Aug 27, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017

This week is fully dedicated to glaciers. Visitors will learn more about the work Swiss and Kazakh glacier scientists do side-by-side to monitor the change and the decline of glaciers in both the Tien Shan Mountains and the Alps.

Sep 4, 2017 - Sep 5, 2017

In this two-day session, the progress Kazakhstan achieved as well as the challenges the country still faces are discussed in two public lectures and workshops.

Sep 10, 2017

The 2017 Astana expo adventure comes at an end and it is time for the Swiss Pavilion to close. More information will be provided about this event later.

Jun 10, 2017
09:30 - 21:30

We are done counting the days! From June 10th on, the public can enter the Swiss Pavilion.

Jun 10, 2017 - Jun 16, 2017
swissnex Lab

From solar airplanes to efficient houses, from electric buses to smart grids, the recent Watt d’Or laureates will showcase their innovative projects in the swissnex Lab.

Jun 15, 2017 - Jun 16, 2017
Nazarbayev University, Senate Hall, Block 1

Cities have to become smarter and more sustainable. A delegation of Swiss researchers will meet up with their Kazakh colleagues to share ideas on the city of the future.

Jun 17, 2017 - Jun 19, 2017

Around 20 youg people will gather in Astana for three days in order to discuss water management issues.

Jun 19, 2017 - Jun 20, 2017
Swiss Pavilion (not open to the public)

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation organizes a conference on transboundary water management. The presence of the Federal Councilor Didier Burkhalter is expected. At the same time, a Youth Regional Meeting on Water is also taking place.

Jun 20, 2017
11:00 - 15:00
Satpayev Kazakh National Research Technical University, Almaty

Students will find out how a Swiss mountain region is to become C02 neutral.

Jun 21, 2017
14:00 - 17:00
swissnex Lab

Students will find out how a Swiss mountain region is to become C02 neutral.

Jun 23, 2017 - Jun 25, 2017
swissnex Lab

Find out how you can build a functional solar cell with jam or tea bags thanks to a Switzerland-developed technology!

Jun 29, 2017

Switzerland Tourism Day is organized by MySwitzerland, the national tourism agency.

Jul 1, 2017 - Jun 2, 2017
12:00 - 21:00
swissnex Lab

During these Master Classes run by the Geneva Business School, participants will learn how to achieve personal efficiency.

Jul 1, 2017 - Jul 5, 2017
swissnex Lab

Swiss students created LEDSafari, a start-up which allows you to build your own solar lamp from recycled plastic bottles. Join us to find out how!

Jul 8, 2017
swissnex Lab

Seedstars World hosts a startup pitch event in line with its mission to place the spotlight on entrepreneurs from Kazakhstan.

Jul 10, 2017 - Jul 12, 2017
swissnex Lab

How much do you know about electricity generation and climate change? Find out with Università della Svizzera italiana’s game and explore the trade-offs of energy policies and the challenges of decision-making!

Jul 11, 2017

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the International Monetary Fund “Helvetistan” Federal Councilor Ueli Maurer is visiting the 2017 Astana exhibition as part of his tour in Central Asian coutries.

Jul 13, 2017 - Jul 27, 2017
swissnex Lab

Hunger, discrimination, migration and climate change are some of the global challenges humanity faces today. The United Nations Office (UNO) in Geneva and its partners address each of these issues when they issued the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a guideline.

Jul 18, 2017
16:00 - 20:00
swissnex Lab

During the open event, Education and Innovation for a Sustainable Future, participants will meet several international speakers who have taken steps towards positive change.

Jul 28, 2017
10:00 - 17:00
swissnex Lab

Can waste water be transformed into electricity? In this workshop by the University Of Applied Sciences Of Western Switzerland Valais, students will run small-scale experiments to learn the principles behind this innovative way of producing electricity, while discussing potential fields of application.

Jul 29, 2017 - Aug 2, 2017
swissnex Lab

Build a dam, assemble a battery or measure solar energy in our Energy Science Lab.

Jul 30, 2017
Swiss Pavilion

The photographs by Dieter Seitz tell of a journey that starts in the traditional Nomads’ Land. The camera approaches people, exploring the cultural interaction and contradictions of the country, which in Kazakhstan oscillate between reminiscences of the Soviet era, revitalized Kazakh folk culture, and the consumer palaces of modern times.

Aug 3, 2017
swissnex Lab

On the 3rd August, Leica Geosystems and Hexagon will be running several demonstrations of their latest solutions and are preparing an Innovation Hour for BIM, SmartCity and 3D solutions with the first demonstration of an unique product in Kazakhstan.

Aug 5, 2017 - Aug 19, 2017

Swiss based ABB is a pioneering technology leader in the energy and automation markets. You will be able to learn more about ABB solutions and technologies in the Pavilion of Switzerland in August.

Aug 8, 2017 - Aug 16, 2017

ABB Group: Temporary exhibition. Seminars list and schedule at Swiss Pavilion, SwissNexLab.

Aug 11, 2017
09:30 - 15:00

The Swiss President, Doris Leuthard, will be visiting the Swiss Pavilion to celebrate Switzerland Nation Day at the Expo.

Aug 21, 2017 - Aug 23, 2017

The 3-day course gives a technical and theoretical overview over DNA technologies and their application in various fields.

Aug 24, 2017

A high-level Dialogue: “Options and solutions for a clean energy future” (working title) with Erik Solheim, Bertrand Piccard and the Swiss ambassador to Kazakhstan Urs Schmid.

Aug 25, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017

The interactive workshop will introduce professionals from universities and companies to the software and to renewable energy system design in general.