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                           Research seminar announcements by TEI of Ionian Islands


The TEI of Ionian Islands, within the framework of its actions to broaden the knowledge basis on the Ionian Islands, organizes a Conference to present two research projects related to the local community.

A. Student life in the Institute

The student of the TEI of Ionian Islands

Scientific Manager: Professor Agisilaos Konidaris

The results of the primary research conducted for students of our Institute in connection with the problems of the student’s everyday life will be analyzed and the policy proposals for improving the conditions and enhancing the presence of the students in the local community will be presented.

B. Promotion of local products of the Ionian Islands in domestic and international market

Scientific Manager: Professor Konstantinos Mattas

The results of the first study on local products will be presented and discussed. In particular, it will be analyzed the contribution to the local community and economy and their prospects. Emphasis will be given to products of particular interest, regarding the ways of their better promotion, and also the difficulties in the production and processing of local products.

The conference will be held in Cephalonia, Zante and Lefkada. Specifically:

In Cephalonia, the conference will take place on Monday, October 29th, 2012 at the Municipal Theatre of Kefalos in Argostoli. The first presentation begins at 1:30 pm and the second one at 2:30 pm.

In Zakynthos, the conference will take place on Tuesday, October 30st, 2012 at the Lecture room of TEI of Ionian Islands (Kalvou Sq. 2). The first presentation begins at 5 pm and the second one at 6 pm.

In Lefkada, the conference will take place on Monday, November 19th, 2012 in Hall A6 of the TEI of Ionian Islands (Philosofon and Tzeveleki). The first presentation begins at 5 pm and the second one at 6 pm.

The conference is addressed to anyone interested and especially to those working in education, trade, services and production of local products.

The project is implemented under the Act "The Technological Educational Institute of Ionian Islands as an International Pole of Education and Innovation" of the Operational Programme "Education and Lifelong Learning" and it is funded by the European Union (European Social Fund-ESF) and by national resources.