On April 13, 2018, Professor, Ph.D., specialist in museum management, ICOM member Musakhanova Madina Zulpuharovna took part in the “III-International Scientific and Practical Conference “Modern ethnographic science and its role in the modernization of public consciousness” and “Argynbayev Readings” organized by the Central State Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan jointly with the Faculty of History, Archeology and Ethnology of Al-Farabi KazNU, as well as the Institute of History and Ethnology named after Ch.Ch. Valikhanov.
The conference was held in line with the tasks set by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N.A. Nazarbayev in the program article "A look into the future: the modernization of public consciousness." Within the framework of the conference, an exhibition of personal belongings and documents of the doctor of historical sciences, Professor Chalel Arginbayev, kept in the funds of the Central State Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, was also organized. The constituent meeting and the Presentation of the Republican Association of Ethnologists and Anthropologists were organized to consolidate the republic's scientific forces, discuss the current problems of ethnological science of Kazakhstan; presentation of the scientific publication "Traditional system of ethnographic categories, concepts and names of the Kazakhs" was held. Encyclopedia in 5 volumes "(scientific editor and project manager, Ph.D., Professor Nursan Alimbay).
A book exhibition was organized to demonstrate the achievements of ethnographic science over the past 10 years. The conference was attended by well-known ethnologists, historians, culturologists, researchers, institutions of higher education, museums, civil servants who are in charge of science and culture, as well as representatives of the mass media. The conference was attended by prominent scientists: Dr., Professor S.E. Azhigali, Professor at the University of Yeditepe A.Adjaloglu, Dr., Professor M.Kh. Abuseitova, Dr. K.Sh. Khafizova, Dr., Corresponding Member of NAS RK B.B. Karibaev and many other.