Digital Bridge

Program of the Forum

September 28-29, 2022, Astana, IEC "EXPO"

September 28 — First day

13:00 — 14:00

Hall: Türkiye

Panel session: "United Digital Ecosystem: Advantages and Challenges"

Bagdat Mussin

Minister of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Baghdad Amreyev

General Secretary of the Organization of the Turkic States

Ali Taha Koch

The Head of Digital Transformation office of Presidency of Republic of Türkiye

Mustafa Varank

Minister of Industry and Technology in the Republic of Türkiye

Sherzod Shermatov

Minister for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Farid Ahmadov

Deputy Minister of Digital Development and Transport of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Indira Sharshenova

Deputy Minister of Digital Development of the Kyrgyz Republic

Dinara Tanasheva

Partner of EY, Head of Tax and Legal Services Practice in Kazakhstan and Central Asia (moderator)
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14:00 — 15:00

Hall: Qazaqstan

Keynote speech: "From Yakutia to Silicon Valley"

Arsen Tomsky

Founder and CEO of inDriver
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Hall: Uzbekistan

Panel session: "Strategies for the development of IT export and human capital of Kazakhstan. The main trends and prospects of the IT market"

Giorgi Aleksidze

CEO of New Age

Alan El-Kadhi

General manager of Glovo in Central Asia

Yevgeniy Sherbinin

CEO of Prime Source

John Chu

Vice President at EPAM

Robert Parker

Trade Team Leader, Economic Development Office, USAID CA

Anatoly Motkin

President of StrategEast (moderator)
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Hall: Azerbaijan

Panel session: "Digital technologies as a driver for the development of megacities and improving the comfort of the social environment"

Richard Kerby

Ex-Senior Inter-Regional Adviser on e-Government in UN

Daulet Argandykov

President of JSC "Center for Human Resources Development"

Laith Hamad

Vice President of Interaction with Government and Regulatory Authorities at One Web

Naoufal El Ouali

Founder and CEO of Axone Systems

Meirambek Ashirbekov

Head of the Department of Digitalization and Public Services of the city Astana

Rustam Yakupbayev

Managing Partner of GHP Group (moderator)
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Hall: Türkiye

Panel session: "APT and NFT. How to create commercially successful projects in contemporary art?"

Kirill Morozov

Brand-manager of ground and laser scanning of East EMEA region, Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon

Olga Lisitsyna

Digital designer, co-author of kazakhstani first virtual clothing collection "Tengerim" on NFT

Alikhan Mussatayev

Head of the portal about artists of Kazakhstan ART of Her

Evgeniy Khobotov

Founder of the Slonworks NFT marketplace

Inna Apenko

CEO of MIMIORIKI and GLOBAL NOMADS brands, creator of the international competition GNFA

Irina Kharitonova

Head of the Center for Creative Industries, expert researcher of Central Asia, Global Nomads Fashion Awards project's ideologist (moderator)
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Hall: Kyrgyzstan

Panel session: "Overcoming the digital divide for the development in broadband access"

Evgeny Solovyov

Digital economy Analyst at OJSC "Giprosvyaz", Belarus

Irina Divakova

Coordinator for the UN cooperation in the ITU Regional Office for the CIS countries

Nurlan Meirmanov

Chief Innovation Director at the Central Office of JSC "Kazakhtelecom"

Divya Sethi

Vice President of Commercial Affairs at OneWeb, AMEA Region

Kristine Genjian

Head of the Union of Operators in Armenia

Farid Nahli

Program Coordinator in the ITU Regional Office for the CIS countries (moderator)
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Hall: CyberSport

CS:GO tournament among Central Asian players

CS:GO Showmatch

CS: GO is one of the most popular esports disciplines in the world and the most popular PC game in Kazakhstan. Kazakh athletes have the largest number of achievements in this discipline. Today, players from Kazakhstan show great results, playing both for local esports clubs and for the world's largest organizations.
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15:00 — 16:00

Hall: Qazaqstan

Panel session: "Development of GovTech in Kazakhstan: collaboration with business"

Bagdat Mussin

Minister of Digital development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Umut Shayakhmetova

Chairman of the Management Board of Halyk Bank

Timur Turlov

Chief Executive Officer of Freedom Holding Corp.

