ICOT 2012 – Conference Programme

Conference Programme

You can download the programme in pdf format here

Preliminary Conference Programme

(with the exception of the optional day trip on Sunday 27 May 2012 and lunch on Saturday 26th of May participation to all tours, dinners and lunches is free)

WEDNESDAY 23 MAY 2012

15:00 – 18:30 Registration (premises of the Greek Open University at Archanes)
15:00 – 15:30 Transfer to Archanes from collection points (to be announced)
16:00 – 18.00 Guided Walking tour of Archanes
18:30 – 19:00 Welcome Speeches (Fourni Open Air Theater)
Konstantinos Andriotis (Cyprus University of Technology)
Antonis Theocharous (Cyprus University of Technology)
Welcome Address by the Mayor of Archanes-Asterousia, Roussos Kypriotiakis
19:00 – 19:20 Cultural Event: Folk Dances of Crete
19.20 – 20:30 Welcome Reception (Fourni Open Air Theater) (Sponsored by the Municipality of Archanes-Asterousia
THURSDAY 24 MAY 2012

08:30 – 09:00 Transfer to Archanes from collection points (to be announced)
09:00 – 09:30 Keynote Speech
09:30 – 11:00 Parallel Sessions 1 (rooms A,B,C,D)
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 13.00 Parallel Sessions 2 (rooms A,B,C,D)
13:00 – 15:00 Light Lunch at an Exhibition Gallery
Visit to a traditional olive oil press
15:00 – 16:30 Parallel Sessions 3 (rooms A,B,C,D)
16:30 – 17:00 Coffee Break
17:30 – 19:00 Parallel Sessions 4 (rooms A,B,C,D)
19:00 – 20:00 Visit to Saint George “Epanosifis” Monastery (http://www.epanosifis.gr/).
20.00 – 22:00 Dinner at a Traditional Taverna (Sponsored by the Municipality of Archanes-Asterousia)
FRIDAY 25 MAY 2012

08:30 – 09:00 Transfer to Archanes from collection points (to be announced)
09:00 – 09:30 Keynote Speech
09:30 – 11:00 Parallel Sessions 1 (rooms A,B,C,D)
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 13.00 Parallel Sessions 2 (rooms A,B,C,D)
13:00 – 14:30 – Visit of Archanes Flea Market
– Light Lunch(Local ladies will demonstrate their traditional cooking skills and offer lunch to ICOT participants)
14:30 – 16:00 Parallel Sessions 3 (rooms A,B,C,D)
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00 Parallel Sessions 4 (rooms A,B,C,D)
18:30 – 23:00 Tour of Heraklio City and Dinner (to be confirmed)
SATURDAY 26 MAY 2012

09:00 – 17:00 Daytrip – Villages and Places of Interest in the Municipality of Archanes-Asterousia
(Sponsored by the Municipality of Archanes-Asterousia)
SUNDAY 27 MAY 2012

09:00 – 18:00

Optional daytrip and mini cruise – Knossos, Agios Nikolaos & Spinaloga island

* Please note that all conference activities and social events may be subjected to change due to weather conditions. For any changes you will be notified either through the conference webpage or through announcements during the conference.

** For all open air events you will need to wear appropriate clothing and shoes (weather depending).

*** Transfers to/from the conference venue will be offered in conjunction to the conference programme (that is before and after conference activities/events). Public transport and taxi service (at own cost) is available for delegates wishing to arrive or depart to/from the conference venue at different times.

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