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Konstantinos Bitzanis

CEO
Technopolis City of Athens
Participates in 1 Session

Born in Athens. Studied Industrial Engineering with postgraduate studies in Regional Planning. Twenty years of professional experience in upper management level positions in the Greek Industry. 

 

From 2009 till 2011 Director of the Industrial Museum of Hermoupolis. From 2011 CEO of the multicultural place Technopolis City of Athens and from 2017 till 2019 President of the City of Athens Cultural, Sport and Youth Organization (OPANDA). 

 

Has published several articles and studies about economy, industrial policies and culture.

Sessions in which Konstantinos Bitzanis participates

Sessions in which Konstantinos Bitzanis attends

Monday 29 August, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
5:30 PM
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

Si la vallée du canal de Lachine a été le berceau de l’industrialisation canadienne, la géographie industrielle métropolitaine ne s’y est pas confinée, peu s’en faut, Outre les grandes concentrations d’entreprises des quartiers centraux, elle est constituée des réseaux infrastructuraux, d’une douzaine de centrales hydroélectriques et des ensembles manufacturiers disséminés dans une quinzaine de petites villes aujourd’hui intégrées dans l’aire métropolitaine. La conférence proposera un surv...

Gérard Beaudet

Keynote speaker

Tuesday 30 August, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
3:15 PM
3:15 PM - 5:00 PM | 1 hour 45 minutes

This tour offers an excursion on a privatized deck of Montreal's bateau-mouche; a playful guided tour that takes in some of the city's industrial landmarks from the St. Lawrence River.The tour is priced to cover additional costs; the fee includes access to the bateau-mouche, the tour and a drink.Departure will be on foot from the conference venue; boarding is at 3:45 p.m. at the l...

5:30 PM
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

In this lecture, I would like to talk about deindustrialised communities, heritage and memory in the context of right-wing populism. Drawing on studies of memory and heritage, I argue that right-wing populists have cornered the market on talking about the past of deindustrialised communities. They have successfully misrepresented this rich and complex history to fuel rage, resentment, fear and reactionary nostalgia. Indeed, ‘the past’, and in particular the industr...

Friday 2 September, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
7:00 AM
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM | 1 hour 30 minutes

Walkers will meet at the entrance (there is only one) of Lionel Groulx Metro and from there walk along the canal to the St-Gabriel Locks. This was once the most heavily industrialized area in Canada. It is now a zone of affluence between the hardscrabble, but now gentrifying, Point Saint-Charles, historically Irish and French, and Little Burgundy, one of Montreal's first multi-racial neighbourhoods. Several former factories were converted into condominiums in the...

Saturday 3 September, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | 2 hours

Uncover the vestiges of the Canadian Pacifie Railway tracks and the former Angus Shops, which played integral raies in the industrial and residential development of Rosemont. This tour wi/1 give you insight into the industrial past of the neighbourhood and its new life bath as a place to live and to work.A tour designed and guided by Heritage Montreal. Departure at the corner of Rachel and Dézéry streets, 10 minutes walk from Prefontaine metro station

Gracia Dorel-Ferré

Keynote speaker
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