Navigating the Future

Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016

Lviv, Ukraine

Lviv IT Arena 2016
At Lviv IT Arena, we know what you are looking for from a great conference. Two streams on Innovations and Actual Issues will satisfy your thirst in tech-related topics. Meanwhile, the Business and Product development streams will give you some new insights on the IT market in Eastern Europe and beyond. The conference is a place to meet all kinds of people - CEOs, developers, designers, project managers, business analysts, entrepreneurs etc. With fun after parties, the conference promises to create just the right atmosphere for informal networking.
Lviv, Ukraine
Lviv is among the most promising IT hubs in Eastern Europe and has been named as one of the biggest IT centers in the region with an extensive growth and development opportunities. According to IT Research carried out by Lviv IT Cluster, the city is currently home to 15 thousand IT specialists with IT market growing three times over the last five years.

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Arena stadium
Arena Lviv is a football stadium in Lviv, Ukraine. It was one of the eight UEFA Euro 2012 venues, where it hosted three of the group-stage games. According to the official plans, the stadium has a total seating capacity of 34,915.

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1400
+
participants
about
25%
foreigners
from USA, UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Romania, Greece, Lithuania, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, UAE, Moldova and Russia.
Some facts from IT
Arena 2015
  • Developer -24,2%
  • Manager - 19,0%
  • Other - 15,0%
  • Top manager/Entrepreneur - 11,7%
  • CEO/ Co-owner - 8,3%
  • QA/QC specialist - 8,0%
  • Freelancer - 5,8%
  • HR - 5,5%
  • Business analyst - 2,5%
63,5%
27
average
age
36,5%
Goals for IT Arena 2016
2500
+
participants
Countries-participants:

Ukraine, Germany, UK, USA, Romania, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Netherlands, Lithuania, Hungary and others

90
+
speakers
60
%
foreigners
10 Work
shops
1 Tech
Expo
3 After
parties
incredible closing ceremony

THEY TALKED ABOUT US

"Lviv - the biggest partner of EBRD among other Ukrainian cities"
"Lviv - top 10 European must visit cities"
"Lviv has over 15 thousand IT specialists, which is one of the highest number per capita in Ukraine"
"Lviv became known as IT capital of Ukraine"
"Lviv IT Arena tech conference shows Lviv becoming capital of Ukraine’s IT industry"
"Lviv - a wonderfully welcoming central European city, boasting the best Ukraine has to offer"
"The best tech event in 2015"

Speakers 2016

Multi-media Analytics and Cognitive Computing to Provide Safe Secure Cities
Director of WW Public Safety & Physical Security Solutions
IBM
Product Innovation Re-Invented: New rules for innovating in the Age of Digital Revolution with real time data analytics and context aware ecosystems
Director Innovation Lead - Connected products
Philips
From Agency Drones to Independent Studio Powerhouse
Creative Director, Co-founder
Anton & Irene
From Agency Drones to Independent Studio Powerhouse
User Experience Director, Co-founder
Anton & Irene
Сreating the DNA of a billion-dollar company
Co-founder and Managing partner
AlmazCapital
Microservices (TM): Redundancy = Maintainability!
Fellow
innoQ
How Twitter Works
Software Engineer
Twitter

