IT digest: January opens the 2017 events flow

Ukrainian IT sector is ready to enter 2017 with new events to take place in January. Despite numerous holidays, professional development and growth matters.

Global Game Jam Ukraine

When: January 20-21

Where: Ukraine, Kropyvnytskyy, 1 Dobrovolskoho str., Kirovohrad Flight Academy of the National Aviation University

Global Game Jam was set up in San-Francisco, USA and starting from 2008 has spread over 93 countries worldwide. The idea is to create a game on the given topic within the weekend and is presented to the all the participants. One of the greatest advantages is that the created project after the events if completed and publicized as a separate product. The participants of the hackathon are provided with different prizes like electronic devices, awards, and tickets to global IT conferences. Registration to the event is free.

GameDev Conference 2017

When: January 21

Where: Ukraine, Lviv, 35 Khutorivka str., Ukrainian Catholic University

GameDev Conference 2017 is the largest Game-conference in the Western Ukraine. The 2017 conference will take place in Lviv for the sixth time with over 500 participants. The conference is divided into 5 sections:

  • GameDev Business is suitable for the game-studios owners, marketing specialists and directors
  • GameDev Tech is perfect for engineers and programmers
  • GameDev Art gathers together graphic designers, sound-designers and tech artists
  • GameDev Indie is devoted to success stories for those developers preferring individual work as well as those still looking for own way of game-production
  • Workshops is a place where specialists can learn something new since the section involves numerous master-classes

The tickets price varies between UAH 650 – UAH 1400

Data Science Expert Day

When: January 21

Where: Ukraine, Kyiv, 14 Pankovskaya str., Schastye HUB

The event will be divided into the following sections:

  • Visualization Methods and Data Multivariate Analysis
  • Artificial Intelligence in Visual Arts
  • Workflow of the Data Scientist Expertise in 6 Steps. Application at Programmatic Media

The speakers in different sections will provide an advanced information with samples and approaches to better Data Science comprehension.

There is no fee for registration, it’s free and starts at 11 am.

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