Thursday, 17 May 2018 15:51

2nd Announcement

The Regional Association of Thessaly Municipalities is organising an international conference on the subject: “Pinios River: Source of Life and Growth in Thessaly”, in Larisa, on 2 & 3 November 2018.
The conference is under the aegis of the Ministry of Environment & Energy, the Ministry of Rural Development and Food, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, the Region of Thessaly and the scientific aegis of the University of Thessaly and the Technological Educational Institution of Thessaly.  
The co-organisers are the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) - Regional Department of Central & West Thessaly, the TEE - Regional Department of Magnesia, the Geotechnical Chamber of Central Greece
The conference will take place at the “Larissa Imperial” hotel, (182, Farsalon str.) in Larisa.
Tel: 2410.687600 / Fax: 2410.687600 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
http://www.larissaimperial.com/el/index.html

Aims
Our aim is to highlight all parameters which directly or indirectly relate to Pinios river and the aquatic sector of Thessaly.  

Topics
A. Historical development of Pinios river ecosystem
B. Pinios river water body
C. Economic activities and prospects for growth in the plain of Thessaly - The essential role of water
D. Pinios river and urban/rural environment
E. Arts and culture
F. Policy and administration
G. Education, innovation, research and growth

Honorary Committee
President of the Honorary Committee Georgios Kotsos, President of the Regional Association of Thessaly Municipalities, Mayor of Mouzaki

Scientific- Organising Committee of the Conference

President of the Conference Karalariotou Rena, Secretary-General of the Regional Association of Thessaly Municipalities and Head of the Opposition in Larisa Municipality, former Deputy Head of the Region of Larisa, Civil Engineer

Scientific Committee

Coordinator: Loukas Athanasios, Dean of the School of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Thessaly


1. Zerefos Christos, Supervisor of the Research Centre for Atmospheric Physics and Climatology of the Academy of Athens and President of the International Ozone Commission. Professor of Atmospheric Physics in the Universities of Thessaloniki and Athens.

2. Danalatos Nikos, Professor, President of the Department of Agriculture, Crop Production and Rural Environment, University of Thessaly

3. Defner Alexis, Professor, President of the Department of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly

4. Kokkosis Charis, Professor of Urban - Spatial Planning in the Department of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly. President of the Hellenic Open University since 2009.

5. Kotsopoulos Spyridon, Dean of the Faculty of Technological Applications, Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering Technological Education of Larisa, Technological Educational Institution of Thessaly.

6. Lekkas Efthymis  - Professor of Dynamic Tectonic & Applied Geology, Faculty of Geology & Geoenvironment, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens.

7. Baltas Evangelos, Professor, Department of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, deanship member in the School of Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens.

8. Duquenne Marie Noelle, Professor in the Department of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly

9. Laliotou Ioanna, Associate Professor, Vice-Rector, Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, University of Thessaly

10. Papachatzis Alekos, Professor in the Department of Agricultural Engineering Technologists, Technological Educational Institution of Larisa

11. Poulos Serafeim, Professor in the Department of Geography and Climatology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

12. Skagiannis Pantelis Professor in the Department of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly

13. Alexopoulos Ioannis Assistant Professor, Department of Geophysics and Geothermics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

14. Metaxas Theodoros Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Thessaly.

15. Gousios Dimitrios, PhD in Geography and Spatial Planning, Professor in the University of Thessaly, Department of Planning.

16. Bartzanas Thomas PhD, Research Director, Institute of Bio-economy and Agri-Technology, Centre for Research and Technology-Hellas.

17. Gemtos Theofanis  Professor Emeritus (Farm Machinery). University of Thessaly. Department of Agriculture, Crop Production and Rural Environment. Laboratory of Farm Machinery.  

18. Farsirotou Evangelia,  Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering Technological Education of Larisa

19. Sdrolia Stavroula, Archaeologist, PhD in Byzantine Archaeology in the University of Ioannina, Deputy Head of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Larisa.

20. Argyropoulos Zisis, Chemist/environmental projects researcher

21. Diamantos Konstantinos, Former President of the Technical Chamber of Greece, Civil Engineer and board member of the Regional Association of Thessaly Municipalities.

22. Barmpoutis Anastasios, Civil Engineer

23. Papatheodorou Nikos, Physician, Historian, Folklore scholar.

24. Spanos Kostas  Retired Teacher, Historian - Local Researcher.

Organising Committee
Coordinator: Tsoumas Dimitrios, Director of the Regional Association of Thessaly Municipalities.
Antoniadou Vasileia, employee in the Regional Association of Thessaly Municipalities -Economist.
Bitis Athanasios, Close associate of the President of the Regional Association of Thessaly Municipalities.
Naris Asterios, Civil engineer - Board Member of the Technical Chamber of Greece - Regional Department of Central & West Thessaly.
Baklatsi Grammati, Surveying Engineer, representative of the Technical Chamber of Greece - Regional Department of Magnesia
Grousopoulos Konstantinos - Forester, Secretary-General of the Governing Board of the Geotechnical Chamber of Central Greece

Paper Submission
Authors who wish to present papers or posters in the conference are requested to submit an abstract of their work electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. following the instructions for abstracts, until 30 June 2018
The scientific committee will choose the papers that are to be presented and the ones that will be included in the proceedings as abstracts.


Instructions for abstracts
1. The abstracts should be from 300 to 500 words.
2. All page margins (top, bottom, right and left) should be three (3) centimetres.
3. The text should be single-spaced, justified and the font 12-pt Calibri.  
4. The order of presentation should be the following: Title, Authors, Authors’ details, Keywords, Abstract text.
5. The title should be in all capital letters, 14 pt, centered and bold.
6. The authors’ title/ position, institution and city should be in lowercase letters.
7. After the authors’ names and on a new line there should be included 4 to 5 keywords in lowercase letters, 12 pt, representative of the paper’s content.


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