CONFERENCE AGENDA

  • 2016-09-30 09:00:00 2016-10-02 23:50:00 Europe/Kiev Lviv IT Arena Stryiska St, 199, Arena Lviv
8:00
08:00
Registration
Registration
10:00
10:00
Opening ceremony
Grand Opening Ceremony
Speaker: Ruslan Zakharchenko, Taras Kytsmey, Oleg Synyutka, Andriy Sadovyi, Andrew Pavliv, Andriy Hankevych, Stepan Veselovskyi
10:30
10:30
Coffee break
11:00
11:00
Technology hands on
JavaScript @ Spotify
Speaker: Felipe Ribeiro
Company: Spotify
11:00
Technology innovations
VR/AR. State and Future
Speaker: Vitaliy Goncharuk
Company: Augmented Pixels
11:00
Business
How to Create Digital Disruption
Speaker: Alejandro Danylyszyn
Company: Deloitte Digital
11:00
Product
From Agency Drones to Independent Studio Powerhouse
Speaker: Anton Repponen, Irene Pereyra
12:00
12:00
Keynote Speaker
Technology Tracks Keynote Speaker
Modern Engineering Practices – Building Blocks for the New Digital Economy
Speaker: Aaron Erickson
Company: ThoughtWorks
12:00
Business
The Startup, The Enterprise and Offshore Development: Building an Ecosystem to Change the World
Speaker: Chris Bongiovanni
Company: SoftServe
12:00
Product
Essentials of Powerful A/B Testing
Speaker: Lev Tatarov
Company: Optimizely (ex-eBay)
13:00
13:00
Lunch
14:30
14:30
Technology hands on
Secure Development with Android
Speaker: Enrique López Mañas
Company: Stadtwerke München GmbH
14:30
Technology innovations
The Internet of (Less) Useless Things
Speaker: Karl-Henrik Nilsson
Company: tretton37
14:30
Business
Outsource panel
Speaker: Igor Byeda, Olga Andrienko-Bentz, Vsevolod Onyshkevych, Marina Vyshegorodskikh, Aleksandra Alkhimovich, Taras Kytsmey, Oleksiy Skrypnyk
14:30
Product
How MacKeeper Heard its Customers and Built its Best Product yet
Speaker: Ray Astafichev
Company: ZEO Alliance
15:30
15:30
Technology hands on
Acknowledging Boundaries: How to Bring Back Consistency to Your Microservice Architecture
Speaker: Clément Delafargue
Company: Clever Cloud
15:30
Technology innovations
Data-Driven Urban Innovations
Speaker: Stanislav Sobolevsky
Company: Center for Urban Science and Progress, New York University
15:30
Business
Engineering the Future
Speaker: Ruslan Zakharchenko
Company: ELEKS
15:30
Product
The Future of Digital Product Design
Speaker: Beverly May
Company: UX Awards
16:00
16:00
Business
The Historical Importance to Ukraine of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and the IT Sector
Speaker: Diane Francis
Company: Hudson Institute Kleptocracy Initiative
16:30
16:30
Coffee break
17:00
17:00
Technology hands on
Metrics at Scale@UBER
Speaker: Mantas Klasavicius
Company: UBER
17:00
Technology innovations
How Marktplaats Boosted Ad Revenue Using Reinforcement Learning: Solving The Multi-Armed Bandit Problem
Speaker: Robin Schuil
Company: Long-Term Stock Exchange
17:00
Business
Fireside Chat: Innovations, Singularity, Geopolitics and Importance of Tech People for the Future
Speaker: Diane Francis, Andrew Pavliv
17:00
Product
Creating Innovative Culture in Product Teams
Speaker: Daniel Lewis
Company: Bright Leadership Ltd.
18:00
18:00
IoT Program Inauguration
Speaker: Karl-Henrik Nilsson, Borys Pratsiuk, Taras Kytsmey, Andrew Pavliv
20:00
20:00
Afterparty
Afterparty
10:00
10:00
Keynote speech: The View
Speaker: Esther Dyson
Company: EDventure
11:00
11:00
Technology hands on
BI in the Clouds
Speaker: Wlodek Bielski
Company: ITMAGINATION
11:00
Technology innovations
SmartHome Using Low Cost Components
Speaker: Oriol Rius
Company: Nexiona
11:00
Business
Managing for Happiness + Fireside Chat
Speaker: Jurgen Appelo
Company: Happy Melly
11:00
Product
The Flight from 0 to Million Users – What We Planned vs What We Achieved
Speaker: Bayram Annakov
Company: App in the Air
12:00
12:00
Coffee break
12:30
12:30
Technology hands on
The Long Sad History of MicroServices (TM)
Speaker: Greg Young
Company: Event Store
12:30
Technology innovations
Open Source Robotics for Sustainable Development
Speaker: Alexander Iscenco
Company: MEGA; 3D Magic Makers
12:30
Business
Сreating the DNA of a Billion-Dollar Company + Fireside Chat
Speaker: Alexander Galitsky
Company: AlmazCapital
12:30
Product
Is That the Right Problem? Using User Research to Reframe Products
Speaker: Luis Eduardo Dejo
Company: Telefónica
13:30
13:30
Lunch
15:00
15:00
Technology hands on
Experiences and Creative Process
Speaker: Semih Energin
Company: Microsoft
15:00
Technology innovations
How Twitter Works
Speaker: Arsen Kostenko
Company: Twitter
15:00
Business
Panel Investments for Big Companies
Speaker: Alexander Galitsky, Vitaly Golomb, Lenna Koszarny, Andrey Kolodyuk, Oleksii Vitchenko
15:00
Product
Problem Framing and Characterization
Speaker: Scott Sehlhorst
Company: Tyner Blain
16:00
16:00
Technology hands on
Introduction to Python for Data Science
Speaker: Brian Bell
Company: DataRobot
