Friday 16/6/17. Opening - Welcome - General Sessions


6.30 pm  - 7.00 pm:       Opening - Welcome

                     Chair: E. Grapsa


7.00 pm - 7.20 pm:        G. Tsaltas

Archipelagos status quo and Aegean Sea.

7.20 pm– 7.40 pm:        C. Zerefos

The impact of climate change on the Cyclades.

7.40 pm– 8.00 pm:         D. Papanikolaou

Geodynamic and paleogeographical evolution of the Cyclades.

8.00 pm – 8.20 pm:        S. Mavrakos

Multi-purpose floating structures for the offshore wind and wave energy sources

eploitation in the Aegean. 

8.20 pm– 8.35 pm:         G. Politis

The distribution of Information as a Means of Growth and Civilization in the 19th

century on the Aegean islands.

8.35 pm -10:00 pm:        Welcome Reception


Saturday 17/6/17. Special Sessions


9.20 am– 11.00 am:       Aegean Archipelago: Intitutional Approaches

                    Chair: G. Tsaltas


9.20 am– 9.20 am:         M. Gounaris

Areas in the Mediterranean with special territorial status.                   

9.20 am– 9.40 am :        G. Rodotheatos

10 – 12 – 6 nautical miles. How necessary is the harmonization of the range of

Hellenic Airspace with International Standards.

9.40 am – 10.00 am:      L. Liakakos

Insularity and sustainable growth, through the use of mild and alternative

forms of energy, in the Aegean Sea.

10.00 am – 10.20 am:    T. Bourtzis

International and European dimensions of insularity and sustainable

development with applications in the Aegean.

10.20 am– 10.40 am :    D. Banousis

Marin spatial planning as a process of analyzing growth.

The case of the Aegean.

10.40 am – 11.00 am:    Discussion

11.00 am – 11.30 am:    Coffee Break 

               11.30 am– 1.00 pm:      Aegean Archipelago: Insularity and sustainable approaches

                       Chair: G. Tsaltas  

11.30 am– 11.45 am:    M. Karamanof

Island microcosm: Basis for tourism development.

11.45 am– 12.05 pm:    G. Samiotis

Special Issues and Policies for Prevention and Suspension of

Marine Pollution in the Aegean.

12.05 pm– 12.15 pm:    C. Pallis

Tourism - local development and insularity.

12.15 pm– 12.30 pm :   N. Farantouris

Aegean: crossroads of energy and transport networks.

12.30 pm– 12.40 pm:    M. Dimakas

The Turkish projection in the Aegean on the basis of fishing on the high seas.

12.40 pm– 12.50 pm:   C. Pliatsikas

The prospect of implementing the European fisheries policy in the Aegean.


12.50 pm  1.00 pm:     Discussion

1.00 pm– 2.00 pm:        Lunch Break


2.00 pm – 4.00 pm :     Special issues of Syros and Aegean islands.

                                    Chair: E. Grapsa


2.00 pm– 2.15 pm:       I. Stefanou

                                      Syros: The eternal cultural focus of the Aegean.

2.15 pm – 2.30 pm:      P. Trigazis

                                     Syros as the cradle of the workers' movement and social solidarity.

2.30 pm– 2.45 pm:       M. Malliori

                                     Economic crisis and the impact on mental health.

2.45 pm– 3.00 pm:         E. Patsouris

                                     DNA Research and Modern Society.

3.00 pm– 3.15 pm:       N. Libadaras

                                     Layout of Marine Wind Farms in the Cyclades.

3.15 pm– 3.30 pm :      S. Mitakou

                                     Mediterranean diet as a source of bioactive compounds.

3.30 pm– 3.45 pm:       E. Lignos  

                                     Folklore of Cyclades.


3.45 pm  4.00 pm :     Discussion

4.00 pm– 4.30 pm:       Coffee Break


4.30 pm– 8.30 pm:       Geology - Volcanology - Natural Disasters

                                    Chair: D. Papanikolaou


4.30 pm - 4.45 pm:       P. Nomikou et al.

                                    Pyroclastic flows caused devastating Bronze age tsunamis at Santorini volcano

 4.45 pm – 5.00 pm :    Th. Mertzimekis et al.

                                    Detailed study of radioactivity in sediment cores from Milos hydrothermal vent field

 5.00 pm – 5.15 pm :     E. Moulas et al.

                                    On the significance of pressurised Quartz inclusions in garnet (with reference to Syros)

 5.15 pm – 5.30 pm :     Raess et al.

                         The mechanics of fluid expulsion in subduction zone environments 

 5.30 pm – 5.45 pm:      I. Papoulia & J. Makris

                          Crustal Deformation of the Cyclades, central Aegean Sea: Thrusting and

                                      Exhumation – An active seismic experiment using ocean bottom seismographs


5.45 pm– 6.00 pm:        Discussion  

6.00 pm– 6.30 pm:        Coffee Break


6.30 pm– 6.45 pm:        I. Papanikolaou

                                     Natural Hazards and Catastrophe Risk modeling

6.45 pm – 7.00 pm :      S. Bollanos et al.

                                     Rheticus: Monitoring from Space Geological Transformations of Earth Surface and Water

                                     Quality in Coastal Areas   

7.00 pm – 7.15 pm :      D. Sakellariou et al.

                                     Tectonic movements and sea level changes as key parameters for the reconstruction of the

                                     submerged pre-historic landscapes of the Aegean  

7.15 pm - 7.30 pm:       G. Chaldezos

                                     The exploitation of geothermal energy in Greece - Present and future.


7.30 pm – 8.00 pm :     Discussion



  • E. Lekkas et al.: Environmental disaster and crisis management strategies: Interdisciplinarity and  synergy in post-graduate studies.
  • M. Christopoulou et al.: Sub-basins of the Mediterranean and Black Sea marine system: An hydrographic and environmental approach.
  • K. Garantzioti et al.: Understanding Kolumbo and Nisyros volcanic fields via CTD measurements.
  • M. Gogou et al.: A tsunami risk preview in the South Aegean coastal zone.
  • Ch. Meli et al.: An investigation of the occurence of Flooding in Greece.
  • I. Perros et al.: The Social Consequences of the Eruptions of the Volcanic Complex of Santorini. First Findings.
  • S. Killias et al.: Critical new insights into strategic metal resource potential and environmental significance of modern sea floor massive sulfides at Kolumbo.                                       


Sunday 18/6/17  Excursion to Syros (Geology - Physical Geography)

                                    Coordinator D. Papanikolaou


Departure from Ermoupolis at 9.00 am and return at approximately 1.30 pm.                    

The route initially includes a southern tour around Vari - Posidonia - Finika - Galissa,

followed by Kini, in the west and finally, Syrigga and Kampos, in the north.