3rd International Conference of Self-government Organisations Trikala

3rd International Conference of Self-government Organisations Trikala

3rd International Conference of Self-government Organisations Trikala

10th to 12th June 2005
Trikala, Trikala Region

The European Organisation for Strategic Planning, considering that the institution of Local Self-government is the main lever of the Development procedure in the entire Europe, it strengthens, promotes and encourages all those procedures and measures that have as a target the decentralisation, the Regional Development and the Collaboration of the European Self-government Organisations. EOSP organised the 3rd International Conference for the collaboration of the Self-government Organisations of Greece and of the Countries - Members of the European Union.
The subject of the Conference was:
"Local Development and Entrepreneurship - The role of the Self-government Organisations"
The 3rd Conference was held from 10th to 12th June 2005, in the cultural center of the Municipality of Trikala, in Trikala, having as objective to strengthen the Greek Region. Local Self-government actors from the countries - members of the European Union participated, as well as Mayors and Prefects from all Greece.

Program and Introducers

1st day

Friday 10th June 2005
18:00
Opening of Proceedings - Officials' Greetings

19:00 - 20:00
Subject: "Local Development and Entrepreneurship, the Role of the Self-government Organisations"
Subject: "Local Development in Europe and the example of Ireland"

2nd day

Saturday 11th June 2005
09:00 - 09:30
Participants' Registration

09:30 - 10:00
Officials' Greetings

10:00 - 11:00
Subject: "The role of the Investors Reception Centers (KYE)"
Subject: "KYE - Problems - Experiences"
Subject: "Policy of the Ministry of Development at the KYE"
Subject: "The role of KYE in the frames of the Prefectures"
Subject: "Advisable practices - European Experience"

11:00 - 12:00
Subject: "The role of the Centers for Entrepreneurial Technological Development (KETA)"
Subject: "KETA - Problems - Experiences"
Subject: "Policy of the Ministry of Development at the KETA"
Subject: "Advisable practices - European Experience"

12:00 - 13:00
Subject: "Local Development and Protection of the Environment"

13:00 -13:30
Subject: "Development Co-operations - Municipal Enterprises"

13:30 - 14:00
Subject: "The role of the credit institutions in the Local Development and models of co-operation with the Self-government Organisations"

14:30
Break - Lunch

18:00
Participants' Arrival

18:00 - 18:30
Main Introduction

18:30 - 19:30
Subject: "Development models of the Local Self-government' Organisations, European Practices"

19:30 - 20:00
Subject: "Action plans for an integrated Local Development Program"

20:00 -20:30
Subject: "The role of the Self-government in the urban development"

3rd day
Sunday 12th June 2005
09:30 - 10:00
Participants' Registration

10:00 - 10:15
Officials' Greetings

10:15 - 11:30
Subject: ''Local Development and Entrepreneurship"

11:30 - 12:00
Subject: "Agrotourism in the regional development"

12:00 - 13:00
Subject: "The contribution of agrotourism to the regional development"

13:00 - 14:00
Subject: "Collaboration proposals and signature of protocol for the permanent European Forum for the agrotourism in Trikala Region"

14:00 - 14:30
Discussion

14:30
Closure of proceedings, Lunch

Subject / Introducer

- The Local Development in Europe and the example of Ireland: Jan Gourley, President of the Hellenic Irish Chamber
- The course of the European Union and how realistic is the integration of Turkey in it.: Nikolaos Salagiannis, Member of the Parliament, of PASOK, Karditsa Region, former Minister
- Role of the Investors Reception Centers: Anastasios Frousios, Vice-mayor of Thebes, Responsible of KYE of the Viotia Region
- KYE Problems Experiences: Epaminondas Kalyviotis, Coordinator of KYE, Fokida Region
- The role of KYE in the frames of the Prefectures: Ilias Vlachogiannis, Prefect of Trikala
- Indicated Practices The European Experience: Ioannis Retsas, Representative of Hellenic Centre for Investment (ELKE)
- The supporting structures of Entrepreneurship and the role of the Centers for Entrepreneurial Technological Development (KETA): Georgios Rassias, Responsible of KETA, Ministry of Development
- Structures of entrepreneurship - support, International experience: Thomas Stoikos, General Director of the Organisation of Entrepreneurial Technological Development, OETA [Central Support Structure (KEDY) - Centers for Entrepreneurial Technological Development (KETA)]
- The experience from the operation of KETA: Giannis Kolovos, General Director of KETA Thessaly
- Strategy for the Structures of Strategic Entrepreneurial Support: "The perspective of KETA": Athanasios Zacharopoulos, General Director of KETA Mainland Greece
- Support structures of the Regional Development. The role of KETA in the region: Konstantinos Exarchos, General Secretary of the Mainland Greece Region