16:00
Technology innovations
Is Hardware the New Software? Creating the Hightech Innovations that will Transform our Lives
Speaker: David Brown
Company: BroadBit Batteries
16:00
Business
How to Measure Greatness? Net Promoter System – the One Metric to Rule Them All
Speaker: David Henzel
Company: MaxCDN
16:00
Product
Learnings from Developing a New B2B SaaS Product
Speaker: Suryaveer Lodha (Sunny)
Company: Oracle US
17:00
17:00
Coffee break
17:30
17:30
Technology hands on
Enterprise out of the Box
Speaker: Serhiy Kharytonov
Company: ELEKS
17:30
Technology innovations
Data Science for Energy Efficiency
Speaker: Dmytro Mindra
Company: Opower Ukraine
17:30
Business
Fireside Chat: Future of e-commerce. Trends and Opportunities
Speaker: David Braun
Company: TemplateMonster
17:30
Product
Panel Discussion: How to Become a Product Manager with Outsourcing Background
Speaker: Beverly May, Bayram Annakov, Scott Sehlhorst, Ray Astafichev, Markiyan Matsekh
18:00
18:00
Business
The Future of Telecom
Speaker: Peter Chernyshov
Company: Kyivstar
19:00
19:00
Afterparty
Tech Lounge
20:00
20:00
Afterparty
Afterparty
10:00
10:00
Technology hands on
Pharo: Programming in an Immersive World
Speaker: Stéphane Ducasse
Company: Inria
10:00
Technology innovations
OORT Smarthome: The Perfect Solution for Energy Providers
Speaker: Radek Tadajewski
Company: OORT Inc.
10:00
Business
How I Sold my Startup to Google + Fireside Chat
Speaker: Jason Mitura
Company: Viewdle
10:00
Product
Behind the Scenes of One Product
Speaker: Yuri Vedenin
Company: UXpresso
11:00
11:00
Keynote Speaker
Technology Tracks Keynote Speaker
Microservices (TM): Redundancy = Maintainability!
Speaker: Eberhard Wolff
Company: innoQ
11:00
Business
How to Beating Silicon Valley
Speaker: Vitaly Golomb
Company: HP Tech Ventures
11:00
Keynote Speaker
Product
Product Innovation Re-Invented: New rules for innovating in the Age of Digital Revolution with real time data analytics and context aware ecosystems
Speaker: Dr. Aleksandro Grabulov
Company: Philips
11:30
11:30
Business
How to Build a Bridge to Silicon Valley and Find the Right People
Speaker: Denys Zhadanov
Company: Readdle
12:00
12:00
Coffee break
12:30
12:30
Technology hands on
Multi-media Analytics and Cognitive Computing to Provide Safe Secure Cities
Speaker: Stephen Russo
Company: IBM
12:30
Technology innovations
Computer Vision for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
Speaker: Olga Mirkina
Company: Luxoft Automotive
12:30
Business
Fireside Chat
Speaker: Esther Dyson
Company: EDventure
12:30
Product
Build For Yourself to a Breakthrough Idea
Speaker: Avlok Kohli
Company: Caviar (by Square)
13:30
13:30
Lunch
15:00
15:00
Technology hands on
Patterns in a Containerized World
Speaker: Matthias Luebken
Company: Red Hat
15:00
Technology innovations
Application of Neural Networks in Embedded Systems Applications
Speaker: Ihor Starepravo
Company: Luxoft
15:00
Business
Business Angels’ Panel: Missing Puzzle in Ukrainian Startup
Speaker: Esther Dyson, , Oleksii Vitchenko, Nataliia Berezovska, Leon Podobedov
15:00
Product
Good Enough Prototype
Speaker: Ivan Pashko
Company: ELEKS
16:00
16:00
Technology hands on
Big Data in Cloud: Seize your Insight Like a Golden Snitch
Speaker: Margaret Ostapchuk
Company: Microsoft Ukraine
16:00
Technology innovations
IoT, AI, ML Mix or How to Deal with New Technologies
Speaker: Borys Pratsiuk
Company: Ciklum
16:00
Business
Startup Competition
16:00
Product
Don’t Ask for Permission, Ask for Forgiveness
Speaker: Thomas Schörner
Company: SAP
17:00
17:00
Technology hands on
Artificial Life Creation
Speaker: Dmytro Tarasenko
Company: SoftServe
17:00
Technology innovations
Quantum Computing. 10,000x faster
Speaker: Vasyl Mylko
Company: SoftServe
17:00
Product
Leap from Outsourcing to Startups
Speaker: Aleksey Kolupayev
Company: lehrermarkplatz.de
18:00
18:00
Closing ceremony
Closing Ceremony
Speaker: Andrew Pavliv, Andriy Hankevych, Markiyan Matsekh, Michael Kramarenko, Dmytro Maleev, Maksym Lysak, Stepan Veselovskyi
19:00
19:00
Futureland Festival
Futureland Festival
The agenda is subject to change

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Tickets

Tickets grant access to all conference sections, coffee breaks, lunches and parties. Accommodation is NOT included in the ticket price.

Baby lion
SOLD OUT
99 $
Lion
SOLD OUT
149 $
Lion king
SOLD OUT
199 $
TICKET INCLUDES:
    • Access to 4 Streams (3 days)
    • Futureland Festival
    • Tech Expo
    • Startup Competition
    • Workshops (3 days)
    • Coffee breaks and lunch (3 days)
    • Afterparties
    • Free Wi-FI
    • Kids Zone
    • Pocker Club
    • Game Zone
    • Test Drives
IT Cluster Members have an exclusive 15% discount.
Please ask your HR manager for promo code.
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