Forum organizers:


Convention and Exhibition center «Parkovy», 3rd floor Kyiv, Park road, 16a

9.00 – 10.00

Registration of the participants, welcome coffee

  • B2B with members of International Trade Club

10.00 – 11.00

Solemn opening

  • Greetings from representatives of central executive authorities, diplomatic corps, People’s Deputies of Ukraine

11.00 – 12.00

Strategic session:

Kherson region – economic development and investment climate “at the border”

Moderator: Andrii Gordieiev, Head of Kherson region state administration

  1. Realization of investment policy at the “border”
  2. Aviation potential of the Kherson region – investment perspectives
  3. Investments are the key to sustainable development of the regions
  4. A view of business on the investment climate of the Kherson region

Andriy Gordeyev

moderator: Head of the regional state administration

Vadym Chernysh

Minister for temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons of Ukraine

Yuriy Lavrenyuk

Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine

Yevgen Treskunov

founding partner Aviaplan LLC

Daniel Bilak

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of UkraineInvest


Vindkraft Ukraina LLC CEO

Boerge Tvorg

Vice President NBT AS

12.00 – 12.30

Signing of Memorandums of cooperation

12.30 – 13.00


13.00 – 14.30

Panel discussion:

Tourist infrastructure on international practices - investment perspectives for Kherson region

Moderator: Ivan Liptuga, President of National touristic organization of Ukraine, Advisor to the First Vice-prime-minister – Minister of economic development and trade of Ukraine

  1. Tourism of Kherson region – the synergy of nature and hospitality
  2. The development of a resort area of Arabat Spit Project
  3. Canadian investments in Ukrainian tourism
  4. Creation of a resort and recreational zone on the Black Sea coast
  5. Development of agro-tourism through the use of balances of the wine industry
  6. Reality and Expectations of investors. Tourism as a factor of investment attractiveness of the region

Ivan Liptuga

Moderator: President of National touristic organization of Ukraine

Andrii Balon

Deputy Head of Kherson RSA on tourism development

Victor Plohushko

Head of Shaslivtcevo village council Genichesk district

Zenon Potichny

President Canada-Ukraine Chamber of Commerce (CUCC)

Grigory Khodin

Chief architect of the Kherson region

Mark Shuhman

Head of the Department of tourism development PJSC House of vintage cognacs Tavria

14.30 – 15.30


15.30 – 17.00

Discussion platform:

Presentation of the economic strategies of the Kherson region amalgamated communities

Moderator: Markiyan Dacyshyn, Projects Coordinator in Civil Society Institute 


  1. Formation and operation of the Kherson Region amalgamated territorial community
  2. Supporting of the strategic development, creating new opportunities for amalgamated territorial community in USAID Programs
  3. Achieving goals of sustainable development by consolidating efforts at the local level
  4. Askania-Nova amalgamated territorial community Economic Development Strategy, cooperation with USAID
  5. The Lemurian lake – unique natural phenomenon, with no analogues in Europe. Presentation of investment projects
  6. Construction of a modern pig complex on the territory of Kochubeyevka amalgamated territorial community
  7. The concept of the Bile Lake coastal zone development
  8. Local government and business cooperation is the key to the successful development of the territories
  9. Joint project of Askania-Nova, Prysyvaska and Tavrichanska Amalgamated Territorial Communities “Salt Road Green ways”. Signing a cooperation agreement

Markiyan Dacyshyn

Projects Coordinator in Civil Society Institute

Dmytro Butriy

Director of the Department of economic development and trade of Kherson Regional State Administration

Serhiy Sharshov

Director of the Department of Local Self-Government and Territorial Organization of the Ministry of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine

Berry Reed

The head of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) «DOBRE»

Mustafa Sait-Ametov

UNDP Oblast SDGs Portfolio manager

Mariia Tychshenko

Coordinator of the Policy Advice and Support Unit ULEAD with Europe

Serhiy Klishchevsʹkyy

head of Prysyvaska amalgamated territorial community

Ivan Dudar

head of Kochubeyevka amalgamated territorial community

Antonina Cherednyk

Head of Bilozerka amalgamated territorial community

Yuriy Grechka

Head of Tavrychanska amalgamated territorial community

Pavlo Yarmiy

Chairman of the Board of the Regional Development Agency of the Tavrian Association of Amalgamated Territorial Communities

15.30 – 17.00

Panel discussion:

Transparent privatization and public-private partnership

Moderator: Yuriy Gusev, Advisor to Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine

      1. Novels of the Law of Ukraine “About Privatization of State and Communal Property”
      2. Privatization of PJSC «Kherson Heat and Power Plant»
      3. Presentation of small objects for privatization in Kherson region
      4. Concession of SE “Kherson commercial sea port”
      5. Financial instruments for realization of innovative and investment projects of the Kherson region. Mechanism of Public-private partnership is an investor’s guarantee

Yuriy Gusev

Moderator: Advisor to Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine

Yuriy Nikitin

deputy Head of the State Property Fund of Ukraine

Galina Teslyuk

Head of the regional department of the State Property Fund of Ukraine in Kherson region

Oleg Kudashov

Investment Officer PPP Transaction Advisory Europe and Central Asia

Taras Boichuk

Head of Project Office SPILNO

Volodymyr Shemayev

Head of unit of strategic planning and development State Enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authorities

Yana Pidlisna

State Finance Institution for Innovations

15.30 – 17.00

Panel discussion:

Agro-industry - platform for development

Moderator: Oleksander Palyvoda, Director of the Department of Agricultural Development of Kherson RSA

  1. Potential of the agriindustrial complex of the Kherson region
  2. Implementation of scientific technologies and their impact on the efficiency of agribusiness
  3. Impact of climate change and review of adaptability in the agricultural sector
  4. Diversification of production with the use of the latest technologies LLC «Fruit and Vegetable Complex «Kherson»

Oleksander Palyvoda

Moderator: Director of the Department of Agricultural Development of Kherson RSA

Olena Berezovska

president of the Organic Products Union Organic Ukraine

Mariia Makhnovets

an independent consultant of organic products export from Ukraine

Volodymyr Biliy

CEO SPE «5 element»

Mykhaylo Malkov

Coordinator of FAO Development Program in Ukraine

Oksana Badenko

CEO JSC “Fruit and vegetable plant “Kherson”

15.30 – 17.00

Panel discussion:

«Creative economy and urbanism»

Moderator: Andriy Rogalya, member of Business association «WE-KHERSONIANS»

  1. Co-responsibility for breakthrough
  2. Projects of revitalization – “Urban-CAD” and “Center of creative industries” Art platform “Turbina”
  3. Impact Investment Project “Lebedinka”
  4. Urbanization of Genichesk – a way to create a resort and tourist city
  5. Presentation of Tavrida Active Park Project
  6. Presentation of IT-sphere potential of the Kherson region

Pavlo Sheremeta

Founder of

Valerii Borzhkov

Deputy of Kherson city council, director of Toyota Kherson Center «Аuto-plaza»

Olga Ostashevska

Managing Director of the Genichesk City Executive Committee

Vyacheslav Kostenyuk

Director of Nova Kakhovka development agency

Katerina Sheldgaeva

member of Business association «WE-KHERSONIANS», head of IT-recruiting company KAgency

15.30 – 17.00

Meeting of the Council International NGO “Zemlyatstvo Khersonshyny”

17.00 – 19.00


There may be made changes in the program.