The first day of the XIII international online conference on digital economy and innovative technologies of Turkmenistan "Türkmentel-2020" summed up the results.
Today's program included 2 sessions, during which Russian and foreign experts in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT), heads of international organizations and large companies spoke.
During the plenary session "Building a safer, connected and sustainable world", which started at 14: 00 local time, the following issues were considered:
- information and communication technologies as a sustainable economic driver;
- regional and international cooperation;
- promotion of foreign direct investment in Turkmenistan.
Investments in innovation, infrastructure, human capital, and cybersecurity were discussed. This session was chaired by Ilhami Aygyun, President and General Manager of SSI-Space Systems International Monaco S. A. M, which is also a sponsor of the conference. Digitalization was considered as a way to achieve the sustainable development Goals in the context of the global crisis in 2020: e-health, e-government, e-education.
The second session "Satellite strategy and best practices, trends and prospects for the industry", which started at 16:00 local time, was chaired by Arti Holla Maini, Secretary General of the ESOA satellite operator Association of the EMEA region. The sponsor of this session were made by domestic company "Turkmen Hemrasy" General Manager is Batyr Orazdurdyev also acted as speaker.
During the session, the participants discussed trends and prospects for the development of the satellite industry. Consideration of the results of the launch of the first domestic satellite TurkmenAlem 52E was a key topic on the session's agenda. In this context, options, development and potential applications of additional national satellites were considered.
The conference will continue tomorrow. We will discuss the development of mobile communications and cybersecurity.