Day 1 - December 1, 2022

9:00 - 10:00


10:00 - 11:00

Opening ceremony

Welcome Remarks

Mr. Giga Shubitidze
President, ICT Business Council of Georgia

Opening remarks by:

Mr. Levan Davitashvili
Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia

Mr. Rati Bregadze
Minister of Justice of Georgia

Mr. Nick Beresford
UNDP Resident Representative in Georgia

Mr. Vakhtang Butskhrikidze
CEO of TBC Bank

Mr. David Chiaberashvili
Microsoft Georgia, Microsoft Georgia Representative

Mr. Alexander Bagratia
CEO of Orient Logic

Mr. David Bolkvadze
Business Development Director of Greennet

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 13:30

Session 1 - E-government development, Regional achievements and future plans

Digital Governance in Georgia – Status quo, Challenges, Plans
Mr. Dimitri Gugunava, LEPL Digital Governance Agency, Ministry of Justice of Georgia

Recent Policy Developments in ICTs and Digital Transformation of Georgia
Ms. Eka Kubusidze, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia 

Digital Transformation overview of Republic of Armenia
Ms. Narine Eranosyan, Ministry of High-Tech Industry of Republic of Armenia 

ICT and Cyber Security in the Realm of the Ongoing Public Administration Reform in Georgia
Ms. Nino Ghonghadze, UNDP Georgia 

Re-engineering online public services and the mindset behind them
Mr. Gevorg Bakhshyan, EKENG CJSC, Republic of Armenia 

Elimination of digital inequality in Georgia
Ms. Mariam Sulaberidze, N(N)LE Open Net, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia 

Strengthening Startup Ecosystem In Georgia
Mr. Tornike Jobava, Georgia's Innovation and Technology Agency, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia

Technology Transfer Office - New Reimbursement Program - Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Armenia - Business Support Programs
Mr. Hayk Margarian, National Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship of Republic of Armenia

13:30 - 14:30

Lunch break

14:30 - 16:00

Session 2 - Value of business process and procedural streamlining, best cases in the region

TBC Tech Transformation
Mr. Nika Mamulashvili, TBC, Georgia 

Building Up Georgia's e-Health Ecosystem
Mr. Papuna Papiashvili, LEPL Information Technology Agency, Ministry of Healthcare and Social Affair 

Unified Tax and Customs Methodology Platform  -
Ms. Teona Tsimakuridze, LEPL Revenue Service, Ministry of Finance of Georgia 

OL ACADEMY - Your Visionary Friend
MR. Oto Tabatadze, Orient Logic, Georgia

Citizens Portal of Municipal Services / MS.GOV.GE
Mr. Giorgi Margebadze, Tbilisi Municipal Services Development Agency, Georgia air ticket platform: When the state is also a good manager
Mr. Hayk Moralyan, EKENG CJSC, Armenia

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 - 18:00

Session 3 - Value of business process and procedural streamlining, best cases in the region

Pangea’s innovative domains
Mr. Benny Zangiri, Pangea, Israel 

UGT Cloudforce
Mr. George Maisuradze, UGT Cloudforce, Georgia 

Algorithmic Risks in Automated Decision Systems
Mr. Georgios Dimitriou, Association of Information Technology Companies of Northern Greece, Greece 

New Player, New Vision, New Heights
Mr. Nika Zoidze, TECHSEED, Georgia 

GFA Digital
Ms. Tamta Mamulaidze, Georgian Farmers' Association (GFA), Georgia

Day 2 - December 2, 2022

Parallel session 1 - Conference Room Shkhara

10:00 - 12:00

Session 4 - Fintech and startup projects - development and ecosystem

Fintechisation of Georgia
Mr. Davit Kikvidze, Fintech Association of Georgia

Open Banking in Georgia: The Present and the Future
Mr. Mikheil Kapanadze, Banking Association of Georgia

Identomat - Remote identity verification
Mr. Zurab Kotaria, Identomat, Georgia 

The easiest installment service
Mr. Vasil Dzneladze, SkanySolutions, Georgia 

Crystal ERP
Ms. Tinatin Vatsadze, Crystal, Georgia

Atlassian for IT and Business
Ms. Salome Khaindrava, Twinit, Georgia 

Syntax HR Solution
Ms. Salome Makharadze, Syntax LLC, Georgia

12:00 - 12:30

Coffee break

12:30 - 14:00

Session 6 - Value of business process and procedural streamlining, best cases in the region