Mikhail Lomtadze

Head and co-founder of Kaspi.kz

Aidyn Rakhimbayev

Shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of BI-Group

Lyazzat Ibragimova

Chairman of the Board JSC "Otbasy Bank"

Andrey Beklemishev

IDC Vice-President in Central Asia (moderator)
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Hall: Türkiye

Keynote speech: "Digital Sovereignty As The Enabler Of a Better Everyday"

Mansour Ibrahim Al Mansouri

Chief Operating Officer of G42 group

Award ceremony of winners of "Solve for tomorrow" by Samsung Kazakhstan

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Hall: Uzbekistan

Panel session: "How to maintain a venture portfolio during turbulence in global financial markets"

James Tan

Founder and Managing Partner of Quest Ventures

Michael Moe

Founder and CEO of GSV

Peter Ritz

Co-founder and CEO of FatBrain AI

Arslan Kudiyar

CEO of VentureRocket Eurasia

Gleb Davidyuk

Managing Partner of iTech Capital

Mike Fischer

Professor at the University of Southern California (moderator)
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Hall: Kyrgyzstan

Keynote speech: "Robotization: areas and methods of application"

Mikhail Pavlov

CTO of Arman, ideologist of the application of sound vision in expert systems

Maxim Korablev

Director of Business Development, R-Pro Concern
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Hall: CyberSport

CS:GO tournament among Central Asian players

CS:GO Showmatch

CS:GO is one of the most popular esports disciplines in the world and the most popular PC game in Kazakhstan. Kazakh athletes have the largest number of achievements in this discipline. Today, players from Kazakhstan show great results, playing both for local esports clubs and for the world's largest organizations.
Read more

16:00 — 17:00

Hall: Qazaqstan

Demo Day: "SilkWay Accelerator"

CTOgram

A single centralized system for searching for service stations, spare parts, car washes, traffic fines, auto-documentation and other car services.

Naimi.kz

A mobile marketplace of services. Helps to connect customers with service providers, i.e. specialists.

UvU

IT solution for minibus management, offering services of intercity and intercity passenger transportation on fixed and flexible routes.

Citix

Innovative solutions for a comfortable stay of a person in an urban environment, providing him with up-to-date information at the right time and in the right place with the help of information and communication technologies.

Beyne.ai

Face recognition and video analytics system for corporate security, smart city, and platforms for finding your photos.

iDos Games

A team of indie developers creating games with the ability to earn in the general metaverse via Play2Earn models.

FocusED now

Virtual classroom application that simplifies online learning and makes it more interesting by gamifying the process. It is also an analytics and statistics system that allows parents to track the progress of their children and contact the tutor.

Tripsome.com

Helps small businesses sell leisure activities through online booking.

Smoothly

A mobile app that helps people fall asleep easily, wake up refreshed and work better with the help of soothing sleep scenarios and routines.

Zan.bar

Ratings and reviews in the lawyer's profile. A large database of specialists. Complete confidentiality. Simple and intuitive interface. Free search.

zypl.ai

Creates the world's leading "AI factory" with AI software products for fintech, telecommunications, retail and production.

NB FIT

Smart fitness & health coaching for women.

fibo.cloud

The cloud service provider that aims to simplify cloud computing in Central Asia.
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Hall: Uzbekistan

Keynote speech: "Employee-brand: how to inspire employees to become company ambassadors"

Mariya Berezhnaya

Head of the recruiting department at IT holding Kazdream

Irina Possokhova

Head of HR department at IT holding Kazdream

Gaukhar Sydykova

HR Brand-manager at IT holding Kazdream

Ainura Kuanyshbayeva

Head of Kazdream Academy

Alla Nurali

Senior Recruiter at IT holding Kazdream (moderator)
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Hall: Azerbaijan

Central Asian Internet Governance Forum 2022

Panel session: “Digital Government Sustainability: a roadmap for achieving digital sustainability in an era of global change"

Ali Taha Koch

The Head of Digital Transformation office of Presidency of Republic of Türkiye

Almerindo Graziano

CEO of Cyber Ranges

Irina Baikulova

Senior Lawyer, Deputy Director of the Public Foundation for Civil Initiative of Internet Policy

Valeriy Zubanov

Commercial Director of “Kaspersky Lab” in Central Asia and Mongolia

Rano Bobojonien

Representative of the Supreme Assembly of the Republic of Tajikistan

Toomas Tirs

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Estonia to the Republic of Kazakhstan

Tattu Mambetalieva

Director of the Public Foundation "Civil Initiative of Internet Policy" (moderator)
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Hall: Türkiye

Mini-forum: "5G on Silk Road"

Bagdat Mussin

Minister of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Laszlo Toth

Head of Public Policy at GSMA Europe

Stefan Zehle

CEO of Coleago Consulting

Chen Chuanfei

Vice President of Huawei Wireless Solutions Line

Dilmurod Dusmatov

Secretary of the Republican Council on Radio Frequencies, Head of the Department of Regulation of the use of the radio frequency Spectrum of the Ministry of Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Yerzhan Meiramov

Chairman of Telecommunications Committee of the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry

Sutisak Tantayotin

Deputy Secretary-General of Telecommunication Office of NBTC of Thailand

Sergey Konkov

CEO of Tele2/Altel

Askhat Uzbekov

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Kcell

Evgeny Nastradin

Chief Executive Officer Beeline Kazakhstan

Igor Akulinin

Advisor to the President of Huawei Eurasia

Tair Ismailov

Strategic Engagement Director, GSMA(moderator)
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Hall: Kyrgyzstan

