THIRD SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT
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  October 16th 2019
08:45Arrival of delegates-registration
09:40
Welcome remarks by:
John Andrews, consultant editor, The Economist
Fali Voyatzaki, president, Goulandris Natural History Museum
Andreas Papandreou, co-chair, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network Greece (SDSN Greece), professor, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
09:55
KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Guest of honour and keynote speaker:
Yannis Stournaras, governor, Bank of Greece
10:20
SUSTAINABILITY AND GOVERNANCE: THE POLITICS OF CHANGE
▪ Migration and security challenges for the Mediterranean region
▪ Innovative & sustainable solutions for refugee and migrant populations and their host communities

Giorgos Koumoutsakos, alternate minister for migration policy, Greece
Zlatko Lagumdzija, former prime minister, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Jadranka Kosor, former prime minister, Croatia
Christian Kälin, founder & chairman, Andan Foundation
Spyros Kouvelis, programme director, SDGs Centre for Governance and Public Law, former minister of state, foreign economic, environment & cultural affairs
11:10
Discussion
11:30
Coffee break
12:00
ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES: MAKING THE FUTURE PRESENT

Assia Bensalah Alaoui, ambassador at large of His Majesty Mohamed VI, Kingdom of Morocco
José Herrera, minister for the environment, sustainable development and climate change, Malta
Alexandra Mitsotaki, president, Action Finance Initiative-AFI, co-founder, World Human Forum
George Pechlivanoglou, vice president, Eunice Energy Group (EEG), chairman, Wind Energy Committee ASME
12:20
Discussion
12:40
BLUE ECONOMY AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY: DOES IT PAY TO DO IT SUSTAINABLY?
▪The impact on business, jobs and growth

Maria Damanaki, global managing director for the oceans, The Nature Conservancy, former commissioner, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
Harry Theoharis, minister of tourism, Greece
Socrates Famellos, former alternate minister of environment and energy, Greece
Athanasios Polychronopoulos, executive chairman, Polyeco Group
Christos Zerefos, head, Research Centre for Atmospheric Physics and Climatology, Academy of Athens

Moderator: 
Phoebe Koundouri, co-chair, UN SDSN Greece, director, Climate KIC Greece, professor, Athens University of Economics and Business  
13:00
Discussion
13:30
Networking Luncheon
14:30
SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP AND THE UN SDSN FOUR SEAS INITIATIVE 

Mladen Ivanić, former member, Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, former prime minister, Republika Srpska
Kateryna Yushchenko, former first lady of Ukraine
Angelo Riccaboni, chair, PRIMA Foundation, professor, University of Siena
Nicolaos Theodossiou, chair, SDSN Black Sea
Yannis Ioannidispresident & general director, “Athena” Research and Innovation Center, professor, department of informatics and telecommunications, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens

Moderator: 
Phoebe Koundouri, co-chair, UN SDSN Greece, director, Climate KIC Greece, professor, Athens University of Economics and Business  
15:15
Discussion
15:30
End of session
19:00
Cocktail Reception
20:00
GALA DINNER
Welcome remarks by the conference chairman:
John Andrews, consultant editor, The Economist
20:10
PART I
OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Guest of honour and keynote speaker:

Kostis Hatzidakis, minister of environment and energy, Greece
20:30
Dinner
21:15
PART II
REFRAMING THE GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY MISSION 2020: FROM RESPONSIBILITY TO LEADERSHIP

Guests of honour and keynote speakers:
Jeffrey Sachs, director, Global SDSN Leadership Council, director, Center for Sustainable Development, Columbia University, USA
George Papandreou, president, Socialist International, former prime minister of Greece, member, Global SDSN Leadership Council
Phoebe Koundouri, co-chair UN SDSN, director, Climate KIC Greece, professor, Athens University of Economics & Business

Discussion

October 17th 2019
08:45
Arrival of delegates-registration
09:10
Welcome remarks:
John Andrews, consultant editor, The Economist
Marianna Vardinogiannis, goodwill ambassador, UNESCO
09:20
BLUEPRINT: THE EVOLUTIONARY ORIGINS OF A GOOD SOCIETY

