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1st DayMonday 20 June 2016

Welcome of the Participants at Mytilene airport and transportation to Pasiphae Hotel at Skala Kallonis

Pasiphae Hotel Lecture Room

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
16.00-18.00 Registration
18:00-19:00 Prof. Ν. Zouros

University of Aegean, Greece

 

Prof. Ibrahim Komoo

Dr. Kristin Rangnes

Dr. Guy Martini

Dr. Marie-Luise Frey

Welcome and Introduction to the Intensive course  “UNESCO Global Geoparks”

 

Greetings by  GGN, EGN, APGN

Introduction Lecture
19.00-21.00 Ice break party

Dinner

 

2nd DayTuesday 21 June 2016 (Pasiphae Hotel Lecture Room)

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
09:00-10:30 Prof P. MacKeever

UNESCO

Prof. Ν. Zouros

GGN Executive Board / EGN Coordinator

UNESCO Global  Geoparks (UGG) UNESCO and Geoparks Lecture
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break
11.00-13.00 Prof. Ν. Zouros

GGN Executive Board / EGN Coordinator

The Global Geoparks Network : the International Association partner of UNESCO for UGG

  • The Geopark concept
  • GGN  Structure
  • GGN  Activities
  • Communication tools
  • Capacity building activities
Global Geoparks Network Lecture
13:00-14:30 Lunch break Lunch break
14:30-16:00 Prof. Ibrahim Komoo

GGN Executive Board / APGN Coordinator

The Asia-Pacific Geoparks Network: activities for geo-conservation and sustainable development Regional Geoparks Networks Lecture
16.00-16.30 Coffee break
16:30-18:30 Panel presentation and discussion with GGN Executive board members UNESCO Global Geoparks :

Operation Guidelines – the critical issues

Q & A

 

3rd day – Wednesday 22 June 2016 (Pasiphae Hotel Lecture Room)

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
9:00-10:30 Kristin Rangnes

Director of the Gea Norvegica Geopark, Norway

GGN Executive Board

EGN Vice coordinator

The European Geoparks Network Regional Geopark Networks Lecture
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-13:00 Dr. Guy Martini

Director of the Haute-Provence Geopark, France

GGN Executive Board

EGN Advisory Committe

A strategy to develop a Geopark:

The Haute Provence UNESCO Global Geopark, France

Geopark concept Lecture
13:00-14:30 Lunch break Lunch break
14:30-16:00 Prof. Zhang Jianping University of Geosciences China, GGN Expert UNESCO Global Geoparks in China: Introduction to Chinese Geoparks Network, Management, Geopark Construction, Activities and Achievements Geopark Networks Lecture
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-18:00 Guy Martini

Director of the Haute-Provence Geopark, France

GGN Executive Board

Geoparks and Intangible Heritage UNESCO Global Geoparks Lecture
18:00-18:30 Discussion      

 

4th day – Thursday 23 June 2015 (Pasiphae Hotel Lecture Room)

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
9:00-10:30 Jin Xiaochi

Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, China

GGN Executive Board

APGN Advisory Committee

Prof. Zhang Jianping University of Geosciences China, GGN Expert

Geosciences Research in Geoparks Geoconservation strategy and Geoparks Lecture
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break
11:00-13:00 Marie-Luise Frey

Director WHS Messel Pit, Germany

GGN Executive Board

EGN Advisory Committe

UNESCO designations collaboration: World Heritage Sites  in UNESCO Global Geoparks Sustainable development in Geoparks Lecture
13:00-14:30 Lunch break Lunch break
14:30-16:00 Prof. Ν. Zouros

University of Aegean

GGN Executive Board

Guy Martini

Director of Haute-Provence Geopark, France

GGN Executive Board

Geopark Evaluation and Revalidation Methodology UNESCO Global Geoparks Lecture
16.00-16.30 Coffee break
16.30-18.00 Panel discussion with GGN Experts on Geopark evaluation and revalidation


5th day –
Friday 24 June 2016 (Pasiphae Hotel Lecture Room)

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
09:00-10:30 Prof. Ν. Zouros

University of Aegean

GGN Executive Board

The Lesvos Global Geopark – Earth heritage conservation – Geotourism- Sustainable development:

Lessons learned during the last 20 years!

