1. Science and technology in mining and processing
1 Exploration and extraction of petroleum  and gas
2 Oil deep refining and oil chemistry
3 Chemistry and physics of polymers
4 Chemical technology of inorganic substances, silicate materials and metallurgy

2. Current problems of development of technologies and techniques 

1  Prospects for the development of agriculture and food industry

2 Modern technology and equipment in light and textile industry

3  Mechanics, mechanical engineering, transport and logistics

4  “Green” building, technology and materials

3. Computer Sciences and Information Technologies 
1 Theoretical and applied research in physical and mathematical sciences
2 Software Development (Software Engineering)
3 IT- technologies  and  production automation
4 GIS –technologies

4. Ecology and nature management
1 Water resources and their rational use
2 Improving the soil fertility in the Central Asia and Kazakhstan
3 Global and regional environmental protection issues

4 Tourism industry and development of geoparks

5. Perspectives of Kazakhstan development through the prism of global economic problems

1 Integration in Eurasian Economic Union frames and growth models for CIS countries
2 Regional economic security and cooperation of Central Asian countries. The Great Silk Way countries: opportunities, resources, factors of sustainable development
3 Perspectives and mechanism of development of financial market of Kazakhstan: Astana financial center
4 Social responsibility of business and corporate governance

6. Renewable energy and energy saving technologies in the format of the international exhibition "EXPO-2017"
1 Modern technology in solar industry

2 innovative directions in wind power industry
3 Perspectives of biogas technology development

4 Life issues and tendencies of development in hydropower industry
5 Green Design and energy saving architecture

7. Present state and prospects of nano- and biomaterials development
1 Applied nanotechnology and nanodevices
2 Modern direction in the sphere of nanomaterials and nanocomposites processing

3 Achievements in the sphere of biotechnology and biomaterials

8. Intellectual potential
1 Globalization of engineering education as a factor of development of intellectual potential
2 Improvement of education quality management
3 Methods of education and professional   training of the modern engineer