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International Intensive Course
on UNESCO Global Geoparks

Climate Change Adaptation and Geo-hazard Risk Mitigation case studies
31st May - 10th June 2019

International Intensive Course on UNESCO Global Geoparks

Climate Change Adaptation and Geo-hazard Risk Mitigation case studies

31st May – 10th June 2019
Lesvos Island – Greece

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HOSTED & DELIVERED BY:

  • UNIVERSITY OF THE AEGEAN
  • NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM OF THE LESVOS PETRIFIED FOREST

CO-ORGANIZERS:

  • UNESCO Natural Sciences Sector
  • Global Geoparks Network

SUPPORTERS:

  • GENERAL SECRETARIAT OF AEGEAN AND ISLAND POLICY
  • REGION OF NORTH AEGEAN
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE AEGEAN
  • NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM OF THE LESVOS PETRIFIED FOREST

Registration deadline: May 15th, 2019

Invitation

UNESCO and the Global Geoparks Network are co-organizing the 11th session of the International Intensive Course on Geoparks 2019 “UNESCO Global Geoparks and Climate Change Adaptation and Geo-hazard Risk Mitigation case studies”. 

The Course is hosted and delivered by the University of the Aegean – Department of Geography and the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest at Lesvos Island UNESCO Global Geopark, North Aegean Region, Greece, one of the first Global Geoparks in the world.

The Course will take place from 31st May to 10th June, 2019.

The Intensive Course on Geoparks 2019 aims to focus on the UNESCO Global Geoparks building and management as well as on their contribution on shared and sustainable outcomes related to climate change adaptation and  natural disaster mitigation.

Through the Intensive Course on Geoparks 2019, attendees will have the opportunity to widen their knowledge and expertise on UNESCO Global Geoparks building and management as tools for sustainable development,  to cooperate with different disciplines and countries as well as on Geopark activities and contribution on climate change adaptation and natural disaster mitigation for local communities

The Intensive Course on Geoparks 2019 comprises of theoretical background together with extensive fieldwork.

Those who are interested in participating in the course are invited to submit the respective application form accompanied by a short CV and an abstract (one page) of their presentation, which they will present during the Course.

ECTS Credits
Participants will gain 5 ECTS credits after successful completion of the Intensive course on Geoparks.

Application deadline: May 15th, 2019

Intensive course main topics

  • UNESCO Global Geoparks
  • Global Geoparks Network
  • Global Geopark – Evaluation and revalidation procedures
  • Aspiring Geoparks and Geopark building
  • Learning from past geological disasters in Geoparks
  • Geoparks: Records of past climate change and educators on current climate change
  • Geoparks: Managing disaster and climate risk
  • Global Geoparks Network Working Group on Geo-Hazards: Preparing disaster mitigation strategies
  • Geoparks : geo-tourism development in geological active areas
  • Geoparks and Education: Raising awareness on disaster risk reduction and climate change
  • Geoparks and local communities: Promote awareness of geological hazards

Information on the Course

Language:                        English

Participation:                  30 – 40 Geoparks staff members, PhD and Master students and graduates.

Venue:

University of the Aegean – Faculty of Geography, Mytilini

Natural History Museum of the Petrified Forest of Lesvos, Sigri

Access:                            All participants will be welcomed at Mytilini airport or port.

Transportation from Mytilini airport and Mytilini port to the Course and the hotel by coaches will be arranged

The course is taught in English. The program includes lectures, workshops, in-course presentations, field work, group work and a final participant presentation.

The Intensive Course is framed by social events and possibilities of enjoying the gorgeous physical and cultural landscape of Lesvos Geopark, combining excellent learning and recreation opportunities.

 

Target Groups

The course is open to Geopark staff members, geoscientists, local development professionals and students involved in geo-education in relation with geo-conservation, popularization of Earth sciences, geopark management, geotourism and sustainable development of rural areas.

 

Teaching methods

The Intensive Course on Geoparks 2019 comprises of theoretical background together with extensive fieldwork.

