Speakers

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BAUYRZHAN BAIBEK

Mayor of Almaty city

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GLIGOR TASHKOVICH

Minister for Foreign Investment (Ret.) of the Republic of Macedonia

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NIRMAL KUMAR SETHIA

Chairman at Sethia International Group of Companies

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IAN HUNT

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Haileybury in Kazakhstan

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KIRILL SEMENIKHIN

Director of Innopolis University

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BURAK BAŞARIR

CEO at Coca-Cola Içecek

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KAYRAT MAZHIBAYEV

Chairman of the Board of RG Brands

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TIMUR BEKMAMBETOV

Founder and president of International film festival of action films «Astana»

PROGRAM

Draft from 07.09.2017

5.10.2017

Ritz-Carlton Almaty

Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan

Site: Grand Ballroom (main stage) Topic:

  • Investments to Almaty city:

The attraction of investments is vital for local authorities to stimulate economic growth and to create new jobs. 11:00-11:05 The speakers take the stage, the moderator welcomes all, presents himself, presents the speakers and provides them with welcome speeches. Moderator:

  • Gligor Tashkovich, minister for Foreign Investment (Ret.) of the Republic of Macedonia

11:05-11:15 Welcome speech, presentation of Almaty city:

  • Bauyrzhan Baibek, mayor of Almaty city

11:15-11:40 Introductory questions for each speaker 11:40-12:30 Discussion with moderator Speakers:

  • Bauyrzhan Baibek, mayor of Almaty city
  • Nirmal Kumar Sethia, chairman at Sethia International Group of Companies, founder of Newby Teas
  • Ian Hunt, chairman of the Board of Trustees of Haileybury in Kazakhstan
  • Michael Bono, founder «Selma group», CEO «Cameroil & TEC AG»
  • Marc Loucheux, CEO Leroy Merlin Kazakhstan

Berik Kaniyev, chairman of the board of directors «Lancaster Group»

Site: Grand Ballroom (main stage)

Site: Grand Ballroom №1 (left side) Davos style discussions 5+1 (5 speakers & 1 moderator). 14:00-14:05 The speakers take the stage, the moderator welcomes all, presents himself, presents the speakers and provides them with welcome speeches. 14:05-14:10 Short video about logistics industry of Almaty city. 14:10-14:30 Introductory questions for each speaker. 14:30-15:00 Discussion with moderator. Moderator: TBC Speakers:

  • Almas Madiyev, deputy mayor of Almaty city
  • Gligor Tashkovich, minister for Foreign Investment (Ret.) of the Republic of Macedonia
  • Marc Loucheux, CEO Leroy Merlin Kazakhstan
  • Michael Bono, founder «Selma group», CEO «Cameroil & TEC AG»
  • Berik Kaniyev, chairman of the board of directors «Lancaster Group»
  • Siddique Khan, president and CEO Globalink Logistics Group
  • Saken Toylibayev, CEO «DAMU Logistics»
  • Igor Abramov, director of the International Trade Management Program of the US Department of Commerce (1997 – 2008)

Site: Grand Ballroom №2 (right side)

Davos style discussions 5+1 (5 speakers & 1 moderator).

14:00-14:05 The speakers take the stage, the moderator welcomes all, presents himself, presents the speakers and provides them with welcome speeches.

14:05-14:10 Short video about food industry of Almaty city.

14:10-14:30 Introductory questions for each speaker.

14:30-15:00 Discussion with moderator.
Moderator: TBC

Speakers:

  • Aidyn Kerimbek, head of the Department of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine of Almaty city administration
  • Nirmal Kumar Sethia, chairman at Sethia International Group of Companies, founder of Newby Teas
  • Shin Dong-bin, CEO «Lotte Group»
  • Kayrat Mazhibayev, chairman of the Board of Directors «RG Brands»
  • Burak Basarir, CEO «Coca Cola Icicek»
  • Chen Qigang, general director «Tsin-Kaz» LLP
  • Jung Changsik, сhairman of the Board «Land Master Co.» Ltd.

Angel Versetti, CEO «FoodBlockchain.XYZ»

Site: Grand Ballroom №2 (right side)

Davos style discussions 5+1 (5 speakers & 1 moderator).

16:00-16:05 The speakers take the stage, the moderator welcomes all, presents himself, presents the speakers and provides them with welcome speeches.

16:05-16:10 Short video about education industry of Almaty city.

16:10-16:30 Introductory questions for each speaker.

16:30-17:00 Discussion with moderator.
Moderator:

  • Gulmira Kurganbayeva, rector «AlmaU»

Speakers:

  • Ian Hunt, chairman of the Board of Trustees of «Haileybury» in Kazakhstan
  • Kirill Semenihin, director of the «Innopolis» University
  • Yerkin Tatishev, president of the Foundation E. Tatishev
  • Sir Ken Robinson, international adviser on the development of creative thinking, the system of education and innovation in public and public organizations, Great Britain
  • Andrey Kunov, president of the Innovation Center of Silicon Valley

Site: Grand Ballroom №2 (right side)

Talk-show format: one moderator (interviewer) and two speakers (interviewee) at the stage.

16:00-16:05 The speakers take the stage, the moderator welcomes all, presents himself, presents the speakers and provides them with welcome speeches.

16:05 -16:30 Discussion with moderator.

Moderator:

  • Gulnara Abikeeva, art director of the film festival “Eurasia”

Speakers:

  • Оh Seokgeun, President of Asian Film Commissions Network (AFCNET)
  • Timur Bekhmambetov, producer
  • Ahat Ibrayev, chairman of the Union of Cinematographers of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Bakhyt Kaibekov, president «Kazakhfilm»

Site: Grand Ballroom №2 (right side)

Talk-show format: one moderator (interviewer) and two speakers (interviewee) at the stage.

16:30-16:35 The speakers take the stage, the moderator welcomes all, presents himself, presents the speakers and provides them with welcome speeches.

16:35 -17:00 Discussion with moderator.

Moderator:

  • Kanat Nurov, president of the scientific and educational fund «Aspandau»

Speakers:

  • Aidan Karibzhanov, chairman of the Board of Directors of «Visor Holding» LLP
  • Rakhim Oshakbayev, director of the Center for Applied Research «TALAP», ex vice-minister for investment and development of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Site: Terrace

18:00-18:05 Welcome speech by the host

18:05-21:00 DJ, networking