key speakers and honorary guests

Mykhaylo Fedorov

Freelance adviser to the President of Ukraine on issues of digitalization and innovation.

Ricardo Pazos

Ricardo Pazos holds a PhD in law from the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), where he is currently a postdoctoral researcher, benefitting from a grant within the “Programa de axudas á etapa posdoutoral da Xunta de Galicia (Consellería de Cultura, Educación e Ordenación Universitaria)”. Within this grant, he spent the 2017-2018 academic year at […]

Arndt Künnecke

Dr. Arndt Künnecke is Professor for Pubic Law and Politics at the Federal University of Applied Sciences for Public Administration in Brühl / Germany. From 2007-2017 he was working in Turkey as lecturer for law and political science at Okan University Istanbul and MEF University Istanbul. Besides, he also practiced as lawyer and freelance journalist […]

Olga Shapoval

Olga Shapoval has been the Executive Director of Kharkiv IT Cluster since September 2018. She has wide experience, working as TOP manager of large company. Olga also has a MBA education and specialization in management, marketing and finance. The key strategic task of Kharkiv IT Cluster is to develop a comfortable environment for the technology […]

Saer Ammar

ADVISER/TRAINER ON RULE OF LAW in the European Union Advisory Mission EUAM to Ukraine. Dr. Jur. Saer Ammar studied law at Aleppo College of Law in Syria. He worked as JUNIOR LAWYER for several years. He moved to Germany where he finished LLM at the Christian Albrecht University in Kiel. He holds a PhD degree […]

Sergey Sayapin

Dr. Sayapin teaches and researches in the areas of international and criminal law, and is among Central Asia’s leading experts on international conflict and security law. He regularly advises the ICRC, UNODC and Central Asian States’ authorities on international law issues, and appears in national and international mass media. Dr. Sayapin is the founding Editor-in-Chief […]

Tara Van Ho

Lecturer in the University of Essex School of Law and Human Rights Centre, where she currently serves as the Director of the post-graduate taught programmes in human rights. A core member of the Essex Business and Human Rights Project, her research primarily focuses on issues of business and human rights in situations of armed conflict and post-conflict […]