Smithy of Ideas 2017



  This year Lithuanian Society of Young Researchers in cooperation with Association of Latvian Young Scientists and Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences are inviting to the international event SMITHY OF IDEAS, which will take place on 19-21 May, 2017 in Valmiera, Latvia. The main goal of the event is to encourage communication and collaboration between young researchers of the different areas of interests. 

During the event it will be possible to present the theme of your research, to meet likeminded young scientists and have a fruitful discussions, and to have fun: solve interactional game tasks, take part in excursion to brewery, bake a pizza and etc.

NOTE! The presentations should be understandable for representatives of other fields of science. We encourage sharing experience of the challenges and problems arisen while working with the scientific research, both solved and unsolved. The presentation should be delivered orally, providing information slides, video or other projectable media.


The deadline for registration and submission of abstracts (EXTENDED) - 20 April, 2017.

 Registration form: .


The participation will be confirmed via e-mail after a week (not later than 27 April, 2017). 

The number of participants is limited: 30 presenters.


Guidelines for presentations:


Venue date: 19-21 May, 2017

Venue place: Vidzemes Augstskola/ University of Applied Sciences, Terbatas 10, Valmiera, Latvia


FEES: The food and accommodation (dormitories or motel) will be provided, participants must cover their transportation expenses.


Contact persons:

from Lithuania

Dalia Karlaitė

from Latvia

Ieva Krumina


Do not hesitate and let‘s meet soon!