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BELT & ROAD INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE SUMMIT

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Between China and Greece a strategic partnership is being established. Above all, this relationship is based on the respect of one country for the other as representatives of two great civilizations, the origins of which go a long way back in time. This mutual respect allows for molding relationships of trust and trust is the foundation for all kinds of cooperation that is already being expressed and will be expressed further in the future in the field of the economy. But above all, it must be expressed in the field of relations between the two countries, in the field of Culture and Education. It is work in progress that has just started and has all the potential, despite all the challenges and difficulties that surely exist, to positively change the world as we know it. 

 

Description:   

 

The aim of the Summit is to analyze in depth the opportunities and challenges of doing business in Europe, with a focus in innovation and start ups ecosystem. 

Participants will have the chance to interact with different startups and entrepreneurs in Greece and hear the views of representatives from the Greek Government, Chinese Embassy, practitioners from different industries. 

Conference delegates will participate in round table discussions with Greek graduate students in order to create an entrepreneurial project based on their experience in the past 5 days. 

Time: 

1st - 5th April 2019

 

Summit Agenda:

 

                                                                DAY 1    TUESDAY 2, APRIL 2019                                                                      

 

09:00      Registration Opens

Venue : Athens University of Economics and Business  (2 Troias str., Athens 11362 )

10:00- 11:00    Session 1:  Opening welcome speeches and greetings

Speakers:

Dimitrios Bourantonis (Ph.D) , Deputy Rector for Academic Affairs, AUEB     

Mrs Panayiota Dionisopoulou (Ph.D) - Director of the Directorate-General for Tourism Policy, Ministry of Tourism

Mrs Konstantina Deligiorgi (Ph.D.), Director-General of the Directorate- General for Digital Policy & e-Gov, Ministry of Economy and Development 

Mr. Wang Qiang, Political Counsellor of Chinese Embassy, Chinese Embassy Athens, Greece     

Alexandros Papalexandris (Ph.D) - Co-Director of Confucius Institute in AUEB, Assistant Professor, AUEB

Christos Michalakelis (Ph.D) - Co-Founder of Study in Greece, Assistant Professor, HUA

Venue : Athens University of Economics and Business (2 Troias str., Athens 11362, classroom T102)

11:00 – 12:00    Session 2: Historical data on collaboration between China and Europe and current facts. 

Speaker:

Apostolos Papadopoulos (Ph.D), Professor of Geography, HUA 

 Academic lecture [ from competition to collaboration: China and EU in the new era] followed up by Q+A

Venue: Athens University of Economics and Business (2 Troias str., Athens 11362, classroom T102)

12:00 – 13:30   Light lunch break for all participants and guests

13:30 – 14:30    Session 3: Going Global 

Speaker: 

Panagiota Sapouna (Ph.D), Adjunct Lecturer, AUEB, Fellow of the HEA UK

Academic lecture [ Going Global: The internationalization process ]

Venue: Athens University of Economics and Business (2 Troias str., Athens 11362, classroom T102)

14:30 – 15:00  Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:00  Session 4: Academic lecture 

Speaker:

Nikolaos Vettas (Ph.D), General Director, Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE), Professor of Economics, AUEB

[ topic to be announced ]

Venue: Athens University of Economics and Business (2 Troias str., Athens 11362, classroom T102)

End of Day 1

 

                                                                     DAY 2    WEDNESDAY 3, APRIL 2019                                                                 

 

09:00 – 09:40    Session 5    Business presentation 

Speaker:

[ Speaker to be announced ]

Venue: Athens University of Economics and Business (2 Troias str., Athens 11362, classroom T102)

09:50 - 10:30     Session 6    Business presentation

[ Speaker to be announced ]

Venue: Athens University of Economics and Business (2 Troias str., Athens 11362, classroom 

T102)

10:30 – 12:00      Panel Discussion – participants group up and create their projects

Venue: Athens University of Economics and Business  (2 Troias str., Athens 11362, classroom T102)

12:00 – 13:30   Light lunch break for all participants and guests

14:00 – 16:00   Session 7   Field Trip

Visit to incubator / accelerator Impact Hub Athens, a globalized community centre that acts as the parent body of the global network of hubs which foster entrepreneurship, idea incubation, business development and offers co-working spaces. Impact Hub Athens is a division of this International Network of social driven professionals and a variety of high impact creative professionals that are dedicated into prototyping the future of business. 

Also in 2018 Impact Hub Athens Wins 2018 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Award for Social Innovation and Change. 

16:00 – 18:00  Recreational / cultural activity

Athens Historical center walking tour.

End of day 2

 

                                                                    DAY 3     THURSDAY 4, APRIL 2019                                                                    

 

09:00 – 09:40   Session 8  Business Lecture 

Speaker:

Nikos Chalarakis, (MD, MBA), Knowledge Dissemination Manager at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies, Johnson & Johnson

Business lecture [ Chinese and Greek Concepts for a meaningful career ]

Venue: Athens University of Economics and Business (2 Troias str., Athens 11362, classroom T102)

10:00 -12:00    Session 9   Field Trip to Piraeus Port Authority S.A / COSCO

12:00 – 13:30   Light lunch break for all participants and guests

13:30 – 15:30   Recreational / Cultural Activity

Acropolis Museum, Acropolis, Parthenon - Acropolis Open Air Theatre (Visit to the sacred Acropolis hill and the very famous Acropolis Museum and learn all the interesting things about ancient history of western civilization and mesmerizing Greek mythology behind it.) 

End of day 3

 

                                                                  DAY 4           FRIDAY 5, APRIL 2019                                                                  

 

09:00 – 12:00     Session 10     Presentation preparation

Panel Discussion Final (Each group will be guided by an entrepreneur tutor or professor respectively to help them prepare the presentation) 

Venue: Athens University of Economics and Business (2 Troias str., Athens 11362, classroom T102, T105, T106) 

12:00 – 13:30   Light lunch break for all participants and guests

13:30 – 16:00    Session 11 (FINAL)   Presentations by participants

Venue: Athens University of Economics and Business (2 Troias str., Athens 11362, classroom T102)

16:00 – 18:00   Closing ceremony 

competition winners announced, certificates for all participants 

Venue: Athens University of Economics and Business (2 Troias str., Athens 11362, classroom T102)

18:30 – 20:30  Farewell Party 

 

END OF SUMMIT

 

Hosts

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Co-organizers

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