Greece: Investment Forum ‘Moving Forward’ PROGRAM

As Greece’s economy continues to struggle with recession and its Government tries to reach its bailout targets, an ever

increasing number of Business and Political leaders agree that investments and new projects are needed to change the trend and

create wealth again. As Prime Minister Samaras said recently: «We need to jump-start the economy and move ahead with reforms

to restore competitiveness???.???.???.???with the support of our European partners and the vibrant communities of the Greek diaspora.”

What are the changes required? What economic and political forces need to contribute to ensure that the Greek Economy can

reach its financial stability and restore its image and credibility on the world stage?

What will it take for Greece to start «Moving Forward»?

Monday – October 15, 2012


Participants Arrival – Registration/ Light Buffet Lunch

The Painful and Winding Road to Economic and Budgetary Stability: How to ensure the survival and recovery of the

Greek Economy?


Christos Staikouras, Alternate Minister of Finance of the Hellenic Republic

Bob Traa, Senior IMF Resident Representative

Megan Greene, Director of economic research on Western Europe, Eurozone, Roubini Global Economics

Peter Nomikos, Businessman, Founder of «Greece Debt Free»

MODERATOR: Babis Papdimitriou, Journalist, Kathimerini, Skai


Keynote Speech: Alexis Tsipras, President of SYRIZA Party


Keynote Speech: Simon Anholt, Policy Advisor

Answers on how Greece will save its valuable reputation, from the global authority on national image


How to Regenerate Economic Growth: The Crucial Question Following the 5-Year Economic Depression

Kostis Hatzidakis, Minister of Development, Competitiveness, Infrastructure, Transport sident, Chambre de Commerce Franco-Hell?©nique

John P. Calamos, Sr., Chairman, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Calamos Investment, US


Greek Shipping has played an Instrumental role throughout history at time of crisis for the Nation. Can it Play the

Same Role Today; If so, How?

Kostis Moussouroulis, Minister of Shipping, Maritime Affairs

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