6 Upcoming Digital Finance and Fintech Events in Kazakhstan

6 Upcoming Digital Finance and Fintech Events in Kazakhstan

by November 15, 2018

One country that has been heavily involved in developing its fintech startup ecosystem lately is Kazakhstan. Set to make Astana, the capital city of this CIS country,  a world-leading financial center the government took a number of initiatives starting with the launch of Astana International Financial Centre in July 2018. 

As the interest in this region is growing, we look today at some of the must-attend fintech and digital finance events and conferences taking place in Kazakhstan in the coming months.

Read more about Fintech in Kazakhstan here

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IDC Central Asia Conference: “Digital Transformation in Banking and Finance”

November 22, 2018IDC Central Asia Conference: "Digital Transformation in Banking and Finance"

Organized by International Data Corporation (IDC), the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, the conference aims to provide a venue for an exchange of views and strategic experiences with colleagues in the financial industry.

IDC Central Asia Conference is a great opportunity to find out about solutions that will help your company move to a digital business model. The event’s cross-industry speaker lineup includes senior data scientists, engineers, strategists, leaders, and innovators representing Microsoft, Ernst & Young, and International Data Corporation among many others.


IoT Forum 2018. Astana

November 27, 2018IOT Forum 2018. Astana

2nd IoT Forum in Astana, organized by the Ministry of Information and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Kazakhtelecom, will be focusing on the challenges and opportunities IoT has to offer for Kazakhstan. 

Last year’s forum drew more than 300 participants including business professionals, industry experts, government representatives, hardware and software manufacturers, journalists and bloggers.


14th International Conference on Electronics Computer and Computation

November 29 – December 1, 2018

14th International Conference on Electronics Computer and ComputationA 3-day research-based international conference will be held on November 29th – December 1st at Suleyman Demirel University of Almaty. The conference will bring participants the latest trends in various areas including software engineering, computation, distributed systems, and artificial intelligence.

The ICECCO 2018 is set to bring researchers and industry leaders together to make a universal impact on the future of the technology.


International Risk Management Conference

April 11-12, 2019 International Risk Management Conference

XV International Risk Management Conference will take place on April 11-12, 2018. It is one of leading Eurasia focused risk management gatherings in the region. The conference is expected to be attended by participants from over 40 countries and will cover some of the key questions including financial management in large industrial holdings, conditions and trends of risk management development in Kazakhstan, CIS and globally, and advanced IT-products for simulation and prediction of risks.


International Information Technologies, Security and Communication Exhibition

April 24-26, 2019International Information Technologies, Security and Communication Exhibition

ITS Exhibition is an industry event in Central Asia, reflecting the trends in the development of the telecommunications market, communication services, security tools for corporate networks, software and devices, hardware protection and information technologies.

5th Kazakhstan International Information Technologies, Security and Communication Exhibition will take place on April 24-26, 2019. The exhibition will be attended by specialists involved in the market of information technologies, communication, and security tools as well purchasing managers of enterprises from various industries, representatives of broadcasters, banks, airports, and sports complexes.


SAP Forum Astana

May 2019

SAP Forum Astana

SAP Forum Astana is the largest SAP business conference in Kazakhstan, which has been gathering hundreds of professional participants for several years. Make sure to subscribe for their newsletter for the dates of upcoming SAP Forum 2019.

In the past, SAP Forum Astana included an extensive exhibition of innovative technologies, big data technologies, machine learning, blockchain, IoT, cloud technologies and SAP S/4HANA.


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