October 27, 2017 in the conference hall of SKSU named after M.Auezov passed an event on the topic: "The transition to the Latin alphabet, the demand of the time." The opening speech was delivered by the rector of the university, professor, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Technical Sciences Myrkhalykov Zh.U. In his speech, he reported that on 26.10.2017 the President of Kazakhstan N.Nazarbayev signed a decree on the adoption of the final text of the Latin alphabet. In the resolution of the people of Kazakhstan until 2025, it is required to switch to the Latin alphabet. That is why it is necessary to pay attention to the planned work on the Latin alphabet in all educational institutions and institutions. The rector of the university congratulated the faculty with a decree on the transition to the Latin alphabet. The next word was given to the dean of the Faculty "Philology" Dr.Sc. Tleuberdiev B.M. In his speech, he noted that the transition to the Latin alphabet will allow our state to become closer and closer to the leading states. We have the opportunity to prevent the mistakes of countries that have moved to the Latin alphabet. The rector of the university urged the faculty to inform the population of the South Kazakhstan region, to create groups for a cohesive work to promote the importance of the Latin alphabet.