Thought leaders from various fields exchanged views in a captivating panel discussion organized by the ACG Institute for Hellenic Growth & Prosperity
In an effort to foster conversation about how public policy can ensure balance between the demands of health, economic prosperity and political liberty – a prerequisite in order not only to face present challenges but also to prepare western societies for potential future pandemic crises – the ACG Institute for Hellenic Growth & Prosperity presented a group of thought leaders from fields that must communicate and cooperate in order to protect individual, social and cultural health. In the virtual panel discussion titled “Public Health, the Greek Economy and Political Liberty: Balance, Priorities and Policies in the Age of Pandemics” that took place in the framework of the ACG 150 plan, top experts in public policy, health and business vividly discussed challenges, opportunities and prospects in all three fields.
Following the welcome remarks by Vice President for Public Affairs of The American College of Greece, Claudia Carydis and President of The American College of Greece, Dr. David G. Horner and the introduction by the event’s moderator, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Executive Director at the ACG Institute for Hellenic Culture & the Liberal Arts Prof. Loren J. Samons II, the discussion opened with a pre-recorded keynote statement by the Deputy Minister of Labor & Social Affairs, Dr. Domna Michailidou. Panel participants included Professor Emeritus of Constitutional Law at the University of Athens, Nicos Alivizatos, Honorary President of SETE and CEO & co-Managing Partner Sani/Ikos Group, Dr. Andreas Andreadis, Professor of Genetics at the University of Geneva and Director of Health 2030 Genome Center and of the Institute of Genetics and Genomics of Geneva, Emmanouil Dermitzakis, Big Pi Ventures Partner, Aristos Doxiadis and Epidemiologist, President Emeritus and Professor Emeritus at the University of South Carolina, Dr. Harris Pastides.
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