Let’s call June, “the month of new knowledge and education”. On Tuesday we made a post about free online IT courses. Now we’re recommending that you choose and attend some of the most useful and interesting Ukrainian IT events that will be held at the beginning of this summer. Check your schedule and book your tickets to Lviv, Dnipropetrovsk or Odesa, as well as don’t miss the events that will be held in Kyiv.
Kyiv Comic Con
6th – 7th of June, Kyiv
During the first summer weekend, Kyiv will host the first Ukrainian festival of multigenre entertainment and comic book culture – Kyiv Comic Con.
The festival originally was founded in 1970 in San-Diego, CA. Similar festivals are organized each year in Canada, France, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Poland, Australia, India, Japan, and others. The organizers of Kyiv Comic Can are planning to make it an annual event.
During the festival you’ll have a chance to visit different screenings and discussions of new and old films, participate in video and board game tournaments. The organizers promise to invite interesting guests: actors, artists, writers, game designers. For the kids, there will be a playground with interactive and educational activities.
So the fantasy world of superheroes, board and video games, comics and anime is waiting you.
ITEM-2015 – Recent trends of IT industry
6th – 7th of June, Dnipropetrovsk region
IT Evolution Meetings (ITEM) is an annual international IT-conference about the trends in IT-business management and software development. Last year, ITEM brought together 300 participants from Europe, US, Israel, and Ukraine.
The conference will take place at a vacation complex, so all guests will have an opportunity to combine business talks with a good summer weekend. The conference program includes: 2 days of meetings and discussions, 22 speakers, 9 trainings, barbeque, After Party, and networking.
The main topics for this year will be: Agile in development and project management; Case studies from leading IT specialists; Last engineering practices; Founding and transformation of an IT company.
IT&Travel: Future trends and new solutions
IT&Travel brings together inspired people, famous travel companies and services, global reservation systems, airline services, impressive personalities, as well as IT companies that are developing products and solution for the travel industry.
Tourism and Internet technologies have always worked closely for years and now, with a combination of quick technology growth and the crisis that is being experienced in the tourism sector, they’re connected even more than before. The IT&Travel Conference will include two parts: tendency and trends in Travel and IT industries, new solutions, and services for the travel industry.
IT&Travel is a platform where you can learn important life lessons from some of the world’s professionals: experience you cannot get from book-learning.
14th of June, Lviv
JavaDay is a conference for Java programmers, organized by the community – Java User Group Kyiv. The conference will take place in Lviv for the first time in the last 5 years.
During one day of the conference, you will be able to attend: 26 sessions about the latest trends; 2 keynotes from world-known speakers. The total number of attendees is going to be 250+.
The main topics of this conference will be: Core JVM platform and Java SE (Java 8); JVM languages and new programming paradigms; Web development and Java Enterprise technologies; Software engineering practices; Architecture & Cloud; BigData & NoSQL.
Make It Show
27th – 28th of June, Kyiv
Make It Show is a festival for active people who like science, art, modern technologies, fashion, music, and everything that improves the world that we’re living in.
The organizers of Make It Show have prepared such a tight program and interesting format, that at the very least you should be interested in reading about the details of this event. Ask yourself: how do you imagine a perfect day in a summer weekend? Most of all, you’re probably thinking about a day that is fun, cognitive, tasty, interesting, and probably loaded with good company while listening to good music. If so, Make It Show is the right choice.
The festival is going to include a range of theme zones, where visitors can enjoy workshops, open auditoriums, art installations, music performances, street art, sport shows, and, of course, technical innovation exhibitions. All these will take place at a popular location among Kyiv citizens – Art factory Platforma.
27th of June, Kyiv
The Pioneers Community gathers the smartest minds in technology and science entrepreneurship. The Pioneers Festival is Europe’s major conference for tomorrow’s ideas, bringing together startups, corporates, media, and investors. For the first time The International Festival of Innovations Pioneers will be organized in Ukraine.
PioneersKyiv will present 8 start-ups, pitching their projects to a panel of 4 Experts, and the winner will get 1 ticket to The Pioneers Festival in Vienna. The format of this event is a part of testing track that pushes new projects towards media, corporations, mentorship, and investments.
So check-out the events you like and make this summer the most productive one in your professional career.
- Free Online IT Courses [June, 2015] (softheme-blog-2017)
- What to Read – Most Favorite Books of Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Other IT Visionaries (softheme-blog-2017)