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2nd AiForum

The conference aims to host thematic discussions in critical sectors of the Greek Economy linked to the
developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI), which affect the production model and operation of each sector.

New Topics

Latest artificial intelligence news and insights will be shared, as we learn to navigate together the opportunities and threats arising from the evolution of AI and technology.

Keynote Speakers

Scientists, Academics, AI Professionals, Board Members, and Entrepreneurs will present ideas, exchange opinions whithin a productive environment.

SPEAKERS

Meet the speakers and panelists.

Kostis Hatzidakis
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Kostis Hatzidakis

Minister of Finance

Vasileios – Petros Spanakis
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Vasileios – Petros Spanakis

Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Security

Dr. Konstantinos Karantzalos
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Dr. Konstantinos Karantzalos

Secretary General, Ministry of Digital Governance

Lilian Venetia Vildiridi
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Lilian Venetia Vildiridi

Secretary General, Ministry of Health

Haris Doukas
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Haris Doukas

Prof. Electrical - Computer Engineering

Maria Bozoudi
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Maria Bozoudi

Senior Advisor, Industry, Growth, Technology & Innovation, SEV

Vangelis Karkaletsis
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Vangelis Karkaletsis

NCSR Demokritos - Informatics & Telecommunications

Aris Dimitriadis
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Aris Dimitriadis

Executive Director Compliance, ERM & Insurance OTE Group

Eleftherios Kororos
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Eleftherios Kororos

Group CIO, National Bank Greece

Konstantinos Maramenos
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Konstantinos Maramenos

Head, Corporate Devel. - Qualco

Nikos Kontaroudis
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Nikos Kontaroudis

Hellenic Capital Market Commission A' VICE CHAIRMAN

Vassilis Balanis
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Vassilis Balanis

CEO, National Agency Quality Assurance in Health (ODIPY S.A.)

Dimitris Fotiadis
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Dimitris Fotiadis

Prof. Ioannina Univ. - Tech. Director, PD Neurotechnology

Panagiotis Tournavitis
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Panagiotis Tournavitis

Cooperative Bank of Karditsa LLC, CEO

Manolis Andriotakis
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Manolis Andriotakis

Journalist & Author, Kathimerini

George Kapetanakis
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George Kapetanakis

Hellenic Cancer Federation (ELLOK)

Thanasis Navrozoglou
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Thanasis Navrozoglou

President & CEO, NATECH SA

Stefan Winzenried
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Stefan Winzenried

JANZZ TECHNOLOGY Zurich, Switzerland CEO/Founder

Dr. Antonis Ch. Stasis
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Dr. Antonis Ch. Stasis

General Secretariat of Inform. Systems & Digital Governance

Michalis Vazirgiannis
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Michalis Vazirgiannis

Prof. Institute Polytechnique, Paris, Data Science & Mining Team

Stefanos Kollias
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Stefanos Kollias

Prof. NTUA - Electrical and Computer Engineering

Paul Sotiriadis
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Paul Sotiriadis

Prof. NTUA - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Thanos Markantonis
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Thanos Markantonis

Economist - A' VICE CHAIRMAN AI Catalyst

Dr. Demetris Gerogiannis
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Dr. Demetris Gerogiannis

R &D AiCatalyst, TechLead AIandMe.eu

Vasilis P. Bokos
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Vasilis P. Bokos

Attorney at law for Blockchain, SECRETARY AI CATALYST

Ioannis Hatzaras Dr.
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Ioannis Hatzaras Dr.

Vice Chairman Surgery Dpt - Hygeia Hosp. - Prof. Surgery EKPA

Orestis Trasanidis
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Orestis Trasanidis

Managing Director EIT Hub Silicon Valley

John Rizopoulos
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John Rizopoulos

JOURNALIST

Megaklis Vasilakis
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Megaklis Vasilakis

CEO at Squaredev

Very Rvd. Dr. Arist. Gkrekas
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Very Rvd. Dr. Arist. Gkrekas

Assistant Professor of the NKUA

Nicholas Kokkinos
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Nicholas Kokkinos

Senior Digital Marketing Expert

Theodora Sikara Lekaki
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Theodora Sikara Lekaki

JANZZ TECHNOLOGY Development Manager

Dimosthenis A. Sarigiannis
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Dimosthenis A. Sarigiannis

Board Chairman National Hellenic Research Foundation

Manos Macromallis
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Manos Macromallis

Chief Executive Officer, Excelon | President, SEKEE

George Megas
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George Megas

EIT Health HUB GR & Horizon Europe NCP Coordinator

Jorge Sanchez
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Jorge Sanchez

CSFO, Corallia | President, si-Cluster

Gerry Marketos
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Gerry Marketos

Co-Founder & Managing Director, GALENICA.ai

Efthimis Vaiopoulos
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Efthimis Vaiopoulos

Physisist, MSc Inf. Systems, ML/DL Specialist, AI Catalyst Member

Agis Georgiou
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Agis Georgiou

Mechanical Engineer, AI Catalyst Member

Nikos Spanos
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Nikos Spanos

Big Data Engineer at Incelligent, MSc Business Analysis

Forum Agenda (Nov 4th)

(*) Confirmation Pending

REGISTRATION – Cofee

30min

Main Aethrium

WELCOME – Greetings

  • Prof. Pavlos Sotiriadis - President, AI Catalyst
  • Prof. Demosthenes Sarigiannis - President, National Research Foundation
  • Kostis Hatzidakis, Minister of Finance
  • Dr. Konstantinos Karatzalos - Secretary General of Telecommunications & Posts
  • Jorge Sanchez - CSFO, Corallia | President, si-Cluster
  • Orestis Trasanidis - Head of AI Community, EIT Digital & Head of EIT Digital Silicon Valley Hub
  • Manos Makromallis - President, SEKEE
 

40min

Main Auditorium "Leonidas Zervas"

SECTION 1 – Fintech: How AI affects the Financial System.

