Conference I was held in 2000 and was organized by National Bank of Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan Stock Exchange, Financial Institutions’ Association of Kazakhstan and Kazkommertsbank. More than 10 banks, 15 currency and stock exchanges, 80 second-tier banks, international companies and foreign banks took part in it.
Conference II in October, 2001 had more specific theme. 83 banks and financial institutions from 10 CIS, Baltic and foreign states participated. The Conference was organized by TemirBank.
Conference III took place in September, 2002. Again, the Conference was organized by TemirBank. Bank "Dialog-Optimum" (Russia), investment company "Visor Investment Solutions" (Kazakhstan), international law firm "White and Case" and Raiffeisen Zentralbank (Austria) sponsored the event.
The list of 270 delegates from geographically expanded Conference included banks and financial institutions of such CIS states as Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, as well as Baltic states and especially foreign countries. Second tier banks’ delegates prevailed among participants. The theme of the Conference included challenges and prospects of activity for commercial banks of CIS and foreign countries on the territory of former Soviet Union.
Topics discussed at the Conference were also expanded; they included legal aspects of banking activities, peculiarities of legal system and legal regulations.
The programme of the Conference consisted of two working days, during which participants and guests had a chance to discuss stirring questions at plenary sessions and socialise in informal environment at other planned events.
Conference IV was held in Hyatt Regency Rakhat Palace Hotel on 16-18 September 2003. More than 300 delegates from 19 CIS, Baltic and foreign countries took part in the newest and youngest inter-bank forum on the territory of former USSR, the only in Central Asia.
Conference V, 29 September – 1 October 2004 was the jubilee of the Conference. This year more than 300 delegates of 160 banks and financial institutions from 21 CIS, Baltic and foreign countries took part.