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WITCON 2024

18th of May

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ABOUT THE EVENT

WITCON is the must-attend new tech insights conference:

 18 May 2024 in Skopje, h. Marriott

 20+ Speakers

 300+ Attendees

 

WITCON is a tech conference that covers the top topics in the tech industry with focus on technologies and the future. Through panel discussions with experienced professionals and renowned international speakers. Join us as we unravel the latest trends in the IT sector and peer into the horizon of what’s to come.

 

Whether you build, deploy, emerge, or connect, WITCON is the best place to get a complete overview of recent insights and future trends in modern technologies. It’s the must-attend event.

WITCON provides a platform for networking, learning, and exchanging ideas with fellow tech enthusiasts and experts in the field.

LAST YEAR WITCON’S ATMOSPHERE

Our line-up consists of true experts from the developer world, including some of the most sounding names from the industry.

Get your tickets today and join WITCON on 18th May in Skopje!

EVENT AGENDA

Day 1

Saturday

20 May 2023

09:30 - 10:00
Registration & Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:10
Opening remarks

Speakers:

Monika Rizovska Tanevska - Women in Tech Macedonia Ambassador
Maja Gogoska - Assistant in the marketing and sales department of micro small and medium enterprises at HalkBank

10:10 - 10:30
Lightning Talk - 8Ps of Entrepreneurship

Speaker:
Nina Angelovska - PhD Int Business Development Manager at Ananas E-commerce | Co-founder and Entrepreneur | PhD in Management | Former Minister of Finance | Forbes 30 Under 30

10:30 - 11:15
Panel Discussion - The Heroine's Journey

Moderator: 
Aleksandra Sholdova - Programs Director at WiT Macedonia, Trainer, Instructional Designer and LMS Administrator at FrontLogix 

Panelists:
Marija Bogdanova - Site Reliability Engineer at Microsoft Prague
Katerina Trajchevska - Co-founder & CEO at Adeva
Keti Mitrovska - Microsoft Dynamics 365 Consultant at Dimpal
Kalina Trajanovska - Co-Founder & CEO at Konceptiva

11:15 - 11:30
Lightning Talk - Macedonia2025's “STEM it like a girl”

Speaker:
Nikica Mojsoska Blazevski - CEO at Macedonia2025

11:30 - 11:45
Lightning Talk - How to build better products by improving your product discovery

Speaker:
Olgica Strezoska - Principal Product Owner at Damilah
Iskra Ristovska - Principal Product Owner at Damilah

11:45 - 12:00
Lightning Talk - Closing the Gender Gap in AI: Challenges and Opportunities for Women

Speaker:
Teuta Sahatqija - WIT Ambasador Kosovo, Digital Transformation and Smart City Advisor

12:00 - 12:15
Lightning Talk - AI is your tool, not your rival

Speaker:
Stojancho Tudjarski - Head of Data Science at Innovation

12:15 - 13:00
Panel Discussion - Cyber Security: More than a checkbox

Moderator:
Eva Georgieva - Intermediate Security Engineer at Seavus

Panelists:
Ivo Paunovski - Head of ICT and Partnering at A1 Macedonia
Sanja Pavlova - Cyber Security Analyst at Infosec Partners
Simona Strizlovska - Junior Network Engineer at InfoSoft Systems Skopje

13:00 - 13:30
Lunch Break
13:30 - 13:45
Lightning talk - The challenges and benefits of modernizing legacy enterprise applications

Speaker:
Dimitar Boshevski - Business Unit Manager and Solution Architect at ⋮IWConnect

13:45 - 14:00
Lightning Talk - How to Create Automation Framework in 20 minutes

Speaker: 
Martin Andovski - Global Automation Manager at RLDatix

14:00 - 14:45
Panel Discussion - Tomorrow's Web Today: A Front-End Developer's Guide

Moderator:
Darko Bozhinovski - DX / DevRel Engineer, Founder  at Deved, BeerJSSkopje & CodePub,  Open Source Contributor

Panelists:
Mitko Kochovski - Lead Developer at Webpigment
Aneta Stankovska - Full Stack Web Developer at Sourcico, Assistant Lecturer at SEDC

14:45 - 15:00
Lightning talk - Agile methodologies in Electric Vehicles projects / industry

Speaker:
Eleonora Gigoska Milenkoska - Scrum Master at Metergram

15:00 - 15:15
Lightning talk - Data Engineering Trends

Speaker:
Angela Ivanovska - Data Engineer at Melon Part of Kin + Carta

15:15 - 15:30
Lightning talk - How to Have The Slowest Rails App

Speaker:
Emilija Talevska Stojkovski - Lead engineer at Slice

15:30 - 15:40
Closing Remarks

Speaker:
Marijana Ilovska Zlatanovski - Partnership Manager at Women in Tech Macedonia | Business Development Manager at AdvantCode

15:40 - 16:30
Networking Party

Speakers, Moderators and Panelists

COMING SOON!

Monika Rizovska Tanevska

WiT Macedonia Ambassador

Employer Branding Consultant | Women in Tech Ambassador | Passionate about building communities, startups, and innovation. My mission is to empower women in tech globally, as I strongly believe in the power of technology to improve lives and communities.

