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Israel-Greece
Conference

Real estate. Travel .Energy. Innovation

31.5-1.6.2022
Israel-Greece Conferennce | Calcalist

Business Opportunities on the Runway to Greece

Calcalist is forging ahead with its international conference series aimed at shining a light on economic global centers with the goal of creating a connection between the Israeli business community and those abroad, in this case Greece.

Presently, two years after the outbreak of the pandemic, economic, real estate and tourism issues in Greece are garnering increased interest, with large institutional organizations, alongside young private investors, leading the awakening interest and fully realizing its business and financial potential.  

Calcalist's Israel-Greece Conference in partnership with Brown Hotels will host senior government and financial officials from Greece and Israel for two days of social, business, and professional meetups. The conference will include a series of unique encounters and discussions on topics focusing on innovation, business ties with Israel, investment opportunities and more.

Key Topics

From Crisis to Success
How did Greece Become an Attractive Destination for Investors

Innovation in Travel and Real Estate
How is the World Preparing for the Day After the Pandemic and What Will be the Trends in Travel-Tech, Urban-Tech and PropTech

Israel-Greece
Investments and Partnerships in the Mediterranean Basin, from Security and Fintech to FoodTech and AgTech

The Energy Market in the Local and Global Context
Regional Cooperation, the Challenges of Supply Chain Security, the Rise of Renewable Energies & the Future of Energy

Schedule

31.5
Festive Gala Event
Moderator: Michal Yanai, Founder & CEO, My Medi
20:00
Gathering
21:00
Greetings
Leon Avigad, Co-Founder and Co-Owner, Brown Hotels
H.E. Yossi Amrani, Ambassador of Israel to Greece
@ LightHouse Athens by Brown Hotels
1.6
8:30
Israel-Greece Conference
@ Isla Brown Corinthia by Brown Hotels
Full Agenda
17:00
Israel-Greece Chamber of Commerce Roundtable
GREECE FDI (Forgein Direct Investment): MEET. GREET. TREAT.
What should the Israeli investor know today that he did not know yesterday

Cobi Bitton,
CEO, Israel-Greece Chamber of Commerce
Prof. Haris,
Lambropoulos, President, Hellenic Development Bank of Investments
@ LightHouse Athens by Brown Hotels

Agenda

Print Edition
Moderator: James Spiro, CTech by Calclaist
9:00
Gathering
10:00
Opening
Isaac Herzog, President of Israel (Video)
The New Hospitality: Innovative, Inspirational, Experiential
Leon Avigad, Co-Founder & Co-Owner, Brown Hotels
10:15
From Crisis to Success - The New Era of Greek Economy
Vassilis Kikilias, Minister of Tourism, Greece, in a Fireside Chat with Petros Machas, Founding Partner and Chairman, Machas & Partners
The Road to Success: From Berlin to Athens
Meni Weizman, Real Estate and Tourism Entrepreneur
10:45
The Global and Local Tourism & Factors Shaping the Future of Travel
Opening: Yoel Razvozov, Minister of Tourism, Israel
Moderator: Cobi Bitton, CEO, Israel-Greece Chamber of Commerce
Sofia Zacharaki, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Greece
Grigoris Tasios,
President, Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers
Charis Theocharis
, Parliament Member; Former Minister of Tourism
Maria Theofanopoulou, CEO, Greek Travel Pages
Digital Nomads Redefining Travel and Work
Daniel Rudasevski, Co-Founder & CGO, Selina
Travel Sector Braces for Post-Pandemic World  
Uri Sirkis, CEO, Israir
11:30
Israel-Greece ‍Investments and Partnerships in the Mediterranean Basin
Greece is Gaining Ground on the Investment Map of Israelis 
Moderator: Adrian Filut, Calcalist
Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin,
Chairperson, The Israel Export Institute
Rami Levy,
Owner, Rami Levy Shivuk Hashikma, & Israir Airlines
Yosi Levy, Founder and Co-CEO, More Investment House
Doing Business in Greece
Adv. Ron Bar Nir, Partner & Heading the Greece office, Firon Bar-Nir & Co, in a Fireside Chat with
Vlachopoulos Athanasios, General Manager, Corporate & Investment Banking, Piraeus Bank
The Cross-Cultural Power of Cuisine and the Next Wave of Food Innovation
Moderator: Ruthie Rousso, Food writer & Culinary Ambassador for New Israeli Kitchen
Georgianna Hiliadaki
, Owner & Executive Chef of 2 Michelin Funky Gourmet Restaurant, OPSO, PittaBun & INO, in a Fireside Chat with
Zviki Eshet, Founder & CEO, Greco Hospitality Group
12:10
Greece's World of Untapped Opportunities:
The Real Estate Gold Rush and the Next Challenges
Moderator: Sophie Shulman, Calcalist
Errikos Arones
, CEO, Hellenic Properties
Eleni Vrettou, Chief Strategy and IR Officer, Lamda Development
Stavros Tolias, CEO, ZOIA Private Equity Real Estate
Alexandros Angelopoulos, Managing Director, Aldemar Resorts
Natalia Strafti, Managing Partner, Grivalia Management
Dancing with the Elephants
Igal Rotem, CEO, Finaro
Transforming the Skyline with Data
Ziv Shor, CEO, JLL Israel
12:45
Innovation, Technology and Aerial Partnerships in the Service of the Current Global Challenges
Opening: Orit Farkash-Hacohen, Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology, Israel 
The Energy Challenge 2030:
Regional Cooperation, Climate Change
& the Rise of Renewable Energies
Moderator: Yuval Sade, Calcalist
Dr. Katerina Sardi,
Country Manager, and Managing Director, Energean Greece
Yaki Noyman,
CEO, Doral
Dorit Banet, CEO, Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy
Konstantinos Bikas,
International Business Director, MYTILINEOS
13:15
Innovation for Good:
Facing Global Challenges Through Tech Solutions

