09.00-09.45 – Welcoming Coffee


09.45-10.00 – Results 2018 & Forecast 2019, Dmitry Ovcharenko, Acting Executive Director at Association IT Ukraine


IT & Government Relations


10.00-10.20 – Checks by Labor Inspectors, State Labour Service

10.20-10.40 – Methodology of IT company checks as to transfer pricing, Ukrainian Fiscal Service

10.40-11.00 – Panel Discussion “Hiring of foreign IT professionals”: Luxoft, Igor Samohodsky (BRDO) and Viktoriya Keliar (ALCOR)

11.00-11.20 – Panel Discussion “GR & Legal & Financial Challenges: Regional Perspective”: Ivanna Pogrebnyak (Charkiv IT Cluster), Nestor Shvets (Lviv IT Cluster), Natalia Veremeeva (Kiev IT cluster).


11.20-12.00 – coffee


Europe & World perspective


12.00-12.20 – Tech Privacy – An Asian Perspective, Bell Beh, CEO & Co-owner in One Identity Data (“1iD”).

12.20-12.40 – GDPR, Teresa Fonte, Osborne Clark international law firm (Berlin, Paris, SF)

12.40-13.00 – Malta off-shore opportunities for IT, Oleg Chaika, KPMG

13.00-13.20 – How to get prepared to International Arbitration for IT company? Christoph Kauffmann,

Osborne Clark international law firm (Berlin, Paris, SF)


13.20-14.20 – Lunch


M&A in IT


14.20-14.40 – Amazon bought Ring, Kira Rudik, COO Ring Ukraine

14.40-15.00 – BOT agreement of R&D centre, Serhii Ovcharenko, ex-Global Client contracting Lead at Luxoft

15.00-15.20 – Horizon invested in Intellias, Capital Times

15.20-15.40 – Panel Discussion “M&A cases this year”: Vitaliy Gorovoy (Insoft Capital), Capital Times, Serhii Ovcharenko (ex-Luxoft), Nazariy Zhovtanetskyy (ex-CFO N-ix)


15.40-16.20 – coffee


Local Matters


16.20-16.40 – Samsung as one of the first tech product companies in Ukraine – launching a new office: specifics and current challenges, Regional Director, Samsung Ukraine

16.40-17.00 – Building software R&D center in Ukraine: finance & legal challenges. Boris Glants, CTO at Tonic Health

17.00-17.20 – Stock Option for employees in Ukraine, Anton Naumenko Director of Engineering, Thread Up

17.20-17.40 – 3 models of IT business structuring in Ukraine, Elena Talalay, ALCOR

17.40-18.00 – Panel Discussion “Financial Challenges: Draft Law on Deducted Capital, Investments to foreign countries, Alternative tax regimes for IT“. Andriy Popovych, ALCOR, Lubomyr Ostapiv


18.00-19.00 Networking.