On March 5-6, 2018 New York, USA, hosted Forum “Invest and Trade in Ukraine’18”. International investors and representatives of state agencies from Ukraine and the USA participated in various meetings and discussions focused on investment and trade opportunities in Ukraine and the United States.
The Forum’s agenda included two sessions: Energy and Infrastructure. Leading specialists made presentations on opportunities and advantages of trading with Ukraine and investing in the national infrastructure and “green” power projects. Among the key speakers of the Forum Invest & Trade in Ukraine'18 were Volodymyr Omelyan, Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Andriy Konechenkov, Chairman of the Board, Ukrainian Wind Energy Association, Vice President, World Wind Energy Association, Maria Barabash, President & CEO, A7 GROUP, Katya Soldak, Editorial Director, Forbes International Editions, Ilya Ponomarev, Founder, Trident Acquisitions, Myron Rabij, Partner, Dentons Kyiv, Andrew Pryma, Investor, Ukraine Business Journal, Iryna Venediktova, Arbiter of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Chair of the Civil Law Department of Kharkiv University Law School, Myroslava Gongadze, Head of the Ukrainian Service, Voice of America, Igor Smelyansky, Acting CEO, Ukrainian Postal Service Ukrposhta, Viacheslav Andriiko, General Director, Willis Towers Watson.
Volodymyr Omelyan, Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, spoke about prospects for cooperation between Ukraine and the USA in implementing infrastructure projects and those positive legislative changes that create a favorable investment climate in Ukraine.
The Head of the Supervisory Board of Tokmak Solar Energy, Alexander Repkin presented the current state of the Ukrainian energy market and possible solutions for attracting funding to renewable energy projects.
Andriy Konechenkov, Board Chairman of the UWEA, Vice President of the WWEA, in his presentation on wind energy development in Ukraine highlighted the investment attractiveness of national “green” energy sector.
Forum Organiser – A7 CONFERENCES, Co-organiser – Dentons, Renewable Energy Partner – Tokmak Solar Energy, US Investment Partner – Crelia Capital, Investment Partner – A7 CAPITAL.