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ALUMNI UNI WÜRZBURG - a strong Network!

conference Kyiv

Conference of the Alumni-Network Ukraine-Germany

May 29th – June 1st 2018, Kyiv

Ukrainian Alumni of German universities and research institutions will find a multifaceted program:

  • Computer Sciences,
  • Quality Management,
  • Technology Transfer,
  • Funding Opportunities,
  • Academia-industry cooperation (incl. excursion to company site).


Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Volodymyrska-Str. 60, Kyiv

in cooperation with Kyiv Academic University & Humboldt Club Ukraine & Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Conference Program

Conference language: English & (*)German with simultaneous translation of marked presentations (German-Ukrainian)

from 13.00(*)Registration with lunch

Opening and moderation , N.N. 

Welcome from Prof. Dr. Leonid Hyberskyi, Rector KNU

Keynote speech, Yuriy Rashkevych, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

Keynote speech, "Goals and partners of the Alumni-Network Ukraine-Germany", Prof. Dr. Alfred Forchel, President JMU

Continuing Education "Introduction of Quality Management",Part I, Dr. Anette Köster, JMU
"Self-Aware Computing: From Vision to Reality", Prof. Dr. Samuel Kounev, JMU

Welcome reception by Prof. Dr. Alfred Forchel, Speaker of the Alumni-Network with German and Ukrainian partners from academia, economy, politics and society


Continuing education workshop on "Quality Management", Part II, completion with certificate, Dr. Anette Köster, JMU

12.30-13.30Lunch break

Keynote speech, Andreas Lier, President of the German-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry / Managing Director BASF


„Global Programme ‘Migration for Development’”, Yuriy Didevych, program coordinator Center for international Migration and Development (CIM), Ukraine




Continuing education „Technology Transfer“

  • Introduction and funding opportunities in EU-programs, Prof. Dr. Lukas Worschech, JMU
  • Innovation scouting and IP protection, N.N., JMU
12.30 - 13.30Lunch break
  • “Lessons learned” by Dr. Nils Gageik, founder of spin-off company Emqopter GmbH
  • Role play „Founding your own company“
  • Completion with certificate and evaluation form

Evening lecture „Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and the Digital Transformation of the World", Prof. Dr. Andreas Hotho, JMU 


09.00-12.30Ukrainian-German Forum Academia-Industry
09.00Welcome and Introduction, Dr. Dagmar Eberle, JMU

"Turning brain drain into brain circulation: chances and opportunities of German-Ukrainian academic cooperation", Prof. Dr. Olga Garaschuk, German-Ukrainian Acadamic Society


"Funding opportunities for study exchanges and mobility of Ukrainian Alumni in German research institutions", Dr. Dagmar Eberle, JMU


"Ukrainian academics in German economy", German Chamber of Commerce Kyiv or representatives of a German company

11.00Alumni-reports on experiences in German companies
11.30Talks between Ukrainian Alumni and German companies
13.00-14.00Lunch break

Excursion to company VEKA, (Kalinovka)

18.30End of conference with completion of the evaluation