Black Sea Trade and Development Bank Forum in Greece

Published on 16/05/2016 in Athens Investment Summit

Black Sea Trade and Development Bank Forum in Greece


Monday, 30 May 2016 | Hilton Hotel Athens

 

The Black Sea Trade & Development Bank (BSTDB) will host a regional Business Forum entitled “Supporting Growth in Greece” at the Hilton hotel in Athens on Monday, May 30, 2016.

Policy makers, business leaders, and representatives of development financial institutions will discuss economic strategies and measures aimed at fostering growth, and exchange views on how regional cooperation may assist the implementation of national economic programs in specific sectors.

The Forum will offer excellent opportunities to the Greek and regional businessmen and investors to network and discuss business proposals with BSTDB and participating financial institutions.

The Business Forum is organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy, Development and Tourism of the Hellenic Republic and in partnership with the Greek business community. 

For any queries regarding the Forum and to request individual business meetings with BSTDB bankers, please contact:

 

Conference Website
http://www.bstdb.org/bstdb-regional-business-forum-in-greece
events@bstdb.org
tel. +30 2310 290533


Schedule

09:00-10:00                Registration

 

10:00-10:30               OPENING STATEMENTS

Georgios Stathakis, Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism, Greece

Ihsan Ugur Delikanli, President, Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) 

 

10:30-10:45               Coffee Break

 

10:45-12:15    Fostering Economic Growth: Regional Experience  

Moderator: Ambassador Michael Christides, Secretary General, Organisation of Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC)

Panelists:

  • Anca Dana Dragu, Minister of Public Finance, Romania

  • David Lezhava, Deputy Minister of Finance, Georgia

  • Dimitrios Mardas, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Greece

  • Rolf Strauch, Member of the Management Board, Economics, Policy Strategy and Banking, European Stability Mechanism

  • Nick Jennet, Director-Investment Team for Greece, European Investment Bank

 

12:15-12:30   Coffee Break

 

12:30-14:00   Regional Cooperation as a Vehicle for Growth


Moderator: Enterprise Greece

Panelists:

  • Igor Leshukov, Vice President Banking, Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB)

  • Sabina Dziurman, Director Greece & Cyprus, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

  • Dimitris Tsitsiragos, Vice President, Global Client Services, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

  • Constantinos Michalos, President, Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry

  • Christina Sakellaridis, President, Panhellenic Exporters’ Association

  • Georgios Peristeris, Chief Executive Officer, GEK Terna S.A, Greece

 

14:00-15:00     NETWORKING COCKTAIL RECEPTION HOSTED BY BSTDB

 

15:00-19:00      BILATERAL BUSINESS MEETINGS

Participating financial institutions, investors and businesses

 

15:00-16:00     PARALLEL EVENT

"Capacity Development Ideas for Black Sea Region”, Presentation by Toronto Centre