Conference

INDUSTRY CONFERENCE RESTORATION OF WATER RESOURCES
AS A CONCEPT OF UKRAINE'S RESILIENCE

MAY 15, 2024 Start time: 10:30 conference room No. 5

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Official partner

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As part of the exhibition:

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INDUSTRY CONFERENCE WATER RESTORATION
AS A CONCEPT OF UKRAINE'S SUSTAINABILITY

15 MAY 2024 Start time: 10:30 Conference room No. 5

Co-organizer:

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Official partner

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As part of the exhibition:

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An important stage of reconstruction is resolving the issue of water availability, especially in the south and east of Ukraine.
This industry conference is part of a series of events to discuss the availability of water resources/ water supply in Ukraine in the context of a full-scale war.

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January 29, 2024

The first meeting was held under the title "Revitalizing Water Supply in Ukraine: Sustainable Solutions and Humanitarian Aid" in the office of the European Union representation in Kyiv.

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April 17, 2024

The second round table was held in Brussels at the initiative of the international humanitarian organization "People In Need" in cooperation with the "Ukrainian Water Association" with the financial support of the European Commission on European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) entitled "Ensuring water supply in Ukraine in War: Response, Recovery and Resilience".

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May 15, 2024

Industry conference "Restoration of water resources
as a Concept of Sustainable Development of Ukraine" within the framework of Aquatherm Kyiv exhibition

Conference program | Invited speakers

*The program is subject to change

10:00-10:30

Registration

10:30-12:45

Section 1 - State level of water resources management

10:30-10:35

Opening

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Dmytro Teslya

President of the Ukrainian Water Association

10:35-11:35

The current state of water resources management of Ukraine

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Moderator

Leonid Bytsyura

PhD, Honorary member of the Ukrainian Water Association

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Ihor Hopchak

Deputy Head of the State Agency of Water Resources of Ukraine

The role of the State Water Agency in the management of water and water resources

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Andriy Vedmid

Deputy Director of the Department of Communal Services of the Ministry of Community Development, Territories and Infrastructure of Ukraine

The role of the Ministry of Infrastructure in the management of water and water resources

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Pazynych Olha

Head of the Department of Regulation of Agrarian Resources of The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food

The role of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Organizations of water users in the management of water and water resources

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Mykhailo Yatsyuk

Director of the Institute of Water Problems and Land Reclamation of NAAS

State management of water resources of Ukraine. A complete list of authorities affecting water management and their powers

11:35-12:45

Successful models water resources management on the example of Israel and Finland

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Moderator

Artem Shyra

Vice-President of the Ukrainian Water Association

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Representative

Embassy of Israel in Ukraine

Israel's achievements in water management

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Denis Gamazin

National Planner Planning Division of Israel Water Authority

Regulation and management of water management on the example of Israel

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Olli-Matti Verta

The Director of Water Resources Management, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Finland

Water resources management in Finland

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Arvo Nerman

Project Director Finnish Water Forum

Water tariff in Finland. Its structure and main principles

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Marjukka Porvari

Seconded National Expert, European Commission, DG NEAR - Ukraine Service

EU water legislation and financial instruments for its adoption in Ukraine

12:45-13:15

Break

13:15-16:30

Section 2 - Water resources and economic development of communities

13:15-14:15

The availability of water resources as a prerequisite for the successful development of communities

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Moderator

Artem Shyra

Vice-President of the Ukrainian Water Association

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Valeriy Osypov

head of the river systems modeling laboratory Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Institute

Presentation of the Land&Water web platform, which demonstrates the water cycle of the basins of Ukraine

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Iaroslav Kryl

CEO "Hydrogen Ukraine" LLC

Initiatives for the Hydrogen Future

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Svitlana Novak

Business Development Director, Israeli Economic and Trade Mission to Ukraine

Exchange of experience and international cooperation of Ukrainian and Israeli companies in the water sector.

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Oleksii Andriiashchenko

Head of Water Supply and Drainage Department at GRUNDFOS Ukraine

Impact of climate change on water resources. Our responsibility as a global company.

14:15-15:00

Practical advice to communities on obtaining assistance for the restoration of water resources

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Moderator

Pavlo Nalyvaiko

CEO Megawatt LLC, Board member of the Ukrainian Water Association

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Ivan Ivakhnenko

Director of Tomakivka Vodokanal

The real situaton with water supply on the example of the Tomakivka Hromada

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Ihor Moroz

WASH Cluster Information Management Officer

How to cooperate with international humanitarian organizations

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Marion Chambart

Vodakanal Cell Lead - National WASH Cluster – Ukraine

Support to conflict affected Water Utilities - Lesson leant and main challenges towards recovery

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Bohdan Senchuk

ordinator of the Swedfund representative office in Ukraine

15:00-16:30

Commerce Department of Economic Unions of Ukraine
by Mayors’ Club Ukraine

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Moderator

Yuliya Chufistova

Chairwoman of Advisory Board at Mayors’ Club

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Volodymyr Udovychenko

President of Mayors’ Club

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Olexander Mazarchuk

Vice President of Mayors’ Club

Cooperation of public organizations and communities in search of investments

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Yuliya Chufistova

Chairwoman of Advisory Board at Mayors’ Club

Economic Unions, UMEDA accreditation/certification of municipalities and enterprises, trade missions, services

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Yuriy Fomichev

Vice President of Mayors’ Club

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Henry Shterenberg

Chairman of the Mayors' Club Investment Committee, CEO of EoTU Inc.

The Economy of Trust ecosystem is what we do for every Mayor and every municipality

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Andrii Hnap

CEO Ukraine Waste Analytics

development and capital

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Dmytro Michurin

President Ukraine Development Alliance Inc, Ukraine

International/Ukraine and Municipal Business Alliance - Access to new markets & capital

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Iryna Riabchenko

President Economy of Trust Academy, Ukraine

EoT Academy professional certification & access to EU grants

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Sergii Shynkarenko

Manager of Commerce Department of Economic Union

Vision, Project Management & International Relations