ASTANA, Kazakhstan, Dec. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - To celebrate the Day of industrialization of Kazakhstan, JSC "NC" "Astana EXPO-2017", together with the association of legal entities "Coalition for 'green economy' in Kazakhstan and for the development of 'G-Global'", held an international conference on December 29 on the theme "Future Energy".
An exhibition entitled "Green Enterprises Kazakhstan: contribution in support of EXPO-2017" was organized alongside the conference, and was attended by about 20 enterprises and individual innovators, introducing innovative technologies into their production systems.
The key aim was to support domestic enterprises in introducing "green" innovations and promoting topics relevant to EXPO 2017.
The conference was attended by deputies of the Majilis, representatives of government agencies, development institutions, national and international experts on the "green economy", domestic enterprises, and non-governmental organizations implementing "green" technologies.
This year, a group of leading public organizations, supported by JSC "NC" "Astana EXPO-2017", held a competition for small and medium-sized businesses to implement "green" technologies into their production systems. The award ceremony for this competition was also held at the conference, with the winners receiving their awards from the country's foremost experts on the "green economy" and "green enterprises".
In addition, the conference saw the presentation of the project "OnlineEXPO-2017", initiated by non-governmental organizations, which is a tool for engaging potential innovators and scientists in the national project "Expo-2017".
The event clearly demonstrated the achievement of "green businesses" in Kazakhstan and provided an impetus to the accelerated development of "green" innovations in the country.
Following the conference, participants called for a widespread transition to green technologies, which will be communicated to other companies throughout Kazakhstan.
The Joint Stock Company "National Company" Astana EXPO-2017" was established by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan on January 15, 2013. The main activity of JSC "National Company" Astana EXPO-2017" is to define the preparation and staging of the International specialized exhibition.
The International Specialized Exhibition EXPO will be held in Astana from June 10 to September 10, 2017. It is planned that it will be attended by 100 countries, at least 10 international organizations, and 10 leading companies in innovative technologies. In general, there are expected to be about 5 million visits to exhibitions and more than 2 million visitors overall.
SOURCE: JSC "NC Astana EXPO-2017"
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