The Astana Finance days 2020 conference will held from June 28 to July 3. AFD is taking place fully online.

The Astana Finance days 2020 conference held from June 28 to July 3 is taking place fully online. 

The central topic of discussion of the conference is “Markets in a disrupted world” and the impact of the pandemic on the global economy. Kazakh and international experts will discuss how the economic situation is changing, how it affects our lives and what technologies can soon become an integral part of a world that “will never be the same.”

The agenda of the conference will include issues such as the global economy, financial technologies, capital markets, AIFC law, Islamic finance, and the development of human capital.

Among the invited guests of the Online Astana Finance Days 2020 are world renowned experts:

  • Zhang Tao – Deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund;
  • Ricardo Hausmann – Director of the Center for International Development’s Growth Lab and is a Professor of the Practice of Economic Development at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University;
  • Marc Uzan – Executive Director of Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee and many others.


Conference participants will be able to attend real-time interactive presentations and discussions with speakers, panel discussions, webinars and press briefings.

The main feature of the sessions is the presentation by the speakers of not only their opinions and visions of the current situation, but also specific proposals and mechanisms for improving the economic situation. This approach is especially relevant now, when there is an economic recession around the world caused by non-standard conditions.

You can familiarize yourself with the conference program and get accreditation on the website You can follow the progress of Online Astana Finance Days 2020 on the official pages on social networks Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Briefly about the events planned within the framework of the conference:

June 29 interviews with the founders of fintech startups, a conference on Islamic financial technologies, transaction structuring at the AIFC, as well as seminars on the development of human capital, digital transformation and the role of the education system in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

June 30 conferences will be held on financial technologies, the state of the global economy in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, issues of financial regulation and commercial law, as well as workshops on legal technologies and entrepreneurship.

July 1 conferences will be held on the economic prospects of Kazakhstan and trends in the capital market, a review of the mining sector of Kazakhstan, panel sessions on education organized by the AIFC Law Academy, a forum of AIFC participating companies, webinars on supporting the sustainable development of small and medium-sized businesses in post-Soviet countries.

July 2 and 3 virtual job fairs organized by the AIFC Bureau for Continuing Professional Development, conferences on the digital future of Islamic finance, sessions on the AIFC judicial system, as well as seminars on digital economic growth, development of digital money and electronic finance, corporate governance principles and agricultural opportunities in the development of the economy.

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