Old Parliament House, “Vouleftikon”, Nafplio
Setting out the theme and context of the third Greek-British Symposium through a short review of the year past for each country and the major changes to the UK-GR relationship.
· Lord Hill of Oareford, House of Lords, former European Commissioner for Financial Services
· Dimitris Papalexopoulos, CEO, TITAN
Exploring investment opportunities in infrastructure (large scale but also micro) and sharing lessons between the UK and Greece. Geopolitics and security angles to be considered.
Keynote Speaker: Dev Sanyal, Chief Executive, Alternative Energy and Executive Vice President, Europe and Asia regions, BP plc
Moderator: Nick Malkoutzis, Editor & Co-Founder, Macropolis
· Yannis Maniatis, Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change 2013-2015; Professor Emeritus, Department of Public Law and Political Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
· Mathios Rigas, CEO, Energean
The most global part of the Greek economy is facing new challenges serving the international trade. UK is the base of a good part of Greek and non Greek shipping.
Keynote Speaker: Prof Gelina Harlaftis, Department of History, Ionian University
Moderator: Ilias Bissias, Director, Naftika Chronika
· Katy Ware, Director of Maritime Safety and Standards, UK Ship Register
· Paris Kasidokostas, Latsco
· John C. Liras, Chairperson, Foreign Affairs, UGS
Session to be led by Universities UK and British Council, in part marking 80 years of the British Council Greece and the current and future opportunities in partnering on education.
Keynote Speaker: Niki Kerameus, Minister, Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs, Greece
Moderator: Maria Nikoltsiou, Journalist, Alpha TV
· Vasso Kindi, Professor of Philosophy, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, National & Kapodistrian University
· Vivienne Stern, Director, Universities UK International (UUKi)
· Catherine Morgan, Professor of Classics and Archaeology, All Souls College, Oxford
The role of culture and creativity in redefining the future of our countries.
Sir Ian Blatchford, Director & Chief Executive, London Science Museum
Pushing the frontiers of applied knowledge. What are the critical factors for broadening its base in Greece and lessons from the UK.
Keynote Speaker: Professor Ian Goldin, Founding Director, Oxford Martin Programme on Technological & Economic Change
Moderator: Daniel Korski, Co-Founder, PUBLIC
· Stavros Messinis, Co-Founder, The Cube
· George Nounesis, Chairman, Demokritos
Importance to society, role of diaspora and sharing best practice across countries.
Keynote Speaker: Thodoris Georgakopoulos, Editorial Director, diaNEOsis
Moderator: Yannis Palaiologos, Kathimerini
· Marianna Latsis, Philanthropist
· Theophilos Priovolos, Global Citizen Foundation
· Manolis Pratsinakis, Onassis Research Fellow, SEESOX; Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford
· Stathis Kalyvas, Gladstone Professor of Government, Department Politics & Int. Relations, University of Oxford