Building Green Future: Integration of MICROGRID Solutions in the Greek Real Estate Market 
Nissan Caspi, CEO, IP Innovative Power
Changing the World One Wave at a Time 
Inna Braverman, Co-Founder & CEO, Eco Wave Power
Water from Air: The Case of The Disappearing Resource in Greece
Artur Khannanov, CEO, Watergen Corporation Europe
Israel-Greece: Where’s Next?
MK Keren Barak, Chairman of the Israel-Greece Parliamentary Friendship Group
13:45
Lunch

Speakers, Investors & Entrepreneurs

*Preliminary list
Orit Farkash-Hacohen
Orit Farkash-Hacohen
Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology, Israel
Meni Weizman
Meni Weizman
Real Estate and Tourism Entrepreneur
Vasilis Kikilias
Vassilis Kikilias
Minister of Tourism, Greece
Uri Sirkis
Uri Sirkis
CEO, Israir Airlines
Yoel Razvozov
Yoel Razvozov
Minister of Tourism, Israel
Leon Avigad
Leon Avigad
Co-Founder & Co-Owner,
Brown Hotels
Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin
Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin
Chairperson, The Israel Export institute
Charis Theocharis
Charis Theocharis
Parliament Member;
Former Minister of Tourism, Hellenic Republic
Maria Theofanopoulou
Maria Theofanopoulou
CEO, Greek Travel Pages
Nachshon Kivity
Nachshon Kivity
Chairman & Owner,
B.S.R. Group
Rami Levy
Rami Levy
Owner, Rami Levy Shivuk Hashikma
& Israir Airlines
Sofia Zacharaki
Sofia Zacharaki
Deputy Minister of Tourism, Greece
Errikos Arones
Errikos Arones
CEO, Hellenic Properties
Dr. Katerina Sardi
Dr. Katerina Sardi
Country Manager & Managing Director, Energean Greece
MK Keren Barak
MK Keren Barak
Chairman of the Israel-Greece Parliamentary Friendship Group and Chairman of the Lobby for Tourism in the Knesset
Igal Rotem
Igal Rotem
CEO, Finaro
Petros Machas
Petros Machas
Founding Partner and Chairman Machas & Partners Law Firm
Georgianna Hiliadaki
Georgianna Hiliadaki
Owner & Executive Chef of 2 Michelin Funky Gourmet Restaurant, OPSO, PittaBun & INO
Zviki Eshet
Zviki Eshet
Founder & CEO,
Greco Hospitality Group
Frank Roseen
Frank Roseen
Executive Director Capital Markets & Member of the Board of Directors, Aroundtown
Adv. Ron Bar Nir
Adv. Ron Bar Nir
Partner & Heading the Greece office, Firon Bar-Nir & Co. Advocates
Cobi Bitton
Cobi Bitton
CEO, Israel-Greece Chamber of Commerce
Yaki Noyman
Yaki Noyman
CEO, Doral
H.E. Yossi Amrani
H.E. Yossi Amrani
Ambassador of Israel to Greece
Grigoris Tasios
Grigoris Tasios
President Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers
Eleni Vrettou
Eleni Vrettou
Chief Strategy and IR Officer, Lamda Development
Daniel Rudasevski
Daniel Rudasevski
Co-Founder & CGO, Selina
Nissan Caspi
Nissan Caspi
CEO, IP Innovative Power
Ziv Shor
Ziv Shor
CEO, JLL Israel
Stavros Tolias
Stavros Tolias
CEO, ZOIA, Private Equity Real Estate
