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LVIV HONORARY AMBASSADORS 2016-2018

ANDRZEJ TYMOWSKI

ANDRZEJ TYMOWSKI

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

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

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.