Schedule

Monday 13/9/2021

Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
George Stylios
Deputy Minister of Rural Development & Food
Stavros Arachovitis
Sect. of Rural Development & Food, SYRIZA
Dimitris Kapnias
CEO of GAIA EPICHEIREIN
Ioannis Vevelakis
President of Hellenic Fertilizers’ Association (SPEL)
Christoforos Chatzopoulos
Head of Small Business Products and Retail Lending - NBG
Christodoulos Mpozatzidis
CEO AGROTECH S.A.
10:30 - 12:00
The use of new technologies in modern Agriculture. Sustainability, Precision Agriculture, climate change and its effects
Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
Kostas Skrekas
Minister of Environment & Energy
Sokratis Famellos
Member of the Parliament and Responsible for coordinating Energy and Environmental Policies within the SYRIZA-PA party, Former Alternate Minister for Energy and Environment of Greece
Dionysios Batistatos
General Manager Kosmocar
Asst. Prof. Athanasios Dagoumas
President to the Regulatory Authority for Energy
Michail Geranis
President Of the Regional SWMA of Central Macedonia
Anastasios Kapnopolis
President of the Chamber of Small and Medium Sized Industries of Thessaloniki (VETH) - VETH
12:30 - 14:00
Transition to a new environmentally friendly energy model
Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
Nikos Papathanasis
Alternate Minister of Development and Investments
Mamoulakis Harris
Deputy head for the parliamentary group of SYRIZA for issues related to investments and development, Member of Parliament Heraklion
Ioannis Masoutis
President of Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Dr. George Konstantopoulos
President of SEVE - Greek Exporters Association
David Burger
Deputy Chief of Mission
14:30 - 16:00
Strategy, investments, incentives and prospects
Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
Niki Kerameus
Minister of Education and Religious Affairs
Nikos Filis
Head of the Department of Education of SYRIZA Parliamentary Group
Nikolaos G. Papaioannou
Rector of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Ioannis Antoniou
President of the Institute of Educational Policy
Christos Goulas
CENTRE FOR EDUCATIONAL POLICY DEVELOPMENT (KANEP) – GREEK GENERAL CONFEDERATION OF LABOUR (GSEE)
16:15 - 17:45
Reforms in Education, for the present and the future

Tuesday 14/9/2021

Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
Kyriakos Pierrakakis
Minister of Digital Governance
Marios Katsis
Member of Parliament Thesprotia - Coordinator of Digital Government Sector of SYRIZA’s Parliamentary Group
George Tsaprounis
Communications Executive Director WIND Hellas
Yota Paparidou
President of the Board of Directors - SEPE
Dr. Dimitrios Tzovaras
Chairman of the BoD of CERTH
George Nolis
CEO - LANCOM
Vassilis Stamatopoulos
Συνιδρυτής - Fraud Line Whistleblowing Services & Μέλος της Επιτροπής Ηθικής και Δεοντολογίας της Έρευνας (Ε.Η.Δ.Ε.) του ΕΚΕΦΕ Δημόκριτος - Fraud Line Whistleblowing Services, ΕΚΕΦΕ Δημόκριτος
12:30 - 14:00
Citizen-State Relations: The New Digital Age and Its Challenges
Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
Andreas Xanthos
SYRIZA MP for Rethymno Crete and Shadow Minister for Health.
Dr Αthanasios Α. Εxadaktylos MD, PhD
President of the Panhellenic Medical Association
Theodoros Tryfon
Co/CEO of the Elpen Group, President of the Panhellenic Union of Pharmaceutical Industry
Dr Charikleia Tziouvara
Pediatrician - President of BoD Greece
14:30 - 16:00
Health and the challenges after the pandemic

