Navigation and Location Technologies Conference

04 June 2016
Kiev, Ukraine

Are you a developer working with maps, navigation and location-based technologies? Join us and other experienced professionals at ‘Map Solutions’ conference to share best practices and discuss what’s trending now in routing, traffic services, 3D rendering and in-house navigation. This year we welcome industry experts like HERE, Yandex, CartoDB, MAPS.ME, OsmAnd, buzzstreets, who will deliver their presentations at this Ukraine’s first annual event exclusively dedicated to navigation services development. 200+ participants are expected to attend Map Solutions conference on June 4 in Kiev.

our speakers

Kirill Dmitrenko

YandexPanoramas API
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Kirill Dmitrenko

Front-end developer, Yandex


Kirill has been working at Yandex.Maps for 5 years. For the last 2 years he works with graphics in the API of maps.

Vladimir Agafonkin

MapboxHow WebGL vector maps work

Volodymyr Agafonkin

JavaScript developer, Mapbox


Vladimir is an engineer at Mapbox and one of the leaders in online maps industry. He created Leaflet, the most popular open source library for interactive maps, and numerous other open source libraries with a focus on high-performance spatial algorithms.

Besides, he is a rock musician (leading the band Obiymy Doschu), a master of Applied Mathematics, a fitness, martial arts and photography enthusiast, and a father of twin girls.

Andrey Golovin

MapboxHow Mapbox works on OSM data improvements for navigation

Andrey Golovin

OpenStreetMap expert, Mapbox


Andrey is an OpenStreetMap expert at Mapbox. He works on data team to continuously improve maps based on customer feedback and algorithmic error detection. Andrey is a seasoned OpenStreetMap expert with many years of experience and he is actively involved in the mapping community in his hometown in Ukraine and beyond.

Alex Gonopolskiy

HEREImpact of Map Changes on Routing

Alex Gonopolskiy

Senior Software Engineer, HERE


Alex Gonopolskiy is a Senior Software Engineer Directions Services Innovation Office at HERE. He joined HERE about two years ago as a developer/researcher for the Platform Innovation Services Team. Prior to that he has worked in algorithmic trading for several years. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 2007 obtained and his MA degree in Computer Science specializing in Intelligent Systems.

Andriy Shnyr

HEREKeeping offline maps up-to-date

Andriy Shnyr

R&D Director, HERE


Andriy leads a team tasked to deliver real-time computable maps. In 2002 he joined gate5, a start-up company acquired by Nokia in 2007. Since then, he and his team actively contribute to several key HERE hybrid location platform component including rendering, routing and map compilation.

Carlos Matallín

CartoDBMaps, Time travel, and Dragons - a brief history of maps, CartoDB, and analyzing location data
carlos mattalin

Carlos Matallin

Front-end developer, CartoDB


Carlos is a Front-end developer at CartoDB, where he’s the Tech lead of website in the Product team. Carlos also contributes to CartoDB development.

Viktar Shcherb

OsmAndMaking highly detailed mobile map style
Viktar Shcherb

Viktar Shcherb

Founder and CEO, OsmAnd


Victor founded and developed one of the most popular open-source mobile navigation application. He started the project in 2010 and gradually built a community around it. Nowadays he manages fulltime working developers and volunteers contributing to OsmAnd around the world. Victor actively participates discussions in the OSM community. He graduated Applied Mathematics at Belarussian State University in 2008.

Ilya Zverev

MAPS.MEdon't lose your patience, we will add topic soon

Ilya Zverev

OpenStreetMap Expert, MAPS.ME


Ilya is an active member of OpenStreetMap project since 2010 and tried almost everything: drawing maps, proposing tagging schemas, organizing mapping parties and conferences, writing editors, plugins, monitoring services, and data processing tools. Since 2015 he works at MAPS.ME, the most popular OSM-based navigation app, helping it to make the best use of the OpenStreetMap data.

Nikita Platonenko

FamilyInSafe.comServer clustering data. Smart check-ins
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Nikita Platonenko

СЕО, FamilyInSafe


Nikita is CEO and co-founder at (location-based service for family communication). He has huge experience in geo-data processing, algorithmization and machine learning.

Sergey Shelkovnikov

GISFileMethods of the upload speed and display of interactive maps with the array of vector data of more than 100 thousand objects

Sergey Shelkovnikov

Founder, Shels, GISFile


Sergey is an entrepreneur and software developer. He has more than 20 years of experience in development. Sergey is a founder of Shels company, and author of mapping service GISFile and other solutions in the field of geodesy, cartography and business solutions.

Vladislav Ivanov

QROK GmbHIndoor positioning and navigation. Practical experience

Vladislav Ivanov

Android developer, QROK GmbH


Vladislav is a creator of one of the first implementation of indoor positioning technologies – QROK navigator app.

the schedule





Panoramas API

by Kirill Dmitrenko


Making highly detailed mobile map style

by Viktar Shcherb


Coffee break


How Mapbox works on OSM data improvements for navigation

by Andrey Golovin


How WebGL vector maps work

by Vladimir Agafonkin


Mapping car presentation




Maps, Time travel, and Dragons – a brief history of maps, CartoDB, and analyzing location data

by Carlos Matallin


Keeping offline maps up-to-date

by Andriy Shnyr


Impact of Map Changes on Routing

by Alex Gonopolskiy


Coffee break


Server clustering data. Smart check-ins

by Nikita Platonenko


How to process and store OpenStreetMap data for faster extraction and rendering

by Ilya Zverev


Methods of the upload speed and display of interactive maps with the array of vector data of more than 100 thousand objects

by Sergey Shelkovnikov


Indoor positioning and navigation. Practical experience

by Vladislav Ivanov






what to expect


In 2015 we held country’s first navigation and location-based services event in Lviv. Ever since we are working towards building a community of map developers in Ukraine and creating a platform, where they could share their experiences, connect with each other and learn from renowned industry experts from all around the world. Experience this pioneering spirit with us and contribute to building a vibrant map development community in Ukraine.

Great selection of topics

Different domains, platforms, approaches, inputs of industry players and research institutions – all this contributes to an engaging list of topics (and your unparalleled experience). We will talk about routing, navigation, traffic & public transit services, 3D rendering, geocoding and much more. Some of the highlights for you to enjoy include navigation solutions in automotive industry and for mobile platforms.


We know that conferences are not only about tech talks, but also about atmosphere and environment. Therefore we want to make it all work for you, be it assistance with travel arrangements, arranged lunches and coffee breaks or sightseeing programs and afterparties. We also know how important networking and making new connections are, so we will take care of that too.

Wonderful location

This year we selected Kiev, Ukraine’s capital and country’s biggest outsourcing and software development hub, to host Map Solution conference. The reason behind was not only its vast technical talent and entrepreneurial spirit, but also an excellent infrastructure, convenient flight connections for our international guests and irresistible sightseeing experiences for first-time travelers to Kiev. Join us and explore what this Eastern European hidden gem has to offer.


Intellias is an IT outsourcing company with a nearshore software development centres in Lviv and Kyiv (Ukraine). It has been successful for years in German-speaking Europe and recently in Benelux, United States and Canada. KPMG highlighted Intellias as one of the leading IT-BPO providers in Lviv, also the company was awarded the status of Lviv’s best IT employer in 2010, 2011, 2014 (DOU).


Kseniia Baluk

Kseniia Baluk

(097) 906 44 59

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