Kosh keldinizder! Welcome to the home page of MINEX Central Asia Forum.

The 8th Central Asia Mining and Exploration Forum will be held on 18-20 April 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

For the past seven years, the Forum has been playing a significant role in promoting investment, technological and business partnerships as well as facilitating international dialogue between governments, mining companies, service providers, equipment producers and investors.

Organised under the slogan «Developing balanced state regulation and technological competence for successful mining» MINEX Central Asia 2017 offers wide scope of events offering greater engagement, communication and learning opportunities.

Forum Brochures

Facts and figures

  • MINEX Central Asia Forum has 8 years of successful experience in delivering large-scale and content reach mining event covering Central Asian region.
  • The Forum regularly brings together over 300 government regulators, mine operators, prospectors, geologists, investors, experts, financiers and service companies from Central Asia and overseas.
  • Over 40% delegates of the Forum are CEOs and board members
  • Over 80 speakers and panellists from Central Asian countries (Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan), Mongolia, Russia and Europe, North America, China and Australia presented at the Forum in 2016.
  • Over 20 companies from Kazakhstan, Russia, UK, Canada, Australia, Sweden, Finland, New Zealand and Germany exhibited at the Trade and Investment Show organised alongside the Forum in 2016.
  • The 3-day agenda is packed with content rich sessions and panel discussions
  • In-depth master-classes delivered by top experts
  • The Forum offers extensive networking and business development opportunities
  • MineTech competition will enhance practical exchange between mining companies, service and solution providers.
  • MineVenture competition will provide powerful promotional platform to start-up mining and technology projects.

Forum agenda


Open preliminary agenda here

Finalised agenda will be announced on 31 March

Event materials


On-line access to the proceedings will be available from 10 May 2017.

Pre-order materials here

Exhibit at the Forum


Exhibit technological solutions and investment projects during the Forum – book exhibition place  before – 6 April

Present at the Forum


Present project, technology or report at the Forum – submit registration
Cut off date for submitting speaker proposal at the Forum – 31 March

Organise master class


Organise master class – find out how

Cut off date for submitting master-class proposal – 15 March

Sponsor the Forum


Find out about sponsorship options and benefits.

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Present project at MineVenture competition


Present start-up project at the MineVenture competition

Submit registration before 15 March.

Offer challenge for MineTech competition


Offer technical challenge for MineTech competition – find out how

Cut off date – 15 February


Offer solution for MineTech competition


Offer solution at MineTech competition – find out how

Cut off date – 15 March

Advertise at the Forum


Advertise your company, products or services – find out terms 

Cut off date for advertisers – 4 April 2017