Research and Technology – Step into the Future (RaTSIF-2018).

The 34th Research and Academic Conference

The purpose of the conference is to bring together young researchers of TTI and other institutions on the basis of mutual multidisciplinary scientific interests for obtaining breakthrough results of solution of tasks that are existing currently and will appear in the future.

Scientific agenda of the Conference includes Plenary presentations of the Latvian and foreign researchers, and presentations of young participants within the framework of sessions.

The RaT-SiF Conference is an annual event that provides a unique forum for young people to present their researches and to collaborate with their peers. All young academics involved in technical, economic and social research are invited to present a scientific talk describing their work. During the conference, each participant has an opportunity to find associates, strengthen lasting personal and professional relationships, to develop and improve their communication skills and to gain valuable experience in the environment of a scientific conference.

During the Conference TSI Science Day also takes place. It’s presentations have gained positive response from the audience. We invite everyone to join!

The Conference takes place twice a year.

Young researches, doctoral students, postgraduate students and students of the Latvian and foreign institutions are invited to participate.

Official languages of the conference are: Latvian, Russian and English.

Sponsored and hosted by Transport and Telecommunication Institute (Latvia)

Transport and telecommunication institute (TSI) – is a modern university with the almost centennial history. TSI – is the university-successor of the legendary RKIIGA (Riga Red-Banner Civil Aviation Institute) and RAU (Riga Aviation Institute).

In the present-day appearance TSI was established in 1999. Nowadays TSI – is the only one private technical college university type in Latvia, where you can get higher education in Russian, Latvian and English languages.

  • Igor Kabashkin, Professor, Chairman, Director of Programme ,TTI
  • Irina Yatskiv, Professor, Vice-Rector, Director of  Programme, TTI
  • Boriss Misnevs, Professor, Vice-Chair for Organizational Issues, TTI
  • Irina Kuzmina-Merlino, Professor, Director of Programme, Faculty of Management and Economics, TTI
  • George Utehin, Assistant Professor, Dean of Faculty of Transport and Logistics, TTI
  • Alexander Stetjuha, Professor, Director of Programme, Faculty of Management and Economics, TTI
  • Alexander Grakovski, Professor, Director of Programme, Faculty of Computer Science and Telecommunication, TTI
  • Ishgali Ishmuhametov, Assistant Professor, Dean of Faculty of Management and Economics, TTI
  • Alexander Medvedev, Professor, Head the Department of Aviation Transport, TTI
  • Irina Pticina, Associate Professor, Head the Department of Software Engineering, TTI
  • Irina Yatskiv, Professor, Vice-Rector, Director of  Programme, TSI
  • Jelena Baranova, Lecturer, Faculty of Computer Science and Telecommunication, TSI
  • Anna Palma, Lecturer, TSI
  • Irina Laletina, Programme Manager, TSI
  • Dmitry Pavlyuk, Ass. prof., TSI


Contact person for postgraduate students:

Baranova Jelena
Phone: (+371)-67109394,


Contact person for Latvian and foreign institutions:

Irina Laletina
Phone: (+371)-67100651,

Transport and Telecommunication Institute
Lomonosova 1, Riga, LV-1019, Latvia

Conference Rates

Hurry up and use the Early Bird offer

  • Thesis presentation
  • Admission to all sessions
  • Hard copy of Abstracts
BSc, MSc, PhD Student
  • Thesis presentation
  • Admission to all sessions
  • Hard copy of Abstracts
TTI staff and students
  • Thesis presentation
  • Admission to all sessions
  • Hard copy of Abstracts

Submission Guidelines

Registration starts:

10 October 2018

Abstract Submission:

1 November 2018

5 November 2018

Notification of Abstract Acceptance:

20 November 2018


7 December 2018

Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Only original papers should be submitted.

Authors should submit a paper in Latvian, Russian, or English, checked for correct grammar and spelling.

Before submitting a manuscript, please read the information for authors in section Formatting of this website. Please do not submit your paper until it satisfies the requirements of formatting. The templates could also be found in the section Formatting.

Please use this link to submit your theses (if you do not have an EasyChair profile, sign up)


Abstracts (about 600 words in length) submitted for review should present a clear and concise view of the motivation of the subject, give an outline, and include information on all authors (the full name, affiliation, address, telephone number, fax number, and e-mail address of the corresponding author). Submitted abstracts will be reviewed.

