Panel Discussion "Creative and Innovative Ukraine: The Time Is Now"


Goal: To develop creative and innovative sectors giving rise to high-tech and unique products, encouraging creativity, attracting international investments and enlarging the potential of the domestic businesses.


Panel 1 "Creative Industry and IPR":

  • IPR in creative society: change of paradigm
  • Virtual reality as creative industry type
  • Development of Ukrainian cinema: counteracting piracy
  • Media sector and latest trends
  • Musical trends on the creative industry market: challenges and perspectives


Guest speakers:​

  • Representatives from U.S. Embassy and America House
  • Philip Illenko, Head of the State Cinema Agency of Ukraine
  • Olga Simson, Doctor of Law, Professor, Director of the Institute of Law, Technology & Innovation (ILTI)
  • Nikita Khudyakov, Director of Studio “Ochi”, Project Manager of Virtual Museum of Blockchain Art
  • Julia Tbibushnaya, CEO, Starlight Digital Sales;
  • Pavlo Kalenichenko, Director of Ukrainian Music Alliance
  • Dmitry Shurov, Ukrainian musician, soloist of Pianoboy band


Panel 2 "Innovations and IPR: Innovative Projects Presentation":

  • Alexander Kozyrev, Co-Chair of the Chamber IPR Committee, Lawyer, Bayer & Tetyana Ogneva, Public Relations Officer, Bayer – "Ecosystem of Innovation in Bayer"
  • Oleksiy Feliv, Co-Chair of the Chamber Infrastructure Committee, Managing Partner, INTEGRITES Law Firm – "Syvash Wind Farm"
  • Roman Zinchenko, Co-founder of Greencubator, Project Manager – "Programs "Climate Innovative Vouchers"
  • Kiril Mazur, Venture Partner at Imperious Group, Head of Partnership & Ecosystem at UNIT.City