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LVIV HONORARY AMBASSADORS 2020-2022

MYROSLAVA NOVOSILSKA

MYROSLAVA NOVOSILSKA

candidate of medical sciences, dermatologist-oncologist, trichologist, hair transplantologist, head of Ukrainian Association for Surgical Hair Restoration, founder of Aesthetic medicine clinic Myroslava Novosilska
OLEH YASKIV

OLEH YASKIV

doctor of Sciences, senior researcher, vice-rector for Science, Director of Sheptytsky Center, Ukrainian Catholic University, President of the Board of analytical centre NGO «European Dialogue», curator
TARAS BANAKH

TARAS BANAKH

professor of the Department of Algebra, Topology and Fundamentals of Mathematics, Ivan Franko Lviv National University
ANDRIY KUZYK

ANDRIY KUZYK

head of the Department of Pediatric Surgery of Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University
NAZAR PODOLCHAK

NAZAR PODOLCHAK

Doctor of Science, professor, director of Tech StartUp School Lviv Polytechnic National University
YURIJ HOLOVATCH

YURIJ HOLOVATCH

doctor of Science, professor, head of department of Statistical Theory of Condensed Systems Institute for Condensed Matter Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
HRYHORIY KYYAK

HRYHORIY KYYAK

candidate of Medical Sciences, internist in cardiology Department Westpfalz Klinikum
OLHA MUKHA

OLHA MUKHA

PhD, docent (associate professor), researcher;culture manager and curator; Congresses, Committees and New Centres coordinator in PEN International
VALENTYNA CHOPYAK

VALENTYNA CHOPYAK

doctor of medical science, professor, honorary doctor of Ukraine, head of Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergology of Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University

MYROSLAVA NOVOSILSKA

candidate of medical sciences, dermatologist-oncologist, trichologist, hair transplantologist, head of Ukrainian Association for Surgical Hair Restoration, founder of Aesthetic medicine clinic Myroslava Novosilska

Membership in professional organizations
  • member of Academy of Scientific Development;
  • head of Ukrainian Association for Surgical Hair Restoration;
  • member of Polish Society of Aesthetic and Anti-Age Medicine;
  • honorary member of Polish Medical Society;
  • national coordinator of Rotary Clubs.
Experience in event organizing:
  • organizer and president of The first international congress of surgical hair restoration in Ukraine, 2020; 
  • Chartmain of Global Summit Hairloss, 2020.
Honors & Awards:
  • The most powerful woman of Ukraine: top-500

OLEH YASKIV

doctor of Sciences, senior researcher, vice-rector for Science, Director of Sheptytsky Center, Ukrainian Catholic University, President of the Board of analytical centre NGO «European Dialogue», curator

Membership in professional organizations:
  • member of the Board of Shevchenko Scientific Society
Honors & Awards:
  • laureate of the award of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine named after Hryhoriy Karpenko;
  • laureate of the award of the Cabinet of Ministers for young students;
  • laureate of the award of the National Academy of Sciences for young students.
Experience in event organizing:
  • member of the organizational committee of International conference «Titanium», 2012, 
  • head of the organizational committee of Koha-ton Librarians Conference, 2018;
  • co-organizer of 49th Congress of European Association of Theological Libraries, 2021.

TARAS BANAKH

professor of the Department of Algebra, Topology and Fundamentals of Mathematics, Ivan Franko Lviv National University

Membership in professional organizations:
  • full member of Shevchenko Scientific Society;
  • have contacts with Polish, European and American Mathematical Societies;
  • member of research community Mathoverflow  (#3 in world MO-ranking for 2018 and #20 in 2017 and 2019).
Experience in event organizing:
  • co-chairman of the organizing committee of the International conference dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Professor A.M. Plichko «Functional Analysis and its Applications», 2019;
  • co-chairman of the organizing committee of Conferences in Functional Analysis and its applications, dedicated to the anniversaries of Stefan Banach,2002, 2012, 2017;
  • co-chairman of the organizing committee of Summer Schools in Algebra, Topology and Analysis, 2003-2019.

ANDRIY KUZYK

head of the Department of Pediatric Surgery of Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University

Membership in professional organizations:
  • vice-president of Ukrainian Association of Pediatric Surgeons;
  • expert of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine in the specialty «Pediatric Surgery»;
  • member of European Pediatric Surgeons Association (EUPSA);
  • member of European Society of Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons (ESPES).
Experience in event organizing:
  • co-organizer of EUPSA 12th Central and Eastern European Course in Pediatric Surgery «Minimally Invasive & Neonatal Surgery», 2019;
  • co-organizer of Ukrainian-Polish Conference «Days of Pediatric Surgery», 2017, 2018;
  • co-organizer of Scientific-practical conference «Practical aspects of Mini-Invasive Surgery in children», 2019;
  • organizer of Scientific-practical conference «Modern technologies in pediatric surgery. Fundamentals of Plastic and Mini-Invasive Surgery in children», 2018. 

NAZAR PODOLCHAK

Doctor of Science, professor, director of Tech StartUp School Lviv Polytechnic National University

Honors & Awards:
  • Diploma of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, 2020;
  • Diploma of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, 2020;
  • invited lecturer at Kingston University Business School, London, 2017-2020.
Experience in event organizing:
  • organizer of startup competition «StartUp Breakthrough», 2018, 2019, 2020;
  • organizer of Creative Spark, 2018, 2019, 2020;

YURIJ HOLOVATCH

doctor of Science, professor, head of department of Statistical Theory of Condensed Systems Institute for Condensed Matter Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Membership in professional organizations:
  • corresponding member of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine;
  • full member of Shevchenko Scientific Society, deputy head of the physics section; 
  • member of the Scientific Committee of the National Council of Ukraine for the Development of Science and Technology (2017-2019);
  • representative from Ukraine in the Program committee of the European Union Framework Program for Research and Innovation «Horizon 2020» (2019-2020);
  • member of the Executive Committee, head of the physics and astronomy Section of Western Scientific Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine;
  • member of Ukrainian Physical Society;
  • member of  the Advisory Board of MECO (Middle European Cooperation in Statistical Physics);
  • observer of Management Committee of the COST Action TD1210 «Analyzing the dynamics of information and knowledge landscapes – KNOWSCAPE», 2013–2017;
  • member of Management Committee of the COST Action MP0801: «Physics of Competition and Conflicts»;
  • co-funder of the L4 Collaboration and International Doctoral College in Statistical Physics of Complex Systems (Lviv-Nancy-Coventry-Leipzig).
Honors & Awards:
  • distinctions of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine; 
  • distinctions of the Shevchenko Scientific Society;
  • distinctions of the Johannes Kepler University (Linz, Austria) and Coventry University (Great Britain).
Experience in event organizing:
  • co-organizer of monthly seminars «Horizons of Science», since 2006;
  • organizer of the 2nd interdisciplinary workshop «Physics meets Humanities. Verba et numeri (quantitative approaches to the analysis of language and text)», 2017;
  • organizer of annual workshops «Ising lectures», since 1997;
  • co-organizer of the conference «Statphys – 2019. Statistical Physics: Modern Trends & Applications», 2019. 

HRYHORIY KYYAK

candidate of Medical Sciences, internist in cardiology Department Westpfalz Klinikum

Membership in professional organizations:
  • EAPC Young Ambassador in Ukraine 2018-2020, 2020-2022;
  • member of Ukrainian Association of cardiology;
  • professional Member of ESC; 
  • Silver Membership of EAPC; 
  • EAPC Ambassador in Ukraine.
Experience in event organizing:
  • organizer of International conference on cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation (EAPC), 2018.

