Agenda

9.00 – 9.30 Registration

9.30 – 10.00 Welcome speech & Keynote

Nadya Marinova, Founder, Editor and Publisher at b2b Media

Nadya has covered economic and business affairs as both a journalist and an editor. Nadya regularly organizes and speaks at industry events about Innovation, Sharing Economy, IoT, Smart city, Green business, FinTech, etc. She is the founder and part of the jury of “Greenest companies in Bulgaria” Ranking and Competition, Annual b2b Media Business Awards, Sky Stars – Awards for Aviation and Travel industries.

Lachezar Borisov Deputy Minister of Economy

Besides being a civil servant Lachezar Borisov has acquired extensive experience in the field of corporate management including through participation in the management bodies of numerous private and state-owned companies in the fields of industry, energy and financial management. Lachezar Borisov has been awarded many prizes and certificates for his work at the Ministry of Economy as well as at competitions in mathematics and brokerage.

 

Video presentation: Coool box


10.00 – 11.00 Session 1

Digital transformation: How and why customers are adopting Cloud

  • Introduction in cloud infrastructure, services and new trends
  • Storage and Content Delivery Service
  • Multiple location services, decisions for cloud integration
  • Increasing the productivity level

Marin Roglev, Infrastructure Solutions Architect, Hosting & Cloud at Avon

Topic: Cloud Adoption Drivers and Challenges

Pavel Hriskov, Founder of Inteleksys

Topic: Home cloud

Inteleksys Ltd. consists of a team of passionate people whose goal is to improve everyone's life through innovative, useful and thrilling products of the highest quality. They build great products to help you solve your business dilemmas, optimize your processes and achieve higher productivity. The realization of solid projects for financial institutions, real estate agencies, pharmaceutical companies and international sport events earned them a lot of positive feedback and recommendations.

Moderator: Martin Kulov, Founder of the Association of Software Engineers
Q&A Session


11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break



11.30 – 12.15 Session 2


Mitigating the Cloud Security and Privacy Risks

  • Cloud security: Succeeding through …..
  • Key Cloud data storage services
  • Flexible data warehouse options
  • Next cloud innovations

Богдан Найденов, Amazon Cloud Architect

Topic: Cloud Trends 2017

AWS Solution Architect holder of all 5 AWS Certificates currently Architect at Progress Software - Platform DevOps team available in addition to several generations of top certifications in Microsoft products since 2001 including Systems engineering, DB administration & DB development and .NET development. Certified MongoDB administrator and MongoDB Developer. Frequent speaker at AWS Bulgaria meetup group and other local cloud oriented conferences.

Dr. Veliyan Dimitrov, Lecturer in the Department of Computer Technology at UNIBIT

Dr. Veliyan Dimitrov is a professional with extensive experience in the field of information security. Lecturer in the Department of Computer Technology at UNIBIT. He participated in numerous national and international projects related to cyber security and managing large integration projects with ICT. He has participated in the programing elements of information security system in the Presidency and a number of public institutions. Author of books and articles on the cyber security topic.

Moderator: Vanya Kiritzova, Senior Manager, Information Experience, VMWare


Q&A Session



12.15 – 12.45 Session 3

Challenges and Opportunities – open source cloud, new concepts

  • Business in the Cloud-Customer’s vs Cloud Provider's perspective
  • Cloud Engineering
  • Cloud Deployment & Management
  • Startups with a vision

Konstantin Halachev,data scientist, PhD, Skyscanner

Topic: Adopting the cloud: scalable web sites without servers

Konstantin Halachev is a technology-enthusiast always on the hunt for how new technologies can solve existing business problems. He is a senior data scientist at Skyscanner with PhD in bioinformatics, who most recently is leading a team that creates chat and voice bots for travel.

Svetlin Nakov, founder of the "Software University"

Svetlin Nakov is founder and the main driver of the "Software University" (softuni.org) - the leading institution for training software engineers in Bulgaria, attended by thousands of young developers. He is also a Chairman of the Bulgarian Association of Software Developers (BASD). Svetlin has solid professional experience (10+ years) as software developer and consultant, especially in C#, .NET Framework, Java, Java EE, databases, Oracle, SQL Server, Web development, ASP.NET, JSP/Servlets, GWT, software engineering and project management.

Moderator: Galia Novakova, Dipl.Eng. PhD

Q&A Session


13.15 – 13.45

Discussion: Startups with a vision



Petar Dobrev, CTO & Co-founder at ChoboLabs

Topic: Real-time multiplayer mobile games in the cloud

Petar is the CTO and Co-Founder of mobile eSports startup Chobolabs, the makers of Mayhem, a team shooter for Android and iOS featured at SXSW, Comic-Con, and TwitchCon. He is based in Sofia, Bulgaria and leads the engineering efforts of the company. Petar holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from Jacobs University.

Ivaylo Bratoev, Founder | Dramler Organizer | AWS Bulgaria

About Dramler: Dramler is a social app for whiskey enthusiasts to discover, define, share and buy their whiskey.

Krasimir Nikolov, CEO & Cofounder of Quark VR

Topic: How virtual reality can change cloud-a

Krasi has software development background in Enterprise. He studied Artificial Inteligence in FMI at Sofia University and Co-Founded Quark VR in 2014.

Moderator: Jenny Gancheva, Founder 1Legal

 

Video presentation: Coool box



13.45 - 14.00

Raffle/Lunch/ Networking & Experts Consultations