Tuesday, 03 July 2018 08:57

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The Scientific Committee of the conference organised by the Regional Association of Thessaly Municipalities on the subject “Pinios River: source of life and growth in Thessaly” met on Tuesday, at the School of Engineering, Department of Planning and Regional Development of the University of Thessaly, in Volos.

The conference will take place in Larisa, on 2 and 3 of November 2018, and it will be 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

At the meeting which took place in the presence of the president of the Regional Association of Thessaly Municipalities, Mayor of Mouzaki, Mr. Giorgos Kotsos, the president of the conference, Secretary-General of the Regional Association of Thessaly Municipalities Ms. Rena Karalariotou informed the members of the Scientific Committee on the actions that were taken so far in order to attract the attention of the scientific community and to ensure that all topics of the conference will be covered. Organisational matters were also discussed. As Ms. Karalariotou underlined, several authors have already shown interest in participating, and this is expected to intensify after the 3rd announcement of the conference, which will call for the submission of abstracts by the authors by 10 September 2018.

Present in the meeting were: the Dean of the University of Thessaly Mr. Athanasios Loukas, the vice-rector of the University of Thessaly Ms. Ioanna Laliotou and the members of the scientific committee Alexis Defner, professor, president of the department of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly, Theodoros Metaxas, assistant professor in the Department of Economics, University of Thessaly, Theofanis Gemtos, professor emeritus, Thomas Bartzanas, research director in the Institute of Bio-economy and Agri-Technology, Centre for Research and Technology-Hellas, Evangelia Farsirotou, associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering Technological Education of Larisa, Spyridon Kotsopoulos, Dean of the Faculty of Technological Applications, Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering Technological Education of Larisa, Technological Educational Institution of Thessaly, Marie Noelle Duquenne, Professor in the Department of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly, Anastasios Barmpoutis, civil engineer, and on behalf of the Regional Association of Thessaly Municipalities the Director Mr. Dimitris Tsoumas and the employee Ms. Vasileia Antoniadou.

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