This year the Conference is devoted to the 80th anniversary of Academician Victor Ivannikov, ISP RAS founder and first director. Victor Ivannikov led the Institute until 2015. He was also the head of system programming chairs in Lomonosov Moscow State University and in Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. He published more than a hundred papers.
Victor Ivannikov founded a scientific school that served as a basis for ISP RAS ecosystem. As a result, the Institute, now named after Prof. Ivannikov, is the leading center of excellence in Russia in the system programming field.