Blockchain, Security, Human Rights
Ms. Magda Tavkhelidze, Internet Society Georgia Chapter (ISOC), Georgia 

AI State Policy in Estonia
Mr. Vladimer Napetvaridze, TSU, Georgia 

IT Process framework implementation for maximizing business value
Mr. Giorgi Varamishvili, TBC Bank Group, Georgia 

Understanding VSaaS: How to Build Value-Added Service
Mr. Sergei Vychuzhanin, Aipix, Poland 

RPA - Era of digital workforce
Ms. Irma Berdzenishvili, BDO Digital Georgia, Georgia

14:00 - 15:00

Lunch break

Parallel session 2 - Conference Room Ushba

10:00 - 12:00

Session 5 - Russian-Ukrainian war: Cybersecurity landscape and Regional Challenges

Welcome Remarks
Mr. Irakli Gvenetadze, Digital Transformation Center, Georgia 

Liberation War in Ukraine: a cyberspace outlook
Mr. Artem Mykhailov, ISSP, Ukraine

How ICTs can help maintain strategic state infrastructure during crisis period. How GREENNET helped its customers - Public Organizations and Telecoms, overcome the challenges of operating critical infrastructure during the active war operations.
Mr. Oleg Skrebtsov, GREENNET, Georgia / Ukraine 

The resiliency of the Ukrainian segment of the Internet
Mr. Alex Semenyaka, Technical Advisor at RIPE NCC 

Geopolitics of the internet
Ms. Anna Nakashidze, CEO, Azertelecom 

Cyber operations in Russo-Ukrainian war: trends, findings, lessons learned
Mr. Andro Gotsiridze, Business and Technology University, Georgia 

Information Security in Georgia
Mr. Nick Giorgashvili, LEPL - Digital Governance Agency, Georgia 

10 Years of Cyber Espionage against Georgia. 2012-2022 Campaign Analysis and Lessons Learned
Mr. Giorgi Gurgenidze, President of Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC), Georgia

Cyber Threat Intelligence in the current context
Mr. Deividas Stumbras, Director of Cyber Defence Department at National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) of Lithuania

12:00 - 12:30

Coffee break

12:30 - 14:00

Session 7 - Information and Cyber Security Event

Cyber Security - Services and Plans of the Digital Governance Agency
Mr. Giorgi Pirveli, LEPL Digital Governance Agency, Georgia 

Transformative CISO Agenda
Mr. Giorgi Tsintskiladze, EY LLC, Georgia 

Mr. Giorgi Shermazanashvili, The National Bank of Georgia

TBC's cyber threat landscape and security approach
Mr. Gigi Gurielidze, TBC Bank, Georgia

Mr. Goga Kvaratskhelia, Orient Logic, Georgia

Reduce security costs with secure collaboration
Mr. Giorgi Kophenlu, Smart Business Georgia  and Mr. Arman Obosyan  External Consultant

14:00 - 15:00

Lunch break

15:00 - 16:30

Session 8 - Information and Cyber Security Event

Identifying suspicious domains using CTL technology to proactively prevent cyber threats
Mr. Avtandili Bichnigauri, LEPL Digital Governance Agency, Georgia 

Scientific projects in cyber security
Mr. Maksim Iavich, Caucasus University, Cyber Security Centre, Georgia 

The projects and activities of Scientific Cyber Security Association (SCSA)
Mr. Giorgi Iashvili, Scientific cyber security association – SCSA, Georgia 

Antifraud Automation: is it a hidden gem or compliance burden for Banks
Mr. Aleksandrs Romanovs, ISSP, Ukraine 

Crowdstrike from EDR to XDR
Mr. Ruslans Barbasins, CrowdStrike, United Arab Emirates 

Routing security, or yet another elephant in the room
Mr. Alex Semenyaka, Technical Advisor at RIPE NCC

18:00 - 20:00 

GITI 2022 Award Ceremony

Republic 6, First Republic Square, 0112, Tbilisi, Georgia