Local Development and Protection of the Environment
Dimitris Aggelis, President of Alfa Green
Anastasia Aggeli, Representative of Alfa Green
Sideris Theocharopoulos, Regular Researcher of the National Agricultural Research Foundation (NAGREF), Alternate Professor of the University of Thessaly  (Presidential Decree 407/80)
Konstantinos Karagounis, Professor of the National Technical University of Athens, Professor of the University of Hamburg
Ioanna Anastasopoulou, Professor of the National Technical University of Athens
Pinelopi Braila, PhD candidate in Pharmacology

Development Co-operations - Municipal Enterprises
Helena Papazacharopoulou, Coordinator of INTERREG IIIC Sub
Grigoris Pappas, Financial Director Local Self-government Organisations
Apostolos Petroulias, Systems Administrator (MSC & MIC)

The role of credit institutions in the Local Development and models of co-operation with the Local Self-government Organisation.
Titos Ritsatos, PhD Finance, Managing Director OMEGA Insurances, vice-president of the Investment Company of the OMEGA BANK Group.
Nikos Samouris, Alternate Director of the Investment Bank of MARFIN Group.

Models of Development for the Enterprises of the Local Self-government Organisations.
Theodoros Skrekas, Member of the Parliament, of Nea Dimokratia.
Nikolaos Trikalitis, Economist, Regional Planning, City Councillor of the Municipality of Thebes.

Models of Development for the Enterprises of the Local Self-government Organisations, European Practices.
Victoria Nagy, Advisor of the E.U. Information Centre for Local Government
Michalis Tamilos, Mayor of Trikala
Nikolaos Krimniotis, Director of the Social and Cultural Intervention Network for Local Self-government, Efxini Polis.

Action Plans for an integrated Local Development Program
Giannakis Skordis, Mayor of Ammochostos
agli Cela Mayor of Shijak - Dyrrachion
Loukas Karantzalis, Director of the Local Union of Municipalities and Communities (TEDK), Viotia Region
Panagiotis Patras, Director of KENAKAP S.A.

The role of Local Self-government in the Urban Development
Christos Chaidos, Member of the Parliament, of PASOK, Trikala Region
Vasilios Anagnostopoulos, Prefecture of Karditsa
Symeon Ballis, Vice-mayor of Nea Ionia, Magnisia
Konstantinos Tzanakoulis, Mayor of Larissa
Dimitrios Giousios, Alternate Professor of Regional Planning of Agricultural Space at the University of Thessaly
ailan Kovacevic, Mayor of Lucanika of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Agrotourism in Greece - First steps - Examples
Soula Meredini, Member of Parliament, of PASOK, Trikala Region

Local development and entrepreneurship
Josef Borg, Mayor of Mellieha, Malta
Christos Papasimakopoulos, Representative of ELKE
Athanasios Deligiannis, Economist, Tax Advisor, Representative of CCE

Agrotourism in Greece and in Europe
Dimitrios Lagos, Assistant Professor of University of the Aegean
Dimitrios Rodovitis, General Director of Anaptyxiaki Imathia
Grammatikh Papazoglou, Representative of the Municipality of Feres, International Specialist

The Contribution of Agrotourism to the Regional Development
Vesna Sucic, Advisor of Lucanika of Bosnia - Herzegovina
Petraq Beli, Director of the Scientific Institute of Stock Breeding Studies, Albania
Ilias Vlachogiannis, Prefect of Trikala
Nikolaos Tsoukas, former President of the Community of Makrinitsa
Nikolaos Trikalitis, Economist, Regional Planning, City Councillor of the Municipality of Thebes

Collaboration Proposals and signature of the Protocol for the permanent European Forum for the Agrotourism in the Trikala Region
Vasilios Liagas, President of the Agrotourism Network for Europe

Discussion - Closure of proceedings
Kostas Katsikis, Politician of Nea Dimokratia
Stavroula Aggelidou, Vice-prefect of Athens
Mima Dimoula, Cultural Vice-mayor of Veria
Michail Tamilos, Mayor of Trikala


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