This year, Odesa will host Ideas Festival on 21-23 August. The Festival is organised by the Aspen Institute Kyiv and Impact Hub Odessa for the fifth year running. Registration of participants is open here.
Ideas Festival is a platform for passionate leaders, thinkers and practitioners to enter into equal dialogue, exchange ideas, feel inspired, ask questions and seek answers at a leisurely pace by the sea.
To mark the 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence, the focus of the Festival this year is UKRAINE THAT SUCCEEDS. We will try to understand our present and shape the vision of the future through success stories in business, public management, culture, science, technologies and other domains.
The following speakers have already confirmed their attendance:
Volodymyr Sheiko, Director General at Ukrainian Institute
Кateryna Terletska, Head of the Laboratory of Applied Mathematics at the National Centre of the Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Denys Bihus, Journalist, Head of BIHUS.Info
Denys Zhadanov, Board Member at Readdle
Roman Leshchenko, Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine
Viktor Muzhenko, Candidate of Military Sciences, former Chief of the General Staff
Iryna Gorova, Producer, Co-Founder of MOZGI Entertainment
Olha Brovarets, Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Leading Research Fellow at the Department of Molecular and Quantum Biophysics, the Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Yuliya Savostina, Head of Made in Ukraine
Anton Drobovych, Head of Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance
Iryna Slavinska, Journalist, presenter, translator; Producer at the Third Channel of Public Ukrainian Radio ‘Culture’, Ukrainian Radio
Larysa Denysenko, Writer, lawyer, human rights advocate, TV and radio presenter, member of PEN Ukraine
Yuliia Fediv, First Executive Director at Ukrainian Cultural Foundation
Oleksii Reznikov, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine
Volodymyr Fedorin, Chief Editor at Forbes Ukraine
Every day, we add new names to the list of speakers. Stay tuned for updates in the Speakers section.
During three days, Festival events will take place at different venues in Odesa. Entrepreneurs and scientists, public officials and civil activists, cultural managers and economists, experienced and young professionals — everyone will find like-minded people and new ideas at Ideas Festival 2021.