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Alumni Reception and Masterclass, Greece


Alumni Events


If you are based in Greece, we would like to invite you to a reception we will be hosting in Athens.

At this event, you will meet City and Cass staff and hear the latest University and Business School news and progress. You will also have the opportunity to catch up with former classmates and network with other City and Cass alumni.

Venue: Hesperides Room / Foyer, Hilton Athens Hotel, 46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens, Greece 11528


  • 6:00pm - Registration
  • 6:30pm - Masterclass (choice of 2. Please make your selection on the sign-up form)
  • 8:00pm - Refreshments and Networking
  • 9:30pm - Close

Masterclass 1:

Making the move from employee to own boss: entrepreneurship across the board and in different market fields

Speakers: Ted Lelekas (Communication Policy Studies 1995) - Marketing & Communication Strategist

Alexandros Stanas (Arts Management 1998) - Arts Policy and Management Consultant

Giannis Papadopoulos (International Business and Export Management MBA 1998) -  President of the Hellenic Venture Capital Association, Co-Founder and CEO Attica Ventures

Chair: Professor Dinos Arcoumanis, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International and Development), Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic

Masterclass 2:

Attack of the Killer Robots - In recent years equity markets have come to be dominated by computer-based trading algorithms. This is seen by many market insiders and politicians as having had damaging consequences. This talk will review the academic evidence on how computer-based trading has affected the quality of markets, will identify gaps in the academic literature and evaluate the possible policy responses to the concerns raised by computer-based trading.

Speaker: Professor Richard Payne, Professor of Finance, Cass Business School

Refreshments: Canapes and drinks will be provided courtesy of the Alumni Office

RSVP: Please email to confirm your attendance.

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When & where

6.00pm - 9.30pmThursday 30th May 2013

Hilton Athens Hotel 46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue Athens 11528 Greece