Kazzie Connect


Our monthly Kazzie Connect sessions on Zoom feature special guest speakers, and help keep us connected while we cannot physically get together. Videos of each event will be posted here, and you can also access them via our YouTube Channel. To stay updated on future Kazzie Connect events, please sign up to our mailing list.

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2021


Kazzie Connect 9 (November)
In Conversation with Pelagia Markogiannakis
Hosted by Freda Miriklis (2019 KOY)
This event marked Remembrance Day, with Pelagia reflecting on her experiences during her long career in the Australian Defence Forces as Lieutenant Commander, particularly during the Gulf War. Pela has just taken on her new role as Director of Infrastructure Operations for Amazon Web Services (Australia & New Zealand). Pela shares her insights and experiences over a bold and hugely successful career, spanning 35 years in infrastructure in the public and private sectors.


Kazzie Connect 8 (October)
Inside the Property Market: The Property Pulse (Part 2)
with Kerry Sourasis (Senior Financial Advisor at Strategic Financial Group Australia), KAV President Nik Spartels (speaking on his experience as a highly successful property developer), KAV Vice President Justin Mastores (Managing Partner of Rees Group), and Stasi Adgemis (Director of Woodards Manningham).


Kazzie Connect 7 (September)
Inside the Property Market: The Property Pulse (Part 1)
with KAV President Nik Spartels (speaking on his experience as a highly successful property developer), KAV Vice President Justin Mastores (Managing Partner of Rees Group), and Stasi Adgemis (Director of Woodards Manningham).


Kazzie Connect 6 (August)
with Dr Nicholas Lolatgis, IVF pioneer and director of the Centre for Infertility Solutions, and our 2004 Kastellorizian of the Year.


Kazzie Connect 5 (June)
with Mike Zervos, CEO of not-for-profit Courage To Care – interviewed by his daughter, award-winning Channel 7 news journalist, Cassie Zervos.


Kazzie Connect 4 (May)
with George Anthony Voyage OAM, honoured in the 2021 Australian Honours list for his long-time service to amateur Australian rules football and cricket.


2020


Kazzie Connect 3 (November)
with Basil Zempilas, Perth Lord Mayor, TV/radio presenter and the KAV's 2018 Kastellorizian of the Year.


Kazzie Connect 2 (October)
with Dimitrios Michalopoulos, Consul-General of Greece (Victoria), and George Kailis, Vice-President of the Australian Federation of Air Pilots.


Kazzie Connect 1 (September)
with President Nik Spartels, and our European correspondent Emma Gavala



November 2021 Kazzie Connect – In Conversation with Pelagia Markogiannakis.
Hosted by Freda Miriklis.


October 2021 Kazzie Connect – Inside the Property Market
The Property Pulse (Part 2)
with Kerry Sourasis, Nik Spartels, Justin Mastores and Stasi Adgemis


September 2021 Kazzie Connect – Inside the Property Market
The Property Pulse (Part 1)
with Nik Spartels, Justin Mastores and Stasi Adgemis


August 2021 Kazzie Connect, with Dr Nicholas Lolatgis, IVF pioneer


June 2021 Kazzie Connect, with Mike Zervos, CEO of Courage to Care


May 2021 Kazzie Connect, with George Anthony Voyage, OAM


November 2020 Kazzie Connect, with Basil Zempilas – Perth Lord Mayor, Australian TV/radio personality and the KAV's 2018 Kastellorizian of the Year.


October 2020 Kazzie Connect, with Dimitrios Michalopoulos, Consul-General of Greece (Victoria), and George Kailis, Vice-President of the Australian Federation of Air Pilots.

Hosted by Nik Spartels (KAV President) and Anastasia Kailis (KAV Committee)



Our first Kazzie Connect, with KAV President Nik Spartels and our correspondent from Greece, Emma Gavala

In this Kazzie Connect (held on September 10 2020), President Nik Spartels discusses the renovation and lease of the KAV's hall in South Melbourne, followed by a discussion with correspondent Emma Gavala about recent events in Kastellorizo concerning Turkey. 
Please note that due to privacy reasons we are not showing the faces of meeting participants in this particular video, and viewers may prefer to listen rather than watch in these sections where the discussion has been opened up.