SPEAKERS


   

Opening: How e-Skills can Create Jobs

 Moderator for the day
Nectarios NOTIS
Greek Journalist, Television and Radio Commentator, Executive Editor NEWS.GR
  Yannis SIRROS
Director General, SEPE
Board Member, DIGITALEUROPE
Vice Chairman Europe, WITSA
       
 John HIGGINS
CBE, Director General, DIGITALEUROPE
  Kostas HATZIDAKIS
Minister of Development and Competitiveness, Greece
       
 Neelie KROES
Vice President of the European Commission Responsible for
the Digital Agenda for Europe
  Antti PELTOMÄKI
Deputy Director-General of the Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General, EC
       
Panel 1. Education for Digital Jobs
       

 Konstantinos ARVANITOPOULOS 
Minister of Education and Religious Affairs, Greece
  Androulla VASSILIOU
European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth by video message



 


 Dimosthenis ANAGNOSTOPOULOS
Rector Harokopio University of Athens
  Marc DURANDO
Executive Director, European Schoolnet
       
 Jordan CASEY
Founder, Casey Games
 
   
       
Panel 2. e-Skills and Entrepreneurship/ Innovation
       

 Michalis CHRISOCHOIDIS
Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks, Greece
  André RICHIER
Principal Administrator, Key Enabling Technologies and Digital Economy, Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General, EC
      
 Gabriel RISSOLA
Managing Director, Telecentre Europe
  Caroline JENNER
CEO Europe, Ja-Ye
       
 Jeannette WEISSCHUH
Director Economic Progress, Corporate Affairs, HP
  Egidijus BIKNEVICIUS
Founder & CEO, Etalinkas
       
Panel 3. Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs - Successes so far and Next Steps
       
 Alexander RIEDL
Deputy Head of Unit, DG CONNECT, EC
  Lucilla SIOLI
Head of Unit at DG CONNECT, EC
       
 Vilma MISIUKONIENE
EU Affairs Manager INFOBALT
  Ian CLIFFORD
Founder & CEO YouRock Online Ltd
       
 Thanassis PAPADIMITRIOU
Senior IT Executive, Partner & Member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Professionals Informatics Society (HEPIS)
  Panagiotis DEMESTICHAS
Professor, School of Information and Communication Technology, Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus
       
 Stamatia TOURNA
Student/Software Developer
  George ROSSOPOULOS
Student
       
 George CHATZITHEODOSIOU
Young Technology Evangelist/Global Security Mentor
    
       
WORKSHOP I: Reinforcing a Competitive Digital Economy
 
 Achilleas HEKIMOGLOU Journalist,  Newspaper TO VIMA  Menelaos DASKALAKIS
General Secretary for Telecommunications and Posts, Greece 
       
 Sokratis KATSIKAS
President of National Council for Education - Greece, Professor, University of Piraeus
   Marietta GRAMMENOU
Policy Officer, DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission
       
 

 

Athanasios KOTSIS
CEO INTRASOFT International

  Magda CONSTANTELOU
Human Resources Manager, IBM Greece & Cyprus

      
WORKSHOP II: Turning eSkills into Jobs

   
 

 Dimitris MALLAS
Journalist, Newspaper IMERISIA
 

Nick ARVANITELLIS
High School 2nd grade
       
 Nikolaos NIKOLAIDIS
Undergraduate Student, Electrical Computer Engineering Department, University of Patras
  Nick DANOPOULOS
Student & Self Employed, Computer & Network Security, AthCon Winner
       
 Alain HEUREUX
Director, THE EGG
  Steve WRIGHT
Head of Think Big Europe, Telefonica
       
 Inês HENRIQUES
CEO, Ynvisible
  Piero ATTANASIO
Head of R&D activities, Italian Publishers Association
       
 Steve Stathis TZIKAKIS
Senior Vice President – General Manager SAP South Europe
  Wouter VAN TOL
Corporate Citizenship Director, Samsung Electronics Europe
       
WORKSHOP III: Women and ICT
       

 Valia KAIMAKI
Journalist, Hellenic Public Radio Television 
 
 Vasso KOLLIA
Secretary General for Gender Equality, Greece 
       
 Sasha BEZUHANOVA
Chairwoman Bulgarian Centre of Women & Technology, Chair of High Level Advisory Committee of ECWT
  Jane RICHARDSON
Regional Director, Marketing and Business Development, Oracle Academy EMEA
       
 Dr Venetia KOUSSIA
President & Managing Director, ManpowerGroup Greece 
  Lia KOMNINOU
PR & Citizenship Director, MICROSOFT HELLAS
       
 James VARNHAM
Director of European Skills & Certification Network (E-SCN)
    
       
WORKSHOP IV: Using e-Skills to Create Digital Jobs
       
 Nikolas KONDAKIS
Editor in Chief, Boussias Communications
  Carsten JOHNSON
Area Academy Manager bei Cisco Systems
       
 Marily NIKA
Imperial College London -  PhD student
  Danny GOORIS
Senior Manager EMEA, Oracle Academy
       
 Dionisis KOLOKOTSAS
Public policy and Government Relations Manager - Greece, Google
    
       
Panel 4. Digital Skills and Entrepreneurs
       

 

 

Nectarios NOTIS
Journalist, Television and Radio Commentator, Executive Editor NEWS.GR

 

 

 

George DOUKIDIS
Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business

       
 

 Tasos FLAMBOURAS
General Manager, AVENTURINE

  

Nikos TSAMIS
Founder, EVENTORA

       
 Yiannis BATAS
Ja-Ye Young Entrepreneurs
   Michalis TALIAKIS
Ja-Ye Young Entrepreneurs
       
 Vera PAPANGELOPOULOU
The jamjar team
  Eva EPITROPAKI
The jamjar team
       
 Ignacio PEREZ Dolset
Chief Product & Innovation Officer &  CoChairman - ZED GROUP
 
  
 
Keynote Speakers - Closing Dinner
       
 Notis MITARACHI
Deputy Minister of Development and Competitiveness, Greece
representating the Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras
 
 Anastasios TZIKAS
President of the Board of Directors, SEPE 
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