On November 8th and 9th, 2018, NUST MISIS together with the Center for Competences on Urban Environment Issues, a part of the Russian Ministry of Construction, held the all-Russian “UrbanTech” forum. The event was held as part of the Intersec Forum Russia — an event dedicated to the development of the “Smart City” concept — building automatization and safety control in residential and office premises.
On October 25th, 2018, the defense procedure for Ekaterinburg`s candidacy to host the 2025 World Expo was held at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris. Vladimir Pirozhkov, head of the NUST MISIS Kinetica High Complexity Prototyping Center, spoke in support of Ekaterinburg.
On October 31st, 2018, NUST MISIS hosted an “Open Rectorate” meeting with University management and students. Some of the main topics discussed at the event were the organization of practical trainings and internships, the employment of graduates, scholarship programs, and the integration of scientific and educational activities.