From 17 to 19 May, Astana will host the XI Astana Economic Forum (AEF). For the first time it was held in June 2008 on the initiative of Head of State N. Nazarbayev. The organization and holding of this forum have become the unique response to the global challenges that created the global economic crisis of 2008. Since then, the AEF is held annually. What themes were discussed at the AEF over the years? What to expect from the upcoming forum? Read in the analytical material of Strategy2050.kz.