Why to attend ITEM 2017
World Famous Speakers
Rick Tumlinson,
Founder and Chairman of the Board Deep Space Industries, Founding Board Member в XPRIZE, speaker TED, etc.

James Stuart,
co-founder of the Government Digital Service and Deputy CTO of the UK Government, Member of Customer Advisory Board at GitHub

Roland Flemm,
Scrum Master/Agile Coach in Fintech Industry: Radobank, BackBase, Powerhouse, IBM.

Speakers from Skype, Grammarly, Petcube, Skyeng, Senstone.
All Speakers&Topics
Agenda created by true experts
Program content and agenda are composed by Program Committee consisting of IT experts. All speech and talks are divided into specialized streams for Business owners, Project Managers, Software engineers and QAs. Besides, annually we add the new thematic stream. This year it is IT Product.

Moreover, before the conference event together with Dnepr IT Community we made a survey asking IT employees about issues, problems and painful topics they face at their work life.

See ITEM 2017 Agenda
New Formats
Every year we try to enrich our program content with new formats. This year they are: Q&A with speakers, case studies, interviews, panel discussions, round tables, thematic panels, workshops, business-games, SpeechBar.

In coffee breaks: Drones tournaments, quadricycles racing, sport games, test-drive of the latest brand new cars and light aviation.
What besides speeches?
The Best Participants
IT company owners, software engineers and Project Managers. Every year ITEM conference gathers the best representatives of Ukrainian IT Community. Our attendees are Management of the large outsourcing branches like Luxoft, SoftServe, Ciklum, representatives of Product companies WIX, Esputnik, Work.ua and als the brightests representatives of Ukrainian IT - Max Ischenko, Yannika Merilo, Lina Shishkina, Alexander Krakovetskiy, Dmitry Mindra, Pavel Obod, Vitaliy Khit, Sergey Marchenko, Dmitry Gadomskiy, Anna Stesenko.
Open Air Format
We believe the conference is valuable not only by content but also atmosphere. We do our best to ensure comfort for our participants.

We have the best conference format - open air picnic out of city center.We are the only conference in Ukraine held in open-air picnic out of the city center format but staying inside the city borders. Fresh air, nature, lounge zone on the grass, barbecue-lunch in open air. Meanwhile, speakers will give their talks in comfort conditioned rooms and tents with presentations on the big LED screens. To achieve these high tech goals we bring 7 tons of equipment.
Delicious Coffee and
Barbecue Lunch
We order catering in one of the best Georgian restaurants of our city. Barbecue will be cooked just on your own eyes. With a peculiar care and love we make menu for our vegetarian attendees.

Coffee is a mandatory attribute of our conference, as coffee breaks are our special areas for networking and communication. Coffee is converted into high quality code :) That's why we invite the best barista Teahouse. The only difficult decision you should make is to make your choice: espresso, latte, cappuccino, rough coffee, flat white?
Networking
We know people attend conference event not only to listen to cool speakers. Networking is one of the most important conference values, and we do our best to create all conditions for effective communication.

We make cozy lounge zones for communication with a glass of Mojito or a cup of aroma coffee. We ensure networking by Q&A with speakers for those who do not like to ask question in big public. At ITEM you don't have to search for speaker all over the location to speak to him in person. Our speakers will be waiting for you in a special place :)

More than that we created a mobile app where you can communicate with participants and make a personal appointment.
3 Afterparties
Preparty for those who arrive earlier to make friends and meet speakers. Here you can have early check in in a nice atmosphere and come to the conference event with your badge..

ITEM Birthday Party. That is a Grand Party devoted to 5 year anniversary of our conference. Live music, unlimited free-bar, zone for entertainment and zone for networking. And all of this open air.

After After Party in format of SpeechBar. We meet each other in a true bar, summarize the conference event, ask personal and tricky questions to speakers as the atmosphere is affordable.
The Best New Band of the World - SINOPTIK
SINOPTIK band, which in 2016 won the first place in the final of the international competition Global Battle Of The Bands in Berlin and was awarded the title of the Best New Group of the World, will play at ITEM Afterparty.
We think about all little things and details
  • Do you have a kid but don't have a nanny? We have a kids zone.

  • Dislike to carry a paper conference agenda? All program is available in our mobile app.

  • Want to have speaker's presentation? It will be available in the app 30 mins after speaker's talk.

  • Cannot you choose between 3 streams? All participants will get for free videorecords of all talks for you not to miss a thing.

  • You don't know how to get to the place and don't know where to stay in Dnepro? We prepared for you a tab with hotels, train schedule, and city taxi list. Besides, our location has got their own hotel with a discount for conference attendees.

  • Any more questions? Feel free to contact our hotline +380972037676. We are always online and ready to speak, help, advise and meet your expectations.
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