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December 11, 2018, 12:46 am

INTERNATIONAL
MAYORS SUMMIT 2018

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 2018 will be held in Kyiv on October 9, 2018. It will be focused on cooperation as a tool of city transformation to respond to the needs of citizens. Three main directions in cooperation will be discussed at the Summit: cooperation with civil society and active citizens, cooperation with business and cooperation between twin cities.

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 2018 will be held in Kyiv on October 9, 2018. It will be focused on cooperation as a tool of city transformation to respond to the needs of citizens. Three main directions in cooperation will be discussed at the Summit: cooperation with civil society and active citizens, cooperation with business and cooperation between twin cities.

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Agenda

9 october

Registration and morning coffee

Grand Opening

Moderated by Iryna Ozymok, Founder of the IMS  

Jaroslawa Johnson, President and CEO of Western NIS Enterprise Fund

H.E. Marie Yovanovitch, U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine

Dmytro Krepak, Acting Group Country Manager, CIS&SEE, Visa

Mykhaylo Shelemba, CEO, DataGroup

Oleksandr Slobozhan, Executive Director, AUC

"Ask the Prime Minister": Volodymyr Groysman dialogue with mayors

Moderation by Iryna Ozymok, IMS Founder

Keynote Speaker: Adam Wand, Head, Global Public Policy, Visa

Coffee break

visit of interactive stands from partners and sponsors

Effective solutions based on cooperation: strengthening cities role

Ms. Marianne Borgen, Mayor of Oslo

Mr. Gianluca Galletto, Advisor to the Mayor’s Office of New York City

Mr. Cees Donkers, Urban Designer of Eindhoven

Ms. Claire Roumet, Director of Energy Cities

Moderation by: Andriy Andrushkiv

Two mayors fire-chat | 60 years of fruitful partnership between sister-cities

Mr. Wojciech Lubawski, Mayor of Kielce

Mr. Sergiy Morgunov, Mayor of Vinnytsia

Lunch| Group picture outside

For Mayors Only: Business Speed Networking between the Mayors, Experts, Businesses, and NGOs

quick sessions allowing participants to meet as many colleagues as possible

Joint search for solutions | Facing waste challenge globally

Dr. Norbert Neuhaus, Former Deputy Mayor of Trier

Mr. Matthias Vogel, Executive Director Waste Management CEE and Country Director Ukraine,  c/o Veolia Umweltservice West GmbH

Ms. Alina Nosenko, Director of the Klischko Foundation

Moderation by: Oksana Volosko-Demkiv

Master class | How to compete in attracting investments: tips from all stakeholders

Ms.  Ulyana Khromyak, Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, UkraineInvest

Ms. Lenna Koszarny, Founding Partner and CEO, Horizon Capital

Mr. Vladyslav Skalskyy, Deputy Mayor of Vinnytsia  

Mr. Volodymyr Shmatko, Mayor of Chortkiv

Mr. Andriy Pyshnyy, Chairman of the Management Board, Oschadbank

Moderation by:  Vasyl Myroshnychenko, Partner, CFC Consulting

Coffee-break

Presentations TEDtalk format | Business as a stakeholder of city transformation

Mr. Thomas Tonger, The Head of Worldwide Product Planning and Product Management at Daimler Buses (Germany)

Mr. Otto Williams, Vice President, Innovation & Strategic Partnership, Visa (Croatia)

Mr. Davor Cilic, Deloitte (Croatia)

Moderation by: Olena Ursu, UNDP Ukraine

Experts talk | Modernization of communal infrastructure

Intro by Olga Babiy

Mr. Yevgen Kun, Co-founder, Interproekt GmbH (water)

Mr. Andriy Berestyan, Director General, Danfoss Ukraine (heating)

Ms. Olena Rybak, Executive director, iC consulenten Ukraine (projects)

Moderator: Svyatoslav Pavlyuk, Association “Energy Efficient Cities of Ukraine”

Important Q&A session with mayors

Coffee-break

Intro by Hennadiy Zubko, Vice-Prime Minister of Ukraine. Presentation of "Cities 2030" by Ukrainian Institute for the Future & Interprojekt

Pitch your City: Best Cooperation Projects of Ukrainian Cities | Special award

Moderator: Oksana Kysil, National Expert to Ukraine, Covenant of Mayors East

Award and Special Speaker

Oleksandr Pedan with Juniors project – public sport in schools

Dinner with keynote speakers

Speakers

Volodymyr Groysman

Prime Minister of Ukraine

Jaroslawa Z. Johnson

President and Chief Executive Officer of Western NIS Enterprise Fund

Iryna Ozymok

Founder of International Mayors Summit

Marianne Borgen

Mayor of Oslo

Wojciech Lubawski

Mayor of Kielce

Gianluca Galletto

Principal, Global Futures Group / Advisor to NYC Mayor's Office

Marie L. Yovanovitch

U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine

Dmytro Krepak

Acting Group Country Manager, CIS&SEE, Visa

Adam Wand

Head, Global Public Policy, Visa

Otto Williams

Head. Strategic Partnerships, Fintechs and Ventures for CEMEA, Visa

MYKHAILO SHELEMBA

CEO, Datagroup

Thomas Tonger

Head, worldwide Product Planning and Product Management, Daimler Buses

Evhen Kun

Сo-Founder of Interproject GmbH

Lenna Koszarny

Founding Partner and CEO of Horizon Capital

Ulyana Khromyak

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of UkraineInvest

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 $172 million to 127 companies employing around 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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