THE ROLE OF ENERGY IN THE NEW GROWTH MODEL OF GREECE: The challenges of Investments and Innovation


Energy & Sustainability Club and MBA International program of Athens University of Economics and Business, under the auspices of the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change of the Hellenic Republic, are organizing the 3rd Energy conference with the title:

“The role of energy in the new growth model of Greece: The challenges of Investments and Innovation”

Friday 16th May 2014 (18:00 – 21:00)

Royal Olympic Hotel (28-34 Athanasiou Diakou Str. 117 43, Athens)


The conference’s keynote speakers will be:

–          Prof. Yiannis Maniatis, Minister of Environment, Energy and Climatic Change

–          Ambassador Aryeh Mekel, Embassy of Israel in Athens

–          Dr. Dimitris Ptochos, Director of Strategic Planning Bureau – Prime Minister Office

–          Prof. Nikos Vettas, General Director of Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE)

–          Panagiotis Kanellopoulos, CEO of M&M Gas

–          Charalampos Kallis, General Manager of Intrakat

–          Dimitrios Sarantopoulos, President & founder of Energy & Sustainability Club

Welcome greetings from:

–          Professor Konstantine Gatsios – Rector of Athens University of Economics & Business

–          Professor George Ioannou – Director MBA International – Athens University of Economics & Business

(* Simultaneous Translation from Greek to English and from English to Greek will be available.)

The conference will be attended by many business executives, entrepreneurs, policy officers, diplomats, academics and researchers from energy, construction, shipping and innovation sectors.

Energy can undoubtedly be an important driver of economic growth, since it is the lifeblood of the global economy – a crucial input to nearly all of the goods and services of the modern world. Attracting investments and focusing in innovation, Greece has to look ahead; shaping the next years with specific schedule and sustainable development strategies. Managing resources for truly sustainable economic growth is rapidly becoming one of this century’s greatest imperatives and opportunities.

For more information about the event, sponsorship opportunities and registration please contact us at



CONFERENCE MEDIA SUPPORTERS: Greek Energy Forum, Global Sustain,


Yours Sincerely,

Dimitris Sarantopoulos

President of Energy & Sustainability Club

Energy & Sustainability Club   –

ΜΒΑ International – Athens University of Economics & Business