Panel session: "Personal data protection in the era of digital technology development"

Yekaterina Smyshlyayeva

Deputy of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Member of the Committee on Economic Reform and Regional Development of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Ruslan Abdikalykov

Chairman of the Information Security Committee of the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Ruslan Daiyrbekov

Head of the Digital Rights Center Qazaqstan

Yelzhan Kabyshev

Lawyer of the Digital Rights Center Qazaqstan

Arsen Aubakirov

Head of the Human Rights Consulting Group

Evgeny Pitolin

Head of the TerraLink Cybersecurity Practice

Gulmira Birzhanova

Lawyer of the Legal Media Center (moderator)
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Hall: CyberSport

CS:GO tournament among Central Asian players

CS:GO Showmatch

CS:GO is one of the most popular esports disciplines in the world and the most popular PC game in Kazakhstan. Kazakh athletes have the largest number of achievements in this discipline. Today, players from Kazakhstan show great results, playing both for local esports clubs and for the world's largest organizations.
Read more

17:00 — 18:00

Hall: Qazaqstan

Demo Day: "SilkWay Accelerator"

CTOgram

A single centralized system for searching for service stations, spare parts, car washes, traffic fines, auto-documentation, and other services in the car service.

Naimi.kz

A mobile marketplace of services. Helps to connect customers with service providers, i.e. specialists.

UvU

IT solution for minibus management, offering services of intercity and intercity passenger transportation on fixed and flexible routes.

Citix

Innovative solutions for a comfortable stay of a person in an urban environment, providing him with up-to-date information at the right time and in the right place with the help of information and communication technologies.

Beyne.ai

Face recognition and video analytics system for corporate security, smart city, and platforms for finding your photos.

iDos Games

A team of indie developers creating games with the ability to earn in the general metaverse via Play2Earn models.

FocusED now

Virtual classroom application that simplifies online learning and makes it more interesting by gamifying the process. It is also an analytics and statistics system that allows parents to track the progress of their children and contact the tutor.

Tripsome.com

Helps small businesses sell leisure activities through online booking.

Smoothly

A mobile app that helps people fall asleep easily, wake up refreshed and work better with the help of soothing sleep scenarios and routines.

Zan.bar

Ratings and reviews in the lawyer's profile. A large database of specialists. Complete confidentiality. Simple and intuitive interface. Free search.

zypl.ai

Creates the world's leading "AI factory" with AI software products for fintech, telecommunications, retail and production.

NB FIT

Smart fitness & health coaching for women.

fibo.cloud

The cloud service provider that aims to simplify cloud computing in Central Asia.
Read more
Hall: Uzbekistan

Panel session: "TikTok as a change catalyst in digital reality"

Magzhan Madiyev

Founding CEO of Astana Hub, Co-founder of Naimi.kz

Dmitriy Nemedvedev

Founder of Content Fabrica

Azat Khalimov

General producer of Yolo House

Olegzhan Beketayev

Managing Director of Marketing and PR, Jusan

Evgeniya Bekbulatova

Head of PR office at Tele2

Sergey Kokhichko

Head of EDUTOK Educational Content in Eastern Europe, TikTok

Nadezhda Lapina

Head of the direction for working with the community of creators in Eastern Europe, TikTok

Olga Sikorskaya

Senior manager of performance marketing at ChocoFood

Anastassiya Panina

General Manager of Global Business Solutions in Eastern Europe at TikTok (moderator)
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Hall: Azerbaijan

Central Asian Internet Governance Forum 2022

Panel session: “Digital Government Sustainability: a roadmap for achieving digital sustainability in an era of global change"

Almerindo Graziano

CEO of Cyber Ranges

Irina Baikulova

Senior Lawyer, Deputy Director of the Public Foundation for Civil Initiative of Internet Policy.

Ali Taha Koch

Head of the Digital Transformation Department of the Administration of the President of the Republic of Türkiye

Valeriy Zubanov

Commercial Director of “Kaspersky Lab” in Central Asia and Mongolia

Rano Bobojonien

Representative of the Supreme Assembly of the Republic of Tajikistan

Tattu Mambetalieva

Director of the Public Foundation "Civil Initiative of Internet Policy" (moderator)
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Hall: Türkiye

Mini-forum: "5G on Silk Road"

Bagdat Mussin

Minister of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Laszlo Toth

Head of Public Policy at GSMA Europe

Stefan Zehle

CEO of Coleago Consulting

Chen Chuanfei

Vice President of Huawei Wireless Solutions Line

Dilmurod Dusmatov

Secretary of the Republican Council on Radio Frequencies, Head of the Department of Regulation of the use of the radio frequency Spectrum of the Ministry of Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Sutisak Tantayotin

