Moldova ICT Summit 2016 in numbers


  • 80+
    speakers

  • 17+
    partners

  • 1000+
    participants

  • 15+
    visiting countries

  • 3000+
    online viewers

 


Pavel Filip
Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova
Pavel Filip Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova
Welcoming speech
Date
2016-04-27
Room
Prut
Time
09:00
 January 2011-January 2016: Minister of Information Technologies and Communications 2008-2011: Director General of „Tutun-CTC" JSC, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova 2009-2010: National Confederation of Employers, Member of Council, Republic of Moldova 2001-2008: Director General of "Bucuria" JSC, Republic of Moldova 1991-2001: Chief Engineer, Deputy General Director for production and technology issues, Head of the Division, "Bucuria" JSC, Republic of Moldova  
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James D. Pettit
U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova
James D. Pettit U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova
Welcoming speech
Date
2016-04-27
Room
Prut
Time
09:00
Jim Pettit was sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova on January 16, 2015, and presented his credentials to President Nicolae Timofti on January 30, 2015. He has served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Overseas Citizens Services within the Consular Affairs Bureau of the U.S. Department of State since November 2010.  The Overseas Citizens Services Directorate includes the Office of American Citizens Services and Crisis Management, the Office of Children’s Issues, and the Office of Policy Review and Interagency Liaison. Most recently, Jim was the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine (2007-2010), Consul General at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia (2003-2007), and Consul General at the U.S. Embassy in Vienna, Austria (1999-2003).  In Washington, he previously served within the Visa Services Directorate, the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, the Taiwan Coordination Office, and the Office of Cuban Affairs.  He served two previous tours at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, as well as at the American Institute in Taiwan and the U.S. Consulate General in Guadalajara, Mexico. 
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Vasile Botnari
Minister of Information Technology and Communications, Moldova
Vasile Botnari Minister of Information Technology and Communications, Moldova
Internet Public Service Value in the Republic of Moldova
Date
2016-04-28
Room
Prut
Time
09:00
January 2016 – currently: Minister of Information Technology and Communications May 2013 – July 2015: Minister of Transport and Road Infrastructure; December 2010 – May 2013: Member of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova; September 2008 – December 2009: Director General of the Transport Agency of the Republic of Moldova; March 2005 – September 2008: Director General of the air company “Air Moldova”; November 2004 – March 2005: Commercial Director of the air company “Nobil Air”; March 2004 – March 2005: Representative of the Italian air company “Club AiR” in the Republic of Moldova; July 2000 – November 2002: Director General of the company “Chisinau Aeroport Service” September 1995 – July 2000: Senior manager of the Handling Department (passengers, baggage, cargo), ChisinauAirport August – November 1994, Transport manager of the “Raxetta-Moldova” company.
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Veaceslav Cunev
President of the Moldovan Association of ICT Companies
Veaceslav Cunev President of the Moldovan Association of ICT Companies
Why does Moldova still have a place among the innovative countries?
Date
2016-04-27
Room
Nistru
Time
02:00
President of the Moldovan Association of ICT Companies since 2009. Over 25 years of experience in the IT industry, specialist in the field of banking information technology and e-Government. CEO of Deeplace since 2001. Lecturer at the Technical University of Moldova.
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Liz Parrish
Founder and CEO of BioViva USA
Liz Parrish Founder and CEO of BioViva USA
Revolution in Healthcare and Biotech - Gene therapy for preventive and restorative medicine
Date
2016-04-27
Room
Prut
Time
02:00
Liz is the world’s first human to take gene therapy for longevity. Liz is the founder and CEO of BioViva USA a gene therapy company with the ambition to provide longevity for all. Liz has launched a new era of self-experimentation and developed new business model for medical treatments. Liz is a humanitarian, entrepreneur and innovator, as well as a leading voice for genetic cures. She serves as a motivational speaker to the public at large for medicine and health. Liz’s work is covered by almost every major news outlet throughout the world.
