GLOBAL CHALLENGES SUMMIT

The Press Office of the

L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University.

The Republic of Kazakhstan,

2 Satpaev str. Astana.

                                                                 

press release

  

L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University plans to hold a festival, i.e. public lectures and interviews, as a part of the XI Astana Economic Forum GLOBAL CHALLENGES SUMMIT on May 17-18, 2018; with key guests:

 

1. Joe Studwell, founder and editor-in-chief of the magazine "China EconomicQuarterly", author of the book "Asian Management Model"

2. Anthony Townsend, Author of «Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers,           and the Quest for a New Utopia»

3. Bruno Macaes, politician, business strategist, Hudson Institute in Washington

4. Shantayanan Devarajan, Senior Director of Development Economics, World Bank

5. Jean Baptiste Coquiouz, Principal, Luxempart Group, Luxembourg

6. Danil Gusev, Managing partner of the Luxembourg "FinTech" fund "Digital Space Ventures"

7. Alexander Gabuev, Senior fellow and the chair of the Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center

8. Alma Obayeva, Chairman of the Board of  "National Payment Council" non-commercial partnership.

9. Yevgeny Kuznetsov, Ambassador of the University of Singularity

10. Ilya Strebulayev, professor at Stanford University's Higher Business School

11. Jonathan Ha, president of Red Pulse, the new ecosystem of China

 

The main topics of the interviews and public lectures of the guests:

1. Geopolitical Challenges

2. Digital technologies for the future economy

 

The key task of the Festival is to tell students, undergraduates and doctoral students about the most important technological breakthroughs of the planet and new challenges related to them.

 

Advantages of the Festival:

1. Openness: free access to registration and public program

2. Topicality: Kazakhstan will become the main discussion hub for the most important issues of effective regulators in the field of national policy of technological development

3. High level of expertise: the information center of the congress will be an international study on the methods of innovation management and foresight of technological development in Kazakhstan, conducted jointly with the world-famous research centers of advanced development of regulation and implementation of the latest technological solutions.

 

 

 

Draft program of the Festival

 

17 May. Track 1

14.30 - 15.30 Jean Baptiste Coquiouz, Principal, Luxempart Group, Luxembourg

15.45 - 16.45 Alma Obayeva, Chairman of the Board of  "National Payment Council" non-commercial partnership.

17.00 - 18.00 Joe Studwell, founder and editor-in-chief of the magazine "China EconomicQuarterly", author of the book "Asian Management Model"

 

17 May. Track 2

14.30 - 15.30 Jonathan Ha, president of Red Pulse, the new ecosystem of China

15.45 - 16.45 Yevgeny Kuznetsov, Ambassador of the University of Singularity

 

18 May. Track 1

14.30 - 15.30 Shantayanan Devarajan, Senior Director of Development Economics, World Bank

15.45 - 16.45 Ilya Strebulayev, professor at Stanford University's Higher Business School

17.00 - 18.00 Alexander Gabuev, Senior fellow and the chair of the Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center

 

18 May. Track 2

15.00 - 16.00 Danil Gusev, Managing partner of the Luxembourg "FinTech" fund "Digital Space Ventures"

16.15 - 17.15 Bruno Macaes, politician, business strategist, Hudson Institute in Washington

17.30 - 18.30 Anthony Townsend, Author of «Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia»

 

 

Organizers:

L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University.

Time of the meeting: 17-18.0.2018. 13.00-18.00

Location:

Astana, Satpayev str. 2.

Main administrative building

255 and 303 audience

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