The National Hellenic Society has announced their signature event, Heritage Weekend, set to take place at the Encore in Las Vegas, October 5-8.
The Organizers promise an exceptional ‘parea,’ filled with entertainment and the best compelling panelists at the Heritage Weekend & Classic 2017.
Among the panelists are master chef Diane Kochilas who will give a cooking demonstration; Diane is the star of the upcoming 13-series PBS special, My Greek Table, co-sponsored by NHS.
Charles Stanley, President of the De Beers “Forevermark” brand, will also join for a gemology master class featuring tens of millions worth of gems on display.
World-renown physician, pioneer of integrative medicine and personal transformation, co-founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing, Dr. Deepak Chopra and his co-author, physicist, Dr. Menas Kafatos, will discuss their New York Times bestseller: “You are the Universe.”
Olympic Gold Medalist Helen Maroulis, Equinox Hotel and former Kimpton Hotels CEO, Niki Leondakis, Korres Products & Retail Store founder, George Korres and the head archeologist of the Agora excavations, Dr. John Camp, will also be among the featured speakers.
Panel Presentations include:
Heritage & Culture: The world’s leading expert archaeologists, scholars and authors will take you on an odyssey of exploration, discovery and inspiration.
Women’s Forum: Explore the issues, challenges and opportunities that women face in the modern business world.
Science & Medicine: Hear from amazing researchers, entrepreneurs and visionaries including a world renown particle physicist, a leading developer of robotics and artificial intelligence, a dermatologist leading the discovery of alternative hair growth products and procedures and one of the earliest engineers and developers of the internet.
Democracy Forum: Elections throughout the world including in the U.S. have stunned the experts–are we witnessing a shift–join several former members of the U.S. Senate, Congress and a world renown author and Stanford professor discuss the notion of an evolving concept of democracy.
Under 40 Panel: Designed to engage a dialogue and discussion among young professionals attending Heritage Weekend featuring highly successful entrepreneurs sharing their insights and pathways to success.
The National Hellenic Society is an organization established to create a lasting network of Greek Americans that will preserve our heritage through the sponsorship and initiation of programs that support our Hellenic culture, benefit our members and their families, and honor our ancestors.