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About Nur-Sultan

The Republic of Kazakhstan is located in the very center of Eurasia. For tourists, the country is attractive with its rich history, unspoiled nature. Cultural and educational tourism takes an important place, of particular interest is the part of the Great Silk Way, where you can get acquainted with the culture of nomads, see the ruins of ancient settlements, yurts in the steppe.
The capital of Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan, was proclaimed the capital in 1997. It is young, but rapidly developing and modern city, full of bright prospects, great opportunities and new ideas.

In Nur-Sultan, there are many attractions to explore the city and culture in general:

The Bayterek monument towers over the capital and its observation deck opens an amazing panoramic view of the city from the top

The youngest opera theatre in the world – Astana Opera House. Many international celebrities have already performed on its stage

National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which presents a collection reflecting ancient and medieval history of the country (more than 500 exhibits), the traditional culture of Kazakh people and history of emergence of the state

The main mosque of the capital, a real artwork of urban planning, Hazrat-Sultan, ranked as the second largest mosque in all Central Asia;

Museum of Energy in Expo-town, the venue of the exhibition “Expo-2017” on the theme “Future Energy”. The museum is located in a building that has the shape of a complete sphere.

Dear authors!

Unfortunately, 2020 IEEE SIST Organizing Committee has to inform you that the event isĀ postponed to April, 28-30, 2021 due to the COVID-19 and epidemological situation in Kazakhstan.

The papers that are submitted to 2020 IEEE SIST have not been reviewed. You may either delete your works or resubmit with the latest data in Microsoft Conference Management Tool (portal for papers upload) which will be opened soon for editing. Also, new dates shall be available on the website very soon. Please stay tuned.

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