If you have already chosen your new job from our previous post, or if you just want to improve your programming and personal skills, then it’s time to check-out a list of the most interesting tech events for this spring in Kyiv and Lviv. Plan your professional season in advance!
BAQ Conference 2017
When: 25th-26th of March
Where: Taurus Hotel, Lviv
The BAQ Conference is the only conference in Ukraine, dedicated to the topics of system and business analysis, automated and manual testing of computer systems, and the processing and research of big data. The event will gather more than 300 participants, along with 40+ speakers and mentors that will organize several master-classes and workshops.
The Conference will be held over a 2-day format:
- Day 1 – Business Analytics, Data Science – (25.03)
- Day 2 – Quality Assurance (26.03)
First ChatBot Conference UA 2017
When: 29th of March
Where: Parus Business Center, Kyiv
The ChatBot Conference is the first conference in Ukraine, dedicated to the development and application of chatbots in business. This conference is a platform for sharing experience and establishing contacts between chatbot developers and those who are interested in this new business solution.
The conference will include two separate streams:
- Stream 1 – Chatbot development that will include lectures from experts and market leaders;
- Stream 2 – Business/marketing that will include presentations of projects developed by chatbot developers and customer companies.
III International Forum of Innovation Technologies – InnoTech Ukraine
When: 7th-9th of April
Where: VDHN, Kyiv
The idea of InnoTech is to demonstrate the possibilities and opportunities of innovative technologies that improve our everyday life and business.
The conference will be divided into different thematic blocks, taking place for 2 days:
- Day 1: Innovations for business, Healthcare innovations, Innovations in education;
- Day 2: Talented people’s drift abroad, Investor’s speeches, Startups.
- During the last day of the conference there will be the international battle of startups, and an exhibition demo area of innovation technologies and a startups’ alley.
International Conference Agile Eastern Europe: Season 8
When: 7th-8th of April
Where: Ramada Hotel, Kyiv
This year, the Agile community will celebrate 10 years of operation in Ukraine.
The keynote-speakers at AgileEE 2017 are: Dave Snowden (Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Cognitive Edge), Olaf Lewitz (Trust Artist and Certified Enterprise Coach), and Michael Sahota (Certified Enterprise Coach). Besides speeches at the conference, Olaf Lewitz will also conduct a Certified Agile Leadership certification class. All AgileEE 2017 will receive a discount for this course.
AI & Big Data Day
When: 29th of April
Where: Dnister Hotel, Lviv
AI & Big Data Day is a professional platform for researches and practitioners of the artificial intelligence area, for everyone who is interested in the changes in development of Big Data and in the area of practical use of data mining, machine learning, and processing text data.
The conference will have 3 streams: Data Science, Data Engineering, and Startup Cases.
When: 25th of May
Where: Internation Exhibition Center, Kyiv
iForum is the largest offline-conference for IT and other tech specialists in Ukraine. It’s dedicated to the problems of development of the Internet, and it covers a wide spectrum of related questions. In 2016 iForum has collected over 5,000 participants from all over Ukraine. It’s expected that this year the conference will gather more than 7,000 participants.
This year’s conference includes 6 major streams:
- Internet Business / Startups;
- Advertising and Promotion;
- Internet technologies;
- EdTech of the Future / Innovations;
- The English Section / Videoblogs & eSports;
- CRM & Loyalty: How to keep your customer? / Press “Play” to start.
There also will be an Exhibition zone “City of the Future” and an Exhibition Area iForum-2017, with exhibition stands of various IT-companies.
Kyiv Outsourcing Forum 2017
When: 26th of May
The Kyiv Outsourcing Forum is the largest event in the field of IT business outsourcing in Ukraine. Over the previous years it has held 9 conferences for owners and managers of IT outsourcing companies, so this year it’s the 10-year anniversary of the forum.
The conference will have 6 different streams: Outsourcing Business, BDMS (Business development, marketing, sales), PM and structural raise, Human talents market, Legal, and New technology markets.
Data Science UA Conference 2017
When: 27th of May
Where: Cosmopolite Hotel, Kyiv
The Data Science UA Conference is the second conference for speakers and specialists in Data Science. It’s expected that the conference will gather more than 500 participants and 14 speakers.
The speakers will talk on key aspects of data science in two treads:
- Technical: actual issues, professional experience from around the world;
- Business: real cases of use and implementation of technology to improve business performance;
- Panel discussion: trends and further development of Data Science in Ukraine.
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