DIGITAL DIPLOMACY: AI in politics. A blessing or a curse? Now or later?

Iris Efthymiou- Egleton @ POLITEIA: An International Conference of Political Scientists,  27-29 Sept. 2019, Athens, Greece.

Most people think that AI is coming down the track at high speed and it will arrive in the near future. They are wrong! AI is here, now, and unless we make some rules pretty soon we will lose the game. Of course it depends what game is being played and whose side you are on!

Read the speech in English here: Digital Diplomacy

Read the speech in Greek: Ψηφιακή Διπλωματία: Τεχνητή Νοημοσύνη στην πολιτική. Ευλογία ή κατάρα; Επείγει ή όχι;

View the full presentation here: Digital Diplomacy: AI in politics @ Politeia

LIFESTYLE AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES APPEARANCE RISK: Piraeus University Health Economic and Management Laboratory research results.

Iris Efthymiou- Egleton, Athanasios Vozikis, Marialenna Kaliakouda, Antonis Sabrakos, Simos Sidiropoulos @ 2nd Pan-Hellenic Conference on Technology, Economy and Management “Advancements in Healthcare, new applications, policies and challenges”. 

LabHEM University of Piraeus  and DigiTHEA Lab Digital Health Applications & Economics Analytics

Cardiovascular diseases could be characterized as a modern-day epidemic; one indication is that cardiovascular diseases rank first on the list of diseases which lead to fatality percentages in both developed and developing countries. Greece holds one of the highest positions on the list of the most affected countries.

This research study aims at examining and analyzing young people’s dietary and other habits related to the risk factors of the diseases in question. The research consists of a print questionnaire that was completed by a random sample of 1,408 Piraeus University students during the academic year 2017-2018.

Read the abstract here: Research Abstract

View the full presentation here: Lifestyle and cardiovascular diseases appearance risk


The case of Myasthenia Gravis (MG). Myasthenic patients demographic data analysis and study of their life quality.

Iris Efthymiou- Egleton, Athanasios Vozikis, Eleana Simoni @ the 14th Biennial Athenian Policy Forum Conference 2018

MG is an autoimmune neuromuscular disease caused by a defect in the action of a chemical called acetylcholine at neuromuscular junctions, which transfers the stimuli from the nerves to the muscles through said chemical and causes weakness in the skeletal muscles of multiple severity levels.


URBAN SAFETY AND HEALTH: A Rapidly – Changing Setting 

Iris Efthymiou- Egleton @ United Nations, Geneva – 2017

Urban safety is an important political, social and economic issue of today. More precisely, what’s important is the lack of it on an international level. It is a multifaceted problem generated and aggravated from multiple fronts which make it impossible to encapsulate in a ten minute speech, however I will try.

Read the full speech here: Urban Safety and Health Speech

View the presentation here: Urban Safety and Health Presentation

The past and the future of medicine

Iris Efthymiou- Egleton @ the International School of Monaco – 16 December 2015

Guest speaker, in the International School of Monaco.
Ancient Greek, Indian, Iranian and Chinese Medicine.
The past and the future of medicine.

Public Speaking and Conferences…