Melbourne Greek Community President Vassilis Papastergiadis is to be one of the speakers at the 5th Delphi Economic Forum, which will be held from March 5 to 8, 2020, at the European Cultural Centre in Delphi.
The theme of this year’s conference, is “Action with Vision”. The program includes lectures, discussions and events that will be developed in 5 thematic pillars, which include individual sections with specialised discussions:
- Geopolitics and Changes in Balance of Power – Developments in South-East Europe Mediterranean
- The Future of the European Union and the priorities of the new Commission
- Technological Developments and Future Trends
- Sustainable Development Goals and Global Challenges
- Greece: Structural Reforms, Development and Investments
The forum brings together over 500 speakers, including political figures, academics, entrepreneurs, and internationally renowned scientists from 35 countries, for four days to share and exchange views, knowledge, innovative ideas, and their vision for the future and developments in Greek, European and global level, in 80 thematic units.
Speakers include Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas, IMF Deputy Chief Executive Officer Tao Zhang, MIT Media Lab Founder Andrea Nicholas Negroponte, European Union Chief of Staff the World Trade Organization’s Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff, the President of the Single Resolution Council Elke Koenig, the CEO of the European Stability Facility Klaus Regling, the former President of the European Center Banking Jean-Claude Trichet, Niall Ferguson, Milbank Family Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Robert Kagan, Stephen & Barbara Friedman Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution.
Mr Papastergiades, one of Australia’s most prominent lawyers, has been invited to speak at the Forum, as he has, among other things, been instrumental in the development of economic and investment relations between Australia and Greece.