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ECHOCITIZEN Contest for young talents 15-22 years old

ECHOCITIZEN Contest for young talents 15-22 years old

  "My City, sounds and emotions" Contest for youngsters 2017 In the framework of the ECHOCITIZEN action a contest amongst young people 15-22 years old, is taking place.  2017...

Join SDMed at EUGIC 2017 Budapest

Join SDMed at EUGIC 2017 Budapest

SDMed becomes endorser of the 2nd European Urban Green Infrastructure Conference ! Thus, SDMed Members can now receive the discount ticket of 200 EUR (from 300 EUR) for both days and...

About Green Infrastructure : Europe, Greece

About Green Infrastructure : Europe, Greece

On the TV Antenna of the Greek Parliament, in "Member Card" coordinated by Matroni Dikaiakou, Stella Kyvelou is talking about "Green Infrastructure" in Europe with the presence of Dimitris...

Forum on Economic Impacts of the Cruise Industry

Forum on Economic Impacts of the Cruise Industry

               «Economic Impacts of the Cruise Industry on Coastal, Insular and River Destinations» Ancient Olympia,...

MARINESCAPE FORUM PIRAEUS

MARINESCAPE FORUM PIRAEUS

SDMED participates in the MARINESCAPE FORUM PIRAEUS.    Please download the Agenda of the MARINESCAPE FORUM PIRAEUS here ! AIM Continuing the successful initiative of the...

CISD : Natural Resources and Small Islands

CISD : Natural Resources and Small Islands

   Το Παρατηρητήριο Πολιτών για την...

Eco-neighborhoods : Where are we in Greece ?

On the occasion of  "World Environment Day 2012", the Greek-French and international SDMed Association ( www.sd-med.org) together with Panteion University-Laboratory of strategic spatial...

Conference of the Pioneers of the Local Authorities in Energy Cost Reduction

Conference of the Pioneers of the Local Authorities in Energy Cost Reduction

  Conference of the Pioneers of the Local Authorities in Energy Cost Reduction - organised by the ERFC with the participation of SDMed 31th March 2015, Athens, Greece VENUE : NATIONAL...

Nature and culture-based strategies and solutions for cities and territories : an idea whose time has come !

Nature and culture-based strategies and solutions for cities and territories : an idea whose time has come !

       On the occasion of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, SDMed Observation, Planning & Eco-innovation presents the International Conference "Nature &...

Greek ESPON-on-the-Road on press !

Greek ESPON-on-the-Road on press !

   BLOD.GR : http://www.blod.gr/lectures/Pages/viewevent.aspx?EventID=408  

Presentation of ESPONTrain, Brussels, Committee of the Regions,10 October 2014

Presentation of ESPONTrain, Brussels, Committee of the Regions,10 October 2014

Promoting the Use of European territorial evidence in practise. The ESPON National Contact Points capitalising efforts at transnational level This session  gave the stage to the...

ESPON Day ‘What European Territory Today and Tomorrow?’ 10 October 2014, Brussels

ESPON Day ‘What European Territory Today and Tomorrow?’ 10 October 2014, Brussels

10 October 2014, 8h30 – 16h00 Aim and Structure of the ESPON Day The ESPON Day ‘What European Territory Today and Tomorrow?’ aims at presenting mainachievements on European territorial...

Workshop on Smart Blue Growth, Nafplion, 4 june 2014

Workshop on Smart Blue Growth, Nafplion, 4 june 2014

  European seas and coasts are important drivers of the economy. In 2012 the EU’s blue economy represented 5.4 million jobs and a gross added value of just under €500 billion per year2. In...

SDMed participates in the CreativeMED Conference

SDMed participates in the CreativeMED Conference

The CreativeMED project, capitalising five successful projects of the MED programme 2007-2013, aims to deliver a bottom-up smart specialisation framework leveraging the creativity and...

Balancing acoustic comfort with energy performance, air quality               and fire protection in buildings

Balancing acoustic comfort with energy performance, air quality and fire protection in buildings

The ECHOPOLIS 2013 e-Proceedings are now available !!  see among the articles published :  Kyvelou S., Floros C., : Building sustainability through integrated design process :...

