International ROBOFORUM 2015 took place on the 29th of April within an opening program of the exhibition of robots "ROBOSTATION" at VDNKH and united international roboticists and scientists, representatives of ministries and educational institutions, head of companies and young engineers and entrepreneurs from around the world.
Maxim began to study robotics after graduation, in parallel with his studies at graduate school. He organised the first robot competition for schoolchildren in Russia – the International Robot Competition held in 2002. The number of teams participating in International Robot Competitions has grown from 16 teams in 2002 to 4 thousand in 2014. Since 2004 Maxim has been the Chairman of the Russian Organising Committee of the World Robot Olympiad (WRO), and Head Coach and organiser of the Russian team’s participation during the global stage of the WRO.
Over the years Maxim has acted as co-organiser of a large number of events: “Mobile Robots” festival, “Robotics” exhibition, Russian Robot Olympiad, “Robots” forum, "Robofest", "Informatics and Robotics at the Palais des Congres" festival, the All-Russian Conference "Methods of Teaching the Basics of Robotics", the All-Russian Science Festival, "Robomir" festival, and the All-Russian Robotics Olympiad, among others.
In addition to his organisational activities, Maxim is actively engaged in teaching and research. Since 2002 he has been teaching courses for teachers of robotics, which have been attended by over 400 Moscow teachers and more than 500 teachers from other regions of Russia.