The main activities of the Course include:

  • pre-lectures activities which will take place through e-class and distribution of the latest documents regarding Geoparks building and Earth Heritage Management,
  • 11 days – 80 hours ‘hands on programme’ distributed as following: 40 hours lectures by top UNESCO and Global Geoparks Network experts, as well as specialists in Earth heritage management in theory and practice and 40 hours field training and activities.
  • an Activity Report, long distance assisted work, which shall take place after the end of the course.

Lectures will be given by geoparks experts and academic staff with long experience on geoparks, sustainable tourism and geoheritage management.

Register

Registrations are now closed

Information – Secretariat

For further information all participants are kindly requested to contact

 

Kostantina Bentana – Dimitris Mpatsios

Course Local Secretariat – Natural history Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

e-mail: lesvospf@otenet.gr    |    Tel- Fax: +30 22510 47033

 

Marie-Laure Faber

UNESCO Earth Sciences and Risk Reduction Section

e-mail : ml.faber@unesco.org

Registration Fee: €500 including:

  • lessons by International staff,
  • books, didactic material, materials for the conservation workshops,
  • 4 field trips during the course,
  • lunch during the course (10 lunch coupons),
  • welcome dinner and dinners  during field trips (5 dinner coupons),
  • coffee breaks (20 coffee break coupons),
  • Museum and archaeological sites entrance fee
  • participation at social events,
  • transportation from Mytilini airport to the Course Hotel and vise versa upon arrival and departure).

It is strongly advised to contact the secretariat for information concerning your accommodation.


Transportation - Accomodation

Transportation

Arrival by air: Odyseas Elytis International Airport of Lesvos Island (airport code MJT) has several daily connections to Athens and Thessaloniki.

Charter flights from the UK, Germany and other countries can be also used.

Delegates are strongly recommended to book air travel as early as possible.

Arrival by boat: Ferries to Mytilini depart from Piraeus Port.

Climate : The weather in June is usually hot. Temperatures may reach well above 25° C.

Accomodation

The secretariat negotiated special prices for accommodation!
These prices are valid through registration by the Intensive Course secretariat.

Booking is only possible by contacting the Intensive Course secretariat.

1st DayFriday 31st May 2019
University of the Aegean

17:00 – 18:00 Registration Registration of the participants
18:00 – 20:00 Opening Ceremony OPENING CEREMONY OF THE COURSE

“Climate Change Adaptation and Geo-hazard Risk Mitigation case studies

Welcome by the Course Director Prof. Nikolaos Zouros

Welcome by the Mayor of Lesvos Μr S. Galinos

Welcome by the Regional Governor Mrs Ch. Kalogirou

Greetings by the General Secretary of Aegean and Island Policy

Greetings by the President of the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO Mrs A. Tzitzikosta

Greetings by the Rector of the University of the Aegean

Greetings by the President of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

Greetings by UNESCO Dr. Özlem Adiyaman – Lopes

Greetings by the Chair of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council Dr. G. Martini

Greetings by the Global Geoparks Network Prof. I.  Komoo

Greetings by the European Geoparks Network Dr. K. Rangnes

Opening Speech by the Representative of the Hellenic Government

Presentation of the Course

20:00 – 22:00 Welcome Party

 

2nd DaySaturday 1st  June 2019
LECTURES (Silver Bay Hotel Lecture Room)

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
09:00-10:00 Dr. Özlem Adiyaman Lopes

UNESCO International geosciences and geoparks programme (IGGP) and UNESCO Global Geoparks (UGGPs)

Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences

Natural Sciences Sector, UNESCO

UNESCO Global Geoparks UNESCO Global Geoparks

Global Geoparks Network

Lecture
10:00-11:00 Dr. Guy Martini

UGG Council  Chair

GGN Executive Board

EGN Advisory Committee

A strategy to develop an UNESCO Global Geopark UNESCO Global Geoparks

Global Geoparks Network

Lecture
11.00-11.30 Coffee break
11:30-12:30 Prof. Nikolaos Zouros

University of the Aegean

Lesvos Geopark Coordinator, Greece

GGN President

UGG Council Member

EGN & APGN Advisory Committee

Collaboration between UNESCO Global Geoparks and the Global Geoparks Network

  • GGN  Structure
  • GGN  Working Groups
  • GGN  Activities

GGN Communication tools

UNESCO Global Geoparks

Global Geoparks Network

Lecture
12:30-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-15:00 Dr. Kristin Rangnes

Gea Norvegica UGG Director, Norway

GGN Executive Board

EGN Coordinator

UGG Council Member

The European Geoparks Network:

Structure – Activities – Initiatives and Promotional tools

UNESCO Global Geoparks

Global Geoparks Network

Lecture
15:00-16:00 Prof. Jianping Zhang

China University of Geosciences Beijing, China

UGG Council  Vice Chair

GGN Executive Board

APGN Advisory Committee

UNESCO Global Geoparks in China: Activities and Achievements in Geoheritage management UNESCO Global Geoparks

Global Geoparks Network

Lecture
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-18:00 Panel Discussion with

UGG Council and

GGN Executive Board members

 

Ö. Adiyaman – Lopes, G. Martini, J. Zhang, I. Komoo, X. Jin, K. Rangnes, M.-L. Frey, N. Zouros

UNESCO Global Geoparks  – Geoheritage management and  Sustainable developement

UNESCO Global Geoparks

Global Geoparks Network

Q & A

 

 

3rd Day – Sunday 2nd June 2019
LECTURES  (Silver Bay Hotel Lecture Room) & Boat Field Trip to North Lesvos

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
09:00-10:00 Dr. Marie-Luise Frey

Messel Pit WHS Germany

GGN Executive Board

EGN Advisory Committee

World Heritage Sites and UNESCO Global Geoparks: Challenges and Opportunities Geoheritage management  in Geoparks Lecture
10:00-11:00

 

 

 

 

Prof. Ibrahim Komoo

Langkawi UGG Scientific Advisor, Malaysia

GGN Vice-President

APGN Advisory Committee

Development of Global Geoparks in South East Asia Geoheritage management  in Geoparks Lecture
11:.00-20:00 FIELD TRIP TO THE VOLCANIC FEATURES OF NORTHERN LESVOS

The Lepetymnos volcano and the coastal geo-heritage of North Lesvos

11:00 Prof. Nickolaos Zouros

University of the Aegean,

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

Dr. Ilias Valiakos

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

Departure from the Hotel to Molyvos castle

Visit Molyvos castle – The Lepetymnos volcano observatory

14:.00 Lunch
15.00 Guided tour to Sykamia by bus

Guided tour to Skala Sykamia

19.00 Dinner at Petra Women Cooperative restaurant
20.00   Return to the Hotel

 

4th Day – Monday 3rd June 2019
LECTURES (Silver Bay Hotel Lecture Room)

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
09:00-10:00 Dr. Özlem Adiyaman – Lopes

UNESCO Global Geoparks Programme

Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences

Natural Sciences Sector, UNESCO

IGGP Initiatives on Geohazards and Climate Change

UNESCO Global Geoparks Mentorship and Knowledge transfer Programme

Climate Change Adaptation and Geo-hazard Risk Mitigation case studies Lecture
10:00-11:00 Prof. Xiaochi Jin

Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, China

GGN Vice-President

Geosciences Research in Geoparks as basis for understanding Earth processes and Geo-hazards Climate Change Adaptation and Geo-hazard Risk Mitigation case studies Lecture

 

11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11.30-12.30 Prof. Ibrahim Komoo

Langkawi UGG Scientific Advisor, Malaysia

GGN Vice-President

APGN Advisory Committee

Public Education for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia Pacific Geoparks Climate Change Adaptation and Geo-hazard Risk Mitigation case studies Lecture
12.30-13:30 Prof. Nikolaos Zouros

