Bishkek to Host International Conference on Digital Transformation in Central Asia
The University of Central Asia (UCA), State Committee for Information Technology and Communications, and the High Technology Park of the Kyrgyz Republic will hold the first annual International Conference on Digital Transformation in Central Asia, at the Hyatt Regency Bishkek and the UCA Naryn Campus in Kyrgyzstan from October 4th to 6th 2019. The DTCA conference is jointly organised with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, under the framework of the “Sanarip Kyrgyzstan 2019-2023” project, which has designated 2019 as the Year of Regional Development and Digitalisation. The event is expected to be attended by President of the Kyrgyz Republic, Sooronbai Jeenbekov. For further information on the conference speakers and programme, please visit: https://dtca.kg
The DTCA conference will bring together over 20 international speakers from 12 countries, and over 100 leading technology leaders from Central Asia, to discuss the technology trends in Central Asia for the next 3 to 5 years. It will provide opportunities for technology professionals, government officials, educators, and researchers to meet and discuss the latest approaches to solving intriguing challenges in the fields of data collection and analysis, digitising government services, management (public and private), cyber security, and the increasing role of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in education and research.
“This will be an opportunity for technology leaders to leverage their experience and share innovative ideas to cooperate in the digital journey. The DTCA conference also shows the commitment of the University of Central Asia in using technology in the development of Mountain Societies,” said Shaukat Ali Khan, Chief Information Officer at UCA.
Besides providing an unprecedented opportunity for networking with the best minds in the business, the presence of representatives from companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, and SAP, as well as Telecommunications, Mining, and Energy fields in Central Asia, provide a window into the depth of expected dialogue and discussion.
The “Digital CASA - Kyrgyz Republic” project is a partner of the event, and the conference is sponsored by Cisco - Greenlight IT Solutions and Consulting, Logic Company, TallyMarks Consulting, Bai Tushum Bank, First MicroFinance Bank and the Soros Foundation.