The Art of Change: Innovating Our Way Out of the Crisis
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The Art of Change: Innovating Our Way Out of the Crisis

AIT with the support of the U.S. Embassy, Athens, Greece, is pleased to invite you to the

5th InnoForum Open Workshop on

"The Art of Change - Innovating our way out of the crisis: Innovation & IPR

that will take place on the 31st of May 2013, at AIT premises.

The workshop seeks to explore the role of innovation as a mechanism for overcoming the crisis.

The focal sectors where innovation and legal perspectives will be examined are:

Tourism, Agriculture and Medical.

Attached you will find the event agenda.

A list of confirmed session chair members includes:

  • Petros Kokkalis, President, AIT
  • Emily Schubert, Economic Officer, U.S. Embassy

A list of confirmed event speakers includes:

  • Alexis Galinos, CEO Athens Tourism and Economic Development Company (ATEDCo)
  • Dr. Dimitris Kouretas, Professor and Associate Dean, University of Thessaly
  • Dr Despina Sanoudou, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Medical School University of Athens
  • Demetri Chriss, Member of the BoD and Head of Business Development of Tuvunu S.A.
  • Clay Gregory, President and CEO of Visit Napa Valley (VNV)
  • Yiannis Vlontzos, President & Managing Director, Merck Hellas
  • Dr. Maria Markatou, National and KapodistrianUniversity of Athens
  • Tasos Tsoukalas, New Business Development Director, APIVITA SA
  • Konstantinos Korletis, Aephoria.net
  • Alexandros Costopoulos, Repower Greece
  • Dr Aris Kefalogiannis, CEO, Gaea Products S.A.
  • Dimitris Anastasopoulos Legal Attorney and President of ‘e-Themis
  • Gregory Tsolias, Legal Attorney
  • Peter Michel Heilmann, visionary entrepreneur, eco and social innovator, changemaker, author, Co-Founder and former President, EuroCharity
  • Dr. Markos G. Tsipouras, Chief Research Officer, Q base R&D
  • Dr. Alexandros Tzallas, i-plan
  • Charis Ioannou, Student-Inventor
  • Margarita Papantoniou, Lawyer, George Papantoniou & Co LLC and Lecturer, European University Cyprus
  • Stavros Habakis, Managing Director,H+S Technology Solutions
  • Christos Katsanos, CEO, DKG Group
  • Alexandros Trimis, CEO and Co-Founder,Dopios
  • Dilena Vasileiou, Communication Manager, HARTIS
  • Vangelis Chliaras, Panagiotis Bairamis, Manthos Papamathaiou, Popeye on Mars-NASA International Space Apps Challenge 2013



Your participation is free of charge, but seating is limited, so you are kindly requested to confirmyour attendance by registering or by calling at +30 210-6682791


   Certifications of attendance will be provided upon request (please denote your interest in the

   registration form or send an E-mail with your full name at gpis@ait.gr)


Looking forward to seeing you!

With warm regards,

Prof. Gregory Yovanof        Dr Xenia Ziouvelou                                Emily Schubert

MBIT Program Director (AIT)   Research Scientist & Teaching Fellow (AIT)   Economic Officer (U.S. Embassy)

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