03 October 2023
After meeting with the children, a presentation was held in the ASAN conference hall regarding the one-year plans of the Baku Science Center. The briefing emphasized that the center was established with the aim of maintaining the existing interest of students, especially those aged 6-14, in science and technology or increasing their interest in these fields and providing them with an understanding of the practical application of scientific knowledge. It was highlighted that at the Bilim Bakü Center, 6 laboratories have been allocated for every 20 students, allowing them to engage in practical activities in the fields of natural sciences, technology, mathematics, astronomy, space and aviation, design, and entrepreneurship. It was also mentioned that the center aims to enable students to make rapid progress in their chosen field through various options, such as 8-week accelerated programs, by benefiting from the experiences of institutions like Stanford University, which have proven themselves on a global scale. Additionally, it was noted that leading universities in Turkey would play an active and pioneering role in these programs. In addition to the education provided to children, it was stated that teacher academies were established for teacher training, and workshops were organized for parents to participate with their children.
Following the presentation in the ASAN conference hall, speeches were given by Ülvi Mehdiyev, Selçuk Bayraktar, and Cahit Bağcı. After the speeches, Selçuk Bayraktar was awarded the "Efficient Cooperation with ASAN Service" medal by the decision of the President of Azerbaijan.