Deputy Secretary-General of Telecommunication Office of NBTC of Thailand

Sergey Konkov

CEO of Tele2/Altel

Askhat Uzbekov

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Kcell

Evgeny Nastradin

Chief Executive Officer Beeline Kazakhstan

Igor Akulinin

Advisor to the President of Huawei Eurasia

Yerzhan Meiramov

Chairman of Telecommunications Committee of the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry

Tair Ismailov

Strategic Engagement Director, GSMA(moderator)
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Hall: Kyrgyzstan

Cyber Security of Business and Trade: Challenges in the Age of Digitization

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Hall: CyberSport

CS:GO tournament among Central Asian players

CS:GO Showmatch

CS:GO is one of the most popular esports disciplines in the world and the most popular PC game in Kazakhstan. Kazakh athletes have the largest number of achievements in this discipline. Today, players from Kazakhstan show great results, playing both for local esports clubs and for the world's largest organizations.
Read more

18:00 — 19:00

Hall: Uzbekistan

Panel session: "TikTok as a change catalyst in digital reality"

Magzhan Madiyev

Founding CEO of Astana Hub, Co-founder of Naimi.kz

Dmitriy Nemedvedev

Founder of Content Fabrica

Azat Khalimov

General producer of Yolo House

Olegzhan Beketayev

Managing Director of Marketing and PR, Jusan

Evgeniya Bekbulatova

Head of PR office at Tele2

Sergey Kokhichko

Head of EDUTOK Educational Content in Eastern Europe, TikTok

Nadezhda Lapina

Head of the direction for working with the community of creators in Eastern Europe, TikTok

Olga Sikorskaya

Senior manager of performance marketing at ChocoFood

Anastassiya Panina

General Manager of Global Business Solutions in Eastern Europe at TikTok (moderator)
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Hall: Türkiye

Mini-forum: "5G on Silk Road"

Bagdat Mussin

Minister of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Laszlo Toth

Head of Public Policy at GSMA Europe

Stefan Zehle

CEO of Coleago Consulting

Chen Chuanfei

Vice President of Huawei Wireless Solutions Line

Dilmurod Dusmatov

Secretary of the Republican Council on Radio Frequencies, Head of the Department of Regulation of the use of the radio frequency Spectrum of the Ministry of Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Yerzhan Meiramov

Chairman of Telecommunications Committee of the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry

Sutisak Tantayotin

Deputy Secretary-General of Telecommunication Office of NBTC of Thailand

Sergey Konkov

CEO of Tele2/Altel

Askhat Uzbekov

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Kcell

Evgeny Nastradin

Chief Executive Officer Beeline Kazakhstan

Igor Akulinin

Advisor to the President of Huawei Eurasia

Tair Ismailov

Strategic Engagement Director, GSMA(moderator)
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Hall: Kyrgyzstan

Closed round table: "Cyber Challenges in Business and Trade"

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September 29 — Second day

10:00 — 11:00

Hall: Qazaqstan

Astana Hub Battle. Semifinal

The biggest battle for the best IT startup ASTANA HUB BATTLE. This is a platform for IT startups to compete for the title of "the best". The prize fund is $18,000. The winners of the battle will receive $10,000, second place - $ 5,000, third place - $ 3,000.

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Hall: Uzbekistan

Panel session: "Venture investments: startups for scaling up"

Viacheslav Zhuravlev

Investor in MYCRANE and Raters Group

Adil Nurgozhin

Founder of BigSky Capital

Leonid Dovbenko

Founder of Yalla Market and Meta Group

Arsalan Alfred Ni

Managing Partner in Most Ventures

Madiyar Toleugali

Co-founder and CEO of UvU

Mirat Akhmetsadykov

Managing Partner of Most Ventures (moderator)
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Hall: Azerbaijan

Panel session: "The potential and barriers of Central Asia for the export of IT services abroad"

Alexandr Polorotov

Co-founder of Datanomix.pro

Admet Akhter

Founder and CEO of Akhter Studios, co-founder of Akhter School

Richard Kerby

Ex-Senior Inter-Regional Adviser on e-Government in UNDESA

Yevgeniy Sherbinin

CEO of Prime Source

Vladislav Buyanov

Expert in international B2B sales, mentor and expert in business incubators in Eastern Europe

Maxim Tolmachev

Managing partner at Re:point Software

Aigerim Mukhayeva

Managing director of IT export AITEX, co-founder and CEO of Akhter school (moderator)
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Hall: Türkiye

Panel session: "Digital transformation of Tengizchevroil: investing in people, business and technology"

Keith Campbell

Digital Manager of Tengizchevroil

Matthew Meyer

Base Business Operations Advisor in Tengizchevroil

Marat Kuatov

Digital Champion at Tengizchevroil

Klara Zholdasbaeva

Business Management Manager of the Logistics Department of Tengizchevroil

Gulden Kumarova

Planning Manager of the product optimization management system of the HSE department of Tengizchevroil

