Festival «Leap2future»


For the first time in Kharkov (Ukraine), September 10, 2013, the Festival «Leap into the Future» will be held.

The main purpose of the festival is to attract talented students to the new IT – international projects. According to the results of the festival for the Ministry of Education and Science will be given suggestions for improving the training of professionals in the IT – areas of capacity in universities environment for the development of innovation and entrepreneurial activity of creative young people.

The festival will be visited by experts in the creation and development of new IT – projects. All participants in free communication mode indicator will be able to ask questions, get an expert assessment of their ideas and establish useful contacts for the future.

Questions that will be addressed at the Festival:

- Search ideas
- Successful team
- Evaluation of ideas
- Prototype ideas
- How to make themselves known to the whole world

The festival takes place on the eve of several competitions IT – projects:

- the contest of innovation projects «IT-Kharkiv»,

Everybody can really improve their designs.

Festival Program

11:00-11:15 – Welcome and opening of the session by the KNURE acting rector prof. SLIPCHENKO N.I.

  11:15-11:45 – Lecture prof. Hans Lundberg (Sweden)

«From innovation to entrepreneurship: Key challenges in various phases 
of the entrepreneurial process and how to approach them»


  11:45-12:15 – Lecture  SEO company «TopTechPhoto» Е. Shpik

 12:15-12:45 – Lecture prof. Carlos Cerqueira (Portugal) «Tech Scenes: tales of startups, entrepreneurs, investors and other aspiring rock stars»

 12:45-13:30 – Coffee-break

 13:30-14:00 – Lecture director Voomy IT park V. Stavropolsky

 14:00-14:30 – Lecture prof. Markus Helfert, Ireland «Students as Entrepreneurs?»

 14:30-15:00 – «The network intercollegiate creation Start-Up centers for

support and promotion of student’ innovation projects» I. Zolotareva

 15:00-15:30 – Practical business trainer S. Omelyanenko

 15:30-16:00 – Lecture  SEO project «AlohaSystem» G. Кnabe «Startup creation»

 16:00-16:15 – Festival closing session

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