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The 10th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum Digital Conference on June 23

ATHENS – On Tuesday, June 23, Capital Link presents the 10th Annual Digital Capital Link CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Forum titled Economy & Society: The Next Day, which will take place in digital form under the auspices of the Attica Region, the City of Athens and the Municipality of Piraeus. Registration is free and available online: http://csringreece.gr/forum/2020/index.php?lang=en.

The Forum’s subject Economy & Society: The Next Day, deals with the economic consequences of COVID-19 and restarting the Economy, so vital to secure the transition to a new growth model which will essentially contribute to a more active form of participation by all entities involved and by the society to return Greece back to the recovery path.

Among the topics, Local Government Authorities’ Contribution to Greek Economy Growth; Innovation & Entrepreneurship – Greek Start Up Companies & Small – Medium Size Companies; SMEs – Challenges & Opportunities During & Post COVID-19 Crisis; the Banking Sector – A New Role in Economy & Society; E-Gov: Digital Solutions Benefiting the State & Citizens; The Rapid Transition to the New Digital World; Infrastructure and Energy – The Day After; Health & Pharmaceuticals Industry – New Challenges & Opportunities; Investments – Growth – Economy – Society; The Post-COVID-19 Landscape of Core industries: Food Sector – Real Estate – Energy – Investing; Tourism: Bracing for Recovery; The Day After: The New Reality; A Cautiously Optimistic Perspective on Greece; and The European Union’s Response to the Crisis and the Opportunities for Greece (on the Road to Recovery).

Speakers scheduled for the Forum include Greek Government Officials: Minister of Development & Investments Adonis Georgiadis, Minister of Digital Governance Kyriakos Pierrakakis, President of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Angela Gerekou, Deputy Minister of Development & Investments for Research and Technology Christos Dimas, Deputy Minister of Development & Investments for Industry & Commerce Nikos Papathanassis, Governor of Attica Region George Patoulis, Mayor of Piraeus Yannis Moralis, Deputy Mayor of Development, Enterprise & Investments Municipality of Athens Nicholas A. Macropoulos, and Permanent Representative of Greece to the European Union Ambassador Ioannis Vrailas.

Greek-American entrepreneurs also scheduled to attend include: John P. Calamos Sr., Founder, CEO and Global Co-Chief Investment Officer, Calamos Investments; John Catsimatidis, Chairman & CEO, Red Apple Group; Dean Metropoulos, Chairman, Metropoulos & Company; and Dr. George Kofinas, Founder & Medical Director Kofinas Fertility Group & Manhattan Reproductive Surgery Center.

Senior representatives form Greek, European, and international organizations and companies are also scheduled to attend including: 

Alpha Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Hellenic Development Bank SA (former ETEAN SA), Optima Bank, Piraeus Bank, PotamitisVekris, EY, EEDE – Hellenic Management Association, Elikonos Capital Partners, ENVOLVE Entrepreneurship, GEK TERNA Group of Companies, Hellenic Petroleum (HELPE), Lambadarios Law office , LIBRA Group, Machas & Partners Law Firm, McKinsey & Company, COSMOTE (Hellenic Telecommunications), and the Public Power Corporation SA Hellas (DEH).

Founded in 1995, Capital Link is a New York based investor relations, financial communications and advisory firm with a strategic focus on the maritime, commodities and energy sectors, MLPs, as well as Closed-End Funds and ETFs. In addition, Capital Link organizes a series of conferences annually, of which the majority are focused on the maritime sector, in the United States, Europe and Asia, in key industry centers, such as New York, London, Athens, Limassol, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo and in Hong Kong all of which are known for combining rich educational and informational content with unique marketing and networking opportunities. Capital Link is a member of the Baltic Exchange. Based in New York City, Capital Link has presence in London, Athens & Oslo.

More information is available online: http://csringreece.gr/forum/2020/index.php?lang=en.

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