On 2-4 October in Lviv on “Arena Lviv” stadium there was a real celebration of modern technology and the world’s leading IT industry trends – conference Lviv IT Arena.

The event attracted over 800 participants from Ukraine and all over the world, allowing the conference to confirm the claimed status of the largest IT event of Western Ukraine. Lviv IT Arena was held for the first time, but its success has shown that from now on it will become an annual conference.

Conference was attended by IT specialists of all directions (programmers, designers, testers, etc.), corporate executives, creators of young startup projects, students, and representatives of other sectors who are interested in the IT industry and understand the importance of information technology in different business sectors.

Focus of all of the 11 sections of the conference – Startup, Management as fun, Value Management and Business Analysis, QA, Google Development, Mobile, User Experience, IT Outsourcing, Data Science, Information Security and Game Development – was aimed at the main trends of the IT industry, recognized by Ukraine and the world today. In particular, fascinating report of Valeryy Pekar at the opening of the conference was devoted to trends.

Besides the official part of the event – flows of lectures and workshops – participants had the opportunity at any time to enjoy recreational and entertainment in conference play area, visit the delicious lunches and coffee breaks. There were lotteries from partners of event, test drives of electric cars, Tesla car, entertainment zone using controlled models, the area of computer games for X-Box, foosball, coloring shirts with washable colors, old consoles Dendy, Angry Birds in real time and much more! Also, the participants experienced the famous Google Glass and virtual reality helmet Oculus Rift, kindly provided to the conference by Nravo, and received figures from 3D printer from Noosphere.

The program of closing of conference included evening of the best hits of Hollywood films in high quality live performance Academic Symphony Orchestra “INSO–Lviv”, performance of a cover band “BandIT”, Dj-set from DJ-IT Taras Lytvyn, stylish dinner.During the closing the participants questioned the organizers about Lviv IT Arena 2015 and expressed a confident determination to come to the conference again.

Main organizerLviv IT-BPO Cluster

Co-organizers –Eleks, Lviv Business School (LvBS), Testers.Lviv.UA, GDG Lviv, Lviv Business Incubator Startup Depot, WISC, Lviv School of Project Management, Lviv City Council.

For more information visit http://itarena.lviv.ua/