OLHA MUKHA

PhD, docent (associate professor), researcher;culture manager and curator; Congresses, Committees and New Centres coordinator in PEN International

Membership in professional organizations:
  • the founder of the office «Lviv - UNESCO city of literature», gained international status for the city in the Network of Creative Cities of UNESCO in 2015;
  • program director of the Ukrainian Association of Culturologists - Lviv;
  • member of the Workshop of Academic Religious Studies;  Ukrainian Association of Religious Studies; British Aesthetics Association.
  • member of the Ukrainian PEN;
  • scouting leader.
Honors & Awards:
  • culture manager of the year in 2016
Experience in event organizing:
  • team leader, chief coordinator of 83-86rd Congress of the International PEN, 2017-2020
 

VALENTYNA CHOPYAK

doctor of medical science, professor, honorary doctor of Ukraine, head of Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergology of Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University

Membership in professional organizations:
  • vice president of the Ukrainian Society of Immunology, Allergology and Immunorehabilitation; member of the Presidium of the Society of Rheumatologists of Ukraine;
  • chairman of the Medical Commission of the Shevchenko Scientific Society;
  • member of EAACI, WAO, PTA, ACAAI.
Honors & Awards:
  • laureate of the the State Prize of Ukraine in the field of Science and Technology;
  • The Order of Princess Olga.
Experience in event organizing:
  • organizer of International conference «Christmas readings on immunology and allergology», 2017, 2018, 2019;
  • organizer of conference «SMART LINE», 2019, 2020;
  • organizer of conference  «COVID-19 and Immunology», 2020. 

LVIV HONORARY AMBASSADORS 2019-2021

Tetyana Struk

Tetyana Struk

CEO at Linguistic Centre
Oksana Zayachkivska

Oksana Zayachkivska

Head of Physiology Department of Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University
Andrii Nakonechnyi

Andrii Nakonechnyi

Vice-rector for scientific work Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University
Bohdan Shumylovych

Bohdan Shumylovych

Сurator of projects at Center for Urban History of East Central Europe
Roman Kizyma

Roman Kizyma

WesUkr Specialized Pediatric MedCentre, pediatric oncologist in Surgery departmenty
Stephen Butler

Stephen Butler

Managing Director, Strategy Council UK
Peter Mejer-Rasmussen

Peter Mejer-Rasmussen

CEO, Seguro LLC and J&L Consulting

Tetyana Struk

CEO at Linguistic Centre

CEO at Linguistic Centre

Membership in professional organizations:
  • American Translators Association
  • Globalization and Localization Association
  • European Language Industry Association
Experience in event organizing:
  • LocJAM World Video Games Localization Contest
  • GALA Networking Event + Book

Oksana Zayachkivska

Head of Physiology Department of Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University

Head of Physiology Department of Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University

Membership in professional organizations:
  • Ukrainian Physiological Society
  • Ukrainian Medical Society
  • Shevchenko Scientific Society
  • International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR) – Gastrointestinal Section
  • The Physiological Society
  • Global GI Club in FASE
  • International Institute for Advanced Studies
  • RECOOP The Regional Cooperation for Health, Science and Technology (RECOOP HST) Consortium
Experience in event organizing:
  • International Workshop «Knowledge Transfer Pathways from Research to Patient Treatment» SMART LION (Science Medicine Arts Research Translational Lviv International Opportunity Network)
  • Department Seminars in Lviv National Medical University with cooperation The Physiological Society with

Andrii Nakonechnyi

Vice-rector for scientific work Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University

Vice-rector for scientific work Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University

Membership in professional organizations:
  • All-Ukrainian association of pediatric surgeons
  • European Paediatric Surgeons’ Association
Experience in event organizing:
  • Canadian-Ukrainian international scientific and practical conference «Current issues of pediatric urology»
  • Scientific-practical conference «Modern technologies in pediatric surgery. Fundamentals of Plastic and Mini-Invasive Surgery in Children»
  • Scientific-practical conference «Practical aspects of mini-invasive surgery in children»
  • Ukrainian-Polish Forum «Days of Pediatric Surgery»
  • The twelfth course of Central and Eastern Europe in children’s surgery on the theme «Neonatal and Minimal Invasive Surgery»

Bohdan Shumylovych

Сurator of projects at Center for Urban History of East Central Europe

Сurator of projects at Center for Urban History of East Central Europe

Participation in events:
  • «After 1968: between Music Underground, Pop-Socialism and Political Dissent.» 1968 across the Iron Curtain (EUI Research seminar, Department of History. Florence, Italy)
  • «From regionalization to consolidation of Soviet ‘media-spectacle’: 1945-1975.» Consolidation of Power: Patterns of Integration after Crises and Upheavals. EUI Research seminar, Department of History. Florence, Italy)
  • «Fighting for Souls: Soviet Ideological War and Ukrainian Popular Culture in the Early 1980s.» ASEEES Summer Convention (theme was «Culture Wars»), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

Roman Kizyma

WesUkr Specialized Pediatric MedCentre, pediatric oncologist in Surgery departmenty

WesUkr Specialized Pediatric MedCentre, pediatric oncologist in Surgery departmenty

Membership in professional organizations:
  • Ministry of Health Expert Group in Pediatric oncology, oncohematology and hematology since 2017
  • Association of palliative care for children
  • EurADO/ST Jude Global SIOP
  • International Society of Pediatric Oncology
  • EurADO|St Jude Global (Eurasian Alliance in Pediatric Oncology)
Experience in event organizing:
  • 25 years of WUSMC Conference
  • SickKids Pediatric Oncology\Neurooncology Seminar

Stephen Butler

Managing Director, Strategy Council UK

Managing Director, Strategy Council UK

Membership in professional organizations:
  • Ukrainian Institute, UK
  • British Ukrainian Law Association
  • British Ukrainian Society
  • Ukrainian British City Club
  • British Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce
Experience in event organizing:
  • Ukrainian Automotive Forum
  • Ukrainian Shared Service Centre Forum

Peter Mejer-Rasmussen

CEO, Seguro LLC and J&L Consulting

CEO, Seguro LLC and J&L Consulting
Membership in professional organizations:
  • Lviv International Rotary Club
  • Danish Business Association
  • European Business Association
Experience in event organizing:
  • Rotary Convention
  • RYLA 2019 (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards)

LVIV HONORARY AMBASSADORS 2018-2020

YURIY RASHKEVYCH

YURIY RASHKEVYCH

Member of National Agency of Qualifications
OKSANA LYNIV

OKSANA LYNIV

Chief Conductor at Opera and Philharmonic Orchestra in Graz, Austria
TETYANA VASYLKIVSKA

TETYANA VASYLKIVSKA

Chairman of the Board of the All-Ukrainian Brotherhood of Beekeepers of Ukraine
ANDRIY BAZYLEVYCH

ANDRIY BAZYLEVYCH

Professor of department of propedeutics of Internal Medicine №1 in Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University
OKSANA POTYMKO

OKSANA POTYMKO

Head of the Resource Center for Educational Information Technologies for Persons with Special Needs
IRYNA SENYUTA

IRYNA SENYUTA

Head of the Department of Medical Law in Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University
OREST ZUB

OREST ZUB

Blogger, online entrepreneur
ALEXANDER BUDYAKOV

ALEXANDER BUDYAKOV

Senior Vice President, Head of Mastercard Direct Services Europe

YURIY RASHKEVYCH

Member of National Agency of Qualifications

Member of National Agency of Qualifications

Activity
  • Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine (2017-2019)
  • Vice-rector on scientific and pedagogical work and international relations of the National University “Lviv Polytechnic” (1991-2017)
  • Doctor of Science in Engineering
  • Professor
  • Head of the Department of Information Technology Publishing
  • Coordinator of international educational projects under the programs TEMPUS, USAID, CIDA
Membership in professional organizations
  • Member of the National Higher Education Reform Experts team
Experience in event organizing
  • International DSMP conferences – Data Stream Mining and Processing (2016 and 2018)

OKSANA LYNIV

Chief Conductor at Opera and Philharmonic Orchestra in Graz, Austria

Chief Conductor at Opera and Philharmonic Orchestra in Graz, Austria

Activity
  • Initiator and co-founder of the LvivMozArt international festival
  • Initiator and founder of the International Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
  • Chief Conductor Oper Graz and Grazer Philharmoniker (Austria)
Experience in event organizing
  • LvivMozArt Festival (2017-2018)

