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International Educational Forum:
“Natural Monuments as educational tools"

Lesvos Island, Greece, 2-4 October 2010
 

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Organised by:

  • University of the Aegean / Department of Geography

  • Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

  • Environmental Education Center of Evergetoulas

Thematic fields of the Educational Forum

The main thematic fields of the Educational Forum will be:

  • Natural Monuments – Protected Areas and Environmental Education

  • Educational programs in natural monuments and educational material

  • Educational programs and creation of educational materials in natural monuments and protected areas by using new technologies.

  • Research, education and protection of nature aiming to the sustainable development.

  • Environmental paths.

  • Educational material in natural monuments and protected areas: Principles and methodology.

  • Evaluation of the educational programs in natural monuments and protected areas.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The educational Forum will take place on Lesvos Island, Greece.
The program includes:

  • October 2, 2010: Mytilene – Room of ceremonies of the Central Lyceums - Presentations

  • October 3, 2010: Environmental Education Center of Evergetoulas – Asomatos
    Visit at the Olive press Museum - Papados

  • October 4, 2010: Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest – Sigri

Exhibitions
Exhibitions of environmental educational material and educational books.

Submission of papers
Deadline for submitting the abstract is the 31st of June, 2010 (e-mail: lesvospf@otenet.gr).
Deadline for submitting the full paper is the 31st of August, 2010.

Presentation of papers
The time for each paper presentation is 10’, in order to have enough time for questions.

Entry Cost
The attendance cost is 50 €. This includes attending the Forum, getting the volume of abstracts, informative and educational material, transportation inside Lesvos during the Forum, attendance to the two excursions, light dinner at the duration of excursions, coffee-refreshment at the duration of breaks.

Proceedings
The abstracts volume will include the abstracts of the presentations. The papers will be included in the volume with the proceedings which is going to be given to the participants in an electronic version.

Organising Committee

  1. Nickolas Zouros, Ass. Prof. Department of Geography, University of Aegean, Director of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest.

  2. Michael Kapiotas, Director of the Environmental Educational Center of Evergetoulas

  3. Aikaterini Klonari, Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Aegean

  4. Konstantina Mpentana, Head of the Educational programs’ Department of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest.

  5. Electra Kaldeli, In charge of Operation, Environmental Education Centre of Evergetoulas

Information

Correspondence
The Correspondence concerning the Educational Forum will be sent to the Organising Committee to the following address:

Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest
Information Centre
8th November 17
Mytilene, Lesvos
Greece
P.C 81100

e-mail: lesvospf@otenet.gr
Τηλ.-Fax: 22510 47033


Registration form
The registration form should be filled in and sent to the Organization Committee of the Forum at least until July 31, 2010.

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