October 31, Kyiv Smart City Forum 2018, one of the main events in Eastern Europe, was held at the "Parkovy" convention & exhibition center, which is dedicated to the application of technologies and innovations in the modern urban space. The forum showed unique smart-projects of Ukraine and the world, as well as the best technology cases from vendors.
This year Kyiv Smart City Forum 2018 has become a communication platform for more than 1,300 people. More than 50 leading Ukrainian and international experts shared practical cases on how to make the life of citizens comfortable and secure using digital services.
In Section I. Smart City-Safe City, entrepreneurs, managers and officials discussed the results of the development of Kiev’s digital infrastructure and the plans of the city authorities for the next year.
A special report on the impact of digital solutions on the quality of life in the city was made by Walter Fust, Ambassador, former head of the Swiss Agency for International Cooperation, Chairman of the African Innovation Fund from Switzerland.
Dmitry Sholomko, director of Google-Ukraine, modeled the course of technology development in the world of the future, and also spoke about the results of the fruitful cooperation of the city government with Google.
The speakers paid particular attention to the development of security systems in cities. David Arie, founder and CEO of Transfotech Ltd, shared his Israeli experience in High Tech technology management in the urban space. Vitaly Yakushev, Operational Director of Cyber Security Consulting Company 10Guards, spoke about the implementation of measures to protect systems, networks and software applications from digital attacks. Andrei Krishchenko, the head of the Main Directorate of the National Police in Kiev, explained how technology and video analytics help law enforcement agencies prevent threats and reduce risks to citizens.