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Jose Luis Herrero
Head of the Council of Europe Office to the Republic of Moldova
Jose Luis Herrero Head of the Council of Europe Office to the Republic of Moldova
Welcoming speech
Date
2016-04-28
Room
Raut
Time
09:00
Jose-Luis Herrero was sworn in as the Head of the Council of Europe Office to the Republic of Moldova in September 2014. He has extensive international experience, focusing on democratic transitions and democracy promotion, institution building, post conflict situations, inter-ethnic relations, and peace building and security, both at the practitioner and research/academic levels. Mr Herrero is also a visiting professor at the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (Madrid, Spain) teaching International Conflict Management and Resolution within the International Relations degree and a visiting professor at the Instituto de Empresa (Madrid, Spain) teaching Peace and Conflict Resolution within the International Relations degree. He has previously served as the Head of OSCE Mission in Skopje (2009-2011) and in Baku (2007-2009). Jose-Luis Herrero was the Director General at the Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior (FRIDE) in Madrid (2003-2006) and Political Advisor at the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (1999-2002).
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Eliza Kruczkowska
CEO of Startup Poland
Eliza Kruczkowska CEO of Startup Poland
Panel discussion: What drives gret entrepreneurs
Date
2016-04-27
Room
Prut
Time
02:00
Eliza Kruczkowska, CEO of Startup Poland, a grassroots organization with the goal to help build better conditions for Polish startups by influencing policy-makers, educators, academics and the media. Prior to her present position Eliza has worked for both, the ICT (Huawei, Mozilla) and NGO sector (ePaństwo Foundation including Code for Poland project). Thanks to her work with Jan Rokita, a prominent member of the Polish parliament, Eliza has experience and practical knowledge of how the legislative process works. She has also lived and worked abroad in Madrid (Internet Advantage), London (Evening Standard) and Munich (Lewis PR). Picture attached.
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Irina Kozlova
Country Manager Microsoft CEE New Markets
Irina Kozlova Country Manager Microsoft CEE New Markets
Moldova's Tech Future
Date
2016-04-27
Room
Prut
Time
09:00
Irina joined Microsoft Russia 7 years ago as ATU Lead, in charge of developing global and Russian Banking accounts. Within just one year, Irina was promoted EPG Lead, heading a team of over 140 employees. For the last two years, Irina successfully led Public Sector team, establishing predictable business and building strong relationship with key government entities. Since July, 2015 she was promoted as take over a new role of Country Manager CEE New Markets. Irina’s previous experience includes senior executive roles for big multinational companies, e.g. Procter & Gamble, Reckitt-Benckiser, PepsiCo - and several known Russian companies, such as Alfa Group and Rolf Holding. Irina had been recognized many times in the “Best 1000 managers in Russia» annual survey organized by Kommersant, the leading Russian newspaper. Irina has a degree in economics from St. Petersburg University of Trade and Economics.
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Kumail Jetha
Manager General Endava Moldova
Kumail Jetha Manager General Endava Moldova
Panel discussion: What drives gret entrepreneurs
Date
2016-04-27
Room
Prut
Time
02:00
Kumail Jetha - Nearshoring Executive | Entrepreneur | Team builder | Londoner Considers building and nurturing teams his calling and spent the last 16 years doing this. An entrepreneur by nature, Kumail experienced leading 3 x tech startups (including one of his own) Currently responsible for leading a team of 400 people in Chisinau. A global nomad who has traveled to over 30 countries. Though a Londoner, Kumail has lived and worked in Australia, US, Romania and now Moldova. He believes life is about taking chances – sometimes you get knocked down, however it’s not about how hard you fall rather about how you bounce back You learn and grow from each experience. Iterate, fail fast, pivot and move on.
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Andrian Candu
Speaker of the Parliament of Moldova
Andrian Candu Speaker of the Parliament of Moldova
Welcoming speech
Date
2016-04-27
Room
Nistru
Time
09:00
Andrian Candu is a Moldovan politician who is currently serving as the Speaker of the Parliament of Moldova. Before that, Candu was a Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy of the Republic of Moldova since July 2, 2014, and was Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova.
