Agenda

June 23
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Welcome coffee, registration

Location: Alfa Jazz Fest Lounge (Courtyard of City Hall, Rynok Square, 1)

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Opening of Lviv IT Jazz Conference
  • Andriy Sadovyi, Ukrainian politician, Mayor, Lviv City Council
  • Sevki Acuner, Director, Head of EBRD Ukraine, EBRD
  • Andrew Pavliv, Supervisory Board Chairman, Lviv IT Cluster, CEO & Co-Founder, N-iX
  • Oleg Synyutka, Chairman, Lviv Regional State Administration
  • Stepan Veselovskyi, Honorary Ambassador of Lviv, CEO, Lviv IT Cluster

Location: Alfa Jazz Fest Lounge (Courtyard of City Hall, Rynok Square, 1)

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Panel Discussion
Ukraine on the verge of technological singularity: Truth or Myth?
  • Diane Francis, Member of Advisory Council, Hudson Institute Kleptocracy Initiative
  • Nataliya Mykolska, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Trade Representative of Ukraine, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine
  • Volodymyr Lavrenchuk, CEO, Raiffeisen Bank Aval
  • Oleksiy Skrypnyk, Eleks Co-Founder, Member of Parliament, Ukrainian Parliament
  • Taras Kytsmey, President of IT Ukraine Association, Member of the Board, SoftServe
Moderators: Katya Gorchinskaya, CEO, Hromadske

Location: Alfa Jazz Fest Lounge (Courtyard of City Hall, Rynok Square, 1)

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Investment & M&A in the Ukrainian tech world
  • Bakhrom Ibragimov, EBRD Associate Director, Senior Banker ICT, EBRD Venture Capital Investment Programme, EBRD
  • Deepak Bhandari, Head of Europe and Director Avendus UK, Avendus
  • Lenna Koszarny, Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer , Horizon Capital
  • Gerry Cahill, EBRD Advice for Small Business, Senior Industry Adviser on ICT business, EBRD
  • Dimitri Lisitski, CEO, Influ2
Moderators: Andriy Kolodyuk, Chairman of UVCA (Ukrainian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association), Founder & Managing Partner at AVentures Capital, AVentures Capital

Location: Alfa Jazz Fest Lounge (Courtyard of City Hall, Rynok Square, 1)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lunch

Location: Alfa Jazz Fest Lounge (Courtyard of City Hall, Rynok Square, 1)

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Panel Discussion
Creative City: Dynamics, Innovations, Actions
  • Elena Voloshina, Head of IFC’s operations in Ukraine, International Finance Corporation
  • Yaroslav Rushchyshyn, Director, Trottola
  • Andriy Sadovyi, Ukrainian politician, Mayor, Lviv City Council
  • Oleh Denys, Executive Vice President, SoftServe
  • Andrew Pavliv, Supervisory Board Chairman, Lviv IT Cluster, CEO & Co-Founder, N-iX
Moderators: Taras Yurynts, Vice-Chairman at European Business Association, EBA

Location: Alfa Jazz Fest Lounge (Courtyard of City Hall, Rynok Square, 1)

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dinner

Location: Leopolis Hotel (Teatralna St., 16)

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Alfa Jazz Fest

Location: Eddie Rosner Stage (Park of Culture, Bolharska St., 4)

June 24
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Transfer to Innovation District IT Park location

Location: Danylo Halytskyi monument (Halytska Square)

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Innovation District IT Park Official Press Conference
  • Oleh Denys, Executive Vice President, SoftServe
  • Andrew Pavliv, Supervisory Board Chairman, Lviv IT Cluster, CEO & Co-Founder, N-iX
  • Volodymyr Zhenchak, Developer and investor of the project Innovation district IT Park in Lviv, Galereja Centre
  • Taras Dobko, Senior Vice-Rector at Ukrainian Catholic University, UCU
  • Stepan Veselovskyi, Honorary Ambassador of Lviv, CEO, Lviv IT Cluster

Location: Innovation District IT Park (Chmoly St., 1)

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Innovation District IT Park. Networking Party

Location: Innovation District IT Park (Chmoly St., 1)

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Alfa Jazz Fest

Location: Eddie Rosner Stage (Park of Culture, Bolharska St., 4)