IV International scientific and practical conference "Scientific and technological progress in housing and communal services"

On the basis of the Institute of Housing and Communal Services of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, on November 3-4, 2022, the traditional IV International Scientific and Practical Conference "Scientific and Technological Progress in Housing and Communal Services" was held. The emphasis within the framework of the event was made on the maximum integration of the results of scientific research with the actual and prospective activities of real enterprises in the following priority areas: resource-efficient wastewater treatment and sludge management; building maintenance; renewable energy sources; waste recycling solutions; digital transformation and complex problems of informatization of processes; education and training. Minister of Housing and Communal Services Andrey Valeryevich Khmel proposed to create a list of the most relevant scientific proposals with their prompt practical implementation. First Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Science and Technology Andrey Arkadyevich Kosovsky expressed his opinion on the advisability of forming a separate State program for the development of the housing and communal sector. Polessky State University presented joint projects with the National Research Nizhny Novgorod State University. N.I. Lobachevsky development in the field of specialized software and data mining. The moderator of one of the three sections of the conference, "Innovative development of water supply and sewerage", was the vice-rector of Polessky State University for scientific affairs Vladimir Nikolaevich Shtepa. Summing up the results of the international event, it was decided to conduct field research and production trainings directly at the enterprises of the housing and communal services system.