The City of Astana
Kazakhstan Republic is a new place on the Institute IEEE map. This is multinational state where rich history harmoniously intertwines with a huge cultural heritage and modern technologies. Therefore this conference is the excellent occasion to visit Kazakhstan.
Astana is the capital of Kazakhstan, it is one of the youngest capital in the world (since 1997). Based in 1830, the city is located in the central part of Kazakhstan. It is the largest administrative, economic, cultural, and science center. The population of Astana is more than 800 thousand inhabitants.
Far outside of Kazakhstan the city is well-known by the brilliant architecture and sights, such as Baiterek, the symbol of Astana, water-green parkway, a recreational zone with the singing fountains, Palace of Independence, Palace of Peace, Palace of arts "Shabyt", the National museum etc. More detailed information of Astana please find at the Web astana.gov.kz/ru/.
From June till September 2017 the specialized International exhibition Astana EXPO-2017 devoted to the Future Energy (www.expo2017astana.com) will be held. More 60 countries and 13 international organizations was already confirmed participation in the exhibition. Participants of SIBCON have an excellent opportunity to visit EXPO.
The venue of SIBCON is Kazakh Agrotechnical University Named After S. Seifullin. KATU is the oldest high school in Astana, the modern, dynamically developing university, one of leaders in system of high education of Kazakhstan. KATU is included into QS rating as 800 leading universities of the world. KATU is one of the five leading high schools of Kazakhstan accordingly national rating based on quality of educational programs.
There are nine faculties and 43 departments in KATU. Training is carried out by 82 programs. There are more than 10000 BS students, MS and Ph.D students. More detailed information about KATU please find at kazatu.kz.