Wednesday 15/9/2021

Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
Stavros Kalafatis
Deputy Ministerof Interior Responsible for Macedonia - Thrace
Kiriaki Malama
Shadow State Secretary for Macedonia - Thrace issues SYRIZA
Konstantinos Zervas
Mayor of Thessaloniki
IGNATIOS KAITEZIDIS
MAYOR OF PILEA-HORTIATIS, PRESIDENT OF REGIONAL UNION OF MUNICIPALITIES OF CENTRAL MACEDONIA REGION
Michalis Zorpidis
President of the Professionals Chamber of Thessaloniki - Professionals Chamber of Thessaloniki
Panagiotis Karamoschos
Chairman of BoD of the Press Group «MAKEDONIA PRESS SA»
10:30 - 12:00
Big projects and development perspectives
Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
Miltiadis Varvitsiotis
Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs
Evangelos Venizelos
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs (2013 –2015), Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister (2011 - 2012)- Professor of Constitutional Law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
George Katrougalos
Professor of Public Law at Democritus University of Thrace, Member of the Hellenic Parliament for SYRIZA party, former Foreign Minister of Greece
Loukas Tsoukalis
President of the Board, ELIAMEP, Professor, Sciences Po, Paris, Professor Emeritus, University of Athens
Eva Kaili
Member of the European Parliament (MEP) – Chair of the Committee for the Future of Science & Technology (STOA)
12:30 - 14:00
The future of Europe - 40 years of Greece in the European Union
Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
Konstantinos Zervas
Mayor of Thessaloniki
Nikolaos G. Papaioannou
Rector of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
CHRISTOS DIMAS
DEPUTY MINISTER OF DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTMENTS, Research & Innovation
Spyros Arsenis
Head of Business Innovation Development - National Bank of Greece
NIKOLAS TAKAS
Vice President - THERMI GROUP
Nikos Efthymiadis
Chairman & CEO - Thess INTEC SA
GEORGE MILONAS
President & Ceo - ALUMIL S.A.
Konstantinos Koukountzos
Managing Director - Kleemann
Dr. Eri Toka
Head of Technology Transfer Office
Maria Michalopoulou
Vice-Rector of Research and Life-long Learning
Konstantinos Lafkas
Partner  - Uni.Fund
Efstratios Stylianidis
Vice Rector for Research and Lifelong Learning AUTH
Nikos Lamprogeorgos
Senior Account Manager
Athanassios Kaissis
Professor em., President of the International Hellenic University
Dr. Dimitrios Tzovaras
Chairman of the BoD of CERTH
George Naoum
Partner, Territory Clients & Markets Leader
Sotiris Siagas
General Partner
Theodoros Theodoulidis
Rector University of Western Macedonia
Theodore Papakonstantinou
Strategy & Operations Principal  - Deloitte Greece
16:00 - 17:45
Innovation in Northern Greece and the Institutions that support it
Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
Ambassador Bakir Sadović
Acting Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Mr. Đorđe Radulović
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Mr. Gašper Dovžan
State Secretary
Mr. Miroslav Gačević
Acting Assistant Minister for European Integration
Mr. Nikola Dimitrov
Deputy Prime Minister in charge of European Affairs
Mrs. Donika Gërvalla-Schwarz
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Diaspora
Mrs. Megi Fino
Deputy Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs
Miltiadis Varvitsiotis
Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs
16:00 - 19:00
The Western Balkans join the dialogue on the future of Europe
Venue
ZAPPEION MANSION ATHENS
Speaker
Konstantinos Tsoukalas
Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Athens
Stelios Ramfos
Philosopher -Author
18:00 - 19:30
Creating the next day of Greece
 

Thursday 16/9/2021

Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
Christos Staikouras
Ministry of Finance
Effie Achtsioglou
SYRIZA’s Shadow Minister of Finance
Athanassios Savvakis
President of the Federation of Industries of Greece - Federation of Industries of Greece
Gregory D. Dimitriadis
Chief Executive Officer, - Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations (HCAP)
Giannis Hatzitheodosiou
President of Union of Hellenic Chambers of Commerce and of Athens Chamber of Tradesmen
Iakovos Kargarotos
Vice Chairman, Papastratos S.A.
12:30 - 14:00
The present and future of the economy - The recovery and development of Greece
Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
Kostas Tsiaras
Minister of Justice - Ministry of Justice
Theophilos Xanthopoulos
Coordinator of the Justice Department of SYRIZA’s Parliamentary Group
Maria Chassirtzoglou
Member of the Supreme Court, formal director of the direction of civil penal procedure at the National School of the Judiciary - Supreme Court of Greece
Athanassios Kaissis
Professor em., President of the International Hellenic University
VERVESOS DIMITRIS
PRESIDENT OF THE PLENARY OF PRESIDENTS OF THE GREEK BAR ASSOCIATIONS
Stathis Koutsochinas
Thessaloniki Bar Association President
14:30 - 16:00
Acceleration of the system of justice: transition to the digital age, modernization of the institutions, acceleration at the expense of quality, securing transactions, adoption of alternative forms of dispute resolution
Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
Athanasia Theodoridou
Dep. General Director of Vocational Education and Training, OAED
Georgios Iordanidis
Vice Rector of Economics, Planning and Development
Loukas Zacheilas
Head of Department, VET systems and Institutions
Efstratios Stylianidis
Vice Rector for Research and Lifelong Learning AUTH
Vasilis Kafatos
Deloitte Partner - AmCham Vice-President
16:00 - 17:30
American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce : TFTD Thessaloniki Future Thinking Dialogues: A hub of talent, innovation and technology in the making

