PROGRAM (Printable version)


Welcome on behalf of John v. Neumann Computer Society
Istvan Alfoldi, Managing Director

Welcome on behalf of the National Council for Telecommunication and Informatics
Albert Biro, Chairman of the Advisory Board 

Opening and Setting the Scene
Plamen Nedkov, Conference Moderator

Keynote: 60s and Early 70s – Eastern European Cooperation in ComputingSlides
Blagovest Sendov

09.30 – 10:30

Soviet Union: First Computers and Evolution of CyberneticsSlides
Vladimir Kitov

Yugoslavia: History of Computing in the West Balkan Countries
Franci Pivec, Marijan Frkovic, Niko Schlamberger

Coffee break

11:00 – 13:00

The Museum of Computer History – Teaching Support for Computer Organization SubjectsSlides
Ana Pont Sanjuán, Antonio Robles Martínez, Xavier Molero Prieto, Milagros Martínez Díaz

History and Highlights of a Computer Museum  – Slides
Istvan Alfoldi, Mihaly Bohus, Daniel Muszka

[Guided tour, Szeged Museum]

Lunch break

14.00 – 14.30

IBM and Eastern Europe  – Slides
Petri Paju

14. 30 – 16.00

Bulgaria: History of Computing in BulgariaSlides
Kiril Boyanov

Italy: The Early Approach to the Computer Era  – Slides
Corrado Bonfanti

Czechoslovakia: History of Computing in the Czech and Slovak Republics
Alena Solcova

Coffee break

16.30 – 18.30

Poland: History of Early Computing in Poland Slides
Marek Hołyński

Romania: History of Computing in RomaniaSlides
Vasile Baltac, Horia Gligor

Albania: 40 Years of ComputersSlides
G.Beqiraj, J.Kacani, N.Frasheri

Hungary: Computing in Hungary – Through the History of Five InstitutionsSlides
Balint Domolki


Conference Wrap-up