University of the Aegean

Lesvos Geopark Coordinator, Greece

GGN President

UGG Council Member

EGN & APGN Advisory Committee

UNESCO Global Geoparks: Climate Change Adaptation and Geo-hazard Risk Mitigation case studies Climate Change Adaptation and Geo-hazard Risk Mitigation case studies Lecture
13:30-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-15:30 Dr. Yuanyuan Zheng

Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences,

Chinese Geoparks Network Coordinator

The Chinese Geoparks Network

Activities  on Climate Change Adaptation and Geo-hazard Risk Mitigation

Climate Change Adaptation and Geo-hazard Risk Mitigation case studies Lecture

 

15:30-16:15 Konstantina Bentana

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

Lesvos UNESCO Global Geopark

Lesvos UNESCO Global Geopark:

Educational activities for raising awarness on Climate Change Adaptation

 

Climate Change Adaptation and Geo-hazard Risk Mitigation case studies Lecture
16:15-16:45 Coffee break
16:45-18:30 Panel Discussion with

UGG Council and

GGN Executive Board members

 

Ö. Adiyaman – Lopes, G. Martini, J. Zhang, I. Komoo, X. Jin, K. Rangnes, M.-L. Frey, N. Zouros

UNESCO Global Geoparks  – Geoheritage management and  Sustainable development

Geodiversity management  in Geoparks Q & A

 

5th Day – Tuesday 4th June
Geoconservation Fieldtrip (from Mytilini to Sigri)

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
08:30-09:30 Prof. Nickolaos Zouros

University of the Aegean, Greece

Dr. Ilias 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 avalanches, lahars, ash fall layers and palaeosoils.
Geodiversity management  in Geoparks FIELD TRIP
09:30-11:00 The Lesvos Petrified Forest : Creating an open air Museum along the Mytilini – Sigri road
11:00-13:30 Prof. Nickolaos Zouros

University of the Aegean, Greece

Dr. Ilias Valiakos

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

Olga Tsalkitzi

Geologist, Researcher at 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
Geodiversity management  in Geoparks FIELD TRIP
13:30-14:30 Lunch break Light lunch prepared by the Mesotopos Women Cooperative of Lesvos Lunch break
14:30-15.30 Prof. Nickolaos Zouros

University of the Aegean, Greece

The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest Geodiversity management  in Geoparks Lecture
15:30-17:00 Dr. Ilias 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
Geodiversity management  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. Nickolaos Zouros

University of the Aegean, Greece

Dr. Ilias 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) and  the educational program on  Earthquake disaster mitigation Geodiversity management  in Geoparks Activity

 

 

 

 

 

20:00   Dinner

 

 

6th Day – Wednesday 5th June 2019
LECTURES  (Silver Bay Hotel Lecture Room)

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
09:00-10:30 Dr. Guy Martini

UGG Council  Chair

GGN Executive Board

EGN Advisory Committee

Evaluation and Revalidation exercise in UNESCO Global Geoparks UNESCO Global Geoparks

Global Geoparks Network

Lecture
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-13:00 Guy Martini , Xiaochi Jin,

Kristin Rangnes, Jianping Zhang,

Nickolaos Zouros

UGG Council  GGN Executive Board

Evaluation and Revalidation exercise in UNESCO Global Geoparks Q & A Workshop
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-15:00 Prof. Jianping Zhang

China University of Geosciences Beijing, China

GGN Executive Board

APGN Advisory Committee

Climate change in the geological record.

