Schedule (in progress...)

Thursday 8/6/2023

Pavillion 14
11:00 - 12:00
Inauguration of the Exhibition
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Tasos Tzikas
President of TIF-HELEXPO S.A.
H.E. Valentin Poriazov
Ambassador of Bulgaria to the Hellenic Republic
Georgios Kremlis
Honorary Director of the European Commission
12:00 - 12:30
Opening Speeches
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Hristina Odzaklieska
Deputy Minister on Environment and Physical Planning of North Macedonia
Katerina Roumelioti
Europe Direct Central Macedonia
Eleonora Tankova
Dean, Faculty of International Economics & Administration of Varna Free University
Elitsa Petkova
Project Coordinator of Cleantech Bulgaria
Sirma Zheleva
Head of Sustainability Unit at TexCycle (Eurotex Ltd.)
12:30 - 13:30
From Linear to Circular Economy
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Dimitrios Kontaxis
General Director Waste Management Business, MOTOROIL
Georgios Mentzelopoulos
President of the Aluminium Association of Greece
Konstantinos Nikolaou
Plant Manager ΤΙΤΑΝ Efkarpia Thessaloniki
Athanasios Polychronopoulos
Founder & CEO, Polygeen S.A.
Dimitrios Dimitriou
Professor, Dept of Economics, DUTh
Loukia Saranti
President, Federation of Industries of Greece
13:45 - 14:45
Circular Economy and Investments in Greece
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Serko Kougioumtzian
Executive Director Sales & Marketing ICAP CRIF S.A.
Panagiotis Menexopoulos
Secretary General of TCCI
Daniela Peeva
Chairperson of the Association of Bulgarian Investor Relations Directors
15:00 - 16:00
The Business Sector: Environmental and Social Governance - ESG
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Grigoris Alimpakis
Regional Director in EUROBANK
Daniela Peeva
Chairperson of the Association of Bulgarian Investor Relations Directors
Angeliki Arvaniti
Branch Manager – Procredit Bank Greece
16:15 - 17:15
Circular Economy and Green Finance
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Νάσος Μάκιος
Περιβαλλοντικός Διευθυντής “ΚΛΗΜΗΣ”
Simeon Diamantidis
Πρόεδρος Συνδέσμου Εξαγωγέων Ελλάδος (ΔΙΟΠΑΣ)
Yordan Zdravkov
Tech Transfer and Commercialization Expert at Cleantech Bulgaria
Gerhard Bauer
District Chief Executive, Schwäbisch Hall
17:30 - 19:00
Best Practices