TETYANA VASYLKIVSKA

Chairman of the Board of the All-Ukrainian Brotherhood of Beekeepers of Ukraine

Chairman of the Board of the All-Ukrainian Brotherhood of Beekeepers of Ukraine

Activity
  • Advisor on economics, marketing, management, integrated quality management
  • Honorary Member of the International Federation of Beekeeping Associations (IFPA) Apimondia
  • President of the XXXXIII International Congress of Apimondia
Membership in professional organizations
  • Chairman of the Board of the All-Ukrainian Brotherhood of Beekeepers of Ukraine
  • Chairman of the Public Union “Advisory Group on Sustainable Development of the Ukrainian Side of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement”
  • Honorary member of the Apimondia International Federation of Beekeeping Associations
  • Member of the General Assembly of the European Federation of Apiculture Associations “Apislavia”
  • Founder, Head of the Scientific and Practical Center for Sustainable Development of Beekeeping, Innovative Technologies and Apitherapy,
  • Founder and Project Manager National Movement “Protect Bees from Poisoning with Pesticides”
  • Founder and Project Manager for ATO veterans “Help with the Bee Wings”
  • Member of All-Ukrainian public organization “All-Ukrainian Society of Lemkivshchyna”
  • Member of the NGO “Center for the Development of Ukrainian Culture and Self-organization”
Experience in event organizing
  • Events “Honey Holiday” in the regions of Ukraine
  • Scientific conferences and seminars on beekeeping involving scientists and educators
  • Trainings and workshops on technical regulation “Implementation of EU requirements for technical regulation in Ukraine”

ANDRIY BAZYLEVYCH

Professor of department of propedeutics of Internal Medicine №1 in Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University

Professor of department of propedeutics of Internal Medicine №1 in Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University

Activity
  • Ukrainian doctor, chairman of the Ukrainian Medical Society in Lviv (2008-2012)
  • PhD in Medicine
  • Professor of the department of propaedeutics of internal medicine № 1 Lviv National Medical University named after Danylo Halytskyi
  • Head of the Healthcare Management Department of the Department of Public Administration and Local Self-Government of the Lviv Regional Institute of Public Administration of the National Academy of Public Administration under the President of Ukraine (2000-2013)
Membership in professional organizations
  • President of the World Federation of Ukrainian Medical Associations
  • Member of the Board of the Association of Family Physicians of Ukraine
  • Member of the Ukrainian Medical Society in Lviv
  • Member of the LODA Public Council
  • Member of the Lviv Lions Club
Experience in event organizing
  • Lviv Medical Forum (2014-2018)
  • All-Ukrainian Scientific and Practical Conference “Formation of healthy lifestyle in life and society” (2018)
  • All-Ukrainian Pharmaceutical Society, October 2017
  • Meeting of the Family Doctor Club “Implementation of the International Recommendations of the EMCDDA in 2017 for the Family Doctor” (2018)
  • Meeting of Cardio Klub “Implementation of the International Recommendations of the ESS in the Year of the Cardiologist” (2018)

OKSANA POTYMKO

Head of the Resource Center for Educational Information Technologies for Persons with Special Needs

Head of the Resource Center for Educational Information Technologies for Persons with Special Needs

Activity
  • Head of the Resource Center for Educational Information Technologies for Persons with Special Needs at Lviv Polytechnic National University
  • Public figure
  • Executive Director of the Lviv regional center of public organization “Ukrainian Union of Invalids” – UUI
  • Supernumerary advisor of the City Mayor of Lviv
Membership in professional organizations
  • Member of the Shevchenko Scientific Society
  • Member of the Ukrainian Union of Invalids” – UUI
Experience in event organizing
  • All-Ukrainian conference on DAISY and IT systems
  • Conference on the organization of inclusive education of the blind student
  • Conference on inclusive issues the education of blind children
  • Conference on issues of inclusive education
  • Conference on the problems of museum pedagogy

IRYNA SENYUTA

Head of the Department of Medical Law in Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University

Head of the Department of Medical Law in Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University

Activity
  • Head of the Department of Medical Law in Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University
  • Managing Partner of MedLex JSC
  • Chief editor of the scientific and practical journal “Medical Law”
  • Author of the course “Medical Law” at UCU at the Master’s program in the School of Law
  • Head of the OSF International Project from Ukraine “Human Rights in Healthcare” (2007-2015)
  • Head of the international project ASPHER in Ukraine (from 2015)
  • Project Manager IRF, ABA / ROLI, USAID, MSI
Membership in professional organizations
  • National representative of the European Association of Health Law in Ukraine
  • Member of World Association of Medical Law
  • President of NGO “Foundation for Medical Law and Bioethics of Ukraine”
  • Head of the Committee on Medical and Pharmaceutical Law and Bioethics of NAAU
  • Member of the Board of the International Foundation “Renaissance” (2013-2018)
Experience in event organizing
  • Organizer of the first Ukrainian conference on medical law (since 2007)
  • International Workshop on Medical Law (2015)
  • International Health Leadership Workshop with ASPHER (2016)
  • School of Health Management jointly with ASPHER (2016)
  • International Summer School “Human Rights in Health: Teaching and Teaching” jointly with ASPHER (2016)

OREST ZUB

Blogger, online entrepreneur

Blogger, online entrepreneur

Activity
  • The author of the blog about Internet business, self-development and travel – openmind.com.ua
  • Traveler
  • Writer
  • Online Entrepreneur
Experience in event organizing
  • OpenMind Forum
  • Digital Nomad Forum (2016-2017)
  • Lwow Camp (2018)
  • OMBIZ Forum (2018)

ALEXANDER BUDYAKOV

Senior Vice President, Head of Mastercard Direct Services Europe

Senior Vice President, Head of Mastercard Direct Services Europe

Membership in professional organizations
  • Mastercard President’s Club Member
Experience in event organizing
  • Organizer of Mastercard Direct Services conference (2015-2018)

LVIV HONORARY AMBASSADORS 2017-2019

FEDIR YUROCHKO

FEDIR YUROCHKO

Otolaryngologist at Lviv Regional Pediatric Clinical Hospital OHMATDYT
BOHDAN CHERKES

BOHDAN CHERKES

Director of the Department of Architecture of the National University Politechnic of Lviv
ANDRIY TROKHYMCHUK

ANDRIY TROKHYMCHUK

Leading researcher at the Institute of Condensed Matter Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
ROSTYSLAV STOIKA

ROSTYSLAV STOIKA

Head of Department of Regulation of Cell Proliferation and Apoptosis Institute of Cell Biology National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
MACIEJ ŚMIETAŃSKI

MACIEJ ŚMIETAŃSKI

Head of the Surgery Department at F. Żaczek Hospital in Puck
АNDREW PAVLIV

АNDREW PAVLIV

CEO & Co-founder of N-iX, Supervisory Board Chairman at Lviv IT Cluster
IHOR NOVYTSKYI

IHOR NOVYTSKYI

DSc, Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology at Lviv National Medical University
OLEKSIY KOHAN

OLEKSIY KOHAN

Radio journalist, producer and art director of Jazz centre in Kyiv, creative curator of Leopolis Jazz Fest
VASYL VLIZLO

VASYL VLIZLO

Director of the Institute of animal biology of NAAS

FEDIR YUROCHKO

Otolaryngologist at Lviv Regional Pediatric Clinical Hospital OHMATDYT

Otolaryngologist at Lviv Regional Pediatric Clinical Hospital OHMATDYT

Activity
  • Otolaryngologist at Lviv Regional Pediatric Clinical Hospital OHMATDYT
  • Author and co-author of 128 publications, including 13 books
Membership in professional organizations
  • Vice president of Association of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngologists of Ukraine (since 2015)
  • Member of Ukrainian Society of Otorhinolaryngologists
  • Member of Polish Rhinological Society
  • Representative of Ukraine in Council of European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Experience in organizing conferences
  • Organizer of EUROLOR conference for ENT from Ukraine and abroad (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Organizer of numerous master classes for family physicians and otorhinolaryngologists in Ukraine
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Polish Congress of the 20th Anniversary of Children’s Otolaryngology in Bydgoszcz  (Poland, 2017) and 21th Anniversary of Children’s Otolaryngology in Poznan (Poland, 2019)

BOHDAN CHERKES

Director of the Department of Architecture of the National University Politechnic of Lviv

Director of the Department of Architecture of the National University Politechnic of Lviv

