Mission of the forum - to discuss current issues and opportunities, to promote the strengthening of economic growth, to search answers to the pressing questions of the world economic development.
The main theme of the AEF 2015 - "Infrastructure: driver of sustainable economic growth". In the conduct of this subject is expected to discuss issues of modernization and development of infrastructure as an important factor for sustainable development in modern conditions.
Key activities of the Forum will be Plenary Session, Investment Forum, Asia and Europe Leaders Forum, Eurasian Economic Congress, Revival of the Silk Road and the Urbanistic Forum.
As partners in organization of the forums and planned activities will participate such international organizations as – the UN, the OECD, the World Bank, the ADB, the Eurasian Economic Commission, and others.
The AEF platform annually gathers together more than a thousand delegates from more than 80 countries, including heads of the states, leading politicians, Nobel laureates, renowned scientists, journalists and representatives of the business elite.
The guests of the VII AEF were Malaysian Prime Minister - Dato' Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak; President of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) - Saydik Martin; Professor of Economics, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Chairman of Yunus Centre and founder of Grameen Bank - Muhammad Yunus and others.
In the work of VIII AEF will participate about 3000 representatives of political, economic and business circles coming from more than 80 countries.