1st Kazakhstan - U.S. Convention

The 1st Kazakhstan - U.S. Convention was held in Washington, DC on December 11, 2013 with the theme Successful Strategic Partnership. Speakers included distinguished members of the U.S. Congress, U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte, and Kerri-Ann Jones, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs. Assistant Secretary Jones spoke about the importance of science and technology in the U.S. - Kazakhstan relationship.

The members of the U.S. Congress to attend the 1st Convention included Representative Henry Cuellar, TX, Representative Jim Bridenstine, OK, Representative Ted Poe, TX, Representative Dana Rohrabacher, CA, Representative Steve Stockman, TX, Representative Leonard Lance , NJ, Representative Bill Pascrell, NJ, Representative Mike Fitzpatrick , PA, Representative Rob Andrews, NJ, Representative Michelle L. Grisham, NM, Representative Pete Olson, TX, Representative Pete Gallego, TX, Representative Mark Meadows, NC, Representative Chris Gibson, NY, Representative Doug Collins, GA, Representative Hakeem Jeffries, NY, Representative Grace Meng, NY, Representative Stephen Lynch, MA, Representative Corrine Brown, FL, and Representative Donna Edward, MD.