September 27th-29th, 2019 – IT Arena in Lviv, Ukraine

Locations: Arena Lviv football stadium, several locations in Lviv city centre, and Malevich: concert arena & night club.

Theme: The Humanity of Technology

Registration (IT Arena 2019) at Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport

Attended presentations Day 1:

  • Grand Opening Ceremony
  • Doing real-time stream processing in one of the fastest-growing European tech companies – Ruslan Gibaiev (Senior Data Engineer at Bolt – Estonia)
  • Uber Freight: Simplifying a $700B Industry through Technology – Suryaveer Lodha (Senior Manager at Uber Freight (ATG) – United States of America)
  • Sustainable mobility & Innovations for electric vehicles by Audi e-tron – Kjell-Arne Wold (E-tron project manager at Audi – Germany)
  • Robot Simulation from Scratch – Veronika Demedetska (Project Manager, Senior Software Engineer at AMC Bridge – Ukraine)
  • Art of New War – Feridun Aktas (Technology Governance & Security Director at Turkcell – Turkey)
  • Smart Cities: Benefits and risks for the society – Eduardo Soares (Account Manager at Intellias – Ukraine)

Attended presentations Day 2:

  • Keynote: How To Bullsh*t Your Way To Number 1 – Oobah Butler (Founder at The Number 1 Agency – Great Britain)
  • What it takes to develop a Vehicle Companion App for Mercedes-Benz Cars – Viraj Tank (Mobile Team Lead at MBition GmbH – Germany)
  • A Big Bank Digital Transformation Journey: From old school to cool kid. – Franco Parente (Software Engineering Lead at Lloyds Banking Group – United Kingdom)
  • AI for car diagnostic with Tensorflow and Google Cloud Platform – Mohamed-Achref Maiza (Senior Data Scientist at Renault Digital – France)
  • Fireside chat: Challenge to build $100M business with manufacturing in Ukraine: Ajax case – Oleksandr Konotopskyi (CEO at Ajax Systems – Ukraine)
  • Panel: Making the effective product manager from yourself: practices, approaches, learning.
    • Liz Love (Chief Customer Officer at ProdPad – United Kingdom)
    • Anya Ruvinskaya (Product Lead at Spotify – United States of America)
    • Sharon Lo (Product Manager at Microsoft – United States of America)

Attended meetups: (both at 29 September 2019 in Beer Theatre Pravda)

Meetup: In-Car Navigation: The Past, Present, and Future
  • 11:00 – 12:30 – Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in IT world – Artem Barsukov (Delivery Manager at Intellias – Ukraine)
  • 16:15 – 18:00 – In-Car Navigation: The Past, Present, and Future – Oleksandr Sukholeyster (C++ Architect at Intellias – Ukraine)

Slides

Aftermovie

Lviv – Highlights

Web site: IT Arena