20-21, May 2019
Parklane, Limassol, Cyprus
Plan your company’s future in Europe’s fastest growing IT hub
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Plan your company’s future in Europe’s fastest growing IT hub

Cyprus IT Forum is a convention that allows business owners, investors and government officials to communicate and discuss further development of Cyprus as one of the main hubs of IT business in Europe. It is held in Russian, with simultaneous interpretation for non-Russian speakers and guests.

Cyprus is a new digital hub in Europe, and Cyprus IT Forum is its biggest event. You will get practical advice on how to relocate & give a boost to your IT business in Cyprus and get the vision on what’s happening in the world of IT industry today.

Speakers’ list of 2019 edition is a mix of local IT stars and global legends like film director and producer Timur Bekmambetov, Nival’s founder Sergey Orlovskiy, co-founder of Haxus venture accelerator Aleksej Gubarev as well as highest authorities in charge of Cyprian IT market.

Don't miss networking moments in the most advanced conference venue of the island – Рarklane, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa by Marriott.

Who should attend Cyprus IT Forum
IT companies and business people of Cyprus
Discuss
business with the trend watchers
Share
your successes and failures with your colleagues
Find
partners among the residents and visiting companies
Companies looking to expand their business to Europe
Decide
on-site whether Cyprus suits your needs or not
Talk directly
to government & bank officials and consultants
Learn
how to relocate your business and family without a hitch
Investors and investment funds
Find
projects to invest into and learn what to avoid
Ask
questions to government officials and look consultants in the eye
Make acquaintance
with future partners and neighbours
Do you think you can share
something with our guests?

Contact us if you want to make a report on a topic from our program, take part in panel discussions or share your knowledge at a workshop. We answer every e-mail.

 

2
DAYS
30+
SPEAKERS
300+
ATTENDEES
8
WORKSHOPS
Feel what it’s like to be
at Cyprus IT Forum

Cyprus IT Forum is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism

Program
20 May, Monday
Main Stage
09:30 – 10:30

Registration & Welcome Cocktail
10:30 – 10:45

Nikita Daniels


Director
Cyprus IT Forum

Conference opening
10:45 – 11:00

Kyriacos Kokkinos

Chairman of Research & Innovation Foundation

Welcome word by the Official Envoy of the President of the Republic of Cyprus
11:00 – 11:15

Demetra Kalogerou

Chairwoman
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission

Regulatory framework in Cyprus
11:15 – 11:45

Grigory Bakunov

Head of Tehnology Distribution
Yandex

Succeeding without big data in a data driven world
Keynote speech
11:45 – 12:15

Savvas Trichas


PhD
Open University of Cyprus

Technology, Distraction, and the Hidden Leverage
Talk
12:15 – 12:30

Oleg Reshetnikov

Founder, Evangelist
CypRus_iT community

Networking in IT: community life of Cyprus
Lifestyle
12:30 – 13:00

Coffee-break
Networking & Interview sessions
13:00 – 13:15

Andreas Varianos

Founder & Managing Director
AsusPlus

Taxation of a Cyprus IT/IP company: introduction to basic regulatory practice
Educational speech
13:15 – 14:00

Moderator: Nikita Daniels


Participants:
Sergey Portnov, Parimatch
Sergey Stopnevich, Wise Wolves Group
George Kampanellas, Invest.Cyprus
Kirill Kuchinsky, Skanestas
Tassos Anastasiou, Torafugu

Doing business in Cyprus
Panel discussion
14:00 – 15:30

Lunch
15:30 – 16:00

Moderator: Panagiotis Anastasakis

CEO, Priority

Participants:
Michael Ioannou, Elias Neocleous
Nicholas Ktenas, Elias Neocleous
Claire Philpott, Moebius

GDPR update: challenges & key legal cases of the year
Panel discussion
16:00 – 16:30

Oles Petriv

CTO, NeoCortext

Generative artificial neuro interface as the tool for creativity
Tech in Business
16:30 – 17:00

Tatyana-Elisa Vasilieva


Founder
Baseley & Partners

The things lawyers will never tell you about and how to work with lawyers in new environment. Emergence of LegalTech: few insights on story of Tax Sketches platform.
Talk
17:00 – 18:00

