Panels and Speakers 2018

Confirmed Panels until today

(last update: 11/02/2018)

Friday 9/03/2018

  • Technology Transfer, Applied Research and the skills (Technical and Soft Skills) of a Researcher to become Entrepreneur
  • Women as businesswomen or business executives: challenges and opportunities
  • 90% of startup fail: what does 10% do right? Opportunities in Tourism for Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Discussion with CEOs: the course to professional success
    How technology and new consumer needs are rapidly changing the insurance industry
  • Digital transformation: perhaps the most important trend that touches every business
  • Developments in the Pharmaceutical Industry: trends, business and employment prospects
  • Developments in the Consulting industry: trends, business and employment prospects
  • LinkedIn | Two sides of the same Coin
  • Shipping: a timeless pillar of development of our country

Saturday 10/03/2018

  • The export journey of products with special added value
  • How you succeed
  • Discussion with Eftyhis Vasilakis
  • Greek Supply Chain Management: prospects of a modern way of strengthening the economy and entrepreneurship
  • What does the labor market seeks – five HR Directors explain
  • Investing in Design
  • Branding Heritage: Innovation stemming with ancient Greek culture. Four businessmen share their experiences
  • What are the trends in Digital Marketing?
    Starting your business: European funding opportunities
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics: Trends, Fears and Opportunities
  • Developments in the Retail industry: trends, business and employment prospects 
  • Information Security: how the global growth of cyber-attacks creates opportunities for entrepreneurship and employment

Sunday 11/03/2018

  • The shipping grid: the other side of a career in shipping
  • Can entrepreneurship bring the coveted growth? Discussion with four successful self-made entrepreneurs
  • The healthcare industry: International trends, opportunities for Greek businesses and career prospects
  • From Startup to Scale Up: New Funding Tools
  • What comes after the Technical University?
  • Experiences of Greek executives who returned to Greece
  • Business opportunities in agriculture
  • Studies, Professional Titles and Career Prospects
  • Data Analytics: A rapidly growing sector that offers opportunities for entrepreneurship and employment

Confirmed Speakers until today

(last update: 26/02/2018)

