IT events in Kyiv, Fall 2014

Summer is over. A new season has just begun. IT events are coming back to Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities as well. We have prepared a list of the most interesting events for startups, developers, testers, and other IT specialists.

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3D Print Conference.Kyiv
September, 5th
NCS “Olimpiyskiy”, Chervonoarmiyska str. 55, Kyiv

3D Print Conference.Kyiv is the first 3D printing and scanning technologies conference in Ukraine. Its main aim is the popularization of 3D printing and scanning technologies through educational programs, workshops and exhibition of manufacturers and distributors. The conference will describe the real-life potential and prospects for the development of 3D printing and scanning technologies. Specialists will tell about their experiences and the latest technological achievements in 3D printing.

The main topics will be:
– Creating 3D printing business;
– Innovations in production processes;
– Marketing of 3D printing;
– Personal 3D printers;
– Manual of how to use and to build a 3D printer by yourself;
– 3D printing in social area: medicine, education, science etc.

Site – https://3dprintconf.com.ua/

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IT Conference U.T. Gem
September, 18th
Hyatt Regency San Francisco, CA, US

Actually this event won’t take place in Kyiv or even in Ukraine, but the importance of it puts it in the list.
This will be the first international IT Conference on Ukraine in San Francisco. The main topics will be Ukrainian IT talents, achievements of Ukrainian IT markets and the startup industry in Ukraine.

The conference will bring together about a thousand participants – IT entrepreneurs, developers, venture capitalists, business angels, start-up accelerators, venture capital funds, outsourcing IT companies, and students from US and Ukraine.
The conference program includes speeches by IT and venture business stars of Silicon Valley (Hewlett Packard, Intel, 500 Startups, Techstars, Mohr Davidow Ventures, and more), panel discussions, large expo, as well as show-cases of the top 10 most successful Ukrainian startups that are working in the global market.

Among keynote speakers: Vitaliy Klychko (Boxing Champion, Mayor of Kyiv), Dave McClure (Founding Partner, 500 Startups), Ruslana Lyzhychko (Singer, Activist, Winner of Eurovision), Pavlo Sheremeta (Former Minister of Economic Development of Ukraine), Sridnar Solur (Director, HP Mobility Services).

Site – https://utgem.co/

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Bitcoin Conference Kiev
September, 26th
NCS “Olimpiyskiy”, Chervonoarmiyska str. 55, Kyiv

Bitcoin Conference Kiev is a place where the best professionals of cryptocurrency from around the world will meet to share their experience and knowledge about how Bitcoin works and why this virtual currency has all chances to become the number one currency in the world.
The event will be supported by Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine – the single official development fund of cryptocurrency and bitcoin in Ukraine.

The main topics will be:
– What is Bitcoin?
– How it works;
– Business with Bitcoin – how to increase income of the business;
– Safety – where to keep Bitcoin;
– Law status of Bitcoin and cryptocurryncies in Ukraine;
– Presentation of startups for work with Bitcoin.

Site – https://bitcoinconf.com.ua/

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IDCEE 2014 Conference
October, 9th-10th
NCS “Olimpiyskiy”, Chervonoarmiyska str. 55, Kyiv

IDCEE is an annual international conference for Internet entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and business angels, leaders of IT companies, startups, and bloggers.
IDCEE is one of the Top-5 European conferences in the area of internet technologies and entrepreneurship.

IDCEE 2014 will be divided into 3 stages: Main Stage, Startup Stage, Tech Stage. The main topics of IDCEE 2014 will be e-health, charity, media, e-commerce, mobile applications, robotics. Separate panel discussions will be devoted to Internet emerging markets (last year these were India and Brazil).

Leaders of the world’s tech industry are among the speakers of IDCEE: Adam Kostyal (Senior Vice President, NASDAQ), Andreas Haug (Co-founder & Managing Partner, e.ventures), Elena Flanagan-Eister (CEO, Depositphotos), Fabrice Grinda (Co-founder, OLX Inc.), Marcin Hejka (Managing Director, Intel Capital Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia), Patrick de Laive (Initiator of The Next Web) and many others.

Site – https://idcee.org/