Local Development and Entrepreneurship, the role of the Self-government Organisations and the Local Development bodies

Local Development and Entrepreneurship, the role of the Self-government Organisations and the Local Development bodies

Local Development and Entrepreneurship, the role of the Self-government Organisations and the Local Development bodies

8th - 9th October 2005
Kissamos
Chania Region, Crete

The European Organisation for Strategic Planning in collaboration with the Municipalities of Kissamos, Mythimni and Innachori, organised on 8th and 9th October 2005, in Kissamos, a conference with subject:
"Local Development - Entrepreneurship, the role of Self-government Organisations".

During the conference the need for collaboration of the three municipalities was particularly emphasised, which can be the beginning of the procedure for their union, in order to become more efficient and more effective, creating better terms in the local development and the entrepreneurial action of those areas.

Program

Saturday 8th October 2005

09:00 - 10:00
Participants' Registration

Presiding Board

Antonios Koliopoulos, Economist, Expert Secretary of EOSP
Grigoris Pappas, Economist
Nikolaos Lardas, Economist

Coordinators

Evaggelos Christofilakis, Vice-mayor of Ano Liosia, Member of the Scientific Committee of EOSP

Greeting

Andreas Varouchakis, Mayor of Kissamos

10:00 - 11:00
Main Introduction

The local development and entrepreneurship - Local initiatives for development - Basic works of infrastructure

Andreas Varouchakis, Mayor of Kissamos
Konstantinos Koukourakis, Mayor of Innachori
Eleftherios Violakis, Mayor of Mythimni
Eleni Bredaki, Head of the Administrative Service of the Regional Operational Program (ROP) of Crete, Crete Region
Georgios Agorastakis, Vice-prefect of Chania
Pavlos Pavlakis, Representative of the Technical Chamber of Chania
Nikolaos Manouselis, Representative of the Economic Chamber of Chania

11:00 - 11:30
Regional development and protection of the environment

Dimitrios Aggelis, President of Alpha Green
Nikolaos Alibertis, Vice-mayor of Galatsi, Member of the Association of Communities and Municipalities in the Attica Region (A.C.M.A.R)
Ioannis Fotakis, Representative of the Forest Inspection of Chania

11:30 - 12:00
Reorientation of the touristic development - Alternative forms of tourism - Tourism Infrastructure

Efstratios Milidakis, Representative of the Development Organisation of West Crete (OADYK)
Manolis Marinakis, President of the Prefectural Committee of Touristic Projection of Chania Region

12:30 - 13:00
Sea Transportation and Environment - Enhancement of the existing System of Transport and Communications

Antonios Dousakis, President of the Harbour Management Organisation of Chania
Dimitrios Papadimitrakis, Technical Master, Director of Port Infrastructure at the General Secretariat of Ports & Port's Policy of the Ministry of Mercantile Marine

13:00 - 13:30
The role of Credit Institutions in the local development. Development associations - Municipal enterprises

Michalis Marakakis, President of the Chania Bank
Grigoris Pappas, Economist
Nikolaos Lardas, Economist,
Georgios Labrakos, Physician

13:30 - 14:00
Cultural Heritage and Employment

Maria Vlazaki, Director of the 15th Archaeological Tax Authority of Chania Region
Ioannis Dakounakis, School Consultant of Crete Region

14:00 - 14:30
Primary Sector and Employment

Alkinoos Nikolaidis, General Director of the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania
Georgios Goniotakis, President of the General Confederation of Greek Agrarian Associations
Konstantinos Chatzoulakis, Professor of the National Agricultural Research Foundation
Nikolaos Trikalitis, City Councillor of the Municipality of Thebes, Vice-president of the Scientific Committee of EOSP


Sunday 9th October 2005

09:00 - 10:00
Participants' Registration

Presiding Board

Sotiris Kareas, Architect - Engineer, Member of EOSP
Nikolaos Trikalitis, City Councillor of the Municipality of Thebes, Vice-president of the Scientific Committee of EOSP
Giorgos Labrakos, Physician, Member of EOSP

Coordinator

Antonios Koliopoulos, Economist, Expert Secretary of EOSP

10:00 - 12:00
Results of the Two-day Conference

Representative of the Greek Government
Representative of the Main Opposition
Local Members of Parliament, General Secretaries
Georgios Katsanevakis, Prefect of Chania
Ioannis Perrakis, President of the Local Union of Municipalities & Communities (TEDK) of Chania Region, Mayor of Souda
Andreas Varouchakis, Mayor of Mythimni
Konstantinos Koukourakis, Mayor of Innachori
Antonios Pitaridakis, President of the Technical Chamber of Chania
Manolis Spanoudakis, Director of OADYK
Eleni Bredaki, Head of the Administrative Service of the Regional Operational Program (ROP) of Crete - Representative of Crete Region

 

 


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