Reflections on Delphi Economic Forum
The Delphi Economic Forum VII is one of Europe’s most prestigious events and recently returned for its seventh instalment in the historic town of Delphi from April 6-9th. While the event was based in Greece, the forum has greatly expanded with more than 780 speakers from 36 countries.
Under the theme “New Realities”, the 7th Delphi Economic Forum hosted prominent personalities from the field of politics including European presidents, prime ministers, EU commissioners and ministers as well as cybersecurity experts, scientists, academics, entrepreneurs and many more.
Who attended the Delphi Economic Forum VII?
Some exciting names in attendance at the Delphi Economic Forum included European Parliament President Roberta Metsola; United Nations Secretary-General in Geneva Tatiana Valovaya; European Commission Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis; Obrela Security Industries CEO & Co-Founder, George Patsis; European Commission Executive Vice President Margaritis Schinas; OECD Secretary-General Mathias Cormann; Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov; Chairman of the Ministers’ Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina Zoran Tegeltija; Montenegro Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapić; Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti; former Prime Minister of Sweden Carl Bildt and former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Furthermore, the forum was honored to host Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Hellenic Republic President Katerina Sakellaropoulou.
What will the agenda of the Delphi Economic Forum VII cover?
The agenda of the four-day forum revolved around seven thematic pillars that formed the basis of panel discussions throughout the event. The following pillars will shaped the agenda of the summit as well as discussions around the current geopolitical climate.
World Security – A state of flux
II. Global economy – The path forward
III. Climate Emergency
IV. EU: The future of the Union
V. Technological Change and Economic Transformation
VI. Greece re-emerging: The path to a strong and stable recovery
VII. People & Society
Obrela and the Delphi Economic Forum VII
Obrela are proud to have attended the event as both delegates and sponsors of this year’s Delphi Economic Forum. George Patsis, CEO and Co-Founder of Obrela Security Industries was featured as an esteemed panelist at two events. These were ‘WHAT MAKES A BUSINESS INVESTMENT READY?’ on Thursday, April 7. In this conversation chaired by Stamatis Zacharos, Journalist, Action24, George Patsis shared his experience founding Obrela Security Industries and discussed what it takes to start a successful business in today’s climate. Joined by Apostolos Tamvakakis, Managing Partner, Member of the Investment Committee, EOS Capital Partners, and Periclis Argyros, Co-Founder and CEO, Archeiothiki the panel discussed the path forward for the global economy.
The second panel on Friday, April 8, at 17.50 focused on the technological change and economic transformation of the EU as the panelists discussed the question: ‘WHY DOES CYBERSECURITY MATTER MORE THAN EVER?’
This conversation was chaired by Vagelis Papakonstantinou, Prof. Faculty of Law & Criminology, Vrije Universiteit Brussels will feature Juhan Lepassaar, Executive Director, Enisa, George Patsis, CEO & Co-Founder, Obrela Security Industries, Artemis Seaford, Public Policy Manager, Cybersecurity Policy Meta and Anastasios Chatzitheodosiou, Vice Chairman and General Manager, Mega Brokers. In this discussion, the panel shared their experiences in cybersecurity and discussed the current cybersecurity threat scape.
The Delphi Economic Forum VII proved to be a pivotal event that combined the most pressing issues in global discourse into four days of intellectual conversation.