November 2018 Business Events in Ukraine

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It's no secret that lately Ukraine has been actively catching investors' attention. This autumn's boom of business events dedicated to IT, investments and crypto-technologies serve as a solid proof. We gathered the hottest conferences, forums and summits that will take place in November 2018.

eCommerce Conference & Exhibition

Business forumAs the name suggests, eCommerce is dedicated to the promptly-evolving sphere of electronic commerce. This conference and exhibition are one of the largest that currently take place in Ukraine. In 2018, the conference's program will be divided into 16 thematic sections covered by 64 speakers.

Professionals in their field will share their insights into Analytics, UX/UI, prospects of the e-commerce development in Ukraine and increasing profits. More information can be found at

When: November 1
Where: CEC Parkovy, Kyiv
Admission: UAH 450 for the exhibition, UAH 4500 for the conference

AI & Big Data Day 2018

People chatting on a conferenceAI & Big Data Day is one of the largest business events in Western Ukraine. The conference will bring together about 800 data scientists, developers, startup entrepreneurs, data engineers, and investors from Ukraine, Germany, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, the USA, Canada and Eastern Europe.

The event will be focused on the latest developments in AI and Big Data processing. AI & Big Data Day will consist of five streams: today and the future of AI, data science practice, BigData & Data engineering, the road from startup to business, and workshops. The program and other details can be found at

When: November 3
Where: Lviv Arena, Lviv
Admission: UAH 3500 for a single ticket, UAH 17500 for 5+1 groups

Data Science Conference “Octopus AI”

People giving high fives on a business workshopOctopus AI is a computer science conference organized by Quantum. The conference explores the latest trends like AI, ML and other areas that will be interesting for software engineers. This year, the organizers invited 7 speakers from the top world companies to share their experience. To name but a few, Welf Wustlich (CTO, Planet AI) and Tolga Birdal (Doktorand, Siemens AG) will deliver lectures during the event.

An exhibition area with innovative developments will be opened for all participants. Besides, Octopus AI is a place for networking and finding new partners for future projects. The schedule and other details are available at

When: November 3
Where: Fabrika.Space, Kharkiv
Admission: UAH 700

Intax Private Capital Forum 2018

People sitting in rows on a conferenceThe Intax Private Capital Forum is a large international conference and exhibition dedicated to the timely topic of restructuring solutions of private assets for Ukrainian HNWIs. The event will feature more than 20 speakers and 300 delegates from different countries that will share their insight into tax planning strategies, protection of private assets in Ukraine and abroad, transparency, as well as funds verification. The full program is available at

When: November 13
Where: InterContinental, Kyiv
Admission: UAH 3000 for the delegates on behalf of the Ukrainian companies, EUR 400 for the delegates on behalf of the foreign companies

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III Ukrainian Silk Road Forum

Asian business forumFor the third time, Kyiv will host the Ukrainian Silk Road Forum - an international business event dedicated to investment in Eastern Europe. The forum will represent more than 60 Chinese companies in Energy, AIC and Infrastructure and feature more than 500 top tier speakers and representatives of leading companies.

The list of speakers features founder and Chairman of the Board, Tencent (WeChat) Ma Huateng, CEO of Huawei Ukraine Zhou Haoze, Managing Director of Financial Institutions for the EBRD Francis Malige, as well the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Ukraine Du Wei. The topics to be discussed include FinTech and investments, IT and innovations in the sphere, as well as the energy of future.

The detailed program is available at

When: November 16
Where: Olympiiskyi Stadium, Kyiv
Admission: USD 250 Business ticket, USD 500 VIP ticket

SaaS Nation’03

Young man speaking at a conferenceSaaS Nation’03 is the only Software as a service business conference in Ukraine. The third anniversary of the event will be celebrated with an extensive program: more than 500 founders of SaaS business, C-level executives, managing partners and investors.

This year's speakers include Brad Kam (Talkable, USA), Stan Massueras (Intercom, Ireland), Peter Lyon (eSpatial, Ireland), Emeric Ernoult (AgoraPulse, France), David Braun (TemplateMonster, Ukraine) and many others. Apart from the program, which can help to shed light on SaaS, the event itself is a large networking program for business people of the region. You can find more details at

When: November 16
Where: Mercure Congress Center, Kyiv
Admission: UAH 5300 for a Regular ticket, UAH 5800 for a Business Ticket

Invest Summit 2018

People attending a business forumThe international platform Invest Summit aims at connecting business people, startups and investors in Ukraine. The event boasts more than 80 speakers that personally went through all stages of setting up a business, and more than 20 panel discussions, where visitors will have a chance to ask questions. Invest Summit will gather key business market leaders from different parts of the world.

To name but a few, founder and Chairman at LDJ Capital David Brake, Chief Investment Officer at Yeoman's Capital Henry Liu, Director of Business Development Media & Entertainment Group for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Steve Wong and others. The program will cover topics of investment rules, family offices trend, personal brand, cryptocurrency and investing in Ukrainian startups. You can view the detailed schedule at

When: November 27
Where: Olimpiiskyi Stadium, Kyiv
Admission: UAH 390 for an Expo ticket, UAH 950 for a Business ticket, UAH 2950 for Premium ticket

The following list is the editor’s choice.
Photo sources:, All images belong to their rightful authors.

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