plans for the future, and what makes them confident that an SIT education is exactly what they need to get to where they want to go.
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Schedule of the past webinars
June 9, 2020
09:00 - Welcome by MC
09:05 - Future of Computing. Dr Serguei Beloussov
09:35 - New Businesses in OpenSource Era. 'Monty' Prof. Michael Widenius, CTO MariaDB Corporation AB, author of MySQL Server
10:00 - Seven reasons to join SIT. Prof. Mauro Pezzé
10:15 - Q&A about SIT MSc Program in Computer Science and Software Engineering.
SIT MSc Program introduction
During the event the Schaffhausen Institute of Technology (SIT)
will share the details about the program:
Masters of Science (MSc) in Computer Science and Software Engineering.

Launching in September 2020, the newly developed program is available for students with Bachelor's in Computer Science or Software Engineering who have ambitions to be a part of the next generation of technical leaders.
Learn more about the SIT MSc program
Our partners
Schaffhausen Institute of Technology
With its pioneering curriculum, the Schaffhausen Institute of Technology (SIT) offers a new model of education. Focusing on the most important areas of technology, SIT will drive research, development and innovation in a next generation learning and research environment. Using state-of-the-art facilities, SIT's students, researchers and business allies will address large-scale world problems by developing a technology curriculum based on global issues.

Some of the world's greatest minds have already bought into SIT. The initiators of SIT are a team of entrepreneurs, education specialists, and scientists brought together by initial investment by Acronis AG, a cyber protection company, located in Schaffhausen and Singapore.
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