Opening Ceremony Invited Speech


Professor Sokratis K. Katsikas

President of the National Council of Education, Greece

"National Policy on Technology Supported Education in Greece"

Professor Sokratis K. Katsikas is the President of the National Council of Education in Greece. He is a Professor of the Department of Digital Systems of the University of Piraeus, Greece, member of the pool of experts of the Institutional Evaluation Programme of the European University Association and member of the Steering Committee of the same programme. He has been the Rector (2003-2006) and Vice-Rector (1997-2003) of the University of the Aegean, member of the Board of the Hellenic Quality Assurance Authority for Higher Education (2006-2008), member of the Board of the Hellenic Authority for Information and Communication Security and Privacy (2008-2009), Vice-President of the Panhellenic Federation of University Faculty Members (2009), the National Representative of Greece to the Management Committee of the 7th EU R&D Framework Programme “People” (2007-2009), the General Secretary for Communications of the Ministry of Infrastructures, Transport and Networks of the Hellenic Republic (2009-2012), member of the Committee for Information and Communication Technologies of the Greek Government (2011-2012) and Chairman of the Technical Advisory Board on Information and Communication Technologies projects of the Ministry of Administrative Reform and Electronic Government (2011-2012).