UNESCO Global Geoparks as learning places on climate change adaptation

15:00-16:00 Dr. Manuel Schilling

Kütralkura Geopark, Chile

The role of Geoparks in Latin America to reduce the risk of geological hazards. Lecture
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:30 Participants’ presentations

Discussion

Geoconservation and Geoparks – Case analysis 1

Discussion with GGN Executive Board Members

Geoconservation in action Workshop
17:30-18:30 Participants presentation

Discussion

Geoconservation and Geoparks – Case analysis 2

Discussion with GGN Executive Board Members

Geoconservation in action Workshop

 

7th Day – Thursday 6th June 2019
Geoconservation Workshop

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
09:00-10:00 Guided tour Mytilini – Petrified Forest Park Lesvos UNESCO Global Geopark Guided tour
10:00-13:00 Prof. Jianping Zhang

China University of Geosciences Beijing

Dr. Ilias Valiakos

Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

Conservation team

Conservation in the Lesvos Petrified Forest

Technical work in groups

Discussion on the problems

Geo-conservation Workshop
13:00-14:00 Lunch break Lunch  with traditional dishes from women cooperatives
14:00-15:30 Prof. Nickolaos Zouros

University of the Aegean

Dr. Ilias Valiakos

Olga Tsalkitzi

Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

Conservation team

Geo-conservation strategy and  techniques

 

Conservation of fossil trees and leaves in the Museum’s Laboratory

 

 

Geo-conservation Workshop
15:30-16:30 Prof. Nickolaos Zouros

University of the Aegean

Prof. Jianping Zhang

China University of Geosciences Beijing

Dr. Ilias  Valiakos

Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

Geopark Collaboration Projects in geoconservation

Discussion on the Geoconservation techniques

Geo-conservation Workshop
16:30-17:00 Coffee break
17:00-18:00 Prof. Nickolaos Zouros

University of the Aegean

Dr. Ilias Valiakos

Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

The volcanic structures of Western Lesvos

The Pythari Dome

Guided tour
18:00-20:00 Mesotopos Wommen Cooperative

Visit

The Mesotopos Women’s Cooperative – Operation and achievements

Dinner with traditional dishes

Visit
20:00 Departure to the Hotel

 

8th Day – Friday 7th June 2019

Fieldtrip on erosional and tectonic landforms (from Mytilini to Plomari)

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
08:30-09:30 Prof. Nickolaos Zouros

University of the Aegean, Greece

Dr. Ilias Valiakos

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

Tectonic landforms on the Northern coast of Gera’s Gulf Geodiversity management  in Geoparks FIELD TRIP
09:30-11:00 Visit Plomari, Visit ouzo distillery
11:00-13:30 Prof. Nickolas Zouros

University of Aegean, Greece

Dr. Ilias Valiakos

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

Erosional and tectonic landforms in the coastal area of Plomari

Landslide in Plomari and the Earthquake of 2017

Geodiversity management  in Geoparks FIELD TRIP
13:30-14:30 Lunch break Light lunch
14:30-17.30 Prof. Nickolaos Zouros

University of Aegean, Greece

The socioeconomic impact of the Olive Grooves in Lesvos. Visit to the Vranas Museum Geodiversity management  in Geoparks Lecture
17:30-18:00 Return trip to Mytilini
20:00  Dinner

 

9th Day – Saturday 8th June 2019
LECTURES  (Silver Bay Hotel Lecture Room)

Time Tutor Topic Thematic Method
09:00-10:30 Prof. Thanasis Kizos

Department of Geography

University of Aegean

Cultural  Landscapes and Geoparks: understanding and shaping landscape preferences UNESCO Global Geoparks Lecture

 

10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:00 Dr. Manuel Schilling

Kütralkura Geopark, Chile

Kütralkura: Ten years of collaborative work to establish the first UNESCO Global Geopark in Chile, southern South America. Geoparks and sustainable development Lecture
12:00-13:00 Dr. Charalampos Fassoulas

Psiloritis UNESCO Global Geopark

EGN Vice-Coordinator

Hellenic Geoparks Forum Chair

The GGN/EGN Working Group of Geohazards

Initiatives and activities

Geodiversity management in Geoparks Lecture
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-14:50 Konstantina Bentana

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

International Networking and Collaboration in raising public awarness on Geohazards.

