Agenda 2013

8:00-9:00 Coffee – Registration
9:00-10:30 Plenary session #1: Doing more with less and doing more with teams

Dr. Bruce Piasecki, President & Founder, AHC Group, Inc.

10:30-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-11:30 Workshop round #1
Workshop #1.1

An introduction to CSR and sustainability

Michael Spanos, Managing Partner, Global Sustain

Workshop #1.2

Sustainability reporting assurance

Dimitris Apostolidis, Supervising Senior Advisor, Advisory Climate Change & Sustainability, Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance Services, KPMG

Workshop #1.3

Integrated reporting: Current status and trends

Carla Neefs, Senior Manager, Cleantech and Sustainability Practice, EY Netherlands 

11:30-11:45 Coffee break
11:45-13:15 Plenary session #2: The GRI sustainability reporting guidelines – Main features of G4

Laura Espinach, Reporting Framework Coordinator, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

13:15-14:15 Lunch break
14:15-15:00 Workshop round #2
Workshop #2.1

Regulating sustainability

Viki Topalidou, Partner, G. Mourgelas & Associates

Workshop #2.2

New leaders for shaping a new world: ‘New’ sustainability

Sharon Jackson, Founder & Director, European Sustainability Academy (ESA)

Workshop #2.3

Moving towards integrated reporting; TITAN’s experience and practice

Maria Alexiou, CSR Manager, TITAN Group

15:00-15:15 Coffee break
15:15-16:00 Plenary session #3: Collaboration between business and academia for sustainability

Joris-Johann Lenssen, Programmes Director, Academy of Business in Society (ABIS)

16:00-16:15 Coffee break
16:15-17:00 Workshop round #3
Workshop #3.1

Carbon markets:The basic, the challenges, the opportunities

Dr. Ioannis Pappas, Co-Founder & CEO, GREEN EVOLUTION

Workshop #3.2

Standards and certifications in sustainability

Nikos Sifakis, Lead Auditor, TÜV Austria Hellas

Workshop #3.3

Sustainability challenges and opportunities in supply chain

Panagiotis Andrianopoulos, Consultant, PLANNING

17:00-19:00 Cocktail reception – Networking