Agenda



 
MORNING SESSIONS
7:20 AM – 7:50 AM REGISTRATION
7:50 AM – 7:55 AM Welcome Remarks Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President & CEO - Capital Link, Inc.
7:55 AM – 8:00 AM Opening Remarks H.E. Haris Lalacos, Ambassador of Greece to the United States
THE MACRO PICTURE
8:00 AM – 8:40 AM PANEL DISCUSSION

Current State & Outlook of the Greek & the European Economy

After several years of recession, Greece is gradually returning to a growth trajectory. This panel will touch upon the global and European economy culminating with specific focus on Greece, stating the progress achieved so far and the challenges that remain ahead.
Moderator:
Mr. Yannis Manuelides, Partner, London - Allen & Overy LLP

Panelists:
  • Ms. Silvia Ardagna, Managing Director, Global Economics & Global Investment Research - Goldman Sachs International
  • Dr. Tasos Anastasatos, Group Chief Economist  - Eurobank and Chairman of the Scientific Council - Hellenic Bank Association
  • Mr. Declan Costello, Principal Adviser, Mission Chief for GreeceEuropean Commission
  • Ms. Elena Duggar, Chair of Moody’s Macroeconomic Board, Associate Managing Director, Credit Strategy & Research - Moody’s Investor Service
  • Mr. Bob Traa, Independent Economist, former IMF Representative in Greece
THE GOVERNMENT PERSPECTIVE
8:40 AM – 8:50 AM
The Prime Minister's Message:
"A New Era of Opportunity for Greece"
(VIA WEBCAST)
H.E. Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister, Hellenic Republic
8:50 AM – 9:10 AM Greece Beyond the Program - Opportunities & Challenges
Mr. George Chouliarakis, Alternate Minister of Finance - Hellenic Republic
9:10 AM – 9:20 AM   Mr. George Pitsilis – Governor, Independent Authority for Public Revenue - Hellenic Republic
ACCESSING THE GLOBAL DEBT CAPITAL MARKETS
9:20 AM – 10:15 AM PANEL DISCUSSION

Investing in Greek Bonds – Government & Corporate Bonds 
This panel will discuss the issuance in the global capital markets of fixed income instruments by the Greek Government, the Greek Banks and Greek Corporates. It will also discuss global investor interest in Greek Risk and Greek Fixed Income Instruments
Moderator:
Mr. Apostolos Gkoutzinis, Partner - Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP

Panelists:
  • Mr. Giulio Baratta, Head of Debt Capital Markets - BNP Paribas
  • Mr. Philip Brown, Managing Director, Global Head – Public Sector Fixed Income Origination - Citi 
  • Mr. Konstantinos Vassiliou, Deputy CEO, Head of Corporate & Investment Banking - Eurobank Ergasias
  • Mr. Vasilios Kotsiras, Head of Funding Solution & Structure Finance - National Bank of Greece
  • Mr. Morven Jones, Head of Debt Capital Markets EMEA - Nomura International
  • Mr. Dimitrios Tsakonas, Chief Executive - Public Debt Management Agency
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM Success Stories of Greek Multinationals Moderator:
Mr. Petros Machas
, Founder and Managing Partner - Machas & Partners

Panelists:
  • Mr. Piotr Mierkowski, Managing DirectorCorporate Finance, Head of Central & Eastern Europe - BNP Paribas
  • Mr. Antonios Kerastaris, Group CEO - Intralot
  • Mr. Takis Canellopoulos, Member of BoD - TITAN 
  • Mr. Aristomenis Syngros, Viohalco
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Growth & Investment Opportunities in Greece in the Financial Sector & Beyond Mr. George Tsopelas, Senior Partner, Greece & Cyprus - McKinsey & Company
SECTOR REVIEWS & INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES
11:05 AM – 11:50 AM PANEL DISCUSSION

Tourism & Hospitality

Greece is experiencing record high number of visitors. Privatization of key tourist and transport state assets (marinas, regional airports), the development of premium tourist resorts and of specialized tourist products are transforming the tourism industry and create attractive investment opportunities.
Keynote Remarks
Hon. Elena Kountoura, Minister of Tourism, Hellenic Republic
Moderator:
Mr. Constantinos Lambadarios, Managing Partner - Lambadarios Law Firm

Panelists:
  • Mr. George Galanakis, President - LAMPSA HELLENIC HOTELS S.A
  • Mr. George Tziallas, Secretary General for Tourism Policy & Development - Ministry of Tourism
  • Mr. Nikos Hadjos, Director of International Development Europe (Greece & Cyprus) - Marriott International Inc.
  • Mr. Constantinos Dedes, Legal Advisor - Mirum Hellas
  • Mr. Plato Ghinos, President - Shaner Hotel Group
11:50 AM - 12:30 PM PANEL DISCUSSION

Real Estate & Infrastructure

Investors are returning to the Greek Real Estate market as Europe’s hardest hit economy is showing signs of recovery. The panel will discuss which areas show the most growth potential, the key factors affecting real estate investment in Greece and which flagship hotel, urban regeneration, retail and commercial projects are already in the pipeline which will change the way we look at this vital market.
Moderator:
Mr. Dionysios  Voulgaris, Partner - A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm

