The forum was attended by Askar Zhumagaliev, Minister of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry, with the participation of young entrepreneurs in the innovation sector, the founders of IT startups, investors, business angels and representatives of the technology business.

The forum was attended by Askar Zhumagaliev, Minister of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry, with the participation of young entrepreneurs in the innovation sector, the founders of IT startups, investors, business angels and representatives of the technology business.

The event was moderated by Pavel Koktyshev, Deputy Chairman of the Board of JSC "Zerde" Holding".

17 projects of local developers were presented at the forum, and prizes were awarded to the winners of hackathons series held in Pavlodar this year with a prize fund of 1.5 million tenge.

In the framework of the forum, a memorandum of cooperation was signed between the international technology park of IT startups Astana Hub and Pavlodar State University named after S. Toraighyrov. The memorandum implies work on joint activities aimed at popularizing technological activities, developing an investment culture and solving urgent problems for the region and industry.

The forum included a plenary session "Development of human capital, ecosystems and ICT" with the participation of representatives of NIT JSC, UXStone, Transtelecom, iKomek, Ticketon, Senim. Participants discussed the development of an innovative ecosystem in Kazakhstan and its impact on citizens.

During the forum, a round table was also held with the participation of local executive bodies and the IT community of Kazakhstan. Participants discussed possible options for further interaction and outlined immediate goals.