On Wednesday,27th September, both undergraduate and postgraduate FIT students visited the 24th Festival of Information Technologies,INFOFEST, which was held from 24th September until the 30th in hotel Avala in Budva.
Upon arriving in Budva and acquiring their accreditations, the students had a chance to meet a number of both local and foreign presenters, as well as get acquainted with their business processes and hardware and software solutions. At the start of what can only be described as a diverse agenda, the Infofest participants had an opportunity to attend the IPv6 Migration workshop – Towards a National Roadmap for IPv6, which was organized by ITU. At the same time the Hewlett Packard Enterprise held their own company presentation in the Glass Auditorium. Meanwhile Microsoft managed to attract most of the attention. The presentation held by Mr. Dejan Cvetković offered a lot of information of value concerning an interesting subject – Internet of Things in (sufficiently) real time. Representatives of DunavNet company , as well as the ones from TeleGroup, did a great job of continuing in the same spirit which later on resulted in a very interesting discussion, namely a lot of questions were both asked and answered on the Infofest Internet of Things Panel with the help of Cloud. Čikom, which is an exclusive participant of this event, also helped itself to an interesting thematic – Informatics in accordance with human figures – the precondition to digital transformation. During the programs held by the Ministry of Public Administration of Montenegro, one could hear useful information about building a data center and how to protect it, as well as the safety of information. During the afternoon hours the Chamber of Commerce of Montenegro presented a panel on the use of e-accounts in Montenegro along with their chances of expanding and what their obstacles would be. Another day of work was topped off by a longtime exclusive participant of the Festival – Montenegrin Telekom, which presented its very own Telekom network which is held to high standards. Aside from the transportation and the accreditation, the students were also guaranteed lunch packages. Accompanied by professors Mladen Bukilić and Ivan Knežević, the students made it back to Podgorica in the early evening hours.