Today digital technologies transform all the areas of economic and social welfare. Mobile communications, cloud computing, big data and intelligent gadgets possess the transformative power which adds real value to our society. However, in order to provide the synergistic effect and secure the positive outcome of their implementation, a strategy of the digital economy and society transformation needs to be developed. These and other questions will be discussed during the Forum.
The UCCI Information Technologies Committee,
Odessa National Academy of Telecommunications n. a. A. S. Popov,
BRDO at the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine and Western Partners: the World Bank and the Government of Canada
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Ukrainian Parliament Committee on Information and Communication, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, Exporters and Investors Council under the MFA of Ukraine, NGO "HighTech Office", IT Contract Ltd. – "Public bid" operator, Odessa Regional State Administration, Odessa City Council, professional associations and business representatives
To arrange a communication platform for the Government representatives, leading international and local experts, managers and representatives of the private companies, as well as civil society regarding the elaboration of a common vision as to the place and role of the economy and society's digital transformation in accelerating the country's growth.
To offer the best business experience, practices, initiatives and projects that will help raising the business efficiency along with digital transformation.
During the official opening and plenary sessions the main topics of discussion will be as such:
The Forum's Opening:
Mr. Maxim STEPANOV – Head of the Odessa Regional State Administration
Dr. Gennadiy CHYZHYKOV – President of the UCCI
Mr. Gennadiy TRUKHANOV – Head of the Odessa City Council
Plenary session participants:
Mr. Stepan KUBIV - First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine - Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine
Mr. Igor UMANSKIY – Advisor of the President of Ukraine, ex-Minister of Finance of Ukraine
Mr. Alexander DANCHENKO – Head of the Ukrainian Parliament's Committee on Communications and Information Technologies, Member of Parliament of Ukraine
H.E. LEE Yang-goo – Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Ukraine
Mr. Alexander Dreling – Deputy Chairman of the Board of PrivatBank
Dr. Olaf SCHULTZ - Head of the Government Relations Europe/MEA bei Nokia, Germany
Dr. Yannick LEGRÉ - Managing Director of the EGI Foundation , France
Dr. Alexander TROFIMCHUK – Director of the Telecommunications and Global Information Field at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Mr. Andriy BIRUKOV – Executive Director of the NGO «HighTech Office», Advisor of the First Vice-Prime Minister of Ukraine – Minister's of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine
Mr. Alexey GONCHARUK – Head of the BRDO
Mr. Andriy MOSKALEV – General Director InTeLa (Integrated Technology Laboratories LLC), USA and Canada
Dr. Petro VOROBIENKO – Chancellor of the Odessa National Academy of Telecommunications n.a. A. S. Popov, Dr. of Technical Sciences, Professor, Honored Education Specialist of Ukraine, corresponding member of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine
The event`s format provides online broadcast including the participation of diplomatic missions and abroad trade missions of the UCCI.
During the Forum the leading international and Ukrainian companies will present their latest technological developments for different businesses, the world's best practices of their use within small and medium-sized businesses.
The forum will feature the best achievements of the talented Ukrainian children, members of the minor Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, startups and presentations.
The forum will take place in Odessa, the Odessa National Academy of Nelecommunications n.a. A. S. Popov. Getting started on the 27th of April 2017 at 10:30.
Languages: Ukrainian, English, Russian
All the participants should register before the 25th of April 2017.