Opening keynote address:
Nicholas Christakis, sterling professor of social & natural Science, Yale University
09:40
Discussion
10:00
A TALE OF TWO CITIES: PAVING THE WAY FOR A SMART AND ZERO WASTE TRANSITION

Konstantinos Aravossis, general secretary, natural environment & water, Ministry of Environment & Energy, Greece
Gregor Robertson, former mayor, City of Vancouver
Konstantinos Zervas, mayor, Municipality of Thessaloniki
Dimitris Papastergiou, mayor, Municipality of Trikala

Sissy Eliopoulou, public affairs, communications & sustainability manager, Greece, Cyprus & Malta, Coca-Cola

Eva Siabanopoulou, CEO, Recycle Greece Tserkezidis

Commentator: Marnie McGregor, pioneer, Climate-KIC Greece, urban affairs advisor
10:40
Discussion
11:00
RENEWABLE ENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Panagiotis Ladakakos, president, Hellenic Wind Energy Association (HWEA)
Penelope Pagoni, senior manager, group health, safety, environment & sustainable development, Hellenic Petroleum
11:30
Discussion
11:50
Coffee break
12:20
SUSTAINABLE FINANCE: GREEN BONDS, ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE (ESG) AND SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTING (SRI)

Masamichi Kono, deputy secretary-general, OECD
Theofanis Mylonas, chairman & chief executive officer, Eurobank Asset Management M.F.M.C.
12:40
Discussion
13:00
CLIMATE CHANGE: CAN WE BE OPTIMISTIC?
The Goulandris Natural History Museum’s perspective:

Biodiversity and climate change
Vassiliki Tsiaousi, head of the “Biodiversity and Protected Areas” sector, ΕΚΒΥ, member of the climate change impact study committee (CCISC), Bank of Greece
Biodiversity at the service of mankind: research challenges
Antonis Tsarbopoulos, professor, NKUA, head of the bio-analytical laboratory, Goulandris Natural History Museum
Preparing the new generation for the future environmental challenges
Maria Papaioannou, director, Goulandris Natural History Museum
Facing the risks of climate change: the role of insurance companies
Henry Moatsos, CEO, AXA Insurance

Moderator: 
Phoebe Koundouri, co-chair, UN SDSN Greece, director, Climate KIC Greece, professor, Athens University of Economics and Business  
13:30
Discussion
13:50
A VIEW FROM THE TOP: HOW SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IS CHANGING BUSINESS LEADERSHIP

Nikolaos Koudounis, chairman of the BoD, Federation of Sterea Ellada Industries
Lilia Giugni, co-founder & CEO, GenPol (Gender & Policy Insights), research associate, Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation
Jan Noterdaeme, co-founder, CSR Europe
Pavlos Vlachos, associate professor of marketing, Alba Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece
Commentator:
Pavlina Proteou, president & CEO, Beyond CSR

Moderator: 
Katerina Christofilidou. journalist, SKAI TV
14:10
Discussion
14:30
Networking Luncheon
15:30
GREEN-BLUE SHIPPING AND SUSTAINABLE MARINE RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Ioannis Plakiotakis, minister of Maritime and Island Policy, Greece
Panos Laskaridis, president, European Community Shipowners' Associations

Moderator:
Andreas Papandreou, co-chair, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network Greece (SDSN Greece), professor, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
16:00
Discussion
16:20
SUSTAINABLE TOURISM & CLIMATE CHANGE

Kostas Skrekas, deputy minister for rural development and food, Greece 
Angela Gerekou, president, Greek National Tourism Organization (EOT)
Mari Daskalantonaki, CEO, Grecotel
Dimitris Tryfonopoulos, former secretary-general, Greek National Tourism Organisation, CEO, Desiterra Resort Santorini
Vivian Zerzivili, corporate communications officer, Aktina Travel Group
16:50
Discussion
17:10
THE ENGINES OF CHANGE: TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Ekkehard Ernst, chief of the macroeconomic unit, International Labour Organization
Hariton Korizis, co-founder & chief product architect, ResonanceX
17:30
Discussion
18:00
Closing keynote address
Dimitris Avramopoulos, commissioner for migration, home affairs and citizenship, European Commission
18:15
Discussion
18:30
End of conference

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