Keynote Speakers

Myrsini Zorba

Minister of Culture & Sports

Jan Goossens

Director of Festival de Marseille, France

Working groups speakers

Aspasia-Maria Alexiou

Actor and Director’s Assistant

Gigi Argyropoulou

Curator, Director, Researcher

George Bakalakos

Radio and Music Producer

Maria Baramili

Maria Baramili

Co-founder, When in Greece

Noé Basch

Development Director and Founder - Mobius, France

Clémence Bondon

Associate and Project Manager - Mobius, France

Inge Ceustermans

Managing Director of The Festival Academy, an initiative of the European Festivals Association (EFA), Belgium

Clymene Christoforou

Director D6: Culture in Transit, Expert Pilot Cities, UK

Christopher Crimes

Former long standing Director La Filature France, Consultant and mentor, France

Olga Daskali

Project manager of “Roots are Routes”as part of the programme START-Create Cultural Change, Project Manager of "SPEAK UP!" as part of the Actor of Urban Change programme

Kelly Diapouli

Artistic Director, Eleusis 2021 European Capital of Culture

Eleni Dimopoulou

Artistic Director, Municipal Regional Theater of Ioannina

Enke Fezollari


Stavroula-Villy Fotopoulou

Director of Modern Cultural Heritage, General Directorate of Antiquities and Heritage, Ministry of Culture and Sports

Giorgos Foutas

Member of the BoD, Culture, Sports and Youth Organization, Municipality of Athens

Vangelis Galanis

Psychologist, Chief of Publications “Epekeina”

Athina Georgopoulou

Architect Engineer of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, MA Museology and Cultural Management

Despina Geroulanou

Member of the Administration Committee, Benaki Museum

Angeliki Giannakidou

Researcher, Founder of the Ethnological Museum of Thrace

Effi Giannopoulou

Consultant to the Deputy Minister of Culture and Sports

Konstantinos Gogos

President of the Cultural Center of the Municipality of Ioannina, Municipal Councillor

Thanos Gogos

Poet, Co-editor of literary magazine “Thraka”

Zoe Hatziyannaki

Visual artist and Co-founder of A - DASH

John Ioannides

Cultural Manager, Director of the Organization of Local Government, Professor of the Hellenic Open University

Archonti Ioannou

Archonti Ioannou

Architectural Engineer, PhD, University of Thessaly

Eva Ísleifs

Visual artist and Co-founder of A - DASH

Aliki Kakoulidou

Graphic designer, Co-founder Metoo communication design

Dio Kangelari

Theatrologist, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Iliriana Kasa

English Literature and resident of Eleusis

Fay Katsari

Producer of Audiovisual Works

Višnja Kisić

Assistant Professor, UNESCO Chair of Cultural Policy and Management, Servia

Alsena Kokalari

Cultural Manager

Dimitra Kondylaki

Co-curator for contemporary Greek theatre, Athens & Epidaurus Festival

Olivia Kotsifa

Architect, Educator, Co-founder of Fab Lab Cardiff and partner of the DecodeFabLab

Yannis Koukmas

Director of Audience Development & Participation, Eleusis 2021 European Capital of Culture

Angeliki Lampiri

Director of Culture Strategy, Eleusi 2021 European Capital of Culture

Christos Lampropoulos

Primary School Teacher, KRONISTAS Group

Maria-Louiza Laopodi

Project Manager, START Program – Create Cultural Change

Emmanouil Leventianos

Mechanical Engineer, Community Manager at LUDD

Eirini Linardaki

Visual Artist

Manolis Manousakis

Composer and Sound Designer, founding member of Medea Electronique

Erifili Maroniti

Athens Culture Net Coordinators, Municipality of Athens

Marta Martins

Artemrede Executive Director, Portugal

Stelios Mavrodontis

Stelios Mavrodontis

Co-founder, When in Greece

Benoît-Marie Moriceau

Mentor of the Initiator artist-in-residence program and founder of the Mosquito Coast Factory, France

Marlen Mouliou

Lecturer of Museology in History and Archeology Faculty of the National University of Athens (UOA), Member of the Steering Committee and the Special Committee of the Master Degree Programme "Museum Studies"

Xeni Mpaloti

Xeni Mpaloti

Officer at Greek Company of Local development and Governance

Kamilo Nollas

Photographer and organizer of the Vovousa Festival

Konstantinos-Alketas Oungrinis

Associate Professor, School of Architectural Engineering

Nikos Panagiotopoulos

Professor of Sociology, University of Athens

Nikoletta Pantazi

Architect and Clothing Designer

Alekos Pantazis

Member of the research collective P2P Lab

Olga-Christiana Papadimitriou

Municipal clerk, Municipality of Messolonghi

Photini Papahatzi

Project manager of ‘Home’, as part of the TANDEM Cultural Managers Exchange Turkey program

Dimitris Papastergiou

Mayor of Trikkeon

Io Paschou

Photographer, Dr. Art History Paris, Sorbonne

Maria Philippi

Chief Executive Director of Eleusis 2021 European Capital of Culture

Yannis Philippou

Retired Private Employee - President of the Panelefsiniakos Basketball Team

Muriel Piquet-Viaux

Cultural attaché of the French Institute of Athens

Dimitris Plantzos

Deputy Professor of Classical Archaeology, University of Athens

Angeliki Poulou

Curator and Theorist, member of Medea Electronique

Theo Prodromidis

Visual artist/Director

Eleni Riga

Director of Contemporary Art, Eleusis 2021 European Capital of Culture

Christos Ringas

Head of Research and Educational Programs Department, Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation

Foivos Sakalis

Athens Culture Net Coordinator, Municipality of Athens

Maria Saridaki

Artistic director of “TRUST IN PLAY"

Artemis Stamatelou

Museologist – Cultural Project Development Consultant

Ștefan Teișanu

Director of Cluj Cultural Centre, Romania

Vangelis Theodoropoulos

Artistic Director of Athens & Epidaurus Festival

Goran Tomka

Assistant professor, UNESCO chair in cultural policy and management, Serbia

Petros Touloudis

Artist, Co-founder of Τinos quarry platform

Athanasia Triantafillopoulou

Athanasia Triantafillopoulou

Professor of Developmental Institutions of Local Government, Technological Educational Institute of Peloponnese

Stavros Tsakiris

Artistic Director, Municipal Regional Theater of Patra

Peggy Tsolakaki

Director of Infrastructure Planning, Monitoring & European Funding, Eleusis 2021 European Capital of Culture

Alexandra Vakalopoulou

Chair of the Board, Municipal Regional Theater of Ioannina

Marilena Vakalopoulou

Culturologist, Industrial Archeology Researcher, Vi.D.A. Group

Dimitra Vasilakou

Graphic designer, Co-founder, Metoo communication design

Electra Venaki

General Director of the Greek Film Centre (2016-2017)

Nikolas Ventourakis

Artistic Director of the Lucy Art Residency

Georgia Voudouri

Director of Cultural Industries, Eleusis 2021 European Capital of Culture

Dora Xatzi-Rodopoulou

Member of Urban Environment Lab, School of Architecture, NTUA

Stephania Xydia

Cultural Management Consultant

Angeliki Zervou

Co-founder of Medianeras

Theoklis-Petros Zounis

Professor of Cultural Studies, University of Athens & Hellenic Open University