Sustainable development in Geoparks Lecture
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break
11:00-13:00 Aspiring  Geoparks Participants Presentations Workshop
13:00-14:30 Lunch break Lunch break
14.30-16.30 Aspiring  Geoparks Participants Presentations Workshop
16:30-17:00 Coffee break
17.00-18.00 Assoc. Prof. Giannis Spilanis

University of the Aegean

Sustainable Tourism and special interest tourism SIT Sustainable development in Geoparks Lecture
18.00-20.00 Panel discussion on

Nature tourism activities

Bird watching

Diving

Sailing

Trekking

Climbing

Sustainable development in Geoparks Workshop

 

6th day – Saturday 25 June 2016 (Fieldtrip)

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
08.00 -10.30 Eleni Galinou

Dr. Environmentalist

Bird watching in Kalloni wetlands Natural and Cultural Heritage in Lesvos Global Geopark Guided tour
10.30 -12.00 Eleni Kritikou

Tourist Guide

Vice precedence of Qualified Tourist Guides’ Association of the N.E. Aegean & Islands

Archaeological site of Messon Natural and Cultural Heritage in Lesvos Global Geopark
12.00-13.30 Ilias Valiakos

Dep. Director of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest, Greece

Kalloni salt planes

Ophiolitic nape

Active faults of Geras Gulf

Natural and Cultural Heritage in Lesvos Global Geopark Guided tour
13.30-14.30 Nickolas Zouros

University of Aegean, Greece

“Aristotle’s lagoon” – Presenting the relation and work of Aristotle in Lesvos Geopark Natural and Cultural Heritage in Lesvos Global Geopark Presentation
14.30 Lunch Lunch break
  FREE AFTERNOON

 

7th day –  Sunday 26 June 2016 (Field trip Agia Paraskevi – Petra – Molyvos)

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
8.30-11.00 I.Valiakos

Dep. Director of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest, Greece

Agia Paraskevi fault

The Museum of industrial olive oil production of Lesvos in Agia Paraskevi

Women Cooperative of Agia Paraskevi

Sustainable development in Geoparks Guided tour
11.00-13.00 I.Valiakos

Dep. Director of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest, Greece

Petra volcanic neck

Vareltzidaina mansion

Sustainable development in Geoparks Guided tour
13.00-14.30 Lunch Women Cooperative of Petra
14.30-15.30 Prof. Ν. Zouros

University of Aegean, Greece

I.Valiakos

Dep. Director of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest, Greece

Visit the Castle of Molyvos

The Lepetymnos volcano and domes

Sustainable development in Geoparks Guided tour
15.30-17.00 Prof. Ν. Zouros

University of Aegean

GGN Executive Board

Panel discussion on Lesvos Geopark Sustainable development in Geoparks Guided tour
17.00-17:30 Coffee break
17.30-19.00 I. Valiakos

Dep. Director of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest, Greece

Visit of the traditional village of Molyvos Sustainable development in Geoparks Guided tour

 

8th day – Monday 27 June 2015 (Fieldtrip from Kalloni to SIGRI)

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
8:30-9:30 Prof. Ν. Zouros

University of Aegean, Greece

I. Valiakos,

Dep. Director of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest, Greece

The Lesvos Miocene Volcanoes :

  • Miocene volcanics and Volcanoes
  • Volcanic geosites and landscapes
  • the Vatousa caldera, the post caldera domes and hydrothermal activity
  • Pyroclastic avalances, lachars, ash fall layers and palaeosoils.
Geotourism in Geoparks Fieldtrip
9:30-11:00 Prof. Ν. Zouros

University of Aegean, Greece

I. Valiakos,

Dep. Director of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest, Greece

The Lesvos Petrified Forest :

  • Guided tour in the  Petrified Forest Park
  • Creating an open air Museum along the Kalloni – Sigri road
Geotourism in Geoparks Fieldtrip
11:00-13.30 Prof. Ν. Zouros

