The event will be hosted by Nataliya Gumenyuk from Hromadske UA (Ukraine) and Jakub Górnicki from ePaństwo Foundation (Poland)

9:00 - 10:00

Coffee And Registration

10:00 - 10:30

Welcome And Introduction

Olha Aivazovska
Civil Network OPORA, Ukraine

Blerta Cela

Deputy Country Director Programme, UNDP, Ukraine

Personal Democracy Forum: Why We Do It

Anna Sienicka
TechSoup Europe, Poland


10:30 - 11:00

Key Note: Openness As A Value

Eleanor Stewart
Foreign & Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom

11:00 - 11:20


11:20 - 13:10

Session I: Stay inspired

The Meaning Of Cooperation

Kuba Wygnański
The Unit for Social Innovation and Research – “Shipyard”, Poland

Civic Tech Trendy-Trends

Tin Geber

the engine room, Croatia

Kyiv As A Smart And Open City

Iurii Nazarov
Head of Kyiv ICT Department, Kyiv Smart City Co-coordinator, Ukraine

How To Open A City?

Paweł Adamowicz
Mayor of the City of Gdańsk, Poland

We Work, IT Works

Iurii Lisovskyi
Civil Network OPORA, Ukraine

13:10 - 14:10


14:10 - 15:50

Session II: Stay strong

Journalism And Credibility

Katya Gorchinskaya 
Hromadske.UA, Ukraine

Technology Is Not A One Size Fits All

Anna Kuliberda
TechSoup Europe, Poland

Krzysztof Madejski 
ePaństwo Foundation, Poland

The Politics Of Surveillance

Maria Xynou
Tactical Technology Colective, Greece

Is Technology Only For The Already Empowered?

Lejla Sadiku
UNDP Regional Centre for Europe and the CIS, Turkey

Falling In And Out Of Love With The Ukrainian Internet

Tetyana Bogdanova
Global Voices, Ukraine

15:50 - 16:10


16:10 - 17:50

Session III: Get started

Open Data: DOs & DONT’s

Krzysztof Izdebski
ePaństwo Foundation, Poland

Participation: Start Small

Oleh Levchenko
Civil Network OPORA, Ukraine

Smart Cities: Lessons Learned

Frank Kresin
Waag Society, Netherlands

Sharing Is Caring: Share Your Data And Code

Alexey Sidorenko
Teplitsa of Social Technologies

Digital Media: Go Where Your Audience Is

Andrii Bashtovyi
Hromadske.UA, Ukraine

17:50 - 18:10


Alina L. Romanowski

Coordinator for U.S. Assistance to Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia, Department of State, United States.