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                          Slovak National Committee for FEANI (SNKF)
Year of Adhesion : 1995
Declared engineers: 19 000
Number of EUR INGs: 123
Member associations: The Association of Slovak Scienti c and Technological Societies (ZSVTS) currently embraces 45 member societies active on different  elds of science and technology such as transportation, civil or mechanical engineering, industrial chemistry, communication technologies, energetics.
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    Our societies are members of as many as 35 international specialized associations and organize yearly more than 500 conferences and events, many of international signi cance.
ZSVTS with its partners (CVTI SR and SAS) carried out the next edition of the prestigious competition - Scientist of the Year of the Slovak republic, where not only advanced scienti c personalities, but also young researchers and technologists were awarded.
From left to right: Mr. Petráš - ZSVTS President; Mr. Turňa - Director of the Slovak Centre of Scienti c and Technical Information; Mr. J.E. Andrej Kiska - President of the Slovak Republic; Mr. Šajgalík - Chairman of the Slovak Academy of Sciences
For its members, ZSVTS prepared another foreign profes- sional excursion - visit the Slovak Liaison Of ce for Research and Development (SLORD) in Brussels, which was established by the Ministry of education, science, research and sport of the Slovak Republic in order to assist in the preparation of projects and consortia, to encourage participation in the framework programs of the European Union. In addition to discussions with Mr. Daniel Straka, the head of this Of ce, also we had several meetings with the Vice - President of the European Commission, Mr. Maroš ŠefČoviČ, with representatives of the Czech Liaison Of ce for Research, Development and Innovations and also with the representatives of the European Association of Research and Technology Organizations (EARTO).
In 2015, in the context of participation in the project National System of Occupations, the ZSVTS members participated in the creating of 28 National Standards of Employment. These standards belong to the Sectoral council on science, research, training, education, sports.
After the election in 2015, a new ZSVTS executive bodies were established, which will be responsible for our direction for years 2015-2018. On this occasion, several

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