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The Incubator of Students Creative Ideas (ISCI) announces its Advisory Council

The ISCI Advisory Council

Inaugural Meeting, November 8, 2018

ACS Athens proudly announced the inception of an Advisory Council to the Incubator of Student’s Creative Ideas (ISCI) that is housed in the Learning Commons of its campus.


The ISCI Inaugural meeting was held on November 8, 2018 at ACS Athens. The Council is comprised of 13 prominent educators in renowned secondary and higher education institutions and distinguished professionals and business executives. ACS Athens reached out to leaders in different professional areas who share the school’s mission and vision and have expressed a desire to help the school become a better K-12 academic institution by sharing their insight, wisdom, and expertise with the ACS Athens community. 

 As members of the ISCI Advisory Council, they have agreed to:

  • Participate in the Advisory Council Meetings

  • Share important trends in their fields with the ACS Athens community

  • Advise the school on potential challenges related to implementing innovative programs.

  • Provide networking opportunities with relevant experts in the field that can serve as project mentors to the students

  • Advise on modern technologies that have successfully applied in their field

  • Recommend workshop presenters in a variety of fields

  • Offer strategic guidance, on major initiatives

From the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between ACS Athens and the Hisar School in Istanbul Turkey by the President of ACS Athens, Dr. Stefanos Gialamas and the Headmaster of Hisar School, Dr. Gülay Barbarosoğlu

The ISCI Advisory Council Members are (in alphabetical order):


  1. Mr. Stathis  Athanasiou • Film Director and Visual Artist
  2. Mr. Ilias Botsios • Software senior programmer/analyst - Tiresias Risk Checking System
  3. Mr. Dimitris Christoforatos • Head of Development at Rokas Renewables - Iberdrola Renovables Energia SA
  4. Ms. Christina Gialama • Chief Technology Officer - Praxia Bank
  5. Dr. Sofia Lambropoulou • Professor of Mathematics - National Technical University of Athens
  6. Mr. Petros Papagelis • Stores Sales Director - GERMANOS S.A.
  7. Dr. Andreas Papastamou • Economic Counselor - Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Visiting Professor, Department of International and European Studies - Panteion University
  8. Dr. Paul A. Pavlou • Senior Associate Dean & Milton F. Stauffer Professor Office of Research, Doctoral Programs, and Strategic Initiatives - Fox School of Business, Temple University
  9. Dr. Demetrios Sampson • Professor of Digital Learning and Learning Technologies - University of Piraeus; Founder and Director - ASK Research Program on Digital Learning
  10. Dr. Prodromos Tsiavos • Head of Digital Development - Onassis Cultural Centre; Senior Research Fellow at The Media Institute - University College London (UCL)/ BBC
  11. Dr. Evangelos  Tsiotsios • Director, Business Development - Net Insight AB, Western Europe
  12. Dr. Aristotle Tziampiris • Professor of International Relations, Chair of the Department of International and European Studies and Director of the MSc Program in Energy, Strategy, Law & Economics - University of Piraeus
  13. Mr. Filippos Zakopoulos • Managing Partner - Found.ation


The closing ceremony included the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between ACS Athens and the Hisar School in Istanbul Turkey by the President of ACS Athens, Dr. Stefanos Gialamas and the Headmaster of Hisar School, Dr. Gülay Barbarosoğlu. This collaboration promises to enrich the faculty as well as the students from both educational institutions, in a variety of educational opportunities in the future.



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