In this week’s Conference Calendar: “Athens Energy Forum 2016”, “TedX Athens 2016”, “Startup: It’s Launch Time” and “9th International Conference of the Research World”.

  •  Energy

The Athens Energy Forum 2016 opens today, at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens, co-hosted by the International New York Times and Kathimerini newspaper. The 2-day Forum will address energy related issues, exploring the current geopolitical framework that dictates demands new types of strategic collaborations, the role of private banking in Energy Projects, the effects of Climate Change and the role of Greece and the EU in creating a new Energy Policy, as well as the regional dimensions for Greece, the perspectives of investing in Electricity and the Oil and Gas Developments in Greece and the eastern Mediterranean. An impressive list of keynote speakers includes Energy Minister Panos Skourletis, his Bulgarian counterpart Temenuzhka Petkova and New Democracy Vice President Costis Hatzidakis among others.

  • Innovation / Creativity / Ideas

TedxAthensTEDxAthens is a world-class conference about Innovation, Creativity and Ideas based in Athens, one of the first TEDx events worldwide and the first ever TEDx event in Greece, which started in May 2009. Its main goal is to develop and leverage the TED experience at a regional level, uniting innovators, thinkers, inspirational speakers, shakers, makers and breakers. On February 6th in Athens, TEDxAthens is hosting its 2016 event with its main topic being “Origins” and namely the exploration of landmarks through the time and space of human existence, in order to create new perspectives that will help us better understand our world, amuse our human nature and dream of our future.  The list of announced speakers includes renowned children’s books author, Alki Zei, Prof. of Genetics Emmanouil Dermitzakis, Director, Story Artist and Writer at Walt Disney Television Animation, Aliki Theofilopoulos, author, novelist and historian, Soti Triantaphyllou, and many more. 

  • Entrepreneurship

ExcelixiThe Excelixi center for sustainable development of the Piraeus Bank Group, in association with the Hellenic Entrepreneurship Awards, is hosting the event on “StartUp: It’s Launch Time” in Athens, February 3rd, within the context of the StartUp Europe week.

In the event, that is targeted to all that want to participate at the Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award to be held in June 2016, members of the Award team will advice the participants on how to best present an idea, and on how to complete their application.  Those who will attend the event, will have the opportunity to listen the winners of 2015, explaining how they turned their idea into business and some advice on that.   

  • Research

ResearchWorld2RW (Research World) is a registered International scientific association of distinguished scholars engaged in the field of research. The RW members include research and development center heads, faculty deans, department heads, professors, research scientists, engineers, scholars, experienced software development directors, managers and engineers, university postgraduate and undergraduate engineering and technology students, etc. Within the scope of its activities, RW is organizing the 9th International Conference in a broad field of scientific domains that will take place on February 5th in Athens. The event includes the following Conferences: