Astana Economic Forum: Global Challenges Summit 2018
Eleven global topics will be addressed at the Astana Economic Forum (AEF). Some 500 speakers from 24 different countries will gather in Kazakhstan’s capital during May 17-19. The AEF will become a platform where representatives of the international intellectual elite will discuss the most important topics: from sustainability and longevity to global security and the future megacities. In addition, according to vice-minister of national economy of Kazakhstan Ruslan Dalenov, the forum will be organized in a new format and will consist of three blocks: a business program, a strategic session and research. In the platform will also host meetings of Nobel laureates with Kazakh students and businessmen.
RUSLAN DALENOV, KAZAKH FIRST VICE MINISTER OF NATIONAL ECONOMY:
- Astana Economic Forum is a magnet attracting foreign investors, it’s the meeting place of the leading business people of the world and Kazakhstan. The forum will be attended by the representatives of the leading international European, Asian and American banks as well as venture funds, silicon valleys, major investors and trans-national companies that are seeking to invest their capital. It is a good chance to present Kazakhstan’s opportunities at the forum and to discuss cooperation opportunities.