Activity
  • Professor and Director of the Department of Architecture of the National University Politechnic of Lviv
  • Professor at the UR Krakow
  • Dr.Sc. (Habilitation) degree at Kiev University for Architecture and Civil Engeneering (2006)
  • Visiting Professor at the Vienna University of Technology
  • Coordinator of the Cooperation TU Vienna – Politechnic of Lviv (since 1995)
  • Honoured Architect of Ukraine
  • Main areas of research: Identity in the Architecture and City Planning
Membership in professional organizations
  • Member of the German Academy for City Planning
  • Member of the Sachsonian Academy of Fine Arts
  • Member of the Ukrainian Academy of Architecture

ANDRIY TROKHYMCHUK

Leading researcher at the Institute of Condensed Matter Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Leading researcher at the Institute of Condensed Matter Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Activity
  • Doctor of physical and mathematical sciences
  • Author of more than 100 publications from the ISI Web of Knowledge list
  • Secretary of the scientific council on the problem “Physics of soft matter” at the Department of Physics & Astronomy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • Expert at Hi Tech Office Ukraine
 Membership in professional organizations
  • Member of Ukrainian Physical Society
  • Member of Shevchenko Scientific Society
  • Full ICAM Member, Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter (ICAM-I2CAM)
 Experience in organizing conferences
  • Organizer of the Ulam Computer Simulation Workshop on challenges and opportunities in molecular simulations (Lviv, 2017)
  • Co-chair of the 4th Conference on Statistical Physics: Modern trends and applications (Lviv, 2012)
  • Organizer of the Planer-Smoluchowski Soft Matter Workshop on emergent phenomena in liquid crystals and functional materials (Lviv, 2011)
  • Secretary of Organizing committee of the 28th European & Japanese Molecular Liquids Group Annual Meeting (Lviv, 2010)
  • Organizer of the Planer-Smoluchowski Soft Matter Workshop on ciquid crystals & colloidal dispersions (Lviv, 2009)
  • Organizing Committee Member of the International Conference on Statistical Physics: Modern trends & applications (Lviv, 2009)
  • Organizing Committee Member of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on ionic soft matter: Novel trends in theory & applications (Lviv, 2004)

ROSTYSLAV STOIKA

Head of Department of Regulation of Cell Proliferation and Apoptosis Institute of Cell Biology National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Head of Department of Regulation of Cell Proliferation and Apoptosis Institute of Cell Biology National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Activity
  • Dr. Biol. Sci. Thesis in Biochemistry (Institute of Biochemistry, Kyiv, 1993)
  • Professor of Biochemistry, Ivan Franko Lviv National University (1995)
  • A.V. Palladin Prize and Medal in Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (1986)
  • George Soros Professor Award in Biochemistry (1997)
  • Foreign Member of the Polish Academy of Science and Arts (2002)
  • Corresponding Member of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in Biochemistry (2006)
  • R.E. Kavetsky Prize of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in Experimantal Oncology (2007)
Membership in professional organizations
  • Member of the Fellowship Committee of the Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS)
  • 2016-2019 – Head of Lviv Branch of the Ukrainian Biochemical Society
  • Member of the Presidium of the Ukrainian Biochemical Society
  • Member of the Ukrainian Cell Biology Society
  • Member of the Presidium of the Ukrainian Cell Biology Society
  • Actual Member of Shevchenko Scientific Society (NTSh)
  • Member of the Presidium of NTSh
Experience in organizing conferences
  • 10th RECOOP HST Consortium “Bridges in Life Sciences” Annual Scientific Meeting of RECOOP (2015, Wroclaw, Poland)
  • 6th TriNet Meeting of RECOOP HST Consortium “Bridges in Life Sciences” (2015, Prague, Czech Republic)
  • Ukrainian-German Symposium on Physics and Chemistry of Nanostructures and on Nanobiotechnology (2015, Kyiv, Ukraine)
  • 3rd Nanomedicine for Imaging and Treatment Conference (2015, Los Angeles, USA (Poster))
  • 11th RECOOP HST Consortium “Bridges in Life Sciences” Annual Scientific Conference of RECOOP HST (2016, Prague, Czech Republic)
  • 7th TriNet Meeting – RECOOP HST Consortium “Bridges in Life Sciences” Annual Project Review Meeting (2016, Budapest, Hungary)
  • 12th RECOOP HST Consortium “Bridges in Life Sciences” Annual Scientific Conference of RECOOP HST (2017, Budapest, Hungary)
  • TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo – NanoTech 2017 (2017, Washington, DC, USA (Poster))

MACIEJ ŚMIETAŃSKI

Head of the Surgery Department at F. Żaczek Hospital in Puck

Head of the Surgery Department at F. Żaczek Hospital in Puck

Activity
  • Head of the Surgery Department at F. Żaczek Hospital in Puck, Poland
  • Associate professor at Medical University of Gdańsk
  • DSc (habilitation) Center for Postgraduate Medical Education (Warsaw, Poland, 2013)
  • PhD in Surgical Sciences (MUG) (2001)
Membership in professional organizations
  • European Hernia Society (since 2007 – board member, since 2010 – Secretary Scientific Research,  played a leading role in creation of the Ukrainian Hernia Society as a branch of the EHS)
  • Honorary Member of the Ukrainian Hernia Society (2015)
  • Honorary Professor of Medical University in Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukraine, 2015)
  • Polish Society of Herniology (since 2010 – board member)
  • Polish Society of Videosurgery (2009-2015 – board member, Secretary for Scientific Works)
  • Polish Hernia Club (since 2000 – scientific board member, since 2012 – Executive Director)
  • Polish Hernia Study Group (since 2002 – project leader)
  • Member of Polish Association of Surgeons (since 2001)
Experience in organizing conferences
  • European Hernia Congress (every year as scientific board member)
  • 2013 EHS Congress in Gdańsk (as Congress President)
  • Polish Hernia Congress (every year as the scientific and organizing board member)
  • EAES International Congress (every year as invited speaker)
  • Ukrainian-Polish Surgical Conference (2016 Lviv – scientific board member)
  • Ukrainian Hernia Society Congress (every year as invited speaker and UHS Honorary Member)
  • 10 Workshops in hernia surgery organized in Ukraine (4 times in Lviv) in last 6 years (as a leader, speaker and organizer)

АNDREW PAVLIV

CEO & Co-founder of N-iX, Supervisory Board Chairman at Lviv IT Cluster

CEO & Co-founder of N-iX, Supervisory Board Chairman at Lviv IT Cluster

Activity
  • CEO & Co-founder of N-iX
  • Founder of multiple startups ThickButtons, ZadZen Games, G-Recorder, Unshared.TV
  • Contributor and Founder of scholarship at Ukrainian Catholic University
  • Supporter of Centre Culturel Anne de Kyiv in France
  • Alumni of Stanford Graduate School of Business – Design thinking, Singularity University – Future of Innovations, Columbia Business School – Digital Business Leadership Program
  • Master of Applied Mathematics, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
Membership in organizations
  • Founding member and Supervisory Board Member at Lviv IT Cluster
  • Member of Visionary Group developing the new strategy for Lviv and NGO “Creative City”
Experience in organizing conferences
  • Lviv IT Arena – co-organizer and speaker
  • Participant of world’s biggest IT conferences: Mobile World Congress, DLD Conference, WebSummit and many others
  • Mentor and co-organizer of startup competitions, e.g. Garage48 Hackathon

IHOR NOVYTSKYI

DSc, Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology at Lviv National Medical University

DSc, Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology at Lviv National Medical University

