Opening of the Conference

Olympion Hall Aristotelous Sq. 10, Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece

Moderator: Dr. Kalliopi Chainoglou Associate Professor - Department of International & European Studies, University of Macedonia Helena Dalli Equality Commissioner, European Commission  Sofia Zacharaki Minister of Social Cohesion & Family (to be confirmed)  Stelios Angeloudis Mayor of Thessaloniki  Jean-Marc Berthon French Ambassador for the Rights of the LGBT+ people  Lio Emmanouil General Coordinator of EuroPride 2024  

Achieving Marriage Equality in Greece and Europe: Best Practices of Advocacy, Resilience and Policy Changes

Olympion Hall Aristotelous Sq. 10, Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece

Moderator: Triantafyllia Lina Papadopoulou Professor – Faculty of Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Wim Geerts Ambassador of Human Rights of Netherlands Jean-Marc Berthon French Ambassador for the Rights of the LGBT+ people Fergus Ryan Associate Professor - School of Law and Criminology at the National University of Ireland Lana Gobec Advocate of LGBTQ+ rights Alexis Patelis Chief Economic Adviser to ... Read More

Safe space at work and education: the rise of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility as corporate values

Olympion Hall Aristotelous Sq. 10, Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece

Moderator: Lina Tsaltampasi PhD Candidate, CEO of OECON Group of Companies, President of SEGE, W7 Advisor, EU Female Entrepreneurship Ambassador Zefi Dimadama General Secretary for Equality and Human Rights Charles Gerciane Senior HR Director Global Regions, Service & Repair at Medtronic Viktoria Kalfaki Head of Public Sector / Pride EMEA Lead of Google Dimitra Kogkidou Professor of Psychology, School of ... Read More

Law enforcement and Pride

Pavlos Zannas Hall Aristotelous Sq. 10, Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece

Moderator: Michael Lolis President of the Police Action for Human Rights, Member of the European LGBTQ+ Police Association Monica Giorgi Chief Marshal of Carabinieri, Member of the European LGBTQ+ Police Association Alain Parmentier Co-founder and President of the European LGBTQ+ Police Association Alan Sneddon former Chairperson of Gay Police Association Scotland, Head of the Communications Department of the European LGBTQ+ ... Read More

Mental health and resilience

Green Room Aristotelous Sq. 10, Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece

Christiana Gennata Research Associate Orlando LGBT+ & Line 11528 - By Your Side Alexandros Farmakis Member of Orlando LGBT+ & Partner of Line 11528 - By Your Side Aspa Tzeletopoulou Research Associate, Orlando LGBT+ & Line 11528 - By Your Side  

Intersex healthcare and visibility throughout Europe

Olympion Hall Aristotelous Sq. 10, Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece

Moderator: Dr Nikoletta Pikramenou Member of the Coordination Team, Intersex Greece Jana Hugo Policy Officer at OII Europe Irene Kuzemko Capacity & Community Building Officer at OII Europe Luan Pertl Consultant, Intersex Refugee & Asylum Program at OII Europe Kristian Ranđelović Founder & Director at XY Spectrum Rinio Symeonidou Co-Founder & Member of the Coordination Group of Intersex Greece  

Queer solidarity in times of war and conflict

Pavlos Zannas Hall Aristotelous Sq. 10, Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece

Moderator: Dr. Kalliopi Chainoglou Associate Professor - Department of International & European Studies, University of Macedonia Rina Braimi Program Director at CEL Dervish Erol Administrator & Advocacy Coordinator at the Queer Cyprus Association Jasmina Lazovic Head of the Heartefact Institute, Coordinator for Exchange & Cooperation with Kosovo Antonis Papageorgiou Vice President of Accept Cyprus  

Creating safe spaces for LGBTI+ refugees and migrants

Green Room Aristotelous Sq. 10, Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece

Moderator: Sofia Zachariadi Co-Founder at Emantes Parvi Palmou Head of the Department of Health for Trans and Intersex Families at Greek Transgender Support Association  

Influencing society through social media

Olympion Hall Aristotelous Sq. 10, Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece

Moderator: Vasili Yadchanka J4t Board Member, Editor-in-chief at Gaypress.eu/Gpress.info, “Journalists for Tolerance” Human Rights Initiative, J4t Gigi Gorgeous YouTube star, transgender activist, author, television personality, actress, model and LGBTQIA+ icon Athina Tsagaraki Columnist, film and theatre critic, and screenwriter  Tim Küsters Mister Gay Europe Gazelle Content creator on TikTok, Instagram and LinkedIn Gialu Content creator & singer