Panelists:
  • Mr. Dimitris Andriopoulos, CEO - Dimand S.A.
  • Mr. George Chryssikos, CEO - Grivalia Properties
  • Mr. Odisseas Athanassiou, CEO - Lamda Development
  • Mr. Aristotelis Karytinos, CEO - NBG Pangaea REIC
  • Mr. Christopher Baldwin, Managing Director, Head of Real Estate, Gaming, Lodging & Leisure - Nomura
12:30 PM – 1:10 PM PANEL DISCUSSION

Greece as an Energy Gateway

Major infrastructure projects for the delivery of gas to the European markets and increased interest in hydrocarbons exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean will change the energy landscape in the region with wider geopolitical implications. Also, the liberalization of the electricity market and increased activity in the field of renewables create new investment opportunities.
Moderator:
Mrs. Virginia Murray, Partner - Watson Farley & Williams

Panelists:
  • Mr. Arnaud Jossien, Managing Director – Corporate Finance - BNP Paribas
  • Mr. Mathios Rigas, CEO - Energean Oil & Gas
  • Mr. George Alexopoulos, General Manager – Strategic Planning & New Activities – Executive Member of the Board of Directors - Hellenic Petroleum SA
  • Mr. Emmanouil Panagiotakis, Chairman & CEO - Public Power Corporation S.A. (PPC)
  • Mr. Amos Hochstein, Senior Vice President – Tellurian Inc.
1:15 PM – 2:45 PM LUNCHEON & KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Welcome Remarks by:
Mr. Stefan Jekel
Head of International Listings - New York Stock Exchange

Introductory Remarks by:
Mr. Jay Collins
Managing Director, Vice Chairman Corporate & Investment Banking - Citi

Keynote Address by:

Hon. Euclid Tsakalotos
Minister of Finance - Hellenic Republic
AFTERNOON SESSIONS
INVESTING IN GREECE: THE INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR PERSPECTIVE
3:00 PM – 3:40 PM Institutional Investor Panel

The panel will provide the point of view of major foreign and Greek institutional investors active in Greece. It will highlight challenges, opportunities and risks; the progress achieved so far and what needs to be done to solidify Greece as an attractive business and investment destination
Moderator:
Mr. Stathis Potamitis, Partner - Potamitis Vekris

Panelists:
  • Mr. Thor Talseth, Managing Director - Amerra Capital
  • Mr. David Schamis, Founding Partner & Chairman of Investment Committee - Atlas Merchant Capital
  • Mr. Nikos Stathopoulos,  Managing Partner - BC Partners
  • Mr. Anthony Diamantakis, Global Co-Head of Global Asset Managers - Citi
  • Ms. Sabina Dziurman, Director - Greece & Cyprus - European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Mr. Spyros Spyropoulos, Managing Director - Oaktree
3:40 PM – 3:50 PM Why Greece – Why SMEs  Mr. Apostolos Tamvakakis, Managing Partner - EOS Capital Partners
3:50 PM – 4:00 PM Private Equity Opportunities in Greece Mr. Takis Solomos, Partner & Co Founder - Elikonos Capital Partners
4:00 PM – 4:50 PM PANEL DISCUSSION

The Greek Banking Sector - Strategy and Outlook

This panel will discuss current trends and developments in the Greek banking and financial sector; cost issues, liquidity, upcoming stress tests and growth strategies
Moderator:
Mr. Panos Papazoglou, Regional Accounts Leader, Central Eastern SouthEastern Europe and Central Asia, Country Managing Partner, Greece - EY

Panelists:
  • Mr. Vassilios Psaltis, General Manager & CFO - Alpha Bank
  • Mr. Francesco Drudi, Principal Adviser - European Central Bank
  • Mr. Nikolaos Karamouzis, Chairman - Eurobank Ergasias SA & Chairman - Hellenic Bank Association
  • Mr. Julien Petit, Managing Director, Head of Financial Institutions Group M&A Europe Middle East & Africa - Goldman Sachs
  • Mr. Paul Mylonas, CEO - National Bank of Greece
  • Mr. Christos Megalou, CEO - Piraeus Bank
4:50 PM – 5:30 PM PANEL DISCUSSION

NPLs – The Big Opportunity for Restructuring, Growth & Investment

The successful handling of NPLs will inject new liquidity in to the economy and will improve the competitiveness and sustainability of Greek companies. There is progress with a new regulatory framework, the approval of NPL manager licenses and the establishment of an NPL Forum for corporate loans among the four systemic banks, which are now much better positioned to deal with NPLs. Significant challenges remain but the potential for a positive outcome is there.
Moderator:
Mr. Constantine Karides, Partner - Reed Smith

Panelists:
  • Mr. Theodoros Athanassopoulos, Executive General Manager Non Performing Loans Wholesale Banking - Alpha Bank
  • Mr. Spyros Pantelias, Director - Financial Stability - Bank of Greece
  • Mr. Bob Liao, Managing Director - Global Co-Head of Structured Credit and Securitized Trading - Citi
  • Dr. Martin Czurda, CEO - Hellenic Financial Stability Fund
  • Mr. George Georgakopoulos, Executive General Manager, Non-Core Business & Restructuring Portfolio - Piraeus Bank
  • Credit Suisse - Speaker TBD
SHIPPING
5:35 PM – 5:45 PM Greek Shipping a Global Force
– Greece as a Maritime & Logistics Hub
 
5:45 PM – 7:00 PM COCKTAIL RECEPTION





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