Activity
  • DSc, Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology at Lviv National Medical University
  • Chief physician of ophthalmological clinic “Oculus”
  • Author of more than 150 scientific works, 5 patents for an invention, 2 copyright certificates, 1 textbook and co-author of 1 textbook
  • Main directions of scientific research: treatment of corneal diseases, glaucoma
  • Practical work: eye microsurgery (phacoemulsification of cataract, antiglaucoma operations, corneal surgery, vitreoretinal operations)
Membership in professional organizations
  • Member of the Ukrainian Society of Ophthalmologists
  • Member of the Society of Operating Ophthalmologists of Ukraine
  • Member of the Society of Glaucomatologists of Ukraine
  • Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Member of the European Society of Vitreoretinal Surgeons
Experience in organizing conferences
  • Organizer of Retinal Lviv 2016 Symposium (Lviv, 2016)
  • Speaker at VII sympozium siatkowkowo-jaskrowy “Okulistyka Nowe Horyzonte” (Lodz, 24-25 March, 2017)
  • Speaker at XXXIV Congress of the European Society of Cataract and refractive surgeons (Copenhagen, 10-14 September 2016)
  • I Miedzynarodowa Konferencja “Chirurgia oculistychna na zywo” (Lublin, 30-31 Januari, 2015)
  • Speaker at XXXIII Congress of the European Society of Cataract and refractive surgeons (Barcelona, 5-9 September 2015)
  • The Global Retinal Network Program (Barcelona, April, 24-25 2015)
  • Speaker at XXXII Congress of the European Society of Cataract and refractive surgeons (London, 12-17 September 2014)
  • Speaker at the 11 EGS Congress (Nice, 7-11 June, 2014)

OLEKSIY KOHAN

Radio journalist, producer and art director of Jazz centre in Kyiv, creative curator of Leopolis Jazz Fest

Radio journalist, producer and art director of Jazz centre in Kyiv, creative curator of Leopolis Jazz Fest

Activity
  • Radio journalist, author of radio programs on Old Fashioned Radio and Radio Aristocrats
  • Producer and art director of Jazz centre in Kyiv
  • Creative curator of Leopolis Jazz Fest (Alfa Jazz Fest in the past)
  • Cavalier of the highest award in Poland in the field of culture of the Order “Merits for Polish culture”
  • Author of more than 10 000 radio programs on the radio stations Promin, Kontinent, NostalgieSupernovaMusic Radio, radio Era FM
  • Author of more than 700 newspaper publications in magazines of Ukraine, Poland and the USA
Membership in professional organizations
  • Member of the International Jazz Association of Journalists
Experience in event organizing 
  • Presenter at jazz stage of Koktebel Jazz Festival (Chornomorsk, 2015-2017)
  • Participant of Jazzahead (Bremen, 2015-2017)
  • Speaker of Lviv IT Jazz Conference (Lviv, 2016)

VASYL VLIZLO

Director of the Institute of animal biology of NAAS

Director of the Institute of animal biology of NAAS

Activity
  • Principal Research Scientist of State Scientific-Research Control Institute of Veterinary Medicinal Products and Feed Additives
  • Doctor of Veterinary Sciences, Professor
  • Corresponding member of NAAS (since 2002), full member of NAAS (since 2007)
  • Laureate of  State Prize of Ukraine in science and technique
Membership in organizations
  • President of Ukrainian Buiatrics association
  • Member of the world and European Buiatrics association
  • Member of Ukrainian biochemistry association
Experience in organizing conferences
  • International Scientific and Practical Conference “Problems of Biology, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine” (2001-2018)
  • All-Ukrainian Scientific and Practical Conference of Young Scientists “Young Scientists in Solution of Actual Problems of Biology, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine” (2001–2018)
  • World Congress of Buiatrics  (2002 – 20018)
  • Central European Congress of Buiatrics (2006-2019)
  • International Scientific and Practical lectures “Modern biotechnological methods of animal reproduction” (2017)
  • International Conference “Biotechnology and Welfare in Animal Sciences” (2017)
  • XIX Middle European Buiatrics Congress (2019)

LVIV HONORARY AMBASSADORS 2016-2018

YURIY KOSENKO

YURIY KOSENKO

Deputy Director on external economic links and scientific integration, Doctor of Biological Sciences
ROMAN LESYK

ROMAN LESYK

Head of the Department of Pharmaceutical, Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry at Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University
ROMAN GLADYSHEVSKII

ROMAN GLADYSHEVSKII

Vice-rector for Science and Research at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
RAFAŁ KOZIŃSKI

RAFAŁ KOZIŃSKI

Founder of the Programme of Cooperation “Trans Misja Lublin Ukraina”, Lublin, Poland
OLEH TURIY

OLEH TURIY

Vice Rector for Program Development at Ukrainian Catholic University
MIROSLAW BORUSZCZAK

MIROSLAW BORUSZCZAK

Professor of Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management in Gdansk, Poland
MATHIAS BRANDT

MATHIAS BRANDT

Director of the project Integrated Urban Development in Ukraine (GIZ)
MAREK SLAWATYNIEC

MAREK SLAWATYNIEC

General manager at AVIAREPS SA, Warsaw, Poland
ZENIA CHERNYK

ZENIA CHERNYK

President of the Ukrainian Federation of America, Pennsylvania, USA
ANDRZEJ TYMOWSKI

ANDRZEJ TYMOWSKI

Director of International Programs, American Council of Learned Societies, New York, USA

YURIY KOSENKO

Deputy Director on external economic links and scientific integration, Doctor of Biological Sciences

Deputy Director on external economic links and scientific integration, Doctor of Biological Sciences

Activity
  • Head of National agency of VMP and FA
  • OIE National Focal Points for Veterinary Products
  • Doctor of Biological Sciences
  • Author of 85 scientific papers, 10 guidelines, 3 directory, 2 monographs
  • Collaboration with 163 company from 42 countries.
Membership in professional organizations
  • Member of the European Association for Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • VICH Outreach Forum Member
  • Member and Scientific Secretary of the State Pharmacology Commission of Veterinary Medicine of Ukraine
  • Represented Ukraine at Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), the Committee on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Experience in organizing conferences
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of international scientific and practical conference “Veterinary medicinal products: development, quality control and use” (Lviv, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015)
  • Organizer of seminars on the International Exhibition “Agro 2014”, “Agro 2015”, “Agro 2016”, (Kyiv, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Organizer of seminar on the VII International Forum “Complex of laboratories” (Kyiv, 2014)
  • Initiator and organizer of TAIEX Workshop on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) System at Manufacturing of Feed and Feed Additives (Kyiv, 2015)
  • Member of the Organizing Committee International Poultry Conference (Sudak , 2012, 2013, Truskavets, 2014, 2015, 2016)

ROMAN LESYK

Head of the Department of Pharmaceutical, Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry at Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University

Head of the Department of Pharmaceutical, Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry at Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University

Activity
  • Habilitation, DSc, Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University, Ukraine. Department of Pharmaceutical, Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry
  • PhD Lviv State Medical University, UkraineDepartment of Pharmaceutical, Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry
  • Head of the Department of Pharmaceutical, Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry at Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University
Membership in professional organizations
  • Member of the National problem committee “Pharmacy” of Ministry of Public Health and National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine
  • Vice-president of the Galician Pharmaceutical Association
  • Member of Central certifying committee of Ministry of Public Health of Ukraine
  • Member of American Chemical Society (membership #30528981)
  • Member of RECOOP HST Association General Assembly (Association for Regional Cooperation in the Fields of Health, Science and Technology, Croatia – Czech Republic – Denmark – Hungary – Romania – Slovak Republic – Ukraine – USA)
  • Honorary Member of I. Tarkhan-Mouravi Association of Radiobiology and Radiation Protection (Georgia)
Experience in organizing conferences
  • IX International meeting “From Molecular to Cellular Events in Human Pathologies” 19–22 September 2016 Lviv, Ukraine (speaker, member of organization committee).
  • 3rd Nanomedicine for Imaging and Treatment Conference. March 13-14 2015, Los-Angeles, USA (speaker, faciltator).
  • Bridges in Life Sciences 10th Annual Scientific Conference. April 16-19 2015, Wroclaw, Poland (speaker, member of organization committee).
  • Bridges in Life Sciences 9th Annual Scientific Conference. Split, Croatia, May 27 – June 1, 2014 (speaker, member of organization committee).
  • International Scientific Congress. Modern Directions in Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacy and Biotechnology. 29 September – 2 October 2015, Lviv, Ukraine (speaker, member of organization committee).
  • XI International conference “Phytohormones, humic substances and other biologically active compounds for agriculture, human health and enviromental protection”. 7-10 October 2013. Lviv (speaker, member of organization committee)

ROMAN GLADYSHEVSKII

Vice-rector for Science and Research at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