ESPONTrain Final Transnational Conference

ESPONTrain Final Transnational Conference

ESPONTrain Final Transnational Conference Are European planners familiar with ESPON findings? Integrating ESPON in higher education and policy making at central, regional and local levels...

"Territorial Development Opportunities in Europe and its Neighbourhood - Fostering Global Competitiveness", 5 - 6 December 2012

How to foster Europe’s competitiveness and integration through cooperation with neighbouring territories? Under this headline the first day of the Internal ESPON Seminar held in Cyprus on the 5...

SDMed hosted a major event:

SDMed hosted a major event: "EchoPolis Athina 2013"

    SDMed launched a major event in 2013 in Athens: "EchoPolis - Days of Sound 2013" Today, when western society is acutely concerned with the questions of individual existence,...

SB05MED&Expo-LIFE SB-MED Event

SB05MED&Expo-LIFE SB-MED Event

SDMed 2005 major event : SB05MED&Expo "Sustainable construction : action for sustainability in the mediterranean region"    For further information, please download : Film...

Demain la ville

Demain la ville

.     24.1.2012 SDMed supported the event "Demain la ville", 24/01/2012, 19h00 from INSTITUT FRANCAIS DE GRECE on Vimeo. At French Intitute of...

Urban regeneration and city branding: is memory an asset or an obstacle?

Urban regeneration and city branding: is memory an asset or an obstacle?"

Athens, Greece, June 19-23, 2010      "URBAN REGENERATION AND CITY BRANDING:IS MEMORY AN ASSET OR AN OBSTACLE?" 40th Annual Conference of the Johns Hopkins International...

Action plan for sustainable building and construction in the Mediterranean

Action plan for sustainable building and construction in the Mediterranean

The SBC Report : Action plan for sustainable building and construction in the Mediterranean was produced based on the outcomes of the SB05MED&Expo Conference and presented by...

SDMed becomes member of SBC Italia

SDMed becomes member of SBC Italia

  SD-Med has been assigned honorary member of the SBC Italia which is member of the SBAlliance. For more information on the Italian initiatives on sustainable building, please visit our ...

2nd French-hellenic Meeting on sustainable development

2nd French-hellenic Meeting on sustainable development

  The 2nd French-hellenic Meeting for sustainable development, held on 16 and 17 march 2009 in the French Institute of Athens has had a great success !   About 300 participants,...

SDMed-IFA Event  2009

SDMed-IFA Event 2009

SDMed-IFA Joint Event  2009 Invitation : Dear friends and colleagues,  We are pleased to invite you to participate in the "2nd French-Hellenic Meeting for Sustainable Development"...

SDMed at the Building Green Show

SDMed at the Building Green Show

December 2008 : SD-Med presents its activities at the "Building Green" Show in "Expo Athens".    

SB08MED&Expo: The mediterranean city facing climate change

SB08MED&Expo: The mediterranean city facing climate change

2008 : SB08MED&Expo : "The mediterranean city facing climate change : innovation, investment, governance for a low-carbon city" for further information, please download : Video-spot of the...

What the others say for us !

What the others say for us !

  Contributing to the international movement for progress There are two ways of going about integrating the environment into an activity. One is to evaluate the quality of a product; the...

  • ECHOCITIZEN Contest for young talents 15-22 years old

    ECHOCITIZEN Contest for young talents 15-22 years old

    Sunday, 12 November 2017 10:36
  • Join SDMed at EUGIC 2017 Budapest

    Join SDMed at EUGIC 2017 Budapest

    Saturday, 04 November 2017 13:03
  • About Green Infrastructure : Europe, Greece

    About Green Infrastructure : Europe, Greece

    Tuesday, 02 May 2017 12:59
  • Forum on Economic Impacts of the Cruise Industry

    Forum on Economic Impacts of the Cruise Industry

    Sunday, 31 May 2015 14:05
  • MARINESCAPE FORUM PIRAEUS

    MARINESCAPE FORUM PIRAEUS

    Monday, 25 May 2015 20:06
  • CISD : Natural Resources and Small Islands

    CISD : Natural Resources and Small Islands

    Sunday, 19 April 2015 07:13
  • Eco-neighborhoods : Where are we in Greece ?

