Panel Discussion: Artificial Intelligence in Civil Service

Date: 03 March 2021
UCA is holding an online Panel Discussion on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021, 3:00 PM KGT (GMT+6) | 10:00 AM CET on “Artificial Intelligence in Civil Service”. The Panel Discussion is being organized in collaboration with StrategEast and University of Central Asia, and will be streamed online in English and Russian through Zoom and Facebook Live.

About the Event
Can artificial intelligence help improve the relationship between citizens and government? Will the government be able to replace some civil service positions with artificial intelligence in the near future? How will artificial intelligence change healthcare, security, and policymaking? These issues have been discussed in the West for a long time and it is time to discuss them in relation to the countries of Eurasia at the panel discussion “Artificial Intelligence in Civil Service” co-organized by the University of Central Asia and StrategEast.

Panel participants:
Oleh Hrynyk, Data & Analytics Consultant, Head of Data Architecture, Data Practice coordinator at EPAM Systems, Ukraine;
Evgeny Koren, Country Manager at Microsoft, Belarus;
Andrei Shubadziorau, GR-director at EPAM Systems, Belarus;
Petter Svaetichin, Chief Executive Officer at Neiron, Georgia.

Panel moderator:
Shaukat Ali Khan
Chief Information Officer at the University of Central Asia.

The main issues to be discussed:
  • At what technological stage is the introduction of artificial intelligence in civil service in Eurasia today?
  • How ready is the regulatory framework for artificial intelligence?
  • To what extent does legislation in the field of artificial intelligence overlap today with similar regulations in the United States and the European Union?
  • Can any of the Eurasian elaborations be applied outside Eurasia?

How to Join
This Panel Discussion will be conducted online via Zoom video conferencing on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2020, 3:00 PM KGT (GMT+6) | 10:00 AM CET at:
Passcode: 086806

The lecture can also be joined via Facebook Live.

English with simultaneous English-Russian translation for the audience

StrategEast centre for a new economy has the mission to reinforce the values of the rule of law and private property protection in Eurasian and Baltic countries through the transition from natural resource based to knowledge-driven economies. Its work is focused on the 14 countries that proclaimed or restored their independence after the collapse of the USSR: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. StrategEast is a registered 501(c)3 organization based in the United States with regional offices in Ukraine and Georgia. 

The University of Central Asia was founded in 2000 as a private, not for profit, secular university under an International Treaty signed by the Presidents of Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, and His Highness the Aga Khan; ratified by their respective Parliaments and registered with the United Nations. The University is a unique institution of higher education focused on the development of mountain societies, with its School of Arts and Sciences campuses in Naryn (Kyrgyzstan) and Khorog (Tajikistan), designed by award winning architect, Arata Isozaki. The Tekeli campus in Kazakhstan is currently in the planning phase. UCA’s Graduate School of Development has three research institutes and its School of Professional and Continuing Education has graduated over 157,000 learners since 2006.

*Ideas presented in this lecture reflect the personal opinion of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the views of the University of Central Asia and/or its employees.

Past online lectures are available on the University of Central Asia's YouTube channel at

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