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UKRAINE

REINVENT.

INNOVATE.

LEAPFROG.

Annual Ukraine Innovation Days

Ukraine's recovery and victory demand that we:

  • Reinvent traditional approaches.

  • Innovate with bold, future-focused ideas.

  • Leapfrog developmental hurdles through strategic investments in science, technologies, and innovations.

When

April 17-18, 2024

April 17, 2024 — Invitation only

April 18, 2024 — Registration required

Where

Ukraine House,

2134 Kalorama Rd NW, Washington, DC

OUR SPEAKERS

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Denys Shmyhal

Prime Minister of Ukraine

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Bernard Mensah 

President of International,

Bank of America

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Scott Nathan 

Chief Executive Officer, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

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Oksana Markarova

Ambassador of Ukraine to the US

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Dr. Marcia McNutt 

President, U.S. National Academy of Science

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Reta Jo Lewis 

President and Chair of the Board of Directors, Export-Import Bank of the United States

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Samantha Power

Administrator, USAID

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Anna Bjerde 

Managing Director for

Operations, World Bank

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Enoh T. Ebong

Director, U.S. Trade and Development Agency 

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Penny Pritzker

U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine's Economic Recovery

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Andrii Pyshnyy 

Governor, National Bank

of Ukraine

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Vladyslav Rashkovan 

Alternate Executive Director, International Monetary Fund

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Edward Knight 

Executive Vice Chairman, Nasdaq

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Serhii Marchenko

Minister of Finance, Ukraine’s Cochair in Multi-agency Donor Coordination Platform for Ukraine

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Roman Kachur 

Alternate Executive Director, World Bank Group

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Kei Koizumi 

Principal Deputy Director for Science, Society, and Policy, Office of Science and Technology Policy

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Chirag Parikh

Deputy Assistant to the President and Executive Secretary, National Space Council

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Gregory H. Symmes 

Chief Program Officer, U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

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Daniel Ricchetti 

Deputy Special Representative for City and State Diplomacy, Department of State

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Jean Froehly

Special Envoy and Head of the Ukraine Recovery Conference 2024 Task Force of the German Federal Foreign Office

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Dr. Carol O'Donnell 

Director, Smithsonian Science Education Center

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Karen Fang 

Managing Director, Global Head of Sustainable Finance, Bank of America

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Julie Monaco

Global Head Public Sector Banking, Citi Bank

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Matthew D. Chase 

CEO/Executive Director, National Association of Counties

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Tom Cochran 

CEO and Executive Director, U.S. Mayors Conference

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Dr. Oleksandr Skorokhod 

Researcher, Science at Risk and Stanford University

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Anna Novosad 

Co-founder, SavED, Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine (2019-2020)

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Roman Danyliuk 

Supervisory Board Member, Accordbank

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Dr. Yulia Bezvershenko 

Project Manager | Science, Technology, Innovation, and Education, Ukraine House

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Kailey Leinz

Reporter, Bloomberg

SESSIONS

April 18, 2024

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9:30 - 10:30 am

Topics: Innovative solutions for the banking sector. Lessons learned in ensuring the functioning of the banking sector during full-scale invasion. Implementation of advanced digital tools in the banking sector. Power banking/digital banking.

Speakers:

  • Andrii Pyshnyy, Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine

  • Scott Nathan, Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

  • Reta Jo Lewis, President and Chair of the Board of Directors, Export-Import Bank of the United States

  • Karen Fang, Managing Director, Global Head of Sustainable Finance at Bank of America

  • Julie Monaco, Global Head Public Sector Banking, Citi Bank

Power Banking: Financial Innovations for Economic Growth

Moderator: Kailey Leinz, Bloomberg

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10:45 - 11:45 am

Topics: Sustainable urban recovery, smart cities, local innovation development.

Speakers:

  • Serhii Marchenko, Minister of Finance, Ukraine’s Cochair in Multi-agency Donor Coordination Platform for Ukraine

  • Enoh T. Ebong, Director, U.S. Trade and Development Agency

  • Daniel Ricchetti, Deputy Special Representative for City and State Diplomacy, Department of State

  • Matthew D. Chase, CEO/Executive Director of the National Association of Counties

  • Tom Cochran, CEO and Executive Director, US Mayors Conference

  • Jean Froehly, Special Envoy and Head of the Ukraine Recovery Conference 2024 Task Force of the German Federal Foreign Office

  • Roman Danyliuk, Supervisory Board Member, Accordbank

Reinventing Ukrainian Cities

Moderator: Vladyslav Rashkovan, International Monetary Fund

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12:00 - 1:00 pm

Topics: International instruments for Ukrainian science and innovation (showcase: Science and Innovation Fund for Ukraine to be launched by U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine). 

 

Speakers:

  • Kei Koizumi, Principal Deputy Director for Science, Society, and Policy, Office of Science and Technology Policy

  • Gregory H. Symmes, Chief Program Officer, U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

  • Chirag Parikh, Deputy Assistant to the President and Executive Secretary, National Space Council

  • Dr. Oleksandr Skorokhod, Researcher at Science at Risk and Stanford University

  • Roman Kachur, Alternate Executive Director, World Bank Group

  • Dr. Carol O'Donnell, Director, Smithsonian Science Education Center

  • Anna Novosad, co-founder of SavED, Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine (2019-2020)

Science and Education for Leapfrogging

Moderator: Dr. Yulia Bezvershenko, Ukraine House

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Exhibitions about Ukraine:

  • 50 inventions of Ukraine,

  • Ukraine House Mariupol Exhibition,

  • Artists vs War (Culture fights back),

  • Free Ukrainian prisoners,

  • Cities (Bucha Green Network project)

 

Theme rooms with narrators:

  • Science at risk

  • Courage of the Nation (Howard G. Buffet)

Open

Ukraine House

PARTNERS

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Interested in joining?

Need assistance?

Feel free to reach out to us at info@ukrainehouse.us for support with registration or to make changes to an existing registration.

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