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015 09:24
  • Conference of the Pioneers of the Local Authorities in Energy Cost Reduction

    Conference of the Pioneers of the Local Authorities in Energy Cost Reduction

    Friday, 06 March 2015 18:01
  • Nature and culture-based strategies and solutions for cities and territories : an idea whose time has come !

    Nature and culture-based strategies and solutions for cities and territories : an idea whose time...

    Wednesday, 25 February 2015 16:33
  • Greek ESPON-on-the-Road on press !

    Greek ESPON-on-the-Road on press !

    Thursday, 11 December 2014 21:23
  • "Integrated development through land-sea interaction: dimensions and perspectives of blue growth...

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014 07:49
  • Presentation of ESPONTrain, Brussels, Committee of the Regions,10 October 2014

    Presentation of ESPONTrain, Brussels, Committee of the Regions,10 October 2014

    Sunday, 12 October 2014 12:01
  • ESPON Day ‘What European Territory Today and Tomorrow?’ 10 October 2014, Brussels

    ESPON Day ‘What European Territory Today and Tomorrow?’ 10 October 2014, Brussels

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014 09:46
  • Workshop on Smart Blue Growth, Nafplion, 4 june 2014

    Workshop on Smart Blue Growth, Nafplion, 4 june 2014

    Saturday, 21 June 2014 04:19
  • SDMed participates in the CreativeMED Conference

    SDMed participates in the CreativeMED Conference

    Monday, 31 March 2014 10:59
  • Balancing acoustic comfort with energy performance, air quality               and fire protection in buildings

    Balancing acoustic comfort with energy performance, air quality and fire protection...

    Monday, 23 December 2013 09:11
  • ESPONTrain Final Transnational Conference

    ESPONTrain Final Transnational Conference

    Monday, 08 April 2013 10:35
  • "Territorial Development Opportunities in Europe and its Neighbourhood - Fostering Global...

    Thursday, 13 December 2012 14:23
  • SDMed hosted a major event:

    SDMed hosted a major event: "EchoPolis Athina 2013"

    Thursday, 17 January 2013 22:02
  • SB05MED&Expo-LIFE SB-MED Event

    SB05MED&Expo-LIFE SB-MED Event

    Wednesday, 01 August 2012 06:30
  • Demain la ville

    Demain la ville

    Saturday, 07 July 2012 22:10
  • Urban regeneration and city branding: is memory an asset or an obstacle?

    Urban regeneration and city branding: is memory an asset or an obstacle?"

    Saturday, 07 July 2012 22:08
  • Action plan for sustainable building and construction in the Mediterranean

    Action plan for sustainable building and construction in the Mediterranean

    Saturday, 07 July 2012 22:08
  • SDMed becomes member of SBC Italia

    SDMed becomes member of SBC Italia

    Saturday, 07 July 2012 22:06
  • 2nd French-hellenic Meeting on sustainable development

    2nd French-hellenic Meeting on sustainable development

    Saturday, 07 July 2012 22:05
  • SDMed-IFA Event  2009

    SDMed-IFA Event 2009

    Saturday, 07 July 2012 22:03
  • SDMed at the Building Green Show

    SDMed at the Building Green Show

    Saturday, 07 July 2012 22:01
  • SB08MED&Expo: The mediterranean city facing climate change

    SB08MED&Expo: The mediterranean city facing climate change

    Saturday, 07 July 2012 21:59
  • What the others say for us !

    What the others say for us !

    Friday, 06 July 2012 07:18

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Dimitris Skouteris

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Dimitris Skouteris: Political Scientist

Political analyst, Business Consultant.

He among others was: Vice Mayor of Glyfada, Consultant to Ministers at the Ministry of Maritime Affairs & island policy - and Ministry of Aegean, General Director of the Hellenic small islands Federation (and member of the Board of Directors), member of the Board of the European small Islands Federation, Director of the Tilos Natural Park as well as Consultant to Tilos Mayor Tassos Aliferis.

