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INTERNATIONAL
MAYORS SUMMIT 2017

About

International Mayors Summit (IMS) was launched in 2016 as a knowledge exchange platform for local government leaders and representatives of the major stakeholders in local development at global level.

The annual Summit brings together prominent mayors from all over the world to discuss modern trends in urban development, innovations, best practices and common challenges and solutions in all areas of city life. The Summit is supported by the Prime Minister of Ukraine and the Mayor of Kyiv.

The IMS format allows participants to get inspired and build a strong international network with prominent global leaders of urban transformation, meet visionaries in city development, mayors, experts, as well as change agents from civil society and business.

IMS 2017 will be held in Kyiv on November 28-29, 2017. It will be focused on innovations transforming cities into services to respond to the needs of their citizens, as well as to global challenges such as environmental issues, cybersecurity, and inclusiveness.

International Mayors Summit (IMS) was launched in 2016 as a knowledge exchange platform for local government leaders and representatives of the major stakeholders in local development at global level.

The annual Summit brings together prominent mayors from all over the world to discuss modern trends in urban development, innovations, best practices and common challenges and solutions in all areas of city life. The Summit is supported by the Prime Minister of Ukraine and the Mayor of Kyiv.

The IMS format allows participants to get inspired and build a strong international network with prominent global leaders of urban transformation, meet visionaries in city development, mayors, experts, as well as change agents from civil society and business.

IMS 2017 will be held in Kyiv on November 28-29, 2017. It will be focused on innovations transforming cities into services to respond to the needs of their citizens, as well as to global challenges such as environmental issues, cybersecurity, and inclusiveness.

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Agenda

28 november

29 november

REGISTRATION AND MORNING COFFEE

GRAND OPENING

Presentation: World known mayors: story of success and challenges

Presentation in TEDtalks format of great achievements of prominent city leaders:

Coffee break

for
journalists

Press-conference

Women leadership: cities with no gender, but strong governance

Lunch

StartupCity Track. Workshop part 1:

Special guest – Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, StartupDelta Introduction by Ruben Nieuwenhuis and Bas Beckman.

The City as a Launching Customer for Startups

Connecting corporates to the startup ecosystem

Attracting, creating and upscaling tech talent

How to get your ecosystem globally connected

IT & cities: services to make life better (smart city)

PPP for city development (smart city)

Innovations for all: inclusiveness (smart city)

StartupCity Track. Workshop part 2:

The City as a Launching Customer for Startups

Connecting corporates to the startup ecosystem

Attracting, creating and upscaling tech talent

How to get your ecosystem globally connected

IT & cities: services to make life better (smart city)

PPP for city development (smart city)

Innovations for all: inclusiveness (smart city)

Coffee-break

City progress Index (by Deloitte)

Dinner

Registration and morning coffee

Panel discussion: City as a service /or innovations to change life of citizens

Coffee break

Panel discussion : City change-makers : from dreamers to doers

Special guest – Dmytro Schebetyuk (Dostupno.UA)

analysis of inclusiveness of Ukrainian cities tested by Dmytro

Lunch

Visit to Unit Factory

Parallel activities: (visit + discussion)

Guided tour

Coffee break

Discussion: A city within a city /ecosystem building/ discussion + Q&A

Visit to Platforma

Parallel activities: (visit + discussion)

guided tour

coffee break

Discussion: Postindustrial revival /polycentric cities/ discussion + Q&A

Speakers

Volodymyr Groysman

Prime Minister of Ukraine

Jaroslawa Z. Johnson

President and Chief Executive Officer of Western NIS Enterprise Fund

Vitali Klitschko

Mayor of Kyiv

Constantijn Christof Frederik Aschwin

Prince of the Netherlands

Iryna Ozymok

Local Economic Development Program Manager, Western NIS Enterprise Fund

Ruben Nieuwenhuis

Director at StartupAmsterdam

Arturo Gonzalez

Senior Director, Visa

Bo Frank

Lord Mayor of Växjö

Patrick H. Arbor

Shatkin Arbor, Inc.

Roger Anderson

Regional Chair and CEO of The Regional Municipality of Durham

Andriy Bulakh

Managing Partner, Deloitte Ukraine

Iryna Patronyk

Manager, Deloitte Ukraine

Debra Button

PRESIDENT Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association

Kadie Ward

Senior Governance Advisor (PLEDDG)

Roman Zinchenko

Smart energy and green economy advocate and communications expert

All speakers

Organizer

Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) is a $150 million regional fund, a pioneer in Ukraine and Moldova with more than two decades of successful experience in investing in small and medium-sized companies.

WNISEF was funded by the U.S. government via the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Since its inception, WNISEF’s cumulative investments total over $168 million to 118 companies employingaround 25 000 people and made it possible to unlock $1.5 billion for companies in Ukraine and Moldova.

In 2015 WNISEF has launched a $35 million legacy program focused on export promotion, local economic development, impact investing and economic leadership. WNISEF is funding innovative, high-impact, reform focused programs and aims to support Ukraine and Moldova at this critical period by developing sound economic policy and leadership.

Visit wnisef.org

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