Annual International Conference “UIIS 2021” to Be Held in Kyiv

by Anna Gayduk
Friday, November 19, 2021
3 MIN

Innovation, investment & women's leadership are the key points this year

On December 15, 2021, the fourth international conference Ukrainian Israeli Innovation Summit will take place. This year the event is dedicated to the 30th anniversary of friendship and the prospects for cooperation between Ukraine and Israel.

The prime minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal will deliver a welcoming speech. The event will be attended by officials of Ukraine and Israel, representatives of leading technology companies, prominent scientists, and public figures of both countries. The summit will be supported by the embassies of the state of Israel in Ukraine and Ukraine in Israel.

This year, the organizers expanded the traditional topics of the summit. In addition to technological innovation, business cooperation, venture capital, and investment, the conference will address such topical issues as promoting the country's brand in the international arena and the concept of "soft power" in women's leadership. In addition, for the first time in 30 years of diplomatic friendship between Ukraine and Israel, the conference will host an award ceremony for the top 30 creators of Israeli-Ukrainian change prominent Israelis and Ukrainians who have made significant contributions to cooperation and partnership between the two countries.

The key topics of the conference reported to be the following:

  • Ukraine-Israel 2030: how to build a bridge of innovation and cooperation. 
  • Medical management of the future: Ukrainian-Israeli cooperation in healthcare technologies.
  • FUTURE TECH Pitch Bar. Presentation of the most exciting technologies of the future that will change the world. 
  • Israeli construction technology in Ukraine's advanced real estate market, which is growing rapidly. 
  • The evolution of women's leadership: "soft power" is a key tool for business success.
  • New landscape and horizon: from outsourcing to the synergy of services and products. 
  • Award ceremony top 30 creators of Israeli-Ukrainian change

The conference will be held in a combination of offline and online formats. It will be possible to join the offline participation only by official invitation, but everyone will be able to join the online conference free of charge by pre-registering. 

"We have significantly expanded the range of key topics of the summit and finally switched to the offline format, which allowed us to go beyond hi-tech and unite all important players of the Ukrainian and Israeli ecosystems on one platform. The Ukrainian-Israeli Innovation Summit 2021 will be attended by the prime minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal, state officials and leading managers of technology companies, and the ceremony of awarding the top 30 creators of Israeli-Ukrainian change, which we are launching this year, will unite public figures, prominent Israelis and Ukrainians. Thanks to the summit, our countries have achieved significant results in technology and innovation. In the last 2 years alone, sales of Ukrainian IT services to Israeli customers amounted to about $200 million. We are ready to expand the positive experience to other areas of cooperation between Ukraine and Israel," said the founder of the summit, CEO of Global Israeli Initiative Olena Novhorodska.

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