Alexandros Angelopoulos
Alexandros Angelopoulos
Managing Director, Aldemar Resorts
Moriya Rockman
Moriya Rockman
Founder, Smiling House luxury & Triangle Luxury
Alexandros Angelopoulos
Artur Khannanov
CEO, Watergen Corporation Europe
Inna Braverman
Inna Braverman
Co-Founder & CEO,
Eco Wave Power
Dorit Banet
Dorit Banet
CEO, Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy
Zwi Williger
Zwi Williger
Chairman, Willi‑Food International
Natalia Strafti
Natalia Strafti
Managing Partner Operations,
Grivalia Management
Yosi Levy
Yosi Levy
Founder & Co-CEO,
More Investment House
Itzik Dayan
Itzik Dayan
Owner, Africa Israel Hotels
Barak Baum
Barak Baum
Co-Founder, Ficus Investments
Ronit Segal
Ronit Segal
 CEO, PassportCard Israel
Vlachopoulos Athanasios
Vlachopoulos Athanasios
General Manager, Corporate & Investment Banking, Piraeus Bank
Ruthie Rousso
Ruthie Rousso
Food writer & Culinary Ambassador for New Israeli Kitchen
Michal Yanai
Michal Yanai
Founder & CEO, My Medi
Peer Nadir
Peer Nadir
Commercial Real Estate Expert

Past Speakers

Sir Richard Branson
Sir Richard Branson
Chairman & Founder
of the Virgin group
Randi Zuckerberg
Randi Zuckerberg
Founder & CEO
of Zuckerberg Media
Glen Fogel
Glen Fogel
CEO & Chairman,
Booking
Jim Woolsey
Jim Woolsey
Former Director,
CIA
Janey Whiteside
Janey Whiteside
Chief Customer Officer,
Walmart
ADM Michael S. Rogers
ADM Michael S. Rogers
Former Director,
NSA
Shlomo Kramer
Shlomo Kramer
Co-Founder & CEO,
Cato Networks
Yifat Oron
Yifat Oron
Senior Managing Director,
Blackstone
Jensen Huang
Jensen Huang
CEO, Nvidia
Randi Zuckerberg
John Chambers
Chairman & CEO,
Cisco
Abigail Posner
Abigail Posner
Head of Strategic Planning,
Google
John Curtius
John Curtius
Partner, Tiger Global
H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulyem
H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulyem
Group Chairman and CEO,
DP World
Jeff Glueck
Jeff Glueck
CEO, Foursquare
Reuven Rivlin
Reuven Rivlin
Former President of Israel
Devin Wenig
Devin Wenig
Chairman & CEO,
eBay
Randi Zuckerberg
Joseph Steglitz
Nobel Prize-Winning Economist
Dr. Gerhard Cromme
Dr. Gerhard Cromme
Chairman, Aroundtown
& former Chairman, Siemens
Chemi Peres
Chemi Peres
Managing General Partner & Co-Founder, Pitango; Chairman, Peres center for Peace & Innovation

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Isla Brown Corinthia by Brown Hotels, Greece
Palea EO Athinon Korinthou, Loutraki Agii Theodori 200 03, Greece

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Partners & Sponsors

Key Partners
Calcalist Brown Hotels Around Town SA
Gold Sponsorship
Firon
Sponsored by
Energean Greek International Tourism Organisation finaro
With the support of
Israel-Greece Chamber of Commerce Israel Export Institute
Official Airline
israir
Production
windman