• 28 May 2024
    Four Seasons, Limassol
  • Conference, Seminars
    and Board Meetings
  • Investment Opportunities
    and Introductions

CONGRESS PROGRAM 2024

May 28, 2024
May 28, 2024
09:00 – 09:30
09:00 – 09:30
Registration. Investment Projects and Services Exhibition.
Registration. Morning Coffee. Tour over the Exhibition.
09:30 – 10:30
09:30 – 10:30
PLENARY SESSION I: Economic Outlook and Prospects of Cyprus
Welcome Address - Mayor of Limassol NICOS NICOLAIDES

This expanded plenary session will provide a comprehensive overview of the economic outlook for Cyprus and the global economy, facilitating informed decision-making and strategic planning among the congress delegates.

Panelists:
PETROS MAVROMMATIS, Vice-president, Cyprus Investment Fund Association
DEMETRA KALOGEROU, Independent Financial Advisor, former Chairwoman of CySEC
ANDREY NARUTSKIY, CEO, LEON MFO Investments
YANGOS HADJIYANNIS, CEO, Cyprus Business School CIM
Moderator:
PHILIP AMMERMAN, Managing Partner, Navigator Consulting Group

10:30 – 11:00
10:30 – 11:00
Networking Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00
11:00 – 12:00
PLENARY SESSION II: Investments in AI-Related Business. From Concept to Cash Flow: Proven Strategies for Development
In this session, delegates will explore the vibrant world of AI investment, uncovering trends, opportunities, and challenges in AI-driven ventures. The aim is to gain insights from experts on navigating the AI landscape for growth, innovation, and integration of AI across various businesses. Panelists will also cover the essentials of strategic investing in IT, AI, and game development, discussing their operational management experiences and the integration of technology in scaling businesses.

Panelists:
MARAT KARPEKO, COO, Wargaming.net, Co-founder, InData Labs
KATHARINA BRUNKHORST, CEO and Co-Founder, SEKASA Technologies
SERGEY TSYPTSYN, CEO, CG EVENT, Scientific Researcher, AI Expert
ADNAN MURTAZA, AI Strategy and Consulting Director, InData Labs, Finland
ANDREI YARANTSAU, CEO, Steam Power Investments
Moderator:
KYRIACOS KOKKINOS, President and CEO, Business Insights Consulting; Former Deputy Minister for Research, Innovation, Digital Policy
12:00 – 12:15
12:00 – 12:15
Networking Coffee Break
12:15 – 13:15
12:15 – 13:15
PLENARY SESSION III: Global Bridges: Unleashing Bilateral Investment Potentials Between Cyprus and Emerging Markets
These Panel Discussions will cover strategic partnerships, highlighting opportunities of mutual investments for Cyprus and Kazakhstan, Armenia, Georgia, Romania, Switzerland, Germany, India, Japan, China and other countries of East and South Asia. Experts will share insights on mutual growth opportunities and strategies for successful cross-border collaborations.

LAVINIA OCHEA, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Romania in Cyprus
IANA SCHLAEPPI, First Vice President, Mirabaud Group, Geneva, Switzerland
RUBEN HAYRAPETYAN, Co-founder and CEO, Matena, Armenia
COSTAS MARKIDES, President, Cyprus-Kazakhstan Business Association
THEO PARPERIS, President, Cyprus-China Business Association
STEFAN NOLTE, President, Cyprus-Germany Business Association
ANDRIA ANDREOU, Member, Board of Directors, Cyprus-India Business Association
ELIA NICOLAOU, President, Cyprus-East and South East Asia Business Association
Moderator:
VASSILIOS DEMETRIADES, Founder, VisionDo Advisory; Former Shipping Deputy Minister to the President
13:15 – 13:45
13:15 – 13:45
Long Networking Coffee Break
13:45 – 15:00
13:45 – 15:00
Presentations of Real Estate Projects
ARISTO DEVELOPERS, bbf:, CDA GROUP, CENTOTA, GREEN PARK RESIDENCES, LEPTOS ESTATES will present their new projects. This part of the event is open both for congress delegates and real estate professionals. The latter can now buy a separate ticket to attend only this meeting.

CHRISTAKIS CHRISTODOULOU, Inland Sales Manager, Aristo Developers
JAD WAKIL, Director, Green Park Residences
OLGA ANDRE, Business Development Manager for Europe, CDA Group
ELENA GEORGHIOU, Business Development Director, Centota Holdings
CHRISTOS CHARALAMBOUS, High Net Worth Client Advisor, Leptos Estates
GEORGE DOKUCHAEV, Sales Director, Prime Property Group/bbf
15:00 – 15:30
15:00 – 15:30
Networking Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:45
15:30 – 16:45
BUSINESS MEETS TECH
Moderated networking event that helps delegates to connect with other C-level leaders in the tech and non-tech industries

Special Guests:
RAN COHEN, Chief Executive Officer, BridgerPay
MARIANNA HADJIANDONIOU, Executive Vice-President, Energame;
DINOS MICHAELIDES, Director, DGM Tech Solutions
ALEXANDRA RUDIS, Chief Executive Officer, Apella Games
CHRISTINA BARBASH, Regional Sales Manager, PrimeXM
MARTIN ZARIAN, Co-Founder, Brand Strategist, Factory 39
SONA KERIM, Founder & Project Manager, Writelingo
NISSAN RAZ, CEO & Co-founder, Robonote
GEORGINA KYRIAKOUDES, CEO & Founder, Aria Health
PANIS PIERI, Tech Blogger & Podcaster
NEKTARIOS CHARALAMPOUS, Technical and Business Operations Director, Amdocs
PAVEL SHYNKARENKO, Co-Founder and CEO Solar Staff
YULIA TARASOVA, Co-Founder, KidIT Cyprus
IRYNA MANUKOVSKA, VP of Innovation, XME.digital
DENIS POLULYAKHOV, Angel investor, founder Techstars alumni
DIMITRIS DIMITRIOU, Director, 4Sight Group
ALEXANDER SAPOV, CEO&Co-founder, GetTransfer.com
VADIM EFF, CEO, Skywaylab
SYMEON STYLIANOU, Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer, Ablebook; Data Transformation & Quality Advisor, Infocredit Group
VASILIS JOSEPH, Co-Founder & Director, V. G. Freyia Labs Ltd
ALEXANDRE MARDIROSSIAN, Director, Auditiams Compliance & Risk Limited
17:00
17:00
Farewell Party for Congress' delegates and honorary guests