SYMPOSIUM | Greece, Out of The Crisis: Debt-End or Dead-End
“… the greatest mother of the Olympian spirits, black Earth, might best bear witness in the court of Time, she from whom I once lifted the boundary stones [horoi] that had been fixed everywhere: before she was in slavery, now she is free.” ~Solon, Fragment 36
Greece, Out of The Crisis: Debt-End or Dead-End
Dr. Nikolaos Antonakakis; Associate Professor of Economics, Department Head, Business and Management – Webster Vienna Private University
Mr. Nikolaos Karatsoris; Entrepreneur, Consultant, Member of the Organizing Committee.
Mr. Vasilis Pazopoulos; Columnist, Author, Investment Advisor, Member of the Organizing Committee.
May 17, 2017
Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom, Praterstrasse 1, 1020, Vienna
Beginning in 2010, the structure, policies and implementation in the Hellenic Republic of the Memorandums of Understanding and Master Financial Agreements with the creditors and Institutions (IMF, EU, ECB, ESM) have contributed to the creation of an unprecedented in modern history economic and social depression. The purpose of the symposium is to present the causes of the crisis as well as content specific proposals for a radical approach to get “Greece, Out of the Crisis”. Invited are world renowned academics and experts in the financial system.
Press Release: in English, German and Greek.
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Wednesday, May 17
|08:00 – 08:45 Registration & coffee
08:45 – 08:55 Welcome Address, Dr. Nikolaos Antonakakis, Assoc. Prof. of Economics and Department Head of
09:00 – 12:00 Lectures / Panel Discussion on
09:00 – 09:01 Dr. Antonakakis, Nikolaos invites panel moderator Prof. Landesmann, Michael
09:01 – 09:05 Prof. Landesmann, Michael welcomes panel Keynote Speakers
09:05 – 09:35 Prof. Keen, Steve. Head of the School, Economics, History and Politics, Kingston University London
09:35 – 09:40 Mr. Chatzitheodosiou, Ioannis. President of the Athens Chamber of Tradesmen
09:40 – 10:10 Prof. Mardas, Dimitris. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Member of Greek Parliament (September
10:10 – 10:15 Mr. Niforos, Thanos. Wealth & Investments Manager, Former Investment Advisor at Government of
10:15 – 10:25 Dr. Polimenis, Vasilis. Associate Professor of Finance, Former Vice Chairman of the Board at
10:25 – 10:55 Prof. Avgouleas, Emilios. Chair in International Banking Law and Finance, University of Edinburgh.
10:55 – 11:25 Mr. Kazarian, Paul. Head of Japonica Partners.
11:25 – 12:00 Panel Discussion, Q&A Moderator: Prof. Landesmann, Michael. Scientific Director, WIIW, Professor
12:00 – 12:30 Lunch break
12:30 – 15:00 Lectures / Panel Discussion on
12:30 – 12:31 Mr. Karatsoris, Nikolaos welcomes panel moderator Dr. Richter, Wolfgang
12:31 – 12:35 Dr. Richter, Wolfgang welcomes panel Keynote Speakers
12:35 – 12:50 Dr. Richter, Wolfgang. Lawyer and Economist, Executive Partner (Berlin) DWF Germany
12:50 – 13:10 Prof. Lietaer, Bernard. International expert in design & implementation of currency systems.
13:10 – 13:15 Mr. Hafner, J. Heinz. Board Member, Unterguggenberger Institut
13:15 – 13:35 Prof. Lietaer, Bernard. International expert in design & implementation of currency systems.
13:35 – 14:05 Mr. Cattaneo, Marco. Chairman CPI Private Equity.
14:05 – 14:35 Mr. Parenteau, Rob, CFA. Adjunct Professor at Presidio Graduate School, Research Associate Levy
14:35 – 15:00 Panel Discussion, Q&A. Moderator: Dr. Richter, Wolfgang. Lawyer and Economist, Executive Partner
15:00 – 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 – 19:00 Lectures / Panel Discussion on
15:15 – 15:16 Mr. Vasilis Pazopoulos welcomes panel moderator Mr. Konstas, Chris
15:16 – 15:20 Mr. Konstas, Chris welcomes Keynote Speakers
15:20 – 15:50 Prof. Ritschl, Albrecht. Professor of Economic History London School of Economics.
15:50 – 16:20 Prof. Lapavitsas, Costas. Professor of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies,
16:20 – 16:50 Dr. Yamaguchi, Kaoru. Director, Japan Futures Research Center.
16:50 – 16:55 Mr. Kyriakopoulos, John. Lawyer & Economist, Managing Partner Kyros Law Offices, Former Managing
16:55 – 17:25 Prof. Liargovas, Panagiotis. Professor of Economics at the University of Peloponnese, Coordinator of
17:25 – 17:55 Prof. Werner, Richard. Chair in International Banking, Director, Centre for Banking, Finance and
17:55 – 18:25 Prof. Hudson, Michael. Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City.
18:25 – 19:00 Panel Discussion, Q&A Moderator: Mr. Konstas, Chris. Journalist, Βusiness Editor in Chief,
19:00 – 19:15 Symposium Closing Address, Dr. Nikolaos Antonakakis, Assoc. Prof. of Economics and Department
19:30 – 21:30 Symposium Dinner