BSTDB Regional Business Forum Live Streaming

Preliminary Program


Under the auspices of the



 09:00-10:00  

Registration

 10:00-10:30  

OPENING STATEMENTS

  • Georgios Stathakis, Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism, Greece
  • Ihsan Ugur Delikanli, President, Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) 
 10:30-10:45   Coffee Break
10:45-12:15

PANEL 1: FOSTERING ECONOMIC GROWTH: REGIONAL EXPERIENCE

Moderator: Amb. Michael Christides, Secretary General, Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC)

Panelists:

  • David Lezhava, Deputy Minister of Finance, Georgia
  • Dimitrios Mardas, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Greece
  • Ion Ghizdeanu, President, National Commission for Prognosis, Romania
  • Rolf Strauch, Member of the Management Board, Economics, Policy Strategy and Banking, European Stability Mechanism
  • Nicholas Jennett, Director-Investment Team for Greece, European Investment Bank
12:15-12:30

Coffee Break

12:30-14:00  

PANEL 2: REGIONAL COOPERATION AS A VEHICLE FOR GROWTH

Moderator: George Zissimatos, Member of the Board of Directors, Enterprise Greece

Panelists:

  • Igor Leshukov, Vice President Banking, Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB)
  • Sabina Dziurman, Director Greece & Cyprus, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
  • Jose Romano, Country Representative in Greece, European Investment Fund (EIF)
  • Dimitris Tsitsiragos, Vice President, Global Client Services, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Constantinos Michalos, President, Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Greece
  • Christina Sakellaridis, President, Panhellenic Exporters’ Association
14:00-15:00

NETWORKING COCKTAIL RECEPTION HOSTED BY BSTDB

15:00-19:00  

BILATERAL BUSINESS MEETINGS
Participating financial institutions, investors and businesses

15:00-16:00   PARALLEL EVENT
"Capacity Development Ideas for Black Sea Region”, Presentation by Toronto Centre

Working languages: English and Greek with simultaneous interpretation



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