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Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Conference: "Payment Card Fraud Trends - Legal Aspects"

Confirmed speakers from European Commission, Europol, Eurojust, Academia, International Hellenic University, Hellenic Bank Association, Visa, Piraeus Bank, Aegean Airlines and participants from private sector, judicial authorities and law enforcement agencies, will gather to share intelligence for the payment fraud challenges and further promote public private cooperation.

Date: 22 November, 2016

Time: 17:00 - 21:00

Language: The presentations will be in English and the panel discussions in Greek.

Place: Premises of the International Hellenic University (I.H.U.), Main Auditorium, Thermi, Thessaloniki

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Registration: Admission to the Conference is free of charge and pre-registration on the website is necessary

Transfer to IHU Campus: There will be a free return bus service from Thessaloniki downtown to the International Hellenic University. 

Time of departure from Thessaloniki downtown, in front of the International Fair entracne on Egnatia Street, opposite the central library of Aristotle University is 16:00

Time of departure from the premises of the International Hellenic University is: 21:15


Conference Programme
17:00 - 17:15 Opening of the Conference
Professor Dr. em. Athanassios Kaissis, Member of the Governing Board,
International Hellenic University
17:15 - 17:30 Cyber Organised Crime - Online Fraud
Georgios Papaprodromou, Police Colonel - Forensic Document Examiner,
Director of Cyber crime Division
17:30 - 17:50 Payment Fraud - Challenges, Solutions and Law Enforcement Response
Marcin Skowronek, European Cybercrime Centre FP Terminal, Europol
17:50 - 18:10 Cyber Security Dealing in the Greek Banking Sector
Mr. Gerasimos Moschonas, Alpha Bank Manager & Group Information Security Officer Information Security Division, Hellenic Bank Association
18:10 - 18:30 Countering Fraud of Νon-Cash Means of Payment: “A New Initiative”
Michele Socco,
European Commission - Directorate General for Migration and Home Affairs, European Commission
18:30 - 18:50 Fighting Crime in the Visa Payment System
Piet Lakeman, CFE Senior Policy Lead Fraud Strategy and Criminal Disruption, VISA
18:50 - 19:10 Payment Fraud - International Cooperation Challenges from a Judicial Perspective
Nikolaos Ornerakis, Prosecutor National Member for Greece in Eurojust, Eurojust
19:10 - 19:20 Coffee Break
19:20 - 19:40 The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Fighting Online Fraud
Prof. Dr. Ioannis Vlachavas, Department of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
19:40 - 20:00 Fraud Prevention in Airline Sector
Mr. Giakoumakis, Fraud Prevention Analyst, Aegean Airlines
Mr. Kalakos, Fraud Prevention Analyst, Aegean Airlines
20:00 - 20:20 Payment Fraud Experiences in Piraeus Bank
Ms. Kasapaki Argiri, Group Compliance Officer Piraeus Bank, Piraeus Bank
20:20 - 20:35 Personal Data Leakage in the Credit Card Sector : Security Legal Aspects
Prof. Dr. Evgenia Alexandropoulou, Professor of IT Law Department Of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia
20:35 - 21:00 Short Interventions/Discussion
Haris Theoharis, Member of the Hellenic Parliament
Dr. Komninos Komnios, IHU Academic Associate, Attorney at law


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Attendance certificates will be provided upon request.


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