Friday 9/6/2023

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Ilias Dimitriadis
Chairman of the Board and CEO of the Collective System for Alternative Management of Construction and Demolition Waste ANAKEM S.A.
Lena Belsi
Chairwoman of SEPAN
Theodosia Bantouva-Papazisi
Dipl .Eletrical Engineer , Chief Operating Officer
Konstantina Panoutsou
Sustainability Consultant, R3 Knowledge Sustainability Consultants
Philippos Kirkitsos
President of the Ecological Recycling Society, LIFE-IP CEI-Greece
10:00 - 11:00
Solid Waste as a Resource: the Zero-Waste Path
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Vangelis Kosmidis
Founder Draxis Environmental Technology SA, Greece and Belgium
Spyros Kiartzis
Manager of New technologies and Alternative Energy Sources, Hellenic Petroil
Andrey Stoychev
Business Development Manager, ATAMIQ, ATAMIQ
Nina Nikolova
Director of Vocational Training Center at the Chamber of Installation Specialists in Bulgaria
Georgi Toshev
Chairman of the Coordination Board, SPEE-BG
Rositsa Raykova
Head of Investment Department, Municipality of Stara Zagora
Yolian Ivanov
Executive Director - Southern Europe, The Collins Group
11:15 - 12:15
Energy Transition, Renewable Energy Sources, Hydrogen, Biogas, Biofuels, Bioliquids
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Natalia Boemi
Co-Head of Digital Transition and Climate Policies Department, Cluster of Bioeconomy and Environment of Western Macedonia
Dr. Efi Tritopoulou
President of NoWaste21
Nikolina Angelkova
Πρώην Υπ. Τουρισμού Βουλγαρίας
Maria Athanasopoulou
Founder of the tourism marketing company Respond On Demand, ambassador in Greece of the international Organization Green Destinations & representative in Greece and Cyprus of the Good Travel Scan project of Good Travel Guide & Green Destinations
13:15 - 14:15
Green Islands
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Eleni Maloupa
Research Director of the Greek Agricultural Organization ELGO-Demetra
Dr Katerina Melfou
Professor, Dean of the School of Agricultural Sciences University of Western Macedonia
Veronika Markov
HTI Bulgaria
Thomas Kotsopoulos
Professor, Director of the Agricultural Structures & Equipment Laboratory, Department of Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Stamatis Aggelopoulos
International Hellenic University
14:30 - 15:30
Circular Agriculture
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Ioannis Xifaras
Secretary General of Transport, Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport
Arch. Lyubomir Stanislavov
Automotive Cluster Bulgaria
Nikolaos Ntavos
Co-Founder & Manager of CluBE, Senior Expert
15:45 - 16:45
"Circular Transportation" Electric cars, Electric chargers, Plan for Charging Electric Vehicles, etc.
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Maria Petala
Member of the Board of Directors of EYATH
Eng. Ivan Ivanov
Bulgarian Water Association
Andrey Stoychev
Business Development Manager, ATAMIQ, ATAMIQ
17:00 - 18:00
Liquid Waste

Saturday 10/6/2023

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Andreas Spyridis
President of the Northern Greece Committee, Representative of the German-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Kostas Papanikolaou
President of the Waste Management Committee, German-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
10:00 - 10:15
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Manolis Grafakos
General Secretary for Waste Management Coordination of the Ministry of  Environment and Energy of Greece
Vasileios Gounaris
President of the Association of Hellenic Plastics Industry (AHPI), President of the German-Hellenic Chamber, Managing Director of BASF Hellas S.A.
Thodoris Deligiannakis
Legal Affairs Committee of the German-Hellenic Chamber
Dr. Athanasios Sfikas
Lead Auditor DQS Hellas Ltd.
Ioannis Sideris
Chief Sustainability Officer, Thrace Plastics Group
Konstantinos Athanasiadis
Representative of WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH
Evgenios Dionysopoulos
Founder of DION Group of Companies (DION Techniki S.A., DION A.B.E.T.E.)
10:15 - 12:00
Recycling and Reusing of Plastic
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Dr. Adamantios Skordilis
former General Director of the Hellenic Recycling Agency (HRA), Scientific Director of Circular Innovative Solutions (CIS)
Grigoris Tasios
President of the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation (HHF)
Sotiris Milonas
CEO at MSolution
Dr. Stella Parmaki
Officer of the Energy and Environment Department, Certified Circular Economy Professional, Cyprus Employers and Industrialist Federation (OEB)
Vassilis Zissimopoulos
BEng Mechanical Engineer, MSc, CEO & Founder of Costa Nostrum
12:00 - 14:00
Circular Economy in the Hospitality Industry
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Thomas Kretzschmar
Operations Manager, Municipal Cleaning Service of the Municipality of Leipzig
Dimitris Papastergiou
President of the Central Union of Municipalities of Greece (KEDE), Mayor of Trikala City
Kamen Georgiev
Sales Director, NOVATEL
Nicolas Moussiopoulos
Vice President - International Relations of HSWMA
Vasilis Koutsioris
Managing Director at D.E.P.AN.
Moschos Diamantopoulos
General Director at Association for the Development of West Athens
Gergana Gergova
Municipality of Mezdra
Nick Vasiliadis
14:30 - 16:30
Circular – Smart Cities