Committee IFIN

Anna Satsiou
Centre for Research and Technology Hellas,
Information Technologies Institute

Dr. Anna Satsiou received a Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University (AUTH), Thessaloniki, Greece, an MSc in Electronic and Computer Engineering and an MSc in Production Engineering and Management from the Technical University of Crete (TUC), in 2002, 2004 and 2005 respectively. During 2002-2004 she was a fellow of Onassis Foundation. In 2010 she received a PhD from the Department of Computer & Communication Engineering of the University of Thessaly (UTH), Volos, Greece. From 2005 she is an associate researcher in the Informatics and Telematics Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) and a member of the Networks and Telecoms lab in UTH, having participated in many EU R&D projects, including FP7 STREPs WIP, NanoDataCenters, STAR-TRANS, PURSUIT, NoE TREND. She was the technical coordination of the Network of Excellence in Internet Science, FP7-NoE-EINS and she has leading roles in the implementation of HORIZON2020 CAPS project PROFIT. Her research interests are in the general area of telecommunications and networking, with a focus on p2p, social networks, incentive mechanisms, reputation and recommendation systems.

Georgios Panos
Adam Smith Business School,
University of Glasgow

Dr. Georgios Panos is a Reader in Finance at the Adam Smith Business School of the University of Glasgow. He has held previous posts at the University of Stirling and at the University of Essex. He has served as a consultant to the World Bank in multiple occasions (in five occasions for a total of some seven years, working on the finance and private sector development unit and the poverty assessment unit) and has been affiliated with EU-funded projects (on work and wellbeing, health at work, and socioeconomic inequalities of the older workforce). He is also a postgraduate convenor at the Adam Smith Business School. Georgios holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Aberdeen (2010), a MSc Economics from the University of Warwick (2004) and a Ptychio in Economics from the University of Ioannina (2002). His areas of expertise are on the areas of intersection between labour and financial economics. His research has been featured in outlets such as the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, inter alia. Georgios' current research interests are on financial literacy and economic behaviour, applications of behavioural economics and finance, labour and personnel economics, and the economics of entrepreneurship. He has collaborated on World Bank projects on financial literacy in transition and emerging economies, has published and is heavily invested in the financial literacy development agenda though a number of ongoing research projects, research grants and policy forums.

Ioannis Pragidis
Department of Economics,
Democritus University of Thrace

Dr Ioannis Pragidis is an Assistant Professor of Economic Theory at the Department of Economics of the Democritus University of Thrace. He received his B.A degree in Economics from the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece in 2001. He received his Master’s degree in Economics from the Warwick University, U.K in 2003. He received his Ph.D degree in economics from the Democritus University of Thrace in 2010. His research interests include Financial Economics, Fiscal and Monetary Policy and Time Series Analysis. He has published in many major economics journals such as: Journal of Financial Stability, Finance Research Letters, Journal of Economic Studies. He participated in many EU and National funded projects.

Program Committee Members

  • Nana Oiza Akubulem (University of Glasgow)
  • Christian Blaschke (SWC)
  • Christoforos Bouzanis (University of Glasgow)
  • Dimitrios Chronopoulos (University of St. Andrews)
  • Anastastios Economides (University of Macedonia)
  • Dimitrios Gounopoulos (University of Newcastle)
  • Maria Grydaki (University of Stirling)
  • Frank Hopfgartner (University of Glasgow)
  • Eirini Karapistoli (Democritus University of Thrace)
  • Katerina Katmada (CERTH-ITI)
  • Ioannis Kompatsiaris (CERTH-ITI)
  • Alexandros Kontonikas (University of Glasgow)
  • Sergei Kuznetsov (NRHSEU)
  • Frank Hong Liu (University of Glasgow)
  • Emmanuel Mamatzakis (University of Sussex)
  • Apostolos Mavridis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
  • Stuart Middleton (University of Southampton)
  • Alberto Montagnoli (University of Sheffield)
  • Mirko Moro (University of Stirling)
  • Evangelos Vagenas-Nanos (University of Glasgow)
  • Georgios Panos (University of Glasgow)
  • Theophilos Papadimitriou (Democritus University of Thrace)
  • Symeon Papadopoulos (CERTH-ITI)
  • Vasilios Plakandaras (Democritus University of Thrace)
  • Ioannis Pragidis (Democritus University of Thrace)
  • Artem Revenko (SWC)
  • Panagiotis Sarigiannidis (University of Western Macedonia)
  • Anna Satsiou (CERTH-ITI)
  • Steve Schifferes (City University London)
  • Georgios Sermpinis (University of Glasgow)
  • Vasilios Sogiakas (University of Glasgow)
  • Panagiotis Tsintzos (Democritus University of Thrace)
  • Michail Vafopoulos (IIT-Demokritos)
  • Stefanos Vrochidis (CERTH-ITI)
  • Robert Wright (University of Strathclyde)