On 19 May 2018, the Astana Economic Forum, in its new form as the Global Challenges Summit, came to a close. New agendas and a revised format of events allowed the worldwide expert community to join together in search of solutions to the global challenges standing before all of humanity.
Samruk-Kazyna is an investment fund and its mission is increasing national wellbeing in Karakhstan and supporting national economy modernization.
After they speak at the AEF 2018 Global Challenges Summit, global intellectual stars will travel to Astana’s universities to give lectures, seminars, and master classes for students and young scholars of Kazakhstan.
ҚР ұлттық экономика бірінші вице-министрі Руслан Дәленов және GVA Kazakhstan серіктесі, АЭФ 2018: Global Challenges Summit бас продюсері Булат Столяров форумның бірінші аккредитация орталығын Hilton Astana--да салтанатты түрде ашты.
That evening, the theatre's ballet troupe will perform in a special Astana Ballet Gala.
Dat' Sri Idris Jala is a minster and chief executive director of the Performance Management and Delivery Unit (PEMANDU) of the National Reform Programme of Malaysia.
Mike Butcher is the chief editor of TechCrunch in Europe, the largest publication about the tech business.
Pavel Luksha, member of the Expert Council of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives and professor of practice at the SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management will participate in the panel discussions of the “World of singularity” track.
Futurist and technological singularity expert Evgeny Kuznetsov will participate in the “Robot-replaced humanity: planetary challenge or opportunity?” panel.
Mr. Prodi is a politician and two-time Prime Minister of Italy, former President of the European Commission and Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General for the Sahel region.
The Deputy Director of the Forum's Organizing Committee, Minister of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan Timur Suleimenov, Partner of GVA Kazakhstan and General Producer of the Forum Bulat Stolyarov, and Organizing Committee members Bauyrzhan Turlubekov and Dinara Zholdaspaeva responded to questions about the preparation process for the AEF 2018 Global Challenges Summit on location at the Press Centre of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
May 9 is Victory Day in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Vladimir Yakovlev is the author of the best-seller The Age of Happiness, and founder of the Age of Happiness project.
Grigory Vygon, the managing director of Vygon Consulting, will moderate a presentation on “Growth strategies for the oil and gas business in the era of clean energy” as part of the “World of new clean energy” track.
The AEF 2018 Global Challenges Summit Festival is an integrated lecture platform for world experts and student audiences, the key goal of which is to inform students about the planet's most important technological breakthroughs and the new challenges they present.
May 7 is Defender of the Fatherland Day in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Joe Studwell is the founder and chief editor of the magzine China Economic Quarterly.
John Panzer, Director, Global Practice for Macroeconomics and Fiscal Policy, World Bank, has confirmed his participation in the Global Challenges Summit 2018.
As the country's flagship higher education school, Nazarbaev University aims to become a world class research university. It is the main university of Kazakhstan whose basic principles of operation are autonomy and academic freedom.
Jonathan Woetzel is a Director of the McKinsey Global Institute in Asia.
The Organizational Committee of the Astana Economic Forum, to be held in Astana from the 17th to 19th May 2018, announces the social media competition “I’m going to the AEF 2018”.
The complex was designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (Chicago, US) and opened in Astana during the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO 2017.
The Immortality Begins Now sessions is going to feature a talk by Anthony Atala, a doctor of medicine majoring in the tissue engineering, Director of the Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Head of the Urology Department at the Medical School of Wake Forest (North Carolina, US).
1 MAY - the Day of Kazakhstan’s People Unity
Aubrey de Grey, a British gerontologist, chair and director of science at the SENS Foundation, chief editor of Rejuvenation Research Magazine, is going to take part in the plenary session of the Forum.
For his contribution to technology Steve Wozniak has been given 10 honorary doctorships of technical sciences from leading universities around the world.
One of AEF’s objectives is to formulate a clear understanding of key strategies and successful practices for public administration in the era of universal digitalisation while determining Kazakhstan’s priorities in this regard. To that end, former Estonian President Toomas Ilves will attend the "Digital World" track. He is an Estonian politician, diplomat, journalist, former member of the European Parliament and leader of Estonia’s Social Democratic Party.
The Foundation studies the mechanisms of ageing and develops scientific methods for radically extending life.
Andrei Sharonov will take part in the round table discussion: “The Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: How to Integrate into New Markets”
On 27 April, 2018, registration opened for press accreditation for the 2018 AEF Global Challenges Summit, part of the 11th Annual Astana Economic Forum.
A Polish film director, screenwriter and producer, winner of the Golden Lion at the 1984 Venice Film Festival (for "A Year of the Quiet Sun") along with many other international and national awards, Krzysztof Zanussi will be speaking at the 2018 Astana Economic Forum.
Laird Cagan will join the AEF: Global Challenges Summit 2018
The World Bank is an international financial organization set up in the United States in 1945 to provide financial and technical assistance to developing countries. 188 states are currently members of the World Bank.
A press briefing announcing the launch of Astana Economic Forum: Global Challenges Summit 2018 took place today at the office of Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.
Jim O'Neill is a British financier and the former chairman of Goldman Sachs.
On April 23, 2018, a press briefing will be held about the start of the official information campaign for the Astana Economic Forum: Global Challenges Summit 2018.
François Hollande served as President of the French Republic from May 2012 to May 2017.
The Astana Economic Forum has been rebooted. The 2018 Global Challenges Summit will be held May 17-18 on the grounds of the EXPO Congress Center. More than 300 speakers from 30 countries will attend the forum to discuss the challenges facing the world today: from global security and longevity to the new digital reality and designing the megapolises of the future.
Today, transport, energy and communication networks connect cities closer together than ever before.
An American physicist of Japanese origin, Michio Kaku is one of the founders of string theory and is active in the popularization of theoretical physics and modern concepts on the structure of the universe.
The "World of Global Security" session is to feature a speech by the chairman of the Ethics Commission of the International Olympic Committee and former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
Global Challenges Summit 2018 programme is announced. The Summit, based on Astana Economic Forum, will be held on May, 17-19 in Astana, The Republic of Kazakhstan.
The Astana Economic Forum has been Central Asia’s main business summit since 2008 and during that time the Republic of Kazakhstan has transformed from a rapidly developing post-Soviet state to a global leader in terms of the complexity and speed of the development programmes being implemented.
Astana Economic Forum rebirth in Global Challenges Summit entailed a determined change for brand identity of the congress.