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.

Introductory Remarks: Nikos Vettas, General Director, IOBE; Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business

Moderator: Vicky Pryce, Professor; Member of the Board, Centre for Economics and Business Research(CEBR)

Panellists:

  •   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 

Panellists:

·      Theophilos Priovolos, Principal, North Start Group

·      Angela Kail, Director of Consulting, New Philanthropy Capital

·      Dr. Angeliki Kosmopoulou, Executive Director, A.C. Laskaridis Charitable Foundation

·      Jonathon Bond, Chairman, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland; Non Executive Director, Jupiter Fund Management plc of the Lloyds Bank Insurance; Trustee, Chalke Valley History Festival and of the Ionian Environment Foundation

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

15.30
Closing Remarks

The Rt Hon Lord Maude of Horsham, Francis Maude Associates LLP; Co-Chair, Greek-British Symposium