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Nikos Papadakis

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Nikos E. Papadakis (BA, MA, MA, PhD) is Professor and former Head of the Department of Political Science at the University of Crete. He is the Deputy Director of the Centre for Political Research and Documentation of the Department of Political Science, while he is a member of the Public Opinion Research Unit (POp.RUn) of the University of Crete. He has served as Assistant Professor at the Department of Social and Education Policy, University of Peloponnese (2004- 2006).

He is currently International Expert at the ETF (“Skills & VET Governance” project), while he is a member of the Scientific Committee of the “Social Multicentre”, namely the Institute of the Hellenic Federation of Civil Servants (ADEDY) since 2011and a member of the Higher Education Policy Network.He was recently a Special Adviser to the European Commission (2011 -2013). He participated the European Commission Education & Training Coordination Group (ETCG/2006-2010), while he was a member of the Advisory Board of the UNDP/ RCPAR (Regional Centre for Public Administration Reform/ 2008- 2011).

He was a Visiting Professorial Fellow at the UCL- IoE (Institute of Education/ March 2012- August 2012), while he has cooperated (as an external evaluator) with the Foundacao para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia (FCT) of the Ministry of Research and Technology of Portugal. Additionally, he was a member of the European Commission SGIB (Standing Group on Indicators & Benchmarks/ 2007- 2012). He participated the International High Level Advisory Group on Public Administration Reform in Greece (2008), and was a member of the Central Accreditation Committee of the National Centre of Public Administration of Greece (EKDDA/2011- 2012),

He has been involved as an expert- researcher in major reform- related projects, such as the following - Civil Service Reform & Modernization of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (expert/ 2012),- Reorganization of the Local Administration of the Republic of Cyprus” (expert and member of the Scientific Committee/ 2009- 2010),Development of Training Programmes (based on needs- assessment) for the Public Administration Human Resources in Greece (expert/ 2009).

He is currently the Team Leader of the EEA Grants- funded project “ResearchandComprehensiveInterventionforthesocialinclusionofamajorsociallyvulnerablegroup: Psychologicalprofile / psychopathology, skills' profile, needsassessmentandprogrammes' developmentfortraining-reskillingandpsychologicalsupporttowardsthere-inclusionofyoungpeoplenotineducation, employmentortraining (NEETS)” (EEA Grants- GR07/3757) 

He holds membership in a number of scientific and professional bodies in Greece and abroad {including European Sociological Association (ESA), International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI), Comparative Education Society in Europe (CESE) and Hellenic Political Science Association (HPSA)}.

He has been a visiting lecturer and/ or held seminars and lecturesat several European universities (including University of London/ IoE, Facultiet Universitas Katholiques de Mons (FUCAM), European University of Krakow, University of Stirling, DP University of Copenhagen- University of Aarhus etc). Additionally has taught at  the National Centre of Public Administration of Greece (EKDDA), the Cyprus Academy of Public Administration and the Academy of Public Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

He has 102 publications, in Greek, English and French, includingjournal articles, conference proceedings and book chapters. He is the author of 6 books- monographs, in Greek and English, while he has edited 7 books.  135 presentations in Conferences and Workshops in Greece and abroad (68 out of them, in International Conferences and Workshops). He has participated (or currently participating) 34 (mainly research) Projects in Greece and abroad, either as Team Leader or as researcher/ expert.

He is directing the Scientific Publication Series on “Human Resources and Public Policies” in I. Sideris Publications in Athens.

Member of the Editorial Board of the international journal “Journal of Education and Learning (JEL)”, a member of the Scientific/ Advisory Board of the international journals “Foro de Educaciόn” and “Academia”, as well as Reviewer in International Scientific Journals, including the “European Legacy”, the “Espacio, Tiempo y Educación”, the “Educational Research and Reviews” and the “Asian Journal of Humanities & Social Studies”.

For full brief CV, please click here !

