Learning from the Past - Building a Sustainable Future
Celebrating 10 Years of Innovation
under the auspices of UNESCO
1-5 October 2010 Lesvos, Greece
The 9th European Geoparks Conference will
be held on the Greek island of Lesvos for the celebration of
the 10th Anniversary of the foundation of the European
Lesvos, located in the North Eastern Aegean sea, hosts the
Lesvos Petrified Forest Geopark which is a founding member
of the EGN.
The 9th European Geoparks Conference will comprise general
sessions and thematic oral sessions with invited speakers as
well as selected oral presentations and poster sessions
related to the main objectives.
The 9th European Geoparks Conference will take place at the
Municipal Theatre of Mytilene, the capital city of Lesvos.
To exchange ideas on various issues related to geopark
management, geo-promotion and geoconservation.
To reflect on growth and achievements of the European
Geoparks Network and to foster continuing innovations in
the many geoparks across Europe as they work to address
the interconnectedness of environmental and human needs.
To develop new trends on geoconservation and sustainable
management of geological heritage and abiotic nature