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LVIV HONORARY AMBASSADORS 2017-2019

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

FEDIR YUROCHKO

Otolaryngologist at Lviv Regional Pediatric Clinical Hospital OHMATDYT

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)

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)