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Kyiv | June 26-27

In celebration of our 30th anniversary, as our M-Force Kyiv event continues to grow, it has been renamed to M-Force Europe to reflect the broader European attendance. The year’s event will include three days of innovation, learning, networking, and celebration.

 

Host Partner and Sponsor

This year, we are honored to have KPMG, a leading, global tax, audit, and consulting firm, as our host partner and sponsor. Miratech and KPMG join forces to bring industry leaders in innovation, who are disrupting industries.

Our Speakers


Agenda

Wednesday, June 26 Location: KPMG Ukraine

SENATOR Business Center | 32/2 Moskovska St., 16th floor

Dress-code: Smart Casual

12 pm – 3 pm Meetings and Partner Day 
3:30 pm – 8:30 pm  R&D4Equity Pitch Night 
3:30 pm – 4 pm  Registration and Networking
4 pm – 4:15 pm  Opening Remarks by Miratech and KPMG

Maureen Loftus, Manager, Partner Engagement, Miratech

Konstantin Karpushin, Head of Innovations & Technology CIS, Partner at KPMG in Ukraine

 4:15 pm – 4:30 pm  Welcoming by UVCA, Olga Afanasyeva, Executive Director
4:30 pm – 5:05 pm  Startup Pitches Track A
5:05 pm – 5:15 pm  Break
5:15 pm – 5:30 pm  The Seedstars Regional Summit: Building Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Emerging Markets: Opportunities & Bottlenecks, by Agahuseyn Ahmadov, Regional Manager, CEE & Central Asia, Seedstars
5:30 pm – 6:05 pm  Startup Pitches Track B
6:05 pm – 6:15 pm  Break
6:15 pm – 6:30 pm  The CV LABS incubation program: Blockchain Nation Ecosystem, Example of Swiss Crypto Valley, by Pavel Jakovlev, CV LABS` Blockchain Incubator, Switzerland
6:30 pm  – 7:05 pm  Startup Pitches Track C
7:05 pm – 7:15 pm  Voting and Winner Announcement
7:15 pm – 8:30 pm  Closing and Networking
Thursday, June 27  Dress code: Business Casual
9 am – 9:45 am Registration and Networking
9:45 am – 9:50 am Welcoming, by Sergey Popov, Partner, Head of Tax & Legal at KPMG in Ukraine
9:50 am – 10 am M-Force Opening, by Valeriy Kutsyy, CEO, Miratech
10 am – 10:45 am The Pandora`s Box of Data – Where Do We Go from Here? by Stuart Lacey, Founder and Director, Trunomi | Thought Leader, TEDx Speaker, Investor and Entrepreneur 
10:45 am – 11 am Break
11 am – 11:15 am Interlude Part I – The Inception of Miratech
11:15 am – 11:45 am Axactor and Miratech – A High-Performance Partnership, by Endre Rangnes, CEO, Axactor
11:45 am – 12:15 pm Seeing Through the FOG:  Using Edge  Computing in Consumer and B2B Markets to Profitably Meet Evolving Customer Demands, by Brian Balboni, CTO, Primex Family of Companies
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Networking Lunch
1:15 pm – 1:30 pm Interlude Part II – Growth Years
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm Panel Discussion: Digital payment systems for B2B, B2C and P2P Transactions

Moderator: Michael Smith

Panelists:

Andre Guedel, KPMG Switzerland

Jean-François Groff, CEO, Mobino;

Lars Schlichting, Group CEO, Poseidon Group AG;

Michael Vidyakin, Deputy Head Strategy and Reformation, National Bank of Ukraine

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Break
2:30 pm – 3 pm Digital Transformation and New Opportunities Driven by AI, by Dmitry Turchyn, Artificial Intelligence Lead, CEE HQ at Microsoft
3 pm –  3:15 pm Interlude Part III – Visionaries and Global Leadership
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Breakout Session A: Innovation in IoT: Healthcare and Telemedicine, by Frank Nijsten, Integral Project Manager, Philips Sleep and Respiratory Care

Breakout Session B: Taxation in Today`s Digital Economy, by Alexander Boboshko, Director, Tax & Legal, KMPG Ukraine

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm Networking and Closing
6 pm – 9 pm Closing Reception at 11 Mirrors Rooftop Restaurant & Bar

34A, B.Khmelnytskogo St., 11th floor

Friday, June 28

Location: POCHAYNA Event Hall

23 Stepana Bandery Ave, Gorodok Gallery, 3rd floor

Dress-code: Cocktail Attire

 5 pm – 6 pm Mirafest Registration
 5 pm – 12 am Mirafest – Miratech’s 30th Anniversary celebration

Showcase your Latest Innovation to Key Industry Leaders and Decision Makers

Sponsor the Event

Showcase your Latest Innovation to Key Industry Leaders and Decision Makers

Sponsors and Partners

    

Check Out Last Year`s Highlights

See all the videos from M-Force18 Kyiv here
See all the videos from Pitch Night here

 

Venue

 

Senator Business Center, 32/2 Moskovska Street, 16th floor, Kyiv, 01601, Ukraine

Our event host partner and sponsor is KPMG Ukraine, a leading, global tax, audit, and consulting firm. KPMG’s office is located on 16th floor of a building in the heart of the city, offering a fantastic view of the Motherland Monument.

Partner Hotels

For special M-Force rates please book through your Miratech POC or email us at mforce@miratechgroup.com

ibis Kiev Railway
Station Hotel

ibis Kiev City
Center Hotel