Vice-rector for Science and Research at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

Activity
  • Doctor in Chemical Sciences, Professor
  • Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • Academician of the Higher School Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • Laureate of the Ukrainian State Prize in Science and Technology
  • Honored Scientist and Engineer of Ukraine
  • Certificates of the International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD, USA)
  • Co-author of series of handbooks published by Landolt-Börnstein and Walter de Gruyter.Co-author of 23 handbooks, 27 textbooks, 867 scientific articles, patents and conference abstracts
  • Direction of 23 PhD/ScD theses
Membership in professional organizations
  • President of the Ukrainian Crystallographic Committee
  • Representative of Ukraine in the International Union of Crystallography and European Crystallographic Association
  • Vice-president of the Lviv Regional Minor Academy of Sciences
  • Editor-in-chief of the international journal “Chemistry of Metals and Alloys”
  • Co-founder of the Ukrainian-Swedish Scientific Consulting Company “Structure-Properties”
Experience in organizing conferences
  • Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the International Conference on Crystal Chemistry of Intermetallic Compounds (Lviv, 2002, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019)
  • Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the School for Young Scientists “Diffraction Methods…” (Lviv, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019)
  • Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the All-Ukrainian Contest for Schoolchildren “Crystals” (Lviv, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Co-chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Workshop of the International Centre for Diffraction Data (Lviv, 2016)
  • Co-chairman of the Organizing Committee of the International Seminar on Physics and Chemistry of Solids and Advanced Materials (Lviv, 2006, 2010; Bystre, 2011; Lviv, 2015; Częstochowa, 2018; Lviv, 2020)
  • Member of the International Advisory Boards of the International Conference on Solid Compounds of Transition Elements (Lisbon, 2012; Genova, 2014; Zaragoza, 2016; Vienna, 2018; Wrocław, 2020) and International Conference on Oxide Materials for Electronic Engineering – Fabrication, Properties and Application (Lviv, 2012, 2014, 2017, 2020)

RAFAŁ KOZIŃSKI

Founder of the Programme of Cooperation “Trans Misja Lublin Ukraina”, Lublin, Poland

Founder of the Programme of Cooperation “Trans Misja Lublin Ukraina”, Lublin, Poland

Activity
  • Award winner of the Active European Citizenship Golden Stars Award granted by the European Commission for the “Prejudices and
  • realities” project, realized in cooperation with Nancy (France) and Karlsruhe (Germany), later considered a model European project.
  • Initiator of the idea of the Lviv Month within the European Capital of Culture in Poland.
  • In the years 2012 – 2015 expert reviewing by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Poland
Membership in professional organizations
  • Co-founder and and member of the international cooperation network “Connected by the border”
  • Producer originator, organizer, expert, panelist by the Eastern Partnership Culture Congress 2013 in Lublin and Eastern Partnership Culture Congress 2015 in Lviv
  • Member of the policy council and panelist by the Eastern Europe Initiatives Congress
  • Originator of the concept of the East of Culture project as a new form of cultural cooperation of Eastern Poland cities (Bialystok, Lublin, Rzeszow) with the Eastern Partnership countries (2.000.000 recipients)
  • Initiator, organizer and curator for the Lviv Month within the European Capital of Culture Wroclaw 2016

OLEH TURIY

Vice Rector for Program Development at Ukrainian Catholic University

Vice Rector for Program Development at Ukrainian Catholic University

Activity
  • Doctor of Historical Sciences, Institute of Ukrainian Studies named after I. Krypyakevych of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Membership in professional organizations
  • Member of the Board and expert of the International Association of Humanities
  • Chairman of the Affiliated Commission in Western Ukraine KAAD, Bonn, Germany
  • Member of the Board of the Ukrainian Catholic University
  • The chairman of the historical commission on beatification of Father Kyryl Seletsky
  • Member of the historical commission for the beatification of Patriarch Joseph Cardinal Slipy
  • Member of the Institute for Intercultural Relations in Central Europe, Gorizia (Italy)
  • Researcher at the Institute of Eastern and South-Eastern Europe in Regensburg (Germany)
Experience in organizing conferences
  • International Scientific Congress “Second Vatican Council and its members in the light of their archives”, Vatican, Italy,  10-12.12 2015
  • Ukrainian-German Academic Cooperation Forum, Berlin-Frankfurt, Germany, January 28-31, 2015
  • Scientific-practical conference “Intercultural dialogue between Lebanon and Ukraine”, University of Notre Dame, Beirut, Lebanon, September 12-13, 2015
  • Symposium “Liquidation of the UGCC: Life and Work Underground (1946-1989)”, Vienna, Austria, March 6, 2015
  • Conference “Ukraine – where? A country at a crossroads? “, Leipzig, Germany, February 28, 2015
  • “Being a Greek Catholic: a challenge for our sectarian world”, International Conference “Churches during the Ukrainian crisis”, 27-29.11.2014
  • International Scientific Symposium “What does it mean to be a Christian today? From the experience of the Eastern churches of martyrdom? “, Vienna, Austria, 9.11. 2013
  • Conference “Ukraine on the Road to European Integration”, Austrian Institute for International Policy, Vienna, Austria 20.09.2012

MIROSLAW BORUSZCZAK

Professor of Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management in Gdansk, Poland

Professor of Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management in Gdansk, Poland

Activity
  • National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.  Institute of Regional Research in Lviv. Obtaining post-doctoral degree (habilitation) in  economic sciences, specialty: Development of economic factors and regional economy
  • Academy of Physical Education Wrocław – PhD
  • Honorary Polish Congress Ambassadors in 2013
Membership in organizations
  • Consultant manager – SA „Truskawieckurort”- Ukraine
  • National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine – Institute of Regional Research
  • Member of Dzieduszycki Foundation in Lviv
  • Member of Gdansk Science Society
  • Member of the Baltic Institute, University of Gdansk
  • Member of the Publishing Committee of the Academy of Physical Education and Sport in Gdansk
  • Member of the Program Board of the International Fair in Gdansk
  • Agrobusiness Consultant in the Pomeranian Agricultural Advice Centre
Additional Information
  • International Student Forum – 12 editions from 2002 to 2014 – Organizer, Editor, Facilitator, time: April (every year) during International Tourism Fair in Gdansk
  • organizing a study tour in Pomerania for organizers agritourism in Khmelnytsky region (Khmelnytsky Cooperative Trade and Economic Institute)
  • EURO 2012. Organisation of the International Tourism Forum

MATHIAS BRANDT

Director of the project Integrated Urban Development in Ukraine (GIZ)

Director of the project Integrated Urban Development in Ukraine (GIZ)

Activity
  • Master of arts
Membership in professional organizations
  • Liberal Party Germany (Freie Demokraten)
Experience in organizing conferences
  • Dialogue regions, Kyiv, 2014 (co-organizer)
  • Dialogue regions, Lviv, 2015 (co-organizer)
  • ITB Berlin, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (co-organizer)

MAREK SLAWATYNIEC

General manager at AVIAREPS SA, Warsaw, Poland

General manager at AVIAREPS SA, Warsaw, Poland

Activity
  • Master of Arts
  • General Manager at Aviareps Poland
Membership in professional organizations
  • Association of Polish Economists
  • Polish Chamber of Tourism
  • Association of Polish Travel Agents
Experience in organizing conferences
  • Jordan Tourism Road Show in Warsaw 2014 – organizer
  • Mauritius Tourism Road Show in Warsaw 2015 – organizer
  • Las Vegas Convention Office Road Show in Warsaw 2014 – organizer
  • Lithuania Tourism Road Shows in Poland in 2014/15/16 – organizer
  • Thailand Toursim Authority Road Shos in Poland 2014/15/16 – organizer
  • Namibia Tourism Road Shows in Poland 2014/15/16 – organizer
  • Trentino Tourism Workshop in Warsaw 2015 – organizer

