- how the tech industry can support the country in these turbulent times;
- the future of military technology;
- insights on modern cyber tactics, and much more.
This year’s IT Arena hosts keynote speakers, including names such as Haluk Bayraktar, CEO of Turkey’s premiere autonomous technology company Baykar, CEO of Dragonfly Cameron Chell, CEO of Atlas Aerospace Ivan Tolchynskyi, CEO of Prytula Charity Fund Serhiy Prytula, cybersecurity expert Kim Zetter.
The popular Startup Competition is also back this year. The competition has become an excellent opportunity for new tech companies to showcase their projects and network with others in the industry. Participants will compete for a $53,000 prize fund as they validate their business models. Note that registration for the IT Arena startup competition is open until September 11, 2022.
Keeping you safe at our event
IT Arena 2022 event organizers are working with local authorities to ensure the safety of all attendees, speakers, and guests. This year’s event will be scaled down to facilitate increased security.
“We’re committed to creating the safest environment we can,” said Stepan Veselovskyi, CEO of IT Arena and Lviv IT Cluster. “Despite unprecedented challenges around the country, Ukraine’s tech community has continued to thrive in 2022. At the moment, the overwhelming sentiment from our members, partners, speakers and attendees is that we should go forward with our event. So we will gather in person to show the whole world how brave and resilient Ukraine is where we say life can and should go on.”
About IT Arena
Since 2014, IT Arena has annually brought members of the Ukrainian and Eastern European tech communities together for one special event.
The conference typically attracts more than 5,000 tech professionals from over 40 countries. These professionals come to IT Arena from all areas of tech – from large companies like Google, F1, Spotify, Tesla to local startups like Liki24, Legal Nodes, AXDRAFT.
IT Arena provides a plethora of opportunities for attendees to learn, network, and share ideas about the future of tech.
The media accreditation for IT Arena 2022 is already open. Get your media pass here.