Meeting 26 FEBRUARY 15:30 Multicenter Municipality Sitia Sitias Geopark - World Geopark by UNESCO Εngine of growth of the local economy and the alternative tourism. Examples from other Greek & Global Geoparks’’Thursday, February 11, 2016
Meeting 26 FEBRUARY
15:30 Multicenter Municipality Sitia
Sitias Geopark - World Geopark by UNESCO
Εngine of growth of the local economy and the alternative tourism.
Examples from other Greek & Global Geoparks’’
15.30: Arrival - Distribution of information material of Geopark
Sitias Geopark Management Committee
Greetings of formals
16.45: " Sitias Geopark benchmark for alternative tourism the promotion and development of the local economy "
Leonidas Terzis President DOKAS, Alderman Sitia
17.00: "The Global Geoparks Network and the creation of the New
Geoparks Programme of UNESCO »
Dr. Nikolaos Zouros, President of GGN Association, Coordinator of EGN and Director of the Petrified Forest of Lesvos
17.20: «An introduction to Vulkaneifel Geopark: emergence of Geopark, management and operational structures »
Dr.Schü ller, Andreas Josef Vulkaneifel Geopark (Germany)
17.40: "Troodos Development Strategy: The Geopark as central rallying theme "
Clelia Kingdom, Director Development Company Troodos, Cyprus
17.55: "Networking and support of the local enterprises at World Geopark Psiloritis »
Dimitris Pattakos, Director "AKOMM Ida Development SA TAB
18.10: Break - Coffee - Buffet
18.40: "Geopark of Lesvos: The 12 years of experience - promotion of efforts geological heritage and contribution to sustainable development through of geotourism. "
Elias Valiakos, Geologist Petrified Natural History Museum forest of Lesvos
18.55: "The emergence of geological and natural heritage of Psiloritis through the institution of the European Geoparks".
Dr. Char. Fassoulas, NHMC, Greek Forum Geopark Coordinator, Psiloritis Geopark Management Commission.
19.15: "Geosynthesis in Vikos Geopark - Aoos'
Pashos Panagiotis, Dr. Geologist IGME Sci. partner Vikos Aoos Geopark "The Geoparks of Vikos - Aoos and the promotion through the creation of selected thematic routes' Charitakis Papaioannou, biologist Geopark Vikos - Aoos, Epirus Development SA
19.30: "Geological heritage and Geoparks
Irene Theodosius, Pr. Commission for the Conservation of Geological Heritage OCL
19.45: "Geopark Troodos: The path towards accession to the European Networks and Global Geoparks and objectives for the future "
Dr. Efthimios Tsiolakis Geological Survey of Cyprus
20.00: "Geotrails in Crete"
Elpida Athanassouli Geologist IGME
20.15: "Geopark Sitia: From utopian thought in world Geopark network"
Vangelis Perakis, Sitia Geopark
20.30: "The underground world of World Sitias Geopark " Caloust Paragamian, Biologist, Director of Institute
Greece Research caving (INSPEE)
20.45: "Virtual tour in Sitias Geopark"
Knowing the geodiversity and geotourism potential
Spyros Staridas, Geologist, MSc, Cartographer, GIS & Web GIS Specialist
21.00: "The Environmental Education in Sitias Geopark"
Sophia Tsantiraki ET CCI Ierapetra
Discussion - Conclusions