ZENIA CHERNYK

President of the Ukrainian Federation of America, Pennsylvania, USA

President of the Ukrainian Federation of America, Pennsylvania, USA

Activity
  • Head of the Ukrainian Federation of America
  • Head of medical programs of the Ukrainian Federation of America
  • Private practice in the specialty of Nephrology Medical Diseases of the Kidney and Hypertension (1981 to February 2008)
  • Group practice with Philadelphia Hypertension and Nephrology Consultants, PC February 2008 to present
Membership in professional organizations
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association
  • American Heart Association Council Member
  • Ukrainian Medical Association
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Montgomery County Medical Society
Experience in organizing events:Through Profession: 
  • Hundreds of thousands of patients tested for hepatitis (testing and interpreting test results)
  • Testing and interpreting test results for HIV infected patients
  • Thirty-year (30) experience with dialysis procedures, canulating existing and establishing new dialysis accesses and venopunctures
  • Thirty-year (30) experience with hemoperfusion, hemofiltration (CAVH, CVVH), ultrafilration and plasmaphoresis
  • Treatment of organ transplantation patients
  • Diagnosis and treatment of patients with immune complex mediated diseases and neurologic disorders using blood products. Use of IVIG FFP, PRBC’s, albumin, platelets, cryoprecipitate
  • Thirty- year experience maintaining dialysis units free of Hepatitis B infections
Through Ukrainian Federation of America (NGO)
  • Leadership of the organization
  • Conducting Health Seminars for Community
  • Organizing blood drives at work place and community
  • Conducting motivational sessions for students and community to promote blood donations
  • Close cooperation with American Red Cross, Regional Health Department, CDC and School of Public Health of Drexel University
  • From Jan 2014 to present – Fundraising for and coordination of international medical help to wounded Ukrainian soldiers. To date 16 wounded brought to the U.S. for treatment through the efforts of the Federation and many more awaiting help.
Through U.S. State Department
  • Organizing and overseeing Legislative Fellowship Programs in United States for Ukrainian physicians ( development of Public Health Policies, disease tracking and control, development of electronic medical record keeping in Ukraine)
  • Instructor for Open World Programs.

ANDRZEJ TYMOWSKI

Director of International Programs, American Council of Learned Societies, New York, USA

Director of International Programs, American Council of Learned Societies, New York, USA

Activity
  • Ph.D., Yale University, political science
  • M.A., Yale University, international relations
  • M.A., Northwestern University, philosophy
  • B.A. Classics, John Carroll University, philosophy
Membership in professional organizations
  • MAG Mezhnarodna Asosiatsiya Humanitarii, member of the council ASEEES Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Experience in organizing conferences
  • Convention of ASEEES-MAG, at Ukrainian Catholic University, (over 500 participants), co- organizer and chair of the program committee, June 2016
  • Seminar for Fellows in the Luce/ACLS Program in China Studies, New York (20), Organizer and Chair, , June 2016
  • Symposium on Buddhist Studies, organizer and chair Stanford University (30), September 2016
  • Public Seminar sponsored by MAG, “The Humanities and Democratization in Post-soviet Lands: What happened, What failed to happen, and What to do next?” (40 participants), Kiev, co-organizer, October 2014
  • Conference “Theater for Conflict Resolution: Participatory performance practices in East Africa and Eastern Europe,” (80 participants from Africa, Poland, and the USA), University of Warsaw, October 2014, organizer and chair
  • Manuscript Development Workshops for Fellows of the African Humanities Program, organizer and chair of workshop sessions
  • Forum for Reinvigorating the Humanities in Africa, University of South Africa (40 participants), organizer and chair, June 2014

LVIV HONORARY AMBASSADORS 2015-2017

STEPAN VESELOVSKYI

STEPAN VESELOVSKYI

CEO Lviv IT Cluster
PAUL TOMANDL

PAUL TOMANDL

President of Reisewelt Ukraine Ltd.
PAVLO SHEREMETA

PAVLO SHEREMETA

Head of Ukrainian Catholic University School of Public Management
OLEXANDER FILTZ

OLEXANDER FILTZ

President of the Ukrainian Union of Psychotherapists, Vice-president of the European platform of psychotherapy
FR. BOHDAN PRACH

FR. BOHDAN PRACH

Rector of Ukrainian Catholic University
NIKODEM SZCZYGLOWSKI

NIKODEM SZCZYGLOWSKI

Chairman of the Board of the SIA Baltic Aviation Support
MYHAILO ZARICHNYI

MYHAILO ZARICHNYI

Professor of the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
MYRON UHRYN

MYRON UHRYN

President of National Ukrainian Dental Society
ŁUKASZ ABGAROWICZ

ŁUKASZ ABGAROWICZ

Senator at Polish Sejm, Honorary citizen of Virmenska street in Lviv
ANDRIY SYBIRNYI

ANDRIY SYBIRNYI

Member of NAS of Ukraine and the first Director of the Institute of Cell Biology
IRYNA KLYUCHKOVSKA

IRYNA KLYUCHKOVSKA

Director of International Institute of Education, Culture and Diaspora Relations of Lviv Polytechnic National University

STEPAN VESELOVSKYI

CEO Lviv IT Cluster

CEO Lviv IT Cluster

Activity:
  • CEO of Lviv IT Cluster;
  • One of the ideologists of the cluster strategy and the development of the IT industry on a regional level (he has contributed to new clusters emerging throughout Ukraine, specifically in Kharkiv, Odesa, Lutsk, Ivano-Frankivsk, and Dnipro);
  • Initiator of one of the biggest infrastructure project in Lviv – Innovation District IT Park;
  • A graduate of Lviv Polytechnic National University, Lviv Business School;
  • Initiator of projects like IT House, IT Research, IT Expert and IT Club.

Experience in organizing conferences:
  • Head of Organizing Committee of Lviv IT Arena (from 2016);
  • Head of Organizing Committee of road conferences – Lviv IT Tour, 2015;
  • Organizer of  IT Jazz conference.

PAUL TOMANDL

President of Reisewelt Ukraine Ltd.

President of Reisewelt Ukraine Ltd.

Activity
  • Owner of Consulting firm “JUNIJA Services Ltd. Business Development Ukraine” in Lviv
  • The former General Manager of Austrian waste management company AVE Umwelt Ukraine Ltd. and subsidiary company AVE Lviv Ltd.
  • Technical partners of Lviv City Council at EURO 2012 organizational department, carrying out waste collection and sanitary services and cleaning up Lviv City Center and Fan zone, while hosting of thousands of international visitors and football fans every day
  • Cooperation with Tourism Department of Lviv City Council aiming at making Lviv an attractive tourist destination
  • Working partnership with Lviv City Council in tourist, social and other projects, participation in exhibitions and seminars
Membership in professional organizations
  • Member of Lviv Tourist Alliance
Experience in organizing conferences
  • Meetings and Events in Lviv organized for foreign companies, groups and traveдl agencies
  • In 2015 together with his team organized perfect and comfortable stay for team and delegation of FC Bayern München in coordination with UEFA responsible authorities
  • Participation in different tourist exhibition in order to promote Lviv and attract investments to the city

PAVLO SHEREMETA

Head of Ukrainian Catholic University School of Public Management

Head of Ukrainian Catholic University School of Public Management

Activity
  • Founder of the Kyiv Mohyla Business School
  • President of the Kyiv School of Economics
  • Former Minister of Economical Development and Trade of Ukraine
  • Adviser to the Lviv City Mayor for strategy development in 2012-2014
Membership in professional organizations
  • Deputy of the Head of Global Council for Ukraine at World Economic Forum

OLEXANDER FILTZ

President of the Ukrainian Union of Psychotherapists, Vice-president of the European platform of psychotherapy

President of the Ukrainian Union of Psychotherapists, Vice-president of the European platform of psychotherapy

