For a second consecutive year in a row, UVCA, Western NIS Enterprise Fund, Victor Pinchuk Foundation, and Horizon Capital launch Ukrainian House in Davos to showcase the new Ukraine, a vibrant and dynamic European democracy leveraging its competitive advantages in “brains, hands, and grains”. Its theme will continue to be Ukraine: Creativity, Innovation, Opportunity. Ukraine House Davos will be held at Promenade 62, Davos, Switzerland from January 21-25, 2019.
Intetics is proud to be a part of it and join the influential thinkers, leaders, entrepreneurs and business people. Together with Intetics President and CEO Boris Kontsevoi and CTO Sergey Kizyan ,they will discover one of Europe’s most promising markets.
“Ukraine is a modern, European country with a rich heritage and cultural legacy spanning over a thousand years, undergoing the most extensive societal and economic transformation in its history”, said Alexa Chopivsky, Executive Director of Ukraine House Davos. “We are delighted to amplify Ukraine’s voice on the global stage and substantial progress made, resulting in a paradigm shift in investors’ perception of Ukraine and its talented people.”
Ukraine House Davos will feature panels on women trailblazers, technology, new energy, creative industries, character in leadership and much more. Among invited speakers are Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine; Vitali Klitschko, Kyiv Mayor; Malala, the Nobel Prize winner; Gerard Seijts, Ivey Business School, Executive Director, Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership; Elliot Gerson, Executive Vice President, Aspen Institute; Fred Kempe, President, Atlantic Council; Ieva Ilves, former First Lady, Estonia; Daniel Bilak, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, UkraineInvest; Michael Yurkovich, CEO of TIU Canada; Karl Sturen, founder and CEO Vindcraft; Fabienne Demol, Executive Vice-President, Global Head of Business Development, Total Eren; and actress Lupita Nyong’o. They will be joined by additional high profile speakers, who will be announced in due course.
“Really looking forward to meeting business and technology leaders in Davos this January! Very excited to have a possibility to discuss new technologies with World’s influencers and present them Intetics’ innovations and achievements, especially considering that the headline of 2019 is the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the idea we participate in and do perhaps all the time. We’ll see how all those AI, Blockchain, IoT, RPA, etc. etc. are changing our present and secure better future,” says Boris Kontsevoi, President and CEO Intetics Inc.
Planned events include UkraineInvest sponsoring a day focused on investment opportunities in Ukraine and the National Investment Council of Ukraine holding a closed-door, high-level meeting at the venue. There will also be events in association with the Atlantic Council, Aspen Institute, Global Citizen Forum, and Bohdan Hawrylyshyn Family Foundation. A full agenda is released on www.ukrainehousedavos.com. The public is invited to follow the event via social media on #ukrainehousedavos.
About Ukraine House Davos
Ukraine House Davos is a multi-format venue, powered by Co-Organizers Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA), Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF), Victor Pinchuk Foundation and Horizon Capital. Ukraine House Davos is proud of its all-female, five-member Organizing Committee who have volunteered significant time and energy to launch this event, including Svitlana Grytsenko (Victor Pinchuk Foundation), Jaroslawa Johnson (WNISEF), Lenna Koszarny (Horizon Capital), Olga Afanasyeva (UVCA), and Alexa Chopivsky (Ukraine House Davos).
In addition to the generous support of its Co-Organizers and Gold Sponsor Temerty Foundation, Panel Sponsors of Ukraine House Davos include EBS, Effective Investments LLC, First Generation Capital, ICU, IT Ukraine Association, TA Ventures, TIU Canada, and UFUTURE Investment Group.
Ukraine House Davos is supported by UkraineInvest, National Investment Council, Ukrainian World Congress, Aspen Institute, Aspen Institute Kyiv, and the Atlantic Council.
SOURCE: Ukraine House Davos