08.15-09.00 Registration
09.00-09.05 Introduction to the Conference

Panagiotis Marketos, Business Editor

Session 1:

Roadmap, Regulatory Compliance, Next Day



Keynote speaker

“Leading financial services into the digital world and shaping innovation policy”

Sophia Bantanidis, EMEA Head of Regulatory & Market Strategy and Citi Accelerator Mentor, Citi



Keynote speakers

Joint Presentation

“Cashless societies around the world: using common technology to include everyone in a digital economy

Daniel Doderlein, CEO & Founder, Auka

Dr. Nicodemos Damianou, CEO, JCC Payment Systems Ltd



Keynote speaker

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Big Data: Big insights or Big problems? Are you sure you’re ready for this?”

Dimitri Anagnostopoulos, Partner, True North Partners, London, Frankfurt, Dubai, S. Africa


Banking Executive

“Open APIs & Open Banking: Business aspects for the Banks”

Alkiviadis Trigkas, Head of Electronic Banking Sector in the Digital Channels Division, National Bank

10.40 – 10.55 “Core Modernization and Open Banking”

Alfred Escala, Vice President Cognitive & Industry Solutions for IBM Spain, Portugal, Greece and Israel (SPGI)

10.55 11.55

Panel Discussion

“Roadmap to Digital & Open Banking – How every Bank Envisions the Way Ahead – Strategy, Systems, Timing


  • Damianos Charalampidis, Executive General Manager, Alpha Bank   
  • Kostis Chlouverakis, Group Chief Digital Officer, Eurobank   
  • Stefanos Mytilineos, Chief Digital Officer, Bank of Piraeus
  • Aspa Palimeri, Country Manager, Greece, Cyprus & Malta, Mastercard
  • Dimitris Plagiannis, Chief Digital & Retail Officer, Attica Bank  
  • Dimitra Vourna, Chief Operating Officer, HSBC France, Athens Branch

Moderator: Lambros Tsolkas, Vice President, Accenture S.A.

11.55 – 12.30 Coffee Break

Session 2:

Open Banking: Open API’s, Banking as-a-Service, Customer Experience

12.30 – 12.45 “Blockchain and Financial Market Infrastructure”

Nicolò Romani, Head of Innovation, SIA

12.45 – 13.00

Banking Executive

“Mastering Customer Loyalty in the Open Banking Era”

Andreas Marneris, Head of Loyalty Programs, Eurobank 

13.00 – 13.10


“Whatsapp payments and business finance management”

John Doxaras, CEO & Founder, Warply

13.10 – 13.25

Joint Presentation

“How NBG transforms the card business for an open banking future: strategies, goals, digital payments platform, partnerships”

Sophocles Ioannou, Regional Manager-Mediterranean & Levant, OpenWay Group

Periklis Papaspyropoulos, Head of Sector, Cards Division, National Bank

13.25 – 13.40

Banking Executive

“Redesigning Customer Journeys – The bleep case”

Yiannis Papakostas, Διευθυντής Διεύθυνσης  Ψηφιακής  Καινοτομίας, Alpha Bank

13.40 – 13.50 “Digital OnBoarding – Transform into a seamless, secure & fully digital experience”

Grigoris Dimitropoulos, Business Development Manager, Intelli Solutions

13.50 – 14.00 “Powering the Financial Universe through Digital Transformation and Open Banking

Entering a new generation of banking”

Mitesh Soni, Senior Director of Innovation and Fintech, Finastra

14.00 – 14.10 “Open Banking for established banks”

Alexander Mostowfi, Banking Innovation Advisor Leader, Oracle EMEA

14.10 – 14.25

Banking Executive

“Wearable Payments in Action: the Case of i-bank Payband”

Grigori Vyssoulis, Head of Retail Segments Sector, National Bank of Greece    

14.25 – 15.25 Lunch Break

Session 3:

Fintech, Digital Transformation, BigData, Artificial Intelligence, Innovative Customer Relations

15.20 15.50


“Inter-University Research (Ionian University-AEUB): FinTech trends and prospects for Greece”

Dr. Panagiotis Kourouthanassis, Assoc. Prof., Information Systems and eGovernment, Department of Informatics, Ionian University

15.50 – 16.05

Banking Executive

“More Digital… More human”

George KostopoulosCustomer Innovation, Digital Business, Piraeus Bank

16.05 – 16.15 “The impact of Cyber Security in Banking Digital Transformation”

Emmanuel Netos, General Manager, Pylones Hellas SA

16.15 – 16.25

Banking Executive

“Big Data for the Banking Sector”

Spyros Sakellariou, Content Delivery & VAS Section Manager, Intracom Telecom

16.25 – 16.35 “Innovative Advanced Analytics Solutions for Banking”

Ilias Mamouras, Services Deputy Director, Predicta S.A.

16.35 – 16.50

Banking Executive

“Building mobile-first, omnichannel, banking experiences: From buzzwords to Reality –The Eurobank Case”

Costis Paikos, Head, Digital Banking, Payments & Value Adding Services, Eurobank  

16.50 – 17.05 “Data & AI at the heart of Digital Transformation”

Nikos Makris, Digital Architect, Microsoft Services Central & Eastern Europe,


17.05 – 18.00

Panel Discussion

“Business Re-Ignition: SME’s new Funding opportunities – The Role of Innovation, exploring Process, Funding Tools, Special Advisory for SME’s and International Best Practices”


  • Dimitris Economou, Deputy General Manager, Head of Small Business Segment General Division, Eurobank
  • Ioannis Grammatikos, Deputy General Manager Small Business Banking, Payments & Retail Lending, Piraeus Bank
  • Spyros Rentetakos, Manager of the Small Business Banking Division, Alpha Bank
  • Vaios Rizoulis, Head of Product Development & Support Sector, National Bank
  • Theodore Kounas, General Manager, Everypay SA
  • Dimitris Litsikakis, Country Manager Greece, Cyprus & Malta, Revolut

Moderator: Dr. Panagiotis Kourouthanassis, Assoc. Prof., Information Systems and eGovernment, Department of Informatics, Ionian University

18.00 – 18.20 “The creation of the first Regional Bank in Greece and the Peloponnese Region”

Petros Tatoulis, Regional Governor, The Peloponnese Region

18.20 Closing Remarks – Networking Reception

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