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Why Attend?

james chen

Dear Ms./Mr:

This year the Innovation Day event will be co-organized by the Development Strategy Center under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan; and under the support of The Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan. We will have more than 200 leading ICT industry experts, scholars, policy-makers, media, etc. to discuss the future of the digital transformation and economy.

The purpose of Innovation Day is to build a high-end platform at regional level to discuss the role of ICT in digital era, prospects of the digital economy and digital transformation roadmaps for government, enterprise, home and person. We will explore the role of ICT technology in digital economy, enabling digital life, cultivating an innovation-friendly environment for budding new businesses, and building out an ecosystem of shared success.

The digital revolution is transforming all the aspects of business and society, we’ve got a lot of challenges and opportunities ahead of us. Come join us at Central Asian Innovation Day, where we can put our minds together to build up fully connected Central Asia, smart Central Asia, and intelligent Central Asia. 

It will be our greatest honor to have you share your insight on the agenda. We look forward to seeing you in Tashkent!

Yours sincerely,

Mr. James Chen
President of Huawei Central Asia & Caucasia Region

Mr Akmal Burkhanov
Development Strategy Center under the President of Uzbekistan



speaker kmal burkhanov

Akmal Burkhanov

Executive Director of the Center “Strategy Development”

speaker victor zhang

Victor Zhang

Huawei Senior Vice President

speaker rob koepp

Rob Koepp

Director of Economist Corporate Network

speaker vladimir korovkin

Vladimir Korovkin

Head of research in the field of Innovation and Digital Economy of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO

hong eng koh2

Hong-Eng Koh

Huawei Global Chief Public Safety Scientist

speaker li changwei

Li Changwei

Architect of Huawei CNBG Marketing

Farrukh Juraev

Farrukh Juraev

Institute for Strategic and Regional Studies under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan

speaker margerate hu

Dr. Margaret Hu

President B2C Consulting and Solutions Huawei

speaker lizhipeng

Li Zhipeng

Overseas BD Director, YITU Technology China

speaker yuxing

Yu Xing

Overseas Department CIS Region Manager,
Beijing E-Hualu information technology Co., Ltd

speakers mukhatov darkhan

Mukhatov Darkhan

Managing Director of Info Communication Holding "Zerde", Kazakhstan


Registration/Warming up video
09:30 - 09:35
Opening Video
Honorable Keynote Speech
Uzbekistan Government Representative
Innovate for a Digital Central Asia
Vitor Zhang Huawei Senior Vice President
Perspective of ICT Development in Uzbekistan
Minister of Telecommunications of Uzbekistan
Innovative Development Strategy of Uzbekistan
Akmal Burkhanov Director, Development Strategy Center
Digital Diplomacy
Farrukh Juraev Institute for Strategic and Interregional Studies


The Role of Regulators in Digital Transformation
Nurudin Mukhitdinov RCC Chairman


Practice and Perspective of Global Digital Economy
Vladimir Korovkin Moscow School of Management Skolkolvo

Tea Break/Booth Visit

Take action,Make Central Asia's Innovation and Digitalization Reality
James Chen President of Central Asia and Caucacia Region Huawei
Digital World Dream Illuminates Reality in Uzbekistan
Davron Azizov PR Director, Huawei
Uzbekistan Talent Analysis Report and Training Project
How to Promote the Development of Central Asia digital Economy Through ICT Infrastructure Construction
Moderator Andrey Beklemishev, IDC Attendees: Uztelecom CEO, Director Stategy Center,Deputy Ministers ICT of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan
12:20 - 14:00
Innovating for a Safer & Smarter Central Asia
Hong-Eng Koh Huawei Global Chief Public Safety Scientist
State program "Digital Kazakhstan"
Mukhatov Darkhan Managing Director of Info Communication holding "Zerde", Kazakhstan
AI will Enhance Digital Efficiency and Improve Work and Life Quality
Li Zhipeng YITU Technology
Intelligent Transportation System
Yu Xing E-Hualu
Energy Industry Digitization
Evgeniy Zaycev Head of IT Department of "Uzneftegasinfest" (UzGasOil) Uzbekistan
How to Promote Digital Transformation for Tranditional Industries
Moderator Hong-Eng Koh
Tea Break
Beeline Uzbekistan: from Telecom to Digital
Dmitriy Shukov Beeline Uzbekistan

LTE+OTT is the Basic of Digital Economy
Li Changwei Huawei

How to Optimize Operator's Investment and Business Models
Hu Kangyan Huawei

Universal Broadband Coverage in Remote Areas of Uzbekistan
UMS Uzbekistan

Nakisbekov Ernar SKY Mobile, Kyrgyzstan
How Operators can Get the Traffic Bonuses?
Moderator Alexander Serbin, Huawei Ukraine
Gala Dinner (Crystal Garden)


Last Year's at a Glance

We want to turn this event into a "Roman Forum" to exchange ideas, stimulate innovation and discuss opportunities. Here you can also communicate face-to-face with experts from the world's leading research institutes and Huawei Company. Huawei Central Asian Innovation Day is about exploring development potential of Central Asia. Through open innovation we can cultivate a more robust digital ecosystem that will accelerate Central Asian digitization process, make lasting improvements in the quality of people’s life.