Strategies for Viable Development in the East Attica

Strategies for Viable Development in the East Attica

Strategies for Viable Development in the East Attica

26 - 28 September 2003
Lavrio, Greece

Because in the last decade there have been spectacular changes in our country and especially in the Attica Basin, a single Action Plan for its development had to be discussed.

We therefore considered that it was necessary and imperative to highlight and promote this area, especially after the proposals of the Local Government for the elaboration of a comprehensive program for Eastern Attica.

The European Agency for Strategic Planning, considering that the institution of Local Government is the main lever of the development process in our country, strengthens the institution, promotes and encourages all those processes and measures aimed at the decentralization of regional development and development. Local Government.

Based on the above, the European Organization for Strategic Planning organized a three-day Conference and Exhibition in the Municipality of Lavreotiki and in the Conference Center of the Municipality of Lavrio on:



Friday 26 December 2003
18:00 - 18:30: Reception of guests

- Dimitrios Loukas, Mayor of Lavreotiki
- Antonios Koliopoulos, Special Secretary of the European Agency

18:30 - 19:00: Official Greetings
- Mrs. Tsochatzopoulos, Minister of Development
- Leonidas Kouris, Prefect of Eastern Attica

Main Presentation
19:00 - 19:15: Local Government in Greece & in EU member states - The Development Process
- Konstantinos Athanasopoulos, Professor of Panteion University of Athens

19:15 - 19:45: Urban & Spatial Planning, Land Use & Housing Development - The case of the Mediterranean and Lavreotiki
- Theodosis Psychogios, Urban Engineer Representative of the Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works
- Dimitrios Loukas, Mayor of Lavreotiki
- Pavlos Loukakis, Architect Urban Planner - Emeritus Professor of Panteion University of Athens
- Stavros Kampelis, General Secretary of the Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works

19:45 - 20:20: Labor Market - Local Employment Initiatives - Educational Infrastructure - The role of the media in Local Government
- Efi Bekou, Secretary General for Equality
- Manolis Baltas, CEO of OSK Α.Ε
- Christos Doukas, General Secretary of Adult Education
- Panagiotis Getimis, Director of the Institute of Urban Environment and Human Resources
- Costas Skandalis, Regional Director of Education of Attica
- Stelios Konstantoulas, General Manager of "Marathon Development"
- Dimitris Tsokas, President of INTRACOM Group Employees
- Popi Soufli, Publishing Consultant of "Attikon Neon"

20:30 - 21:00: Discussion

21:00: Closing of Works

Saturday, December 27, 2003

09:00 - 09:30: Reception of guests

Official Greetings
- Fofi Gennimata, President of the Prefecture of Athens - Piraeus
- Vassilis Kontogiannopoulos, Deputy Minister of Health
- Dinos Brettos, Vice President of the Hellenic Parliament - Member of Parliament for Attica, PASOK
- Giannis Giannakis, Member of Parliament for PASOK
- George Vlachos, Member of Parliament N.D.
- Ioanna Stergiou, Member of Parliament SYN

09:30 - 09:45: The Action of the European Center of Public Law in the field of Local Government - Development Perspectives
- Spyridon Flogaitis, Director of the European Center of Public Law - Professor of the Law School of the University of Athens

Transportation Projects & Impacts in the Area - Large Roads of the Urban Transport Railway Network - Olympic Projects
- Antonis Kotzambasakis, General Manager of OSE Infrastructure
- Nikos Exarchos, General Secretary of Sports
- Spyridon Striftos, Mayor of Menidi
- Aggelis Syrmas, Mayor of Avlonas
- Paraskevas Papakostopoulos, Mayor of Paiania
- Theodoros Gotsopoulos, Mayor of Pallini
- Peggy Karantzali, Director of the General Directorate of Transport OEOA, Athens 2004

Urban Spatial Planning - Action Plan for social inclusion - Measures & Actions for equal social inclusion of people with disabilities in the Beaches of Eastern Attica
- Areti Tsochatzopoulou, President of PIKPA Voula, Architect
- Gerasimos Polis, Special Adviser of the Ministry of Development
- Freddy Stamou, Economist
- Elsa Exarchou, Prefectural Councilor of Eastern Attica
- Nikolaos Krimnianiotis, Economist - Sociologist
- Stelios Stylianidis, President of the Child Psychiatric Hospital of Daou Pentelis
- Stelios Kybouropoulos, Medical Student

12:30 - 13:30
Α΄ Round Table

Industry-Handicraft, Present & Future in Eastern Attica, Location of Secondary Sector, BIOPA (Industrial Parks, Technology Parks, Environmental Protection) - Ports - Infrastructure, Commercial - Passenger Ports, Marinas, Environmental
- Konstantinos Panagopoulos, Professor of the Technical University of NTUA
- Andreas Kechagioglou, Mayor of Rafina
- Christina Theochari, Environment Director of OEOA Athens 2004
- Dimitrios Loukas, Mayor of Lavreo

13:30 - 15:30
Β΄ Round Table

Environment and Public Health - Waste Management in Eastern Attica, Recycling Strategies and Mechanisms - Waste Treatment Centers
- Andreas Kechagioglou, Mayor of Rafina
- George Kollias, President of the Community of Barnabas
- George Pantzas, Prefectural Councilor of Eastern Attica

Sunday 28 December 2003

09:00 - 09:30: Reception of guests

Official Greetings
- Antonis Angelidis, Office of the Prime Minister for quality of life issues
- Theodoros Katsikis, Member of Parliament N.D.
- Elias Papailias, PASOK MP
- Athanasios Bouras, Member of Parliament N.D.

09:30 -10: 45
Quality of life - Culture & the Role of Local Government, Tourism policies in Eastern Attica, Action Plan for the development of tourism, Promotion of Comparative advantages, Agrotourism - Mountainous
- George Lambrakos, Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Panhellenic Association of Medical - Diagnostic Centers
- Thomas Bakalakos, President of the Anthousa Community
- George Dermatis, Dr. Historian of the University of Louvain

10:15 - 10:45: Beaches of Eastern Attica, Maritime Tourism, Residential Development of Holiday Homes, Infrastructure Networks
- Savvas Geralis, President of the Community of Anavyssos
- Konstantinos Levantis, Mayor of Keratea

10:45 - 11:00: Competitiveness and Globalization: Towards a Coherent Approach to Local Government
- Harris Vlados, Member of "VADECON" Business Consultants

11:00 - 12:15: Local Government - Hellenes Abroad & Education
- Elisavet Kalpidou, Representative of the Deputy Minister of Hellenes Abroad, Mr. Ioannis Magriotis
- Theodoros Spyropoulos, President of the Foundation "Plant your roots in Greece"
- Maria Tzani, Professor of History at the University of Athens

12:15 - 14:00: Placement of a Commemorative Plaque by the President of the Foundation "Plant your roots in Greece"
Mr. Theodoros Spyropoulos that will take place at the Temple of Poseidon in Sounio

14:00: Formal Reception




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