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Forum is committed to investigate investment attractiveness and changes in the tax field of Ukraine. Platform gave opportunity for startups to introduce themself and to cooperate with ukrainian and international investors and representatives of venture funds of Ukraine, USA, China and Europe. LEVEL UP UKRAINE 2017 gathered more than 750 useful contacts, which built a database for effective networking and became a platform for hundreds of unique meetings, useful agreements and successful investments. The main players of the market, investors, regulators and experts discussed climate variability and transformations in Ukraine. Organizers of the Forum, ICF Legal Service and Taхpayers Association of Ukraine, built transparent and trusting relationships for searching confident partners and building strong bridges for international cooperation.

Time and place:

calendar

15 November 2017

location

Time and place: November 15, 2017 CEC “Parkovy”

30+
speakers speakers

  • Cooperation: Principles for creating more
  • Trust is the main component of investment: business, society, government
  • Continuing development: Principles of continuous education for business, government and adult population of the country

Arturo Bris

Professor at IMD business school, PhD in Management INSEAD, MS in Finance, Law and Economics Universidad de Madrid

Grigol Katamadze

President of the Association of Taxpayers of Ukraine, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Natalya Ulyanova

Project author Level UP Ukraine, Founder, CEO UNA//PARTNERS, Vice-President of the Association of Taxpayers of Ukraine

Givi Topchishvili

President 9.8 Group

Ingo Friedrich

Honor Member of the European Parliament, President of the European Economic Senate

Michael Jaeger

Secretary General of the Taxpayers Association of Europe

Karl Robb

Chairman of the Board at EPAM Systems Inc, Retired EVP & President of European Operations

Tobias Winkler

Head of the Delegation of the European Parliament

Nina Yuzhanina

Chairman of the Committee of Verkhovna Rada on tax and customs policy issues

Oleg Ustenko

Executive Director of International Bleyzer Foundation

Anatoliy Kinakh

President of the Ukrainian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

Andrey Kolodyuk

Co-Founder and Managing Partner at AVentures Capital

Viktoriya Tigipko

Co-Founder and Partner at TA Ventures

Valeriy Omelchenko

Founder of HUB 4.0, Vice President of the Taxpayers Association of Ukraine

Vasile Tofan

Partner at Horizon Capital

Victor Kipiani

Partner and co-founder of Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD)

Aleksandr Pazhe

Member of the Board ABLV Bank, Chief Compliance Officer (CCO)

Pavel Pogiba

Vice President of the Taxpayers Association of Ukraine, Head of the Territorial Branch of Taxpayers Association of Ukraine in Kiev

Igor Dalychuk

President of SBK, Vice - President of the Taxpayers Association of Ukraine

Kirill Kunitsky

Founder and CEO at Business-Constructor

Vladimir Nikitin

Institute of Architecture, Urbanistics and Regional Studies of the Union of Architects, Founder of the project "Foundation for Future"

Bogdan Kozachenko

Founder and CEO at Renetti

Anton Zatsepin

Head of the representation of the Chinese company Xinwei Group in Ukraine

Vladimir Nudelman

Professor of the Department of Urban Construction of the Kiev National University of Construction and Architecture and the Department of Economic and Social Geography of the KNU named after Shevchenko

Zhang Zhonghua

Vice President, Anhui Foreign Economic Construction (Group) Co.,Ltd

Eugenia Maruniak

Scientific Secretary at the Institute of Geography NAS of Ukraine, Head of Sustainable Development and Environmental Assessment Section, Doctor of Geographical Sciences

Yuri Chudnovsky

Director of the International Institute of Urban and Regional Development, Co- Founder of the project "Foundation for Future"

Vladislav Dubnevsky

Director of the Tax Planning Department Cliff Legal Service

Polina Kolodyazhnaya

Member of the Board, Adviser to the President, Taxpayers Association of Ukraine

Sergei Chekalsky

Founder of the project “Foundation for Future"

