At the sidelines of the recent Energy Intelligence Forum in London, Velina Tchakarova had the pleasure of meeting with Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos, a distinguished Senior Strategy and innovation Advisor to Government and Industry Leaders. This encounter was not just a meeting of minds but also a reunion of partners, as Dr. Kostopoulos and Velina Tchakarova collaborated in the Techno-Geopolitics Workshop.
Their discussion at the sidelines of the forum revolved around the intersection of technology and geopolitics, a theme that is central to their joint workshop. In today’s rapidly evolving world, understanding how technological advancements influence geopolitical dynamics is crucial. This is particularly pertinent in the context of the energy sector, which is undergoing transformative changes due to technological innovation.
Dr. Kostopoulos’s expertise in strategy and innovation, combined with Velina’s focus on geopolitical analysis, made for an engaging and insightful conversation. They exchanged views on the latest trends in energy technology, cybersecurity concerns in the energy sector, and the geopolitical implications of the global energy transition.
A highlight of their meeting was the announcement of the new dates for our Techno-Geopolitics Workshop: May 17-19. This workshop, a collaborative effort between Dr. Kostopoulos and Tchakarova, aims to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of how technology is reshaping the global geopolitical landscape. They are excited to bring together experts and enthusiasts to explore these critical themes.