Agenda

June 29
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Welcome coffee, registration

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

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Opening of Lviv IT Jazz Conference
  • Andriy Sadovyi, Ukrainian politician, Mayor, Lviv City Council
  • Stepan Veselovskyi, Honorary Ambassador of Lviv, CEO, Lviv IT Cluster

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

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Keynote speech
How Government Supports Tech Industry In Ukraine
  • Volodymyr Groysman (TBC), Prime Minister of Ukraine,

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

11:05 AM - 12:25 PM
Panel Discussion
How to build global tech companies in Ukraine and how to boost the current ones to the global level?
  • Nataliya Mykolska, Trade Representative of Ukraine - Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine
  • Gerry Cahill, EBRD Advice for Small Business, Senior Industry Adviser on ICT business, EBRD
  • Yury Antaniuk, Senior Director, Ukraine at EPAM Systems, EPAM
  • Oleksiy Skrypnyk, Eleks Co-Founder, Member of Parliament, Ukrainian Parliament
  • Taras Vervega, Co-Founder and Member of the Board , SoftServe
Moderators: Diane Francis, Member of Advisory Council, Hudson Institute Kleptocracy Initiative

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

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch

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

2:00 PM - 3:25 PM
Panel Discussion
Why to invest in IT, what to invest and how to invest?
  • George Myhal, CEO of Windermere Investments, Brookfield & Partners consortium lead, Windermere Investments, Brookfield
  • Francis Malige, Managing Director, Eastern Europe and the Caucasus, EBRD
  • Vlaho Kojakovic, Associate Director, Head of Property and Tourism, EBRD
  • Jason Pellmar, Regional Manager Belarus, Moldova & Ukraine, IFC
  • Lenna Koszarny, Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer , Horizon Capital
  • Andrew Pavliv, Supervisory Board Chairman, Lviv IT Cluster, CEO & Co-Founder, N-iX
  • Volodymyr Zhenchak, Developer and Investor of Innovation District IT Park , Galereja Centre
Moderators: Daniel Bilak, Director, UkraineInvest

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

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Keynote speech
Changes in the global economy and the role of digital
  • Dr. Jonathan Woetzel, Senior Partner of McKinsey and Director of McKinsey Global Institute , McKinsey Global Institute

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

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Dinner

Location: 36po Restaurant (Lviv, Rynok Square 36)

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

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

June 30
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Transfer to Innovation District IT Park location

Location: Danylo Halytskyi monument (Halytska Square)

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Welcome coffee, registration

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

4:05 PM - 4:15 PM
Official Presentation
Innovation District IT Park. From idea to development

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

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Welcome speeches
  • George Myhal, CEO of Windermere Investments, Brookfield & Partners consortium lead, Windermere Investments, Brookfield
  • Volodymyr Groysman (TBC), Prime Minister of Ukraine,
  • Francis Malige, Managing Director, Eastern Europe and the Caucasus, EBRD
  • Lenna Koszarny, Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer , Horizon Capital
  • Andriy Sadovyi, Ukrainian politician, Mayor, Lviv City Council
  • Andrew Pavliv, Supervisory Board Chairman, Lviv IT Cluster, CEO & Co-Founder, N-iX
  • Volodymyr Zhenchak, Developer and Investor of Innovation District IT Park , Galereja Centre
  • Oleg Synyutka, Chairman, Lviv Regional State Administration
  • Stepan Veselovskyi, Honorary Ambassador of Lviv, CEO, Lviv IT Cluster

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

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Start of Groundbreaking Ceremony

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

4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Innovation District IT Park. Press Conference
  • George Myhal, CEO of Windermere Investments, Brookfield & Partners consortium lead, Windermere Investments, Brookfield
  • Volodymyr Groysman (TBC), Prime Minister of Ukraine,
  • Francis Malige, Managing Director, Eastern Europe and the Caucasus, EBRD
  • Lenna Koszarny, Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer , Horizon Capital
  • Andrew Pavliv, Supervisory Board Chairman, Lviv IT Cluster, CEO & Co-Founder, N-iX
  • Volodymyr Zhenchak, Developer and Investor of Innovation District IT Park , Galereja Centre
  • Stepan Veselovskyi, Honorary Ambassador of Lviv, CEO, Lviv IT Cluster

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

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

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

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

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

July 01
3:00 PM - 3:25 PM
Keynote speech
Worldwide Trend of ICT Industry: What are the Implications & Opportunities?
  • Gerry Cahill, EBRD Advice for Small Business, Senior Industry Adviser on ICT business, EBRD

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

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Process and benefits of International Advisory projects: an overview of a typical project, advisor selection, project cycle
  • Gerry Cahill, EBRD Advice for Small Business, Senior Industry Adviser on ICT business, EBRD

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

4:05 PM - 4:35 PM
Q&A session
Why and how to invest in advisory? Lessons learnt
  • Gerry Cahill, EBRD Advice for Small Business, Senior Industry Adviser on ICT business, EBRD
  • Andriy Tabachyn, CEO and co-founder, Nravo, EdPro
  • Andrew Pavliv, Supervisory Board Chairman, Lviv IT Cluster, CEO & Co-Founder, N-iX

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

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

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