In order to promote the sustainable development of smart tourism, Center Smart Tourism constantly participates in conferences held by various tourism organizations such as DMOs, educational institutions, trade unions, and solution providers, because the successful implementation of smart tourism is associated with the exchange of experience and extensive cooperation with all tourism organizations and stakeholders.

In addition, participating as a speaker is a unique opportunity to bring the ideas of smart tourism to the leaders and decision makers in the tourism industry.

New Silk Way mini-Model United Nations dedicated to the United Nations Day (October 24, 2022)

The New Silk Way Model United Nations traditionally organizes the MUN conference on November 5, 2022, to celebrate the United Nations Day through brainstorming on how to tackle global challenges such as International Security, Cost of Living Increase, Global Terrorism as well as on finding new ways of developing Global Tourism.
The upcoming event will be organized by the mutual engagement of the NSWMUN Organizing Committee and the Kazakh National Agrarian Research University (KazNARU). Thanks to the long-standing support of the United Nations Information Office in Kazakhstan, the UN House in Almaty will welcome youth for giving them a platform to discuss the actual issues of present time.
Slightly diving into the history of the Model United Nations “New Silk Way”, it operates since 2011 under the coordination of the Ban Ki-moon Institute for Sustainable Development at the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University and within the United Nations Academic Impact Initiative. The NSWMUN organizes several mini-Models UN, Round Tables as well as an Annual International Model United Nations Conference every year. Since 2020, the New Silk Way MUN has started to deeply scrutinize its Rules of Procedure and other Delegate and Organizing Committee Protocols to ensure the best experience of every participant within each of the “New Silk Way” event!
The upcoming Model United Nations on the 5th of November is a unique opportunity to address the present Global Challenges within the walls of the United Nations Building in Almaty. This time, the Delegates’ feeling of being a real world-class Diplomat would be even more realistic!


The summit was held from 9 to 12 October 2019 in Nur-Sultan with the participation of delegates from more than 80 countries.

Important issues of the development of Smart tourism in cities were raised during the Summit, since urban tourism is a driver for the development and implementation of smart tourism technologies, the sustainable development of tourism, and the construction of smart destinations.

Center Smart Tourism took part as a speaker at the session ‘Making the best of technology in building competitive urban destinations’ to raise the issue of the difficulties of building smart tourism in cities and ways to solve these difficulties through the use of free technologies.

Summit programPress releaseVideo of our speech

Ecommerce&Travel  2019

The conference took place in Almaty on April 11, 2019. Important issues were raised in the development of electronic and digital tourism, as well as building smart tourism, digital seamless travel, ecotourism and sustainable development of the industry. In addition, the problems of electronic booking of air travel, the work of agencies and metasearch systems were discussed. We raised the issue of improving the online promotion of tourism services, as well as self-education of tourism business leaders in the field of online commerce.

The official sponsor of the conference was our affiliate partner Aviasales.

IDC Smart city forum – 2017

A representative international forum dedicated to building smart cities and implementing smart technologies in life. The large emergence of smart cities, or at least the desire of any city to become smart, has a positive effect on tourism, as the industry becomes smarter, more economical and environment-friendly, and ultimately more sustainable.

15-th Research KIMEP conference – 2018

This multidisciplinary conference focuses on the creative and innovative economic integration facing the Central Asian countries along the New Silk Road, but including the global issues that impact all of us, no matter where we live. KIRC facilitates the exchange of ideas, values, research and experience amongst academic scholars, business leaders, and policy makers in the areas of Accounting, Management, Economics, Finance, Information Technology, Tourism, and Hospitality and other related fields. 

17-th Amity International Tourism & Hospitality Conference 2021 (AITHC 2021)

International industry academia conclave on “Tourism for inclusive growth: promoting equality and sustainable economic development”. This Conference is aimed to be an outcome oriented academic endeavor to come out with a proposed White Paper for the reference of both public as well as private travel, aviation & hospitality trade partners.

The Conference has received global acceptance and have received confirmations from 45 International Speakers for deliberations across 08 conference tracks from countries including- United State, Canada, Germany, Portugal, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Romania, Finland, Turkey, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Australia, Zimbabwe, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Israel, Malaysia, Iran, Thailand, and many more to complete the list. Peport

ICRTH -2021 

International Conference on Responsible Tourism and Hospitality 2021 (ICRTH2021) is a collaboration between the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MTAC) Sarawak, the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management (FHTM), UCSI University, Sarawak Research Society (SRS) and Emerald Publishing. The conference was scheduled in August 2020. Nonetheless, due to COVID-19 pandemic, the event has been postponed until further notice.

While the pandemic and traveling remain uncertain and given the widespread use of digital platforms to hold online events, ICRTH2021 is being held on 27-28 May 2021 using a hybrid approach. With the theme “Rebuilding Tourism for the Future through Sustainable Development”, the conference aims to delve into responsible tourism and hospitality as well as sustainable practices to rebuild tourism and hospitality.

Conference at Abai University 2019

Trends and prospects of tourism development in Kazakhstan and Central Asia

On 14-15 March, 2019, an international scientific and practical conference «Trends and prospects of tourism development in Kazakhstan and Central Asia» was held.

Organizers of the event are Abai Kazakh national pedagogical University, George Washington University, International Institute of Tourism Studies (USA), Akimat of Almaty, Department of tourism of Almaty.

The purpose of the conference is to exchange experiences and views on the practices and trends of tourism development in Kazakhstan and Central Asia, to discuss ways and prospects of cooperation between the countries of the region in the field of tourism.

Administrator of Center Smart Tourism Mr Yerkin Ospanov presented a robot guide in Almaty and spoke about the development of smart tourism around the world and Kazakhstan.

Sharjah international travel and tourism forum – 2021

SMART Tourism and Global Challenges

The travel and tourism industry in the emirate of Sharjah has grown immeasurably over the past decade and the highly regarded Sharjah Hospitality Forum (SHF) has proved a key pillar of this successful expansion. 2021 will see the SHF open this year with a new name reflective of the evolution and advancement of the sector in the emirate. The Sharjah International Travel and Tourism Forum (SITTF) is a gathering of experts and professionals in the travel and tourism industry, a platform for the sharing of important information and inspiring insights pertaining to the future of the sector in Sharjah and the region. SITTF 2021, with a range of specialist speakers and participants, focused high level discussions, networking opportunities and success stories is an unmissable event for all in the travel and tourism industry.

E-Tourism Business Awards & Conference” Nigeria/Africa – 2021

The Primary Objective of the conference is to preserve, educate and celebrate the roles of the Private sector in Promoting/Preserving​ the African Heritage (Tourism)​ through Youth Empowerment (E-Commerce Solutions) in the new era of digital advancement (E-Tourism).

The Sense of identity is built in the development of Tourism in all Economies: Tourism is language, Culture, Tolerance and​ Cooperation among nations, states & constituencies. Tourism unites Cultures and it is a catalyst for international trade & foreign Direct Investment.

The Coming of Age of Information Technology​ and E-Commerce Solutions to Travel and Tourism is a Social & Financial Empowerment to the Next Generation for Economic Sustenance, This is “E-Tourism”.