THE WORLD IN 2019 GALA DINNER:
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  Friday, January 25th 2019
17:00Arrival of guests – cocktail reception
18:00PART 1
OPENING KEYNOTE INTERVIEW
WHAT LIES IN STORE FOR GREECE IN 2019?

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, main opposition leader and president, New Democracy
18:30
PART 2
THE ECONOMIST’S PREDICTIONS FOR 2019
DANIEL’S DOZEN: A PREVIEW OF THE WORLD IN 2019

Daniel Franklin, executive editor of The Economist and editor of The World in 2019

Question & answer session

19:10
PART 3
THE FINANCIAL OUTLOOK FOR GREECE AND CYPRUS:
WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2019?

Harris Georgiades, minister of finance, Cyprus

Question & answer session
19:30
PART 4
A FORECAST FOR EUROPE IN 2019

Dimitrios Avramopoulos, commissioner, migration, home affairs and citizenship, European Commission
19:50Introduction of table quiz
20:00Dinner is served
21:15PART 5 
CAN WE MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE?
  • Are we on the right track?
  • What are the greatest hopes and greatest fears?
  • How can we achieve happiness in a world of inequality and contrast?
  • Injecting ethics in a technologically dominant world

Discussion to be hosted by Daniel Franklin with:
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Peter Haas, associate director, Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative, Brown University  
Dimitrios Dimitriou, associate professor, dept. of economics, Democritus University of Thrace, chairman of the BoD, Athens International Airport (AIA)
Kostas Axarloglou, dean and professor of international business and strategy, Alba Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece

Question & answer session
22:25Table quiz winner and predictions announced 
22:30Evening ends

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