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Celebrations will commence on 24 January with a gala dinner in the Bethlehem Chapel. Awarding of Gerstner Medals to important faculty associates will be part of the program. Among them are president of UTEP, Diana Natalicio, who was ranked among the world´s 50 most influential people last year, Mayor of Prague, Adriana Krnáčová, or architect Michal Postránecký. The new book Města budoucnosti (Cities of the future) will also be christened at the event. Musical accompaniment will be provided by the unique professorial group DUO PROFESSORES, consisting of accordionist Professor Miroslav Svítek and cellist Professor Ondřej Přibyl.
The Czech Technical University in Prague will be presented again on the 9th annual European graduate and lifelong learning fair Gaudeamus Prague 2018, the most important source of information on the possibilities of further studies. The trade fair will be held at the PVA Exhibition Center in Letňany, hall 4, and will be open to the public on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8.00 to 16.00 and on Thursday unitl 15.00. The fair is held under the auspices of CTU rector prof. Petr Konvalinka.
The third annual Prague Public Universities Fair will take place in the building of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, CTU in Prague on Thursday, 1 February, from 9.00 to 16.30. The CTU in Prague, which is the organizer of this year, will present all bachelor and master programs offered within the university.
Individual faculties of CTU prepared days of open doors for prospective students. They will learn all about study programs, application forms, admissions, and many other useful information. Interesting exhibits and modern laboratories will be presented along with the opportunity to talk to students and educators.
The CTU Representative ball will be held at the Žofín palace in Prague on 17 February 2018 at 19.00. The event will be moderated by Veronika Poláčková. In the great hall, the Orchestra of Ježkovy stopy will perform, as wall as the Prague Symphonic Orchestra, the Karel Vlach Orchestra with soloists Anna Slováčková and Milan Peroutka, and the Astra Prague Dance Club.

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In the second week of December, Dean of the CTU Faculty of Civil Engineering, prof. Alena Kohoutková, and the Director of the Economic and Administrative Section of the Czech Social Security Administration, Ing. Jan Halíř Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation. The Department of Architecture and Department of Economics and Construction Management are involved in the Memorandum, whose representatives also participated in the ceremony.
Secondary school students had the opportunity to join the 7th annual project of Junior Tech University at CTU in Prague. During the three-month individual internships on campus, secondary school students were mentored by our academic staff on faculties by their own choosing. At the final joint meeting of trainees and mentors, which took place on 15 December in the CTU - CIIRC building, the students presented their projects and then received certificates of graduation from Junior Tech University.
On Friday, 15 December, the finals of the 9th annual Robo-Contest for secondary schools took place at Zenger's auditorium at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Charles Square. Every year, competing students are trying to accomplish given tasks with their robots built from Lego Mindstroms kits. This year, the Unstable Voltage University team beat the team from Příbram´s secondary grammar school, participating under the name Mindbreak2. The third place was taken by another secondary grammar school team,Kotrš, of Jakub Škoda Gymnasium in Přerov.
On Thursday, 14 December, the results of the CTU's best athlete competition were announced in the Bethlehem Chapel. Vít Přindiš of the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering was ranked first. The second position was taken by Kristýna Zahradníčková, student of Masaryk's Institute of Advanced Studies and third place had been taken by Bc. Kristiina Mäki of the Faculty of Civil Engineering.
The first public videoconference with the International Space Station from the territory of the Czech Republic was held in the building of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Charles Square in Prague on Monday, 4 December 2017 at 16.40. The technological solution of the transmission was provided by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering. The program was organized by SCIENCE IN as part of the ESERO CZ project (the European Space Agency's educational office), of which the faculty is a partner.