DESCRIPTION OF THE EVENT

TITLE: "BRIDGES 2003"
27-28 June 2003, Patras, Greece, University of Patras

The Event was under the Aegis of: I.N.@.D.E. and the Region of Achaia & Aetoloakarnania

With the support of the: Municipalities of Patra, Rion, Antirion & Nafpactos

Keynote Speakers included:

Kostas Zaimis, President of IN@ADE, Kostas Katsigiannis, General Director of the National Organization of Tourism, Dimitris Katsikopoulos, Prefecture of Achaia, Alexander Panagopoulos, Managing Director of Superfast Ferries, George Kassimatis, Director of the Bureau of the European Parliament in Greece, Ioannis Ntaousanis, Mayor of Nafpaktos, Makis Assimakopoulos, General Director of the 2004 Olympic events, Paris Giannikos, President of Art Factory S.A..

An Summary of the Topics addressed included

  • "The Growth of Western Greece-Infrastructure Works"
  • "Regional growth and new technologies"
  • "Environment and quality"
  • "Tourist, cultural and athletic development"

Corporate Sponsorship: AXONAS S.A., Titan S.A., Superfast Ferries & Frigoglass Group

Media Sponsors included: EXPRES, PATRA TV, ERGOTAXIAKA & TECHNOEKDOTIKI