University of Aegean, Greece

I.Valiakos

Dep. Director of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest, Greece

Boat trip to Nissiopi Marine Park:

  • Guided tour to the Nissiopi island Geosites
  • Conservation activities in the coastal and terrestrial fossil sites
  • Protection measures and visitors access
Developing a marine fossil park Guided Tour
13:30-14:30 Lunch break Short lunch prepared by the Women Cooperatives of Lesvos
14:30-15.30 Prof. Ν. Zouros

University of Aegean, Greece

The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest Developing a marine fossil park Lecture
15:30-17:00 I. Valiakos

Dep. Director of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest, Greece

The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

  • Guided tour in the Museum Permanent Exhibitions
  • The Sigri Petrified Forest park
Sustainable development in Geoparks Guided tour
17.00-17.30 Coffee break Coffee break and traditional sweet tasting prepared by the Women Cooperatives of Lesvos
17.30-19.00 Prof. Ν. Zouros

University of Aegean, Greece

I.Valiakos

Dep. Director of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest, Greece

Presenting the facilities of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest  (seismic simulator)

Participating at the educational program about  earthquakes

Geoeducation in Geoparks Activity

 

9th day – Tuesday 28 June 2015  (University of the Aegean)

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
8.30-11.00 Guided tour Mytilene castle

Archeological Museum of Mytilene

Lesvos UNESCO Global Geopark activities Guided tour
11.00-12.00 O. Tsalkitzi

Geologist on the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest, Greece

Thematic Exhibition “The forest under the Road” Lesvos UNESCO Global Geopark activities Guided tour
12.00-12.30 Transfer to the University

Coffee break

12.30-14.00 Assoc. Prof. Thanasis Kizos

Department of Geography

University of Aegean,Greece

Earth heritage, agricultural landscapes and tourism in  Geoparks Sustainable development in Geoparks Lecture
14.00-15.00 Lunch
15.00-16.00 Dr. Giannis Kourtzelis

Archeologist

The natural environment and cultural heritage: The Roman aqueduct of Lesvos Sustainable development in Geoparks Lecture
16.00-16.30 Coffee break
16.30-18.00 K. Mpentana

Head of the Education and Communication Section of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

Educational activities in the Lesvos UNESCO Global Geopark Geoeducation in Geoparks Lecture
18.00-19.30 Theatric team of the Mytilene Music School A theatric play inspired by the Petrified forest of Lesvos
19.30-21.30 Prof. Ν. Zouros

University of Aegean, Greece

Meeting with local stakeholders of Lesvos Geopark Sustainable development in Geoparks Meeting

 

10th day – Wednesday 29 June 2016 (Pasiphae Hotel Lecture Room)

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
09:00-10:30 Dr. Mahito Watanabe

Geological Survey of Japan

Advisory Committee of the Asian Pacific Geoparks Network

UGG Expert

Japanese Geopark Network activities

Geo-hazards and Geoparks in Japan

Geopark Networks Lecture
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break
11:00-13:00 Jean-Luc Desbois

Director of Massif du Bauges UNESCO Global Geopark, France

Coordinator French Geoparks Forum

UGG Expert

French Geopark Network activities and experiences Geopark Networks Lecture
13:00-14:30 Lunch break Lunch break
14:30-18:00 Aspiring  Geoparks Participants Presentations   Workshop
18.00-18.30 Panel discussion with GGN Experts on Geopark building and recognition

 

11th day –Tuesday 30 June 2015 (Pasiphae Hotel Lecture Room )

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
09:00-10:30 I. Valiakos

Dep. Director of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest, Greece

Lesvos island UNESCO Global Geopark : Signage, Publicity and Digital promotion UNESCO Global Geoparks Lecture
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break
11:00-13:30 Prof. Ν. Zouros

University of Aegean

GGN Executive Board

 

Dr. Mahito Watanabe

Geological Survey of Japan

Advisory Committee of the Asian Pacific Geoparks Network

UGG Expert

Intensive Course Evaluation Course Assessment Evaluation
13:30-14.00 Course closing ceremony
14.00-16.00 Lunch break Lunch break