The Hellenic Informatics Union organizes today a webinar to discuss all about the current state of affairs and future of Informatics. This enlightening webinar is featuring Professor Christos Papadimitriou as a keynote speaker. It will be live today Thursday, June 18th, at 19:00.
A few words about the Hellenic Informatics Union
The Hellenic Informatics Union is the professional and scientific association of the Greek Informatics. Namely Computer Scientists, Computers Engineers and Informatics Professionals that hold a University Degree.
Formed in 2001, the Hellenic Informatics Union aims at materializing the vision for the development of Information & Communication Technology in Greece.
Working actively to the benefit of its members, of the economy and the society as a whole as is mentioned in their mission statement, the Union takes various initiatives towards this direction.
Today’s webinar is one of these actions.
All about today’s webinar about the future of Informatics
As mentioned, the keynote speaker is Christos Papadimitriou. One of world’s leading computer science theorists with over four decades research experience; and a long list of honors and awards. C. Papadimitriou currently the Donovan Family Professor of Computer Science at the Columbia University will enlighten panel discussion sharing his perspective.
What will be discussed
The subjects of discussion as mentioned in Hellenic Informatics Union’s press release will be the following:
- Our Society at the crossroads
- Social and political responsibility of Informatics Professionals
- Active citizens or Big Brother’s agents
The members of the panel are:
- Sotiris Syrmakezis, senior advisor on Digital Transformation and customer experience at Bioiatriki Healthcare Group
- Dr. Spyros Papadakis Consultant Professor at the Hellenic Open University
- Dimitris Tsingos co-founder of Starttech Ventures.
Dimitris, besides being the Founder of the Hellenic Start-up Association and his term as President of YES for Europe – European Confederation of Young Entrepreneurs, he has also served as the President of the Hellenic Informatics Union during 2007-2010.
Join us today
Most importantly, the event is open to all audiences. You are welcome to virtually attend and raise your questions to the panel speakers.
Live streaming will be available here: https://www.epe.org.gr/live
Don’t miss it! Join us today at 19:00 (CET), from your screen.