08:30 – 09:00 Registrations
09:00 – 10:00 Opening

Welcome Speech

  • Symeon Diamantidis, President, Greek Exporters Association – SEVE

Welcoming Remarks

  • Adonis Georgiadis, Minister of Development and Investments, Vice President of Nea Demokratia
  • Vasiliki (Vicky) Loizou, Secretary General for International Economic Affairs
  • Apostolos Tzitzikostas, Regional Governor of Central Macedonia (tbc)
  • Michael Koupkas, Deputy Mayor for E-Governance at Thessaloniki Municipality

10:00 – 11:20 SESSION 1 BANKS

  • Andreas Chasapis, General Manager, Head of Commercial Banking, Eurobank SA
  • Tilemachos Georgakis, Senior Manager, Head of Commercial Banking, Alpha Bank SA
  • Paris Economou, Head of Wholesale Banking, Optima bank
  • Antonios Katraouras, General Manager, Head of Commercial Banking Piraeus Bank
  • Harry Vovos, Head of Corporate Transaction Banking, National Bank of Greece
  • Athanasios Psyllos, Chief Corporate Banking Officer, Attica Bank

Moderator:  Panayiotis Hassapis, Executive Vice President, Greek Exporters Association – SEVE

11:20 – 12:20 SESSION 2 CONSTRUCTION

  • Matthieu Graciano, Owner and Director, Aqua’Tec
  • Apostolos Hadjiyiannis, Managing Director, G.S. Hadjiyiannis Logistics Ltd
  • Prof. Dr. Mohamed Moemen Afify, Professor at the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University. Chairman & Professor at M A Consultants
  • Ζoltan Daniel Kurucz, Mechanical & Electrical Engineer CNIM SYSTÉMES INDUSTRIELS, Project Manager BUDAPEST METRO

Moderator: Dimitrios Lakasas, CEO, OLYMPIA ELECTRONICS S.A.

12:20 – 13:00 SESSION 3 FOOD

  • Natasha Linhart, CEO, Atlante srl
  • Panayis Manuelides, Managing Director, Odysea Ltd

Moderator: Constantinos Constantinidis, CEO, PELOPAC SA, Chairman, Agrotech Export Cluster

13:00 – 14:00 SESSION 4 EXPORT FINANCING

  • Gregory Stamatopoulos, CEO, Export Credit Greece S.A. (ECG)
  • Credit Insurance, the ultimate financial tool for the Greek exporter
    Gerasimos Tzeis, Managing Director, Atradius Hellenic & Romanian Branch
  • Serko Kougioumtzian, Executive Director, Sales & Marketing, ICAP CRIF

Moderator: Dr Yannis Hajidimitriou, Professor in International Business and Director of the Master’s Program in International Business at the Department of Business Administration, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece

14:00 – 14:30 Lunch break

14:30 – 15:15 SESSION 5 TECHNOLOGY

  • Philips predictive maintenance through Sibyl by Atlantis Engineering
    Daniël Caljouw, Senior Production Engineer, Philips Drachten
  • Verified by GS1: The future of communicating product data for international Trade
    Dimitris Christou, Director, Market Development, GS1 Association-Greece
  • Transportation and logistics barometer
    Mata Chatzicharalampous, Operations Director, PwC Greece

Moderator: Prof.  Panayiotis H. Ketikidis, BSc, MSc, PhD, Chairperson of the Board of Thessaloniki Innovation Zone (TIZ) & Vice President of Research & Innovation – CITY College, University of York Europe Campus

15:15 – 16:30 SESSION 6 ERP

  • Philippos Andreou, Business Unit Director North Greece / Head of HR & Payroll BU, SoftOne
  • Nikos Sahinis, International Business Development Director, Entersoft
  • Dimitris Taxidis, Partners Network Services Director, Epsilon Net Group of Companies
  • Alexandros Doufos, Vice Chairman & CEO, Logismos Information Systems SA
  • Vasileios Prassas, CCO, Epsilon Net Group of Companies

Moderator: Anastasios Tzikas, President TIF – Helexpo SA & Technopolis SA

Under the Auspices


19:30 DINNER – PORTO PALACE HOTEL*

19:00 Attendance

WELCOMING

  • Symeon Diamantidis, President, Greek Exporters Association – SEVE
  • Stavros Kalafatis, Deputy Minister of Interior Responsible for Macedonia – Thrace, Member of Parliament ND

LANDMARK SUCCESS STORIES CASES

  • Konstantinos Koukountzos, Managing Director, KLEEMANN Group
  • George Milonas, President & CEO, ALUMIL S.A.
  • Panagiotis Tsinavos, President and Managing Director, KRI KRI S.A
  • Thanos Tziritis, President & Managing Director, ISOMAT S.A.

Moderator: Maria Samolada, Journalist GRTIMES.gr

HONOURING OUR PARTNERS CEREMONY

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