Debut for “Field of Life” – Tuesday, December 17th, at 15:30

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) and the recently established nonprofit organization “Field of Life”, led by renowned basketball coach and retired player Panagiotis Giannakis, are organizing a press conference on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at 15:30 (EET) to present the new grant initiative. 


DIALOGUES: You Tube: Its Own Parallel Universe - Wednesday, December 18th, at 19:00

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) DIALOGUES discuss YouTube and how it became the largest video platform in the world.

Views. Creators. Subscribers. Vlogs. The SNF Dialogues discuss YouTube, and its transformation into the largest video platform in the world. What is the current state of affairs for content creators and viewers? How do changes to the platform affect the content that users upload, and how do YouTube’s algorithms drive its evolution?


Ilias Sousis, Head of Domestic Market and YouTube at Google Greece, Bulgaria, Cyprus & Malta

and the YouTubers:

Jeremy |

Kathimerini Fysiki |

Madame Ginger |

Skrap |

Souzana's Beauty Secrets |

TechItSerious |

The Carrot Tards |

Panos Louridas, Head of Development at GRNET, Associate Professor at the Department of Management Science and Technology, Athens University of Economics and Business, will talk about the algorithm and how the content recommended to users is determined.

Immediately following the discussion, the SNF DIALOGUES series celebrates two years of successful events with a party dedicated to all of you! Nikko Patrelakis, producer and DJ, brings his sounds to the party for a very special DJ set.

The DIALOGUES are curated and moderated by Anna-Kynthia Bousdoukou.