DIGITAL METAMORPHOSIS
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  Monday, October 8th 2018
14:30 Registration and refreshments
15:00
Welcome remarks by the conference chairman:
HOW IS THE DIGITAL WAVE CHANGING BANKING AND BUSINESS
John Andrews, consultant editor, The Economist

Setting the scene:
Nikolaos Karamouzis, chairman of the board of directors, Hellenic Bank Association
Pavlos Mylonas, CEO, National Bank of Greece
Sébastien de Brouwer, chief policy officer, European Banking Federation

THE CURRENT ECONOMIC CLIMATE IN EUROPE: SHOULD WE BE OPTIMISTIC?
What should Greece’s next steps be after finalizing the economic adjustment programme?
What are the opportunities that investors are looking for?
Is technology expected to play a leading role in Europe’s economy?
Turkey’s economy: is there a reason to feel alarmed?
Italy – how can we safeguard the Eurozone area?

Keynote address:
Lord Jim O'Neill, former commercial secretary, HM Treasury, former chairman, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
15:40
HAVE A SAY – LIVE POLLING
Can business objectives be driven by the evolution of digital technologies?
15:50Discussion
16:10Opening remarks:
Stergios Pitsiorlas, alternate minister of industry, Ministry of Economy & Development, Greece
Christos Staikouras, head of ND Economic Policy Sector, MP, New Democracy, former alternate minister of finance, Greece
16:20
THE RETAIL SECTOR IN TRANSITION
How is technology changing the existing model?
Can privacy in sales be achieved?
Is the customer’s experience transformed in a substantial way?
What are the new horizons ahead that will rebut skepticism?

Setting the stage:
Michael Jacobides, Sir Donald Gordon Chair of entrepreneurship and innovation, associate professor, strategy & entrepreneurship, London Business School

John Vasilakos, vice-president and chief executive officer, Kotsovolos – Dixons South East Europe - Greece
Costas Gerardos, co-CEO, Plaisio Computers
Dimitris Karagiannis, professor, head of knowledge engineering research group, University of Vienna

How are digital 2.0 technologies shaping the bank of the future
Nelly Tzakou Lambropoulou, chair of digital banking strategy Committee, Hellenic Bank Association
17:00Discussion
17:20
TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN THE MIDST OF THE ERA OF CLOUD
Seeking tools to adapt to the digital transformation
Challenges in security networks
The impact of the Internet of Things (IoT): Dealing with the eruptive growth in data

Anna-Michelle Asimakopoulou, MP, head, digital policy, telecommunications and information sector, New Democracy
Stephan Balzer, CEO, Red Onion, ambassador, TEDx and Singularity University 
Francesco Brenna, executive partner, IBM Global Business Services
17:40Discussion
18:00Break
18:30
TOURISM REVISITED WITHIN A DIGITAL WORLD
Augmented and Virtual reality redefine marketing in the tourism industry
IoT at our service: Reinforcing security in travelling
Sketching out the traveller of tomorrow
Corporate open innovation

George Tziallas, secretary-general for tourism policy and development, Ministry of Tourism, Greece
Alexandros Vassilikos
, president, Hellenic Chamber of hotels, chairman and CEO, AIROTEL Group of hotels
Alexandros Angelopoulos, managing director, Aldemar Resorts
Itai Green, founder and CEO, Innovate Israel
19:00Discussion
19:20
Closing keynote address
RISE OF THE MACHINES:
HOW BOTS ARE CHANGING SOCIETY - FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE?

Dan Sinker, director, Knight-Mozilla OpenNews project, USA
19:40
HAVE A SAY – LIVE POLLING
Can innovation be stifled by business ethics?
19:50Discussion
20:30Cocktail reception

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