The new Board Members of the itSMF Hellas, elected on 22 November 2021, are:
1. Chair – George Papoulias
2. Vice Chair – Stamatis Passas
3. Secretary – Michael Moraitis
4. Treasurer – Krikor Maroukian
5. Member – Gregory Charalabopoulos
The BoD selected its member Tassos Alefantos as Honorary Chair.
Oπe\n 2021 December mini conf is an annual technical conference that started in March 2019.
Oπe\n is supported by Greek Software and IT sector including Major IT Companies, Open IT Communities, Startups, Hubs and Research Centers and 24 Major Open Greek IT communities.
Its vision is to interconnect and foster the technology ecosystem in Greece, so that it helps it gain a prominent position evolving to a big draw for other companies in the area, while contributing to the reduction of brain drain.
The organizing committee have worked hard to make Oπe\n 2021 come true, building upon the success of 2019 and 2020.
This time, the topics will be:
- Infrastructure (Security and Cloud) and
- Applications (Data Visualization and 4th Industrial revolution (IoT)).
Oπe\n’ s December mini-conf 2021 will take place on 15.12.2021 online. Free registration to attend the conference is now available in Oπe\n’s web site.
The following speakers will present:
- Chris White, President NEC Laboratories America
- Diomidis Spinellis, Professor of SW Engineering, Technology Author, Programmer
- Dimitris Syrivelis, Datacenter Systems Engineering Division @ NVIDIA
- Katerina Skroumpelou, Senior Software Engineer at Nrwl
A panel will also take place, on how to revert brain drain in Greece, consisting of the following scientists:
- Professor Panagiotis Demestichas, University of Piraeus, WINGS ICT Solutions
- Panagiotis Synetos, Code Wrangler – WooCommerce, Automattic
- Margarita Pantazi, Azure Cloud & AI Consultant at Microsoft
- Panagiotis Soulos, Information Security Officer, Intrum Hellas, (ISC)2
- Magy Kontou, Co-founder & Lead Product and UI/UX Designer at SimpleApps
- Matina Tsavli, Security Associate Manager @Accenture (facilitator)
- Antonis Kalipetis, Docker Captain, Senior Software Engineer (facilitator)
We are also deploying a fun “virtual world” where you can network with other audience members, speakers, sponsors, etc