Activity
  • Doctor of medicine, professor
  • Author of more than 106 scientific papers, 5 manuals, 1 monograph
  • Curator of 7 master’s theses
  • The initiator of the psychoanalytic institute of mental health in Lviv
Membership in professional organizations
  • President of the Ukrainian Union of Psychotherapists
  • Founder and board member of The European Confederation of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapies
  • Co-author of the European platform of psychotherapy
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Foundation of Sigmund Freud (Vienna – New York)
  • Co-founder of the Galician Association of Psychiatrists
Experience in organizing conferences
  • The Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the international educational project of psychotherapy “Truskavetska school of psychotherapy”, 1994 .
  • The organizer of the Congress European Association for Psychotherapy, 2003
  • Chairman of the organizing committee of the annual international conference on topical issues of psychiatry and psychotherapy involving experts from Italy, Poland, France and Ukraine, since 1998
  • Organizer International Security Forum in Lviv “From Ukraine’s Security  to Europe’s security. Challenge of the XXI Century” (Lviv, 2010)
  • Organizer of the X Anniversary Congress of the European Conference of psychoanalytic psyhoterapiy (Kyiv, 2014)
  • Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the International Conference “Crisis in Ukraine – therapeutic ways” (Vienna, 2014)
  • Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Annual Congress of the Ukrainian Union of Psychotherapists (Zaporizhia, 2015)

FR. BOHDAN PRACH

Rector of Ukrainian Catholic University

Rector of Ukrainian Catholic University

Activity
  • Professor of Church History, Ph.D. in History from the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University
  • Author of 2 monographs and about 15 publications on Church History in various scholarly Ukrainian and international journals
  • Has executive construction experience of building churches in Ukraine and Poland, academic and residence buildings of the Holy Spirit Seminary and Ukrainian Catholic University
Experience in organizing conferences
  • In 2001, was in charge of organizing the pastoral visit to Ukraine of blessed Pope John Paul II

NIKODEM SZCZYGLOWSKI

Chairman of the Board of the SIA Baltic Aviation Support

Chairman of the Board of the SIA Baltic Aviation Support

Activity
  • Chairman of the Board of the SIA Baltic Aviation Support (Baltic States, Central Europe, Scandinavia)
  • Chairman of the Vilnius Airport Users Committee
Membership in professional organizations
  • Member of Lviv Tourist Alliance
  • Member of European Association of Journalists “Rune Media”
  • Member of volunteer organization “Blue/Yellow” (Lithuania)
  • Member of Lithuanian Tourism Association

MYHAILO ZARICHNYI

Professor of the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

Professor of the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

Activity
  • Honored professor of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
  • Honored Science and Technology Worker of Ukraine
  • Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (1992)
  • Dean of the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (2004-2016)
  • Authot for more than 120 publications in international scientific magazines
Membership in professional organizations
  • Member of American Mathematical Society
  • Member of Shevchenko Scientific Society
  • Member of Kazimierz Twardowski Philosophical Society of Lviv
Experience in organizing conferences
  • Head of Organizing Committee of the International Conference dedicated to S. Banach (Lviv, 2012)
  • Head of Organizing Committee of the 9-th International Conference Algebraic (Lviv, 2013)
  • Member of International Scientific Committee of the International Conference “Geometry in Odesa” (Odesa, 2010-2015)
  • Member of Organizing Committe of International conference dedicated to the 120th anniversary of Kazimierz Kuratowski (2016)
  • Member of International Conference “Emerging Trends in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics” (Perpignan, France, 2016)
  • Member of 14th Austrian Symposium on the History of Mathematics (Miesenbach, Lower Austria, 2018)
  • Member of International Conference “Emerging Trends in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Kraków, Poland, 2018)
  • Member of 16th Annual Workshop on Topology and Dynamical Systems (North Bay, Canada, 2019)

MYRON UHRYN

President of National Ukrainian Dental Society

President of National Ukrainian Dental Society

Activity
  • Head of the Dental Implant Center “MM”
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Dentistry at Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University
  • The author of 140  published works, 2 books on dental implantation, 3 scientific recommendations, the editor of 12 books
Membership in professional organizations
  • First and Honorary President of the NGO “Association of Oral Implantology of Ukraine”
  • Head of Ukrainian analytical and research center in the field of medicine “Mark”
  • Member of the European Association of osseointegration International Congress of Oral Implantology
  • Founder Charity Fund of care for children with congenital absence of teeth, cancer patients and the elderly
  • Member of the Public Council under the Ministry of Health of Ukraine
  • Expert at  Civic Platform “Intensive care reform package”
Experience in organizing conferences
  • Organizer of ІХ East European Congress of Dental Implantation (Lviv, 2019)
  • Co-organizer of annual international scientific conferences in the «Dental-Ukraine» (Lviv, 2019-2020)
  • Co-organizer of International Congress of Periodontology – UAPerio 2020 (Kyiv, 2020)
  • Co-organizer of lecture of the Practical Doctor. prof. MF Danilevsky – Medwin: STOMATSALON (Kyiv, 2020)
  • Co-organizer of 3rd European Congress in Ukraine «Pediatric Dentistry of the Future» (Lviv, 2020)
  • Organizer of 2nd Symposium «Osteology Eastern Europe» (Kyiv, 2020)

ŁUKASZ ABGAROWICZ

Senator at Polish Sejm, Honorary citizen of Virmenska street in Lviv

Senator at Polish Sejm, Honorary citizen of Virmenska street in Lviv

Activity
  • A member of Polish Sejm (2001-2007)
  • Senator at Polish Sejm (2007-2016)
  • As a Sejm member worked at the infrastructure committee, committee of business development and health care (2001-2007)
  • Worked deputy of the Head of the emigration committee and relations with immigrants
Membership in professional organizations
  • Was a member of the national council of the Civic Platform Party of Poland
  • Was a deputy Head at the Senator’s Club at Civic Platform Party of Poland
  • A member of parliament Ukrainian-Polish Assembly
  • Three times leaded Polish observation mission during election campaign in the East of Ukraine

ANDRIY SYBIRNYI

Member of NAS of Ukraine and the first Director of the Institute of Cell Biology

Member of NAS of Ukraine and the first Director of the Institute of Cell Biology

Activity
  • Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor
  • Member of Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • Honored Worker of Science of Ukraine
  • Laureate of the State Prize Ukraine in science and technology
  • Author of 300 scientific papers, patents, of which about half – international
Membership in professional organizations
  • President of the Ukrainian Society of Cell Biology
  • Past President of the International Commission of Yeasts
Experience in organizing conferences
  • The Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the International Congress on yeast (Kyiv, 2008)
  • Chairman of the organizing committee of international symposia on unconventional yeast
  • The Chairman of the Organizing Committee of Ukrainian-Polish Weigl Conference, including 7th Weigl conference which was held in Lviv (2017)
  • The Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the First (Lviv, 2004), Second (Kyiv, 2007), Third (Yalta, 2012) and Fourth (Uzhgorod, 2014), fifth (Odesa, 2016) and Sixth (Yaremche, 2019) Congresses of the Ukrainian Society of Cell Biology with international representation
  • Co-Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the 27th International Conference on genetics and molecular biology of yeast (Trento, Italy, 2015)

IRYNA KLYUCHKOVSKA

Director of International Institute of Education, Culture and Diaspora Relations of Lviv Polytechnic National University

Director of International Institute of Education, Culture and Diaspora Relations of Lviv Polytechnic National University

Activity
  • Honored Worker of Education, Ph.D., Associate Professor
  • Nominate of Award of Iryna Kalynets “For civic position and courage in upholding Ukrainian ideals”
  • Author of the concept of cooperation between Ukraine and the diaspora, initiator and participant of parliamentary hearings on the World Ukrainians (2009) and migration (2013)
  • The initiator of a number of educational projects, including “Step to Ukraine” and educational information portal “Ukrainian Universe”
  • The author of the project “Children of immigrants themselves” supported by the Embassy of Norway in Ukraine and charity fund “Open Ukraine”;
  • The author of the project “Life for you…” supported by the Embassy of Norway in Ukraine
  • The author of the projects “Open Ukrainian diaspora for Ukraine”, “Culture unites”, “Towards new wave” (the scientific study on labor migration in Ukraine)
  • Author more than 160 publications (124 scientific and 36 educational and methodological)
Membership in professional organizations
  • Honorary member of the World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations
Experience in organizing conferences
  • Initiator and organizer of international congresses “Diaspora as a factor in establishing the state of Ukraine in the international community” (2006, 2008, 2010, 2013)
  • The organizer of the conference “Transnational parenthood”, “Ukrainian language in the world”(2011, 2012)
  • Initiated and organized dozens of students meetings  with outstanding personalities in the field of science and culture in Ukraine and abroad