Technical sponsor
1st IEEE International Conference
on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS-2018)
Saint‑Petersburg, RUSSIA, May 15‑18, 2018

Important Dates

  • November 19, 2017
    December 15, 2017
    Special Session proposals
  • December 22, 2017
    February 15, 2018
    Paper submission
  • February 28, 2018
    March 10, 2018
    Notification of acceptance
  • February 28, 2018
    March 15, 2018
    Tutorial proposals
  • March 10, 2018
    Recommended date for visa support letter (invitation) request
  • March 31, 2018
    Final paper submission
  • May 15, 2018
    Tutorial day
  • May 15-18, 2018
    Conference dates
Visa Support

According to the Russian legislation, citizens of most countries need a visa to enter Russia. To get a Russian humanitarian visa one needs to apply to the nearest Russian consulate. Application should be accompanied with the so called visa support letter, issued by the hosting organization. To obtain a visa support letter from ITMO University please send us ( as quickly as possible the following data:

  1. Copy of your passport (PDF or JPEG)
  2. Copy of your previous Russian visas (if you have one)
  3. The following pre-filled questionnaire:
    • Last name (as in passport):
    • First name (as in passport):
    • Middle name (if you have one, as in passport):
    • Gender (male/female):
    • Nationality:
    • Place where you are going to apply for the Russian visa (country, city, where the Russian consulate is located)
    • Date of arrival to the Russian Federation (
    • Date of departure from the Russian Federation (
    • Place of birth (country, city):
    • Place of residence (country, city):
    • Place of stay in St. Petersburg (address):
    • Place of work/study
      • Organization:
      • Address:
      • Position:
      • Length of service:
      • Your e-mail:
  4. Address where we should send the original invitation.

Providing the personal data listed above you agree with ITMO University Personal Data Processing Policy.

The purpose of your visit will be formulated as "scientific-technical relations - participation in the 1st IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS-2018)". Type of requested visa is single-entry HUMANITARIAN visa. St. Petersburg will be indicated as a city you are planning to visit within this trip (if necessary let us know other options).

When your invitation is issued and your registration is completed we will send you an electronic copy by email. Since consulates from some countries require original document, we can also send it by a regular mail.