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Ukrainian Israeli Innovation Summit 2019

The Ukrainian Israeli Innovation Summit (UIIS) is a series of the international tech conferences, aimed at strengthening business linkages and promote strategic cooperation between governments, businesses and startup ecosystems. UIIS 2018 gathered 400+ participants, 50+ speakers, 60+ companies, 70+ partners from Israel and Ukraine.

The Ukrainian Israeli Innovation Summit 2019 will be held in Kyiv, Ukraine on 29-31 of October 2019. This year program will include business tour for Israeli tech companies aimed hto search, negotiate and make partnerships with potential clients and partners from Ukraine.

Mission and goals: popularizing Ukrainian and Israeli tech products and services on the international arena, strengthening Israeli-Ukrainian business ties, and promoting strategic cooperation between governments, businesses and startup ecosystems.

Organizers: Global Israeli Initiative is a collaboration platform providing professional services to connect Israel and Ukraine and create a strong and effective partnership with the long-run objective to develop a win-win cooperation for all involved parties. UNIT.City UNIT.City is Ukraine’s first innovation park. It is the place where matchless infrastructure and all-inclusive ecosystem enable high technology, innovative and creative businesses to happen and flourish.

Supported by the Embassy of Israel in Ukraine and the Embassy of Ukraine in the State of Israel.

Date: October 29-31, 2019

Venue: new building B12 at UNIT.City Innovation Park, Kyiv, Ukraine Key topics: Ukrainian Israeli Collaboration Today and Tomorrow How Technologies Save The World A Look Ahead to Innovations in Transport and Mobility Artificial Intelligence Changing Industries.

Participants: 600+ guests C-level executives, tech entrepreneurs, government officials, product-oriented and outsourcing ІТ companies, startups; Investors: business angels, VC & PE funds, Impact Investments Funds; Startup ecosystem players: business incubators and accelerators, universities, innovation parks & clusters.

Format: Networking Reception | Tech conference | Expo Zone | Workshops | Kyiv Tech Tour | B2B/B2G Meetings | Gala Dinner

Speakers and guests

Top-tier speakers from the Ukrainian and Israeli tech industry, key players in the fields of cyber security, agritech, fintech, startups and venture capital, government officials and corporates.

Preliminary list of keynote speakers and special guests from Israel: 

● Jon Medved Founder & CEO of OurCrowd

● Dov Moran, Managing Partner @ Grove Ventures

● Yossi Vardi, Chairman of the Board @ DLD, entrepreneur

● Dr Ami Appelbaum, Chief Scientist, Ministry of Economy and Industry, Chairman of Israel Innovation Authority

● Zeev Holtzman, Managing Partner, Giza Venture Capital ● Amnon Shashua Senior VP @ Intel, President & CEO of Mobileye

● Yigal Erlich, General Partner, Yozma VC

● Zohar Sharon Chief Knowledge Officer, Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality

● Prof. Eugene Kandel Israeli economist, CEO of the Start-Up Nation Central


Day 1. Welcoming Cocktail Reception (for speakers|partners and israeli delegations)

Day 2. Tech conference, expo zone, B2B/B2G meetings, gala dinner with investors and top managers

Day 3. Kyiv Tech Tour. Round table with government officials.


Alyona Novgorodskaya, CEO and founder of Global Israeli Initiative, Executive Producer of UII Summit phone +972533398074 Dmitry Yeriomin, Managing Partner of UNIT.City, UII Summit co-organizer