Ukrainian IT Events
[October 2016]

The fall season is going on. If you’re not visiting Dreamforce’16 in San Francisco or South Summit in Madrid, and if you are going to spend most of your time in Ukraine, then take a look at the list of the most interesting tech events that you can visit in Kyiv and Kharkiv this October.

Media Hack Weekend 2016

When: 7th-9th of October

Where: Dovzhenko Film Studio, Kyiv


Media Hack Weekend is the biggest hackathon in Ukraine. During 48 hours, you’ll have a chance to find out the idea, to build up a team, and to represent your startup. For all these, you will be able to get mentorship from the specialists working for Kyivstar, Hromadske, 1+1 Media, Vkontakte, MacPaw, Genesis Media, and other tech companies.

Also, there will be some lectures from 20 speakers, on topics of creating content for virtual reality, building bots, startup promotion at foreign media, and many others. On Saturday night, you can join the party and watch the most creative ads from Cannes Cyber Lions.

AI Ukraine 2016

When: 8th-9th of October

Where: Fabrika Space, Kharkiv


AI Ukraine 2016 is a professional discussion platform for such topics as artificial intelligence, practical use of data mining, machine learning, text mining, Big Data, Robotics, Computer Vision, and other areas of AI. You’ll have an opportunity to watch some presentations and listen to reports given by 26 speakers from high-tech companies and startups that use artificial intelligence in their products and services.

The total number of participants is over 500. The conference might be useful for business and data analysts, machine learning and big data developers, BI engineers, data scientists, researchers, solution architects, DB architects, R&D and CTO.

JavaDay Kyiv 2016

When: 14th-15th of October

Where: KVC Parkovyy, Kyiv


For two days, JavaDay Kyiv will gather more than 1000 attendees for 5 keynotes with more than 50 sessions on latest trends, and practical cases of development with Java.

Among speakers, you can meet such famous specialist in the Java world as Juergen Hoeller, Principal Engineer @Pivotal Inc.; Mikalai Alimenkou, Senior Delivery Manager @EPAM; Stéphane Nicoll, Senior Software Engineer @Pivotal, Inc.; Yann Cébron, Software Developer @JetBrains; Edson Yanaga, Director of Developer Experience @Red Hat; Maurice Naftalin, Senior Software Engineer @Incept5; Reza Rahman, Senior Manager/Architect @CapTech Ventures, Inc; Christoph Strobl, Principal Software Engineer @Pivotal, Inc. and many others.

Conference SaaS Nation

When: 28th of October

Where: Hotel Rus’


SaaS Nation is the first conference for SaaS-business in Ukraine. Among the attendees, there will be founders of SaaS product companies, C-level executives, top managers (VP of Sales, VP of Marketing, VP of Product, etc). The speakers will discuss such topics as early development of a product concept, the first sales and optimization of the sales process, marketing of SaaS products, Customer Success & Support.

Among speakers of the conference you will meet: Ragnar Sass, Founder @Pipedrive; Ingmar Zahorsky, Director of Customer Success @ChartMogul; Oleksandr Galkin, Co-Founder @Competera; Vladyslav Flaks, CEO @OWOX and others.