"Scholarly Publishing & Open Access in Greece: - Warming up?" Panagiotis (Panos) Georgiou has a Diploma of Mining and Metallurgy Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and an MSc in Environmental Geotechnology from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK). He is working in the Library & Information Service of the University of Patras since 1996 and his responsibilities include research project management, supervision of LIS’ quality assurance system, web services & e-resources management, digital collections development, ΟΑ e-publishing initiatives and user support. His research interests deal mainly with OA digital libraries and e-publishing issues in Greece and quality assurance in libraries. Since 2001 he is project manager of TELEPHAESSA project funded by Greek Government and EU, including actions such e-resources, digital collections, e-learning, quality systems and library automation. Furthermore he is active in various digital collection projects carried out by private and non-profit organizations, funded by the Greek National Information Society program as a project manager as well as a digital library expert. Finally he is a registered Vocational Trainer by the Greek National Accreditation Centre for Continuing Vocational Training (EKEPIS) with more than 800 hours training experience in IT technology and library issues.