Azidolla Kismetov

Digitization Consultant (moderator)
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Hall: Kyrgyzstan

Panel session: "Earth remote sensing technologies as a driving force in the effective development and use of our planet's resources"

Ahmed Awady

ESRI Solutions Lead

Nick Trudgen

CEO of Space Chain

Nicolas Tenaud

Sales Director - Export at Thales Alenia Space

Rene Griesbach

Regional Manager of Pre-sale preparation in Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Planet Labs Germany GmbH

Mukhiddin Ibragimov

Head of the geoinformation technologies and navigation department at "Uzbekcosmos"

Aidyn Ayimbetov

Chairman of the Board "Kazakhstan Garysh Sapary" (moderator)
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Hall: CyberSport

FIFA tournament among participants from Kazakhstan

FIFA Showmatch

FIFA Discipline Tournament among participants from Kazakhstan
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11:00 — 12:00

Hall: Qazaqstan

Astana Hub Battle. Semifinal

Competitions between IT startup projects held within the framework of the International Technology Forum "Digital Bridge". The main objective of the event is to identify the best IT startup projects and award them with cash prizes for project development.

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Hall: Uzbekistan

Panel session: "Digital transformation in the corporate sector"

Craig Dickman

Managing Partner of TitletownTech, USA (online)

Jonas Krumland

CEO of LogWard, Germany (online)

Artem Spirke

Director of the Department of Operational Efficiency, Kazzinc

Dmitry Kurin

Director of Innovation and Venture Investments, MTS (Moscow, Cyprus)

Yerzhan Nauruzbaev

Founder of international logistic startup, techological entrepeneur, IT expert and mentor (moderator)
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Hall: Azerbaijan

Panel session: "Digital transformation: people and cases"

Zhanar Samayeva

Deputy Chairman of JSC "Center for Development of Payment and Financial Technologies of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan"

Elmira Obry

Head of the BCPD, TechWoman (online)

Ramil Mukhoryapov

Founder and co-founder of Chocofamily Holding

Alina Leon Kozenko

Strategic Government Engagement Executive of Europe and Africa at Coursera

Rustem Bigari

Head of the Digital Government Support Center

Rauan Kenzhekhanuly

Founder & CEO of Bilim Media Group (moderator)
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Hall: Türkiye

Panel session: "From IoT to IoE: enablers of the 4th Industrial Revolution"

Zhanat Zhakhmetova

Vice-minister of energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Ben Griffin

Vice President of Mobility solutions at OneWeb

Jeff Merritt

Head of IoT and Urban Transformation, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum (online)

Bakhytzhan Ilyas

Chairman of the Digital Energy Association

Yerlan Minavar

Deputy СEO, Development and Innovation, Transtelecom JSC

Mukhtar Kuanyshbaiuly

CEO at Connected Home

Diyas Asanov

CEO of Siemens Kazakhstan (moderator)
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Hall: Kyrgyzstan

Panel session: "Satellite technologies: sustainable engine of social and economic development"

Selman Nas

Executive Vice President, Space Systems in Turkish Aerospace

Christophe Bauer

Vice President for Commerial Sales, Astranis

Karen Badalov

Regional Directory for CIS Eutelsat

Ivan Zaitsev

Director of Market Access, OneWeb

Ilhami Aygun

President of MonacoSat

Simon Gatty Saunt

VP Sales Europe SES (online)

Mesut Ciceker

Chief Advisor to the President of "MonacoSat" (moderator)
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Hall: CyberSport

FIFA tournament among participants from Kazakhstan

FIFA Showmatch

FIFA Discipline Tournament among participants from Kazakhstan
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12:00 — 13:00

Hall: Qazaqstan

Astana Hub Battle. Semifinal

Competitions between IT startup projects held within the framework of the International Technology Forum "Digital Bridge". The main objective of the event is to identify the best IT startup projects and award them with cash prizes for project development.

Read more
Hall: Uzbekistan

Keynote speech: "Talent Management at EPAM"

​​Denis Posselyonnyy

Head of HR at EPAM Kazakhstan

​​Eleonora Munsh

Deputy Director of Education at EPAM Kazakhstan
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Hall: Azerbaijan

Panel session: "Digital ecosystems: innovations or must-have of leaders"

Aidos Zhumagulov

Advisory chairman of the Board of Directors Freedom Bank

Ramil Mukhoryapov

Founder and co-founder of Chocofamily Holding

Eduard Kim

Founder and owner of Technodom chain store

Evgeny Nastradin

Chief Executive Officer of Beeline

Nariman Mukushev

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of Halyk Bank (moderator)
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Hall: Türkiye

Panel session: "C4IR. Digital transformation of enterprises in Kazakhstan through the means of independent assessment of SIRI digital maturity."

