Arrival of delegates
Welcome address

Symeon Tsomokos, President, Delphi Economic Forum

Opening addresses

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Leader of the Opposition and President, New Democracy Party 

Margaritis Schinas, Deputy DG Communication, European Commission

Averof Neofytou, President, Democratic Rally (DISY), Cyprus   

Greece and the Arab World: a Multi-level Cooperation

Chair: Christos Folias, fmr Minister of Development, CEO, Folias and Associates

Address: Dr. Abdullah Al Kuwaiz, Former Ambassador and Economist, Saudi Arabia

Costas Douzinas
, Chairman, National Defence& Foreign Affairs Permanent Committee, Hellenic Parliament

George Koumoutsakos, MP, Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs, New Democracy Party

Dr. Khalid Hanafy, Secretary General, General Union of Arab Chambers of Commerce

Constantinos Michalos, President, Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Hisham Ayoub, Vice President, Foreign Investors Association, Bahrain

Konstantinos Bitsios, Vice Chairman, Hellenic Federation of Enterprises

Dr. Vassili Apostolopoulos, CEO, Athens Medical Center

Charalampos Papaspyros, Vice President of BoD, Hellenic Aerospace Industry

Khalid Benjelloun, Vice-President, General Confederation of Enterprises of Morocco

Networking Break
Potential Role of Europe in Developing Digital Economy in the Arab Countries

•Digital transformation visions in the Arab countries : e-Governance

•Investment opportunities in the digital economy in the Arab countries: Smart cities, Digital infrastructure, IoT, Smart Healthcare

• EU role in funding digital transformation projects and training

•Economic transformation and reforms in the region : e-commerce

Chair: Tasos Zachos, Editor in Chief Fortune, Olive Media

Pantelis Tzortzakis, f. Deputy Minister of e-Governance, founder of Forthnet

Byron Nicolaides , Chairman & CEO, PeopleCert Group, President, CEPIS

Paris Drosinos, Executive Vice President, Singular Logic

Grigoris Christopoulos, Chief Commercial Officer Business Segment, OTE GROUP

Daniel Gradenegger, Initiator & co-founder, Annanow

Jonas Loetscher, Product Developer, Procivis

Zuhair Haddad, CIO, Corporate Assets and Risk Management, CCC 

Networking light buffet lunch
Role of Transportation in Promoting Growth in Trade and Investment between EU and Arab Countries

•Impact of the Euro-Arab partnership and collaboration in  transportation on economic development, trade and investment

•Potential of linking and integrating road and railway networks

•Identifying key projects of integration in transportation

•Promoting PPP in transportation projects 

•Strengthening  shipping lines and ports integration between EU and Arab countries 

•How can the EU and Arab countries create shipping hubs, and attract investment into ports and logistics

Chair & Speaker: Dr. Ismail Abdel Ghafar Ismail Farag, President, Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime

Dr. Mohamed Aboeldahab, PMO Director, General Authority for Suez Canal Economic Zone 

Dipl.-Ing.Mouddar Khouja, Secretary General, Austro-Arab Chamber of Commerce (AACC)

Apostolos Zampelas, Senior Consultant, Global Shipping Expert, The Boston Consulting Group

George Tsavliris, Principal, Tsavliris Salvage Group

Dr. Gehan Saleh, Economic Advisor, Cabinet of the Prime Minister of Egypt

Ahmed Youssef, Professor of Maritime Technology, Director of International Forum for Maritime Transport, Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt

Recent FDI trends in Europe and the Arab World

•Growth and social investment Policies

•Jobs, skills and youth employability 

•Transport, shipping, construction, logistics 

•Trade policies and cooperation 

•Investment policies and finance: smart, green investments, circular economy

Chair: Petros Doukas, fmr Deputy Minister, Hellenic Republic

Rashad Mabger, Secretary General, Arab-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and Development

George Kremlis, EU Commission Honorary Director, In charge of Circular Economy on behalf of DGENV

Lady Olga Maitland, Algerian-British Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Council

Manolis Sigalas, Vice President & Managing Director for Southern Europe, Hill International 

Closing words

Symeon Tsomokos, President, Delphi Economic Forum

Farewell drinks