Friday 17/9/2021

Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
Dr Lina Mendoni
Minister of Culture and Sports
Sia Anagnostopoulou
Head of the Department of Culture of SYRIZA Parliamentary Group
Vasilis Gakis
President of the Board of Trustees of Thessaloniki Concert Hall
Stavros Andreadis
President of the Cultural Society of Entrepreneurs of Northern Greece - President of Bod of SANI / IKOS
10:30 - 12:00
The development dynamics of culture and civilization and the possibilities of cooperation between the public and private sector
Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
MAKIS VORIDIS
MINISTER OF INTERIOR
Costas Zachariadis
SYRIZA-PA`s Head of the Department of Interior (Affairs)
Dimitrios Papastergiou
President of Central Union of Greek Municipalities, Mayor of Trikala City - KEDE
Nikos Christodoulou
Partner, Consulting Leader, Deloitte Greece
Konstantinos Zervas
Mayor of Thessaloniki
12:30 - 14:00
Administrative Reform and Reconstruction
Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
Georgios Karagiannis
Deputy Minister of Infrastructure
Christos Giannoulis
Deputy Head of Transport – SYRIZA
Athanasios Liagkos
Executive Chairman of the BoD - ThPA S.A.-Port of Thessaloniki
Christos Vinis
President & CEO - ERGOSE
14:30 - 16:00
The completion of major transport and infrastructure projects in Greece
 
Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
Nikos Papathanasis
Alternate Minister of Development and Investments
KOSTIS MOUSSOUROULIS
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Aggelos Iatridis
Winemaker, VP & CEO ALPHA ESTATE
Anastasios Sidiropoulos
Transition Development Director - ANKO Western Macedonia S.A. / Organization for Local Development
Anastasios Tzikas
President - TIF-HELEXPO S.A.
Anny Podimata
EU Affairs Advisor, "Hellenic Production – Industry Roundtable for Growth" - Hellenic Production – Industry Roundtable for Growth
Gerassimos Thomas
Director-General for Taxation and Customs Union at the European Commission
PANAGIOTIS E. NIKAS
Governor of the Region of Peloponnese - Region of Peloponnese
Stava Angelidi
SDAM Technical Secretariat - SDAM
Kalliopi Kyriakidou
Vice Governor for Energy, Infrastructure and Environment of Western Macedonia
Dr. Spiros Protopsaltis
Governor and Chairman of the Board of Directors of OAED Manpower Employment Organization and First Vice-Chair of the European Network of Public Employment Services
Theodoros Theodoulidis
Rector University of Western Macedonia
GEORGE PECHLIVANOGLOU
VICE PRESIDENT EUNICE
George Pantelidis
Economist, MSc MiB, General manager Hotel Pantelidis Ptolemaida
16:00 - 17:30
A Fair Transition to the Age Without Carbon: Developments and Prospects

 

Venue
C.C. "I. VELLIDIS" - Hall 1
Speaker
Apostolos Tzitzikostas
President of the European Committee of the Regions
Anastasios Tzikas
President - TIF-HELEXPO S.A.
Ms Elisa Ferreira
European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reform
Ms Kadri Simson
European Commissioner for Energy
Giorgos Patouli
Governor of the Region of Attica
Dimitrios Papastergiou
President of Central Union of Greek Municipalities, Mayor of Trikala City - KEDE
Rodi Kratsa
Governor of the Region of Ionian islands
Konstantinos Zervas
Mayor of Thessaloniki
Alexandros Kachrimanis
Governor of the Region of Epirus
Rena Dourou
Former Regional Governor of Attica
20:00 - 22:00
The day after for Europe: The critical role of the Regions and Municipalities