The PROFIT Summer School at the 2nd CAPS Community Workshop

The PROFIT project is organising its own summer school, on 13/07/2017, as part of the 2nd CAPS Community Workshop, which takes place in Volos at the picturesque Tsalapata Museum.

The summer school is intended for policy makers, company executives and students, which are also among the PROFIT projects primary user groups.

It involves sessions on the development of a financial education toolkit, the importance of financial literacy for open democracy and financial stability, applications of semantic technology for financial awareness, and applications of textual analysis in economics and finance, which are also relevant to the development of the platform. It will also involve interactive sessions and a roundtable discussion on the incentive mechanisms and the the user groups and social impact dimensions of the platform.

The workshop is led by Prof. Georgios Panos (Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow), Artem Ravenko (Semantic Web Company), Ioannis Chrysostomos Pragidis (Democritus University of Thrace), Aurora Prospero (FEBEA), and Aikaterini Katmada (CERTH).

The programme of the summer school is available below and for more details on the CAPS Community Workshop, see: https://www.comws2.capssi.eu/about

The PROFIT project at the economic programme of the Greek National Radio!

Following the 1st Financial Literacy in Greece conference, Prof. Georgios Panos lead, at the studio, a dedicated one-hour radio show on financial literacy in Greece and the PROFIT project at ERT, the Greek National Radio (ΕΡΤ – Πρώτο Πρόγραμμα). He was joined, via phone, by Prof. Nikolaos Philippas, in the economic programme directed by journalist Ms. […]

The PROFIT project at the UK Financial Capability Week and the London Stock Exchange!

The PROFIT project was present at the 2016 UK Financial Capability Week, which took place between 14 – 20 November 2016. The week saw a number of events exploring various topical financial capability issues.

Financial literacy and entrepreneurship workshop at Em Lyon Business School in Paris!

Em Lyon Business School and the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Centre organised the First Workshop on Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship, on Tuesday 6th June 2017, in Paris.

The PROFIT project at the Free Market Roadshow in Athens!

The PROFIT project supported the organisation of the Free Market Roadshow Europe, via the organisation of a dedicated session in Athens. The roadshow was held at an amazing location in central Athens, at Technopolis Gkazi, in the afternoon of Thursday 11th May 2017. It was attended by policy-makers, practitioners, academics, students and the general public. It was co-0rganised by […]

The PROFIT project at the Athens Stock Exchange, for the 1st Financial Literacy Conference in Greece!

The PROFIT project supported the organisation of the 1st Financial Literacy Conference in Greece. The conference was held at the Athens Stock Exchange, on Wednesday 19th April 2017, at the Hermes room. It was very well-attended by policy-makers, practitioners, financial institution representatives, academics, students and the general public. It was co-0rganised with the Hellenic Financial Literacy institute, […]

PROFIT at “Financing the Social Economy in a globalized context: today and tomorrow” Conference

The PROFIT project and the platform prototype was presented during the FEBEA & INAISE Conference & General Assemblies, held in Klub Bankowca ul. Smolna 6, Warsaw, on the 30-31 May 2017.

IFIN 2017 Workshop organized by PROFIT

The 2nd International Workshop on the Internet for Financial Collective Awareness & Intelligence (IFIN 2017) organized by Profit Project seeks to open a multidisciplinary dialogue on how we could use the Internet to promote financial awareness and capability among citizens.

PROFIT at “Financing the Social Economy in a globalized context: today and tomorrow” Conference