Driving growth with innovations

September 18, 2018
UNIT.City Innovation Park
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About the Summit
Financial transactions are getting more and more about the context, the relationships, the value from the identified characteristics of what is bought, by whom and from what platform. Today world is also rife with challenges and dangers – instances of fraud and the risk of personal data theft increase exponentially together with tech.

On our 3rd Visa owned Cashless Forum, we will gather local and international stakeholders to discuss, what changes have been happening lately, what new technologies have been arrived and outline the role of cashless in establishing a prosperous and transparent economy.

The audience will discover new recent technologies, will get actual first-hand insights and will have an opportunity to meet other industry leaders for networking.

Forum goals & outcomes:
  • To outline upcoming transformations and see new actual technologies.
  • To describe how innovations penetrate different spheres of everyday life of a new-generation consumer.
  • To summarize local innovation trends in different life areas and the way it influences payment habits.
      Innovations drive cashless.

      Cashless drive economic prosperity.
      Participants of the Summit
      Key players at the financial sphere
      Banks, vendors, merchants

      GR, business associations

      Fintech startups

      Corporations & E-commerce

      NGO's, Key tech educational institutions

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      VISA Cashless Summit
      To participate in VISA Cashless Summit you will need to register. Once your registration has been approved, you will get a confirmation on your е-mail.

      Please note: Due to the high demand and a venue capacity, only guests with a confirmation will have a chance to visit the event. There will be an online broadcast available on the Facebook event page.
      Summit Program
      September 18, 2018
      09:00 – 09:30
      Registration. Welcome Coffee
      09:30 – 10:00
      Welcoming panel
      • Dmytro Krepak – Acting Group Country Manager, Visa CIS SEE
      • Olexandr Yablunivskyi - Director of Payment Systems and Innovative Development Department NBU
      • Max Yakover – CEO & managing partner, UNIT.City


      Stanislav Yurasov – Editor at

      10:00 – 10:30
      Keynote speech "Role and mission of innovations in today's rapidly changing world"

      • Vladyslav Rashkovan – Alternate Executive Director at International Monetary Fund
      10:30 – 11:15
      PANEL 1 "Global innovation vs Local implementation – digitization to boost cashlessness in Ukraine"
      Digitization of economy and increase of cashlessness would bring visible benefits for government, business and consumers. Innovative technologies help financial institutions to enhance clients' loyalty providing 360-grade experience and boost the economy.


      • Dmytro Yablonovsky – Deputy Director, Centre For Economic Strategy
      • Anton Tutyun – Deputy Chairman, Oschadbank
      • Ivan Liptuga – President of the National Tourist Organization,
        Advisor to the First Vice Prime Minister - Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine on tourism and resorts
      • Dmytro Krepak – Acting Group Country Manager, Visa CIS SEE
      • Oleksiy Mas – Head of innovation lab, Kyivstar


      Stanislav Yurasov – Editor at

              11:15 – 11:45
              Keynote speech "Role of innovations in sustaining consumer's trust"

              • Dmytro Shymkiv - Ukrainian politician, entrepreneur, innovator and top manager in IT field, ex-deputy head of the Presidential Administration
              11:45 – 12:30
              PANEL 2 "Importance of financial transparency for government, businesses and consumers"
              Cashless technologies and open data are fighting the corruption and reduce risks for better economic growth. We will discuss how Ukraine could boost this process and what next steps should be implemented to make our economy and country a better place.


              • Olexandr Yablunivskyi – Director of Payment Systems and Innovative Development Department NBU
              • Hector Rodriguez – Vice President, Risks CEMEA, Visa
              • Tymofyi Milovanov – Honorary President, Kyiv School of Economic
              • Sergiy Milman - Founder of YouControl


              Stanislav Yurasov – Editor at

                    12:30 – 13:30
                    13:30 – 14:30
                    Breakout Session #1:
                    Removing Friction through Data.

                    • Claire Olverman – Senior Director Consulting and Analytics, Visa CEMEA
                    • Alex Kosenko – CEO, DataScoring
                    • Oleg Klymenko – Head of Retail Business, OTP Bank
                    • Dmitriy Cherepakhin - COO, bNesis


                    Rostyslav Duk – Head, Ukrainian Association of Fintech and Innovation Companies
                    14:30 – 15:30
                    Breakout session #2:
                    Removing Friction in Digital Commerce

                    • Ihor Smelyanskiy – General Manager, Ukrposhta
                    • Vladislav Chechotkin – CEO, Rozetka
                    • Iryna Kholod – Marketing Director, Nova Poshta
                    • Andrey Burlutsky - Strategic marketing manager, SMART business


                    Yuliya Belinskaya – Owner and executive director at

                    15:30 – 15:45
                    15:45 – 16:45
                    Success stories
                    on Innovation, digitalization, cashlessness

                    • Olexyi Shaban – Head of Retail, Privatbank
                    • Denys Tsyganok – CEO, ЛУН. ua
                    • Evgen Gluzov – CEO, Agency21
                    • Yevgen Lisnyak – Head of Innovation Solutions, Visa CISSEE
                    • Yuri Nazarov – Head of ICT Department, Kyiv State City Administration


                    Marina Kvashnina – Managing partner, Edenlab

                      16:45 – 17:00
                      Closing remarks

                      Dmytro Krepak Acting Group Country Manager, Visa CIS SEE.
                      17:00 – 18:00
                      Visa Innovations stand. Networking.
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                      UNIT.City Innovation Park

                      September 18, 2018
                      UNIT.City, Dorohozhytska str, 3,
                      Kyiv, Ukraine

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