Speakers

Prof. Patrick Mc Keever

UNESCO

Chief of Section, Earth Sciences and Geohazard Risk Reduction

secretary, UNESCO Global Geoparks

Secretary of the IGCP

EES/EGR

Natural Sciences Sector

 

Dr. Guy Martini

Director of Haute-Provence Geopark, France

Chair, UNESCO Global Geoparks Council

General Secretary, Global Geoparks Network (GGN)

Advisory Committee of the European Geoparks Network

 

Prof. Ibrahim Kommoo

Chair, Langkawi Research Center (PPL),

Institute for Environment and Development (LESTARI) UKM

Vice Chair, UNESCO Global Geoparks Council

Vice President, Global Geoparks Network (GGN)

Coordinator, Asia Pacific Geoparks Network (APGN)

Advisor, Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark

 

Prof. Xiaochi Jin

Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, P.R. China

Vice President, Global Geoparks Network (GGN)

UNESCO Global Geoparks Council Member

Advisory Committee of the Asian Pacific Geoparks Network

 

Dr. Kristin Rangnes

Director of Gea Norvegica UNESCO Global Geopark, Norway

UNESCO Global Geoparks Council Member

Global Geoparks Network (GGN) Treasurer

Coordinator of the European Geoparks Network

 

Dr. Melanie Border

Manager of English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark, UK

UNESCO Global Geoparks Council Member

Global Geoparks Network (GGN) ExB Member

AC  of the European Geoparks Network

 

Dr. Gail Bremner

Manager of Stonehammer UNESCO Global Geopark, Canada

Global Geoparks Network (GGN) ExB Member

 

Dr. Mauricio Burlando

Director of Beigua UNESCO Global Geopark, Italy

UNESCO Global Geoparks Council Member

Global Geoparks Network (GGN) ExB Member

AC  of the European Geoparks Network

 

Prof. Patricio Melo

Rector of the University of Cariri, Brazil

Director of Araripe UNESCO Global Geopark, Brazil

UNESCO Global Geoparks Council Member

Global Geoparks Network (GGN) ExB Member

Director of M’goun UNESCO Global Geopark, Morocco

Global Geoparks Network (GGN) ExB Member

 

Dr. M.-L. Frey

Welterbe Grube Messel gGmbH

Global Geoparks Network (GGN) Executive Board Member

Advisory Committee of the European Geoparks Network

UGG Expert

 

Prof. Zhang Jianping

University of Geosciences, China

Global Geoparks Network (GGN) Executive Board Member

UGG Expert

 

Dr. Mahito Watanabe

Geological Survey of Japan

UNESCO Global Geoparks Council Member

GGN Executive Board

Advisory Committee of the Asian Pacific Geoparks Network

 

Dr. Zheng Yuan

Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, P.R. China

Coordinator Chinese Geoparks Network

Advisory Committee of the Asian Pacific Geoparks Network

 

Assoc. Prof. Giannis Spilanis

University of the Aegean, Dept. of Environment,

Sustainable Tourism Observatory of North Aegean – World Tourism Organization

 

Assoc. Prof. Thanasis Kizos

University of the Aegean, Department of Geography

International Institute on Geoparks Development (IIGEOD)

 

I. Valiakos

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

International Institute on Geoparks Development (IIGEOD)

UGG Expert

 

K.Mpentana

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

International Institute on Geoparks Development (IIGEOD)

Lesvos Geopark

 

COURSE DIRECTOR:

Prof. Ν. Zouros

University of Aegean, Greece

International Institute on Geoparks Development (IIGEOD)

President, Global Geoparks Network (GGN)

UNESCO Global Geoparks Council  and Bureau Member

Coordinator of the European Geoparks Network