Dinara Sheglova

Vice Minister of Industry and Infrastructural Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Vikram Kalkat

Co-founder and Vice President of International Centre for Industrial Transformation

Kairat Kaliyev

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board and Chairman of the Board of Directors of AIFC Tech Hub and Media Solutions Laboratory

Mike Chan

Director, Partnership Relations of "INCIT"

Bolat Basheyev

Chairman of the Infromation and Communication Technologies, Education and Innovation Committee of the National Chamber of Entrepeneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken"

Holger Wiefel

Head of the Regional Programme on Advice for Small Businesses EBRD, Kazakhstan and Mongolia (moderator)
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Hall: Kyrgyzstan

Panel session: "Spatial data - the foundation of the digital state"

Baglan Kaziev

Director of "KazAeroSpace"

Farabi Yermekov

Head of the “National Spatial Data Infrastructure of the Republic of Kazakhstan” Management Team

Abzal Zhamalov

Director of "EOSpatial", member of "Association of companies of remote sensing of Earth"

Pascal Lazaridis

Program and Product Manager, Thales Alenia Space France

Valentin Zaitsev

BBrand-manager of ground and laser scanning of East EMEA region, Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon

Kirill Idrissov

Brand-manager of ground and laser scanning of East EMEA region

Kazhmukhan Bekmukashev

Chairman of the Committee for Geodesy and Cartography of the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan (moderator)
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Hall: CyberSport

FIFA tournament among participants from Kazakhstan

FIFA Showmatch

FIFA Discipline Tournament among participants from Kazakhstan
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13:00 — 14:00

Hall: Uzbekistan

Panel session: "Secure digital asset market and global trends in Crypto industry regulation"

Rauan Sagidulla

General manager at Binance in Kazakhstan

Arutyun Pogosyan

CEO of ATАIX Eurasia

Talgat Dossanov

CEO of Biteeu Eurasia Ltd.

Nurkhat Kushimov

General director of the AIFC Financial Services Regulatory Committee

Tatyana Dmitrenko

Expert of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Olga Goncharova

GR Director at Binance (moderator)
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Hall: Azerbaijan

Panel session: "Transformation of the oil industry on the example of Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V. New directions"

Marcel Doup

Product manager Digital, Shell

Andrea Corneo

Data Scientist and Team Leader at ENI

Lenar Nasipov

Caspian Digital Transformation Business Development Manager

Saltanat Mashirova

Advanced Cybersecurity Architect/Engineer at Center of Excellence and Innovation, Honeywell

Ulan Burkitov

Head of the Department of Digitalization and Continuous Improvement KPO/Shell (moderator)
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Hall: Türkiye

Panel session: "New opportunities for women in the digital world"

Aziza Shuzheyeva

President of “TECHNOWOMEN” Association

Ainur Temirkhankyzy

Founder of IT-holding Globerce Capital, Advisor to the Chairman of the Board on digital products and processes of Joint Stock Company "Bank Freedom Finance Kazakhstan." Trustee of the Public Foundation "Charity Foundation" Niet"

Raisa Uskenbayeva

Director of the Institute of Automation and Information Technologies of Satbayev University, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor

Madina Dusmagambetova

Deputy Head of Documentolog

Asem Kenzhebek

Investment banker, entrepreneur

Assem Nurgaliyeva

CEO of First Credit Bureau (moderator)
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14:00 — 15:00

Зал: Qazaqstan

Кeynote speech: "Сreative reinvention"

Almas Zhali

CEO of Brave Talents and Brave Engineering

Nadya Zhexembayeva

Founder of Reinvention Academy
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Hall: Uzbekistan

Panel session: "Problems of development of the digital mining industry in Kazakhstan"

Rauan Sagidulla

General manager at Binance in Kazakhstan

Yerzhan Abdiyev

President of the Eurasian Association of Digital Assets, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technologies

Daniyar Mubarakov

President of the Association of Blockchain and Data Center Industry in Kazakhstan

Huang Heng-Li

CEO of Brown communications corporation LLC

Sapar Akhmetov

Chairman of the Board of the Kazakhstan Association of Blockchain Technologies

Gizzat Baitursynov

Deputy Director of the Department of Development of Electronic Industry and Digital Assets Industry of the MDDIAI of the Republic of Kazakhstan (moderator)
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Hall: Azerbaijan

Central Asian Internet Governance Forum 2022

Panel session: "Sustainability of the digital society: creating conditions for digital citizenship as a factor in continuous digital development"

Sarkis Darbinyan

Head of Digital Rights Center

Asomudin Atoyev

Regional Director, SecDev Group

Alexey Marchuk

Chairman of the Comunitatea Internet Association, Coordinator of the Moldova Internet Governance Forum (MIGF)

Alexey Marchuk

Chairman of the Comunitatea Internet Association, Coordinator of the Moldova Internet Governance Forum (MIGF)

