HCAP Webcast 03: Physical and Digital Security

29jun5:00 pm6:00 pmHCAP Webcast 03: Physical and Digital Security

Event Details

The link of the event can be found here.

Monday June 29, 2020

17:00 – 18:00 (Greece)

Physical and Digital Security

Discussion about the challenges large organizations face as they are digitalizing their processes and services, from physical and digital assets to data privacy and security.


Angelos Amditis

Moderator: Angelos Amditis, Research Director, Institute of Communication and Computer Systems, NTUA

Dr. Angelos J. Amditis is Research Director in the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems and member of its Board of Directors. He is the Vice President and one of the founding members of ITS Hellas. He was one of the initiators of the EuroVR Association and has also served as President from September 2010 till March 2016. In June 2018 he became the ERTICO Chairman, while he has been a member of the ERTICO Supervisory Board since 2013.  He is the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at Athens Urban Transport Organisation (OASA). He is the National Representative on CCAM and C-ITS for Greece.

He is a  Member of the Executive Group of ALICE, co-Chairing the Systems & Technologies for Interconnected Logistics and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Athens Water Supply and Sewerage Company (EYDAP S.A.). He is the Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Hellenic Port Community System (HPCS) of the Piraeus Container Terminal S.A. (PCT) and a Member of the Innovation Platform of the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations S.A. (HCAP).He is participating or has participated to the INATBA, eMI³, MaaS Alliance DTLF, GEAR2030, TM2.0 Platform (Steering Body member), Trilateral WG on Automation, euRobotics, SENSORIS, WssTP, UITP, AIOTI and many other EC Groups and Platforms.

Dr. Amditis is the writer of several peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and numerous conference papers. His current research interests in the fields of ITS include Automated Transport Systems, Cooperative Systems, Electromobility, Smart Mobility both for people and cargo (ITS for Logistics), co-operative systems, sensor and information fusion, data management/aggregation, communication technologies, highly and fully automated driving and embedded systems, vehicle to grid connectivity and charging optimisation strategies, control algorithms, human machine interaction and FOTs. He is also quite active on Internet related research (IoT, Cloud services etc.) and in the fields of Sensors for monitoring purposes, Telematics, Telecommunications Systems, EMC/EMI, Electromagnetic sensors, cyber security and crisis management. He has participated in a large number of research projects, being the scientific responsible of more than 150 projects in the last 20 years. Currently he is the co-ordinator of the following projects: Cityscape (newly accepted), eCharge4Drivers (newly accepted), DIONEHYPERIONCyber-MARCOREALISICT4CARTRESIST and ELVITEN.


Speaker: Michail Bletsas, Director of Computing and Research Scientist, MIT Media Lab

Michail Bletsas is a Research Scientist and the Director of Computing at MIT’s Media Lab. He was a member of the core technical and design team for the “One Laptop Per Child” initiative which created OLPC’s pioneering, award-winning “XO” laptop.

He has been involved with startups in many diverse capacities: cofounder, advisor, director, investor, consultant. Over the years, he has advised governments around technology policy issues and provided expert opinion in technical matters to top-level

He has implemented broadband access networks using cutting-edge technologies including one of the earliest ADSL testbeds and various wireless technologies. Mr. Bletsas has been a frequent keynote speaker in international conferences and has been
engaged in many civic activities.

Chronis Kapalidis Speaker: Chronis Kapalidis, Cybersecurity Expert and former Navy Officer

Chronis Kapalidis is the Integrated Security Practice Leader for HudsonAnalytix in Europe, promoting the company’s synergies on issues related to security, both physical and cyber. Chronis is also an Academy Associate at the International Security Department, Chatham House and a Course Leader for Lloyd’s Maritime Academy.

Before joining HudsonAnalytix, Chronis was a Navy Officer at the Hellenic Navy for 15 years, specializing on Network, Information Security and Analysis, Threat Intelligence and Maritime Operations.

He stands as Visiting Research Fellow at the Dartmouth Centre for Seapower and Strategy at Plymouth University, and as a board member in several academic and scientific bodies. He is currently pursuing his PhD at the University of Warwick where he also teaches cybersecurity.

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June 29, 2020 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm GMT+3(GMT+00:00)