International conference “The Role of Digitalization in the Energy Sector and its Importance for the Economic Transformation of Kazakhstan” in Leader of the Nation Library

On June 28, 2016 Analytical Center of the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Leader of the Nation, together with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Astana is holding an International conference At the Crossroads - the Role of Digitalization in the Energy Sector and its Importance for the Economic Transformation of Kazakhstan”.

The conference will be held in a traditional to "Nazarbayev Center" format as an open interactive discussion, where participants can ask any questions to the speakers.

Keynote speaker of the conference will be Dr. Wolfgang Dierker, director of governmental relations at GE, Germany. Wolfgang Dierker lectures Economy and Policy at the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, and is founder and leader of the conversation circle “Historiker in Berlin”. On June 28, he will speak on “Industrial Internet – chances for renewable energies and sustainable growth”.

From the Kazakh side the keynote speaker will be Askar Sembin, deputy director of Almaty Tech Garden. He will speak on „The Industrialization of the Kazakh Economy in times of Digitalization”.

The conference will be attended by senior staff of the Presidential Administration, key ministries and agencies of the Republic of Kazakhstan, practitioners and researchers.

Conference participants will have the opportunity to ask questions to the speakers in an interactive discussion format.