 

Maria Gravari-Barbas

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Maria Gravari-Barbas  (FR)

Maria Gravari-Barbas is the Director of the Institute for Research and High Studies on Tourism (Institut de Recherches et d’Etudes Supérieures du Tourisme, IREST) of Paris 1 – Sorbonne University. She has a degree in Architecture and Urban Design (University of Athens, 1985), and a PhD in Geography and Planning (Paris 4 – Sorbonne University, 1991). She was Fellow at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA (1990).

She is the director of the EIREST, a multidisciplinary research laboratory focusing on tourism, in relation to cultural heritage and development.

She is also the director of the UNESCO Chair “Tourism, Culture, Development” of Paris 1- Sorbonne University and the coordinator of the UNITWIN network of the same name, comprising more than 25 top level universities all around the World. She is invited professor in different Universities in Europe, the States and Latin America. She is the author of several books and papers related to Tourism, Culture and Heritage.

Dimitris Grammatikoyiannis

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Dimitris Grammatikoyiannis  was born in 1968 in Heliopolis - Athens.
He studied fashion design in PANSIK Fashion School (later he worked as a professor for Styling for two years there) in AKTO art & design and continued his studies in garment design and styling to Lorenzo de 'Medici (Italian International Institute) in Florence and Central Saint Martin's College of Art & Design in London respectively.
Regarding his business activities, he has been active in the field of advertising both on television and in print, music video clips and advertising campaigns companies. He has collaborated with many magazines as Fashion Editor and Stylist like CLICK magazine, Lipstick, Glam and Style, PLAYBOY, VIMAdonna, VIMAmen, People, Traveller's Icons, Conde Nast Traveller, etc. Over the last three years  he has been working  as a  Fashion Editor at Athens Hilton Magazine and Golf and Leisure (magazine golf Glyfada) and edits the site www.ethicalode.com site.
His  orientation and perspective about  fashion was and still is sociological, political and ecological.

 

Stavros Tasiopoulos

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Stavros Tasiopoulos  holds three post-graduate degrees (LLM Public Law & Political Science, MSc Environmental Governance & Sustainable Development,
LLM International & European Energy Law) and he is a PhD (c) in Public Law at the University of Athens.
His occupation is legal and policy advice, policy design and implementation with main concerns relating with public administration, sustainable development, human rights, open government,  public law and energy law.
Working with the Greek Government as a Scientific Adviser in issues dealing with reforms and development in the Public Sector, he has represented Greece at the OECD and is a member of the Project Team on Open Government, designing the 3rd National Action Plan.
Also he is active member of the civil society, as Secretary General of the Hellenic Organisation of Political Scientists, member of the Hellenic Society of Environmental Law, honored member of Association of highly succeeded Greek athletes and elected 2014-2019) municipal councilor at the municipality of Egaleo.

 

Konstantinos Kalkanis

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Dr. Konstantinos Kalkanis (M) holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (2002) and Master’s Degree in Advanced Manufacturing Technology (2003) from the University of Portsmouth. He was awarded his PhD from the National Technical University of Athens in 2009. The thesis involved strength of composite materials and health monitoring thereof. He has worked in the construction sector of public works, being responsible for project management of important infrastructure projects. Furthermore, he has participated in 10 European Union funded scientific programs, with the Greek counterpart being, the National Technological University of Athens and the Technological Institutions of Athens and Ionian Islands. The wide spectrum of tasks included but was not limited to the behavior of composites under fatigue loading, experimental and analytic approaches towards structural repairs, development of novel materials, smart structures via the incorporation of sensors, cure cycle examination and certification. Author and contributor of 11 published papers in International peer-reviewed journals, and responsible for numerous oral presentations in National and International Conferences. Elected member in the BoD Of the Hellenic Society for Nondestructive Testing from 01/01/09 to 31/12/15. Responsible of Public Relations and the connection of the NDT certification to the Greek educational system.


He has also engaged in activities related to Renewable Energy Sources (RES, promotion of sustainable construction and high environmental quality considered as policies for sustainable development to provide advice to individual local authorities in order to create their own ecological building systems tailored to local conditions. He has been involved actively in the design, formulation and implementation of programs and projects of environmental quality, enhancing and transfer the exchange of innovative techniques, processes, tools and implementation mechanisms of building structures by applying RES.