Cordinator: Yannis Rizopoulos, Journalist Participants:

  • Panagiotis Tournavitis - CEO, Karditsa Cooperative Bank
  • Thanasis Navrozoglou - Managing Director, Natech A.E.
  • Nikolaos Kontaroudis - First Vice President, Hellenic Capital Market Commission
  • Eleftherios Kororos - Group CIO, National Bank of Greece
 

40min

Main Auditorium "Leonidas Zervas"

VIDEO: GALENICA.ai – Access to Health Services in Africa using AI

Gerry Marketos – Co-Founder & Managing Partner, GALENICA.ai

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Main Auditorium "Leonidas Zervas"

SECTION 2 – Healthtech: The changes AI brings in Health.

Coordinator: Giorgos Kapetanakis - President, Hellenic Cancer Federation Participants:

  • Vassilis Balanis, CEO, National Agency for Quality Assurance in Health (ODIPY S.A.)
  • Dimitris Fotiadis, Prof. of Medical Informatics, University of Ioannina, Founder and CTO of PD Neurotechnology
  • Dr. Ioannis Hatzaras, Oncologist, Prof. Medical School, National Kapodistrian University, Athens
  • George Megas, EIT Health HUB GR Coordinator & Horizon Europe NCP Coordinator at the National Documentation Centre

35min

Main Auditorium "Leonidas Zervas"

BREAK – Coffee

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Main Aethrium

SECTION 3 – The AI Ecosystem in Greece

Short Presentation (5' minutes) by Thanos Markantonis, 1st Vice President, AI Catalyst Coordinator: Dr. Dimitris Gerogiannis - R&D Coordination, AI Catalyst - TechLead AIandMe.eu Participants:

  • Vangelis Karkaletssis - Director of the Informatics Institute, EKFE Demokritos
  • Antonis Stasis - General Director of Digital Governance, Ministry of Digital Governance
  • Konstantinos Maramenos, Head of Corporate Development, Qualco Group
  • Megaklis Vassilakis - CEO, Squaredev BV

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Main Auditorium "Leonidas Zervas"

SECTION 4 – AI, State and Democracy

Fireside chat with Manolis Andriotakis, Journalist - "Kathimerini" and Prof. Harris Doukas, new Mayor of Athens.

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Main Auditorium "Leonidas Zervas"

VIDEO: AI and Humanity, an ethical approach.

Short presentation by

  • Nikolaos Kokkinos, Senior Digital Marketing Expert
  • Very Revd. Dr. Aristarchοs Gkrekas, Assistant Professor of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

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SECTION 5 – AI, Ethics and Transparency

Coordinator: Vassilis Bokos, Lawyer, General Secretary of AI Catalyst Participants:

  • Stefanos Kollias, NTUA Prof., member of the AI Catalyst Advisory Board, Chairman GRNet
  • Aris Dimitriadis, former Vice President of Transparency International Greece

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Main Auditorium "Leonidas Zervas"

SECTION 6 – Skills in the era of AI

Short Presentation and coordination by Dora Sykara Lekaki, Director of Business Development South East Europe, JANZZ Ltd Participants:

  • Vassilis Spanakis - Deputy Minister of Labor
  • Maria Bozoudi - Senior Advisor, Industry, Growth, Technology & Innovation SEV
  • Stefan Winzenried - CEO, JANZZ Ltd

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Main Auditorium "Leonidas Zervas"

Closing Remarks

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Main Auditorium "Leonidas Zervas"

Make predictions by asking an interactive conversational agent

Workshop for students by UniAI -  Speaker: Nikos Spanos M.Sc Business Analytics & Big Data, Athens University of Economics and Business.

Click here to download the training material for this workshop.

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Revolutionizing Strategies: New Applications of AI in Marketing

  • Ioanna Anastasaki, Value marketing
  • Konstantinos Kotsigiannis, Value marketing
  • Alexandra Kalaitzidaki, Value marketing

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Artificial Intelligence for students and teachers.

Workshop by AiCatalyst - Speaker: Agis Georgiou, AI Catalyst member (Mechanical Engineer)  

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LLMs and Multimodality for the Biomedical Domain

Lecture - Speaker: Prof. Michalis Vaziriannis, DaSciM, LIX, Ecole Polytechnique, France

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Artificial Intelligence. Where we are today.

Workshop by AiCatalyst - Speaker: Efthimis Vaiopoulos, AI Catalyst member (Physisist, MSc Information Systems, ML/DL Specialist)

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VENUE

At the very center of Athens, Greece
easily accessible by car or by Public Transport.

National Hellenic Research Foundation

National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF)
48 Vassileos Constantinou Ave.
11635 Athens, Greece

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