Arsen Aubakirov

Director of "Human Rights Consulting Group"

Tatyana Zinovich

Acting director of the Legal Policy Research Center (moderator)
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Hall: Türkiye

Panel session: “Innovation and Startup Ecosystem Enablers in the member states of the OTS”

Magzhan Madiyev

Founding CEO of Astana Hub, Co-founder of Naimi.kz

Ahmet Serdar Ibrahimcioglu

CEO of Bilişim Vadisi Technopark, Türkiye

Faruk Inaltekin

General Manager of Bilkent Cyberpark, Turkey

Chubak Temirov

Executive Director of High Technology Park, Kyrgyzstan

Farkhad Ibragimov

CEO of IT Park, Uzbekistan

Farrukh Jumayev

Project Director, Organization of Turkic States (moderator)
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Hall: Kyrgyzstan

Scouting in the field of defense and security "Defense Tech"

Darkhan Akhmediyev

Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Askar Taximov

Head of the City Monitoring and Rapid Response Center "iKomek109"

Aidar Berdibekov

Deputy Head of the National University of Defense of the First President of Kazakhstan

Temirzhan Abdrakhmanov

Chairman of the board "NC "Kazakhstan Engineering" JSC

Yerzhan Yersainov

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of JSC "Kazakhstan GIS Center" (moderator)
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Hall: CyberSport

FIFA tournament among participants from Kazakhstan

FIFA Showmatch

FIFA Discipline Tournament among participants from Kazakhstan
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15:00 — 16:00

Hall: Qazaqstan

KPMG Tech Awards 2022

Awarding of certificates for training under the Tech Orda program

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Hall: Uzbekistan

Panel session: "Digital currencies of central banks: strategy and implementation goals"

Yeldos Kuanyshbekov

Deputy Chairman of the Center for Development of Payment and Financial Technologies

Sanzhar Abdygaziev

Head of the Supervision Group for the Activities of Payment System Operators and Payment Organizations of the Payment Systems Department of the National Bank of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan

Conrad Kraft

Managing Director at Digital Euro Association (online)

Ainur Kenzhayeva

Head of the Digital Tenge project, the Center for the Development of Payment and Financial Technologies of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Alina Abdrakhmanova

Director of the Business School at the University of KAZGUU named after. M.S. Narikbayeva, Co-founder and CEO of IN-VR Ltd startup (moderotor)
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Hall: Azerbaijan

Central Asian Internet Governance Forum 2022

Panel session: "Sustainability of the digital society: creating conditions for digital citizenship as a factor in continuous digital development"

Sarkis Darbinyan

Head of Digital Rights Center

Asomudin Atoyev

Regional Director, SecDev Group

Alexey Marchuk

Chairman of the Comunitatea Internet Association, Coordinator of the Moldova Internet Governance Forum (MIGF)

Arsen Aubakirov

Director of "Human Rights Consulting Group"

Tatyana Zinovich

Acting director of the Legal Policy Research Center (moderator)
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Hall: Türkiye

Panel session: "Development of innovation ecosystem as a driver of the economic growth"

Alan El-Kadhi

Director of Gaza Sky Geeks at Mercy Corps

Irakli Kashibadze

Coordinator at Startup Central Eurasia

Lale Can Gözübüyük

Regional Director of Plug and Play

Alexandr Doroshenko

Founder of Terricon Valley

Mike Fischer

Professor at the University of Southern California (moderator)
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Hall: Kyrgyzstan

Scouting in the field of defense and security "Defense Tech"

Darkhan Akhmediyev

Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Askar Taximov

Head of the City Monitoring and Rapid Response Center "iKomek109"

Aidar Berdibekov

Deputy Head of the National University of Defense of the First President of Kazakhstan

Temirzhan Abdrakhmanov

Chairman of the board "NC "Kazakhstan Engineering" JSC

Yerzhan Yersainov

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of JSC "Kazakhstan GIS Center"
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Hall: CyberSport

FIFA tournament among participants from Kazakhstan

FIFA Showmatch

FIFA Discipline Tournament among participants from Kazakhstan
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16:00 — 17:00

Hall: Qazaqstan

Astana Hub Battle. Final

Competitions between IT startup projects held within the framework of the International Technology Forum "Digital Bridge". The main objective of the event is to identify the best IT startup projects and award them with cash prizes for project development.

