From September 19 to 21 2019 a European scientific and technical event of the asset of young engineers of the SPE Beyond the Borders sections from nine European countries: Romania, Italy, Israel, Germany, Poland, Ukraine, Portugal, Austria and Russia was held in Bucharest in order to promote professional and the personal development of young industry engineers, the expansion of communications, the exchange of experience and increased horizons. From the Moscow section, Veronika Korepanova, chairman of the young engineers of the Moscow section of SPE, and Ekaterina Timokhina, a member of the Moscow section of SPE, took part in this international scientific and technical event. Within three days, experts took part in the panel discussion “Business Transformation for a Sustainable Future”, as listeners of five reports from a group of experts from various energy sectors, visited the Petrom Dealu Batran Steam Injection fields, participated in the Lean Six Sigma Training workshop, visited a unique place - this is Mount Sinaia and took part in event "Debate-Future of Oil and Gas". In the framework of which colleagues, having divided into four teams, actively publicly exchanged thoughts on relevant topics: “Renewable energy vs Fossil fuels” and “Biggest risk to human is artificial intelligence. Artificial intelligence better than humans”.
After a three-hour debate on two topics, the commission identified two winning teams. The winner in the “Renewable energy vs Fossil fuels” theme was a team consisting of colleagues from Poland, Austria and Romania, and the winner in the “Biggest risk to human is artificial intelligence. Artificial intelligence better than humans” has become a team composed of experts from Romania, Italy and Russia. The whole event ended with a pleasant joint photo. All participants of the event expressed great gratitude to the Colleagues of the SPE Romanian section for the excellent organization and the Management of the Companies for supporting young professionals and at world class events.