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Theme: Chain Reaction

This event occurred on
October 13, 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm EEST
(UTC +3hrs)
Kyiv, Kyïv

TEDxKSE 2018 – 11 speakers who will perform for the first time at the TEDx conference. We invite you to find inspiration and make your own small but crucial step.

Bel étage Event club
Shota Rustaveli St, 16а
Kyiv, Kyïv, 02000
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Alyona Mysko

Alyona is a managing partner of Quadrate 28 Finance and she is exactly the one who knows how to keep everything under control. Alyona started the path to the CFO position from a dream, continued it with a persistent hard work and reached her target in 23 years.

Igor Novikov

Igor is an SU Executive Program alumni at Singularity University (Silicon Valley, US). Now he is a head of SingularityU Kyiv Chapter, organizer of GIC Ukraine 2017. The field of his researches is an intersection of behavioral science, economics, and narration, which is the basis of his concept of Gamified Transfer of Learning and Dynamic Motivation. With his activities, Igor brings the set of entrepreneurial and technological ideas into the innovation environment in Ukraine.

Kateryna Terletska

Scientist and popularizer of the science, PhD in Mechanics. Kateryna conducts numerous experiments, models unbelievable physical phenomena and explain about them in a simple and clear manner. For Kateryna, the science is an instrument for obtaining the new knowledge through which various old myths are rejected.

Olesia Ostrovska-Liuta

Cultural figure
Director of the art-cultural museum complex Mystetskyi Arsenal, Board Member of the Ukrainian Institute, East Europe Foundation and analytical center CEDOS. From 2014 Olesia is involved in reforming of the state culture field as First Deputy Minister of Culture of Ukraine. She is a well-known publicist in the field of modern culture and culture policy.

Olga Kupets

Lecturer at the Kyiv School of Economics and Consultant of the World Bank. She is one of the top cited economists of Ukraine being a well-known expert in Labor Economics. Olga considers the gender equality issue as a backbone for economic growth and competitiveness of the country.

Pavel Vrzhesch

Co-founder and creative director of the agency Banda. The works of this agency were awarded with Cannes lion and Red Dot Award. Thanks to his team, Ukraine now has a modern brand “Ukraine Now”.

Serhii Koshman

Digital anthropologist. With surgical precision, he voices the society’s thoughts, previously heard only at the kitchen. He daily sheds the light on sophisticated questions in the eternal pursuit for simple solutions.

Serhii Molodid

ATO veteran Serhii Molodid is a process engineer by his specialty. He managed to combine his hobby, life experience, and professional skills, and became the co-founder of military and tourist equipment brand. For over 10 years he has been engaged in cycling. Serhii was a part of Ukrainian national team at Invictus Games, Toronto 2017.

Volodymyr Vakhitov

Professor of Kyiv School of Economics, an expert in the field of econometrics, urbanism, and behavioral economics. Volodymyr obtained a Ph.D. degree at the University of Kentucky. After that, he decided to come back to Ukraine to raise a new generation of Ukrainian economists. Volodymyr knows why Ukrainian universities do not get on with what the business demands and why the graduates are not ready for the real career.

Yuliia Bezvershenko

Yuliia works at National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and studies the quantum systems using mathematics. She believes that the future of our country is the science, and that’s why she’s working on reforming it.

Organizing team


Kyiv, Ukraine


Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Denys Klynovskyi
  • Iryna Melnyk
  • Kostiantyn Bilous
  • Oleksandra Abrosimova