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International Conference
Greece Forward IV Industrial Revolution

Progressive Policies For A Just Digital Transition
Athens, Greece, 8th November 2018
(Hotel "Royal Olympic" - Ath. Diakou 28 Str. - Metro Station 'Acropoli')



14:30 - 15:00 Gathering and registration

15:15 - 16:00 Welcoming Remarks

  • Anna Diamantopoulou - President, DIKTIO; fmr. EU Commissioner & Minister
  • Ernst Stetter - Secretary General, FEPS
  • Manolis Christodoulakis, Secretary General, Movement for Change party (KINAL)

16:00 - 17:30 First Session

Winning in the Digital Transition: Artificial Intelligence, Innovation and Privacy

Moderator: Vassilis NtousasInternational Relations Policy Advisor, FEPS

  • Eva Kaili - Member of the European Parliament, S&D Group (Greece)
  • Sergios Theodoridis - Professor of Signal Processing and Machine Learning in the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens; Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Evangelos Chrysafidis - Government Director for Microsoft in Central East Europe
  • Justin Nogarede - Digital Advisor, FEPS
  • Andreas Papakonstantinou - Lawyer, co-founder of the jobs platform "douleutaras.gr"

17:30 - 18:00 Remarks by Mr. Stergios Pitsiorlas, Deputy Minister of Economy & Development 

18:00 - 18:30 Remarks by H.E. The President of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos 

18:30 - 20:00 Second Session

The Future of Work We Want: Automation, the Gig economy and the Right to Decent Work

Moderator: Thodoris Georgakopoulos -  Editorial Director, diaNEOsis

  • Miltiadis Kyrkos, Member of the European Parliament, S&D Group (Greece)
  • Jacqueline O’Reilly, Professor of Comparative Human Resource Management, Business School, University of Sussex
  • Nikos Drandakis - Founder & CEO, Beat
  • Akis Skertsos, Director General, Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV)
  • Maria - Marta Travieso, Specialist, Future of Work Unit, International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Marily Mexi – Director, DIKTIO; Senior Research Fellow, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development and University of Geneva

20:00 - 20:10 Concluding remarks & setting the agenda for the future

  • Anna Diamantopoulou, President, DIKTIO; fmr. EU Commissioner & Minister
  • Thodoris Georgakopoulos, Editorial Director, diaNEOsis
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