On 04 – 06 October 2018 was organized the International Symposium consecrated to 85th  years of SAUM.

On the first day of the Symposium was organized a meeting with the Rectors’ Council of the main agricultural universities from a lot of countries: Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Tajikistan, Romania, Bulgaria, and Turkey.  The discussions were focused on the issues and directions of the development of world viticulture.

On October 5, 2018, the session’s presentation of the scientific papers took place at each faculty. A lot of international guests arrived from Romania, Turkey, Ukraine, Israel, Bulgaria, Estonia, etc.

During the conference in the hall was placed a roll-up with the Elevate logo. Interested persons, were informed about the objectives of the Elevate project and SAUM role in the project.