Program Program

  • Main stage

Main stage

08:30 - 09:00
WELCOME COFFEE. REGISTRATION
09:00 - 09:40
Master Class “Execution: How to make strategy work?”
Kirill Kunitsky
Founder and CEO at Business-Constructor
10:00 - 10:30
Level Up Ukraine 2017 Opening
Speakers
Grigol Katamadze
President of the Association of Taxpayers of Ukraine, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Natalya Ulyanova
Project author Level UP Ukraine, Founder, CEO UNA//PARTNERS, Vice-President of the Association of Taxpayers of Ukraine
10:30 - 11:00
KEY SPEAKER: Taxes in the New Era
Arturo Bris
Professor at IMD business school, PhD in Management INSEAD, MS in Finance, Law and Economics Universidad de Madrid
11:00 - 12:00
Discussion "Possibilities: About Ukrainian Tax Realities and Perspectives “From the Horse’s Mouth”
Speakers
Nina Yuzhanina
Chairman of the Committee of Verkhovna Rada on tax and customs policy issues
Grigol Katamadze
President of the Association of Taxpayers of Ukraine, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Anatoliy Kinakh
President of the Ukrainian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
Moderators
Natalya Ulyanova
Project author Level UP Ukraine, Founder, CEO UNA//PARTNERS, Vice-President of the Association of Taxpayers of Ukraine
12:00 - 13:00
Discussion "Possibilities: About International Tax Realities and Perspectives “From the Horse’s Mouth”
Speakers
Aleksandr Pazhe
Member of the Board ABLV Bank, Chief Compliance Officer (CCO)
Grigol Katamadze
President of the Association of Taxpayers of Ukraine, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Vladislav Dubnevsky
Director of the Tax Planning Department Cliff Legal Service
Michael Jaeger
Secretary General of the Taxpayers Association of Europe
Tobias Winkler
Head of the Delegation of the European Parliament
Natalya Ulyanova
Project author Level UP Ukraine, Founder, CEO UNA//PARTNERS, Vice-President of the Association of Taxpayers of Ukraine
13:00 - 14:00
LUNCH
14:00 - 14:30
Workshop: An integrated approach to business transformation
14:30 - 16:00
Innovations. Investment Panel: “You can’t wait, you should invest” or “You can wait, you shouldn’t invest” Which one is it?
The most promising areas of investment in Ukraine and creating an attractive investment climate
Speakers
Givi Topchishvili
President 9.8 Group
Oleg Ustenko
Executive Director of International Bleyzer Foundation
Igor Dalychuk
President of SBK, Vice - President of the Taxpayers Association of Ukraine
Zhang Zhonghua
Vice President, Anhui Foreign Economic Construction (Group) Co.,Ltd
Pavel Pogiba
Vice President of the Taxpayers Association of Ukraine, Head of the Territorial Branch of Taxpayers Association of Ukraine in Kiev
Victor Kipiani
Partner and co-founder of Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD)
Ingo Friedrich
Honor Member of the European Parliament, President of the European Economic Senate
Moderators
Natalya Ulyanova
Project author Level UP Ukraine, Founder, CEO UNA//PARTNERS, Vice-President of the Association of Taxpayers of Ukraine
Michael Jaeger
Secretary General of the Taxpayers Association of Europe
16:00 - 17:00
Discussion 2 - Long Investments in Ukraine - Logistics and energy infrastructure and a new settlement system. Powered by Foundation for Future
Speakers
Vladimir Nikitin
Institute of Architecture, Urbanistics and Regional Studies of the Union of Architects, Founder of the project "Foundation for Future"
Yuri Chudnovsky
Director of the International Institute of Urban and Regional Development, Co- Founder of the project "Foundation for Future"
Anton Zatsepin
Head of the representation of the Chinese company Xinwei Group in Ukraine
Vladimir Nudelman
Professor of the Department of Urban Construction of the Kiev National University of Construction and Architecture and the Department of Economic and Social Geography of the KNU named after Shevchenko
Eugenia Maruniak
Scientific Secretary at the Institute of Geography NAS of Ukraine, Head of Sustainable Development and Environmental Assessment Section, Doctor of Geographical Sciences
Moderators
Sergei Chekalsky
Founder of the project “Foundation for Future"
Polina Kolodyazhnaya
Member of the Board, Adviser to the President, Taxpayers Association of Ukraine
17:00 - 17:15
COFFEE BREAK
17:15 - 18:15
Dicussion 3 - New opportunities and challenges of Tech-investments in Ukraine; The attraction in the Ukrainian Tech-sphere for foreign investors
Speakers
Andrey Kolodyuk
Co-Founder and Managing Partner at AVentures Capital
Valeriy Omelchenko
Founder of HUB 4.0, Vice President of the Taxpayers Association of Ukraine
Vasile Tofan
Partner at Horizon Capital
Karl Robb
Chairman of the Board at EPAM Systems Inc, Retired EVP & President of European Operations
Bogdan Kozachenko
Founder and CEO at Renetti
Moderators
Viktoriya Tigipko
Co-Founder and Partner at TA Ventures
18:30 - 23:30
COCKTAILS AND JAZZ
SPECIAL GUEST OF THE FORUM JAZZ SINGER NINO KATAMADZE AND THE BAND INSIGHT

Organizers

ICF LEGAL SERVICE

ICF LEGAL SERVICE

More than 11 years in the market. Specialists in foreign law. They can quickly assess the situation of the client, see the full picture. The company helps large and medium-sized businesses adapt to a changing business environment (legislative, economic) and counter emerging threats, ensuring maximum protection of capital and property, uninterrupted cash flows, optimization of the tax burden, and the reliability of strategic partnerships and investments. ICF legal Service owns tools to reduce tax burden, protect against raiding, avoid blocking accounts, prepare for investors to enter and enter new markets.

Association of Taxpayers of Ukraine

Association of Taxpayers of Ukraine

Non-profit and non-political all-Ukrainian public organization whose main mission is to ensure the protection of the rights and legitimate interests of its members, improve the business climate in the country. For more than 20 years, the Association of Taxpayers of Ukraine has been representing and protecting the interests of small, medium and large businesses in all key sectors of the economy throughout Ukraine, influences the legislative processes in Ukraine and the implementation of state policy in the tax, customs and budget spheres, advocates liberalization of the tax system and the promotion of key economic reforms.



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