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Hall: Uzbekistan

Panel session: "Development of the web3.0 ecosystem and blockchain technologies"

Aidana Kaskyrbek

Head of the Blockchain Center at the Center for the Development of Payment and Financial Technologies of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Astana Khabarovsk Corporate Fund

Geoffrey See

CEO of Poko Fund (online)

Yuting Golden

Head of internal divisions in Binance Academy (online)

Asaf Yosifov

CEO of Titanium Technologies (online)

Artur Sundetov

CEO of Tech Culture
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Hall: Azerbaijan

Central Asian Internet Governance Forum 2022

Panel session: "Resilience of the digital economy: development of digital business and digital cooperation under the pressure of the crisis"

George Chen

Regional Public Policy Director at Meta (Facebook) in China, Mongolia and Central Asia

Ruta Makareviciute

Consulting partner, leads the practice of consulting in Uzbekistan and digital services in Central Asia and the Caucasus

Omar Al Ashy

Founder and CEO of URENT

Ekaterina Genkina

International expert of change management and business transformation

Almerindo Graziano

CEO of Cyber Ranges

Vaan Ovsepyan

External Relations Officer (Caucasus and Central Asia) at the RIPE NCC

Olzhas Satiyev

President of the TSARKA Group and Founder of the WebTotem Startup
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Hall: Türkiye

Panel session: "Metaverse now and after"

Evgeniy Smagin

Member of the Advisory Board of SK Telecom Start-up Accelerator

Joh Orengo

Founder and CEO of Spatial8

Cristian-Emanuel Anton

CTO and Founder of MeetinVR

Rupert Breheny

Google Technical Specialist: VR/AR, Ecommerce, Fashion, Architecture

David Vasquez

Managing Partner InVenture Hub, ex-Head 5G Center MTS Startup Hub, mentor/lecturer at ITMO University (moderator)
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Hall: Kyrgyzstan

Scouting in the field of defense and security "Defense Tech"

Darkhan Akhmediyev

Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Askar Taximov

Head of the City Monitoring and Rapid Response Center "iKomek109"

Aidar Berdibekov

Deputy Head of the National University of Defense of the First President of Kazakhstan

Temirzhan Abdrakhmanov

Chairman of the board "NC "Kazakhstan Engineering" JSC

Yerzhan Ersainov

Acting Chairman of the Management Board of Kazakhstan GIS Center JSC (moderator)
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Hall: CyberSport

FIFA tournament among participants from Kazakhstan

FIFA Showmatch

FIFA Discipline Tournament among participants from Kazakhstan
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17:00 — 18:00

Hall: Qazaqstan

Astana Hub Battle. Final

Competitions between IT startup projects held within the framework of the International Technology Forum "Digital Bridge". The main objective of the event is to identify the best IT startup projects and award them with cash prizes for project development.

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Hall: Uzbekistan

Panel session: "Digital markets of Kazakhstan on the scale of metaverse: the view of the regulator and business"

Marat Omarov

Chairman of the Agency for Protection and Development of Competition of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Ramil Mukhoryapov

Founder and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Chocofamily Holding

Nikolai Babeshkin

Chairman of the Council of the "Association Digital Kazakhstan", CEO and co-founder of Kolesa Group

Marina Amelina

Advisor to the CEO of the Ozon company

Sabyrzhan Berkinbaev

Managing director of Kaspi.kz

Yelena Bychkova

Advisor to the Chairman of the Association of Legal Entities "Association Digital Kazakhstan" (moderator)
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Hall: Azerbaijan

Central Asian Internet Governance Forum 2022

Panel session: "Resilience of the digital economy: development of digital business and digital cooperation under the pressure of the crisis”

George Chen

Regional Public Policy Director at Meta (Facebook) in China, Mongolia and Central Asia

Ruta Makareviciute

Consulting partner, leads the practice of consulting in Uzbekistan and digital services in Central Asia and the Caucasus

Omar Al Ashy

Founder and CEO of URENT

Ekaterina Genkina

International expert of change management and business transformation

Almerindo Graziano

CEO of Cyber Ranges

Olzhas Satiyev

President of the TSARKA Group and Founder of the WebTotem Startup

Vahan Hovsepyan

External Relations Officer (Caucasus and Central Asia) at the RIPE NCC
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Hall: Türkiye

Panel session: "Artificial Intelligence and cloud services as catalyst of the business growth"

Artur Pyarn

Solutions Director, Cloud Services in Russia, Huawei

Alexander Mamaev

Head of Machine Learning Department PREDICT, VK

Marat Abdildabekov

Сhief Information Technology Officer of Kazakhtelecom JSC

Maxim Baryshev

Founder of “Uchet” group of companies

Dauren Sartayev

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of JSC Halyk Bank

Yevgeniy Sherbinin

CEO of Prime Source (moderator)
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Hall: Kyrgyzstan

Scouting in the field of defense and security "Defense Tech"

Darkhan Akhmediyev

Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Askar Taximov

Head of the City Monitoring and Rapid Response Center "iKomek109"

Aidar Berdibekov

Deputy Head of the National University of Defense of the First President of Kazakhstan

Temirzhan Abdrakhmanov

Chairman of the board "NC "Kazakhstan Engineering" JSC

Yerzhan Yersainov

Acting Chairman of the Management Board of Kazakhstan GIS Center JSC (moderator)
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