The National Thematic School Network on “UNESCO Global Geoparks”

Geo-conservation  and Sustainable development in Geoparks Workshop
14:50-15:40 Participants’ presentation

Discussion

Geoconservation and Geoparks – Case analysis 3

Discussion with GGN Executive Board Members

Geo-conservation  and Sustainable development in Geoparks Workshop
15:40-16:30 Participants presentation

Discussion

Geoconservation and Geoparks – Case analysis 4

Discussion with GGN Executive Board Members

Geo-conservation  and Sustainable development in Geoparks Workshop
16.30-17.20 Participants presentation

Discussion

Geoconservation and Geoparks – Case analysis 5

Discussion with GGN Executive Board Members

Geo-conservation  and Sustainable development in Geoparks Workshop
17:20 – 18:10 Participants presentation

Discussion

Geoconservation and Geoparks – Case analysis 6

Discussion with GGN Executive Board Members

Geo-conservation  and Sustainable development in Geoparks Workshop
18:10 -19:00 Panel discussion with GGN Experts

Prof Xiaochi Jin

Prof. Jianping Zhang

Dr. Charalampos Fassoulas

Dr. Ilias Valiakos

Prof. Nickolas Zouros

Q & A

 

10th Day – Sunday 9th June 2019
Field Trip & Workshop: Geohazards and Geoconservation in tectonic active areas

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

Lesvos UNESCO Global Geopark

GGN President

Visit Agia Paraskevi

The Agia Paraskevi Fault geosite and the destructive earthquake of 1867

Geoconservation in active tectonic area Field trip
10:00-11:00 Museum Visit Visit the Olive Oil Museum at Agia Paraskevi Museum visit
11:00-12:00 Prof. Nickolaos Zouros

 

The Gulf of Mytilini – Walking at the steps of Aristotles

The earthquake of 230 BC and the destruction of Pyrra.

Field trip
12:00-13:30 Prof. Nickolaos Zouros

Lesvos UNESCO Global Geopark

GGN President

 

Polychnitos Hot Springs

Active tectonics and Geothermal field

The earthquake of 2017 in Lesvos

Visit Vrisa Village

The active faults in Vatera

Pliocene sediments and verterbrate fauna

Geoconservation in active tectonic area Field trip
13:30-14:30 Lunch break Lunch
14:30-16:00 Dr. Charalampos Fassoulas

Psiloritis UNESCO Global Geopark

EGN Vice-Coordinator

Hellenic Geoparks Forum Chair

Raising awareness on Natural Hazards  and risk mitigation activities through education at the Natural History Museum of Crete Polichinitos cultural center Workshop
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-18:30 Prof. Nickolas Zouros

Dr. Charalampos Fassoulas

Q & A on  Evaluation and Revalidation exercise

in UNESCO Global Geoparks

Polichinitos cultural center
18:30 Departure to Hotel

 

11th Day – Monday 10th June 2019
LECTURES (Silver Bay Hotel Lecture Room)

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

Lesvos UNESCO Global Geopark

GGN President

UNESCO Global Geoparks and Global Geoparks Network : Promotion and Visibility Geoparks and Sustainable Development Lecture
10:00-11:30 Prof. Nickolaos Zouros

Prof. Jianping Zhang

Dr. Ch. Fassoulas

Dr. Ilias Valiakos

Evaluation of participants Geoparks and Sustainable Development Lecture
11:30-12:00 Coffee Break
12:00-13:30 Prof. Nickolaos Zouros

University of Aegean

Intensive Course Evaluation

Closing ceremony

Course Assessment Evaluation
13:30-15:00 Lunch break

15:30    Departure of the Participants to Mytilene Airport for the Flights departing at 16.25 and 22.25 from Mytilene to Athens

SPONSORS | PARTNERS

Useful addresses

UNESCO Global Geoparks: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-sciences/environment/

earth-sciences/unesco-global-geoparks/

Lesvos Island UNESCO Global Geoapark :  www.lesvosgeopark.gr

University of the Aegean:  www.aegean.gr

Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest:  www.lesvosmuseum.gr

Global Geoparks Network:  www.globalgeoparksnetwork.org

European Geoparks Network:  www.europeangeoparks.org

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