Nina Angelovska

Int Business Development Manager at Ananas E-commerce 

Nina Angelovska, PhD is an entrepreneur, International Business Development Executive at Ananas E-commerce, President of the Macedonian E-commerce Association and Gender Equality Alliance, Asst. Prof. at the University of Tourism and Management, Skopje, and the former Minister of Finance of the Republic of North Macedonia.

Aleksandra Sholdova

Programs Director at WiT Macedonia

Aleksandra is a key member of Women in Tech Macedonia, responsible for managing programs and coordinating all activities to ensure seamless execution.

Her expertise in e-learning has led her to become a passionate advocate for promoting a learning culture in companies, providing digital content and training for employees.

Nikica Mojsoska-Blazevski

CEO at Macedonia2025

Professor Nikica Mojsoska-Blazevski is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Macedonia2025.

Nikica has an extensive experience of over 15 years in research, consultancy and advisory in economic policies, social systems and policy, labour markets, and education in Macedonia, as well as the Western Balkan region.

Olgica Strezoska

Principal Product Owner at Damilah

Principal Product Owner at the British company Damilah, Instructor and Mentor at one of the Academies for Project and Product Management, madly in love with her job!

 

Teuta Sahatqija

WIT Ambasador Kosovo

Teuta Sahatqija is a highly experienced professional with a strong track record of leadership and business management with expertise in digital transformation and gender equality and women’s economic empowerment.

Stojancho Tudjarski

Head of Data Science at Innovation

He has 30 years of experience in the software industry. 

 

He trained RoBERTa and GPT-2 LLM models in all Balkan languages, available publicly at Huggingface LM repository. 

Eva Georgieva

Intermediate Security Engineer at Seavus

Cybersecurity engineer, instructional designer and mentor. 
She has over 3 years of experience with working on both offensive and defensive teams, this allowed her to build methodologies and skills ​utilizing the perspective of both the defender and the attacker. 

Dimitar Boshevski

Business Unit Manager and Solution Architect at ⋮IWConnect

With over 15 years of experience in the industry, Dimitar is always keen to learn new skills and acquire knowledge to stay ahead of the curve.

Martin Andovski

Global Automation Manager at RLDatix

Martin career started back in 2013 as a QA Engineer. After 2 years of working as a Manual QA Engineer, he started to explore the world of Automation testing and found his real passion as he also likes coding. 

Darko Bozhinovski

DX / DevRel Engineer

Darko Bozhinovski is a programmer with many years of experience primarily in the web platform.

Since 2017, he has been active in the Macedonian IT community, organizing events, conferences, lectures, mentorships, and digital content creation.

Eleonora Gigoska Milenkoska

Scrum Master at Metergram

Certified Scrum Master with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry.

As a Scrum Master, she is responsible for facilitating the adoption and implementation of the Scrum framework in the Metergram organization.

Angela Ivanovska

Data Engineer at Melon Part of Kin + Carta

Angela Ivanovska is a skilled Data Engineer with expertise in database development and data integration.

Emilija Talevska Stojkovski

Lead engineer at Slice

Emilija is a Lead engineer, with more than 10 years of experience in software development, currently leading projects and a team within the Slice organization.

Maja Gogoska

Assistant in the marketing and sales department at HalkBank

Maja Gogoska is assistant in the marketing and sales department of micro small and medium enterprises at HalkBank.

Marija Bogdanova

Site Reliability Engineer at Microsoft Prague

Marija Bogdanova is a change driven person, continuous learner in the IT world for 7+ years, striving for environments with growth-minded and inspiring people.

Katerina Trajchevska

Co-founder & CEO at Adeva

Katerina is co-founder and CEO of Adeva, enabling work without boundaries by connecting organizations with tech talent across the world.

 

Keti Mitrovska

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Consultant at Dimpal

Keti is a passionate Dynamics 365 consultant who is committed to continuous learning and personal growth.

 

 

Kalina Trajanovska

Co-Founder & CEO at Konceptiva

Kalina has more than 8 years of experience in software engineering, product management and entrepreneurship.

 

Iskra Ristovska

Principal Product Owner at Damilah

In my 9 year experience with software products particularly as a Product Owner, one thing remains constant – curiosity about user habits.

 

 

Sanja Pavlova

Cyber Security Analyst at Infosec Partners

Sanja’s interests include cybersecurity innovations and enterprise security. Her aims as a Cyber Security Analyst include more secure enterprises with fewer data leaks.

Simona Strizlovska

Junior Network Security Engineer

Network Security is the field in which she directs her career growth, covering both the defensive and offensive parts of that field.

Ivo Paunovski

Head of ICT and Partnering at A1 Macedonia

He is an ICT professional with over 20 years of Sales and Marketing experience in Telecom and IT industry. He has extensive experience in business planning, leading different teams and buildup of the partner eco-system in SEE region.

Mitko Kochovski

Lead Developer at Webpigment

Mitko likes to give back to the WordPress community by adding plugins and helping with core updates.
Two years ago he founded WebPigment a WordPress Agency specialised in WooCommerce themes and plugins.

Aneta Stankovska

Full-Stack Web Developer at Sourcico | Assistant Lecturer at SEDC

Aneta is a Full-Stack Web Developer and her work includes the development of web applications in the FinTech business domain, which are based on Node.js, Angular and AWS technologies, and she also enjoys sharing her knowledge with others.

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