Lviv IT Jazz Conference 2018: Connecting Music and Tech

By N-iX June 20, 2018

Lviv IT Jazz Conference, surrounded with a unique atmosphere of jazz music, will start on June 29 and last for three days mostly in the city center.

The event will gather Ukrainian and foreign influencers from business and IT as well as public personas from the Ukrainian government, thus opening the format of a dialogue between tech business and state officials. The agenda contains IT investment discussion, visit of Lviv IT Innovation District, press-conference, investment-focused Q&A session.

Andrew Pavliv, Supervisory Board Chairman at Lviv IT Cluster and Founder & CEO at N-iX, will take part in the conference as a speaker talking mostly on the investment in Ukrainian IT business and how to make Ukrainian businesses in the industry globally recognized.

Among speakers are also Volodymyr Groysman (TBC), Prime Minister of Ukraine, Dr. Jonathan Woetzel, Director at McKinsey Global Institute, Andriy Sadovyi, Lviv City Council, Stepan Veselovskyi, Honorary Ambassador of Lviv and CEO at Lviv IT Cluster.

Andrew Pavliv comments on the event:

Lviv’s Leopolis Jazz and IT Arena are two of the biggest events of their kinds in Eastern Europe. Lviv IT Jazz Conference takes all the best from those two and attracts more and more tech entrepreneurs, investors, business influencers, and political leaders by creating a platform for relaxed networking and discovery of new growth opportunities for Ukrainian IT industry.

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
Speakers: 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
Speaker: 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?
Speakers: Yakiv Smoliy (TBC), Head of National Bank of Ukraine, NBU, Nataliya Mykolska (TBC), Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Trade Representative of Ukraine, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, Yury Antaniuk, Senior Director, Ukraine at EPAM Systems, EPAM, Taras Kytsmey, President of IT Ukraine Association, Member of the Board, SoftServe
Moderators: Oleksiy Skrypnyk, Eleks Co-Founder, Member of Parliament, Ukrainian Parliament
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?
Speakers: George Myhal, Affiliated Director, Brookfield, Francis Malige, Managing Director, Eastern Europe and the Caucasus, EBRD, Vlaho Kojakovic, Associate Director, Head of Property and Tourism, 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
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
Speaker: 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
Speakers: George Myhal, Affiliated Director, 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
Speakers: George Myhal, Affiliated Director, 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?
Speaker: 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
Speaker: 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
Speakers: 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)

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Tickets cost $199. More info on the tickets can be found on the event’s official website itjazz.lviv.ua.

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By N-iX June 20, 2018
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