May 23rd, 2015


Periferia Komotinis
Tsetine 7, Komotini, 69100

Open Ceremony

12:00 – 12:10

Anestis Vafeiadis (President, N.Rodopis Business  Association)

Stathis Kefalidis ( Director, Investment Facilitation Agency, Thrace)

Panel 1: To Grow or not to Grow? From Secular Stagnation to Robust Recovery

12:30 – 13:30

Keynote speech

John Charalambakis (Chief Economist, Blacksummit Financial Group Inc.)


Barbara Kolm (Director, Austrian Economics Center)

Deirdre McCloskey (Professor of Economics, History, English, Communication, University of Illinois, Chicago)

Nikolaos Kostopoulos

Dimitrios Maringlou

Coffee Break

13:30 – 13:45

Panel 2: Entrepreneurship and its enemies: how to set our creative energy free

13:45 – 14:45

Keynote speech

Benjamin Powell (Director, Free Market Institute,Texas)


Vasileios Grammatikas (Assistant Professor of International Law)

John Fund (Columnist, Wall Street Journal)

Peter Jungen (Chairman, Peter Jungen Holding GmbH, Governing Board Member of the Institute for New Economic Thinking)

Argyro Marina Chatziathanasiou 

Nikolaos Kostopoulos

Lunch Break

14:45 – 15:00

Panel 3: The Driving Forces of Economic Growth

15:00 – 16:00

Michalis Mathioulakis (Financial & Business Consultant)

Konstantinos Rigopoulos (Administration Manager, Eldorado Corporation Vasiliki  – Journalist)

Vasiliki Theologi ( Ph.d Candidate in Criminology – Journalist)

Konstantinos Triantafyllidis (Economist Municipality elected advisor )

Evening Reception

16.15 – 16:30

Local Partners

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