Using these templates is strongly advised to all authors submitting an abstract for reviewing:

Instructions for Preparing Abstracts for Conferences (.pdf)

File names

File with masters’ abstracts should be named as follows:


1 Part – code of direction:

  • VA – Managers
  • EK – Economists
  • RE – Electronics
  • CS – Computer Science
  • TL – Telematics and Logistics
  • LT – Logistics and Transport

2 Part – author’s surname in Latin letters:
Example: VA_ALEKSEEVA.doc


File with other participants’ abstracts should be named as follows:


1 part – Higher School:

  • ISMA
  • …..

2 part – author’s surname in Latin letters:

Name of account holder:

Address of account holder:

VAT (tax) registration number:

Name of the Bank:


Address of the Bank:



Transport and Telecommunication Institute

Lomonosova 1, Riga, LV-1019, Latvia




Balasta dambis 1a, Riga, LV-1048, Latvia


RaTSiF 2018a

Workshop: From Data to Business Added Value

The 3rd Open Workshop “Science-to-Business”


Our Society and Economy are evolving in the digital transformation era that embraces our life in all aspects of cultural, social, technological, and economical changes. It is prone to the case of information intensive business processes which are driven by the large scale integration of digital technologies into city infrastructure, traffic management systems, business environment etc. Gathering good data streams and correlating them through powerful analytics will amplify bottom line results.On the other side, digital technology is impacting on nature conservation in different ways, creating possibilities and problems, as well as winners and losers. We believe that more multi-sector, multi-discipline conferences and workshops will follow to galvanise a digital community of practice, research and policy.

What is Data Analytics?

The science of using data to build models that lead to better decisions that add value to society and individuals, to companies and institutions.


Convince you of the Data Analytics, and inspire you to use analytics in your career and your life.

Our Approach

Acquaint with data analytics techniques through real examples and from primary sources of knowledge

Enhance our quality of life throw advancing research for society and link researchers, businessman, decision-makers and all interested in data analytics from different areas.




Free of charge after the mandatory registration

The workshop will happen on 7 December 2018 at Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Lomonosov street 1, III aud.

11:30-12:00 Registration and Welcome Coffee

12:00-14:00 Workshop “Science-to-Business”. 

Data Science for business: case studies
Vladyslav Yakovenko (Deloitte Latvia)

Abstract: Hype around big data and data science slightly fades away and it is perfect time to have fresh look on facts and achievements to understand what these technologies actually brought. Experience shows that nowadays data science is a tool that solves concrete business problems rather than just field of academy study or marketing buzzword. Over the presentation we will cover inspiring business cases that data science helped to solve including Baltic’s experience. We will discuss particular techniques and methods that enabled data-driven decision making approach for companies to boost their business metrics.


Rise of Data Science
Dr. Romans Taranovs (Deloitte Latvia)

Abstract: Most of us know about data value for enterprises, government and just us, people. Data is a source of valuable information that we can leverage to get insights on how make business more profitable, stand out in concurrence and make our life easier, more predictable and with more fun. Today we have learnt how to store various formats or types of data in one common storage, but we still struggling with advanced data processing methodologies and processes. During presentation we will look into Data Science rise and will discuss future of Data Science evolvement so that address today’s complexity.

Data Science – Your Future
Dr. Mihails Savrasovs (Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Latvia)

Abstract: TBA

The workshop will happen on 7 December 2018 at Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Lomonosov street 1, III aud.

Our Partners

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Riga, Latvia

Riga is the capital of the Republic of Latvia. Thanks to its geographical location, Riga has wonderful trade, cultural and tourist facilities. Whilst able to offer all the benefits of a modern city, Riga has preserved its historical charm. It’s especially famous for its medieval part – Old Riga.

Old Riga still preserves many mute witnesses of bygone times. Its old narrow streets, historical monuments, organ music at one of the oldest organ halls in Europe attract guests of our city. In 1998 Old Riga was included into the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage.

Transport and Telecommunication Institute (Transporta un Sakaru Institūts)

1st Lomonosov street, Riga, LV1019, Latvia

By public transport

(15 minutes from City Center):
– by trolleybus No. 15 to Lomonosova streetstop
– by tram No. 7 or 9 to Balvu Street stop


  • Lomonosova st. 1, Riga, LV
  • +371 67100586, +371 67100651
  • +371 67100660