Doing Business With Ukraine

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Name: Doing Business With Ukraine
Date: July 27, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Join Global Ties KC and the World Trade Center - Kansas City for a business roundtable with a visiting delegation of Parliamentarians from Ukraine. Mr. Sergi Kiral, the Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Industrial Policy & Entrepreneurship of Ukraine, will give a short presentation on business and investment opportunities with Ukraine. He and the other delegates will be available for Q&A immediately following the presentation. 

Industries of Interest: 
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
  • Machine Building
  • Agriculture
  • IT/Innovation

  • 8:00 a.m. Registration
  • 8:30 a.m. Presentation
  • 9:00 a.m. Q&A
  • 10:00 a.m. Program Concludes
Speaker Information: 

​Sergii Ivanovych Kiral
Sergii is a former private entrepreneur and head of the Foreign Economic Relations and Investment Office at Lviv City Council. He first became Member of Parliament (MP) in 2014. He chairs the All-Partisan Partnership Group on Fighting Tuberculosis and is a member to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. His interests include foreign policy, small business environment and national identity. As Deputy Chair of the Industrial Policy and SME Committee his focus is on investment/business climate improvement, deregulation, and SME development.

Nataliia Vasylivna Veselova
Nataliia has been a member of the Ukraine Parliament since 2014. She is a Secretary of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Social Policy, Employment and Pensions and chairs its Subcommittee on State Social Guarantees and Ensuring Sufficient Quality of Life. Prior to becoming an MP, she directed NGO "Ukrainian Legal Foundation," and worked on the issues of environmental protection as an activist All-Ukrainian Environmental NGO "Mama-86."

Iryna Mykolaivna Suslova
Iryna has been a member of the Ukraine Parliament since 2014. Iryna chairs the Subcommittee on Gender Equality and Non-Discrimination of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Human Rights, National Minorities and International Relations. She has established a Working Group on the development amendments to legislation ensuring equal rights and opportunities for women and men. Iryna is also an active member of the parliament's Women Caucus "Equal Opportunities". Before joining the parliament, she was a co-founder of non-governmental organization "Civil movement – Together" and initiative "Public Lustration Committee".
Oleksandr Mykhailovych Kodola
Oleksandr has been a member of Parliament since 2014. Oleksandr serves as the Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Construction, Urban Development, Housing and Communal Services. He is a partner of USAID RADA Program which is acting in Ukraine to promote a representative, accountable and independent parliament. MP Kodola's field of interest is decentralization, agriculture and development of territories.

Valeriia Leonidivna Zaruzhko
Valeriia is a former private entrepreneur, civic activist, and politician. She first became Member of Parliament (MP) in December 2017. Valeriia is a member of group on inter-parliamentary relations with the United States and several parliamentary groups on bilateral relations with other countries. In her parliamentary work she focuses on the issues of political and economic reintegration of Donbas and assistance to internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.

Event Hosts: 

The World Trade Center Conference Room is located in Suite 201 of Union Station. Suite 201 can be accessed by the stairwell & elevator bank (Southwest Elevators) located directly adjacent to the Post Office. For a floor map of Union Station please click here

Parking is available at the front of Union Station (South Plaza Lot) and in the West Yards Parking Garage. For hourly rates please click here

Union Station is also accessible by the Streetcar. For more information please click here
World Trade Center Conference Room
Union Station
30 W Pershing Road, Suite 201
Kansas City, MO 64108
Date/Time Information:
Friday, July 27
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Contact Information:
Melissa Miller
This event is free of charge, but we ask that you please RSVP. 
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