13 tech parks from different countries will be presented at the exhibition within the Digital Bridge-2022
This year the main theme of the International Technological Forum Digital Bridge, which will be held September 28-29, 2022, in the capital, is "Central Eurasia as a new technological platform."
President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, at the Eighth summit of the Organization of Turkic States, proposed the creation of the Center of Modern Technoparks of Turkic countries. As part of this initiative, a memorandum is expected to be signed between the technoparks of the TSO member states, aimed at joint development of the ICT and innovation ecosystem in the region. Also, they will discuss the possibility of creating the Association of Modern Technoparks of the Organization in the area and the integration of IT platforms of key IT technoparks of the GTO countries, the implementation of the IT residency program "Digital Nomad," aimed at increasing the mobility of IT startups among the member states of the Organization. Heads of Technoparks will also hold a panel discussion, where they will share their vision of cooperation and development of the region's innovation ecosystem with the guests of the Forum.
Thirteen technoparks from Turkey, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Palestine, and Kazakhstan will participate in the technopark exhibition.
"At the Forum, each technopark will showcase its programs, IT innovations, and startups. But in addition to the exhibition of technoparks, there will also be an exhibition of IT schools, an IT job fair, Astana Hub Battle competition, VR, and GameDev-platforms. Venture capitalists from all over the region are expected to participate. Leading international experts will discuss topical issues of the IT world at numerous panel sessions," said Magzhan Madiev, General Director of Astana Hub.
Digital Bridge International Forum is one of the largest events in Kazakhstan in the field of IT, which is held annually with the participation of the Head of State. Traditionally the leaders of the international IT community, Kazakhstani and foreign experts in the technologies sphere, professionals in digital developments, IT companies and startups, venture investors, technological entrepreneurs, representatives of state bodies, and Mass Media take part in the Forum. To participate in the Forum, you must register on digitalbridge.kz.
The organizers - are the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of RK, Nur-Sultan City Akimat, and Astana Hub International Technopark of IT startups.
The Forum's General Sponsor is Kaspi.kz. Sponsors and partners - Freedom bank, Tengizchevroil, My Car, Tech culture, Huawei, G42, Halyk Bank, Prime source, Glovo, and SF.
The mission of Kaspi.kz is to create innovative products and services that improve the lives of their favorite customers. The center of innovation is the most popular mobile super-application Kaspi.kz, in the country, which more than 12 million Kazakhstani people use. With the help of the Kaspi.kz super-application, the Kazakhstani people make payments and transfers, manage their finances, buy air and train tickets, make advantageous purchases online with free delivery and use the most popular state services.