On June 9, 2016 the international scientific and practical conference "industrial and innovative development of Kazakhstan: trends, problems and prospects" dedicated to the international exhibition "EXPO-2017"was organized. At the plenary meeting of the conference Namazov S. V. - candidate of economic Sciences, associate Professor, Kalmyk state University, chibilyov A. - Vice-President of the Russian geographical society, Director of Institute of steppe, Russian Academy of Sciences, corresponding member of RAS, S. Kairzhanov Almaty - doctor of philological Sciences, Professor of L. Gumilyov Eurasian national University.L. N. Gumilev, Rodionova I. A. - candidate of geographical Sciences, Professor of the Peoples ' Friendship University of Russia, S. Deyneko, Astana-candidate of geographical Sciences, Professor was invited from the Ukrainian state University of railway transport. The conference was divided into 4 sections.

1. General provisions Trends and prospects of industrial and innovative development of the regions of Kazakhstan.

2. Problems and prospects of increasing the competitiveness of industries in Kazakhstan.

3. The role of the international specialized exhibition "EXPO-2017" in the industrial and innovative development of Kazakhstan.

4. Development of innovative mechanisms of natural Sciences and Humanities in education of Kazakhstan: trilingualism, new technologies in education.