EISS 2009 Conference | “Public - Private Partnerships in statutory social security"
Athens, 1-2 October 2009
Venue: New Amphitheater, University of Athens
Languages: Greek, English

Programme


  • DAY 1

    10:00-11:00 Introductory Session
    - Minister of Employment and Social Protection
    - Dean of the University of Athens
    - Prof. Jos Bergman, Chairman of the European Institute of Social Security
    - Prof. Konstantinos Kremalis, University of Athens, Vice- President of the Greek Chapter of the European Institute of Social Security
    - Prof. Xenophon Contiades, University of Peloponnese, President of the Centre for European Constitutional Law

    11:00-11:30 Coffee break

    11:30-13:00 First Session
    “Public Private Partnerships and statutory social security; theoretical concerns”

    Chairman: Prof. Danny Pieters, University of Leuven

    "The public interest and the welfare state: a legal approach",
    Prof. Gijsbert Vonk, University of Groningen & Dr. Albertjan Tollenaar, University of Groningen

    "Constitutional limitations of Public Private Partnerships"
    Assoc. Professor George Katrougalos, Democritos University of Thrace

    Discussion

    13:30-15:00 Lunch break

    15:00-18:30 Second Session
    “Public-Private Partnerships and the coverage of social risks”

    Chairman: Prof. Xenophon Contiades, University of Peloponnese, President of the Centre for European Constitutional Law

    “Public Private Partnerships in the pension system”
    Prof. Angelos Stergiou, University of Thessaloniki

    “Public-private Partnership and Labour Accidents
    Dr. med. Hector Upegui-Garcia, Munich Reinsurance Company

    “Public Private Partnerships for the unemployed”
    Ass. Prof. Els Sol, University of Amsterdam

    Discussion

    19:00-20:00 General Assembly Meeting

    21:00 Dinner

  • DAY 2

    10:00-11:30 Third Session
    "Public Private Partnerships in the health care sector"

    Chairman: Prof. Konstantinos Kremalis, University of Athens

    "Public private partnerships in the health care sector; a comparative legal approach"
    Ass. Prof. Grega Strban, University of Lubljiana

    "Public Private Partnerships in the social health care system"
    Ass. Prof. Patrina Paparrigopoulou, University of Athens

    "Public-Private Partnerships in health care; an economic approach"
    Lect. Kyriakos Souliotis, University of Peloponnese


    11:30-13:00 Young Researchers Session


    13:30-15:00 Lunch Break


    15:00- 17:30 Fourth Session
    "Public Private Partnerships case studies"

    Chairman: Prof. Paul Shoukens, University of Leuven

    "The Spanish mutuas"
    Prof. Jesus Martinez-Giron, of the University of Coruna

    "Implementing IT in social security administrations"
    Dr. Chris Gibbon, Vice President IBM

    "Occupational Insurance Funds in Greece"
    Dr. Olga Angelopoulou, Research Associate of the University of Athens, Scientific Associate of Economic and Social Committee

    Conclusions

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