Arrival of Guests & Registration

Canada – Greece – Cyprus Relations

Konstantina Athanasiadou Ambassador Plenipotentiary & Extraordinary of Greece to Canada
Karine Asselin, Canadian Ambassador to Greece and High Commissioner to Cyprus
George Ioannides, High Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus
Annie Koutrakis, Parliamentary Secretary, Minister of Tourism & Minister Responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec

Chair: Katerina Sokou, Correspondent from Washington D.C. Kathimerini and SKAI TV

Two way investment and deepening of commercial/economic ties between Greece and Canada

Effie J. Triantafilopoulos, MPP & Parliamentary Asst. Minister, Economic Development, Job Creation & Trade, Canada
Sophia Kounenaki-Efraimoglou, President, Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Marinos Giannopoulos, CEO, Enterprise Greece, Invest & Trade, Greece
Daniel Hengeveld, Investment Attraction Vice President of Toronto Global, Canada
Constantine Katsigiannis, President, Canada-Greece Chamber of Commerce, Greece

Chair: Theofilos Argitis, Managing Director of Compass Rose Group and former Ottawa bureau chief at Bloomberg News

Mining, critical materials and new technology

George Pirie, Minister of Mines, Ontario, Canada
Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary, Minister of Natural Resources & Minister of Environment & Climate Change
George Burns, CEO of Eldorado Gold, Canada
George Paspalas, CEO & Director, MAG Silver
Kathrine Farris, Founder and CEO of Vital Energy, Canada

Introduction by: Vasileios Tsianos, Director of Corporate Development, Neo Performance Materials

Incubators and Startups

Roula Bachtalia, Director of E-G-G (Enter-Grow-Go), Eurobank, Greece
Andrea Richardson, Director Strategic Projects, DMZ Incubator, Canada
Peter Polydor, President of Ergo Holdings and Ergo Capital, Canada
Angelos Stavrakis, CEO & Founder of SadeSize, Greece

Leon Gavalas, CEO & Founder, bespot.
Panagiotis Hatzilazaridis, CEO & Co-founder, ManaGi
Alexander Tsouknidas, Director, Laboratory for Biomaterials and Computational Mechanics

Chair: Dionyssis Protopapas, Senior Trade Commissioner, Consulate General of Greece in Toronto

Venture Capital across the ocean

Michalis Vlastarakis, General Manager, Marketing & Corporate Communication, Eurobank SA Group, Greece
Haris Lambropoulos, President, Hellenic Development Bank of Investments S.A., Greece
David Kornacki, Director, Research and Product, Canadian Venture Capital Association
Marina Cortes, Deal Partner and Advisory Board Member, Intrinsic Innovations
George Rossolatos, CEO & Managing Partner, Canadian Business Growth Fund, Canada

Chair: Constantine Katsigiannis, Former Member, Board of Directors, European Venture Capital Association