Pavel Muntyan
Co-founder & CEO of Toonbox

Sergey Orlovskiy
Founder of Nival

Digital degradation of society?
Special interview
18:00 – 23:00

DJ IVAN DORN

Special guest

Stand-up dinner & Awesome party
Workshops
13:00 – 14:00

Tony Petrov

Head of Legal
Sum & Substance

AML requirements. How regulated companies operate under CySEC, FCA and other popular jurisdictions
Workshop
15:30 – 16:30

Marianna Hadjiandoniou

Group HR Director
Parimatch

Practical aspects of HR challenges for multinational companies in Cyprus
Practical Workshop
16:30 – 17:00

Michael Ioannou


CIO
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

GDPR Readiness Workshop – Implementing the Record of Processing Activities
Workshop
21 May, Tuesday
Main Stage
09:30 – 10:15

Welcome Coffee
10:15 – 10:30

Ioanna Fiakkou


Chairwoman National Betting Authority of Cyprus

Welcome word
10:30 – 11:30

Timur Bekmambetov
Filmmaker, Director & Investor

Interviewer Alexey Obrovets
Conference host

Screenlife Revolution
Interview with Timur Bekmambetov
11:30 – 12:00

Moderator: Andrea Badiola Mateos

Head of Finance Magnates Cyprus

Participants:
Maria Fedorova, Exness
Marianna Hadjiandonidou, Parimatch
Margarita Mukhmadeeva, ECOMMPAY

Women in Fintech: new leaders addressing equality and work ethics
Panel discussion
12:00 – 12:30

Konstantin Netylov

Product manager
Wargaming

Mixed Reality (MR) industry overview and business opportunities
Practical Business talk
12:30 – 13:00

Coffee break
Interviews & Networking sessions
13:00 – 13:30

Sergey Tsypsyn

CEO
CG Event

Future shape of visual content: technology vs/with physiology
Talk
13:30 – 14:00

Alexey Gubarev

Co-founder
Haxus

Zero to Hero: what I didn't know about investors before I became one
Keynote speech
14:00 – 15:30

Lunch
15:30 – 16:00

Andrey Fadeev

CEO & Co-founder
Nexters Global

History of Nexters: how the brain prevents us from building empires
Personal experience
16:00 – 16:15

Dmitry Zaretskiy


CEO & Founder
Finangel

The next step: going back to motherland
Personal experience
16:15 – 16:30

Oleh Malskyy


Head of Corporate and M&A Practice
Eterna Law

Legal in Tech: techniques for increasing the value of your tech business
Professional talk
16:30 – 17:00

Moderator:
Gene Deev, STOBox CEO


Participants:
Tatyana-Elisa Vasilieva, Baseley
Alexandr Shlygin, Bazelevs
Michael Charalambides, ECOMMBX

Payments. The future.
Panel discussion
17:00 – 17:30

Alona Dobshynska


Chief Product Officer
CEX.io

Marketing in Crypto CFD
Talk
17:30 – 18:00

Moderator: Andrii Suslenko


Participants:
PM Foundation
Together Forever Fund
Andreas C. Papakostas Foundation
Gecko Club
KidIT Revo!

Charity activities in Corporate Social Responsibility by Cyprus IT Companies
Panel discussion
18:00 – 18:15

KidIT awards and charity auction
18:15 – 18:30

Conference closing
Workshops
11:30 – 12:30


Sofoklis Michail
Director – Head of Tax Department
AsusPlus

Andreas Varianos
Founder & Managing Director
AsusPlus

IP regime in 2019: Q&A
Workshop
13:00 – 14:00

Kirill Kuchinskiy

CEO
Skanestas Investments Limited

Creating a company structure eligible for a "golden visa" investment
Workshop
16:30 – 17:00

Nick Dvas


CEO
Servers.com

Global operations for medium business: doing it the hard way
Workshop
17:00 – 18:00

Marfa Shishkina


Director
Wise Wolves Payments

How to set up a company in Cyprus and not get lost in the requirements of the authority
Workshop
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420 € + VAT
May holidays price -30%: 26.04 - 10.05 — 420.00 € as of 10.05 — 600 € + VAT
Partners
Platinum Partner
ECOMMPAY is an international payment service provider and direct bankcard acquirer, engineering bespoke payment solutions for clients worldwide.
Golden Partner
Special Partners
Information Partners
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experience in Cyprus
Parklane, Limassol, Cyprus
100'000 m2
of landscaped gardens
5
restaraunts
2
bars
4
swimming pools
one is filled with seawater
300 m
long sandy beach
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