TAKING CYBERSPHERE TO THE NEXT LEVEL
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  March 18th 2019
08:00 Registration and refreshments
08:45 THE ECONOMIST’S FORECAST ON CYBER
Opening the digital frontier

John Andrews, consultant editor, The Economist
09:00
MOVING TOWARDS THE NEXT CYBER ERA: WHAT TO EXPECT?
▪ Paving the way for the future: government – building a national policy 

Mariya Gabriel, commissioner for the digital economy and society (recorded message)

Nikos Pappas, minister of digital policy, telecommunications and media, Greece
Anna Michelle Asimakopoulou, MP, head of the digital policy, telecommunications and media sector, New Democracy
Rami Efrati, former head of the Civilian Division, Israel National Cyber Bureau- prime minister’s office
09:30Discussion
10:00
PREPARING FOR THE CYBER CHALLENGES: NOW AND BEYOND

Kyriakos Pierrakakis, director of research, diaNEOsis
Nimrod Kozlovski, partner, Herzog Fox & Neeman law firm
10:20Discussion
10:40Coffee break
11:10
THE “HIDDEN CORNERS”: UNRAVELLING NEW TECHNOLOGIES
▪ Next generation security platforms: moving beyond proxies
▪ E-sports: not just games but a booming business

▪ 3D Printing / UAVs / AI: The future is now
Vassilis Kikilias, MP, shadow minister of national defence, New Democracy, former minister of public order and citizen protection

Andreas Derdemezis, technopreneur & Veteran Gamer
11:30Discussion
11:50
THE IMPACT OF CYBER IN SECTORS OF THE GREEK ECONOMY
Maritime-Tourism-Aviation-Logistics-Energy

Itai Green, founder and CEO, Innovate Israel

12:20Discussion
12:40
THE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS BOARDROOM VIEW ON CYBER
▪ The digitalization of banks: what is it all about?

Stavroula Kampouridou, FinTech adviser to the governor, Bank of Greece
13:00Discussion
13:20
TODAY’S RESEARCH IS TOMORROW’S TECHNOLOGY
▪ From the lab to the business field: making the most of academic research
▪ Harvesting the seeds of the future: a glimpse into the hidden laboratories

Dan Blumberg, vice-president, industry and regional development, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU)

The business perspective:
Isidoros Sideridis, CEO, Pobuca

13:50Discussion
14:10
CYBER CRISIS MANAGEMENT: IS THERE A WAY OUT?
▪ Are the Crisis Management Teams going to save the CEOs?
▪ Dealing with hackers: should we negotiate with them?

Raj Samani, chief scientist, McAfee, leading global expert on cybercrime, special adviser, Europol 
Marianna Pyrgioti, co-founder, DOME consulting firm
14:30Discussion
14:50
Networking luncheon
16:00End of conference 

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