31 October 2017

Large-scale IT-conference “SE-2017” took place in Kyiv

On October 27-29, a large-scale conference on software development and IT entrepreneurship called “Software Engineering-2017” was held in Kyiv.

The event gathered about 200 experts in the IT field and 1,000 guests from different regions of the country. This is considered to be an extensive educational and practical conference in Ukraine, which included such areas as IT project management, product design and development, blockchain, robotics, 3D and virtual reality, marketing and start-up development in the Ukrainian and foreign markets.

The initiator and main organizer was Maria Prokhorova, co-founder of InDevLab. According to Maria, this event was aimed to help young companies to get access to the necessary knowledge and networking that will help create cool products and generally develop the Ukrainian start-up community. “This year, the three-day program was prepared in the light of balanced information flow and consisted of 18 thematic streams, discussions, round tables, as well as presentations by more than 200 international and Ukrainian experts. We are very happy that we have been able to inspire talented people for whole 5 years. ” – adds Maria.

Many significant figures of the world IT industry have visited the event and shared their experience including Nina Levchuk – Head of marketing solutions at “Google”; Sergey Marin – Head of Big Data in Beeline; Jonathan Mall – former head of Science team in a IBM Big Data Venture; “; Vlad Shvets – Growth Marketer in Vectr in Taiwan; Vadim Kuzmenko – Application Engineer / Data Scientist in Oracle; Yuriy Milyutin – the founder of “The8760”; Aga Deszczka – “Facebook” – a researcher and grocery recruiting.

The conference once again brought together entrepreneurs, developers, IT specialists and became the motivating factor in creating an IT future in Ukraine. The presentations of many speakers proved that with the help of the newest technologies we can not only solve many complex business problems but also create socially important projects like the Hromadske team did. To support Ukrainian warriors, they presented the film “Wounds 360 °” – the story of warriors, which was shot with the help of virtual reality.

In general, these 3 days were full of incredibly useful information, unique speeches, and interesting discussions.