Thursday, May 22nd Keynote, 5:15 - 6:00 pm
Dr. Konstantinos Karacholios, European Patent Office
Dr. Karachalios has been at the EPO since 1987. He was the head of the International Academy between 1999 and 2000, and since then has worked on co-operation programmes for developing countries and managed the EPO's external relations with international and intergovernmental organisations. He was a leading member of the core task force on the EPO's "Scenarios for the Future" project and co-editor of its Compendium.