On February 15, 2019, Almaty hosted the first national robotics championship “IITU Robocon 2019” among universities of Kazakhstan. The championship was held in support of the Year of youth.
The competition was held at the ice Palace, “Halyk Arena”, which was attended by 15 of the best student teams in the development of program “Digital Kazakhstan” and ” Ruhani zhangyru”. The team of Almaty technological University, consisting of undergraduates and students of the faculty of Engineering and information technology, actively participated. These are students of 1 course kassymzhanov Ilyas, Aripbay Adilet, Kurbonaliyev Azamat, Urkumbay Yermek, and 3 year student Toikuliyev Nikanur, and master students of 1st course Zhumakhan Nurzhan and Tulbaev Talgat.
The main purpose of the championship was to attract young people to participate in the development of innovative activities of the country and the implementation of new start-up projects through the acquisition of more extensive and modern knowledge in the technical field.
In order to support the team of Almaty technological University, more than 200 students were organized as a support group.