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Dinu Turcanu
Office365 implementation unit lead at Technical University of Moldova
Dinu Turcanu Office365 implementation unit lead at Technical University of Moldova
Innovations in education process
Date
2016-04-28
Room
Prut
Time
11:30
Dinu is an experienced specialist in networking and mentor both in academic and business environments. He is always in pursuit of perfection, researching leading edge technologies and always ready to share his knowledge and skills acquired during his career at the Technical University of Moldova. More than 14 years of overall experience in IT, 10 years of experience in systems and networks engineering, 5 years of experience in Administration and Managing. Strong technical support background includes LAN and WAN troubleshooting, administration and support. Multiple vendor certifications in a variety of IT disciplines.
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Monica Horten
CoE Expert
Monica Horten CoE Expert
CoE and ECHR Standards on Freedom of Expressin on the Internet, The Guide to Human Rights for Internet Users
Date
2016-04-27
Room
Raut
Time
02:00
Dr. Monica HORTEN is a Visiting Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science and a Council of Europe expert. She has assisted with CoE projects in Ukraine, and served on the Committee of experts on cross-border flow of Internet traffic and Internet freedom. Dr Horten researched her PhD at the University of Westminster from 2007-2010. She holds a Master’s degree with distinction in Communications Policy, a postgraduate diploma in marketing (DiP M) from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, and a Bachelor of Arts from the Australian National University. She has a long track record as a writer on the telecommunications industry. She produces the influential ‘Iptegrity’ blog, and she is the author of books on Internet and copyright policy. Her latest book ‘The Closing of the Net’ has just been published by Polity Press.
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Dirk VAN EECKHOUT
Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Belgium to the Council of Europe.
Dirk VAN EECKHOUT Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Belgium to the Council of Europe.
Opening the Conference
Date
2016-04-28
Room
Raut
Time
09:00
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Belgium to the Council of Europe. His Excellency is also the Council of Europe Thematic Coordinator for the Information Society.
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Alexander Khoroshilov
Head a.i. of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education, Russia
Alexander Khoroshilov Head a.i. of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education, Russia
Ensuring Inclusive and Quality Education and Lifelong Learning for All by Means of ICT. UNESCO Aproach and IITE experience.
Date
2016-04-28
Room
Prut
Time
02:00
Professor Alexander Khoroshilov is a well-known expert on ICTs, education technologies, mathematical modeling, economics and statistics. He has over 40 years of deep professional experience in the field of ICTs and education including that at the international level. Besides he has an extensive experience in provision of advisory services to education policy makers. Since August 2010 till March 2016 he has been working at the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE) as National Programme Officer and as Officer-In-Charge of IITE (from August, 2014). From March 1, 2016 – he is Head a.i. of the Institute.
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Neelam Parmar
Director of E-Learning at Ashford School, United Learning Trusts, United Kingdom
Neelam Parmar Director of E-Learning at Ashford School, United Learning Trusts, United Kingdom
Creating an Effective Pedagogical Workflow int the Classroom/ Developing and ustaining Continous Professional Development for teachers using Educational Technology
Date
2016-04-28
Room
Prut
Time
02:00
Dr. Neelam Parmar currently works as Director of E-Learning at Ashford School, United Learning Trusts. She was previously employed as The Director of Digital Learning across The London Preparatory Schools in South West London. As Head of ICT at Kew Green Preparatory School, Neelam was instrumental in leading the transformational change of embedding technology within learning and development. She has recently completed her PhD in Developing a Pedagogy using New Technology with young children and is committed to empowering teachers to use technology in constructive and purposeful ways. She has spoken in several conferences on The Integration of Mobile Leaning Technology in education. Neelam is currently writing books on Digital Literacy with Hopscotch Publishers and Digital Parenting with United Learning. Neelam firmly believes that mobile technology can help fill the education gap. She has a vision to build a virtual school environment for young children where every child is offered a good start to education. 
