GRNET and the European Digital Innovation Hub for Digital Governance GR digiGOV-innoHUB are organizing on May 12, 2023 a conference on “Synergies for the future – AI in Public Services“.

The conference is is addressed to:

  • members of the Greek Artificial Intelligence (AI) community
  • Public Administration executives interested in the design and creation of services, for citizens and businesses with Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies

The objectives of the event are:

  • presenting the initiatives & priorities of GR digiGOV-innoHUB in accordance with the EU priorities for the use of Artificial Intelligence in Public Services
  • information on current initiatives and actions in the field of Artificial Intelligence
  • presenting use cases by Public Administration officials and the highlighting of good practices
  • presenting solutions and case studies from industry
  • brainstorming, to raise awareness, mobilize and grow the AI ​​community of practice & innovation ecosystem

Co-creation workshops will follow in order to address four challenges of the Public Sector with AI technologies. The results will be published on the page of the hub.

The conference will take place at Th.E.A. (the Athens Startup Business Incubator)  , supporter of GR digiGOV-innoHUB

Register here to watch the conference online


Πρόγραμμα της εκδήλωσης


09:30WelcomeSophia Efraimoglou, President, Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry
09:35Opening remarksLeonidas Christopoulos, Gen Secretary of Dig Governance and Simplification of Procedures at Ministry of Digital Governance
09:45Key-note speechProf. Stefanos Kollias, Chairman, GRNET (Presentation)
10:00Elevate GreeceMichalis Dritsas, CEO, Elevate Greece (Presentaion)
10:10 New Challenges to InnovatorsManos Macromallis, Chairman SEKEE
10:15GR digiGOV-innoHUBYiannis Kotsis Giannarakis, Coordinator, GR digiGOV-innoHUB /GRNET (Presentation)
10:25AI challenges for the Public SectorNina Gialloussi, Data Product Developer GFOSS (Παρουσίαση)
10:35AI for GOV – the Greek Case (Emerging Technologies in the Public Sector)Antonis Stasis, Director, Ministry of Digital Government (Presentation)
10:50Introduction to EU initiatives for AIJola Dervishaj, AI Policy & Outreach Officer, (Παρουσίαση)
11:05European AI on Demand Platform and the testing and experimentation facilitiesEvangelia Markidou, Head of Sector – Artificial Intelligence Technology, Development and Impact , DG CNCT, EU Commission (Presentation)
11:20AI and the EDIH networkHelena Rodriguez, PO, DG CNECT (Presentation)
11:30 13:00 AI for Public Services: Synergies for the futureFireside chat

Stefanos Kollias, Chairman GRNET, Professor NTUA Timos Sellis, Director Archimedes RC Dimitris Plexousakis, Coordinator Smart Health/ITE Vangelis Karkaletsis, Coordinator Smart Attica/NCSR Demokritos/Inst ICT Cleo Sgouropoulou, Head AI Hub, UniWA Vasilis Katsouros, Director ILSP/ATHENA Moderator: Yannis Rizopoulos, journalist

13:00-Close of the 1st session: lunch-coffee