10.00
Session 5: RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY

Pushing the frontiers of applied knowledge. What are the critical factors for broadening its base in Greece and lessons from the UK.

Keynote Speaker:  Eva Kaili, Member, European Parliament; Head of Greek S&D Delegation

Moderator: TBC

Panelists:

  •   Stavros Messinis, Co-Founder, The Cube
  •   George Nounesis, Director & Chairman of the Board, National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”
  •   Fragkiskos Vellis, Head of Voice Core Engineering, Vodafone Group UK 

11.30
Coffee break
12.00
Session 6: PHILANTHROPY

Importance to society, role of diaspora and sharing best practice across countries.

Keynote Speaker: Thodoris Georgakopoulos, Editorial Director, diaNEOsis

Moderator: Yannis Palaiologos, Op-ed Editor, Kathimerini 

Panelists:

·    Panos Laskaridis, CEO, Laskaridis Shipping Company Ltd

·      Marianna Latsis, Philanthropist

·      Theophilos Priovolos, Principal, North Start Group

·      Angela Kail, Director of Consulting, New Philanthropy Capital

13.30
LUNCH & CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEECH: THE ECONOMIC ROLE OF DIASPORA

·      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