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Catalina Bräuchle
Communications Director in Start-Up Chile, Latin America
Catalina Bräuchle Communications Director in Start-Up Chile, Latin America
Start-up Chile and the story of Chile's entrepreneurial revolution
Date
2016-04-27
Room
Prut
Time
11:30
Catalina Bräuchle is a 27-year old Chilean Journalist. Studied in Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.Entered the entrepreneurial world first by being and entrepreneur herself in a Chilean startup named ClanEco, the first e-commerce marketplace for group- selling ecofriendly products.  After years of experience in communication agencies, Catalina is currently the Communications Director in Start-Up Chile, the largest and most diverse startup community in Latin America.
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Adrian Serbanescu
Operations Manager Ubisoft Ukraine
Adrian Serbanescu Operations Manager Ubisoft Ukraine
Success model of Kiev(example of Ubisoft Kiev and the growth to 100 employees in 6 years).
Date
2016-04-27
Room
Prut
Time
04:00
Adrian Serbanescu started his career in Orange Romania in customer service in 2004 and continued in the HR department from 2007. After spending 7 years in Orange he made a switch to Ubisoft Romania as C&B Manager in the HR department in 2011. From this position he started to expand into business development, investigating opening new studios in Eastern Europe and new business lines in the existing studios. At the end of 2014 he joined Ubisoft Ukraine as Operations Manager where he is currently coordinating operation. At the moment, Ubisoft Ukraine is focused on strengthening Ubisoft’ s presence on PC. His role is to support the growth of Ubisoft Ukraine as a production studio and to develop different business lines in Kiev. At the same time, he continues to coordinate projects in different countries in Eastern Europe.
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Alex Gutaga
Applications Management discipline at Endava
Alex Gutaga Applications Management discipline at Endava
Large Company as another startup
Date
2016-04-27
Room
Raut
Time
11:30
He is the founder of several startups, including weguide.co and Hailatara.md - a booking system to enable rural tourism. He started his career in the National Informatics Center, and continued at companies as Moldtelecom (Rep. of Moldova) and Interlogics (Japan). Alex has extensive international management consulting experience in building advanced competitive edge for private companies and is also engaged in multiple private enterprise restructuration process in Moldova, Romania, Ukraine and Russia. He’s a Theory of Constraints and LEAN implementation expert with over 8 years of experience. At the moment Alex, is successfully leading a team as part of the Applications Management discipline at Endava, working with one of the largest payment providers in the world, being involved in discipline development.  Applications Management – is a new trend in IT, which helps global clients service their core business. This is a topic which Alex will be speaking about, among others, at the upcoming ICT Summit event.  In his free time, Alex loves cycling, swimming and is an enthusiastic marathon runner, activity which he actively champions among his peers and colleagues. 
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Dorin Cobzac
Senior Developer, Endava
Dorin Cobzac Senior Developer, Endava
Reactive Streams
Date
2016-04-28
Room
Raut
Time
11:30
His journey through the computer science realm started in web development, after which he moved to ERP/POS software customization, development and integration. After a detour through the field of mobile banking, he discovered the world of functional and reactive programming, where he remains to this very day. In his down-time he (usually) enjoys reading every book he can get his hands on.
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Evghenii Nicolaev
Developer Endava
Evghenii Nicolaev Developer Endava
New trends and challenges in mobile development
Date
2016-04-28
Room
Raut
Time
02:00
Software developer geek who never stops learning (if you don’t believe it - ask his wife), always ready to experiment with cutting-edge technologies and eager to get his hands dirty with new programming languages. Aside from his passion for IT, he could spend all his money on traveling and shopping, though he will never admit it.
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