Ministry of Information and Communication of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
“National Infocommunication Holding “Zerde” JSC
United Nations Department of Social and Economic Affairs, Division for Public Administration and Development Management
Nowadays the dynamic development of information and communication technologies (ICT) affect economic growth of the country and lead to changes in all aspects of society.
ICTs, permeating all areas of daily human activity is one of the most significant in terms of impact on private and working life, social sphere, economy, image and status in the world community.
Considering the trends of ICT development in the Republic of Kazakhstan on November 24, 2015 it was adopted the Law "On Informatization", with changes and additions to Laws 30 and 9 of the Codes of the Republic of Kazakhstan, along with 93 sub-legal acts regulating the issues of Informatization.
Also on behalf of the head of state it is developed a new "Digital Kazakhstan 2020" program, the main priorities of which will be: completion of ensuring the population's access to broadband Internet, increase of the society's digital literacy, continued development of e-government and more.
At the annual site of Global conference the AEF will discuss the methods, tools and ways to overcome the digital gap, as well as development of digital infrastructure, industry and establishment of creative society.
Discussion of issues related to identifying problems, finding and applying new solutions to ICT development are relevant for not only today's Kazakhstan but also for the CIS countries and far abroad. Activities planned in the AEF 2016 will provide new opportunities and solutions for ICT development in Kazakhstan.
Purpose of the conference
Exchange of experience, expansion of international cooperation and elaboration of recommendations for the further development of digital Kazakhstan.
Sections and key issues for discussion
Conference will discuss the following issues:
- Digital infrastructure;
- Customer-oriented state;
- Creative society;
- Digital industry.
Participants of the conference
Conference is organized by the Ministry of investments and development of Kazakhstan jointly with the United Nations.
Co-executor of the conference is "Zerde National Info-Communication Holding" JSC.
Partners of the event are: World Bank, EMC Company, IDC.
For participation in the conference there will be invited authoritative politicians, economists, world-renowned experts, heads of state bodies and companies, large corporations, international organizations, and independent experts and scientists, the first persons of the world's ICT companies from over 10 countries.
· Attraction of private investment for ICT development in Kazakhstan;
· Development of recommendations based on the experience of foreign countries on further development of Kazakhstan in the field of ICT;
· Further strengthening of links between experts to exchange experiences and knowledge in ICT.
Session 1. Bringing ICT to the Poorest and Furthest Behind
Session 2. Ensuring that Digital Dividends Improve People’s Lives