  • Goldberg Michael, Assistant Professor, Design & Innovation, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University
  • Kidner Paul, General Manager, The People’s Trust
  • Krief Guy, CEO, Upstream S.A
  • Neef Martina, CEO & Founder, Rock it Biz
  • Seidel E. Claudius, Innovation Manager & German Node Corresponding Officer, EIT Digital
  • Wang Gigi, Industry Fellow & Faculty, UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Agelatou Ethel, LinkedIn Trainer | Corporate & Employer Branding Coach
  • Angelidi Thalia, Marketing Supervisor, ELVALHALCOR S.A.
  • Azariadis – Topaloglou Philippos, Professor, University of the Aegean, School of Engineering, Department of Product & Systems Design Engineering
  • Dr. Athanasopoulou Andromachi, Assistant Professor in Organisational Berhaviour School of Business & Management, Queen Mary University of London & Associate Fellow – Executive Education Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
  • Alexakos Christos, COO, InSyBio
  • Alexandri Georgina, Entrepreneur | Owner and designer of Philomela
  • Anagnostopoulos George, CEO, Socialab
  • Apostolakis Apostolos, Founder & Partner, VentureFriends
  • Apostolopoulou Elissavet, BSc, ACCA, CFA Cand.
  • Arapakis Lefteris, CEO & Co – Founder, Enaleia
  • Arapkoules Nick, CEO, Heliix Inc.
  • Aris Mark, Founder & Owner, 4Wise Monkeys
  • Valsamos Spyros, Enterprise Security Practice Leader
  • Veniamis Theodore, President of the Union of Greek Shipowners and President & Managing Director of Golden Union Shipping Co. S.A.
  • Veremis Marco, Co-founder & CEO, Upstream
  • Vitouladitis Constantin, Managing Director, Mega Disposables S.A.
  • Voutsa Katerina, Υπεύθυνη Τομέα Ανθρώπινου Δυναμικού, The Mart
  • Vokos Theodore, Executive Director, Posidonia Exhibitions SA
  • Gavrili Danai, co-founder | designer | production manager, Lommer
  • Galiatsatos Mihalis, Managing Director, CARGO360
  • Georgakakis Andreas, Private Standards Coordinator, BIOHELLAS INSTITUTE
  • Giannakopoulos Ioannis, Cement & Concrete Quality Manager, TITAN Cement CO SA
  • Gourountis Tasos, Business Development, Founder, Be My Quest
  • Danti Anna, Communication Officer – Acting Head of Communication sector, Representation of the European Commission in Greece
  • Dimakis Fotis, Advanced Analytics Manager at Accenture Greece
  • Dimopoulou Aspasia, HR Director, KPMG
  • Dimopoulou Fani, Business Development Manager, DIAS SA
  • Eptakili Tassoula, Journalist, KATHIMERINI
  • Efstratiadis George, Managing Director, Idator SA
  • Zakopoulos Filippos, Managing Partner, Found.ation
  • Zachos Tasos, Editor in Chief Fortune, Olive Media
  • Dr. Zeimpekis Vassilis, Vice President Operations, Greek Logistics Association (EEL)
  • Zerkoulis Andreas, CEO & Co-Founder, Inagros
  • Kalavros-Gousiou Dimitris, Co-Founder & Partner, Velocity.Partners VC
  • Kampouris Ioannis, Professor, Writer, CEO, E-LA-WON
  • Kapizionis Emmanuel, ACCA, CICA, PhD Cand.
  • Karaisaridis Christos, Logistics Manager, Diamantis Masoutis SA
  • Karamani Nektaria – Eirini, Country HR Head, Siemens S.A.
  • Kiouri Polyxeni, HR Director, Nestlé Hellas S.A.
  • Kleivokiotis Yorgos, Head of Marketing, blueground
  • Kokkini Sofia, Deputy Managing Director / GOLDEN DESTINY
  • Kontorousis Lefteris, Τypographer, KONTOROUSIS Graphic Arts
  • Dr. Kotzias Konstantinos, Head of Communications, Pharmathen
  • Kottoris Spyros, Senior Learning & Development Consultant, Certified Trainer & Coach, StudySmart
  • Kouvelas George, Managing Director, Kouvelas s.a.
  • Kouineli Eleni, Architect-Jewelry Designer, Croquis by QUPA
  • Koukli I. Ioanna, Founder – Managing Director, PHARMASSIST LTD Contract Research Organization
  • Kousounadis Paraskevas, Deputy Accounting Manager, Halkidon Shipping Corporation, Piraeus, Greece
  • Coustas John, Member of the Board of the Union of Greek Shipowners|  President and Chief Executive Officer of Danaos Corporation
  • Koutrakos Ioannis, Central Marketing Officer, Microsoft
  • Kritsotakis Jiorgis, Management Consulting Lead @ Accenture Greece | Communication, Media, Technology , Accenture S.A. – Accenture Α.Ε.
  • Constantinidis C. George, CEO, SWOT | Hospitality Management Company
  • Labrou Marica, Managing Director, KAFKAS S.A.
  • Magiatis Prokopios, Associate Professor, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • Makrymichalos Georgios, Deputy Treasurer of the Union of Greek Shipowners / President of Empros Lines Shipping Co. Sp. S.A.
  • Maniatis Marios, HR Director, ELVALHALCOR S.A.
  • Matsourdeli Alkioni, co-founder | designer | operations manager, Lommer
  • Mavraganis George, Strategic Planning Director, ELVALHALCOR
  • Memos Demitris, CEO, MarineTraffic
  • Messinis Stavros, Founder The Cube
  • Minoglou Nikolas, Co-Founder and CEO, Ancient Greek Sandals
  • Moatsos Henry, CEO, AXA Insurance
  • Monogios Vassilis, Senior Manager | Head of Center of Excellence for Audit Standards and Methodology, Internal Audit Group Division of Eurobank
  • Mprousalis Dimosthenis, General Manager DASC Branding, Branding and Communications Consultant
  • Mytilinaios Thanos, HR Director, DEMO SA
  • Nikolopoulos Vassilis, CEO & co-founder, Intelen Inc
  • Xenakis Stefanos, Author – Motivational Speaker
  • Xinou Katerina, Laboratory Analytical Supervisor, Titan Cement Company SA
  • Palaiologou Paillette, Vice President, Regional Chief Executive Hellenic & Black Sea Region, Bureau Veritas
  • Panagiotakou Afroditi, Director of Culture, Onassis Foundation
  • Panagiotakopoulou Irene, Head of Human Resources, Deloitte Greece
  • Dr. Papageorgiou Periklis, R&D Manager, DEOS
  • Papadatos Stefanos, Architect-Jewelry Designer, Croquis by QUPA
  • Papazoglou Panagiotis, Managing Partner, EY Greece
  • Papanastasopoulos Nikos, Recruiting & Training Specialist
  • Papanikolaou Athanasios, Chief Executive Officer, MIG & Chairman of Hygeia Hospital
  • Paretzoglou Vassilis, Business Development Director, DEMO S.A. pharmaceutical industry
  • Dr. Persidis Andreas, Co-founder and CEO of Biovista Inc.
  • Petridis Anestis, GROUP CIO, Eurobank
  • Pistofidis Nikolaos, Quality Support Manager, TITAN Cement CO SA
  • Procopiou Johanna, Member of the Board of the Union of Greek Shipowners | Managing Director of Prominence Maritime S.A. & Sea Traders S.A.
  • Rizopoulos Yannis, Journalist, Tech Talk Central
  • Rodopoulos Nicholas, President and CEO, OnLine Data SA & Chairman of the Board, Greek Logistics Association (EEL)
  • Sioris Alexios, Manager Ground Handling and Cargo Development, Athens International Airport S.A.
  • Skotidi Jenny, Manager, Simply Exports
  • Skourogiannis Dimitris, Strategic Design Consultant, Multidisciplinary Design – Experience Enhancement – Learning «Journeys»
  • Stampedakis Konstantinos, Managing Director, ERMA FIRST S.A
  • Stavropoulou Olga, Managing Partner, Militos S.A.
  • Stefanidou Eleni, Communications Manager, The People’s Trust
  • Sotirakos Yannis, CEO | founder, Generation Alpha Ventures
  • Tamvakopoulos Constantin, Investigator – Associate Professor Level, Biomedical Research Foundation Academy of Athens (BRFAA)
  • Tsakiri Sofia, Head of the Technology Transfer Office, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
  • Tsamakos Dimitris, Director – Actor
  • Tsamis Valeria, Managing Director, FOCUS BARI S.A.
  • Tseva Katerina, Talent Acquisition & Development Manager, Upstream S.A
  • Tsiptsis Konstantinos, Head of “Advanced Analytics & Campaign Management” division at Eurobank
  • Tsoukias Stelios, Senior Commercial Insights Manager, Amazon.com, Inc.
  • Fessas Theodore, Chairman SEV & Chairman Quest Group
  • Filoilias Angelos, Fleet Operations Manager, Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement S.A
  • Flevaris Spiros, Head of Innovation Group EΚΤ-EEN, National Documentation Center
  • Frentzou Κaterina, Journalist | Founder, Branding Heritage
  • Harpantidis Christos, President & CEO, Papastratos
  • Chlouverakis Manolis, Honorary President and Member, KEMEL | ex-CEO, Johnson & Johnson Hellas