About AgriBusiness Peloponnese 2022

The AgriBusiness Peloponnese 2022 is held on 3-4/6/2022 in Olympia-Greece (Aldemar Olympia Village) highlighting “Peloponnese AgriFood Systems 4.0”; featuring high caliber sessions, 24 focal areas and 26 renowned speakers. It is held with the participation of leading businesses, financial services, innovative farmers, cooperatives, policymakers, research and academia. Sessions’ will be broadcasted in real-time and it will be concluded with a field-visit at agricultural facilities. 

AgriBusiness Forum is committed to advancing knowledge for the digitization & digital transformation of the agrifood value chain from seed to fork; and pivotal platform at boosting innovation and integrating partnerships towards viable, sustainable, traceable and resilient agrifood systems in Greece and beyond. It spans across number of top-tier networking & learning activities, including conferences, masterclasses and AgriFood Traction Tours, while maintains cooperation with distinctive national, regional and international bodies & organizations.

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Speakers

Mr. Panayiotis Antonakopoulos

Mayor, Municipality of Pyrgos

Mr. Panagiotis Sakellaropoulos

Assistant Regional Governor, Region of Western Greece

Mr. Christoforos Chatzopoulos

Head of Business Banking & Retail Lending, National Bank of Greece

Dr. Panayiotis Dimopoulos

Vice Rector Research & Development, Patras University

Agenda

Friday, 3 June 2022

09.30-10.00

Welcome remarks

photoMr. Giannis Balakakis

Chair, AgriBusiness Forum

photoMr. Nektarios Farmakis

Governor, Western Greece Region

photoMr. Panayiotis Antonakopoulos

Mayor, Municipality of Pyrgos
10.00-11.30

Chapter 1:Precision farming, a dynamic process for the future of agriculture

photoDr. Spyros Fountas

Resource Management & Agricultural Engineering, Athens Agricultural University
Applications of precision agriculture in the field

photoDr. Thomas Bartzanas

Ass. Professor, Lab of Farm Structures Director, Agricultural University of Athens
Environmental sustainability of under cover crops: The role of cutting-edge technologies

photoMs. Christina F. Legaki

Country Leader, Corteva Agriscience Hellas
Granular™ Club Application of digital technologies in the primary sector

photoMr. Georgios Kokkinos

President of the Agricultural Cooperative NILEUS, Messinia
Precision agriculture in olive growing from the perspective of the farmers

Moderator

photoDr. Angeliki Kavga

Ass. Professor, Head of Agricultural Department, University of Patras
11.30-12.00

Break

12.00-13.30

Chapter 2: Innovation, New Technologies, Human Capital

photoDr. Christos Dimas

Deputy Minister for Development and Investments in charge of Research & Innovation
Agri and food sector: Priorities and Achievements in Research and Innovation

photoMr. Patroklos Georgiadis

Secretary General, Migration Policy, Reception & Asylum
Legal Route of Migration- Advantages for Countries of Origin and Reception

photoMr. Christos Yiannakakis

Vice President, National Union of Agricultural Cooperatives
Innovation and new technologies in service of the primary sector

photoMr. Christoforos Chatzopoulos

Head of Business Banking & Retail Lending, National Bank of Greece

Moderator

photoDr. Dimitris Skuras

Professor of economics, University of Patras
13.30-14.30

Lunch Break

14.30-16.00

Chapter 3: Financial instruments, agri-business assessment

photo

photoMr. Alexandros Dimitrakopoulos

Regional Mandate Manager, European Investment Fund (EIF)
Can financial instruments improve Greek agri-competitiveness?

photoMs. Tatiana Giemelou

Head Business Development sector, National Bank of Greece

photoMr. Xenophon Kappas

General Director, Captain Vassilis & Carmen Konstantakopoulos Foundation
From risk to opportunity, choosing the right actions

Moderator

photoMr. Anthony D. Papayannides

Journalist, General Manager Economia Group
16.00-16.30

Break

16.30-18.00

Chapter 4: Energy, environmental protection, risk management

photoDr. Konstantinos Baginetas

Secretary General, Agricultural Policy and International Relations, Ministry of Rural Development & Food
Financial Tools for the Green Transition of the Agri-Food Sector, CAP 2023-2027 & RRF

photoDr. Dionysia-Theodora Avgerinopoulou

Chair, Environmental Protection Committee, Hellenic Parliament

photoMr. Dimitris Lianos

Partner, LKN ANALYSIS
Energy - Environment, Climate Change, Risk Management in the Common Agricultural Policy 2023-2027

photoMr. Theodoros Vassilopoulos

President of the Agricultural Cooperative of Western Greece
Organic farming: protagonist in the rural future

photoMr. Nikolaos Doukas

Vice-President, Hellenic Agricultural Insurance Organization
Agricultural insurance in the new conditions of the climate crisis

Moderator

photoDr. Panayiotis Dimopoulos

Vice Rector Research & Development, Patras University
18.00-18.15

Break

18.15-19.00

Chapter 5: High-level discussion

photoDr. Christos Triantopoulos

Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister for State Aid & Natural Disaster Recovery

photoMr. Christos Stylianides

Minister for Climate Change & Civil Protection

Moderator

photoMr. Giannis Balakakis

Chair, AgriBusiness Forum
19.00-21:00

Networking reception

Saturday, 4 June 2022

09.30-10.00

Welcome remarks

photoMr. Giannis Balakakis

Chair, AgriBusiness Forum

photoDr. Panayiotis Dimopoulos

Vice Rector Research & Development, Patras University
10.00-11.30

Chapter 6: Food processing sector and added-value products

photoMr. Pavlos Satolias

President, National Union of Agricultural Cooperatives
Acceleration of productive investments with cooperative direction and high added value

photoMr. Nikolaos Doukas

Vice-President ELGA, Founder Hippophae Hellas
Modern business development in the agricultural sector

photoMr. Kosta Kanaroglou

Founder, Canna Innov

photoMs. Dionysia Brintziki

General Manager, Abelon Brintziki Estate
Cultivating & producing organic wines of zero carbon emissions

Moderator

photoDr. Panagiotis Zoumpoulakis

Ass. Professor, Head of Food Science and Technology department, University of West Attica
11.30-12.00

Break

12.00-13.30

Chapter 7: Living labs: a coherent driver for the agri-food and tourism industries

photoMr. Geert Wilms

Director, LIB/ZLTO (South Holland Farmers Organization)
Triple Helix in Practice: Collaboration between Academia, Farmers and Government

photoDr. Philip Papadopoulos

Director, Strategic Project Management Office, American Farm School
Organizing Living Labs in Greece, lessons from successes and failures: The cases of Trilofos and Goumenissa

photoMr. Tom Kolokithas

Chief Innovation Officer, DTMH & President, VR & AR Association Greek Chapter
The Metaverse and Agribusiness

photoMr. Panagiotis Sakellaropoulos

Assistant Regional Governor, Region of Western Greece
The development of the local agricultural economy through investment in human capital

Moderator

photoMr. Anthony D. Papayannides

Journalist, General Manager Economia Group
13.30-14.00

Remarks and conclusions

photoMr. Anthony D. Papayannides

Journalist, General Manager Economia Group

photoMr. Giannis Balakakis

Chair, AgriBusiness Forum

photoDr. Angeliki Kavga

Ass. Professor, Head of Agricultural Department, University of Patras
14.00-17.30

Field visit programme(s)

Leading Partners

Auspices

In Cooperation

Sponsors

Scientific Partners

Field Experts & Contributors

Media